April 21, 2024

Bar Mitzvah 5784

On Monday April 15th 2024, Colel Chabad’s Chesed Menachem Mendel Celebrated the grand Bar Mitzvah of 123 orphaned children. Watch a recap of this special event below! https://vimeo.com/935577458?share=copy Learn more about Chesed Menachem Mendel

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

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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

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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,…

A Glimpse into the Chabad Rebbes and their Legacy

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From fighting food insecurity to fundraising for the vulnerable with healthcare, the Chabad movement makes a tangible difference in the lives of many. Colel Chabad was founded by Rabbi Schneur Zalman, the visionary behind the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, in 1788 and has since evolved into a global force for Jewish education, outreach, and community building. His…

How to Help Israel Now

Israel has a rich and intricate history, with its modern conflict with Arab neighbors dating back to 1948. The ongoing struggle between Israelis and Palestinians has led to deep-seated mistrust and multiple unresolved peace agreements. Recent events, including the incursion by the Hamas militant group on October 7th, 2023, have further escalated tensions, resulting in…

What’s Happening In Israel Now

Amid the ongoing challenges and conflicts in Israel, one thing remains clear: the importance of standing together to support Israeli families and communities. As the oldest continuously operating Tzedakah network in Israel, Colel Chabad has played a pivotal role in providing aid and assistance to those in need.  In this article, we will explore the…

Jewish Charities For Children: a Legacy of Hope

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Children’s Jewish charities have saved the lives of numerous generations of children orphaned by war, poverty and circumstance. With the events in Israel, it’s more crucial than ever to share acts of kindness and charitable giving through Tzedakah to those in need. DONATE NOW Poverty and Other Challenges for Jewish Children Throughout history, orphans have…

Jewish Charities: A History of Generosity

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Judaism is built upon acts of loving kindness and the value of Chesed. The faith encourages individuals to be charitable, both through donations of money and through volunteering their time and energy to those in need. Philanthropic giving has been an integral part of Jewish culture for centuries, and today, there are many different options…

Jewish Philanthropy and the Meaning of Tzedakah

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Tzedakah, pronounced Zed-Ah-Kuh, is an important concept in Jewish philanthropy. It refers to the idea of giving charity with no expectation of reward or repayment. It is a commandment for every Jew that is seen as an expression of righteousness and justice. The Jewish Tradition of Tzedakah Donation The concept of Tzedakah has its roots…

Making an Impact: How Your Charitable Support Makes a Difference

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When making a meaningful impact through charitable giving, Jewish charities stand out for their unwavering commitment to supporting Israel and those in need. Jewish non-profit charity organizations play a significant role in bolstering Israel’s well-being, and you can contribute to these initiatives to support Israel and its people. DONATE NOW Tzedakah and Chesed: Their Role…


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