Events for September/October 2018

Fine Music Fine Wine at LBC
Mannie Gross will present a single work by an almost unknown Russian composer who fled his homeland after the 1917 Revolution, at the Chavurah Lunch on 22 September at 1pm. A selection of wines will be available for sampling.

Appalachian-Jewish music at Emanuel Synagogue

Headliner New York band Nefesh Mountain, featuring a fusion of American Appalachian and Jewish traditions, will join Emanuel Synagogue's Shabbat Live service on 5 October at 6.15pm and Jewish Reneal Shabbat service on 6 October at 10am (followed by potluck lunch).

Shir Madness line-up
A wonderful selection of performers has been announced for the Jewish music festival on 7 October at 11am - 10pm hosted at Emanuel Synagogue. Tickets are just $75 + booking fee for a full-day of performances. Click here for more information and to book.

Book Club at NSTE
On 10 October at 2pm, author Eddy Boas will share his miraculous story that covers his research into the history, politics and social environment surrounding his early life in Europe as WWII erupted. According to the Red Cross, there was only one family that survived the concentration camps and the war as an intact family unit. This was Eddy's family. For more details, visit https://nste.org.au/boomersandbeyond or call: (02)9419 7011.

Sukkot around the UPJ

Beth Shalom
Sukkah decorating with the Hebrew School on 23 September, 11am - 12.30pm
Erev Sukkot service on 23 September at 6.30pm, followed by wine and cheese
Sukkot morning service on 24 September at 10am, followed by pizza lunch in the Sukkah

Emanuel Synagogue
Sukkah decorating and party on 23 September, 5pm decorating with a birthday party theme for the congregation's 80th birthday, followed by 6.15pm service and dinner.
Sushi and Stories in the Sukkah on 24 September: 6.15pm service, 6.45pm sushi and stories on the theme of "Home".

Etz Chayim Progressive Synagogue

Sukkah decorating and children's activities on 23 September at 5pm, followed by potluck milchig dinner at 6pm
Sukkah Morning Tea with Rabbi Allison Conyer on "Jewish Existentialism: Reality or Myth?" on 25 September at 10am

RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (03) 9563 9208.

Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism
Sukkah decoration and sausage sizzle followed by a short Erev Sukkot service on 23 September at 4.30pm.
Festival morning service on 24 September at 10am in the Sukkah (weather permitting).

North Shore Temple Emanuel 
Congregational dinner in the Sukkah on 23 September following the 6.30pm service.
Pizza in the Hut for teens on 27 September at 6pm. Click here to more information and to book.

Temple Beth Israel
Sukkah Build Up and BBQ on 23 September at 4.30pm (free event - visit tbi.org.au for more information)
Next Dor group (for those aged 25-30) will enjoy sushi in the sukkah on 25 September at 6.30pm. 

Simchat Torah celebrations

Beth Shalom
Erev Simchat Torah service on 30 September at 6.30pm, followed by Israeli dancing and potluck dessert
Yizkor/Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah morning service on 1 October at 10am.

Emanuel Synagogue

Dance, sing and rejoice at the celebration of the Torah on 1 October at 6.15pm.

Hobart Hebrew Congregation
Child-friendly Simchat Torah service on 30 September at 5:30pm with JoEllen Duckor (Mashpia at Temple Sinai in Wellington) and Rabbi Kinneret Shiryon from Modi’in in Israel. Click here for more information.

Chatan Torah Tal Spinrad and Kallah Beresheet Florence Kalman will be honoured on Erev Simchat Torah on 30 September at 6.30pm at The King David School.

Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism
On 30 September, children's activities will begin at 6pm, followed by the service, Torah scroll unrolling and dancing at 6.30pm.

A Speed Torah Brunch with Yizkor will be held on 1 October at 10.30am.

Temple Beth Israel
Celebrate with dancing and decorating on 30 September at 6.15pm. Free event - visit tbi.org.au for more information.

Etz Chayim Progressive Synagogue
Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah service on 30 September at 6.30pm, honouring Chatan Torah Brian Joseph and Kallat Beresheet Monica Faigin - including unrolling of the Torah, Netzer-led activities and Israeli dancing. RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (03) 9563 9208.

Living the Change celebrations
The UPJ community is invited to attend celebrations organised by the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) during the week of 7-14 October. Celebrations will be held in Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, the NSW South Coast, Newcastle, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, in celebration of people's lifestyle changes in the areas of transport, diet and/or energy use. Attendees will share what inspires them from various faith traditions and religious leaders will speak about their efforts to reduce their own carbon footprint. Each event will offer a vegan meal and some will feature musical performances. Click here for details.


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