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Yossel now worth $255 million

Australia's BRW Rich 200 list 2014 was recently released and Yossel Gutnick came in at 196 with an estimated $255 million, down from $285 million in 2013.

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Residents of Nachlat Har Chabad Take a Break

Nachlat Har Chabad is located within range of the bombing raids in southern Israel and has also suffered some losses in recent years. For this reason, its local residents are find Continue Reading

Chabad Askan Arranges a Special Visit to the Barzillai Hospital

Former Sephardic Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar. Knesset member Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, and askan Avraham Lehrer visited wounded soldiers at the Barzillai Hospital in Ashkelon. With them w Continue Reading
By Chaya Bar-Chaim

The Doula Extraordinaire of Crown Heights

It was not quite 6 a.m. on July 13, 1981, when the phone rang in Rochel Vail’s upstate summer bungalow. Her friend’s frantic husband was on the line. His wife was in labor, Continue Reading

Live Siyum airs on Israel’s Channel 20

For the first time in history, a siyum was held during the Nine Days on a live TV broadcast. On Israel’s Channel 20, Rabbi Dovid Gurary, director of Chabad educational instituti Continue Reading

Soldiers in Dimona do Mivtza Tefillin

At the Chabad House in Dimona, roles were somewhat reversed this week. Instead of volunteers putting on tefillin with soldiers, the soldiers were going out into the streets to put Continue Reading


In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
We are living in a new era with a new service. Instead of concentrating on the refinement of the world, our efforts Continue Reading

PHOTOS: Visiting Day @ Camp Gan Yisroel, NY

Due to the "9 days" Camp Gan Yisroel, NY held their 2nd and final visiting day of the season on Sunday 29 Tammuz. Please open for photos courtesy of Continue Reading

Rabbis connect with Jews in rural Oklahoma

STILLWATER, Okla. — Two rabbis from Brooklyn spent the past few days in Stillwater meeting with Jews and reconnecting them with their traditions, rituals and heritage.

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In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
The belief in Moshiach is not simply a hope for a blissful and carefree state of utopia. Rather, it is a belief in Continue Reading
By Carin M. Smilk

Aspen to Welcome Mega Jewish Center

( Aspen is known for skiing, stunning vistas and a crowd that includes celebrities of all kinds. Very soon, it will also be known for a brand-new, state-of-the-art bui Continue Reading


Gainesville Florida's Shluchim Rabbis Goldman and Notik pose for a photo in the new Mikvah following an inspection by Head Shliach Rabbi Avrohom Korf and Mikvah expert Rabb Continue Reading


In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
Perhaps the reason for the continuation of the exile for yet one moment longer, is that "G-d desires the prayers of Continue Reading

Ashdod Shliach Eulogizes IDF Soldier at Shiva

When the shiva of soldier Ben Yitzchak Vanunu drew to a close, many residents of Ashdod gathered at the Netiv Meir shul to mark the occasion. Despite the constant threat of air ra Continue Reading
By Marjorie Ingall

The First Kosher Comic Book Blazed a Trail for Orthodox Outreach

...There’s a saying, “start as you intend to continue.” And I think my earliest exposure to comic books set the tone for what I still enjoy (and want to give to my children) Continue Reading

Father of Lone Soldier Writes Letter in Sefer Torah

Last week, lone soldier Jordan Bensimon of the Egoz battalion, was killed in combat in the Gaza Strip.
The Fleischman brothers, who were visiting the south of Israel to distribut Continue Reading

Roving Rabbis visit Kauai

LIHUE — As part of their community outreach training to smaller Jewish communities, two “Roving Rabbis” are on island through July to share their love for Jewish life. Rabbi Continue Reading

~~~WATCH IT LIVE~~~: Siyumim for the 9 Days

The Rebbe initiated the custom of participating in a Siyum on each of the "Nine Days." Watch a live siyum, brought to you by NCFJE and Jewish.TV. Keeping up with an over 30-year o Continue Reading

Miraculous Escape in Ganei Yochanan

On Sunday, the shliach in Ganei Yochanan Rabbi Avraham Prudanshetzky told the following amazing story:
“On Friday, we organized a huge mivtza on our yishuv. We gave out Shabbos Continue Reading

Chabad of Hunterdon County raises $130,000 @ dinner

Chabad of Hunterdon County, NJ celebrated its 11th anniversary dinner banquet at the Grand Colonial in Perryville. It was a special event with many community, business as well as Continue Reading

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