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Shabbat - High Holidays with religious family

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Shabbat - High Holidays with religious family

Hello -

Who would I contact to be connected to a religious family to spend Shabbat - Yom Kippur - Sukkot with?

Thanks.

Eva

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1. Re: Shabbat - High Holidays with religious family

Orthodox ? Conservative ? Reform ?

Single ? Married ? Children ?

Jerusalem ? Tel-Aviv ? Other ?

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We are looking for an orthodox family.

Married Couple - no children.

We are conservation/modern orthodox and attend Chabad.

Jerusalem!

Thanks!

Eva

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3. Re: Shabbat - High Holidays with religious family

Why don't you contact Chabad in Israel ?

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We were trying to find websites for the Chabad in Jerusalem and was unsuccessful. They had information - but not websites.

We were also looking for other religious families that opened up their homes.

If you have any ideas how to find this - please answer!

Thanks,

Eva

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5. Re: Shabbat - High Holidays with religious family

There are all kinds of websites for Chabad.....

Try calling Chabad of Rechavia. 972-52-73-18-777

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If you're willing to play things by ear, my daughter tells me that if you go to the Wall on Friday evening, there is someone matching people up with hosts for dinner.

Also, I don't know if this synagogue would suit you or not, but it was mentioned to us when we were visiting, and they do offer hospitality.

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Contact your local Chabad organization. They should be able to place you or at least recommend families that speak English and are open to having others join them. Are you hoping to stay with this family for the duration of the holidays? If so, that would be a completely different thing and I think it would be asking a lot. If not,would you want to attend services with them, break fast for Yom Kippur and eat in their Sukkah (they would prepare the meal or you)? Also, are you looking strictly for home hospitality or are you willing to pay to cover costs and then some? I think you have to be very specific about your expectations.

As far as the Wall is concerned, you may get offered a place for Shabbat dinner but often families are looking for single students to join them...and if there are a lot of people that day and you don't get an invitation, then it will be tough for Shabbat dinner that night....you should plan this ahead.

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Send me a PM and I will try to help you with this.

Chana

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