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Inspired by the Lubavitcher Rebbe- Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, Rabbi Shmuli and Mushky Raitman together with their children Mendel, Tzivia, Pinny and Asher have established a Chabad Jewish Center in Danville, CA. Their goal is to strengthen Jewish awareness and pride for the Jewish residents of Danville/S. Ramon, by creating an environment where every person, regardless of background or affiliation, is welcome to explore and experience their heritage in a warm and non-judgmental environment.
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Some mitzvahs are done daily, weekly, or annually. But there are some that happen so seldom that many of us are lucky if we experience them even once or twice over the course of our lives.
Accompanying the deceased to his or her final resting place is a tremendous mitzvah and displays great respect. See how much you know about Jewish funerals with this quiz.
This dates back two millennia to the times of Rabban Gamliel the Elder in the early 1st century.
Abraham appreciated a simple yet sometimes difficult truth: if you want to make something truly yours, you must pay for it.
The Rebbe provides an interpretation of Rashi’s commentary that overturns nearly a thousand years of presumed understanding.
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  • How to Live LifeAll of her years were equal, parallel, identical, even-steven for good? Is this possible? Read More
  • A Dollar, a Story, and the (Re)union of Eliezer and DevorahThe divine providence found in an engagement, a breakup, and a reunion years later in Jerusalem. Read More
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Daily Thought
The life of Sarah was one hundred years and twenty years and seven years, the years of the life of Sarah. (Genesis 23:1) All of them were equally good. (Rashi) In which direction does your life move? To wherever you have placed its arrow. When your arrow points forever backward, always blaming the present on the past and scripting the future accordingly, then there is nothing but accumulated pain. What makes the story worth its struggle? But if your arrow points forward to an unfolding destiny, a grand story of an eternal people and a world approaching its perfection, then every pain becomes the cracking of a shell, every struggle the shedding of a cocoon, as an olive releasing its oil to the press, a seedling breaking its path through rock and soil to reach the sun. What is the pain relative to the promise it holds? And so Sarah looked back after...