American Rabbis, Levi Weingarten (left) and Dovid Lepkivker, display
religious items that they are sharing with local Jewish families who may
be isolated and not located in Jewish communities. While they are
staying in Waterloo, they are being hosted by Rabbi Moshe Goldman.
Strolling through Elmira and St. Jacobs, rabbis-in-training Dovid Lepkivker and Levi Weingarten got a few stares.
Rabbi Mendy Goldstein (right) and his wife, Alta Goldstein, lead the Chabad Jewish Center of Naperville.
are big, their reach is long, and they offer an endless supply of
hospitality and welcome. Rabbi Mendy Goldstein and his wife, Alta,
leaders of the Chabad Jewish Center of Naperville are fulfilling the
decree of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, known as “the Rebbe.”
Pinchas Taylor is as comfortable in front of the camera as he is when
he is teaching adult education classes at Chabad of Plantation.
Pinchas Taylor was at ease in front of the camera as it recorded his
lecture on “Dreams in the Jewish Tradition” during an adult education
class at Chabad of Plantation. The 27-year-old rabbi's presentation was
being taped for Torah Café, an Internet-based collection of video
lectures, classes and presentations by Torah scholars and experts
operated by the Chabad-Lubavitch's Rohr Jewish Learning Institute.
call it Judaism in a suitcase. And it's a good description when Rabbi
Yossi Matusof opens up his bag and starts to pull out all the items he
and fellow Rabbi Chaim Itkin are hauling with them all over Alberta.
Matan Cohen, serving at Shimshon base in the lower Galilee, climbs into
the trailer of a 16-wheeler truck to wrap tefillin on his taut, tanned
forearm, opposite the black beret tucked into his epaulets. He will be
on leave at the end of the week and off to Sri Lanka for a two week
An interview with Rabbi Yankie Denburg, Chabad of Southwest Coral Springs:
2011 JCC Maccabi games concluded Thursday, August 18, in Philadelphia.
The games are designed to provide Jewish athletes the world over the
opportunity to share their heritage and customs in a competitive
student Ari Walters, 16, blows a shofar, used on the Jewish New Year,
before teaching children at Chabad of Augusta how to make them out of
Walters and Benyomin Klipper switched on a power saw and tore through
the tip of a ram’s horn, about 18 Hebrew school pupils at Chabad of
Augusta looked on with awe.
morning, 11-year old Mendel Vilenkin wakes up with a kippah on his head.
He climbs down from his top bunk, sits next to his bed and pours water
over his hands, alternating three times in a ritual washing — known as
negel vasser or “nail water” — to begin the day of service to God.
Eight-year-old Shmuel also knows the morning rhythm.
actor Jon Voight visited Soroka Hospital in Beersheba Sunday in an
effort to cheer up victims of the recent violence from Gaza – Thursday's
terror attacks as well as the still ongoing rocket attacks that
Shluchim in Hungary Rabbis Boruch Oberlander and Shlomo Koves were invited to a Williamsburg reception for a State Minister.
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Rabbi Mayshe Schwartz, Chabad representatives to Brookline, MA.
They are not
seeking spirituality, but the 400 young professionals who filled the
trendy Splash club in downtown Boston Tuesday night know how to enjoy a
Rabbi Mendy Korer, who will run the Canonbury centre, with his wife Hadasa and their two daughters.
opening a house in Islington with the aim of reaching the influx of
young Jewish professionals and families moving to that part of London.
Women beat drums as part of a Tu B’Av celebration in Ahavas Yisroel synagogue in Crown Heights. Men also were taking part, but the genders were divided by a curtain. Photo: NY Daily NewsThe following is an excerpt from a piece the Daily News ran today on the “off-the-radar” Jewish holiday of Tu-B'av, referring to it as the Jewish equivalent to (lehavdil) Valentines day:
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University of Florida undergrads enjoy a kosher meal at the Tabacinic Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student & Community Center in Gainesville.
An 18-wheeler semi frequently pulls up in front of the Tabacinic Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student & Community Center at the University of Florida, delivering massive amounts of kosher food. During the school year, Rabbi Berl and Chanie Goldman serve upwards of 400 students for Sabbath dinner – that number drops to about 150 each week during the summer – and their weekly Café Chabad draws between 30 and 60 students every Tuesday night.
From the CrownHeights.CH inbox: A Shlucha on campus burdened by a medical issue in the family decides to leave and planned their final Shabbos with the students. Until...
Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau addresses a Michigan event commemorating the anniversary of the Rebbe’s passing.
communities around the world are preparing for commemorative events
celebrating the life and leadership of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M.
Schneerson, of righteous memory. Timed to coincide with the 17th
anniversary of the Rebbe’s passing on the third day of the Hebrew month
of Tammuz, the myriad Chasidic gatherings, study sessions and
inspirational lectures will focus on different aspects of teachings and
work, but will all reflect the Rebbe’s clarion call for Jewish unity.
Mark and Liat Gilbert with baby Simon resting
don't have to be Jewish to celebrate the 3700 year practice of
circumcision of Jewish male infants, according to Rabbi Yisrael Rice,
executive director of Chabad of Marin. Rabbi Rice spoke at the bris of
Shimon Gilbert, which occurred last Sunday at Chabad House in San
Rabbi Aryeh and Etty Schwartz were appointed the Directors of Community Development for Chabad of Southwest Broward, Florida.
If Rabbi Yisrael Pinson, outgoing director of the Daniel B. Sobel Friendship House, had known how difficult his job was going to be, he would not have taken it. Now, he is grateful that he did not pass up the opportunity. Rabbi Yarden Blumstein has taken Pinson's place.
Rabbi Shmuly and Shaina Feldman, shown here with son Mendel, age 2 and daughter Mushka, 7 months, welcome involvement from local Jewish families into the Jewish Community of Clay County, FL.
Shaina Feldman grew up the daughter of a Rabbi, in a Chabad community. Today she is the wife of Rabbi Shmuly Feldman, working together in an outreach to Jews in Clay County, Florida. “We want to build the Jewish community here,” she said.