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Posts Tagged: chabad

February 19, 2018 1:54 pm

Chabad Heads to Iceland as 3,000 Female Emissaries Celebrate at ‘Day of Strength for All the Mushkas’ - For the more than 3,000 women who filled each table -- every inch of the ballroom at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel -- it came as no surprise...

November 29, 2017 2:41 pm

Chabad’s Massive Growth Is Pragmatic, Yet ‘Defies Logic’ - How do you go about feeding a crowd of 5,600 hungry rabbis and other guests, many of whom have just traveled across the globe? If...

November 21, 2017 4:59 pm

Chabad Centers to Open in Uganda, Laos, Montenegro – The Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic movement on Sunday announced that it will open three new centers -- in Uganda, Montenegro and Laos. The announcement was made at...

November 21, 2017 11:57 am

How Chabad Electrifies the World

Recently, my daughter Shaina got engaged to a young Chabad activist who works with at-risk Orthodox youth. His students came in droves to the engagement...

September 8, 2017 2:28 pm

Israeli Visitor Recounts Trauma of Mexico Earthquake: ‘We Felt Everything Shaking, There Was a Bit of Panic and Hysteria’

An Israeli man visiting Mexico recounted for the Hebrew news site nrg on Friday the traumatic experience he went through the previous night when the...

March 5, 2017 4:35 pm

In First Act as Chaplain, Newly Assigned US Air Force Rabbi Fulfills Wish of Jewish Soldier Killed in WWII to Have Star of David on Headstone

At a ceremony last week, the rabbi chaplain recently assigned to the Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, honored an American Jewish soldier killed in...

February 3, 2017 4:02 pm

CNN Panel Discusses Influence of Jared Kushner’s Shabbat Observance on Father-in-Law President Donald Trump’s Behavior

The influence of Jared Kushner’s Shabbat observance on his father-in-law President Donald Trump’s behavior was the subject of a brief discussion earlier this week by...

February 2, 2017 8:25 pm

Jewish Students at UC Riverside Fear Spike in Antisemitism Will Follow Vote to Boycott Sabra Hummus

Jewish students at University of California, Riverside are bracing for an increase in antisemitism on campus following a landslide vote by the student government to boycott the...

December 6, 2016 12:11 pm

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time Jewish leadership, in an historic move for the community and the Chabad-Lubavitch...

November 9, 2016 4:00 am

Israel Advocate Disappointed by Lack of ‘Jewish Establishment’ Participation in Peaceful Protest Against Annual Anti-Zionist Conference at George Mason U

The head of a pro-Israel NGO bemoaned the absence of Jewish support for a counter-demonstration -- spearheaded by Christian and conservative groups -- against the annual conference...

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...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...