Coming soon: Community-wide Tikkun Leil Shavuot

On Erev Shavuot – Saturday, June 8 – Or Shalom, Congregation Beth Israel, and Temple Sholom will come together for a joint Tikkun Leil Shavuot.

Three Rabbis, Three Commandments: Stealing, Coveting & Honouring will see our Rabbi Hannah Dresner, Beth Israel’s Rabbi Jonathan Infeld, and Temple Sholom’s Rabbi Dan Moskovitz each explore and lead a teaching on one of the Ten Commandments. Taking place at King David High School (5718 Willow Street), Rabbi Stephen Berger will moderate.

8:30 p.m. Program
10 p.m. Maariv
10:20 p.m. Refreshments (dairy)

There is no cost to attend, but RSVPing is greatly encouraged. Follow the link or call 604-266-7190.

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Happy Birthday, Israel!

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Register for the last Zusia course before summer

Rabbi Susan Shamash will teach the final offering in the inaugural study year of Zusia: The Best Midrash at Or Shalom. Her five-week course Fasting, Rain, and Three Magicians: Magic in the Talmud explores the lives and magical abilities of three famous Talmudic magicians: Honi HaMa’agel, Nachtimon ben Gurion, and Nachum Ish Gamzu. The first class is Tuesday, May 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. Each class begins and closes with a meditation practice with the students in Matthew Gindin’s already-in-progress course, Trail of Text Part 3: The Creation of the Kaleidoscope of Modern Judaism.

Be sure to register online for Rabbi Susan’s course by Friday, May 3. You’ll receive a tax receipt for the course fee.

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