Shabbat on the Plaza

Fridays, June – August, 6:15pm
Holzman Plaza

Join us Every Friday this Summer at 6:15pm for our Shabbat on the Plaza!

Shabbat on the Plaza offers an outdoor, spiritual service in the beauty of the Holzman Plaza followed by a nosh and time for Kehillah. It’s a space for contemplation, inspiration, and connection, designed to nurture both the spirit and community ties.

Summer Schedule


  • 6/7: Taste of Roses – Co-sponsored by Arlene and Bob Zucker
  • 6/14: Pride Shabbat – Sponsored by Harvey and Sandy Platt
  • 6/21: Strawberry Solstice
  • 6/28: Tropical Shabbat – Sponsored by Olds-Gartner Family


  • 7/5: Independence Shabbat
  • 7/12: Rock n’ Roll Shabbat (w/ Ellis Street)
  • 7/19: Ashkephardi Concert
  • 7/26: Chanukah in July


  • 8/2: CNS 150: Building Blessings
  • 8/9: Wondering Jews (w/ August Watters)
  • 8/16: Spud Shabbat
  • 8/23: Pickle-Fest III
  • 8/30: Camp Shabbat

Volunteer Support

Volunteers needed for a welcoming Shabbat on the Plaza experience for all! Help greet, pass out siddurim, prep snacks, or serve drinks. Please contact if interested.

Celebrate your kehillah and support community building by becoming a Shabbat on the Plaza sponsor, today!

What Does Sponsoring Shabbat on the Plaza Involve?

  • Financial Contribution: Your donation will help cover the costs of food, beverages, and any necessary supplies for the evening.
  • Co-Sponsorship: Partner with another family or individual if you prefer a shared sponsorship.
  • Dedication: You may choose to dedicate your sponsorship in honor of a special occasion or in memory of a loved one.

Sponsorship Benefits: 

  • Recognition: Sponsors will be acknowledged during Shabbat and in our weekly newsletter.
  • Community Building: Play a vital role in fostering community spirit and togetherness.
  • Mitzvah: Fulfill the mitzvah of hachnasat orchim (welcoming guests) by supporting our communal Shabbat experience.

How to Become a Sponsor: 

  • Choose a Date: Select a Friday night that works for you.
  • Contact Us: Reach out to Marlene Edenzon, Executive Director at 503.246.8831 or to express your interest.
  • Confirm Details: Discuss your sponsorship preferences and any special dedications.

Contact us!

Have questions? Please contact:

Lisa Richmond, Program Director,

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