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You can still RSVP: Dinner Under the Stars!

Last chance to reserve for the annual Dinner Under the Stars!

Enjoy a delicious holiday dinner and an exquisite Sukkot experience, held in our big, friendly Sukkah, under the Starry Texas Sky!

On the first night of Sukkot:

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Evening Service 7:30 pm
Dinner 8:00 pm

Both the service and dinner will be held at the rabbi's home. Please reserve for address. 

Suggested Cover:
$26 adult, $10 child (ages 3-12)
Sponsorship: $72 / $180 / $360


L'chaim, Cake & Shake in the Sukkah!

Don't have your own Lulav and Etrog set, or your own Sukkah? Don't fret. Mi Sukkah, es su Sukkah! 

You are invited to come on over during this holiday of Sukkot, to shake the Lulav & Etrog, and sit down with the rabbi at his home for some cake & l'chaim in the Sukkah!

L'chaim, Cake & Shake (just pop in):

  • Tuesday, Sept 5, between 5 and 7 pm

Hope to see you! Happy Sukkot!

Sukkot Services Schedule


Sun, Sept 23 - Sukkot Eve: 

  • Evening Service at 7:30 pm - at rabbi's home
  • (Dinner Under the Stars at 8 pm - at rabbi's home, advance RSVP required)

Monday-Tuesday, Sept 24-25 - First 2 days of Sukkot: 

  • Shacharit Morning Service at 10 am - 12 pm
    at Chabad Bay Area

If you cannot make it for the entire service, your are still welcome to stop by during that time to fulfill the special Mitzvah of Lulav and Etrog. Or join us for L'chaim, Cake & Shake (see in this email).

Note: The Sukkot holiday continues Sept 26-30 with "Chol Hamo'ed" - The Intermediate Days of Sukkot. To learn more about the Sukkot holiday, visit

Reserve: Simchat Torah Celebration!

Get ready for...

Simchas Torah DANCE & DINE 

Dance & Dine!

This joyous, fun and delicious Simchat Torah celebration will, G-d willing, be held Monday, October 1 at 7:30 pm!

Be there, because Simchat Torah at Chabad is something you just don't want to miss!

Optional Reservation 

Shabbat Schedule

Shabbat Morning:

  • Coffee & Kabbalah at 9:00 am

  • Shacharit Morning Service at 10:00 am
    Torah portion at around 11 am
    Torah portion of Ha'azinu
    Service followed by light Kiddush lunch

WrapStars - Sunday

Wrap-Stars-Logo-225.jpg.gifJoin us this Sunday morning at 9:00 am for WrapStars.

Wrap Tefillin and enjoy a delicious fresh breakfast, shmooze and brief Torah thought! 

You don't need to have your own Tefillin. Beginners welcome! 

JLI Course: Wrestling with Faith


Check out the exciting new JLI Course, Wrestling with Faith! 

Read more about the course and watch the course trailer

Schedule: 6 Tuesdays at 7:30 pm
Opening Lesson: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

More info & register 

Yom Kippur Services


Join us for guided services that are livelyinspiring and inclusive. Hebrew-English prayer books provided. 

Schedule for Yom Kippur

Tue Eve & Wed, Sept 18-19

  • Kol Nidrei 7:00 pm
  • Morning Service starts at 9:00 am
  • Afternoon & Neilah at 5:15 pm
  • Break-Fast at the end

No membership required. Optional High Holiday Reservation or Sponsorship is appreciated.

Order your Lulav & Etrog

etroglulav.jpgWe are pleased to once again provide you with the opportunity to have your very own Lulav & Etrog set for the holiday of Sukkot.

Orders need to be placed as soon as possible to guarantee availability.


  • Fine Kosher Set: $60
  • Extra Fine "Mehudar" Set: $100

Order here (select "Lulav & Etrog Order" in the event drop down selection). Or reply to this email to reserve. 

Note: No WrapStars this Sunday

WrapStars Tefillin and Breakfast will not be held this Sunday, Sept 9.

Give Tzedakah in honor of Rosh Hashana

It is customary to give Tzedakah before the Holy Days of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

At this special time, please consider making a donation to Chabad of the Bay Area to join in our efforts providing warm and welcoming opportunities for Jewish living, learning and celebration to everyone.

Make a Contribution 

We thank you very much for your partnership and support!

In the merit of your generous Tzedakah may G-d Bless you and yours with a good, sweet, healthy, happy and prosperous year! 

Tashlich at the Creek


Join us on the first day of Rosh Hashana, Monday, Sept. 10, for the beautiful custom of "Tashlich."

We'll be meeting at 5:30 pm outside Rabbi Yitzchok and Malky's home on Claiborne Dr. From there we will walk over together to Clear Creek.

This Tuesday: Pre-High Holiday Class!


Join us for a insightful & inspiring pre-High Holiday class!

In "Dawn of a New Year" we will explore several insights drawn from Kabbalah and Chassidus that are sure to add meaning to your Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur experience!

This Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 7:30 pm
At Chabad Bay Area

Led by Rabbi Yitzchok Schmukler 

RSVP free by replying to this email or to

Holiday Dinner: Did you Reserve Yet?


RSVP for the Community Rosh Hashanah Dinner! 

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018
Services at 7:30 pm | Dinner at 8:00 pm
At Chabad Bay Area

Joins us for a delicious, full course holiday dinner! Advance reservations are required. Invite your friends to join you!

Cover: $26 adult, $10 child (3-12)
Sponsorship Opportunities Available - see website

This Week: Dedicate DATE or place AD in Calendar!

Please submit your info this week.

Be part of the Bay Area Jewish Calendar!

Dedicate a Date

  • Honor a birthday, anniversary or Yahrtzeit for only $18! - Click here

Place an Ad

  • Promote your business (a business expense) and support a good cause.  - Click here

The Bay Area Jewish Calendar is the only one of its kind!

It is mailed free to Jewish homes and businesses in the Bay Area. It includes holiday and Shabbat info with candle lighting times and lots of helpful info for Jewish life!

Click here to submit your info ASAP

Thank you for your participation! 

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