In Bangkok, a New $7 Million Home Away From Home for Jewish Travelers

Amid the hustle of Bangkok’s tourist district, with the exotic smells of street-cooking and the cacophony of languages—past the storefront signs in Hebrew to attract Israeli tourists and the salesmen hawking their suits and ties in English and Hebrew—the five-story Chabad-Lubavitch of Bangkok center looms tall. A five-year project that was the site of an old hotel in 2017, it’s now the newest Chabad center in Southeast Asia.

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