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October 2017

Doubling Presence in a Decade, 14 New Chabad Campus Centers Opened This Year
Campus Life
Prepping for the international student Shabbaton, couples now serve at 256 centers worldwide
Houston Chabad Fund Distributes Tuition Grants to Families Affected by Harvey
North America
Education a priority in the list of post-hurricane needs
Colel Chabad Helps Israel’s Hungry Not Just Eat, but Eat Healthy
Israel
Workshops on nutrition, cooking and life skills supplement food distribution
‘Under the Black Hat’ Pop Art in Jerusalem Focuses on Chassidim
The Arts
Rabbi Yitzchok Moully brings spiritual and emotional depth to a new exhibit
First Torah Completed in Australia’s Parliament in Canberra
Australia & New Zealand
More than 150 people attend the event, followed by a joyous procession in the streets
Nechamah Tzipah Goodman, 95, a Pioneer in Jewish Education in America
Obituary
A tower of humble strength, she focused on helping and serving others
Rivka Korf, 75, Helped Inspire and Grow Judaism in Florida
Obituary
She served as a Chabad emissary in the Miami area for nearly 60 years
White Supremacist Heckled in Florida as Jewish Students Do Good Deeds
North America
Some 500-plus police and security officers out in force; Chabad’s doors stay open to all
Communal Shabbat Dinners for Hundreds Recovering From California Fires
North America
Comfort and companionship in Sonoma and Napa, as residents brace for the long road ahead
White Supremacists Encounter ‘Good Deed Marathon’ at University of Florida
North America
Campus visit by Richard Spencer leads to a state of emergency
Jewish Philanthropists Launch Online Campaign to Aid Puerto Rico
Caribbean
George and Pamela Rohr, and an anonymous donor, join Chabad’s efforts on the ground
Simchat Torah: The Joy of Dancing With, Reading and Learning From the Torah Anew
Holiday Watch
Festive events around the world recall old memories and aim to create new ones
North America
Devastation everywhere, with at least 15 dead and thousands left homeless
When a Private Sukkah Costs $4 Million, Where Do We Eat?
Holiday Watch
How Manhattan’s Upper East Siders do the holiday mitzvahs
Dr. Yitzchok Block, 86, Professor of Philosophy and Chabad Campus Emissary
Obituary
He wrote and lectured on classical philosophy and Judaism
Chabad Rabbis in Two States Aid Vegas Shooting Victim
North America
Community joins in effort to assist Natalie Grumet
Las Vegas Rabbi Helps Nevada Governor With Prayer
North America
Visiting the family of a wounded woman in the hospital and staying for a press conference
In Texas, Florida and Around the World, Jews Embrace Sukkot
Holiday Watch
The meaning of temporary shelter resounds even more strongly for some this year
Following Deadly Violence in Vegas, a Rabbi Provides Comfort
North America
Chabad Rabbi Mendy Harlig speaks from the scene of the mass shooting
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