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New Musical Shabbat

Raise your voice in joyous Song as we inaugurate our Musical Shabbat Program with a special Havdalah Service on Saturday, October, 10, at 8:00 pm.


Service will be led by Cantor Magda Fishman, a former solo vocalist for the Israeli Army Orchestra, and accompanied by David Bravo, former musical director and arranger for the legendary Debbie Friedman.

Dessert and reception to follow.

To hear an audio sample of Cantor Fishman’s singing, please click here.

You may view a video of her in a synagogue setting by clicking here.

Please click here for more information about the service and the musicians.

• Services and Shabbat Observance Schedule •

Friday, September 25
Mincha/Maariv/Kabbalat Shabbat 6:15 PM
Candle Lighting 6:28 PM

Saturday, September 26
Torah Study 9:00 AM
Shacharit 9:30 AM
Mini Menschen/Junior Congregation 10:30 AM
Mincha/Seudah Shlishit 6:55 PM
Maariv/Havdallah 7:28 PM

Friday, October 2
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 6:00 pm
Shabbat Dinner (by prior reservation) 6:00 pm
Candle Lighting 6:17 pm

Saturday, October 3
There will be NO Torah study, as it is a very long morning, with Hallel and all of Kohelet.
Shacharit 9:00 am
Junior Congregation 10:45 am
Mincha/Seudah Shlishit 5:35 pm
Maariv/Havdalah 7:05 pm

Junior Congregation Dates
Sept. 26; Oct. 3,17,24; Nov. 7, 14, 21; Dec. 5


Monday, Thursdays and Torah Reading Days: 6:30 am
Sunday and legal holidays: 8:30 am (see calendar)

Monday–Thursday 7:45 pm
Friday 5:00 pm
Sunday 7:00 pm
Hillcrest Jewish Center has agreed to form a joint 7:00 pm
minyan on Sunday evenings (see schedule).

If you would like to say kaddish on a morning when there is no minyan, please contact Rabbi Fryer Bodzin directly.

• Regular Weekly Activities •

Please check the calendar since some of these activities may not be held on certain days.

Rabbi’s Class: Etz Hayim Essays
Wednesday nights, 8:00 pm–9:00 pm
Starts November 11

Knit & Schmooze—Thursdays, 10:00 am to noon

Rabbi’s Class: The Life and Loves of King David
Thursdays, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Starts November 5.

Rabbi’s Class: Back to Basics: Judaism 101
Friday mornings, 10:00 am-11:00 am
Starts November 6.

Exercise Classes—Please click here for details.

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