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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. 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? Do you know someone who loves Challah? *Loaves of Love* provides Challah to the old and new and everyone in between- free of charge- every single Friday! Read More
  • 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
  • Ckids ClubChabad Youth programs are committed to providing the highest quality range of services and programs to all Jewish youth in the area. Positive Jewish Experiences based in STEAM. Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Nature. See this Years programs!
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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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  • 15 Synagogue Facts Every Jew Should KnowAs some synagogues areslowly reopening, let’s take a lookat this staple of Jewish life. Read More
  • Rabbi Aharon Yaakov Schwei, 85, Beloved Rabbi of Crown HeightsScholar, teacher and member of rabbinic court known for his kindness Read More
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Weekly Magazine
As some synagogues are slowly reopening, let’s take a look at this staple of Jewish life.
In the era of COVID-19, minyanim are being formed in compliance with social-distance guidelines, possibly precluding men from being called to the Torah and standing near the reader. Is it acceptable to recite the blessings on the Torah from afar?
I was overjoyed by the boy’s suggestions and felt moved that one could still have the opportunity to write to the Rebbe today.
This new situation has made me think more of my mortality and to appreciate life, but reading the stories of health-care professionals and hearing about all the death and suffering is taking a toll on even the strongest among us.
The range is huge. From doctors and nurses to liquor shops and computer stores.
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Daily Thought
A student begins as a sponge or as a funnel: Either everything is absorbed, indiscriminately —or everything passes in one ear and out the other. The first job of a teacher, therefore, is to direct the student and tell him, “Focus on this; this is important. Do not focus on this—this is only the background.”