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SPECIAL Der Freylekher Shabes! - The Art of Faith

We are honored and kvelling that The New Mexico Philharmonic selected Nahalat Shalom's Der Freylekher Shabes to be part of its 2019 Music & Arts Festival The Art of Faith: Exploring the Intersection of Belief & Creativity. The Festival brings together a variety of cultural institutions and organizations to produce events which will spark dialogue and deepen our collective understanding. The dynamic 2019 festival schedule contains music, theatre, film, and moreā€”and most events are free to attend. Download Flyer or see more information about The Art of Faith at

Der Freylekher Shabes is 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, and Rikud dancers, the service also includes prayers for lighting candles, Mishebeyrach, Kaddish Yatom, Kiddush and HaMotzee. At 7:20pm there's a potluck vegetarian dinner; at 7:55pm-Birkat HaMazon; from 8-9:15pm Rikud leads Jewish folk dances to Klezmer music by The Nahalat Shalom Community Klezmer Band. Everyone is welcome to all or any part of the evening's celebrations. Location: Sanctuary

Later Event: April 7
Klezmer Band & Dance Rehearsal