The Romemu Brooklyn community is currently gathering on a monthly basis from October to May for Kabbalat Shabbat services and potluck dinners. In June, the Brooklyn community will join Romemu in Manhattan for a special Kabbalat Shabbat.
Now you can experience all the spirituality and joy of a Romemu Friday night in an exciting additional location. Brooklyn services occur on the third Friday of every month from October 2017 through May 2018. Whether you are a Brooklynite seeking elevated Jewish communal experiences closer to home, or a Romemu member interested in our new Brooklyn experience, all are warmly welcomed.
Note: All services at Romemu in Manhattan will go on as scheduled.
May 18, 2018 Kabbalat Shabbat and potluck will take place at First Unitarian Congregational Society at 119 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
We would love to know if you’re coming to the service. Registration for the potluck is required. Click here to register for May 18.
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For kids and parents:
It’s a blessing to have so many next-gens amongst us. It’s also a challenge (that we’re up for!) to foster and protect the spiritual space of the Kabbalat Shabbat service. We ask all parents to take responsibility for their children not disrupting the kavannah (the intention) of the clergy and adults singing and praying together. We encourage families to sit together and the young ones who cannot maintain quiet, respectful participation to take advantage of options outside the sanctuary.
Good news! Israeli shinshinim (youth emissaries) will offer ,fun Shabbat activities for kids 5 and up during the service and after dinner. If you have children ages 4 and under, we will have babysitting for $10/child.
Experience Romemu in Manhattan
Friday, June 8, 2018, 6:30 pm: Romemu Brooklyn is warmly invited to participate in and experience full-bodied Romemu (Manhattan) Kabbalat Shabbat services at 165 W. 105th Street, NY, NY. Immediately following will be a Shabbat dinner for Romemu Brooklynites with Romemu clergy and professional and lay leadership to get to know each other. Pre-registration is required for the dinner following services. Please click here to register. No registration is required for services.
Romemu is a place where music inspires us to feel and live deeply, to grow more empowered, to connect from the heart, and to be of service in the world. We’re happy to offer resources to help you learn some of our beautiful music. Below, please find recordings of five of our favorite Kabbalat Shabbat songs. Of course, it can also be a powerful experience to come to Romemu services with no prior musical knowledge and let the beautiful service wash over you. We invite you to make your experience entirely your own!
There is a small but mighty team of Brooklynites working closely with the Romemu team to create all the Romemu Brooklyn gatherings. For more information about Romemu Brooklyn and how to lend your time and talent to this initiative, please email Chantelle Attarian at firstname.lastname@example.org.