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Passover Parade In Chicago

Stocked with Passover Matzos and informative literature, the students worked up a Passover spirit on the streets of Chicago.

Mendy Rimler | Holiday & Shabbos | Thursday, March 25, 2010

At McGill University, Jewish Students Host Inaugural Shabbat Dinner

On a recent Friday night, Rabbi Shmuly Weiss and his wife Rashi were guests in their own Montreal home. Roles were reversed as university students at Chabad of McGill became the masters of ceremony during

David Lipson | Holiday & Shabbos | Monday, December 21, 2009

In Central Africa, Chabad Helps Jews Celebrate High Holidays

Several hours before Rosh Hashanah set in, Chabad Rabbi Shlomo Bentolila found himself in the offices of Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Dvora Lakein | Holiday & Shabbos | Friday, October 2, 2009

Israeli Children Explore Rosh Hashanah at Bee Farm

On a recent field trip with south Tel Aviv’s Camp Neve Eliezer, eighty children, all clad in shorts, sandals, and matching baseball caps, clapped and laughed at the antics of “Itchele...

Sarah Bronson | Holiday & Shabbos | Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Getting Ready for Rosh Hashana: Adults, Children Learn Hands-On With Chabad

Shofar Factories are popping up in cities across the globe, attracting children to explore the significance of the shofar and the holiday it represents...

Dvora Lakein | Holiday & Shabbos | Monday, September 14, 2009

Purim Spring Break

Sun. Surf. Scuba. Nightlife. Ancient Mayan civilization. Ancient Persian history. Ancient Persian History? Well yes, if you are spending Purim with Chabad in Cancun.

Dvora Lakein | Holiday & Shabbos | Monday, March 9, 2009

Purim In Israel: No Holds Barred

The Jewish festival of Purim begins sundown on Monday, but the celebrations and preparations in Israel have been underway since the start of the month. Candy displays and colorful costumes of characters, modern and ancient have filled the shop windows for weeks. Days before the holiday, young and old costumed characters—pirates, superheroes, princesses and cowboys—take  to the streets with parades, parties and carnivals.

Zalman Nelson | Holiday & Shabbos | Monday, March 9, 2009

Father of Slain Terror Victim Kindles Menorah on Liberty Island

( Freezing temperatures and icy winds whipped Liberty Island off the New York harbor Tuesday night. Hardly a night for a boat ride with the kids, and several hundred adults and children, plus distinguished city and state officials came out into the cold to celebrate a unique Chanukah lighting.

Miriam Davids | Holiday & Shabbos | Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Lost in The Andes, Found by Chabad

( Roey Sadan , a 26-year-old old Israeli, was looking for adventure after he had finished his mandatory three years in the Israeli Army. Looking to explore the world and to expand his horizons, he took a job to pay for his travel expenses.

Mordechai Lightstone | Holiday & Shabbos | Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Passover With Chabad Round the World

Holiday & Shabbos | Friday, April 11, 2008

Ukraine: Children, Adults Get Passover Crash Course with Touring Chabad Rabbis

Rabbi Shmuly Brown of Tzivos Hashem in Dnepropetrovsk, trains Chabad rabbinical students before they embark on a 3,700 kilometer tour in Ukraine, with the model matzah bakery.

Holiday & Shabbos | Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Photos: Operation Message in A Matzah For US Army Troops Abroad

Holiday & Shabbos | Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Chabad Draws Thousands To "The Biggest Jewish Party in LA--Ever"

Two thousand students from four southern California colleges partied to a live band and snapped up Purim mitzvahs until 3 AM at a Chabad sponsored mega event that earned its billing as the “biggest Jewish party in LA – Ever.”

R. C. Berman | Holiday & Shabbos | Monday, March 24, 2008

Princess Anne Visits Chabad Menorah in Leeds

Rabbi Reuven Cohen and Rabbi Yirmya Angyalfi , Chabad-Lubavitch representatives to Leeds, England, welcomed Princess Anne , the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth, to the public Menorah in Leeds last week. This Chanukah, the city celebrated  25 years of the first giant Menorah in Europe.

Holiday & Shabbos | Sunday, December 16, 2007

Lag B'omer 2007

Always a children's spectacular, it's especially grand when Lag B'Omer falls on a Sunday, as it did this year.

Holiday & Shabbos | Sunday, May 6, 2007

Chanukah with Chabad

Once upon a time, Jewish children got short shrift when December came around. Most of them were taught to be shy about their Jewish identity and they kept a low Jewish profile.  The old metal menorah in the attic never saw the light. They didn't much celebrate Chanukah, or even know what it was all about. But things have changed since. The first time Chabad decided to put up a giant menorah in a public square, the adults were shocked. Some even protested . . . But the kids, they were delighted. And passersby loved the light That is of course, what Chanukah is all about: light and warmth and Jewish pride. Today, there are thousands of giant menorahs in public squares round the world. There are Dreidel Houses and Macy's Chanukah Parades and eight days packed with Chanukah pomp and circumstance that make the adults proud and keep the kids engaged and animated educated about their Jewish history.

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