Welcome to Congregation Har Shalom

  • November is Jewish Book Month

    To celebrate, Har Shalom is holding its 3rd annual book drive! This theme this year is multicultural books. Either books of multicultural families or books with interactions between cultures. Click here for more details! 

  • Community

    All are welcome to participate in our community. We have many programs, events, special services and education opportunities available. We invite you to explore our website as you get to know us.

  • Community

    All are welcome to participate in our community. We have many programs, events, special services and education opportunities available. We invite you to explore our website as you get to know us.

  • Education

    We have education programs for all ages including a vibrant early education program through our Religious School, helping children from preschool to graduation learn about the wonders of Judaism.


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2015 Hanukkah Holiday Kit


Bringing light and warmth in the dark of winter, Hanukkah is a joyful time. Learn more about the story and traditions behind this 8-day festival of light. Looking for fun ways to celebrate Hanukkah with your family? Here are some inspiring and entertaining craft ideas, recipes, games and other resources.



Service Details Here 

Please check here for changes. Childcare is not provided unless otherwise noted. 

  • Evening Shabbat -Friday at 7:30pm 

  • Torah Study - Saturdays at 9:00am   

  • Morning Services - Saturdays at 10:15am   

Upcoming Services
11/27 7:30pm Erev Shabbat led by Beth Hammer
11/28 9:00am Torah Study led by Barbara Sherrod
11/28 10:15am Shabbat Service led by Peter Dratch
12/4 6:00pm Shabbat Jr.
12/4 7:30pm Erev Shabbat led by Beth Hammer
12/5 9:00am Torah Study
12/5 10:15am Shabbat Service


FALL Adult Learning 


Zohar class

Thursday, Dec 3, 7:00pm

Rabbi Ben has been studying a page of Zohar every day for the past year. Join him as he leads us on an exploration of his favorite sections of this 13th century kabbalistic text which brought to the world a revolution in theology and philosophy. Both people who are new to Kabbalah, and people who have had extensive study are sure to learn a lot!

Miss last week's class? Listen to it here: November 19 Zohar Class



Engaging Israel: Foundation for a New Relationship

Tuesday, Dec 8, 6:30pm



Judaism & Buddhism

Thursday Dec 10, 7:00pm


Holiday Scrip

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To guarantee that you'll have what you need in time for the holiday


News & Highlights

Nes Gadol

Turkey Day Potluck & Social 

Sunday, Nov 29, 12:00pm

Details and RSVP



Qigong L'Tovah

Friday, Dec 4, 6:30pm

Join us for an introduction to Qigong L'Tovah, rediscovering embodied Jewish wisdom, based on a powerful, ancient wisdom healing practice from China. Focused intention and movements, with special attention to the organs dissolve stress and bring health and balance to our lives in preparation for Shabbat. 

Additional Dates and Info


Hanukkah Events


Hanukkah Family Customs

Sunday, Dec 6, 9:00am

You are invited to participate in a workshop on creating joyous and meaningful Hanukkah celebrations at home. A parent (and friends) educational workshop with Rabbi Shoshana. 



Legos, Latkes & Hanukkah Music

Friday, Dec 11, 6:00pm

It was such a success last year, that we are bringing it back better than ever. Please join our community as we celebrate Hanukkah. Dinner will be followed by our Hanukkah Musical Shabbat and a Sufganiyot Oneg.


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Planning an event? Email the Har Shalom office first to see if the date is available!

Upcoming Events

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 9:00am
Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 10:15am
Sunday, November 29, 2015 (All day)
Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 9:30am

Recent Blog Posts

Shalom friends, 

Rabbi Ben's Kol Nidre sermon inspired me to take on a daily yoga practice.  Yesterday, I made it to a Yin Yoga class, the principles of which are:

Office Hours

Tuesday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Closed for lunch: 12-1

Our office is located at the front of the Synagogue. You are welcome to visit any time during office hours. We would be happy to show you around. 

Email the office   

Rabbi Office Hours: 

Rabbi Shoshana Leis: Tuesdays 12:30 - 2:30 and by appointment

Rabbi Ben Newman: Thursdays 12:00 - 2:00 and by appointment

For Rabbinic Emergencies, please call 970-599-1037