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Honor someone you love - dedicate a date!

Dedicate a date in the Bay Area Jewish Calendar:

  • Honor the people you love by dedicating their special date.
  • Only $18 per date!

 

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New class this Wednesday

The Three WeeksJoin us this Wednesday for a Holiday Series class:

THE STORY OF THE THREE WEEKS 

For millennia Jews have observed a summertime three-week mourning period in commemoration of a series of tragic events in our history.

Learn the important story and history of the events remembered during this time, find out how the three weeks are observed, and finally, discover the powerful inspirational message they contain, both for us as individuals and for the Jewish people as a whole. 

Led by Rabbi Yitzchok Schmukler 

Wednesday, July 1, 7:30 pm in League City 

RSVP (optional): info@jbayarea.org | 713-398-2460

Judaism Decoded wraps up!

JLI Logo.jpgSix weeks of  informative and fun learning, animated discussion and methodical anlaysis came to close this week with the final session of the JLI course, Judaism Decoded. The closing lesson explored one the most essential topics in Jewish faith: Judaism's logical arguements for the veracity and historicity of the events of Mount Sinai.  

Chabad of the Bay Area is registered affiliate of the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI). Serving learning centers in over 900 communities and on the internet, the JLI is the world's preeminent provider of Jewish learning.

JLI's aim is to make Jewish learning accessible and personally meaningful to every Jew, regardless of background or affiliation. JLI's curricula utilizes cutting-edge pedagogic techniques to engage, educate, and inspire all kinds of minds in a dynamic Jewish learning experience.

JLI's flagship program offers three accredited courses per year on an array of topics including Jewish ethics, Jewish mysticism and philosophy, Jewish history and culture, and Jewish belief and practice. The courses are accredited for continuing legal and medical education and all courses offer CEU credits.

Stay tuned for the next fascinating course, starting this fall:  The Final Journey will delve into everything you ever wanted to know about the Jewish take on Heaven, Hell and The Afterlife.

National Jewish Retreat

Spend five days of learning and discovery with master Torah teachers. Explore new ideas and expand your horizons in an open, embracing environment.

Relax, reflect, and refresh your spirit in a luxurious setting. Meet new friends and experience meaningful Jewish living.

August 11 - 16, 2015 

National Jewish Retreat 

 

This Shabbat: Special Guests w/ Service and Lunch

This Shabbat, Saturday, June 6th, we'll be hosting a special morning service and Kiddush lunch.

Join us as we welcome back US Army Captain Benjamin Diamond and his wife Melodie and family, upon their return home to Texas from their posting in Korea! Living overseas as an observant Jewish family in the US military is no easy task. We'll be thanking Ben and Melody for their dedicated service to our country and look forward to hearing first-hand about their experience.

Tomorrow, Saturday, June 6th
1910 Claiborne Dr, League City

Service will start at 10 am. Lunch to follow.

RSVP suggested: info@jbayarea.org | 713-398-2460

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