Raffle 2017 - Community Support
Video by Mike Rosenthal

Leadership Defined - From the Torah portion of Shemot


Ever feel stuck?

How to Thanksgiving year-round

Live from Ukraine! Inspiring talk and what you can do to help.

So what is the 19th of Kislev all about? Rabbi Dovi tells us about it
(with some help from his family…:) @cteenln

Regards from the International Conference of Chabad Rabbis

The Torah Portion of Lech Lecha - G‑d’s Challenge to Be True to Yourself

Holiday Preps in Full Gear!

Our coast-to-coast farbrengen in honor of the 18th of Elul

‘’Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.’’
An empowering message from the Torah portion of Shlach.

An Evening of Solidarity & Prayer for our Brethren Under Attack in the Holy Land

From Altar Boy To Chabad Rabbi
A young man’s journey to discover his Jewish roots

Completing the process of freedom from our internal Egypt

Cross country intergenerational farbrengen in honor of the Rebbe’s birthday!
Ours sons, Rabbis Paltiel, Rivkin, & Deitsch Jr. share their perspectives and insights
of what the Rebbe means to them, and how to strengthen their connection to him.

Today is the Rebbe’s birthday!
Please join me in gifting the Rebbe by doing something extra in honor of this special day.


Prepping for Passover - Everything you need to know to master the Seder

Defining the Real Story of Your Life

How is the Purim story relevant today?

The miracle created by our brokenness & imperfections

There’s another Rabbi in the house!
Congratulations Rabbi Dovi for receiving your rabbinic ordination


The Kabbalah of 2021 - Ancient Wisdom for New Age Turbulence. 

International Holocaust Remembrance Day - Many painful & unanswerable questions remain.
The Torah portion provides comfort and perspective.


What compelled Yitro to sacrifice a life of honor to join the Jewish people in a barren wilderness?

Farbrengen in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Rebbe’s leadership

The Torah’s introduction to Moses teaches us the true definition of leadership

Joseph’s rise to prominence and the powerful message it carries for us all!
Pain vs Suffering - An important distinction as we navigate these challenging times.


The kindling of the second Chanukah flame followed by Shabbat candles.

First night of Chanukah at city hall & special presentation, Beyond the Flame.

Hebrew School Chanukah Fun!

Chabad Hebrew School children get busy in the kitchen with some Chanukah favorites!

Live from Istanbul

Cross-country farbrengen celebrating the 19th of Kislev - known as the 'Rosh Hashana of Chassidism'



Harnessing the power of our mistakes

It’s all part of the process of finding our way to the truth

The Birth of Judaism - how did it all begin?

The Last Day of Sukkot

Sukkah on Wheels

JWC of Laguna Niguel & Mission Viejo present Rising - Recipes for Challah & Life


Hebrew School Drive Thru engages, educates, and entertains - all without leaving your car!

A Rosh Hashanah Cross Country Discussion with Three Friends

The Kosher Cop shares his story with our Community

From Rapper to Rabbi... Rabbi Motti Flikshtein Shares his Incredible Journey

In conversation with my brother-in-law, Rabbi Moshe Rapoport

Ari Schonbrun’s Heroic 9/11 Story of Survival

Tisha B'Av Film and the reading of Eicha


Esther Sterling shares her extraordinary story of survival
Our very own Esther Sterling shares her extraordinary story of survival during the Holocaust, and the many subsequent challenges that she endured. Esther’s tremendous strength and optimism continues to inspire all those who come in contact with her.

The Nine Days & the Story of the Baal Shem Tov’s Soul

Two Approaches to Education - from an episode in this week's Torah portion 


My Rebbe Story - Setting the tone of our Shlichus in CA 

 Pre-Shabbat Greeting

The Key to our Individual Journey 

Pre-Shabbat Zoom Greeting

Judaism at Home - 5th & final class by Dovi 


The Holiday of Shavuot - the Culmination of Passover 

Pre-Shabbos Zoom Greeting


Judaism at Home - Lesson 4


Our Pre-Shabbat Zoom Chat

Message from the Laguna Niguel Regional Park


The farmer & the princess

Judaism at Home with Dovi - Lesson 3


Aaron Ticatch recites a Torah verse at The Biggest Parade

Pre Shabbat Message from the Rebbetzin

Pesach Sheni - The 2nd Passover 


Judaism at Home by Dovi Paltiel - Lesson 2 


An inspiring insight from the Torah portion of Kedoshim 


Judaism at Home by Dovi Paltiel, lesson 1


Pre-Shabbat Message by Kreinie


Making Yizkor Meaningful at Home


A Message of Inspiration for Solo Seder-makers


Pre-Shabbat Call with a message from Kreinie

Some thoughts on the meaning of Passover and the Seder
Miracles in the month of Nissan


Coronavirus Musings from the Paltiel home