Our Rabbi

Rabbi Mendy Labkowski is the founder, Executive Director & Rabbi of CJL Downtown Buffalo. He was born and raised in Buffalo, New York, and is an emissary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneersohn.

Rabbi Labkowski has been very successful in connecting with the natives and local communities with his upbeat and welcoming personality as well as his insightful and inspiring sermons and classes. He continues to attract a broad spectrum of Jews looking for a richer and deeper Jewish experience. Whether it’s a personal matter or religious matter, adult or child, Rabbi Labkowski makes himself available and will always make time to help in whatever way he can.

“I consider it my privilege and duty to serve the Jewish community in Buffalo,” he says. “We will do anything to facilitate Jewish unity and continuity.”

The Rabbi is available, at any time, to answer questions, advise, and counsel.  “We will go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable,” he says.  “After all, Chabad is ‘Your Home For Everything Jewish’.”

Rabbi Mendy Labkowski can be reached at 716-545-6806 or by email: rabbi@cjldowntown.com

To schedule a meeting with Rabbi Mendy click here.