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Chabad-Lubavitch: A chassidic movement founded by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi in the latter part of the 18th century that emphasizes the importance of "Chabad," an acronym for “Chochmoh, Binah, Da’at” (wisdom, understanding and knowledge); the concept of studying and understanding G-d and His relationship with the world. Lubavitch is the name of the townlet in the county of Mohilev, White Russia, which served as the center of the Chabad Chassidism for four generations.
Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman, who spoke to Chabad-Lubavitch of Greater Boynton Beach in Florida back in January, tells of guidance he received from the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory.
Rabbis changing the face of European Jewry make pilgrimage to the shtetls where it all began
For four days this week, some 500 Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis from across Europe are gathering in Moscow, Russia, for the largest rabbinical summit in recent European history. The historic meeting, which underscores the unprecedented growth of Jewish life and...
A Torah dedication ceremony attended by 1,200 people came one year after the death of Rabbi Avraham Levitansky, an innovator in the field of Jewish education.
The National Committee for the Furtherance of Jewish Education, in cooperation with Chabad-Lubavitch of Forest Hills, ran a winter camp for some 150 New York public school students.
3,000 women leaders celebrate ‘righteous women, past and present’
Mushky Feldman moved to Reykjavík, Iceland, last year to establish Chabad-Lubavitch of Iceland with her husband, Rabbi Avi Feldman. In recent decades, Iceland has become an increasingly popular tourist destination and is also home to a small Jewish commun...
25 years ago, Chabad.org was launched at the site of Amazon’s new headquarters
The social responsibility of massively successful high-tech companies was again thrown into high relief last week when Amazon announced that Long Island City—a working-class neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., that has been home to the largest public-housing de...
Pittsburgh and 10th anniversary of Mumbai massacre not far from anyone’s mind
More than 5,600 rabbis and guests from 100 countries gathered tonight for the gala dinner highlighting the 35th International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries. The celebration was infused with inspiration and joy, but tempered this year in the sh...
Ceremony precedes annual group photo at international conference in New York
View enlarged photo Thousands of Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis from around the world were led in prayer and solemn song by a delegation of rabbis from Pittsburgh on Sunday morning, in memory of those brutally murdered in an anti-Semitic shooting eight days befo...
Thousands of rabbis and guests from around the world who are in New York for the annual Kinus Hashluchim—the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries—gathered at the Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens, N.Y., on Friday to visit the resting pl...
Pittsburgh massacre adds sobering note to joyous annual convention
Thousands of Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis will be busily studying, praying and schmoozing in New York City this week at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries, the world’s largest rabbinic gathering. The nearly weeklong event, which begins...
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