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Welcome to Ruach Hamidbar

5781 High Holy Days

Ruach Hamidbar’s High Holidays Services by Zoom!

Yom Kippur Eve Kol Nidray – Sunday, September 27
Yom Kippur Day – Monday, September 28

Click here for a complete list of services and spiritual leaders.

Click here for High Holy Day Tickets. Cost is $100. (Note – this may not be reflected on the High Holy Day tickets page, however it will be reflected in your total.)

Become a Member. Join as a member and support our community! Membership includes High Holy Days tickets.

No one is ever refused High Holy Day Tickets or membership due to finances. Please call Gary Karp at 415-509-6682 and we will treat you with respect and welcome you with open arms. Your confidentiality will be honored.

We are very excited about our upcoming high holy days! It will be a blend of the old (previous years) and the new. Many options come along with our services that you can participate in at your convenience: kabbalah kirtan, Tai chi, meditation, kabbalah classes and rituals, female Chassidic masters classes, some of the best renewal teachers, movies and original videos of Reb Zalman zal.

We will also be offering special classes, music, movies and much more! And there will be a second day Rosh Hashanah tashlich.

So when we say services it is much more than a one hour service. You will have many more options. We respect your individual path and we are certain you will find what you are longing for on the high holy days that will fill your heart and that you can share with friends and our community!

Make a Donation. We are always appreciative of any donation. No donation is too small or too big! Our community depends on the support of its generous donors.

What’s Coming Up

Shabbat, Holy Days, Torah study and more will be on Zoom until further notice. Please go to our Facebook page for schedules, details, Zoom information.

Torah Study Saturday mornings – Please Join Us

Please join us for Torah Study at 10:00 am Saturdays with Rabbi Alan Scott Bachman (Avraham Shlomo). These will be via Zoom meetings.

For meeting information or for any other questions, email

Prayer Wednesday Mornings

Please Join us!

With Rabbi Sarah Leah Mazeltov
20 minute service by Zoom using Reb Zalman’s siddur.

No Hebrew or background necessary.
Every Wednesday at 10:00 am Pacific Tomorrow, August 26th, 2020!

For Zoom Link, join our email newsletter using the link at the top or bottom of this page or contact

About Ruach Hamidbar

“You are warmly invited to join our vibrant and joyful community. Our spiritual and uplifting services, classes and salons will add depth and meaning to your life. We look forward to meeting you!~Reb Sarah Leah Grafstein

We are a small, friendly community of egalitarian Jews and spiritual seekers of all ages and backgrounds. Join us for joyful prayer, song, dance, music, meditation, story-telling and drumming.

Experience Jewish Renewal and Carlebach Shabbat and holy days services, Torah, kabbalah and chassidus classes, Drum Shalom drumming and healing circles and spiritual salons with special guest teachers, artists and musicians.

No Hebrew or background is necessary. GLBTQ and differently-abled friendly. Everyone is welcome! Easy access to the Rabbi.