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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

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