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  • 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...

  • Obama cites Lubavitcher rebbe in proclamation

    April 3, 2012 | 12:32 pm

    President Obama underlined the accomplishments of the late Lubavitcher rebbe in his proclamation of Education and Sharing Day.

    In Tuesday’s proclamation, Obama highlighted the teachings of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson and said that Schneerson embodied a “humanitarian...

  • Day 715 - Murder at a Purim Feast

    By Salvador Litvak

    March 1, 2012 | 8:36 pm

    As Purim approaches, we encounter a Talmudic conundrum:

    Rava said: One must become so intoxicated on Purim that he cannot distinguish between “Cursed is Haman” and “Blessed is Mordechai.” Rabbah and Rav Zeira celebrated the Purim feast together. They became intoxicated....

  • Jon Huntsman visits the Lubavitcher rebbe’s gravesite

    November 1, 2011 | 11:16 am

    Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman visited the New York gravesite of the Lubavitcher rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

    Huntsman, the former governor of Utah, visited the Queens gravesite of the late leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement last week. He was accompanied by...

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  • Tens of thousands visit rebbe’s grave

    July 6, 2011 | 2:37 pm

    More than 50,000 people visited the grave of the seventh Lubavitcher rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, on the 17th anniversary of his death.

    Along with the visitors Tuesday at Montefiore Cemetery in Queens, N.Y., an estimated 1 million more people sent requests to be left at...

  • Florida Chabad offers $1,000 for return of rebbe’s dollar

    June 16, 2011 | 2:45 pm

    A Chabad center in Florida is offering $1,000 for the safe return of a dollar bill signed by the movement’s late rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

    Rabbi Shlomo Ezagui of the Chabad House-Lubavitch of Palm Beach Gardens told reporters that the dollar bill was stolen during a...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Circuit

    By Gaby Wenig

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Fine Thing for Feinstein

    Rabbi Morley Feinstein, senior rabbi of University Synagogue in Brentwood, and Rabbi Mark S. Diamond, executive vice president of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California, at the General Assembly (GA) of the United Jewish Communities. Feinstein, executive...