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Mah Jongg July 17
Knit & Knosh July 18
Talmud class July 19
Yedid Nefesh July 20
Tisha B'Av July 21
Mah Jongg July 24
Dinner Club July 24
Knit & Knosh July 25
Talmud class July 26
Yedid Nefesh July 27

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July 15, 29

July 16, 23, 30

Doors open at 5 p.m.
Games start at 7 p.m.

Sunday: July 29
Monday: Aug. 13

Sunday, July 22


Davenology 101:
Friday Evening

Kabbalat Shabbat

The Kabbalat Shabbat service, or the welcoming of Shabbat, was composed by 16th century Kabbalists. It is the mystical prelude to the formal Friday night service. Six psalms, corresponding to the six days of the week, comprise the service. The main feature of the service is the prayer Lekha Dodi, "Come, My Beloved," composed by Rabbi Shlomo HaLevi in the mid-1500s. The prayer describes greeting the Sabbath Queen as one would greet a bride.

Click on the links below to hear the prayers chanted and to view the Hebrew and transliteration.

Kabbalat Shabbat

Ma'ariv Service

Friday, July 20
Candle lighting 8:12 p.m.
Services-Yedid Nefesh 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 21
Services 9:30 a.m.