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Feature article in Herald about Chabad Bay Area

Houston's Jewish Herald Voice published a feature article this week about the background of Chabad Bay Area, part of their series on the history of Chabad in Texas.

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Link to the article on their website (membership required for the full article). 

Friday Night Delight (JAN 18)


Join us TONIGHT for a lively 
Kabbalat Shabbat Service
Followed by "Kiddush & Kneidlach!"

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

(Schedule: Held on the 3rd Friday of the month)

*Kneidlach = Yiddish for Matzah Balls 

RSVP for Crime & Consequence!

  • Watch your mailbox for the Crime & Consequence brochure, it should arrive today or this weekend.
  • The new JLI course starts on Tuesday, February 5!
  • Now is a great time to reserve to assure your student book arrives in time of the opening lesson! 

Watch the trailer:

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In Crime and Consequence, we explore 3000 years of Jewish wisdom concerning criminal convictions, sentencing, crime prevention, and rehabilitation. We challenge our thinking, pondering the application of Talmudic principles to real and complex, modern-day cases, and we get to the heart of the issues!

More Info


Free Opening Lesson: Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019
Runs for 6 Tuesdays

Note, by popular request, the JLI classes will now start a half-hour earlier and run from 7:00 to 8:30 pm!


Shabbat Schedule

Friday Night:

  • Monthly Friday Night Delight! Lively Kabbalat Shabbat Service followed by Kiddush & Kneidlach 6:30 to 7:30 pm 

Shabbat Day: 

  • Coffee & Kabbalah at 9:00 am

  • Shacharit Morning Service at 10:00 am
    Torah portion at around 11 am
    Torah portion of Beshalach - What do you do when you've got a sea in front of you and the Egyptian Army behind you?
    This Shabbat is known as "Shabbat Shira - The Shabbat of the Song"

    Service followed by light Kiddush lunch with Hot Cholent!

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! 

Shabbaton Feb 15-16


Save the date Shabbat of Feb 15-16 for a very special Shabbaton!


  • Fascinating Guest Speakers!
  • Community Friday Night Dinner!
  • Delicious Shabbat Day Lunch!

This will be a very special Shabbat not to be missed!

Ladies: Dessert & Discussion (in Houston)

Treat yourself to this enjoyable evening with Jewish women from across Houston!



Panel Presentation: 
Addressing the topic of Health in Body, Mind  and Spirit

Roundtable Discussions:
YOU choose the topic: 
• Healthy Relationships   • Healthy Boundaries   • Healthy Parenting   • Healthy Self

Delicious and Healthy Dessert Buffet

Thursday, January 10th
4th of Shevat
7:00 to 8:30 pm

A joint project of Chabad Centers from across Greater Houston held at
Chabad of Uptown
4311 Bettis Dr. Houston, TX

Free of charge, but kindly RSVP at

Facebook Event Page

We'll be carpooling from the Bay Area:
To join or offer a carpool ride, please contact  

Class: The Torah's Path for a Gentile

Specifically for gentiles who are interested in gaining a Torah perspective on life.

The class focuses on the foundations of faith according to the Torah, and on the "7 Laws of Noah" that are the Torah's laws for all mankind.

7 LAWS FOR MANKIND: The Torah's Path for a Gentile

Upcoming Lessons: Sundays at 7:30 pm:

  • January 6, 2019

Please RSVP:

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