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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

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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

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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

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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

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Shmuly Boteach, America's Security Risk Rabbi?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who was a Chabad-Lubavitch shaliach (missionary) to Oxford, England for 11 years, and not one to miss a photo-op, recently posed with President Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon.  523 more words

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Chabad's Beis Rivkah Schools Lubavitch; Exactly One Year Ago; And a Longer History of Administrative Incompetence

If the Beis Rivkah teachers strike and revelations of the school’s incompetence seem like news (they did to me), they’re not.

The school has a long history of administrative dysfunction.  222 more words

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