NEWS: Chabad Telethon Nets Millions, Scribes Conclude Busy Month, and more ...
Tishrei 5, 5773 · September 21, 2012
By Joshua Runyan
On a recent weekend in Davenport, Iowa, Jewish community members gathered to have their mezuzahs and prayer boxes known as tefillin checked by a ritual scribe. Post CommentPost Comment  |  Read Story
An overflow crowd of 600 attorneys and judges packed The Birchwood Manor in Whippany, N.J., to attend the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Center of Madison's annual Jewish Law Symposium on "The Ethics of Winning at all Costs." Post CommentPost Comment  |  Read Story
Millions of people learned about the High Holidays through a combination of dance, song and liturgical performances courtesy of Chabad-Lubavitch of the West Coast's 32nd annual "Lchaim! To Life!" Telethon. Post CommentPost Comment  |  Read Story
Chabad-Lubavitch of Puerto Rico was abuzz with the sounds of drilling and sanding recently as Jewish community members young and old gathered to make their own rams' horns, popularly known as shofars.
Reflecting the Talmudic teaching that the blowing of a ram's horn is vitally important to arousing Divine favor during the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, Chabad-Lubavitch centers across the United States took a hands-on approach in allowing children to fashion their own in advance of the Jewish New Year.
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Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbi Menachem Greenberg was named "Person of the Year" by a local newspaper serving the central Israeli town of Shoham.

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