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Monday, October 29, 2007

Browsing by "Article Type"

If you're like many Chabad.org visitors, you probably enjoy reading the random new Questions that are posted each day to our Latest Questions section of the Ask The Rabbi site. New questions are posted each day by our editors from the most recent questions answered by our Ask the Rabbi team.

The questions are later moved to their appropriate sections throughout the site so that browsing the Tallis and Tzitzis site, for example, you can read "Why do some have a blue string in their tzitzit?"

We have now implemented a view so that you can browse all of them in one place, if you so desire. See this link. In this case you get over 600 results of these types of articles.

Similarly, the same was done for all of our recipes - 299 in all! See this link.

We plan to do this this for other sections as well.


Friday, October 26, 2007

News: California’s Fire Evacuees Seek Out Help From S. Diego Area Chabad Houses

As four separate fires consumed hundreds of thousands of acres across Southern California, Chabad-Lubavitch personnel throughout S. Diego County opened up their homes and centers to evacuees and mounted relief efforts at key locations throughout the metropolis.

Perhaps more telling of their dedication to the humanity around them, those whose own homes and synagogues were in the fire's path obeyed evacuation orders, took what little belongings they could and assisted other rabbis and their families in caring for part of the more than 500,000 S. Diego residents left homeless.

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Thursday, October 25, 2007

Halachic Times now available via RSS

Our halachic times page (zmanim) received an upgrade the other day. The time information is now available as an RSS feed. Below the halachic times page is now a link which gives you access to this new feature.

The RSS format allows you to access this information in many ways other than an Internet browser, such as handheld devices, RSS readers and more. Vista users can also make custom gadgets and place this info on the desktop.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

New KabbalaToons Subscription List

Want to be updated every time there is a new KabbalaToons episode? Then sign up to the new KabbalahToons email list. We'll drop you an email every time a new spisode is released, so you will be the first to know!

Click here to sign up.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Tzvi Freeman at Chabad of Upper Montgomery County, MD

I thought it would be nice to highlight some of the many speaking engagements of some of our lead authors. This way you can get to know them a bit better - and maybe if you are lucky you can join if you are nearby!

Tzvi Freeman will speaking for Chabad of Upper Montgomery County, MD on October 28th on the topic "Unorthodox Judaism--the myths, the lies, the fantasy, exposed."

Below is the flyer:

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Parsha Songs from 613 Torah Avenue

Did you grow up listening to the 613 Torah Avenue tapes (or even records)? Whether you did or did not, we are sure you will enjoy hearing the classic songs from this series, now available on our site in a section called "Parshah Songs".

The Parshah song is also easily available from the Family Parsha section too. Every week you can now listen to the week's song, along with all other Parsha resources for your familiy, all in one place!

Monday, October 08, 2007

Noah's Ark: Lessons from Animals for Kids

Check out Noah's Ark, a new feature in the Kids Zone that was just released. This section explores the animal world providing fun and interesting facts with a Jewish angle.

Complete with photo slideshows, sound bites, video clips, fun facts and more, parents and teachers will love sharing this resource with their children and students. Children will love this new Jewish perspective on the animal world and will take pride in their rich heritage as they explore and learn from each animal specie.

This new section was released in conjunction with the current Parsha of the Week, Noach.