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  • Holtzberg Family Removes Objections to New Mumbai Chabad

    May 24, 2011 | 5:20 pm

    The family of murdered Chabad emissaries Gabriel and Rivky Holtzberg has removed its objections to the reconstruction of the Chabad house in Mumbai.

    The family last week removed its complaints against the Chabad-Lubavitch movement at the Indian Charity Commission, and formally...

  • My interview in Mumbai with Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg

    By Dikla Kadosh

    December 15, 2008 | 7:13 pm

    In the past couple of weeks since the tragedy in Mumbai, I have read many accounts of what happened at the Chabad House.

    I, like many, was horrified by the murder of the young couple running the Chabad House. But it took a Republican Jewish Coalition newsletter to remind me that I...

  • Anti-Semitism in Pakistan—hate on a sliding scale

    December 11, 2008 | 3:04 am



    This is the second of two parts on Pakistan and terror. Previously: Pakistan Reaction: Something dark is growing in our own backyard

    Right in the middle of Karachi, Pakistan's biggest city, stands one of the most recognized symbols of Judaism: the Star of David. It adorns, in relief,...
  • The will of the people, the light of Chabad, the gift of ‘The Goldbergs’

    December 11, 2008 | 1:13 am

    Proposition 8

    Thank you for printing Supervisor Yaroslavsky's eloquent piece ("Proposition 8 and 'The Will of the People,'" Nov. 28). While I fully respect the concept of the will of the people, I understand that America ensures that when the will of the people seeks to...
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  • For India’s Jews, sense of security is shattered

    December 5, 2008 | 6:32 pm

    MUMBAI, India (JTA) - The Colaba neighborhood that surrounds the modern apartment block where terrorists last week murdered a Chabad-Lubavitch couple and four other Jews has begun to return to normal.

    The maze of dusty alleyways that surround the now infamous building, Nariman House,...

  • Local donors kick in $125K to send Jewish Indian cricketeers to Maccabiah

    December 4, 2008 | 7:46 pm

    In response to the terrorist attack on Mumbai and its Chabad Center, three Los Angeles businesmen have put up $125,000 to enable a Jewish cricket team from India to participate in the 18th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

    "This is our answer to the murderous rampage aginst Indian and...

  • Open House

    By Rob Eshman

    December 4, 2008 | 1:53 am

    I'm a Chabadnik.

    That makes no sense to most people who know me: I'm not highly observant, I don't pray at a Chabad house, and the only time I danced with Jon Voight at the Chabad telethon, I embarrassed myself by chewing gum on camera.

    But it's true: My Jewish identity was nurtured...

  • Starving the murderers

    By David Suissa

    December 4, 2008 | 1:49 am

    I was at a Thanksgiving dinner at my sister's house in Orange County, sitting next to a woman who couldn't take her eyes off her BlackBerry®. The woman wasn't being rude; she was texting back and forth with her friend Peggi Sturm, who was holed up in one of the hotels under siege in...
  • Remember the victims, hate their killers

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    December 4, 2008 | 1:45 am

    All terrorism is monstrous, but the murder of Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife, Rivkah, by religious Islamic extremists stands out for its unspeakable infamy.

    The deliberate targeting of a small Jewish center and its married young directors, whose only purpose it was to provide...

  • The world must not remain silent

    December 4, 2008 | 1:37 am

    Following is the text of a speech Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and director of the Simon Weisenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance, delivered at the community memorial for Rabbi Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg at Chabad House in Westwood on Nov. 30.

    What is there to say or speak? What...

  • Half a world away, Los Angeles mourns

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    December 4, 2008 | 1:24 am

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    Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin speaks at a memorial service in Westwood. Photo by Brad Greenberg


    Peggi Sturm, executive director of the Los Angeles congregation B'nai Horin, had traveled to India for two weeks of spiritual meditation. Her experience was amazing, she said, and almost a week...

  • The Rebbe’s army soldiers on

    By Sue Fishkoff

    December 4, 2008 | 1:14 am

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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...

  • First Person: Rivky and Gabi were truly special people

    December 4, 2008 | 1:00 am

    Many of you first heard of the Holtzberg family four days ago when news of the Mumbai hostage situation emerged. I feel compelled to write this because I want the world to know who Rivky and Gabi Holtzberg were in life and to tell you what I witnessed of their accomplishments in...
  • Analysis: Mumbai attacks mean new challenges for Israel

    By Leslie Susser

    December 4, 2008 | 12:53 am

    ALTTEXTChabad men mourn near the bodies of Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg, 29, and his wife Rivkah, 28. Photo by Brian Hendler/JTA


    Israel may consider beefing up security at hundreds of Israeli and Jewish institutions around the world in the wake of the terrorist attack at the Chabad center in...

  • Pakistan Reaction: Something dark is growing in our own backyard

    December 4, 2008 | 12:38 am



    This is the first of two parts on Pakistan and terror. Next week: Anti-Semitism and Pakistan.

    "Abhi India me pat'ta bhi nahi hil sakega."

    "Now even a leaf will need permission to stir in India," remarked R, a young Indian woman at an expat dinner off London's Baker Street on the...

  • Mahatma’s tears

    By Steve Greenberg

    December 3, 2008 | 10:40 pm

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  • Grim news from Mumbai hits home

    By Jacob Berkman

    November 30, 2008 | 5:04 pm

    complete coverage on mumbai chabad attackNEW YORK (JTA)—Until confirmation finally came that the Chabad emissaries in Mumbai were among the more than 170 victims killed in this week’s terrorist attacks in India, Chabad Chasidim and emissaries the world over prayed for the best while fearing for the worst.

    By the morning of...

  • First Person: Remembering Mumbai victims Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg

    November 28, 2008 | 4:23 pm

    (JTA)—Just minutes ago I heard the terrible news that five Israeli hostages were found dead inside the Chabad center at Nariman house in Mumbai. Although the media hasn’t officially confirmed their identities yet, it seems quite certain that they are Chabad Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg,...

  • Chabad rabbi and rebbetzin dead in Mumbai attack

    November 28, 2008 | 1:07 pm

    (JTA) – A Chabad rabbi and his wife were among the dead after Indian forces retook a Jewish center in Mumbai, India from terrorist gunmen.

    The deaths of Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife, Rivka, the Chabad emissaries in Mumbai, were confirmed Friday by the director of...

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