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April 2018

Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat Services

April 27 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Kabbalat Shabbat - Welcoming Shabbat Services, are held weekly on Friday evenings at 6:00 p.m. The time changes to 5:30 p.m. during the fall and winter. The 5:30 service time will begin November 10th following the Fall time change.

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Shabbat Morning Service

April 28 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

The Shaar, 1981 Oxford St
Halifax,NSB3H 4A4Canada
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Shabbat morning services begin at 9:15 a.m. every Saturday.  Shabbat liturgy, nusach and Divrei Torah delivered by our Rabbi make each Shabbat inspiring for those attending.  There are also many occasions throughout the year when the congregation will hold special Shabbat services, from a scholar-in-residence Shabbat to a university student Shabbat and more. Congregants are encouraged to contribute to Shabbat services by chanting a Haftorah or delivering a D’var Torah.  Please contact the Rabbi to make arrangements.  The Rabbi will also be…

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Teen Service

April 28 @ 10:00 am
The Shaar, 1981 Oxford St
Halifax,NSB3H 4A4Canada
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The Shaar is proud to host our first-ever Teen Service, open to folks who have reached the age of bat/bar mitzvah until they hit 19. The services are led by and with other teens from our community, with a "hot topic" discussion (plus some wisdom Judaism provides today) facilitated by Zane Brown and Peter Svidler. Come for the teen service, and stay for the delicious kiddush to follow!    

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NaKh and Nosh: Bible Beyond the Torah

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Shaar, 1981 Oxford St
Halifax,NSB3H 4A4Canada
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Although Jews are the people of the book, there are many parts of the Jewish bible, the TaNaKh, we never read in services. The word TaNaKh is an acronym for the Jewish bible's 3 categories of books: the Torah (the five books of Moses), Nevi'im (the Prophets), and Ketuvim (the Scriptures). Over the course of the Jewish year, we read the full Torah, but we never read the full books of NaKh (Nevi'im and Ketuvim). But that has changed at…

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Chai Mitzvah Meeting

April 30 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until June 25, 2018

The Shaar, 1981 Oxford St
Halifax,NSB3H 4A4Canada
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Chai Mitzvah Program

Chai Mitzvah is a program to enhance Jewish engagement. Like a book group, Chai Mitzvah network groups meet monthly for meaningful text-based discussions. What sets Chai Mitzvah apart from education programs is that each person in the group builds their 'Jewish Bucket List' by adopting or deepening a spiritual practice, engaging in a social action project of their choosing, and identifying something Jewish to learn about. The cost of all of the packets is $36 USD, which each participant pays…

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May 2018

Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat Services

May 4 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Kabbalat Shabbat - Welcoming Shabbat Services, are held weekly on Friday evenings at 6:00 p.m. The time changes to 5:30 p.m. during the fall and winter. The 5:30 service time will begin November 10th following the Fall time change.

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Shabbat Morning Service

May 5 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

The Shaar, 1981 Oxford St
Halifax,NSB3H 4A4Canada
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Shabbat morning services begin at 9:15 a.m. every Saturday.  Shabbat liturgy, nusach and Divrei Torah delivered by our Rabbi make each Shabbat inspiring for those attending.  There are also many occasions throughout the year when the congregation will hold special Shabbat services, from a scholar-in-residence Shabbat to a university student Shabbat and more. Congregants are encouraged to contribute to Shabbat services by chanting a Haftorah or delivering a D’var Torah.  Please contact the Rabbi to make arrangements.  The Rabbi will also be…

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The Shaar Breakfast Club presents: The Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Shaar, 1981 Oxford St
Halifax,NSB3H 4A4Canada
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Join us as we share our experiences, reflections and inspirations from our recent Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project trip to Israel last November. Spearheaded by a generous donor and the AJC, 14 women from Halifax, all mothers of Jewish children under 18 and living at home, shared an 8 day experience in Israel.  The trip consisted of touring, classes and lectures and was designed to show us Israel’s soul rather than tourist sites.  We have all committed to monthly meetings for…

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Introduction to Judaism class

May 7 @ 7:30 pm
The Shaar, 1981 Oxford St
Halifax,NSB3H 4A4Canada
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We are about to start up a new 24-session cycle of Introduction to Judaism with Rabbi Weiss. This course is free to Shaar members, who can drop in for any session, and is designed for those curious about Judaism and/or seeking to deepen their Jewish knowledge. Our first session is scheduled for Monday, May 7 at 7:30pm. For more information, please contact Rabbi Weiss: Rabbirayshweiss@gmail.com

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Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat Services

May 11 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Kabbalat Shabbat - Welcoming Shabbat Services, are held weekly on Friday evenings at 6:00 p.m. The time changes to 5:30 p.m. during the fall and winter. The 5:30 service time will begin November 10th following the Fall time change.

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