Current Shabbat, Minyan, and Holiday Services During the Coronavirus

Please note that most of our services are now in-person and online. Some Morning Minyan service days are still fully online. Please explore our options below. Thank you.

Prayerbooks for Online Services

If you would like to download prayerbooks so you can participate in any of our services, the Rabbinical Assembly is generously providing the PDF’s of them. We ask that you please honor their requests of not distributing them, that you only print up to three copies for personal use, and that they are only used during this unique time.

To download

Click here to go to the download page.
The books you will want to get are:

  • Siddur Sim Shalem Shacharit Weekdays
  • Siddur Lev Shalem Kabbalat Shabbat and Evening Service
  • Siddur Lev Shalem Shabbat Morning

Morning Minyan

Zidell Chapel CNS

Daily Morning Minyan – Online & In-Person

Monday-Friday: 7:15am start time (7am Rosh Chodesh)
Sunday: 9:00am
Feel free to join us 15 minutes earlier for schmoozing.

On Mondays, Thursdays, and other days when Torah is read, we are back in person for the reading of the Torah in the Stampfer Chapel. We do need people to show up in person these days to make sure we have a minyan. You are still able to Zoom in and join us online.

On all the other days of the week, the service will be solely on Zoom as we have been doing since the beginning of the pandemic.

Please email Priscilla Kostiner for further information: lamalo@comcast.net

Here is the login: https://zoom.us/j/774655517
Password: Neveh

Use the book: Siddur Sim Shalom Shacharit Weekdays
Click here for the list of pages used in the service

Please click here for a short video about how to turn down your mic volume in Zoom.

Shabbat Services

Kabbalat Shabbat

Tonight at 6:15pm – Stampfer Chapel & Livestream

Please join Rabbi David Kosak and Cantor Eyal Bitton for our Kabbalat Shabbat service.

We will still have our livestream option for those who choose.

Click here for the order-of-service.

Click here to join the Livestream.

Use the book: Siddur Lev Shalem Kabbalat Shabbat and Evening Service.

Our vaccination/Covid policy:

  • Masks are optional and welcome.
  • All attendees who are eligible to be vaccinated and are in the building for more than 15 minutes are required to be vaccinated.
  • Only come if you are feeling healthy and remember to bring your own kippah and tallit.

Cancelled: Family 4th Friday Shabbat
4th Friday of every month, 5:15pm, Offsite

Please note that Fourth Friday is cancelled for this month. We hope to gather again real soon.

Shabbat Morning Service and the Bat Mitzvah of Raya Brown
Saturday, 9:30am – Main Sanctuary & Livestream

Please join us Rabbi David Kosak and Cantor Eyal Bitton for our Shabbat Morning Service and to celebrate the Bat Mitzvah of Raya Brown.

Click here to join via livestream.

Our vaccination/Covid policy:

  • Masks are optional and welcome.
  • All attendees who are eligible to be vaccinated and are in the building for more than 15 minutes are required to be vaccinated.
  • Only come if you are feeling healthy and remember to bring your own kippah and tallit.

Use the book: Siddur Lev Shalem Shabbat Morning

Note that Kiddush Lunch will follow the service in Birnbach Hall.

Kiddush Club (K-5th Grade) – 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10:00am, Room 102

Please note that Kiddush Club is now in-person.

Please join us for our Kiddush Club alternating with Morah Sarah Rohr or Gershon Lieberman. We are delighted to be back in person!

Tot Shabbat IN-PERSON – 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10:30am, Zidell Chapel

Please note that Tot Shabbat is now in-person.

Join other young families as we greet Shabbos Mouse and have all the usual Tot Shabbat fun. We are so excited to be back in person. Come how you are, we are ready to welcome you back!

Masking is required in line with the Foundation School and ALIYAH policy.

Zidell Chapel CNS

Downstairs Minyan Shabbat Service – 2nd, 4th, & 5th Saturdays, 9:30am – Stampfer Chapel or Zoom

Join our Downstairs Minyan in the Stapfer Chapel or on Zoom/Livestream.

Click here to join via Zoom

Please note that there will not be a livestream option for this service this week.

Our vaccination/Covid policy:

  • Masks are optional and welcome.
  • All attendees who are eligible to be vaccinated and are in the building for more than 15 minutes are required to be vaccinated.
  • Only come if you are feeling healthy and remember to bring your own kippah and tallit.

Use the book: Siddur Lev Shalem Shabbat Morning

Join our live-stream for Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat and Saturday Shabbat morning services.

Video Live-Stream – High Definition

CLICK HERE IF YOU ARE HAVING ISSUES WITH HEARING THE LIVESTREAMED SERVICES

Shalom Chaverim!

You do not have to go through the CNS website to get to our stream, here are the direct url addresses which you can bookmark on your computer or your phone.

Main Sanctuary: https://iframe.dacast.com/live/d49fe3f7bc3c9c0d0e293322920d42d3/bce57601-744a-081f-556e-601d738c81bdhttps://iframe.dacast.com/b/116323/c/480714

Stampfer Chapel: https://iframe.dacast.com/live/d49fe3f7bc3c9c0d0e293322920d42d3/74cb9426-a8ed-11a0-4dc3-207d420c6ae5

We monitor the livestream during services and hope to keep it up and streaming well. We sometimes have issues on our end, and we apologize in advance for any inconvenience.  If you’re having issues, the first step is to try and fix it on your end, as during Shabbat we might not be able to get out the message if we are having an issue. The issue could be with either your internet connection, software, or equipment.

If the video freezes there are several possible reasons and fixes.  I’ll list them all in no particular order;

1)    Insufficient bandwidth. 

The internet right now is overburdened with many people at home live streaming everything.  The connection that had enough bandwidth yesterday might not work today.

Who else is online at the same time?  Live interactive gaming and multiple people watching movies at the same time can eat a lot of bandwidth.

2)    Reboot your device, and reboot your internet router.

Rebooting your router clears up connection issues, which affect your bandwidth and speed.  Your computer benefits from a total reboot now and then (your phone too).

3)    Make sure your software updates and security updates have been done BEFORE you need to live stream.

What a pain updates are!  They don’t ask permission and take over your device’s bandwidth and processor power.  Make sure your computer won’t try to do two things at once, this will definitely get in the way of live streaming.  In Windows 10 you can pause updates.

4)    Browser and other Security Settings

Each browser has it’s unique quirks.  If you can’t get the live stream to play it’s usually that you have to give permission for the website https://iframe.dacast.com to send you streaming audio and video.

On Firefox you have to click the padlock in the address url bar and give full permissions.  In Chrome you sometimes have to go into Settings to allow video and audio streaming.  I can’t give you information about every browser but somewhere you might have to change browser settings.

Your own computer firewall or security software might be blocking our live stream.  You have to go into the settings for your security software and either “whitelist” the website or when a popup warning appears tell your software to trust the live stream.

We can’t provide live tech support on Shabbat, but if you have issues connecting reach out to the office and we’ll try to get you answers.

Ed

Updates

We will be updating this page regularly to help keep it as relevant as possible.

For more information

Fred Rothstein, Executive Director
frothstein@nevehshalom.org, 503.246.8831

Glen Coblens, President
president@nevehshalom.org

Rabbi David Kosak
dkosak@nevehshalom.org

Rabbi Eve Posen
eposen@nevehshalom.org

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