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Celebrating Chabad of Japan 22nd anniversary

Celebrating Chabad of Japan 22nd anniversary

This Hanukkah eve, 22 years ago, Rabbi Edery and his wife Efrat landed in Narita airport with 40,000 Yen, in their pockets. The miracles of Hanukkah in Japan started from then. They established the first Chabad House in Japan, organizing programs, classes, kosher slaughtering, Jewish Holidays, events, and relief for people in need. 22 years of spreading light and acts of goodness and kindness to every human being. In 2015, they established Chabad of Kyoto.  This Hanukkah was an incredible…

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Jewish Education System! :How to raise independent child

Jewish Education System! :How to raise independent child

What is the secret to success of the Jewish education? This is one of the top five questions we get asked. There are several reasons.System of learning from young age is with a lot of review, repetition and study by heart. Students are taught from a young age the different parts of Torah according to their level. As they get older they learn on a deeper level and the classical ”pair learning” system is practiced.In junior high school, they learn…

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Chanukah starts from evening of November 28th (כסליו)!!

Chanukah starts from evening of November 28th (כסליו)!!

This year, Chanukah starts from the evening of November 28th! We are providing Happy Chanukah Set -Chanukah to Go! (Box includes Menorah and Candle), for people who hopes to have before the coming Chanukah. Feel free to contact us from our e-mail! Also in the first evening of Chanukah, Japanese visitors are welcome and donut, tea, coffee, wine and many other delicious food will be provided!! For kids, Dreidel is also available! If you are visiting Chabad House of Tokyo…

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Join us Yom Kippur 5782 with Chabad Tokyo

Join us Yom Kippur 5782 with Chabad Tokyo

Tomorrow, Wednesday evening, September 15 will begin Yom Kippur. The day that the deepest and purest part of our neshama is revealed. The day of eternal forgiveness, when one stands before the Creator, as an angel. We pray and wish that each of you will be sealed in the book of life for a good and sweet year. May it be a year of revealed good in every aspect of your life. From Corona(COVID-19), we will have the Crown of…

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Jewish Burial in Japan

Jewish Burial in Japan

Cremation in Japan is common in Japan. It wasn’t so before World war Two, people were buried. As a matter of fact, the emperor’s family do not cremate to this day.  Jewish tradition prohibits cremation, since we come from earth and are destined to return to earth. The body is considered sacred as it is a loyal partner to the soul doing good deeds while it is in this physical world. Our body is given to us as a collateral…

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