In Hebrew, Mercaz means “center”, a focal point in a broad spectrum.
Mercaz Seattle is a community by and for Seattle Jews who come together to learn Torah, make music, ask questions, pray together, and grow as individuals and communally.
» We are a warm, welcoming group, coming together twice a month for learning, singing and prayer, gathering mostly in North Seattle
» We are committed to halacha, intellectual openness, and deep questioning, with a strong dedication to diversity and inclusiveness
» We encourage active involvement and participation
Mercaz Chanukah Party Drum Circle
Hot Plates and Cheese Graters: Shabbat in the Kitchen - A two part class with Rabbi Avi
Wednesday, July 16th and Wednesday, July 23rd at 8pm
At Avi and Rachel’s: 5720 37th Ave. NE
Agunot and Grass Widows: Divorce out of Love with special guest teacher Debby Koren
Thursday, July 17th at 8pm
Hosted by the Volucks: 7727 45th Ave. NE
Not to be missed study session with Debby Koren, a wonderful teacher, JOFA member and leader at Shira Hadasha who will be visiting from Jerusalem.
Light snacks and beverage
Here is the link to Debby Koren’s blog which includes her bio: http://vatashardevora.
Thank you to everyone who generously contributed to Mercaz. The $12,500 we’ve raised will be matched dollar for dollar. We very much appreciate your support and hope that you can join us for a gathering soon.
If you’d like to make a pledge or a donation it will go toward events and programming. We are in the process of becoming a 501c3.
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