The CRU was set up in 1985 to explore ways of communicating the essence of Jewish teaching in today's world. It established the Friday Night project and an evolving series of study groups of various kinds.
The CRU team includes:
Director: Dr Tali (Naftali) Loewenthal FRSA
Rabbi Shmuel Lew FRSA, Member of Executive of LubavitchUK and Principal of Lubavitch Senior Girls School, London
Professor Kate-Miriam Loewenthal
Rabbi Eli Brackman, Director, Chabad of Oxford
The Chabad Research Unit is an independently funded branch of LubavitchUK, Principal Rabbi Nachman Sudak OBE. Charity no.227638
The Lubavitcher Rebbe Rabbi Menachem M Schneerson (1902-1994) whose teachings inspire the work of the Chabad Research Unit