“This Is The Day” – less than 48 hours to go!

Chabad Lubavitch of Mid-Hudson Valley Newsletter

October 7, 2011

A word from the Rabbi
Dear Friends,

With less then 48 hours to go, we are now standing towards the conclusion of the Ten Days of Teshuva-Repentance – and are approaching the holiest day of the year – Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.


Yom Kippur is the day on which we encounter, and come face to face with our soul on the deepest level. It is a day on which the essence of the Jewish Soul (that which makes a Jew Jewish) surfaces and the essential unbreakable bond between the Jew and G-d is most revealed.
It is the one (and only) day on which, in Temple times, the High Priest entered the Holy of Holies.
It is the day on which a Jew enters the “Holy of Holies” of his/her Soul, revealing the quintessential spark of his or her Jewishness that can never be severed.
No matter what we have or have not done, we are G-d’s children, and thus, G-d Almighty, in His infinite love for us, gives us this special day of Divine Foregiveness and Atonement. We are given the chance to wipe the slate “clean” and start all over again.
We are told that Yom Kippur atones for sins between Man and G-d, if we sincerely regret them and resolve to be better.
However, sins between Man and Man, Yom Kippur only atones if we seek foregiveness from our fellow man.
It is appropriate at this time, as we seek G-d’s foregiveness, that we also seek forgiveness from  those we may have wronged.
We thus ask foregiveness from anyone of you that we may have offended or hurt.


Please accept our warmest wishes that you and yours and all the People of Israel be inscribed and sealed for a good year, a year of light and joy, peace and prosperity, good health and happy tidings.


May G-d Almighty fulfill all our hopes and prayers and may this year bring true redemption to the entire world.


Wishing you all an easy fast.
With heartfelt wishes,


Rabbi Yacov and Hindy Borenstein and family.
Chabad Lubavitch of Mid Hudson Valley
We invite anyone to join us for Yom Kippur Services, on the Front Lawn of the Chabad Lubavitch Center (large all weather tent provided) located at 63 Vassar Rd., Poughkeepsie. 


All Welcome!
No membership or affiliation necessary
    • Warm and welcoming atmosphere
    • Traditional Services with contemporary messages
    • Hebrew-English prayerbooks provided
    • Babysitting will be provided for evening and day Services



Age appropriate prayers, songs and stories, fun and games, refreshments and prizes.
YOM KIPPUR Eve: Friday October 7
Candle Lighting Ceremony 6:10 PM

Kol Nidrei 6:15 PM sharp!

Yom Kippur day: Saturday October 8
Morning Services 10:00 AM
Interactive Childrens’ Service 11:00 AM

(Memorial Service) 12:00 PM followed by Musaf
Mincha: 5:00 PM 
Ne’ilah (Closing Prayer) 6:00 PM
Final Shofar blast 7:07 PM followed by large break-fast buffet.
The Rebbe

To learn more about the Rebbe, click on the picture above.

 Candle Lighting Times

 Poughkeepsie, NY   
Shabbat Candles

Yom Kippur

Friday, October 7


Light Candles at
6:10 PM 

Yom Kippur & Shabbat ends

7:07 PM
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