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August 2016

Brooklyn Heights Jewish Academy Keeps Growing Up
Education
First grade added to early-childhood program as young families continue to move into the area
South Carolina Community Steps Up to Make Free Jewish Day School Possible
Education
As 40th year of ‘Chinuch’ campaign approaches, broad communal support helps young families
Rabbi Avremi Groner, 43, Educator, Youth Leader, Father of Five
Obituary
An entertaining and beloved orator who worked with children of all ages
‘My Soul Was Home for the First Time,’ Says CTeen Traveler
Teens
Summer trip to Israel and Poland makes an indelible impression on its 80 participants
Going for a Tefillin-Wrapping Record in Tel Aviv, of All Places
Israel
Defying a poll’s results and bringing some added holiness to the ‘White City’
Completion of Sixth Children’s Torah Scroll Celebrated in Jerusalem
Israel
Linking Jewish children around the world in an effort prompted by the Rebbe
New Generation of Rabbinic Scholars Join Their Mentors at Upstate N.Y. Conference
North America
Gathering discussed Jewish law, Talmud and Chassidic thought in bucolic Parksville, N.Y.
Printing Tanyas in Jamaica, and Everywhere Else Jews Live
Caribbean
Nearly 7,000 different editions printed globally since 1978, following the Rebbe’s directive
Texans Get Authentic Yeshivah Experience for Seventh Year Running
North America
Adults in Austin study texts, attend lectures and spend time with visiting rabbinical students
Chabad in Italy Offers Assistance to Earthquake Victims
Europe
Arranging volunteers from the local Jewish community and Israel
Finding His Place in the World: A South African Returns to His Faith
Africa
A man in his 50s discovers his heritage, wraps tefillin for the first time
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, 80, Founder of Hineni Outreach Organization
Obituary
Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor inspired Jews to explore their roots
He’s an Emissary Beloved by IDF Soldiers, and He Has His Own Story to Tell
Israel
Everyone in Kiryat Arba knows Rabbi Viktor Atia and of his tragic loss
The Return: 500 European Rabbis Gather in Village of Lubavitch
Former Soviet Union
Rabbis changing the face of European Jewry make pilgrimage to the shtetls where it all began
Israel’s Ambassador to U.S. Inspires ‘Olim’ in Jerusalem
Israel
Ron Dermer lauds Chabad of Baka for welcoming new immigrants
Europe
Shalom Ber Levy, 62, hospitalized in moderate condition
Chabad Couple Aids Baton Rouge Residents Returning Home After Floods
North America
Coordinating volunteer efforts; offering weekday meals and a community Shabbat dinner
Boys From Soviet-Era Homes Run Summer Camp in Kharkov
Photo Gallery
A win-win for everyone, building Judaism and community in Ukraine
New York Father of Three Receives Kidney, Thanks to Rabbis
North America
Working to save the life of a 56-year-old, who plans to advocate for similar donations
A Quest to Visit Every Jewish Inmate in America
North America
In program’s third decade, 26 rabbis to visit Jewish men and women in 450 prisons
In the Media
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