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In 1991 he traveled with a group of young rabbis to Georgia to reawaken Judaism into the remaining Jews of the region. Supervising and helping the needs of the local community for kosher food, kosher Torah and performing Brit Mila.


He received specific instructions in 1992 from the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson to help the Georgian community in Queens. The same year he opened the Chabad Association for Georgian Jews where he became a Rabbi of this community together with Rabbi Abraham Ashvill shalita. As a highly active leader of the community and an expert mohel, he is very well recommended and respected among the Bukharian, Persian, Russian and Israeli communities.


In 1998 he received an invitation from Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze to join him in Georgia to celebrate the 26th century of Jewish existence in the country. It was in that year that Rabbi Chein decided to form a new organization, Federation of Georgian Jews, dedicated to uniting all Georgian Jews. As a result, the Federation organized three historical projects in 2000:


• "Passover 2000 Project" He traveled to Georgia together with 18 volunteers from New York and Israel to   make a central Hagadah on both nights of Passover with more than 600 people taking part in the events each night . The projects involved koshering all the Sheraton Kitchen l in Tbilisi and all food supplies locally made.


• "Bar-Mitzvah 2000 Project" He brought 50 boys from Georgia to Israel to celebrate their bar-mitzvah at the   Western Wall in Jerusalem on September 18, 2000 / 18 Elul 5760. The project commenced with a two-week   tour throughout Israel for the bar-mitzvah boys.


• "Sefer Torah Project" He had a sefer torah written for the unity of the Georgian community in Queens in   honor of the 50th year of the Lubavitcher Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's leadership.


SKO was founded in 1999 by Rabbi Aharon Chein. Rabbi Chein has continued to provide Rabbinical Supervision , inspection and certification services to Hotels, companies, food manufactures, catering halls, groups , individuals, Passover programs and much more.

 

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