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Coffee at Dartmouth, One Cup At A Time

On a mild spring day last May in a local café in the small idyllic town of Hanover, New Hampshire, Rabbi Moshe Gray was holding his fifth cup of coffee of the day. Unlike the other patrons of the venue, mostly over-caffeinated Ivy League students cramming for exams, the Chabad rabbi was not trying to stay awake.

Rena Greenberg | News | Monday, September 1, 2014

A First At 83: Survivor, Philosopher, Wraps Tefillin

Frithjof Bergmann, an 83-year-old Holocaust survivor, is a professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan. "I feel different, more elevated," he said after donning tefillin.

Rena Greenberg | News | Thursday, August 28, 2014

Six Years After Mumbai Attack, Chabad House Reopens

“We can overcome challenges, even the most horrific of challenges. We can and must rebuild, and this building serves as a beacon of light and hope that evil will not prevail,”

S.B. Nemanow | News | Tuesday, August 26, 2014

CTeen Europe Shabbaton Gives Jewish Teenagers a Boost of Jewish Pride

Jewish Teens spend a weekend together, having fun and making lifelong connections

S.B. Nemanow | News | Monday, August 25, 2014

Donetsk Jews in Exile: Pray for Us

Back in Donetsk, an eerie emptiness has replaced the noisy, boisterous JCC. The school building is closed, as is the kosher restaurant. A few Jews remained.

Baila Olidort | News | Monday, August 25, 2014

Sweden's Jewish Leadership: We Will Stand Strong

“We need take a stand. This is not ok and cannot be allowed. Every government’s first responsibility is to protect the safety of its citizens,” says Rabbi Alexander Namdar, who insists that while Jews must be vigilant, “The last thing we want to do is to disappear.”

Baila Olidort | News | Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Photo Gallery: JLI Retreat 2014, Chicago

Photos from five days at JLI’s National Jewish Retreat

News | Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Video: Canadian Rabbis Look Out for Jewish Inmates

Rabbi Zushe Silberstein works with Jewish Inmates of Quebec’s prisons.

News | Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A Walk Through the Pages of History

In 1475, a Hebrew printing press in southern Italy printed a book that stands as one of the earliest examples of an industry that would change the Jewish world forever.

S.B. Nemanow | News | Monday, August 18, 2014

The Rebbe’s Father: The 70th Yahrzeit

Jewish communities worldwide will this Shabbat (20 Av) be marking the 70th yahrzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson (1878-1944), the father of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

Baila Olidort | News | Friday, August 15, 2014

IDF Golani Soldiers Give Thanks

Soldiers return directly from the Gaza front to say the traditional "Gomel" blessing.

News | Thursday, August 14, 2014

Built on Inclusiveness, New Center Shapes Aspen’s Jewish Community

The $18 million building was at least a decade in the making. Now complete, the Mintzs say this is only a beginning. “We have to reach every man, woman, and child in our community with the light of Torah and Judaism.”

S.B. Nemanow | News | Thursday, August 14, 2014

Chabad Representative Assists Victims of Fatal Crash in Switzerland

“The important thing to me was that there were people here in trauma, in a foreign country, without the language and familiarity. They are Hebrew speakers and needed our help.”

Staff Writer | News | Monday, August 11, 2014

Israeli PM Inscribes Torah Letter for IDF

S.B. Nemanow | News | Friday, August 8, 2014

For Some, Camp Winds Down to A Strong Jewish Send-off

Rena Greenberg | News | Thursday, August 7, 2014

Tisha B'Av: Remembering for a Better Future

The idea of remembering, and the traditions that facilitate remembering are everywhere embedded in Jewish life, enabling us to bridge the wide gap between past and present, not for the sake of keeping us tethered to the past, but so that we will have a future to look forward to as Jews.

Baila Olidort | News | Monday, August 4, 2014

Strong Attendance at Europe's Jewish Summer Camps

"We take all precautionary security measures, but we will not hide, nor will we disguise ourselves, or remove our kippah when we are outside, as some have suggested,” said Chabad's representative to Berlin.

Baila Olidort | News | Thursday, July 31, 2014

Ipads for wounded IDF soldiers

News | Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Blog: Mumbai on My Mind

While our soldiers are in the trenches fighting with their lives to hold on to our tiny homeland, when so many would like to see us defeated, it’s good to be reminded that we Jews are a resilient people; Chabad of Mumbai is on the rebound.

S.B. Nemanow | News | Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Chabad Galvanizes Worldwide Support for Israel’s Soldiers, Children, Civilians

Rena Greenberg | News | Friday, July 18, 2014

Must our Brothers Fight Alone? A Cry To World Jewry

Moses' resounding cry should reverberate in our ears. "Shall your brethren go to war while you stay here?!" Should our brothers and sisters in Israel face this war alone while we sit here comfortably in our penthouses?

Uriel Vigler | News | Friday, July 18, 2014

New Headquarters For Russia's Rabbinical Leaders

Leading rabbinical figures from Israel and Europe presided at the dedication ceremony of the new offices of Russia’s Chief Rabbinate. The new facility will serve as the home for all of the rabbinical concerns related to Russia’s Jewish popultion, which until now have been dispersed among various locations.

lubavitch.com Staff | News | Thursday, July 17, 2014

Chabad To Open in Biloxi-Gulfport, Mississippi

Rabbi Akiva and Hannah Hall, and their eight-month-old daughter, Leah, are preparing to put down roots in the Biloxi-Gulfport area in southern Mississippi in time for the High Holidays. This brings the number of states represented by Chabad to 49.

Zalman Schreiber | News | Thursday, July 17, 2014

After FIFA, Jewish Fans Grateful for Chabad of Brazil

As Jewish fans from around the world lucky enough to attend the 2014 FIFA World Cup games in person pack up to head home, they return with an unexpected take-away.

Rena Greenberg | News | Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Crimean Jews Remember Jewish Massacre

Holocaust survivor David Barulya, a 102 year resident of Sevastopol, and a veteran of World War II lit a candle on Thursday, July 12 at memorial for 4200 Jews murdered there by Nazis on that date in 1942.

Zalman Schreiber | News | Monday, July 14, 2014