Chabad Lubavitch

Tighter Security Urged In Wake Of Stabbing

Attack of student at 770 raising questions about open-door policies.

12/09/2014
Staff Writer

Following years of security concerns here because of wars and terrorism in the Middle East, the American Jewish community was on edge this week in the wake of an act of domestic anti-Semitism — an early morning attack on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement in Crown Heights.

770 Eastern Parkway, Lubavitcher world headquarters. Wikimedia Commons

The Rebbe, From A Personal Angle

As the 20th anniversary of Menachem Schneerson’s death nears, two new books stop short of offering a reappraisal of his legacy.

06/05/2014
Special To The Jewish Week

Calling someone “larger than life” risks raising that person from the realm of the human to that of myth. Yet that epithet may be an understatement for someone as personally charismatic and globally influential as Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the seventh leader of the Lubavitch (or Chabad) chasidic movement. 

the Lubavitcher Rebbe continues to wield a strong influence on the Jewish community, two decades after his death.

Chabad Linking Students From Caracas To Beijing

Group’s online school for far-flung emissaries’ kids provides learning plus a hedge against isolation.

05/01/2012
Associate Editor

Dini Freundlich’s daughter has been admonished for not wearing her uniform to class.

Fortunately the girl, who lives in Beijing, didn’t have to go home to change into her uniform: she was already there.

Freundlich’s daughter is one of 505 students enrolled in the Shluchim Online School, the first and only fully online Jewish day school in the world.

Rabbi Benyamin Kosofsky teaches from a computer screen in Crown Heights.
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