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We aspire to have everyone engaged during the prayer service. Our services are filled with memorable melodies and insightful readings.

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Our community and people are at the heart of who we are. KHN offers something for everyone: From education programs to social groups and more.

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KHN offers Inspiring learning opportunities for students of all ages, from our Shul School to engaging Adult Education programs.

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Upcoming Events

Stay connected with Kehilat HaNahar as we transform the way people experience Jewish life.

February 22, 2019 at 7:00pm
Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat Services at 7 followed by Oneg and a special Poetry Cafe of members reading and discussing poetry. All are welcome. Non-members are requested to RSVP to the office by 3 p.m. Feb. 22.
February 24, 2019 at 10:15am
KHN member Andre Salz will offer a brief introduction to the history and practices of Islam. He will explore and investigate the links and frictions which permeate the two "Abrahamic" religions of Judaism and Islam. What divides us? What brings us together? Having worked with Muslims on peace work in the Middle East, Andre would like to share some personal experiences that show the links between our two religions in doing that work. Snow date: Sunday, March 3
March 8, 2019 at 7:30pm
Join rabbinic intern Miriam Geronimus for a special Yiddish-themed Kabbalat Shabbat. We will include Yiddish songs in our prayer service. In place of a d'var, we will read and discuss a Yiddish short story (in translation). The oneg will include Ashkenazi desserts. Members are encouraged to bring their favorite Ashkenazi dessert. Non-members wishing to attend should RSVP the office prior to 3 p.m. Friday.
March 10, 2019 at 1:00pm
Nechumi Yaffe, an Israeli wife, mother, activist, and educator, will speak about Haredi (Ultra Orthodox and Chasidic) women, their special position as solo breadwinner, and their journey into the Israeli public square. Nechumi will discuss the creative ways Haredi women find to address the inherent tensions of their different role, and efforts to better integrate them into the modern, vibrant Israeli society. A new political wave is forming. Come hear her story.
February 22, 2019 at 7:00pm
Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat Services at 7 followed by Oneg and a special Poetry Cafe of members reading and discussing poetry. All are welcome. Non-members are requested to RSVP to the office by 3 p.m. Feb. 22.
March 1, 2019 at 6:15pm
Once a month we have a community potluck (dairy or vegetarian dishes only) dinner followed by a family-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat service at 7. Non-members are asked to RSVP to the office no later than 3 p.m. Friday.
March 2, 2019 at 10:00am
Our monthly Shacharit Shabbat services filled with joyous song (zimra) and Torah readings. Come to sing, pray, lead, learn and make a minyan! It is followed by a potluck vegetarian/dairy lunch.
March 8, 2019 at 7:30pm
Join rabbinic intern Miriam Geronimus for a special Yiddish-themed Kabbalat Shabbat. We will include Yiddish songs in our prayer service. In place of a d'var, we will read and discuss a Yiddish short story (in translation). The oneg will include Ashkenazi desserts. Members are encouraged to bring their favorite Ashkenazi dessert. Non-members wishing to attend should RSVP the office prior to 3 p.m. Friday.
February 22, 2019 at 7:00pm
Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat Services at 7 followed by Oneg and a special Poetry Cafe of members reading and discussing poetry. All are welcome. Non-members are requested to RSVP to the office by 3 p.m. Feb. 22.
March 1, 2019 at 6:15pm
Once a month we have a community potluck (dairy or vegetarian dishes only) dinner followed by a family-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat service at 7. Non-members are asked to RSVP to the office no later than 3 p.m. Friday.
March 16, 2019 at 10:00am
Rabbi Diana and Shul School teacher Staci Scheinblum will lead an interactive Purim-themed kid-friendly Shabbat morning service geared toward toddlers.
March 20, 2019 at 6:00pm
KHN Celebrates Purim with a megillah reading, costumes, groggers, hamataschen, and more!

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