Oral history interview with Rabbi Shea Harlig conducted by Barbara Tabach on March 05, 2014 for West Charleston Neighborhoods: An Oral History Project of Ward 1. In his interview Rabbi Harlig discusses creating a Chabad movement in Southern Nevada. Rabbi Harlig also discusses the story of the moving to Las Vegas, founding the Chabad school, and the current Chabad expansion in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Part of an interview with Rabbi Shea Harlig on March 5, 2014. In this clip, Rabbi Harlig discusses the property where he established a Chabad center in the west valley, and the zoning issues he faced in the neighborhood.
Interview with Rabbi Shea Harlig by Barbara Tabach on March 5, 2014. In this interview, Rabbi Harlig discusses the Chabad movement of Orthodox Judaism and establishment of Chabad centers in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. Rabbi Harlig talks about the property he has acquired for Chabad, and its outreach programs, including supervision of kosher kitchens in hotels. This interview was conducted for the Ward 1: West Charleston Neighborhoods oral history project, and therefore includes zoning and neighborhood discrimination issues, and a tour of the property.
Rabbi Shea Harlig arrived in Las Vegas in 1990 and settled in the Artesian Heights neighborhood of Las Vegas. As Director of Chabad of Southern Nevada, Rabbi Harlig focuses on religious outreach, education and social services, and has helped establish seven Chabad locations throughout the community and also built a school and educational program of the highest standards.