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December 2018

Rare Kindness: Kidney-Donor Rabbi Donates His Liver
North America
Among a handful of dual-organ donors, New Jersey rabbi saves a man’s life
Teen Wins Table Tennis Gold While Observing Jewish Fast Day
North America
Estee Ackerman’s success while fasting on 10 Tevet precedes singles’ victory over No. 1 Olympic seed
The Backstory of the Chassidim Who Got Criminal Justice Reform Done
North America
Inspired by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, a group saw prison reform through from proposal to law
After 100 Years, Vermont’s ‘Little Jerusalem’ Comes Full-Circle
North America
New building actualizes multi-generational dream in the state’s Jewish history
In Terrorists’ Line of Fire Daily, IDF Troops Turn to Chabad of Hebron
Rabbi, wife and staff ease the burdens and pressures of thousands of soldiers
Thousands at Funerals for Israeli Soldiers Killed in Terror Attack
Two others in critical condition as attacks continue on Friday
Baby Whose Mother Was Shot in Terror Attack Laid to Rest in Jerusalem
Wounded parents had visited the child for first time hours before his passing.
Rogachover Gaon’s Enigmatic Teachings Brought to Light in New Study Program
North America
Early 20th-century sage described by the Rebbe as an ‘unmatched scholar’
A Visit to Chicago’s Oldest Chabad Congregation
North America
Founded in 1875, Anshei Lubavitch lives on in a kosher nursing home
Boots and a Jew Not Yet Out of the Florida Woods: A Chabad Chanukah Story
Holiday Watch
A special visit to a homebound senior during a busy holiday week
How 5 Yeshivah Students Are Spreading Light Along the West Coast
Holiday Watch
A seven-day trek from Southern California to Washington state
NEW PHOTOS: Menorahs and Chanukah Celebrations Around the World
Holiday Watch
Chabad brings holiday to millions, from major cities to small rural villages
George H.W. Bush, 94, Presided Over ‘Age of Miracles and Wonders’
Corresponded with the Rebbe at a pivotal stage in modern history.
IDF Soldiers Prep for Tunnel Op With Menorahs, Dancing (and Doughnuts)
Holiday Watch
Visit from yeshivah students boosts those working on new anti-tunnel operation
11 Police Officers From Pittsburgh Shooting Light Long Island Menorah
Holiday Watch
Tallest menorah in Long Island lit by first responders
Paris Riots Didn’t Stop Thousands at Eiffel Tower Menorah-Lighting
Holiday Watch
Celebrating Chanukah hours after most violent protests in years
Chanukah Comes to Life in Modi’in, the Birthplace of the Maccabees
Holiday Watch
Merging past, present and future in a hyper-modern Israeli city
After Anti-Semitic Attack, Columbia U. Professor Lights Campus Menorah
Holiday Watch
Kindling the first candle in response to swastikas painted on her office walls
On Ukraine Frontline, Prepping for Chanukah Under Martial Law
Former Soviet Union
Public menorah will be lit in Mariupol, industrial port on Sea of Azov
Rabbi Gives Cars to Those Who Lost Everything in California Fire
North America
Chabad of Chico initiative helps victims in dire need of transportation
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