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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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Chabad House Hosts Seders for All Members of the UMass community
Massachusetts Daily Collegian - UMass,Monday, April 25, 2016
...also known as Pesach, the holiday spans eight days and nights, during which observant Jews limit their diets to foods that their ancestors might have carried with them as they fled into the desert to escape slavery. Friday’s expedited 90-minute Seder hosted approximately 30 student guests, as well as the Rabbis Adelman and Gottleib, and Adelman’s wife and children. Rabbi Chaim Adelman and his wife, Yocheved Adelman, are the co-coordinators of Chabad House...
      Chabad House At Amherst–Amherst, MA
Jews in Nigeria Celebrate a Special Passover
Arutz Sheva,Monday, April 25, 2016
The Jewish community in Nigeria celebrated a very special Passover this year. 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 was held for the first time in six major cities across the African nation, led by American rabbis who were especially flown in. Over the course of the holiday, the rabbis are devoting their time to community activities with children of the Jewish community, teaching them about baking matzah and more...
      Chabad Lubavitch of Nigeria–Abuja, Nigeria
Hundreds Celebrate Passover with Chabad in Kathmandu, Nepal
Jewish Press,Sunday, April 24, 2016
...Rabbi Chezki and Chani Lifshitz, co-directors of Chabad of Nepal, announced they would not release information about the location of the festive meal until 24 hours ahead of the event. “But don’t worry, the Israeli grapevine is alive and active,” people were told. “Folks will know where to go and how to get there.” And so they did, indeed. A gym “who knows where” was packed to the rafters with at least 200 Israeli and other celebrants, right on schedule, for the start of the Passover seder...
      Chabad House of Kathmandu–Thamel, Kathmandu Nepal
Chabad Helps Students Celebrate Passover Away From Home
Brown and White - Lehigh University,Sunday, April 24, 2016
Lehigh’s Chabad House hosted two Seder dinners Friday and Saturday to give students a place to celebrate Passover with their peers. Rabbi Zalman Greenberg and his wife Dit Greenberg, who are the co-directors of Chabad, had expected between 75 and 100 to attend this year’s Seder. “In the years that Passover falls on during the week, we have had anywhere between 200 and 300 students attend,” Dit Greenberg said. “This year, because it is falling on a weekend, a lot of students are able to go home and celebrate with their families.”...
      Chabad at Lehigh University –Bethlehem, PA
Jewish Community Seder in Coeur D'Alene, a Possible First for North Idaho
Seattle Times - WA,Saturday, April 23, 2016
...“This is a significant event,” said Lanna DaSilva, who moved to North Idaho in the 1990s, when the Aryan Nations held public marches and rallies. “It’s wonderful to come here to have a Pesach (Passover) meal in Coeur d’Alene, of all places.” he dinner was organized by Boise-based Chabad Lubavitch of Idaho, which has been sending rabbinical students to North Idaho since 2004 as part of outreach to Jewish families...
      Chabad Lubavitch of Idaho–Boise, ID
Obama — Asking 'Mah Nishtana?' — Answers That It's His Last White House Passover
JTA,Friday, April 22, 2016
...Earlier this week, Obama on April 18 also marked “Education and Sharing Day,” a declaration presidents have issued since the Carter administration in honor of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the late leader of the Chabad Lubavitch movement. Obama cited Schneerson’s “tireless devotion to extending access to education to more people — regardless of their gender or background.”...
Rabbi recounts huge Ecuador quake; 'books flew off the shelves'
Arutz Sheva,Monday, April 18, 2016
One day after a massive earthquake in Ecuador which killed 272 people, the Chabad emissary to Guayaquil spoke about the damage. "The quake occurred Saturday night, toward the end of the Ma'ariv prayer," Rabbi Uriel Tawil began, in an interview with haredi news outlet Hamevaser. "Suddenly, everything was shaking - and we were shocked, we didn't know what might happen."
VIDEO: New Torah Donated to Chabad of Gloucester County
SNJ Today,Monday, April 18, 2016
Created over a year in Israel, a new Torah is gifted to the Jewish community of Gloucester County arrives. SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source based in Millville, New Jersey that is dedicated to providing current stories related specifically to South Jersey.
Passover Events in Brussels to Commence as Planned Despite Security Concerns
JP Updates,Monday, April 18, 2016
Public Passover celebrations will be held as planned in Brussels, Belgium, despite fears of terrorism and recent attacks, community officials and rabbinic leaders confirmed.
Mezuzahs Broken and Stolen at Chabad of East Boca Raton
The Jewish Press,Sunday, April 17, 2016
Someone broke and stole two mezuzahs from the Chabad Center of East Boca Raton in Florida. But it’s not yet clear whether the perpetrator was thief or an anti-Semitic vandal. “It’s very shocking and disturbing,” Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Rabbi Ruvi New told WPTV said. “Jarring.”
Rabbi Avremi demonstrates his Charoset recipe, discusses Passover
Fox 13 - UT,Sunday, April 17, 2016
Passover starts Friday, April 22, and on Sunday Rabbi Avremi Zippel came to Good Day Utah to discuss the holiday and demonstrate a recipe for the Seder, which is observed the first two nights of the eight-day Passover holiday.
West Hartford-Based Chabad House to Prepare 1,000 Seder Meals
We-Ha,Sunday, April 17, 2016
Few Jewish holidays evoke the same warm sentiments as Passover. Memories of family and friends gathered as the four cups of wine are poured, the four questions asked and the Matzah served, all contribute to Passover’s popularity in the Jewish community. Bringing the warmth and tradition of this festival to the West Hartford Community, Chabad will be holding no less than seven public Passover Seders in Greater Hartford area!
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