More than 1,500 children from a wide range of backgrounds attended Jewish summer day camps organized by Chabad-Lubavitch centers in London, Edgware, Ilford, Wimbledon, Bournemouth, Leeds, Birmingham and Manchester, England.
University students and supporters of the growing network of campus Chabad Houses in the United Kingdom dedicated Chabad-Lubavitch of Bloomsbury’s new central London home, filling its multipurpose hall with 200 people from across the country.
Frederic Aranda is regarded by some as one of the world’s most exciting fashion and portrait photographers, but it is the world of Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis and their families that forms the unlikely subject for the artist’s first solo exhibition.
By shearing their own sheep, dyeing their own wool, harvesting their own grain and doing 36 various other tasks, hundreds of Jewish children from all over London spent their summer learning firsthand about the types of labor prohibited on Shabbat.
With almost a year of operations behind it, the new Chabad-Lubavitch center in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh faced one of its more exciting challenges this month, as the streets burst forth with thousands of people each day.
A community Hebrew school in Cambridge, England, celebrated the completion of its first academic year with a graduation ceremony for its student body of close to 30 students between the ages of 2 and 12.