The Chabad Israel Center (CIC) has been serving the Israeli-American community of Los Angeles for over 33 years. With the firm belief in the inherent beauty, spirituality & value of each individual, support and love of land. CIC has welcomed and continues to welcome people of all backgrounds and affiliations in a non-judgmental fashion, and is dedicated to meeting the social & educational and religious needs of the community. CIC offers "Judaism with a smile" and a home away from home for everyone who walks through its doors.

Under the leadership of Rabbi Amitai & Fayge Yemini and team of 35 dedicated individuals, CIC has established a clear presence in meeting the needs of Israeli-American families along with connecting the next generation to the State of Israel. The following programs support our mission:

Many Israeli families come to the USA specifically Los Angeles sometimes unaware of the sense of disenfranchisement. It is here at CIC where they find a warm environment of like-minded individuals that speak their language & understand them and can direct them. Through our many programs listed above we are building bridges between the Israel-American & Jewish American community in Los Angeles.


Chabad Israel Center was established in 1982 to serve the thousands of Israeli & Jewish Families in the greater are of Los Angeles & Downtown. Since established, CIC has grown greatly & currently engages 50,000 individuals from all age groups and backgrounds.

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