top
Santa Cruz IMC
Santa Cruz IMC
Indybay
Indybay
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Indybay
Regions
Indybay Regions North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area California United States International Americas Haiti Iraq Palestine Afghanistan
Topics
Newswire
Calendar
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: Santa Cruz Indymedia
View other events for the week of 9/16/2012
Rosh Hashanah Erev / Shofar Service with Kolaynu
Date Sunday September 16
Time 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Location Details
Pacific Cultural Center, 1307 Seabright Avenue at Broadway, Santa Cruz
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorChai
Kolaynu: The Progressive Jewish Voice of Santa Cruz, invites community, friends, and loved ones to join us in celebrating the Jewish New Year “Santa-Cruz-Style” -- warm, spiritual, participatory, egalitarian, progressive, creative, joyful and peace-oriented, in song - with cantorial soloists Jonnie Pekelny and Sephy Elizai.

We welcome individuals and families of every configuration and orientation, interfaith, questioning, and friends of Jews.

No tickets necessary. Contributions of any amount are gratefully accepted and deeply appreciated to cover the cost of the facility and printed materials (suggested donations in units of “chai” (18), for “life”, are in keeping with the spirit of the season). No one is turned away for lack of funds.

Come as you are; no need to dress-up (as much as possible, please refrain from wearing fragrances for the comfort of those who may be sensitive). Please feel free to bring flowers, photos and mementos to adorn the mishkan (altar), tambourines, hand drums, and meditations.

Call (831) 475-3313 for more information or KolaynuEvents-owner [at] yahoogroups.com
See: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KolaynuEvents/

For many years, Kolaynu High Holiday observances have been a Creative community option in Santa Cruz.

Kolaynu services are --

Progressive: recreating traditional Jewish ritual so as to more accurately reflect contemporary Jewish values;

Egalitarian: blending new liturgy and feminine voices with traditional prayers and blessings;

Participatory: offering opportunities for all who attend to share in reading aloud and facilitating the service. We sing together.

Both women and men facilitate the holiday celebration. Our co-facilitators are volunteers.

Our service is also Peace-Oriented. Kolaynu has its roots firmly planted in beliefs of working towards social justice, human rights, and peaceful coexistence all around the world. Please join us on these Holy Days and share your thoughts, your spirit, and your energy, as we all face the challenges of making the world a better place in the year ahead.

We sing together in joy and peace. All are welcome!
sephy_elizai.jpg
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Aug 15th, 2012 12:35 PM
§
by Chai Wednesday Aug 15th, 2012 12:35 PM
jonniepekelny-1.jpg
§
by Chai Wednesday Aug 15th, 2012 12:35 PM
pcc.png
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!

Donate

donate now

$ 157.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.

Publish

Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network