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February 2019

#TefillinforYitzi Again Sets Ambitious Goal to Honor Rabbi With ALS
North America
Call for 15,000 additional mitzvahs to be done before his 47th birthday
What It’s Like to Be the Rabbi of the Amazon Rainforest
Profile
Serving one of the most isolated Jewish communities in the world
CTeen Leadership Conference Empowers and Connects Thousands
Teens
Programs boost high-schoolers’ Jewish pride and self-esteem
Thousands of Jewish Teens Energize Times Square
Photo Gallery
A rousing Havdalah ceremony and concert at 11th CTeen International Leadership Conference
Operation Exodus: The Chabad Effort That Saved 1,800 Iranian Jewish Children
Photo Gallery
Forty years after the Iranian Revolution, recalling an unlikely and unheralded story
Rabbi Avraham Tzvi Landa, 100, Last Survivor of Chabad Yeshivah in Shanghai
Obituary
He was blessed by the Sixth Rebbe for a long life within the tent of Torah
A Time to Heal: Consoling, Uplifting Book for the Bereaved Now Available in Hebrew
Book Bag
Jerusalem launch brings together readers helped by the award-winning publication
ShabbaTTogether: Inclusion and Awareness at 260 Chabad Centers
North America
A paradigm shift on disabilities and mental health at services, meals and workshops
Izzy Young, 90, Beatnik Kingmaker and ‘Minyan Man’
Obituary
From the Bronx to Greenwich Village to Stockholm, he ‘always had time for a mitzvah’
One Year Later in Parkland, Fla.: Uniting the Community as a Force for Good
North America
Bringing more light to the world in the year since the mass school shooting
Korea’s First Mikvah Combines Jewish Values and Asian Aesthetics
Asia
Business and tourism make for a growing Jewish presence in Seoul
Rabbi Mendel Baumgarten, 92, Dedicated Teacher of Torah
Obituary
Volunteer head of Crown Heights congregation influenced thousands
Israelis Mourn 19-Year-Old Volunteer Murdered in Jerusalem Forest
Israel
Vigils and protests mounted for Ori Ansbacher, a ‘gentle soul’
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, 67, ‘A Warm Heart’ Who Supported Jewish Causes Worldwide
Obituary
Provided $1.5 billion for programs helping Jews in 50 countries
Nobel Laureate Gives Georgia Students Insight Into Material and Spiritual Wealth
Campus Life
Professor Robert Aumann inspires at impromptu campus Chabad talk
Before Passing at 88, Holocaust Survivor Finally Has His Bar Mitzvah
North America
75 years late, family and friends joined a milestone for Mordechai (Murray) Miller
First Jewish Burial a Sign of Jewish Vitality in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Central America
New cemetery fulfills an important need for retirees while spurring Jewish involvement
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