Buffalo Antisimetic Cartoon 2023. Rabbi Mendy Labkowski of Chabad Center For Jewish Life calls on the Buffalo News to appoligeis to the jewish community for the antisimetic cartoon published. Included is an interview with WGRZ Channel 2 News (Edited), as well with 930am-WBEN Radio News. Buffalo Rabbi Calls for SwiftContinue Reading

Education and Sharing Day

Buffalo & Erie County to Mark Education Day, Recognizing the Crucial Role of Moral and Ethical Education Amid the Pandemic’s Devastating Toll on Local EducationContinue Reading


Rabbi Mendy LabkowskiCo-director Rabbi Mendy was born and raised right next door in the town of Amherst, and then expanded his passion for Judaism all over the world — he furthered his Jewish studies in Canada, worked as a Rabbi in Venezuela and later an educator in Brooklyn. Mendy hasContinue Reading

Chesed Club

The Chessed Circle is a group of dedicated community volunteers who spread Chessed-Kindness with warmth and sensitivity. The purpose of this initiative is to support individuals and families in our community and beyond through happy moments and times of difficulty. The Chessed Circle sends gifts of food and visitations to nourish theContinue Reading

YOUR MOMENT. YOUR LEGACY. YOUR CHABAD. This is your moment to hold hands across the generations. This is your moment to ensure a Jewish future that is spiritual and meaningful. This is your moment to leave a Jewish legacy. Would you like to create a lasting, personal legacy you’ll beContinue Reading

What is it about the Rebbe that exudes so much love – that makes him so immanent – binding Jews from every walk of life to him so deeply? The Rebbe The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, this century’s most dominant Jewish figure, is clearly the one individual singularly responsible for stirringContinue Reading

Chai Club

Did you know that there is no “mother-ship” in NY, or elsewhere, that sends funds?  CJL Downtown’s Chai Partners make a special commitment to inspiring the future of Jewish life in Buffalo by providing steady, reliable core funding for CJL Downtown. Thanks to your monthly pledge, we know we will haveContinue Reading