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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

France: In Face of Anti-Semitism, Jews Deepen Identity

In the latest of anti-Jewish activity in France, protestors attempted to storm two synagogues in Paris on Sunday. With a substantial Muslim population, far-right National Front party, and widespread anti-Israel sentiment among French leftists, France is seeing many Jews emigrate. But others are digging their heels in, deepening their Jewish identity.

Rena Greenberg | News | Monday, July 14, 2014

Instead of Carefree Camping, Israel’s Children Run for Cover

News | Friday, July 11, 2014

Rabbi Yosef Yehuda Loschak, 62

Rabbi Loschak established a vibrant Jewish community, a synagogue, day school, Hebrew school, summer camp, mikvah, and a satellite Chabad-house at the University of California, S. Barbara.

Mordechai Lightstone | News | Monday, July 7, 2014

Lifeline to Israel's Most Vulnerable

An imaginative response to children at risk Ohr Simcha is home to 270 boys, 5- 15 years old, at least a third of whom were removed from their parents by court order.

News | Monday, July 7, 2014

Soul Encounters

How do we honor the yahrzeit of someone who has given you the tools to transform your life in immeasurable ways? How do you say “thank you” to someone who opened the way for you to encounter the soul—the other’s, but especially your own?

lubavitch.com Staff | News | Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Dreams of Deliverance: To Want (Moshiach) Differently

It may be that instead of depending on adversity as the impetus for change, the Rebbe wanted us to look towards the redemption from a place of well-being, our minds free to imagine a categorically elevated experience, if only we have the audacity for such inventiveness.

Baila Olidort | News | Monday, June 30, 2014

Statement by Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters

Chabad representatives and their communities worldwide join the world Jewish community in praying and grieving with the families.

News | Monday, June 30, 2014

After Twenty Years

To be Jewish, the Rebbe taught, is to care about matters great and lofty, but only insofar as they make us more attentive to the needs of our fellow Jew and our fellow human being

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | News | Monday, June 30, 2014

REVIEWS: Trying To Grasp the Rebbe

To one biographer, he was a world leader who shaped a worldwide movement; to his student, the Rebbe was a tzaddik, a personal link to a higher reality.

Chana Silberstein | News | Thursday, June 26, 2014

Plea From Kidnapped Boys' Parents

Lubavitch.com Staff | News | Friday, June 20, 2014

Rabbi Nachman Sudak, director of Chabad's operations in the UK, 78

Rabbi Nachman Sudak, the director of Chabad’s operations in the United Kingdom who spearheaded the movement’s massive expansion in the country and a member of Chabad-Lubavitch’s international leadership, passed away on Sunday, June 15. He was 78.

Mordechai Lightstone | News | Monday, June 16, 2014

On Visit to Japan, PM Netanyahu Takes Time With Chabad Emissaries

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent trip to Japan included a special stop. In addition to meeting the Japanese Prime Minister, Netanyahu met with Chabad Lubavitch representatives to the country.

Mordechai Lightstone | News | Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Jewish Revival Gains Ground With Russia's University Students

The exposure to Jewish life beyond the very small confines of their respective communities helped students recognize both the feasibility and relevance of living Jewishly.

Rena Greenberg | News | Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Interview Part II, Sarah Korn: Mother, Mentor, Marriage Counselor

"Woman’s influence is deeper, it helps people access their own selves. I take a motherly role. Sometimes I’m also there to tell my husband when to tone it down.

Baila Olidort | News | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Interview Part I: Korns on Campus at NYU

A former Deadhead, now the Chabad rabbi at NYU, shares his story with lubavitch.com.

Baila Olidort | News | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters Purchases Property Adjacent to Chabad Library

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky announced the closing Monday morning of the purchase of 760 Eastern Parkway, the property adjacent to 766 Eastern Parkway, which houses the world class library of Agudas Chassidei Chabad.

News | Monday, May 5, 2014

On Alert, Jews of Odessa Hope for Calm, Quiet

For now, Chabad representatives city wide are taking extra precautions, trying to calm frayed nerves and stay focused on normal activities. Beefing up security at all of the Chabad and Or Avner institutions which remain open, the Wolffs, like other locals, are hoping that the violence will subside quickly.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, May 5, 2014