When our long time friend Berel Sugar heard that this year there was a drastic decline in expected visitors to Hebron for Shabbat Chaye Sarah, he immediately sprung into action. Berel reached out to our friends Asher Goldstein and Mendy Simon and arranged to travel to Israel to spend Shabbat in Hebron. For the group, […]
Considering the heightened situation in the region, the IDF has dispatched many additional soldiers to the Hebron and surrounding areas. For Chabad of Hebron, this means an opportunity to touch the lives of many more! This really came into play on Chanukah as we gave out over 18,000 (yes, you read that right – EIGHTEEN […]
Rebbetzin Batsheva Cohen ran her yearly intensive program exclusively for local female soldiers, and enjoyed rave reviews. The event focused on the 3 special, unique mitzvot of women, with challah baking, making Shabbat candlesticks, and touring the women’s mikvah.
Chabad of Hebron’s Ratz Chabad Smicha Program recently completed its first year with tremendous success and rave reviews. In total, seven bachurim tested and received their ordination from Rabbi David Meir Drukman – Rav of Kiryat Motzkin. Chabad of Hebron staff member, Rabbi Itzik Niemark, did a masterful job directing the students; overseeing their balance […]
A member of the Chabad of Hebron scene for the past six years, Rabbi Mordechai Hellinger and his wife, Nechama Dina, are the newest additions to the talented staff. No stranger to Chabad’s work here in the City of the Patriarchs, Mordechai has done it all, from student volunteer, Ratz Chabad solider outreach team member, […]
For years, Chabad of Hebron has been using simchas to connect Jewish families from abroad with local, on-duty soldiers. Many families have visited us to celebrate a Bar or Bat Mitzvah in grand, joyful style. Recently, we added Upshering to the list of events! The Lieberman Family of Crown Heights came to town and made […]
The Duchifat Brigade said an emotional goodbye to the Hebron community with the conclusion of their six-month tour-of-duty. Filling a local hall to capacity, the celebration and send-off featured recognition of Chabad of Hebron’s efforts with the soldiers, who came to be like family during their time here. Be it doing laundry or light repairs […]
Lag B’Omer was celebrated in Chabad of Hebron style, lighting Hebron up with the joyful celebration of Rebbe Shimon Bar Yochai. The highlight: a massive tahalucha parade of children through the night, bearing torches, Jewish pride posters, smiles, and songs. Starting in Kiryat Arba, the parade transformed the weary streets for a night, into one […]