Friday, January 19th, 7:00pm
(Only our first Fridays of the month will start early; this service will begin at the usual 7pm time)
Join Chochmat HaLev for a Kabbalat Shabbat (Welcoming Shabbat) service, a mystical tradition full of embodied prayer, soulful singing, ecstatic dancing, guided meditation, sharing of ancestral wisdom, and connection in intergenerational community. This service will be lead by Zvika Krieger and Lior Tsarfaty!
Service will start promptly at 7pm — please arrive a few minutes early to check in and be seated.
After services join us for HeartSpace.
If you’re planning to attend in-person, please register in advance.
6pm – Family and Community Potluck in the courtyard!
Childcare is available. Please register so we know you’re coming!
Enjoy a delicious oneg and schmooze with our beloved community.
8:45pm – HeartSpace will meet in the courtyard. This week’s HeartSpace topic: Ask Me Anything (AMA) about Israel-Palestine, with Zvika and Lior. Feeling confused about what is happening in Israel-Palestine? From the political to the personal, no questions are off-limits for this Ask Me Anything (AMA) panel discussion with our Spiritual Leader Zvika Krieger (who previously worked in Egypt and Jordan as a journalist and in the US Defense Department and State Department on Israel-Palestinian peace negotiations, security cooperation and humanitarian assistance) and Musical Director Lior Tsarfaty (who has worked for decades on Israel-Palestinian and Israeli-Arab coexistence projects). Bring an open mind and open heart.
Join with video https://zoom.us/j/87810404956
Meeting ID 878 1040 4956
Join by phone 1-669-900-6833, 1-346-248-7799, 1-253-215-8782
Meeting ID 878 1040 4956
Notice: Our Zoom recordings are for archival purposes only, and therefore are not available to the public.
Entrance to the Sanctuary is at the corner of Prince St. and Fulton St.. There are 8 steps into the main entrance of the Sanctuary. There is an accessible ramp at a separate entrance on Fulton St. Please let a volunteer or staff know if you need to use this entrance; you can also email us in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have folding chairs (some with padding, some without), pillows, and floor cushions available for you to use, along with limited bench seating in the back of the Sanctuary.
Our Covid policy effective May 19th, 2023 is as follows:
Chochmat HaLev, in consultation with our medical advisor and based on community survey results, will discontinue masking requirements for attendance at events. Masks, although not required, are recommended. We understand people will need to make their own decisions about exposure and risk based on their own personal preferences, and health status.
Chochmat HaLev will provide passive ventilation (e.g., open windows and doors under the supervision of security-trained personnel) and other equipment as available.
Chochmat HaLev will include specific guidelines for those attending in person events on our website and in announcements regarding events.
Chochmat HaLev will provide seating adjacent to a window in an end-of-the-row seat to individuals upon request.
DO NOT attend an event at CHL:
if you are experiencing any potential symptoms of COVID-19 or other illness
if you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days and have not had a negative antigen test on Day 6 or later
if you have had a known exposure to COVID-19 in the past 3-5 days
if a household member has tested positive in the last 10 days and has not had a negative test on Day 6 or later