Frequently Asked Questions



Q: Is there an Eiruv in St. George?

A: No, unfortunately we do not yet have an Eiruv in the area. Click here to find hotels and Airbnb's within walking distance.

Q: Is there a place we can stay within walking distance to Chabad?

A: Yes. There are multiple hotels and Airbnb's within walking distance to Chabad. Click here to see the list.

Q: Can Chabad host me during my stay?

A: There are many hotels and Airbnb's within walking distance to Chabad, however accommodations at the actual Chabad center is not available.

Q: Can I stay at a hotel with an electric key on Shabbos?

A: You can speak with the front desk before Shabbos and they will be happy to assist you with opening your hotel room for you.

Q: Is there a place to stay for large groups?

A: Yes, please click here to view the list.

Q: Do you have an RV park within walking distance to Chabad?

A: Yes we do, please click here for more info.

Q: Should we stay the whole week in St. George near Chabad or elsewhere?

A: Most attractions are close to St. George and you can drive to them every day. However it may be difficult to find an Airbnb within walking distance to Chabad for the whole week as they get booked up quickly. We recommend to get an Airbnb that is driving distance to Chabad for Minyan, and get a different Hotel or Airbnb that is walking distance to Chabad for Shabbos. Everything gets booked up very quickly, so it's best to book your stay ASAP. Click here to see our list of Hotels and Airbnbs near Chabad. 

Q: Is it safe to walk at night in St George?

A: Yes. St George is a very safe and nice neighborhood to walk around or to walk back to your hotel or rental home.



Q: Does Chabad offer Kosher takeout food?

A: Yes! Chabad offers Kosher takeout for every day as well as a full Shabbos package. Please click here for our weekday menu and click here for our Shabbos menu.

Q: Does Chabad host Shabbat meals for us to join?

A: Yes! Chabad offers weekly Shabbat meals for Friday night dinner and Shabbat day lunch. Please click here to reserve your spot in advance.

Q: What is the Hashgacha on the food for catering?

A: All food is under the strict supervision of Harav Hashliach Rabbi Mendy Cohen of Chabad of Southern Utah.  All food is Glatt kosher, Chasidishe Shechita, Pas Yisroel, Bishul Yisroel, and Cholov Yisroel. You can order your food here.

Q: Can Chabad cater kosher for large groups?

A: We offer a full weekday menu and Shabbos takeout package and do provide catering for larger groups as well. Click here to inquire.

Q: Is there a Kosher grocery store in Southern Utah?

A: No. There are very small Kosher sections in the local Smith's and Albertsons. The closest proper  Kosher grocery store is in Las Vegas. Our Chabad can provide hot fresh meals for every day and Shabbos with a 3 day in advance RSVP notice. Click here for more info.

Q: Is there a Kailim Mikvah in Southern Utah?

A: Unfortunately, we do not have a Kailim Mikvah in Southern Utah. Alternative options would be selling it to a non-jew or toiveling it in a natural body of water like the Virgin River. Also, there is the option of taking it to a Mikvah in Salt Lake City, UT or Las Vegas, NV. 



Q: Do you have a daily or Shabbos Minyan aside from the summer?

A: Yes. We will have a Minyan throughout Pesach and during the secular new years holiday season. In addition we have a monthly Minyan for Shabbos throughout the year comprised of locals. Please click here to inquire about other dates you are looking for a Minyan. 

Q: Is the Minyan guaranteed to have 10 men?

A: We rely on visitors to have a daily and Shabbos Minyan during the summer. Based off of many inquires and past experience we expect to have a Minyan, but it's up to the visitors to show up and nothing in life is a 100% guarantee. Click here for Minyan times.

Q: Can I borrow a Sefer Torah from Chabad?

A: We do not offer a Sefer Torah to be borrowed, but all are welcome to join us for Minyanim at Chabad.

Many people rent an airbnb anywhere throughout the area during the week. And rent a hotel or smaller airbnb within walking distance for shabbos and have meals and minyan at Chabad. 

To borrow a Sefer Torah you can reach to Chabad Las Vegas here and Chabad SLC, Utah here.



Q: Is it too hot to come in the summer?

A: From the 10 million+ tourists that come to the area, most come in the summer months of July and August. The heat in Utah is dry making it feel much better than it sounds. The actual National Parks are 20 to 30 degrees cooler than the city of St. George.

Q: Can I bring my young children on vacation to Southern Utah?

A: Yes! Absolutely, there are many hikes and activities that are suitable for children and even babies in carriages.

For more info on Chabad of Las Vegas visit