A Historic Progressive Conservative Congregation in Valley Village, CA

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Creative Prayer

Adat Ari El provides many different avenues to engage in prayer, from traditional to alternative experiences.

Prayground: Select Saturday mornings, 10:45am
Led by Rabbi Jessica Yarkin and special guests.

  • A unique hour-long experience for Families with Day School aged children that includes:
  • Shabbat blessings, songs, and stories
  • Out-of-the-box learning, activities, and community building
  • Kiddush lunch
  • Leading the community in social action projects

N'ranena: Select Friday evenings, 6:00pm
Led by Cantor Judy Dubin Aranoff and the N’ranena Band.
A dynamic musical Shabbat experience. All are welcome, participation is highly encouraged! We provide the Challah - you bring a Vegetarian/Dairy picnic dinner to eat and a dessert to share. Stay to hang out after services!


Shabbat Healing Service: Select Saturday mornings, 10:00am
Led by Rabbi Jessica Yarkin and Sue Epstein.
An opportunity for a calming, alternative way to connect to Shabbat and community and create moments of spiritual, physical, or emotional healing in a welcoming and intimate space.


Sunset Healing Service: Select weekday evenings, 7:00pm
Led by Rabbi Jessica Yarkin and Sue Epstein.
A safe, friendly space away from the constant onslaught of the week, with plenty of mindfulness, meditation, music, and healing strategies for coping with tough realities. This service begins immediately after our weekday minyan has concluded.

Becoming a Member

Becoming a Member

Members of Adat Ari El enjoy a full range of social, spiritual and educational activities.

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