Congregation Shomrei Emunah in Montclair will hold its Earth Day Shabbat Zamru service on Friday, April 21; visiting scholar Rabbi Daniel Nevins will talk about climate change.
At 6 p.m., there will be wine, cheese, and kid-friendly snacks; the Zamru musical service is at 6:30, and at 7:30 there will be a potluck dinner.
On Saturday, Rabbi Nevins will give a sermon exploring what it means to partner with God in protecting life on earth. Services begin at 9:30 a.m. All are invited to attend, and the service also will be livestreamed.
Rabbi Nevins is the head of school at the Golda Och Academy in West Orange. For 14 years, Rabbi Nevins was the dean of the rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary. As a long-time member of the Conservative movement’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, Rabbi Nevins wrote many groundbreaking opinions expanding access to Jewish life and protecting the dignity of all people.
Zamru Montclair is a monthly interactive, intergenerational, participatory spiritual musical service with familiar and new melodies. The service is led by Rabbi Julie Roth, along with a guitar player and singers.
Call Ehud Klinger at (973) 746-5031, ext. 101.