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  About Chabad-Lubavitch
Lubavitch appropriately means the "city of brotherly love"The word "Chabad" is a Hebrew acronym for the three intellectual faculties of: chachmah-wisdom, binah-comprehension and da'at-knowledge.
The word "Lubavitch" is the name of the town in White Russia where the movement was based for more than a century.
Appropriately, the word Lubavitch in Russian means the "city of brotherly love." The name Lubavitch conveys the essence of the responsibility and love engendered by the Chabad philosophy toward every single Jew.
www.chabad.org /global/about/article_cdo/aid/36226/jewish/Overview.htm   (564 words)

  
  Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidism
The name Lubavitch refers to a town in Lithuania that was the centre of the movement for a brief period during the nineteenth century.
With the collapse of Russian Communism, Chabad was one of the important participants in educating a generation of Jews that had been forcibly deprived of their religious heritage for generations.
Chabad was particularly influential during the 1960's and early 1970's when the youth culture of the day was rebelling against the materialistic institutions of the large religious movements in favour of spiritual alternatives.
www.ucalgary.ca /~elsegal/363_Transp/Orthodoxy/Chabad.html   (1248 words)

  
  Chabad Lubavitch - Definition, explanation
Chabad Lubavitch, or Lubavich, is a large branch of Hasidic Judaism founded by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi.
Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902-1994) the seventh Rebbe of Chabad Lubavitch.
Chabad is sometimes written as Habad in English, and in all the phonetic equivalents of the name in all the countries they operate in.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/c/ch/chabad_lubavitch.php   (3407 words)

  
  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Chabad Lubavitch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chabad Lubavitch, also known as Lubavitch Chabad, or simply Chabad or Lubavitch, is the name of a movement of Orthodox Jews belonging to hasidic Judaism who follow the teachings and customs of halakha as taught by their Rebbes (rabbi, leaders).
Chabad is a Hebrew acronym for Chochma (Wisdom), Bina (Understanding), and Daat (Knowledge), that was chosen early on by its founder, based on themystical teachings of the kabbalah.
Chabad is sometimes written as Habad in English, and in all the phonetic equivalents of the name in all the countries they operate in.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ch/Chabad_Lubavitch   (712 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 770 Eastern Parkway
A building with an elevator needed to be purchased for his use as both a home and as a synagogue, despite its being a great luxury at the time.
Rabbi M.M. Schneerson For the third Rebbe of the Chabad Lubavitch dynasty see Menachem Mendel Schneersohn (with an h) Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (April 18, 1902 –; June 12, 1994), referred to by his followers as The Rebbe, was a prominent Charedi (traditional Orthodox) Jewish rabbi who was the seventh...
As the Lubavitch movement grew in the United States, the original small synagogue was soon too small to house the growing number of worshipers and students who regularly came to pray and study there.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/770-Eastern-Parkway   (1406 words)

  
 Chabad-Lubavitch Movement (Israel)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chabad is a religious Jewish Hassidic movement known also as Chabad Lubavitch.
(...) The word "Chabad" is a Hebrew acronym for the three intellectual faculties of: chachmah-wisdom, binah-comprehension and da'at-knowledge.
Appropriately, the word Lubavitch in Russian means the "city of brotherly love".
www.fotw.net /Flags/il}chabd.html   (197 words)

  
 Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidism
The name Lubavitch refers to a town in Lithuania that was the centre of the movement for a brief period during the nineteenth century.
With the collapse of Russian Communism, Chabad was one of the important participants in educating a generation of Jews that had been forcibly deprived of their religious heritage for generations.
Chabad was particularly influential during the 1960's and early 1970's when the youth culture of the day was rebelling against the materialistic institutions of the large religious movements in favour of spiritual alternatives.
www.acs.ucalgary.ca /%7Eelsegal/363_Transp/Orthodoxy/Chabad.html   (1248 words)

  
 Chabad-Lubavitch
Chabad-Lubavitch (or Chabad Lubavitch) also known as Chabad, Habad or Lubavitch, is one of the largest branches of Hasidic Judaism and one of the largest Jewish Orthodox movements worldwide, especially in the United States and Israel.
A Chabad House or Center is a form of Jewish community center under their own religious auspices, often serving as the nerve center of all the educational and outreach activities of a shliach(emissary) rabbi and his colleagues or allies in any given community.
Chabad pioneered the post-World War II outreach movement which spread the message of "authentic Judaism" to many assimilated Jews worldwide, leading to a substantial number of baalei teshuva ("returnees" to Judaism") The very first Yeshiva/Rabbinical College for such "baalei teshuva", Hadar Hatorah was established by the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
www.dejavu.org /cgi-bin/get.cgi?ver=93&url=http%3A%2F%2Farticles.gourt.com%2F%3Farticle%3DChabad%26type%3Den   (4898 words)

  
 The Chabad Lubavitch Movement: Filling the Jewish Vacuum Worldwide - An Interview with Samuel Heilman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chabad zeroes in on crucial areas in the life cycle, including childcare centers, nursery schools, and college campuses, as well as public practice of Judaism, particularly Chanukah candle-lighting but also Sabbath candle-lighting for women and the donning of tefillin (phylacteries) by adult men.
Chabad was forced to abandon its East European roots and became based in the United States.
Chabad is able to convey a sense of Jewish authenticity to people without demanding a total transformation of those they talk to.
www.jcpa.org /cjc/cjc-heilman-f05.htm   (3701 words)

  
 Chabad Lubavitch Global Network - Social & Humanitarian -
Chabad's trademark humanitarian work throughout the world ensures no member of the Jewish people is left without help, regardless of their location or financial situation.
Chabad's extensive network ensures immediate response and relief for disaster and terror victims, regardless of their religion or nationality.
Chabad's acclaimed special needs programs assist families who have children with special needs and involves them in a full range of social and Judaic experiences.
lubavitch.com /content.html?section=587   (331 words)

  
 Chabad Lubavitch Global Network - About Us -
"Lubavitch" in Russian means the "city of brotherly love." It conveys the responsibility and love engendered by Chabad toward every single Jew.
Lubavitch comments: No Jew should be characterized as distant, for, in essence, we are one.
They are the emissaries of the Rebbe, the representatives of Lubavitch, the messengers of Chabad.
www.lubavitch.com /about.html   (264 words)

  
 Lubavitch and Chabad
Lubavitch Hasidism, most commonly presented through its organizational arm, Chabad, is an international movement with headquarters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York.
Chabad leadership decided that he would be the final rebbe, this decision sparked much speculation and expectation that Schneerson was the Messiah.
Chabad also urges that efforts be made to inform the public at large about the nature and meaning of the Seven Laws of Noah.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Judaism/Lubavitch_and_Chabad.html   (540 words)

  
 Chabad
Chabad Lubavitch, also known as Lubavitch Chabad, is a large branch of Hasidic Judaism.
Its strictest adherents, or Chasidim, known as "Lubavitchers", are Orthodox Jews belonging to Hasidic Judaism as defined by the Chabad traditions.
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902-1994) the seventh Rebbe of Chabad Lubavitch.
www.altvetmed.com /face/21683-chabad.html   (376 words)

  
 Donate Now - Chabad Lubavitch of Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chabad Lubavitch worldwide is dedicated to serving Jews of all ages with Ahavat Yisroel regardless of religious background or affiliation.
Comprising multiple organizations and programs, Chabad Lubavitch of Tennessee provides the education and means to promote Jewish awareness, knowledge and practice through outreach, education and social services ensuring Jewish continuity.
Chabad Lubavitch of Tennessee is a branch of the worldwide Chabad Lubavitch Movement.
www.jewishmemphis.com /Article.asp?AID=73357   (265 words)

  
 Chabad - Lubavitch - Chabad Lubavitch of West Brighton Beach & Manhattan Beach - Neshama Center
The word "Chabad" is a Hebrew acronym for the three intellectual faculties of: chachmah-wisdom, binah-comprehension and da'at-knowledge.
The word "Lubavitch" is the name of the town in White Russia where the movement was based for more than a century.
Appropriately, the word Lubavitch in Russian means the "city of brotherly love." The name Lubavitch conveys the essence of the responsibility and love engendered by the Chabad philosophy toward every single Jew.
www.projectneshama.com /article.html?aid=90384   (498 words)

  
 The Rebbe's Army: Inside the World of Chabad-Lubavitch: Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition Data
Chabad is a fascinating phenomenon: a deeply religious Hasidic movement whose members adhere to a strict interpretation of Torah law, but which sends out its best and brightest young married couples to live and work among non-observant Jews all over the world.
Chabad penetration of the Jewish world is so complete that movement officials in Brooklyn claim their holiday programming efforts reach 10 million Jews a year, nearly three-quarters of the world Jewish population.
Chabad building projects around the world have kept pace with those of North America: a $15 million girls' school outside Paris; a $14 million community center in Buenos Aires; plus soup kitchens in Brazil, synagogues in Germany, schools in Latvia and Lithuania, and orphanages in Ukraine.
www.halloween.com /halloween-books/free.php?in=us&asin=0805211381   (3257 words)

  
 Minneapolis Chabad Lubavitch - Minneapolis Chabad Lubavitch
The focus and goal of the Chabad House in Minnetonka, is to provide an environment for Jewish men, women and children that is relaxed yet challenging, a place of stability yet full of movement and growth, an atmosphere for reflection and joyous expression.
Minneapolis Chabad Lubavitch is fast becoming a "one-stop" address for the many needs of the Minneapolis Jewish community.
There are no prerequisites for getting involved with Chabad Lubavitch, whether you are affiliated or not, have much Jewish background or none, you are always welcome to try one or all of our programs.
www.chabadminneapolis.com /article.html?aid=130927   (368 words)

  
 About Chabad - Chabad Lubavitch of Seattle
Lubavitch is the town in White Russia where the movement was based for more than a century.
The Russian word “Lubavitch” means “brotherly love,” emblematic of the love and dedication that characterizes Chabad-Lubavitch and its emissaries worldwide.
The work of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who assumed leadership of Chabad-Lubavitch in 1950, is legendary.
www.chabadofseattle.org /article.html?AID=216192   (277 words)

  
 Chabad-Lubavitch Movement (Israel)
Chabad is a religious Jewish Hassidic movement known also as Chabad Lubavitch.
(...) The word "Lubavitch" is the name of the town in White Russia where the movement was based for more than a century.
Appropriately, the word Lubavitch in Russian means the "city of brotherly love".
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/il}chabd.html   (170 words)

  
 "Chabad Outfit To Endorse Military Chaplains - Forward.com"
The approval of a Chabad-Lubavitch body is particularly notable because Chabad rabbis — known for their eagerness in reaching out to unaffiliated Jews — are currently not able to become chaplains because of a military regulation banning beards.
The new body will endorse rabbis from other corners of the Orthodox world, but it is also likely to lead any efforts to overturn the military’s prohibition on chaplains having beards.
Though Dresin is not affiliated with Chabad, he has a daughter who lives in the Chabad community in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
www.forward.com /articles/chabad-outfit-to-endorse-military-chaplains   (746 words)

  
 Chabad of Texas - Chabad Lubavitch Center - Texas Regional Hdqrtrs.
Chabad Lubavitch worldwide is dedicated to serving Jews of all ages with Ahavat Yisroel regardless of religious background or affiliation.
Chabad Lubavitch of Texas provides the education and means to promote Jewish awareness, knowledge and practice through
Chabad encourages positive action on the part of every Jew and facilitates the efforts of every organization or group to increase Jewish knowledge and observance.
www.chabadtexas.org /templates/articlecco.html?AID=53162   (220 words)

  
 Chabad Lubavitch: Orthodox Jews are a growing Utah community
There are now approximately 2,600 Lubavitch centers in some 2,000 Jewish communities worldwide, the rabbi said, adding that some of the centers are permanent facilities like Bais Menachem, while others are “personal centers” offered by individual Lubavitchers to facilitate Jewish holiday celebrations in remote areas of the world.
Rabbi Zippel said he often explains why his organization has two names: Chabad, which is a Hebrew acronym for wisdom, understanding and knowledge; and Lubavitch, which is “village of love” in Russian.
He views the group that actually comes to the synagogue as Chabad, and the dispersed congregation he finds in rural outposts in bordering states, as well as prisons and youth detention centers, as the Lubavitch.
www.religionnewsblog.com /494/chabad-lubavitch-orthodox-jews-are-a-growing-utah-community   (1284 words)

  
 Chabad Lubavitch of the Hamptons - Chabad Lubavitch Centers on Long Island
Chabad Lubavitch of the Hamptons offers that familiar feeling of “mishpachah” to whoever enters its doors.
Chabad Lubavitch of the Hamptons offers your standard Chabad fare, including synagogue services, holiday celebrations, kids and teens programs, and outreach to seniors.
Above all, Chabad is committed to identifying, assisting, and servicing all Jewish brothers and sisters in need, and to helping the greater community at large.
www.chabadli.org /article.html?aid=243057   (236 words)

  
 CSCE :: Testimony :: Rabbi Joseph Wineberg Senior Member - Chabad-Lubavitch
Lessons in Tanya is a commentary on the fundamental work on Chabad philosophy written by the First Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi.
I speak to you both as a student of the Sixth Rebbe and as a survivor of Nazi Germany’s bombardment of Poland.
At his direction, I served as one of Chabad’s emissaries and traveled to South Africa, South America, and other countries in order to raise funds to develop the new American headquarters.
www.csce.gov /index.cfm?Fuseaction=ContentRecords.ViewWitness&ContentRecord_id=612&ContentType=D&ContentRecordType=D&ParentType=H&CFID=19320215&CFTOKEN=75152456   (794 words)

  
 The Rebbe's Army: Inside the World of Chabad-Lubavitch
Fishkoff spent a year interviewing Lubavitch emissaries from Anchorage to Miami and has written an engaging and fair-minded account of a Hasidic group whose motives and methodology continue to be the subject of speculation and controversy.
This is an admiring account of the Lubavitcher Chasidic movement's campaign to persuade non-practicing Jews to practice their own brand of Orthodox Judaism.
If you are interested in Chabad or if Chabad is moving into your area and you are concerned, this book should be required reading.
www.xmlwriter.net /books/viewbook/The_Rebbe_s_Army:_Inside_the_World_of_Chabad_Lubavitch-0805211381.html   (1330 words)

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