HAR-EL, MEMBER URJ, THE MODERN JEWISH EXPERIENCE

-A REFORM APPROACH. est. 2004

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  • Opportunties for families to worship together
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  • 18 life cycle
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  • Tu B' Shbat Interfaith Seder
  • Galen stepping out course at the Galen Palm Desert slide
  • Cantor Joe Gole leads music Shabbat slide
  • Gathering for group dinner prior to Cultural Performance slide
  • Summer Services in the chapel slide
  • Interfaith Tu BShvat seder
  • A little Early History of Har-El slide
  • First Interfaith Seder with S Margarets Episcopal Church
  • interfaith passover seder

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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 Fall Shabbat Services Begin September 3 at 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

September – October Torah Portions

September 11—Va-Yelech (Shabbat Shuvah)

September 18—Ha’azinu

September 25—Intermediate Shabbat of Succot

October 2—B’reisheet

October 9—Noach

October 16—Lech L’cha

October 23—Va-Yeira

October 30—Chayei Sarah

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Sukkot Breads in Fall Colors

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7 Jewish Endeavors to Make 5782 a Sweet New Year

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It’s a long-standing custom for Jews to wish one another a “sweet new year” on Rosh Hashanah; to hope that this coming year will be one filled with joy, fulfillment, and an abundance of blessings. However, Judaism isn’t a path focused simply on wishing for good things; if our goal is to make each year “sweeter” than the last, we must work to make it happen.

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