BDE: Rabbi Tzemach Cunin, 43, OBM

With great sadness we regret to report the sudden and untimely passing of Rabbi Tzemach Cunin OBM, the Shliach to Century City California, and son of head Shliach Rabbi Shlomo Cunin. Updated with Levaya information.

In the Numbers: Chabad’s Growth in the Past 25 Years

Will Chabad survive?” asked a headline in a leading Jewish journal in the days following the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe in 1994. At the time there were 1,325 Chabad institutions worldwide. Twenty-five years later, the Rebbe lives on in the shluchim [emissaries] and their innovative efforts to reach and teach kindred souls from cradle to grave, to bring light and warmth and joy to every nook and cranny of the world.