Jun
6
Thu
Prayer Hebrew 1: Sh’ma and Its Blessings
Jun 6 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Instructor: Elizabeth Lacher
Time: Thursdays, February 7-May 30, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Fee: Members $110, Non-Members $154, free for Tamid students
Text: Hineni: Prayer Hebrew for Adults ($22.95)
Registration required. Click here to register.

The emphasis of these classes is on improving prayer fluency, the acquisition of basic prayer vocabulary, and understanding the structure of the prayer service. Each class will focus on one section of the prayer service, and may include additional prayers as desired by the students.

Prerequisites: Beginning Hebrew or equivalent. Knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet and basic pronunciation.

Jun
8
Sat
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Body, Soul, and Mind
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We will begin our Shabbat morning experience with sustenance for the body – bagels and shmear, coffee and tea.  From there, we will enter into soul-filled sustenance, that may vary some from week to week, including mindful experiences of prayer, music, meditation or yoga. The remainder of our time together with be sustenance for the mind, a time of conversation and insight. Come for the food, stay for the spirit – we hope you will join us on this nourishing Shabbat morning journey!

Confirmation Service
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A worship service offered by our 10th graders, a culminating event in their formal Jewish education. Their words of Torah are inspiring and, for many, the highlight of the liturgical year.

The Confirmation Service will begin at 4:00 pm and the oneg will follow at 5:30 pm.

Yizkor
Jun 8 @ 11:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Our service of remembrance, honoring the memories of our loved ones.

This year, for both Yizkor at the end of Pesach and on Shavuot, we will be sharing stories of people who taught us Character in their lives. Loved ones who are no longer with us physically, but ingrained in us values, lessons, and virtues that shape who we are today. If you would like to be part of this experience sand share your story, please contact Marsha Sheinman or Karen Singer.

Please use the following questions to help guide your thoughts.

  1. What would you ask your loved one if they were here today?
  2. How do you think your loved one would like to be remembered?
  3. Share an experience or remembrance that brings a smile or laughter to you now.
  4. What is the image of your loved one that persists with you?
Shavuot – Evening of Prayer, Learning, and Nosh
Jun 8 @ 11:45 pm - 4:30 am

Join us to celebrate the gift of Torah received at Mount Sinai as we affirm the importance of studying Torah, remember loved ones with Yizkor, and according to custom, eat rich dairy desserts! Join us for all or part of an evening of singing, chanting, Torah Reading, and study in a way that will challenge and uplift the soul!

7:00 pm – Yizkor

7:45 pm – Prayer and reading 50 verses of Torah

Cheesecake & Blintz competition and nosh (contact Cindi Drake if you’d like to participate)

8:30 pm –  Tikkun Leil Shavuot: Learning together until midnight

Jun
12
Wed
Mussar in Practice: The Path of the Soul
Jun 12 @ 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm

Jewish life and practice can help us to see what really is and what really can be. We explore Jewish wisdom together about how to navigate through our lives and find fulfillment and well-being.

In our sanctuary, join me for a weekly drop-in where we will explore contemplative practices and exercises framed by a mussar (character) trait. The weekly trait will be noted in the weekly synagogue email. We will use the teachings of Mussar with mindfulness practices to create a weekly space for open approaching the multiple spiritual dimensions of Jewish tradition and Jewish living.

Jun
13
Thu
Prayer Hebrew 1: Sh’ma and Its Blessings
Jun 13 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Instructor: Elizabeth Lacher
Time: Thursdays, February 7-May 30, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Fee: Members $110, Non-Members $154, free for Tamid students
Text: Hineni: Prayer Hebrew for Adults ($22.95)
Registration required. Click here to register.

The emphasis of these classes is on improving prayer fluency, the acquisition of basic prayer vocabulary, and understanding the structure of the prayer service. Each class will focus on one section of the prayer service, and may include additional prayers as desired by the students.

Prerequisites: Beginning Hebrew or equivalent. Knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet and basic pronunciation.

Jun
14
Fri
Erev Shabbat Worship Service
Jun 14 @ 11:00 pm - 12:15 am

Friday evening is your chance to disconnect from the outside world, join with family and friends, and welcome Shabbat!  Following our worship service we have a delicious oneg (cookies, fruit and sweets to bring in Shabbes joy)!

Jun
15
Sat
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Body, Soul, and Mind
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We will begin our Shabbat morning experience with sustenance for the body – bagels and shmear, coffee and tea.  From there, we will enter into soul-filled sustenance, that may vary some from week to week, including mindful experiences of prayer, music, meditation or yoga. The remainder of our time together with be sustenance for the mind, a time of conversation and insight. Come for the food, stay for the spirit – we hope you will join us on this nourishing Shabbat morning journey!

Shabbat Morning Service
Jun 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us after Shabbat Sustenance as we celebrate with the Bar or Bat Mitzvah and their family at our Shabbat morning service!