Parshat Re'eh

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"See", says Moses to the people, "I place before you today a blessing and a curse"....

Hear this week's powerful Parsha at shule. Shacharit commences at 9.45am.  This week's Dvar Torah will be given by Nathan Wolski.

Kabbalat Shabbat commences 6pm, and all are welcome to sing in Shabbat together.

This week we are honoured to host and celebrate a simchat bat for Ronit and Michael Joel's precious baby girl. Mazel tov to the parents and to all the siblings, grandparents, and the entire extended family. May you only receive nachas and joy and blessings from one another.  The Kiddush is kindly sponsored by the grandparents Mark and Hannah Fagenblat.

Helen Gottstein's one woman performance at Shira is on Sunday night 31 August at 7.45pm.  You may have seen her review in last week's Jewish News. She will be performing her topical and thought provoking newest show: Under the Radar: The Israel that doesn't make the Headlines.  Tickets are $15 at the door, and RSVPs are essential.  Please join us for a fantastic show! For more information please join our Facebook events group here.

The Little Doers Melbourne Kids fun run is on again in Malvern on 26 October. It offers children aged 0–10 years old the opportunity to choose one of four causes to learn about, access kid-friendly educational material about the charities and run to support their chosen charity. Children choose one of three routes (500m, 1km, 2km) and also enjoy crafty activities, a family picnic and live music to entertain. Registrations and more information can be found here.

The Friendship Circle offers programs for children young adults and their families with special needs.  One of our Shira members, Gabbi Sar Shalom, is assisting in organising a fundraising walk on 14 September from 1-3pm. For more information please email

Shabbat Shalom

Posted on August 21, 2014 .