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Kabbalat Shabbat - Israeli Style

Friday, January 26, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Baruch Morris is back, and so is “Israeli-Style” Kabbalat Shabbat! Join P’nai Or of Portland for Baruch’s first service as our returning Spiritual Leader on Friday January 26 at 6 PM.  P’nai Or meets at 9750 SW Terwilliger Blvd (formerly St Mark Presbyterian Church, across from Riverdale HS.) Services will be led by Baruch, our “Levite Corps” of vocalists and musicians, and will feature kavanot by Maggidah Cassandra Sagan. “Israeli-Style” means that we will do Kabbalat Shabbat BEFORE dinner, hence the early start. So come straight from work! “Israeli-Style” means that we will sing our way through all of the Kabbalat Shabbat psalms and piyutim (hymns) and still be done with services in a little over an hour. “Israeli-Style” means that no one eats alone and everyone will have a place to go for dinner – either hosting friends or going to a friend’s house for dinner. Don’t be shy! “Israeli-Style” also means you can call your friends and invite yourself to their house for dinner – or invite them to your house. (And while there is no need to make this into a state dinner, “American-Israeli Style” means you might arrange to go out to dinner with friends if it is just too much to have company after a long week.) If you would like help finding a dinner invitation, or you are looking for more guests at your Shabbat table, please email Jeanne Kreeger at And finally, “Israeli-Style” means singing at your Shabbat table! We’ll send you home with one or two zemirot (songs) to make your meal more festive. Come welcome Shabbat with P’nai Or.