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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 1 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Pre-neg: Wine and Cheese 5:30 pm
Pre-neg: Wine and Cheese
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Every Friday evening , half an hour before services begin Need a little help shifting out of your “Work Week Mind” into your “Shabbos Mind?” Worried that you might get hungry before the end of services at 7:30? Come be part of the “early crowd” for a little meet, munch and greet before services.
Kabbalat Shabbat Service 6:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Service
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our largest regular community gathering in the Girsh-Hochman Sanctuary. 75 minutes of spirited and spiritual song, meditation, prayer, learning, and re-connecting to friends, tradition, community, God and self. Stay afterwards for our Oneg Shabbat at 7:30 PM in the Social Hall. We provide an array of savory and sweet foods to eat while you make[...]
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Torah Study 9:00 am
Torah Study
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Shabbat morning (Saturday morning) from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Rabbi Steve Cohen leads a discussion of a topic in the weekly Torah portion, usually focusing on a commentary from the classic rabbinic midrash or medieval commentaries. All texts are presented in translation, and no prior experience is necessary. For More Info
Shabbat Morning Services 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Shabbat morning service is a unique hybrid of traditional and liberal Jewish prayer. This service feels like the kind of service you might find in a Conservative synagogue, only significantly shorter and with transliteration and explanation to make everything accessible to newcomers. On approximately twenty weeks of the year we welcome a young person[...]
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Morning Minyan 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Silk Painting Workshop 2:00 pm
Silk Painting Workshop
Apr 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Silk Painting Workshop @ Congregation B'nai B'rith | Santa Barbara | California | United States
Open Workshop  – First Sunday of Every Month In the CBB Art Room Sponsored by The Toby Parisse Art Education Fund Open to all ages and all levels of creativity. No formal instruction, just shared materials and information. Many congregants learned this simple art technique and have requested time to engage in this creative medium.[...]
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Morning Minyan 6:45 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 4 @ 6:45 am – 7:45 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Israeli Dancing 6:00 pm
Israeli Dancing
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  At CBB Fall – Spring at Oak Park through the summer. No charge, All Are Welcome.
The Five Wishes Workshop 3:00 pm
The Five Wishes Workshop
Apr 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Five Wishes Workshop @ Congregation B'nai B'rith | Santa Barbara | California | United States
At CBB, we are participating in a community-wide effort called “The Alliance for Living and Dying Well.”  Using the “Five Wishes,” an Advance Health Care Directive used by Cottage Hospital and other hospitals around the country. Come to this workshop and learn about The Five Wishes document  and to discuss your own wishes with a trained facilitator (bring along[...]
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 5 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Lunch & Learn 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
at the home of Sylvia Glass Call office for details. For More Info
Sisterhood Presents: A Women’s Seder 5:30 pm
Sisterhood Presents: A Women’s Seder
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sisterhood Presents: A Women's Seder
Women’s Seder: Women, Wine and Wonder An intergenerational Women’s Seder led by Rabbi Suzy Stone for ages 10+. Special guests include Santa Barbara photographer Robin Jones, who will discuss her experience photographing Syrian refugees in Greece. Please bring your copy of The Journey Continues haggadah, plus any Miriam’s or Elijah’s cups you’re willing to share.[...]
Studio Toby 7:00 pm
Studio Toby
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet for a gathering of Creative Artists and Crafts People, Knitters, and Fiber Artists, every Tuesday. Bring your current project and hang out.
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 6 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
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Morning Minyan 6:45 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 7 @ 6:45 am – 7:45 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
The Zohar 7:30 am
The Zohar
Apr 7 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
With Rabbi Steve Cohen Join us as we study selections from the Zohar, the central text of Jewish mysticism. Texts will be provided in English translation. Everyone is welcome!
Mindfulness Meditation 8:30 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Apr 7 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
With Renee Golan Join us for this intentional meditation time with inspiration from Jewish sources.
Short Story Group 12:00 pm
Short Story Group
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Originally started almost a decade ago, the Jewish Short Story Group meets to discuss stories of Jewish interest. Over the years we’ve covered stories by everyone from Bernard Malamud, Amos Oz, and Edith Perlman, to newer discoveries like Etgar Keret and Rebecca Goldstein. Stories have ranged from the tragic to the comic but all are[...]
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 8 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Pre-neg: Wine and Cheese 5:30 pm
Pre-neg: Wine and Cheese
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Every Friday evening , half an hour before services begin Need a little help shifting out of your “Work Week Mind” into your “Shabbos Mind?” Worried that you might get hungry before the end of services at 7:30? Come be part of the “early crowd” for a little meet, munch and greet before services.
Tot Shabbat 5:30 pm
Tot Shabbat
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Tot Shabbat
5:30 PM Service 6 PM Dinner $10 for adults and children over 7 Childcare available (for ages 2-6) Join our dynamic young family community for a short, engaging service for kids preschool age and younger! RSVP online  by the Wednesday before the service.
Kabbalat Shabbat Service 6:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Service
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our largest regular community gathering in the Girsh-Hochman Sanctuary. 75 minutes of spirited and spiritual song, meditation, prayer, learning, and re-connecting to friends, tradition, community, God and self. Stay afterwards for our Oneg Shabbat at 7:30 PM in the Social Hall. We provide an array of savory and sweet foods to eat while you make[...]
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Torah Study 9:00 am
Torah Study
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Shabbat morning (Saturday morning) from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Rabbi Steve Cohen leads a discussion of a topic in the weekly Torah portion, usually focusing on a commentary from the classic rabbinic midrash or medieval commentaries. All texts are presented in translation, and no prior experience is necessary. For More Info
Shabbat Morning Services 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Shabbat morning service is a unique hybrid of traditional and liberal Jewish prayer. This service feels like the kind of service you might find in a Conservative synagogue, only significantly shorter and with transliteration and explanation to make everything accessible to newcomers. On approximately twenty weeks of the year we welcome a young person[...]
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Morning Minyan 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Israel Teach-In 9:00 am
Israel Teach-In
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Israel Committee of Santa Barbara Presents: The Tenth Annual Community-Wide TEACH-IN ON ISRAEL Join the community for a cost free day of learning, schmoozing and fabulous food! Fantastic speakers on topics of Israeli culture, history, politics and more. Location: Santa Barbara Hillel 781 Embarcadero del Mar in Isla Vista, CA 93117 See More Information
Fundamentals Of Judaism 10:30 am
Fundamentals Of Judaism
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
This session with Rabbi Ira Youdavin   Free for members; $180 for non-members Suitable for absolute beginners, as well as people looking for a fresh take on a timeless tradition. We will explore the fundamental practices and principles of Judaism. Delve into the basic tenants of the Jewish holidays and life cycle events. Explore Jewish[...]
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Morning Minyan 6:45 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 11 @ 6:45 am – 7:45 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Israeli Dancing 6:00 pm
Israeli Dancing
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  At CBB Fall – Spring at Oak Park through the summer. No charge, All Are Welcome.
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 12 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Lunch & Learn 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
at the home of Sylvia Glass Call office for details. For More Info
Studio Toby 7:00 pm
Studio Toby
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet for a gathering of Creative Artists and Crafts People, Knitters, and Fiber Artists, every Tuesday. Bring your current project and hang out.
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 13 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
“The Controversial Case for Orthodox Women’s Ordination” An Evening of Learning with Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz 7:30 pm
“The Controversial Case for Orthodox Women’s Ordination” An Evening of Learning with Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
“The Controversial Case for Orthodox Women’s Ordination” An Evening of Learning with Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
Don’t miss a rare opportunity to study with and hear from one of the most dynamic voices in contemporary orthodox Judaism, named one of Newsweek’s Top 50 U.S. Rabbis.
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Morning Minyan 6:45 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 14 @ 6:45 am – 7:45 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
The Zohar 7:30 am
The Zohar
Apr 14 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
With Rabbi Steve Cohen Join us as we study selections from the Zohar, the central text of Jewish mysticism. Texts will be provided in English translation. Everyone is welcome!
Mindfulness Meditation 8:30 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Apr 14 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
With Renee Golan Join us for this intentional meditation time with inspiration from Jewish sources.
Taubman Symposia: Ruth Wisse 7:00 pm
Taubman Symposia: Ruth Wisse
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Foundation Endowed Symposia in Jewish Studies at UCSB “No Joke: Making Jewish Humor” A talk at CBB Free Harvard’s famous Emeritus Professor of Yiddish & Comp Lit explores modern Jewish humor from around the world, including classic examples from Sholem Aleichem, Isaac Babel, S.Y. Agnon, I.B. Singer, and Philip Roth.[...]
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 15 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Pre-neg: Wine and Cheese 5:30 pm
Pre-neg: Wine and Cheese
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Every Friday evening , half an hour before services begin Need a little help shifting out of your “Work Week Mind” into your “Shabbos Mind?” Worried that you might get hungry before the end of services at 7:30? Come be part of the “early crowd” for a little meet, munch and greet before services.
Kabbalat Shabbat Service 6:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Service
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our largest regular community gathering in the Girsh-Hochman Sanctuary. 75 minutes of spirited and spiritual song, meditation, prayer, learning, and re-connecting to friends, tradition, community, God and self. Stay afterwards for our Oneg Shabbat at 7:30 PM in the Social Hall. We provide an array of savory and sweet foods to eat while you make[...]
Third Friday Ruach 6:00 pm
Third Friday Ruach
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Friday Ruach @ CBB: The Girsh-Hochman Sanctuary | Santa Barbara | California | United States
Once a month, on the third Friday night of the month, our regular Friday evening service is “super-charged” by the addition of our Temple Band, and a kid-friendly story by the Rabbi in place of a sermon.
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Torah Study 9:00 am
Torah Study
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Shabbat morning (Saturday morning) from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Rabbi Steve Cohen leads a discussion of a topic in the weekly Torah portion, usually focusing on a commentary from the classic rabbinic midrash or medieval commentaries. All texts are presented in translation, and no prior experience is necessary. For More Info
Shabbat Morning Services 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services
Apr 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Shabbat morning service is a unique hybrid of traditional and liberal Jewish prayer. This service feels like the kind of service you might find in a Conservative synagogue, only significantly shorter and with transliteration and explanation to make everything accessible to newcomers. On approximately twenty weeks of the year we welcome a young person[...]
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Morning Minyan 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Five Wishes: Special Film Screening & Workshop 9:30 am
Five Wishes: Special Film Screening & Workshop
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Five Wishes: “Being Mortal” Special Film Screening & Workshop Presenting Frontline’s compelling interview with renowned physician & writer Atul Gawande on end of life issues, followed by discussion and a chance to complete your own 5 Wishes directive. For more information contact Barbara Katz at barbaramkatz@gmail.com.
Fundamentals Of Judaism 10:30 am
Fundamentals Of Judaism
Apr 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
This session with Rabbi Ira Youdavin   Free for members; $180 for non-members Suitable for absolute beginners, as well as people looking for a fresh take on a timeless tradition. We will explore the fundamental practices and principles of Judaism. Delve into the basic tenants of the Jewish holidays and life cycle events. Explore Jewish[...]
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Morning Minyan 6:45 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 18 @ 6:45 am – 7:45 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Israeli Dancing 6:00 pm
Israeli Dancing
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  At CBB Fall – Spring at Oak Park through the summer. No charge, All Are Welcome.
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 19 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Lunch & Learn 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
at the home of Sylvia Glass Call office for details. For More Info
Studio Toby 7:00 pm
Studio Toby
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet for a gathering of Creative Artists and Crafts People, Knitters, and Fiber Artists, every Tuesday. Bring your current project and hang out.
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 20 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
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Morning Minyan 6:45 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 21 @ 6:45 am – 7:45 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
The Zohar 7:30 am
The Zohar
Apr 21 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
With Rabbi Steve Cohen Join us as we study selections from the Zohar, the central text of Jewish mysticism. Texts will be provided in English translation. Everyone is welcome!
Mindfulness Meditation 8:30 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Apr 21 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
With Renee Golan Join us for this intentional meditation time with inspiration from Jewish sources.
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 22 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Passover: 1st Night Community Seder 5:30 pm
Passover: 1st Night Community Seder
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Passover: 1st Night Community Seder
Led by Rabbi Steve Cohen No pre-neg or Shabbat Service 5:30PM Seder 7:00PM Dinner Suggested donated is $36 per adult and child 13+. Click here to sign up. We need volunteers for set up, kitchen prep, serving, and more. Please contact Lauren Saltman if you’d like to get involved!  
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Passover First Day
Torah Study 9:00 am
Torah Study
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Shabbat morning (Saturday morning) from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Rabbi Steve Cohen leads a discussion of a topic in the weekly Torah portion, usually focusing on a commentary from the classic rabbinic midrash or medieval commentaries. All texts are presented in translation, and no prior experience is necessary. For More Info
Yom Tov Service 10:30 am
Yom Tov Service
Apr 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
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Morning Minyan 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Ubumwe Center Fund Raiser at Morris Squire Foundation 4:00 pm
“Our Family In Rwanda” Talk & Exhibit with Jana Brody 4:00 pm
“Our Family In Rwanda” Talk & Exhibit with Jana Brody
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
“Our Family In Rwanda” Talk & Exhibit with Jana Brody @ Morris Squire Foundation | Santa Barbara | California | United States
Parking available at Congregation B’nai B’rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Road. A free shuttle will take you to the Squire estate. Rwandan tea and coffee will be served with light refreshments. Questions? Please contact Jana Brody of The Squire Foundation; jana@thesquirefoundation.org The Squire Foundation and Congregation B’nai B’rith (CBB) are co-sponsoring an event  “Our Family In[...]
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Morning Minyan 6:45 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 25 @ 6:45 am – 7:45 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Israeli Dancing 6:00 pm
Israeli Dancing
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  At CBB Fall – Spring at Oak Park through the summer. No charge, All Are Welcome.
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 26 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Lunch & Learn 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
at the home of Sylvia Glass Call office for details. For More Info
Studio Toby 7:00 pm
Studio Toby
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet for a gathering of Creative Artists and Crafts People, Knitters, and Fiber Artists, every Tuesday. Bring your current project and hang out.
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Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 27 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
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Morning Minyan 6:45 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 28 @ 6:45 am – 7:45 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
The Zohar 7:30 am
The Zohar
Apr 28 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
With Rabbi Steve Cohen Join us as we study selections from the Zohar, the central text of Jewish mysticism. Texts will be provided in English translation. Everyone is welcome!
Mindfulness Meditation 8:30 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Apr 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
With Renee Golan Join us for this intentional meditation time with inspiration from Jewish sources.
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Passover 7th Day
Passover 7th Day
Apr 29 all-day
Office and BHY Closed
Morning Minyan 7:00 am
Morning Minyan
Apr 29 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Morning Minyan
Early morning davening with our morning shacharit minyan.
Yom Tov Service with Yizkor 10:30 am
Yom Tov Service with Yizkor
Apr 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Pre-neg: Wine and Cheese 5:30 pm
Pre-neg: Wine and Cheese
Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Every Friday evening , half an hour before services begin Need a little help shifting out of your “Work Week Mind” into your “Shabbos Mind?” Worried that you might get hungry before the end of services at 7:30? Come be part of the “early crowd” for a little meet, munch and greet before services.
Kabbalat Shabbat Service 6:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Service
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our largest regular community gathering in the Girsh-Hochman Sanctuary. 75 minutes of spirited and spiritual song, meditation, prayer, learning, and re-connecting to friends, tradition, community, God and self. Stay afterwards for our Oneg Shabbat at 7:30 PM in the Social Hall. We provide an array of savory and sweet foods to eat while you make[...]
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Torah Study 9:00 am
Torah Study
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Shabbat morning (Saturday morning) from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Rabbi Steve Cohen leads a discussion of a topic in the weekly Torah portion, usually focusing on a commentary from the classic rabbinic midrash or medieval commentaries. All texts are presented in translation, and no prior experience is necessary. For More Info
Shabbat Morning Services 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Shabbat morning service is a unique hybrid of traditional and liberal Jewish prayer. This service feels like the kind of service you might find in a Conservative synagogue, only significantly shorter and with transliteration and explanation to make everything accessible to newcomers. On approximately twenty weeks of the year we welcome a young person[...]