As the sun went down Friday evening, candles were lit and blessings were spoken in a conference room at La Quinta Inn and Suites in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where a small group of Jews gathered on the first night of Passover.
Daily Archives: April 26, 2016
With temperatures soaring, more than 150 people came out April 17 to break ground and lay the cornerstone for Chabad’s $9.5-million Bayview Centre for Jewish Life in Toronto.
Rabbi Sholom Deitsch got the go-ahead from a local zoning and planning board to operate Chabad of Ridgefield, Connecticut, in a two-family house where he lives with his family.
The west hills of Portland have been a hub for Jewish goings-on for decades. From synagogues to schools to kosher delis, the west side is the place to find Jewish resources in Portland — leaving east side Jews without many accessible services. But come mid-May, Northeast Portland Jews will have a community center to call their own.
When Rabbi Shmuly and Rashi Weiss took on the roles of directors at Chabad at McGill nine years ago, they had three people around their humble Shabbos table. Within several weeks, as Rosh Hashana came around, they suddenly found themselves cutting each piece of schnitzel into four as their crowds had quickly hit 60 plus.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on the holiday of Passover. Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we achieve great miracles in our lives?