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March 2017

Passover ‘Escape Room’ Launches for Jewish Kids Worldwide
Holiday Watch
An effort to break free, focusing on themes of the holiday and a look into the past
A Fitting Tribute to the ‘King of Pants’
Gene Kule was a garment-industry legend who saw a kindred spirit in a young Chabad rabbi
Israeli Kids Try Their Hand at One of the Busiest Matzah Bakeries in the World
Kfar Chabad bakery an educational center while churning out millions of matzahs for Passover
On Greek Isle of Rhodes, a Long Road (and Short Flight) to Kosher Food
A popular tourist destination, especially for Israelis, gets a new Chabad center and restaurant
New Mikvah in Nigeria: A Stunning ‘Spa for the Soul’
A spiritual experience for women in Western Africa, most of them Israeli
The Rabbi of Idaho’s At-Risk Teens
North America
Helping troubled boys ‘reinvest in their faith’
Making Matzah and Memories at Historic Bakery in Kfar Chabad
Not only does it churn out shmurah matzah in bulk, it educates thousands of Israeli schoolchildren every year
500 at Virginia Tech Rally: ‘We Love Our Jewish Neighbors’
Campus Life
A dark incident at a campus Chabad is countered with light in a small Virginia town
Rally at Virginia Tech to Counter Anti-Semitic Leaflets Left at Chabad
Campus Life
Rabbi and the university encourage all to show their support
Despite Ongoing Trials of History, Ukraine Matzah Bakery Continues Its Unique Legacy
Former Soviet Union
A century of struggle to make and consume ‘the symbol of Passover’
Bonanza in a Box: How a Passover Tradition Became a Hollywood Hit
Holiday Watch
In 1948, almost nobody in L.A. knew about shmurah matzah; now everybody wants it
Seymour J. Abrams, 90, Supporter of Jewish Life and Learning
The name of this Chicago-area banker and philanthropist is linked to Torah education
‘The Seder Explained’ in a Free, Four-Part Online Course
Holiday Watch
Practical and scholarly insight for Passover seder participants and leaders
Following a Rabbi’s Legendary Matzah Trail Through Western Massachusetts
Holiday Watch
A shmurah matzah route stretches from New England all the way to the White House
How a New World of Consumers Discovered Handmade Matzo
Holiday Watch
Traditional shmurah matzo was still a rarity in post-World War II New York
1 Million Pounds of Shmurah Matzah: How Passover Production Continues to Rise
Holiday Watch
A rarity in the 1950s has become a national food trend
It’s Happy Purim Holiness in New Orleans
Holiday Watch
The Jewish community celebrates its heritage
Purim Celebrations in 91 Nations: ‘It’s All About Authentic Joy’
Holiday Watch
Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries prepare to welcome guests to Megillah readings and revelry
Extra ‘Snap’ to SXSW: Purim Coming to the Streets of Austin
Holiday Watch
A Shabbat dinner for 300 festival-goers, followed shortly afterwards by pedicabs and a holiday party
Purim Behind Bars: Megillah for Thousands in New York Prisons
Holiday Watch
For three decades, Rabbi Kasriel Kastel has organized programs for inmates statewide
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