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Chabad-Lubavitch in the Media

Stories and reports that have appeared in the media during the past two weeks regarding Chabad-Lubavitch

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Moshe, Baby Who Survived 26/11, Back In City Today - Times of India

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

Moshe, the baby with the golden curls—one of the three survivors from the Chabad House carnage who became the unforgettable face of hope even when confronted with the 26/11 terror attack—is returning to Mumbai on Tuesday, the first time in 10 years since his parents were gunned down by terrorists. More than a 100 Israeli and Indian security personnel will be deployed alongside city police for the visit…

Kristallnacht Torah Comes To Toronto - Canadian Jewish News

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

The Torah is about knowledge, life, history and law. But this particular one is about survival. Rabbi Nechemia Deitsch of Chabad of Midtown in Toronto lifts this special Torah scroll reverently from its hard-shelled shipping container, which is bedecked with bright stickers saying that the contents are “Fragile.” It has come to Chabad Midtown’s St. Clair Avenue West location from the Jewish Learning Institute in New York. Its blue velvet cover, which is embroidered in gold lettering, dates the scroll to the Jewish year 5699. That translates to late 1938, which, for the Jews of Europe, marked the beginning of their end…

Lt. Commander To Speak To Jewish Women’s Circle Today - Palm Beach Daily News - FL

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

A rabbi’s wife who has served with the U.S. Department of Defense in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf will talk to other Jewish women about her experiences today. Lt. Commander Laurie Lans is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at an annual luncheon of The Jewish Women’s Circle of Palm Beach at 11:30 a.m. at The Chesterfield, 363 Cocoanut Row, said Rebbetzin Hindel Levitin, of The Chabad House…

As Moshe Holtzberg Is Set To Visit Nariman Point, A Look At The Story Of The Jewish Toddler Who Survived 26/11 - India Today

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

...When the attack happened on Nariman House, Mumbai's Chabad Lubavitch Jewish centre, Moshe was present in the same building. He was saved by his nanny, Sandra Samuel. Sandra found Moshe sitting near his parent’s body, crying. She risked her life to save Moshe and fled the Nariman House with Moshe. Moshe was two days away from his second birthday when his parents were killed in the terrorist attack. Moshe and his nanny then moved to Israel where Moshe’s maternal grandparents, Shimon and Yehudit Rosenberg, live…

Chai Center In Coral Springs Improves Aesthetics, Reaches Millennials - Sun Sentinel/Jewish Journal - FL

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

...Bronstein noted that this new look was something timely for this center, which aims to reach out to millennial families and the broader community through what he feels is innovative programming and warm and engaged leadership. "In general, I feel the Chai Center represents how a regular modern family with a busy schedule should and perhaps could connect with Judaism, the local Jewish community and a synagogue. To me the Chai Center represents this idea that we're in the heart of the community, we're bright, we're attractive, we're warm and we're accommodating…

‘Pop Art Rabbi’ Works Showcased at Chevra Gallery - Jewish Exponent - PA

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

...“Spirituality is here, it’s all around us but we don’t see it. You have to have the right glasses on, so to speak,” Moully explained. “When Pokemon Go came and went, I looked at it and it hit me: This is a great language, a prism through which we can see spirituality.” Starting Jan. 11 through early February, his exhibition Visualizing Spirituality will be on display at the Chevra Gallery, a project at The Chevra’s Center City headquarters. Viewers can download his Moully Arts app on their iPhones and see spirituality literally explode on their screens…

The Hidden Gem: Discovering the Jewish Heritage & History of Malta – Part 1 - Jewish Voice - NY

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

...We went on to Spinola Bay, located in St.Julian, for lunch at the incredible L’Chaim at the Chabad Center to meet Rabbi Chaim Shalom. We were received with a warm welcome. Delicious, fresh food was served to us in a clean and tastefully decorated restaurant with tables overlooking the sea and palm trees. It is centrally located, and with a very courteous staff. The restaurant holds a small synagogue and books in several languages. For all those who keep kosher, this place makes a visit to Malta much more comfortable, since it’s possible to eat both breakfast and dinner there…

Chabad Readies For Expansion - - FL

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

Chanie Bukiet pulled out a piece of paper with a black-and-white architectural sketch of buildings on their five-acre property on Lorraine Road. “This is a dream put on paper,” Bukiet said. It visualizes the aspirations she and her husband, Rabbi Mendy Bukiet, have for the Chabad of Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch property, located at 5712 Lorraine Road…

Thousands Raised By Rabbi For Family Of Murdered Mill Hill Shopkeeper - Jewish News - UK

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

A Mill Hill rabbi has launched a crowdfunding appeal to raise money for the family of murdered shop-keeper Vijay Patel, who was attacked and killed on Saturday. Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet from Mill Hill shul set up the Just Giving site this week, urging Jewish community members to “demonstrate compassion” and help support Mr Patel’s family…

Auschwitz's Youngest Child Survivor of the Holocaust To Speak in Roseville - Rocklin and Roseville Today - CA

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

The youngest survivor of Nazi Germany's most notorious concentration camp will be speaking on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Roseville as part of an ongoing effort for survivors to tell their stories. Then 10-year-old Nissen Mangel survived against all the odds in the camp where Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, known as the "Angel of Death," decided the fate of hundreds of thousands of people - pointing people to one line or the other…

Return To The Caribbean: Cruising Through Jewish History - Jewish Chronicle - UK

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

... In 2011, the Jewish community on the nearby island of St Maarten opened its first synagogue since the 18th century. Part of a Chabad centre on the Dutch side of the island, it serves 300 Jewish residents, a figure that climbs to 1,000 or so during the tourist season. As on St Thomas, Jews first came to the island as refugees from the Spanish Inquisition and the community grew during the 16th and 17th centuries. ..

Chabad Of Tasmania Host First Community Dinner Of 2018 - Tasmania Examiner

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

The Chabad of Tasmania will host its first community dinner of 2018 on Friday night. Starting at 7.30pm, there will be the opportunity to eat some freshly-cooked food and enjoy great company. While the dinner events are held monthly at the Chabad, co-organiser Rochel Gordon said they always make sure no two are the same…

Annual Women to Women's Luncheon at Chabad of Northbrook - Buffalo Grove Countryside/Chicago Tribune Chicago Tribune

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

"Women-to-Women" invites you their annual Women's Luncheon. Sunday, February 4, 2018, 11:00am - 1:00pm at Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook 2095 Landwehr Road, Northbrook. Guest Speaker Kaila Lasky "Led by G-d's hand; Does G-d micromanage?"…

Harav Ze’ev Dov Slonim, Zt”l, Rav of Central Yerushalayim - Hamodia

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

...In 5739/1979, he was appointed a member of the Beis Din of Chabad in Eretz One of the positions he held in Yerushalayim was that of the Rav and posek of the Chevra Kaddisha of the Chassidim. Being fluent with many halachos and various minhagim of all communities, Rav Slonim was seen as a foremost source for all questions and inquiries on any sheilah that was related to levayos, aveilus or the like. He held this position for tens of years…

Jewish School Plans Baltimore's First Kosher 'Chopped'-Style Competition - Baltimore Business Journal - MD

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

A take on the popular "Chopped" cooking competition is coming to Baltimore, but with a twist: all the dishes must be kosher. In an effort to raise money for scholarships, the Cheder Chabad Jewish school in Park Heights is putting on the city's first-ever "Charm City Kosher Cooking Competition" modeled on the Food Network show, which asks contestants to assemble dishes using a basket of mystery ingredients unveiled at the beginning of each challenge…

Faith Finds a Home - Garden Island - HI

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

There are an estimated 1,000 Jewish people on Kauai, but there is not a center dedicated to their spiritual needs, said Rabbi Michoel Goldman of Gani, a nonprofit Jewish organization. “It’s hard for me to fathom, but that’s all about to change,” Goldman said. “Every community needs a home, a hub and a center from which to operate optimally.” Now Gani, which means “My Garden” in Hebrew, has finally found a building in Wailua to serve as a permanent meeting place…

Israeli Child Whose Parents Were Killed In Mumbai Terror Attack To Return To Their Chabad House - JTA

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 12:00:00 EST

The son of the Chabad emissaries killed in a 2008 terror attack in Mumbai will join Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a trip to India. Moshe Holtzberg, 11, was three years old when his parents Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg were killed at the Nariman Chabad House in Mumbai when four terrorists entered and began shooting at those inside. Four other Jewish visitors to the Chabad House were killed in the attack. Moshe was rescued on the day of the attack by the family’s nanny, Sandra Samuel, who ran out of the Chabad House carrying him. She later accompanied him to Israel, where he lives with his grandparents…

Village Residents Celebrate Hanukkah At Coral Reef Park - Community Newspapers - Miami, FL

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 12:00:00 EST

Nearly 100 Palmetto Bay residents — adults and children alike — gathered for a gala Hanukkah celebration in Coral Reef Park on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Rabbi Zalman Gansburg, rabbi of Chabad of Palmetto Bay, officiated at the candle-lighting ceremony, with Palmetto Bay Mayor Eugene Flinn, Councilmember Karyn Cunningham and Councilmember David Singer, bringing official greetings from the community…

Son Of Slain Chabad Couple To Accompany Netanyahu To India - Ynetnews

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 12:00:00 EST

...During a historic visit to Israel last July, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a heartfelt meeting with Moshe who said that he missed India and wished to go back. The Indian Premier replied by saying that the country was always open to him and Netanyahu then promised to bring Moshe along during a future visit. On January 14th Netanyahu will make a state visit to India. Moshe's grandfather Shimon Rosenberg confirmed that they have received the invitation and that "Moshe is very excited to return to (his parents) Habad House…

Chabad Of Lake Success Teens Thank Local Heroes - Island Now - Long Island, NY

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:00:00 EST

Despite holiday time being an extremely busy time, local teenagers, part of the Chabad of Lake Success “J.L.E. Teen Club,” took time to bake cookies, decorate them and then package them for the local police and fire departments. The teens were greeted with big smiles and lots of appreciative police officers and firefighters. Our way of life, with the freedoms we enjoy, comes from the sacrifices and hard work of those who serve our community, such as fire and police departments, Chabad representatives said…