Family Shabbat

Welcome Shabbat with celebrations geared towards your young family.


A family friendly service, featuring Religious School classes and led by Rabbi Yergin, Leah Apothaker, and Joel Swedlove where we welcome Shabbat with spirited song and prayer. This service is followed by a family-style dinner at 7:00 pm in the Block Conference Center with table blessings and activities for children.



children and shabbat

FAMILY SHABBAT, 6:15 pm, Oppenheimer Chapel
2nd Friday of every month (unless otherwise listed)

Friday, August 4, 2017 (NOTE: this is the 1st Friday) - Camp Style Shabbat - Shabbat Dinner, Song Session, & Service
Friday, September 8, 2017 - Back to School Shabbat - Service at 6:30 in the Wulfe Sanctuary & BBQ Dinner
Friday, October 13, 2017 - Community Shabbat - Service & Shabbat Dinner
Friday, November 10, 2017 - Led by Grade 4 - Service & Shabbat Dinner
Friday, December 8, 2017 - Led by Grade 5 - Service & Shabbat Dinner

Friday, February 9, 2018 - Led by Grade 6 - Service & Shabbat Dinner
Friday, March 9, 2018 - Shabbat at Home - Shabbat Dinner in host homes (contact [email protected] for more information)
Friday, April 13, 2018 - Led by Grade 3 - Service & Shabbat Dinner
Friday, May 11, 2018 - All Student Led Shabbat - Service & Shabbat Dinner

Please note: On January 12, 2018, in leiu of a Family Shabbat Service, we invite you to join us in the Wulfe Sanctuary at 6:30 pm for our 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Shabbat Service. 

These services are followed by an optional community dinner at 7:00 pm in the Block Conference Center with table blessings and an activity table for the kids. Dinner is $5.00 per child and $7.00 per adult.

Reservations can be made ONLINE or by calling or emailing Joel Swedlove at 733-9135 ext. 151. Please let us know if you will be joining us for dinner. Your reservation helps insure there will be food for all who are joining us.