Yeshiva World News
Mr. Moshe Feiglin, who is the chairman of the Zehut party, arrived on Thursday morning at the 770 building in Kfar Chabad but he and his film crew were asked to halt filming. The officials told him that “Chabad does not involve itself in politics,” and asked him not to continue photographing and filming.
However, he was allowed to enter, and even entered the “Rebbe’s room” – a perfect replica of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s room in New York.
In recent days, Feiglin, a descendant of Chabad Chassidim for generations, sent a special letter to Chabad Chassidim. “When I’m asked what the Zehut party is, my answer is: ‘Zehut is the Chabad House in the political arena,’” Feiglin said. “The Chabad House, whose visitors know exactly what the place is, and knows that no one will force anything upon them.
ChabadInfo.com reiterates the Rebbe’s unequivocal position that Chabad does not involve itself in politics.