Breastfeeding at Pratt Chabad/Rohr Chabad Jewish Center, Brooklyn, NY

Pratt Chabad/Rohr Chabad Jewish Center in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Breastfeeding in the Sanctuary:

It is permitted and is a welcome, totally comfortable thing to do.  “I’ve breastfed there w/o cover in the women’s section and in the space leading to men’s section and no one says anything.”

Private Nursing Locations:

There is no private place to nurse.

“The Chabad is just one open room, so it has no private spaces.”

Other Information:

There is no policy or information about breastfeeding shared on the website or in other materials.

Nursing is comfortable in this community, and is okay at all events.

This community is mostly made up of “college students with some community members, but there are one or two or (rarely) three babies at a service or event.”

Genera Child Friendliness:

There are no changing tables.  There s nowhere to leave strollers.  There is space for children’s stuff.

The main service is “Accommodating [to kids] unless the kid gets really loud”.

Wrap-Up:

This synagogue received a rating of

    • Great, could barely be better- 1

out of 7, where 1 is the best rating, and 7 is the worst.

Contact Information:

Rabbi Simcha Weinstein at simchaweinstein@gmail.com or rabbisimcha@rabbisimcha.com

Synagogue Website: http://www.rabbisimcha.com/

 

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