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Inside Chabad-Lubavitch

Chabad-Lubavitch activities past and present around the world

Profiles of Chabad-Lubavitch global and local Jewish outreach. Highlighting the activities of shluchim (emissaries) around the world.

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“When I meet people and tell them I’m a Chabad emissary in Nigeria,” says Rabbi Uzan, “they ask me: there are Jews in Nigeria?!” This video offers a peek into Chabad’s great work over the past five years in Nigeria.
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What it takes to bring 4,550 Chabad emissaries together
Get a glimpse of the behind the scenes inner-workings at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries.
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The Group Photo of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries
A glimpse into the making of the group picture of the thousands of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries from around the world, which captures their united focus of mission and shared sense of pride and confidence in their life work.
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5:55
A Chabad Supporter Speaks to Shluchim
Ukrainian businessman and philanthropist Gennady Bogoliubov discusses his upbringing that led him to become one of today’s most well-known and generous supporters of shluchim in the world (International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries 2010).
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An Address to the Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries
Young Moshe Cohen – the son of shluchim to Manchester, England Rabbi Mendel Cohen and his late wife Esti of blessed memory, who tragically passed away just a month before this event – addresses the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries with words of Torah (Nov. 7, 2010).
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12:28
Personal Reflections on the Success of the Shluchim
Dennis Prager shares his thoughts on happiness and Chabad at the 18th Anniversary Dinner of the Chai Center of Dix Hills, NY.
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29:49
International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries 5767/2006
The late philanthropist Sami Rohr, who was a pillar of generosity throughout the Jewish world, addresses thousands of emissaries and their guests at the movement’s 2006 convention.
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11:29
A Tribute to Rabbi Levi Deitsch of Blessed Memory
Members of the Tyson's Corner, VA Jewish community reflect on their friend, Rabbi Levi Deitsch, and the warmth, passion and dedication which he showed each one of them.
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6:58
Cape Town, South Africa
Chabad of Cape Town, South Africa demonstrates how to play the spiritual game of soccer as the goal being to better the world around us.
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23:28
The story of Jewish survival in the former Soviet Union
Defying rogue regimes, the Rebbes of Chabad-Lubavitch and their emissaries risked their lives to keep Judaism alive across the Soviet Union. Their efforts enabled the embers of Judaism to spark the transformation of Jewish life thriving there today.
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4:17
Toys for Hospitalized Children
In 1953, the late Rabbi Jacob J. Hecht founded Toys for Hospitalized Children with the dream of bringing joy and comfort to children everywhere.
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4:12
How an orphan finds hope after tragic loss.
Matti finds warmth, confidence, and hope after enduring tragedy, with the help and care of Colel Chabad.
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10:13
Ten Years of Chabad of Thailand (1993-2003)
Jewish life continues to flourish and grow in Bangkok for Jews from all over the globe.
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Chabad of Port Washington - 2008
Join us on a journey as we explore the growth of Chabad of Port Washington over the past seventeen years.
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Preschool of the Arts – New York, NY
Preschool of the Arts is a center for early childhood education located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, NY.
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Changing the way we think about children with special needs
The Friendship Circle brings together teenage volunteers and children with special needs for hours of fun and friendship. These shared experiences empower these special children, while enriching the lives of everyone involved.
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Jewish education for public school students
The Released Time program reaches out to Jewish students in public school and exposes them to their Jewish heritage and religion. Since 1941 Chabad-Lubavitch has been acting on this federal law, which allows children to be excused from class for religious instruction.
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Orphans from across Israel celebrate their bar-mitzvahs together
One hundred eight tragedies, 108 orphans, and 108 victories. Here is the story of one of the boys who was part of Colel Chabad’s annual bar mitzvah celebration at the Kotel.
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18:13
The Story of Those Cruelly Murdered at the Mumbai Jewish Center
A glimpse into the life of Rabbi Gabi and Rivky Hotzberg—the Chabad emissaries to Mumbai, India.
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6:19
Meet the man whose mission is to teach Torah and Judaism to every Jew living in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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7:58
Injured Israeli Solders Ski in Aspen
Challenge to Life brings injured Israeli solders to Aspen, Colorado to ski its magnificent snow-covered slopes. This program builds tremendous confidence and shows how these special people can achieve more than anyone can ever imagine.
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International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Women Emissaries - 2010
Mashie Butman tells of her family’s recent move to Phnom Penh, Cambodia as Chabad emissaries to establish a new Jewish center.
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American Friends Of Lubavitch - December 13, 2009
Giant menorah lighting by White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on the ellipse at the White House. Also featuring the United States Air Force Band and "The Three Cantors".
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Parliament Hill, Ottawa - March, 2009
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper joined members of the House of Commons in saluting the Canadian Federation of Chabad-Lubavitch as 100 emissaries gathered for a national conference on Parliament Hill.
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8:47
Chabad at University of Pittsburgh
A first time video experience of a Shabbat meal at Chabad House on Campus and what it takes to make it (this video was not filmed on Shabbat).
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5:38
Newly elected Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd toasted Sydney’s Yeshiva Centre at the Chabad-Lubavitch school’s annual gala dinner on Thursday, which was attended by some 1,350 people.
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A trip with young couples embarking on the Rebbe's Shlichus around the globe.
From Siberia to Shanghai , Boca Raton to Buenos Aires , these Shluchim and Shluchos of the Rebbe tell us about their motivations, challenges and their successes in their new mission in life: bringing the beauty of Torah-true Judaism to communities large and small. (excerpt)
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4:45
Chabad Lubavitch expansion in the USA
A glimpse at Lubavitch building projects in the United States. (excerpt)
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A Jewish.TV Exclusive Interview
Oprah Winfrey spent a day visiting Hasidic communities in Brooklyn, NY. At the end of the day, Chabad.org's own Rabbi Motti Seligson interviewed Winfrey about her experiences.
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Chabad Lubavitch expansion in Russia
A glimpse at Lubavitch building projects in the former Soviet Union (Excerpt)
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Chabad Lubavitch expansion in Israel
A glimpse at Lubavitch building projects in Israel. (excerpt)
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1:24
London Yeshiva Students Prepare for Passover
The students of Yeshiva Gedola in London, UK prepare for the holiday of Pesach by delivering packages of hand-baked shmura matzah to 2000 homes throughout the city.
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An Inaugural Event at Its New Building
The Chabad House Serving NYU, directed by Rabbi Dov Yona and Sarah Korn, held an inaugural event at its new 8,000-square-foot space in a building in the Bowery. Featured speakers: Vice-Chairman of Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, NYU Chaplain Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, philanthropist George Rohr, and Rabbi Dov Yona and Sarah Korn.
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Lobbying for the Release of Soviet Jews in the 1980s
Rabbi Abraham Shemtov, the Rebbe's Shliach to the White House, recounts firsthand how the Rebbe influenced the U.S. government to push for the release of Soviet Jews in the 1980s.
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Sami Rohr and the Feldinger Chabad House
This video gives the background behind the historic dedication of the first synagogue to open in Basel, Switzerland since 1929. Philanthropist Sami Rohr who funded the project, was able to honor the memory of Shlomo Zalman and Recha Feldinger, who at the height of World War II provided a loving home to the young refugee. (April, 2012)
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Exhibition of the Work of Yossi Melamed
The late Yossi Melamed spent hundreds of hours photographing the Rebbe between the years 1975-1992 and his collection contains tens of thousands of photographs of the Rebbe. This video highlights the extensive preservation efforts by Jewish Educational Media (JEM) to bring Yossi's work to the public.
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24:52
A Capital Event
Dignitaries and community leaders gather at Connecticut’s State Capitol to honor the life of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of his passing. Speakers include Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Rabbi Yosef Gopin, Rabbi Yisrael Deren.
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A Jewish Message to America
Rabbi Yisroel Deren, regional director of the Chabad Lubavitch of Western and Southern New England, shares his thoughts on what the Rebbe, of righteous memory, taught us about maximizing our contribution to our country, our people and our world. (Recorded at the Connecticut State Capital at an event honoring the Rebbe on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of his passing.)
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Shluchim Return to Their Posts Following Disaster
October 2012. In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, we visit Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries in some of the areas that were hardest hit by the storm.
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Bikur Cholim Society at Duke University
Beit Chanoch House of Healing at Duke Medical Center provides visiting families a place of comfort in their time of need.
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Unexpected Surprises at Chabad Jewish Center of Novato
When the Landa family moved to Novato, Calif., as Chabad emissaries, they got a welcome they never expected . . . from their mail carrier. Rabbi Menachem Landa shares some inspiring stories from his first year as a Chabad shliach (emissary).
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Enriching the lives of individuals with autism
The Friendship Circle of San Diego, a Chabad-Lubavitch organization that serves individuals with special needs by pairing them with volunteer teenagers and adults from the local community, has been recognized as one of the most innovative programs in the country for enriching the lives of individuals with autism.
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Chabad at the Shore, NJ
After the horrific devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Chabad at the Shore swung into action providing relief, comfort and help.
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An interview with Charles Rawls
Charles Rawls, co-founder of the Dorsai Embassy, talks about the early days of the World Wide Web, his involvement in the launching of Chabad.org, and some of his personal experiences with Rabbi Yosef Y. Kazen and his work with Chabad.org some twenty years ago.
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A Celebration of Leadership: Chabad of the Valley
A video tribute celebrating the outstanding leadership of Rabbi Yehoshua B. and Rebbetzin Deborah Gordon, emissaries of the Lubavitcher Rebbe to the San Fernando Valley in California. (Produced by Mayer Greene in association with Ari Greene Productions. Edited by Ari Greene)
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Chabad on Campus at Princeton University
In November 2002, Rabbi Eitan and Gitty Webb began their work to build a more vibrant Judaism at Princeton University with the continuing success at the Scharf Family Chabad House.
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Vintage footage from a 1991 Chanukah Live broadcast
Following the radioactive contamination from the nuclear disaster in Ukraine, Chabad-Lubavitch launched an extensive rescue mission of airlifting vulnerable children to safety in Israel.
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Chabad Emissaries to S. Paul, Minnesota
The Fellers were pioneers in Jewish outreach and established Chabad of Minnestoa in 1961. This short tribute video presents a small glimpse into their work and outstanding accomplishments in strengthening Judaism with love and dedication in the upper Midwest of the United States. This video was shown at the Annual Gala Dinner of Lubavitch Cheder of Minnesota in 2016.
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