Youth Shabbat

Saddle up for Youth Shabbat, December 8 and 9!

Our posse of young people in 5th-12th grade will be taking over the bimah and leading our services for the whole Shabbat.

Mosey on over in your jeans, cowboy boots, and western duds for a rootin' tootin' good time!

Friday, December 8 
  • Services at 6:30 in the Sanctuary
  • Dinner at 7:30 (advance RSVP required)

Saturday, December 9 
  • Services at 9:30 in the Sanctuary

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Teens, it's your Youth Shabbat! Get Involved!

Volunteer to Lead Services

If you are in 5th-12th grade and interested in participating in services, email Loen Amer.

There are limited English readings and small parts available, as well as larger roles. Parts are assigned first come, first serve; email now to get the part you want.

Volunteer to Lead Youth Shabbat

Youth Shabbat is led by teens like you!

The Youth Shabbat Co-Chair will assign parts of the both the Friday and Saturday service to fellow teens, in consult with USY Religion/Education Vice President. The Co-Chair will also help run the service from the bimah while the rabbi sits in the pews.

If you are in 10th-12th grade, and would like to lead Youth Shabbat as Co-Chair, please email Loen Amer by Monday, November 20.

Grab Some Shabbat Grub with the Bet Torah Family

Services Friday, December 8 start at 6:30 in the main sanctuary. Join us after services for a lip-smackin' dinner!

Give us a yee haw if you're coming!

Sign up by Friday, December 1 before Shabbat.

RSVP is not complete until we receive your check made out to "Bet Torah Youth."

Wear Your Western Duds

Mosey on over to services Friday and Saturday in your cowboy boots Stetson hat, and bandana. Everyone (grown ups too!) is highly encouraged to rustle up an outfit. A prize will be awarded for the best costume on Friday, but costumes are still welcome Saturday morning too.

Social Action Projects

This year Youth Shabbat will also include community service for teens in 8th-12th grade.

Saturday evening, December 9 at 6:00 p.m., teens in 8th-12th grade are invited to return to Bet Torah for Havdalah in Pajamas with Morah Mindy. Teens will mentor the younger children in Nursery School - 2nd grade.

Sign up to help at Havdalah in Pajamas!

Parent Volunteers

We need parents to clean up and set up both for Friday night dinner and Kiddush on Saturday.

If you'd like to help, please email Youth Chairs Lauren Adler, Karen Allison, and Cara Hiller at [email protected].

Thank you for your help!


Give us a holler at [email protected]!

Date and Time: 
Repeats every day 2 times.
Friday, December 8, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, December 9, 2017 (All day)
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