• Pesach SederThe Chai Center Family invites you and yours to join us for our Passover Seder. Come share the spirit and the warmth of the Pesach experience in a traditional setting with family, friends and the community.
    The Seders will take place on both nights of Passover.
    Wednesday, April 5 & Thursday April 6
  • Sell your Chametz OnlineSince it is prohibited to possess chametz on Pesach, any chametz left undisposed must be sold to a non-Jew. Fill out our form online and Rabbi Saacks will be your agent.
    Deadline: Sunday, April 2, 2023
    Online Form
  • VIP Israel TripThe Chai Center is going to Israel in style -
    Join us this summer!
    Check out our itinerary & find all of the details you need.
    We can't wait to welcome you!
    Find out more
  • SUMMER CAMP 2023Registration for The Chai Center Summer Camp is now open! Come in for a tour and see our spacious facility and amazing outdoor play area. Flexible half and full day options, serving campers ages 18 months to 2nd Grade.
    July 5-August 18, 2023
    Find Out More!
  • Chai GardensChai Gardens at New Montefiore Cemetery has recently purchased new plots that are available for sale to The Chai Center community. We are taught that pre purchasing a grave is a talisman for long life. Find out more
  • PreschoolWelcome to The Chai Center Preschool! We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for your children. Now open for 2023-24 registration! Find Out More
  • Friendship CircleWelcome to Ariella's NY Friendship Circle! View our Programs and join us for some wholesome, inclusive fun - there is something for everyone! Find Out More
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The Chai Center is one of New York's most unorthodox orthodox Synagogues- a popular center for Jews of all backgrounds and affiliations who wish to learn more about their Jewish roots. Located on 1 1/2 acres on Vanderbilt Parkway in Dix Hills, The Chai Center offers a wide variety of educational and spiritual opportunities, including Hebrew School, Preschool, Torah classes, Shabbaton dinners and an array of Jewish Holiday programs. Traditional Jewish values are brought to life in a joyous, non-judgmental atmosphere.
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