chitas (Hebrew: חת"ת) is a Hebrew acronym for Chumash (the five books of Moses), Tehillim (Psalms), and Tanya (a seminal work of Hasidic philosophy by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the Alter Rebbe). These are considered basic Jewish texts according to the Chabad tradition, and so there is a custom to study these works according to a yearly cycle, which is known colloquially as "doing ChiTaS."
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson often encouraged Jews to follow this cycle, emphasizing that these study portions are applicable to every single Jew.
- Online Daily Chitas (English & Hebrew)
- Daily Chitas (Hebrew)
- Chitas for Kids (daily email - easy-to-read/English)
- Dvar Malchus (printable weekly Hebrew PDF)
- daily Chayenu subscription -Chitas in English (English & Hebrew)
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