Chabad Counts Over 130 New Emissary Couples Since Last Year’s Conference

The thirty-first annual International Conference of Shluchim (or simply, the Kinus) is taking place this weekend in Brooklyn, New York. Among the 5,800 directors and lay leaders of Chabad centers in 100 countries who are expected to attend, over 130 of them will be attending the conference for the first time as new emissaries.

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Illinois Welcomes 50th Chabad Center

The classic Chicago greystones and quirky bars lining stately Logan Boulevard in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood are home these days to young, upwardly mobile professionals. So Mitch Trachtenberg did a double-take when he spotted black-hatted and bearded Rabbi Avremi Raichik strolling the boulevard this summer. Along with his wife, Rivky, and their young children, the rabbi had just moved to the neighborhood to direct the newly formed Chabad of Logan Square. For the past few months, the Raichiks have been knocking on doors, fielding phone calls from neighborhood residents and getting the word out that they are open for business.

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Crown Heights Woman’s Mikvah Looking For Manager

Looking for a reliable, capable, mature woman to manage a women’s Mikvah in Crown Heights.

Managing experience is preferred.
Core duties include:
– Working on site managing 5 evenings a week
– Supervising day to day operations 6 1/2 days a week, meaning preparing for Motzei
Shabbos as well
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
– Overseeing staff
– Ordering supplies
– Making sure the facility is cleaned properly
– Making sure all equipment is in working order
– Customer service

* This is a service oriented job so please be friendly, thoughtful, a people’s person and know how to bring warmth to the job

* This Mikvah is large so please be comfortable walking around
* Compensation based on experience

In a few words please write why you think you would be right for this position.

Email your resume/details and your answer to the above question to:

Shabbat Project with Chabad of Brooklyn Heights

This past Shabbat was the Shabbat Project all over the world. Millions of Jewish families participated in celebrating Shabbat and bringing light into the world. Congregation B’nai Avraham and Chabad of Brooklyn Heights participated in the project as well and invited many families and women to join this worldwide initiative.

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Full Time Position Available

Retail and Customer Service Associate

As counter server, you make the day for e-biz owners, teachers and 100s of others who rely on smooth shipping and print services.


Project calm, capable attitude while working efficiently
Advise customers on shipping/printing
Develop rapport with ongoing customers
Manage/maintain equipment

1+ year customer interaction
Patience and an easy smile
Windows, MS Word, PDF
Skill for learning functions/procedures
Work in CH, grow with the company! Must include resume.


Gutnick Family to Welcome New Sefer Torah

The Crown Heights community has been invited to join the Gutnick family in welcoming a new Sefer Torah. The Sefer Torah was written in memory of Rabbi Sholom Dov Ber Gutnick, OBM, a senior Chabad Rabbi in Australia who was instrumental in building and leading the community’s institutions.

Shabbat Meals for 6,000 in Ancient City of Hebron

On the very site where the Jewish patriarch Abraham offered food and drink to wayfarers from an open tent in the hot desert sun— standing as the picture through the ages of unstinting hospitality—Chabad of Hebron will do its best to live up to his example when it hosts a record crowd of 6,000 at its annual Shabbat Chayei Sarah mega-gathering beginning Friday at sundown.

‘101 Meditations’ on the Rebbe’s Wisdom Debuts at International Convention

Freeman is the author of the best-selling Bringing Heaven Down to Earth, and now, a new condensed compilation, 101 Meditations: Selected from Wisdom to Heal the Earth, which offers a concise collection of transformative insights from the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory, first published in Freeman’s Wisdom to Heal the Earth.

New Course to Take an In-Depth Look at ‘Rabbinic Judaism’

One of the most misunderstood elements of Judaism is the Oral Torah, the companion to Scripture in which the terse laws of the Torah are elucidated, expounded and expanded. Talmud, Midrash and many other bodies of work all fall under this general rubric. To gain clarity on these issues, the public is invited to join a new course on, titled “Two Equals One.”

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.