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Tears and Joy in Basel


This week I attended a very touching event. Whoever was there had tears in their eyes and at the same time an incredible feeling of joy.

It was this past Monday evening in Basel. I was invited by my good friends and colleagues, Rabbi Zalmen and Devora Wishedsky, the Chabad representatives in Basel, to participate in a very happy occasion; The inauguration of their new Chabad Center, which holds an impressive synagogue and beautiful Community Center.

Chabad is active in Basel for about 12 years, and there was a strong need to find a suitable place for a community center to host all the various Chabad activities. It was a very difficult project. Especially since you surely know, that Chabad in each place is financed solely by local … Read More »

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