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“When I meet people and tell them I’m a Chabad emissary in Nigeria,” says Rabbi Uzan, “they ask me: there are Jews in Nigeria?!” This video offers a peek into Chabad’s great work over the past five years in Nigeria.
Do you know where Kano is? Look it up on the map of Nigeria in West Africa
A local effort to connect Jews to their roots and bring blessings to a country
Interest in Chassidic teachings and Torah study are on the rise in Nigeria, according to Rabbi Israel Uzan, co-director of Chabad Lubavitch of Nigeria. And now, those wanting to learn have some more tools at their disposal. A recent project to print the T...
A spiritual experience for women in Western Africa, most of them Israeli
It took a year-and-a-half to complete the brand-new mikvah in Abuja, the capital city in the middle of Nigeria. But it was completed and inaugurated the same day, a welcome addition in a place where Jewish amenities, and even visitors, are few and far bet...
Hope House upgraded to offer employment and respite
Caring for children with special needs is always complicated. In Nigeria, where they are often viewed with suspicion, the picture is all the more complex. In Kubwa, a suburb of the capital city of Abuja, a group of dedicated humanitarian workers have crea...
Expatriate community in Abuja mourns the loss of a dear friend
The close-knit Jewish community in Abuja, Nigeria, is reeling from the devastating news that Nir Rosmarin, an Israeli-born businessman who was active in the community, died of a head wound while trying to flee a robbery. “He was a dear friend of ours,” sa...
Jewish children throughout Nigeria spent their annual spring break celebrating their heritage at day camps established for the first time in the nation’s history by Chabad-Lubavitch of Central Africa.
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