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Welcome to Makom LA: The House of Song and Prayer, A new Jewish Community for the City of Los Angeles led by Chazzan Danny Maseng.

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Love Nailed to the Doorpost — An Evening with Richard Chess

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About Richard Chess:

Richard Chess is the author of three previous books of poetry: Tekiah (1996), Chair in the Desert (2000), and Third Temple (2006), all published by the University of Tampa Press. His poems have appeared widely in journals such as ImageLiterature and BeliefNew England Review, and Smartish Pace, and in anthologies including Best American Spiritual Writing 2005Telling and Remembering: A Century of American Jewish Poetry, and The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary American Jewish Poetry. He is Chair of the English Department and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of North Carolina Asheville.


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The Shabbat Dinner Project: Light Up The Night Dinner


Are you a young professional between the ages of 21-42?

Join us for a special Shabbat Dinner experience on Friday, December 15th as part of the Infinite Light Festival, a citywide celebration powered by Nu Roots.

Chef Jordan Maseng of Chez Panisse will be creating a dinner experience that’s not to be missed.

Shabbat Dinner Project Infinite Light

*This meal will be prepared kosher-style but is not glatt kosher.

You must be between the ages of 21-42 to attend this dinner.



The Rabbi, The Roshi, and the Road to Enlightenment

Rabbi Roshi

Announcing our Fall Class: The Rabbi, The Roshi, and the Road to Enlightenment

Do you ever find yourself feeling lost on the road of life? Spiritually disconnected? Struggling for meaning or answers?

Learn alongside Danny as he takes you on a journey with two of his greatest teachers, Zen Master Katagiri Roshi, and Hasidic Rabbi Shloime Twerski Zt”l, who shaped his life, his spirituality, and helped him find his way back to Judaism.

The Details:
Saturday Nov 4thDec 2nd, and Jan 6th at 3PM.
Free for Members of Makom.
Non members: $49 in advance for the series or $20 per class at the door.
RSVP to Makomlosangeles@gmail.com

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