- Social & Humanitarian
- The Rebbe
Chabad's trademark humanitarian work throughout the world ensures no member of the Jewish people is left without help, regardless of their location or financial situation. Providing for the special needs of Jewish servicemen stationed throughout the world, correctional institution inmates and substance abusers, the spiritual needs and human rights of Jews are advocated for. Chabad's extensive network ensures immediate response and relief for disaster and terror victims, regardless of their religion or nationality. Nutrition programs are furnished for the hungry, and foster care and special needs children are supported by quality trained professionals.
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.
Chabad-Lubavitch has created a host of programs for prisoners facing the unique challenge of retaining their Jewish identity, and for their families facing poverty while they serve time.
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.