tour overview

These are the destinations you will visit throughout your tour in Crown Heights (order subject to change).

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1. Where WE meet

Just a few steps from the subway station, the Levi Yitzchok Library located at 305 Kingston Ave. in the heart of Crown Heights is where we meet and greet each other.

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2. the scribe

Our first stop is usually the Chassidic Scribe where you will see the masterful creation of various religious artifacts and a firsthand glimpse into the creation of holy Judaica items.

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3. 770 synagogue

Then it's off to the world famous 770 synagogue, headquarters of the Chabad- Lubavitch movement, where we get up and close inside the daily hustle and bustle of prayer services and Talmudic learning.

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4. lubavitch library

Housed next to 770, this world famous library contains countless priceless artifacts and manuscripts of the Chabad Chassidic dynasty which our guide will tell you all about.

 

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5. mIKVAH

Then we visit a women's ritual bathhouse and hear about the Chassidic approach to dating, marriage and intimacy and how the Mikvah is the foundation of it all.
 

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6. matzah Bakery

Off to the Matzah Bakery we go and although this part of the tour is seasonal (October-April) you will actually be able to walk through the entire bakery and see the intricate baking process.