Parshat Beshalach

Welcome to Shira 2013! We will be returning to regular Services from this Friday night onwards. We have many exciting things planned for the upcoming year and anticipate that this will be our most fantastic year yet.

Mazal tov: This week we celebrate Samuel Herz’s Bar Mitzvah. We wish Samuel,Klara, Rebecca, Annette, Alain and the extended Herz and Charak families a mazal tov! We look forward to hearing Samuel leyn and daven mussaf.

Mazal tov: This week we also celebrate the aufruf of Aliza Pinkus and Daniel Harris. We wish a mazal tov to the couple and the Pinkus and Harris families. The celebrations will occur at a Mincha Service at 4pm on Shabbat afternoon at Shira. The Service will be followed by a L’Chayim.

Shabbat: We will bring in Shabbat with a musical Kabbalat Shabbat at 6:30pm on Friday.  Please bring your musical instruments. Shacharit will commence at 9:30am on Shabbat morning. The Dvar Torah will be given by Annette Charak and the Service will be followed by a Kiddush sponsored by the Charak-Herz family.  We will be holding a special Mincha Service at 4pmon Shabbat afternoon, followed by a L’Chayim sponsored by theHarris and Pinkus families.

Tu B’Shvat: Tu B’Shvat falls this Friday night. Shira will be hosting a Seder followed by a Potluck dinner on Friday nightafter the completion of Kabbalat Shabbat. The Seder will be coordinated by Ittay Flescher and the dinner will be held at the home of Alex and Yaron (28 Normanby Ave, Caulfield). If you would like to attend the dinner, please RSVP by emailing Ari by Thursday nightand by signing up to bring a dish at this page. Please note: if you do not have acess to a kosher kitchen, please sign up to bring something packaged or purchased.

Purim: We will be holding Megillah reading on both Saturday night 23 February and Sunday morning 24 February. The morning reading will be followed by a communal Seudah, so save the date!

Shabbat Shalom

Posted on January 24, 2013 .