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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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Montenegro, New Zealand, and Martinique all have Chabad Houses.
His arrival with his newborn son and wife is the latest development in an effort that has included the opening of six Chabad houses since 2011 in Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and Angola.
Following specific intelligence inputs on several terror activities against Israelis and Jewish interests, the Ministry of Home Affairs has directed state governments to beef up security at symbolic Israeli hotspots like delegations, companies, Jewish community centres, museums and Chabad houses.
Under his leadership, Chabad houses, centers for Jewish life and learning, expanded beyond Worcester, to Westboro, Framingham, Milford, Natick and Sudbury.
Blake Street is indicative of major mainstream modern-Orthodox traditional synagogues, Chabad Malvern's program is similar to those of other Chabad Houses and synagogues with Chabad Rabbis, TBI is the main Reform congregation, JAA the only Jewish NGO with an exclusively non-Jewish focus, while Shira Hadassha is reflective of new and emerging synagogues with pluralistic outlook.
Government has also enhanced security in Chabad houses or Jewish centres located in different parts of the country as these religious places continued to be vulnerable as terrorist targets.
The Prime Minister's Office Counter Terrorism Bureau on Tuesday canceled the travel advisory for India under which Israelis were recommended to avoid popular tourist spots and not to congregate at Chabad houses.
Today there are 3,300 such Chabad houses throughout the world, and Chabad-Lubavitch has become an influential force in Jewish life.
The warning issued by the country's Counter-Terrorism Bureau states that there is a concrete terror threat at places frequented by Israelis, specifically the Chabad houses and synagogues across the country.
According to David Slavin, who heads a group that raises money for Chabad Houses, the site's directors, Chani and Hezki Lifshitz, have laid out large sums of money for supplies or to help Israelis buy items or get rides to the airport.
Rabbi Hershel Fogelman, along with this wife, Rochele, also established several Chabad houses in Framingham, Westboro, Milford, Natick and Sudbury.
These Hasidic emissariesalong with their wives, who have their own annual gathering in Februaryrun Chabad Houses around the world, from U.