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May 2023

Father of Two Killed in Drive-By Shooting in Northern Samaria
Israel
32-year-old Meir Tamari slain just outside community near Jenin
Young Long Island Rabbi Donates Kidney to a Senior Congregant
North America
‘There was no question about what we needed to do and when,’ says the donor
In London’s Hip Camden Market, Two New Debuts for Chabad
Europe
New center and new Torah scroll celebrated in top tourist destination
Nazi Headquarters in German City the Site of New Torah Celebration
Europe
Krefeld Jewish community dances and sings at a place of suffering
All Night Learning on Shavuot a Global Destination
Holiday Watch
A new generation of participants attracted to caffeinated study programs
Montana’s Vast ‘Big Sky Country’ Sees Jewish Life Flourishing
North America
With four centers and a fifth coming, Chabad nurtures communities around state
Shavuot: When Children Take Their Parents to Synagogue
Holiday Watch
Impact of Chabad Hebrew schools felt deeply at reading of Ten Commandments
Rabbi at Five Brooklyn Campuses Receives Doctorate
Campus Life
Rabbi Eliyahu Raskin recognized for the ‘transformative power of his work’
Dairy Products Arrive in Ukraine Cities Just in Time for Shavuot
Ukraine War
Chabad emissaries provide ice cream and essentials for the holiday
Sleepless in Safed: A Shavuot Custom Continues at Its Source
Holiday Watch
More than 60 synagogues will be open until dawn for the Tikkun Leil Shavuot service
Historic Conference in Morocco Draws Rabbis From Africa, Middle East, Europe
Middle East
Emissaries from 40 countries gather in Fez
My First Visit Home After the Passing of My Wife and Infant
Caribbean
Rabbi Asher Federman shares candidly about his return to the Virgin Islands
Father of 13 and Chabad emissary to the Virgin Islands shares candidly what it was like to come home after a half-year of heartbreak and suffering.
Ashkelon Residents Take Refuge in Chabad Bomb Shelters
Israel
Activities for kids; assistance to all
‘We’re Still Here!’: Jews Across Russia Come Out to Celebrate
Holiday Watch
From Moscow to Siberia, bonfires, barbecues and parades
In Ukraine, It Was ‘the Best Day in a Year’
Ukraine War
War-weary residents turn out night and day for holiday celebrations
Six Dead in Terror Shooting Near Historic Synagogue in Djerba, Tunisia
Africa
Two Jewish cousins killed in Lag BaOmer attack at a five-day annual gathering
A Joyous Lag BaOmer 5783 (2023) in Photos and Videos
Holiday Watch
Barbecues, bonfires and parades around the world
Amid Gaza Campaign, Lag BaOmer Parades Canceled in Israel’s South, Go Online
Israel
Chabad makes a video for families celebrating at home
Rabbi Akiva Wagner, 55, Beloved Educator in Toronto
Obituary
He continued to inspire and teach thousands in person and online while battling a long illness
Jewish Communities in Commonwealth Welcome King Charles III
Europe
Special prayer on Shabbat followed by words of goodwill
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