Hashanah begins Wednesday, September 24, preceded by Selichot on the 20th. Join
us for our beautiful, moving, and highly musical High Holy Days at
Ner Shalom. Balancing tradition and innovation, our High Holy Day
experience invites you to look at what makes you tick, discover what
you need, and emerge with a renewed sense of possibility.
Irwin Keller will lead services, along with many musicians, singers
and brilliant congregational leaders. And once again we will feature
art of Storahtelling as our
theatrical strategy for reading and engaging in Torah. Find out more
and reserve your spot by going to shalomevents.org.
dues only cover 1/3 of what it costs for Ner Shalom to serve this
community! Every shekel helps. If you are interested in becoming a
major donor, talk to us about
our Tzadik Circle.
Read More About
Ner Shalom's Spiritual Leadership Team
Just click on the photo.
Chantleader Atzilah Solot, Chief Musician Lorenzo Valensi, Spiritual
Leader Reb Irwin Keller, and Rabbinic Intern Reb Shifrah Tobacman
A Quick Sample
Haneshamah by Lorenzo Valensi
Hear and learn plenty more by clicking here.
Congregation Ner Shalom!
boasting a spirited and diverse
community of people from a
wide variety of backgrounds. Together we explore Jewish-centered paths
of ritual, learning, song, community-building and mindfulness.
Shabbat services to welcome
the Sabbath, a wide range of classes, a book group, an elders group,
Yiddish Tish, social justice projects, a religious
school for our young people, and celebrations for kids with special
needs and their families. We celebrate holidays together, support each
other in times of need and mark the life cycle events of our members.
We are proud to be a scent-free, smoke-free haven, safe for people with
We welcome visitors,
members, interfaith families,
LGBTQ folk, people with special needs - and
Half-Congregational Photo! Some of our wonderful Ner Shalom members at
our annual congregational
meeting. May, 2014.
Congregation Ner Shalom
A Reconstructionist Synagogue
of Sonoma & Marin Counties
Synagogue in the Santa Rosa Area
Congregation Ner Shalom is a Santa Rosa area
synagogue, located in Cotati and serving Rohnert Park, Santa
Rosa, Petaluma, Sebastopol, Marin County and Sonoma County in
Northern California. Synagogues are also called shuls, havurot,
chavurot, temples or congregations. A Reconstructionist
congregation is similar to a Reform temple or a Renewal havurah. All
three are non-orthodox synagogues which practice egalitarian
Liberal Judaism or Progressive Judaism. Our synagogue is about
ten minutes away from Santa Rosa, CA. For driving directions
from Santa Rosa or other locations, please click on the
"contact us" link.