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This Sunday - Don't miss it! Celebrating Jewish Womanhood

The Bay Area Jewish Women’s Circle invites you to:

"Celebrating Jewish Womanhood"


Featuring guest speaker:

Mrs. Chana Schmukler, Montreal, Canada
Spiritual life coach, mother of 13 children, and noted educator in the field of Jewish femininity in modern times

Your questions are welcome!

This Sunday, February 1st
12:30 – 2:00 pm
1910 Claiborne Dr, League City, TX

Buffet lunch will be served

Suggested Donation: $8 | Sponsor $36

Reserve Online

To RSVP by email/phone:
Email: [email protected] | Phone: 713-398-7124

Feel free to invite your friends!

This Tuesday: Weekly Wisdom is back with a fascinating new topic!

Join us this Tuesday for the return of the Weekly Wisdom class! 

This week's topic: 


While the Shema (“Hear O Israel…”) is widely recognized as the most important prayer in all of Judaism, it still contains much more than what meets the eye. In this two-part class we will discover the tremendous ideas hidden in this incredible prayer and how they can assist us in our life’s journey. Finally, we will learn how to maximize our personal Shema experience through useful meditations and knowledge of its practical application.

Tuesday, January 27, 8:00 - 9:00 pm
1910 Claiborne Dr, League City, TX 

RSVP suggested:
[email protected] | 713-398-2460
Free of charge | Sponsorships welcome  

The next Weekly Wisom, Part 2 of Unpacking the Shema, will be held on Tuesday, February 10th at 8 pm. 

New Kosher Steakhouse opens in Houston

Genesis Steakhouse & Wine BarAficionados of kosher and fine dining would be pleased to learn that a new kosher steakhouse has opened in Houston.

Genesis Steakhouse and Wine Bar is billed as a more upscale restaurant, offering a gourmet menu, extensive wine selection, and fine dining experience geared not only to the kosher consumer but to the general population as well. 

For more info see their website:

Genesis Steakhouse is located in Bellaire at: 5427 Bissonnet, Suite 400 Houston, Texas 77081, and is under the kosher supervision of Houston Kashrus Association and Mehadrin Kashrus of Texas. 


This Sunday: Jewish Kids in Action

Bring your children this Sunday, January 11th, 2:30 to 4:00 pm to Jewish Kids in Action! This JKA event will feature a fun and tasty Brochot Carnival!

Jewish Kids in Action  - Brachot Carnival 

RSVP: [email protected] | 713-398-2460  

Announcing new program: Jewish Kids Learn

Wish your kids could gain some more Jewish knowledge?

Chabad of the Bay Area is pleased to announce the launch of a new program called, Jewish Kids Learn! A partner program to the existing Jewish Kids in Action, Jewish Kids Learn provides an opportunity for children to increase their Jewish knowledge in a fun and comfortable atmosphere.

The program will be held Sundays, 10 am to 12 pm.

To try it out or to find out more, please contact Malky at 713-398-7124 or via email at [email protected].

Watch preview of new JLI course!

Enjoy this short video clip about the upcoming new JLI (Jewish Learning Institute course, The Art of Parenting.

 Watch Video Preview

The Art of Parenting starts Tuesday, January 20th, 7:30 pm

More info and registration: | 713-398-2460  |  [email protected]  


New JLI Course: The Art of Parenting

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As parents, we worry about the well-being of our kids; about their future, and about our role in shaping it. How do we keep them safe, while encouraging their independence? When should we motivate them by incentive, and when by establishing firm consequences? And how do we build their self-esteem to prepare them mentally and emotionally for the long road ahead?

In The Art of Parenting, we scale the challenges that face us as parents and explore timeless insights from Jewish wisdom to instill values, foster independence, and ensure the long-term success and emotional well-being of our children.

Schedule: 6 Tuesdays, 7:30 pm, starting January 20th

Registration & Info:

Accreditation: Earn up to 15 CE credits from: the American Psychological Association (APA),  The American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CBBS). And up to 9 CE credits from: The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).

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