Shabes Dinners

2nd Friday of the Month Shabes Dinners
Join us for six 2nd Friday of the month Shabes Dinners. Shabes gatherings include conversation, ritual blessings, inspiring texts, singing, and potluck dinners. This is a time for reflection, restoration, and spirituality. The Shabes Committee oversees monthly programs led by different hosts who provide personalized additions to the ritual. Contact Jill Edelson jaedelson@verizon.netand Marie Ariel

The evening will start at 6:30 pm with time to settle in and shmooze. A shabes ceremony will start at 7 pm followed by a potluck dinner at about 7:45 pm. Come for the ceremony or the potluck dinner or both. 

A sample ritual program booklet can be downloaded here.

FALL SHABES 2015 at 6:30 pm

Friday, October 16  – NOTE this is the 3rd Friday of the month

Friday, November 13

Friday, December 11

SPRING SHABES 2016 at 6:30 pm

Friday, March 11

Friday, April 8

Friday, May 13

Please bring a dish to share when you join us for Shabes. No time to cook? Many of us bring takeout! We’ll provide the wine, juice, and challah.

Each monthly Shabes gathering is organized by two community members. If you are interested in organizing a future Shabes gathering, please contact Jill Edelson (  or Marie Ariel ( See here for manual on leading Shabes.