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August 2021

Rabbi Sholom Jacobson, 74, Lifelong Publisher of Chassidic Texts
Obituary
He participated in trailblazing efforts to disseminate the Rebbe’s teachings
Finding High Holiday Services Is Easier Than Ever With New Chabad Locator
Holiday Watch
Google maps-based directory offers a world of detail for thousands of centers
Preparing For a Second Covid Rosh Hashanah Around the World
Holiday Watch
From tallest building in the world to southernmost point in the U.S., Chabad will bring Rosh Hashanah to all
In Delaware, New Growth Emerges From the Ashes
North America
A year after arson, Chabad at University of Delaware unveils plans for a new home
Stalled by Covid, the Jewish Tradition You May Never Have Heard of Rebounds En Masse
Education
‘Areinfirenish’ celebration held for dozens of Chicago-area children
In Hurricane Ida’s Wake, Chabad Reaches Out in a City Without Electricity
North America
Amid devastation in New Orleans, people are being urged to stay where they are
As Hurricane Ida Barrels Into Louisiana, Chabad Centers on Call to Help
North America
Destructive Category 4 storm hits on 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
A Jewish Library Changes the Beat in the Heart of Los Angeles
North America
2,000 spiritually nourishing titles draw families from around the city
Meet Australia’s Newest Supreme Court Justice, Rabbi Marcus Solomon
Australia & New Zealand
Educator, rabbi and judge speaks to Chabad.org in a wide-ranging interview
Jews Don’t Run: The Rebbe and Lessons From Crown Heights
North America
On the 30th anniversary of the riots, how Crown Heights survived to remain a thriving Jewish neighborhood
Rosh Hashanah Prayer Booklet Available for Home Printing
Holiday Watch
Online material helps prepare those in isolation for the High Holidays
A Short History of Bringing Shofar to the Streets
Holiday Watch
The first mitzvah campaign to bring Judaism to the individual, wherever he or she was
Why So Many New Faces Are Expected at Chabad Services This Rosh Hashanah
Holiday Watch
With Covid safety top of mind, many helped during pandemic say they have found a new Jewish home
An Ottoman Odyssey: A Rabbi Rediscovers Turkey’s Jews, Past and Present
Middle East
Istanbul’s Rabbi Mendy Chitrik tweets his three-week trek across centuries of Jewish life
Amid Covid Uncertainty, High Holiday Prayer Books Again in High Demand
Holiday Watch
Surge in sales again this year for those praying at home
First-Ever Mikvah in McAllen, Texas, Dedicated to Local IDF Hero
North America
Young man memorialized seven years after being killed in Gaza war
 For Practitioners of This Ancient and Holy Art, It's the Busiest Month of the Year
Holiday Watch
The beautiful and important custom of checking tefillin and mezuzahs in Elul
Chabad Emissary Shterna Wolff Named ‘Person of the Week’ in Germany
Europe
Director of Chabad of Hanover cited for work with her late husband, Rabbi Binyamin Wolff
A Young Woman’s Journey From California College Student to Chabad Ambassador
Campus Life
Sandra Paul seeks to share her profound life-changing experience with others
In the Media
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