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Chabad of Altoona is a home where everyone is welcome - regardless of affiliation, level of knowledge or observance.
We strive to create a warm, welcoming environment to explore and experience our heritage in a non-judgmental and inviting atmosphere.
We are founded on the principle that, while Jews may embrace many levels of observance in their personal lives, there should be a place for all Jews - no labels, no affiliations - to develop a sense of community, to enhance the experience of being Jewish, to learn and enjoy Judaism.
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  • Individual Teshuvah, With the CommunityTeshuva requires that a person make an honest assessment of his spiritual standing. To do this, it... Read More
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There are times when G‑d shows Himself in all that happens to you. Then there are times when G‑d hides Himself within all that happens to you. But He is always there. It is only that there are times you stand in His light, and other times when you stand in His shadow. And times when you have no light, no shadow. Not any name. Not anything we could describe or know. Just “I.” …and I, I will hide My face...
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