Congregation Chabad is a family-oriented synagogue consisting of
approximately 250 'membership units' of diverse backgrounds,
including students, townspeople and recent immigrants. Services are
conducted year-round in conformance with traditional Jewish law and
practice. Prayer books are also available in English and Russian.
The Congregations strives to provide a place where life cycle events
can be both celebrated and commemorated in a traditional manner.
Chabad offers rabbinical advice, including information on koshering
homes; a place for the provision of religious articles, at or below
cost; furnished rooms, for students and visitors; Shabbat and holiday
hospitality; meals; counseling; and group or individual classes (See
Chabad House facilities and programs are open to all Jews in the Ann
Arbor community. Students and visitors alike appreciate the
home-away-from-home atmosphere of Chabad.
Our congregants play an active role in the local Jewish community.
Holiday highlights from the past year include shofar making at the
JCC's ‘Apples and Honey’ event, the distribution of hundreds of shalach
manot (gift) baskets for Purim, a Chanukah program and a Passover
matzah bakery, in which more than 300 children participated.
Kabbalat Shabbat (Friday evening service)
the U of M academic school year and at 7:30 p.m. during the summer months
(May through August).
morning services begin at 9:45 a.m.
Shabbat Afternoon services half hour before sunset for time
Daily services, held in
conjunction with the Hillel Orthodox Minyan, start at 7:30 a.m.
during the week and at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning services are held at
Sunday, Thursday and Friday morning
services take place at the Chabad House.
A mikvah is located on the premises of Chabad. (See
A Jewish Women's Circle, that provides a place to explore the
Jewish Women's Circle
A preschool aleph-bet class meets at Chabad House. For more