Shabbat at Chabad is a must!
Whether it's the charm of Shabbat candles or a spirited kiddush, out of this world home-baked challa and a bowl of delicious matzo ball soup as a part of the gourmet five-course Shabbat banquet, in depth conversations into the night, or just plain comfort of home, friends and fun, Shabbat at Chabadis a must for everyone to experience. Shabbat dinner is completely free, so come and bring a friend!
Weekly Shabbat dinners at Chabad provide Jews an intimate and elegant setting to eat, meet new friends, and celebrate Shabbat in a warm and enjoyable manner.
High Holiday Services are open to all at no charge. However, we need your support to carry on all of the wonderful activities Chabad offers the community. Featuring Traditional services blended with contemporary messages. Warm & welcoming environment. Hebrew-English prayer books provided. For full schedule click here.
In the courtyard of 504 Main Street (Just north of Blackwell House).
We will be putting up the Sukkah Sunday, Oct 16th and decorating it throughout the day.
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Sukkot is also called The Time of Our Joy; indeed, a special joy pervades the festival. nightly Water-Drawing Celebrations, reminiscent of the evening-to-dawn festivities held in the Holy Temple in preparation for the drawing of water for use in the festival service, fill the synagogues and streets with song, music and dance until the wee hours of the morning.
"On Simchat Torah, we rejoice in the Torah, and the Torah rejoices in us; the Torah, too, wants to dance, so we become the Torah's dancing feet."
Monday, Shmini Atzeret, Oct. 24 @ 6:30
Hakafot; Kiddush, Sushi buffet, children’s activity and lots more!
In the Roosevelt Island Cultural Center, 548 Main Street, Studio One
Chanukah -- the eight-day festival of light that begins on the eve of the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev -- celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, of purity over adulteration, of spirituality over materialism.
The festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar (late winter/early spring). It commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia from Haman’s plot “to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews, young and old, infants and women, in a single day.”
Passover celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. One of the major mitzvot of this holiday is the prohibition against eating any leavened products and the commandment to eat Matzah.
Lag BaOmer Family Kosher Barbecue in honor of Lag B’omer – Celebrating Jewish Unity - Get to know your fellow community members.
The Reading of the Ten Commandments is the essence of Shavuot; it is the commemoration of the moment G-d gave the Torah and we became a nation. Please join us with your entire family as we relive this awesome moment together. Followed by a Dairy Buffet.