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August 2023

Ukraine Welcomes First New Rabbi Since War Began
Ukraine War
Rabbi Mendy and Mushky Halperin, and their son, Ari, have joined Chabad of Chernovtzy’s team
Fastest-Growing Jewish Day-School Network Continues to Branch Out
Education
Chabad’s Tamim Academy starts a new school year in cities around North America
Dublin Kosher Deli a New Hub of Jewish Life in Ireland
Europe
Deli 613 draws residents old and new, both Jewish tourists and non-Jewish Dubliners
South American Jewish Teens’ Transformative Tour of Poland and Israel
South America
Three weeks of tragedy and hope on first Spanish-language trip for youth
Chabad in British Columbia a Vital Lifeline From Wildfires’ Destruction
North America
Shelter, food and supplies in Kelowna
Jerusalem Jewish Studies Alumni Reconnect at Events Around the World
Education
Thousands have learned and grown at Mayanot Institute
Initiative Makes Kosher More Accessible in U.S. Navy
North America
Collaboration between the Navy, Aleph Institute and Orthodox Union
Israel Terror Victim’s 12-Year-Old Daughter Recalls Her Mother’s Murder
Israel
Suspects arrested in Hebron after drive-by shooting of Batsheva Nagari
1,500 Young Latino Jews Gather in Buenos Aires
South America
Hakhel year gathering largest since before pandemic
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
Terror Victim’s Funeral Highlights Longtime Bond Between Chabad and IDF
Israel
Chabad emissary, a former Israeli officer, faces the loss of his own son
Man Who Hurled Egg at Israel Tefillin Stand Makes Amends
Israel
Nes Tziona resident pledges to put on tefillin daily
Maui Fire Survivors Tell of Chabad’s Help
North America
Desperate search for refuge from blazes that killed 114, destroyed homes and businesses
With 93 Dead in Wildfires, Maui Chabad Aids in Relief Efforts
North America
Centers offer services to residents and tourists alike
A Special Brit in Kazakhstan at Resting Place of the Rebbe’s Father
Former Soviet Union
Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson remembered on the anniversary of his passing
Portland Demographic Study Profiles a Changing Jewish Community
North America
Survey shows that 25 percent of all who attend Jewish programs engage with Chabad
Thousands at Kotel Welcome Eighth Children’s Torah Scroll
Israel
Completion follows a months-long international effort
Maryland Emissary’s Poetry Educates and Inspires
Book Bag
Rochel Kaplan’s ‘Triumph of Truth’ presents profound insights into the human condition
Tefillin Tables Combat Antisemitism on U.S. Campuses
Campus Life
Long a fixture, Chabad mitzvah stands have become a bulwark against hate speech
Portugal Human-Rights Group Honors the Rebbe’s Legacy
Europe
Community leaders and rabbis from Europe and Israel gather in Porto
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