Under the Umbrella: the Orthodox Rabbi and the Irish Catholic Walk to Shul

Under the Umbrella: the Orthodox Rabbi and the Irish Catholic Walk to Shul

It was raining that Shabbat and I would not be driving. And the Torah prohibits us from carrying on Shabbat, so I didn't have an umbrella either. What I did have was a nice Italian suit and a score of congregants waiting for me at the synagogue.

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14th Annual Jewish Cultural Festival Draws Thousands to Guilford, CT

Rabbi Yossi and Rochel Baila Yaffe of the Shoreline have created an experience offering people the opportunity “to taste a little, listen a little and enjoy a little Jewish culture.”

Aidel Cohen | News | Wednesday, July 31

Poway: Healing in the Aftermath

The Yizkor service on the last day of Passover was to be Lori’s first opportunity to memorialize her mother who had died some months back. Instead, the Yizkor prayer was said for Lori. Just three months after Poway: a glimpse into the city, the Jewish community and the effect of a synagogue shooting on communities worldwide.

Rena Udkoff | News | Tuesday, July 30

After Two Torahs Stolen, Hawaii Community Writes Four More

She’ll never forget the night the Torah scrolls were stolen from the Chabad Center of Honolulu, Hawaii. “It was traumatic,” remembers Perel Krasnjansky, director of the center with her husband Rabbi Itchel. “It rocked the entire Island. Things like this just don’t happen in Hawaii.”

Mussi Sharfstein | News | Monday, July 29

Shall We Have Another?

Large families which emphasize the joy, and the immense opportunity of bringing children into the world, may even present a kind of “counter culture” wherein commonly held truisms about the burdens of parenting might be re-evaluated or even overturned.

Sarah Rindner | News | Thursday, July 25

10 Things to Know Before Sending Your Kid to Chabad Camp

Summer is here, school is out and if you’re one of the thousands of parents who have enrolled their kids at your local Chabad camp, we think there are some things you should know.

Ashira Weiss | News | Friday, July 19

Chabad School in Azerbaijan Ranked Among Top Twenty In The Country

Last week, Chabad’s Or Avner school in Baku was ranked by the State Examination Center (SEC) among the top twenty schools in Azerbaijan. The annual assessment is based on pedagogical and educational criteria established by the SEC and pronounced the Jewish school (K-12) one of the best for quality of education among all the schools in the Muslim-majority country.

Mussi Sharfstein | News | Wednesday, July 17

Cannes, France: Events with Israel's Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau

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