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Jewish Children Enjoy Gan Israel Camp in Perm, Russia


Throughout most of the month of June, the Ohr Avner Chabad Day School and Kindergarten hosted the Gan Israel Chabad day camp, attended by 30 children. The campers enjoyed a variety of activities including sports, arts and crafts, and exercising. They were served breakfast, lunch and snacks each day, as well.

Road Trippin Rabbis – Seattle and Portland

The weather in Seattle was reminiscent of Manchester. Summer seemed to have been too busy with the east coast to get around to those north-west coast folks. The weather had no effect on the city spirit however. We visited the oldest “farmers only” market in america which opened August 17, 1907, and the people there were in full summer swing. We stayed again by the Morozov household (if you may recall they were the same ones who left their doors open for us after the tire blowout episode on our way to Vancouver). We met some bochurim from Morristown running the local Gan Yisroel.

Norwegian Jews Respond to Terror Attack

Flower march in downtown Oslo, Norway, on Monday, July 25th 2011 in the aftermath of the 2011 Norway attacks. An estimated 150,000 to 200,000 attended the flower march. Photo: Mathias.

“An event like this is so beyond the scope of life – so, so foreign, that it will probably take some time to recover.” Rabbi Shaul Wilhelm, Director of the Chabad-Lubavitch Center in Oslo, Norway told the Algemeiner on Tuesday afternoon.