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September 10 at 6:45pm
Interfaith Shabbat in Support of Refugees

What can Jews and Muslims do together to address the challenges facing refugees today? Join IKAR and NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change for an evening of learning and conversation. Details and RSVP.

October 11 at 5:45pm
Kol Nidre Services

There’s a reason it’s Rabbi Brous’ favorite day of the year. Kol Nidre is intense and beautiful and the very best way to dive into your annual 25 hour soul workout.

October 12, 9am to 7:30pm
Yom Kippur Services

Join us for the best, most uplifting spiritual punch in the gut – and make a day out of it.

October 12, 8pm to 11:30pm
Disco Break Fast

The food is delicious. The air is clear and our souls are cleansed. Let’s take it to the dance floor. I want to dance!

October 13 at 7pm
IKAR-AJWS Book Club: ”It’s Our Turn to Eat”

Whether you’ve read the book or not, come learn with fellow IKARites and broaden your understanding of Kenya’s political history. Don’t miss it! RSVP here.

October 15 at 9:15am
Shabbat AM Services with Deborah Lipstadt

Join us for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. We are excited to have historian & author Deborah E. Lipstadt with us.

October 16 at 7pm
Culture Series: This Crime Is Televised

Jenji Kohan, Howard Gordon, Richard Cabral, and Rabbi Sharon Brous explore the power of crime storytelling from the Bible to today.

October 29 at 9:15am
Shabbat AM Services & Daniel Grinberg’s Bar Mitzvah

Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. Childcare provided for children under 5. Learn more.

October 29 at 10:30am
Shabbateens

IKAR teens get together to explore topics and issues close to their hearts, such as friendships, relationships, peer pressure, body image, current events, political climate… Want to join?

October 30 at 9:00am
Election Canvassing

We’ll be working with our interfaith partners from LA Voice to canvass for several propositions. Learn more.

October 30 at 9:00am
Tour De Summer Camps

Ride with IKAR to help make Jewish summer camps accessible and affordable to more kids! Learn more and sign up!

November 1 at 7pm
Propositions through a Jewish Lens

Come learn about several propositions on the ballot this November with Rabbi Brous and Rabbi Cohen from Bend the Arc. Learn more and RSVP.

November 2 at 7:45am
Minyan and Midrash

Give your workweek a spiritual boost with Shaharit (morning services) followed by a little study of the weekly Parshah (Torah portion) with Rabbi Tsadok. Please RSVP.

November 4 at 5pm
Night of the Wandering Jew

Join us as we map the Jewish journey through Los Angeles. From Boyle Heights to Pico-Robertson, celebrate the cuisine, arts, and music of the ever-changing L.A. Jewish landscape. Get your tickets!

October 5 at 11:15
Tot Shabbat Service

Join us for our monthly Saturday morning early childhood tot Shabbat. There will be some singing, some stories, some playing and some snacking, all with a Shabbat-friendly IKAR twist. Learn more!

January 6 at 5pm
Bite Size Shabbes PM

Calling All Tots –  It’s 2017 and our First Friday Bite Size Shabbes is back — bigger, better and badder than before. Slow down, reconnect, rock out with our favorite clergy, and eat tasty food. What better way is there to end the week?

January 18 at 7pm
Reflections: Volunteering w Refugees

IKARite Bev Weise speaks about her time volunteering in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Chios. Given the anticipated challenges for refugees in this upcoming administration, Bev will share key actions that our community can take to make a difference in refugees’ lives. RSVP required.

February 14 at 7:30pm
How Deep Is Your Love? Dr. Aaron Amit

Tuesday, Feb 14, 7:30pm, Fields-Meyer home (mid-city)
Author and professor Dr. Amit, head of the Talmud Department at Bar Ilan University, will help us explore why love is such an essential value in learning Torah. We’ll analyze text and explore the blessing known as Ahavah Rabbah.

February 15 at 7:30pm
The Mourner’s Kaddish

Study with Rabbi Avi Havivi the history & meaning of the Kaddish as well as its psychological & spiritual dimensions in this 2-session class.

April 29 at 9:15am
Shabbat AM services with special guest Dr. Paul Spiegel

Dr. Spiegel, formerly with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and now Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health, will speak during services about the grave situation confronting the Syrian refugees, the potential impacts of the Trump travel ban, and how we can help.

April 30 at 9am
JWW’s Walk to End Genocide

Join or sponsor Team IKAR to raise awareness about and provide vital resources for the survivors of genocide and mass atrocities. IKAR always boasts a great showing for this event – be part of our powerful team. Kids welcome.

May 5 - May 7
Shabbaton at Camp Ramah in Ojai

5/5 – 5/7, Camp Ramah in Ojai
We’re just about full – only cabin space now available to adults and kids age 1st grade and up. To reserve, email Devan@ikar-la.org.

May 10 at 7:30
Etgar Keret: The Seven Good Years

Internationally renowned author Keret will talk with R’ Brous about his memoir. Actress and IKARite Lisa Edelstein (House, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce) will read aloud from his short stories. Co-sponsored by the Whizin Center and IKAR.

May 21 at 6pm
IKAR’s Bat Mitzvah Party

It’s IKAR’s 13th anniversary, and we’d be remiss if we didn’t do our Bat Mitzvah in totally awesome 80s style. Come dressed in your B’nei Mitzvah best for our swankiest party of the year, where we’ll eat, drink and dance the night away to celebrate this most special milestone.

May 27 at 10:45am
Bite Size Shabbat AM

Rock out with your favorite clergy, do a (Shabbat-friendly) craft, and break challah together. See more.

May 30 at 8pm
10 Jewish Ideas That Might Just Change The World

We’re taking it to the streets for a journey toward Revelation along Moore Drive! Rabbis Brous, Tsadok, DeGroot, Artson and more fabulous teachers lead us in some late-night learning (traditional and non) along with delicious treats.

June 2 at 5:30pm (service at 6:45)
Roxbury Park Shabbat

The first Roxbury Park Shabbat of the season! BYO picnic from 5:30pm on, services outdoors at 6:45pm

June 2, after services
TRIBE First Friday FEAST

It’s the first Roxbury Park Shabbat of the season, and TRIBE First Friday FEAST is gonna keep the festivities going after services.

June 7 at 6:30pm
Community Iftar with NewGround

Break the fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan and be part of an evening of dialogue at the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple. Divisive rhetoric is flying right now – join for what is always a beautiful evening, one of the largest gatherings of Muslims and Jews in the country.

June 11 at 4pm
Vigil for S.S. St. Louis

We’ll gather to mourn the lives lost when the S.S. St. Louis was turned away from America’s borders in 1939, and will take a public stand for refugees and send a message to elected officials that history must not be allowed to repeat itself for today’s victims of violence and persecution.

 

June 11 at 8am
#Resist March

In place of the annual Pride March, the Los Angeles community will be coming together in a celebration of resistance. The march route will begin in Hollywood, and traverse 3.1 miles to end at a festival at West Hollywood Park.

June 16 at 6:15pm
Pride Shabbat

Shabbat services with dinner after – in celebration of Pride month.

June 18 at 9am
Humanitarian Day

The last 19 years Humanitarian Day has become a direct service event in Downtown Los Angeles during the month of Ramadan. Put faith into action and volunteer with the Coaltition to Preserve Human Dignity (CPHD) while we provide health screenings, hyigene products, fresh foods, and more!

June 20 at 7pm
World Refugee Day
Honor World Refugee Day with IKAR and other partner orgs!
June 21 at 7:30pm
The Space Between

The fine folks at Jewish Women’s Theatre present the world premier of a new piece in which a new generation takes on the comedy and the heartbreak of reaching for common ground.

June 23 at 6:15
JQ International’s Iftar Shabbat
IKAR & others co-sponsor JQ International’s 4th annual Iftar Shabbat. Join the break fast meal eaten after sunset each day during Ramadan – hear speakers share their stories as queer & ally Muslims.
June 30 at 5:30pm
Beach Shabbat

Our first of the season! BYO picnic, then stay for soulful and musical services.

July 6 at 7pm
Guest Speaker: Journalist Peter Beinart

We’re thrilled to welcome back to IKAR acclaimed political journalist and commentator Peter Beinart to talk about Jewish Responsibility and Jewish Vulnerability in the Age of Trump. Get the details.

July 7, after services
TRIBE First Friday FEAST

TRIBE First Friday FEAST – Schmooze & dine at our post-services hang.

July 21 at 6:15pm
CoolDown Shabbes service + dinner

We’re gettin’ into those dog days of summer, so this month, grab some friends, chill a bit, and get your ShaBBQ on.

July 31 at 8pm
Tisha b’Av – EREV

We’re joining with other local communities honor the past and commit ourselves to a vision of a more just and peaceful future. Check it out.

August 1 at 5:50pm
Tisha b’Av- AFTERNOON

We’re joining with other local communities to honor the past and commit ourselves to a vision of a more just and peaceful future. Check it out.

Aug 30 at 7:00 pm
5778 High Holy Days House Parties

We’re hosting a handful of house parties in the run-up to the High Holy Days, evenings of learning and conversation with our rabbis that will stretch your mind, heart, and soul. Come & get limber. Neighborhood house parties begin at 7:00 pm. Limudim house parties begin at 7:15 pm.

Monday, October 23 2017
Rabbi Brous Keynote Speaker at Prophetic Resistance Summit

Rabbi Brous delivers Keynote Address at PICO’s Prophetic Resistance Summit – a national gathering of hundreds of faith leaders and tribal elders to develop strategies to dismantle white supremacy and structural racism in America.

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
R’Brous Speaks at Obama Foundation Summit

Rabbi Sharon Brous was invited to speak on a multi-faith panel at the Inaugural Obama Foundation Summit, President Barack Obama’s leadership summit for hundreds of civic leaders from around the world.

Rabbi Brous’ multi-faith breakout session will discuss Reimagining Faith and Civic Life in the 21st Century.

 

Wanna feel inspired? Read her report-back!

#ObamaSummit

Saturday, November 11th, 2017
Lunch & Learn: Sikkuy

Lunch & Learn: Can Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel achieve meaningful equality in Israel?

 

12:30-1:30 pm: Stay after services to chat over lunch with Rawnak Natour and Ron Gerlitz, co-executive directors of Sikkuy, a joint Arab-Jewish civil society organization that advocates for full equality and shared society on all levels between Israel’s Palestinian and Jewish citizens.

 

Saturday, November 18th, 2017
Lunch & Learn: Dror Israel

Lunch & Learn: How can we maintain disputes and public arguments but still strive for shared values and ideals, including freedom of speech?

 

12:30-1:30: Stay after services to chat over lunch with Dror Israel, a  pioneering educational movement whose mission is to effect meaningful, long-term educational and social change in Israeli society in order to promote solidarity, social activism, democracy and equality. 

 

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Saturday, December 9th, 2017
JStreet Joins Us

JStreet Joins Us

 

Saturday, December 9, after services

 

Josh Lockman, JStreet’s Southwest Regional Director, will be at lunch to discuss building an IKAR delegation to JStreet’s national conference in Washington DC in April.

 

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Saturday
Shabbat Speaker: Imagine LA

Shabbat Speaker: Imagine LA – Saturday, 12/16

 

We will be joined by Adrienne Boswell, a graduate of Imagine LA’s family mentorship program who will share her story moving from homelessness to housing and greater stability with the support of a team of volunteers.

 

Over lunch, we’ll have an opportunity to talk with Adrienne and Jill Bauman, President and CEO of Imagine LA, about the opportunities to become a mentor with them.

 

Learn More.

Monday, January 15, 2018
INTO ACTION, The Creative Spark: Faith, Art, and Activism

Monday, January 15, 5 pm – 7 pm

 

Rabbi Sharon Brous speaks on the INTO ACTION panel, The Creative Spark: Faith, Art, and Activism.

 

Join us in a discussion on the intersection of faith, creativity, and activism. This event will explore critical questions concerning the role of creativity and faith in challenging the world around us, the connection between the work of clergy and that of the artist, and how faith and art can join forces to elevate justice work.

 

Learn more.

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Faith & Justice Shabbat

On the Shabbat between Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the Women’s March, it’s a good time to remember: we are in this together.

 

Join in a musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by a delicious, catered meal with the community – kosher pescatarian served up with vegetarian options of course!

 

6:15 pm, Scotch + Services

7:45 pm, Catered Dinner (RSVP required)

 

Learn more.

Sunday, January 21st, 2018
Race & Inclusivity in the American Jewish Community: Challenges & Opportunities

Sunday, January 21, 4-5:30 pm, USC Doheny Memorial Library

The USC Casden Institute and IKAR Los Angeles proudly present a lively conversation between Lacey Schwartz, filmmaker and producer of “Little White Lie”; Rabbi Sharon Brous; and Bruce Phillips, professor of Sociology and Jewish Communal Service at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

 

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Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
Know Your Reps – Mike Feuer

Minyan Tzedek Organizing continues our “Know Your Reps” campaign!

Remember those Know Your Reps cards you got during the High Holy Days? Want to have a voice in shaping our City? On Saturday, February 3, we will welcome Mike Feuer to IKAR for a conversation. We will learn about the issues he cares about, and we will have the opportunity to share our vision for a more just world. Join us after services, upstairs in the Beit Midrash.

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer will join us for lunch and conversation after Shabbat services.

 

Saturday, Feb. 3, 12:00 pm -1:30 pm

 

Learn more.

 

Sunday, February 25th, 2018
KIDS’ Purim Justice Carnival

Let’s Get Topsy Turvy – Kids’ Purim Carnival

9:30 am-12:30 pm, Shalhevet

Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate Purim – a day of joy and justice – at IKAR’s annual Purim Justice Carnival. Bouncy houses, justice opportunities, a special section for our under 5 set, and more.

 

Learn more.

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
PREQUEL: Your Spiritual Pre-game

PREQUEL: Your Spiritual Pre-game
Friday, March 2,
6 pm-6:45 pm, Shalhevet

 

IKAR is doing something new for first Fridays! Each month before First Friday services, we’ll be gathering to get into the Shabbat spirit a bit early. Each month’s theme will be different — from sing-a-longs and Israeli dance, to meditation and yoga — plus complimentary drink and nosh.

 

Come, make a night of Shabbat. IKAR’s new First Friday Program for all!

 

Learn more.

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
TRIBE FEAST

Musical, sweet, and soulful IKAR Shabbat services (plus Scotch): 6:45 pm at Shalhevet High School, 910 S Fairfax Ave.
Tribe FEAST: 8:30 pm(ish) to 11ish at IKAR’s new space, 1729 S. La Cienega.

Schmooze, food, groove, booze, and swoon with young Jewish and Jew-adjacent adults at IKAR Tribe’s First Friday Hang.

 

Learn more.

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
TRIBE Los Angeles Beit Midrash (LA|BM)

TRIBE’s Los Angeles Beit Midrash (or LA|BM)

Paper or Plastik, 5772 W. Pico Blvd//90019

Thursday, March 15, 7 pm

 

It’s the Hebrew school you wish you went to.

Learn more.

Friday, March 16th, 2018
Pray + Stay: Jews and Race with Yavilah McCoy

Pray + Stay: Jews and Race

Services & Community Meal

6:15 PM Pray: Scotch + Services
7:45 PM Stay: Community Dinner (RSVP required)

This month’s Pray + Stay is dedicated to the topic of Jews and Race. We will be joined by Yavilah McCoy who will be teaching Friday night over dinner, workshopping with us Saturday morning over lunch, and closing Shabbat with a Gospel Havdallah Saturday night.

Mark your cals and kick off this incredible weekend by letting IKAR do the Shabbat cooking. Join in a musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by a catered community meal – kosher pescatarian served up with vegetarian options, as always.

 

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Saturday, March 17th, 2018
Featured Speaker Yavilah McCoy – Jews and Race, Shabbat Lunch Workshop

Yavilah McCoy – Shabbat Lunch Workshop: Developing a Common Language 101

Saturday, March 17, 12:30 (following Shabbat services, at Shalhevet)

 

In our continued Featured Speakers Series, we will be joined by Yavilah McCoy who will workshop with us Saturday morning over lunch.

Yavilah will present IKAR with the opportunity to explore the successes and challenges of building relationships and coalitions in service of equity and justice in Jewish institutions and in a broader social justice landscape. Hear narratives that depict practical behaviors that can be acted out in relationship to center, demarginalize and empower historically targeted people and communities.

Learn more.

Saturday, March 17th, 2018
Featured Speaker Yavilah McCoy – Gospel Havdallah – Songs of the Spirit

Gospel Havdallah – Songs of the Spirit

7:30 pm, 1729 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035, USA

 

We will close our Shabbat dedicated to the topic of Jews + Race with an opportunity to learn pieces from Featured Speaker Yavilah McCoy’s family legacy of Jewish Gospel Music and a discussion of what it means to embrace intersectional identities across race, faith and gender in the contemporary social justice landscape. Yavilah will be joined by musician Alexi Paraschos.

 

Learn more.

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
Haggadah Slam

Haggadah Slam

Tuesday, March 20, Beth Am

7:30 pm-9 pm

Get ready, Pesah is coming. And IKAR is joining up with B’nai David Judea and Beth Am for some Haggadah-inspired learning with Rabbis Brous, Kligfeld, and Kanefsky. There will be break-out programming, and music.

Learn more.

Friday, March 30th, 2018
Pesah Seder Matching

What are your Pesah Plans?

Do you have extra space at your Pesah Seder? Are you looking for a place to go?

IKAR is here to help find you a Pesah Seder Match!

 

Learn more.

 

Saturday, March 31st, 2018
TRIBE Pesah Seder (Second Night)

Saturday, March 31 | 8:00-10:30 PM
Habonim Dror (W. 3rd)

We’re excited for TRIBE’s third-annual Passover seder. Join us on our journey of freedom, fun, and some delicious nosh!


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Thursday, April 19th, 2018
TRIBE LEARN: Los Angeles Beit Midrash (LA|BM)

Thursday, April 19th at 7:00 PM

Paper or Plastik, 5772 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

SCHMOOZE + NOSH | 7:00 pm
LEARN | 7:30 pm

The LEARN team is proud to invite you to the third installment of Los Angeles Beit Midrash (LA|BM), a monthly meeting of the hearts and minds where we engage in ancient Jewish learning with a flare for the modern.

 

Learn more.

Friday, April 20th, 2018
Pray + Stay: Ethical Wills Edition

Pray + Stay: Services & Community Meal

Ethical Wills Edition

Once per month, let IKAR do the Shabbat cooking, and you do the connecting. Join in a musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by a catered community meal – kosher pescatarian served up with vegetarian options, as always.

6:15 PM Pray: Scotch + Services
7:45 PM Stay: Community Dinner (RSVP required)

 

Learn More.

Saturday, April 21st, 2018
Know Your Reps with Congressman Adam Schiff

Know Your Reps with Congressman Adam Schiff April 21, 12:30 pm, Shalhevet

Join us for a “Know Your Reps” conversation with Rep. Adam Schiff over lunch after Shabbat services. Congressman Schiff (Burbank) serves as the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence which oversees the nation’s intelligence agencies.

Saturday, April 28th, 2018
The Educated Activist – Book Discussion with Susan Burton

 

Saturday, April 28, following Shabbat services at Shalhevet

IKAR Organizing’s next book discussion:  we have the opportunity to be joined by the author, Susan Burton who will discuss her powerful memoir:

 

Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women. 

 

Check it out.

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
Antisemitism, White Supremacy and White Nationalism: Charting a Path Forward

Featured Speakers: Eric Ward & Dove Kent, Facilitated by Rabbi Sharon Brous

 

Join this important discussion Tuesday, May 1, 7:30 pm, at IKAR’s New Space

Free and open to the public, no RSVP required.

 

 

Learn more.

Friday, May 4th, 2018
IKAR’s Annual Shabbaton

IKAR’s Annual Shabbaton

May 4-6, 2018

Camp Ramah – Ojai, CA

*pssst – did you know this shabbaton will also host Dalia Benor’s Bat Mitzvah?

 

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Saturday, May 19th, 2018
Shavuot – This, Too, is Torah
Saturday, May 19, 7:45 pm until Late (1:00 am)
*AT SHALHEVET*
Free, No RSVP Required, Share event with friends!
 
This Shavuot, we’re finding revelation in unexpected places as we celebrate the giving of the Torah.
 
 
Learn more!
 
Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
Know Your Reps with Congressman Ted Lieu

Minyan Tzedek Organizing continues our “Know Your Reps” campaign!

 

Congressman Ted Lieu will join IKAR in conversation with Rabbi Brous over Shabbat lunch on the topic of moral leadership, following services at Shalhevet.

 

Saturday, June 2, 12:30 pm -1:30 pm

 

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Sunday, June 17th, 2018
Artist Talk: The Third Body – Roey Victoria Heifetz

Arts & Culture

The Third Body: Sunday, June 17, 3pm, at AJU

 

Roey Victoria Heifetz, an amazing Israeli trans artist based in Berlin, will be giving a talk at AJU. She will discuss her recent works, including the ongoing project The Third Body, which combines large scale drawings and videos of confessions by / conversations with women of the transgender communities in Berlin and Israel, focusing mostly on the artist’s own process of transitioning.

 

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Friday, July 6th, 2018
Roxbury Park Shabbat

Join us for our first outdoor Kabbalat Shabbat of thus summer at Roxbury Park.

5:30 pm: BYO Vegetarian Picnic

6:45 pm: Outdoor musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat services

 

Check it out.

Friday, July 6th, 2018
Bite Size Shabbes at Roxbury Park

Bite Size Shabbes (fams w/kids 0-5) at Roxbury Park!

 

Join us for a Family First Friday family friendly activity, service and dinner at Roxbury park! BYO Vegetarian picnic.

5:00 pm – 6:30pm

 

Join in the fun.
Friday, July 6th, 2018
TRIBE First Friday FEAST at Roxbury Park

Friday, July 6 – FEAST with TRIBE (IKAR’s 20s/30s) – Roxbury Style

 

6:45 pm: Musical, high energy outdoor Kabbalat Shabbat services at Roxbury Park

8 pm (ish): Catered TRIBE meal at Roxbury Park following services (RSVP required for dinner)

 

Click here to find out more!

Saturday, July 7th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services
IKAR Shabbat AM Services
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. All are welcome.
Saturday, July 7, 9:30am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet School
Find out more.
Saturday, July 7th, 2018
Know Your Reps with Congresswoman Karen Bass

Minyan Tzedek Organizing continues our “Know Your Reps” campaign!

 

Congresswoman Karen Bass will join IKAR for a “Know Your Reps” conversation over lunch to discuss issues including criminal justice reform, immigrants’ rights, and gun violence over Shabbat lunch at Shalhevet.

 

Saturday, July 7, 12:45 pm -1:45 pm

 

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Sunday, July 8th, 2018
IKAR’s New Space: Green Action Planting & Mezuzzah Hanging

Green Action Planting & Mezuzzah Hanging: Sunday, July 8, 10 am-12 pm

Beautify & Sanctify

Help plant the window boxes at IKAR’s new office and consecrate the space with a Mezuzzah hanging.

 

Check it out.

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
Minyan Tzedek – Phone Bank for Money Bail Reform

Thursday, July 12th, 6 pm – 8:30 pm at NCJW Los Angeles

 

Join us in this urgent action to support SB 10, the Money Bail Reform Act.

 

Our current money bail system is unjust and unsafe.

 

Get involved.

Saturday, July 14th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services
IKAR Shabbat AM Services
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. All are welcome.
Saturday, July 14, 9:30am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet School
Find out more.
Saturday, July 14th, 2018
Bite Size Shabbes

Bite Size Shabbes

Saturday, July 14, 10:45 am – 12 pm

 

Join us for our Saturday morning early childhood Bite Size Shabbes for families with kids ages 0-5.

 

Join the fun.

Thursday, July 19th, 2018
South Robertson Neighborhood Council Meeting – Safe Parking LA at IKAR

Thursday, July 19 at 7 pm

Wiesenthal Center

 

Join us at the South Robertson Neighborhood Council Meeting to support IKAR’s presentation on hosting Safe Parking LA (safety and dignity for folks who live in their cars) at our office lot.

Find out more.

Friday, July 20th, 2018
PRAY + STAY: ShaBBQ

PRAY + STAY: ShaBBQ

 

Once per month, let IKAR do the Shabbat cooking, and you do the connecting. Join in a musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat service followed by a catered community meal – kosher pescatarian served with vegetarian option, as always. Summer Lovin’ at its best.

6:15 pm PRAY: Scotch + Services
7:45 pm STAY: Community Dinner

 

Get into it.

Friday, July 20th, 2018
TRIBE Shabbat Open Bar

TRIBE (IKAR’s 20s/30s) Shabbat Open Bar 

Friday, July 20

5 – 6:15 pm at Shalhevet

 

Join TRIBE for Shabbat Open Bar at Shalhevet with some pre-Shabbat satisfying libations.

 

Check it out.

Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Tisha b’Av – July 21

Saturday, July 21, 8:15 pm – 10 pm at Workmen’s Circle Cultural Center

 

Learning followed by a candlelight service & chanting of Eikha (Lamentations) with IKAR, Shtibl, and Temple Israel of Hollywood. Bring a pillow if you like as we will be sitting on the floor.

 

We’re joining with other local communities to honor the past, feel the tragedies of the present, and commit ourselves to a vision of a more just and peaceful future.

 

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Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Shabbat AM Services
IKAR Shabbat AM Services
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. All are welcome.
Saturday, July 21, 9:30am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet School
Shabbat with us.
Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
Tisha b’Av – July 22

Sun, July 22, 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm, at Temple Beth Am

 

Community prayer, learning, and reflection with IKAR, Temple Beth Am, B’nai David-Judea, and Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills. We’re joining with other local communities to honor the past, feel the tragedies of the present, and commit ourselves to a vision of a more just and peaceful future.

 

 

Find out more.

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
Is This The Fast I Desire? Action for Family Reunification

Sunday, July 22

3 pm – 4:30 pm at Pico / Robertson Intersection

 

IKAR is proud to co-sponsor this Tisha B’Av Action for Family Reunification with Bend the Arc Jewish Action, CLUE: Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice, Episcopal Diocese L.A. Sacred Resistance, LA Voice, Pacific Presbytery.

 

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Saturday, July 28th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services
IKAR Shabbat AM Services
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. All are welcome.
Saturday, July 28, 9:30am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet School
Join us.
Saturday, July 28th, 2018
Pre-Service Text Study with Jody Myers, Ph.D

Pre-Service Text Study with Jody Myers, Ph.D

Saturday, July 28, 8:45 am – 9:30 am at Shalhevet.
Come before services for a text study with Jody Myers, Ph.D and get ready to dive deep. No Hebrew needed.
Check it out.
Saturday, July 28th, 2018
Bite Size Shabbes

Bite Size Shabbes

Saturday, July 28, 10:45 am – 12 pm

 

Join us for our Saturday morning early childhood Bite Size Shabbes for families with kids ages 0-5.

 

Join the fun.

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Bite Size Shabbes at Roxbury Park

Bite Size Shabbes (fams w/kids 0-5) at Roxbury Park!

 

Join us for a Family First Friday family friendly activity, service and dinner at Roxbury park! BYO Vegetarian picnic.

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

 

Join in the fun.
Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Roxbury Park Shabbat

Join us for our outdoor Kabbalat Shabbat of thus summer at Roxbury Park.

5:30 pm: BYO Vegetarian Picnic

6:45 pm: Outdoor musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat services

 

Check it out.

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
TRIBE First Friday FEAST at Roxbury Park

Friday, August 3 – FEAST with TRIBE (IKAR’s 20s/30s) – Roxbury Style

 

6:45 pm: Musical, high energy outdoor Kabbalat Shabbat services at Roxbury Park

8 pm (ish): Catered TRIBE meal at Roxbury Park following services (RSVP required for dinner)

 

Click here to find out more!

Saturday, August 4th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services
IKAR Shabbat AM Services
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. All are welcome.
Saturday, August 4, 9:30am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet School
Join us.
Sunday, August 5th, 2018 at 1:10 pm
Jewish Community Day at Dodger Stadium – 2018
Join IKARites at Dodger Stadium on Sunday August 5th, when your Boys in Blue take on the Houston Astros for Jewish Community Day! Game begins at 1:10 pm.
DEADLINE TO SIGN UP: Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018
Take me out to the Ballgame.
Sunday, August 5th, 2018
Minyan Tzedek – Homelessness Initiative: Family-Friendly Learn & Act

Family-Friendly Learn & Act: What can we do to help people who are homeless in LA? 

10 am – 12:00 pm, IKAR Event Space 

 

Bring items, sort and pack care kits for PATH’s homeless outreach teams and engage in all-ages learning about how we can respond to the homelessness crisis.

 

Find out more.

Friday, August 10th, 2018
LA Voice Leadership Assembly (Day 1 of 3)

LA Voice Leadership Assembly

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, August 10-12, Leo Baeck Temple

 

Join IKAR Organizers at this 3-day conference to dive deeply into building relationships and improving our organizing skills with our multi-faith partners in justice work from across the county at LA Voice.

 

I want to find out more.

Saturday, August 11th, 2018
Lunch & Learn with Devorah Brous

Lunch & Learn with Urban Farmer, Devorah Brous

 

Saturday, August 11, 12:30 pm, following services at Shalhevet.

 

Re’eh: How are the Torah’s agrarian laws relevant to you?

 

I’m curious!

Saturday, August 11th, 2018
LA Voice Leadership Assembly (Day 2 of 3)

LA Voice Leadership Assembly

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, August 10-12, Leo Baeck Temple

 

Join IKAR Organizers at this 3-day conference to dive deeply into building relationships and improving our organizing skills with our multi-faith partners in justice work from across the county at LA Voice.

 

I want to find out more.

Saturday, August 11th, 2018
Bite Size Shabbes

Bite Size Shabbes

Saturday, August 11, 10:45 am – 12 pm

 

Join us for our Saturday morning early childhood Bite Size Shabbes for families with kids ages 0-5.

 

Join the fun.

Saturday, August 11th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services

IKAR Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, August 11, 9:30am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Join us.
Sunday, August 12th, 2018
LA Voice Leadership Assembly (Day 3 of 3)

LA Voice Leadership Assembly

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, August 10-12, Leo Baeck Temple

 

Join IKAR Organizers at this 3-day conference to dive deeply into building relationships and improving our organizing skills with our multi-faith partners in justice work from across the county at LA Voice.

 

I want to find out more.

Monday, August 13th, 2018
Culture Event with Author Moriel Rothman-Zecher

Culture Event with Author Moriel Rothman-Zecher
Monday, August 13, 7:30 pm

 

IKAR is proud to sponsor this conversation with acclaimed author of the novel, Sadness is a White Bird, which follows a young American-Israeli and his attempts to reconcile his loyalty to family and country with his friendship with two Palestinian-Israeli twins as his draft date approaches.

 

I don’t wanna miss this.

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
Central High Holy Day House Party & House-Warming: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

We’re hosting a handful of house parties in the run-up to the High Holies — evenings of learning and conversation with our rabbis and fellow IKARites that will stretch your mind, heart, and soul. This year, we’re combining our Central HHD house party with a house-warming party at our new digs! Won’t you be our neighbor?

5:30 pm: Food & Fun (kid-friendly activities)

7 pm: Learning begins

 

Tell me more.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
Valley High Holy Day House Party

We’re hosting a handful of house parties in the run-up to the High Holies — evenings of learning and conversation with our rabbis and fellow IKARites that will stretch your mind, heart, and soul. Come and get limber.

 

7 pm: Learning begins (address given upon RSVP)

 

I wanna know about it.

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
East High Holy Day House Party

We’re hosting a handful of house parties in the run-up to the High Holies — evenings of learning and conversation with our rabbis and fellow IKARites that will stretch your mind, heart, and soul. Come and get limber.

 

7 pm: Learning begins (address given upon RSVP)

 

Tell me more.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
PATH Meals

Thursday, August 16, 6 pm 

Cook or pick up a dish and join this wonderful opportunity (twice every month!) to build community and nourish folks at PATH’s westside transitional home for veterans. If you’re unsure about cooking, we can help with easy ideas.

 

Find out more.

Friday, August 17th, 2018
Pray + Stay: Camp Shabbat

PRAY + STAY: Camp Shabbat

 

Reunite with fellow IKARites at this sweet end-of-summer gathering. We’ll tap into a little of that summer camp style magic this Shabbat. Musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by a delicious vegetarian, catered dinner.

 

6:15 pm PRAY: Scotch + Services
7:45 pm STAY: Community Dinner

 

Check it out.

Friday, August 17th, 2018
TRIBE Shabbat Open Bar

TRIBE (IKAR’s 20s/30s) Shabbat Open Bar 

Friday, August 17

5 – 6:15 pm at Shalhevet

 

Join TRIBE for Shabbat Open Bar at Shalhevet with some pre-Shabbat satisfying libations.

 

Check it out.

Saturday, August 18th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services

IKAR Shabbat AM Services – New Member 3rd Saturdays

Saturday, August 18, 9:30am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet

Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.

Every 3rd Saturday, we welcome our newest IKARites with an aliyah and a shout-out. Stay for lunch at our welcoming table — we’ll save you a seat!
Join us.
Sunday, August 19th, 2018
West High Holy Day House Party

We’re hosting a handful of house parties in the run-up to the High Holies — evenings of learning and conversation with our rabbis and fellow IKARites that will stretch your mind, heart, and soul. Come and get limber.

 

5 pm: Learning begins (address given upon RSVP)

 

Take me there.

Sunday, August 19, 2018
Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Daylong Retreat

Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Daylong Retreat

Sunday, August 19, 9 am – 5 pm at Temple Beth Am

Mindful Judaism, B’nai David-Judea Congregation, Rabbi Ariel Sholklapper, Temple Beth Am and IKAR present this daylong Jewish Mindfulness Retreat.

 

Show up and get present.

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
TRIBE High Holy Day House Party

We’re hosting a handful of house parties in the run-up to the High Holies — evenings of learning and conversation with our rabbis and fellow IKARites that will stretch your mind, heart, and soul. Come and get limber.

 

8 pm: Learning begins (address given upon RSVP)

 

Yes please.

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
Bite Size Shabbes

Bite Size Shabbes

Saturday, August 25, 10:45 am – 12 pm

 

Join us for our Saturday morning early childhood Bite Size Shabbes for families with kids ages 0-5.

 

Join the fun.

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services
IKAR Shabbat AM Services
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. All are welcome.
Saturday, August 25, 9:30am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet School
Join us.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
TRIBE Elul Retreat: Training Your Soul
Sun, August 26, 11am – 6pm
IKAR’s Event Space: 1729 S La Cienega Blvd.
We’re getting our mind, body, and spirit all prepped for the High Holy Days. Join us for some introspective gazing, sound bath-ing, and learning why the month of Elul matters. Don’t know what Elul is? Cool! Join us. Are you an Elul ringer who knows the ropes? Great! Join us. Everyone is welcome – we want to dig deep together and figure out what this is all about.
Learn more.
Monday, August 27, 2018
PATH Meals

Monday, August 27, 6 pm

Cook or pick up a dish and join this wonderful opportunity (twice every month!) to build community and nourish folks at PATH’s westside transitional home for veterans. If you’re unsure about cooking, we can help with easy ideas.

 

Find out more.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Organizing Meeting

Monthly Organizing Meeting – Tuesday, August 28, 7 pm

*NOW 4th TUESDAYS OF THE MONTH*

Come celebrate our work over the past year and help make our High Holy Day outreach campaign a success!

 

I’m in!

Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Shabbat AM Services
IKAR Shabbat AM Services
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. All are welcome.
Saturday, September 1, 9:30am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet School
Come on in.
Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Dear Self, I’m Sorry: A Selihot Service & Practice of Self-Forgiveness
Saturday, September 1, 8:30pm – 10:30pm
at Beit T’Shuvah

 

Join Beit T’Shuvah and IKAR to open the High Holy Day season with “Dear Self, I’m Sorry.” Through spirit-grounded ritual, soulful stories, and small group learning, we will dive into the sacred practice of forgiving ourselves.

 

 

Learn more.

Sunday, September 10
TRIBE Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Lunch

Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Lunch with TRIBE (IKAR’s 20s/30s)

Monday, September 10th, 2:30 – 5:30 pm

Rahel Ethiopian, following Rosh Hashanah Services at IKAR

 

Join together at Rahel Vegan Ethiopian Cuisine for lunch on the first day of Rosh Hashanah. TRIBE will walk over from Shalhevet High School after dipping some apples and hallah in honey at IKAR’s post-service oneg.

 

Yum. I’m in.

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Green Action Pre-Tashlikh Beach Clean-Up!

Green Action Pre-Tashlikh Beach Clean-Up!

Sun, surf, golden sand, garbage bags….it’s the perfect first mitzvah of 5779!

 

3 pm, Santa Monica Beach, Lifeguard station 26

16 YEARS & UP ONLY PLEASE! IKARpool available: click for more info.

I am SO in.

 

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Tashlikh
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Santa Monica Beach, Lifeguard station 26
It’s a ritual “casting away” of our missteps, mistakes and bad patterns – all the things we don’t want to bring with us into the New Year.
I’m in.
Saturday, October 27
Lunch & Learn: Breaking the Silence

Saturday, October 27 at 12:30 pm

 

Over lunch following services at Shalhevet, we’ll hear from a representative of Breaking the Silence in a conversation moderated by Rob Eshman, former Publisher and Editor in Chief of the Los Angeles Jewish Journal. Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories.

 

Find out more.

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Sacred Responsibility FEAST: TRIBE Gets Out the Vote!(NOW AT SHALHEVET)

Sacred Responsibility FEAST: TRIBE Gets Out the Vote!

Services, 6:15 pm at Shalhevet

FEAST, 7:45 pm (ish), at SHALHEVET (*NOTE LOCATION CHANGE) –COMBINED WITH COMMUNITY-WIDE DINNER FOR ALL!

Schmooze, food, groove and get out the vote with Jewish and Jew-adjacent 20s/30s at TRIBE’s First Friday FEAST.

 

Check it out.

 

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
A Space for Healing – Havdallah

Saturday, November 3 at 7 pm

For those in need of healing — and those who wish to support them — we invite you to join us at IKAR’s Event Space. As we conclude Shabbat, we will have a Havdallah service dedicated to victims and survivors of sexual violence. Through song, ritual, and reflection, we will make space for the stories that have been dismissed and silenced for too long.

 

Learn more.

Thursday, November 8th, 2018
TRIBESchool – November

TRIBESchool

Thursday, November 8

7 pm – 10 pm, IKAR’s Event Space

The LEARN team is proud to invite you to the next installment of TRIBESchool, a monthly meeting of the hearts and minds where we engage in ancient Jewish learning with a flare for the modern. It’s the Hebrew school you wish you went to.

 

Check it out.

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
TRIBE-Meet: Get to Know TRIBE

7:30 pm to 9 pm, Culver City

 

New to LA? New to IKAR? Been around for a bit and want to dive into the community? Come hang with some TRIBErs!

 

Check it out.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
NewGround: Spotlight Storytellng Event
NewGround: A Muslim Jewish Partnership for Change
Spotlight Storytelling Event – Wednesday, November 14, 7 pm, IMAN Center 
Storytellers, coming from across the Muslim and Jewish traditions, share stories about taking risks.
Find out more.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Waking to Wonder – VALLEY

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: VALLEY

Session 1: Waking to Wonder with Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

Wednesday, November 14, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Waking to Wonder – WEST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: WEST

Session 1: Waking to Wonder with Rabbi Keilah Lebell

Wednesday, November 14, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
TRIBE Documentary Night

TRIBE Documentary Night

7 – 9:30 pm, IKAR’s Event Space

Grab your extra, unopened toiletries and join the Justice team for a screening of On The Streets, a documentary about homelessness in LA.

 

Tell me more.

Friday, November 16th, 2018
November PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

Friday, November 16, at Shalhevet

6:15 PM Pray: Scotch* + Services (*or non-alcoholic beverage)
7:45 PM Stay: Catered Community Dinner

 

Join us.

Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Lunch + Learn: New Israel Fund

Saturday, November 17

12:30 pm (following services, at Shalhevet)

 

Over Shabbat lunch, we will have an opportunity to hear from the Associate Director of NIF Israel and Director of the Development and International Relations Department, Shira Ben-Sasson Furstenberg in conversation with Rabbi Sharon Brous.

 

Learn more.

Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services, November 17

Shabbat AM Services & Isabella and Katherine Bernstein’s B’not Mitzvah, Limudim

 

Saturday, November 17, 9:15 am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet School
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Check it out.
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Pre-Service Text Study with Jody Myers, PhD – November
Saturday, November 17, 8:45am – 9:30am, Shalhevet School
Come before services for a text study with Jody Myers, Ph.D, Professor of Religious Studies and Coordinator of the Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program at California State University, Northridge.
Check it out.
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Bite Size Havdallah – November

Bite Size Havdallah for families with kids 0-5

Saturday, November 17, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Held at Private Home TBD, address shared upon RSVP
Get more info.
Sunday, November 18th, 2018
Thanksgiving Tikkun

Thanksgiving Tikkun

Sunday, November 18, 10 am – 12 pm

IKAR’s Event Space

 

Bring the whole family or just yourself and help us provide ready-to-cook Thanksgiving feasts to families at partner churches. Get together, do a little learning, take action on hunger, and have fun.

 

Sign me up!

Saturday, November 24th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services – November 24

Shabbat AM Services + Jesse Nevins’ Bar Mitzvah

 

Saturday, November 24, 9:30 am – 12:15 pm, Shalhevet
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat Shalom.
Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Waking to Wonder – CENTRAL

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: CENTRAL

Session 1: Waking to Wonder with Rabbi David Kasher

Thursday, November 29, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Check it out.

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Waking to Wonder – EAST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: EAST

Session 1: Waking to Wonder with Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

Thursday, November 29, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Parashah Study with R’David Kasher – December

Parashah Study with R’David Kasher

Saturday, December 1, 8:45 am at Shalhevet

 

Join R’David Kasher for some deep dive learning on the first floor before services. Check for signs to point you to the class.

 

Check it out.

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Shabbat AM Services – December 1
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, December 1, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Join us.
Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
IKAR Hesed Day – EAST

IKAR Hesed Day – EAST

Sunday, December 2, 4 pm

Hosted at private residence in Hollywood  (address upon RSVP)

 

Take two! We’ve rescheduled our kickoff IKAR Hesed Day East and invite you to bring our Hesed work to life. Join us to connect as a community, get to know your neighbors, put IKAR Hesed love out in the world, and light the first night’s Hannukah candles together.

 

Check it out.

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Minyan Tzedek Organizing Meeting
Monthly Organizing Meeting
Tue, December 4, 7pm – 9pm
RSVP for address
Dive deep into areas where our voices can make an immediate — and important — difference. We’ll be discussing how to best focus our political energy and moral outrage moving forward. All are welcome, including first-timers.
Check it out.
Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
IKAR’s Hevra Kadisha Meeting

Tuesday, December 4, 7:30 – 9 pm,

 

IKAR Offices (1737 S. La Cienega Blvd, 90035)

 

Join us as we continue to lay the groundwork for IKAR’s own Hevra Kadisha. Literally “holy society,” a Hevra Kadisha is a group of trained volunteers who are on call to guard and prepare a deceased body for burial according to precise Jewish customs and laws.

 

Learn more.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Encountering One Another – VALLEY

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: VALLEY

Session 2: Encountering One Another with Rabbi David Kasher

Wednesday, December 5, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Encountering One Another – WEST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: WEST

Session 2: Encountering One Another with Rabbi Keilah Lebell

Wednesday, December 5, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Tell me more.

Friday, December 7th, 2018
Kabbalat Shabbat Services – December 7

Musical high-energy Kabbalat Shabbat Serices, 6:45 pm at Shalhevet.

 

Join us.

Saturday, December 8th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services – December 8
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, December 8, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, December 8th, 2018
#WeToo Shabbat Lunch Discussion – December 8

#WeToo Shabbat Lunch Discussion
Saturday, December 8, 12:45 pm (following services), Shalhevet 

Join us for an exploratory conversation on organizing a specific issue campaign to combat sexual assault and harassment. No RSVP required.

 

Find out more.

Saturday, December 8th, 2018
Lunch + Learn: Mickey Bergman

Lunch + Learn: Mickey Bergman, Vice President and Senior Advisor at Governor Richardson Center for Global Engagement
December 8, 12:45 pm at Shalhevet, following services

 

Over Shabbat lunch, Mickey Bergman will share the behind the scenes story of the Otto Warmbier negotiations with us as a point of entry into a discussion of the field of Fringe Diplomacy, followed by time for Q&A. Free & No RSVP needed.

 

Check it out.

Sunday, December 9th, 2018
TRIBE Hanukkah GLOW Event

TRIBE (IKAR’s 20s/30s) & Reboot present GLOW: Cocktail Party & Live Comedy Podcast!

Sunday, December 9th, 2018, 7:30 – 10:30 pm, IKAR’s Event Space

Lights, latkes, liquor, and laughs. TRIBE (IKAR’s 20s/30s cohort) is throwing our 4th annual GLOW Hanukkah party, and this year, our partners at Reboot are bringing us a live mini-podcast episode about Hanukkah with comedian Moshe Kasher and his brother, IKAR’s own Rabbi David Kasher!

 

Where do I sign up?

Sunday, December 9th, 2018
L.A. Landscapes – FOREST

L.A. Landscapes with Rabbi David Kasher

FOREST: December 9

Los Angeles offers an incredible diversity of natural landscapes – from mountain to sea, forest to desert. What would it mean to look at the city we live in through the lens of Jewish Tradition?

 

I want to explore.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Artson – Who You Calling Atheist?

Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Brad Artson 

December 12, 7 pm, IKAR’s Event Space

“Who You Calling Atheist? Yehudah Ha-Levi, Baruch Spinoza”

Join in a year long, monthly exploration of the great thinkers of Jewish philosophy across the ages.

 

I’m curious.

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
TRIBESchool – December

TRIBESchool

Thursday, December 13

7 pm – 10 pm, IKAR’s Event Space

The LEARN team is proud to invite you to the next installment of TRIBESchool, a monthly meeting of the hearts and minds where we engage in ancient Jewish learning with a flare for the modern. It’s the Hebrew school you wish you went to.

 

Check it out.

Saturday, December 15th, 2018
Pre-Service Text Study with Jody Myers, Ph.D – December 15

Text Study with Jody Myers, Ph.D
Saturday, December 15, 8:45-9:30 am

Come before services once a month for a text study with Jody Myers, Ph.D, professor of Religious Studies.  No Hebrew necessary.

 

Check it out.

Saturday, December 15th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services – December 15
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, December 15, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, December 15th, 2018
Lunch + Learn: Combatants for Peace

Lunch + Learn: Combatants for Peace
December 15, 12:30 pm at Shalhevet

 

 

Over lunch following Shabbat Services, we will have an opportunity to hear from Sulaiman Khatib of Combatants for Peace in conversation with Rabbi Sharon Brous.

 

Learn more.

Sunday, December 16th, 2018
PATH: Make Meals and Meet Friends

Sunday, December 16

2 – 4 pm, held at private residence (address upon RSVP)

 

Join IKAR families with young children at an IKARite’s home in the Pico-Robertson area to prepare a meal for residents at PATH’s East Los Angeles transitional home for adults.

 

Find out more!

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Encountering One Another – CENTRAL

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: CENTRAL

Session 2: Encountering One Another with Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

Thursday, December 20, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Check it out.

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Encountering One Another – EAST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: EAST

Session 2: Encountering One Another with Rabbi David Kasher

Thursday, December 20, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Friday, December 21st, 2018
December PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

Friday, December 21, at Shalhevet

6:15 PM Pray: Scotch* + Services (*or non-alcoholic beverage)
7:45 PM Stay: Catered Community Dinner

 

Join us.

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
Shabbat AM Services December 22

Shabbat AM Services 

 

Saturday, December 22, 9:30 am – 12:00pm, at Shalhevet School
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Check it out.
Saturday, December 29th, 2018
Shabbat AM Services December 29

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, December 29, 9:30 am at Shalhevet School

Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, January 5th, 2019
IKAR Welcome Team Orientation – Jan 5

Saturday, January 5, 12:30 pm following services at Shalhevet

 

Our Jewish tradition is filled with insights on welcoming. Join IKAR’s Welcome Team and learn how to put these teachings into practice. This team will greet guests, connect members, and make everyone feel at home at IKAR. The training will be led by Rabbi David Kasher and Membership and Community Engagement Manager, Claire Wazana Meredith.

 

Be a part of it.

Sunday, January 6th, 2019
IKAR Welcome Team Orientation – Jan 6

Sunday, January 6, 11 am – 1 pm at IKAR’s Event Space

 

Our Jewish tradition is filled with insights on welcoming. Join IKAR’s Welcome Team and learn how to put these teachings into practice. This team will greet guests, connect members, and make everyone feel at home at IKAR. The training will be led by Rabbi David Kasher and Membership and Community Engagement Manager, Claire Wazana Meredith.

 

Be a part of it.

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
IKAR Shiva Team Orientation – Jan 9

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm at IKAR’s Office

 

Our community is at its strongest when we show up for each other — not only in times of joy, but in times of struggle too. We are building a Shiva Team to support community members who are in mourning. Join us by participating in this training to become a member of the official IKAR Shiva Team.

 

Find out more.

Thursday, January 10th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Blessing as a Way of Life – VALLEY

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: VALLEY

Session 3: Blessing as a Way of Life with Rabbi Keilah Lebell

Thursday, January 10, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Thursday, January 10th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Blessing as a Way of Life – WEST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: WEST

Session 3: Blessing as a Way of Life with Rabbi David Kasher

Thursday, January 10, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Tell me more.

Saturday, January 12th, 2019
IKAR Shiva Team Orientation – Jan 12

Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 12:30 pm at Shalhevet, following Shabbat services

 

Our community is at its strongest when we show up for each other — not only in times of joy, but in times of struggle too. We are building a Shiva Team to support community members who are in mourning. Join us by participating in this training to become a member of the official IKAR Shiva Team.

 

Find out more.

Sunday, January 13th, 2019
L.A. Landscapes – DESERT

L.A. Landscapes with Rabbi David Kasher

DESERT: January 13

Los Angeles offers an incredible diversity of natural landscapes – from mountain to sea, forest to desert. What would it mean to look at the city we live in through the lens of Jewish Tradition?

 

I want to explore.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Artson – Having It All

Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Brad Artson 

January 16, 7 pm, IKAR’s Event Space

“Having It All: Moses Mendelssohn, Hermann Cohen”

Join in a year long, monthly exploration of the great thinkers of Jewish philosophy across the ages.

 

I’m curious.

 

Sunday, January 20th, 2019
Green Action Tu b’Shvat Hike & BYO Veggie Picnic
Sunday, January 20, 9:45 am (sharp!) – 1:30 pm
Join us for a 7-mile round trip adult hike & picnic to from Brentwood’s Westridge Trail to the historic Nike Missile Site to celebrate Tu b’Shvat (Jewish Arbor Day). Led by Jeff Zimmerman & Rabbi Keilah Lebell.
Find out more!
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Blessing as a Way of Life – CENTRAL

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: CENTRAL

Session 3: Blessing as a Way of Life with Rabbi David Kasher

Wednesday, January 23, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Blessing as a Way of Life – EAST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: EAST

Session 3: Blessing as a Way of Life with Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

Wednesday, January 23, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Rituals for the Road – VALLEY

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: VALLEY

Session 4: Rituals for the Road with Rabbi David Kasher

Wednesday, February 6, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Check it out.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Rituals for the Road – WEST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: WEST

Session 4: Rituals for the Road with Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

Wednesday, February 6, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Tell me more.

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services — February 9
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, February 9, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Sunday, February 10th, 2019
L.A. Landscapes – SEA

L.A. Landscapes with Rabbi David Kasher

SEA: February 10 

 

Los Angeles offers an incredible diversity of natural landscapes – from mountain to sea, forest to desert. What would it mean to look at the city we live in through the lens of Jewish Tradition?

 

I want to explore.

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
TRIBE Breathwork Healing

TRIBE Breathwork Healing

Thursday, February 14, 6:45 pm – 9 pm at IKAR’s Event Space

1729 S. La Cienega Blvd., 90035

 

In this powerful workshop, TRIBE member Jesse Schreck will help you channel your breath to release stuck emotions and false beliefs, all to a first-rate playlist. Rabbi David Kasher is bringing in a Jewish text component to the work. Along with TRIBE member Hannah Bubis (also a trained breath healer), we’ll explore, first-hand and heart-first, our own neshama — our breath and spirit, our inner guide to feeling whole.

 

 

Breathe with us.

Friday, February 15th, 2019
February PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

Friday, February 15, at Shalhevet

6:30 PM Pray: Scotch* + Services (*or non-alcoholic beverage)
8 PM Stay: Catered Community Dinner

 

Join us.

Saturday, February 16th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services — February 16
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, February 16, 9:30am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Minyan Tzedek Organizing Meeting — February

Minyan Tzedek Organizing Meeting

Wednesday, February 20, 7 pm – 9 pm
Dive deep into areas where our voices can make an immediate — and important — difference.
Get involved.
Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Rituals for the Road – CENTRAL

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: CENTRAL

Session 4: Rituals for the Road with Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

Thursday, February 21, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Check it out.

Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Rituals for the Road – EAST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: EAST

Session 4: Rituals for the Road with Rabbi David Kasher

Thursday, February 21, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
Shabbat AM Services — February 23
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, February 23, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Sunday, February 24th, 2019
Solidarity: A Storytelling Event (Co-sponsored with Repair)

Solidarity: A Storytelling Event (Co-sponsored with Repair)

Sunday, February 24, 2 pm – 4 pm at Mercado La Paloma

 

IKAR is proud to co-sponsor Solidarity, the seventh event in the Transformation storytelling series.

 

Find out more.

Monday, February 25th, 2019
PATH – February 25

PATH

February 25, 6 pm – 9 pm

 

Volunteer to feed the hungry with IKAR.

 

Sign up.

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Artson: Loving I, Loving Thou

Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Brad Artson 

February 27, 7 pm, IKAR’s Event Space

“Loving I, Loving Thou: Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber”

Join in a year long, monthly exploration of the great thinkers of Jewish philosophy across the ages.

 

I’m curious.

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
Dinner with Safe Parking LA Guests

Dinner with Safe Parking LA Guests

Thursday, February 28, 7 pm – 9 pm
A small team of IKARites is forming to build community with our Safe Parking LA Guests, get to know them and assess how we might best support them.
Learn more.
Friday, March 1st, 2019
Kabbalat Shabbat Services — March 1
Kabbalat Shabbat Services — FIRST FRIDAY
Friday, March 1, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
IKAR’s Event Space (First Friday Kabbalat Shabbat Services are now held at IKAR’s Event Space!)
Shabbat with us.
Friday, March 1st, 2019
TRIBE First Friday FEAST – March 1

Friday, March 1

8

Kabbalat Shabbat Services: 6:30 pm, Tribe FEAST: 8 pm(ish)

IKAR’s Event Space, 1729 S. La Cienega, 90035

 

Schmooze, food, groove, booze, and swoon with young Jewish and Jew-adjacent adults at IKAR Tribe’s First Friday Hang.

 

FEAST with us.

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
Shabbat AM Services — March 2
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, March 2, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
Lunch + Learn: Nurit Gery

Lunch + Learn: Nurit Gery

Saturday, March 2, 12:30 pm, following services at Shalhevet

Stay after services for an inspiring Lunch + Learn with Nurit Gery, a Founding Director of the Givat Haviva International School, which brings together a diverse group of young people from Israel and across the world.

 

 

Learn more.

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
Green Action: CICLAVIA

CICLAVIA, Sunday, March 3, 10 am

IKARiders BIKE the CULVER CITY CICLAVIA!

 

Join green-minded IKARiders as we cycle through Culver City, Palms, and Mar Vista, then lunch together (BYO or buy from food trucks). Dessert awaits us at the Reich’s Culver City abode on the way back.

 

Ride with us!

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Personal Prayer – VALLEY

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: VALLEY

Session 5: Personal Prayer with Rabbi Sharon Brous

Wednesday, March 6, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Personal Prayer – WEST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: WEST

Session 5: Personal Prayer with Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

Wednesday, March 6, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Thursday, March 7th, 2019
TRIBE School – March

TRIBE School

Thursday, March 7 at IKAR’s Event Space

SCHMOOZE + NOSH | 7:00 PM LEARN | 7:30 PM

 

The LEARN team is proud to invite you to the next installment of TRIBE School, a monthly meeting of the hearts and minds where we engage in ancient Jewish learning with a flare for the modern. It’s the Hebrew school you wish you went to.

 

Check it out.

 

 

Saturday, March 9th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services — March 9
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, March 9, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Artson – The Trees Wear Tefillin (or Not!)

Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Brad Artson 

March 13, 7 pm, IKAR’s Event Space

“The Trees Wear Tefillin (or Not!): Mordecai Kaplan & Abraham Joshua Heschel”

Join in a year long, monthly exploration of the great thinkers of Jewish philosophy across the ages.

 

I’m curious.

Thursday, March 14th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Personal Prayer – CENTRAL

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: CENTRAL

Session 5: Personal Prayer with Rabbi David Kasher

Thursday, March 14, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Check it out.

Thursday, March 14th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Personal Prayer – EAST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: EAST

Session 5: Personal Prayer with Rabbi Keilah Lebell

Thursday, March 14, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Friday, March 15th, 2019
March PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

Friday, March 15, at Shalhevet

6:30 PM Pray: Scotch* + Services (*or non-alcoholic beverage)
8 PM Stay: Catered Community Dinner

 

Join us.

Saturday, March 16th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services — March 16
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, March 16, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Sunday, March 17th, 2019
Kids Purim Justice Carnival

IKAR’s Kids’ Purim Carnival!

Sunday, March 17, 10 am at Shalhevet

 

Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate Purim – a day of joy and justice – at IKAR’s annual Purim Justice Carnival.

 

 

Come play!

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
Minyan Tzedek Organizing Meeting — March

Minyan Tzedek Organizing Meeting

Tuesday, March 19, 7 pm – 9 pm
Dive deep into areas where our voices can make an immediate — and important — difference.
Get involved.
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
IKAR Noir — IKAR’s Purim Justice Carnival

Wednesday March 20, Candela La Brea:

6:30 pm | Mini-Megillah & Costume Parade for Kids of all ages & Bar opens for grown-ups (free to attend, but RSVP to let us know you’re coming)

7:00pm | Megillah reading & Shpiel (free to attend, but RSVP to let us know you’re coming)

8:15 pm | Party ($15 in advance, $20 at the door)

 

Tell me more!

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
Shabbat AM Services — March 23
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, March 23, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Sunday, March 24th, 2019
Building Update and Community Meeting with Rabbi Brous and Architect Barbara Bestor
Sunday, March 24,  2 pm – 5 pm at IKAR’s Event Space (NOTE NEW TIME!)
We hope you will join Rabbi Brous and our building committee leadership at this upcoming community meeting where architect Barbara Bestor and her team will share some of their initial thinking about the building’s architectural program and design.
We encourage everyone to attend–it’s important to us that you are a part of this exciting conversation.
I want to be a part of it!
Monday, March 25th, 2019
PATH – March 25

PATH

March 25, 6 pm – 9 pm

 

Volunteer to feed the hungry with IKAR.

 

Sign up.

Thursday, March 28th, 2019
FEATURED SPEAKER SERIES: The Beloved Community

THURSDAY MARCH 28 | 7:30 PM

IKAR’s Event Space

WHAT DOES THE WORK TOWARD BELOVED COMMUNITY LOOK LIKE TODAY, AND WHAT ARE THE BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES AHEAD?

 

Join us as we bring together speakers who are leading and inspiring communities in non-violent action. Rev. Michael-Ray Mathews, Deputy Director and Director of Clergy Organizing for Faith in Action, and Michael Waldman, President of the Brennan Center for Justice, will join in conversation with IKAR’s Founder/Senior Rabbi, Rabbi Sharon Brous.

 

Find out more & RSVP.

Saturday, March 30th, 2019
Shabbat AM Service — March 30
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, March 30, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Sunday, March 31st, 2019
Jewish World Watch Walk to End Genocide

Sunday, March 31, 11am – 1pm

Join IKAR’s team at this annual event to raise funds and awareness for JWW’s work around the world combatting ethnic hatred and violence and supporting people who have been victims to rebuild their lives and communities.

 

Find details and register/join the team!

 

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Turning In(ward) – VALLEY

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: VALLEY

Session 6: Turning In(ward) with Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

Wednesday, March 6, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Check it out.

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Turning In(ward) – WEST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: WEST

Session 6: Turning In(ward) with Rabbi David Kasher

Wednesday, April 3, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Tell me more.

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Turning In(ward) – CENTRAL

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: CENTRAL

Session 6: Turning In(ward) with Rabbi Keilah Lebell

Thursday, April 4, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Check it out.

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Your Spiritual Toolkit: Turning In(ward) – EAST

IKAR Learning Series – Your Spiritual Toolkit

Region: EAST

Session 6: Turning In(ward) with Rabbi David Kasher

Thursday, April 4, 7 pm (held at private residence, address given upon RSVP)

 

Learn more.

Friday, April 5th, 2019
Can we talk about it? Reframing the discourse on Israel/Palestine – Panel Discussion with Rabbi Brous

Friday, April 5, 9am – 5pm

USC, Wallis Annenberg Hall, see RSVP for additional location details

Amid political turmoil and human rights concerns in the Middle East and rising charges of anti-Semitism at home, the time is right for for a civil and respectful conversation between scholars, journalists and activists across a wide range of perspectives.

Click for more info/RSVP link!
Friday, April 5th, 2019
Kabbalat Shabbat – April 5

Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, April 5, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
1729 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
Join in a musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by an oneg and time to shmooze and connect.
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, April 6th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – April 6

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, April 6, 9:15am – 12:00pm, Shalhevet School
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. To learn more about Shabbat at IKAR click here. Childcare provided for children under 5.
Shabbat Shalom.
Saturday, April 6th, 2019
Lunch + Learn: Rabbi Brous + Peter Beinart –Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism and Islamophobia in a Complex Political Moment

Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism and Islamophobia in a Complex Political Moment

Saturday, April 6, 12:30 pm following services at Shalhevet

 

Acclaimed journalist Peter Beinart in conversation with Rabbi Brous following services at Shalhevet.

 

Join the conversation.

Sunday, April 7th, 2019
Green Action Pre-Passover Purge

GREEN ACTION PRE-PASSOVER PURGE and EV EVENT,

Sunday, April 7

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at OPICA Center

 

Donate e-waste, textiles, non-perishable food & test drive an electronic/hybrid vehicle!

 

Get the details!

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Artson – Boys Will Be Boys! Feminist Jewish Thought

Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Brad Artson 

April 9, 7 pm, IKAR’s Event Space

“Boys Will Be Boys! Feminist Jewish Thought: Marcia Falk, Ellen Umansky, Judith Plaskow, Rachel Adler”

Join in a year long, monthly exploration of the great thinkers of Jewish philosophy across the ages.

 

I’m curious.

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
TRIBE School

Wednesday, April 10, 7 pm – 10 pm

1729 S La Cienega Blvd
SCHMOOZE + NOSH | 7:00 PM LEARN | 7:30 PM
The LEARN team is proud to invite you to the next installment of TRIBE School, a monthly meeting of the hearts and minds where we engage in ancient Jewish learning with a flare for the modern. It’s the Hebrew school you wish you went to.
Learn more.
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
Politics on the Pulpit – Panel Discussion w/ Rabbi Brous at AJU

Wednesday, April 10, 7:30 pm

AJU’s Familian Campus, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air, 90077

Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Rector, AJU, and Sol & Anne Dorff Distinguished Professor in Philosophy, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, moderates a distinguished panel of rabbis representing varying viewpoints, in a timely conversation about the role of the rabbi in discussing headline-making issues that may have profound moral implications, with Rabbi Sharon Brous, Rabbi Elazar Muskin, and Rabbi John Rosove.

 

Find out more.

Sunday, April 14th, 2019
IKAR TRIBE PLAY Presents: Chkraft NIGHT!
Sun, April 14, 1:45pm – 5:30pm
1729 La Cienega Blvd. 

Write your poem of freedom on a typewriter, craft a journal to illustrate your journey, learn about the significance of the mezuzah and craft one from clay, and bring your chametz craft beer, Kraft mac, craft cakes, craaaft…etc. to share. Passover is right around the corner, so let’s celebrate our freedom to create on CHKRAFT Night!

More info here!

Sunday, April 14 2019
L.A. Landscapes – MOUNTAIN

L.A. Landscapes with Rabbi David Kasher

MOUNTAIN: April 14 

Los Angeles offers an incredible diversity of natural landscapes – from mountain to sea, forest to desert. What would it mean to look at the city we live in through the lens of Jewish Tradition?

 

I want to explore.

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Minyan Tzedek Monthly Organizing Meeting – April

Wednesday, April 17, 7pm – 9pm

RSVP for address
Dive deep into areas where our voices can make an immediate — and important — difference. We’ll be discussing how to best focus our political energy and moral outrage moving forward. All are welcome, including first-timers.
Do justice.
Thursday, April 18th, 2019
PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)

PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)

Thursday, April 18, 6pm – 9pm
PATH West – 2346 Cotner Avenue
Volunteer to feed the hungry with IKAR.
Find out more.
Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – April 13

Saturday, April 13, 9:15am – 12:00pm

Shalhevet School, 910 South Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. Childcare provided for children under 5.
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, April 20th, 2019
TRIBE Pesah Seder (2nd Night) 5779

TRIBE Second Night Seder

Saturday, April 20th, 2019, 7:30 pm at Habonim Dror, 8339 WEST 3RD St, Los Angeles, 90048

 

Join TRIBE for the 4th annual 2nd night community seder!

 

Find out more!

Saturday, April 20th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – April 20

Pesah Day 1 Services

Saturday, April 20, 10 am * PLEASE NOTE 10 AM START TIME*

Shalhevet School, 910 South Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study. Childcare provided for children under 5.
Shabbat Shalom.
Monday, April 22nd, 2019
PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)

PATH (People Assisting the Homeless), Monday, April 22, 6pm – 9pm

PATH West – 2346 Cotner Avenue
Volunteer to feed the hungry with IKAR.
Find out more.
Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – April 27

Shabbat AM Services – Pesah Day 8 Services

Shalhevet School, 910 South Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036

 

8:45 am: Pre-Service Text Study with Jody Myers, PhD (see details below)

9:30 am: Shabbat AM Servces

 

Shabbat Shalom

 

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Lunch + Learn: Become an Advocate for Bridge & Supportive Housing

Saturday, April 27, 12:45, at Shalhevet (910 S. Fairfax Ave, 90036)

IKAR Organizing is launching our campaign to fight for bridge housing and supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness throughout Los Angeles County. Join us this Saturday during Shabbat lunch to learn from two IKARites about how you can get involved and support this important work.

 

Learn more.

Friday, May 3rd, 2019
Kabbalat Shabbat – May 3

Kabbalat Shabbat – FIRST FRIDAY

Friday, May 3, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

1729 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035, USA (map)
Join in a musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by an oneg and time to shmooze and connect.
Friday, May 10th, 2019 - Sunday, May 12th, 2019
IKAR’s Annual Shabbaton
SAVE THE DATE! 
IKAR’s Shabbaton —
May 10 – 12, 2019
IKAR’s annual community Shabbaton will be held at Camp Ramah in Ojai, CA. We look forward to building community and enjoying an immersive Shabbat together in nature.
Register while there’s still space!
Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Israel Story Live Show — A Look at the Barriers That Separate Us and Those That Bring Us Together

Thursday, May 16, 7:30 pm

Stephen Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S Wise Dr, LA, 90077

 

IKAR Co-Sponsors bringing Israel Story Live to Los Angeles. Hosted by the Federation and Stephen Wise Temple, this will be a thrilling musical and visual performance of the popular Israeli podcast. In honor of Yom Ha’atzmaut, join us for A Look at the Barriers That Separate Us and Those That Bring Us Together.

 

Click here for tickets & more info!

Friday, May 17th, 2019
MAY: PRAY + STAY

PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

Friday, May 17, at Shalhevet

6:30 PM Pray: Scotch* + Services (*or non-alcoholic beverage)
8 PM Stay: Catered Community Dinner

 

Join us.

Saturday, May 18th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services: May 18
Shabbat AM Services
Saturday, May 18, 9:15am – 12:00pm at Shalhevet 
Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, May 18th, 2019
Lunch + Learn: Building a New Ark

Lunch + Learn: Building a New Ark

Saturday, May 18, 12:30 pm following services at Shalhevet

 

To honor Endangered Species Day, join ethicist and IKAR member Dr. Ingrid Steinberg to grapple with a response to the imminent loss of up to one million species. Aaron Gomperts will kick off the discussion by describing efforts to save the California Condor. IKAR teens are encouraged to join.

 

Join us.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
IKAR’s Party With A Purpose 2019

Party With A Purpose

IKAR’s 15th Annual Fundraiser

Thursday, May 23, 2019

 

 

Become a Sponsor or buy your tickets today!

Saturday, May 25th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services: May 25

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at Shalhevet,  9:30 am

 

 

Shabbat with us.

Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Lunch + Learn: R’Chaim Seidler-Feller in Conversation with R’Brous

R’Chaim Seidler-Feller in Conversation with R’Brous

Saturday, June 1, 12:30 pm following services at Shalhevet

 

Join us over lunch to discuss: (or Religion) and Social Justice, a personal conversation on the Ties that Bind.

 

Learn with us.

Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Shabbat AM Services: June 1

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Shalhevet School at 9:15 am

 

Join IKAR for soul inspiring, energetic and contemplative prayer and Torah Study.

 

Shabbat with us.

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Learning with R’ Chaim Seidler-Feller

Learning with R’ Chaim Seidler-Feller

Tuesday, June 4, 7 pm – 8:30 pm, 1737 S La Cienega Blvd
How religion and God Consciousness nurture the development of an ethical personality and compel the pursuit of universal justice.
Check it out.
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Black Power, Jewish Politics: Book Talk with Marc Dollinger & Ilana Kaufman

Wednesday June 5, 7 pm – 9 pm
IKAR’s Event Space, 1729 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035

IKAR co-sponsors a book talk and conversation with Marc Dollinger (author, Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s) and Ilana Kaufman (Director, Jews of Color Field Building Initiative).

 

Additional Co-Presenters include: Bend the Arc | Jewish Funders Network | Temple Beth Am

This program is free and open to the public.

 

Learn more & RSVP.

Friday, June 7th, 2019
Kabbalat Shabbat: June 7

Kabbalat Shabbat – FIRST FRIDAY

 

Friday, June 7, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Pan Pacific Park (see cal for exact spot & timing updates!)
Join in a musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by an oneg and time to shmooze and connect.
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, June 8th, 2019
Lunch + Learn: “How We Survived” – Honoring Holocaust Survivors in our Community

Lunch + Learn: “How We Survived” – Honoring Holocaust Survivors in our Community

Saturday, June 8, 12:30 pm following services at Shalhevet

910 S. Fairfax Ave 90036

Join our special guests for lunch — to connect, to hear and honor their powerful stories, and to learn about their beautiful anthology: “How We Survived: 52 Personal Stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust.”

 

Join us.

Saturday, June 8th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services: June 8

Shabbat AM Services, 9:15 am

Saturday, June 8, Shalhevet School, 910 South Fairfax Avenue

 

 

Shabbat with us.

Saturday, June 8th, 2019
THE BIG REVEAL: Shavuot 5779

THE BIG REVEAL: Shavuot 5779

Saturday, June 8, 7:45pm – Sunday, June 9, 1:00am (aka LATE)
Shalhevet School
Come for a night of discovery through Torah of all forms: text study, cultural exploration, movement, food and song.
Find out more!
Monday, June 10th, 2019
Shavuot Day 2 Services

Shavuot Day 2 Services

Monday, June 10, 9:30am
Shalhevet School, 910 S Fairfax Ave
More info.
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Artson – You Had It In You All the Time!

Deep Thoughts with Rabbi Brad Artson 

RESCHEDULED: NEW DATE TBD, IKAR’s Event Space

“You Had It In You All the Time! Rabbi Artson’s Approach to Judaism”

Join in a year long, monthly exploration of the great thinkers of Jewish philosophy across the ages.

 

I’m curious.

Saturday, June 15th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services: June 15

Shabbat AM Services

 

Saturday, June 15, 9:30am – 12:15pm,Shalhevet School
Shabbat Shalom!
Friday, June 21st, 2019
PRAY + STAY: June 21 – PRIDE SHABBAT

PRIDE SHABBAT!

Pray + Stay: Services & Community Meal, with IKARite storytelling over dinner

Friday, June 21, 6:30pm – 9:15pm
6:30 PM Pray: Scotch + Services (*or non-alc bev)
8:00 PM Stay: Community Dinner RSVP on cal
Shabbat Shalom
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Shabbat AM Services: June 22

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, June 22, 9:30am – 12:15pm
Shalhevet School, 910 South Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Lunch + Learn: Rabbi Aryeh Cohen

Lunch + Learn with Rabbi Aryeh Cohen: Why Do Something Rather than Do Nothing? Thoughts on a theory of just action

Saturday, June 22, 12:30 pm, following services at Shalhevet

 

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Saturday, June 29
Shabbat AM Services: June 29

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, June 29, 9:30am – 12:15pm
Shalhevet School, 910 South Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Shabbat Shalom!
Sunday, July 7th, 2019
Jewish Community Day at Dodger Stadium

Jewish Community Day at Dodger Stadium

Sunday, July 7, 1:10 pm

Deadline to register June 5!

Join IKARites and the Jewish community of Greater Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium for Jewish Community Day as the Dodgers matchup against the San Diego Padres.

 

More info and tix here.

Saturday, July 20th, 2019
Lunch and Learn: Lives in Limbo – the Rohingya Camps of Cox’s Bazar

Lunch and Learn: Lives in Limbo – the Rohingya Camps of Cox’s Bazar

Saturday, July 20, following services at Shalhevet

 

Ann Durbin, Director of Advocacy and Grantmaking at Jewish World Watch, will discuss her recent field mission to the refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, where approximately 1 million Rohingya currently reside.  How can the international community help in finding a sustainable solution and countering impunity?

 

Find out more.

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
Beloved Community – A Case Study in Hope: From Oakland to the Nation, Faith Partnerships to End Gun Violence

IKAR’s Beloved Community Event
TUESDAY JULY 23 | 7:30 PM
SHALHEVET | 910 S. FAIRFAX AVE

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Pastor Michael McBride, and Robyn Thomas will join in conversation with IKAR’s Rabbi Sharon Brous.

 

Find out more and RSVP.

Friday, August 2nd, 2019
Roxbury Shabbat – August 2
Join us for a Friday night at Roxbury Park that is beautiful & musical, traditional & creative, intense & fluid, short & sweet.
Everyone is welcome:
– As early as 5:30 PM – BYO Vegetarian Picnic (no alcohol please!)
– 6:30 PM – Kabbalat Shabbat
– 8:00 PM – TRIBE Feast (20s/30s)
Bite Size Families (ages 0-5):
– 5:15 PM – Crafts
– 6:00 PM – Services
Click for more info!
Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – August 3

Shabbat AM Services at Shalhevet School

Saturday, August 3
8:45 am: Pre-Service Parashah Study w/R’ Kasher
9:30 am: Shabbat AM Services
Find out more.
Sunday, August 4th, 2019
Safe Parking Dinner – August 4

Safe Parking Dinner

Sunday, August 4, 7:15 pm – 9 pm
IKAR’s Event Space
Every 1st Sunday and 3rd Thursday of the month. Members of the IKAR community share a dinner with our Safe Parking LA guests to build community. RSVP required.
RSVP and more details.
Monday, August 5th, 2019
Countering White Supremacy – Special Forum with Congressman Adam Schiff

Monday, August 5, 6 pm – 8 pm

All Saints Episcopal Church, 132 N Euclid Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
IKAR Co-Sponsors: A special forum with Congressman Adam Schiff on the threat of white supremacist violence and how best to protect houses of worship and engage in the process of dismantling white supremacy.
Learn more.
Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
Morning Minyan – August 7

Morning Minyan

Wednesday, August 7, 7:45 am – 8:30 am
Give your workweek a spiritual boost and support fellow IKARites at Shaharit (morning services) with our rabbis. All are welcome with RSVP.
Learn more and RSVP.
Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
Laundry Love – August 2019
Wednesday, August 7, 6:30 pm – 9 pm
5238 W Adams Blvd, 90016
Join us at Launderland Laundromat each first Wednesday of the month. Come help folks in need to do their laundry for free while you make conversation and build community. IKAR co-sponsors with Beverly Hills Presbyterian and Thad’s Church.
More info and RSVP here.
Saturday, August 10th, 2019
Tisha b’Av – August 10
7:45 pm – 9:30 pm
Beth Chayim Chadashim, 6090 W Pico Blvd, 90035

On Tisha b’Av, Jews remember the greatest tragedies of our history. We join with other local communities to honor the past, feel the tragedies of the present, and commit ourselves to a vision of a more just and peaceful future.

7:45 pm: Learning & Niggunim with Rabbi Alyson Solomon & Cantor Juval Porat (fast begins)
8:30 pm: Maariv (Evening Service) and Eikha (Lamentations)

 

More details.

Saturday, August 10th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – August 10

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, August 10, Shalhevet School
8:45 am: Pre-Service Parashah Study w/R’ Kasher
9:30 am: Shabbat AM Services
10:45 am: Bite Size Shabbes (fams w/kids 0-5)
Shabbat with us.
Sunday, August 11th, 2019
Tisha b’Av Jewish Community Fast to Close the Camps

Tisha b’Av Jewish Community Fast to Close the Camps

 

Tisha b’Av morning Shaharit Service and Protest Immigrant Detention, Family Separation and Asylum Denial.

Downtown LA Metropolitan Detention Center (535 Alameda St.) – Meet at Aliso St. entrance.

9 am – 10:30 am

With partners including: Bend the Arc, T’ruah, HIAS, NCJW, Shtibl Minyan, IKAR, Beit T’shuvah, Temple Beth Am, Temple Israel of Hollywood, Leo Baeck Temple, Temple Emanuel, Beth Chayim Chadashim and more.

 

Sunday, August 11th, 2019
Yearning: A Tisha b’Av Commemoration

6:15 program start (after 5:45 optional afternoon prayer) at Temple Beth Am

A cross-denominational collaboration with Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, Beth Am, B’nai David Judea, IKAR and Temple Isaiah.

 

Our tradition speaks of how we have yearned as a people for Jerusalem for thousands of years.  But what other types of yearning take hold of us?  Come hear stories of yearning and learn with rabbis in breakout sessions on yearning in our own lives using tools of everything from ancient poetry, contemporary justice, meditation and more.

 

More details.

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
Morning Minyan – August 14

Morning Minyan

Wednesday, August 14, 7:45 am – 8:30 am
Give your workweek a spiritual boost and support fellow IKARites at Shaharit (morning services) with our rabbis. All are welcome with RSVP.
Learn more and RSVP.
Thursday, August 15th, 2019
Safe Parking Dinner – August 15

Safe Parking Dinner

Thursday, August 15, 7:15 pm – 9 pm
IKAR’s Event Space
Every 1st Sunday and 3rd Thursday of the month. Members of the IKAR community share a dinner with our Safe Parking LA guests to build community. RSVP required.
RSVP and more details.
Thursday, August 15th, 2019
PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) – August 15

PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)

Thursday, August 15, 6pm – 9pm
PATH West – 2346 Cotner Avenue; Los Angeles, CA (map)
Volunteer to feed the hungry with IKAR.
Sign up and learn more.
Friday, August 16th, 2019
PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal – August 16

PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

Friday, August 16, 6:30 pm

Shalhevet School

6:30 pm: Pray: Scotch* + Services (*or non-alc bev)

8:00 pm: Stay: Community Dinner

 

Shabbat with us.

Saturday, August 17th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – August 17

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, August 17, 8:15am – 9:30am
Shalhevet School

-8:45 am: Pre-Service Text Study with Jody Myers, PhD

-9:30 am: Shabbat AM Services

 

Click for details.
Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
Minyan Tzedek Organizing Meeting – August 20

Minyan Tzedek Organizing Meeting

Tuesday, August 20, 7 pm – 9 pm
RSVP for address.
We are taking on two big campaigns: saying yes to housing for Angelenos without homes and changing the state’s standards on police use of force. All are welcome, including first-timers. 

Details and RSVP info.
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Morning Minyan – August 21

Morning Minyan

Wednesday, August 21, 7:45 am – 8:30 am
Give your workweek a spiritual boost and support fellow IKARites at Shaharit (morning services) with our rabbis. All are welcome with RSVP.
Learn more and RSVP.
Earthquake and Disaster Preparedness Workshop
Earthquake and Disaster Preparedness Workshop

At August 25th’s Earthquake and Fire Preparedness Workshop led by IKAR member Naomi Goldman, we learned a number of things you can do to prepare right now and in the days/weeks ahead.

Monday, August 26th, 2019
PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) – August 26

PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)

Monday, August 26, 6pm – 9pm
PATH West – 2346 Cotner Avenue; Los Angeles, CA (map)
Volunteer to feed the hungry with IKAR.
Sign up and learn more.
Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
Morning Minyan – August 28

Morning Minyan

Wednesday, August 28, 7:45 am – 8:30 am
Give your workweek a spiritual boost and support fellow IKARites at Shaharit (morning services) with our rabbis. All are welcome with RSVP.
Learn more and RSVP.
Friday, August 30th, 2019
Beach Shabbat – August 30

Beach Shabbat,

Friday, August 30, 5 pm – 7 pm

Santa Monica Beach, Lifeguard Station 26, Santa Monica,  90401
-5 pm: BYO picnic
-6 pm: Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Find out more.
Saturday, August 31st, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – August 31

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, August 31, 9:30 am
Shalhevet School
8:45 am: Pre-Service Parashah Study w/R’ Kasher
9:30 am: Shabbat AM Services

Shabbat with us.

Friday, September 6th, 2019
Kabbalat Shabbat – September 6

Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, September 6, 6:30 pm, Shalhevet.
Join in a musical, high energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by an oneg and time to shmooze and connect. Please note that this Kabbalat Shabbat will be held on the rooftop of Shalhevet.
Shabbat with us.
Saturday, September 7th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – September 7

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, September 7, 9:30 am
Shalhevet School
Learn more.
Saturday, September 14th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – September 14

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, September 14, Shalhevet
-9:30 am: Shabbat AM Services + Max Abrahamson’s Bar Mitzvah
Shabbat Shalom.
Friday, September 20th, 2019
PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal – September 20

PRAY + STAY: Services + Community Meal

Friday, August 20, 6:30 pm

Shalhevet School

6:30 pm: Pray: Scotch* + Services (*or non-alc bev)

8:00 pm: Stay: Community Dinner

 

Shabbat with us.

Saturday, September 21st, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – September 21

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, September 21, Shalhevet
-9:30 am: Shabbat AM Services
Shabbat Shalom.
Saturday, September 28th, 2019
Shabbat AM Services – September 28

Shabbat AM Services

Saturday, September 28, Shalhevet
-9:30 am: Shabbat AM Services
Shabbat Shalom.
Hesed at IKAR

Hesed at IKAR

 

Our community is at its strongest when we are able to care for one another in times of need. Our hesed network of volunteers supports IKAR members and their families in times of both loss and celebration.

 

Find out more.

Music at IKAR

Our Rabbis taught that if we create even the slightest opening in our hearts, God will open it the rest of the way. We’ve found that music is the crowbar that pries open the heart, awakening us and reminding us what’s possible in our lives and in the world.

 

Sing it.

 

 

 

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