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Life Cycle

From Birth to After-Life - and everything in between - The Marina Shul is here to assist you in celebrating, observing or officiating your life cycle event. The Marina Shul community is here to share your greatest joys and to provide comfort in life’s most difficult times. Being a community means sharing life’s greatest milestones together. Our staff and facility is available for all your life cycle events.

Contact us at 310-980-6671 or

For more information on the Jewish life cycle traditions, click here.


Bris/Jewish Naming: The Jewish name is a keystone of Jewish identity for all Jews. It is customary to give a Jewish name when the baby is born. Jewish boys are named during the ritual circumcision (brit milah), and Jewish girls are named at the first synagogue Torah reading following their birth. We can help you arrange the ceremony, and walk you through the all the details. The ceremony can be held in a home or at the synagogue.

For more info about a Bris click here.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Our young teens prepare for this milestone through a combination of Hebrew classes, tutoring and consultation with the Rabbi. The ceremony can be held at Chabad or at a venue of your choice. We will meet with you to craft a ceremony that meets your needs.


Click here for more information about a Bar Mitzvah (boys) and click here for more information about a Bat Mitzvah (girls).


In preparation for the joyous occasion, the bride and groom will meet with the rabbi to learn about the Jewish perspective of weddings and marriage. Rabbi Yossi can perform the ceremony, walking your guests through the rich meanings behind the rituals.


The Rabbi and staff are always here, especially in times of need. To offer comfort, guidance and bereavement support, assistance in preparation, officiating at the funeral, the Shiva service etc. Click here for more information.

We can arrange for kaddish as well as minyan services for those who are observing a yartzeit.

Please email Rabbi Yossi at

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