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Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large missionary Hasidic movement known for their hospitality, technological expertise, optimism and emphasis on religious study
  2. (n) a form of Hasidism practiced by Lithuanian and Russian Jews under communist rule; the beliefs and practices of the Lubavitch movement

News

  1. Putin: Books transfer ends Chabad dispute

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said the transfer of Jewish texts claimed by the Chabad movement to a newly opened Jewish museum should put to rest a dispute with the movement and the United States.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: J Weekly

  2. Chabad of Marin out of fiscal danger

    At the start of the year, Chabad of Marin faced imminent foreclosure, with $50,000 in back mortgage and tax payments weighing the institution down. Thanks to concerted outreach, the organization has restructured its bank loan and faces no imminent fiscal threat, according to Rabbi Yisrael Rice.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: J Weekly

  3. Chabad leaders weigh next move in Long Branch

    By KENNY WALTER Staff Writer LONG BRANCH — Rabbi Laibel Shapiro said Monday he is weighing options after the Long Branch zoning board’s denial of an application for a 20,000- square-foot Chabad in the city’s West End business district. “We are very disappointed in the board’s decision. The Jewish community is disappointed,” he said in a June 17 interview. read more
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Atlanticville

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Quotes

  1. Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said the attack was no coincidence: "The fact that the attack took place at the Chabad house is the clearest sign that the attack was directed against Jews and Israelis."
    on Nov 28, 2008 By: Tzipi Livni Source: BBC News

  2. "The pictures of the Jewish victims, especially the scenes of those who ran the Chabad House, wrapped in prayer shawls, even as their blood-covered son was miraculously saved from the inferno, are shocking and take us back to events that we pray...
    on Nov 30, 2008 By: Ehud Olmert Source: AFP

  3. "We are very pleased to announce the addition of the Haggadahs from the Chabad-Lubavitch Library," says Chaim Rosenberg, founder of the Society for the Preservation of Hebrew Books.
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Chayyim Source: InformationWeek

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