What's Happening at Sharei Chesed

We hope to see you often at Sharei Chesed as we celebrate the holidays, life-cycle events, and all of the other occasions that bring us together as a community. Be sure to check our online calendar and in our newsletters for a complete listing.

Poster from Sharei Chesed

Friday Night Services (Kabbalat Shabbat)

Sharei Chesed holds Kabbalat Shabbat services several times a year, each one followed by a delicious dinner. Check back here or on our online calendar for more information. You can also click here to see and read about highlights from 2009's special Kabbalat Shabbat services.

Our next Kabbalat Shabbat will be following the High Holy Days later this fall. Check back here often for our schedule for 5778.

Talmud by the Lake

"Talmud by the Lake" - Summer 2017

Dip into the Talmud, that vast and varied repository of Jewish wisdom.

Join us this summer to study texts connected to "The Lake". No previous experience in Talmud necessary.

For sessions at outdoor venues, feel free to bring a chair or blanket. Picnic lunches are welcome. All outside locations are covered or close to an indoor option.

All sessions are free and open to everyone. Come for one or come for all!!

For more information contact Sara Lynn Newberger by clicking here or by calling 651-698-8807. For a full list of sessions, click on the image on the right.

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Picnic Basket

Annual Picnic and Congregational Meeting - Sunday August 20th

Join us for our annual picnic and congregational meeting Sunday August 20th at 5:30 P.M. at:

Brookview Park
200 Brookview Parkway
Golden Valley
(just south of Hwy. 55 on Winnetka)

Fun, food, music, raffle, door prizes!!

Enjoy Kosher hot dogs and/or beefburgers, plus that famous State Fair corn on the cob!! (vegetarian options available)

$10 per person
$5 for children 6-12
Free for children 5 and under

Please RSVP by calling the synagogue at 763-545-8800.

**NOTE** Mincha / Ma'ariv will be held at 5:45 P.M., so please come early and help us make a minyan!!


Selichot Services - Saturday Evening September 16th

Join us for Selichot services - a night that ushers in the sacred themes of the High Holy Days. This year's community Selichot services will be held at Temple of Aaron in St. Paul beginning at 7:00 P.M. Temple of Aaron is proud to host the following congregations:

- Adath Jeshurun
- Sharei Chesed
- Temple of Aaron
- Temple Israel

Featured soloists will include David Baldinger, who will once again be serving as High Holy Days cantor this year at Sharei Chesed.

For more information, click on the image on the right. We hope you will join us.

Eisner's Klezmorim

Eisner's Klezmorim High Holy Days Concert - Sunday September 17th

Judith Eisner and "Eisner's Klezmorim" wish you "shana tova u'metuka" - a healthy, happy, and sweet new year - and hopes that you will join friends and loved ones Sunday afternoon September 17th from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. for a special High Holy Days concert at Butter Bakery Cafe, 3700 Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis.

The concert will feature newly composed YIddish Music by Judith Eisner, with:

- Gretta Hunstiger, violin
- Beth Albertson, cello
- Diane Benjamin, tsimbl
- healing thoughts and prayers by Rabbi Cathy Nemiroff

plus refreshments and time together.

Space is limited. To reserve your seat, RSVP by Tuesday September 12th by calling 612-822-9236, or E-mailing Judith by clicking here.

Blowing of the shofar

High Holy Days 5778

Sharei Chesed Congregation wishes you and yours all the best in the new year of 5778, and hopes that you will join us for services from the first day of Rosh Hashanah on Wednesday evening September 20th thru our Simchat Torah celebration and family dinner on Thursday evening October 12th. Be sure to check our online calendar or our Fall newsletter for detailed schedule information. Also, be sure to contact the synagogue office if you will need tickets for Rosh Hashanah and/or Yom Kippur services.

May you and yours be inscribed and sealed in the Book of Life and Blessing, Peace and Prosperity, for a happy life and for peace.