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Georgia Native Returns as Chabad Rabbi

When Rabbi Chaim Schwartz left the University of Georgia to study at a yeshiva in Israel, his family worried that he was gone for good. But now, after years of study and receiving rabbinic ordination, he is returning to his native Roswell, Georgia, together with his wife Menucha, as a Chabad emissary.

Replica of Baal Shem Tov’s Ukraine Synagogue Rises in Upstate New York

In Wesley Hills, N.Y.—a bucolic Jewish enclave about an hour north of New York City—a piece of that reconstruction is in the form of a newly built synagogue that is a near-exact replica of the Baal Shem Tov’s synagogue in Medzhybizh in Western Ukraine.

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Boom! United Airlines has announced that it will purchase up to 50 supersonic Overture airliners and fly the fleet on 100% sustainable aviation fuels. Overture is slated to roll out in 2025, fly in 2026 and expected to carry passengers by 2029.

8:00pm: Is There a Guide for When and How We Are Allowed and Supposed to Ask for Things We Need?

The topics in this week’s 414th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: What Is the Most Meaningful Way to Honor Chof Av? How Do I Make the Most of Going to Alma Ata for Chof Av? How Do We Rebuild After Loss? What Is Expected of Us During the Second Half of Av? Which Is the Happiest Day of the Year? Why Isn’t There More Discussion About Ahavas Yisroel in Shulchan Aruch? How Far Must We Go In Thinking Good So That It Will Be Good? Is There a Guide for When and How We Are Allowed and Supposed to Ask for Things We Need?