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Argentina’s President Adopts Jewish Godson

Argentina’s president Christina Fernandez has accepted an official Jewish godson for the first time in the country’s history to help counter legend of death...

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.

Lubavitch Teacher Killed, Rockets Land Near Synagogue In The Ukraine

“This is yet another extraordinarily difficult day that we have endured, and sadly, we have recently known many especially difficult and terrible days."

Chassidic New Year’s Celebrations Cheer Up Israel, Cities Around the World

Jews are gathering at Chabad-led "farbrengens" in Israel and around the world to celebrate the Chassidic New Year, "Yud Tes Kislev."

US Jewish Leaders Warn Imams Preaching Anti-Semitic Hate in American Mosques (video)

"Islamist terrorism, fueled by religious fanatics, constitutes the number one threat to the safety and security of the American people."

Anti-Semitic Protesters Demand Kremlin Outlaw Chabad in Russia

Anti-Semitism is again raising its ugly face in the Russian city of Perm, thinly veiled this time with the mask of "anti-Chabad."

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.

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

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.

Farewell to Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic Master of Melodies, Eli Lipsker, z’l

Eli’s recordings of Jewish music opened a path for other observant Jewish musicians and vocalists, and created an entirely new genre.

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.

Spa for the Soul: New Mikvah in Nigeria

'We wanted the place to look relaxing and modern.'

Court Stops Demolition of 100-Year-Old Boro Park Synagogue, Chevra Anshei Lubavich

The sellers claim the building is dilapidated; the congregants vehemently deny the charge, saying it's not true.

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.

Chabad of Dead Sea Works a Miracle for Wedding Blessings Before Shavuot

At the ninth hour, Chabad of Dead Sea whipped together sheva brochot in 2 hours for a newly wedded tourist couple -- out of nowhere.

French Jew Arrives as Paris Jihadist, Yells ‘Allahu Akbar!’ at Synagogue on Purim

A Jew in Paris decided to liven things up a little towards the end of Purim at the synagogue ...

Bennett Relying on Orthodox to Lead Israel’s Jewish Identity Project for Diaspora Youth

The fact that the first two of these organizations is completely Orthodox, while the third varies from one campus to another has irked many, in Israel and abroad.

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.

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.

Brooklyn Chabad Synagogue Robbed, Gabbai Attacked

The injured gabbai was taken to Maimonides Medical Center in the Boro Park section of Brooklyn.

Funeral for Rabbi Yekutiel Menachem Rapp, obm

The funeral for Rabbi Yekutiel Menachem Rapp is to pass by 770 Eastern Parkway Tuesday at 3:45 pm ET.

Colel Chabad ‘Charging’ Ahead on Passover Preparations

Colel Chabad is working with the Israeli government to make sure that every Israeli has what they need for Passover.

Second Jew Attacked in Crown Heights

The police is treating the attack as a hate crime.

Israelis Safe in 6.1 Quake in Osaka, Japan – ‘It Woke Us Up’

"The siren is transmitted via telephone. We got the call, and immediately after the house began to shake."

Chabad Emissaries Fight Arson Attack With Holy Fire in Los Angeles

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries fight an arson attack in Los Angeles with Jewish 'fire.'

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