The Sedona Synagogue, located at 100 Meadowlark Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336 near the Chapel roundabout, offers regular Shabbat services, Torah study and minyan. In addition, the Sedona temple features special events and classes listed below. Join us at the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley.
Shabbat Services - Fridays at 7:30 pm - see calendar
Minyan - Wednesdays at 8:30 am
Torah Study - Saturdays at 11 am
JCSVV MISSION STATEMENT
The Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley is a welcoming, egalitarian, inclusive congregation dedicated to building a link from the past to the future by providing religious, educational, social and cultural experiences. We choose to remain unaffiliated in order to respect and serve the rich diversity of our members and visitors.
We invite you to join us as we...
- Celebrate Shabbat, holidays, and life cycle milestones.
- Explore the teachings and relevance of the Torah.
- Embrace Jewish culture and the arts.
- Offer assistance in time of need.
- Create social gatherings for members.
- Interact with the wider local community.
- Provide continuity for future generations of the Jewish people.
Meet Rabbi Alicia Magal
Rabbi Alicia Magal has served as the spiritual leader of the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley since 2006. Rabbi Magal brings a depth of experience in Judaic studies, the arts, and education to her position. (See complete Curriculum Vitae.) Rabbi Magal received rabbinical ordination in 2003 from the Aleph Jewish Renewal Rabbinical Program, as well as from the Academy for Jewish Religion in Los Angeles, CA.
COMING UP THIS Week
by Rabbi Alicia Magal
April 24-30, 2015
Shalom to all.
Join the Jewish community in welcoming in Shabbat on Friday evening, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. featuring the JCSVV Shalom Singers and the Beit Zvi Youth Choir from Israel. This service will be filled with uplifting songs about the Land of Israel in honor of Israeli Independence Day this week. The Oneg refreshments following the service will be sponsored by Clare and Milt Small, and by Tina and David Robbins.
Torah study begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning, April 25 with discussion on the double Torah reading of the week: Tazria, Leviticus12-13, and Metzora, Leviticus 14-15, dealing with issues of purity. A vegetarian pot luck luncheon will follow the study session.
On Sunday, April 26, Beit Sefer Shalom Religious School of the JCSVV will meet from 10 a.m. to noon.
The Jewish Book Club meets at JCSVV from 1:00-3:00 p.m. to discuss “The Reckoning: Death and the Intrigue in the Promised Land,” by Patrick Bishop.
On Wednesday, April 29 at 8:30 a.m., visitors are welcome to participate in the Morning Minyan for a mid-week spiritual uplift, as we sing "I lift up my eyes to the mountains" (Psalm 121). Prayers for healing are offered, and Kaddish, the Mourner's Prayer, is said. There is a very special, intimate atmosphere at this service, with room for comments, questions, and personal prayer. At 7 p.m. Rabbi Zalman Levertov of Phoenix Chabad leads a discussion on Maimonides' Mishneh Torah which deals in detail with the MItzvot (Commandments). In addition the group studies the Torah portion of the current week.
The Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley is a welcoming, egalitarian, inclusive congregation dedicated to building a link from the past to the future by providing religious, educational, social and cultural experiences. We choose to remain unaffiliated with any particular stream of Judaism in order to respect and serve the wide diversity of our members and visitors.
For further information, call the office from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday - Friday, at 928 204-1286.