Message from Rabbi Andrea

March 17, 2017

Our ancestors this week are at Mount Sinai, getting instructions for creating a conscious society. Throughout most of the month, we read about the instructions, design and materials for the desert sanctuary. This week's torah reading, Parshat Ki Tisa, begins with the phrase "When you count... (literally, lift)... each Israelite, they shall bring half a shekel" The counting is accomplished by the coin or measure that each person gives. The gold thus contributed will be molded into the forms... Read More

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Shabbat and Torah

Below are Shabbat times and Torah readings.



Saturday, 01 April 2017
Friday, 31 March 2017
Saturday, 25 March 2017

Worship Times

First Fridays - Please see calendar pages for details

5:00 pm: All who wish gather to cook together
6:00 pm: Community Dinner, with shabbat blessings and singing! Contributions of desserts and beverages are welcome

Second Saturdays

10:00 am-11:30 am: Song and Study -- Chant sections from the Shabbat service; followed by a rousing discussion of the weekly Torah service.

Third Friday

7:00 PM Traditional Shabbat Service. All welcome

Fourth Saturday

10:00 Shabbat morning service - inclusive yet traditional! Followed by light kiddush.

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Office Hours

Tuesdays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursdays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Thursdays By appointment
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