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Selichos this Sat. night

Friday, 20 September, 2019 - 12:25 pm

  • It has been a rough week for Houston. I know many of you has lost some property,  including cars in the surprise flooding of Imelda yesterday. I hope you can be made whole and get back to normal as soon as possible.
  • Talking about lost property, KHOU 11 and JHV got on the case to help spread the word about my stolen Texas Tefillin bags. Unfortunately, they have yet to be returned.
  • Many women braved the weather on Wednesday night for a wonderful evening of Torah Study and Culinary Delight, hosted by Aishel House in partnership with all Chabad Centers of Houston Pictures to come!
  • Mazel tov to Maxine & Michael on their wedding! Please join them to wish them a Mazel tov at the "Shabbos  Selichos" Kiddush Sheva Brochos, sponsored by Michael & Maxine in honor of their wedding.
  • The series of  Selichot recited in preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur begin this Saturday night, after midnight. On subsequent days, the custom is to recite the Selichot in the early morning hours, before the morning prayers, each morning up to and including Elul 29, the eve of Rosh Hashanah.
    At Chabad of Uptown we will have selichos on Sat night (Sun. early morning) at 1:15 am (preceded by a farbrengen at 11 pm as accustomed among Chassidim). Please let us know if we can count on you for the Selichos minyan this Sat night at 1:15 am! (Please note that Selichos and Shacharis this week on Monday through Friday will be held at the main Chabad Center at 10900 Fondren Road. See schedule below.)


  • SEPT 22: (AKA Sat. night Sept. 21) Selichot 1:15 am
  • SEPT 25: YJP Social Learning in a Private Home. The Wednesday dinner & class hits the road! Get in gear for the High Holidays at the social learning experience! Class to be hosted at the home of Tslil & Oded Tzur. "Attend" event to receive address in PM.
  • SEPT 29-OCT 1: Rosh Hashana followed by the month of holidays! All the information has been posted to
  • OCT 4: YJP First Fridays Shabbat Dinner 
  • OCT. 8-9:Yom Kippur
  • OCT. 13-20:Sukkot & Dinners Under the Stars
  • OCT. 20-22:Simchat Torah



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Shabbos Selichos Parshas Ki Savo


Friday, September 20
Candle Lighting & MIncha at 7:03 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services at 7:30 pm
RSVP for Shabbat Dinner

Shabbos, September 21
Chassidus at 9:00 am
Services at 10 am
Followed by "Shabbos  Selichos" Kiddush Sheva Brochos sponsored by Michael & Maxine in honor of their wedding
Mincha at 7:00 pm
Ethics of of Fathers, Chapter 3 & 4
Maariv, Havdalla & Shabbos Ends at 7:55 pm
Living Torah Video Program (15 min.)
PreSelichos Farbrengen at 11 pm

Sunday, September 22, Selichos (AKA Sat. night Sept. 21) 1:15 am at Chabad of Uptown

Sunday, Sept. 22 - Shacharis at 8:30 am followed by the real BLT = Bagels, Lox & Tefillin
Mon.-Fri., Sept. 23-27 - Selichos followed by Shacharis at 6:15/6:45 am or 7:30/8:00 am at Chabad at 10900 Fondren Road

Have a good Shabbos!

Rabbi Chaim & Chanie

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