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Chabad of AAC Mission Statement:

Sharing the warmth and joy of Judaism! 

*To serve as a resource for Jewish learning and experience in our community. 

*To reach out with unconditional love to every Jew and bring to them the warmth and beauty of Judaism,         regardless of background, affiliation, or level of observance.

*To extend help to all who are in need, spiritual or physical


7 Facts About Chabad:

  1. Chabad is dedicated to every Jew regardless of background, affiliation, or personal level of observance.
    • to help increase Jewish knowledge, enthusiasm and commitment.
    • invites  you to explore the Jewish religion, tradition and practice in a non-judgmental atmosphere.
  2. At Chabad a Jew is a Jew is a Jew .
    • Chabad avoids labeling other Jews, since it tends to divide and create artificial barriers between us.
    • Jewish Law considers anyone born of a Jewish mother or converted in accordance with Halacha to be a Jew, regardless of his or her degree of observance.
  3. Chabad delivers
    • classes, programs, and services designed to heighten awareness and lend valuable insight into our heritage, traditions, laws and rituals.
    • to each individual - invited to participate, study, and learn - making his/her own religious, lifestyle decisions at her/his own pace.
  4. Chabad supports
    • an individual in need. Chabad is there for them providing stability, guidance, counseling.
    • referring to professionals when needed.
  5. Chabad strongly supports Israel and is deeply involved in defending its importance and right to exist.
  6. Chabad headquarters supply resource materials, guidance and set the general course of the movement's work internationally. 
    • There is no ‘cashbox’ at the Center of Chabad.
  7.  Chabad Houses in the US and internationally must support themselves financially.
    • Each Chabad House is supported by the community it serves - funding for local Chabad programs is generated locally. 
    • No money or dues are sent to Chabad headquarters in New York - all funds donated remain right here in our community.

 

 

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