Crown Heights Religious Nonprofit Running Illegal Hotel

CROWN HEIGHTS — A Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish charity whose mission is to help the needy has been operating an illegal hotel charging Manhattan prices, officials said. 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

Joseph Gutnick Defends Rabbi Loan In Bankruptcy Case

Bankrupt former mining magnat­e Joseph Gutnick has defended­ the honour of his spiritual leader, the late Menachem Mendel Schneerson, and the value of work done for one of his companies by his wife in a day of often torrid testimony before the Federal Court. Read more

US-Russia Art Exchanges May Resume

MOSCOW –  Russia and the US may soon restart exchanges of exhibitions suspended over the so-called Schneerson Library case, if the US president ratifies the document giving state guarantees that the exhibits will be protected against third party claims, the director of the Moscow Kremlin Museums,Yelena Gagarina, told TASS on Monday. Read more

Judge Orders Chabad House Be Torn Down

A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered that a controversial 6,614-square-foot structure a religious organization built in a residential neighborhood in Towson must come down within the next year. Read more

‘Haaretz’ Strikes Again

Just days after the left-wing daily Haaretz published a controversial article arguing Religious Zionist Jews are more dangerous than terrorist murderers and the Hezbollah terror group, the paper again drew criticism Friday with a piece smearing the late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson. 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

Jewish Leader’s Son Is A ‘Deadbeat Dad’ Who Refuses To Pay Child Support

The son of the head of the city’s powerful Chabad Jewish organization is an unemployed deadbeat dad who refuses to give his wife a divorce or pay child support, court papers reveal. Read more

Top Chabad Court: D.C. Is Shemtov’s Exclusive Domain

The Central Committee of Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbis has declared that the movement’s activities in Washington, D.C., fall entirely under the authority of Rabbi Levi Shemtov, settling a longstanding feud between the District of Columbia rabbi and Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan, who oversees Chabad programs in Maryland. Read more