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Native of Havana fled Cuba in 1960
Simon Segal—whose family fled Cuba for Florida in 1960 when he was a 19-year-old foreign exchange student at Cornell University—was a structural engineer who was beloved by all who knew him. Known for his quick sense of humor and kind demeanor, his youthf...
CKids Gan Israel brings together 60 boys from diverse backgrounds
It’s evening at CKids Gan Israel in Lakeworth, Fla., and the sound of children singing songs of Jewish pride can be heard throughout its sprawling campgrounds. There, on a glistening lakefront set among the expanses of nature, 60 Jewish boys from diverse ...
Residents of Sydney, Australia, for decades, moved to Surfside to be near their children
Modest and dignified, Tzvi and Itty Ainsworth were beloved by all who knew them, and were noted for their generous hospitality and devotion towards helping others in need. Friends note how Tzvi Ainsworth would arrive each day without fail at the Chabad ce...
Natives of Venezuela were members of The Shul of Bal Harbour
Leon Oliwkowicz, 81, and Ruth Oliwkowicz, 74, were among the first victims to have been confirmed by authorities as having been killed in the tragic Champlain Towers collapse in Surfside, Fla. Originally from Venezuela, the couple moved to Florida in rece...
A collaborative effort to design the Robbins Family Youth Center in Thornhill, Ontario
Teens at Chabad’s Jewish Youth Network in Thornhill, Ontario, have been sharing their hearts, minds and dreams for more than three years in helping to design the Robbins Jewish Youth Center, the first major Jewish community center in the world built exclu...
70 JewQ champions gather in Bushkill, Pa., joined online by 800 from around the world
Seventy JewQ champions from 93 cities across the world gathered onstage in Bushkill, Pa., on Sunday to compete in an exciting, fun-filled championship that was broadcast around the world. The coronavirus pandemic didn’t stop the 800 children worldwide who...
‘Chof Ches Sivan, 80 Years’
Viewers from across the globe joined rabbis and Jewish community leaders for a livestream event on Monday celebrating 80 years since the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—and his wife, Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson, of righteous ...
Chabad center to provide a full range of services for those from Scotland and abroad
Filled with medieval architecture, hilly landscapes, lush gardens and a prestigious university that dates to 1583, Edinburgh, Scotland, will now have a permanent home for Jewish student life with the building of Chabad’s new center at the University of Ed...
Thousands of children worldwide join CKids Mitzvah Meter competition
With 25,000 mitzvahs logged online in the first week, Jewish children from Brazil to Hawaii are getting onboard with the new CKids Mitzvah Meter competition, and the excitement is growing. CKids, the Chabad Children's Network, launched the “Mitzvah Meter”...
In Peabody, delivering the joy of Judaism during tough times for many
As the coronavirus pandemic was beginning to spread through North America a year ago, Rabbi Nechemia and Raizel Schusterman were starting to plan for their 18th year of service to the Jewish community of Peabody, Mass. Located in the state’s North Shore r...
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