Welcome to Lab/Shul, an artist-driven, everybody-friendly, God-optional, pop up, experimental community for sacred Jewish gatherings based in NYC and reaching the world.

Lab/Shul’s SHABBAT 2 GO: Friday Night Dinners – Bring it Home

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Friday Night Dinners – Bring it Home

On Friday Night, January 24, 2014  join  Lab/Shul for our newest experiment: Shabbat dinners at local homes with old and new Lab/Shul friends.

Lab/Shul will provide soul food: your very own Dinner 2 Go placemat and inspirational conversation starters – you all bring what goes on the plate and in the glass.

Why? We are growing fast but don’t want to lose intimacy. Besides – less is more and what’s better than fresh baked challah around a dinner party table? Smaller dinners enable Lab/Shul friends to celebrate Shabbat together in personal settings, getting to know each other better and delving deeper into what sacred time and space is all about. 

Who?  You! Our Shabbat 2 Go co-chairs, Judith Greenberg, Keith Morton and Adrienne Winton, are championing this project – grassroots all the way, with support from Lab/Shul staff. Who’s around the table? You choose. 

Where? Across NY Metro Area zip codes, different hosts will open their homes to 8-10 people – a perfect number for great conversation. Dinners will be a mix of Lab/Shul co-creators and and new friends. 

How? 

Got a home that can comfortably seat 8 or so people and love to entertain?  Sign up to host!

Want to meet some other Lab/Shul folks? Sign up to join. 

Lab/Shul will match volunteer hosts with guests in nearby zip-codes for convenience and budding local community.   We will also provide DIY ritual and conversation starters. 

Each host will be responsible for the main course and will make arrangements with guests for the rest of the meal. Dietary restrictions and other needs will be taken into consideration. 

Kids? Some homes will be kid-friendly and invite families to come together and some will be adult-only. Your call! 

As this is our first Shabbat 2 Go (and you know we love transparent experimentation), we assume we’ll learn a lot from trying this out and do it bigger and better and smoother the next time. We would appreciate your feedback at every step of the way. 

Bring Shabbat home! 

SIGN UP HERE by Jan 21!