Chabad of Jamaica, directed by Rabbi Yaakov Raskin, has opened the island nation’s first kosher restaurant.
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What happens when you combine arts-and-crafts, science and serious Jewish thought? If you’re enrolled in the girls’ overnight Camp Gan Israel in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains this summer, you get “Tanya Camp”—an interactive way to learn certain Chassidic concepts.
The “Friday boys,” as they are called – students of the Lubavitch Yeshivah-Zekelman Campus in Oak Park, MI – surpassed a goal of wrapping tefillin with 1,000 men in two months; instead, they reached nearly 1,350.
An Israeli traveler has gone missing in the former Soviet republic of Georgia after being swept away in a river. The Israeli Foreign Ministry is conducting searches in the area, with assistance from local authorities and the Chabad Shliach to the country, Rabbi Meir Kozlovsky.
Rabbi Simcha Zirkind, OBM, was a beloved Shliach of the Rebbe to Tunisia and later to Montreal, Canada. In honor of his second Yahrtzeit on Tuesday, 24 Tammuz, we present the story of his early life and the beginning of his career as a Shliach of the Rebbe in Tunisia, an Arab country in North Africa, and how he had to flee after being suspected of spying for Israel.
A total solar eclipse will streak across the United States on Monday, Aug. 21. In its 70-mile-wide path, people will see the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into darkness, with trails of light streaming through the sky around the silhouette of the moon.
Police are investigating two fires which appear to have been deliberately set outside of a Jewish school in Edmonton, Canada, where a Chabad day camp is being run.
Some 300 Jews in their 20s and 30s gathered recently on the scenic Bower Rooftop of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum in Crown Heights, mingling on the sundrenched deck in the hours before Shabbat. They enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and good company, with many taking part in mitzvahs like wrapping tefillin and lighting Shabbat candles.
Yeshivas Kayitz Kingston, an affiliate of Educational Institute Oholei Torah, has grown to be one of the most sought after overnight Yeshiva Summer programs, even though it is relatively one of the newest Chabad camps established.
Police have arrested a man who they say vandalized a Colorado Springs Chabad synagogue with the message “”Fight terror, Nuke Israel” last month.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban vowed to protect religious freedoms in his country during a talk with local Chabad rabbis at the opening of a large kosher slaughterhouse.
Bursting at the seams, the Chabad Yeshiva in New Haven, Connecticut, will move into a new campus this September, formerly home to a Catholic Church, which it recently purchased for $1.5 million.
Families were left homeless on Sunday in Tzfat, Israel, as raging brush fires fueled by sweltering midsummer temperatures and high winds swept through a neighborhood on the northern edge of the historic spiritual center in Israel’s Galilee. Residents were also treated for smoke inhalation during the day.
Max Gergel, who graduated with a degree in chemical engineering from the University of South Carolina in 1942, founded and ran the successful Columbia Organic Chemical Company. A Nobel Prize-winning biochemist once said in a speech that he was encouraged by Gergel, describing him as “an unusually nice man.”
Ninety years after the Previous Rebbe’s Chag HaGeula, the village of Lubavitch welcomed a different kind of guest. The Governor General of Smolensk Region, accompanied by Rudnia’s District Director and other government members, came for an official visit to the village last week.
Nestled between Thailand and Vietnam, Laos presents a daunting challenge to new Chabad reps Rabbi Shalom and Tammy Glitzenstein. With poor access both to clean drinking water and electricity, the communist country is plagued by humanitarian issues and struggles to contain the opium trade that thrives thanks to its remote border areas.
The story of a Crown Heights mother who worked with a kippah company to develop an ‘allergy alert’ kippah for her son and other children with severe allergies is making waves across the Jewish world.
These days the spacious grounds of Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitch in the suburbs of Moscow is hosting Camp Gan Yisroel for dozens of young shluchim, along with their dedicated counselors, head counselors and staff. As is customary in Lubavitch, to have one of the sheva brachos celebration in Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim, chasan Menachem Mendel Lazar and his new wife came to Camp Gan Yisroel to celebrate together with the young campers, children of Shluchim, in what turned out to be a most emotional and lively celebration.
Last Friday night was no ordinary one for 1,500 young adults in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Students and young Jewish professionals celebrated Shabbat dinner at the La Rural convention center. They talked and sang and bonded over a three-course catered dinner that lasted until the wee hours of the morning.
For the first time since his stroke eight months ago, Rabbi Adin Even-Yisroel Steinsaltz entered his yeshiva in Tekoa, Israel. His students greeted him with music and dancing.
P.S. 191, also known as The Paul Robeson School, sits at the border of Crown Heights and Brownsville. The school’s student population, around 300 suffer from poverty to the extent that 99% of them meet the standards for free or reduced-price lunches. Some even live at a homeless shelter next door. But, at 8:30, every morning, just like clockwork, a moment of silence is observed. It may only last for one minute, but for that moment, the entire school is quiet.
The body of 12-year old Israeli girl Nicole Surkin, killed in a driving accident in Khabarovsk in the Far-East of Russia yesterday, will be flown to its final resting place in Israel tomorrow morning. Chabad rabbis and community leaders of Khabarovsk and Birobidjan were called upon to help speed up the process of recovering the body from the Russian police, and to facilitate its transfer to Israel.