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Chabad is built upon the principle of Ahavat Yisroel – an unconditional love and concern for every Jew – regardless of background or affiliation. Chabad is focused on giving every Jew the opportunity to experience their Jewish heritage through an array of innovative programs and classes. Through promoting Jewish knowledge, awareness and practice, Chabad’s aim is to strengthen Jewish identity and to provide a home away from home for Jewish students at UMBC
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Learning & Inspiration
  • What You Need to Know About Eating in the SukkahIncluding practical guidance for when it rains Read More
  • Take the Upside-Down Etrog QuizThe question that has flummoxed Jews for generations: Is the etrog upside-down or right-side-up? Read More
  • 13 Facts About the Four Species (Lulav and Etrog) Every Jew Should KnowLearn about this special mitzvah, which is performed every day of Sukkot (besides Shabbat). Read More
  • Is Rain on Sukkot a Bad Omen?The Mishnah analogizes rain on Sukkot to a servant who comes to pour wine for his master, and the... Read More
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Daily Thought
That force that holds electrons in their orbit and planets in theirs, explodes incessantly within the stars above and is the darkness that fills the empty space—that force is a single whole, and it is G‑d. It is not all of G‑d. It is an expression of G‑d. All of it could disappear in a single instant, and for Him nothing would have changed. Where is it that you can find all of G‑d? Wherever He wishes to be...
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