Today in Jewish History: 24 Tevet, Passing of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chabad Lubavitch

Today in Jewish History: 24 Tevet, Passing of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chabad Lubavitch

The end of 1812 found Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, also known as the Alter Rebbe, journeying through small towns and villages, distancing himself and his family from the Napoleonic invasion of Russia.

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Texas Chabad 'Mom' Receives "Be Remarkable" Award

Manya Lazaroff, director of Chabad at Texas A&M University, was caught by surprise. She was in the middle of a meeting when a crew from KBTX-TV arrived at the Rohr Chabad Jewish Center to present her with the ‘Be Remarkable’ award.

Ashira Weiss | News | Monday, January 6

Ukraine Chabad Builds Apartment Complex For Emissaries

Yesterday, Chabad of Dnipro, Ukraine, laid the foundation for an apartment complex located near the iconic Menorah Center, one of the largest Jewish community centers in the world.

Staff Writer | News | Thursday, January 2

Today in Jewish History: The Victory in Chabad Library Trial

On the 5th of Tevet (Hei Teves) in 1987, the extensive library of the sixth Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, was declared as belonging to Agudas Chasidei Chabad Lubavitch.

lubavitch.com | News | Wednesday, January 1

Seven Menorahs in North East, London: A Grateful Man Gives Back

When Grant was a child in the sixties, living in Stamford Hill, in a non-observant home just two streets away from the Lubavitch Foundation of the United Kingdom.

Mussi Sharfstein | News | Wednesday, January 1

Soul Lights

Sitting with the Rebbe’s shluchim at the closing session of the Annual International Conference of Chabad Lubavitch Emissaries near the end of November, I felt the enormous spiritual power concentrated in the cavernous hall.

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | News | Monday, December 30

A Wink From Above

It’s happened to all of us. In this column, we asked readers to tell us about that uncanny experience that reminded them that sometimes, miracles happen . . . to us, here, now.

News | Saturday, December 28

Rabbi Kalman Weinfeld, Rabbinic Coordinator for OK kosher certification, helps two co-pilots don tefillin before disembarking from a flight to the Bahamas.

Rabbi Kalman Weinfeld, Rabbinic Coordinator for OK kosher certification, helps two co-pilots don tefillin before disembarking from a flight to the Bahamas. Go to galleryGo to gallery »

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