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Posts Tagged: chabad

September 8, 2017 2:28 pm
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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
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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,...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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