Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner
Jul
12
6:30 PM18:30

Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner

This service consciously explores the connections with our Sephardic Heritage. (Sefarad is the Hebrew word for Spain and Sephardic refers to those Jews who once lived in Spain and then were expelled, and who carried their language and their traditions with them wherever they went.) We share songs and stories, food and conversation. Please bring your favorite vegetarian dish to share at this potluck dinner.. We gather at 6:30 pm, with candle lighting promptly at 7:00 pm. Come celebrate New Mexico's oldest Jewish community with us! Hosted by Casa Sefarad and led by by Rabbi Jordi Gendra-Molina.

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Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat
Jul
26
7:30 PM19:30

Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat

A Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat service one Friday evening a month (usually the fourth Friday) provides a contemplative way to greet Shabbat through sacred Hebrew chanting and meditation. Celebrate the end of your week, nourish your soul and welcome Shabbat. Join us as we move into holy space/time in a meditative mode: chanting sacred phrases and melodies and then melting into silence. No prior knowledge or special talent is necessary, only the willingness and intention to go inside yourself, to listen deeply and to be in community with others who are engaged in this practice. Led by Judy Brown and Sofie Shefia Stephanie Cohen.  We meet at 7:30pm in Bayt B'racha, the building on the north side of the courtyard.

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Aug
2
6:30 PM18:30

Der Freylekher Shabes

A joyous danced Shabbat service in a heimishe (homey), old-country Eastern European style led by Cantor/ music director Beth Cohen, Alavados holy days ensemble, Rikud dance troupe, & The Nahalat Shalom Community Klezmer Band. Held on the first Friday evening of the month, we begin at 6:30pm with a danced Shabbat service led by Rikud to live music by Alavados, plus prayers for lighting candles, Mishebeyrach, Kaddish Yatom, Kiddush & motzee; 7:20pm-potluck vegetarian dinner; 7:55-Birkat Hamazon; 8-9pm Yiddish dancing with Rikud to a live Klezmer music JAM led by The Community Klezmer Band. Everyone is welcome to all or any part of the evening's celebrations. Location: Sanctuary

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Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner

This service consciously explores the connections with our Sephardic Heritage. (Sefarad is the Hebrew word for Spain and Sephardic refers to those Jews who once lived in Spain and then were expelled, and who carried their language and their traditions with them wherever they went.) We share songs and stories, food and conversation. Please bring your favorite vegetarian dish to share at this potluck dinner.. We gather at 6:30 pm, with candle lighting promptly at 7:00 pm. Come celebrate New Mexico's oldest Jewish community with us! Hosted by Casa Sefarad and led by by Rabbi Jordi Gendra-Molina.

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Sep
6
6:30 PM18:30

Der Freylekher Shabes

A joyous danced Shabbat service in a heimishe (homey), old-country Eastern European style led by Cantor/ music director Beth Cohen, Alavados holy days ensemble, Rikud dance troupe, & The Nahalat Shalom Community Klezmer Band. Held on the first Friday evening of the month, we begin at 6:30pm with a danced Shabbat service led by Rikud to live music by Alavados, plus prayers for lighting candles, Mishebeyrach, Kaddish Yatom, Kiddush & motzee; 7:20pm-potluck vegetarian dinner; 7:55-Birkat Hamazon; 8-9pm Yiddish dancing with Rikud to a live Klezmer music JAM led by The Community Klezmer Band. Everyone is welcome to all or any part of the evening's celebrations. Location: Sanctuary

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Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner
Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner

This service consciously explores the connections with our Sephardic Heritage. (Sefarad is the Hebrew word for Spain and Sephardic refers to those Jews who once lived in Spain and then were expelled, and who carried their language and their traditions with them wherever they went.) We share songs and stories, food and conversation. Please bring your favorite vegetarian dish to share at this potluck dinner.. We gather at 6:30 pm, with candle lighting promptly at 7:00 pm. Come celebrate New Mexico's oldest Jewish community with us! Hosted by Casa Sefarad and led by by Rabbi Jordi Gendra-Molina.

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Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner

This service consciously explores the connections with our Sephardic Heritage. (Sefarad is the Hebrew word for Spain and Sephardic refers to those Jews who once lived in Spain and then were expelled, and who carried their language and their traditions with them wherever they went.) We share songs and stories, food and conversation. Please bring your favorite vegetarian dish to share at this potluck dinner.. We gather at 6:30 pm, with candle lighting promptly at 7:00 pm. Come celebrate New Mexico's oldest Jewish community with us! Hosted by Casa Sefarad and led by by Rabbi Jordi Gendra-Molina.

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Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

Der Freylekher Shabes

A joyous danced Shabbat service in a heimishe (homey), old-country Eastern European style led by Cantor/ music director Beth Cohen, Alavados holy days ensemble, Rikud dance troupe, & The Nahalat Shalom Community Klezmer Band. Held on the first Friday evening of the month, we begin at 6:30pm with a danced Shabbat service led by Rikud to live music by Alavados, plus prayers for lighting candles, Mishebeyrach, Kaddish Yatom, Kiddush & motzee; 7:20pm-potluck vegetarian dinner; 7:55-Birkat Hamazon; 8-9pm Yiddish dancing with Rikud to a live Klezmer music JAM led by The Community Klezmer Band. Everyone is welcome to all or any part of the evening's celebrations. Location: Sanctuary

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Dec
6
6:30 PM18:30

Der Freylekher Shabes

A joyous danced Shabbat service in a heimishe (homey), old-country Eastern European style led by Cantor/ music director Beth Cohen, Alavados holy days ensemble, Rikud dance troupe, & The Nahalat Shalom Community Klezmer Band. Held on the first Friday evening of the month, we begin at 6:30pm with a danced Shabbat service led by Rikud to live music by Alavados, plus prayers for lighting candles, Mishebeyrach, Kaddish Yatom, Kiddush & motzee; 7:20pm-potluck vegetarian dinner; 7:55-Birkat Hamazon; 8-9pm Yiddish dancing with Rikud to a live Klezmer music JAM led by The Community Klezmer Band. Everyone is welcome to all or any part of the evening's celebrations. Location: Sanctuary

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Canceled Der Freylekher Shabes
Jul
5
6:30 PM18:30

Canceled Der Freylekher Shabes

See you at der Freylekher next month!

A joyous danced Shabbat service in a heimishe, old-country Eastern European style led by Cantor/ music director Beth Cohen, Alavados holy days ensemble, Rikud dance troupe, & The Nahalat Shalom Community Klezmer Band. Held on the first Friday evening of the month, we begin at 6:30pm with a danced Shabbat service led by Rikud to live music by Alavados, plus prayers for lighting candles, Mishebeyrach, Kaddish Yatom, Kiddush & motzee; 7:20pm-potluck vegetarian dinner; 7:55-Birkat Hamazon; 8-9pm Yiddish dancing with Rikud to a live Klezmer music JAM led by The Community Klezmer Band. Everyone is welcome to all or any part of the evening's celebrations.  Location: Sanctuary

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Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat
Jun
28
7:30 PM19:30

Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat

A Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat service one Friday evening a month (usually the fourth Friday) provides a contemplative way to greet Shabbat through sacred Hebrew chanting and meditation. Celebrate the end of your week, nourish your soul and welcome Shabbat. Join us as we move into holy space/time in a meditative mode: chanting sacred phrases and melodies and then melting into silence. No prior knowledge or special talent is necessary, only the willingness and intention to go inside yourself, to listen deeply and to be in community with others who are engaged in this practice. Led by Judy Brown and Sofie Shefia Stephanie Cohen.  We meet at 7:30pm in Bayt B'racha, the building on the north side of the courtyard.

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Beyond the Torah Study Group
Jun
28
11:45 AM11:45

Beyond the Torah Study Group

We are delving into the entire Bible, book by book. Join us as we discern the literal, ethical and spiritual meaning of the great writings of our ancestors. We are a self-led group and rely on assorted commentary as well as our own sensibilities. No ongoing commitment is required. Join us every week or as the spirit moves you.  Location: Front Entry Room

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Beyond the Torah Study Group
Jun
21
11:45 AM11:45

Beyond the Torah Study Group

We are delving into the entire Bible, book by book. Join us as we discern the literal, ethical and spiritual meaning of the great writings of our ancestors. We are a self-led group and rely on assorted commentary as well as our own sensibilities. No ongoing commitment is required. Join us every week or as the spirit moves you.  Location: Front Entry Room

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Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

Sephardic Shabbat Potluck Dinner

This service consciously explores the connections with our Sephardic Heritage. (Sefarad is the Hebrew word for Spain and Sephardic refers to those Jews who once lived in Spain and then were expelled, and who carried their language and their traditions with them wherever they went.) We share songs and stories, food and conversation. Please bring your favorite vegetarian dish to share at this potluck dinner.. We gather at 6:30 pm, with candle lighting promptly at 7:00 pm. Come celebrate New Mexico's oldest Jewish community with us! Hosted by Casa Sefarad and led by by Rabbi Jordi Gendra-Molina.

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 Beyond the Torah Study Group
Jun
14
11:45 AM11:45

Beyond the Torah Study Group

We are delving into the entire Bible, book by book. Join us as we discern the literal, ethical and spiritual meaning of the great writings of our ancestors. We are a self-led group and rely on assorted commentary as well as our own sensibilities. No ongoing commitment is required. Join us every week or as the spirit moves you.  Location: Front Entry Room

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Der Freylekher Shabes
Jun
7
6:30 PM18:30

Der Freylekher Shabes

A joyous danced Shabbat service in a heimishe, old-country Eastern European style led by Cantor/ music director Beth Cohen, Alavados holy days ensemble, Rikud dance troupe, & The Nahalat Shalom Community Klezmer Band. Held on the first Friday evening of the month, we begin at 6:30pm with a danced Shabbat service led by Rikud to live music by Alavados, plus prayers for lighting candles, Mishebeyrach, Kaddish Yatom, Kiddush & motzee; 7:20pm-potluck vegetarian dinner; 7:55-Birkat Hamazon; 8-9pm Yiddish dancing with Rikud to a live Klezmer music JAM led by The Community Klezmer Band. Everyone is welcome to all or any part of the evening's celebrations.  Location: Sanctuary

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Beyond the Torah Study Group
Jun
7
11:45 AM11:45

Beyond the Torah Study Group

We are delving into the entire Bible, book by book. Join us as we discern the literal, ethical and spiritual meaning of the great writings of our ancestors. We are a self-led group and rely on assorted commentary as well as our own sensibilities. No ongoing commitment is required. Join us every week or as the spirit moves you.  Location: Front Entry Room

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Beyond the Torah Study Group
May
31
11:45 AM11:45

Beyond the Torah Study Group

We are delving into the entire Bible, book by book. Join us as we discern the literal, ethical and spiritual meaning of the great writings of our ancestors. We are a self-led group and rely on assorted commentary as well as our own sensibilities. No ongoing commitment is required. Join us every week or as the spirit moves you.  Location: Front Entry Room

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Tent Minyan with Cantor JoAnn Rice
May
25
9:30 AM09:30

Tent Minyan with Cantor JoAnn Rice

The Tent Minyan is a service that explores Jewish diversity while celebrating our commonality. We welcome Renewal, Reconstructionist, Reform, Conservative and Orthodox members as we gather on the last Saturday of each month. Informal Hebrew chanting begins at about 9:45 am, and is followed at 10:00 am by the Morning service and Torah reading. At approximately 11:30, we will share Kiddush, followed by a D'var Torah (study session). The service is presented in three forms-Hebrew text, transliteration, and translation-so that everyone can participate in worship. Join us for this joyous, song-filled Shabbat.

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Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat
May
24
7:30 PM19:30

Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat

A Chanting Kabbalat Shabbat service one Friday evening a month (usually the fourth Friday) provides a contemplative way to greet Shabbat through sacred Hebrew chanting and meditation. Celebrate the end of your week, nourish your soul and welcome Shabbat. Join us as we move into holy space/time in a meditative mode: chanting sacred phrases and melodies and then melting into silence. No prior knowledge or special talent is necessary, only the willingness and intention to go inside yourself, to listen deeply and to be in community with others who are engaged in this practice. Led by Judy Brown and Sofie Shefia Stephanie Cohen.  We meet at 7:30pm in Bayt B'racha, the building on the north side of the courtyard.

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Beyond the Torah Study Group
May
24
11:45 AM11:45

Beyond the Torah Study Group

We are delving into the entire Bible, book by book. Join us as we discern the literal, ethical and spiritual meaning of the great writings of our ancestors. We are a self-led group and rely on assorted commentary as well as our own sensibilities. No ongoing commitment is required. Join us every week or as the spirit moves you.  Location: Front Entry Room

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May
22
2:30 PM14:30

Meet with the End of Life/Cemetery Committee

The Congregation Nahalat Shalom End of Life/Cemetery Committee met with several members last week to explore questions about what Congregation members are entitled to for themselves and their families from our community. Nahalat Shalom now has a relationship with La Puerta Natural Burial Ground that includes a Nahalat Shalom dedicated area. We also have relationships with local funeral homes and the Albuquerque Chevre Kadisha. The Committee will have several more small meetings to answer and hear new questions about these important end of life issues. Our next meeting will be Wednesday, May 22 at 2:30 at the Shul. Please call Nikihanna with any questions about the meeting and to RSVP.

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Sephardic Music Concert: Beth Cohen with Neshama del Bosque
May
19
6:30 PM18:30

Sephardic Music Concert: Beth Cohen with Neshama del Bosque

Neshama del Bosque (Soul of the Forest) will be performing a concert of Sephardic (Judeo-Spanish), Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish songs and other musical delights from the Iberian peninsula, Europe, the Middle-East, Africa and North America. The trio's all-star personnel is: Ronaldo Baca – vocals, guitar & oud; Javier Saume Mazzie – percussion (cajon, doumbek, and more!) and Beth Cohen - vocals, violin, guitar & Macedonian tambura.

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