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The Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley

100 Meadowlark Drive
Sedona AZ 86336

(928) 204-1286

100 Meadowlark Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336

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Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley

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Mail to:  PO Box 13, Sedona, AZ 86339-0013

Location:  100 Meadow Lark Drive, Sedona AZ  86336

 

928-204-1286  -  office@jcsvv.org 

            Shabbat Services:  Friday evenings - 7:30 pm                         Led by Rabbi Alicia Magal.  Everyone is welcome! 

                 Torah Study:  Saturday mornings - 11 am                           Led by Rabbi Alicia Magal.



Rabbi Alicia Magal and Hubbetzin Itzhak Magal

Rabbi Alicia Magal and Hubbetzin Itzhak Magal

 

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. 

RABBI MAGAL’S DRASHOT - HIGH HOLY DAYS 5779 - 2018

COMING UP THIS WEEK

JULY 12-, 2019                                                                                                                                    

the end of 40 years’ wandering in the desert

Shalom to all from the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley.   

Erev Shabbat services begin on Friday evening, July 12, at 7:30 p.m., lay-led by Joe Berger and other congregants, with candle lighting, songs, blessings, Torah reading, a healing blessing, and Mourner's Kaddish.  Oneg refreshments are sponsored by Joe & Kristi Berger.

Please join us for Torah Study, Saturdays at 11:00 am

Please join us for Torah Study, Saturdays at 11:00 am

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Torah study begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning, July 13, with discussion on the portion of the week: Hukkat, numbers 19:1 - 22:1, including the death of Miriam and Aaron, Moses' sister and brother.  The desire of Moses to enter the promised Land with the young generation of Israelites who grew up in the desert during the 40 years of wandering will not be fulfilled. A discussion about why Moses struck the rock to bring forth water rather than speaking to it as God had commanded will lead to personal experiences with listening or not listening to a Divine Command, and the consequences in people's lives. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share at the pot luck luncheon following the study session. 

Wednesday mornings at 8:30 a.m. all are invited to the morning minyan with a beautiful view of the red rocks from the sanctuary.  This interactive morning service includes time for questions and comments on the prayers and on the Torah portion of the current week. Visitors are most welcome, and actually needed to enable us to have a full minyan (prayer quorum of 10)  for mourners to say Kaddish. This is an opportunity to begin the day with prayer in a supportive community.

The Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley, located at 100 Meadow Lark Drive off Route 179 in Sedona, 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.  The congregation is unaffiliated with any particular stream of Judaism in order to respect and serve the wide diversity of its members and visitors.  Rabbi Magal is available to speak with anyone on spiritual matters.  For more information call the office at 928 204-1286 or check the website:  www.jcsvv.org. 

Rabbi Alicia Magal


                  Just a glimpse of the numerous celebrations and activities at the JCSVV ...

Women’s Havurah Seder at the JCSVV 2019

Women’s Havurah Seder at the JCSVV 2019

Rabbi Magal, leading the Passover Seder 2019, Hubbetzin Itzhak Magal and Granddaughters

Rabbi Magal, leading the Passover Seder 2019, Hubbetzin Itzhak Magal and Granddaughters

The delicious Seder meal was catered by Sound Bites Grill.

The delicious Seder meal was catered by Sound Bites Grill.

Congregants and guests enjoy the Passover Seder 2019

Congregants and guests enjoy the Passover Seder 2019


Our Beautiful Shalom Singers

Our Beautiful Shalom Singers

Receiving "Keep Sedona Beautiful" Award, 2016

Receiving "Keep Sedona Beautiful" Award, 2016

Yom Hashoa Ceremony

Yom Hashoa Ceremony

Women's Havurah Seder

Women's Havurah Seder

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