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Complimentary “Shabbat In A Bag” This Friday

Complete Shabbat Tableby Jennifer Thomas

While many families had the chance to come together for the Thanksgiving and Hanukkah holidays, the Jewish Community Center of Dallas (The J) has created a unique opportunity for families to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season and spend time together.

On Friday, December 13, The J will distribute 500 complimentary “Shabbat in a Bag” to families of all faiths from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their location at 7900 Northaven Rd. in Dallas. Each bag contains Challah bread, a braided loaf that is part of the Shabbat meal, grape juice (representing wine), candles and a special card with all the blessings recited as Shabbat begins. Bags will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis.    Continue reading

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