PLEASE NOTE! The Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley (JCSVV) mailing address has changed! Note the following NEW Post Office Box number and zip code:
P.O. Box 13, Sedona, AZ 86339-0013.
Please begin sending your mail to the new P.O. Box -- thank you!
We are located at 100 Meadow Lark Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336, at the corner of Highway 179.
Shabbat Services - Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Torah Study - Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.
Religious School - Sundays at 10:00 a.m.
Erev Simcha Shabbat Service
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Led by Rabbi Alicia Magal
Oneg sponsored by Rabbi Alicia & Itzhak Magal and Nika Fleissig in honor of their family, and the Magals' niece, Ariel Fleissig Kohn, becoming a Bat Mitzvah. Everyone is invited!
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
February 5-11, 2016
Mishpatim - Applying the Ten Commandments
Shalom to all from the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley. Welcome in the Sabbath at 7:30 p.m. at a service led by Rabbi Alicia Magal, with song, prayers, English readings, healing prayers, and the traditional Mourners' Kaddish prayer. The Oneg is sponsored by Linda Weisberg in honor of her 65th birthday.
Shabbat morning Torah study will start at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning, February 6, on the Torah portion of the week: Mishpatim, Exodus 21-24 offering detailed applications of the Ten Commandments. A Pot Luck vegetarian/dairy luncheon follows the study session.
Sunday, February 7, 2016, Beit Sefer Shalom Religious School of the JCSVV will meet from 10 a.m. to noon.
Tuesday, Feb. 9, noon - planning meeting for the next Mitzvah Good Deed Day. Anyone interested in assisting with this community-wide day of volunteering, please contact Rabbi Magal.
On Wednesday, February 10, at 8:30 a.m. the Morning Minyan meets for an intimate service during which there is room for commentary and questions. The red rock views of the mountains add to the sense of beauty and holiness. Guests are welcome.
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.