Shirat HaNefesh: Song of the Soul
An Independent Synagogue Community

FRI JAN 30, 7 pm: Shabbat at Home NO SERVICE AT THE CHURCH

Shabbat service at 7 pm in the party room at Hazzan Ramon’s home, open to all. Please bring your siddur with you.

If you have signed up for the Shabbat meal following the service, please send your check, payable to Shirat Hanefesh, to: Shirat HaNefesh, PO Box 8681, Silver Spring, MD 20907-8681. Additional contributions are much appreciated.

Wed Feb 4: Tu B’Shvat Seder

6:45 – 8:30 pm You are invited to join us for an evening of unique sensory and spiritual experiences, as we read and sing from the Neot Kedumim Tu B’Shevat Haggadah – beautifully illustrated, written in English, and good for all ages.

Mix 4 cups of red and white wine/grape juice to reflect the changing colors of the seasons in Israel – a custom from 16th c. Kabbalists in Safed. Taste our unique “Seven Species Tabouleh”, olives, figs, almonds, pomegranates, and other special dishes and foods associated with the Land of Israel.

Suggested donation: $10 per person. RSVP by Feb 2.

Learn about the week’s portion! Attend as many sessions as you like.  No Hebrew required.

Next Sessions: Feb 18; Mar 18; April 1, 15, 29; May 6, 20.

FREE! Donations gratefully accepted.

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Try Shirat HaNefesh (Song of the Soul) an independent, “come as you are”Jewish synagogue community drawing folks from Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Bethesda, Rockville, Potomac, and D.C.

We attract seekers from all backgrounds.

We fill our services with music, and consider no question too foolish to ask. All who are “on a Jewish path” are welcome, including interfaith families.

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