January 1, 2021 Shabbat Sermon & Song: Rabbi Susan Goldberg and Duvid Swirsky

Dear Nefesh Community,

We send blessings to each of you and your family and beloveds of health and strength and patience. These are big times we are living in and they require spiritual support. We hope you will join us for the spiritual nourishment of community, ritual, and the wisdom of our ancients. This weekend is full of offerings!

Saturday morning 1/9 will gather for a Shabbat morning service. Song, prayer, Torah, discussion, human connection. 9:30am Shabbat Family Jam 10am Shabbat morning service Zoom for this Saturday Shabbat

Sunday 1/10 is our monthly Nefesh Boost. Join us for study and spiritual discovery.

  • 11am Torah Study: The dramatic tale of Judah and Tamar and a guest appearance by Clayton Fox in a theatrical performance
  • 12:30 Middot Groups: we will continue our exploration of your personal middah of the year and dive together into the middah of Emunah, Faith.

We have a special Nefesh Boost for kids this Sunday. Joyful prayer, Torah, and middot learning for K-7th graders as part of the SIJCC’s JLC. Email Ellen if you are interested ekennedy@nefeshla.org

Also on Sunday (1/10) at 10am is our monthly Second Nurture cohort of those participating in or interested in learning more about foster and adopt through LA County: Second Nurture Cohort

Thank you for your generosity in our Chanukah auction – we meet our goal of 8k. With those donations and additional Chanukah/end of secular year donations we raised 14k. Thank you!

Nefesh Team

Coming Up at Nefesh (full list):

Next Shabbat
Nefesh Shabbat Service is Saturday January 9: 9:30 kids jam, 10am full Shabbat Service
Friday Shabbat, January 15, 7pm
Monthly Learning Sunday January 10
Nefesh Kids Boost, 9:30am
Second Nurture Cohort, 10am
Join Nefesh Boost for Torah 11am
Join Nefesh Boost for Middah of the Month: Emunah (Faith), 12:30pm
Monthly Tikkun Collective, 5pm
Monthly Learning Sunday January 17
Queer Jewish Book Club continues, 3pm
White Jewish Antiracist Continuing Dialogue 4pm
Nefesh launches Makom, our kids weekly learning offering Sunday January 24

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