Kabbalat Shabbat Series

Join us each month for an online Kabbalat Shabbat service that celebrates Jewish diversity and features musicians, scholars, and spiritual leaders from around the world.

Nowruz Kabbalat Shabbat

Presented in collaboration with JCC Manhattan

Friday, March 19 at 1:00PM PT / 4:00PM ET

Join Be’chol Lashon and an extraordinary roster of presenters to welcome Shabbat and learn about the Persian New Year.

Lunar New Year Kabbalat Shabbat / LUNAR Film Project Premiere

Presented in collaboration with OneTable, JCC Manhattan, and Free Synagogue of Flushing

Friday, February 12 at 12:00PM PT / 3:00PM ET

Rabbi Jacqueline Mates-Muchin, a Chinese-American Jew who leads Temple Sinai in Oakland, CA, will help us welcome both Shabbat and the Year of the Ox with prayer, song, and learning.

Ethiopian Kabbalat Shabbat in Honor of Sigd

Presented in collaboration with Hunter Hillel, OneTable, and PJ Library

Friday, November 13 at 12:00PM PT / 3:00PM ET

Join us for a special Ethiopian Kabbalat Shabbat service with music, prayer and storytelling. In honor of Sigd, the Ethiopian Jewish holiday celebrated as a national holiday in Israel, we are bringing together Ethiopian Jews to share their traditions and engage us all.

Hispanic Heritage Month Kabbalat Shabbat

Presented in collaboration with PJ Library

Friday, September 11 at 2:00PM PT / 5:00PM ET

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a special Hispanic Heritage Kabbalat Shabbat led by Be’chol Lashon’s Latin America Director, Rabbi Juan Mejía.

Ladino Kabbalat Shabbat

Presented in collaboration with PJ Library

Friday, August 28 at 2:00PM PT / 5:00PM ET

Featuring singer Sarah Aroeste and Prof. Devin E. Naar of the University of Washington.

Multicultural Kabbalat Shabbat for Families

Cosponsored by Keshet

Join Rabbi Isaama Goldstein-Stoll, singer and song leader Lior Ben-Hur, and Camp Be’chol Lashon’s counselors for a musical Multicultural Kabbalat Shabbat featuring songs, prayer, and fun.

Juneteenth Kabbalat Shabbat

Cosponsored by Keshet, National Council of Jewish Women, and CLAL

Join Rabbis Sandra Lawson and Isaama Goldstein-Stoll for a special Kabbalat Shabbat service to mark Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the day when the enslaved people of Texas were freed, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.