This week

  • Thought from the Aipac conference
  • Tuesday night class cancelled
  • Shabbat in Uptown- May 27th RSVP Here for dinner
  • Magical Mystical tour- New York July 8th-10th – Details below or here
  • TIC is hiring please email for details

Thoughts from the AIPAC policy conference
Sitting in a hall with 10,000 supporters of Israel is really a special thing. Sitting and listening to the president speak, is a lifetime experience ( though we could do without much of the content of his comments) Thinking about Jewish history and where we are today is mind blowing. But standing together with so many Jews of different backgrounds is just always the coolest thing! We are here with a delegation of about 40 young adults and interacting with so many Jewish people all united in support of Israel just makes me want to scream “am yisroel chai”!
But its not just Jewish people.
I little while back, I was walking through Stanley Korshak and I heard a voice call out ” are you a Rabbi?” I turn around to see an african american sales women , I asked ” how do you know?” And she proceeds to tell me how much she loves the Jewish people. She is an Elder at the Potter House church and wanted to know many things about Judaism. She came over to Chabad some time later with a bunch of questions and even attended a service.  I had mentioned to her that she should get active in the pro Israel community. She said she would love to. It turns out that one of her clients at Stanley Korshak was one of the biggest activists in Aipac. To make a long story short, she is now with us at the conference as we spread the message of cross religious and denominational support of Israel.

Shabbat in Uptown May 27th-  Dinner and lunch

Friday night- Services at 7PM followed by a wonderful intimate gourmet dinner rsvp by Thursday here we only have 35 spots
Sat. Morning Services at 10AM followed by a Kiddush.
Sat. afternoon 7:30PM Ethics of our fathers and Shale’shudes (I bet you, you can’t google that one!)
If you would like to sponsor part of dinner-lunch or anything else. you can do it here

The Magical Mystical Tour- Brooklyn-July 8th-10th.

A young dentist and an army Captain from TX fall in love, they decide to marry in the perfect dream Chassidic wedding dressed in black and white.
Sounds romantic? Sounds like a dream?
Why watch a documentary when you can experience it and be a part of it.
We spend a friday night swaying to the enchanting sounds of melodies 1000 years old, taste the same food that we as a people have tasted for generation. We experience 1000’s swaying in a meditative prayer stance… and on Sat. night we party in Manhattan. Sunday, we pray at a gravesite believed by many to be miraculous. And in the evening we dance our hearts out with the two young Texans who would be graced if you joined them.
Join the Intown Chabad for a memorable weekend trip to the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn NY. Where the thumping heartbeat of Judaism is felt on the very pavement you walk.

Cost: Free- You pay your airfare and what ever restaraunts we go to.
Lodging: At the most upscale Chassidic homes you ever dreamed of.
You must bring: An adventurous spirit and an open mind.
Contact Zvi for more info
You don’t know the bride and groom? Melodie Balarsky and Ben Diamond, would love to have you at their wedding, just as long as you really know how to party!!!!

TIC is hiring
Do you have a passion for young Jewish people? Do you want to work in an incredible environment? The Intown Chabad is hiring executive director/assistant/awesome everything person  Please Email with your resume or to request a job description.

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