Parshat Vayeshev

Shabbat at Shira

Join us as we bring in Shabbat with a vivacious Kabbalat Shabbat at 6:30pm. Shabbat morning proceedings will begin at 9:15am with our weekly shiur, which will be given by Benji Prawer, followed by Shacharit at 9:45am.

This week we will be celebrating the aufruf of Saul Newstadt and Cara Silpert. We wish the couple and the Newstadt and Silpert families a mazal tov. The families invite the congregation to a Kiddush following the Service.

Chanuka at Shira:


What: Fun Chanuka themed activities run by the Prawer team, including a puppet show, arts and crafts, chanuka songs and candle lighting, followed by dinner.
Who: Tots (1–5 y.o.s)
Where: 222 Balaclava Rd, Caulfield
When: Wednesday 12 December at 4-5:30pm
RSVP: Please RSVP to help us gauge numbers.

Shira Kids

What: Latke making and games organised by the Prawer team. Following the program, the team will walk kids to Chanuka in the Park. 
Who: Kids aged 6–14.
Where: 410 Glen Eira Rd, Caulfield.
When: Sunday 16 December at 5pm.
RSVP: Please RSVP to help us gauge numbers.

End of Year Dinner

Shira will be hosting a dinner and a festive Kabbalat Shabbat in honour of Chanuka and our last week of Shule for the year. We will commence the evening with Chanukah candle lighting and singing, led by Ittay Flescher.

What: Candle lighting and Kabbalat Shabbat followed by Dinner and sufganiyot.
When: Friday 14 December, Candle lighting at 6:20pm, followed by Kabbalat Shabbat at 6:30pm, followed by dinner.
Who: Shiraniks (and friends) young and old.
Cost: $25 for adults, $15 for students. Bookings close Tuesday, so please pay ASAP via our website

Gemara Shiur

Shira is now hosting a weekly Gemara Shiur. The Shiur will be coordinated by Rob Berkowitz and is suitable for beginners to advanced Gemara learners.  Translations of texts will be available. The Shiur will be held on Tuesdays at 7:45pm at the home of Yaron and Alex (28 Normanby Ave, Caulfield). If you are interested in attending, please email

Shabbat Shalom


Posted on December 6, 2012 .