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Daily Archives: April 3, 2017
Last Sunday, the Jewish community of Flagstaff, Arizona, gathered for the groundbreaking of Chabad of Flagstaff’s new home. Hosting a synagogue, social hall, gourmet kosher kitchen, student and youth lounge, library, classrooms, outdoor terraces and mikvah, the center will serve the needs of the growing local Jewish community.
Devorah Leah Andrusier remembers moving to Bal Harbour, Fla., as a teenager when her parents became Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries there. Back then, in the late 1970s and early 1980s, thousands of Jewish seniors, snowbirds and retirees had permanent and second homes in Miami Beach, but Jewish life was virtually nonexistent in the barrier island’s northern tip, which at the time restricted sales to Jews, among other ethnicities. She and her little brother were the youngest residents by 60 or 70 years.
This fast-paced video spearheaded the message of Organic Torah – the theme of this year’s CTeen Shabbaton.
This upcoming Yud Alef Nissan, Chassidim will be celebrating the Rebbe’s 115th birthday, many by presenting the Rebbe with various gifts. However, every year, one of these gifts stands out from all the others.
From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.
Jewish music superstars 8th Day have released their latest music video to the song ‘Kapayim,’ which is an ode to the land of Israel.
In preparation for the upcoming Passover holiday, the Kashrut system under the Chief Rabbinate of Russia has been hard at work for the past few monthes. They have been working to offer a huge variety of products for the holiday without compromising the high level of kashrut and special standards set by the Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berl Lazar.
When the Rebbe launched into a story about a yacht owner at a Yud Aleph Nissan Farbrengen in 1983, his identity was a mystery.
Another gem of the Jewish Chesed Center in Moscow: professional and dedicated nursing care for the elderly and lonely Jews, including many Holocaust survivors.
Two students from the University of Sydney and Western Washington University were awarded the Jewish Academic Innovation Award for their in-depth research papers that used modern, Western academia written in the age-old pilpul style to analyze contemporary matters in the context of Jewish tradition.