Parshat Re'eh

Membership: The beginning of the month of Elul signals the march towards the Yamim Nora’im. This year we are excited to host Yonina Fleischman and Adam Ross as our chazanim. We will once again transform the picturesque Bowls Club into a holy place filled with song and prayer.

We ask that you renew your membership at Shira for the coming year. By renewing your membership, you are supporting the only inclusive Orthodox minyan in Melbourne where both women and men are active participants and song permeates the service. We anticipate that the upcoming year will be one of joy and growth. Please click here to renew your membership. If you have any queries, feel free to contact Ari.

Shabbat: We invite you to join us for an exhilarating Kaballat Shabbat at 6pm on Friday and for our weekly shiur, given by Yaron Gottlieb, at 9:15am Shabbat morning. Shacharit will commence at 9:45am.

We welcome the Bar-Zeev family back to Shira and look forward to hearing about their adventures during the Dvar Torah which will be given by Naor.

Mazal tov: This week at Shira we are excited to celebrate the engagement of Daniel Harris and Aliza Pinkus. As a shule we appreciate Daniel and Aliza’s effervescence, talent and commitment. We are sure that this Shabbat will be a blast! We wish a Mazal Tov to the Pinkus and Harris families. Daniel and Aliza have generously sponsored this week’s Kiddush.

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.

ADC Dinner: Shira is thrilled to be hosting a dinner with the B'nai B'rith Anti-Defamation Commission's Multifaith Future Leaders Program.

What: Kaballat Shabbat (Friday Evening Prayer Service) followed by a delicious dinner and a short talk given by Ittay Flescher.

Who: Graduates of the ADC Multifaith Future Leaders Program and Shira congregants.

Where: Shira (222 Balaclava Rd, Caulfield)."

When: Friday August 31st at 6pm

Cost: The cost of dinner is $15 per person. Please pay ASAP for catering purposes. You can pay via the Shira website or by depositing the amount into Shira's bank account:

Account Name: Shira Hadasha

BSB: 013 445

Account number: 4978 30199

Kiddush Lunch:

What: Shira will be hosting a discussion  on the topic Airing Our Dirty Laundry: Child Sexual Abuse in the Media. Manny Waks and Jewel Topsfield will speak and answer questions and Ashley Browne will moderate the discussion.

Where: Shira (222 Balaclava Rd, Caulfield).

When: Lunch will commence following the service on Saturday September 6th at approximately 12pm, the presentation will begin at 12:30pm.

Cost: $20 for adults and $10 for students. You can pay via the Shira website or by depositing the amount into Shira's bank account.

Shira Tzedaka: so far Shira congregants have generously donated $ $5,539.00 towards employing a nurse for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. We are hoping to raise at least enough money to cover two years’ salary, which is $7,200. To contribute to the cause and see more info, click here.

Shabbat Shalom!

Posted on August 16, 2012 .