Sacrilegious in Scandinavia

Sacrilegious in Scandinavia

You could be forgiven for thinking that the bans on circumcision, kosher slaughter, and religious education are coming from the governments of Soviet Russia or Germany of the 1930s. But you would be mistaken. As Jews worldwide celebrate the festival of freedom this year, some of Europe’s most progressive, secular countries are challenging the fundamentals of Jewish faith and practice.

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An Intergenerational Passover Experience

In this age of smart technology, the messaging and information children absorb often leave parents out of the loop. Chabad representatives around the world see the seder as a time to bridge the generational gap.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, March 21

Shabbat of Meaning for Texas Students

The BDS movement on campuses has intimidated Jewish students who are often afraid to openly identify. Working to combat that, Chabad representatives from across the Lone Star State inspired Jewish Pride last weekend, celebrating a spirited Shabbat with more than 150 students.

Ashira Weiss | News | Thursday, March 15


Jewish students and professors make up about eight percent of the general population at the University of Kansas. Following the fall college break, they were welcomed back with the opening of its first ever entirely kosher kitchen at Oliver Hall.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, March 7

New Jewish Cemetery Inaugurated in Moscow

A new Jewish cemetery has recently been inaugurated in Moscow’s Vastrikovsky neighborhood. The nearby old Jewish cemetery is nearly full, and remaining plots are costly.

Ashira Weiss | News | Tuesday, March 6

February Is Jewish Inclusion Month

Inclusion seems to be the buzzword of the year. But what does it mean? This February the Ruderman Chabad Inclusion Initiative has partnered with Friendship Circle International to get this word into the limelight.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, February 19

A "Jewish Embassy" In South Korea

Since 2008, Rabbi Osher and Mussy Litzman, South Korea’s first permanent rabbi, have been the address for all things Jewish to the 500-1000 Jews living in Seoul at any given time. To Jewish diplomats, English teachers, businessmen, students and US army families living in South Korea’s capital, the Chabad House is a “Jewish Embassy.”

Frayda Kaplan | News | Monday, February 19

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