Bais Rivka

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Bais Rivka (also called Beis Rivkah, or Beth Rivkah) is a private girls' schools affiliated with the Chabad Lubavitch Hasidic movement. It was established in 1941 by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn, the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, and led by his son-in-law, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.[1]

The main branch is in Crown Heights, Brooklyn and there are other branches around the world. Today there are about 60,000 students enrolled in the schools.[citation needed]

The schools teach Judaic studies subjects in the mornings, and secular subjects in the afternoons.

Bais Rivka of Crown Heights is headed by Rabbi Abraham Shemtov and has several divisions: Headstart, Elementary, High School, and Seminary. There are two campuses: Campus Chomesh houses the Headstart and Elementary divisions at 470 Lefferts Avenue, while Administration, High School, and Seminary are housed at the Crown Street Campus at 310 Crown Street.

In 1988, after the Lubavitcher Rebbetzin, Chaya Mushka Schneerson died, her husband Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson established the Campus Chomesh as a memorial for her. It is a 125,000 square foot campus, where over 2,200 students utilize nearly 100 classrooms as well as science labs, computer centers, libraries, a vast rooftop playground, and a huge sports gymnasium.[2]

Bais Rivka schools have a dress code.

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