Apr
25
Thu
2019
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Preparation Class @ Center for Spiritual Living, Downstairs Classroom
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Preparation for the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ritual.  Held in the classroom downstairs at 880 Hampshire Rd. in Westlake Village.  This is our free Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program, and there is no financial obligation for any tutoring, the ceremony, or any part of the ritual.  For more information about this program, please email Mitzvah@nersimcha.org

Apr
26
Fri
2019
Shabbat Potluck for Last Night of Passover @ Rabbi's House
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us for a last night of Passover potluck Shabbat at the Rabbi’s house. Dairy/pareve.

Apr
29
Mon
2019
Judaism 101 Class @ Rabbi Barclay's House
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

judaism101

For Jews and non-Jews alike.  Come learn about Judaism in an enlightening and fun environment as we explore a survey of all of our tradition, beliefs, and practices from the beginning of Creation all the way through the 21st century.  By the time you are done with this series of classes, you will know more than many first year Rabbinic students; and these classes can be used towards the conversion process and the Beit Din.

 

May
1
Wed
2019
Talmud & Tobacco @ Bogies Westlake Village Inn
May 1 @ 7:30 pm

 Join Rabbi Barclay and the TNS Men’s Club for an evening of adult education as we explore Jewish thoughts and beliefs on a series of topics that are meaningful in the 21st century.  Complimentary premium cigars are provided by the TNS Men’s Club and Old Oaks Cigar Room as we take over a cabana at Bogies at the Westlake Village Inn for an evening of lively discussion and learning.  This class is for men and women over the age of 21, and there is a non smoking area for those who wish to study together without the aroma of fine cigars.
 

 

 

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May
2
Thu
2019
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Preparation Class @ Center for Spiritual Living, Downstairs Classroom
May 2 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Preparation for the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ritual.  Held in the classroom downstairs at 880 Hampshire Rd. in Westlake Village.  This is our free Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program, and there is no financial obligation for any tutoring, the ceremony, or any part of the ritual.  For more information about this program, please email Mitzvah@nersimcha.org

May
3
Fri
2019
Friday Night Shabbat @ TNS Sanctuary
May 3 @ 7:30 pm


Come join the TNS community as we gather together in our sanctuary to celebrate Shabbat.  With the wisdom of our Rabbi, the joyous music of Cantorial Soloist and song leader Benny Lipson, the amazing music of Mat Gurman, the passionate percussion and humor of David Zasloff, and the wisdom of our tradition, these services always bring renewal and rest from the challenges of the week as we welcome the Sabbath Queen into our lives.

May
4
Sat
2019
Tot Shabbat Play Date @ Address Emailed to RSVP's
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Let’s get the kids together to burn their energy while the adults relax and chat. Bring a potluck snack if you like. The location will be at Ashley’s house, and the address will be emailed to those who rsvp. For more information, or to rsvp email Ashley at Ashley@nersimcha.org. Hope to see you there! 

May
5
Sun
2019
Men’s Club & Sisters of Simcha Planning Meeting @ Temple Ner Simcha
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Join the Men’s Club and Sisters of Simcha for their monthly meeting to discuss, brainstorm, and help with organizing temple events. This is an open meeting to all congregants, and you do not have to be part of the Men’s Club or Sisters of Simcha to attend. The meetings are held in the office suite downstairs before “The Simcha Series” monthly concert. So come be part of the meeting, and then enjoy the show after.

The Simcha Series: A Celebration of Jewish Arts @ Temple Ner Simcha
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Temple Ner Simcha in Westlake Village is proud to present, “The Simcha Series: A Celebration of Jewish Arts”. This monthly series, produced by David Zasloff, features some of the greatest Jewish artists of the 21st Century, and will take place on the first Sunday of every month in 2019 (except October). There is no cover charge: all shows are free, open to the general public, and family friendly. 

For the month of May the very talented Yuval Ron will be performing in our sanctuary.


Yuval Ron is a world renowned musician, producer, ethnomusicologist, and peace activist. He composed the songs and score for the Oscar winning film West Bank Story in 2007, was the featured artist in the Gala Concert for the Dalai Lama’s initiative Seeds of Compassion in the Seattle Opera Hall in 2008, and has collaborated with the Sufi leader Pir Zia Inayat Khan since 2006. His awards include the Los Angeles Treasures Award in 2004 and prestigious grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, American Composers Forum, California Council for the Humanities and the Rockefeller Foundation. He teaches the deepest of Jewish wisdom through his music, and Yuval’s book, “Divine Attunement: Music as a Path to Wisdom” is the recipient of the Gold Medal Award for Best Spirituality Book at the 2015 Indie Book Awards.

May
6
Mon
2019
Judaism 101 Class @ Rabbi Barclay's House
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

judaism101

For Jews and non-Jews alike.  Come learn about Judaism in an enlightening and fun environment as we explore a survey of all of our tradition, beliefs, and practices from the beginning of Creation all the way through the 21st century.  By the time you are done with this series of classes, you will know more than many first year Rabbinic students; and these classes can be used towards the conversion process and the Beit Din.