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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.

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."

Migdal Ha’Emek Disabled Residents’ Center Sends Purim Packages to City’s Children

Residents at the center worked together with volunteers for two days to prepare the mishloach manot gift baskets, thanks to a budget secured by the mayor.

‘Not Your Average Food Basket’

The project shows homemakers how the body requires different energies at different hours for maximum productivity.

Chabad to Launch Center for Jews in East Africa

A new Chabad center opens in the East African nation of Kenya just in time for Rosh Hashana 2016 / 5777.

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.

Spa for the Soul: New Mikvah in Nigeria

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

Chabad Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Baltimore County, Citing Discrimination

The latest legal course of action claims a violation of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, which prohibits enacting“a substantial burden on the religious exercise of a person, including a religious assembly or institution” unless there’s “a compelling governmental interest.”

PM Netanyahu Visits Singapore Jewish Community at Maghain Aboth Synagogue

PM Netanyahu: "I want a reciprocal visit this year. This is year in Jerusalem, I look forward to meeting you there."

Chabad-Lubavitch Yeshiva Boys to Finish Rabbinic Studies Before Military Service

Chabad-Lubavitch yeshiva students will be able to finish their rabbinic studies before military service under a new agreement.

Chabad Emissaries Fight Arson Attack With Holy Fire in Los Angeles

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

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.

IDF to Stop Persecution of Observant Soldiers With Beards

The IDF says it will change its policies on soldiers who grow beards for religious reasons.

Joint Azeri-Israeli Presidential Fund Supports Local Jewish Education

PM Netanyahu revealed in a speech in Baku that Israel jointly funds Jewish education with the president of Azerbaijan, and his predecessor.

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."

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."

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.

42 Orphaned Girls Celebrate Their Bat Mitzvahs With Challah & Smiles in Jerusalem

"It’s such an important thing for mothers to stay in touch, and for our children to have others who understand what they are going through."

MK Yuli Edelstein Tells Chabad Rabbis Why He ‘Lost It’ Over Tefillin

Israeli MK Yuli Edelstein tells Chabad rabbis why he "lost it" over tefillin in a Soviet labor camp.

New Jewish Cemetery to Open in Kazan in 2017

The debate over establishing a new Jewish cemetery in the city of Kazan, capital of the Republic of the semi-autonomous republic of Tatarstan in southwest Russia, is all but resolved.

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.

Protesters Try, But Fail to Disrupt Chabad Rally in Tel Aviv

Police announced the provocateurs were "violating the public order" and removed those who became inordinately disruptive, yelling inappropriately.

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.

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.

US Ambassador David Friedman’s Passover Message: ‘Next Year in Jerusalem’ Has Special Meaning This...

“To be here for Passover in Israel is a very special moment for me," says US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.

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