WELCOME TO THE SHAAR SHALOM

 

Shaar Shalom Synagogue is a conservative Jewish congregation providing egalitarian religious services, and educational and cultural programs for its members and community. Shaar Shalom is committed to learning, fellowship and community.

This Week’s Yahrzeits

Annie Elman, Abraham Gaum, Percey Lubin, Sophie Stern, Charlotte Kassner, Glendon Wagner, Rose Harris, Solomon Goodman, Joseph Judah, Leo Task, Pinnie Green, Leonard Goldberg, Wolf Grabina, Hannah Gaum.

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Tikkun Olam committee

On behalf of the Tikkun Olam committee, we’d like to thank all of you who helped make this years walk for the Coldest Night of the Year such a huge success!  We had 18 walkers, 51 donors and raised $4,217 for our Halifax neighbours dealing with homelessness, marginalization and housing insecurity!

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Halifax Moishe House

Moishe House is an international organization empowering Jews aged 22-32 to create communities of peers focused around what it means for them to be Jewish – whether it’s culturally, spiritually, politically or otherwise. The Halifax branch of Moishe House invites all Jews, their friends and partners around this age group to join us at any…

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Toda to the Strug Family

A generous donation from the Strug family made it possible to construct a permanent, covered, and landscaped seating area (with ritual wash station) in the Shaar Shalom Cemetery. The “Esther and Morris Strug Memorial Garden” remembers forever – זכור לעולם – two founding members of the Shaar Shalom. The beautiful seating area is nestled under…

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Jews in Cape Breton

The impact of the Cape Breton Jewish community is chronicled in an article in the Nova Scotian insert to The Chronicle Herald on April 1, 2019. Read the article online by clicking here!

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Upcoming

Tue 13

Torah Over Zoom

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri 16
Sat 17

Shabbat Morning Services

April 17 @ 9:15 am - 11:30 am

Religious Services

Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat - Services are held weekly on Friday evenings at 6:00 p.m. from the date daylight savings time begins in March until the date it ends in November. After daylight savings time ends, Kabbalat Shabbat services are held on Friday evenings at 5:30 p.m. In addition, a family Kabbalat Shabbat Program runs through the Hebrew School year. Details are available on the Halifax Joint Hebrew School website.

Shabbat morning services begin at 9:15 a.m. every Saturday. Shabbat liturgy and d’var Torah delivered by our spiritual leader make each Shabbat inspiring for those attending. There are also many occasions throughout the year when the congregation holds special Shabbat services, such as a scholar-in-residence Shabbat, or a university student Shabbat.

Congregants are encouraged to contribute to Shabbat services by chanting a Haftorah or delivering a d’var Torah. Please contact our spiritual leader to make arrangements.

The Shaar Shalom holds services on all Jewish Holidays. Specific schedules for holidays are available through the synagogue office. Please click on the High Holiday tab at the top of this page for information about High Holiday services and seating.

Get in Touch!

Monday:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tuesday:  10:00am – 3:00pm
Wednesday:  10:00 – 3:00pm
Thursday:  10:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: closed

CALL US

(+1) 902 423-5848
Fax: (+1) 902 422-2580

EMAIL US

info@theshaar.ca

For pastoral issues and life-cycle inquiries, please contact Rabbi Karlin directly at rabbi@theshaar.ca