Tag archive for ‘Chabad’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Hot Pastrami Courtside: Kosher at University of Maryland’s Xfinity Center

  Where there’s Big Ten basketball, there are lots of college students, and where there are lots of college students, there’s lots of food. Now for the first time, kosher turkey, pastrami More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Governor of Stalinist ‘Jewish Homeland’ Gets a Bar Mitzvah

  Alexander Levinthal, the newly appointed governor of Birobidzan, the storied “Jewish” oblast close to the Chinese border in the Russian Far East, took part in an unexpected celebration last More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Chassidic Bar Mitzvah Boy Unexpected Star of New Oprah Show

  Mendel Hurwitz woke up Tuesday morning to find himself a viral sensation. The 15-year-old son of Budapest-based Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries Rabbi Sholom and Devorah Leah Hurwitz, was profiled in the More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Wrap One for the Chicago Cubs

It’s been a pretty difficult century for Chicago Cubs fans; the baseball team hasn’t won the World Series since 1908, the longest championship drought in sports history. But that hasn’t stopped the team’s More...

The Washington Post On Monday, September 14th, 2015

U.S. judge fines Russia $43.7 million in diplomatic feud over Jewish collection

A U.S. judge has fined the Russian Federation $43.7 million for ignoring a 2010 federal court order to return a collection of Jewish religious texts to the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic group, sharpening a long-running More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, August 24th, 2015

The “Hasidic Hendrix” Yosi Piamenta, passed away in New York

Yosi Piamenta, the Jewish guitarist and songwriter known as the “Hasidic Hendrix”—whose fusion of rock, Sephardic and Chassidic genres left an indelible impression on contemporary Jewish music—passed More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Guinness World Record Set by Shabbat Dinner at Berlin Maccabi Games

As 2, 322 Jewish men and women gathered around tables Friday night for what has officially been declared by the Guinness World Records to be the largest Shabbat meal on record, Shneur Volfman says he and his More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, July 27th, 2015

Rabbi Crowd Sources Kidneys After Donating His Own

By Faygie Levy Rachael Eisenson is eager to go back to school. The graduate school-student from Smithtown, N.Y., is just one class shy of getting her master’s degree in web and multimedia design. But right More...

News Brief On Friday, July 17th, 2015

French Jewish schools shine on matriculation exams

  (JTA) — At least five of France’s Jewish high schools achieved a 100-percent pass rate in this year’s matriculation exam. The data appeared Thursday in an article by the Jewish Actualite Juive weekly. The More...

Jewish Business News Service On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Kosher Soup Kitchen in Milan Feeds Muslim Refugees Passing Through

A hazy summer darkness has descended upon Milan, Italy’s second-largest city. The last of the night’s trains are rumbling out of the central station, but in the cavernous expanse below, a completely More...

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