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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

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Radiohead Rocks Tel Aviv With Longest Performance in 11 Years, Defying BDS

JNS.org - Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Wednesday night...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

World

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Named New White House Press Secretary

Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday was named the new White House press secretary, replacing Sean Spicer. Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci made the announcement to reporters in the James...

Israel

Anti-Israel Protests Held in Turkey, Jordan Over Temple Mount Security Meas...

Demonstrations in support of Palestinian worshipers in support of their struggle against the new Temple Mount security measures were held...

Middle East

Erdogan Allies Attack Istanbul Synagogue, Warn of Further Violence Over Tem...

Activists from a Turkish fascist youth movement whose leader enjoys close relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked the...

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