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'It's Basically a Powder Keg Right Now': University of Florida Braces for Richard Spencer Speech

WBIR-TV - Knoxville, TN, Thursday, October 19, 2017

...The Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student Center planned a “good deed marathon” for Thursday...

Chabad House Relocation Campaign Gets $1.3 Million Boost From Alum

Stanford Daily, Tuesday, October 17, 2017

...According to Rabbi Dov Greenberg, Chabad House’s executive director, Chabad recently launched a fundraising campaign for $6 million to buy land and construct a new facility and is currently finding land to purchase. Right now, the house sits at 1289 College Avenue, just off Hanover Street. “We’re still looking for the most suitable location — so that search is still underway — but the space in Palo Alto next to Stanford requires significant funding,” said Greenberg. “[Taube] gave a very generous gift, but we still are in the middle of the campaign. We’re nowhere near the end of it.”...

Finished Sefer Torah Rededicated to Wash. U. Chabad Chapter

Student Life - Washington University in S. Louis, MO, Thursday, September 21, 2017

Around 30 Washington University students, along with campus Chabad Rabbi Hershey Novack and his family, completed inking an unfinished Sefer Torah— previously in storage at Barnes-Jewish Hospital— and rededicated the scroll to Chabad Sunday Sept. 17. Many students are excited, as the scroll has been dedicated before the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, and will usher in a new era for Chabad...

Hundreds of Jewish UF Students Welcome a New Year

Independent Florida Alligator - UCF, Thursday, September 21, 2017

...At the Lubavitch Chabad Jewish Center, Rabbi Berl Goldman spoke about the value of choices, doing good and happiness to a crowd of about 550. Goldman said Chabad’s Rosh Hashanah celebration is the biggest in the United States. During the service, Goldman spoke about the biblical Adam and Eve, and how just one decision can change a life. “May this year be an apple year,” he said...

Chabad, Hillel Offering Services For Jewish High Holidays

Onward State - Penn State University, Tuesday, September 19, 2017

...Chabad of Penn State will hold its services at the Hyatt Place Hotel downtown in Fraser Centre. Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 20; 9 a.m. Thursday, September 21; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 21; and 9 a.m. Friday, September 22. The organization hopes the free service and friendly environment will attract members of the Jewish community who would not otherwise formally celebrate the holidays...

Festivals Versus Freshers' Week — This Year You Can Enjoy Both

Jewish Chronicle - UK, Tuesday, September 19, 2017

...Rabbi Zalman Lewis, representing Chabad in Sussex, says his job is to help Jewish students engage with Judaism. “This year freshers’ week coincides with Rosh Hashanah, so some students may feel conflicted. “Jewish students in Sussex are generally from a traditional background, but have chosen not to go to a “Jewniversity”. This can make things more difficult for them if they want to stay connected, but also more fulfilling when they do...

Binghamton University's Chabad Inducts New "Legacy" Torah

WICZ-TV - Binghamton, NY, Sunday, September 17, 2017

Binghamton University's Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Life inducted a special "Legacy" Torah on Sunday morning. More than 200 students and community members gathered on campus to parade Judaism's most sacred book before dancing and reading from it at the Chabad Center on Murray Hill Road. "It will sit here with our other three Torahs, but this one is a little more special because it's really connected with students who went here," said Mariah Stein, Chabad President...

Chabad Celebrates Binghamton Legacy Torah With Parade

Pipe Dream - Binghamton University, NY, Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Student Life celebrated the induction of a new Torah scroll with a welcoming celebration and parade from University Union to the Chabad House on Sunday afternoon. Dubbed the “Binghamton Legacy Torah,” it will serve as the centerpiece of Jewish life at Binghamton University. The Legacy Torah marks the development of Chabad from a small group of a dozen or so students to an organization that represents a significant portion of the Jewish student population at BU. Steven Levy, ‘85, came back to witness the event and see for himself the growth of Chabad...

Out-Of-Town ASU Students Have Place to Call Home During the High Holidays

Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - AZ, Wednesday, September 13, 2017

...“I am so grateful to have Chabad at ASU, where I am able to sleep at Chabad and fully observe the holiday,” said ASU student Nicole Paul. “It’s truly my home away from home.”...

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