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Monday Night: Simchat Torah Celebration! - RSVP Free

Don't miss The Grand Finale of the High Holidays!

Simchas Torah DANCE & DINE

SIMCHAT TORAH CELEBRATION
Dance & Dine!

Enjoy a delicious buffet and lively Simchat Torah dancing!

This joyous, fun and delicious Simchat Torah celebration will, G-d willing, be held Monday, October 21 at 7:30 pm!

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

RSVP Free - Optional contribution 

Tuesday Morning: Conclusion & Start of the Torah!

Join us as well for
Simchat Torah Day!

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

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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

Holiday - Services & Times

The grand finale to the High Holiday season are the joyous holidays of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah!

In addition to the very special Simchat Torah Celebrations (see above), here's a full schedule of the holiday services:

HOLIDAY SERVICES & TIMES

Shemini Atzeret Eve - Sunday, Oct 20: 

  • Evening Services at 7:00 pm
    Featuring a light version of the "Hakafot" celebrating with the Torah

Shemini Atzeret Day - Monday, Oct 21: 

  • Shacharit Morning Services at 10:00 am

Simchat Torah Eve - Monday, Oct 21:

  • Evening Service & Grand Simchat Torah Celebration at 7:30 pm 
    Featuring 'Hakafot' dancing with the Torah, L'chaims and a delicious buffet!

Simchat Torah Day - Tuesday, Oct 22:

  • Morning Service at 10:00 am
  • Conclusion & Start of the Torah at 11:00 am

Shabbat Morning Schedule - Oct 19

SHABBAT MORNING:

  • Coffee & Kabbalah at 9:00 am

  • Shacharit Service at 10:00 am
    "Shabbat Chol Hamo'ed" The Shabbat of Sukkot
    A community member has a Yahrtzeit this Shabbat
    Followed by special Kiddush Lunch in the Sukkah!

    KIDDUSH SPONSORED by Ken Terkel in memory of his father Mike Terkel - Meyer ben Shmuel, OBM, on the occasion of his Yahrtzeit (anniversary of passing) during Sukkot.

New JLI Course: Worrier to Warrior!

Check out the exciting new JLI Course, Worrier to Warrior!

 

Read more about the course 

Schedule: 6 Tuesdays at 7:00 pm
Opening Lesson: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

More info & register 

Sukkot 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, October 13, 2019
Evening Service 7:00 pm
Dinner 7:30 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

Event Page | RSVP ONLINE

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, Oct 15, between 5:00 and 6:30 pm

Hope to see you! Happy Sukkot!

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! 

Sukkot Services Schedule

SUKKOT SERVICES:

Sun, Oct 13 - Sukkot Eve: 

  • Evening Service at 7:00 pm - at rabbi's home
  • (Dinner Under the Stars at 7:30 pm - at rabbi's home, advance RSVP required)

Monday-Tuesday, Oct 14-15 - 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 Oct 16-20 with "Chol Hamo'ed" - The Intermediate Days of Sukkot. To learn more about the Sukkot holiday, visit JBayArea.org/sukkot

Yom Kippur Services

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SERVICES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED 
Invite your friends to join you!

Join us for guided services that are lively, inspiring and inclusive. Hebrew-English prayer books provided. Light break-fast refreshments at the conclusion of the fast!

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YOM KIPPUR SERVICES

Eve | Tue, Oct 8, 2019

  • Kol Nidrei Service at 6:45 pm 

Day | Wed, Oct 9, 2019

  • Morning Service at 9:00 am (feel free to arrive at time of your preference)
  • Yizkor Memorial Prayer at around noon 
  • Afternoon & Neilah at 5:00 pm
  • Refreshing break-fast at conclusion 

 Submit a High Holiday Reservation or Sponsorship

Simchat Torah Celebration!

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SIMCHAT TORAH CELEBRATION
Dance & Dine!

This joyous, fun and delicious Simchat Torah celebration will, G-d willing, be held Monday, October 21 at 7:30 pm! Save the date, because Simchat Torah at Chabad is something you just don't want to miss!

On Display! Jerusalem of Gold Memorial Board!

The board is up and receiving glowing reviews.

If you would like to join in with a plaque to honor a loved one and ensure their Yahrtzeit is always remembered, please visit our website or call our office at 281-724-1554.

Main Board Sponsor opportunity is also available. 

Thank you for joining in!

Special Kiddush Lunch - Celebrating a 'Siyum!'

The students of Coffee & Kabbalah invite you to join us for a special Kiddush Lunch this Shabbat to celebrate the "Siyum" -- completion -- of the first book of Tanya!

"SIYUM" KIDDUSH LUNCH
This Shabbat,
October 5, 2019

At around noon, after the morning service.

Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by Mardy Schweitzer & 'Aunt Rita'

We started the book of Tanya 4 years ago with the launch of Coffee & Kabbalah shortly after we opened the Chabad Bay Area Center. The tradition of making a community celebration at the conclusion of a volume of Torah study goes back thousands of years. Come and join us in this Simcha!

PS With the start of the next volume, The Gate of Unity & Faith, we will be starting a brand-new topic that explores Faith, Existence & Creation. It is a fascinating study, no prior knowledge is required. Stay tuned!

Optional RSVP: Simply reply to this email.

Get your very own Lulav & Etrog Set!

Order your very own Lulav and Etrog set to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot the way it is meant to be! 

ORDER ASAP to guarantee availability!

Cost:

  • 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.

Tashlich at the Creek

Join us on the first day of Rosh Hashana, Monday, Sept. 30, for the beautiful custom of "Tashlich."
 
We'll be meeting at 06:00 pm outside Rabbi Yitzchok and Malky's home on Claiborne Dr. for the short 5 min walk to Clear Creek.
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