Shabbat in Cyprus

Our synagogue is open to all, regardless of affiliation, knowledge of Hebrew and level of commintment.

The Cyprus Jewish Community Centre, CJCC, holds weekly Shabbat services and Shabbat meals on both Friday night and Shabbat day. Unless otherwise stated the services will be held at Apollodorou 4, 6020 Larnaca.


Tefillah - Services

Erev Shabbat

Shabbat candles: lighting the candles (for women) - at the beginning of Shabbat, in Chabad center.

Kabbalat Shabbat: the prayer (for men and women) - begins 15 minute after candles lighting (see candle lighting times). The prayer takes place in the synagogue.

Shabbat night meal: After the Shabbat reception prayer, the main meal is held in the event hall of the Chabad center. The meal opens with the singing of Shalom Aleichem and after Kiddush, Shabbat chants are sung over the meal in a homely atmosphere.

Following this link for Friday night Meals


Shabbat Day

Torah class, coffee and cake begins at 09:00am “Chassidic insights into Prayer”
Shacharit / Mussaf begins at 10:00am
Mincha follows Shabbat lunch
Please note all services reply on a Minyan.

Following this link for Shabbat Meals

Anyone is welcome to come and join us for Shabbat. For any questions, you can email us at [email protected]

For accommodation close to the CJCC please see accommodation click here.

For Kosher meals for Shabbat 'Take away' click here.



Shabbat Shalom
Rabbi Arie Zeev & Shaindel Raskin


CJCC - Cyprus Jewish Community Center 
Chabad Lubavitch of Cyprus
Apollodorou 4, 6020 Larnaca Cyprus
Mailing Address: 42461, 6534 Larnaca, Cyprus.
Tel: +357 24 668 753
WhatsApp: +357 97765453
Fax: +357 24 668 770