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Kapparot ‘Sacrificial Chicken’ Ritual Gets Green Light in New York

A NYS Supreme Court judge has given a green light to the ancient Jewish custom of kapparot, transferring sins to a chicken before Yom Kippur.

Camel Caravan Stalls Chabad Rabbi at the Dead Sea

Rabbi Shimon Elharar, director of Chabad of Dead Sea, was stopped in traffic by a force greater than his car.

‘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’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.

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.

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.

Chabad Emissaries Fight Arson Attack With Holy Fire in Los Angeles

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

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, Member of Secretariat to Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt’l, 79, Passes Away

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, 79, long-time aide of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt'l passed away Friday morning.

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.

Chabad Prepares for Nepal’s New Nightmare – Monsoon Season

Volunteers at Chabad of Kathmandu are working to distribute waterproof tents to earthquake victims in Nepal ahead of moonsoon season.

Bangkok Chabad Rabbi Among Winners of Jerusalem Unity Prize

Rabbi Nechemya Wilhelm, director of Ohr Menachem-Bangkok Chabad House, is one of the recipients of the Jerusalem Unity Award.

Body of Missing Israeli Hiker, Or Ashraf, Found in Nepal

Rescue workers have found the body of the last missing Israeli, 22-year-old Or Ashraf, on Mt. Everest in a "complicated" location.

Father, IDF Buddies Search in Nepal for Missing Israeli

The father of missing Israeli hiker Or Ashraf has gone to search Mount Everest with friends from the IDF Egoz unit.

Chabad Co-Emissary in Nepal Hopes for ‘Only Good News’ in Video

Chabad co-emissary Chani Lifshiftz says "hundreds of Israelis" arrive safely at the Chabad House after deadly quake in Nepal.

Chabad Safeguards Himalaya Hikers with Satellite Phones

Chabad of Kathmandu, backed by Israelis are providing satellite phones to trekkers heading up the Himalayas.

Israeli Murder Victim ‘Never Made It’ to Chabad Seder in Berlin

A 22-year-old Israeli murder victim was expected at the Berlin Chabad Passover seder, but never showed up.

Chabad Sends a Seder to Soldiers in ‘The Middle of Nowhere’

A Chabad emissary managed to provide a last-minute Passover seder to IDF soldiers in the middle of nowhere, guarding the Jordanian border.

Colel Chabad ‘Secures’ Passover Food for Needy Israelis

Colel Chabad and IFCJ have made sure thousands of Israelis will celebrate Passover with good food this year.

The Tefillin Day Campaign

Chabad will be running a special election day campaign.

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.

Ukraine Conflict Transforming to ‘Russia versus the West’

The Ukraine conflict is slowly becoming one that is returning to 'Russia versus the West' while Jews die in the crossfire.

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."

13 Year Old Boy Attacked in Paris Suburb

A 13 year old boy was maced by a gang in Paris. He was an easy target due to his kipa and tzitzit. What should the family do?

Jews Struggling to Survive as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine

Thousands of Jewish refugees are fleeing the horrors of war-torn eastern Ukraine, searching for a safe place as fighting intensifies.

Chabad-Lubavitch Vows ‘Vibrant Jewish Life’ to Continue in Paris

Chabad Education Chairman Rabbi Krinsky vows vibrant Jewish life will continue in Paris.

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