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Coming up at Nahalat Shalom

  • Your Membership Pledges Support our Community +

    Download Membership Pledge Form for 5776 (for renewing members)

    Note:  You may print the form out or complete it electronically.  When you fill out the form electronically and click Send Form, a box should appear asking you to confirm your email.  If you do not see this box, the Send Form button will not work.  Instead, just save the PDF to your desktop, open and email, add the PDF as an attachment, then send it back.

    blessing window OK, let's get it out of the way: You know we're going to ask for money. There, we've said it. Now let's talk about something more important: Why does Nahalat Shalom exist?

    Some would say Nahalat Shalom exists to create a Jewish place where everyone can feel at home - Ashkenazi, Sephardi, Mizrahi, intermarried, straight, LGBT, and anyone else I have inadvertently left out.

    Some would say Nahalat Shalom exists for spiritual exploration.

    Some would say Nahalat Shalom exists to provide a space where politics

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  • Torah Study Group meets each Friday +

    blessing windowThe Torah Study Group meets each Friday 11:45a-1p, and has been delving into the entire Bible, book by book.  Join our group as we discern the literal, ethical and spiritual meaning of the great writings of our ancestors. The group is self-led and relies on assorted commentary as well as our own sensibilities. No ongoing commitment is required. Join us every week or as the spirit moves you.

    The group meets in the main building.

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  • Special Chanting Shabbat weekend, July 10-11 +

    blessing windowYou are invited to a Kol Zimra Chanting Shabbat, led by Rabbi Shefa Gold.

    Friday evening, July 10 starting at 6:00pm, we will gather in the Sanctuary.

    A catered dinner will follow. Your RSVP's and donations to cover costs are requested.

    Saturday morning, July 11, we will reconvene for a service starting at 10a in the Sanctuary.

    Lunch to follow will be vegetarian/pescatarian pot-luck.

    This Shabbat experience is open to everyone and everyone is welcome!!!

    Please rsvp to [email protected]

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  • Sing and Dance this Shabbat +

    Friday, June 26, 7:30 pm. Contemplative Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat led by Judy Brown and Miryam Levy.  in Beyt B'racha, off the courtyard.  We'll be chanting to welcome Shabbat and contemplate the water themes in this week's parsha, Chukat.  No chanting experience is necessary.

    Saturday, June 27, 10 am. Experience Shabbat Through Movement with Michele Diel. Sanctuary. Join us for a taste of activities included in the Jewish Embodiment Leadership Training: Embodying Spirit, En-Spiriting Body, led by Rabbi Diane Elliott and Guest Faculty. Move, dance, discuss, listen. Wear comfortable clothes. No special knowledge or experience is necessary.

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  • Dance in the Open Space with the NS Community Klezmer Band and Rikud +

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Nahalat Shalom is a welcoming, inclusive congregation that inspires understanding of the joys, practices, and ethics of Judaism and nurtures spiritual growth.  Read More

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Rabbi's Reflections

  • Grace, Loving kindness, Compassion & Mercy--Chayn V’chesed Uv’rachamim -- Yom Kippur morning 2014 +

    The Hebrew word is “cheyn”.  In the Bible it is usually translated as ‘grace’ and is hard to distinguish from the concepts of mercy, compassion, and kindness.  This conglomerate idea of grace-mercy-kindness & compassion comes from a verse in the Book of Exodus. Havayah, Havayah Read More
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Thu Aug 27 @ 4:30PM - 06:30PM
Cheder and B'nai Mitzvah Classes
Fri Aug 28 @11:45AM - 01:00PM
Beyond the Torah Study Group
Wed Sep 02 @ 6:30PM - 08:00PM
Chorus Rehearsal
Thu Sep 03 @ 4:30PM - 06:30PM
Cheder and B'nai Mitzvah Classes
Fri Sep 04 @11:45AM - 01:00PM
Beyond the Torah Study Group
Fri Sep 04 @ 6:30PM - 09:00PM
Der Freylekher Shabes