at Chabad Lubavitch of Maine
Shavuot: May 19th- May 21, 2018
10 commandments& Ice Cream party
Join us for our annual reading of the 10 Commandments and a communal ice cream party!
When: Sunday, May 20th | 5:00 PM
Where: Chabad Lubavitch of Maine
11 Pomeroy Street
A family event - all are welcome! Hope to see you there.
Service Schedule
Tuesday - May 30th
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Evening Service: #:##am
Candle lighting time: #:##pm
Wednesday - May 31st
Morning Services: #:##pm
10 Commandments reading: #:##pm
Ice Cream Party: #:##pm
Evening Services: #:##pm
Candle lighting time: #:##pm
Thursday - June 1st
Morning Services: #:##pm
Yizkor Memorial Service: #:##pm
Evening Services: #:##pm
Yom Tov Ends: #:##pm
Join us for services at 11 Pomeroy street
All Night Learning
Please join us for all-night learning as we delve into many interesting topics including: The Ten Commandments, Tanya, Why we are celebrating this holiday etc..
We hope to see you there!
Plenty of coffee and refreshments!
Holiday Meal
You are cordially invited to join us for a one-of-a-kind dairy holiday meal in honor of Shavuot! Get together with family and friends, and also enjoy delicious hot blintzes, cheesecakes, ice cream and much more.
Men, women and children are invited.
10 Commandments
Sunday, May 20th, approximately 5 pm
Come with your entire family to hear the 10 Commandments read from the Torah, as it was read on Mount Sinai!
Our Sages explain that before G‑d gave the Torah to the Jewish People, He demanded guarantors. The people suggested our forefathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; but these were not sufficient. They cited many other great leaders and people but G‑d did not accept them either! Finally, they declared, \"Our children will be our guarantors!\" G‑d immediately accepted and agreed to give them the Torah.
The Jewish Children were — and still are — the guarantors and transmitters of the Torah. Our commitment to their education has always been the best assurance to the continuity of Torah and Mitzvoth . When G‑d gave the Torah on Mt. Sinai, every Jewish child was present. Let us ensure that our children will be there this year too!
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