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Fri, Aug 02


Location is TBD

SWF Musical Shabbat Gathering, Bernalillo

Suzy Savage, our convener and SWF invite you to join us for a Shabbat potluck meal and a evening of participatory Shabbat singing to the live music of the Oneg Shabbos Ensemble.

SWF Musical Shabbat Gathering, Bernalillo
SWF Musical Shabbat Gathering, Bernalillo

Time & Location

Aug 02, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:40 PM MDT

Location is TBD


About the event

Shabbat with Friends (SWF) gatherings embody the Jewish tradition of making the Sabbath a delight, in Hebrew, ‘Oneg Shabbat’. Held in homes and special venues in Santa Fe and ABQ, Shabbat with Friends gatherings are only held on the Jewish Sabbath (from Friday evening to Saturday nightfall). The aims of SWF gatherings are to

  • bring diverse people together in joy and fellowship.
  • cultivate a love of the Sabbath.
  • deepen Jewish identity.
  • inspire more Jews to host Shabbat meals in their homes and to welcome guests.
  • build a loving sense of community.
  • share the Sabbath with our friends from other faiths and cultures.

Many SWF gatherings feature our Oneg Shabbos Ensemble. These talented musicians and vocalists share beautiful music that inspires participatory group singing of our precious legacy of Sabbath songs and wordless melodies (nigunim).  Other conversation centered Shabbat gatherings engage people in thought-provoking conversations on things that matter. All our gatherings include traditional Sabbath rituals and blessings.

SWF is led by Rabbi Dov Gartenberg who is our “Convener” and works to bring people together. SWF gatherings are free, open to the community, child-friendly, and include all ages and backgrounds. Every SWF gathering is welcoming, satiating, joyful, and spiritually fulfilling.

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