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June 2016

Rabbi Killed, Wife and Children Injured in Drive-By Terrorist Shooting
Israel
Rabbi Michael Mark, a father of 10, was head of a yeshivah in Otniel
Terrorist Kills 13-Year-Old Kiryat Arba Girl Asleep in Bed
Israel
Thousands mourn Hallel Yaffa Ariel at her funeral; two people later stabbed in Netanya
Mrs. Sema Zeilingold, 73, Served as an Emissary for 50 Years in Minnesota
Obituary
She and her husband built a vibrant Jewish community from the ground up
‘Rivky’s Torah’ Project Launched in Memory of Rivky Berman
Tribute
A 72-hour drive to fund a new Torah scroll is underway
Driving in NASCAR or Reading From the Torah: It Takes Training
North America
Former race-car pro reads like a rabbinic pro before his wedding
For 257 New Rabbis, a Day to Remember
North America
Some 700 guests from eight nations at the ordination ceremony in New Jersey
Joining Forces to Help the Needy in Morocco
Africa
Teaming up to help Muslims in poor neighborhoods
Ukrainian City Renames Street in Honor of the Rebbe
Former Soviet Union
The people initiated the name change, recognizing Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson as a local hero
Blitzed and Bushwhacked Londoner, 85, Celebrates Bar Mitzvah
Europe
With the help of a rabbi revitalizing a historic Jewish area, Samuel Lyons sees a milestone
Emissaries on Call: Training for Spiritual Needs in Hospitals
North America
New national chaplain-training program is launched by Chabad
There Are No Atheists in 18 Holes
Photo Gallery
Three Chabad Tourist Centers at Rio Olympics to Provide for Jewish Visitors
South America
Pop-up center in Copacabana in the works and rabbinical students on hand to help
257 Rabbis Receive Ordination From Rabbinical College of America
Education
The largest cohort since 2012 will serve Jewish communities all over the world
Small-Town Gan Israel Day Camps: A Jewish Lifeline
North America
A time of friendship and fun, with a lasting learning component
Startup Pioneer Killed in Tel Aviv Crash Was a Friend to All
Tribute
Alan Weinkrantz remembered as an enthusiastic participant in Jewish life
Rabbi Takes Second in Clergy-Based ‘Chopped’ Competition
Food & Drink
Chabad emissary in Upstate New York puts the spotlight on kosher cooking
Pioneering Chabad at UPenn Celebrates Building Opening
Campus Life
An expansive new space and ‘place of respite’ for Jewish students
Laypeople, Scholars, Innovators at 12-Hour Marathon ‘Teach-In’
North America
‘One to One’ at New York Public Library aims to catalyze individual actions for good
Soviet Underground Rabbi Honored on Capitol Hill
Former Soviet Union
Rabbi Hillel Zaltzman addresses Jewish American Heritage Month gathering in Washington, D.C.
Barn Mitzvah: Historic Structure in Maryland to Become Jewish Education Center
North America
Landmark 1879 property purchased for community programs
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