• Menorah in The SquareJoin us for our first annual public menorah lighting! Music, doughnuts, dreidels and more! A fun family event. RSVP
  • MezuzahGet your own Divine security system Find Out More
Chabad of Traverse City is directed by Rabbi Laibel and Chaya Shemtov and was established in 2023.

We aim to provide an authentic Jewish experience to the hundreds of Jews who live in Traverse City throughout the year and to the many who visit during the summer months. Whether at a Shabbat dinner in our home, a synagogue service, Torah class or children’s program, you will find a vibrant community with whom to celebrate your heritage.
Learn More
Learning & Inspiration
  • Joseph the Happy LamplighterLife Lessons From the Parshah - Vayeshev Read More
  • I'm Watching YouWe have the power to make our kids aware that G-d is watching them with love. Read More
  • I Saw Hamas Terrorists Right Behind My House!After spending two days in her "safe room”, Michla and her family evacuated. They've now been... Read More
Upcoming Events
View more Upcoming Events
Shabbat & Holidays
Candle Lighting Times
Traverse City, MI 49684
Weekly Torah Portion
Upcoming Holiday
Dec. 7 - Dec. 15
Daily Thought
The ultimate prison is when G-d locks you up. He doesn't need guards or cells or stone walls. He simply decides that, at this point in life, although you have talent, you will not find a way to express it. Although you have wisdom, there is nobody who will listen. Although you have a soul, there is nowhere for it to shine. And you scream, "Is this why you sent a soul into this world? For such futility?" That is when He gets the tastiest essence of your juice squeezed out from you. Frustration, like the first...
Latest Photos