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A Shining Example of Bravery and Devotion: Story of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson

A Shining Example of Bravery and Devotion: Story of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson

Today is the day of passing of the Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson. He was the Chief Rabbi of Yekaterinoslav, now Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine. His bravery and devotion to help every Jew was outstanding. He was the backbone and support to all Jewry in USSR. The Communists imprisoned him, on the basis of being a counter revolutionary. They decided to completely stop him from teaching and developing Jewish life. They sent him to exile in Chile, Kazakhstan, which was physically…

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Challah Bakers Club at Chabad Japan

Challah Bakers Club at Chabad Japan

Due to the spread of COVID-19, this program is carefully supervised by the staff of Chabad Japan and all of the participants registered to the event beforehand. This Sunday we had a fantastic time at our Challah Bakers Club. Challah Bakers Club is a family club aimed for kids to have hands-on experiences in baking challah, gardening, nature, and Jewish Holidays. The kids wore their baker hats and had a ball being ‘’chefs’’ and making many different Challah shapes. They…

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Our Message and Prayer to victims of Atami mudslide

Our Message and Prayer to victims of Atami mudslide

The terrible mudslide in Atami brought death and destruction. We pray for the welfare of the people who were hurt physically and to those who lost their house and property. We are sure the Japanese government and local officials are doing their very best to insure that people are being taken care of. Now is the time for every individual to look around and see if someone might need help. It is incumbent upon us to feel socially responsible for…

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Rabbi Edery promotes agriculture in Japan

Rabbi Edery promotes agriculture in Japan

An important mission of Chabad Japan Tokyo is to promote the beauty of Japan and it’s people. Having many Kosher certifications on traditional Japanese food products, Rabbi Edery also emphasizes the relationship with local Japanese farmers. Japan is known for its exceptional quality and taste of its produce. Over the years, Japan has been importing fruits and vegetables more than what it grows locally. Many farms close down because the younger generation prefers to work as salary men in the…

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Kosher Japan Premium Rice made in Hokkaido

Kosher Japan Premium Rice made in Hokkaido

Rice. There are many different types of rice. Japanese are very particular about which rice they are using. Some are more sticky, some more firm, some are sweeter, some are good for sushi, some are good for mochi.  Rabbi Edery visited a special farm in Hokkaido which produces several types of rice. A premium rice called “Yumepirika” used specially to make delicious sake. The rice farmer and his wife showed the Rabbi a huge pump that they had on their…

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