Shabbat in the Heights

A spirited Shabbat experience
in the nerve center of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement

Shabbat in the Heights is dedicated in loving memory of David Rock - David Shmuel Ben Zalman Gershon z"l, marking his 10th yahrtzeit on Iyar 14 - Pesach Sheni.

9–11 IYAR 5784 • MAY 17–19, 2024

Crown Heights, Brooklyn

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Crown Heights

Experience a taste of Crown Heights with an insider’s tour of the neighborhood highlighted by a visit to the iconic 770 building, the Rebbe’s Shul and Chabad Central Headquarters. The weekend will be complemented by three gourmet meals daily.

The Ohel

Visit a site revered by hundreds of thousands around the world, a place where heaven and earth intersect, and where prayers are answered and blessings are bestowed. The Ohel, located in Queens, NY is the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

Inspiring Personalities

Enjoy lively and informative lectures by noted educators, and benefit from the opportunity to meet new friends who share your enjoyment of Jewish study.


Crown Heights boasts a variety of wonderful accommodations, designed to enhance your stay! Whether it’s a warm family home, nearby hotel or Airbnb, your Shliach and JLI are happy to assist you in making arrangements that best suit your needs. Please note that hotel and rental fees are not included.




JLI HQ - 832 Eastern Pkwy

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Pre-Shabbat Reception

JCM - 792 Eastern Pkwy

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

The Rebbe’s Shul and Personal Study

Rabbi Simon Jacobson
770 Eastern Parkway

6:00 PM

Candle Lighting

Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy
Mrs. Shaindy Jacobson
Women Only

7:00 PM

Sparks of Wisdom

Insights On Jewish Unity
Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

7:45 PM

Friday Night Services

Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

8:30 PM

Shabbat Dinner

Hosted by various families in Crown Heights

9:00 PM


Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

8:00 AM

Chassidut Group Study

Chassidut Group Study
Let's Talk Tanya
Rabbi Naftali Silberberg
Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

9:00 AM

Shabbat Morning Services

Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy, or at local synagogues

10:00 AM


Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

12:30 PM


Happiness vs. Pleasure
Mrs. Rochel Flikshtein
Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

1:15 PM

Shabbat Lunch

Chairman: Rabbi Chaim Hanoka
Greetings: Mrs. Shirley Shapiro
Keynote: The Heights in Shabbat
Rabbi Raleigh Resnick
Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

2:00 PM


Rabbi Simon Jacobson,
Rabbi Raleigh Resnick,
Rabbi Naftali Silberberg,
Moderated by: Rabbi Chaim Hanoka
Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

3:30 PM


Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

4:30 PM

The Rebbe’s House

1304 President Street

5:00 PM

Visit with Local Personalities

Proceed with the group
following the Rebbe's House
or take some time for yourself
to rest, relax, and rejuvenate

Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky
398 Crown St.
Mrs. Molly Resnick
1359 Carroll St.
Mrs. Bronya Shaffer
711 Montgomery St.

5:15 PM


Women: JCM - 792 Eastern Pkwy
Mrs Shaindy Jacobson

Men: JCM - 792 Eastern Pkwy
Rabbi Yossi Paltiel

7:00 PM

Havdalah & Melave Malka

Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy
Sing-along Havdalah
with Cantor: Rabbi Shmuel Telsner
Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky
Video presentation:
Our Journey:
Rabbi Motti and Rochel Flickstein

9:30 PM


At any local synagogue

7:15 AM


Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

8:30 AM

Sites to Visit

- Crown Heights Hatzalah Tour
- The Rebbe’s Library
- OK Kashrut Center
- Women’s Mikvah Tour
- Kingston Ave, walking tour with JewishBrooklynNYC
(includes: Scribe, Sheitel Salon, Kapota/Hat store and some more stops)
- Jewish Children’s Museum

10:00 AM-11:00

The Significance of Visiting the Rebbe’s Ohel

Video Presentation
Rabbi Yankie Denberg
Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy

11:15 AM

Depart for the Rebbe’s Ohel

Buses will depart from
Oholei Torah - 667 Eastern Pkwy
To-go lunch will be available

1:00 PM

Busses Depart Back to Crown Heights

3:00 PM

If you have any questions about the event, please contact us via the form below or by phone at 718-221-6900.