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Chabad to the rescue for Jews in Bahrain

Bahrain's tiny Jewish community will have matzahs for Pesach after a mercy dash orchestrated by rabbis, a businessman and an MP. A planned delivery of shmurah matzahs went missing Continue Reading


In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
A Jew's true inner nature stands above exile. Furthermore, the exile itself does not create a separation between Continue Reading

State of Illinois Salutes the Rebbe

In honor of  yud-alef  Nisan, and in preparation of Pesach, Rabbi Meir Shimon Moscowitz, head shliach to the state of Illinois, and Rabbi Avrohom kagan,  the shliach in Riv Continue Reading
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Great Adventure: How an amusement park goes Orthodox for Passover

JACKSON, N.J. — Pinchas Cohen spent most of Monday (April 25) wandering around Six Flags Great Adventure under a blazing sun, wearing a knee-length black coat and carrying a big Continue Reading


CROWN HEIGHTS, NY (SNS) -- Guests from around the world spent the first days of Pesach with family & friends in Crown Heights, however overall once again Crown Heights was kin Continue Reading

In what could be a first for North Idaho, Jewish community seder held in Coeur d’Alene

As the sun went down Friday evening, candles were lit and blessings were spoken in a conference room at La Quinta Inn and Suites in Coeur d’Alene, where a small group of Jews ga Continue Reading


In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
Our Sages (Jerusalem Talmud Berachos 2:4) tell us that Moshiach was "born" on Tisha B'Av. This is repeated and r Continue Reading Staff

Jews in Nigeria celebrate a special Passover

Thanks to a unique collaboration between the local Chabad and the EMI SYSTEMS LTD, Nigerian Security Company owned by Israeli businessman Eyal Mesika, a kosher Passover seder wa Continue Reading Staff

Jamaican Prime Minister Connects With Chabad

Recently elected Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica met last week with Chabad-Lubavitch representatives in advance of the Passover holiday. Holness hosted Rabbi Yakov R Continue Reading

SHMAIS.COM EXCLUSIVE: NEW SHLUCHIM TO ARKANSAS has learned that Rabbi and Mrs. Yosef Kramer, together with their son Menachem Mendel, have moved on shlichus to Little Rock, Arkansas.

The couple will expand and enha Continue Reading


In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
The Talmud compares the death of a Jew to the burning of a Torah scroll. If so, how can G-d let such a thing hap Continue Reading

Central Florida Chabad projects set stage for growth

( Most every Friday for the past several years, Jessica Wolff and a dozen Continue Reading
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Handmade Passover matzah stirs memories for retirees

The small group sitting around a fifth-floor apartment in the retirement community chatted and laughed as they shared long-ago Passover memories. Sitting among them was Rabbi Alte Continue Reading

Boruch Dayan Haemes – R’ Yossi Gourarie OBM

With profound sadness and deep pain we inform you of the untimely passing at age 58 of HaChossid, HaTomim, R’ Yossi Gourarie OBM, a longtime resident of Postville, Iowa Continue Reading