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May 2016

Rivky Berman, Chabad Emissary, 29, Inspired Many During a Lifelong Battle With Illness
Shared the hope and joy that defined her life
St. Louis Chassidic Rabbi Builds Bridges Among Jewish Organizations
North America
Rabbi Levi Landa steps down from one role and into others
Q&A: Teaching Lag BaOmer to Kids in Ways They Appreciate
Holiday Watch
Chabad educator in Short Hills, N.J., describes strategies to capture young attention spans
Expanded Content and Reach at #1 Website for Jewish Women
Internet & Technology continues to grow its audience, celebrating 10 years of articles and videos
‘Scroll Down’ an Engaging 10-Part Multimedia Exploration of Jewish Texts
The ‘on-point, off-beat course on the transmission of Torah’ begins on May 31
Jewish Leaders in Nigeria Provide Factory and Farm for Adults With Special Needs
Hope House upgraded to offer employment and respite
Friendship Circle Challah Program in Chicago a Labor of Love
North America
‘Loaves of Love’ participants learn to make, bake and sell challah to the community
Martin Hecht, 90, Missouri Businessman and Philanthropist
A lasting legacy includes 10 grandchildren who serve as Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries
Soviet Jewish Underground Rabbi to Receive Honor at U.S. Senate
Former Soviet Union
The acclaimed author and activist tells a story of survival and assistance for fellow Jews
Groups Join Forces in Philly for City-Wide Lag BaOmer Fair
Holiday Watch
A great turnout is expected in a show of unity in the Hakhel year
Israel’s All Fired Up for Lag BaOmer Festivities
Holiday Watch
Parades, bonfires and special events, with a focus on children
‘It’s Never Too Late’ at Re-Entry Symposium for Jewish Prison Chaplains
North America
Conference held on Pesach Sheni highlights the opportunity to change
Mystery Solved: Historic Ark Cover Finds Way Back to Russian Synagogue
Former Soviet Union
Missing for 100 years, it is now on display in the recently renovated building
Storied Chabad Couple Honored for the First Time After 55 Years in Minnesota
North America
Recognizing decades of inspiration by Rabbi Moshe and Mindelle Feller
Ethics and Privacy on Tap at Jewish Lawyers and Jurists Conference
North America
A number of big names coming to Chicago, with Chabad as a co-sponsor
Bread to Bots: Challah Helps Facebook Create a New Communication Medium
Internet & Technology
A Chabad-Lubavitch emissary brings Silicon Valley Jews together
Chabad Emissaries to the Far East Convene in Thailand
Photo Gallery
They came with their families to tackle a range of issues relevant to their work and lives
Israelis the ‘Model of Cooperation’ at Student Robotics Competition in St. Louis
Campus Life
High school teams join nuts and bolts, and Chabad, for a one-of-a-kind experience
Flint Residents to Receive Free Health-Related Items
North America
Chabad is part of efforts to relieve those still grappling with water-related issues
As Alberta Wildfires Continue to Spread, Chabad Supports Those in Need
North America
Assisting families in shelters, raising funds and pledging help for the long haul
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