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February 2018

Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat Services

February 23 @ 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

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

February 24 @ 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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NaKh and Nosh: Bible Beyond the Torah

February 24 @ 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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Coldest Night of The Year

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Halifax ARK, 2177 Gottingen St.
Halifax,NS
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Please consider joining or supporting through donations The Shaar and Friends Coldest Night of The Year team. This is a fundraising event that benefits ARK, a local charitable organization that helps the homeless of Halifax. The walk is Feb 24th, Saturday evening at 5pm. You can join or pledge at the CNOY website. https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?teamID=789505&langPref=en-CA  

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Women in the Talmud

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is a 5-part weekly series led by Rabbi Weiss at the Smiling Goat Café (previously Just Us!) at 5896 Spring Garden Road (corner of Spring Garden and Carlton Street) on Mondays from noon to 1pm. No RSVP is necessary!

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Chai Mitzvah Meeting

February 26 @ 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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Purim Celebration!

February 28 @ 6:00 pm
The Shaar, 1981 Oxford St
Halifax,NSB3H 4A4Canada
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Join us for a spirited megillah reading including live musical comedy entertainment by our rabbinic team! Come in your best costume and be ready to make some noise and enjoy refreshments. Aside from reading the megillah, one of the key observances of Purim is helping those in need with gifts of food and money. This year, on Purim eve, we’re collecting non-perishable food items to donate to Feed Nova Scotia. We especially encourage you to bring items, such as hard…

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March 2018

Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat Services

March 2 @ 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

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 and Bar Mitzvah of Noah Drucker

March 3 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
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.  This week we will celebrate the bar mitzvah of Noah Drucker.

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Women in the Talmud

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is a 5-part weekly series led by Rabbi Weiss at the Smiling Goat Café (previously Just Us!) at 5896 Spring Garden Road (corner of Spring Garden and Carlton Street) on Mondays from noon to 1pm. No RSVP is necessary!

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