Shabbat Roundup: Service Saturday, Second Nurture, Kin & Community, and Black History

Community, Featured, Shabbat

Shabbat Shalom, Nefesh community! Here’s a look at what’s coming up. Our next service together is tomorrow, Saturday, February 13, 9:30am PT.


  • SHABBAT Saturday, and Second Nurture cohort Sunday
  • Nefesh Kin including Zackary Drucker and Craig Wedren. What are you creating?
  • Next Week: Coming up are Queer Jews, PURIM, Mensch Reimagined, and Nefesh on Instagram Live

Join Us This Weekend

  • Join us for Saturday Torah service! Shabbat begins with 9:30am Kids Jam, then immediately into 10am full service (Pacific time). 7pm Pacific / Zoom
  • Second Nurture Cohort meets Sunday, February 14, 10am. You are most welcome to join to talk and learn about foster and adoption

Black History Month

Rebecca Walker from the Inspirational Black Jews series

  • Follow Nesh Magazine for more on inspirational Black Jews; Nesh Magazine aims to be the world’s first publication about Queer Jewish people, culture, and issues ✡️🌈 and they’re taking submissions
  • Attend Jews of Color Virtual Shabbat on Friday, 2/26 at 5:30 p.m. A coming-together for people of color who identify as Jewish, no matter their level of involvement. Get to know each other during a “cook-along,” delivery of a meal kit will be coordinated for you at no cost. Register by 2/12: (Registration)

Nefesh Kin: Our Community

Zackary Drucker

Craig Wedren on Youtube

Next Week with Nefesh

Coming Up Next

  • Purim is coming! Mark your calendars for our Thursday February 25 celebration with noise, games, and reading (Details)

More Reads & Resources

For Teens:

  • Are you a courageous and compassionate leader looking to make a difference alongside the Jewish community? Serve the Moment mobilizes young adults and college students (ages 18-29) through a part-time stipended fellowship program from March 15-May 21, 2021 (Join the Corps)
  • Rainbow Lev: Jewish LGBTQ+ Teen Leadership Program begins March 3 (Ritualwell)