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August 2018

Gold Menorah Unveiled at Nobel Prize Hotel
Europe
Prominent placement seen as a major stride for Norway’s Jews
In Tel Aviv, Young Adults Take the Lead as Shabbat Hosts
Israel
How a community can celebrate Shabbat together when the table fits only 25
Free High Holiday Services at Thousands of Chabad Synagogues
Holiday Watch
Continuing a decades-long tradition that has offered countless Jewish families and individuals a place to worship
With Fewer Young Jews in Synagogue on Rosh Hashanah, Rabbis Take to Public Parks
Holiday Watch
Hearing the shofar in unlikely places sparks participation throughout the year
Battled Hitler, Killed by the Soviets, Chassidic Latvian Politician’s Bio Now in English
Former Soviet Union
Mordechai Dubin saved thousands, but his own family was killed by the Nazis, and he died in Soviet imprisonment
Hurricane Harvey Anniversary Gift: A New Chabad Center
North America
Opening caps a year of relief efforts throughout the city
With Shofar, These Rabbis Make House Calls
Holiday Watch
Volunteers around the world fan out to visit those who cannot make it to synagogue
Itche Kadoozy Hits the Shelves
Book Bag
New book features video series’ most beloved episodes
Chabad Helps Hawaiians Prepare for and Cope With Hurricane Lane
North America
Main synagogue open for Shabbat; kosher supplies are distributed
Circumcision Ban in Denmark Fails for Now, but the Battle Will Go On
Europe
Jewish community faces ongoing hurdles to maintain a central tradition
Judaism Spreading Wider Under Montana’s Big Sky
North America
Rabbi Shneur and Chana Wolf prepare to open third Chabad House in the state
Muslim Zanzibar Gets Its First-Ever Jewish Center
Africa
East African island welcomed Chabad emissaries earlier this year
The Friendship Circle Artist Who Draws With Her Eyes
Profile
The amazing powers of Felicia Bowers
How to Keep Your Spiritual Balance, No Matter What
Education
New online course ‘The Average Jew’ begins on Monday, Aug. 14
Gaza Escalation Won’t Hinder Ashkelon’s Educational Innovations
Israel
Schools combining Torah study with high-tech and vocation-oriented programs set to open
Sculptor Jacques Lipchitz’s Tuscan Villa Turned Jewish Summer Camp
Europe
Camp Gan Israel Italy began in 1959, and since 1976 has been held at the famed artist’s former home and studio
First Bar Mitzvah in Centuries in Balkan Nation
Europe
Son of Montenegro emissaries to be joined by visitors from near and far
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