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In Israel, Lag B’Omer leads to Meron
An estimated 250,000 men, women and children are expected to travel to gravesite of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in the small northern village in the Upper Galilee over a two- to three-day period starting on Wednesday.
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Kiddush cup is up for auction
The silver-plated cup was used for ceremonies marking “Grace After Meals,” as well as the Havdalah service after Shabbat and holidays.
Chabad heads to Iceland as 3,000 women emissaries celebrate at ‘day of strength for all the Mushkas’
Carin M. Smilk
At a gala banquet Sunday marking the 30th anniversary of her passing and the closing event of the annual conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Women Emissaries (Kinus Hashluchos), it was revealed that a young couple will soon be moving to Reykjavik to open Chabad of Iceland—meaning every major capital in Europe now has a Chabad center.