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June 2018

Chabad Opens Its Doors in Barbados, 11th Center in Caribbean
Caribbean
Locals and tourists find kosher food, Jewish resources and a personal touch
They Came for the World Cup and Stayed for Shabbat
Former Soviet Union
Thousands from around the globe came to Russia and are learning that Judaism there isn’t just history
Arizona Chabad Marks Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month
North America
A volunteer program geared for the elderly brings joy and Jewish connection
A Rabbi’s Heart Attack, a Trainer’s Blessing From the Rebbe and an Epic Bike Ride
North America
“Healthy Body, Healthy Soul” pedals off in Florida from June 24 to July 1
Over 50,000 From Around the World at Rebbe’s Resting Place
Photo Gallery
Prayer, study, and good deeds mark the 24th anniversary of the passing
Vandalized Again, Historic Jewish Cemetery in Mariupol Is Near Destruction
Former Soviet Union
Gravestones toppled, ground overrun with weeds and trees
Jewish Communities Worldwide to Honor 24th Anniversary of Rebbe’s Passing
Photo Gallery
More than 50,000 visitors expected at the Rebbe’s resting place
Demand for Books of Rebbe’s Teachings Leaves Print Houses Scrambling for Paper
Education
The scholars at Vaad Hanachos B’Lahak complete their 62nd volume
Video of Deaf Rabbi and Student Saying Shema in Sign Language Goes Viral
Video
Reaching out to Jews in the Deaf community
Danny Green, 46, Inspired San Diego Friendship Circle
Obituary
Born with a rare Down Syndrome-like condition, grew to model positivity and inclusion
A Pratt Student’s Immersion in Mikvah Design
The Arts
From holy Safed to the polluted Gowanus Canal to a commission in pristine Newfoundland
50 Years Later: Robert F. Kennedy and the Rebbe
Flashback
An entourage of top leaders and a substantive discussion about education
Bar Mitzvah Gift: Vegas Show Headlined by Boy With Disabilities
North America
Young man with autism inspires and educates a community
Seniors Treat Boy in Juvenile Facility to Unforgettable Bar Mitzvah
North America
Elders pitch in after a grandmother’s appeal to a Dobbs Ferry rabbi
Jewish Communities Across Russia Open Doors to World Cup Jewish Visitors
Former Soviet Union
Chabad preps for thousands of fans, including a large contingent from South America
It’s Your Backstory: A Profound, Delightful Video Tour of Jewish History
Education
Four-week online course with Michael Chighel, Ph.D., begins on Monday, June 11
In London, Leading Philanthropists Tell How Torah Changed Their Lives
Europe
Mikhail Fridman and Matthew Bronfman draw meaning and inspiration from Judaism
In the Media
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