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July 2017

Kansas Chabad Cleans Up After Storm Waters Flood Building
North America
Flooring, furniture, food and preschool supplies in need of replacement
97-Year-Old in Wyoming Wraps Tefillin for the First Time
North America
‘Roving Rabbis’ get a wide-open welcome in the Cowboy State
Building the First Public Mikvah in Birobidzhan, in Russia’s Far East
Former Soviet Union
The historic Yiddish-speaking city to celebrate 20 years of renewal and revival
Sacramento Celebrates Talmud Completion
North America
A second group finished the 24 books of the Hebrew Bible
An App for All Seasons: Bereavement Minyans Via WhatsApp
North America
Rabbi creates a tool to encourage a mitzvah that cares for the soul
In Remote Southern Oregon, Sparks of Judaism Fly to the Western Wall
North America
Chabad serves as a hub for prayer, celebration and learning—and food
Wilderness Rabbi Leads Teens From Rugged Yosemite Trails to Pacific High Seas
Helping high school boys grow physically, mentally and spiritually
Terrorist Murders Three at Family Shabbat Dinner in Israel
A mother hides with her five children while her husband and father-in-law are slain
Knesset Speaker ‘Repays Debt’ to Soviet-Era Chassidic Outlaws
Former Soviet Union
With an eye to the future, Yuli Edelstein relives his story of religious persecution in Russia
300 Young Jews Celebrate Shabbat on Museum Rooftop in Brooklyn
North America
Fostering a sense of community and connection among the borough’s newest denizens
In Eight Weeks, Detroit-Area Students Wrap Tefillin With 1,350
North America
They surpassed a goal of 1,000 in honor of the 50th year of the Rebbe’s campaign
Arts, Crafts and Mysticism at ‘Tanya Camp’ in the Poconos
A seasoned educator helps kids make sense of the abstract
Raging Fires in Safed, Israel, Leave Families Homeless
Colel Chabad establishes a fund to help victims
Child With Autism Has a Meltdown on a Plane: Chabad Emissary Steps In to Help
North America
An unexpected encounter creates a circle of friendship on a transatlantic flight
96-Year-Old South Carolina Man’s Last Mitzvah: A Bar Mitzvah
North America
With the help of a rabbi he’s known for years, Max Gergel achieved a milestone before passing
New Mikvah for 374-Year-Old Long Island Town
North America
Ritual bath is another sign of increased Jewish observance in and around Merrick, N.Y.
Teens and Mentors From Bangkok to Brazil at Poconos Retreat
Jewish leadership skills are the focus of a CTeen summer program
Belated Bar Mitzvahs for Five College Students in Vienna
Campus Life
Lauder School students are joined by families and friends from Europe and around the world
1,000 People Show Jewish Pride at London Festival
In nation rocked by terror, a midsummer day’s dream of education and entertainment
After Meeting Indian PM, Mumbai Terror Survivor to Accompany Netanyahu to India
Israel's prime minister invites the boy to join him on upcoming visit
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