Shabbat Brings Young Singles Together in Latin America

Shabbat Brings Young Singles Together in Latin America

Over the last 30 years, every August the Peguisha has brought thousands of young Jews together for 4 day of workshops, lectures, kumzits and inspiration. 230 eighteen to thirty five year-olds from Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil joined this year’s weekend held at a beachfront hotel in Carilo, Buenos Aires.

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Florida Chabad Tackles Mental Health Conditions

“I was shaken,” Ella remembers. “She told me how her mother walked in as she was swallowing pills, intent on ending her life. And I felt terrible that I had not noticed that this teen was struggling.” The warning signs were all there, Ella says, “But I didn’t recognize them.”

Mussi Sharfstein | News | Thursday, August 22

Students And Stress On Campus: Chabad at Texas A&M

This fall, Chabad will partner with Houston’s Jewish Family Services to offer a comprehensive Mental Health First Aid Training Day. The eight-hour CPR-style course will cover depression, substance abuse, trauma, psychosis, and mood disorders. Trainees will learn how to identify and triage these issues in themselves and among their peers.

Dvora Lakein | News | Thursday, August 15

Five New Books For End-of-Summer Reading

There's lots of new books on the market this summer. Many of them have been created especially for the 25th anniversary of the Rebbe's passing. Below is a selection you can't miss!

News | Tuesday, August 13

Greenpoint, Brooklyn Gets First Permanent Center

High-rises are going up along the waterfront of Brooklyn's northernmost neighborhood, and now the eclectic locale has got its own Greenpoint Chabad House—Jewish Center. Rabbi Yisroel and Raizel Nissim have been serving the Greenpoint community for five years from just as many rented apartments and even the occasional AirBNB. “We’re excited to have reached this milestone so we can cater to a larger number of people, entertain more and add more programming from our own event space,” Rabbi Yisroel shared with Lubavitch.com.

Ashira Weiss | News | Friday, August 9

Hug in a Jug: Lovingkindness in Southern California

If you could put friendship in a dish, which food would you choose? The volunteers of “Hug in a Jug” have chosen chicken soup, and they serve it with smiles to seniors in Aliso Viejo, California. “We send chicken soup to Jews, many of whom are Holocaust survivors,” said Stillerman. “We send to non-Jewish seniors in the area also, and sometimes our volunteers ask for extras to deliver to the homeless.”

Aidel Cohen | News | Thursday, August 8

No More Tuna and Crackers ala Suitcase: Kosher is on the House

Chabad emissaries around the world are increasingly opening restaurants within, or near to, their centers. Mostly located in tourist spots, they offer a kosher meal and a welcoming environment for Jews who may otherwise balk at entering a synagogue. It’s also a great place to meet other travelers of the tribe.

Dvora Lakein | News | Tuesday, August 6

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