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Chabad by the Sea is the S. Cruz center of the worldwide Chabad Lubavitch movement.

Motivated by a profound love for every Jew and spurred by boundless optimism, Chabad sets into motion a dazzling array of programs and services to serve Jews from all walks of life.
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Learning & Inspiration
  • Individual Teshuvah, With the CommunityTeshuva requires that a person make an honest assessment of his spiritual standing. To do this, it... Read More
  • Conviction or Compromise?By standing firmly by our principles and convictions we can move forward in life. Read More
  • How to Paint a Tzedakah BoxWatch an art video showing how to make a beautiful painting of a Tzedakah Pushkah (charity box). Read More
  • The Uplifting Unity of the Hakhel YearHakhel reminds us that wherever Jews are, and however dispersed they may be, each one remains an... Read More
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Daily Thought
There are times when G‑d shows Himself in all that happens to you. Then there are times when G‑d hides Himself within all that happens to you. But He is always there. It is only that there are times you stand in His light, and other times when you stand in His shadow. And times when you have no light, no shadow. Not any name. Not anything we could describe or know. Just “I.” …and I, I will hide My face...
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