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The Young Headmaster: Jeremy Rosen in First Person

 The Young Headmaster: Jeremy Rosen in First Person
 
My father came from a Lithuanian – that is, non-chasidic – background. He was born in England but was educated at the Mir Yeshiva in Russia, where he received rabbinic ordination. Upon returning to England, he worked as a communal rabbi in Manchester and in Glasgow, finally setting up a Jewish school of his own about fifty miles west of London.

This school was called Carmel College, and it was a Jewish high school for boys, the aim of which was to combine the best of a yeshivah education with the best of a secular education.

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At the time, the top high schools in England were Eton and Harrow, and most upwardly-mobile Jews in England felt that… Read More »

From Russia with Love

From Russia with Love

by R Bentzi Sudak

We have just arrived back from a most inspiring week with 500 fellow shluchim from around Europe travelling together to in Moscow, Lubavitch, Liozna, Liadi and Almaty. This was the European Conference of Chabad Lubavitch Shluchim from 40 countries around Europe and the former USSR. This was far more than a conference - it was probably one of the most inspiring weeks of my life, and I thought I'd share some of that inspiration with you.

Our first stop was the village of Lubavitch. 8 hours' drive from Moscow. Tucked away on the western edge of Russia, on its border with Belarus, it is perhaps surprising that such a tiny settlement gives its name to the largest and most well-known Jewish movement in… Read More »

Chabad triumphs on Campus

 

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