This Week in Our Community

Weekday Morning Prayer
Monday-Friday, 10:00-10:30

Tuesday, 26 January, 19:00-20:00
Memorial Ceremony
International Day of Holocaust Remembrance

Friday, 29 January, 18:30-20:30
Community Talk: 18:30-19:00
Kabbalat Shabbat & Tu Bi Shvat Seder: 19:00-20:30

For the Tu Bi Shvat Seder you would need to have on your tables: 
– red and white wine or grape juice
– symbolic foods: 
1 round – inedible exterior, edible interior:
orange, banana, walnut, almond, pomegranate
2 round – edible exterior, inedible interior:
dates, olives, apricots, plums
3 round – entirely edible:
blueberries, strawberries, raspberries

Tu Bi Shvat Seder Haggadah: Tu Bi Shvat Haggadah (link)

Saturday, 30 January, 10:30-12:00
Torah Brunch: What is “Biblical Criticism” and how it impacts our religious views?

Torah Weekly Portion
B’shalach – Now When [Pharaoh] Let [the People] Go
Exodus 13:17−17:16

The Children of Israel escape across the Sea of Reeds from Pharaoh and his army, who drown when God drives back the sea. (13:17-14:31)
Moses and the Israelites sing a song praising Adonai. (15:1-21)
In the wilderness, God provides the grumbling Israelites with quails and manna. God instructs the Israelites to gather and prepare on the sixth day food needed for Shabbat. (15:22-16:36)
The people complain about the lack of water. Moses hits a rock with his rod and brings forth water. (17:1-7)
Israel defeats Amalek, Israel’s eternal enemy. God vows to blot out the memory of Amalek from the world. (17:8-16)

Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:31 or Psalm 78:1-29