Chabad of Mill Valley to mark first decade

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Chabad of Mill Valley will mark a decade of service to its local Jewish community with an event at the Mill Valley Community Center. The event will include dinner, a klezmer band and a performance by comedian Elon Gold.

The event will also honor Rabbi Hillel Scop and his wife, Chana. The Scops have served as directors of Chabad of Mill Valley since opening their doors 10 years ago. A native of South Africa, the rabbi met and married Chana in 1997, and soon after moved to the Bay Area.

In addition to Shabbat celebrations, the Scops offer a Jewish Business Network, Torah study classes and lifecycle support. The rabbi also teaches Judaic studies at the Marin Campus of Brandeis Hillel Day School. The couple has seven children.

The event is scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at the Mill Valley Community Center,180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley. The cost is $85 per person, with proceeds going to Chabad’s holiday celebrations. For information, visit or call (415) 381-3794.