The Barriers We Construct

– Rabbi Morris Panitz

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May 18th, 2024 — Parshat Emor

“It is not a tragedy to me that I’m living in a wheelchair. Disability only becomes a tragedy when society fails to provide the things we need to lead our lives, such as job opportunities or barrier-free buildings…” – Judy Heumann, of blessed memory.

PRIDE Kabbalat Shabbat + Dinner
PRIDE Kabbalat Shabbat + Dinner

Friday, June 7

Friday, June 7

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Let’s enter Shabbat together with a sweet, spirited Kabbalat Shabbat service. Starting at 6:30pm, daven with us in person at Shalhevet (910 S Fairfax Ave) or on YouTubeour website, and Zoom.

 

Then, get loud and proud! IKAR, JQ and Kol Ami are excited for a night of LGBTQ+ celebration with IKARITE storytelling, comedy and an open bar (ID required).

 

Kosher, vegetarian dinner and program starting at approximately 7:30pm.

 

$25 per person. (Cost should not be a barrier to participation. Reach out to [email protected]rg).

Click here to RSVP.

 

Let’s enter Shabbat together with a sweet, spirited Kabbalat Shabbat service. Starting at 6:30pm, daven with us in person at Shalhevet (910 S Fairfax Ave) or on YouTubeour website, and Zoom.

 

Then, get loud and proud! IKAR, JQ and Kol Ami are excited for a night of LGBTQ+ celebration with IKARITE storytelling, comedy and an open bar (ID required).

 

Kosher, vegetarian dinner and program starting at approximately 7:30pm.

 

$25 per person. (Cost should not be a barrier to participation. Reach out to [email protected]rg).

Responding to the crisis in Israel and Gaza

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-Remembering and Rebuilding Kfar Azza

-Writings

-Videos

-Audio

-On Israel

-Importont articles featuring our partner organizations

Support

“The meaning comes not from what we have, but what we share” – Rabbi Sharon Brous

Thank you for supporting our community.

 

Your generous contribution to IKAR will help sustain and develop our community by providing meaningful ways to engage in Judaism and affect change in the world.

 

Thank you for enabling us to do this holy work.

The Mission

IKAR’s mission is to reanimate Jewish life and develop a spiritual and moral foundation for a just and equitable society. Fusing piety and hutzpah, obligation, and inspiration, IKAR is a dynamic, multi-generational community that fosters a yearning for personal, purposeful, creative engagement in Jewish life, particularly among young and disaffected Jews. Rooted in Los Angeles and reaching globally, we strive to actively and intentionally celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of the Jewish people.