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  • Welcome!Chabad of Encinitas is now open to serve the Jewish communities of Leucadia and Encinitas. Click here to meet the Rabbi and his family.
    Need a place to eat on Shabbat? Where to find Kosher food? Where to stay? Looking for a place to pray? We can help you with all your Jewish needs.
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  • Hebrew SchoolChabad Hebrew School offers a friendly and stimulating environment, where children can embrace their Jewish roots and gain a true sense of Jewish pride. Read More
  • Coronavirus Resources & InspirationThe number of people around the world impacted by coronavirus is increasing. Is there something we can do about it?
  • Loaves Of LoveMake your own homemade Challah and discover the beauty of our tradition connecting the generations... Bring a friend, sister, mother or daughter to celebrate this most powerful mitzvah entrusted to women!
    Do you love Challah?
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    *Loaves of Love* provides Challah to the old and new and everyone in between- free of charge- every single Friday!
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  • Have a Sweet New Year!From our family to yours: Wishing you a happy & healthy sweet new year!
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Under the direction of Rabbi Elia and his wife Chaya, Chabad of Encinitas, founded in 2016 offers youth programs, adult education courses, community holiday celebrations and many more community services.
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  • The Trickle-Down EffectWho is pulling your soul with thick cords of love? Read More
  • Why Is the Torah Read at Shabbat Minchah?Ezra also instituted that there be an additional communal reading every Shabbat during the... Read More
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Ezra also instituted that there be an additional communal reading every Shabbat during the afternoon Minchah service. Here's why . . .
Last week, I bought a tomato sauce that I thought was kosher. I always buy this brand, but this time it seems I chose a different flavor than usual. After cooking with it and feeding my family, I read the ingredients, and to my horror, the sauce wasn’t kosher!
“Rosh Chodesh” marks the start of a new lunar month. Learn more about it here.
Over the years, my feline friends have taught me much more than I’ve ever taught them.
How can it be that mere theft brought a much worse punishment than open rebellion against G‑d?
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Daily Thought
It is a love more fierce than death…its coals burn with the fire of a divine flame. The mightiest oceans are incapable of extinguishing this love, and rivers cannot wash it away. —Song of Songs 8:6–7. Deep within the human soul burns an intense love, a yearning to reunite with the Infinite Light from which it emerged. The flood of...