The word havurah comes from the word haver, meaning friend. A havurah is a small group of individuals who gather together for a variety of reasons: to socialize, celebrate Jewish holidays, learn more about Judaism, and participate in social action projects.
Most importantly, a havurah provides an opportunity for you to meet others who share your values and interests.
- Celebrate Jewish holidays together
- Study together
- Social action projects
- Travel together
- Pray together
- Your Havurah becomes your extended family
- Havurot create secure and constant ties to the wider Jewish community
- Havurot help Judaism remain a constant source of joy