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Monday-Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm & Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday – Minyan 9:30am
Monday – Thursday Minyan 7:00pm
Friday Services 6:30pm
Shabbat Morning 9:30am

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Jaymee Alpert

Music Instruments on Shabbat

Back in January we held a parlor meeting to discuss the use of musical instruments on Shabbat.  Despite the rain and wind, more than 40 people came to talk about music as well as to brainstorm ideas for reinvigorating our Friday night services.  I know there were more people who were interested in the discussion but unable to join us on January 16, so below you will find a brief recap of the evening.  We began the conversation with an historical overview of the usage of musical instruments on Shabbat.  Here are some highlights: · Musical instruments were used during worship in Temple times (e.g. Psalm 150) · Rabbi Boaz Cohen: “There were occasions at the Temple service when musical instruments were played even on the Sabbath.  Every day no less than […]

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~ Rabbi Jaymee Alpert