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Kol Zimrah: Services, Potluck & Speaker


6:00 PM Join us for Kol Zimrah, our musical Friday night service, before the program at 6 PM.
7:15 PM Shabbat Potluck & Program:

A Jewish Reading of Sura 1 of the Qur’an The first Sura (chapter) of the Qur'an is short and it contains terms and ideas familiar to us from the High Holiday liturgy and the Bible. How might these verses bridge our traditions? 

Charry Memorial Shabbat Service & Portrait Dedication for Rabbi Emeritus Leonard Gordon

How can religious leaders play a role in peace building between Israelis and Palestinians? Can shared text study be a meaningful part of that process? Our weekend together will look at a wide range of sacred scriptures with a special emphasis on texts from the Qur'an. 

9:30 AM Charry Memorial Shabbat Service & Portrait Dedication for Rabbi Gordon

Charry Service: 4th Grade Ashrei & Charry Appreciation Shabbat

The Charry Service provides a traditional, egalitarian service with a focus on learning.  Both women and men participate equally in our service, and we encourage and provide opportunities for participants to learn the language (Hebrew) and the skills (chants and tunes) that allow them to lead the prayers and to read from the sacred texts that make up the core of our service.  Our Rabbis and other guest teachers open up new perspectives on these texts and encourage discussion during our extended study period after the Torah is read. 


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