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Addiction Doesn’t Discriminate, Warns Crown Heights-based ‘Operation Survival’ (video)

"Some people still tend to think of drug use as an 'outside problem', but the reality is that addiction doesn't discriminate."

Chabad of Reykjavik Newest ‘Frozen Chosen’ Addition

The Feldmans’ arrival in the northern island country will herald a new era for Iceland’s tiny Jewish community, entering a number of firsts in Iceland’s sparse Jewish history.

Netanyahu to Putin: We Must Take Strong, Timely Stand Against Murderous Ideologies (video)

"The main lesson of the rise of the Nazis and ... their defeat, is that one needs to take a strong and timely stand against murderous ideologies."

Torah Scrolls Stolen in Hawaii

A reward of $5,000 is being offered for the safe return of two Torah scrolls stolen last weekend from the Chabad of Hawaii synagogue at the Ala Moana Hotel.

Putin Moves Museum Visit in Deference to Jewish Sabbath

The United Nations date for International Holocaust Day, and the date on which worldwide memorial ceremonies are being held, falls on the Jewish Sabbath.

Netanyahu, Mumbai Terror Attack Survivor, Unveil Plans for Living Memorial

Moshe was invited to visit his former home by Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi during the latter's visit to Israel in July. Netanyahu then invited the boy to join him on his trip to India this week.

2008 Terror Massacre Survivor Moshe Holtzberg Arrives in Mumbai

It’s the first time Moshe Holtzberg has been to India since his parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, were killed on November 26, 2008.

Netanyahu Heads for Mumbai with Massacre Survivor

“Indian Prime Minister Modi is a close friend ... and I appreciate the fact that he himself will accompany us during large portions of the trip."

Beis Finger Rehab Center Opens for MS, Neuro Residents in Jerusalem

Beis Finger is intended to be accessible to those from the central region of the country, and is fully disabled-accessible.

Moishe Holtzberg to Return to Mumbai’s Nariman Chabad House

Moishe, who is not yet bar mitzvah, is growing up with the knowledge that should he so choose, he has the right to take up his parents' career and continue their life's work as a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in Mumbai.

Chabadniks Rejoice as Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin

"Mr. Rubashkin has now served more than 8 years of that sentence, which many have called excessive in light of its disparity with sentences imposed for similar crimes," President Trump's announcement noted.

Chabad Lights 15,000 Public Menorahs This Hanukkah

They are put up in places large and small, in front of iconic buildings and in remote settings.

Birthright Drops Reform Program, Claims Kids Prefer Orthodox Tours

Birthright brought 48,000 Jewish kids ages 18 to 26 to Israel in 2017, but not through the Reform movement, apparently.

Pakistan Releases Cleric Behind 2008 Mumbai Terror Attacks

Saeed is quoted as saying, "There cannot be any peace while India remains intact. Cut them, cut them so much that they kneel before you and ask for mercy."

Nearly 5,000 Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries Gather in Crown Heights, Brooklyn for Intl Kinus Hashluchim

The sole U.S. state in existence without a permanent Chabad presence -- South Dakota -- now has one.

Tens of Thousands of Jews Flood Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs for Shabbat Chayei...

The families of the community opened their homes to the tens of thousands of guests.

Chabad Rabbi Says Vandalized Menorah Teaches Youth ‘Everyone is Accountable’

"Darkness can only be dispelled by light and hate by love ... Chabad's response to this incident will be to rebuild the menorah."

Son of Chabad Chief Rabbi of Russia Moves to Annexed Crimea

The new rabbi believes there are as many as 15,000 Jews in Crimea, waiting for his outreach program, even though to date he has encountered only about 100.

Festive Sukkot Holiday Meals Provided Throughout Israel Via Centuries-Old Network

Colel Chabad’s national network of soup kitchens is part of Israel’s longest continuously running charity, founded in 1788.

Trump to Dis Non-Orthodox Rabbis in New Year’s Phone Call

In late August, four coalitions of Jewish clergy issued statements they planned to boycott the president's call, in response to Trump’s weak response to the neo-Nazi and white supremacist riots in Charlottesville, Va.

Chabad Rabbi on Trial for Incitement: Soldiers Are Forbidden to Evacuate Settlements

Rabbi Wolpo said in his testimony that according to Jewish law the evacuation of settlements in the Land of Israel is a worse sin than eating pork on Yom Kippur, since it endangers the lives of millions of Jews.

Herzliya Mayor Sends Letter of Apology to Late Lubavitcher Rebbe over Tefillin Brouhaha

So far the Rebbe has not responded. But the mayor and local Chabadniks went out to dance in the streets of Herzliya, which did a lot to alleviate the tension.

Brooklyn Jewish Leaders Meet With DA on Opioid Epidemic

The discussion focused on the opioid epidemic and the DA’s initiative to combat youth substance abuse.

Chabad to Provide Kosher Food, Services, to Jews Attending Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Daily Torah seminars exploring the Jewish message behind sports and the meaning of competition will take place at one of the two Pyeongchang Chabad centers and at the Jewish room in the Olympic Village.

They Were Supposed to Have Their Wedding in Houston this Sunday

“It was really hashgacha pratis [divine providence] because we had all this food, a lot more supplies than we usually have on hand, so we were able to make dinner” for many more people."

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