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Rabbi Chaim Cunin

Rabbi Chaim N. Cunin is the director of The son of Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin, Director of West Coast Chabad Lubavitch, Chaim currently serves as the CEO of Chabad of California.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Chaim studied at Los Angeles' Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad, and went on to advanced rabbinic studies at Ohlei Torah in Brooklyn and The Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, NJ. He received his rabbinic ordination from the Chabad Rabbinate in Israel.

Chaim has been a rabbi at the Chabad House in Westwood, the editor of Farbrengen magazine, and the Executive Producer of the Chabad Telethon. He has also spent extensive time in both Moscow and Washington, DC, in the ongoing effort to retrieve the Schneerson Collection of sacred texts. He now lives in Westwood with his wife, Tova, and their children.

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The Secret of a Twice-a-year Jew

There is a very good reason most Jews only go to temple twice a year. We go to a holy place, we go during a holy day, but we don’t necessarily experience holiness. And if we don’t find G-d and spirituality at this place and at these times, when are we supposed to? Either our search for spirituality is...

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