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About Chabad of Tidewater
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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People imagine that since G‑d is not physical, therefore He must be in heaven. But the heavens—and all things spiritual—are just as much creations as the earth. Less dissonant, more harmonious, more lucid—but finite realms nonetheless. G‑d is not found in a place because it is big enough to contain Him or so magnificent that He belongs there. G‑d is found in whatever place He desires. And where does He desire most to be found? In the work of our hands, repairing His world. The heavens are filled with spiritual light. In the work of our hands dwells G‑d Himself...