For 65 years, Gershon Chanowitz said kaddish for his sister who he believed had been murdered by the Nazis in 1942. And for over half a century, Asna Mera thought that all of her siblings had perished in the Holocaust.
Mrs. Chani Okonov, a Chabad emissary to Brighton Beach and co-founder of the Mazel Day School, will receive the 3rd annual Jewish Education Project Young Pioneers Award for her innovative leadership in the field of Jewish education.
He’s the good looking, buoyant 12 year old Nepalese boy who greets visitors to Katmandu’s Chabad House with a huge smile: “Hi I’m Bim, the boy from Beit Chabad," he offers happily. He's also quick to provide unsolicited bits of[…]
With profound grief and sadness, the world-wide Chabad-Lubavitch community mourns the passing of Mrs. Rivkie Barber on Friday, March 21. A Chabad-Lubavitch representative in Melbourne, Australia, Barber passed away after a brief illness. She was 49.
Unheard of until recently, this vibrant demographic came out to party last week, confirming their place in Moscow’s Jewish community. Hundreds celebrated the 10-year milestone of their expat community that has grown in leaps instead of increments.
Excavations in Baltimore’s historic Lloyd Street Synagogue, the third oldest synagogue standing in America, have uncovered the oldest mikvah in the country to-date. The mikvah complex is located in the basement of a row-house adjacent to the Greek revival style[…]
"Most Jews feel that this is their community. They are not leaving, and right now our greatest concern is their security—we are working on installing guards and surveillance equipment for the synagogue.”
Simon Gronowski, 82, never put tefillin on. Orphaned, with no parents or siblings before he turned 13, he had no bar mitzvah. Now he was reluctant. “I’m not a good Jew.” "You're the best, said the rabbi.
CTeen promotes its popular TGIS, Thank G-d It’s Shabbat Program, at the end of the weekend, demonstrating that Shabbat is not only possible together with 1,000 teens, but it’s doable and beautiful back home in their own communities as well.
Gain insight into a completely different section of the Talmud, known as Aggadah or Aggadata, which contains much more than halachic legal discussions and rational analysis. In this introduction to Aggadata, we explore the style, makeup and significance of this[…]
Between the holidays of Passover and Shavuot, the Omer is counted each evening, signifying our preparation for the receiving of the Torah on the holiday of Shavuot. Your one-stop site for an enhanced Omer experience.