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Chabad-Lubavitch in the Media

Stories and reports that have appeared in the media during the past two weeks

A look at what other news outlets have to say about Chabad-Lubavitch’s global reach.

Car Damaged By Gunfire Outside Of Elon's Chabad House
Elon News Network - Elon University, NC,Thursday, October 10, 2019
...In a email to Elon News Network, Chabad Rabbi Mendy and Rivka Minkowitz said that they are grateful for the response from law enforcement and the community. "As we move from the High Holidays and the Days of Awe to the Days of Joy during this holiday season, we look forward to a year of peace, goodness and blessing for all mankind," they wrote in the email…
      Chabad at Elon University–Elon, NC
Israeli, Jewish Leaders Respond To Yom Kippur Attack On Synagogue In Germany
JNS,Thursday, October 10, 2019
...Chief Rabbi of Berlin Yehudah Teichtal said, “We stand alongside the community that has been harmed and weep over those murdered. The cruel method of the attacker is indescribable, and especially the fact that it happened on Yom Kippur, the holiest day for the Jewish people.” He said he learned about the attack in the middle of the Yom Kippur prayers…
      Jüdisches Bildungszentrum - Rohr Chabad Center–Berlin, Germany
Aryeh’s Kitchen: Kosher Food Truck And Cornerstone Of Jewish Life
Vanderbilt Hustler - Nashville, TN,Sunday, October 6, 2019
...Opened two years ago, Aryeh’s Kitchen is a Kosher food truck run by Vanderbilt Chabad that operates Monday through Thursday during lunch and dinner hours (12:00-1:30 p.m. and 5:00-7:30 p.m.) and will soon be expanded to include Sundays. For a meal swipe, you get an entree sandwich with two sides. The refrigerators in Rand and Commons dining halls are also filled with pre-packaged Kosher dishes in grab-and-go fashion, provided by Aryeh’s. “We want to have Kosher food available at Vanderbilt,” said Vanderbilt Chabad Assistant Rabbi and truck manager Gavriel Isenberg. “That is our biggest thing, to make it as accessible as possible for students who eat exclusively Kosher.”…
      Rohr Chabad House at Vanderbilt–Nashville, TN
Ahead Of Judaism's Holiest Day Of The Year, Wisconsin Jewish Leaders Reflect On Yom Kippur's Traditions, Significance
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - WI,Sunday, October 6, 2019
...Yom Kippur means “day of atonement,” and on the holiday Jews must repent for their sins and ask God and others to be absolved of their wrongdoing. It’s a step further than forgiveness, said Rabbi Michoel Feinstein of the Orthodox Chabad of the Bay Area in Green Bay. “It’s as if the negative occurrence never, ever happened at all,” Feinstein said…
      Chabad of the Bay Area–Green Bay, WI
Sixteen Years After Arrival, Philly Friendship Circle Hits Stride
Jewish Exponent - PA,Friday, October 4, 2019
This time of year, Chani Baram thinks a lot about the strides her organization has made. When the Friendship Circle arrived in Philadelphia in 2003, it didn’t even have programming for the first year, as organizers sought to build a network of interested volunteers and participants and understand the needs of the community. Today, the Friendship Circle, a Chabad organization dedicated to pairing Jewish teens with Jewish children and young adults with special needs for meaningful friendships, is able to help more people than ever before. To Baram, who runs the organization with her husband, Rabbi Zev Baram, it’s not unlike watching their children grow up…
      The Friendship Circle, Philadelphia Region South–Philadelphia, PA
Stamford Chabad Welcomes the New Year
Jewish Link - CT,Thursday, October 3, 2019
...In preparation for Rosh Hashanah, and building on the success of the popular challah bakes for women that now take place all over the world, Chabad introduced its first-ever pre-Rosh Hashanah mega family challah bake—for men, women and children, for families and singles, for young and old. Morah Leah made sure to remind attendees that the original challah bake, held in January 2009, had 118 women in attendance; last year’s Stamford challah bake attracted over 500 women and this year’s Rosh Hashanah family challah bake had over 800 participants…
      Chabad of Stamford–Stamford, CT
Social Vision: The Lubavitcher Rebbe's Transformative Paradigm for the World
Baltimore Jewish Life - MD,Thursday, October 3, 2019
...Thus shifting the view of Judaism in America from negative to positive was one of the Rebbe's early goals. Two other goals were to go to confront young people and tell them the whole truth about Judaism and Jewish tradition. Wexler devotes a chapter to the Rebbe's principled societal approach of reciprocity. One must not live only for the self, but there must be reciprocity between the self, the community, and the cosmos…
New Faces Present At Loaves Of Love Challah Bake
Sun Sentinel - FL,Thursday, October 3, 2019
Chabad Lubavitch of Fort Lauderdale hosted its annual "Loaves of Love" event in which approximately 25 volunteers baked challah and packed High Holiday packages for hospital patients and assisted living residents. Gitty Levin, the event’s coordinator, said there were a lot of new people who volunteered for the event this year…
      Chabad Lubavitch of Fort Lauderdale–Fort Lauderdale, FL
Budapest: 750 Jews At Rosh Hashana Dinner
Arutz Sheva,Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Seven hundred and fifty Jews participated in a Rosh Hashana (Jewish New Year) dinner at the Keren-Or Chabad House in Budapest, Hungary. Among the guests were members of Budapest's Israeli community, as well as students and tourists from Israel and around the world. Following the prayer services at the Chabad house, the community moved to the Marriott Hotel for a festive meal…
      Lubavitch of Hungary–Budapest, Hungary
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