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  • A Special Place to Belong
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Welcome to Congregation Ner Tamid
Congregation Ner Tamid (CNT) is a dynamic Jewish community!  Our members are friendly and diverse and we offer wonderful activities for people of all ages and interests.  We are a family of families committed to Judaism from generation to generation (l'Dor v'Dor).  Check out our worship services and our many educational and social events and experience the spiritual and intellectual richness of our community!

Membership ensures access to outstanding programs and events such as: traditional and creative worship; lifelong learning opportunities; social, educational and spiritual programming for each generation and inter-generational; formal Jewish education for youth and adults; superb Holiday celebrations; and Chavurot groups for every age: Mommie & Me (and Daddy Too!), youth groups starting in 3rd grade, NextGen, Doreinu, and Senior Social Club!  We also have a variety of ways for you to get involved in our Jewish community, and the greater community in the Las Vegas Valley: Sisterhood, Mensch Club, Social Action Committee, organizing and hosting community-wide observances and celebrations, Family Connection, helping shelter homeless families, community garden, blood drives, Mitzvah Day, monthly Shabbat B'Yachad dinners, political forums, leadership training and development, and a plethora of additional programs.

Please, explore our site, call the office, but most especially, please come to a Friday night or Saturday morning Shabbat service or other event that interests you.  Once you join us, you will soon find why Congregation Ner Tamid is a Special Place to Belong!

Shabbat

When most people think of holidays, they think of annual celebrations, but in Judaism there is one holiday that occurs every week - the Sabbath. Known in Hebrew as Shabbat and in Yiddish as Shabbos, this holiday is central to Jewish Life. As the great Jewish writer, Adad Ha-Am has observed: "More than the Jewish people has kept the Sabbath, the Sabbath has kept the Jewish people." The Sabbath truly has been a unifying force for Jews the world over.
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We invite you to celebrate Shabbat with us here at Congregation Ner Tamid.  We have Friday night services and Saturday morning services. 

On Friday nights, we welcome the Sabbath with song and prayer.  Most Friday nights offer traditional services, but we also have the occasional "special" Shabbat celebration, such as our annual Beatles Shabbat (where all the prayers are recited to the tunes of Beatles music).

On Saturdays, we begin the morning with Torah Study in the Library from 8:45 am to approximately 9:45 am (in English, using The Torah: A Modern Commentary, edited by W. Gunther Plaut (books provided).  At 9:45, we gather in the Beit T'fillah for worship and reading from the Torah.  Afterwards, Our Jewish Heritage class is offered in the Library, a lay-led class reviewing Jewish history and culture.

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