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Chabad-Lubavitch in the Media

Chabad-Lubavitch in the Media

Stories and reports that have appeared in the media during the past two weeks

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Tasmania’s Triple Treat
Australian Jewish News,Tuesday, January 17, 2017
...All three boys were taught by Rabbi Yochanan Gordon of Chabad of Tasmania, who noted that the boys’ achievements were particularly noteworthy given they have never had access to formal Jewish education. “It really strengthened their connection [to Judaism],” Rabbi Gordon told The AJN. “One has already asked me about continuing to learn after his bar mitzvah.”...
      Chabad of Tasmania–South Launceston, TAS Australia
12 Steps Expert, Rabbi to Speak in Fountain Hills, Phoenix
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix,Thursday, January 12, 2017
Chabad of Fountain Hills And The Jewish Recovery Fellowship of Arizona will host a Shabbaton Weekend with Rabbi Shais Taub, an internationally known speaker, writer and teacher on topics of Jewish spirituality who is also known for his work in the field of addiction. NPR dubbed him “an expert on the 12 Steps” and The New York Times called him “a phenomenon.”...
      Chabad Lubavitch of Arizona–Phoenix, AZ
      Chabad Lubavitch of Fountain Hills–Fountain Hills, AZ
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson Street - Photo
Jewish Press,Thursday, January 12, 2017
Israeli Minister of the Interior Aryeh Deri revealed a new street sign during the opening ceremony for a new street in Kfar Chabad on January 10, 2017, named after Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. It’s called “HaRabbi Milubavitch Street”.
Daily Kickoff: Senators Sasse, Graham & Franken Dance, Swap Hats With Hasidic Jews on the Hill
Jewish Insider,Thursday, January 12, 2017
...Sen. Ben Sasse tweeted a photo of Sen. Lindsey Graham with a group of Chabad-Lubavitch visitors:“On the subway to the vote, Lindsey literally struck up the conversation with “Hey Fellas. I love your hats.”...
IAC and Center City Chabad Host Menorah Lighting
Jewish Exponent - PA,Wednesday, January 11, 2017
The Israeli American Council (IAC), along with Center City Chabad, hosted a Rittenhouse Square menorah lighting and Chanukah celebration Dec. 27 at the Ethical Society for children and their families. They also collected coats for some of the city’s 800 homeless. The coat drive, which included donations from Rittenhouse Square building residents, was sponsored by the Friends of Rittenhouse Square.
      Lubavitch of Center City–Philadelphia, PA
Chabad Reaches All 50 States
New Voices,Wednesday, January 11, 2017
We all know the joke: The first life on Mars will be… a Chabad House. While Chabad, a juggernaut Jewish presence on nearly 200 campuses nation-wide, isn’t quite intergalactic yet, it recently took one step closer. Chabad is finally in all 50 states with its recent addition of a Chabad House in South Dakota...
      South Dakota Jewish Center - Chabad Lubavitch–Sioux Falls, SD
Challah: Method Behind Myth
Daily North Shore - IL,Wednesday, January 11, 2017
...“Challah baking is a time-honored tradition,” said Rivke Flinkenstein, co-director of Chabad and the event coordinator. “This event underscores the unity of all Jewish women, of all backgrounds and affiliations, and presents an opportunity for women and girls from across the area to join together and share in this beautiful activity.”...
      Chabad of Wilmette - Center for Jewish Life and Learning–Wilmette, IL
Jewish Life Influences Students' College Decisions
S. Louis Jewish Light,Wednesday, January 11, 2017
...Ben Schenberg is a freshman at University of Kansas, where he participates in Hillel and Chabad. Schenberg went through the college selection process last year and made a point to choose a school with a strong Jewish organization and community. “While I applied to schools without a Hillel, I didn’t even end up considering any of (them),” Schenberg said. “I also stay involved in Chabad, which at KU is stronger than ever. Hachnasat orchim, the Jewish value of welcoming the stranger, is very apparent and acted upon at KU.”...
      Chabad Center for Jewish Life Serving KU & The Northeast Kansas Communities–Lawrence, KS
Study: Chabad Rabbis Are Counselors of First Resort on College Campuses
Jewish Journal - CA,Wednesday, January 11, 2017
...College campuses are “big, cold, impersonal places, basically,” said Rabbi Dov Wagner, the Chabad emissary at USC. When you’re around to listen to people, he said, “people wanna have a conversation.” Wagner has seen students walk into his Craftsman home near campus to seek guidance with issues ranging from eating disorders to a death in the family. When mental health care is the appropriate solution, he refers the students to professional help, but more often students show up with more mundane personal troubles...
      Chabad Jewish Student Center at USC–Los Angeles, CA
      Chabad House at UCLA–Los Angeles, CA
      Chabad on Campus International–Brooklyn, NY
      The Rohr Chabad at UC Irvine–Irvine, CA
America’s Finest Kosher (and Halal) Diner Debuts at UCSD
Times of S. Diego - CA,Wednesday, January 11, 2017
...Rabbi Yudell Reiz of Chabad Center of University City, who helps supervise the kosher preparation, spoke about the restaurant’s appeal to nonstudents as well. “It’s a very big deal both for the students and the community,” Reiz said. “It means a lot. The kosher options in San Diego are quite limited.”...
      Chabad Center of University City–S. Diego, CA
Montana Chumash Project Spreads Light to Jewish Families
KULR-8 - Billings, MT,Wednesday, January 11, 2017
...Rabbi Chaim Bruk says that the Jewish community shouldn't give Anti-Semites too much attention because a counter protest is exactly what they're looking for. That's why he decided to instead do something positive for the Jewish families living in Montana. He hopes to be able to send a Torah to every Jewish family in the state, which he estimates to be about 1,500 households. He wants to make sure that every Jew in Montana feels supported and proud of their religion in the face of hate...
      Chabad-Lubavitch of Montana–Bozeman, MT
Grant Provides New Windows for Saratoga Chabad
Saratogian - Saratoga Springs, NY,Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Thanks to a grant from the Alfred Z. Solomon Foundation, 11 new windows and shades will be installed at Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular St., in the next couple of months. “It’s very important; this way we’ll be able to have more air flowing through and more insulation in the winter and it’ll keep the building warmer,” said Rabbi Abba Rubin. “We’re very happy that they considered us to get this grant.”...
      Chabad Lubavitch of Saratoga Springs–Saratoga Springs, NY
Montana Rabbi to Neo-Nazis: Torah Topples Hate
Arutz Sheva,Tuesday, January 10, 2017
...In response to the march, Bruk has launched the Montana Chumash Project, an effort to give every Jewish family in Montana—some 1,500 households in all—a copy of the Kehot Chumash (The Five Books of Moses). Bruk sees the gift, funded by Jews and non-Jews around the country, as the ultimate act of defiance against darkness. “We do not consider it our job to protest the haters,” says Bruk. “Rather, we wanted to respond with something they could never compete with. Darkness is allergic to light, and this gift is the ultimate act of light.”
      Chabad-Lubavitch of Montana–Bozeman, MT
Lighting the Menorah: Old Tappan Hosts Hanukkah Celebration
Northern Valley Press - NJ,Monday, January 9, 2017
...“A big thank you to the Old Tappan Mayor and Council and to the chief of police for their support,” Rabbi Lewis wrote on Facebook. “To the musicians, Yeshaya and Michael, Keith Leef for his fire show, to all the volunteers and to all who came out to enjoy a spectacular evening. Thank you and Happy Chanukah.”
      Chabad of Old Tappan–Old Tappan, NJ
Lighting the Way: Pascack Valley Hanukkah Events Seek to Inspire Community
Pascack Press - NJ,Monday, January 9, 2017
...Drizin, who also organized the ceremony, said that Valley Chabad chose a high-traffic area for the menorah lighting in order to reach and celebrate with more people. The rabbi said that the attendees shared their holiday treats and drinks with shoppers and passersby. The rabbi said they aimed to “bring the culture and celebration to where people are.” “Hanukkah has this unique ingredient,” he said. “It’s about the public; about the people.”..
      Valley Chabad–Woodcliff Lake, NJ
A Festival of Lights: Englewood Gathers to Celebrate Hanukkah
Northern Valley Press - NJ,Monday, January 9, 2017
...The menorah lighting and the reciting of the traditional Hanukkah prayers were supervised by Rabbi Ephraim Simon, the executive director and spiritual leader of Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County and the Teaneck Chabad House. Rabbi Simon has been presiding over the menorah lighting ceremony for 14 years, and as is the custom, the event was attended by other rabbis, Englewood Mayor Frank Huttle III, Englewood notables and a large gathering of residents...
      Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County–Teaneck, NJ
A Jewish Spy Who Infiltrated Nazi Germany Visits Coral Springs
Coral Springs Talk - FL,Monday, January 9, 2017
...She will be speaking about her book about her experience “Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany” at the Chabad of Coral Springs...
      Chabad of Coral Springs–Coral Springs, FL
Rabbi Hilel Gives Students a Home Away From Home
Mustang News - Cal Poly,Sunday, January 8, 2017
Tightly packed tables buzz with chatter. Plates and silverware clink. The commotion then subsides as one voice begins to emerge. It is raspy, with rhythm like the candle flames flickering in the corner. The words are Hebrew — a blessing before the wine. It’s a familiar introduction to the weekly Shabbat dinner hosted by Rabbi Chaim Hilel. This dinner gathering is just an example of one of the many services Hilel provides to the Jewish community as the only rabbi in San Luis Obispo. And he doesn’t even need a synagogue. Working out of his own home, he provides an environment for Jews to grow, spiritually and culturally...
      Chabad of SLO & Cal Poly - The Rohr Center for Jewish Life–S. Luis Obispo, CA
Hundreds Gather for Chanukah Celebrations
Bournemouth Echo - UK,Sunday, January 8, 2017
...Rabbi Bentzion Alperowitz, of Chabad of Bournemouth, said the celebration reflected peace, freedom and hope. "This year alone Chabad hosted events in more than 80 countries," he said, speaking of menorahs at the White House in Washington and Trafalgar Square to name but a few. "The message is very simple: every individual should look at themselves as the light. If you kindle a flame you can see that light from everywhere. That's the message from Chanukah...
      Chabad Lubavitch of Bournemouth–Bournemouth, England
No Place for Bigotry on Cape Cod
Cape Cod Times - MA,Friday, January 6, 2017
...Once again we are confronted with the casual expression of anti-Semitism in an act of vandalism. In recent memory, the Falmouth Jewish Congregation, the Chabad House of Hyannis, and the Cape Cod Synagogue have all been the targets of anti-Semitic vandalism. Now the graves of Oak Grove are defaced with messages of hate...
      Chabad Lubavitch of Cape Cod–Hyannis, MA
The Light and Warmth of Chanukah
Heritage Florida Jewish News,Friday, January 6, 2017
A tiny drop of light dispels even the greatest darkness; this is the true message of Chanukah. Rabbi Yosef Konikov, founder of Chabad of South Orlando, delivered an inspiring message on the power of light over dark, and good over evil to a crowd of over 400 people at the community Chanukah party at Chabad on Sand Lake. The celebration, which had crafts for the kids, snow cones, cotton candy and a 10-foot snow slide in addition to other things, was special because of its truly warm atmosphere...
      Chabad of South Orlando–Orlando, FL
Jewish Children Light up Home Depot With Menorah-Making Workshop
NOLA.com,Friday, January 6, 2017
Festive Jewish music, the delicious aroma of latkes fried in oil and the sweet smell of lumber filled the air in the most unlikeliest places recently -- the lumber department at the Elmwood Shopping Center Home Depot in Harahan. Sixty Jewish children and teenagers, ages 2 to 15, were making menorahs and dreidels. The children were led by a team of volunteers and Rabbi Mendel Ceitlin, director of education at the Chabad Center of Metairie. "Kids feel like they are part of the holiday when they build their own Menorah," Ceitlin said...
      Chabad Center of Metairie–Metairie, LA
Menorah Madness
Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle,Thursday, January 5, 2017
Chabad of Pittsburgh’s Grand Menorah Parade and Chanukah Festival took place on Wednesday, Dec. 28, beginning at Rodef Shalom Congregation and ending at The Waterfront. The annual Menorah Parade featured nearly 100 vehicles adorned with menorahs. More than 1,000 people gathered at The Waterfront to celebrate the Festival of Lights by listening to the Jewish rock stylings of California band 8th Day, joining in the lighting of a 12-foot menorah...
      Chabad Lubavitch of Pittsburgh–Pittsburgh, PA
      Chabad Outreach–Pittsburgh, PA
      B'nai Emunah Chabad - Greenfield–Pittsburgh, PA
Another Threat Made Against Chabad of Orlando
WKMG Orlando - FL,Thursday, January 5, 2017
A day after Chabad of Orlando was cleared after a bomb threat, another threat was received to the Jewish synagogue, according to authorities. A rabbi received a threatening phone call on Thursday, according to Orange County deputy Rose Silva. The building was evacuated as a precaution, Silva said...
      Chabad of South Orlando–Orlando, FL
Secord Visits Site of Berlin Market Terrorist Attack
J-Wire,Thursday, January 5, 2017
NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel deputy chair and NSW Labor frontbencher Walt Secord visited the Berlin Christmas markets – a day and a half after the terrorist attack – to see the impromptu memorials at the site and pay his respects. In addition, Walt Secord, who is also deputy opposition leader in the NSW Legislative Council visited the Chanukah menorah by the Chabad-Lubavitch movement at the Brandenburg gate and Holocaust Memorial in Berlin...
      Jüdisches Bildungszentrum - Rohr Chabad Center–Berlin, Germany
Frisch and Friendship Circle Partner for Unique Winter Camp
Jewish Link - NJ,Thursday, January 5, 2017
Winter break, while eagerly anticipated by students, causes consternation for working parents. For parents of children with special needs, there is an added variable with a break from school. “Kids with special needs thrive on structure,” explained Bergen County Friendship Circle Director Zeesy Grossbaum. More than 10 years ago, Grossbaum saw this need and put together a winter camp for the days between Christmas and New Year’s when many schools close. The response was positive and they quickly outgrew one environment after another, eventually partnering with The Frisch School six years ago...
      Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County–Teaneck, NJ
      Chabad of Paramus–Paramus, NJ
Unlikely War Hero Talks About Time as a Spy
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - AZ,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
...Cohn gave talks in both Tucson and Phoenix last month. At the Tucson event, co-sponsored by Chabad of Oro Valley and the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s Northwest Division, well over 100 were in attendance. Nearly 100 attended the event hosted by Chabad of Fountain Hills...
      Chabad Lubavitch of Fountain Hills–Fountain Hills, AZ
Chabad of the South Hills Lights up the Galleria for Chanukah
Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
A 12-foot kerosene menorah, the aroma of fresh latkes, and, yes, the songs of Ziggy Marley attracted dozens of celebrants and shoppers to the second floor of Mt. Lebanon’s Galleria last week as the South Hills Jewish community joined together to observe the fourth night of Chanukah. The program was sponsored by Chabad of the South Hills, with support from South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh and the Marriott Pittsburgh City Center. A festive mood permeated the open space on the upper level of the mall...
      Chabad of the South Hills–Pittsburgh, PA
Giant Bagel Menorah Gave Bethesda Toasty Glow
Forward,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Chew on this: Our post-Hanukkah prize for the year’s best menorah goes to the “Bagel-Norah,” a 10-foot-tall model made from 400 bagels. Who came up with all the dough for this project? Chabad Bethesda in Maryland, whose previous Hanukkah extravaganzas have included giant menorahs of ice, Legos and jelly beans...
      Chabad of Bethesda–Bethesda, MD
Chanukah Lights up Downtown CLE
Cleveland Jewish News,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
...Rabbi Yossi Freedman, co-director of Chabad of Downtown Cleveland, spoke about how Chanukah is a celebration to share with the entire secular community, because of its universal lessons. “Though we see darkness around us, these timeless lights remind us never to be discouraged, for it is clear that when we bring forth a culture and message of light, darkness … will fly away,” said Freedman, just as his hat flew off in the cold breeze. “This universal and timeless message of Chanukah, said the rabbis, should be publicized in the most proud manner.”...
      Chabad of Downtown Cleveland–Cleveland, OH
Streets Lit up by Hanukkah Celebration
Prestwich and Whitefield Guide - UK,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
A parade of vehicles lit up the streets when they travelled through north Manchester fitted with Hanukkah Menorah lights. The Menorah Parade, which is organised by the Manchester branch of the L’Chaim Chabad Lubavitch Jewish organisation, travelled through Prestwich, Whitefield, Radcliffe and Broughton, on December 25. About 62 vehicles carrying Menorah candelabras took part in the celebrations, which included live music and dancing in the streets...
      Yeshivas Lubavitch Manchester–Salford, Manchester England
The Menorah Was Lit by the Elevator With Care
Cranston Herald - RI,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
As has been the tradition at City Hall for the past several years, Mayor Allan Fung, in collaboration with Chabad of West Bay and Rabbi Yossi Laufer, gathered to light the menorah, recite blessings and enjoy community togetherness with members of the Jewish community. With Citywide council members Mike Farina and Ken Hopkins and state representative Bob Lanica on hand, Mayor Fung assisted with the prayers and helped to light the menorah. Rabbi Laufer explained the symbolism of the menorah and the story of Hanukkah...
      Chabad of West Bay Chai Center–Warwick, RI
Bomb Threats Called Into Two Central Florida Jewish Centers
WESH - Orlando, FL,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Two bomb threats have been called into Jewish centers in Central Florida, authorities said. One of the threats was called into Chabad of South Orlando on Sand Lake Boulevard, and the other to the The Roth Family Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando on Maitland Avenue in Maitland, Orange County authorities said...
      Chabad of South Orlando–Orlando, FL
Cops: Two Jewish Centers Evacuated After Bomb Threats
Orlando Sentinel - FL,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
...Chabad Rabbi Yosef Konikov said the caller into his facility used some sort of voice-changing device. "He had a disguised kind of voice," Konikov said. "Basically the man asked if we heard him and then said there's a bomb in the building." Konikov said there were about 50 people in the building, including children, who were evacuated. They were outside for about an hour while the Orange County Sheriff's K-9 unit cleared the building...
      Chabad of South Orlando–Orlando, FL
The Grand Menorah Motorcade
Western Queens Gazette - NY,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Western Queens was greeted by a Grand Menorah Motorcade, celebrating the festival of Chanukah. The parade, which took place Monday evening, December 26th, is the third Car Menorah Parade arranged by Chabad Lubavitch Yeshiva of Forest Hills. Over 50 vehicles, each bearing an electrical Menorah on the roof, paraded through the main streets of Forest Hills, Rego Park and Kew Gardens Hills – including Queens Blvd., 108th Street, Main Street, and Union Turnpike. The motorcade culminated with a Grand Menorah Lighting...
      Chabad House of Flushing New York–Flushing, NY
      Chabad of Rego Park–Rego Park, NY
      Chabad of Forest Hills–Forest Hills, NY
Hannukah Spreads Light in Woodstock
Tribune Ledger News - GA,Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Amid fire, light and Kosher cookies, the Jewish community of Cherokee celebrated the sixth night of Hanukkah with a menorah lighting at the Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta Thursday night. “Hanukkah is known as the festival of lights,” said Rabbi Zalman Charytan of the Chabad Jewish Center of West Cobb, which serves the Cherokee Jewish community...
      Chabad Jewish Center - KSU & West Cobb–Kennesaw, GA
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