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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.

Is It Shabbos Yet? Endearing Kids’ Classic Upgraded for College Students
Jewish Voice - NY,Wednesday, May 5, 2021
...“Our book depicts a slice of life on campus shlichus,” said Haskleveich, who has served Penn’s campus for the past 20 years with her husband, Rabbi Levi Hasklevich, and their children. “Depicting how students appreciate the warmth and light of Shabbat, and feel the Rebbe’s embrace through the shluchim, is both inspiring and uplifting.”…
      Lubavitch House @ University of Pennsylvania–Philadelphia, PA
UK Jewish Student Center Hosts Talk On Anti-Semitism Following Number of Targeted Incidents
WKYT-TV - Lexington KY,Sunday, May 2, 2021
...Rabbi Shlomo Litvin, the director of the Chabad of the Bluegrass Jewish Student Center, discussed its history and how to confront it. He said a lot of those students didn’t feel heard after acts of hate against the Jewish community occurred. “In two instances, there were university students who went walking by the Jewish Student Center who either threw bottles or caused other kinds of disturbances on the center’s front lawn,” Rabbi Litvin said…
      Chabad of the Bluegrass–Lexington, KY
Photos: Chabad House Hosts Lag B'omer BBQ
Palm Beach Daily News - FL,Saturday, May 1, 2021
Caption: People attend the Lag B'Omer Outdoor BBQ at the Chabad House in Palm Beach Friday evening April 30, 2021. Lag B'Omer is a celebration of the end of an ancient plague and the life of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. The event was followed by a candle-lighting and Shabbat service in memory of the victims of the Meron tragedy in Israel.
      Chabad of N Palm Beach Island–Palm Beach, FL
Tragedy Strikes on Joyous Day of Lag B’Omer
S. Diego Jewish World - CA,Friday, April 30, 2021
...We are deeply distressed by what happened Thursday night in Meron, Israel, burial place of Rabbi Shimon bar (son of) Yochai, whose Yarzeit we celebrate today. Following, a link is shared to the article on Chabad.org that explains what happened, but also contextualizes the celebrations that occur yearly on Lag B’Omer. Follow this link to read the article:..
      Chabad at La Costa–Carlsbad, CA
Lag B’omer Celebrations Bring Joy And Happiness To Community
Sun Sentinel/Jewish Journal - FL,Friday, April 30, 2021
...Rabbi Moshe Kramer of Chabad of West Boca Raton said, “With the layout and how we set up the event, we were able to have 500-700 people come in a safe outdoor way, and that was really important to us.” Rabbi Zalman Bukiet, co-director of Chabad of Boca Raton, which oversees the West and Central Boca locations, thought the celebration was phenomenal…
      Chabad of Central Boca Raton–Boca Raton, FL
      Chabad of West Boca Raton–Boca Raton, FL
      Chabad Hebrew Academy–Margate, FL
      Chabad Lubavitch of Fort Lauderdale–Fort Lauderdale, FL
Pleasanton ‘Excited’ For Chabad Rebuild Of Fire-Damaged Center
J. - Jewish News of Northern California,Friday, April 30, 2021
...Resnick said preschool facilities were the priority, with a target opening in September 2022, but also on the wish list are a kosher kitchen and mikvah at the site. A fundraising campaign is launching soon. The commission approval is all the more welcome following on the heels of a long struggle to get zoning permission to operate a preschool and build a playground, something neighbors objected to not long before the fire…
      Chabad of the Tri - Valley–Pleasanton, CA
Chabad at Oberlin, AVI Fresh Partner to Certify Kosher Kitchen
Oberlin Review,Wednesday, April 28, 2021
...“My role will be coordinating all kosher operations at the kitchen, which means liaising between AVI and the mashgichim,” Elkan wrote in an email to the Review. “Also Chabad will be responsible for kashering the kitchen and ensuring it maintains its kosher status, fielding kosher questions, and kosher education.”…
      Chabad @ Oberlin College–Oberlin, OH
Litchfield's Chabad Lubavitch to Celebrate 'Lag BaOmer' Outdoors April 29
Register Citizen - CT,Wednesday, April 28, 2021
...“For many in the community, this will be the first time in over a year that they’re able to safely spend time with friends,” said Rabbi Joseph Eisenbach, of Chabad Lubavitch of Northwest Connecticut. “How apropos that this gathering will take place on a holiday that marks the end of another plague, many years ago.”…
      Chabad Lubavitch Northwest Connecticut–Litchfield, CT
Lag B’omer Heralds Cautious Return To In-person Events
Baltimore Jewish Times - MD,Monday, April 26, 2021
...Chabad of Downtown will hold an outdoor barbecue and drum circle on April 29 at 7:30 p.m., with musical entertainment provided by Murray Piper of Passionate Drumming. Social distancing and mask wearing will be expected at the event, with “a take it to-go option for those who prefer,” Druk said. While Chabad of Downtown isn’t expecting as many people to come to this year’s celebration as in pre-pandemic years, they are “looking forward to a nice turnout,” Druk said…
      Chabad of Downtown–Baltimore, MD
Baker With Special Needs Finds Passion In Puppy Treats
Spectrum News - WI,Sunday, April 25, 2021
...He spends most of his shift at the Friendship Circle Cafe in the kitchen creating his delicious dog treats. His time in there allows him to gain work experience to become more independent. Sol is living with special needs and before a bakery like Friendship Circle was around, he had a hard time thriving at jobs he once had. But now, you can see the joy all his time in the kitchen brings him. “I feel very important like I am accomplishing something,” Weingrod says…
      Friendship Circle–Fox Point, WI
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