Israeli embassy & Chabad organize donation of hundreds of aid packages to Nigerian needy

Donation was made in honor of Muslim Eid al-Fitr festival this weekendArutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2020, 10:50 AM

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: Creation ex nihilo

Some heretics do not deny Creation, instead they deny ongong Divine Providence, and that leads to a contradiction in terms.Rabbi Shimon Eisenbach, 5/19/2020, 4:56 PM

Now starring in heaven - Jerry Stiller

Humor, serenity, light and love - that was the essence of Jerry Stiller, who passed away this week. Op-ed.Rabbi Areyah Kaltmann, 5/13/2020, 4:35 PM

Weekly Tanya video: Lecture I, The Gate to Faith

The Tanya compacts four millennia of Jewish wisdom to answer the great personal and existential questions of life.Rabbi Shimon Eisenbach, 5/5/2020, 12:41 PM

Tragedy in Germany: Chabad emissary laid to rest

Tragedy in Germany: Chabad emissary Rabbi Binyamin Wolff, father of eight, laid to rest after dying as a result of coronavirus infection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2020, 7:18 PM

By order of Chabad rabbinic council: Nepal emissary won't light torch

Chabad rabbinic council sends letter to Kathmandu emissary making clear she is not authorized to light a torch at the annual ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2020, 11:32 AM

Chabad emissary Chani Lifshitz to light torch at annual ceremony

Minister Regev: Chabad emissary in Kathmandu "symbolizes concern for others, warm hospitality and love of the Jewish People."Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 3:45 PM

Chief Rabbi of Beijing: Things are getting back to normal

Rabbi Shimon Freundlich: "People realize now that humans aren't omnipotent, that there's a higher Power."Shimon Cohen, 3/25/2020, 4:16 PM

'Most of us are sick here, and they want to send us to Israel'

Chabad source says although he and most of his friends discovered with coronavirus symptoms they continue learning at yeshiva.Mordechai Sones, 3/24/2020, 10:43 PM

Senior British rabbi dies of coronavirus

Rabbi Yehuda Yaakov Refson, senior Chabad emissary in city of Leeds, passes away from coronavirus.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 3/24/2020, 8:11 PM

Tanya lecture and video: Your road to a healthy spiritual life

Tanya compacts four millennia of Jewish wisdom to answer the great personal and existential questions of life. While this is the continuation of chapter 53, all previous lectures can be accessed via the link below.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 3/23/2020, 10:22 PM

65 Chabad hasidim diagnosed with coronavirus

65 out of 114 Chabad hasidim who came from the US and were staying at the Dan Jerusalem Hotel diagnosed with COVID-19.Ido Ben Porat, 3/22/2020, 11:47 PM

Those returning from Chabad headquarters to be taken to 'coronavirus hotels'

Health Ministry decides that men returning from Chabad headquarters in Crown Heights will not go home right away.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2020, 12:04 AM

Former congregant arrested after threatening to shoot up Chabad in Fort Myers

Rabbi confirms that suspect was a regular at Chabad center in Fort Myers, Florida before his arrest over threats against the synagogue.Tal Polon, 2/23/2020, 10:00 AM

Hasidic women's empowerment at large NY Chabad conference

3000 Chabad emissaries from around the world participate in annual convention in Brooklyn, discuss how missions handle Coronavirus crisis.Yoni Kempinski, 2/19/2020, 4:22 PM

Chabad of Japan continues to look after Israelis on coronavirus quarantine cruise ship

Supply includes everything from kosher food, hygiene products to flowers for Shabbat, to give Israelis stuck on ship best possible feeling.Yoni Kempinski, 2/17/2020, 4:04 PM

Chabad emissary in China: The Jews in China are very concerned

The Chabad emissary to the city of Yiwu, China, is currently in Israel but talks about the assistance he is providing to his community.Hezki Baruch, 2/17/2020, 5:29 AM

University of Illinois Student Government passes BDS resolution

Illini Chabad: 'BDS was only able to pass this time because system was manipulated after student gov't stacked with anti-Israel students.'Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2020, 9:34 AM

'I spent the day at a Hasidic cemetery'

New York filmmaker joins thousands of Chabad hasidim at a Queens cemetery to celebrate the life and vision of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2020, 9:07 AM

The Land of Israel is in danger!

How do we shift the script and extract ourselves from another edition of the Oslo quagmire? An op-ed from a Chabad Women's organization. Tamar Adelstein, 2/10/2020, 8:28 AM

Shanghai Jews donate face masks to combat coronavirus

Jewish community of Shanghai donates thousands of face masks to children's hospital to help combat spread of coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2020, 11:10 AM

White House changes schedule to accommodate observant Jews

Chabad emissary declined WH invitation to ceremony for Trump's signing of act because it took place on Shabbat - so event was made earlier.Michal Levi, 1/28/2020, 11:43 AM

Chabad emissaries warned to be on ‘high alert’ after Soleimani assassination

Chabad emissaries around the world warned to be on “high alert” in wake of elimination of top Iranian general.Ben Ariel and JTA, 1/7/2020, 5:20 AM

Weekly Tanya class and video: Your road to a healthy spiritual life

This week's lecture is on the conclusion of Chapter 50. However, past lectures can be accessed by clicking the link below.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 1/6/2020, 11:41 PM

Fundraiser launched for victims of Monsey attack

Chabad centers in Rockland County launch online fundraiser for victims of Monsey stabbing attack and their families., 1/6/2020, 6:44 PM

First of its kind project by Mountain Jews’ Association

Opening of center in Sokolniki district (Moscow) was important event for spiritual life of Mountain Jews’ community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 2:27 PM

Chabad joins the 'battle for the Russian vote'

Instead of political campaigns, Chabad focuses on a 'Hanukkah campaign' for the Russian sector.Nitzan Keidar, 12/29/2019, 12:01 AM

Rapper Kodak Black donates $1,000 to Orthodox synagogue from prison

Donation will be used to help construct new building, rabbi says.Ben Sales, JTA, 12/27/2019, 8:09 AM

Giant menorah lit in Munich: The light defeated darkness

Chabad emissary to Munich: It is important to light a menorah in the heart of the city because Judaism is not something you hide.Yehonatan Gottlieb, Munich, 12/23/2019, 3:12 AM

Celebrating the revelation of Hassidut

At the annual 19th of Kislev Chabad celebration in Jerusalem we met leading singer Avraham Fried as he performed 12 shows in 4 days.Yoni Kempinski, 12/22/2019, 1:31 PM

For 19 Kislev: Tanya, your guide to a healthy spiritual life

​​​Beginning of Chapter 50 - previous chapters can be found by pressing the link below, but this lesson stands on its own.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 12/16/2019, 6:06 PM

Chabad: One of the largest Jewish organizations in the world

A look at the global Jewish outreach organization that is celebrating its 10,000th emissary.i24News, 12/12/2019, 10:40 AM

Man shot in Poway attack sues synagogue for lax security

Worshipper shot in shooting at Chabad of Poway sues center for not protecting congregants, plans to sue gunshop where shooter bought weapon.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/9/2019, 5:36 PM

Tanya, your road to spiritual health

Continuation of Chapter 49. Previous lectures can be reached by clicking the link below.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 12/4/2019, 12:12 AM

Chabad emissary visits Naama Issachar in Russian prison

Chabad emissary in Moscow, Rabbi Shaya Deitch, says Israeli woman held in Russia 'in good spirits.''Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 4:38 PM

Russian prosecutors seek arrest warrant against US Chabad rabbi

Rabbi Shalom Dov-Ber Levine, Central Chabad-Lubavitch Research Library, wanted for 'failing to return cultural property' to Russia.Cnaan Liphshiz - JTA, 11/28/2019, 2:43 PM

Thousands attend Chabad conference in New Jersey

Nearly 6,000 Chabad rabbis and lay leaders attend annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries.Marcy Oster/JTA, 11/25/2019, 7:21 PM

5,000 Chabad emissaries gather for group photo at 770

Chabad Shlucim gather in Brooklyn for annual group photo, bringing together 5,000 emissaries in front of Lubavitch headquarters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 4:58 PM

Chabad Rabbi postpones funeral as wildfires rage in Ca.

Rabbi Mendel Wolvosky of Sonoma County and his family bring food to families who lost electricity, breakfast to firefighters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2019, 8:00 PM

Chabad puts us all to shame

If we need a meal for someone at the last minute, we say: “if they don’t find anything they can go to Chabad.” Why is it more of a responsibility of Chabad than for any other Jew?Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 10/27/2019, 1:46 PM

Israeli rabbi saves boy from drowning in India

Rabbi Menachem Bakush rescues 10-year-old who fell into a river in India.Gary Willig, 10/10/2019, 10:59 PM

Amazon Boys Choir Releases Hit Song

6 children of Chabad shluchim in the Amazon Rainforest take part in their parents' mission to awaken Judaism in the local Jewish community., 10/3/2019, 10:18 PM

Budapest: 750 Jews at Rosh Hashana dinner

'Powerful and unifying' when community stood up to honor IDF soldiers, rabbi says.Ido Ben Porat, 10/2/2019, 5:22 PM

Polish court rules eviction from synagogue violated contract

Rabbi evicted from Krakow synagogue must be allowed back, Polish court rules.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/27/2019, 7:55 AM

Historic home to Khazars and Cantonists, Astrakhan gets a mikvah

Chabad emissaries Rabbi Yisroel and Deborah Melamed came to revive community that had suffered decades of Soviet oppression.Mordechai Sones, 9/23/2019, 5:41 PM

Chabad support for UTJ party grows

Chabad hasidim give UTJ approximately 10,000 more votes than the party won in April.Michal Levi, 9/18/2019, 6:21 PM

Chabad leaders: Vote for United Torah Judaism party

Leading Chabad rabbis say Lubavitcher Rebbe instructed followers to support the most haredi party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2019, 10:28 PM

'Don't vote for parties that won't pass electoral threshold'

Chabad rabbinical court publishes letter urging hasidim to vote - and to vote only for parties which are sure to enter Knesset.Chana Roberts, 9/7/2019, 10:47 PM

Jewish groups provide emergency help to Bahamas after hurricane

Jewish groups mobilize to help, after at least 7 confirmed dead in Hurricane Dorian, with death toll expected to rise.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/4/2019, 7:40 PM

Chabad opens its first center in Rwanda

Chabad of Central Africa opens up branch in Rwanda to serve Jewish humanitarian workers and businesspeople.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/4/2019, 7:14 AM

Chabad emissaries: 'No one should be alone during a hurricane'

Hurricane Dorian makes its way to Florida coast as Jewish agencies prepare to help community.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/3/2019, 9:22 AM

Chabad rabbis: Don't throw your vote in the trash

Chabad rabbis urge community to support party which will not give away land, is certain to pass electoral threshold.Hezki Baruch, 8/27/2019, 9:01 AM

Netanyahu's visit to Ukraine inspires Jew to be circumcised

Read the story of the Ukrainian Jew who was so moved by Netanyahu's visit, he underwent circumcision and named himself after Yoni Netanyahu.Shimon Cohen, 8/22/2019, 5:43 PM

Yeshiva student from Be'er Sheva drowns in the Caribbean

21-year-old who volunteered at Chabad House on Cozumel Island in eastern Mexico drowns in the sea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2019, 12:16 AM

San Francisco-area synagogue fire destroys building

Rabbi saves Torah scrolls as fire destroys Chabad of Tri-Valley's synagogue.Sam Sokol, JTA, 8/16/2019, 8:31 AM

Weekly Tanya Class - the way to enrich your spiritual life

Continuation of Chapter 46, Class #2. For previous classes, click link below.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 8/13/2019, 2:19 PM

Vice President Mike Pence visits Poway synagogue

Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, visit Chabad synagogue in southern California targeted by anti-Semitic gunman who murdered one, wounded 3.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/12/2019, 5:49 PM