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Seven decades ago the center of world Jewry in Europe was in the midst of being destroyed. Mass murder by the Germans was the norm, targeted against Jews of all backgrounds and nationalities, who were executed on the streets and gassed in concentration ca...
Walk around any town in Israel in the days leading up to Lag B’Omer, and you’ll know the holiday is approaching by the bands of children collecting wood.
Throughout Saturday night and Sunday, as waves of aircraft pounded military targets in the Gaza Strip and Hamas forces retaliated with rocket attacks aimed at Israeli civilians, Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries and rabbinical students made the rounds of hospit...
Rabbi Mendel Cunin, co-director of the Reno-based Chabad-Lubavitch of Northern Nevada, has one more benefit to add to the litany of spiritual blessings Jewish tradition attributes to observance of Shabbat: more money in your wallet. In an interesting twis...
Newly published transcripts of some Purim-themed talks given by the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory, have added to the wealth of material publicly available for study by tens of thousands worldwide.
Entering Tisha B’Av, a day of fasting and mourning the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem by the Romans, Jewish people the world over were greeted with a positive message calling to increase in acts of goodness and kindness.
High Holidays are a time for renewed spirituality
Ari Shortt is looking forward to celebrating Rosh Hashanah with his community. Shortt, a Ph.D. candidate studying psychology in Guelph, Ontario, will head to his neighborhood Chabad center with his wife, Eva, and two sons, ages 5 and 2, to enjoy the holid...
The complex world of honey bees has correlations to Judaism, and not just at High Holiday time
Human instinct may be to swat, run away or do a frantic little dance to avoid contact with bees, but like most small living creatures, they have more to fear from us than we them. In fact, they have much to lose; it’s true that when a worker bee—the ones ...
25-hour period of fasting and reflection begins on Saturday night, Aug. 10
When Shabbat ends this week, there will be no sweet-smelling spices or Kiddush wine to bid farewell to the sacred day. Instead, Jews around the world will don non-leather shoes, and make their way to synagogues and Chabad centers for evening services, fol...
Marking 92nd anniversary of the release of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn from Soviet imprisonment
A research article published on Chabad.org sheds new light on the secret portrait of the sixth Rebbe—Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, of righteous memory—that remained behind in the Soviet Union following his 1927 exile from the country. The little-known...
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