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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 more—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