LITCHFIELD — In honor of national breast cancer awareness month, Chabad Lubavitch of Northwest Connecticut will host a Pink Shabbat – an evening focused on raising breast cancer awareness and learning how best to offer support to those affected by the disease.
PINK Shabbat, will be celebrated on Friday at 6 p.m. at the Chabad Community Center, 7 Village Green Dr. in Litchfield.
Chabad of Northwest Connecticut will contribute $5 from every reservation to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure – ISRAEL, which is dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure for breast cancer.
Featured spekers will include survivors from the Chabad of Northwest Community. Rabbi Joseph Eisenbach, of Chabad, said that the event promises to be a spiritual and emotional uplifting evening for survivors, their families and the entire community.
Note that Shabbat dinners are open to the entire family including children. Children will have their own program in a separate room during the lecture and discussion.
Chabad of Northwest Connecticut has been serving the community for 14 years. Their activities include adult education, Hebrew School and Jewish Women’s Circle, Teen clubs, holiday events, services, and much more.
For more information on the Pink Shabbat, and other Chabad of Northwest CT programs, visit www.chabadNW.org or contact Chabad at (860) 567-3609.