20 August 2019 - 19 Av 5779 - י"ט אב ה' אלפים תשע"ט
Beijing will 'parlez vous francais' E-mail

Chabad announced that the newest members of their emissary team in Beijing are able to specifically cater to the increasing number of Jewish French speakers. Programmes are being tailored with this group in mind.

Rabbi Nussin and Miriam Rodin arrived to assist Rabbi Shimon and Dini Freundlich at the local Rohr Family Chabad Community Centre. Nussin Rodin, a native of Ottawa, Canada, gave Beijing’s first French-only class on Pirkei Avot.

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Reaching out to troubled teenagers from the UK to HK E-mail
Dov Rabinowitz

Dov Rabinowitz made a special visit at the request of Rebbetzin Anna Van den Bergh in the hopes of establishing networking facilities to provide aid to troubled teens and youth abroad.

While in Hong Kong he spoke to the Ohel Leah community as well as local organisations, like the Kelly Support Group, in order to share the secrets of his successful and dynamic programming.

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A 'spirits' encounter at Hong Kong's Jewish Community Centre E-mail

A whisky tasting event was held on 15 January 2008, organised by Mr. Morris Wiseman from the Wembley Synagogue Whisky Association in the UK.

Mr. Wiseman has been organising regular events, in the UK, for the past 10 years and is very experienced in the understanding and indepth knowledge of the Scottish malt whisky industry.

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What is on the kosher menu in Macau? E-mail

Chabad of Hong Kong announced the introduction of ‘Kosher Macau’, a service provided during the recent Macau Jewelry and Watch Fair.  Arrangements were made directly between Chabad of Hong Kong and the Venetian Hotel Macau.   

The Israeli Diamond Institute hosted a rather successful national pavillion further suppporting the need for destination kosher dining.

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Memorial Service held for the late Justice Gerald Godfrey E-mail

A special memorial service took place in Hong Kong at the Ohel Leah Synagogue on 13 December 2007 attended by nearly one hundred members from the Hong Kong Jewish community and dignitaries from Hong Kong’s judiciary, including the Honourable Mr. Justice Andrew Li Kwok Nang, Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal and Mr. Clive Grossman SC, Vice-Chairman of the Bar Council.

Gerald Godfrey died on 29 October 2007 at the age of 74 following a five year battle with lymphoma. He is survived by his wife, Anne, and their five children.

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