New Mikvah in New Zealand, 75 Years After the Rebbe’s Urging

Tucked in the far southeastern corner of the globe, the Jewish community of Wellington, New Zealand, is in the process of rebuilding its aging community mikvah. For many, the endeavor is especially meaningful in the light of the special significance that the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneersohn, of righteous memory—attached to its construction as far back as 1944.

Chabad of Hungary Gets Government Status Upgrade

Amid a deterioration in relations between some Jewish groups in Hungary, the country’s government elevated the status of the EMIH organization affiliated with the Lubavitch-Chabad movement.

Art Spreads Light to the Streets of Jerusalem

Amid the hustle and bustle of Jerusalem’s iconic First Station, new flashes of color adorn the walls of the historic railroad station, now an outdoor mall. Three Shabbat candles shine brightly from a pop art mural, spreading their glow on a colorful backdrop. Street art is a very contemporary medium, but the message of this piece is timeless.

The Real MVP – Preventing Another Poway

The CSO (Community Security Organization) will be giving an exclusive Kinus workshop to Chabad Shluchim on Thursday, November 21st at 4:45 pm covering low to no cost enhancements, systems and items to make your Chabad location secure while remaining warm and welcoming.

Grand Trip Planned For Beis Nisan in Rostov

The Jewish Community of Rostov-on-Don in Russia is planning a series of landmark events that will commemorate the 100th yartzeit of the Rebbe Rashab, the 5th Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch. These events are set to be held around 2 Nissan 5780 (March 26-29, 2020), and bring together local Jews with Lubavitcher chassidim and bochurim from around the world.

Agreements Between Liberman and Gantz Revealed, Promise to Desecrate Shabbos and Open Conversion Outside of the Rabbinate

Dramatic and far-reaching agreements have been made between MK Avigdor Liberman’s Yisrael Beytenu party and the larger Blue and White party chaired by MK Benny Gantz. The parties’ negotiating teams agreed, among other things, to pass legislation allowing municipal rabbis to open Jewish courts for conversion, which will not be supervised by the government conversion system.