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About Chabad of Burlingame

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Chabad is one of the largest and fastest growing Jewish educational organizations, with over 3,700 centers worldwide—from Shanghai to Hartford, from Costa Rica to Safed. Chabad is devoted to providing Jewish education on all levels in a friendly, non-judgmental environment through creative and innovative programs and activities.

To many, the word Chabad connotes a warm smile, an unconditional love for every human being and an extraordinary commitment to Jewish education. Chabad’s doors are open to all, regardless of affiliation, background or current level of Jewish practice and knowledge.


RabbYale Spalter is the youth and program director at Chabad. Born in Canada, he spent his early years studying in Yeshivah in Toronto and Los Angeles. Rabbi Yale directed Chabad activities around the globe, from High Holiday services in Kobe, Japan to a Pesach Seder in Tartu, Estonia, and one on one studies with inmates in Texas.


Mrs. Rivky Spalter teaches at the Chai Preschool and she co-directs Camp Gan Israel in Burlingame. Rivky has been teaching young children for over 10 years and has experience working at summer camps in various leadership positions. The Spalters are known for their warm hospitality and passion for Jewish life.