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The High Holy Days At CBS

CBS looks forward to sharing the High Holy Days with you this fall. The High Holy Days provide us with an unparalleled opportunity to take stock and reconnect with our deeper selves. Importantly, the spiritual drama and possibility of the “Days of Awe” are matched by the pleasure of spending time with so many friends, […] http://bethsholomsf.org/the-high-holy-days-at-cbs-2/ Continue Reading...

It’s Americana Jam Band Time!

Americana is a cholent – a rich stew – of diverse musical dialects and perspectives, including folk, bluegrass, country, soul, gospel, rock, and more. Like the Jewish experience, though, Americana’s disparate elements work in unison to create an original sound and story that we recognize as specifically American. Woody Guthrie, The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, […] http://bethsholomsf.org/its-americana-jam-band-time/ Continue Reading...

Announcing Fusion Friday Kabbalat Shabbat!

Beginning in 2014, the CBS community has gathered on the third Friday of each month to welcome Shabbat with uplifting song. This spirited 3rd Friday Musical Kabbalat Shabbat service has grown in popularity over the past two years, providing its many participants with a transformative experience that is as moving as it is joyful. This […] http://bethsholomsf.org/announcing-fusion-friday-kabbalat-shabbat/ Continue Reading...

The High Holy Days At CBS

The “Days of Awe” are almost upon us – again! As another year draws to a close, we look forward to the next. We also look forward to sharing the High Holy Days with you this October! No matter how “late” they may seem this year, the High Holy Days are always a good time […] http://bethsholomsf.org/the-high-holy-days-at-cbs/ Continue Reading...

Kezayit: FRIDAY

What’s this Kezayit thing? Read here. +++++ This week, what happens when an internationally-acclaimed design firm partners with a Jewish non-profit determined to engage young and unaffiliated Jews? Friday happens! Well, the app, at least – not the day of the week, which happens every seven days, just after Thursday and before Shabbat. FRIDAY, an […] http://bethsholomsf.org/kezayit-friday/ Continue Reading...

Yair Harel visits CBS for Kabbalat Shabbat

Join Israeli performance artist, musician, and community organizer, Yair Harel, for a special musical Kabbalat Shabbat on Friday evening, April 8. Piyyutim (Hebrew liturgical poems) were chanted for centuries throughout the Diaspora. The poems have been adapted to different melodies, evolving into a form of Jewish “world music” in Europe, the Mediterranean, North Africa, and […] http://bethsholomsf.org/yair-harel-visits-cbs-for-kabbalat-shabbat/ Continue Reading...

Let’s (Continue) Our Spiritual Musical Journey!

On the heels of Rabbi Aubrey Glazer’s jubilant installation as the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Sholom (CBS) in September 2014, the CBS community has gathered on the third Friday of each month to raise our voices together, welcoming the Sabbath. The spirited 3rd Friday Musical Kabbalat Shabbat service is as profound as it is […] http://bethsholomsf.org/lets-continue-our-spiritual-musical-journey/ Continue Reading...

This Week, Welcome Shabbat In Song

The words of our liturgy may be recited silently, chanted, or sung. Our 3rd Friday Musical Kabbalat Shabbat series emphasizes the latter, louder approach! When we raise our voices together as a community to welcome Shabbat, we create a powerful transformative experience, one that sustains and empowers us not just in the moment, but also […] http://bethsholomsf.org/this-week-welcome-shabbat-in-song/ Continue Reading...