Abbreviated. Musical. Keyboard. Meaningful. A prayer experience unlike any other. Through discussion, song, movement and sharing, participants, young and old, will walk away with a new appreciation for the Shabbat liturgy and the transformative power of prayer.
Alternative Service begins at 10:30 AM (sharp), and for those who prefer our Traditional Service, please join us at 9:00 AM. Enhanced Kiddush at noon.
ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS! While you enjoy the Shabbat Alternative service, kids will have fun with games, Shabbat-friendly crafts and more. For ages 0-13, beginning at 9:00 AM on the lower level. Special child care for childres ages 0-3. Enjoy pizza at the Kiddush! Walk-ins welcome, but registration will help with planning - 204 452 3711, email@example.com
Re-visioning The Synagogue - March 13-15, 2015
Rabbi Sid Schwarz - Newsweek calls him “One of America’s Top 50 Influential Rabbis.” Congregations call him “a Godsend!” Rabbi Sid Schwarz will lead a weekend of transformative, highly interactive, thought-provoking talks and an experiential service that will demonstrate the megatrends shuls are embracing to engage and invigorate synagogue life. From Young Families to our Elders, this weekend offers something for everyone - including activities for kids!
Rabbi Sid Schwarz is a senior fellow at Clal: The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership where he directs the Clergy Leadership Incubator (CLI), a program that trains rabbis to be visionary spiritual leaders. He is also the director of the Rene Cassin Fellowship Program, a year long fellowship on Judaism and human rights for young professionals with hubs in New York, London and Jerusalem. Sid founded and led PANIM: The Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values for 21 years. He is also the founding rabbi of Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation in Bethesda, MD where he continues to teach and lead services. Dr. Schwarz holds a Ph.D. in Jewish history and is the author of two groundbreaking books--Finding a Spiritual Home: How a New Generation of Jews Can Transform the American Synagogue (Jewish Lights, 2000) and Judaism and Justice: The Jewish Passion to Repair the World (Jewish Lights, 2006). Sid was awarded the prestigious Covenant Award for his pioneering work in the field of Jewish education and was named by Newsweek as one of the 50 most influential rabbis in North America. Sid’s newest book is Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future (Jewish Lights, 2013).
Rabbi Schwarz will also be featured at Limmud Winnipeg on Sunday, March 15. Visit www.limmudwinnipeg.org for information.