A five million dollar facility equipped with new technology and living quarters is being built in Oak Park for young men studying to become Habad Rabbis.
The new facility, called Lubavitch-Yeshiva International School for Habad Leadership, is complete with classrooms, kitchens, study halls and living quarters. Computer technology is wired to connect the students with instructors on the other side of the globe.
Bloomfield Hills Philanthropist Alan Zekelman put up the funds for the campus. His Generosity was also key in building the Holocaust Memorial Center.
"I am passionate about the institution behind Habad and I'm passionate about Jewish education in general," Zekelman said. "Habad brings passion to the world and no other institution does it the way they do it. They're making a difference at this key time when there's a tremendous amount of assimilation in Judaism here in America." continue...