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October 2016

Rabbi Shimon Goldman, 91, Communal Leader Survived World War II in Shanghai
Obituary
A man of many responsibilities, he stressed kindness, education and charity
Jewish Life Gets a Jump in the Deep South City of Mobile
North America
After two busy years, more space to hold programs for local residents and visitors
Wrigley Field Rabbi Gives Cubs Fans Something Else to Cheer About
North America
World Series an opportunity to inspire mitzvahs and teach some timeless lessons
150 Australian Girls Donate Their Hair to Kids With Cancer
Australia & New Zealand
Helping others as part of an intercontinental charitable effort
Sara Esther Feigelstock, 85, Pioneer of Jewish Education in North America
Obituary
As a young girl in Pennsylvania, she started Shabbat programs for children that became a model
Sukkot in Hebron for Israeli Soldiers and International Visitors
Israel
Festive holiday meals, lulav-and-etrog sets, a mobile sukkah and Jews from around the world
35th Completion of Mishneh Torah Brings Special Shabbat Joy in Sukkahs Worldwide
Roundup
New three-chapter-a-day study cycle starts on Sunday
First-Time Sukkahs Highlight New Jewish Additions to Detroit
Holiday Watch
Booths and joy are up this year at a new Chabad House and the Farber Soul Center
Four Suspects Arrested in Ukraine for Attack on Chabad Rabbi
Israel
Rabbi Mendel Deitsch remains hospitalized in Israel in serious but stable condition
Special Sukkot Gratitude and Joy for Many in Hurricane’s Path
Holiday Watch
Celebrations worldwide mark the start of the festive fall holiday
Three New Synagogues Open in Moscow
Former Soviet Union
New shuls and Torah scrolls highlight ongoing Jewish growth in Russia
Q&A: This Yom Kippur, Focus on Fasting, Family and a Fulfilling Jewish Life
Holiday Watch
Some tips to make prayer services more meaningful for those of all ages
A Post-Hurricane Life Lesson: ‘Little Things Matter’
North America
Yom Kippur sermons in Florida soak in appreciation for storm’s near miss
Chabad Couple at Heart of Helping Local Residents in Jamaica
Caribbean
A joint campaign is underway for children in need, starting with a little family entertainment
In Time for Simchat Torah, ‘The Inside Story’ on Biblical Personalities
Book Bag
Author Yanki Tauber’s latest work focuses on the stories of Genesis from a Chassidic perspective
Two Killed, Six Wounded in Jerusalem Terror Shooting
Israel
Gunman opened fire from car near light-rail stations; he was pursued and killed by police
North America
More than 1 million people remain without power amid extensive flooding and damage
Rabbi Attacked in Ukraine Airlifted to Israel in Serious but Stable Condition
Israel
Rabbi Mendel Deitsch is undergoing treatment at Tel Hashomer Hospital in Ramat Gan
Hunkering Down for Shabbat as Hurricane Matthew Rages, and Hoping the Worst Is Over
North America
Emissaries do what they can: prepare food, open their homes, field calls and provide comfort
Politics Off the Table at St. Louis Pre-Debate Shabbat Dinner
Campus Life
Opening up to Jewish opinions and offering the chance to perform a mitzvah on campus
In the Media
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