Chabad to celebrate 41 years at Rutgers University

Chabad to celebrate 41 years at Rutgers University

Ed and the late Cecile Mosberg
Ed and the late Cecile Mosberg

Chabad House Jewish Student Center at Rutgers University and its 10 Chabad Houses, all affiliated with Chabad of Central NJ, will celebrate their National Founders 41st Anniversary Dinner on Monday, March 16, at 6 p.m. at the Chabad House in New Brunswick.

More than 600 people are expected to attend the dinner, which will honor N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and Ed Mosberg, Holocaust survivor and real estate developer. Shai Abramson, chief cantor (ret.) of Israel Defense Forces, will perform.

Grewal will be honored for his role in combatting anti-Semitism in the state and for his leadership follow the mass murders at a kosher grocery store in Jersey City on Dec. 10. Mosberg, and his late wife Cecile, will be honored for their Holocaust education efforts lasting several decades and spanning the globe.

The gala dinner marks the seventh year of operation of the Les Turchin Chabad House, a 90,000-square foot complex on College Avenue in New Brunswick which includes women’s and men’s dormitories, two synagogues, a kosher dining hall, gym, counseling center, and more.

Chabad House is available to serve the 7,000 Jewish students at Rutgers University, among the largest Jewish student population at colleges in the U.S.

NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal

Dinner attendees will receive a commemorative “41st Anniversary Album” which covers the history of Rutgers Chabad, which began in 1978.

For reservations or to place a journal ad, call 732-296-1800 or email

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