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  • Surveillance video recorded vandals at Workmen’s Circle

    By Ryan Torok

    February 7, 2014 | 3:15 pm

    Security cameras at a Chabad center captured two separate incidents of vandals defacing a mural at the SoCal Arbeter Ring/Workmen’s Circle building in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood this week. The Chabad is located across the street from the Workman’s Circle, and the actions were...

  • Rebbe on the go

    By David Suissa

    August 1, 2012 | 1:06 pm

    It’s one thing to feel holiness when you enter a synagogue on Shabbat or a holy day. You go in expecting holiness. You expect that the rabbi’s sermon will inspire you; that you will have a spiritual experience and connect with God.

    But what if it’s not Shabbat or a holy day? What if...

  • Idaho Chabad center vandalized

    June 13, 2011 | 10:28 am

    The Chabad Jewish Center of Idaho in Boise was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.

    A spray-painted message discovered on the building on June 11 read “Zionism = Racism.”

    Boise Police Lt. Kent Lipple told the Idaho Statesman that the vandalism would be considered a hate crime since its message was specific to a particular religion.

    The Boise community has supported the Chabad center with phone calls, e-mails and visits, Chabad emissary Rabbi Mendel Lifshitz told the Idaho Statesman. Volunteers have offered to repaint the building’s wall.