Parshat Devarim

Join us this week as we bring in Shabbat with a vibrant Kabbalat Shabbat at 6pm. At 9:15am on Shabbat we will enjoy a shiur on the parasha which will be run by Yaron Gottlieb, before commencing Shacharit at 9:45am. This week’s Dvar Torah will be given by the stellar Sibella Stern.

Tisha b’Av: This Saturday night (July 28th) is Tisha b'Av: The fast starts at sunset which is at 5:29pm (Shabbat goes out later at nightfall, which is at 6:12pm). Shira will host a reading of Megillat Eicha, followed by a film and discussion, at our regular premises 222 Balaclava Rd.

New Ner Tamid: We would like to acknowledge and thank Goldie Malin, who has graciously donated the Ner Tamid in honour of her friend and teacher, Debbie Masel z'l.  It is hanging over the Aron and is a beautiful symbol of the light that Debbie brought in to our community. 

Yamim Nora’im: The chagim are fast approaching. Please contact Ari at if you would like to be part of Shira’s famous Kol Nidrei choir or if you would like to contribute leyning.

Rosh Chodesh Elul Davening: 

What: Shira will be hosting a festive Tefillah, followed by a light breakfast and a shiur by Daniel Harris. 

Where: Shira (222 Balaclava Rd, Caulfield).

When: Sunday August 19th at 9am

Bring: Your singing voices and musical instruments.

Shira Tzedaka: So far Shira congregants have generously donated $1,024 towards employing a nurse for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. One year's salary for a nurse is $3,600.00, so we still have plenty of progress to make. To contribute to the cause and see more info, click here.

Young MDA Speed Dating:  Young MDA is hosting a speed dating night on Thursday August 2nd. You can find out more details here.

Shabbat Shalom

Posted on July 27, 2012 .