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.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper dedicated time Tuesday evening to meet with the Canadian Chabad delegation of rabbis who joined PM Harper on his official tour of Israel.
Addressing the Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper, Israeli Prime Minster Bibi Netanyahu recalled an encounter with the Lubavitcher Rebbe. "When I went to visit the UN, the Rebbe told me, "Remember that in a hall of perfect darkness, if you[…]
Once an expression of a shared identity informed by knowledge of Torah, Talmud and cultural particularities, today, observed Professor Wisse, American Jews are so removed from Jewish knowledge, they are no longer able to relate to Jewish humor.
More than 1,000 Jewish teens from 110 communities around the world sang and danced in New York City’s Times Square following the conclusion of the Jewish Sabbath and Havdalah ceremony, with a Jumbotron display and a surprise concert by Alex[…]
Mordy Botnick has ambitious Purim plans. He plans to give out 1,000 edible Purim packages in just 24 hours. To make things more complicated, his recipients are soldiers on military bases scatted all across Israel.