Shabbat shalom and annoucements

Today is Shushan Purim and the 15th of Adar II, 5776.The parsha is Tzav (Leviticus 6:1-8:36).

Candle lighting times on island are at 7:12 for Shabbat and 8:22 for Havdalah.

Community announcements:

Next Friday, April 1st, Rabbi Ted will be holding Shabbat services, open to all, at Unity of Whidbey. The listing from Rabbi Ted:


  • Opening to the Love that Heals: A Love Shabbat
    Friday, April 1, 7:00 pm, Unity of Whidbey

    5671 Crawford Road, Langley (corner of SR 525 Crawford Rd.) with Rabbi Ted Falcon. 


    The focus of this next Shabbat gathering will be on the teachings in Torah considered to be the most important by the rabbinic sages. They are the same as the ones called the Great Commandments by Jesus. They point us toward how we can better open our hearts to love of self, love of other, and love of the Divine Presence.
    With musicians Stephen Merritt and Jenny & Jack Heutmaker. Rabbi Red’s Shabbat gatherings welcome all who wish to deepen their spiritual path.

  • Upcoming Hebrew Chat at NWLA Cultural Center, LangleyHebrew Chat will meet on Fridays 2pm – 3pm from April 8 – June 10Venue: NWLA Cultural Center, 5023 Langley Road, Langley, WA 98260

    Attendance is free of charge, donations encouraged.

    The group is facilitated by an experienced educator who has lived in Israel and is passionate about Hebrew language and cultural traditions. Hebrew Chat will meet once a week for 1 hour. Participation is free of charge, donations are encouraged.

    If you have any questions, please contact Maria Ellis, M.A.T., PhD
    Program Manager, NWLA Language & Cultural Center 360.321.2101

    And a reminder that the Democratic Caucus is tomorrow, March 26th. 

    Whidbey Island Jewish Community's photo.

    “A ruler is not to be appointed unless the community is first consulted” (Babylonian Talmud Berachot 55a).


    Caucus locations on Whidbey:

    North Whidbey and Oak Harbor – North Whidbey Middle School

    Coupeville and Central Whidbey – Coupeville High School

    South Whidbey – South Whidbey High School

    The Caucus will begin at 10:00 am. You can register in advance, but plan to arrive an hour early.…/2016%20Precinct%20Caucuses%20…



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