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Noun1.Chabad - a large missionary Hasidic movement known for their hospitality, technological expertise, optimism and emphasis on religious study
religious movement - a movement intended to bring about religious reforms
Lubavitcher - a member of the Lubavitch movement; a follower of Chabad Hasidism
2.Chabad - a form of Hasidism practiced by Lithuanian and Russian Jews under communist rule; the beliefs and practices of the Lubavitch movement
Chasidism, Chassidism, Hassidism, Hasidism - beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
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I later told him that I was not the only one he had offered (to put on tefillin) and I told him immediately that city hall is not a place for missionaries and that he needed to leave the building," continued Ladianski, who said that he convinced the municipality CEO to ban the Chabad emissary from the building.
Of course, Rabbi Avi and Mushky Feldman don't see it that wayIceland's first ever Chabad shluchim, who are preparing to set up shop this spring, are delighted at the chance to create an institutional Jewish presence in Iceland.
Sporting the 'Kippah', the trademark Jewish small brimless cloth cap, Netanyahu was warmly welcomed by the present Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky, his wife Chaya Kozlovsky, co-directors of Chabad House, and other officials, in the afternoon where he came to pay homage to the victims of the terror strikes.
Chabad Jewish Center of Elgin is known for its innovative approach to Jewish education, and the "Gelt Drop" will not disappoint.
The community Passover Seder will be held on April 22 & 23 at Chabad of Southside 11271 Alumni Way, Jacksonville, FL 32246.
In 1983, Chabad Lubavitch appointed two rabbis to serve as emissaries to Vermont, where they contacted Mayor Sanders' office for permission to light an 8-foot menorah on the steps of Burlington City Hall as part of a worldwide campaign.
Critique: Rabbi David Eliezrie is a veteran Chabad shaliach in Yorba Linda, California, and was previously the Jewish chaplain at the University of Miami.
In contrast to the Lithuanian school of Haredim that emphasizes study of the Talmud, Hassidic sects like Chabad give equal weight to the heart in the Jew's ties to God.
It was Rabbi Gabi and his wife who had founded the Mumbai Chabad in 2003.
to surrender to the United States Embassy in Moscow or to the duly appointed representatives of Plaintiff Agudas Chasidei Chabad of United States the complete collection of religious books, manuscripts, documents and things that comprise the 'Library' and the 'Archive' presently being held by the Defendants at the Russian State Library [RGB] and Russian State Military Archive [RGVA] or elsewhere.
The cleric officiating at the service, Rabbi Chaim, said that the community would continue its work undeterred and rebuilt the damaged Chabad House.
WORCESTER - There's a renewed interest in the Chabad movement worldwide, and local Jews involved are putting out the welcome mat to possible followers.