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  • Yom KefAnnouncing Yom Kef, an exciting new program for families with young children!

    Join Chabad once a month for an afternoon of fun and friendship.
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  • High HolidaysCelebrate the High Holidays among friends and connect with your inner self. Services will be interspersed with explanations and page guidance. In short, you will feel at home. Wishing you and yours a very happy and sweet new year!

    Rosh Hashanah - (Eve of Sept. 6th) , Sept. 7th & 8th / Yom Kippur - Eve of Sept. 15/ Sept. 16th
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  • Shabbat ServicesJoin our meaningful, joyful and uplifting Shabbat morning service. More Info
  • ClassesYou will walk away surprised, inspired, and knowing more about who we are as Jews, and who you are as an individual More Info
  • Shabbat DinnerJoin us for our weekly Shabbat Dinners. Meet fellow students & grads, schmooze with the rabbi, & make yourself at home! More Info
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Chabad at Duke/UNC and Chabad of Durham/Chapel Hill opened its doors in 2002 with the goal to create a place where all Jews can feel at home. Regardless of your affiliation or observance, at Chabad you will find a non-judgmental atmosphere, where being Jewish is fun.

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Upcoming Holiday
Sep. 6 - Sep. 8
Daily Thought
So it will be, on the heels of you listening to these judgments of Mine and doing them…that G‑d will love you, bless you, increase your numbers, bless the fruits of your womb and the fruits of your land, your grain, your wine, and your oil, the offspring of your animals and your wealth of sheep… (Deut. 7:12-13) All mitzvahs can be distributed over a wide spectrum between two poles: There are mitzvahs that we judge to be of practical utility, such as the prohibitions against theft and violence. Torah calls these mishpatim —judgments —because they engage the discretionary judgment of our minds and hearts. And then there are mitzvahs whose reasoning is entirely beyond us, even contradictory to our...