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Events for September/October 2019

Soaring high at Etz Chayim
Begin preparing for the Yamim Noraim and take a sneak peek at the new High Holy Day Machzor on 12 September, 10.00-11.00am. For more information, contact Samantha at (03) 9563 9208 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Studying the Book of Ezra
Kedem's text study group will meet on 12 September, 8pm, to study the Book of Ezra. For more details and venue information, click here.

Teshuvah - At One-ment
Rabbi Dr Orna Triguboff will lead a Lunch'n'Learn session on 14 September, 12pm, at Emanuel Synagogue, focusing on the mystical and psycho-spiritual aspect of the month of Elul.

Discussion group and debate
A discussion on current topics, including "How much of an issue is climate change?" will be held on 19 September, 8pm, at Etz Chayim. Click here for more details.

 

Rabbi Miri Gold in Auckland
Beth Shalom will welcome its High Holy Day Rabbi, Miri Gold, at the Friday service on 20 September; on 21 September at 7pm, Rabbi Gold will lead the Selichot service, followed by a chocolate reception and study session on Tzedakah ("just giving") and Gmilut Hasadim (acts of lovingkindness). 

Shapshots of the shofar
Join for a S'lichot workshop on Rosh Hashanah and the shofar on 21 September, 7.30-9.30pm at Etz Chayim. RSVP by 16 September: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (03) 9563 9208.

 

 

Shabbat in the Circle
Join Cantor George Mordecai at Emanuel Synagogue on 21 September beginning at 9.30am with a study of Hassidic and mystical texts and how they can apply to our daily lives, followed by a 10.15am collaborative musical gathering based on the Shabbat morning service, incorporating melodies, poems and dance.

The God you don't need to believe in
The Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism will host a discussion on links between religion, faith, belief, creed and 'God", led by Jerry Winston, on 22 September at 10.30am. Click here for more details.

Next Dor's 'Mornington Mosey'
Temple Beth Israel's 20s-30s group will visit the Mornington Peninsula on 22 September, 9.30am-4.30pm, for a day of fresh fruit, honey and great company (and more food!). Pick up and drop off from TBI. RSVPs essential: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Goodness and Beauty art exhibit
Torah Art by Yishkah C. Du Brae James (Dr Chris James) will be presented on 22 September, 2.30pm, at the Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism.
Click here for more details.

High Holy Days in Canberra
Will you be visiting the nation's capital this New Year? Are the kids studying in Canberra, or does work take you to the ACT? Join for services with the Progressive Congregation of the ACT Jewish Community, led by Rabbi Gary Robuck, and enjoy a Rosh Hashanah communal dinner (click here to register; RSVP required by 22 September). For more information, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email Jes Rennie, Progressive Congregation chair.

 

Waging peace in the Holy Land
Dahlia Shaham, peace activist, musician and Kedem's rabbinic scholar-in-residence for the High Holy Days, will present Part 2 in this series "Feminine Leadership" on 6 October, 7.30pm, at The King David School. Cost: $15 (Kedem members $10). Contact Rosi for further details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (03) 9576 2277.

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