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As police search continues, a meeting to boost spiritual strength
The Jewish community on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, will gather this evening at 7 p.m. for inspiration and prayer for the safe return of two Torah scrolls stolen from the Chabad center. On Sunday morning, a member of the community entered the sanctuary an...
Honoring the multigenerational impact of a thriving campus center
Danielle Druck was parading around the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City with hundreds of celebrants when her 11-year-old son Charlie exclaimed: “We’re going to jail! You can’t block traffic!” After a few minutes, he accepted that the June 18 celebrat...
Community in Vacaville, Calif., celebrates with a new Torah scroll
Founded in 1851 with a population of barely 300 people, the city of Vacaville, Calif., was once a stopping point of the Pony Express. A century-and-a-half later, the northern California city, which today has grown to a population of roughly 95,000, earns ...
It will be sent to another Texas town, where young professionals will use it for minyan
When Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sunday, Oct. 2, members of Chabad of South Austin/Young Jewish Professionals will hold their first minyan since last Yom Kippur. Together, they will celebrate not only the start of the Jewish New Year, but the welco...
Linking Jewish children around the world in an effort prompted by the Rebbe
1,828,830. That’s the number of Jewish children who have purchased letters in special “children’s Torah scrolls,” the sixth of which was finished last week in Jerusalem. In the spring of 1981, the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—sp...
How a journalist made a priceless personal discovery
When Israeli journalist Yaakov Maor was sent to Vienna 40 years ago to write about the first stirrings of the newly founded European Economic Union, he couldn’t have guessed that the trip would result in a priceless discovery with deep personal significan...
The dedication of a new Torah scroll is always a cause for celebration. But for the small yet proud Jewish community in South Korea, just such a dedication Sunday meant so much more.
Called Kiryat Hasofrim, “Palace of the Scribes,” Safed’s newest museum will take visitors on an interactive tour of Judaism’s scribal arts.
When Rabbi Eli Levy, co-director of the Chabad-Lubavitch center in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Colegiales, announced a plan to buy a Torah scroll, he didn’t imagine one would be donated just three days later. The community has now set its sites on an...
The Jewish community of Perm, Russia, celebrated the first Torah dedication in more than a century.
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