In suburbs, more Jews find a spiritual home in Chabad ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Since 1994, the Hasidic sect has grown from seven synagogues to 26 in Greater Boston, in communities from North Andover to Newton. George Rizer for The Boston Globe Rabbi Mendel Gurkow teaches students at Shaloh House Chabad in Stoughton how to make matzo, demonstrating rolling pins must be re-sanded after use. George Rizer for The Boston Globe Aside from teaching children, Gurkow helps people who need a seder to attend, teaches Torah classes, and leads Shabbat services. George Rizer for The Boston Globe Ben Weaver, 6, learns how to make matzo under the tutelage of Rabbi Mendel Gurkow in Stoughton. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Rabbi Alti Bukiet teaches a special Hebrew School class at Chabad of Lexington on the mystical aspects of Passover. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Shelley Garber listens to Bukiet's special class on the mystical aspects of Passover. In front of her is grape juice to symbolize wine. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Brandon Wise (left) and Josh Rivkin participate in Bukiet's class. Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe Rabbi Yossi Lipsker teaches a preschool class about Passover at Chabad Lubavitch of the North Shore in Swampscott. Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe Bonita Rodriguez, 4, (left) and Leba Friedman, 4, listen as Rabbi Yossi Lipsker teaches a preschool class in Swampscott. Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe Rabbi Yossi Lipsker sings while teaching a preschool class in Swampscott.