Makeshift Bakery Draws Jewish Students Together

More than 50 students at the University of Connecticut gathered at a local fraternity house to learn the art of baking the traditional Shabbat bread known as challah.

Led by Shaindel Hecht, co-director of the campus-based Chabad House, the group discussed the weekly Torah portion before distributing their creations to area senior citizens.

Jewish Learning Center Breaks Ground in Winnipeg

After years of planning and fundraising, the Jewish community of Winnipeg, Canada, celebrated the groundbreaking for a multi-use center.

Rabbi Avrohom and Brocha Altein moved to the area in 1972 and established the local Lubavitch Centre. Slated to open next fall, the organization’s new home will include a library, classrooms, and recreational facilities.