Mishkan T’Shuvah collection: If you have ordered and paid for copies of the new prayer book, these are now available for collection. The office is open Monday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 8am-12noon if you wish to collect your copy then.
Registration is now open for the 11th year of Limmud NZ. With a new format and greater reach, we hope that Jews across NZ are able to participate and continue on their Jewish Journey.
High holy day singing practices have commenced and take place after the morning service. Practice continues weekly for 6 weeks until 21 September. We would like to expand this group of high holy day singers so please come along.
Saturday 31 August, 10 am Please join Lilach Cohen for her Bat Mitzvah making up for the one she did not have as a 12year old. If you can bring some finger food to share for Kiddush that would be appreciated.
Saturday 31 August, Limmud in Your Lounge in the evening.
Sunday 1 September Limmud at Dio.
Friday 6 September, Potluck dinner following the service which will be led by the Kita Bet class from the Hebrew School. Please bring enough vegetarian food or dessert for your family and to share.
Saturday 7 September, 10-11am Shabbat Kat will take place in the library for preschool age children while the main service is running.
Please join our High Holy day singing practices after the morning service on 7, 14 and 21 September.
Friday 20 September, we welcome our High Holy Day Rabbi, Miri Gold to Beth Shalom. Rabbi Miri will give a personal introduction at the Friday service.
Saturday 21 September, 7pm Rabbi Miri will lead our Selichot observance. Following Havdalah and the Selichot service, we will have our chocolate reception and this year will hold a special study session entitled: “Brother can you spare a dime?” – Tzedakah (Just Giving) and Gmilut Hasadim (acts of Loving Kindness) in our times. This study discussion will be very relevant in light of the distressing sights we see in Auckland of homeless people on the streets.
Monday 30 September 10am, Rosh Hashanah morning service followed by Tashlich at 4pm on Queens Wharf behind the Cloud. Once again, our Tashlich observance is combined with the Auckland Hebrew Congregation. Remember to bring along bread to throw in the sea as we cast away our sins.