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A glimpse into the life of Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda (JJ) Hecht OBM on his 25th Yahrtzeit

Friday the 15th of Menachem Av is the 25th Yahrtzeit of  Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda (JJ) Hecht OBM. If you have memories, stories or pictures of Rabbi Hecht please e-mail us @ Continue Reading
By Adam Bell - Photo: JDN

Summer in Saratoga Springs: Tourists Move In and Jewish Life Moves Outdoors

( Springs in Upstate New York has long been known for the therapeutic waters of its namesake, in addition to the “three H’s”—health, history and horses. Continue Reading

New Summer Camp Opens in Holon

On Thursday, Camp Gan Israel opened in the Israeli city of Holon for the first time. Chabad House director Rabbi Dovid Gurary decided that it was time to open a go Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik

Chabad hosts Jewish pop art exhibit

Rabbi Yitzchok Moully’s art stands at a confluence of ancient traditions and modern techniques. He uses silkscreen in the style of Andy Warhol and bright colors that bring a f Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik

The Driving Force of Our Choice

This week on Friday was the 15th of Av. Among the reasons that make this day one of the greatest Yomim Tovim is that we celebrate because “the daughters of Jerusalem woul Continue Reading


In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM

Jews today do not face decrees forbidding the observance of mitzvot (commandments) or Torah study as in previous gen Continue Reading

Hundreds Do Mivtza Tefillin At Sporting Event in Berlin

Hundreds of Jews put on tefillin this week as part of a mivtza organized by the Chabad House of Berlin. Over the past few days, thousands of Jews have been in Ger Continue Reading

Camp Begins in Kfar Chabad

On Wednesday morning, the Chayalei Harebbe camp opened in Kfar Chabad. Hundreds of local boys gathered for the first day. The camp general read out the rules befor Continue Reading

Shabbos Nachamu Parshas Vaeschanan 5775 in Crown Heights

Chaim Ezzra Tzfasman Davened Shachris @ the Umud downstairs.  There were 12 Chasanim. Mendel Reizes Davened Mussaf @ the Umud. In the Rebbe's room, R' Kagan Davened Shachris @ t Continue Reading

Deputy Minister is Guided by the Rebbe

On Friday, a special rally was held at the Chayalei Harebbe summer camp at a hall on the Ohr Simcha yeshiva campus. Special guest was MK Ayoub Kara, who spoke abo Continue Reading

Director of Lunar Park Donates Fun Day to Chabad Camp

On Thursday, participants in the Chayalei Harebbe Camp had a fun day at the lunar park in Tel Aviv. On the way, the children learned Tanya by heart and were teste Continue Reading


In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM

In Psalms, we read over and over again how King David yearns to be connected with G-d. "My soul thirsts for You... i Continue Reading


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By Karen Schwartz,

Chabad on Campus Welcomes 20 New Emissary Couples for the Academic Year

( Summer is a good time for many Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries, especially those based on college campuses, to get outside of their immediate surroundings—spending tim Continue Reading

What Women in Lod Did During the Nine Days

During the Nine Days, women and girls from the Chabad community in Lod gathered each evening in the Beit Aryeh Shul.   There, they heard a siyum and enjoyed fasc Continue Reading

Shabbos Parshas Devorim 5775 in Crown Heights

On Friday night there was at least 1 Sholom Zochor k"ah.

Mendel Reizes Davened Shachris @ the Umud downstairs.   There were 10  Chasanim. Shimon Herz Davened Mussaf @ the Umud. Continue Reading

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