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Bruria Efune is a co-founder of Ohr Chabad, a new Chabad yishuv in Israel that will welcome visitors from all over the world to experience chassidic wisdom come to life. She frequently blogs about life in Israel and shares jewish inspiration on social media. You can connect with Bruria here.
A show of solidarity with the people of Israel and with each other
In a display of support and solidarity with Israel and with each other, more than 300 men and women from New York City’s diverse Jewish communities gathered together on Tuesday night, Jan. 13, at the Ohel, the resting place of the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. ...
Featured speaker at Chabad Shluchot conference on Feb. 4
EILAT, Israel—To most Israelis, Eilat is so far away that it might as well be in another country. The nearest big city is Beersheva, and that’s a three-hour drive away, through mostly empty desert. Chanie Klein says that’s why Israelis of all backgrounds ...
Zookeeper back bringing joy to kids after his animals were killed or stolen on Oct. 7
EILAT, Israel—It was a sunny morning at the Yam Suf Hotel garden in Eilat, but rather than tourists splashing around in the swimming pools, children of the Kibbutz Nir Oz preschool sat outside the makeshift tents that had become their schoolrooms. They wa...
Groundbreaking book from educators Sara Morozow and Rivkah Slonim serves as both guide and reference
Some people associate privacy and modesty with shame; they assume that if anything needs to be kept secret, it’s because there’s something uncomfortable or wrong about it. In Holy Intimacy, authors Sara Morozow and Rivkah Slonim masterfully demonstrate th...
“Our friend is here. He just came back from Gaza. Can he light the menorah?”
It was a moving ceremony to begin with. Each year,the skating rink at the Ice Mall in Eilat is packed on Chanukah, and a large crowd, including many tourists, joins Rabbi Mendi Klein each night to light the menorah. But this year Eilat is empty of tourist...
Citizen-activist, co-founder of Ohr Chabad, and Chabad.org news reporter Bruria Efune speaks about how her family is dealing with war. They have brought toys and supplies to the displaced families, volunteered in a soup kitchen, and even taken a mission t...
Soldiers light, pray, sing and dance with Chabad on the Festival of Lights
BEERSHEVA, Israel —On the first night of Chanukah 5784 (2023), tens of thousands of young Jewish men and women in the Israel Defense Forces gathered to kindle Chanukah menorahs on the frontlines of the war in Gaza—and like 300,000 of their peers at bases ...
70,000 from Gaza and Lebanon borders living in city’s hotels
EILAT, Israel—The auditorium at the four-star Aria hotel in Eilat was packed with excited children and their parents. Lights flashed on the stage as the kids danced and sang along with a DJ and singer who roused the crowd. At the side of the room was a ro...
26 Chabad rabbis from around North America insisted that they ‘had to be here’
BEERSHEVA, Israel—It’s Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. in southern Israel. The air-raid sirens blare as a busload of Chabad rabbis from the United States and Canada rush out onto the sidewalk and lay down flat with their hands on their heads, as instructed. “Honestl...
A bar mitzvah boy’s wartime exodus from Sderot to Efrat
Beniyah Bar-Chen of Sderot, Israel, had big plans for his bar mitzvah celebration. He had been looking forward to being called up to the Torah for months, and was expecting to celebrate the day with many friends and family. Exactly one week before his big...
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