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Chabad, the Jewish equivalent of "Have you tried aromatherapy?"

Yes, Chabad proselytizes – and has disturbing ties to the Trump family, Russia, and Eastern European autocrats

Among my Jewish friends off Tumblr, the consensus is that Chabad is hardly a praiseworthy organization. 775 more words


3 Tammuz and Eastern Parkway - "We Want to See Our King"


Thousands to Unite for 3 Tammuz

Thousands are set to attend a Gimmel Tammuz event on Eastern Parkway, where Chassidim will unite to see and hear the Rebbe. 193 more words

Lag BaOmer celebrated in Cote Saint-Luc

Lag BaOmer (Hebrew: ל״ג בעומר‎), is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 33rd day of the Counting of the Omer, which occurs on the 18th day of the… 356 more words


Chabad Rabbi, DovBer Pinson, Describes Time with Pope as "Trapped," Issues Letter of Apology for Meeting; Directory Entry Not Restored

Chabad rabbi, DovBer Pinson, who recently met with Pope Francis, was widely criticized for the meeting by Lubavitch adherents worldwide.  His meeting with the Pope, according to many, was a direct violation of instructions left by their Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson who died in 1994.  392 more words


False Messiahs in Jewish History: Bar Kokhba: When (rabbinic) leadership fails

I found an interesting history lesson and example of Jewish false messiahs at the Unorthodox Jew blog.  It’s examination of Shimon Bar Kochba

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Rabbis, Including Chabad, Visit Pope Francis; Lubavitchers Furious, Remove Shliach from Directory

A delegation of rabbis met with Pope Francis for a 45 minute private meeting on Monday.  Among them was Chabad rabbi DovBer Pinson, of Chabad of Carroll Gardens and the Iyuun Center. 194 more words


Chabad Girls Academy Seizes Opportunity to Benefit from Beis Rivkah Incompetence

Chabad Girls Academy (CGA), an alternative to Chabad’s larger girl’s school, Beis Rivkah, has announced its open house for Monday, May 8, 8:00-9:30PM on its… 288 more words