A mixture of both English and Hebrew make up the prayers and songs in our services. Whether you are fluent or not in Hebrew, it is not necessary or expected. Transliterations are available for all prayers and songs which encourages everyone to participate in the reading of prayers and singing of songs.
Friday Night Shabbat Services
Friday night Shabbat services are held every Friday night of the year at 7:30pm with very rare exceptions. For details on upcoing services, check the service times in the left column.
An Oneg Shabbat
immediately follows our Shabbat services, providng refreshments and the opportunity for congregants and visitors to mingle and meet one another.
Children are welcome at all services. In order to provide a meaningful spiritual atmosphere during services, we ask that you be mindful of your children's behavior. A special kids Shabbat is availble on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month which cater to young children with a shorter service, as well as fun activities. Again, check the schedule to the left for these "Tot Shabbats".
Saturday Morning Torah Study
A torah study group meets every Saturday morning at 9am to discuss the week's Parshat. Come and join the discussion, enjoy some coffee and a bagel, and engage in some very interesting discussions.
Saturday Morning Shabbat Services
Saturday Morning Shabbat services are held on various Saturdays throughout the year, starting at 10:30am. Please check the calendar for scheduled dates. "Tot Shabbat" is held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, with the 2nd Saturday being a PJ Library Tot Shabbat event. Every Tot Shabbat starts at 9 am and includes developmentally appropriate stories, refreshments, and fun activities for kids and their families.
Summer Friday Night Shabbat Services
During Summer months, typically July/August, Oneg Shabbat preceeds the Shabbat services. Be sure to check the service times to the left.
There is no formal dress code for services, howerver we ask that you dress appropriately when you visit Adat Chaverim for Shabbat services.