High Holiday Appeal

As we prepare for the High Holidays this year, we must confront the growing wave of anti-Semitism in the world, in the country and in our communities. Jewish organizations and institutions have become targets for attacks and vandalism.


As many of you know, this past May our Chabad Jewish Center here in Needham and the Chabad Center of Arlington were the targets of arson attacks. Thank G-d the damage was minimal. We are truly blessed by the outpouring of support and love since the attacks and have resolved to grow from them and increase our activities to serve the community. 


The Chabad Jewish Center was founded on the principles of our mentor, the Lubavitcher Rebbe of blessed memory. He believed that Judaism is the birthright of every Jew and should be accessible to everyone regardless of one's background, affiliation or education. Our programs and services are inclusive, and no one is ever turned away. 


For close to 20 years we have served the Jewish communies of Needham, Dedham, Dover and Westwood with many programs including: holiday programs and services, Shabbat dinners, synagogue services, Challah bakes, hands-on educational workshops for children, a Hebrew school, women’s events, lifecycle celebrations, care for the elderly and the infirm, adult education, a Jewish business network and various community outreach programs.


During the upcoming month of holidays we look forward to providing High Holiday services that are free and open to all, as well as sharing the unique Mitzvos of each holiday whether it be the shofar on Rosh Hashanah or the Lulav & Esrog on Sukkos with as many Jews as possible including those who are in the hospital, an old age home or homebound.


We cherish the privilege of sharing our rich Jewish heritage with as many Jews as possible. We are certain you do as well. Please consider this opportunity to give the gift of our Jewish tradition and help those in need during this special time of year.


Please take a moment, to support a visible symbol of Jewish life as it is now more important than ever to support our Jewish institutions and organizations. Please make a generous contribution. Click here to donate.


Your gift is greatly appreciated. You will be helping the needy and offering support and comfort to the indigent.  It will yield everlasting returns, children and adults engaged in meaningful Jewish experiences today, ensuring a Jewish tomorrow.


Thank you very much for your support.

May you and your family be blessed with a Shanah Tovah - a happy, healthy and sweet New Year. 

Rabbi Mendy & Chanie Krinsky

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P.S. After the arson attack, we resolved to redouble our efforts to serve the community in a much bigger way. To facilitate this expansion, we are currently looking for a new property. Please stay tuned for further developments about this exciting new initiative.