Chabad of Southern Nevada was established in 1990 by Rabbi Shea Harlig and his wife Dina Harlig. It is an outpost of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch organization that provides social services and educational programs for members of the Jewish community. Chabad of Southern Nevada is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and has six affiliated centers: Chabad of Summerlin, Chabad of Green Valley, Chabad of East-Or Bamidbar, Chabad of Southwest, Chabad Hebrew Center, and Chabad Student Services at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The centers house synagogues, a mikvah, an educational center, and a Jewish outreach center. The central campus of Chabad of Southern Nevada includes a Shul, library, hospitality suites, the Robert Cohen Desert Torah Academy Day School Campus, and Torah Tots preschool. Holiday festivals, crisis counseling, chaplaincy programs, kosher food supervision, and "mitzvah campaigns" are some examples of Chabad's outreach activities.
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