July 18, 2024

What is the ideal age for a leader?

At a recent conference for leaders of major Jewish organizations, I had the privilege of representing Colel Chabad, Israel’s oldest and largest food security organization. While speaking on a panel about the challenges and opportunities facing “legacy” institutions, I noticed that I was by far the youngest person onstage — which was interesting because Colel…

Colel Chabad has a therapy center dedicated to treating those with PTSD

The Mabat Center in Tzfat is a free therapy center for soldiers and civilians suffering from PTSD and anxiety. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to spotlight some of the work we do in the mental health arena. The Mabat Center is only a few months old but is already incredibly busy….

Give your Purim Charity to the Poor in Israel

Colel Chabad Food Security Card

and fulfill your mitzvah of matanat l’evyonim even if it’s long before or after the holiday Every coin collected by Colel Chabad used to take a long, long journey.  When Colel Chabad began collecting for Israel’s neediest families – all the way back in 1788 – every coin had a long journey ahead. Every donation…

The Chesed Hub

The vast amount of Chesed being done in Israel and the world over is what will carry us through this darkness. With our Infustructure and partners, we are able to scale quickly and efficiently. Update: As of now, the Israeli government has relocated the residents from the Gaza Envelope to hotels throughout central Israel. Other…

The Story of Kibbutz Be’eri

We all know what has been going on in Israel on a massive scale. We know about the over 1,000 people killed in the initial attack. Sometimes it’s helpful to look at things on a more granular level. At Colel Chabad, we look at each individual and provide what that person needs. Tonight, we would…

Historic Letter on Display at the Rebbe’s Library

A historic public letter written by the Rebbe’s father is on display in the Rebbe’s Library. The letter was written in 5679 (1919) as the first world war was ending, and the world was in turmoil. Notwithstanding the local challenges in Yaketrinuslav, the many refugees under his responsibility and other difficulties, Reb Levik nevertheless wrote…

When the Rebbe instructed to make an urgent call from the Ohel

During Pesach in 1942 (5702), amidst the backdrop of World War II, the Frierdiker Rebbe delivered a poignant address, acknowledging the profound suffering. He referred to these turbulent times as the “birth pangs of the Moshiach,”. Urging unity and fortification of Yiddishkeit, he established “Chevras Mishnayos Ba’al Peh” within the organization “Machaneh Yisrael.” Shortly after…

Colel Chabad’s Impact on Holocaust Survivors

Israel’s Yediot Ahronot newspaper published today a heartwarming article about Colel Chabad’s Get Chesed Program, in which college students regularly visit and befriend elderly Holocaust survivors. These visits take place every Friday, during which the students bring Shabbat food and spend quality time with their new friends. It’s a wonderful program that fosters intergenerational connections…

Miami Gala 2023

Colel Chabad honored Jason Arison, chairman of the Ted Arison Foundation, for their innovation in infant nutrition in Israel.


Yizkor Donation

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