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June 2017

A Beautiful Bat Mitzvah for a Girl With Down Syndrome
North America
Her achievements encourage other young people to celebrate the Jewish milestone
50,000 Visitors at Resting Place of the Rebbe
Photo Gallery
Prayer, meditation, study and mitzvahs mark the 23d anniversary of the Rebbe’s passing
200 Pairs of Tefillin Honor Troops Who Liberated Old City Jerusalem in 1967
North America
Virginia event hosts three Israeli paratroopers pictured in an iconic photograph
‘Eden Decoded’: Examining the Narrative of Sin in the Garden
Education
Chabad.org Courses comes out with its seventh program, one that’s especially beguiling
Rebbe’s Yahrtzeit a Time for Reflection, Study and Action
North America
Programs and visits to the Ohel mark the anniversary of the Rebbe’s passing
Tel Aviv Emissaries Mark Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau’s 80th Birthday
Israel
City’s chief rabbi thanked for his longstanding support of Chabad programs
New Torah Celebrates Three Decades of Binghamton University Chabad
Campus Life
Honoring the multigenerational impact of a thriving campus center
The Rebbe’s Personal Journals Explored at Philadelphia Event
North America
Archival videos contextualize creative readings of Holocaust-era journal
Industrial Turns Residential in Long Island City, and Jewish Life Thrives
North America
Easing some of the challenges of a growing commuter neighborhood
In a German Bunker in Normandy, Torah Dedicated to Fallen Jewish Soldiers
Europe
Attendees recalling the Allied invasion write final letters in the scroll, amid prayer and song
Uber Driver in Brazil Opens the Door for Rabbi After Rabbi
South America
Chance meetings lead to multiple mitzvahs on and off the road
In Response to White Supremacist Vitriol, Spokane Crowd Shows Up in Full Force
North America
Online attempt to quash story of 97-year-old Holocaust speaker backfires
Chabad.org Wins First-Place AJPA Rockower Award
North America
Earned in the photography category, it marks the fifth top prize in three years
Bigger in Boca: New Facility Opens Doors to Jewish Tourists and Residents
North America
Enough space for simultaneous programs and the growing presence of young families
Chassidic Matriarch Miriam Friedman, 101, Helped Holocaust Survivors Flee to West
Obituary
An early life fraught with danger was met with faith and devotion
A Stranger Offered Tefillin, and Changed the Course of a Family’s Life
North America
An unexpected mitzvah on a college campus transforms generations
Lone Rabbis From 23 Countries Meet in Girona, Spain
Europe
Amid rising anti-Semitism, conference focuses on small and isolated Jewish communities
Mobilizing the Mitzvah Tanks: The Untold Story of the ‘Are You Jewish?’ Guys
Feature
The origins of the Rebbe’s ‘tanks against assimilation’
A 104-Year-Old Harvard Grad’s Unexpected Final Mitzvah
North America
Rabbi bonds with the few Jewish residents at a nursing home in Plymouth, Mass.
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