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It Happened At The Dinner Table

It’s the only state in the U.S. where support for Israel is as official as its state-issued motor-vehicle license plates. In 2014, when entrenched hostility toward the Jewish state inhibited pro-Israel Americans from speaking out, South Carolina dug its wheels in.

Baila Olidort | New Centers | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A Mikvah in the Dominican Republic—Seventy Years Later

The newly-inaugurated mikvah in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic looks like any other Jewish ritual bath. Bricks of Jerusalem stone line the walls, the water is blue and clear, and the decor features light pastels.

Mushkie Engel | New Centers | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Women’s Mikveh To Open in Nigeria

West Africa will open the doors to its very first state-of-the-art mikveh in late spring 2016. Launched at the initiative of Rabbi Israel and Haya Uzan, Chabad representatives to Abuja, capital of Nigeria..

Rena Greenberg | New Centers | Thursday, February 18, 2016

Center With A Soul Goes Up In Wilmette, Illinois

Dovid Zaklikowski | New Centers | Friday, June 26, 2015

Chabad To Open in Angola

Staff Writer | New Centers | Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Kansai, Japan: New Chabad Representatives Revive Jewish Community

Dovid Zaklikowski | New Centers | Wednesday, November 19, 2014

New Jersey Locales Get First Jewish Center

Staff Writer | New Centers | Thursday, October 23, 2014

Cyprus Chabad Dedicates Fourth Location in Limassol Staff | New Centers | Monday, September 29, 2014

Bradenton, FL: Chabad Purchases Five Acres as Jewish Life Grows

Bradenton’s Jewish community will finally enjoy a permanent address and a new, comprehensive facility that will allow it to grow and enjoy greater programming and services provided by Chabad.

Mendy Rimler | New Centers | Thursday, January 27, 2011

Schottenstein Chabad Center To Open in Columbus, Ohio

Residents of historical New Albany, Ohio will soon welcome the Lori Schottenstein Chabad Center for a Jewish Tomorrow, a stately Georgian structure located in the heart of the quaint village.

Mendy Rimler | New Centers | Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Chabad's 18-Wheel Museum Roaring to Life

Children’s mobile museum drives like a truck, and expands into a 1,000 square ft. space for hands-on Jewish experience.

R.C. Berman | New Centers | Thursday, November 11, 2010

Portugal Jewish Community To Welcome Full Time Chabad Representatives

The only country in Europe still without its own Chabad representatives, Portugal will soon be welcoming a new addition to its 300-member Jewish community.

Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters | New Centers | Monday, September 20, 2010

Nevada’s Jewish Day School Opens New Building

As schools across the country open their doors this September some 180 students of the Desert Torah Academy will be entering a brand new, state-of-the-art school building in Southern Nevada

Mendy Rimler | New Centers | Monday, August 30, 2010

Chabad-on-Campus Opens New Center in Rittenhouse Square

For the first time ever, Jewish students studying at any of the cluster of arts colleges in Center City, Philadelphia, will have their own Jewish student organization

Staff Writer | New Centers | Thursday, August 26, 2010

After 60 Years, Óbuda Synagogue To Open Its Doors For Rosh Hashana

Sixty years after it was emptied of its Jewish worshipers, the Óbuda synagogue in Budapest—the oldest in Hungary, will open its doors to services this Rosh Hashana.

Mordechai Lightstone | New Centers | Wednesday, August 25, 2010

A Jewish Community in Sydney Grows Young, Vibrant

A shuttered bankers’ training facility will soon reopen as Chabad’s Jewish community retreat center in Sydney’s North Shore.

R.C. Berman | New Centers | Monday, August 9, 2010

Chabad on Campus Reaches Tipping Point

This past year, on an average Friday night, a combined total of 7,000 students took their seats at Chabad on Campus for Shabbat dinner. Some 3,479 students attended one or more of 408 Jewish study classes

R. C. Berman | New Centers | Monday, July 5, 2010

First Jewish Senior Citizens Center To Open in Russia

On Wednesday June 2, several hundred Jewish community members participated at a historic groundbreaking in Vladimir, Russia, where the first Jewish senior citizens center in about 90 years is slated to open.

New Centers | Thursday, June 3, 2010

Oldest Synagogue in Siberia

After a long interruption, renovations on the Choral Synagogue in Tomsk, one of the oldest synagogues in Siberia, are well underway.

Staff Writer | New Centers | Wednesday, March 17, 2010

From Pasadena to Rostov-on-Don: A Jewish Family Makes A Radical Move

In ways they never anticipated, Americans across the entire economic spectrum have radically lowered their living standards in the past two years.

Baila Olidort | New Centers | Monday, January 18, 2010

A Jewish Community Grows In Cabo San Lucas

( Once a week, Benzion Hershcovich leaves his house at the crack of dawn while his wife and children are still asleep. The twenty-something rabbi heads out to a local dairy farm where he gets kosher milk.

Mordechai Lightstone | New Centers | Friday, January 1, 2010

Chabad of The Upper West Side Wins Approval On Landmark Project

A unanimous decision reached Tuesday by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, granted Chabad of the West Side a Certificate of Appropriateness...

Dvora Lakein | New Centers | Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Changing Facts on The Ground: From Cracow To New York

As Sept 11 is remembered today, memorial ceremonies will abound, as they should. But many will look for signs of change that prove that the evil unleashed on that calamitous day has been defeated.

B. Olidort | New Centers | Friday, September 11, 2009

Toronto Developer Fulfills Jewish Congregation’s Dream

Toronto developer Mario Romano wanted to give back to the Jewish community that has helped him prosper. But when the 57-year-old donated three acres of land north of the city for a new Chabad center...

David Lipson | New Centers | Tuesday, September 8, 2009

First Chabad House Opens in St. Martin/St. Maarten

Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters officially appointed new Chabad representatives to St. Martin/St. Maarten in the Caribbean Islands.

S. Fridman | New Centers | Monday, August 17, 2009