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December 2017

In Nigeria: 600 Tanyas Printed in Six Different Cities
Africa
A local effort to connect Jews to their roots and bring blessings to a country
Soup’s On! Seniors Get Weekly Deliveries From Preschoolers
North America
Brooklyn-based intergenerational program feeds mind, body and soul
Rabbi Avrohom Cohen, 64, Served Russian Immigrants in Beersheva, Israel
Obituary
He founded first Chabad synagogue there after serving in IDF artillery corps and rabbinate
Following Anti-Semitic Attacks in Holland, Dutch Jews Say ‘Thank You’
Europe
Chanukah was just the right time to recognize the community’s ‘lights’
Rabbis Comfort Families After Train Derailment in Washington
North America
100 wounded and three fatalities in first ride of Amtrak’s new Seattle to Portland route
The Chabad House Across From Hitler’s House
Europe
In Munich, Torah classes and Jewish life light a city with a dark Holocaust history
Gothenburg Menorah Shines Light on Religious Intolerance in Sweden
Europe
Chabad couple has continued its legal battle for the right to educate their children
Fire Marshal, FBI Agent Honored at Maryland Menorah Parade
Holiday Watch
Chanukah procession of fire trucks honors critical work of first responders
15,000 Public Menorahs Lit to Celebrate Chanukah
Holiday Watch
They are put up in places large and small, in front of iconic buildings and in remote settings
Augmented Reality Menorah Transports Chanukah Into a New Dimension
Holiday Watch
Tech Tribe, a group for young Jewish professionals, mixes digital with just about everything
Car Menorahs Take to the Streets of Middle America
Holiday Watch
South Dakota, Arkansas, Hawaii . . . it’s all part of a growing Chanukah tradition
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
Up Goes World’s Largest Menorah for 40th Year
Holiday Watch
36-foot-high Agam design to attract thousands every night of Chanukah
The Woman Behind the Fifth Avenue Menorah
Holiday Watch
How Atara Ciechanover spearheaded the design and creation of the world’s most visible menorah
In Midst of Catastrophic Fires, a ‘Sacred Responsibility to Reach Out’
North America
Southern California rabbis provide food, clothing and essentials to evacuees
Chanukah Light Around the World, From the U.S. to Uganda
Holiday Watch
Experiencing the joy of menorah-lightings, concerts and coins dropping from the sky
Mindelle Feller, 75, Pioneering Educator and Chabad Emissary in Minnesota
Obituary
She fostered Jewish growth in the Upper Midwest for 56 years with a special sense of caring
Chabad Confronts the Opioid Epidemic: Wilderness Programs in Utah
North America
Salt Lake City rabbi also helps addicts’ families and those at risk
Canadian Emissary Addresses Knesset on Premarital Counseling Law
Education
Goldie Plotkin presents Torah perspective as new bill is considered
40 Years Later: How the Chanukah Menorah Made Its Way to the Public Sphere
Holiday Watch
Through the years and the courts, a small spark in Philadelphia now lights up the world
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