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Posts Tagged: Chabad Rabbi

June 22, 2016 6:18 pm

Rabbi Praised for Adhering to Jewish Dietary Laws While Competing on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’

Even though Chabad Rabbi Hanoch Hecht did not come in first place on Tuesday night's episode of the Food Network's "Chopped," social media users praised his efforts...

June 15, 2016 2:26 pm

Chabad Rabbi From New York Competes on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ Cooking Competition

A Chabad rabbi from Rhinebeck, NY, will face off a priest, a pastor and a nun-in-training in an upcoming episode of the Food Network's reality show, "Chopped," reported. Rabbi...

November 11, 2015 2:14 pm

Heathrow Apologizes to Rabbi Asked to Remove Shoes in Airport’s Prayer Room

London's Heathrow Airport apologized to a rabbi on Wednesday after he was told by an airport employee to remove his shoes inside the facility's prayer...

September 16, 2014 3:43 pm

Chabad Rabbi, Pregnant Wife Reached After Feared Missing in Hurricane Odile, Baja, Mexico”

Chabad Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, and his wife, Sonia, who is 9 months pregnant, are alive and, apparently, well, but out of contact in the wake...

July 28, 2013 4:30 pm

Chabad Rabbi Shot in Dagestan, Russia, Now Recovering in Israel Hospital, Vows to Return to Region Despite Danger (VIDEO)

Chabad Rabbi Ovadia Isakov, who was shot by "a member of one of the most extreme Islamic terrorist groups in the Chechnya-Caucasus area," according to the...

June 23, 2013 2:49 pm

NBC Misrepresents Chabad Rabbi on Sexual Abuse (UPDATE)

NBC recently ran an important story on Judy Brown's heroic efforts fighting the culture of silence in her insular Hasidic community. The segment highlights her award...

December 27, 2012 1:25 pm

Matchmaking in Jewish Orthodoxy Needs Huge Fixing

If there is one area of orthodox Jewish life that is truly messed up and needs fixing it's matchmaking. In our communities we eschew the...

September 9, 2012 4:25 pm

Opinion: A Victory for G-d and a Jewish Jerusalem

As a Chabad Rabbi I have the obligation to point out a distinctly "Chabad angle" to the recent debate over G-d and Jerusalem at the...

December 26, 2011 9:57 am

Absence of Gratitude is the Source of Rabbinical Burnout

There was only one non-family member whom I highlighted under the Chupa (wedding canopy) of my daughter eight weeks ago. His name is ...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...