The Chabad Lubavitch House at Penn was founded in 1980 by Rabbi Menachem and Chava Schmidt.
Lubavitch House at Penn has emerged as a pioneer and leader in Chabad on campus internationally. Subsequently in 1990 Rabbi Ephraim and Flora Levin joined the team.
In 1993, with the help of several ZBT brothers, The Jewish Heritage Programs (JHP) was founded in order to meet new challenges and reach new goals. I
n 2000, Rabbi Levi and Nechama Haskelevich arrived as Campus Rabbi and co-directors of education and programming, altogether creating the force that is Lubavitch House at Penn.