Yona Krasilchik arrived in Sao Paulo in 1908 with a small group of landsmen from Bessarabia. By 1912, he had helped build Kehilat Israel, the city’s first synagogue, and soon after, a Jewish hospital, cemetery, and school.
They meet weekly in A320, an unassuming club room at the iconic Fashion Institute of Technology. Students of toy design, fashion, and business, they gather each Tuesday to create something ever more eternal.
The first crisis the young Chabad rabbi encountered when he arrived at the University of Pennsylvania was a suicide. The victim was the son of a faculty member and Rabbi Menachem Schmidt, the campus’ new Chabad representative...
Responding to the suggestion that some feminists might endorse Ami’s policy of not publishing photographs of women, editor Rechy Frankfurter says she doesn’t need to gussy up her Hasidic beliefs with politically correct rhetoric.
The organization, which matches people as study partners, celebrated its 10th anniversary at a gala dinner honoring its volunteers. Those volunteers, who commit to weekly half-hour sessions for at least three months, are the mainstay of this organization.
In commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Chabad Teen Network of Hunterdon County (Cteen) is hosting a Holocaust Educational Night Thursday, May 5, 7 p.m. Featuring a presentation by Cteen Hunterdon's President Kirsten Bashford, senior at Del-Val High-School, who has created and presented[…]
Over the past two years, the Lugansk community has relied on the critical support of Jewish communities around the world who have galvanized to lend resources and moral support to Jewish refugees and locals alike. Central among them, is the[…]
A two-acre property down the block from the University of Central Florida campus will soon see a a three million dollar facility go up. The space, conducive to their growing community of about 6,000 Jewish students, will reflect the vision[…]
Uruguay’s tight-knit Jewish community was stunned last month when a prominent Jewish businessman was murdered in Paysandu, a small city 235 miles north of the country’s capital. David Fremd, a beloved leader in the Jewish community, was stabbed ten times[…]
As the UN and the EU continue to stoke the fires of anti-Semitism with their sanctimonious condemnations of Israel, here in the U.S., a spate of new books and articles examine the disconnect of young American Jews from their roots[…]
The overriding purpose of the observance of the Passover Seder and all its many rituals, says the Torah, is v’hee-gadta l’vincha—to teach your children. To teach them their family narrative that allows them to grow from their roots, giving them[…]
In an effort to educate the greater public, RCII has teamed up with JLI, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, creating Toward Inclusion, a compelling course that will advocate for, and advance, the inclusion of people with disabilities.
Still in the throes of struggle, the spirit of triumph reigned supreme as the community marked 25 years since Rabbi Moshe and Miriam Moskovitz arrived here in 1990 to rebuild Jewish life following the fall of communism.
Discover what every parent should know about children and technology in the age of digital citizenship. Join Dr. Eli Shapiro for a fascinating presentation on how to deal with this rapidly evolving challenge and responsibility facing parents today.