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CALENDAR of EVENTS

>> Click here to view our grid calendar system.

Monday evening, April 14 -
Monday, April 21

 

Passover

Passover starts at sundown on April 14 and continues through April 21.

Click here for more information about Passover.

April 16 – June 3

 

Counting of the Omer E-List

Count the forty-nine day period between Passover, which commemorates the Exodus, and Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the Torah. Each daily e-mail includes a reflection from Jewish sources. The counting reminds us that the redemption from slavery was not complete until we received the Torah.

Subscribe to receive a brief daily e-mail reflection:
e-learning@templeisrael.com
. If you have subscribed to e-learning in the past you will continue to receive Elul and Omer daily reflections.

Friday,
April 18

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service

Nefesh Service with Complimentary Childcare

Nefesh Shabbat, meaning “Soul of Shabbat,” is a musical service held the third Friday of each month. It is loved by adults and children alike. It is the perfect service for music lovers of all ages and for families whose children have grown out of Tot Shabbat.

Complimentary childcare available for children ages 2-7 is made possible by the Temple Israel Kellar Kennen Childcare Fund. For reservations contact Liz at 612-374-0318 or liz@templeisrael.com.

Saturday,
April 19

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi Jennifer Gertman in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: Shabbat Chol HaMoed Pesach.

Saturday,
April 19

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the Bar Mitzvah of Ethan Rosenthal. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Monday,
April 21

10:30 a.m. 

Passover ends at sundown.

Congregational Passover Healing and Yizkor Services

Join our clergy for a congregational Passover morning service, which will include Healing and Yizkor Memorial services. We will come together to remember those whose memories we cherish, and a Healing Service will be included to bring comfort to those who are facing physical, emotional or spiritual challenges. A light Kiddush will follow this service.

Temple Israel Offices Closed.

Friday,
April 25

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service

TEMPLE ISRAEL CELEBRATES ISRAEL’s 66th!!
Beyond Words: The Sublime Music of the Classical Cantorial Art Shabbat Service including

The Challenge and Complexities of Ari Shavit’s My Promised Land: A Book Reflection by Rabbi Sim Glaser

On Friday night during Shabbat evening services Rabbi Sim Glaser will be discussing the book, My Promised Land by Ari Shavit, which will be followed by an extended oneg with heavy hors d'oeuvres. A discussion featuring Frank Hornstein and Steve Hunegs of the JCRC will follow.

Saturday,
April 26

9:00 a.m.

TEMPLE ISRAEL CELEBRATES ISRAEL’s 66th!!
Torah Study Open House
Free and open to all.

Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman and Rabbi Joseph Edelheit will focus on the lens through which the timely Torah portion, K'doshim relates to modern day Israel.

Come explore the world of Torah and experience the relevance and connection these ancient words have for our lives today. Open to the novice or experienced learner of Torah, join us for an open house and experience our new and improved Torah study. If you have questions call Liz Mack at 612-374-0318.

This week's Torah portion: K'doshim, Leviticus 19:1-20:27.

Saturday,
April 26

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the Bat Mitzvah of Ally Rankin. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Saturday,
April 26

10:30 a.m.

Highlights in Jewish History
Ramp and Ghetto:  The Valiant Jew in the Holocaust

Join us for lively discussions of some of the most important events in Jewish history. Dr. Joseph Goldman is a noted historian and regular lecturer at Temple Israel.

Saturday evening,
April 26 -
Sunday, April 27

Yom HaShoah begins at sundown.

Yom HaShoah

Click here for more information about Holocaust Remembrance Day - Yom HaShoah.

Sunday,
April 27

7:00 p.m.

Temple of Aaron
616 S. Mississippi River Blvd.
St. Paul

Twin Cities Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day
Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Featuring
Voices of Twin Cities Holocaust Survivors

The 2014 Yom HaShoah Commemoration is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, please contact Susie Greenberg at Susie@MinnDakJCRC.org.

>> Click here for more information.

Monday,
April 28

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Parent Only Program

Scott Fried, Scholar-in-Residence
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Secret Lives of Your Children Without Reading Their Diaries

Scott Fried is a motivational speaker and author of three books for teens; If I Grow Up: Talking to Teens About AIDS, Love and Staying Alive; My Invisible Kingdom: Letters from the Secret Lives of Teens; and A Private Midnight: A Teenager’s Scrapbook of Secrets. Through detailed personal accounts of teens from around the world, this program reveals the secrets most teens would like to keep from their parents. Using himself as Exhibit A, Fried shares the difficult story of his painful disclosures to his Conservative Jewish family. Additionally, he provides specific ideas and techniques for parenting teenagers through this difficult time of adolescent angst and their experiences as new members of the sexual community.

All parents of 8th-12th graders are welcome to attend. Scott will be involved with our junior and high school youth programming throughout the week.

This annual program is made possible by the Carly Vogel Fisher Temple Israel Memorial Fund Lectureship.

Monday,
April 28

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Kabbalah Sparks with Rabbi Sim Glaser

Join us for a study and meditation on Kabbalistic themes. Some familiarity with the basics of Jewish mysticism is encouraged, but all inquisitive seekers are welcome.

The theme will be Humanity At the Center of the Universe. A fairly non-PC look at our prominent place in the cosmos and why it is ok that we shape and represent the Divine in human terms. In the Kabbalistic view human beings are more than simply an accident of evolution. God does have an Image… Us!

Wednesday,
April 30,

6:00 p.m.

Sisterhood Spring Event
Happy Birthday: A Celebration of YOU
$36.00 per person

(Mail your checks by April 25th, payable to Temple Israel Sisterhood, to Kayla Wright, 7309 Cornelia Drive, Edina, MN 55435)

For more information contact: Deb Bomberg: debabcteacher@gmail.com or Dana Rubin: drubes@comcast.net

Friday,
May 2

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Shabbat Services

“First Friday” Shabbat
On the first Friday of each month we offer Shabbat experiences for all ages.

5:15 p.m.
Shabbat Oneg Reception

6:00 p.m.
**Erev Shabbat Service and Re-dedication of our Tabor Torah
On this Shabbat we will be celebrating the restoration and re-dedication of this significant Torah scroll.

6:00 p.m.
**Tot Shabbat Service followed by a family-friendly dinner

6:00 p.m.
**Final Scholar-Led Study Session with Rabbi David Wirtschafter on the works of Rabbi Leo Baeck.

Saturday,
May 3

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi David Wirtschafter in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: Emor, Leviticus 21:1−24:23.

Saturday,
May 3

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the B’nai Mitzvah of Daniel Lifson and Ethan Ginsberg. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Sunday,
May 4

6:00 p.m.

 

New Horizons Dinner and Entertainment
Patty Chodosh Sings “Jazzy Tunes You Know”

Temple members over 70, join us for an evening of good
friends, good food and fun entertainment. Reservations
required; $15 per person. Please contact Wendy Schwartz
at wendy@templeisrael.com or 612-374-0344.

Now – May 14

 

AM YISRAEL CHAI DAYS:
20 Days of Celebrating Israel in the Twin Cities

Israel turns 66 this year, and the Twin Cities Jewish community is celebrating – for 20 days! During Am Yisrael Chai days, April 18 – May 14, the Twin Cities will get a taste of Israel nearly every day through art exhibits, lunch and learn programming, Israeli dance workouts and more.

>> Click here or visit www.israelweek.org.

Sunday,
May 4,

7:00 p.m.

Adath Jeshurun Congregation
10500 Hillside Lane West, Minnetonka

Yom HaZikaron Ceremony (Israel's Remembrance Day)

Please join us as we gather on Israel’s Remembrance Day to commemorate those who have fallen and sacrificed their lives for the State of Israel.

>> Click here or visit www.israelweek.org.

Monday,
May 5

5:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Sabes JCC
4330 Cedar Lake Road, St. Louis Park

Yom Ha’atzmaut
Twin Cities - Israel's 66th Independence Day Celebration

Family fun, Israeli food, games and activities for all!
>> Click here
or visit www.israelweek.org.

A community wide program for all ages. Featuring Synopsis, the P2G dance troupe from Tiberias and a Premiere Screening of Beneath the Helmut: From High School to the Home Front

As a community, we will acknowledge the many men and women in our community who have served either in the Israeli Defense Forces or the United States Armed Forces. We hope you will join us as our guest at this special recognition. RSVP to Thankyouveterans2014@gmail.com. Thank you for your service and we hope to see you on May 5th!

For more information please contact eharel@mplsfed.org or DMogelson@stpaulfed.org.

Mondays,
May 5, 12 & 19

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious?
Instructor: Rabbi Jennifer Gertman

This engaging FREE 3-session class for beginners — Jewish or not — explores the topics of Jewish spirituality, ethics and community values. Designed for those who would like to explore or re-explore the foundations of Jewish tradition and are looking for an entry into Jewish life, this class welcomes those who are curious about Jewish tradition: unaffiliated Jews, interfaith couples, those considering conversion and those of all religious backgrounds. To register, contact Wendy Schwartz at 612-374-0344 or wendy@templeisrael.com.

Wednesday,
May 7

7:00 p.m.

Temple Israel

Movie Screening
Inequality for All: A Passionate Argument on Behalf of the Middle Class


Join Temple Israel and Jewish Community Action for a free
screening of “Inequality for All.” The film follows Robert
Reich – professor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinet
member – as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has impacted the American economy. Reich uses humor and a wide array of facts to explain how economic inequality
affects each and every one of us. Join us for this important
film that is being screened and discussed in synagogues and faith communities across the country. RSVP to gabe@ jewishcommunityaction.org.

Watch the trailer online.

Thursdays,
May 8
May 15
May 29

6:30 p.m.

We're bringing Temple to YOU!

We invite the women of Temple Israel to join one of our rabbis for a casual evening of community and conversation.

Thursday, May 8dpHUE, Edina, Hosted by Donna Pohlad

Thursday, May 15Creative Kidstuff, St. Louis Park, Hosted by Roberta Bonoff

Thursday, May 29The Wow Bar, Minneapolis, Hosted by Parrel Caplan

Each evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. Hear about the exciting things happening at Temple. Light snacks will be served. No charge, but a reservation is required for each event. Space is very limited.

Please reserve your spot with Liz Mack at 612-374-0318 or liz@templeisrael.com.

Friday,
May 9

9:20 a.m.

Temple Israel Sanctuary

Families with Young Children: Come Welcome Shabbat!

Welcome Shabbat at the Temple Israel Early Childhood Center's Kabbalat Shabbat service on the second Friday morning of each month. Meet our Temple clergy in the sanctuary for songs and stories at 9:20 a.m. and then gather together for snacks and conversation!

Friday,
May 9

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Shabbat Services

Gospel-Style Shabbat Service featuring the
Sounds of Blackness

Join us for a gospel-style Shabbat service, “Harmonic
Convergence,” collaborating with the Grammy Award winning Sounds of Blackness. The Sounds of Blackness
vocal ensemble, led by Director Gary Hines, will join
the Temple Israel clergy and Musical Associate Mark
Bloom for a universally spirited evening of music and
prayer.

Saturday,
May 10

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: B'har, Leviticus 25:1-26:2.

Saturday,
May 10

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the Bar Mitzvah of Rey Berman-Jolton. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Saturday,
May 10

10:30 a.m.

Jewish Renewal Service

Join us for an innovative and inspiring Jewish Renewal Service—embracing a mixture of heartfelt prayers, chants, meditation, music, movement, D’var Torah and meaningful discussion. Musical instruments are encouraged.

Wednesday,
May 14

7:00 p.m.

Book Club
And So It Was Written by Ellen Brazer

All are welcome. RSVP to Dana Rubin at drubes@comcast.
net
or Deb Bomberg at debabcteacher@gmail.com.

Thursday,
May 15

4:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Jeremiah Program, 1510 Laurel Ave, Suite 100, Minneapolis

Cook for Moms and Kids at Jeremiah Program

Provide dinner for single moms and their kids who reside at Jeremiah. RSVP to Sue Smukler at 612-377-9692 or ssmukler@usgo.net and let her know if you can bring a side dish or dessert.

Friday,
May 16

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Shabbat Services

Nefesh Shabbat Service including 6th Grade/Dalet
Graduation and a Tribute to our Teachers

Nefesh Shabbat, meaning “Soul of Shabbat,” is a musical service held the third Friday of each month. It is loved by adults and children alike. It is the perfect service for music lovers of all ages and for families whose children have grown out of Tot Shabbat.

Complimentary childcare available for children ages 2-7 is made possible by the Temple Israel Kellar Kennen Childcare Fund. For reservations contact Liz at 612-374-0318 or liz@templeisrael.com.

Saturday,
May 17

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi Jennifer Gertman in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: B'chukotai, Leviticus 26:3-27:34.

Saturday,
May 17

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the Bat Mitzvah of Maya Chadda. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Sunday,
May 18

 

Celebrate Rabbi Glaser’s 25 years in the Rabbinate

4:00 p.m. Dessert Reception Celebrating Rabbi Glaser

5:00 p.m. Sanctuary Program “Rabbi Sim Stands Up” Music and Comedy

6:30 p.m. “After Party” Food, Spirits and Live Entertainment (“After Party” reservations required, $20 cover)

Please join us as we celebrate and honor Rabbi Sim Glaser
for his 25 years in the rabbinate, and 15 years of sharing
his wisdom, music and humor with our Temple community.
Watch your mail for your special invitation.
For more information, contact Liz at 612-374-0318 or
liz@templeisrael.com.

Wednesday,
May 21

6:00 p.m.

Temple Israel Sisterhood Executive Board Installation

Temple Israel Sisterhood invites you to honor those who have served on our Executive Board and install and welcome our new 2014-2015 Board. $25 at the door.

RSVP by May 9 to Betsy Langer at: elizabeth_langer@hotmail.com or call 612-636-8977.

Orders Due:
Thursday,
May 22

 

Goldengrams and Uniongrams for Confirmands

Congratulate your sons and daughters, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who are about to confirm their faith in Reform Judaism with a Goldengram and Uniongram. Cards will be delivered to students on the evening of the Confirmation ceremony. Our future clergy, and NFTYites thank you for your support!

>> Click here to view the flyer.

Friday,
May 23

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service

Beyond Words: The Sublime Music of the Classical Cantorial Art Shabbat Service

Join us for a distinctive service including prayers and songs that allow us to meditate, reflect and shape our experiences as we listen to the music of our heritage. This enhanced Beyond Words Shabbat service will offer a musical style similar to that of the High Holy Days with our cantor and a beautiful professional choir.

Saturday,
May 24

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi Sim Glaser in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: B'midbar, Numbers 1:1−4:20.

Saturday,
May 24

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the B’not Mitzvah of Amaya Wolpert and
Carli Wolpert. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Monday,
May 26

9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Valleyfair Trip for Temple Youth Groups

Attention all Temple Israel youth in 4th-12th grade! Please join us and other youth groups for a fun-filled day at Valleyfair.  The cost of this event is $25, which includes transportation and entrance fees. RSVP by submitting the completed permission slip and payment to Temple by Monday, May 19th, 2014. For more information, please contact Amy Sandler at amy@templeisrael.com or 612-374-0321.

Friday,
May 30

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service

Shabbat Service
Usher in Shabbat through prayer and community.

Journey to Jerusalem: From Ethiopia to Israel
Guest speaker Shlomo Berihun,  an Ethiopian Jew will share his story during Shabbat services.

Shlomo

Shlomo Berihun  was born in the Gondar region of Ethiopia. In 1984, at the age of twelve, he came to Israel on the Operation Moses rescue mission. His parents, who had ten children, stayed behind.

Come learn about Shlomo's journey to Jerusalem and the accomplishments and challenges faced by Ethiopian Israelis.

Saturday,
May 31

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi Jennifer Gertman in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: Naso, Numbers 4:21−7:89.

Saturday,
May 31

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the Bat Mitzvah of Joely Gendler. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Tuesday,
June 3

 

Erev Shavuot Celebration

6:00 p.m. Erev Shavuot Service including the Confirmation of our 10th grade students

8:30 p.m. Cheesecake Dessert Reception

9:00 p.m. Tikkun Leil Shavuot Program

Usher in the holiday marking the giving of the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai with an evening of prayer, food and study. The Erev Shavuot service will include the Confirmation of our 10th grade students. A reception including traditional dairy desserts is free and open to all, followed by our late night study session.

Tikkun Leil Shavuot Program, 9:00 p.m.
The Words on the Tablets: An Exploration of
Martin Buber’s Moses with Rabbi Joseph Edelheit

On this night of Shavuot, study Martin Buber’s Moses: The
Revelation and the Covenant
in which the famous philosopher unpacks “The Words on the Tablets.” Buber was always a brilliant critical reader of Torah and in this 1947 classic text we find insights that still resonate with us. Rabbi Joseph Edelheit will lead this special Torah Study.

Rabbi Edelheit is the Director of Religious and Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of Philosophy at St. Cloud State University.

The entire evening is free and open to all.

Wednesday,
June 4

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shavuot Morning Service including Healing and Yizkor Services

Join our clergy for a congregational Shavuot morning service which will include Healing and Yizkor Memorial services. We will come together to remember those we cherish. A Healing service is included to bring comfort to those who are facing physical, emotional or spiritual challenges. A Kiddush will follow this service.

Friday,
June 6

5:15 p.m. Special Oneg Shabbat and Annual Meeting

6:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service

Annual Meeting, Shabbat Service and Congregational Dinner

Please join us at 5:15 p.m. for our Annual Meeting and
special Oneg Shabbat in honor of the newly installed Board
of Directors, and the leadership of our Foundation Board,
TIPTY, Sisterhood and Men’s Club Auxiliaries. Heavy
appetizers will be served.

Saturday,
June 7

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi Sim Glaser in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: B'haalot'cha, Numbers 8:1−12:16.

Saturday,
June 7

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the Bat Mitzvah of Abigail Seiler. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Sunday,
June 8

6:00 p.m.

New Horizons Dinner and Entertainment
The Minneapolis Brass Ensemble Presents Classical and Popular Tunes

Temple members over 70, join us for an evening of good friends, good food and fun entertainment.
Reservations required; $15 per person. Please contact Wendy Schwartz at wendy@templeisrael.com or 612-374-0344.

Friday,
June 13

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Shabbat Services

Carlebach Shabbat Service including the presentation of the Louis Gainsley Distinguished Service Award

Come experience our Chasidic/Folk-style musical Shabbat service. If you enjoy Nefesh Shabbat, try this service inspired by the music of the great Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach.

The Louis Gainsley Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Marilyn and Harvey z”l Chiat. Marilyn will be honored at the 5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat and during the 6:00 p.m. Shabbat service.

Saturday,
June 14

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: Sh'lach L'cha, Numbers 13:1−15:41.

Saturday,
June 14

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the Bat Mitzvah of Rachel Ryweck. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Saturday,
June 14

10:30 a.m.

Jewish Renewal Service

Join us for an innovative and inspiring Jewish Renewal Service—embracing a mixture of heartfelt prayers, chants, meditation, music, movement, D’var Torah and meaningful discussion. Musical instruments are encouraged.

Sunday, June 15 - Sunday, June 29

 

Volunteer for Temple Israel’s Homeless Shelter

Temple Israel will host families through our partnership with Families Moving Forward (FMF) this June. We need help cooking, serving and dining with our families; playing with and entertaining the children; helping with homework, packing lunches; and one guy and one gal to stay overnight one evening during our hosting session at Temple, serve breakfast and see our guests off in the morning. For more information or to volunteer contact Marcy Frost at mfrost@marcyfrostlaw.com or 612-382-7966.

Monday,
June 16

7:30 p.m.

At Temple Israel

This Event is Free & Open to the Public

Center for Jewish Studies Community Lecture
Reflections on the Most Important Study of American Jewry in the 21st Century: Portrait of Jewish Americans by the Pew Center for Religion and American Life

Steven M. Cohen, Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy at HUC-JIR, and Director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU Wagner

Co-sponsors:
University of Minnesota Center for Jewish Studies with Temple Israel.

For more information, contact the University of Minnesota Center for Jewish Studies at: 612-624-4914, e-mail: jwst@umn.edu, website: http://jwst.umn.edu.

Friday,
June 20

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service

Nefesh Shabbat Service with Complimentary Childcare

Nefesh Shabbat, meaning “Soul of Shabbat,” is a musical service held the third Friday of each month. It is loved by adults and children alike. It is the perfect service for music lovers of all ages and for families whose children have grown out of Tot Shabbat.

Complimentary childcare available for children ages 2-7 is made possible by the Temple Israel Kellar Kennen Childcare Fund. For reservations contact Liz at 612-374-0318 or liz@templeisrael.com.

Saturday,
June 21

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi Sim Glaser in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: Korach, Numbers 16:1−18:32.

Saturday,
June 21

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the Bar Mitzvah of Steven Salz. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

Friday,
June 27

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service

Beyond Words: The Sublime Music of the Classical Cantorial Art Shabbat Service

Join us for a distinctive service including prayers and songs that allow us to meditate, reflect and shape our experiences as we listen to the music of our heritage. This enhanced Beyond Words Shabbat service will offer a musical style similar to that of the High Holy Days with our cantor and a beautiful professional choir.

Saturday,
June 28

9:00 a.m.

Torah Study

Join Rabbi Jennifer Gertman in an instructive and spirited discussion of the week's Torah portion. Gain a better understanding of Torah and its relevance to contemporary life through study and dialogue.

This week's Torah portion: Chukat, Numbers 19:1−22:1.

Saturday,
June 28

10:30 a.m.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service

Please join us for a congregational Shabbat morning service including the Bat Mitzvah of Sarah Fogel. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Kiddush luncheon immediately following the service.

   

 

Temple Israel, 2324 Emerson Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405 (612) 377-8680