West End Synagogue is accepting and open, yet engaging and challenging. Our approach blends...
First Friday at WES
Kabbalat Shabbat Service and Potluck Dinner
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Hazzan Porzecanski leads "Shabbat Unplugged", an intimate and musically acoustic celebration of Shabbat; the long exhale at the end of the week, on the second Friday of each month at 6:30 pm
HaMinyan is West End's lay-led, often experimental and always interesting service. HaMinyan takes place at 8:00 pm on the fifth Friday of the month, whenever a fifth Friday occurs. (There is no 6:30pm service on those dates.)
Jewish Family Life and Learning (JFLL)
Our innovative, "whole family" approach to Jewish education, Jewish Family Life and Learning (JFLL), is a major departure from your parents' Hebrew School, and is making a big impression on kids and parents alike.
Kef Kids - A Creative Approach to Jewish Learning for pre-K through first graders!
A bi-monthly program on Saturday afternoons offering a fun, hands-on Jewish experience. Jewish holidays, values and rituals are taught through visual art, drama, cooking and music. Kids not only learn about Judaism but they LIVE it!
BRAND NEW WES JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP
FOR KIDS in grades 6,7, and 8:
a social group for building community
Rabbi Marc Margolius, our incoming Rabbi Georgette Kennebrae, and former Rabbi Avi Winokur