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Flyer at Berkeley Vandalized with Swastika

Famed law professor and author Alan Dershowitz spoke at the UC Berkeley School of Law last Wednesday at an event organized by Chabad, under the leadership of Rabbi Gil Leeds. Shortly after the event, a flyer on the law school bulletin board was found vandalized with a swastika drawn over Dershowitz’s face.

Shliach Helps Rescue Jabotinsky’s Childhood Home

The childhood home of Likud ideological forebear Ze’ev Jabotinsky in Odessa, Ukraine, will be turned into a historic site rather than be demolished, following the efforts of Israeli Communications Minister Ayoub Kara and Chabad emissary to Odessa Rabbi Avrohom Wolff.

Shliach Speaks Out Against German Far-Right Party

As expected, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her country’s federal election, but many Jewish observers received the results with concern, due to the strong showing of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.

Trump Snubs Reform, Invites Chabad to Call

President Donald Trump has invited representatives from three major Orthodox umbrella groups — one of which is Chabad-Lubavitch — to join a pre-Rosh Hashanah conference call, but pointedly left off the invitation list the Reform and Reconstructionist representatives favored by Barrack Obama.

Paris Jewish Family Tied Up, Beaten in Targeted Robbery

Three members of a prominent French Jewish family were kidnapped, tied up, brutally beaten and robbed on Thursday night in their home in the suburb of Livry-Gargan northeast of Paris. “You are Jewish, you have money,” the assailants said before brutally attacking them, threatening to kill them.