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Upcoming Services for This Shabbat

 

Erev Shabbat Worship – Friday, July 8, 2022

 

6:05pm – Summer Shabbat Services

When I observe Shabbat, I feel the presence of the Divine

(Ibn Ezra, Siddur Sefard)

As we are taught, on Shabbat we try to become attuned to holiness in time.  Temple Beth Israel offers these varied, inspiring, joyful, and soulful Shabbat worship experiences so that we can share in that holiness together.  All services can be accessed both in person in the Lorge Sanctuary or via our livestream.

Shabbat Morning Worship, on July 9, 2022

Our weekly Shabbat Morning Services offer a blend of traditional prayer, nusach (musical themes), and contemporary melodies.  It also includes a Torah service.  This heimish (Yiddish for at home or comfortable) service offers those present the opportunity to volunteer for the service honors.  This service begins at 10:30 am and will the Bar Mitzvah of a member of the TBI community. In order to attend in-person, attendees must be vaccinated and be prepared to present COVID vaccination cards.

 

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As we are taught, on Shabbat we try to become attuned to holiness in time.  Temple Beth Israel offers these varied, inspiring, joyful, and soulful Shabbat worship experiences so that we can share in that holiness together.  All services can be accessed both in person in the Lorge Sanctuary or via our livestream.

1st Friday: Shabbat Mishpacha - Intergenerational Family Shabbat ~ May God Bless and Keep You (Num. 6:24)

On First Fridays, plan to enjoy Shabbat dinner and a lively service.  You can expect to be led in joyful prayer enhanced by our Youth Ensemble (grades 3 and up), accompanied by the guitar.  We’ll listen to a folk story, celebrate the month’s birthdays and offer the Shabbat family blessings to one another.  Following the service, stay for the oneg, with traditional offerings for adults, and activities for children.

6:00 pm Dinner 

6:45 pm Services

7:45 pm Oneg for Adults and Children’s Oneg with Activity

2nd Friday: Shabbat Koleynu - Our Voices ~ We called to the Eternal One who listened to our voices. (Num. 20:16)

Our volunteer choir, Koleynu, accompanied by the piano, will help to lift our voices and quiet our souls as we peacefully welcome Shabbat.  We’ll read from Torah, hear a D’var Torah, and pray the Shabbat liturgy together.  Second Fridays begin with Services at 7:30 pm, and are followed by a traditional oneg.

3rd Friday: Shabbat Mizmor Shir - Uplifting Musical Prayer ~ A Song for Shabbat (Psalm 92:1)

Sing soulfully through our Shabbat liturgy along with our ensemble which includes voice and musical instruments.  Reflect on contemporary poetry and a short teaching from our tradition. Third Fridays begin with Likrat Shabbat nosh at 5:30 pm followed by Services at 6:05 pm.

4th Friday: Erev Shabbat - A Simple Shabbat Service ~ When I observe Shabbat, I feel the presence of the Divine (Ibn Ezra, Siddur Sefard)

This simple service offers a chance to pray the Shabbat liturgy, surrounded by our community and accompanied by piano or guitar.  This Service includes a story, sermon, or teaching. Fourth Fridays begin with Likrat Shabbat nosh at 5:30 pm followed by Services at 6:05 pm.

Shabbat Yeladim - Children’s Shabbat

This Shabbat experience is for our families with very young children, roughly from birth through kindergarten. We will sit on the floor, sing, and dance through this 20-minute Shabbat experience, followed by a Shabbat dinner for our children and their families.  This service will take place four to six times per year.

6:00 pm       Shabbat Experience

6:20 pm       Shabbat Dinner

Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Start your Shabbat morning off with a lively discussion of the Torah.  9:00 am in the Cohn Library or via Zoom.

Shabbat Morning Services

Our weekly Shabbat Morning Services offer a blend of traditional prayer, nusach (musical themes), and contemporary melodies.  It also includes a Torah service.  This heimish (Yiddish for at home or comfortable) service offers those present the opportunity to volunteer for the service honors.  This service begins at 10:30 am.

B’nai Mitzvah at TBI

When a student is called to Torah as a Bar/Bat/B’nai Mitzvah, our community rejoices as we witness the sacred transformation as a child takes their place as an adult in our Jewish community.

Fri, September 30 2022 5 Tishrei 5783