The Chabad House offers the community daily and Sabbath and holiday services; family and marital counseling, social evenings and Holiday events and Torah classes. It provides the community its Mitzvah and holiday needs: as well as conducting community wide Hanukkah, Sukkot, and Purim holiday celebrations, a Jewish Women’s Circle, a Pesach Seder, Shofar factory, and winter Camp Gan Israel for children ages 4-9, during winter break. Special classes and individually arranged tutoring are available throughout the year for school-age children and adults.
Classes and study groups are offered to the entire community on numerous topics including Hasidic philosophy, holiday observance, Talmud and Torah. A women’s study group meets monthly. Chabad offers weekly Torah insights by examining the classic commentaries, stories from Midrash and Chasidic insights related to the parshah. The study meets Tuesdays at 7:00 PM. For more information call Chabad, (608) 231-3450. For women’s study groups call (608) 251-8764.
Chabad’s library offers a selection of books, tapes, and videos for loan.
Chabad House maintains a mikvah. Call (608) 231-3450 for an appointment.
The Rohr Jewish student center at the University of Wisconsin (223 W. Gilman St., (608) 257-1757, chabaduw.com) has a wide variety of campus outreach offerings which include Shabbat at Chabad with Friday night dinner and discussion and Shabbat lunch, lectures and classes, small group study programs, and visits to dormitories, fraternities, sororities and libraries. Women’s activities, social events, free trips to Israel, holiday celebrations and Jewish awareness giveaways are also apart of the Chabad at UW.