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2007 Building Expansion Project

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Chabad Lubavitch of Texas will honor Dr. David & Bayla Cotlar and Dr. Irving & Miram Fishman with the Chabad Lubavitch of Texas Founders' Award at the Chabad Lubavitch Center Dedication Dinner on Sunday, Yud-Tes Kislev, Dec. 6, 2009.
Chabad Center will house women’s, men’s and dishes-specific mikvaot
On Sept. 3, contractors poured the concrete for the new women’s mikvah (ritual bath) at the Chabad Lubavitch Center-Texas Regional Headquarters in Southwest Houston
The Womens Mikvah Pool has been built in its place. Quite a job!!
Jewish Herald Voice | July 17 2008, Front Page
Hundreds of Houstonians from across the Jewish community turned out for the Chabad Center’s west wing dedication. The ceremony included a Chinese auction, cocktail reception and concert with Benny Friedman and Chony Milecki.
A great time was had by all with great prizes, food and fun! Benny Firedman was a big hit!
SAVE THE DATE!!! CHANUKAT HABAYIT of the newly completed Chabad Lubavitch Center West Wing | Chinese Auction, Benny Friedman in Concert, Cocktail Social - Sunday, July 13, 2008
Jewish Herald Voice, 15.MAY.08
For the past two weeks, a demoli­tion crew has been working to tear down an empty apartment block that had sat adjacent to the Chabad Lubavitch Center-Texas Regional Headquarters in urban southwest Houston.
Village News / Southwest News, February 5, 2008
The Chabad Lubavitch Center at 10900 Fondren was landlocked in a one-acre campus and gasping for extra space. The Fondren Court apartment complex next door had a density problem.
Houston Chronicle, Thu 03/13/2008, Page 4
Renovation is under way at the Fondren Court apartments, which will be renamed The Reserve at Bankside.
The improved units will have new cabinets, floors, fixtures, doors, windows, appliances, air conditioning and heating, washer and dryer connections. When it's complete there will be 348 units. Judwin sold 72 units to the Chabad synagogue at 11000 Fondren, which plans to use the land for parking and a playground.
Demolition of the acquired acres has begun!!
Chabad Lubavitch Center, the Texas Regional Headquarters under the directorship of Rabbi Shimon Lazaroff, has recently announced the acquisition of approximately two acres of land adjacent to the current one acre facility.
This is your place – for family and community, for celebration and discovery, for spiritual renewal and for reaching out to help others. This is a place you can truly call home.
A time lapse photography of the building raising!
We are very excited about the contruction that has finally begun. Check by often for progress updates!

Be sure to watch the videos too!
Jewish Herald Voice, July 5, 2007, Front Page
Bouncing on the balls of his feet, soon-to-be-65-year-old Rabbi Shimon Lazaroff hardly could conceal his excitement as the massive concrete mixer rounded the corner of Fondren and Portal the morning of June 27. “This is a historic occasion!” he proclaimed, hoisting a large push broom into the air. “No more trips to the chiropractor!”
Chabad-Lubavitch of Houston, Texas inaugurated a new community mikvah
Jewish Herald Voice, Feb 8, 20007, Front page
Mendy Donin, 9, and Nicole Harari, 6½, were among the cast of several hundred at the Feb. 4 groundbreaking for the Chabad Lubavitch Center’s expansive building renovation project. Master of ceremonies Stuart Nelkin, president of Chabad Lubavitch Center, provided the diverse audience with the history of Chabad’s 30-year presence in Houston.
By Dr. David Cotlar
Over 300 people from all walks of life, joined us for the historic groundbreaking ceremony of Sunday, Feb 4. 2007
This largest set of shots was taken by Dr. David Cotlar.

If you would like to order prints of any of the pictures shown here visit the Ritz-Wolf Camera website by clicking here.
By Shmon (Darrow) Weiss
Over 300 people from all walks of life, joined us for the historic groundbreaking ceremony of Sunday, Feb 4. 2007
This set of shots is hosted offsite and was taken by our good friend Shimon. Be sure to check back for more sets as they become available to us by the photographers!
Amateur & Personal Photos by Rabbi Chaim
Over 300 people from all walks of life, joined us for the historic groundbreaking ceremony of Sunday, Feb 4. 2007
Rabbi Chaim's camera was passed around for vaious photos appearing here.