First Friday at WES
Kabbalat Shabbat Service and Potluck Dinner
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Our Friday community dinner for children from 0 to 100 and beyond, and musical Kabbalat Shabbat/ Erev Shabbat service for all ages!
A Three-Part Monthly Series with WES Bert Linder Rabbinic Intern Ora Nitkin-Kaner
Sundays, February 14, March 6, and April 17, 10 am
The three sessions are intended to be cumulative, but can also be attended as one-off programs. Each session will include Jewish text study, skills-based learning, theory, and the opportunity for confidential sharing. Open to WES members only. Coffee and bagels 10-10:30 am, teaching 10:30-noon.
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Mark your calendars
Wednesday, March 23rd
5:00-6:30pm - Children's Purim Carnival!
6:30pm - Family-friendly Megillah reading
8:00pm - World Famous WES PG-13 Purim Shpiel
More details coming soon!
A Creative New Approach to Jewish Learning
Kef Kids is a bi-monthly program on Saturday afternoons offering pre-K through 2nd graders a Jewish experience in a fun, informal setting.
WES welcomes Matt Wolpe as our new Shirat Shabbat songleader
Matt Wolpe is a singer, songwriter, actor, and teacher. He brings energy and fun to Jewish communities all around the globe. As a performer he has been seen on stage with such wonderful musicians as; Rick Recht, Saul Kaye, and Craig Taubman's Friday Night Live to name a few. You can listen to songs Matt co wrote with Josh Schriber, lead singer of Josh and The Jamtones as well as other songs on his Website, MattWolpe.com. He studied songwriting and theatre at Berklee College of Music and The Boston Conservatory and has been seen in plays and musicals all around the country.
JFLL blends 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 3rd-4th grade children.
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. Make an appointment with ngold [at] westendsynagogue [dot] org (Nadia) to learn more about our unique brand of Jewish education.