LUBAVITCH OF SCOTLAND
GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR
'Established 50 Years'
Lubavitch of Scotland was one of the First one hundred
Chabad Lubavitch Centers to be opened in the world
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Busy, Busy, Busy at Lubavitch.
Numerous event and programmes planned in honour
Year 51 with Hashem's Help including Shabbos
Dinner this Shabbos evening for 40 people,
below cost price Shabbos dinner for 26 students,
Lunches two days of Rosh Hashona, a Packed
Shul in the Park over yomtov and much more
Last Monday 9 September 30 men
and women packed L'Chaim's Restaurant for two
seperate Lunches for men and women with Chaim
A special presentation was made
to Sora to celebrate our 50 years
in Scotland by
A group of Lubavitch supporters visited the
Provost of East Renfrewshire Council Councillor
Jim Fletcher to
make a formal presentation on behalf of
Lubavitch Scotland and the Glasgow Jewish
community to celebrate the
forthcoming festival of Rosh Hashona and the
Jewish New Year. Rabbi Jacobs blew the Shofar
and explained that
Rosh Hashona is a day of Judgement not just for
the Jewish people but for all mankind.
Rabbi Jacobs and all assembled wished the
Provost, the councillors and all citizens of
East Ren a happy New Year
that they should all enjoy a year of good health and prosperity for the
year ahead. Persons present and on photo were
Rabbi Chaim Jacobs
Rabbi Yossi Jacobs Sholom Jacobs Dr Steven Kayne Dr Bernard Groden
Mr Monty Cowen Mr Irving Remocker
Visit the Provost (the Mayor) of East
Renrewshire Before Rosh Hashona
Events Over the Next Few Weeks
Activities Will or Have Included:
There were shul services, Cheese
Cake and Blintzes Kiddushim,
Ice Cream parties and communal
readings of the Ten Commandments
and community meals held during Shavuous
In order to involve as many people as possible
observing this very important Festival
Pesach News 2019
On the first night of Pesach 45 people packed the home of Chaim
and Sora for the annual fantastic Lubavitch Communal Seder.
As usual in order to enable everyone to fulfil the Mitzvos of the Seder
including drinking the four cups of wine and eating the Matza and
bitter herbs which have to be done after nightfall, the meal was served
first and the actual Seder ceremony started after nightfall around 9.30pm
and ended almost at midnight.
On the last day of Pesach 30 people gathered to celebrate the
'Meal of Moshiach' at the close of the festival.
Lubavitch helped many people have a meaningful Pesach this year.
Next Year May we celebrate in Yerusholyim!
Purim Events 5779- March 2019
50 people attended Lubavitch-Shul in the Park Purim Evening Megilah
Reading and Hot snack Reception
25 people attended Lubavitch-Shul in the Park Purim Megilah
Reading and shacharis service
100 are attended the Lubavitch Annual Purim Dinner and Concert.
This Purim marks 50 years of Lubavitch Purim celebrations in
Glasgow Scotland Boruch Hashem
January-February Cold Weather Spell
During the current very cold winter weather we have been distributing
several hundred tubs of Soups to the elderly and housebound
in the community. Sponsors are always welcome.
To Enable the community to Eat Kosher ALWAYS
we run Scotland's Only Shomer Shabbos Glatt
and Catering Service.
This enables hundreds of the local Community,
Business people and Tourists to Eat Kosher
Meals on Wheels for the Elderly and the
We Run Numerous Shabbos Dinners, Sedorim,
Yom Tov Meals
and Learning Classes and Social Events
We Run Shul in the Park
Scotland's Only Shabbos and Weekday Explanatory
Service run by Founder Rabbi Mendel Jacobs
Contact him on
07966 303 292
SHABBOS DINNER 11/1/19
50 people attended our Shabbos Dinner at our Chabad Center Restaurant L'Chaim's
A great evening was enjoyed by everyone.
Ten men gathered at Lubavitch-Sora's Cafe for a Lunch and Learn Session with Chaim.
Besides enjoying tasty good quality food a talk and discussion
went on for 30 minutes discussing Tubeshevat, the seven species
of fruit and grains of Israel, Tefillin, and more. Next
Lunch and Learn
for men will be held on Wednesday 13 February. Please Pre Book.
Coming shortly an
at Sora's Cafe on Weds 20 February
40 people packed L'Chaim's Restaurant last night for a Lubavitch
Tubeshevat Celebration Supper and Quiz.
Catering was organised by Sora Jacobs and the Question master and
chairman for the evening was Steven Kayne.
Steven asked many interesting and infomative questions
and great fun was had by all.
During the evening Chaim explained about Tubeshevat and
also explained the answers to some of the questions
Final Quiz winners were David Samuels and Carolyn Miller who both
won a voucher to be used at any L'Chaim's event over the next three months.
40 people packed L'Chaim's Restaurant for Shabbos
dinner this past Friday evening.
The guests enjoyed a four course meal plus tea,
coffee, chocolates and Dinner Wine.
A Great Night was enjoyed by all attending.
Next Lubavitch Shabbos dinner will be held on Friday 1st February.
Very Limited Places available
Special thanks to our son
Sholom for sponsoring the Chanukah Menorah outside
RBS in Giffnock and for the Electric Banner opposite Lidl in Giffnock.
For sure everyone knew it was Chanukah and how many candles to light each night.
The children in the community received Chanukah kids mags with Chanukah Gelt
and Chocolate coins. The community received Chanukah Guides in the post.
Afternoon teas were also held for members of the community
45 Men and women crammed into L'Chaim's Restaurant and the Glasgow Lubavitch Centre
on Monday for two seperate Pre Chanukah Lunch and Learn Events.
Event is the Brain Wave of Sora Jacobs who has been running these events for years.
Now Chaim Jacobs also gathered a crowd for his event too.
Besides enjoying a lavish lunch at a discounted price all attendees enjoyed Chanukah
Donuts and inspirational words of Torah about Chanukah miracles, wonders and stories of the past.
Promoting the Tefillin Campaign
35 people gathered at L'Chaim's Restaurant and
the Glasgow Lubavitch Centre
this past Sunday for a Lunch to celebrate the
49th Anniversary of Lubavitch in Scotland.
The program included the signing of the Book
Secret of Chabad written by California
Chabad shliach Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie.
Highlights of the afternoon were enjoying a
wonderful lunch catered by L'Chaim's
and an inspiring talk by Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie
who explained the background of how the
Chabad shluchim of the
Lubavitcher Rebbe operate throughout the world,
and the contribution they
play in building Jewish communities througout
the world and how they connect with every
Jew regardless of religious or financial
During the lunch all male guests put on Tefillin
in memory of those
killed in the Pittsburgh massacre this past
One of the 10 Mitzvah Campaigns of the
is to encourage people to keep / eat
Lubavitch in Scotland have a Kosher Restaurant,
Cafe and Catering facility.
Through this we are able to always offer people
kosher food and functions
at reasonable prices
We also offer Budget Food
for the elderly and housebound at reasonable
Nobody should not eat kosher due to finance!
Why We Should
Always Use Kosher Catering
Monday 3 September
Busy day for the energetic
Sora Jacobs who
hosted a wonderful ladies Lunch and Learn in
today for almost 40 ladies. All enjoyed the
wonderful cuisine of Chefs Alistair and Peter.
Menu was a taste of Rosh hashona with Zimmes,
saltbeef and latke.
Plus cake fruit and hot drinks.
During the talk Sora urged the audience to
undertake additional Mitzvos and good deeds in
honour of Rosh Hashona and the New Year ahead.
Part of her message below One small act which
observance of Kashrut, Shabbat, the festivals
even that small act does not go a miss and that
is what Rosh Hashanah is therefore.
So as I come to the end of my talk I would like
each of us to think of two Mitzvois we will take
on to improve ourselves in the coming year.
One mitzvah between us and our friends, maybe to
forgive their wrong doing, offer a lonely person
friendship, help someone in need.
And also a mitzvah between us and Hashem such as
lighting our Shabbos and yomtov on time not
later, be more careful about
the kashrus of the food we buy and eat, or maybe
stop using our mobile phone on Shabbos and yom
Thursday 6 September
To enable the Community to fulfil the Mitzvah of wearing
KOSHER Tefillin and placing Kosher
Mezuzahs on their doors Lubavitch brought to Glasgow Sofer Rabbi Yitzchak Schreibhant, courtesy of Sholom Jacobs.
It was a
service offered and will be repeated later in the year.
Anyone wishing to have their Tefillin or Mezuzahs checked please be in touch 638 6116.
Writing of the Tefillin and Mezuzahs often fades which then invalidates the items.
We all need Hashem's promise of long life and good health
for oneself and the family so book Your Tefillin and Mezuzah
as soon as possible.
This blessing comes about thru fixing Kosher Mezuzahs on all doors and wearing
daily at least while saying the first two lines of the Shema.
Hear Sora Speak on the
Fantastic Lubavitch Purim Event Held in Glasgow
Despite the very challenging weather last week
Lubavitch managed to arrange the weather,
and run a very well attended Purim Dinner and
Concert with 120 people seated on the night.
Lubavitch offered transport for those unable to
make their way themselves.
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The evening consisted of a three course Buffet
Meat and Chicken meal, plus tea, coffee, wine
and plenty of whisky.Although the band was unable to fly in from London due to Easy Jet cancelling all flights.
Sholom Jacobs single handed organised
alternative entertainment for the evening with
much music, singing and dancing,
a magician and a photo booth. There was
fun for everyone. The meal was organised by Sora
her usual professional way. It was a great
social success with nobody leaving for home
early. People arrived at 5pm
and left around 9.30pm Through the financial
sponsorship of the event by Sholom and Pessy
the Glasgow community enjoyed a top notch event
at a price everyone could afford.
Next Lubavitch event will be the Lubavitch
Communal Seder held at Macabi on first night of
A few places are still available.
At all Lubavitch events NOBODY is ever turned
away from any event due to finance.
L'Chaim's Restaurant was open as usual both this
Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.
Because no kosher meat and chicken supplies came
up from England this past week,
L'Chaim's Restaurant in Glasgow is selling
Kosher meat and chicken to the community.
Video of Purim Concert
2015 Click Here
past Monday Lubavitch of Scotland to celebrate
66 years since HM the Queen
became Queen of the UK and the Commonwealth
Guest speaker was Edward Green former Royal
Jeweller and chairman was Close
friend and supporter Steven Kayne.
consisted of sandwiches and cakes fitting for a
catererd by L'Chaim's Restaurant and organised
by Sora Jacobs
Toast to the Queen was
given by Rabbi Chaim Jacobs and presentations
were made to Edward and Steven in
of their efforts and support of
Lubavitch in Scotland
celebrated several events over the Chanukah week
which included a Chanukah Supper, A senior Citizens tea, and a
Shul in the Park event attended by 80 people at L'Chaim's