Calm Down at WES: Yedid Nefesh ("Companion of the Soul") Kabbalat Shabbat Meditation Service

September 26, 2014 - 6:30pm

Rabbi Marc Margolius leads Yedid Nefesh ("Companion of the Soul"), a contemplative service for Shabbat evening consisting largely of guided silent meditation, interspersed with chanting and a short teaching.  No prior meditation experience is necessary.

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"Out of the Depths: Responding to Despair," Program and Service for Tisha B'Av Mon. 8/4 8 pm

August 4, 2014 - 8:00pm

Join noted psychologist and suicide specialist Jill Harkavy-Friedman and Susan Schorr, with the help of other West Enders, as we observe Tisha B’Av (9th of Av), the Jewish day of national mourning which commemorates, among other calamities, the destruction of the First Temple (586 b.c.e.), the expulsion of the Jews from Spain (1492 c.e.) and the final deportation from the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942.

JFLL: Our Cutting-Edge Approach to Jewish Learning for Families

Jewish Family Life and LearningWe proudly offer a cutting-edge approach to Jewish education blending individual choice with experiential and whole family learning.  This year we are excited to pilot a new partnership with the groundbreaking Jewish Journeys Project (JJP) at the JCC in Manhattan for families with 3-4th grade children.

Click here for quick links to request info or registration forms for 2014-2015.  Rabbi Nadia Gold, our Director of Family Engagement, is always eager to speak with our current and prospective JFLL families and WES members at large. To learn more about our about our unique brand of Jewish education, make an appointment to meet with Rabbi Nadia or schedule a visit.

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