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Chabad emissaries entered a world of repressed Judaism that they worked relentlessly to help lift over time
This is the third story in a series of articles on Jewish life in the former Soviet Union in the 25th year since the formal dissolution of the USSR on Dec. 26, 1991. Twenty-five years ago this month, on Dec. 25, 1991, the Soviet Union ceased to exist. A r...
We are getting ready for the New Year at school. There is a huge Christmas tree in the auditorium, decorated with balls and garlands. During the day we practice for the end-of-year concert, where I play a “snowflake”—just like all the other Russian girls....
Lighting Menorah with Gorbachev
And as the interpreter translated those words into Russian, Mikhail Gorbachev blushed.
If we map time, will we see where it’s leading us?
Does time, as well, have a topography?
The story of Jewish survival in the former Soviet Union
Defying rogue regimes, the Rebbes of Chabad-Lubavitch and their emissaries risked their lives to keep Judaism alive across the Soviet Union. Their efforts enabled the embers of Judaism to spark the transformation of Jewish life thriving there today.
A Personal Family Saga Spanning Five Generations
An extraordinary address by Professor David Luchins, chair of Touro College’s department of political science and a longtime advisor to the late New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, at the gala banquet of the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch...
From Ezekiel’s vision of the "dry bones" to the bond between generations and the phenomenon of supernatural events – past, present and future
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