Parshat Shoftim

Membership: The countdown to Rosh Hashanah is underway. We are all looking forward to bringing in the New Year with our chazanim Yonina Fleischman and Adam Ross at the Caulfield Park Bowls Club.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 a melodic 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. The Dvar Torah will be given by Adam Hyman.

Mazal tov: We wish a Mazal Tov to Morry Dvash on the occasion of his 60th Birthday and 47th Bar Mitzvah anniversary. This week’s Kiddush is sponsored by the Klinger and Dvash families in honour of this occasion.

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 andShira 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 by depositing the amount into Shira's bank account.

Shira Tzedaka: so far Shira congregants have generously donated $5,859

towards employing a nurse for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. To contribute to the cause and see more info, click here.

Shabbat shalom.

Posted on August 24, 2012 .