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Superstar Israeli singer Gad Elbaz sings the traditional "Mah Nishtana" surrounded by family and friends at the Pesach Seder.
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34912 <![CDATA[100 Years from Rebbe's Bar Mitzva]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34912 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34912 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:34:55 GMT

The Dnepropetrovsk community celebrated 11 Nissan - the Rebbe's birthday at the same Synagogue where the Rebbe's Bar Mitzvah was held 100 years ago.
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34883 <![CDATA[Crown Heights' 1st GOP Lawmaker?]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34883 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34883 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:25:20 GMT

Mendy Raitport, running for NY Assembly, "likes his chances" at becoming the Crown Heights neighborhood's first republican lawmaker.
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34893 <![CDATA[Seminary Remains Open all Pesach]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34893 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34893 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:17:49 GMT

Ohel Chana Seminary in Melbourne is remaining open for the full month of Nissan, holding its first program for students and guests.
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34900 <![CDATA[Besht Shul Starts New Torah]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34900 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34900 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:04:19 GMT

The Besht Shul began writing a new Sefer Torah marking five years to the founding of the Shul on Yud Alef Nissan.
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34884 <![CDATA[Torah in Memory of R' Berl Junik]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34884 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34884 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:57:58 GMT

The writing of a new Torah began on Yud Alef Nissan in memory of Chossid R' Berl Junik OBM, sponsored by the Junik family and Bais Shmuel Chabad congregation.
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34894 <![CDATA[65 'Tanks' Bring Pesach to NYC]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34894 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34894 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:55:11 GMT

Chabad's Mitzvah Tanks drove from Brooklyn to Manhattan on Tuesday to give out Matzah and encourage people to do a Mitzvah.
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34892 <![CDATA[Daughter of Rabbi Yolles Passes]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34892 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34892 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:47:27 GMT

Rebbetzin Shaindel Shoshanah Geldzahler, daughter of Philadelphia's Chief Rabbi Ephraim Yolles and a Chabad friend, passed away.
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34869 <![CDATA[Yud Alef Nissan Farbrengen]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34869 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34869 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:54:48 GMT

Chassidim particiated in a global broadcast of a Yud Alef Nissan Farbrengen with speakers Rabbis Avraham Shemtov, Yossi Nemes, Sholom Moshe Paltiel and others.
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34876 <![CDATA[Zaka Assisting at Crash Site]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34876 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34876 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:50:50 GMT

ZAKA rescue volunteers are assisting in the search and recovery mission at the site of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps.
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34875 <![CDATA[Mazal Tov From Bibi Netanyahu]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34875 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34875 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:17:29 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met orphan 13-year-olds who are celebrating their Bar Mitzvah thanks to Colel Chabad.
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34855 <![CDATA[Russia's Largest Pesach Project]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34855 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34855 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:44:50 GMT

Chabad launched one of the most astonishing and complex humanitarian aid projects ever for the upcoming Pesach.
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34854 <![CDATA[Red Heifer Found In New Jersey]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34854 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34854 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:19:54 GMT

A fully red cow, which appears to be a parah adumah, has been attracting increasing attention on a small farm outside of Lakewood.
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34843 <![CDATA[Fund Distributes Pesach Groceries]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34843 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34843 Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:20:34 GMT

Some $60,000 in groceries were distributed last week by Mrs. Devorah Scheiner's Yomtov fund to families in Crown Heights.
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34841 <![CDATA[Rí Tzvi M. Greenbaum, 86, OBM]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34841 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34841 Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:40:45 GMT

Rí Tzvi Menachem Greenbaum, a resident of North Miami Beach who was given the nickname "Mendel der Soldat" by the Rebbe, passed away.
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34830 <![CDATA[Chabad Girl Shown Love From Sky]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34830 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34830 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:09:09 GMT

Classmates prepared a touching surprise when Chaya Spalter, battling a form of pediatric cancer, was taken for a helicopter ride.
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34829 <![CDATA[England to Get First 770 Building]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34829 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34829 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:08:16 GMT

Salford City Council approved Chabad's plan to build a replica of 770 Eastern Parkway as a Jewish center in Manchester, England.
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34827 <![CDATA[New York State Honors the Rebbe]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34827 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34827 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:48:24 GMT

New York State legislatures marked the Rebbe's 113th birthday with giving charity and receiving fresh Matzah from Brooklyn.
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34821 <![CDATA[LIVE: All About The Rebbe's Seder]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34821 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34821 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:34:53 GMT

Tune in at 9:00 EST: 4 rabbis who merited to be at the Rebbe's Seder on Pesach share memories of what they saw and heard.
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34820 <![CDATA[New Girls Cheder in Long Island]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34820 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34820 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:34:59 GMT

Following the boys Cheder, a new school for Chabad girls will be opening this fall in Lynbrook, NY with Pre-1a, 1st and 2nd grades.
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34808 <![CDATA[Rabbi Chaim Serebryanski, 85 obm]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34808 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34808 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 02:45:57 GMT

Rabbi Chaim Serebryanski, who was a Shliach in Australia and later a Mashpia in the Crown Heights neighborhood, passed away.
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34806 <![CDATA[Remembering a Chabad Poet]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34806 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34806 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:47:18 GMT

5 Nissan is the 100th birthday of Rabbi Zvi Meir Steinmetz, better known as Zvi Yair, the celebrated Hebrew poet and Chassidic scholar.
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34803 <![CDATA[Bochurim Test for Merkos Shlichus]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34803 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34803 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:50:42 GMT

Bochurim preparing to lead Pesach Seders around the world were tested on their knowledge and expertise of Pesach halachos.
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34791 <![CDATA[Kids' Fund Making a Difference]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34791 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34791 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:29:56 GMT

The Kuperman children proudly showed off their new Yom Tov clothing thanks to all who donated, please continue to help.
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34790 <![CDATA[Sassoon Father Speaks Of Tragedy]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34790 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34790 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:51:47 GMT

For the first time since the horrific fire, Gabriel Sassoon speaks about the tragic loss of his 7 children, saying his "love of G-d is getting him through devastating loss."
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34787 <![CDATA[Simi Weinhause, 61, OBM]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34787 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34787 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:54:10 GMT

Mrs. Simi Weinhause of Detroit and sister of Mrs. Rechy Paltiel of Crown Heights, passed away on Shabbos at the age of 61.
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34772 <![CDATA[Israeli Among Plane Crash Victims]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34772 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34772 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:30:42 GMT

An Israeli national was on board Monday's crashed flight from Spain to France, in which 150 passengers and crew were killed, the airline confirmed.
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34778 <![CDATA[Yehuda Avner, 86, OBM]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34778 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34778 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:24:17 GMT

Yehuda Avner, Israeli diplomat, adviser to seven Prime Ministers and acclaimed author who enjoyed many personal interactions with the Rebbe, passed away.
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34773 <![CDATA[Nets Moment of Silence for Tragedy]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34773 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34773 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:43:58 GMT

The New York Nets at the Barclays Center held a moment of silence in memory of the 7 Sassoon children tragically killed in a fire.
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34752 <![CDATA[Couple Joins for a Weekend]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34752 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34752 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:28:17 GMT

The Jewish community of Perth, Australia, enjoyed an inspiring weekend with a newlywed Chabad couple - Rabbi Gabi and Mushka Kaltmann.
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34770 <![CDATA[In This Story, the Agunah Was Me]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34770 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34770 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:07:47 GMT

Response op-ed: A Jewish woman shares her personal journey through a difficult marriage, calling it like "being locked up in a cell."
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34769 <![CDATA[Following Fire, A Safety Campaign]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34769 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34769 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:13:17 GMT

Flanked by Jewish activists, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced a fire safety campaign and called for a 'burn center'.
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34764 <![CDATA[Bethesda Honors Israeli Diplomat]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34764 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34764 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:40:49 GMT

Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer and his wife Rhoda were honored at Chabad of Bethesda's gala dinner.
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34765 <![CDATA["MyLife" Essay Winners Chosen]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34765 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34765 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:33:17 GMT

The winners of the MyLife: Chassidus Applied essay contest were announced Sunday with the surprise winner 22-year-old student Aryeh Gurewitz; read the full winning submissions.
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34751 <![CDATA[NYPD Preps for Passover Security]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34751 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34751 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:38:48 GMT

"The NYPD is the sweet haroset takes care of the bitter herbs," Jewish community activists were told at a pre-Pesach briefing.
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34755 <![CDATA[London Bochurim Distribute Matza]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34755 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34755 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:56:02 GMT

Bochurim in London gathered to pack and distribute nearly 2,000 hand-baked Shmurah Matzah to nearby residents.
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34748 <![CDATA[Crown Heights Hosts JLI Shabbat]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34748 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=34748 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 03:20:31 GMT

This past Shabbos, 90 guests from 29 communities around the country participated in the first annual JLI Shabbaton in Crown Heights, "Shabbat in the Heights."
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