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Anti-Israel encampments take aim closer to home

Some pro-Palestinian encampments want their schools to cut ties with Hillel, Chabad.

Anti-Israel encampments take aim closer to home

Cpt. Yisrael Yudkin OBM "had a great love for Israel"

Journalist Hanoch Daum mourns fallen IDF soldier Yisrael Yudkin of Kfar Chabad: 'I am looking at your face and crying, thank you for protecting us.'

Cpt. Yisrael Yudkin OBM "had a great love for Israel"

Chabad emissary to Dnipro, Ukraine, dies at 28

Mrs. Leah Althaus, a young mother and Shlucha in Dnipro, Ukraine, passed away.

Chabad emissary to Dnipro, Ukraine, dies at 28

Watch: The wedding that moved a country

At the Tel Aviv port, ten couples whose weddings were delayed by the war and the groom's deployment marry in a moving ceremony.

Watch: The wedding that moved a country

IDF soldier surprises parents in Miami

Chabad emissaries who thought that their son was fighting in Gaza were overjoyed when he was invited to join them on stage at a dinner in Florida.

IDF soldier surprises parents in Miami

Crown Heights:

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

Deep in Gaza:

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

Moving:

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'

'An act of antisemitism':

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

On occasion of his birthday:

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

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

Women's power:

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

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'

Budapest:

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

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

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'

Chabad emissary in Ukraine:

We prepared empty dormitories for refugees

'People drove for 20 or 30 hours to reach us,' Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in Ukraine says.

We prepared empty dormitories for refugees

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

Chabad emissary dies of coronavirus in France

Rabbi Masoud Touboul, Chabad emissary in France and director of a girls' school, passed away in Paris.

Chabad emissary dies of coronavirus in France

Maryland Chabad house fighting for its life ahead of demolition

Newly built million-dollar Chabad house in Maryland faces court-ordered demolition - for building too close to the curb.

Maryland Chabad house fighting for its life ahead of demolition

Miami Beach Chabad-Lubavitch center vandalized

Orthodox Jewish center in southern Florida vandalized with swastika, upside-down cross.

Miami Beach Chabad-Lubavitch center vandalized

Watch: Thousands celebrate Chabad's annual 'Shluchim Banquet'

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries and their supporters cap off an inspirational banquet with joyous dancing.

Watch: Thousands celebrate Chabad's annual 'Shluchim Banquet'

'No reason Lyubavichi shouldn't surmount Uman'

A tiny Russian village of Chabad fame dreams of starting its own Jewish pilgrimage tradition.

'No reason Lyubavichi shouldn't surmount Uman'

Suspect identified in Lyubavichi anti-Semitic graffiti attack

Russian authorities identify suspect, after anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on Jewish center in village known as cradle of Chabad movement.

Suspect identified in Lyubavichi anti-Semitic graffiti attack

ESJF, Chabad unveil preservation project at Lubavitch cemetery

New project launched to preserve Jewish cemetery in village where Chabad movement was based for over 100 years.

ESJF, Chabad unveil preservation project at Lubavitch cemetery

Watch: Hassidic New Year celebrated in Tel Aviv

People from all walks of life gathered at the Chabad-Lubavitch center in Tel Aviv to celebrate the festival of Yud Tes Kislev.

Watch: Hassidic New Year celebrated in Tel Aviv

NY Police Say Stabbing at Chabad Center Not Terror-Related

Man who attacked 22-year-old Levi Rosenblat outside the Chabad center in Brooklyn reportedly had history of mental illness.

NY Police Say Stabbing at Chabad Center Not Terror-Related

Watch: Special Song Played in Honor of Murdered Teens

Chabad-Lubavitch event interrupted by news of boys' bodies being found; orchestra plays special niggun in their memory.

Watch: Special Song Played in Honor of Murdered Teens

'Rebbe:The Life & Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson'

'Rebbe:The Life & Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson'

Weekly Tanya Lecture: Chap. 6, Class II

Weekly Tanya Lecture: Chap. 6, Class II

Rehovot School Accuses Chabad of 'Religious Coercion'

Parents protest against Chabad approaching their children to discuss Judaism after school, claiming 'religious coercion'.

Rehovot School Accuses Chabad of 'Religious Coercion'

Rabbi Lau Visits Wounded Chabad Rabbi

New Chief Rabbi visits Chabad emissary who was shot in Russia.

Rabbi Lau Visits Wounded Chabad Rabbi

Russia’s Chief Rabbi Walked 8 Hrs, Not to Desecrate Sabbath

Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar walked 8 hours home from the airport Friday night rather than desecrate Sabbath after an official event in Russia.

Russia’s Chief Rabbi Walked 8 Hrs, Not to Desecrate Sabbath

Netanyahu Filmed Scribing Torah at Masada's Ancient Synagogue

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was filmed this week writing a letter in a Torah scroll atop the ancient Dead Sea fortress of Masada.

Netanyahu Filmed Scribing Torah at Masada's Ancient Synagogue

Hundreds of Chabad Student Rabbis Prepare to Hit the Road

Hundreds of Chabad student rabbis are hitting the road for the summer months, on a mission to bring the faith to their fellow Jews.

Hundreds of Chabad Student Rabbis Prepare to Hit the Road

Chabad Rabbi Moshe Greenberg, Gulag Survivor, Passes On

Rabbi Moshe Greenberg, director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Bnei Brak and a survivor of the Soviet gulag, has passed away.

Chabad Rabbi Moshe Greenberg, Gulag Survivor, Passes On

Yeshiva Brings Purim Story to Downtown Tel Aviv

Yeshiva students plan round-the-clock readings of the Book of Esther for Tel Aviv revelers.

Yeshiva Brings Purim Story to Downtown Tel Aviv

Nepalese Boy Brings Light to Chabad House in Kathmandu

The smile of a once-naked street urchin from the streets of Kathmandu now lights up the Kathmandu Chabad House where he lives in Nepal.

Nepalese Boy Brings Light to Chabad House in Kathmandu

Super Bowl Sunday Kosher Food Ready? Check. Chabad Ready

As U.S. citizens prepare for the ancient American rituals involved in “Super Bowl Sunday,” a Chabad rabbi says the kosher food is ready.

Super Bowl Sunday Kosher Food Ready? Check. Chabad Ready

Rain, Snow Do Not Stop Chabad

Major storm no obstacle for Chabad’s Jewish outreach gathering.

Rain, Snow Do Not Stop Chabad

Australian Benefactor Comes to Rescue of Chabad Yeshiva

A longtime supporter of Chabad-Lubavitch was able to avert financial crisis that threatened its Australian headquarters.

Australian Benefactor Comes to Rescue of Chabad Yeshiva

Chabad-Lubavitch Brings Hanukkah Message to Prime Minister

A delegation of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries shared the spirit of Hanukkah this week in a meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

Chabad-Lubavitch Brings Hanukkah Message to Prime Minister

Chabad Celebrates 'Rosh Hashanah of Hassidism'

Chabad-Lubavitch hassidim around the world begin to celebrate Yud Tet Kislev, the “Rosh Hashanah of Hassidism.”

Chabad Celebrates 'Rosh Hashanah of Hassidism'

Rebbetzin Devorah Krinsky, Wife to Rabbi Y. Krinsky, Passes Away

Rebbetzin Devorah Krinsky, wife to Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, longtime aide to the Lubavitcher Rebbe, passed away Friday night.

Rebbetzin Devorah Krinsky, Wife to Rabbi Y. Krinsky, Passes Away

5,000 Chabad Emissaries Converge on 770 Despite Sandy

Thousands of Chabad "shluchim" came to the Rebbe's home in Brooklyn for the annual get-together. Photos & video.

5,000 Chabad Emissaries Converge on 770 Despite Sandy

Int'l Chabad Emissaries Conference Held Despite Sandy

Two weeks post-Hurricane Sandy, where in New York City can one host a banquet for nearly five thousand rabbis? Somehow Chabad-Lubavitch did.

Int'l Chabad Emissaries Conference Held Despite Sandy

NYC Chabad-Lubavitch Heads Out to Help with Hurricane Relief

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries are on another "mission from G-d" -- this time, organizing volunteers for hurricane relief in New York City.

NYC Chabad-Lubavitch Heads Out to Help with Hurricane Relief

Swedish Court Rules Home Schooling OK for Chabad Children

A Swedish court has ruled that Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries have the right to educate their children at home.

Swedish Court Rules Home Schooling OK for Chabad Children

Renowned Cantor Moshe Teleshevsky, OBM

Renowned Hassidic Cantor Moshe Teleshevsky has passed away, on the second day of the Sukkot holiday in the diaspora, in New York.

Renowned Cantor Moshe Teleshevsky, OBM

'A Miracle Here' – No Deaths in Crown Heights Blaze

An “open miracle” occurred in Crown Heights overnight Monday morning when everyone escaped with their lives from a blazing building.

'A Miracle Here' – No Deaths in Crown Heights Blaze