Made with Xara
Although we incorporate traditional
Jewish prayers and rituals into our
services, we also love new and
creative approaches that shake us
out of our habitual ways, and thus
deepen our spiritual experience.
More from the Havurah on inclusion
Our statement on interfaith partnerships
We do not assume that God has a
gender, a color, a sexual
orientation, or a nationality. Our
services use inclusive language
and images. They include English,
Hebrew, and transliteration, so
that everyone can feel included and
participate. Everyone of all
genders, belief systems,
backgrounds, and levels of
knowledge about Judaism are
encouraged to join us in all of our
traditions, including reading from
We go beyond what other congre-
gations call inclusive, not just tolerating
but delighting in the presence and
participation at every level of everyone
who wishes to join us. We strive to
actively support interfaith partnerships.
We won’t ask for your Jewish
credentials or your religious identity.
We believe that we are all worthy, and
that what unites us is more powerful
and important than what differentiates
us. What we do at the Havurah is
definitively Jewish. It is also inclusive.
For some people, that’s just too radical.
For us, it’s why the Havurah feels
© Chico Havurah 2012