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Eliyahu Moscowitz, Murdered on Simchat Torah

Chicago police seek motive for murder of young Chabadnik as part of possible killing spree

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Among the Last Jews of Bukhara

A cemetery is one of the livelier attractions in what remains of Bukhara’s Jewish community

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Mysterious Blessings From the Rebbe’s Grave

At the memorial for an eminent rabbi in Kazakhstan, a curious observer from New Jersey wonders if she’s witnessed a miracle

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Unorthodox Turns 3!

Ep. 149: Celebrating our podcast milestone with some of our most memorable segments, plus a farm visit with one of our favorite guests

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The One With the Mitzvah Tank

Ep. 143: We hit the streets of New York City with Chabad and ask strangers: ‘Excuse me, are you Jewish?’

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Off the Rails in Birobidzhan

Anything for a vegetable in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Siberia

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Passover Among German Metalheads

When a hotel-booking snafu kicked two Chabad rabbis out of their room on Pesach, they found themselves approached by a Bavarian metal band in town for the Satanic Stomp festival. It was the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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The Last European Capital Without a Chabad House Finally Gets One

Rabbi Avi and Mushky Feldman prepare to launch the first institutional Jewish presence in Iceland’s history

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Portrait of the Rebbetzin

Chaya Mushka Schneerson kept a low profile as the wife of Chabad-Lubavitch leader Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. But since her death, 30 years ago today, she has become an iconic figure in her own right.

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Are Poland’s Proposed Holocaust Restitution Laws A Form of Historical Denial?

Growing legal thickets are making it harder and harder to restore property to Jews

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Moshe Holtzberg Returns To India

Nearly a decade after the murder of his parents in a terrorist attack, 12 year-old Moshe Holtzberg returns to the Chabad house in Mumbai

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To Understand the Reaction to Rubashkin’s Release, Look to Chabad’s History

Memories of centuries of anti-Semitic persecution and imprisonment triggered familiar narratives this week

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Tel Aviv to Chabad: Excuse Me, Are You Jewish? Now Get Out.

Do you really need a license to put on tefillin?

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On a Hurricane-Hit Island, Feeling the True Meaning of the Days of Awe

Sounding the shofar and praying for recovery on St. Thomas

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Holding on to Hope Amid Catastrophe: A Houston Rabbi’s Hurricane Harvey Diary

“Here I am, a Chabad Lubavitch Canadian-born rabbi setting out on a rescue expedition with his all-American gentile neighbors.”

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Not Just for Hasidim Anymore

The Tanya, a Lubavitcher spiritual text, could be the next big thing for secular self-help

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Politico’s Dubious Chabad Story Receives Widespread Criticism

A new low for Politico, just in time for Passover

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In Phnom Penh, a Jewish Wedding

With the help of Chabad, a couple was married under a white chuppah framed by a golden, Cambodian sunset last week

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But First, a Mansion and Shul

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump prepare their move to Washington, D.C.

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Study: Campus Chabads Reinforce Students’ Jewish Identities

A recent survey shows that Chabad’s tradition-based outreach has a positive impact on college students across the Jewish observance spectrum

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The Grateful and the Dead

It’s easier than ever to visit the gravesites of beloved rabbis and sages

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Tefillin the Love

I don’t know why I chose to observe the ancient ritual, but sometimes to know, you must first do

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Being Jew-ish

How a Christmas tree came between my neighbor and me

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Help Arrives in Nepal As Death Toll Surges

Israeli aid among outpour of support for earthquake victims; Chabad House of Kathmandu in need

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We Are the Jews of Isla Mujeres

A tiny island off Cancún in the Mexican Yucatán is the modern Jewish world in microcosm

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Israeli Food Big in Japan (Alright!)

Hummus joints and kosher food stands become popular with locals

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Hanukkah in Jamaica

Holiday celebrations bring together the island’s diverse Jewish community

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Old Tensions Resurface After Chabad Attack

A Jew of color in Crown Heights braces for racist backlash

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Stabbing at Chabad Headquarters in New York

Victim in critical condition, suspect shot and killed by police

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The Convict Synagogue at the End of the World

Australia’s oldest temple was built by Jewish penal colony prisoners in 1845

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