Masked Polish guards had been hired by the local Jewish community to prevent worshipers from entering the synagogue
Law enforcement investigating possibility that fires were anti-Semitic hate crimes
The gunman, identified as John Earnest, walked into the synagogue, killed one woman and wounded three others with his assault-style rifle and then fled in a car before calling police himself
Chabad of Poway is a branch of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, a hasidic group with emissaries across the globe who are focused on reaching out to unaffiliated Jews
'It was terrifying because you didn't know if something was going to come afterwards,' says Rabbi Menachem Heller who was inside the chabad with his family
Row over whether the victims' bones should be retrieved from Danube River reveals larger debate over how the Jewish community should approach Orban's government
Ezra Gershi allegedly deposited 300,000 shekels in escrow to back up his promises of jobs and funding in exchange for Chabad votes
Although the event's organizers said in court that people of both genders would be allowed to move freely, a Haaretz reporter was barred from entering the women's area
Tel Aviv District Court okays Chabad's planned program for Monday with the judge criticizing municipal authorities for trying to cancel it too late.
'Education and Sharing Day' commemorates the birthday of Rabbi Schneerson, who led Chabad throughout the second half of the 20th century
Even though Chabadniks are anti-Zionists bent on spreading religiosity, the state and its citizens continue to grovel before them and give them easy access to our most precious resource: our children
Russian Orthodox Bishop says last czar was murdered by Jews for ritual purposes
Proudly Resilient Defying neo-Nazi Threats, Jewish Students at University of Florida Refuse to Hide in Fear
'We should be countering darkness with light - and so while Spencer was in his evil darkness, we created goodness and light on the other side'
For one night I swapped Tinder and instant noodles for dinner with Chabad emissaries. The highlight was a 3D puzzle of the Temple
$66 million initiative has funded outreach centers run by Chabad and Olami, which are actively engaged in bringing Jews closer to Orthodox Judaism
About 1,000 young Russians who attend Jewish studies in Chabad clubs were rewarded with a week-long European tour. As well as visiting tourist sites and learning more about Judaism, several even came back engaged
The idea isn’t so much to turn Israelis into Orthodox Jews, but to get them to identify with the worldview of a party identified with settlements, says one critic
Study finds that members have become increasingly reticent to pay mandatory dues following the 2008 financial crisis and prefer pay-what-you-can system
Moscow district court ordered Yosef Khersonsky, an Israeli who heads one of the capital's communities, to leave Russia in connection with his 'setting up without permission a for-profit foreign entity'
Jews must unite to combat the anti-Semitic slurs that are currently being allowed to fester and spread
Rabbi Mendel Deitsch was beaten and robbed last October and suffered from multiple head injuries and brain trauma
The last Lubavitcher rebbe gave advice to generations of Israeli leaders, but he never had to live with the results
The center represents a step toward Chabad's goal of re-establishing a vibrant Jewish community in the former Nazi capital, Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal claims.
Russian authorities have refused to divulge any details about the alleged threat posed by Rabbi Ari Edelkopf, citing laws on state secrets, according to a local Chabad leader.
The incident occurred a day after the Jewish student center announced that Chabad was hosting renowned Holocaust survivor Rabbi Nissen Mangel for a lecture.
Exhibition, titled 'Elie Wiesel, from Sighet to Moscow via France and Israel,' was launched by Limmud FSU, which organizes Jewish learning conferences in over a dozen countries with large populations of Russian-speaking Jews.
A new cadre of ultra-Orthodox social activists is engaging their community in online discussion of heretofore hushed-up topics. Some are even promoting offline encounters as part of their daring mission.
The dispute is a sign of the demographic changes rippling through the Lubavitch stronghold of Crown Heights as more and more Modern Orthodox Jews move into the heavily Jewish area.
In an already taped episode that airs June 21, Rabbi Hanon Hecht, a Chabad emissary in upstate Rhinebeck, New York, appears with a monk, nun and priest.
Murray Huberfeld, linked by FBI to Corrections Union bribery scheme, is top philanthropist of Chabad and other religious institutions.