Parshat Zachor

Come join the soulfulness at Shira this weekend. We hope to see you there!

Kabbalat Shabbat -  Friday 6.30pm
Shabbat Shacharit - Saturday 9.45am

This Shabbat Shacharit the drasha will be given by Esther Takac. The kiddush has kindly been sponsored by Morry Dvash in honour of his father Zev's Yahrzeit. 

Upcoming Shira Events

Are you turning Bar or Bat Mitzvah in 2015-2016? Join our unique Bnei Mitzvah Program at Shira for an inspiring and exciting experience!  It will be a good opportunity to find out more about the program. If you are interested in attending please reply to this email.


Purim is fast approaching and the community are invited (in costume!) to:

Wednesday, March 4th - Erev Purim

7.30–8.15pm (7-12 year olds): Hamentashen making at Shira! (Please RSVP to this email to confirm attendance)

8.15pm: Communal Megilla reading at Shira followed by hamentashen and live music. 

Thursday, March 5th- Purim Day

Join us at the home of Michael and Adiva Sifris, 10 Airdrie Road, North Caulfield

45.30pm (Under 8's):  Kids' (brief) Megilla reading, amazing sand art, and Ron the Magician! (Please RSVP to this email)
6.00pm: Megilla reading with Mark Symons doing his wonderful theatrical performance.


On March 21, come to shira to explore the potentials of interfaith dialogue. We will hear presentations by interfaith participants – including our very own Alex Kats! The kiddush will be followed by a lively and engaging discussion.

Are you missing any clothing? Please collect any clothing you may have left at the Herzl Club recently by attending shule on Friday night or Saturday. Herzl Club management want these articles removed immediately. At the end of February any goods still remaining at Shira will be given to the local OpShop.

Community Announcements

This weekend is the Peter Mac Breast Cancer Walk.Proceeds will provide vital funding to research and clinical care at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.  We wish the best of luck to Annette Charak, Samuel Hertz, Ann Wollner and Anna Mlynek-Kalman with the 60km walk. Show support by clicking on their names and donating to their fundraising pages.

Finally, Melbourne's Jewish women's organisations are hosting "Unchain my heart" this Sunday 1 March at 7.30pm to acknowledge International Agunah Day. There will be a panel and an improvised performance by Playback Theatre. 

Venue: 2 Nagle Ave, Elsternwick. 
Cost: $10 per person

Shabbat Shalom

Posted on February 26, 2015 .