February 28, 2024

Getting to Know the Jewish Religious Calendar

Close Up of Jewish Calendar

The Jewish people have always been unique in many ways, and one of those is their Jewish calendar system. The lunar-solar Hebrew calendar not only determines the dates on which Jews all around the world celebrate religious holidays – it also marks a deep connection to our past and serves as an important part of…

The Beis Finger Cook Pulls Out All The Stops for Tu B’Shevat

Residents of Beis Finger Enjoying a Beautiful Meal

Despite suffering the loss of her mother, Chani (the cook at Beis Finger), prepared a beautiful meal for our residents. Chani went out in the rain to go shopping and to cook a lavish feast so the residents of Beis Finger could have a wonderful celebration. DONATE NOW

Pop up Shop in Ashdod

Colel Chabad Pop-Up Shop in Ashdod

Colel Chabad brought a pop-up shop made up of donated items to the residents of Ashdod. The people of Ashdod have had a very hard time these last few months. They received many missiles but were too far from the border to be officially evacuated. We brought them a shop made up of donated items…

Kibbutz Be’eri Video

Naor Paktzierez

Watch a firsthand account of harrowing events the residents of Kibbutz Be’eri experienced on October 7th. And then hear their tale of heroism and rebuilding. Watch the video. DONATE NOW

Hundreds Gather in Support of Colel Chabad at Annual Dinner

Colel Chabad Annual Dinner 2023

Answering the call of ‘Now More Than Ever’, close to 1,000 people came together last week in a show of support for Colel Chabad’s work for the people of Israel.  Rabbi Sholom Duchman, Director of Colel Chabad, shared the immense impact of their work on the ground in providing food, supplies, debit cards, and support…

Learn About Jewish History and Its Emphasis On Giving

Close Up of a Hanukkiah

As you consider supporting Judaism, it is important to understand its long and incredibly complex history. From the earliest days of Abraham in ancient Mesopotamia to the foundational work of Rabbi Meir Baal Haness, to the modern-day practice of Rabbinical Judaism, the community has evolved greatly over millennia. In this article, we will explore the…

Acknowledging the Impactful Figures at the Heart of Colel Chabad’s Movement

Key Chabad Figures

Guided by revered Rebbes such as Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the Chabad-Lubavitch movement has stood as a symbol of service, guidance, and community support since 1775.  At the heart of this profound movement is Colel Chabad, a prominent Jewish non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating poverty and fostering community development through acts of kindness (Chesed)…

Unveiling the 8 Degrees of Giving with Colel Chabad

Assortment of Colel Chabad Pushka

Tzedakah, Chesed, and Philanthropy are the foundation of the Jewish faith. These principles not only form the moral backbone of the community but also reflect the essence of Judaism.  In this blog post, we explore the eight degrees of charitable giving according to Jewish tradition. Keep reading to learn how the origins, meanings, and significance…

How the Beliefs of Judaism and Charity and Go Hand-In-Hand

Young Man Praying

Before you donate to Jewish charities, volunteer in your community, or get involved with Jewish causes, you should understand the history and beliefs of Judaism. From its roots to modern developments, this article will help you better understand the essential principles and values of our faith. DONATE NOW The Storied History of Judaism Judaism is…

Understanding the Chabad Movement: Compassion Is at the Core of Our Philosophy

Close Up of a Tefillin Box

Colel Chabad is the oldest operating Tzedakah network in Israel. Established in 1788 by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, our Jewish faith-based charity organization has a long history of supporting the people of Israel. The charity is guided by the Chabad philosophy, grounded in acts of kindness, spiritual awareness, education, and prayer. In this blog,…


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