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Dovid Margolin

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An overwhelming response to a worldwide call by the Rebbe in 1967 has lasted a half-century
It was the morning of June 7, 1967, the third day of the Six-Day War. After a long night of battle on the streets of Jerusalem, an eerie quiet enveloped the ancient city. With fresh orders to take the Old City, Israeli paratroopers blew open the great woo...
Encountering Jewish life at the resting place of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev, defender of his people
BERDICHEV, Ukraine—The hulking gravestones in Berdichev’s old Jewish cemetery are unlike those found anywhere else. Chiseled as if by an ancient shoemaker, the stones were long ago nicknamed valenki for their resemblance to the traditional Russian felt wi...
Gene Kule was a garment-industry legend who saw a kindred spirit in a young Chabad rabbi
If you’re familiar with bell bottoms, then you’ve crossed paths one way or the other with Eugene “Gene” Kule, the garment-industry visionary who introduced them to the American market and defined an era. Kule, an exuberant Brooklyn-born clothing businessm...
In 1948, almost nobody in L.A. knew about shmurah matzah; now everybody wants it
Second in a two-part series about about the dramatic growth in the use of handmade shmurah matzah in the last 60 years. It’s safe to say that when the pious-looking Rabbi Shmuel Dovid Raichik came to Los Angeles in 1948, there weren’t many people there wh...
Traditional shmurah matzah was still a rarity in post-World War II New York
First in a two-part series about the dramatic growth in the use of handmade shmurah matzah in the last 60 years. There’s nothing more pleasant on a cold New York winter’s day than the smell of freshly baking matzah wafting up the street. Outside the Lubav...
A rarity in the 1950s has become a national food trend
Passover is around the corner, and handmade shmurah matzah is starting to pop up on supermarket shelves. Before long, it’ll be everywhere—from Costco to the White House. Demand for the traditional, round matzah has grown at a rapid rate in the last 60 yea...
Israeli premier recalls an indelible impression during first-ever state visit
Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday to begin a four-day visit to the country, a historic first for a sitting Israeli prime minister. Among his initial stops on day one of the trip was Sydney’s Central Synagogue, led by Chabad-Lub...
‘Nobody here wants this war’: Life goes on in Mariupol, despite daily missile barrages
They hear Grad missiles when they walk to synagogue on Shabbat, at a Torah class, during a youth club meeting. At night, when they put their children to bed, tucking them in and saying everything will be alright, they hear heavy artillery then, too. For t...
Esther Wilhelm, who has called Zhitomir home since 1994, will speak at the annual women’s Kinus
On the Jewish landscape, Zhitomir, Ukraine, was once a big city. It had synagogues, Talmud Torahs, yeshivahs and the largest Jewish population in the heavily Jewish Volhynia region. From 1847-1862, Zhitomir’s Jewish printing press was one of only two allo...
‘Early Years’ comprises 550 pages of insight-producing documents and photographs
One hundred and fourteen years ago, a government rabbi at the office of Nikolayev’s Jewish community opened the purple-covered Registration Book of Jewish Births of 1902-03 (5662-63) and filled out the second entry box on the page: Dates of Birth and Circ...
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