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We attract members from the entire San Fernando Valley, Calabasas, Agoura,
Santa Clarita, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Van Nuys, Studio City, Tarzana, Reseda,
Northridge, Woodland Hills, West Hills, North Hills, Granada Hills, North
Hollywood, Valley Village, Toluca Lake, Hidden Hills, Glendale, Mission Hills,
Porter Ranch, Tujunga, Winnetka, Sunland, Sun Valley, Sylmar, Panorama
A Warm and Friendly Healing Community, Celebrating Jewish Renewal
Makom Ohr Shalom is a Jewish Renewal Community
that embraces our spiritual connection to HaShem.
Our name, Makom Ohr Shalom, means place of light
We celebrate Shabbat through song, prayer, Torah
study, chanting and meditation. Rabbi JudiAhavah
DelBourgo leads services that are healing, soulful,
uplifting and connecting. We sing prayers through
traditional melodies and contemporary songs.
Makom’s prayer book includes English, Hebrew and
transliterations for all prayers, so beginners and
experienced alike will find our services both moving
and accessible. In our Torah discussions, we seek to
bridge the wisdom of our ancient text with our
We are socially progressive and egalitarian. We
welcome interfaith couples, LGBTQ+, BIPOC and all
branches of Judaism. We are a warm and supportive
community that values inner growth and healing.
Members are invited to share their talents and
contribute to our communal learning. We are one of
the most affordable temples in Los Angeles. Come
join us for Shabbat, Torah Study, Meditation classes,
and High Holy Day services.
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