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June 2018

Lunchtime Learning Series: Jewish Views on Resurrection

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Session one: Tuesday, June 19th at 12pm at the new Starbucks on Quinpool and Vernon (on the first level of The Keep). Please join Rabbi Weiss for the first of our four-part summer lunch-hour learning series on resurrection. All texts will be provided in English translation and everyone is welcome.

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Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat Services

June 22 @ 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 and Bat Mitzvah of Rachael Chigier

June 23 @ 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 bat mitzvah of Rachael Chigier.

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“Jews of the Titanic” Talk

June 24 @ 2:00 pm
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water St
Halifax,NSB3J 1S3Canada
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Join the AJC at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic on Sunday June 24th, 2pm, for a talk by Eli Moskowitz, author of the book “Jews of the Titanic”. The book will launch at the Titanic Conference on June 21st. Topics of the talk will include kashrut onboard ship, the “agunot” dilemma*, Jewish burial in Halifax, and more. All are welcome! https://theajc.ns.ca/jews-of-the-titanic/  

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Chai Mitzvah Meeting

June 25 @ 7:30 pm
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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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Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat Services

June 29 @ 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

June 30 @ 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

June 30 @ 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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July 2018

The Shaar Shalom Library Book Club

July 4 @ 7:00 pm
The Shaar, 1981 Oxford St
Halifax,NSB3H 4A4Canada
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The Shaar Shalom library offers a comfortable and welcoming environment, it is our hope that through the book club, people will familiarize themselves with the library, its collection, and the services available. Over the year, we will be meeting on a monthly basis to review, discuss and learn about selected titles. If you are interested, or have any questions about the current title, please email Rebecca at winn.rebecca@gmail.com for more information!  

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Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat Services

July 6 @ 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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