Chabad celebrates new building

By Shayna Otis Yale Daily News Chabad at Yale, an organization that serves the University’s Jewish community, celebrated the opening of its new building on Sunday. More than 200 people gathered to witness the ribbon-cutting for Chabad’s new building at 36 Lynwood Place, including University President Peter Salovey and Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy. The new $4 million building, which is more than nine times the size of Chabad’s former venue on Edgewood Avenue, officially opened for Friday Shabbat dinners and holiday services in September, though construction workers were still putting the finishing touches on the center until last Friday. Students interviewed said the expanded building will help Chabad at Yale become a larger presence in the Yale community. Read more here