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January 2021

Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, 90, Leading Authority on Substance Abuse
Obituary
Author of more than 60 popular books and founder of Gateway Rehabilitation Center
When Larry King Was Filmed in Tefillin
Obituary
An act of kindness on behalf of a rabbi with ALS
The Great Maggid’s Storied Synagogue Is Rediscovered in Ukraine
Former Soviet Union
A place where great rabbis and shopkeepers studied and prayed with the Baal Shem Tov’s successor
‘The Family Store’: Montreal’s Vast Warehouse of Goodness During Pandemic
North America
Federation CJA, Jewish Community Foundation and Chabad partner to help the needy
Box, Book and Candles: Gift Set Motivates Girls to Light Before Shabbat
North America
Program provides a delightful new twist on a storied 50-year campaign
Rabbi Yehuda Dukes, 39, Inspired Thousands in Health and in Sickness
Obituary
Director of JNet remembered for his extraordinary spirit and faith
Loss of a Child in Toronto Spurs 75,000 to Participate in Eighth Unity Torah
North America
Worldwide webcast of scroll’s completion on Wednesday, Jan. 20
It’s Us Against Us, But You Can Save the World
News Insight & Commentary
The Rebbe’s gardening paradigm as an antidote to divisiveness and confusion
The Quiet Philanthropy of Sheldon Adelson
Obituary
Billionaire was a proud Jew who gave freely to major causes and individuals in need
Online Events to Enable Record Numbers to Mark 71 Years of the Rebbe’s Leadership
Roundup
Chabad centers worldwide to host virtual gatherings in honor of 10 Shevat
Rabbi Fabian Schonfeld, 97, National Rabbinic Leader
Obituary
He rebuilt his life after the Holocaust, becoming an esteemed New York rabbi
A Tireless Chaplain During Covid, Long Island Rabbi Named ‘Person of the Year’
North America
Rabbi Levi Gurkow wears many hats to serve Oceanside residents
Scouted by the Major Leagues, Nevada Teen Won’t Play on Shabbat
North America
A teen’s love of Judaism comes before everything, he says
He Came to Fix a Freezer. Little Did He Know . . .
North America
Rabbi Shalom Povarsky, 85, Renowned Talmudic Scholar and Teacher
Obituary
He led the Jerusalem-based Kol Torah yeshivah for decades
Boy in Need Pays It Forward 25 Years Later With $25,000 to Help Others
North America
Stony Brook, N.Y. rabbi is grateful and humbled by a kindness remembered
Mrs. Miriam Rosenblum, 78, Beloved Educator and Tireless Head of Charitable Fund
Obituary
The longtime Pittsburgh teacher was devoted to people in need
 A Seasoned Rabbi Writes an Engrossing New Novel on the Afterlife
Book Bag
Rabbi Avraham Plotkin talks about ‘Seven Conversations With Jerry’
‘Ahava’ Sculpture by Robert Indiana Finds Home in Florida Chabad Center
North America
Cubed artwork to be at the center of new Judaic art gallery opening
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