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August 2022

I Got Covid in Paris, a Rabbi Came to My Rescue
First Person
Imagine arriving in a country where you don’t speak the language or know your way around, and contracting the latest strain of Covid. Who do you turn to?
Legendary Buffalo Campus Rabbi’s 50 Years on the Job
Campus Life
Rabbi Nosson Gurary’s lasting influence has changed thousands of young lives
Memo to Secret Police Chief Reveals Hunt for Chabad’s Soviet Underground
Former Soviet Union
What does a top-secret post-war memo to Stalin’s MGB boss tell us about the Soviet campaign against Chabad?
From Texas to Missouri: A Crown Heights Story of Love and Memory
North America
Pesha Leah Lapine was murdered 30 years ago. Her memory continues to inspire.
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
How a Team of Chassidic Techies Created the World’s Largest Network of Jewish Websites
Internet & Technology
Chabad.org’s engine behind online presence of almost 1,500 Chabad centers since 2002
‘Thoughtstreams’ Provides Sage Advice for Today's Woman
Book Bag
New book culled from the public teachings and guidance of the Rebbe
Jewish Life Booms in Idaho’s Rodeo Country
North America
Influx of new residents served by expanded center, new mikvah and teen programs
After Salman Rushdie Stabbing, Chautauqua Residents Find Comfort at Chabad
North America
The town’s serenity shattered, Chabad became a place of solace
Connecticut Town Bustles With Jewish Life at Chabad Festival
North America
1,500 attend Shoreline Jewish Festival in Guilford Green, including Gov. Ned Lamont and Sen. Richard Blumenthal
In Athens, Ga., a Historic Home to Gain New Life as Vibrant Jewish Center
Campus Life
Chabad-Lubavitch of Athens to preserve historic site as new center for Jewish life at University of Georgia
New Torah Scroll Links and Inspires Embattled Long Beach, L.I., Jewish Community
North America
Dedication follows the theft of two scrolls at synagogue’s opening one year ago
Replica of Baal Shem Tov’s Ukraine Synagogue Rises in Upstate New York
North America
Incorporates bricks of 22 synagogues destroyed in the Holocaust
Eight Wounded as Terrorist Gunman Attacks Bus Near Western Wall
Israel
Four Americans hurt, terrorist surrenders with weapon
Israel’s President Herzog Presents Chabad-Lubavitch With Katz Prize
Israel
Award in recognition of Chabad’s contributions to Judaism worldwide
Rabbi Yitzchak Tuvia Weiss, 95, Holocaust Survivor and Senior Jerusalem Rabbi
Obituary
The Kindertransport orphan who became one of Jerusalem’s most prominent rabbis
Bermuda to Welcome Its First Resident Rabbi
North America
A new Chabad House on an alluring North Atlantic island
Aid for Thousands Left Homeless by Kentucky Flooding
North America
With 37 dead, Chabad of Kentucky’s Project Friendship helps hardest-hit areas
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