By Dorothy Pehowic
First Person 

Shabbat in the Heights

 

The group from Chabad of North Orlando. Back row l-r: Rabbi Yanky Majesky, Akiva Anderson, Dr. Michael and Ody Zerivitz, Steve Fieldman and Yanrong Feng;  Front row l-r: Mrs. Devorah Leah Dubov, Lisa Holder, Sandra Shoaf, and Dorothy Pehowic.

As a new member with the North Orlando Chabad in Florida with Rabbi Yanky Majesky and his wife Chanshy, I was elated to be invited to attend Shabbat in the Heights that takes place in Crown Heights, New York City, New York for the Hakhel: Year of Gathering. I had no idea what to expect. I have never been to New York City or in a fully Jewish environment. With the months of Shabbos, Women's Studies and JLI courses at Rabbi Majesky's Chabad you would think that it would prepare you for this experience. I can now honestly say, it is a completely different experience but similar at the same time....



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