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Posts Tagged: chabad

March 5, 2017 4:35 pm
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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
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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
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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
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Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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In 2016, Chabad’s Personal Touch Might Make Largest Strides on Campuses

JNS.org - 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
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35 Years Ago, Chabad Rebbe Offered Remedy Against Fanaticism of Arab Youths

JNS.org - Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz offers the following analysis: The recent horrifying wave of violence that is crashing across Israel is being overwhelmingly driven by young...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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