Adat Shalom holds Shabbat services every Saturday morning at 9:15 a.m.
followed by a community kiddush and oneg.
Everyone is welcome to attend, so we'd love to see you there.
We are pleased to announce
the arrival of full egalitarianism to our morning Minyan (traditional prayer
spirtitual leader of Adat Shalom, Rabbi Arye Berk
said, “We thank all those who have kept our Minyan strong over the years but we
feel the time has come for the Minyan to better reflect the overall philosophy
of the entire congregation.” He went on to say that since women are treated as
full participants in the Saturday morning (Shabbat) service there was no reason
to maintain a different policy for the smaller, more intimate service, held
every day Sunday – Friday at 7:00 a.m. in the Irving I. Emmer Chapel.
of this change will be full inclusion of women, allowing them to be counted as
part of the official prayer quorum, receive all honors traditionally offered to
men, and they will be allowed to stand-up before the community to lead prayer.
Finally, women needing to recite Kaddish, the traditional prayer for the
deceased will be able to do so without waiting for 10 men, rather the attendee
herself will be counted thereby making a Minyan easier.
opens its doors to all for the morning Minyan. As Rabbi Berk said, “The morning
Minyan is a brief moment of solace and quiet in an otherwise hectic day. Now we
can really welcome everyone into our Minyan and assure them that they count
every bit as much as the person sitting next to them.”
If you would like more information or to schedule an appointment with Rabbi Berk, please call Michael Raileanu at 310-474-0197 or email Michael at Michael2@adatshalomla.org.