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A Chicago Chabad House avoided foreclosure by filing for bankruptcy.
The brownstone housing the Lubavitch Chabad of the Loop, Gold Coast and Lincoln Park was to have gone on the auction block Wednesday, but the bankruptcy filing this week gave Chabad additional time to repay a bank...
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Rabbi Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg, the Chabad emissaries brutally murdered last week in Mumbai, ran the Jewish center they established in that Indian city on their own. But the young Israeli American couple were part of a worldwide network of Chabad-Lubavitch shluchim -- more than...
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Escalating tensions in the Russian Jewish community exploded for all to see this week as authorities arrested Vladimir Goussinsky, the media tycoon who also serves as the president of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC).
Tuesday's arrest, reportedly on charges of fraud and embezzlement,...
July 1, 1999 | 8:00 pmFive years after his death, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson seems to be influencing more people than he ever did in life. But not in ways he might have expected.
It's ironic, perhaps. Pundits were sure that Schneerson's demise in June 1994 would lead to the disintegration of the...