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Survivor Who Later Graduated From WashU Returns To Campus

S. Louis Jewish Light - MO, Thursday, April 26, 2018

...“God created us human and he gave us a test,” he said. “The test is to put an ‘e’ at the end of human so we can change ourselves from being human to being humane. That will only occur if you have hope.” Schoenfeld encouraged listeners to pick up the baton and complete the task of improving humanity. “You can create that hopeful future,” he said. “I’ve done my job. I’m the past generation. You are the future.” Mackenzie Glassner, 19, was among the organizers of the event, which was hosted in cooperation with Chabad on Campus and the Chabad Student Association…

Wounded IDF Veterans Tour College Campuses With Chabad

Arutz Sheva, Monday, April 23, 2018

...Sarah Winkelman, a Junior at Arizona State University, who is majoring in political science and global studies declared the event the most significant she’d ever been to at ASU. “I felt so moved and empowered afterwards,” said Winkelman. “I have never felt so proud to be Jewish, and thankful for the soldiers who protect our homeland of Israel.” The soldiers’ tour was organized by Balev Echad, a group that supports wounded Israeli veterans, together with Chabad on Campus International…

Holocaust Survivor, WU Alum To Speak On Religious Tolerance

Student Life - Washington University, S. Louis, MO, Monday, April 23, 2018

Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld, Washington University alumnus and Holocaust survivor, will discuss religious tolerance and the sociopolitical factors that led to the Holocaust in a lecture sponsored by the Chabad Student Association in Tisch Commons Monday at 5 p.m. Schoenfeld was born in what is now the Ukraine in 1925; however, when he was 18, he and his family were sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp…

Holocaust Remembrance Week Events at CU Boulder

Boulder Jewish News - CO, Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Hillel of Colorado, CU Chabad and several departments and programs at CU-Boulder are pleased to present a week of events commemorating the Holocaust. Community members are invited to join CU students and faculty as we explore different facets of those tragic years in the context of today’s world. There is no charge for any of the events…

BDS Resolution Tabled at CWRU

Cleveland Jewish News - OH, Thursday, April 12, 2018

...Between March 25 and April 10, Rabbi Mendy Alevsky of Chabad at CWRU in Cleveland encouraged Jewish students to be involved in this issue and to speak with their student representatives. “We counseled students privately and we encouraged all the students we knew to talk to their representatives and share with their representatives how they felt about this resolution,” Alevsky said. “We gave them strength. Obviously, it’s our opinion that this resolution stems from an anti-Semitic idea.”…

Oberlin College Alumni Group Claims College Is Unwelcoming To Jewish Students

Cleveland.com, Tuesday, April 10, 2018

..."While we appreciate the concerns of the Alumni for Campus Fairness (ACF), we feel the picture they paint is not an accurate representation of Oberlin College and contemporary Jewish life on our campus," she wrote. "Approximately 23 percent of our students identify as Jewish. Our two campus rabbis work with Oberlin students, one from Hillel, the other from Chabad. Students lead a variety of organizations focused on Jewish life and culture. Oberlin's institutional commitment to Jewish life and scholarship is broad and deep."…

Your Turn: Passover Helps Teach Children Character

Press & Sun-Bulletin - NY, Thursday, March 29, 2018

...The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, of righteous memory, taught that education should not be limited to the acquisition of knowledge and preparation for a career; rather, the educational system must pay the most attention to the building of character, with emphasis on moral and ethical values: to live life with the awareness that every positive action can have a profound impact on our universe. To be ever conscious of the fact that if the individual was created, that is G-d’s way of telling him or her: you matter and you have a purpose to achieve in this world…

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