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Chabad on the Coast brings the joy of Judaism to English-speaking residents
TEL AVIV—It’s a steamy midsummer night only a short walk from the Mediterranean beaches, and Israel’s city that never sleeps is wide awake. The City Center neighborhood is beating with bright, youthful energy. Swarms of bicycles and electric scooters zip ...
He influenced and inspired thousands of students from all walks of Jewish life
Rabbi Pinchas Korf, a beloved Chassidic mashpia (mentor) whose endearing smile, indefatigable energy and blazing inner fire influenced and inspired thousands of students and rabbinic peers for decades, passed away June 30. He was 86 years old. Affectionat...
More than 150 still unaccounted for as increasingly desperate search is in its third day
As the search and rescue operation entered its third full day on Sunday, rescue crews continued their desperate search for survivors of the collapse early Thursday morning of a 12-story oceanfront condominium in Surfside, Fla., just north of Miami Beach. ...
As search and rescue continues, local rabbis and volunteers assist survivors
Updated on Friday, June 25, at 4:16 p.m. At least four people were killed and 159 others, including children and the elderly, may be trapped in the rubble after a 12-story, 136-unit oceanfront condominium tower in Surfside, Fla., partially collapsed at ar...
U.S. Army Chaplain (Capt.) Menachem Stern invited to Arlington ceremony
In Washington, D.C., for high-level talks at the Pentagon, Israel Defense Forces Chief of General Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi participated on Wednesday in a U.S. Armed Forces full honors wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlingt...
Synagogue in Teaneck, N.J., and Colel Chabad collaborate in ongoing effort
Thousands of children who attend day-care centers in some of the cities under daily missile attacks from Gaza—Sderot, Ashdod and Yavneh—received more than $40,000 worth of toys, games and treats before the holiday of Shavuot earlier this week, thanks to a...
Worldwide call to join together on Shavuot at synagogues in support of Israel
JERUSALEM—A new barrage of rockets fired at residential neighborhoods in Israel early Friday brought the death toll in Israel to nine. The attack came after a wave of 160 Israel Defense Forces aircraft simultaneously conducted a massive attack shortly aft...
Renewed calls for prayer and good deeds on behalf of IDF troops and the Holy Land
Updated at 8 a.m. Friday, ET JERUSALEM—A wave of 160 Israel Defense Forces aircraft simultaneously conducted a massive attack shortly after midnight on Thursday on a network of tunnels dug by the Hamas terror group under the northern Gaza Strip, the IDF S...
IDF retaliates, announces planning for ground incursion; leaders plea for civil calm
JERUSALEM—As unrestrained riots continued in cities across Israel on Wednesday night and Thursday, barrages of deadly rocket fire rained down on the Holy Land, with missiles falling for the first time as far north as the Jezreel Valley. The toll of Wednes...
Jewish homes, synagogues, cars torched by rioting Arab mobs; IDF strikes back at Hamas
It was a violent, terrifying and sleepless night for many in Israel as Hamas launched middle-of-the night barrages of more than 300 missiles that killed two and sent hundreds of thousands to bomb shelters from Tel Aviv to Beersheva. In total, more than 1,...
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