Q:What does Chabad do on campus? A: Chabad provides Jewish students with all their spiritual needs. Chabad provides kosher Shabbat and holiday meals free of charge to students (best meals in town). We have Jewish books for reading, Mezuzot for your doors, and an open center for Jewish students to come for study, prayer, or just to hang out. Rabbi Dov and Chani are ready to answer your questions regarding all areas of Jewish life.
Q:Do only religious people come to Chabad? A: Chabad is a place for all Jews regardless of their affiliations or ties. Many of the students who come to Chabad are not religious, some with a little Jewish education, and others with none at all. One of the the exciting things about Chabad is one can meet people from all walks of life.
Q:What happens if I don't know what to do? A:Don't worry, everyone is learning and one has to start sometime, and what better place than at Chabad? There is always someone willing to help you out.
Q:What purpose do the labels 'Orthodox', 'Conservative' and 'Reform' serve? Who has the real truth? A: The truth is that a Jew is truly a Jew, and that G‑d truly wants a Jew to do Mitzvot. Beyond that, labels are totally meaningless at best, and at worst, divisive. "Labels are for shirts."
Q:All this is great, but how do I join? A: We're open to every Jewish student, Reform, Orthodox, Conservative, or any Jew that moves. Joining Chabad is simple! Just come on by. To get on the mailing list and find out about all our activities, click here.
Q:So how much time do I have to dedicate to Chabad activities? A: College students have very busy lives and this is completely understood. Some students come to dinner and stay for a few minutes while others stay for a few hours. Everyone is welcome.
Q:But wait!! How much does it cost? A: Nothing! Just bring yourself and lots of friends!