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December 2016

25 Years After Fall of Soviet Union, the Untold Story of Its Jewish Pioneers
Former Soviet Union
Chabad emissaries entered a world of repressed Judaism that they worked relentlessly to help lift over time
GIF Menorah Highlights New York Tech Tribe Event
Holiday Watch
Chanukah celebration a chance to network and talk digital
In Wintry Western U.S., Chanukah Events Warm Everyone Up
Holiday Watch
Celebrating with residents and tourists, be it serving up hot soup or Broadway music
In the Australian Outback, Girls Spread the Chanukah Light
Holiday Watch
They have been making the summer even warmer with holiday visits to Jewish homes
New Edition of Psalms: A Beautiful Bridge Between Supplication and Study
Book Bag
Kehot publication merges insightful commentaries with meaningful translation
How Chanukah Came to Morris, Illinois
Holiday Watch
Joining one of the thousands of public menorah-lightings that have transformed Chanukah
Upper East Side ‘Ambassadors of Light’ Share the Spark of Chanukah
Holiday Watch
Young adults in Manhattan are handing out menorahs and candles to their peers
More Than an Annual Event, #DeafChanukah Is a Movement
Holiday Watch
It’s also a celebration of identity for those in the Jewish Deaf community
Government Leaders Wish ‘Happy Chanukah’ Early This Year
Holiday Watch
It’s been two weeks of celebrations and menorah-lightings across North America
Prepping for Chanukah in 90 Countries Around the World
Holiday Watch
Menorahs to glow indoors, outdoors, in big cities, small towns and on roads everywhere
Increase in Chanukah Activities Urged in Response to Berlin Terror Attack
Israeli woman identified among those killed; Chabad in Berlin holds service for all victims
Chanukah Time Means Camp Time for Kids Across America
Holiday Watch
Parents who work over winter break send kids to Chabad, to the children’s delight
It’s Après-Ski Menorahs for a Snowy Chanukah in Vail
Holiday Watch
Downhill by day, latkes by night, during high season for tourists
Rabbis Use Social Media to Spread the Light of Chanukah
Internet & Technology
Access to Jewish events are made easier by Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter
Israeli Among Injured, Wife Missing, in Berlin Terror Attack
Rabbis urge prayers for all victims of truck-ramming that killed at least 12
Mexico Jewish Centers Expect a Wave of Tourists for Chanukah
Holiday Watch
Menorah-lightings, live music and holiday foods on tap for vacationers to warm-weather cities
Underground Memories: Recalling Secret 19 Kislev Gatherings in 1960s’ Moscow
Former Soviet Union
Rabbis talk of freedom amidst persecution during their youth
Four Decades of Car Menorahs Lighting the Way
Holiday Watch
With morphing sizes, shapes, materials and vehicles, they’ve become a familiar sight at Chanukah the world over
Feeling the Heat Courtside in Miami at Chanukah Time
Holiday Watch
Jewish Heritage Night at American Airlines arena has become an annual event for thousands
Detroit Yeshivah Students Set to Light Up the City for Chanukah
Holiday Watch
Some 70 ‘Friday Boys’ to give out menorahs and join car parades, public lightings and more
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