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 Halal Under the Supervision of Rabbi Lazar 
Photograph: Levi Nazarov
Such cooperation, can happen only in Russia: The Muslims proudly introduce kosher products fit for Muslim consumption ( 'halal') that actually stand under the supervision of the Russian Rabbinate BaDatz, which Muslims trust and market them among the Muslim public ■ more
    
 
B"H Good News
 Rabbi Deitch: Wife and Baby B"H Improving 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
Yesterday thousands of fellow Shluchim and Anash across the globe stormed the very Heavens in tefillos for Shlucha Sora Chana bas Fruma and her newborn baby boy, who were in serious condition ■ R' Zalman reports an improvement in the baby's health as well, and thanks Anash for their heartfelt prayers and support ■ more
    
 
A Holy Atmosphere
 Rabbi Ashkenazi Guest at Dneper Yeshiva 
Photograph: Shturem
Rabbi Meir Ashkenazi, rov of Kfar Chabad, visited the the Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Dnepropetrovak, Ukraine, during a visit to Ukraine. Rabbi Ashkenazi addressed the Tmimim and the staff, spoke words of Torah, and shared his positive impressions of the yeshiva and the Tmimim, the serious learning atmosphere and heilige atmosphere ■ more 
    
 
"Shluchim Shtetl"
 Winter Camp for Yaldei HaShluchim Success 
Over 80 boys and 90 girls from nine European countries including Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Latvia, Northern Cyprus, Sweden, Turkey, Hungary and Poland, traveled to Zhytomyr and Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine for a week full of friends, activities, Chassidishe chayus and inspiration at “Shluchim Shtetl ■ more
    
 
Chabad of Georgia
 Tblisi: Shluchim Host President Rivlin 
The President of Israel Mr. Reuven Rivlin visited FJC’s community in Tbilisi, Georgia yesterday, as part of a two-day official visit to the country. He met with FJC’s ‘Or Avner’ Chabad school and kindergarten children, danced with them in Tbilisi’s ancient synagogue and addressed community members ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanuka 5777
 Moscow: Chanuka Joy for Hospitalized Kids 
Photograph: Levi Nazarov
This year, for the first time ever, Chanukah parties were arranged in Moscow hospitals for children with various diagnoses. There is no doubt that the Chanukah joy brought to them by the community cheered them up, helping them in this difficult period in their young lives ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanuka 5777
 Thousands Brave Frost in Moscow 
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Thousands of Muscovite Yidden braved sub-zero temperatures in Red Square to participate in the annual lighting of the first Chanukah licht. Head Shliach and Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar lit the first candle ■ to the video and photos
    
 
Yud Tes Kislev 5777
 Yekaterinburg: Fiery Farbrengen Warms Yidden 
Photograph: Shturem
Hundreds of Yiddden, residents of Yekaterinburg, the capital of  the Sverdlovsk Region, braved the sub zero (-37 C) temperatures to celebrate the Alter Rebbe's Chag HaGeula ■ Rabbi Yonoson Feldman from Moscow farbrenged with the participants ■ more
    
 
Baku, Azerbaijan
 Ohr Avner Chabad Hosts PM Netanyahu 
Photograph: Chaim Tzach/ La'Am
The Chabad Ohr Avner Jewish educational center in Baku, Azerbaijan, hosted PM Benyamin Netanyahu and wife Sara today ■ He was welcomed by Shliach Rabbi Schneur Segal and the students of Ohr Avner School ■ "Honored members of the community and from Chabad, I am pleased to be here. My wife and I are very happy to be here for two reasons: One, we love Azerbaijan and two, we love Chabad ■ more
    
 
Kiddush Hashem
 Jewish Museum Awarded UNESCO Prize 
The Tolerance Center at the Moscow Jewish Museum has been awarded the Madanjit Singh Prize for the promotion of tolerance and non-violence. The award ceremony was held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris ■ The award, which aims to spread the ideals of peace and non-violence, was presented by the head of UNESCO, Irina Bokova to Rabbi Alexander  Boroda ■ more
    
 
76 Years Later
 Nazi's Daughter Visits Grave of Father's Victims 
Dnepropetrovsk’s Chief Rabbi Shmuel Kaminezki and his wife Chana received a delegation from Germany that came to pay tribute to the victims of the Holocaust killed at the Igren Hospital during WWII ■ This is where, 76 years ago, Dov Ber Schneerson, the brother of the Rebbe, was murdered at age 38 ■ more
    
 
Now in Russian!
 Moscow Celebrates Mishnayos Translation 
Photograph: Levi Nazarov
This week Russian Jewry merited to celebrate an important milestone. The entire six tractates of Mishna have been translated into Russian along with many different commentaries and explanations, which will make it easier to learn for Russian speaking Jews all over the world ■ The siyum was said by a student of the Mesivta who had a bris just two years ago, with Mr. Rohr as his sandek ■ more
    
 
Moscow's Third Pillar
 Unique Tzedaka Museum Dedicated 
Photograph: Levi Nazarov
At a simple, yet impressive affair on Motzoei Shabbos Parshas Noach, a new, one-of-a-kind Tzedaka Museum and Visitor’s Center was dedicated. Its goal is to educate people about the importance of the third pillar on which the world stands ■ more
    
 
Sadhora, Ukraine
 The Shliach and the Admur 
Photograph: Shturem
Shliach Rabbi Shlomo Wilhelm of Western Ukraine, dances with Rabbi Yisroel Moshe Friedman of Sadigura and philanthropist R' Rohr, at the dedication of the new kloiz of the holy Ruzhiner Rebbe in Sadigura (Sadhora) Ukraine ■ more
    
 
Good News for Russian Speakers
 Russian Translation of Ein Yaakov Complete 
 The sixth and final volume of Ein Yaakov, which has been translated for the first time ever into the Russian language along with all its commentaries, is hot off the press. This project was initiated by Head Shliach and Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, with the generous help of the Rohr family ■ more
    
 
It's Official!
 Dneper Street Named in Honor of The Rebbe 
“It was Ukrainians within our city who initiated the project of renaming this street for the Rebbe,” says Kaminezki by phone. “They are renaming places after their national heroes, and they felt that the Rebbe, who grew up here, is one of their heroes as well ■ “Every time you come to school named after the Rebbe’s father and located on the Rebbe’s street, you have to keep it in mind. “You have to learn in a way that brings nachas to the Rebbe ■ more 
    
 

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