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Event warm up! Great ambience, wonderful weather, and tasty finger food  in store for Kiddush LEVANA w/ Food, Music & Chillin

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Don't miss it - this Saturday night at 7:30 pm! 

This Saturday Night - Don't miss it!

Weather is looking good and atmosphere will be awesome! 

Don't miss this exceptional event this Saturday Night! 

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Sat. Night, Dec. 3rd 
7:30 pm
At Chabad Bay Area

RSVP appreciated but not required
Be a sponsor

About Kiddush Levana:

Kiddush Levana is an evening of extraordinary blessing for you, your family and the Jewish people!

The very first Mitzvah we were given as a nation, was the Mitzvah to consecrate our calendar months based on the moon's cycle. Kiddush Levana is based on this Mitzvah. Furthermore, our nation is compared to the moon, which at times seems to diminish and wane, only to reveal itself once again in its full glory. Our sages teach that participating in Kiddush Levana brings blessing upon the participant, their family and the entire Jewish nation, helping to bring us closer to the era of 'Geulah' - the foretold and yearned for time of peace and goodness for the entire world.

Starting Sunday: A Taste of Talmud!

Join us this Sunday for the new class, A Taste of Talmud!

 

SUNDAYS at 11:00 am
Let's explore the Talmud together, over bagels and lox!

Your special opportunity to explore the fountain of wisdom that has engaged Jewish minds since time immemorial! No prior knowledge required - beginners welcome! 

Launching: Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022
At Chabad Bay Area
Talmud with Bagels, spreads & coffee! What can be better? Come and try it out!

RSVP Free
By replying to this email or using the registration link

Contribution or Sponsorship Welcome

Chanukah in the Bay Area - Save the dates!

2nd Night of Chanukah:

PREMIERING BAY AREA'S
MOST EXCITING CHANUKAH EVENT!

ChanukahFest at the Lagoon!

At the breathtaking Crystal Lagoon resort in Lago Mar, the largest of its kind in Texas!

Awesome Concert - Menorah Lighting - Food & More! 

Monday, December 19, 2022
6:00 pm

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3rd Night of Chanukah:

Pearland  Menorah Lighting
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 6:30 pm
Pearland Town Center Mall - Outdoor Pavilion

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5th Night of Chanukah:

Chanukah on the Strand
Thursday, Dec. 22, 6:30 pm

Saengerfest Park in Galveston
 

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ChanukahFest at the Lagoon is available for personal & corporate sponsorship opportunities! Contact the rabbi or use this form:
Be a Chanukah Sponsor!

Shabbat Service - Dec. 3rd

MORNING SERVICE

  • Coffee & Kabbalah at 9:00 am
    Tower of Babel - Join us for the conclusion of the fascinating spiritual ideas behind the historic Tower of Babel story!
     
  • Morning Services start at 10:00 am
    Main part at 10:45 am
    Torah Portion: Vayeitzei, Adventures in the House of Laban, a Nation is Born!

    Service followed by Kiddush with light refreshments and delicious hot cholent!

    Sponsor a Kiddush in honor of a birthday, anniversary, yahrtzeit or other special occasion

Giving Thanks!

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 As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we'd like to express our sincere thanks to YOU, our dear community, friends, partners and supporters, who together help make the work and growth of Chabad Bay Area - reaching out to our fellow brothers and sisters with welcoming opportunities to joyously celebrate Jewish life, learning and community - possible!

May G-d bless all of you with abundant prosperity, good health and Nachas!

Rabbi Yitzchok & Malky Schmukler
On behalf of the Chabad Bay Area family! 

Kabbalah on the Tower of Babel - Shabbat Morning!

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What really happened at the Tower of Babel? What were they trying to do? Build a tower to heaven? What exactly were they thinking? 

Join us at Coffee & Kabbalah as we explore the surprising inner meaning in this historic Biblical event and see how it informs our lives today.

Shabbat, Nov. 26th

9:00 am

At Chabad Bay Area
2121 Austin St, League City

Class led by Rabbi Yitzchok Schmukler 

All are welcome! 

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Join Online Course: 'My G-d' by JLI!

Our new online JLI course is off to a great start! Not too late to join in!

 

Watch the humorous course sneak preview and learn more! 

Course Overview

Nothing is off-limits as this refreshingly open course asks piercing questions about G-d and delivers profound, insightful answers. An enlightening study into G-d’s nature, G-d’s goal for creation, human experiences of G-d, the role of religion, and the function of miracles and prayer, this course promises to satisfy your questions, including those you didn't know you had.

Tuesdays at 7 pm

COURSE TAUGHT ONLINE

By Rabbi Yitzchok Schmukler

JLI Course Instructor

COURSE FEE:

$99 includes your student book. Not Sure? You are welcome to try a class free!

Register Today!

Jewish Kids Learn!

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Join 'Jewish Kids Learn', our youth Judaic studies program!

This fun, stimulating and enriching program for Jewish children aged 4-12 is held on Sunday mornings, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm.

If you know of any children who could benefit from our excellent education program, please contact Malky or the rabbi.  

Grand Simchat Torah Celebration!

 

 

Join us for a lively, one-of-a-kind, Grand Simchat Torah Celebration!

  • Enjoy a delicious buffet of DELI-style refreshments, plenty of SUSHI, drinks and desserts!
  • Lively 'Hakafot' with the Torah!
  • Joy and fun FOR ALL AGES!

This Monday, Oct 17, 2022 | 7:30 pm

At Chabad Bay Area
2121 Austin St, League City, TX

Don't miss it! 

Simply reply to this email to RSVP free!
If you would like to contribute towards the event, you may do so here.

Conclusion & Start of Torah!

Join us as well for
Simchat Torah Day!

Grand conclusion of Torah and starting anew from the book of Breishit - Genesis!

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022

10:00 Shacharit Morning Service
11:00 Light Kiddush Refreshments, Concluding the Torah and Starting from the Beginning!

Please email us to RSVP free!

Hoshana Rabba Minyan

Join us for a memorable Shacharit morning Minyan on the special last day of Sukkot - Hoshana Rabba!

Sunday, Oct 16 at 9:00 am

  • Talit worn but no Tefillin
  • Circling the Bimah with the Lulav & Etrog
  • Concludes with 'Hoshanot' ritual - The striking of the willow (Aravot) branches on the ground accompanied by a special prayer

 

Full Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah Schedule

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Full Holiday Schedule
Shmini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

Eve of Shmini Atzeret - Sunday, Oct 16
Maariv evening service with 'warm up' Hakafot at 7:30 pm

Shmini Atzeret Day - Monday Morning, Oct 17
Morning service starts at 10 am
Yizkor memorial prayer at approx. 11:30 am

Eve of Simchat Torah - Monday Evening, Oct 17
Grand Simchat Torah Celebration!
Starts at 7:30 pm - Brief Maariv evening service, lively 'Hakafot' dancing with the Torah along with delicious, deli-style buffet, sushi, desserts and L'Chaim drinks! 

Simchat Torah Day - Tuesday Morning, Oct 18
Start of morning service at 10 am
Conclusion and start of the Torah at around 11 am

Would love to see you!

Dinner Under the Stars!

We have just a few seats left, if you have not yet reserved, please do so ASAP. Chag Same'ach! 

Enjoy a delicious, full-course community holiday dinner in our spacious Sukkah!

First Night of Sukkot
Sunday, October 9, 2022

Evening Service at 7:30 pm
Dinner at 7:45 pm

At Chabad Bay Area, League City, TX

Advance reservation required
RESERVE HERE

Chag Same'ach - Sukkot Holiday Schedule!

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Sukkot Eve | Sunday, Oct 9

  • Holiday Candle Lighting time at 6:39 pm
  • Evening Service at 7:30 pm
    Dinner Under the Stars at 7:45 pm (Advance RSVP required)

1st Day Sukkot | Monday, Oct 10

  • Holiday morning service begins at 10:00 am
    - Includes joyous Hallel and blessing on the Lulav & Etrog at around 11 am
    - Followed by Kiddush with light refreshments in the Sukkah
  • Evening - Light candles (from pre-existing flame) at 7:31 pm

2nd Day Sukkot | Tuesday, Oct 11

  • Holiday morning service begins at 10:00 am
    - Includes joyous Hallel and blessing on the Lulav & Etrog at around 11 am
    - Followed by Kiddush with light refreshments in the Sukkah
  • Holiday ends at 7:30 pm

Intermediate days of Sukkot | Oct 12 thru 16

To learn all about Sukkot - click here

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