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The Rebbe's Yahrzeit

This Thursday, 3 Tammuz, marks the twenty-sixth anniversary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s passing. Since his passing, the Rebbe’s influence on world Jewry has grown exponentially and is felt today more than ever.

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Emerging From Lockdown, Rome Returns to Romance

With a decimated local economy and a tragic national death toll of 34,000, these moments of joy are particularly poignant for the Jewish community of Rome.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, June 24, 2020

20,000 Party For Shabbat

First-ever global pre-Shabbat party brings together families of special needs individuals and celebrities

Ashira Weiss | News | Friday, June 12, 2020

Friendship Circle: Embracing the Individual

The sound of blaring sirens heralded a flashing motorcade of fire trucks, ambulances, and police cars driving down her block. Friendship Circle staff members and volunteers followed in cars festooned with colorful balloons.

Liba Rimler | News | Wednesday, May 27, 2020

770 Food Packages For Muslim Families

25,000 meals delivered to 770 single-parent Muslim families in Nigeria as Ramadan ends.

Ashira Weiss | News | Sunday, May 24, 2020

A Hebrew School Becomes A Community

At the time, the twenty-five children enrolled in New York Hebrew met once a week at the Center for Jewish Discovery for two hours of Jewish studies. Eight years later, the Shanowitzes run classes in Gramercy, Flatiron, and Chelsea, with an enrollment of 130 children, ages three to thirteen.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Fighting For His Life, A Rabbi Inspires Music and Mitzvot

Through regular Facebook posts, Sarah shares her personal journey as she manages life, quarantining at home with six active children and her beloved husband battling to stay alive.

Tzipora Reitman | News | Monday, May 18, 2020

Lag B'Omer Innovation Under Lockdown

Thousands of Chabad communities around the world found creative ways to celebrate together. Whether online, or drive-by, the themes of Jewish unity had particular resonance for the more than a hundred thousand participants.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The First Outpost: Casablanca, Morocco

This year marks seventy years since the Lubavitcher Rebbe appointed his first-ever emissary to establish a permanent Chabad presence. Lubavitch International looks back at the seven decades of impact that Chabad has had on the Jewish community of Morocco.

Rena Udkoff | News | Thursday, May 7, 2020

Court Confirms Chabad's Exclusive Rights To Flagship Synagogue At 770 Eastern Parkway

Court Confirms Chabad’s Exclusive Rights to Flagship Synagogue at 770 Eastern Parkway

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | News | Monday, May 4, 2020

A RAY OF LIGHT IN THE NIGHT

Rabbi Levi Wolff yblch"t, Chabad of Bondi, Sydney shares some thoughts after the passing of his cousin, Rabbi Benny Wolff of Chabad of Hanover, Germany due to Coronavirus.

Rabbi Levi Wolff | News | Friday, May 1, 2020

Adopted at Age 91, A Holocaust Survivor Finds Love and Hope

The single mom of three had already reached out to thirty-four welfare organizations, governmental and private, Jewish and non-Jewish. None of them had been able to help.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Two Universities React as Antisemitism Steps Out of the Shadows

While administrators debate the limits of free speech, Chabad reps are stepping in, with courage and moral clarity, to make sure Jewish students feel safe and heard.

Sarah Ogince | News | Sunday, April 26, 2020

Oxygen And Other Blessings

They started prepping me for transfer to the ICU. I started googling. Survival rate following organ failure is 50%. Intubation has a 30% rate of successful extubation. I was going to die. I said Shema Yisrael. I needed to compose goodbye messages to everyone. But I was in so much pain.

Elazar Green | News | Thursday, April 23, 2020

Growing Gains in Toronto

As Toronto's Jewish community continues to grow, Chabad's infrastructure is expanding to suit. Five major construction projects are underway to serve the city's various demographics.

Dvora Lakein | News | Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Auschwitz: Barrack 13, Section E

Hungarian-born Geza Rohrig talks with Lubavitch International about his role in Son of Saul as a Sonderkommando in Auschwitz

News | Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Popping Bottles With Intention

Paul’s adoptive parents were religious Mormons who took him to church. Paul was not interested in their religion, and they didn’t press the issue. They told him he had a “different DNA.”

Tzipora Reitman | News | Monday, April 20, 2020

Saw You At Sinai

This story appeared as a sidebar in connection to the article 'A Nation is Born,' Boruch Werdiger's exploration of the concepts of Jewish nationhood and conversion, that appeared in the Spring 2020 issue of Lubavitch International.

Boruch Werdiger | News | Monday, April 13, 2020

A Nation is Born

The Exodus is the story of a small family, connected only by the ties of kin and consanguinity, that grew into a community, connected by a covenant and a creed. It is this transcendent vision of nationhood that has enabled others to join the tribe– to convert—and thereby become full-fledged Jews.

Boruch Werdiger | News | Monday, April 13, 2020

Matzah And A Priest

In a small Canadian city sits an exclusive boarding high school, home to many international students from Brazil, Mexico, Russia and elsewhere. Though no longer an official faith school, the priests on staff and the ornate chapel are lingering evidence of its strong Christian roots.

Ashira Weiss | News | Sunday, April 12, 2020

Rabbi Leibel Groner, Member of Secretariat to the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Rabbi Leibel Groner, long-time aide to the Lubavitcher Rebbe, passed away Tuesday evening from the covid-19 virus. He was 88.

Dovid Zaklikowski | News | Wednesday, April 8, 2020

DID YOU KNOW?

DID YOU KNOW? 10 FACTS ABOUT MATZAH

Ashira Weiss | News | Tuesday, April 7, 2020

When Jewish Life Goes Viral

In this multimedia mini-series, we interview Chabad couples from around the world about Chabad’s response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Jewish life events.

Ashira Weiss, Dvora Lakein, Liba Rimler | News | Monday, April 6, 2020

When Jewish Life Goes Viral

In this multimedia mini-series, we interview Chabad couples from around the world about Chabad’s response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Jewish life events.

Ashira Weiss, Dvora Lakein, Liba Rimler | News | Monday, April 6, 2020

When Jewish Life Goes Viral: Solo Seder

In this multimedia mini-series, we look at Chabad’s response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Jewish life events. In this, part five, Chabad representatives have drawn on their creativity to empower those leading their own solo Seder.

Liba Rimler | News | Monday, April 6, 2020