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October 2023

Israeli Soldier Miraculously Rescued From Gaza
Israel
IDF and Shin Bet free Ori Megidish from Hamas captivity
Holocaust Survivor, 102, Celebrates Bar Mitzvah After Chess Game With Yeshivah Student
North America
Alex Kernish met the survivor, who agreed to wrap tefillin if the student beat him
The Painful, Painstaking Work of Israel’s Burial Societies
Israel
The daunting task of preparing Jewish victims of Hamas terror for burial
$6.5 Million UCF Center Highlights Chabad Growth on Campuses in Southeast
North America
New building enhances Jewish life for Florida school’s 7,000 Jewish students
Holocaust Survivor Talks About Murderous Modern-Day Antisemitism
News Brief
Some 40 men put on tefillin at event
From Canada to Outback Challah Bakes for Israel
News Brief
Events bring people together to share in a mitzvah
Illinois Governor Helps Dedicate Major New Chabad Campus House
Education
Speakers laud Chabad’s impact on students amid terrorism and antisemitism
Largest Rabbinic Delegation to Visit Israel Greeted With Gratitude … and Rockets
Israel
26 Chabad rabbis from around North America insisted that they ‘had to be here’
Elderly Gaza Hostage ‘Went Through Hell’
Israel
Yocheved Lifshitz, 85, and Nurit Cooper, 79, reunited with their families
Friends to Pray at Ohel in Memory of Volunteer Murdered in Israel
News Brief
Belev Echad to honor the memory of Raz Mizrachi, 21, on Oct. 30
Chabad Miami Delegation Brings Supplies and Positive Spirits to Israel
Israel
Gear for IDF soldiers; comfort for victims of terror; boost in morale for all
Kehot Tehillim App Free of Charge to Inspire Prayers for Israel
Israel
Limited offer for next eight days; upgrade highlights chapters said for those in danger
Our Holy Brethren Murdered for Being Jewish
Israel
An updated list of those killed in barbaric attacks from Gaza
Hostages Natalie and Judith Ra’anan of Chicago Suburb Released
Israel
With gratitude to the Almighty and prayers for the safe return of the remaining hostages
For Some Jewish Communities, the Safe Return of Hostages Is Personal
Israel
Evanston, Ill., prays and advocates for their friends, Judith and Natalie Ra’anan
#LightForIsrael Shabbat Candle-Lighting Campaign Continues
Israel
Women and girls are encouraged to post selfie with hashtag before lighting
More Than 1,400 Men to Wear Free Tefillin in Memory of Those Murdered in Israel
Israel
Businessman helps spread the word on his website; more than $400,000 raised to date
Missouri Restaurant to Go Kosher for a Day to Raise Funds in Support of Israel
North America
Novellus in St. Charles to host ‘Support Night for Israel’ on Oct. 25
Strangers Throw Bar Mitzvah for Sderot Boy Displaced by Terror
Israel
A bar mitzvah boy’s wartime exodus from Sderot to Efrat
Across 50 States, One Jewish Heart: America’s Nationwide Stand for Israel
Israel
Jews throughout US find comfort and inspiration with Chabad
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