Wedding Ceremonies

Mazal tov on your engagement!

Located in Las Vegas and Reno Nevada, Rabbi Shai will officiate your Jewish wedding, interfaith wedding, LGBT wedding and civil wedding ceremony. He will also travel anywhere in the U.S. and abroad to officiate your ceremony, and help make your special day truly special.

Rabbi Shai has been creating magical wedding ceremonies for nearly a decade. His couples rave about how convenient and fun it is to work with the Rabbi, and he is proud to serve all couples.

The Rabbi will meet you a couple of times prior to the ceremony, either in person or via skype and get to know each other. Each couple will be treated with warmth, love and respect.

Rabbi Shai would love to connect with you and create the perfect ceremony. Click the button below to get started!
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Rabbi Shai recommends MP ArtWorks for your Ketubah needs, their work is beautiful, they are reliable and the cost is affordable. Order a Ketubah and have your name and wedding date personalized.
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(This code, at check out, gives a 10% discount on any Ketubah.)

Rabbi Shai Specht-Sandler | Ketubah Signing

Bar/Bat Mitzvah 

Can you Imagine a Bar/Bat Mitzvah that your child wants to participate in?
That’s the goal of the Alternative Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony!

There are other options for unaffiliated families who wish to celebrate their child’s becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah.  A Bar/Bat Mitzvah does not have to take place in a synagogue which may surprise many.  It can take place anywhere that there is a minyan (10 Jewish adults) present for public prayer and public reading of the Torah.  A synagogue is holy only as a place of worship, but not intrinsically so.
Preparation for a non-traditional Bar/Bat Mitzvah generally involves myself or a tutor closer geographically who comes to the families’ homes to work with the child or children.  This is a convenient option for many families who find it difficult to transport their children to and from the synagogue two or three times per week. It also allows for greater scheduling flexibility wherein the tutor works with the student at a time that does not conflict with other activities and obligations.
While physical presence is ideal there are times that sessions over video chat (skype or google voice) is the best option. I have prepared children who live in other states and plan on coming to Las Vegas for the ceremony.
With many direct flights from nearly everywhere within the U.S. , and many affordable attractions for the whole family, Las Vegas is the ideal place to have a destination Bar/Bat mitzvah ceremony. Not to mention a fun place to have the party!

Rabbi Shai has taught in and ran various traditional and non traditional Hebrew schools throughout the years. This experience has enabled him to create a program that is engaging, effective, meaningful and suitable for the whole family. So what are you waiting for? Hit the contact button - let's begin an exciting and rewarding journey together!
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Las Vegas Bat Mitzvah


Spiritual adviser

Traditionally, spirituality refers to being more attached to religious values or the matters of the spirit instead of being materialistic or fond of worldly matters. However, spirituality has evolved over time and is considered a concept of reaching high levels of consciousness. If a person is spiritual it means s/he is connected to God, nature and the deepest parts of her/his own self.           

A spiritual adviser is a person who helps in discovering the process of spirituality. They are trained individuals who provide guidance in one’s spiritual journey. They help in practicing the art of spirituality that balances human success and human expressions.

I will provide the drive and guidance you need to improve your career, relationships, and life.

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Rabbi Shai Specht-Sandler| Relationship Coach

Other Services

In addition to the services mentioned above, Rabbi Shai is also available for:

Cantorial work and spiritual music concerts
Private or group classes about Torah, Kabbalah and Jewish history/values/holidays.
Motivational speaking for synagogues, churches and other organizations

Rabbi Shai enjoys working with individuals, families and groups. He is very involved with the unaffiliated, interfaith/blended families and the LGBT communities.

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