Princeton Chabad Breaks Bread — And Barriers

Princeton Chabad Breaks Bread — And Barriers

For the first time in the Princeton Club’s history, a kosher caterer took full charge of the facility, serving a kosher sit-down dinner for 130 guests. Although previously one could order individual kosher meals, and the Webbs had organized kosher buffets there for a few years, the December gala broke precedent.

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For Pittsburgh, New Jersey Kids Design Mezuzah Cases

In the days after the tragic synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, an email from a Chabad rabbi in Pennsylvania helped a New Jersey teacher channel her students’ concerns.

Ashira Weiss | News | Tuesday, February 5

Somebody Has It, Somebody Needs It

The goods and clothing donation exchange is marking thirteen years of humanitarian aid in the tri-state area. They match donors to recipients for almost any household item imaginable. Directed by Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Chabad emissary and rabbi at Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC, the organization aims to provide the material needs of the Jewish community.

Mussi Sharfstein | News | Thursday, January 31

1,000 Expected at 10th Annual Russian Shabbaton

Three generations of Russian-speaking Jews will travel from twelve states to celebrate Jewish pride and identity at this year’s Connecticut-based Shabbaton. Rabbi Kasriel Kastel, program director at Lubavitch Youth Organization, is optimistic about the impact that the Shabbaton continues to have: “The knowledge that they are a part of a large community that cherishes their Jewish and Russian heritage is empowering to them.”

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, January 30

From 100 Countries: Chabad’s Female Emissaries Celebrate Success and Empowerment

Thousands of women—Chabad emissaries and their guests—gathered at the U.S. Armory in Brooklyn last night for a gala banquet, the finale of the five-day International Conference of Shluchos.

Ashira Weiss | News | Monday, January 28

3,000 Chabad Women Leaders Convene For International Conference

The thirtieth annual International Conference of Shluchos, known as “The Kinus,” begins today in Brooklyn, New York. Over 3,000 women—directors and lay leaders of Chabad centers in 100 countries—are expected to attend.

Mussi Sharfstein | News | Thursday, January 24

Thousands of Children "Grow" Goodness for Tu BiSh'vat

“We are each responsible for the atmosphere around us,” said Mrs. Altie Wolvovsky to the group of twenty 5- to 11-year-olds gathered around her. A lively discussion about the environment and their impact on it ensued.

Ashira Weiss | News | Sunday, January 20

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