ב"ה

recent news

Showing results 1-10 of 899 NextNext Page of Results


JHP, Pioneer in Peer-to-Peer Programming on Campus, Honors Jonathan Schottenstein and David Sandelovsky

PR Newswire, Tuesday, May 23, 2017

...Rabbi Zev Johnson, Director of Chabad Jewish Student Center at University of Texas in Austin, launched JHP on their campus--what they call "JTribe"--3 years ago. As Rabbi Johnson explains, "I believe we need to inspire and empower the students to fulfill that mission - make them mini-shluchim, mini-emissaries, mini-advocates as Jewish leaders empowered to make their impact on campus." Furthermore, he continues, "JHP is the most critical, important movement on campus. I personally am invested and want to see it go national. I think every Chabad house really needs this in the nation, and I believe it can actually influence and affect more people than we reach on the ground."...

Opening of New Glatt-Kosher Eatery at Arizona State University Hailed as ‘Historical Event’

Algemeiner, Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The long-awaited opening of a glatt-kosher restaurant at Arizona State University (ASU) has demonstrated to students that the administration is serious about its commitment to Jewish life on campus, Chabad.org reported on Monday. The Chick-In eatery’s debut was called a “historical event” by the Chabad at ASU director, Rabbi Shmuel Tiechtel — who was the driving force behind the initiative — for the school’s some 3,200 Jewish students. Before the restaurant opened in March, previous on-campus kosher food options were limited to Shabbat and holiday dinners at the Chabad house...

Club Cooks up Kosher Cuisine for Shabbat Dinners

Daily Bruin - UCLA, Monday, May 15, 2017

Thursday evenings are meal prep nights for Elisa Gurevich. Last week, the co-director of Chabad House at UCLA set a large stainless-steel bowl filled with bread dough onto a long wooden table in her family’s Westwood townhouse. By 8:30 p.m., the members of the Kosher Cooking Club had entered the home and had begun to prepare for the next day’s Shabbat dinner. They quickly got to work...

New Program Offers Free Mezuzot To Jewish College Students

Miami's Community Newspapers - FL, Tuesday, April 25, 2017

...All a student has to do is visit MezuzahClub.org, request a mezuzah & pick it up together with a set of instructions. The project launch coincides with Yom Hashoah, when we remember the six+ million who were killed in the Holocaust. “It’s a Mitzvah that connects young Jews with Jews of yesteryear and sets as a reminder of the rich heritage we were gifted” explains Rabbi Moishe Kievman of Chabad Chayil, the organization overseeing the project...

U of I Students Spend Spring Break in Berlin

JUF, Friday, April 21, 2017

Eighteen Jewish students-a number fittingly equaling chai, or life, in Jewish Gematria-from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign traveled to Berlin for a weeklong Alternative Spring Break in March. Led by Rabbi Dovid Tiechtel, co-director of Illini Chabad, the ASB students found a thriving Jewish community in Berlin, and experienced Jewish pride in a place they thought unlikely. Upon arriving in Berlin, Tiechtel led the students in dancing at the Berlin airport, singing "Am Yisrael Chai"-"the people of Israel live."...

Fifth Annual Shabbat 1000 Celebrated at UCF

Heritage Florida Jewish News, Friday, April 14, 2017

On Friday, March 3rd, hundreds of students from the University of Central Florida community came together for the fifth annual mega Shabbat dinner in the Pegasus Ballroom. The goal of the "Shabbat 1000" project, which was developed by the Chabad on Campus International Foundation, is to "continue building on Jewish unity annually until the dinner reaches 1,000 participants," said Chabad at UCF's director, Rabbi Chaim Lipskier...

Showing results 1-10 of 899 NextNext Page of Results
  • Find a local center
  • local
  • support chabad
  • subscribe for updates