Shabbat Services

Come and enjoy our relaxed, fun and meaningful Shabbat services. Ruach Hamidbar offers a perfect blend of tradition and creativity.

  • We celebrate Shabbat through music, dance, drumming, storytelling, guided meditation, and interactive prayer.
  • We are a warm and accepting community. We are LGBTQ and differently-abled friendly.
  • All Jews and spiritual seekers are welcome. No background or Hebrew is necessary.
  • We hold monthly Friday night services at 7:30 pm.
  • We hold monthly Saturday morning services at 10:00 am.
  • All services are followed by a great kiddush and fun shmoozing time.

We hope that you will join us!

The following Friday evening Shabbat services will be held at 7:30 pm
at North Scottsdale United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall
11735 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 unless otherwise noted.

Sukkot Shabbat evening service: Friday, October 6, 7:30-9:30pm
At the home of Reb Sarah Leah and Steve,
33464 N 74th Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85266 in Winfield Community. Ask for Steve Klemow at the guard gate.

November 3 at 7:30 pm
At a private home. For more details and directions, contact office@ruach.org or 602-321-3336.

January 12, 2018
February 16, 2018
March 9, 2018
April 20, 2018
May 18, 2018

Our Shabbat morning services at the JCC and private homes will be listed here soon.

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Service Locations

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Monthly Friday Night Shabbat services
Fridays at 7:30 pm
North Scottsdale United Methodist Church
11735 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Monthly Shabbat morning services
Saturdays at 10:00 am
Valley of the Sun JCC
12701 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Contact Us

Office: office@ruach.org
Phone: 602-321-3336

Click on the following to send an email to the person directly:

Rabbi Sarah Leah Grafstein
Jennifer Blohm
Eliyahu Eckelberg

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