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In a Nutshell: The UNH & Seacoast Chabad Jewish Center is a Home for Jewish Celebration and a Center for Jewish Education adjacent to UNH and the Seacoast of New Hampshire. Founding Principles UNH & Seacoast Chabad Jewish Center is founded on the principle that while Jews embrace many levels of observance in their personal lives, there should be a place for all Jews with no labels or no affiliations. They develop a sense of community and enhance the experience of being Jewish. We have successfully catered to hundreds of students and families from all backgrounds, offering Jewish educational programming in an accepting and innovative setting where all feel welcome. Our goal is to create a positive Jewish experience for everyone as they strengthen their ties to the Jewish community. UNH & Seacoast Chabad Jewish Center is a place where every Jewish Student/Person is welcome - regardless of affiliation or level of knowledge. Our sole purpose is to create a warm welcoming environment to explore and experience our heritage in a non-judgmental and inviting atmosphere.
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Learning & Inspiration
  • Why Do We Fast on Yom Kippur?What is Yom Kippur all about? Unpack layers of meaning embedded in the requirement that we neither... Read More
  • A Heartfelt CryThere are many details and rituals connected to the various obligations of a Jew. Even when it... Read More
  • Why Would an Atheist Pray?Perhaps atheists and believers have more in common than they imagine. Read More
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  • 9 Yom Kippur Myths and MisconceptionsHere’s your chance to rethink some things that “everyone knows” about the holy day. Read More
  • Yussie's Yom Kippur Prayer"G‑d, I am sorry," Yussie began. "I want to go inside to pray, but I haven't eaten anything for a... Read More
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Daily Thought
Yom Kippur is described in many ways. One very poignant description is that it is “once in a year.” You see, the human soul is also described in many ways, with five different names, each describing a deeper level of her being. The fifth, deepest level is called yechidah, which means “one and unique.” Yechidah is the soul as she is fused and one with her Creator, so that the two are an inseparable whole. Yom Kippur is the day that the essential bond of yechidah shines within the time and space in our world. Meaning that once in a year, the One Above unites...
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