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Police Not Considering Shooting Of Orthodox Jewish MMA Fighter A Hate Crime

Authorities have said they are not investigating as a hate crime Monday night’s slaying of Aaron Rajman, a professional mixed martial arts fighter and an Orthodox Jew, at his family home west of Boca Raton, Florida. Read more

Chabad MMA Fighter Killed In Home Invasion

With great sadness and pain we inform you of the murder of Aaron Rajman, 25, a member of Chabad of West Boca Raton, Florida, by a number of unidentified men who broke into his home. Read more

Media Hatchet Job On Chabad Is Troubling

A few weeks ago, Politico published an article, “The happy go lucky Jewish group that connects Trump and Putin,” that suggested nefarious connections among Chabad, Putin and Trump. Read more

Orthodox Union Starts Chabad-On-Campus Type Program

Every Friday morning for a month, rebbetzin Ariel Pardo has been meeting with three female Jewish students at Brandeis University for deep conversations that wind their way from Jewish ritual to intimacy. Read more

3 Things Politico Got Wrong In Tying Chabad To Trump’s Russia Scandal

Has Chabad “taken on an outsize importance” in the Trump-Russia scandal? That’s a claim of a recent Politico article detailing a web of connections between Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and a vast network of Chabad benefactors and their associates. Read more

The Chabad Jewish Group That Connects Trump and Putin

he Port Washington Chabad, a Jewish community center on Long Island’s Manhasset Bay, sits in a squat brick edifice across from a Shell Gas station and a strip mall. Read more

US Chabad Rabbi Loses Appeal Against Deportation From Russia

A Russian appeals court affirmed the expulsion order issued against an American rabbi working in Sochi, in what a local leader of the Chabad movement called a “dark day” for Jews. Read more

Chabad Rabbi Banned From Lithuania’s Main Synagogue

In an escalation of the internal feud dividing Lithuanian Jews, the Chabad movement’s senior emissary to the country was banned from the capital city’s main synagogue. Read more

Chabad Combating Child Sexual Abuse In Israel

Chabad in Israel is taking new initiatives to combat the sexual abuse against children that has existed for years in the Chabad educational system. Read more

American Chabad Rabbi Booted From Russia As ‘Security Risk’

An American rabbi who has worked for the Chabad movement in Russia since 2002 said he and his family are facing deportation under a provision dealing with threats to national security. Read more