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August 2019

‘Roving Rabbis’ Report: Jewish Life in Remote Saskatchewan
North America
A midsummer visit to Jews scattered throughout the province
It Takes a LifeTown: N.J. Project a Model for Inclusive Community-Building
North America
Grand opening of 53,000-square-foot center a revolutionary next step in treatment and integration
Israeli Girl, 17, Killed by Terrorist Bomb While Hiking, Is Laid to Rest
Israel
Rina Schnerb was with her father and brother, who were injured in the blast
After Deadly Shooting, El Paso Rabbi Urges Charitable Living to Combat Hatred
North America
The Rebbe’s teachings are highlighted in local English and Spanish-language media
The KGB’s Belated Apology for the Persecution and Death of the Rebbe’s Father
Former Soviet Union
This week marks 75 years since the passing in Soviet exile of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson
Leibel Mochkin, 95, Daring Chassidic Activist in the USSR and Beyond
Obituary
His efforts saved thousands from Soviet oppression
Overrun for Decades by Squatters, Buenos Aires Synagogue Is Reclaimed
South America
1907 synagogue, one of Argentina’s first, is open again after years of neglect
Q&A: For Children of All Ages in a Disrespecting World, How to Honor Your Parents
Education
California rabbi talks about a new four-week course beginning on Aug. 20
Torah Scrolls Rescued in Fire at California Chabad
North America
Cause of blaze is under investigation
From Woodstock to Jerusalem
First Person
A short account of a long trip
19-Year-Old Yeshivah Student Found Murdered in West Bank
Israel
Manhunt underway for killer or killers of IDF recruit
Netherlands Rabbi Suits Up as National Team’s ‘Spiritual Coach’ at Maccabi Games
Europe
Dutch Jewish athletes sought moral support and help in celebrating Shabbat
A Dentist Author’s Revolutionary Study Aid for Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah
Book Bag
As 39th daily study cycle begins, work made more accessible by layman’s publication
At El Paso Hospital, Rabbi Visits the Injured and Bereaved
North America
Just being with the grieving brings some comfort
Tisha B’Av Programs and Prayers at Chabad Centers Worldwide
Holiday Watch
25-hour period of fasting and reflection begins on Saturday night, Aug. 10
Rabbi Sholom Mendel Simpson, 90, Member of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Secretariat
Obituary
He was actively involved in the publication of “Igros Kodesh,” the Rebbe’s correspondences
What It’s Like to Be Jewish in Ghana
Africa
Oxford MBA talks about combining business and spiritual development in sub-Saharan Africa
In the Media
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