Chabad Lubavitch of Solihull works in partnership with Solihull Hebrew Congregation to provide a home for every Jew in the area. Covering an area stretching from Solihull down to Cheltenham and including Coventry, Leamington Spa, Stratford upon Avon and Warwick it is the address for anything Jewish.

Rabbi Yehuda and Dinie Pink  are the Co-Directors of Chabad Lubavitch of Solihull, the local branch of the International Lubavitch Movement. They moved to Solihull at the end of 1993. Rabbi Pink was educated in Manchester, then continued his studies in Israel where he was ordained as a Rabbi and Sofer (scribe) by a number of Rabbinical authorities. During his studies he spent several months running a community deep inside the former Soviet Union.

Rabbi Pink serves as Prison Chaplain to four prisons and Jewish Chaplain to the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, he sits on the Safer Solihull Board and the Crown Prosecution Service – West Midlands Local Scrutiny and Involvement  Panel and the Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council Standing Advisory Committee for Religious Education. He is a member of the Hanholla (Board of Management) of Chabad Lubavitch UK and is the Co-Ordinator of the annual Conference of Chabad UK Rabbis as well as a trustee of a number of Charities.  He has lectured at Birmingham University and has given several talks on the BBC World Service and is also a regular columnist in the Birmingham Mail.

Rabbi Pink is the founder and convenor of the West Midlands Jewish Medical Ethics Forum and the Solihull Jewish Business Ethics Forum. In partnership with Birmingham Jewish Community Care he set up the Solihull Thursday Club, a place for Senior Citizens to meet in a social setting which was recognised for the excellence of its work with the award of The Queens Award for Voluntary Organisations, the equivalent of an MBE for charities. Rabbi Pink was honoured with the Mayor’s Award in 2014 recognising his outstanding contribution to civic life in Solihull.

Rabbi Pink is the author of Medicine and Morals published by JLI, the Jewish Learning Institute, the largest provider of Jewish Adult Education in the world. Rabbi Pink lectures on Jewish Medical Ethics to audiences nationally and internationally. Rabbi Pink is also the UK Field Representative for OK Kosher, one of the largest Kosher Certification Agencies in the world.

Dinie Pink trained as a teacher at the Beth Rivkah Teacher Training College in New York, where she grew up. She ran children’s camps in Atlanta, New York State, Rochester and Minnesota. 

During their time in Solihull  they have initiated a host of adult education programmes and social activities. Under their stewardship, the community has grown in size and has greatly expanded its activities. 

Rabbi & Mrs Pink have five children, Rivka, 21, Avrohom Yitzchok, 20, Chanoch, 16, Mendel, 13 and Shmuli, 11, who all play an active roll in the Shul activities.

Rabbi & Mrs Pink are always delighted to speak to anyone and can be contacted on: 0121 706 8736 or 07973 955 232 or by email [email protected] or [email protected].