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Confessions of a Lonely Shliach

Let's not kid ourselves, Kinus Hashluchos is every Shliach's nightmare, with the kids, Shabbos cooking and housework. COLlive.com presents an exclusive diary written by a Shliach in Los Angeles about life without a wife. Full Story

Banquet Enthralled 4000

Banquet Roundup: Guma Aguiar, Nat Lewin and Lipa Schmeltzer alongside 4,000 Shluchim and supporters filled Brooklyn's Armory Sunday with rabbis tweeting, the 'Roll Call,' and a tribute to Mumbai. COLlive's Yehuda Ceitlin reports. Full Story, Photos, Video

20 Heroes Speak Out

The top 20 semifinalists of the Jewish Community Hero of the Year contest speak their mind in short video clips. COLlive assembled the 12 Lubavitchers and the one Chabad friend. Video

Picture of the Day

Congregants of the lively 7:30 am Shacharis "Happy Minyan" in 770 were enthused about the return of their founder and coordinator Sholom Backman, back from a three-week stay in Israel. The Chazan, Yossi Katzoff, presented him with a cake. Photo

Keeping Frum and Fit

Chaim Backman, a Lubavitcher who works as a physical therapist, is perhaps the most unorthodox triathlete, training Orthodox Jews to pound the pavement. Full Story

Giving Thanks to 65 Teens

The Capital Region Friendship Circle, run by Rabbi Shimon and Liba Andrusier, noted the efforts of its 65 volunteers at a recent dinner, attended by over 180 friends and supporters. Full Story

Backman’s 8 Judaism Facts

Rabbi Levi Backman, director of Chabad of Bellingham, WA, was the guest columnist for The Western Front newspaper, mapping out the top 8 fun facts about Judaism. Full Story

LA: Joint Birchas Hachama

8 California Shluchim from the eastern sections of Los Angeles held a joint Birchas Hachama ceremony. The brocho was said under a brilliantly bright sunrise, and a beautiful blue sky with not one cloud in the sky -- despite weather forecasts of heavy clouds and rain. Full Story

Birchas Hachama: Bellingham

On sunny days, Western University's campus comes alive with students trying to spend time outside reading textbooks, catching up with friends or playing Frisbee. The idea of taking some time to stop and truly appreciate the sun itself is far from most students' minds. Full Story

Shliach Delivers City Invocation

Rabbi Simcha Backman, Director of Chabad of Glendale and the Foothill Communities in California, delivered the invocation for the City Council. Mayor John Drayman introduces him. Video

Paterson OK’s Albany School

Governor David Paterson and a New York State Commission have officially recognized Albany's Chabad-run Maimonides School as a designated Henry Hudson Partner integrating the historic voyage milestone with school's programs. Full Story

LA Cheder Visit Palos Verdes

Students of Cheder Menachem in Los Angeles had a day out this week visiting the Chabad House in the Palos Verdes area. They visited the Abalone Cove Shoreline Park, where they learned about the wonders of Hashem. Photos

Taking Study to the Web

Whether by phone or live internet feed, Chabad Shluchim around the globe tune into an online Beis Medrash each week. The impetus, explains organizer Sholom Zirkind, came from shluchim looking for regular study opportunities in Chassidic philosophy and Halacha. "I enjoy the classes,” says Pearl Krasnjansky of Honolulu. Full Story

A Look at Lincoln’s Legacy

Chabad's Shliach Rabbi Israel Rubin turned a celebration of Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday into a Talmudic inquiry Thursday at the Maimonides Hebrew Day School of the Capital District in Albany. Full Story

JLI Executives, Staff Meet

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute - JLI - held their annual executive and staff meeting Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the progress over the past year, and outline goals for the future, including new initiatives for Shluchim. Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, JLI’s Chairman, was joined by Executive Director Rabbi Efraim Mintz and over 35 members of JLI's staff. Full Story

Fox5 Interviews About Mumbai

News media have been hovering around Crown Heights on Thursday in an effort to shed more light on the Holtzberg family whose son is held hostage in Mumbai. Fox5 and other TV channels have been interviewing people on Eastern Parkway. Bruce Backman was one of the people who spoke to them. Watch in Full Story, Video

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