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Yeshiva students celebrate hostage rescue operation

Dozens of yeshiva students break out dancing in Chabad-Lubavitch world headquarters in Crown Heights, New York, following news that IDF rescued two hostages from Hamas captivity.

Yeshiva students celebrate hostage rescue operation

Tanya printed on outskirts of Khan Yunis

Together with Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries, IDF soldiers in Khan Yunis place mezuzah on doorpost, lay tefillin, and print a copy of the Tanya.

Tanya printed on outskirts of Khan Yunis

Mother at tefillin booth: 'Your son rescued us from Kfar Aza'

Rabbi Michael Taib was standing at a tefillin booth in Ashdod when a mother approached him with her son - and burst into tears.

Mother at tefillin booth: 'Your son rescued us from Kfar Aza'

Sign stolen from Chabad sukkah in Jerusalem

Hours after a sukkah is vandalized in Ness Ziona, vandal pulls down and makes off with signs from Chabad-run public sukkah in Jerusalem.

Sign stolen from Chabad sukkah in Jerusalem

Hasidim from Brooklyn put tefillin on protesters outside UN

Hundreds of Chabad-Lubavitch hasidim arrive at the UN on Friday, offering protesters for and against the judicial reform to lay tefillin.

Hasidim from Brooklyn put tefillin on protesters outside UN

Chabad of Poland to feed Ukrainian refugees over holiday season

Chabad of Poland launches emergency appeal to feed over 5,000 local and Ukrainian Jews during Rosh Hashanah.

Chabad of Poland to feed Ukrainian refugees over holiday season

Hundreds visit Ba'al Hatanya's gravesite in Haditch

'The journey here was a challenge for everyone who came, but people did not want to lose out,' emissary Rabbi Shneur Zalman Deitch explains.

Hundreds visit Ba'al Hatanya's gravesite in Haditch

Diaspora Minister visits Chabad refugee camp in Poland

Chabad of Poland partners with Diaspora Min. to host summer camp for Ukrainian-Jewish refugees, build school for refugee children.

Diaspora Minister visits Chabad refugee camp in Poland

UN General Assembly president visits Chabad

President of the 77th United Nations General Assembly, Csaba Kőrösi, meets with representatives of Chabad leadership.

UN General Assembly president visits Chabad

Poland Chabad hosts summer camp for Jewish refugees from Ukraine

Chabad of Poland partners with Mosaic United & Israel's Diaspora Affairs Min. to host summer programming for 200 Jewish Ukrainian refugees.

Poland Chabad hosts summer camp for Jewish refugees from Ukraine

Chabad opens Germany’s largest Jewish center since WWII

Chabad emissaries in Berlin inaugurate one of the largest Jewish centers in the world.

Chabad opens Germany’s largest Jewish center since WWII

This Peruvian town has become popular among post-army Israelis

Israelis flock to this tiny town in Peru for vacation — and psychedelic 'spirituality.'

This Peruvian town has become popular among post-army Israelis

Neshek women come out in support of Israel and IDF Soldiers

'We, women of New York, may be geographically distanced from Israel, but our hearts are connected as one.'

Neshek women come out in support of Israel and IDF Soldiers

US diplomat visits Chabad children's home in war-torn Ukraine

US diplomat Kurt Volker visits Jewish orphanage in Odessa after night of heavy shelling.

US diplomat visits Chabad children's home in war-torn Ukraine

Israeli journalist visits Lubavitcher Rebbe's gravesite in NY

Amit Segal of Channel 12 News speaks at Chabad-Lubavitch centers in North America, visits gravesite of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

Israeli journalist visits Lubavitcher Rebbe's gravesite in NY

Renowned Chabad-Lubavitch yeshiva principal passes away

Rabbi Menashe Hadad, who led Tomchei Temimim yeshivas in central Israel, passes away at age 73.

Renowned Chabad-Lubavitch yeshiva principal passes away

Israeli minister visits 770

Minister Ofir Sofer visits 770, gravesite of Lubavitcher Rebbe. 'Great merit to start my trip off with Chabad.'

Israeli minister visits 770

Russian rabbi demands apology for 'vulgar antisemitism'

In rare rebuke, Russian chief rabbi Berel Lazar accuses senior defense official of antisemitism.

Russian rabbi demands apology for 'vulgar antisemitism'

Chabad-run university wants to attract more Jewish students

Budapest’s Chabad-run Milton Friedman University eyes a major expansion — with more Jewish students a goal.

Chabad-run university wants to attract more Jewish students

Weekly Tanya video-lecture: The Holy Epistle

The Tanya compacts four millennia of Jewish wisdom to answer the great personal and existential questions of life.

Weekly Tanya video-lecture: The Holy Epistle

Chabad man attacked in Tel Aviv: 'I was in shock'

Levi Blau, Chabad hasid who was attacked in Tel Aviv, recounts, 'It was really terrifying.'

Chabad man attacked in Tel Aviv: 'I was in shock'

Lod residents evacuated due to concerns of building collapse

Residents of building in Lod's Chabad neighborhood are evacuated to a nearby synagogue after their building is deemed in danger of collapse.

Lod residents evacuated due to concerns of building collapse

A visit to the Chabad rescue village for Ukrainian refugees

Israel National News visited the unique camp set up by Chabad in Hungary to help the refugees from the war in Ukraine.

A visit to the Chabad rescue village for Ukrainian refugees

Pregnant woman falls down Niagara falls - and survives

Chabad-Lubavitch woman from Brooklyn, New York, falls 15 meters on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls - & escapes with only minor injuries.

Pregnant woman falls down Niagara falls - and survives

Jewish teens from 16 European countries gather in Budapest

Jewish teens from 16 countries, including refugees from Ukraine, join inspiring 'Shabbat Across Europe' program.

Jewish teens from 16 European countries gather in Budapest

First 'brit mila' at Chabad refugee center in Warsaw

Ukrainian refugees celebrate first 'brit mila' of first healthy baby boy at the Chabad Special Center for Ukrainian Refugees – in Warsaw.

First 'brit mila' at Chabad refugee center in Warsaw

Rabbi Moshe Kravitzky, victim of terror attack, is laid to rest

'Rabbi Moshe and his family did not come here for comfortable conditions, they dedicated their lives to the community,' local rabbi mourns.

Rabbi Moshe Kravitzky, victim of terror attack, is laid to rest

Man killed in Be'er Sheva stabbing attack was Chabad emissary

Rabbi Moshe Kravitzky ran a synagogue and the Colel Chabad soup kitchen in Be'er Sheva's Nahal Beka neighborhood.

Man killed in Be'er Sheva stabbing attack was Chabad emissary

Ukraine Chabad houses hold Purim celebrations

In Odessa and Kherson, Ukraine, Chabad-Lubavitch synagogues hold Purim celebrations, defying the ongoing war.

Ukraine Chabad houses hold Purim celebrations

Ukrainian child refugees are now supporters of those left behind

Children from children's home of Chabad Zhitomir, rescued from Ukraine 2 weeks ago, prepare holiday cards & sweets for those left behind.

Ukrainian child refugees are now supporters of those left behind

'The school's windows were shattered, people beg to be saved'

'The Russians bombed the area, the school's windows are shattered,' Chabad-Lubavitch emissary to Kharkiv says.

'The school's windows were shattered, people beg to be saved'

Finance Minister praises Chabad rabbis: 'Truly G-d's army'

Finance Minister Liberman praises work of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries in Ukraine: 'Amazing work, truly G-d's army.'

Finance Minister praises Chabad rabbis: 'Truly G-d's army'

The walls of this home would speak in Yiddish

If the walls in this Crown Heights house could talk, they’d speak Yiddish.

The walls of this home would speak in Yiddish

Rabbi behind weekly 'Dvar Malchus' booklets passes away

Rabbi Tuvia Peles, senior Chabad-Lubavitch hasid and the man behind the 'Dvar Malchus' booklets, dead at 73.

Rabbi behind weekly 'Dvar Malchus' booklets passes away

Rabbi Zushe Posner, Chabad-Lubavitch educator, dies at 85

Rabbi Zushe Posner, one of twelve men sent by Lubavitcher Rebbe to Kfar Chabad, passes away at 85, following an illness.

Rabbi Zushe Posner, Chabad-Lubavitch educator, dies at 85

Chabad joins battle against Western Wall compromise

'No compromise is relevant' when it comes to Western Wall plan, leading Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi writes.

Chabad joins battle against Western Wall compromise

New National Menorah made of recycled aluminum in Washington, DC

Thousands attend, and tens of millions view the annual event on the Ellipse, with participation by the Second Gentleman.

New National Menorah made of recycled aluminum in Washington, DC

Do you want to buy the Lubavitcher Rebbe's license plate?

The Lubavitcher Rebbe's license plate was up for sale - but now it isn't. Here's what happened.

Do you want to buy the Lubavitcher Rebbe's license plate?

As pandemic raged, Chabad bet on more than $137m in real estate

Some 250 new Chabad Lubavitch emissaries were sent out during pandemic to help existing Chabad centers or establish new ones.

As pandemic raged, Chabad bet on more than $137m in real estate

Chabad rabbis: 'Get 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccine without delay'

Chabad rabbinical court publishes letter demanding hasidim follow updated Health Min. instructions, receive 3rd dose of coronavirus vaccine.

Chabad rabbis: 'Get 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccine without delay'

Disabled IDF veterans receive holiday gift from Chabad

Dozens of IDF vets injured during their military service visit Kfar Chabad and receive a gift ahead of the Sukkot holiday.

Disabled IDF veterans receive holiday gift from Chabad

Siberian Jews open region’s largest Jewish education center

A century after communists close Siberia's synagogues, a new Jewish center is dedicated in Tomsk, Siberia.

Siberian Jews open region’s largest Jewish education center

Watch: Blowing shofar around the world

Chabad Lubavitch presents 'daily shofar' project, showcasing shofar-blowing in various locations around the world.

Watch: Blowing shofar around the world

Hasidic rabbi creates jacket for carrying guns in synagogues

'It’s not a joke. You just never thought about it,' says Rabbi Raziel Cohen, creator of the 'Tactical Kapota.'

Hasidic rabbi creates jacket for carrying guns in synagogues

Tropical Depression Henri floods Chabad headquarters

Hurricane Henri downgrades to tropical depression, flooding '770' Chabad Lubavitch headquarters and leaving at least 135,000 without power.

Tropical Depression Henri floods Chabad headquarters

Chabad Lubavitch yeshiva deans: Don't send students to New York

Deans of seven Chabad Lubavitch yeshivas in Israel call on parents not to send their sons to Crown Heights for upcoming holiday season.

Chabad Lubavitch yeshiva deans: Don't send students to New York

Top Chabad rabbi: Don't enter synagogue unvaccinated

Rabbi Yitzchak Yehuda Yaroslavsky, leading Chabad rabbi, says unvaccinated forbidden to enter synagogues, public places.

Top Chabad rabbi: Don't enter synagogue unvaccinated

Chabad rabbi: Violating coronavirus rules is against Jewish law

Rabbi Yitzchak Yehuda Yaroslavsky urges community to follow coronavirus guidelines, says anyone not tested for coronavirus must not mingle.

Chabad rabbi: Violating coronavirus rules is against Jewish law

Kazakhstan synagogue fined after Chabad rabbis pose for photo

Chabad rabbis took their first group photo since the pandemic — and were fined by Kazakhstan for not distancing.

Kazakhstan synagogue fined after Chabad rabbis pose for photo

'I want this to be something that we all can be proud of'

A gold mikveh, a Judaica museum and a ballroom: Taiwan to get its Jewish community center.

'I want this to be something that we all can be proud of'

Rabbi Pinchas Korf, longtime educator, passes away at 86

Chabad-Lubavitch community mourns the passing of famed 'mashpia' Rabbi Pinchas Korf, whose health deteriorated following COVID-19 infection.

Rabbi Pinchas Korf, longtime educator, passes away at 86

Swastika carved into glass door of Utah synagogue

Rabbi of Chabad Lubavitch of Utah says the vandalism is connected to the current unrest in Israel and Gaza.

Swastika carved into glass door of Utah synagogue

Survey: Over 25% of Chabad voters regret supporting Smotrich

Survey on Chabad website shows over a quarter of those who voted for Religious Zionism regret their choice.

Survey: Over 25% of Chabad voters regret supporting Smotrich

New Chabad Haggadah tops Amazon as #1 selling Passover Haggadah

Born in COVID, Chabad.org's new haggadah provides an inspiring, uplifting, experience for first-time seder leaders and veterans alike.

New Chabad Haggadah tops Amazon as #1 selling Passover Haggadah

Chabad rabbi: 'Don't vote for Religious Zionism party'

Senior Chabad rabbi urges followers to vote for United Torah Judaism, claims Religious Zionism party fails to meet Rebbe's requirements.

Chabad rabbi: 'Don't vote for Religious Zionism party'

New Chabad yeshiva in Israel - for English speakers

Ramat Beit Shemesh holds meeting on founding of new Chabad yeshiva in Israel, serving English speakers from around the world.

New Chabad yeshiva in Israel - for English speakers

Moldova rabbi's matzah miracle

Rabbi in Moldova helps save a life and scores matzah for his community,

Moldova rabbi's matzah miracle

Yair Lapid: 'I won't persecute Chabad'

MK Lapid responds to report that he threatened Chabad, says he won't persecute anyone - especially not 'good friends' from Chabad.

Yair Lapid: 'I won't persecute Chabad'

Bennett: 'I'm eternally grateful to Chabad'

MK Naftali Bennett slams MK Yair Lapid's 'embarrassing' threat to Chabad leader: 'Would he dare say such a thing to Meretz voters?'

Bennett: 'I'm eternally grateful to Chabad'

Yair Lapid's threat to Chabad-Lubavitch

Ahead of elections, Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid calls up Chabad-Lubavitch leader to issue serious threat to movement.

Yair Lapid's threat to Chabad-Lubavitch