Every Friday at 7:30 p.m., University of Minnesota students pile into the Steiner family’s Chabad House for dinner. As usual, there is homemade challah and matzo ball soup, but there’s also something special – the dinner was made by the students themselves.
Governor Andrew Cuomo today signed legislation which will immediately ban the use of electronic cigarettes on all public and private school grounds in New York State.
Miriam Zidele, the 7-year-old girl who near-drowned in a Pomona, NY swimming pool last week, has tragically passed away.
The director of the Chabad center serving the University of California-Davis told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that he was “taking seriously” a Friday sermon made by the imam of the local mosque that some have called antisemitic.
Now in its second year in the new location, Gan Izzy in Randolph – formerly located in Morristown – has almost doubled in attendance from last year.
Moshe and Chani (nee Karasik) Holtzberg (Crown Heights)
Back in April, Faigy Zwiebel organized a Jewish book event for kids at a Barnes & Noble store near Ashland, Oregon, and waited and waited for families to come. But nobody showed up.
How to catch an anti-Semite? Who would have thought this would be a question we would need to ask in modern-day America? Yet, in this fascinating and highly entertaining talk by Rabbi David Nesenoff, given at JLI’s National Jewish Retreat, we learn that Anti-Semitism does still exist, even in unlikely places.
The Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, recently visited the Chabad Yeshiva Ketana in Kiryat Gat, Israel, to congratulate student Yosef Yitzchak Hanunu on completing the entire Shas.
On Sunday, the Talmidim of Yeshiva Summer Program in Morristown, NJ, were visited by family and friends from around the country.
Police say they’ve arrested the man who allegedly followed home and tried to force himself on four women within several hours during one night earlier this month in Crown Heights.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Devarim. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why is it important to meditate?
The Jewish community of Mariupol, a city on the forefront of the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine, went on a much-needed break last week to a family camp in the forest-and-lakes area of Svyatogorsk in the Donetsk region.
Gan Yisroel-New York’s Bar Mitzvah Division (BMD) enjoyed a grand trip to Six Flags New England, located in Massachusetts, as a conclusion to BOG War.
Meet Randy Kersh. A 22-year old student at the University of North Florida, Randy dreams of becoming a Reform rabbi. He was prom king at his high school in Cooper City, and he’s the co-president of his campus Chabad student group, the Jewish Ospreys. Randy also has Down syndrome.
A confused driver sent us this photo he captured while approaching the intersection of the Eastern Parkway service lane and Kingston Ave.
Some 60 headstones were toppled in a Jewish cemetery in Hartford, CT, but local police say they do not believe a hate crime was committed.
Dozens of people gathered outside of a new Crown Heights sandwich shop and bar called Summerhill, located on Nostrand Avenue, to protest the “gentrification” of Crown Heights and the bar, whose owner they labeled “racist” and “colonialist.”
This past Sunday, many parents came to enjoy Visiting Day with their sons in Yeshivas Kayitz Kingston, an affiliate of Oholei Torah.
For the first time in history, a kosher Mikvah is being built in the city of Birobidzhan, Stalin’s designated Jewish Autonomous Republic in Russia’s Far East.
Shmuli Shubov (Crown Heights) and Dini Shaw (Worcester, MA)
Tzemach Dovid Feller (S. Paul, Minnesota) and Chaya Mushka Winner (Crown Heights)