Shabbat is at the center of life at PTBE

Our Kabbalat Erev Shabbat Service begins at 6:30 p.m., except on special occasions.  Please check the calendar.

New this year: Tree of Life Service and Shabbat Hallelu on the same evening. 

5:30 pm Tree of Life Service (New service geared towards families with children below 3rd grade.)
6:10 pm Community Dinner *
7:15 pm Shabbat Halleu (Elana Jagoda Kaye and The Hallelu Band opens the door to contemporary worship through musical presentation and congregational singing. Piano, percussion, guitar, violin, and cello fill the sanctuary with a rich, vibrant resonance--all blending to create a joyous Shabbat worship experience for all ages.

* A community dinner will be served on these evenings. You can choose to come to one or both services. For dinner reservations, contact Cindi for information and pricing.

Shabbat Unplugged is a different kind of worship experience. Shabbat Unplugged offers a meaningful way to unplug from our work week and transition into Shabbat. With Elana and Saul Kaye on guitar, join our rabbis in inspirational and soulful prayer, music and reflection.

Shabbat morning begins with Torah Study at 9:00 a.m. Our Shabbat Morning Service begins at 10:30 a.m except on mornings when This Shabbat Rocks! The service on that Shabbat morning will begin at 10:45 am. Please check the calendar. The service includes a Torah service and typically a student becomes bar/bat mitzvah. Our Shabbat morning service is designed to provide an inclusive experience for all who come to worship in our sanctuary.

This Shabbat Rocks!  This joyous Shabbat service will awaken our bodies and souls with a prayerful shake, rattle, and roll. Come and experience this vibrant service with Elana Jagoda Kaye and The Band and you'll find yourself exclaiming, "this Shabbat rocks!"  The service is from 9:00 - 9:40 am on September 9, November 18, December 16, February 10, March 17, April 21, and May 12.

Tot Shabbat begins with a short, fun, interactive and song-filled service in the Sanctuary. Kids enjoy this introduction to Jewish prayer by playing musical instruments and dancing with stuffed Torahs. We always follow our service with snacks and playtime, a great opportunity for both kids and parents to get to know their friends at PTBE. This year's dates are November 4,  December 9, February 24, April 14, and May 5.


For more details and to be put on the mailing list for Tot Shabbat, please contact Rabbi Sara Mason-Barkin.