UK News

The latest news stories about Chabad Lubavitch from around the UK.

A Musical Purim in Glasgow

purimscot13.JPGAlmost 200 men, women and children of all ages from 3-90 years packed Carmichael Hall in Glasgow to celebrate Purim with Lubavitch.

The event which was arranged by Rabbi Chaim and Sora Jacobs Lubavitch shluchim in Glasgow for over 44 years included a full three course meal plus, wine, tea, coffee and chocolates all catered by L'Chaim's Kosher Catering under Sora Jacobs.


Stars of the show were Sholom Jacobs and his son Shmuel from New York accompanied by the Taste of Honey Trio from London. It was a night packed with fun, laughter and enjoyment all in the spirit of Purim.

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1000 Teens Light up Times Sq at C-teen Shabbaton

timessq4.jpgMore than 1,000 Jewish teens from 110 communities around the world sang and danced in New York City’s Times Square following the conclusion of the JewishSabbath and a Havdalah ceremony that also featured a surprise concert by British hit songwriter and singer Alex Clare, and a special message for youth broadcast on a giant Jumbatron display.

Teenagers from the United States, Canada and Europe were in New York for a weekend of inspiration, education and entertainment as part of the CTeen (Chabad Teen Network) International Teen Shabbaton centered in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y.

timessq2.jpgMany came with their local Chabad rabbis and had the opportunity to immerse themselves in Shabbat for the … Read More »

Close to 100 people attended the Lubavitch Supper & Lecture given by Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich.

mendelevichcrowd3.JPGClose to 100 people attended the Lubavitch Supper & Lecture given by Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich.

Before introducing Yosef Mendelevich Chairman Richard Kaye paid tribute to the work and dedication of the Jacobs family Chaim, Sora, Mendel, Tzirl and Sholom to strengthen Judaism within the community. 'I often wonder where Glasgow community would be without this incredible family, their endless commitment and very hard work. It is no doubt one of the main sources in helping our community staying alive and thriving ...... Also in keeping the Jewish Telegraph in business with their endless adverts and pages of publicity!!'

Richard welcomed and introduced Yosef Mendelevich who at the age of twenty-two, participated in an att… Read More »

Ilford Boys' Kosher Ski Trip

Skiing Trip.JPGTeenage boys from Ilford, UK enjoyed a week long ski vacation with kosher food and Jewish activities.

A group of teenage boys aged 12 – 15 set out early Sunday morning for their annual week long half term skiing trip led by Rabbi Moshe Muller (Assistant Director at the Chabad Lubavitch Centre, Gants Hill, Ilford) with the help of Menachem Feller.

Home for the week was a remote and picturesque accommodation near Fort William in Scotland.

“This is an all-in Jewish living experience - for many, a week of eating Kosher and enjoying activities through interaction without screens and technology, is a unique experience,” says Rabbi Muller. As well as skiing and snowboarding, in snow that was better this ye… Read More »

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