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Established in 1979 Chabad of Tidewater has continuously served the needs of the Jewish communities of Southeastern Virginia. Chabad of Tidewater strives to share Judaism with Jews from all walks of life. Chabad of Tidewater follows the mission of the worldwide Chabad movement, which is to expose Jewish people worldwide to the many gifts Judaism has to offer. Through innovative programs and a variety of classes Chabad of Tidewater has something to offer all Jews in the Tidewater area.
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Rabbi Alexandri said, “Master of the Universe! It’s obvious to You that we want to do what You want done. So what is holding us back? The yeast in the dough!” (Talmud, Berachot 17a) What is so terrible about chametz, that once a year, for the Festival of Freedom, we must search, burn and destroy any trace of it in our possession? Because yeast makes a little dough into a big loaf of hot air. And that pretty much describes the fundamental gameplay of all that imprisons you. It's like the yeast that takes your healthy need to earn an honest living and blows it up into a desperate need for recognition and yet more recognition. Or like the...