HAR-EL, MEMBER URJ, THE MODERN JEWISH EXPERIENCE

-A REFORM APPROACH. est. 2004

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Har-El Congregation, Member, URJ

Services and Office at St. Margaret’s Episcopal

Church

47-535 Highway 74

Palm Desert, CA 92260

COVID Temporary Mailing Address:

C/o L. Zionts, Administrator

106 Piazza Perrone

Palm Desert, CA 92260 

Phone: (760) 779-1691

Email: harelurjpd@gmail.com

Web Address: harelurjpd.org

Weekly Shabbat Services 5:00 PM

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

5:00 PM Conducted by Rabbi Richard Zionts

and Cantor Joseph Gole

Saturday Torah Study

11:00 AM Conducted by Rabbi Zionts

TORAH PORTIONS
Dec, Jan, Feb

December 3—Va-Yeytzei
December 10—Va-Yishlach
December 17—Va-Yeshev
December 24—Miketz—Shabbat of Chanukah
December 31—Va-Yigash
January 7—Va-Y’chi
January 14—Sh’mot
January 21—Va-Eyra
January 28—Bo
February 3—B’Shalach
February 10—Yitro
February 17—Mishpatim
February 24—T’rumah 

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Sylvia Duban, Joyce Grunauer, Jeff Louis & Barbara Devinki, Lynda & Barry Messinger, MItzi Webber, Rosa & Harris Weinstein, Lynda Weisbard, Jan and Miles Gordon, Lynda and Rabbi Richard Zionts, Bob Schneeweiss, David Suss and Sue Rappaport, Howard and Sherry Schor, Marvin Morgenstein, Elaine and Jerome Morgan. 

 

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Affirming and Loving Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Expansive Grandchildren

Affirming and Loving Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Expansive Grandchildren jemerman November 22, 2022

The Union for Reform Judaism, Jewish Grandparents Network, and Keshet are collaborating on a series of conversations to support grandparents and other loving adults who are interested in providing affirming spaces for gender expansive, non-binary, and transgender young people. These sessions provide grandparents with foundational knowledge, shared language, and inclusive practices.

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American audiences may be unaware of the remarkable new series, The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem, which debuted on Netflix earlier this year. This award-winning TV show follows in the footsteps of other acclaimed Israeli exports like Shtisel and Fauda.

Native American Heritage Month: Continued Support for the Indigenous Population is a Necessity

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