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.