Light for Solstice in East Vancouver

Chanting & Chocolate is on a special night this month to mark the Winter Solstice. Find out more about Chanting & Chocolate and we look forward to seeing you at Or Shalom in East Van.

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Chanukah Delights on Shabbat Dec. 7

Let’s brighten the night together this Chanukah with a holiday meal on Shabbat!

This event is FULL! Thank you for RSVPing. Chanukah Sameach.

Or Shalom is partnering with Jewish Family Services for a warm sixth night of Chanukah filled with delicious food and joyful music.

We: Provide some yummy latkes;

You: Bring a vegetarian potluck item to round out the dinner, or a dessert.

Our Jewish Educator, Cantor Shira Stanford-Asiyo, will lead our youngest in song and tell some Chanukah stories. And there will be dreidel games for all ages!

Rabbi Hannah and our band will lead us in a musical Kabbalat Shabbat service to welcome the Shabbat queen.

Friday, Dec. 7
5:30-7 p.m.: Catered latkes & vegetarian potluck
6:30 p.m.: Story telling and singing for young children
7:30 p.m.: Kabbalat Shabbat service

This free event is sure to be popular so RSVPs are required in order to ensure we provide enough latkes for everyone to enjoy. Families are recommended to arrive at 5:30 p.m. for dinner. If you don’t have kids, consider coming to dinner at 6 p.m. so there are enough seats for all – don’t worry we’ll save you some latkes. Please note, this event is full. Thank you for your interest; the next Shabbat Soul is Jan. 18.

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Or Shalom Concert Series – Jake Shulman-Ment

Internationally acclaimed musicians from New York and France, Jake Shulman-Ment and Eleonore Weill share an exceptionally expressive and intimate understanding of klezmer and Yiddish folk song. In this program, they perform old songs of political and social resistance, wandering, and love, instrumental dances and improvisations, and spiritual melodies. Combining music they have played since childhood with material they have collected along their many roads through Europe and North America, as well as original compositions, they explore the boundaries of Yiddish music with creative repertoire, instrumentation, and interpretation.

Jake Shulman-Ment– violin, vocals, accordion, guitar

Eleonore Weill – vocals, flutes, accordion, hurdy gurdy

7:30pm, Thursday November 29, 2018, 710 East 10th Avenue, Vancouver BC.

Recommended ticket price is $36, Or Shalom policy includes allowing people to attend who cannot afford the full ticket price by choosing a price.

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