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Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp, 66, Passes

Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp, 66, is struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Crown Heights.

110 Orphaned Academic Scholars Receive Scholarships For Excellence

“It was very exciting and emotional to see students who began their journey in our program finish... with top grades and awards of excellence."

Watch Moshe Holtzberg: ‘Dear Mr. Modi, I Love You and Your People in India’

PM Netanyahu has been invited for a return visit to India, and has invited Moshe Holtzberg to come with him.

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.

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.

Ban Ki-moon Greets 1,500 Jewish Teens at Chabad CTeen Convention

Some 1,500 Jewish teens heard UN Secy-Gen. Ban Ki-moon urge them to "make a difference" as they gathered in Crown Heights, Brooklyn at the Chabad CTeen Convention.

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.

East Ukraine Jews Again Facing Daily Artillery Barrages

'We prayed Shacharit so well that the walls of the synagogue were shaking,' Rabbi Mendel Cohen, jokes wearily.

‘Mitzvah Tanks’ to visit 70 Russian Cities

The purpose of the expedition is to bring Jewish traditions to Jews who are far from the culture.

Chabad Creates Jewish Welcome Centers for Brazil Summer Olympics in Rio

There will be three Chabad welcome centers for Jewish visitors to the Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro.

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.

Thousands of Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbis Gather at NYC’s Largest Banquet

More than 5,200 Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis and communal leaders sat down to exchange news at this year's international emissaries' conference in NYC.

Crown Heights, NY Community Leaders, Artists, Elected Officials Rally Against Hate

The New York Police Department determined that the fire was intentionally set and is investigating it as a hate crime.

Only in Texas: Bar Mitzvah on Death Row

Providing spiritual sustenance to inmates, regardless of their crimes.

Israeli Kids Try Their Hands at One of the Busiest Matzah Bakeries in the...

Similar model matzah bakeries bring the experience to Jewish children (and children at heart) all over the globe.

During Historic Visit, Netanyahu Shares with Australia’s PM Personal Moments with Lubavitcher Rebbe

Following Netanyahu's speech, Wolff presented him with a framed photo of the prime minister receiving a dollar bill from the Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory.

Bomb Threat Sent to Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum

The text of the message, sent by cell phone notification, claimed that three pipe bombs were "scattered throughout the museum."

Chabad’s ‘Roving Rabbis’ Dispersed on Tisha B’Av

Chabad's "Roving Rabbis" are spending Tisha B'Av in far flung corners of the globe this weekend.

Which Is Worse for Jews: Halloween or Christmas?

It is impossible to paint lipstick on either of these pigs, but in the competition between Halloween and Christmas over which of the two holidays is more dangerous Halloween wins out, hands down.

‘Nazis Rule’ Scrawled in Jewish Student’s Dorm Room at U of Minn

The drawing had a swastika and the words, "Nazis Rule." It depicted a death camp with Jews in a gas chamber.

New Orleans Hebrews Swept in Ol’ Mardi Gras Shabbat Excitement

We have no idea how one can maintain the two warring notions of 'Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans' and 'avoiding immodesty' in the same sentence

Mile High Bar Mitzvah [video]

They threatened to call the pilot if he didn't stop, but he persisted. Politely.

Arad Mayor, Chabad Rabbi Invite Tourism to Israel’s Sunny South

Arad Mayor Nisan Ben Hamo was at the International Tourism Expo in Tel Aviv, answering questions about his beautiful city.

Chabad of Dead Sea ‘Lights Up’ Israeli-Jordanian Border Base

Chabad of the Dead Sea has been busy "lighting up" the area -- even as far as the Jordanian border.

BBC Reporter Needles French Jewish Woman at Unity Rally

A BBC reporter needled a French Jewish woman Sunday at the mega Paris unity rally over the unrelated issue of Israel and Palestinians.

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