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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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  • 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!
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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
  • 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.

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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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Learning & Inspiration
  • 4 Simple Charoset Recipes Read More
  • 9 Common Myths and Misconceptions About MatzahHow well do you know this food? Read More
  • Why Is the Charoset Sweet?Building Our Nation Read More
  • Recalling Zaydie Joe’s Escape from Russia at Our Passover Seder Read More
Weekly Magazine
Any chametz left undisposed must be sold to a non-Jew. Use this online form to quickly delegate a rabbi to sell your chametz for you.
A quick, one-page overview of the Passover Meal’s steps
A standard Haggadah has all the instructions and guidance necessary to walk through the 15 steps of the Seder like a pro.
How well do you know this food, which has been with us since the dawn of our peoplehood? Here are some of our favorite matzah myths.
The short and simple answer is that another name for matzah is lechem oni—“poor man's bread” or “bread of poverty.”
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Daily Thought
In each one of us there is an Egypt and a Pharaoh and a Moses and Freedom in a Promised Land. And every point in time is an opportunity for another Exodus. Egypt is a place that chains you to who you are, constraining you from growth and change. And Pharaoh is that voice inside that mocks your gambit to escape, saying, “How could you attempt being today something you were not yesterday? Aren’t you good enough just as you are? Don’t you know who you are?” Moses is the liberator, the infinite force deep within, an impetuous and all-powerful drive to break out...