Congregation Netivot Shalom is an egalitarian, participatory Sacred Community that encourages and engages in Tefilah (Prayer), Torah (Learning), Tzedeka (Social Justice), and Kehillah (Community) within our congregation and the broader community. Our mission is to inspire Jewish practices among individuals and families who are considering Judaism, are intermarried, or Jewish. We share a commitment to Masorti (Conservative) Judaism and furthering individual and communal spiritual growth, while recognizing a range of personal philosophies, practices and needs.
Mazal Tov to our very own Rabbi Menachem Creditor, voted to Newsweek and the Daily Beast's list of "America’s Top 50 Rabbis for 2013"! Click here for the article and here for Rabbi Creditor's listing.
Monday, May 20, 7:30-9:00pm, Rabbi Harry Manhoff, The Jewish origins of Christianity. Part 3 of this 3 part program. Question? Email firstname.lastname@example.org . To register, email email@example.com . $30, no one turned away due to lack of funds.
Tuesday, May 21, 7:30pm - Dr. Andy David, Consul General of Israel speaks at Congregation Beth El. His focus will be on his local/regional activities, including his major objectives, challenges, support he is looking for from the local Jewish community and outreach efforts on college campuses. Free, but RSVP required. Click here for details.
Friday-Sunday, May 24-26, Netivot Shalom Retreat at Camp Newman, Registration is now open for our 5th bi-annual retreat, "It Takes a Schtetl." The retreat will be May 24-26 (Memorial Day weekend) in beautiful Camp Newman. Our scholar in residence, Dr. Eddy Portnoy, will be lecturing on the unknown and unusual aspects of Yiddish culture, including "A bisele geshikhte: A Brief History of Yiddish," "Oy, a skandal! Sensationalism in the Yiddish Press," and "Tragicomedy in Pictures: Cartoons of the Yiddish Press." Join us to learn from him and Rabbis Bochner, Creditor and Kelman for a weekend of fun, learning and relaxation. Click here for Retreat Registration Form.