Jewish Tourists will Celebrate Shabbat and Kosher in the FIFA Capital

Jewish Tourists will Celebrate Shabbat and Kosher in the FIFA Capital

This year, Russia hosts the The 2018 FIFA World Cup June 14-July 15. Local Chabad centers are prepared to welcome Jewish soccer (football) fans and spectators. In Moscow alone, 32 Chabad centers served by more than a hundred Chabad emissaries are on the ready. Two halls in the city center have been set up to accommodate 1,000 Shabbat guests for the two weeks the games will be held in Moscow. A Shabbat-friendly hotel, recently opened by emissaries Rabbi Yakov and Sashi Fridman, will also offer hundreds of visitors and locals alike a Shabbat oasis in the Russian capital.

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The Story of Jewish Learning Partnerships Across the Seas

When Meryl Abrams of Princeville, Kauai was preparing for her son’s bar mitzvah last year, she reached out for support from over 5,000 miles away. “I needed someone to teach him, so I asked Malka if she could help,” says Meryl.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, June 13

In Zhitomir, A Community Celebrates Life With A New Torah

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Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, June 6

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Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, May 30

Prayers and Mitzvahs for A Four Year Old Boy

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Ashira Weiss | News | Monday, May 28

Saved During Kristallnacht, A Torah Scroll Comes To Colorado

For Jewish parents and educators in the twenty first century, there is a constant need to find the balance between celebrating our history and living in the present. A small Torah scroll currently being taken to visit communities around the world is helping to fuse that gap.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, May 23

Protesting the Protesters, Changing the Face of BDS on Campus

A student who had an entire class curriculum changed due to its anti-Israel bias, has been honored at last month’s 7th Annual Jerusalem Post Conference.

Ashira Weiss | News | Thursday, May 10

Chabad Prepares For The World Cup

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