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New Chabad Directors Seek to Serve Jewish Students at Rice University

Rabbi Shmuli Slonim and his wife Nechama Slonim are the new directors of the Chabad Jewish Center at Rice University, where they will serve Jewish undergraduate and graduate students. We talk with Rabbi Slonim about his journey from Australia to New York — and now to Houston. Plus we learn about the differences between Chabads […]

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Rabbi Shmuli Slonim and his wife Nechama Slonim are the new directors of the Chabad Jewish Center at Rice University, where they will serve Jewish undergraduate and graduate students.

We talk with Rabbi Slonim about his journey from Australia to New York — and now to Houston. Plus we learn about the differences between Chabads and Hillels on college campuses and what role he sees religious organizations like his providing for students seeking connections to their religions away from home.

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