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Sat, Sep 20 2014 - 25 Elul, 5774
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Candle Lighting Times
Port Washington, NY [11050]
Friday, September 19
Light Candles at: 6:39 pm
Shabbat, September 20
Shabbat Ends: 7:36 pm
Wednesday, September 24
Eve of First day Rosh Hashana
Light Candles at: 6:31 pm
Thursday, September 25
Eve of Second day Rosh Hashana
Light Candles after: 7:27 pm
Friday, September 26
Light Candles at: 6:27 pm
Shabbat, September 27
Shabbat Ends: 7:24 pm
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Shaping Our Children’s World View

One of the principles of Jewish life and raising Jewish children is called in Hebrew, Hashkafa – “World View” or “Outlook.” As parents we have a responsibility to shape our children’s outlook based on clearly defined values of right and wrong, proper and ...

 
 

Bitachon: Trusting in G-d

Last week’s message was about the concept of Emunah – awareness of G-d, commonly (mis?)translated as “faith.” Some people replied asking if this was not the very idea of trusting in G-d. The answer is that the two ideas are connected, but not identical.  The ...

 
 

Emunah: The heart of Judaism

The heart of Judaism is called in Hebrew: Emunah. Emunah is the conscious awareness that existence is made of a universal energy; that this energy has a source from which it originates (we like to call that “G-d”), and that this source of energy (“G-d”) is conscious of ...

 
 

Chanukah: Educating our Children

As we are approaching the holiday of Chanukah it is timely to begin discussing fundamentals of Jewish education and child rearing, which is called by the Hebrew name, Chinuch, for Chanukah and Chinuch derive from one and the same linguistic root.  The common meaning of these two words is: to ...

 
 

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Next Event: Public Menorah Lighting

Every year Chabad hosts a large public menorah lighting in front of the LIRR Train Station on Main Street in Port.  Every year it is the teen volunteers that actually make it happen.  We need at least 15 volunteers to run everything from donuts to balloons, latkes to cofee. 

This ...

 
 

Canned Food Drive A Success

Sunday afternoon brought Chabad teens to the steets once again, weathering the cold to collect food items to be donated to needy families for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The annual teen food drive has become a staple of the community.  This year we collected hundreds of items that ...

 
 

Fun and Friendship at the Helen Keller Center

Helping people less fortunate than ourselves.  Appreciating what we have.  Becoming friends with people different from us.  Seeing that we're all the same no matter how extreme our individual challenges may be.

These are just some of the lessons that our teens took from this ...

 
 

Sunday November 9: Bingo at the Helen Keller Center

This Sunday we will get together to run bingo at the Helen Keller Center.  This is an incredibly meaningful and inspirational event that you will not want to miss.  We are meeting at 1:50 at the Helen Keller Center, 141 Middle Neck Road, in Port Washington.  Bingo is from 2:00 - ...

 
 

Cooking for Ronald McDonald House - What a Blast!

If you were there then you know, and if you weren't then you missed it!  This Sunday 18 teens converged on the Chabad kitchen to answer the eternal question, "what is the Chabad kitchen for?"  The answer, of course: "to make the world a better place and have fun doing it!"  This is a ...

 
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