Rabbi Mendy Harlig

Known throughout the Las Vegas community as Rabbi Mendy, Mendy Harlig is the spiritual leader of the Chabad of Green Valley, later renamed Chabad of Henderson. He was introduced to the Las Vegas community in 1990 by his brother Rabbi Shea Harlig. Hasidic Judaism has surrounded Mendy since his youth in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. He seemed destined to become a Chabad rabbi. During the early 1990s, he often visited Las Vegas and assisted his brother at the Chabad of Southern Nevada. In 1997, he met and married Chaya Harlig. The couple permanently relocated to the valley to be the spiritual leaders of the Chabad of Henderson. As their family grew, so did their importance to the Chabad movement in Las Vegas.

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