- Social & Humanitarian
- The Rebbe
DID YOU KNOW there are presently more than 15,000 Jews incarcerated in U.S. and European prisons? Have you considered that each convict has an innocent family suffering financial and emotional hardships as well? Chabad-Lubavitch has created and implemented a host of programs for prisoners facing the unique challenge of retaining their Jewish identity, and for families dealing with issues of poverty when a family member is serving time.
Prior to sentencing, Chabad presents proposals to judges suggesting alternative means of punishment while eliminating or minimizing periods of incarceration. However, while the inmates are serving time, Chabad assists inmates by providing:
Chabad assists innocent spouses and children of inmates by providing:
WON'T YOU PLEASE CONSIDER A CONTRIBUTION DESIGNATED FOR THE INNOCENT CHILDREN OF JEWISH PRISONERS? CLICK HERE TO DONATE.
BY DONATING NOW, you will partner with Lubavitch to ensure the religious and human rights of thousands of Jews in U.S. and European prisons, provide kosher food and other items necessary for religious observance, and offering assistance to the families of convicts.
Chabad-Lubavitch provides comfort to Jewish officers, soldiers and their families stationed throughout the world and a means to maintain a spiritual connection to Judaism.
Though non-sectarian, the Chabad Drug Rehabilitation program derives its framework of values from traditional Jewish teachings, offers a 12 step clinical recovery program and daily therapy.
With a global structure of emissaries throughout the world, Chabad-Lubavitch is one of the first to lend crisis support to devastated communities regardless of the race, religion or nationality.
On 9/11, while the skies over New York, Washington and Pennsylvania were darkened, Chabad-Lubavitch was hard at work organizing relief centers for thousands of stranded passengers.
The longest operating charity in Israel and the largest program of its kind, Chabad-Lubavitch provides for Jewish needy regardless of age, gender, degree of observance or affiliation.
Responding to tragedy and need, Chabad-Lubavitch has built and runs 12 children's homes currently providing a safe environment for thousands of precious children in the Former Soviet Union.
Chabad's acclaimed special needs programs assist families who have children with special needs and involves them in a full range of social and Judaic experiences.