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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 visited Chabad House in Mumbai & honoured the memory of victims of #MumbaiTerrorAttack.
By revisionism I refer to a recalibration of a claim, ideology, or idea when history proves it untenable, in this case, when Chabad's leader, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who many believed was the messiah, dies.
The Jewish Community of Krakow, which last month faced protests for its leasing of a former synagogue to serve as a bar cafe, shut down the water and electricity to the building recently in a bid to get the Chabad congregation to leave, the article said.
Chabad's original spin on this age-old holiday will help bring the spirit of Purim to Arlington Heights for the very first time.
Sias, Outstanding Community Leadership Award; and Paul Silverstein, Chabad Founder's Visionary Award.
A state of the art educational facility for students enrolled at Ganeinu Preschool and Chabad's religious schools.
The Friends of Lubavitch, the rabbi designated to reside in the Towson Chabad House, and students and alumni who used the house for observance on Sabbaths and Jewish holidays, filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging violations of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.
Sure, it's an easy thing to pick up at the market already made up, but this recipe from Uriel Shtern on ( Chabad isn't too difficult to whip up.
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.
Critique: Rabbi David Eliezrie is a veteran Chabad shaliach in Yorba Linda, California, and was previously the Jewish chaplain at the University of Miami.
One of the most "visual" branches of the ultra-orthodox Haredi Jews is Chabad.