The 2003 National League Championship Series coincided with the weeklong Jewish festival of Sukkot. During that week, Rabbi Boruch Hertz, an emissary of the Lubavitch Chabad, built a sukkah across the street from Wrigley Field and encouraged everyone, but especially[…]
In Italian Merano inter-marriage isn't an issue, in Dresden no one cares about racism as long as they're not its target, and in Taipei kashrut is the biggest concern. The one thing they all have in common? Immigration to Israel[…]
In the spirit of the High Holidays, a group of University of Pittsburgh students provided a measure of comfort to the local homeless population by distributing 500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to three area shelters.
As her four kids play in the kitchen of the Chabad house, Dit Greenberg cooks with Lehigh students to prepare for Friday’s Shabbat dinner. Together they cook challah and other homemade kosher foods for the five-course meal.
“Though the Jewish people are grateful that God has chosen us to spend nearly an entire month busily fulfilling His mitzvot [commandments] and building a relationship with the Almighty, the extra expenses which come along with these multitudes of holidays[…]
A petting zoo, craft tables, and a BMX Bike Show were among the activities enjoyed by a variety of teens Sunday as the Friendship Circle hosted a Sukkah Party in the parking lot of The Chabad House in West Hartford.
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities and Chabad of NW Metro Denver announce that Behind Enemy Lines: An Evening with Marthe Cohn is sold out. This special event on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, presents the story of a[…]
Rabbi Dovid Kotlarsky, an emissary of the Chabad Lubavitch Hasidic movement in East Lakeview, which encompasses Wrigley Field, spent most of the week of the playoffs observing Sukkot. But he did take some time to take his mobile sukkah, mounted[…]
On Chol Hamoed Sukkot, the city of Dneprodzerzhinsk, in Kamianske, Ukraine, presented a new street sign. Shluchim Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Stambler and Rabbi Shmuel Kaminetsky, as well as other shluchim from surrounding areas, joined local government officials in the ceremonial[…]
Adams House, a local landmark located in Bethlehem, NY, has had a long and varied history. First built in 1838 by Nathaniel Adams, the founder of Bethlehem’s Delmar hamlet, the Greek Revival has been home to the town hall, volunteer[…]
The Temple Mount in Jerusalem, a site holy to both Jews and Muslims, will be the topic of a presentation being made Tuesday at the Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg. Rabbi Avrohom Stolik, an archeologist, will provide historical[…]
Representatives of the Chabad Hasidic movement paid a condolence visit to the home to the Vice President of the Israeli Supreme Court Elyakim Rubinstein. Justice Rubinstein is sitting shiva for his daughter, who passed away after a long illness.
Colel Chabad, Israel’s largest charitable organization, established in 1788, recently shared some of its 5776 accomplishments. The well-known and highly respected NGO has an outstanding reputation for identifying charitable needs and working tirelessly and creatively to turn goals into actions.
What happens when you go Trick-or-Treating at the home of a Chabad Rabbi? This Halloween reveler in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan knocked on Rabbi Levi Dubov's door, and ended up donning tefillin for the first time.
In 2008, Friday night Shabbat dinners consisted of only one dining room table that comfortably sat about 20 Lehigh students. Eight years later, the Chabad community has grown immensely, and the new house can host more than 350 students, close[…]
When I first entered college, a Reform Jew from Santa Monica, I had never heard of Chabad. Apparently this makes me rather typical: According to a recently published landmark survey, the Hertog study of Chabad on Campus, the 80 percent[…]
Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and her husband, Jared Kushner, visited the Ohel, the Brooklyn gravesite of the venerated Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson.
When a man finds himself visited by the same recurring dream, his normal schedule begins to fall apart. Robbed of sleep, with his life taken over by the dream, he embarks on a quest of self-discovery to find out why[…]