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Posts Tagged: chabad

October 7, 2016 3:43 pm

Chabad Rabbi Found Unconscious, Bleeding After Brutal Beating at Ukrainian Train Station

A Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi who serves as an emissary for the movement was brutally attacked early Friday morning at the central train station in Zhitomir, Ukraine, the Lubavitch...

September 20, 2016 4:23 pm

Why Is Israel Paying US Jewish Groups to Shy From Fighting BDS?

Imagine if the US government were to earmark millions of dollars for fostering democracy in the developing world, but neglected to require that the NGOs receiving the...

July 27, 2016 2:25 pm

Rabbi Turns Personal Tragedy Into Inspirational Message for America Suffering From ‘Racial Divide’ (VIDEO)

A Brooklyn-raised rabbi whose mother was murdered in the wake of the 1991 Crown Heights race riots has turned his personal tragedy into a source for inspiration, amid...

June 16, 2016 5:33 am

Sometimes You Already Have the Answers

To whom do you listen? It’s a question that I often ask myself as an entrepreneur, a father and a man. One of the strongest answers...

February 16, 2016 11:00 am

Riding Bikes to Benefit Chabad

Islamorada, Florida -- I now understand the meaning of the blessing that I’ve always heard, “… And may the wind be at your back.” I’m on...

January 28, 2016 5:34 am

Tracing Chabad’s History and Success (REVIEW)

The secret of Chabad’s worldwide success is revealed by veteran Chabad shliach (emissary) Rabbi David Eliezrie in his new book, The Secret of Chabad. The Chabad...

January 14, 2016 2:37 pm

Social Media Solidarity Campaign Calls on All French Citizens to Wear Yarmulkes

A campaign was launched in France calling on all citizens to don the Jewish skullcap this Friday, after the Marseilles chief rabbi urged fellow residents to avoid wearing kippot, out of...

January 4, 2016 3:06 am

In 2016, Chabad’s Personal Touch Might Make Largest Strides on Campuses - The Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s robust Internet presence, and its network of emissaries who foster Jewish life in communities ranging from the urban to the remote,...

December 3, 2015 7:11 am

35 Years Ago, Chabad Rebbe Offered Remedy Against Fanaticism of Arab Youths - Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz offers the following analysis: The recent horrifying wave of violence that is crashing across Israel is being overwhelmingly driven by young...

November 12, 2015 1:35 pm

Chabad Students in Missouri Launch Good Deeds Initiative Amid Soaring Racial Tensions

Students members of Chabad at the University of Missouri campus launched an initiative this week to rein in tensions at the campus, after a series of racially...

November 3, 2015 7:31 am

Chabad Must Emulate the Rebbe’s Staunch Defense of Israel

The Lubavitcher Rebbe was undoubtedly one of the most influential and charismatic Jewish religious leaders of all time. He came on the scene just after...

September 13, 2015 6:34 am

For the Sake of Humanity, We Must Still Oppose the Iran Nuclear Deal

Rabbi Elazar said: One who becomes compassionate to the cruel will ultimately become cruel to the compassionate. (Midrash Tanhuma, Parshat Mezora, 1) Reb Mendel Futerfas, a legendary...


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...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...