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Confronting the challenges of Covid, people from across the spectrum of Jewish life flock to Chabad.
10/25/2021
Bucking Trends, $100 Million in Capital Campaigns Highlight Chabad’s Continued Growth - Confronting the challenges of Covid, people from across the spectrum of Jewish life flock to Chabad.

Confronting the challenges of Covid, people from across the spectrum of Jewish life flock to Chabad.

When the world entered the Covid era in early 2020, life moved online fast. At first, it all seemed temporary; then Covid’s long-term impact became clearer. Through 2020 and into 2021, almost every facet of Jewish community life became available online, and many questioned what the post-Covid Jewi...

A rabbi arranges services and meals for an Israeli delegation to Russia.
10/25/2021
Chabad Makes Unexpected Shabbat in Sochi for Israel’s Prime Minister Bennett - Hastily-arranged services and meals for Israel delegation to Russia

A rabbi arranges services and meals for an Israeli delegation to Russia.

When the meeting between Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the city of Sochi went on for many more hours than planned last Friday afternoon, it was clear that the Israeli delegation would not be able to fly home for Shabbat. So the city’s Jewish comm...

The international gathering of Chabad-Lubavitch shluchim begins on Thursday, Oct. 28.
10/25/2021
Thousands of Boys to Join Chabad Emissary Conference in Person and Online - International gathering begins on Thursday, Oct. 28

The international gathering of Chabad-Lubavitch shluchim begins on Thursday, Oct. 28.

Twelve-year-old Mendy Brook is excited. A resident of St. Petersburg, Russia, he will soon be flying to New York for the first time in his life. He will travel together with his father, Rabbi Chaim Shaul Brook, a Chabad emissary to the teeming metropolis of 5 million residents. While his father atte...

The wedding came during the yearly FSU-wide Yachad Torah-study program trip.
10/21/2021
Surrounded by 600 Friends, Russian Couple Ties Knot in UAE’s Biggest Jewish Wedding - Wedding came during the yearly FSU-wide Yachad Torah-study program trip

The wedding came during the yearly FSU-wide Yachad Torah-study program trip.

They came on chartered flights from five former Soviet countries,, celebrating a year of Torah study with their rabbis and rebbetzins in more than 100 cities. The group was headed to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates for a week of inspiration, celebration and, the highlight of the trip, the wedding....

A compelling account of the power of parental faith.
10/19/2021
‘Of Miracles, Medicine and Mindsets’: A Chabad Couple’s Fight for Their Baby’s Life - A compelling account of parental faith

A compelling account of the power of parental faith.

When Rabbi Elie and Chaya Rochel Estrin were preparing to welcome their sixth child into the world, the news that their baby had developed multiple cardiac defects in utero felt like a bombshell. The doctors’ prognosis was grim. The medical conditions were inoperable, and they weren’t sure if th...

Pandemic concerns remain at the forefront amid preparations for the 38th annual emissaries’ meeting.
10/19/2021
Iconic Group Photo at Chabad Rabbinic Conference Gets New Focus - Pandemic concerns at forefront amid preparations for 38th annual emissaries’ meeting

Pandemic concerns remain at the forefront amid preparations for the 38th annual emissaries’ meeting.

Preparations are underway for the 38th annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries (Kinus Hashluchim), which will be held this year in a dual virtual and in-person format from Oct. 28 through Oct. 31. Due to ongoing concerns about Covid, there will be changes to the gathering’s ...

A new mikvah to open on Oct. 24 highlights community growth.
10/19/2021
The Ups and Downs and Ups of Jewish Life in Kingston, N.Y. - New mikvah opening Sunday, Oct. 24, highights community growth

A new mikvah to open on Oct. 24 highlights community growth.

KINGSTON, N.Y.—Rabbi Y. Yitzhak Hecht’s sense of humor is as admirable as his sense of determination. When I arrived at Congregation Agudas Achim, he greeted me enthusiastically and playfully with his smartphone in hand, ready to capture my reaction when he introduced me to my namesake, longtime...

Conference to be hosted on Zoom from Oct. 11 to Oct. 14.
10/10/2021
Scholars to Apply Rebbe's Social Vision to World’s Most Challenging Problems - Conference hosted on Zoom from Oct. 11 to Oct. 14

Conference to be hosted on Zoom from Oct. 11 to Oct. 14.

Inspired by sociologist Professor Philip Wexler’s 2019 book, Social Vision: The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Transformative Paradigm for the World an international group of scholars and practitioners in various spheres of research and social work will convene this week on Zoom to share new insights and i...

A community comes together after a canceled celebration in Israel.
10/07/2021
A Double Bar Mitzvah Celebration in Remote Northern Australia - A community comes together after a canceled celebration in Israel

A community comes together after a canceled celebration in Israel.

Daniel Azoulay is among a handful of Jewish kids living in a radius of hundreds of miles of his hometown of Townsville, Australia, and his parents, Eyal and Anat, wanted to give him a memorable bar mitzvah. The planning began well before his 13th birthday: Daniel would study over Zoom with Rabbi Ari...

A call for help in Shenzhen from an elderly sister in Ohio leads to an international effort.
10/06/2021
Destitute Holocaust Survivor Saved from Cremation in China, Buried in Israel - A call for help in Shenzhen from an elderly sister in Ohio leads to international effort

A call for help in Shenzhen from an elderly sister in Ohio leads to an international effort.

In a lonely hospital bed in bustling Shenzhen, China, lay Sam Briskin, an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor who had no family or friends to care for him. His elder sister, Madeleine Briskin, 89, was desperate for someone on the ground to reach out to him. But where does one turn in Shenzhen?

It’s an extra-special time for communities that recently acquired new Torah scrolls.
09/30/2021
An Outpouring of Holy Joy to Infuse Synagogues Worldwide on Simchat Torah - It’s an extra-special time for communities that recently acquired new Torah Scrolls

It’s an extra-special time for communities that recently acquired new Torah scrolls.

As the conclusion of the High Holiday season in the month of Tishrei approaches this week, Jewish communities around the world are eagerly looking forward to its joyous climax —the holiday of Simchat Torah. It is the day that marks the completion of the annual Torah reading cycle and is celebrated...

The outdoor, seven-day holiday approaches with safety and unity again first and foremost.
09/17/2021
The Jewish People Prepare for Sukkot, the ‘Season of Our Rejoicing’ - The outdoor, seven-day holiday approaches with safety and unity again top of mind

The outdoor, seven-day holiday approaches with safety and unity again first and foremost.

As zeman simchateinu (“the season of our rejoicing”) rapidly approaches, thousands of Chabad-Lubavitch centers worldwide are once again busy helping Jews wherever they are to safely and joyfully celebrate the holiday of Sukkot with a renewed spirit of unity and faith.

A founder of the post-1967 Hebron community was supported and influenced by the Rebbe since his teens.
09/15/2021
Baruch Nachshon, Pioneering Chassidic Artist, 82 - A founder of the post-1967 Hebron community was supported and influenced by the Rebbe since his teens.

A founder of the post-1967 Hebron community was supported and influenced by the Rebbe since his teens.

Baruch Nachshon, a pioneer of contemporary Chassidic art and a leading force behind the re-establishment of the ancient Jewish community of Hebron following the Six-Day War, who drew from the wellsprings of Jewish mystical teachings to create deeply evocative paintings that “emphasized the presenc...

In the weeks before Sukkot, Jews all over the world flock to Judaica stores, impromptu outlets and even street vendors t...
09/13/2021
A Candid Conversation with an Etrog Dealer

In the weeks before Sukkot, Jews all over the world flock to Judaica stores, impromptu outlets and even street vendors to procure the Four Kinds: a palm frond, a yellow citrus fruit called an etrog, willow branches and myrtle twigs.

Where do lulavim grow? Why does an etrog cost so much? Can I grow my own willows? Just about everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask . . .

Yeshivah students, rabbis and volunteers were posted at 150 locations throughout the city.
09/10/2021
Tel Aviv Municipality Draws 32,000 to Shofar in the Street on Rosh Hashanah - Yeshivah students, rabbis and volunteers posted at 150 locations around the city

Yeshivah students, rabbis and volunteers were posted at 150 locations throughout the city.

More than 32,000 Tel Aviv-Yafo residents and tourists heard the shofar on the city’s streets this Rosh Hashanah, thanks in part to an invitation highlighted on Tel Aviv municipality’s website. Yeshivah students, rabbis and local volunteers took up their posts at 150 locations around the city thr...

Rabbi Moshe Margaretten has helped dozens of people escape war-torn Afghanistan, including the women’s national soccer t...
09/05/2021
This Chassidic Jew is Leading the Daring Rescue of Vulnerable Afghans, and He’s Not Done - Rabbi Moshe Margaretten has helped dozens escape war-torn Afghanistan, including the women’s national soccer team, with more on the way

Rabbi Moshe Margaretten has helped dozens of people escape war-torn Afghanistan, including the women’s national soccer team.

It reads like a fantastical plot: Afghanistan’s government falls to the Taliban, a group bent on undoing decades of progress. Thousands desperately trying to escape the incoming radical regime are left stranded and families are wrenched apart. Many of them are at risk of being arrested, or even ki...

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