Parshat Ki Tetze

Membership: Our Elul membership campaign is well underway. We have begun looking forward to the New Year at Shira. If you have not already done so, please take out membership so that you can be a part of the exciting and meaningful events and Services we have planned 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. 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. The Dvar Torah will be given by Seraphya Berrin.

Mazal Tov: We wish a Mazal Tov to Ryan Brick and the Brick family on the occasion of Ryan’s Bar Mitzvah. Ryan, we are excited to watch you leyn in front of your family and friends and we are sure that you will make them proud.

ADC Dinner: Tonight, Shira is hosting a dinner with the B'nai B'rith Anti-Defamation Commission's Multifaith Future Leaders Program. Bookings for the event have now closed. Dinner will commence after the conclusion of the Friday night Service.

Kiddush Lunch: 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 8th at approximately 12pm, the presentation will begin at 12:30pm.

Cost: $20 for adults and $10 for students. Bookings for the lunch close on Tuesday, so please pay ASAP. You can pay via the Shira website or by depositing the amount into Shira's bank account.

Shiur with Gabbi Sar-Shalom: Gabbi will run a shiur exploring the significance of some significant prayers in the High Holiday liturgy.

When: Thursday September 6th 10-11:15am.

Where: 7/124 Balaclava Rd, North Caulfield (entrance on Leaburn St).

Bring: Machzorim.

RSVP: Please email Gabbi at or call her on 0423583665.

Shira Tzedaka: So far, Shira congregants have generously donated $6,123.00 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 31, 2012 .