We warmly invite you to become a member of Ruach Hamidbar and enjoy the opportunity to join in the community together with others who are seeking to increase the spirituality in their lives.

Benefits of membership

Benefits of membership include free High Holy Day tickets, reduced prices for classes and events, spiritual counseling, as well as rabbinical support through all life cycle events (bris, baby naming, b’nai mitzvah, weddings, commitment ceremonies, funerals, unveilings, and bikur cholim visits.) Members have easy access to the Rabbi.

You can attend for free a wide range of classes with guest Rabbis, musicians, and artists throughout the year.

No one is ever refused 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.

About Us

Spirit of the Desert is a warm and welcoming Jewish Renewal community that seeks to provide joyful transformative healing and relevant spirituality.

We are passionately committed to reconnecting Jews back to their roots and we draw upon mystical and Chassidic traditions.

Contact us

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

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

Rebbitzen Andalin
Eliyahu Eckelberg
Rabbi Sarah Leah Mazeltov


Services Location

Friday evening and Saturday morning Shabbat services

Currently services are through Zoom until such time that we may safely resume in-person meetings.

Various times and locations. Please visit our home page, our Shabbat Services page, or our calendar.

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