Ruling: ‘Chabad’ and ‘Lubavitch’ Cannot Be Trademarked

In 2010, the Chabad-Lubavitch umbrella organizations in Israel, Agudas Chassidei Chabad and Tzeirei Agudat Chabad, applied to the government for a trademark on the words “Chabad” and “Lubavitch,” in order to prevent its unauthorized use by unaffiliated organizations. Recently, the IPO examiner denied their application, on the grounds that the words are “descriptive” and not “distinctive.”

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PRINCIPAL – Cheder, Melbourne Australia

Cheder Levi Yitzchok is a Chabad Lubavitch school which is focused upon producing Australia’s future Chabad leaders.

The role of Principal is the most senior leadership position at the school responsible for overseeing student wellbeing, classroom experience, curriculum, operations, compliance, staff management and wellbeing, parent liaison, financial management and facilities management.

We seek an experienced and inspirational Chabad educator with skills in school operations, staff management and motivation, and with the capacity to foster a passionate Chassidishe environment.

Please contact Mrs Devora Goldman: devora.goldman@cly.vic.ed...

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Song Celebrates Life of Yossi Piamenta on 1st Yahrtzeit

Israeli musician Achiya Asher Cohen Alloro recently came out with his first single, “Yoseph’s Tune.” The piece was composed by Achiya in memory of the musician and guitarist Yossi Piamenta. The day after Piamenta’s funeral, Achiya sat down by the piano remembering Yoseph , when  his feelings transformed into a melody. This piece was released exactly one year after Piamenta’s passing, on 8 Elul.

Video: No Jews Allowed

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reveals that the Palestinian leadership demands a Palestinian state with only one pre-condition: No Jews. “Ask yourself this: Would you accept ethnic cleansing in your state? A territory without Jews, without Hispanics, without Blacks?” He challenges.