Chabad Lubavitch of Mid-Hudson Valley Newsletter
Friday June 3, 2011
Sivan 1 5771
Pirkai Avot chapter 6
A word from the Rabbi
Join us this Wednesday June 8 at 6:00 PM for the reading of the Ten Commandments & a full dairy dinner-with cheesecake and ice cream!
Thursday May 9 at 12:00 PM Yizkor service
The Holiday of Shavuot commemorates the giving of the Torah. Every year on Shavuot we read the Ten Commandments in shul and reaccept the Torah once again.
We ask all men, women and children (even little babies) to come, as One Nation with One Heart, to come this Wednesday, June 8 at 6:00 PM to the Chabad Ct to hear a special (quick) reading of the Ten Commandments, followed by a delicious hot dairy buffet and a special children’s activities followed by a delicious ice cream party (pick your own flavor and toppings!)
We were all there then! Let’s all be there now!
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011 6:00 PM
SPECAIL READING OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
6:15 PM DAIRY BUFFET (cheesecakes, lasagna, eggplant parmesan, slalds and blintzes)
SPECIAL PROGRAM AND ACTIVITY FOR CHILDREN
led led by our terrific youth leaders Rabbi Gershon and Simmie Selinger followed by a delicious ice cream party! All Welcome! No charge!
Children play a special role on Shavuot as the Jewish People offered their children as guarrantors to G-d that they would accept the Torah and transmit it to future generations! So please make sure to come and bring the whole family!
Tuesday Evening, the first night of Shavuot, it is customary to stay up at night and study Torah in anticipation of receiving the Torah.
Join us for all night learning of Torah of any topic of your choice. You can come for an hour, half an hour or stay as long as you want! Refreshment and drinks will be served. Thelearning will take place at the Rabbi’s home at 36 Pleasant Ridge Dr, P’ok (corner Cora Lane) from 11:00 PM and on.
Thursday Morning, June 9 (Second Day Shavuot)
Special Holiday Services at the Chabad Center at 10:00 AM, Yizkor at 12:00 PM.
Services will be followed by Kiddush.
Other Upcoming Events:
Sunday, June 5 – a special trip is being planned to the Jewish Children’s Museum in Brooklyn followerd by a trip to a kosher Pizza shop (or deli) and Jewish book store. The cost for the Museum group rate is app. $8 (food is additional) All are welcome to join us for a group trip. If you would like to come please RSVP asap by calling 463-5801 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, June 12 – Graduation Ceremony for Hebrew School children and parents.
Shabbat Services: 10:00 AM followed by a delecious
Kabbalah in Northern Dutchess (class 4) Monday June 6
at 7:30 PM
LETTERS OF LIGHT:
*Explore the mystical and spiritual insights contained in the 22 letters of the Hebrew Alphabet.
* Discover the wisdom inherent in the Aleph Bet and the guidance they provide in all areas of life.
* See these sacred letters in a whole new light.
Red Hook: June 6 7:30 PM at the office of Dr. Leon Krakower, 19 East Market St., Red Hook.
Instructor: Mrs. Hindy Borenstein
Requested donation: $25 for entire course
To register please call Chabad at 463-5801 or e-mail email@example.com.
ETHICS OF FATHERS:
JUDAISM’S TAKE ON ETHICS AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS
HOW JUDAISM TEACHES YOU TO BE A “MENTCH”
The interactive study group will guide us how to intergrate and apply Talmudic teaching on human interpersonal behavior into our daily lives.
When: Thursday evening June 16 at 7:30 PM
Where: Chabad Center, 63 Vassar Rd, Poughkeepsie
Instructor: Rabbi Yacov Borenstein
Please call to register and let us know you will be attending. Call Chabad at 463-5801 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
This Wednesday and Thursday is Shavuot, the Holiday celebrating the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai 3323 years ago. Please join us for a reading of the Ten Commandments followed by an Ice Cream & Cheese Cake dessert buffet. The reading will be taking place, Wednesday, June 8, 6:00 PM at the Chabad Center, 63 Vassar Rd., Poughkeepsie.
On the second day of Shavuot, Thursday, June 9, at 12:00 PM we will have a Yizkor Memorial service, remembering our departed loved ones.