The 27th Annual

Shabbat Across America and Canada

is March 3, 2023!

Shabbat Across Canada

“Turn an ordinary Friday night into something extraordinary!”

When we first launched Shabbat Across America and Canada 26 years ago, our goal was to bring the joy of Shabbat to North American Jews. Together, you’ve helped us welcome over 1.1 million of our brothers and sisters to Shabbat Across America and Canada programs and give them a taste of Shabbat.

Why Participate in Shabbat Across America and Canada at Home?

Have you experienced the magic of NJOP’s Shabbat Across America and Canada? Have you wanted to participate but couldn’t? Do you love the idea of creating an evening of warm inspiration, simple peace and beautiful tradition?

On one special night, tens of thousands of North American Jews will come together in spiritual unison with Jews across the continent and with thousands of years of tradition. Now is your chance to be counted in this campaign that encourages Jews of all backgrounds to come together and celebrate what unifies us all: The Shabbat.

It’s simple! Plan to host a traditional Friday night Shabbat experience.

Register here and we’ll help you get started. Among the resources we have available to get you started are our introductory “Shabbat Across America and Canada At Home” booklet, our more detailed “Jewish Treats Guide to Shabbat” and our “Spirituality at Your Fingertips” guides, which offer a more in-depth explanation of the Shabbat rituals to help you prepare for this huge event.

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    The Spirit of Shabbat

    "More than Jews have kept Shabbat, Shabbat has kept the Jews."

    -Achad Ha’am

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