Even Chabad.org Needs a Stable Financial Foundation

from The Jerusalem Post

For Chabad.org, failure is not an option

One of the world’s most important Internet sites for traditional Jewish content, outreach, and on-line interaction is struggling for cash, Chabad.org director Rabbi Zalman Shmotkin said this week.

…the very real financial crisis that has pounded the world economy world has threatened Chabad.org, which supplies Jewish-related news, spiritual and moral support, in-depth information on Jewish holidays and life-cycle events, and a myriad of other services – including how to find kosher food in, say, China – in six languages.