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Shavuot Holiday Celebration!

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Join us for a special Shavuot celebration!

1st Day of Shavuot
Monday morning, May 17th
11:00 am

Featuring the annual Torah reading of the 10 Commandments
and delicious dairy Kiddush lunch!

- RSVP HERE -

Free of Charge / Optional Contribution

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SHAVUOT DATES:

Eve of Shavuot - Sunday, May 16
1st Day of Shavuot - Monday, May 17
2nd Day of Shavuot - Tuesday, May 18

ABOUT: Shavuot, which celebrates the Giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai - the 2nd in the trilogy of biblical festivals, is coming up on Monday-Tuesday, May 17-18. 

Shabbat Schedule - May 8

SHABBAT MORNING

  • Tehillim Reading for Shabbat Mevorchin at 9:00 am
     
  • Morning Services start at 10:00 am
    Main part of service by around 10:45 am
    Torah portion: Behar Bechukotai
    'Shabbat Mevorchin' - Blessing of the upcoming new month of Sivan
    Kiddush & snack following the service

Sunday: Tefillin Club

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Come together to put on Tefillin on Sunday mornings and a quick Torah thought. Light snack to go.  

Sundays at 9:00 am

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

 

Photos of the Week - Lag BaOmer

 A wonderful time was had by all at the annual Lag BaOmer Barbecue! 

 

Check out the photo album! 

JLI Course

Come check out the fascinating new JLI course, This Can Happen!

DISCOVER, a fresh, modern and eye-opening exploration of the Jewish concept of Mashiach and Redemption! 

Next class:
Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 pm

At Chabad Bay Area 
Widely spread seating, facemasks.

TO LEARN MORE: 

jbayarea.org/4JLI 

Lag B'Omer Barbecue

Lag Baomer Barbecue & Bonfire

Join us for the annual
Lag Ba'Omer Barbecue!

At Rabbi Yitzchok & Malky's backyard in League City

- Full barbecue fare with all the fixings 
- Traditional Lag Ba'Omer "Medurah" around the firepit
- Lively Jewish Music
- S'mores and more!
 
 
Thursday, April 29, 2021
6:30 pm
 
RESERVE ONLINE
 

A special farewell Kiddush!

Farewell Kiddush Lunch

Join us Shabbat, April 24,

for a special Kiddush & light buffet lunch after the service

In honor of Shlomi and Samantha Wolraich & Family

to bid them farewell on their upcoming Aliya to Israel!

Shlomi and Samantha & family have been an integral part of the Chabad Bay Area community since the very beginning and have added immeasurably! From Chanukah on the Strand to helping to found the storefront center, to Gabbai, to gracious hosts of the lively annual Lag B'Omer Celebration and so much more. They have made an unforgettable impact and will be deeply missed.

Come join us for this Shabbat morning for the Kiddush and let us offer up a toast to wish blessings and success on their Aliya to Israel!

SCHEDULE
- This Shabbat, April 24 -

Service starts at 10:00 am
Main part of service by around 10:45 am
Light buffet Kiddush lunch after the service

Please reply to this email if you plan on attending.

At Chabad Bay Area
2047 W. Main St, Suite B7, League City

Safety protocols in place, including: facemasks and spread-out seating.

Parsha class hiatus

Note: The Thursday night Parsha class will be in hiatus during our Spring JLI course semester. We look forward to seeing you at the new course! 

Spiritual Ecstasy, Intoxication & Balance - Recording of Last Night's Class

Spiritual Ecstasy, Intoxication & Balance
Class by Rabbi Yitzchok Schmukler on the Shemini Torah Portion  

Join us on Thursdays at 7 pm on Zoom

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jbayarea.org/zoomlink

Shabbat & Final Days of Passover Schedule

Friday, April 2 

  • Shabbat Eve Service at 7:30 pm (short, 30 min service)

Shabbat, April 3 - 7th Day of Passover

  • No Kabbalah Class this week
  • Morning Service at 10:00 am
    Includes festive Hallel prayer & Torah reading
    Come and join us for the Minyan!
    Followed by Kiddush with light snack

Sunday, April 4 - Final Day of Passover 

  • Holiday Morning Service at 10:00 am
    Main part of service by around 10:45 am
    YIZKOR memorial prayer during this service
    Come and join us for the Minyan
    Followed by Kiddush with light snack
  • Passover Ends at 8:17 pm

Note: all ritual times are for the Clear Lake Area. 

Let's Learn Parsha - Thursday Night 4/9

 Parshah.gifOur online class on the weekly Torah portion will resume this week on Thursday at 7:00 pm.

In less than an hour get a thorough overview of the Parsha along with inspiring insights from the Jewish commentaries throughout the ages! 

Zoom link: jbayarea.org/zoomlink

Led by Rabbi Yitzchok Schmukler 

No Classes this week

We won't be having any classes during the week of Passover.

Thursday Parsha class & Shabbat Kabbalah class will resume after Passover.

A look ahead: Final Days of Passover

Shabbat, April 3 - 7th Day of Passover

  • Services at 10:00 am

Sunday, April 4th - Final Day of Passover

  • Services at 10:00 am
    Yizkor Memorial Prayer in the morning service

Shmurah Matzah

Order Matza (Green)
We are pleased to once again make available to you the highest quality Shmurah Matzah for your Seder. 

To order - use our donate form and in the Note field indicate that this is for the Shmurah Matzah and how many lbs you would like to order. The cost is $20 per lb. 

About Shmurah Matzah:
It means "Guarded Matzah" because of strict adherence to the Torah's command, "You shall keep/guard the Matzot." This special Matzah is made from wheat and flour that has been especially protected from any additional moisture, and is then quickly hand-baked in a very hot oven. Extra pre-cautions related to the Kashrut of the Matzah are followed throughout. 

Zohar calls matzah “Bread of Faith” and “Bread of Healing.” Our great mystics explain that this is especially true with Shmurah Matzah.

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