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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

‘Suspicious’ Israeli couple to be deported from India

JTA February 7, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli couple reporteldy serving as Chabad emissaries in the Indian city of Kochi are being deported for "suspicious activities." The Times of India reported Tuesday that Shneor Zalman and Yaffa Shenoi, who arrived in the city in March...

Chana and Rabbi Avraham Lapine have started a new Chabad student
center at Mizzou. The couple is shown with their son, Mendel.

Chabad opens student center at Mizzou

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light November 23, 2011

Avraham Lapine hails from the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, N.Y. but the 25-year-old Lubavitcher rabbi says he has felt no culture shock since opening the new Chabad Jewish Student Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia two weeks ago. "My...

Idaho Chabad center vandalized

JTA June 15, 2011

The Chabad Jewish Center of Idaho in Boise was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.A spray-painted message discovered on the building on June 11 read "Zionism = Racism."Boise Police Lt. Kent Lipple told the Idaho Statesman that the vandalism would be...

After Santa Monica synagogue bombing, shuls ponder openness vs. security

By Sue Fishkoff, JTA SAN FRANCISCO April 21, 2011

Nobody thought much about the shabby but quiet middle-aged man who showed up last weekend at an Orthodox study hall in suburban Cleveland.But when police came Monday and arrested the man, Ron Hirsch, 60, on charges of setting off a bomb next to the Chabad...

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