The 7th grader would have to be persuasive, because Chabad is different from the kinds of organizations for which students at Gideon Hausner raise funds . . .
Once subject to a quota system limiting Jewish admission to Yale, today, its Jewish President welcomes the new Chabad House, once a Beta fraternity.
What subjective notions about Jewish identity did they bring to the study? More importantly why would they not include the single most important question of all?
Although it would surprise no one if the Kesselmans were to pack their bags and leave Malmo, Paulina, the child of Holocaustsurvivors who came here after the war, shudders at the thought.
Young enough to be the grandchild of many of his congregants, Rabbi Eliezer Zaklikovsky, director with his wife Chanie, of Chabad Jewish Center of Monroe, NJ, are among a growing number of Chabad representatives who are serving an older demographic.
When synagogue newcomer Don Morris acceepted his rabbis offer to wrap Tefillin for the first time, he hadn’t imagined it would be a life-altering experience.
Traditional Jewish symbolism gets a sci-fi twist as Isaac the robot helps light a San Francisco public menorah on the seventh night of Hanukkah.
"I know you do great work," the man on the phone said. "But I don't give to religious causes."
Life without discipline may be more pleasurable but with halakhic discipline it is more meaningful. Jewish law is about the human responding to the Divine call.
Klaus Wowereit, Mayor of Berlin, said, “Every Chanukah candle that is lit at the Brandenburg Gate [shows] the face of Berlin today . . ."
Under a simple brick dome in Hamadan, south of Teheran, are two beautiful wooden tomb-boxes bearing a Hebrew inscription.
A synagogue in the village of El Hamma, in the southern Gabes region of Tunisia was set on fire Monday night, its Torah scrolls reportedly burnt.
Though launching a $6 million dollar capital campaign during an economic downturn presents an obvious challenge, Rabbi Shua Rosenstein at Chabad of Yale is seeing healthy progress.
They left family and fort behind, but for five days of workshops and sessions, these Chabad representatives were exhorted to remember their primary focus: family.
How do I show in a painting my love for the old house where I was born?
Motivated by a profound love for every Jew and spurred by a boundless optimism, Chabad sets into motion a dazzling array of programs and services to serve Jews from all walks of life.
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