Parshat Bechukotai

We hope to see you at shule this Friday night for an end of the week l'chaim at 5.45pm followed by another spiritual and tuneful Kabbalat Shabbat.

Kabbalat Shabbat - Friday 6.00pm
Shabbat Shacharit - Saturday 9.45am

On Shabbat morning, young Muslim leaders will be visiting Shira as part of the Australian-Indonesia Muslim Exchange program to promote interfaith understanding.

This week, the drasha will be be given by Yaron Gottlieb. A kiddush will follow the service, which is generously sponsored by Adiva Sifris in honour of the yahrzeit of her mother, Minnie Wacks z'l.

Shavuot Tikkun Leil 2015 is fast approaching! Registrations for the Shavuot family dinner, are now open! Please register before Tuesday 19 May. For more information and to register see 'Upcoming Events' below. The tefillah times for Shavuot are:

Erev Shavuot - 23 May, 6.30pm (Followed by dinner and Tikkun Leil)
Shavuot I - 24 May, 9:45am
Shavuot II - 25 May, 9:45am

Mazal tov to Lara Lubitz and Ari Faigenbaum on the birth of their son, a brother to Ezra and Amos. We wish much mazal also to the Lubitz and Faignbaum families on the birth of another grandson, nephew and cousin. 

Mazaltov to Gary Newstadt and family on the birth of another grandchild, a precious son to Saul and Cara. Wishing the whole family  much naches.

Upcoming Events

On Saturday 23 May at 6.30pm, you are invited to Maariv followed by a family dinner and a stimulating night of discussion, exploring the theme of Revelation through storytelling and other engaging topics! Get excited for Shira's 2015 Tikkun Leil Shavuot! 

To register for dinner, please Click Here. Please register before 19 May. The rest of the night is free! For more information, visit the Facebook event

Register Here

Weekly Zohar Shiur

The wise Nathan Wolski is running a Zohar shiur every Wednesday 8-9.30pm.
Where: 15a Alston Grove, East St Kilda
Come along to learn about the wonders of Jewish mystical thought!

Shira Rosters

Cholent Roster

We love cholent at Shira! If you wish to make a pot of delicious cholent, please click here for step by step instructions and to put your name on the roster.

Community Announcements

Feminism Teleconference 

We announce a special offer to Shira members of a 20% discount for this teleconference on Jewish Feminism, facilitated by Elana Sztokman and featuring amazing speakers and topics over nine weeks. Registration allows you to listen in live or to the recorded event. You can listen on your own or with a group for the same cost. Speakers include Judith Plaskow, Alice Shalvi, Susan Weiss, Jacqueline Nicholls, Blu Greenberg and our very own Melanie Landau. For information and registration Click Here.

Posted on May 14, 2015 .