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Chabad at U of I provides opportunities for your children to connect Jewishly.


Dear Parents,

Going away to college is a priceless opportunity to mature and thrive intellectually, socially and politically.

For Jewish students it is also an opportunity to deepen and broaden one's Jewish identity, and enhance the sense of committment and responsibility to the greater Jewish community - on campus, at home, across America and throughout the world.

Here, at the Chabad Jewish Center, we pride ourselves on creating a "home away from home" for Jewish students at the University of Illinois. We open our home weekly to hundreds of students, welcoming them with the warmth of family. We strive to create meaningful relationships with a broad spectrum of students.

Our diverse and dynamic programming attract hundreds of Jewish students from a variety of backgrounds. We are proud to say that we are able to reach many under-involved Jewish students and inspire a positive connection to Judaism and Israel. visit our University of Illinois page

Our Student Board helps empower students for leadership roles and responsibilities in the campus community and society-at-large. We are committed to helping students explore and optimize their leadership potential by offering students project leadership and meaningful responsibility.

Visit our Leadership page.

We understand that as a parent, there can be many worrisome moments while your child is away at college. That's why we want you to know that we're here. Feel free to contact us , introduce yourselves and let us know what's on your mind. We'll be glad to assist in any way possible.

Rabbi Dovid and Goldie Tiechtel

Set up a personal meeting while you are in town. Experience for yourself the warm, vibrant atmosphere at Chabad.
Know what's going on at your child's university.
Chabad is a leader in building Jewish identity on campus. As a financially independent organization, we count on you - parents, alumni and supporters to continue our work.
Oorder a cake, sponsor an oneg (a post - Fri. night dinner party), or Friday night dinner, and send a special message for your child. Let them know you care.
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