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September 5, 2010
he Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Merrick has a little something for everyone in the Jewish community. Now, they've added a little something extra for Jewish teens.

Chabad has launched a chapter of their teen network, C-Teen, in our area. A kickoff event was held at Baseball Plus in Freeport on Thursday as teens met, mingled, and even managed a few swings in the batting cage.
September 9, 2010
While some teens mingled over light snacks, others showed off their basketball skills, and still others took part in a raucous game of dodgeball at the kickoff for the Bellmore-Merrick chapter of CTeen last Thursday.
March 2, 2010
Where can you paint your own maracas, chow down on tacos and fajitas, parade around in costumes and hear music from a live five-member Mariachi band?

If you guessed a Cinco De Mayo celebration, try again.

Those events were actually all part of a Mexican Purim Fiesta put on Sunday by the Merrick-based Chabad Center for Jewish Life.
April 27, 2010
The house on Seneca Gate is unassuming. From the outside, there's really nothing that makes it different from any other home in Merrick.

On the inside though, is the epicenter of Merrick's Jewish community, a thriving array of programs and classes, serving all Jews in southeast Nassau with unconditional love, allowing them to experience all the treasures of Jewish heritage. A membership in the thousands, strong and growing.
December 6, 2010
Rabbi Shimon Kramer, of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life, spoke of the significance of the event being held on the fifth night of Chanukah. 

"The fifth night of Chanukah represents a special theme," said Kramer, who had already helped light two menorahs earlier in the day...
December 6, 2010
The Chabad Center for Jewish Life held its annual Chanukah Wonderland Sunday afternoon, culminating with the lighting of a massive jelly bean menorah.

Children painted wooden dreidels, decorated doughnuts and made Chanukah sand art....
December 2010
Newsday photo of Rabbi Shimon Kramer and Nassa County Excutive Edward Mangano lighting the Menorah as seen on
December 8, 2010
Danielle Dukofsky, 5, added jelly beans to the giant candy menorah as her mom, Melissa, looked on at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life’s Chanukah Wonderland. Helping with the ladder was Jonathan Boxer....
December 9, 2010
TODAY marks the last of the eight days of Chanukah. An annual tradition in Merrick is the Chanukah Wonderland held at the Merrick Road Park Golf Course....


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