Shabbat

shabbat

It takes three things to attain a sense of significant being: God, a soul, and a moment. And the three are always here.  – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

That said, sometimes we need a nudge, even a serious push, to wake us up to that sense of significance. We need to create holy space. That’s what Shabbat is all about: creating the space in our busy lives to capture and celebrate their significance, whether the place we’re at is a moment of gratitude and joy, or a place of loneliness and loss. Prayer clears space in our hearts to connect our souls to the moment, and to the greater Presence. We do that with music, with meditation, with the traditional words of Jewish prayer, and through giving ourselves space to create our own words.

We meet for services on the 1st Saturday morning of the month and the 2nd and last Friday night of each month. Ask to be put on the e-mail list or join the Facebook group to get updates on what’s happening where, and check out our calendar here.

Want to honor a special occasion by sponsoring a shabbat meal? Get info here.

Upcoming Events

May 2016

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  • Judaism Reading & Practice Group
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  • S & M Bet Midrash, Spring Session
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  • The Advanced Student's Tisch (Table)
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  • Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan
  • Simone Schatz's Baby Naming!
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  • S & M Bet Midrash, Spring Session
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  • Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration with the Jewish National Fund
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  • The Advanced Student's Tisch (Table)
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  • Sex Trafficking: It's Happening In Plain Sight
  • Mishkan @ Nettlehorst
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  • Clearing Headspace & Heartspace: Shabbat Meditation Workshop
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  • S & M Bet Midrash, Spring Session
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  • Wet Hot American MishKamp: A Weekend of Jewish Summer Camp
  • The Advanced Student's Tisch (Table)
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  • S & M Bet Midrash, Spring Session
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  • Lag B'Omer: Story and Music Slam
  • The Advanced Student's Tisch (Table)
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  • Last Fridays @ AES
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  • Mishkan Offices Closed
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  • S & M Bet Midrash, Spring Session

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