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From Super Bowl Champion to
 Champion of Judaism 
Shlomo Veingard coaching in the field
Shlomo Veingard coaching in the field
Alan Veingard, winner of Super Bowl XXVII as a member of the 1992 Dallas Cowboys, had a great life. "A life that anybody would have wanted," as he put it. He was a gifted athlete with a wonderful personal life. He had grown from a normal kid living in South Florida into one of the most successful athletes in the world. ■ Continue
    
 
The general public will get its chance to speak in November
 Residents Speak Out Against Synagogue 
Chabad of Guilford
Chabad of Guilford

“We are opposed to this application because the development of the Chabad is not the perfect use for this site,” said Cassella. “We think the perfect use is what is there now–a residence.”  ■ More

    
 
Council Debates Chabad Preschool Site
 Chabad must conduct traffic study 
Rabbi Zushe Cunin
Rabbi Zushe Cunin
Before Palisades Chabad opens a preschool on Sunset Boulevard near the western end of Marquez Avenue, the Pacific Palisades Community Council wants the religious group to conduct a traffic study. ■ More
    
 
The difference between Satmar and Chabad
 Chabad Pushes Big Development in L.A. 
Chabad representatives from the West Coast gathered for the annual Kinus
Chabad representatives from the West Coast gathered for the annual Kinus | Photograph: Israel Bardugo

The most glaring difference between the Satmar community — which has spread beyond the confines of Brooklyn and established itself in the Catskill village of Kiryas Joel — and Chabad is that Chabad is staking its claim within the urban confines. ■ “Unlike the Satmars, who want to escape the city,” said David Myers, director of the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, “Chabad wants the menorah in the public square.” ■ More

    
 
Tmimim Conquer all N.Y. Boroughs
 From 770 We're Marching Out 
Tmimim at Mivtzoim Stand on Broadway
Tmimim at Mivtzoim Stand on Broadway | Photograph: Eli Shpitzer, Shturem

Crown Heights, N.Y.: At noon on Erev Shabbos, hundreds of Tmimim, many of them guests, left 770 to the many Mivtzoim points all over the city, to put on T'fillin, give out Neshek and distribute various written material on the Parsha and Yomim Tovim ■ more 

    
 
Rabbi Krinsky discloses a new story with the Rebbe
 Rebbe tells me to call N.Y. Times reporter.." 
Rabbi Krinsky with the group from Moscow
Rabbi Krinsky with the group from Moscow

"When the Rebbe would go to the Ohel, he would leave from this house," said Rabbi Krinsky. "We would go out of the side door because it goes out to the driveway where one could drive up with a car. When the time came for the Rebbe to go to the Ohel I would park the car next to the gate in the back and waited for the Rebbe to come out of the house. ■ Continue+video 

    
 
Rabbi Gurary farbrengs
 The function of a Tomim today 
מתוועדים, הלילה
מתוועדים, הלילה | Photograph: ברוך עזאגווי, שטורעם

Last night at about 10 PM the Vaad Hatemimim Haolomi arranged a farbrengen in the Kolel on Union Street. Many came to listen to Rabbi Noson Gurary, shliach in Buffalo, farbreng. He spoke about the function of a Tomim in today's age. Photos 

    
 
770 is packed
 The Fast of Gedalye in 770 
Thousands of people filled up 770 yesterday, the Fast of Gedalya. Minyonim for Shachris and Mincha went on non-stop throughout the day but as the time for Maariv approached more and more people kept pouring in. Read More + Photo Gallery
    
 
Robbery on Kingston
 Israeli Bochur Robbed on Kingston 
CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn [CHI] — Shomrim members responded to a call from Kingston Pizza on Motzoai Yom Tov where an Israeli youngster was robbed of his wallet which contained $200 ■ more
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Assimilation and Its Discontents
 How success ruined the New York Jew 
Against this thesis, it can be argued that the growth of the Brooklyn-based Lubavitch movement is the most significant development in Jewish communal life in the last 40 years.■ Continue
    
 
VIDEO
 Inside the Previous Rebbe's Room 

The Israeli website "Chadrei Chadorim" has posted a video clip of a glimpse inside the Previous Rebbe's room on the second floor in 770. The site describes it as the "most guarded room in Chabad." ■ Watch video 

    
 
Chabad Jewish Center in Basking Ridge
 It had the fanfare of a wedding and a parade. 
The congregation of the Chabad Jewish Center in Basking Ridge celebrate the completion of a new Torah in a ceremony Sunday
The congregation of the Chabad Jewish Center in Basking Ridge celebrate the completion of a new Torah in a ceremony Sunday | Photograph: Sean Havey / Gannett New Jersey
On Sunday, Sept. 21, a colorful procession at the Chabad Jewish Center bearing lighted torches, signs drawn by children and a chuppah — a portable canopy usually reserved for a bridal couple — celebrated the arrival of a brand new Torah, a handwritten religious text that contains the first five books of the Old Testament. ■ More
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In Palm Beach County
 The kosher boom increases dining options 
Rabbi Shlomo Ezagui (center), with his son Itzel and his wife, Chani, at their restaurant, David's East Side Deli. Keeping kosher is 'part of your worshiping as a Jew,' Ezagui says.
Rabbi Shlomo Ezagui (center), with his son Itzel and his wife, Chani, at their restaurant, David's East Side Deli. Keeping kosher is 'part of your worshiping as a Jew,' Ezagui says.

Keeping kosher is "part of your worshiping as a Jew," said Rabbi Shlomo Ezagui, owner of the new David's deli in Palm Beach Gardens. (His wife, Chani, is in charge of the kitchen.) Which is why the rabbi, a fixture in central and northern Palm Beach County for nearly two decades, felt that establishing the deli was so important. ■ More

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Rabbi Shlomo Cunin has a dream....
 Neighbors oppose Chabad expansion on Pico 
Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin, head of Chabad of California, has a dream -- a block-long, five-story "village" on Pico Boulevard that would provide a girls day school and boarding school along with affordable, safe housing for Holocaust survivors and other elderly people and for teachers with large families. ■ More
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At Chabad House
 Jews of all persuasions congregate 
GRAND RAPIDS -- Men trickled in one or two at a time as Rabbi Yosef Weingarten rhythmically chanted morning prayers in Hebrew on a recent rain-drenched Sunday at Chabad House of West Michigan. They included two rabbis, a doctor, an ex-convict, a lawyer, a young man hoping to reconnect with his Jewish roots. Some wore dark clothing typical of the Hasidic Orthodox tradition, but most dressed casually. ■ More+ photos
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Residents afraid Mikvah will cause traffic
 City may wash hands of Slope bath 

A proposed Jewish ritual bathhouse on 15th Street is still drawing concern from neighbors. ■ A Park Slope building designed to house a Jewish ritual bath — a mikvah — faces revocation of its construction permit after the Buildings Department challenged the sponsor’s plans to have hotel units and a conference center on site. ■ More

    

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