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Virtual services and classes

Many UPJ congregations have chosen to offer Shabbat and daily minyan services, and courses during this time of social isolation using online meeting platforms, such as GoToMeeting, Skype and Zoom. Click here to read an article which may be useful for those new to this technology.

 

Shabbat services (please note: some of these may be changing from live-streaming to Zoom or other platforms, please stay tuned)

Congregation Friday evening service Shabbat morning service & Havdalah Link to join service
Beit Shalom Synagogue 6.00pm 10.30am Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to subscribe
Emanuel Synagogue
Shabbat Live! online
Shabbat Embrace
Havdalah
6.15pm


10.00am (Shabbat Embrace)

Havdalah times vary according to the seasons; please go to emanuel.org.au/services for current times

Service information and times are available at: www.emanuel.org.au/services
Etz Chayim Progressive Synagogue 6.30pm TGIS Express
(Friday 5 June)
6.30pm Kabbalat Shabbat (last Friday of the month)
 10.00am (every Shabbat) Express Shabbat Friday: https://zoom.us/j/512512110
Kabbalat Shabbat (last Friday of the month): https://zoom.us/j/410812641
Saturday: https://zoom.us/j/709601912
Kedem   1st, 3rd and 4th Shabbat mornings in May and June
9.00am schmooze, 10.00am service
Email to register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Leo Baeck Centre  7.00pm 10.00am Friday Night Live: https://zoom.us/j/4449758715
Saturday:
https://zoom.us/j/108960197
North Shore Temple Emanuel 6.30-7.20pm Pre-recorded D'var Torah and Torah leyning on NSTE YouTube Channel Find all links here: https://www.nste.org.au/virtual-community.html
YouTube Channel link

Progressive Congregation of ACT Jewish Community 5.30-6.15pm   Click on this link
Temple Beth Israel 6.15pm 10.00am https://www.youtube.com/tbimelbourne
Temple David 6.30pm 10.30am https://www.facebook.com/templedavidperth/
Temple Sinai  6.30pm 9.00am: Contemplative service
10.30am: Shabbat shacharit
Friday: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/449969960
Saturday: https://q5.nz/sanctuary
United Hebrew Congregation
Singapore
6.30pm Singapore time   Click on this link
United Jewish Congregation
Hong Kong
7.00pm HK time 9.30am HK time (Torah study) Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for links

The CCAR Press has generously provided a flip-book version of our region's siddur, Mishkan T'filah: World Union Edition (click here to open the flip book).  

Daily minyans

Emanuel Synagogue
Weekdays Monday to Friday at 8am: https://zoom.us/j/702546413 
Musical minyan Sundays at 9am: https://zoom.us/j/306800789

Temple Beth Israel
Saturdays through Thursdays at 6.15pm: https://www.youtube.com/tbimelbourne

Other virtual offerings

V-PJV Online (weekly meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/99672482477)
Progressive Judaism Victoria will offer Zoom discussions on Sunday evenings, 4.45pm for 5.00pm start, as follows:
7 June: "From Jesus to Bibi: the history of the Jewish-Arab relations in the Holy Land" with Sefi Shalam

ACT Progressive Congregation
Offered by Rabbi Gary Robuck:
Happy Hour 
(Grab your favourite beverage/nosh and chat with friends) on Sundays at 5.00-6.00pmhttps://zoom.us/j/621219278
Lunch and Learn on Pirkei Avot (Ethics of our Ancestors) Thursdays 12-1pm: click here for Zoom link.

Emanuel Synagogue
Clergy Thoughts for the Dayhttps://www.emanuel.org.au/thoughts(https://zoom.us/j/94590645619)

Online Kabbalah Meditation "Breath, Sound and Higher Inspiration" with Rabbi Dr Orna Triguboff on Tuesday evenings at 7.00-8.15pm. In 13th century Spain, Rabbi Avraham Abulafia taught a unique form of breath meditation combined with sound and Gems of Wisdom. Free; class will also be recorded and made available for viewing; click here to register
Parashat Hashavua every week on Wednesdays at 8.15pm (https://zoom.us/j/93124176951)
Thursday night in the circle: Over the next month, on Thursday evenings from 8.15pm, Cantor George Mordecai will give over the insightful and amazing Omer teachings imparted to him by his teacher and mentor, Reb Miles Krassen (https://zoom.us/j/205614635)
Shabbat Tot online for 2-5-year-olds, first Friday of each month from 4.30-5.00pm (click here for Zoom, Meeting ID: 897 4684 3715, Password 467609)
Speakeasy with Rabbi Kamins on Tuesdays at 5.00pm; come on by with a drink of your choice for an hour of conversation (https://zoom.us/j/94346997043)
Pre-Shabbos Shmooze with Rev Zwarenstein on Fridays at 10.00am; come on by with a drink of your choice for an hour of conversation (https://zoom.us/j/94590645619)
Virtual Dance Classes with acclaimed Israeli choreographer Omer Backley-Astrachan on Wednesdays (3 June and 10 June), 4.30 - 5.30pm. Click here to register.
Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins In Conversation with Israeli Ambassador Mark Sofer
on Sunday 7 June, 5.00-6.30pm. Click here to register.
Hebrew classes and events are also available online. Please visit www.emanuel.org.au for more information.
Shavuot services times and links are at www.emanuel.org.au/shavuot-2020.

Etz Chayim
Introduction to Judaism with Rabbi Allison, Part 2: Zionism, Wrestling with Israel on Monday 1 June at 7.30pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85102714494
Art & Craft Fun on Tuesdays at 4.30pm; click here for more information: https://zoom.us/j/95934498303

Jewish Community of Japan
Havdalah Asia will be held on Saturday 7 June at 6.00pm (Thailand), 7.00pm Hong Kong/Taiwan/China/Singapore) and 8.00pm (Tokyo/Seoul).  Zoom ID: 885 8136 2840; contact the UPJ office for the password (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Kedem
Text Study Group on the Book of Ben Sira on Thursday 18 June at 7.45pm: Indicate interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0410 483 676.
Weekly chit-chat get-togethers on Mondays and Thursdays. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.
Be a Little Cultural: Saturday night suppers after movies/theatre viewing. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

North Shore Temple Emanuel
Pyjama Time for Young Families videos released on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6.00am on this link: NSTE YouTube Channel

Torah Study Group on Sundays at 12.00-1.00pm, using Zoom; get a sneak peek into upcoming Torah portions six days in advance of their Saturday readings; RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Online Judaism: join for a look at a few of the response issued by our movement during recent weeks; RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Manna Jewish Support Group led by Rabbi Nicole; RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shavuot morning Siddur Ceremony on Friday 29 May on NSTE YouTube Channel: Siddur ceremony for b'mitzvah students beginning their studies, Hallel, festival Torah reading: NSTE YouTube Channel
"Coping with Displacement, Exile, and Uncertainty" on Wednesday 10 June, 7.30pm via Zoom, with Brandon Srot in conversation with Rabbi Nicole Roberts. The conversation will address what we can do to help navigate the challenges and changes the Covid crisis has introduced into our lives. A Schusterman Senior Fellow, faculty member of the Masa Leadership Centre in Israel and The School of Life in Australia, Brandon dedicates his professional life to developing human potential and connection; his Sydney-based consultancy offers services in psychotherapy, leadership development and facilitation. RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5 June.


Temple Beth Israel

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Kim Ettlinger: Tuesdays at 12.00-1.00pmmeet.google.com/mgn-fjnf-hye
Lunch & Learn "Conversation Hour" with Rabbi Kim Ettlinger and special guest Tammy Cohen on Wednesday 3 June at 12.00-1.00pm: Tammy recently graduated with Master's Degrees in Jewish Education and Jewish Nonprofit Management from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. In this session, she'll talk with Rabbi Ettlinger about the role of Jewish educators in communal life, her experiences overseas and global Progressive Judaism: meet.google.com/mgn-fjnf-hye
Lunch & Learn
with Rabbi Gersh Lazarow on Wednesday 10 June at 12.00-1.00pm. New four-part series "A beginner's Guide to jewish History": meet.google.com/mgn-fjnf-hye
Musical lunch with Cantor Michel Laloum and song leader Ido Sagir on Thursdays at 12.00-1.00pm: meet.google.com/ffh-twjy-yjs 
Bubs & Bagels for Shavuot this Friday 29 May at 9.30am (children aged 0-2 years): https://www.facebook.com/tbimelbourne/
Parashat Hashavua
, weekly Torah study on Saturday mornings at 9.00amhttps://meet.google.com/uss-wbzh-viy   
TBI Tamid online teaching of Judaism and Hebrew to Prep-Year 7 students using art, movement and music. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Netzer Bites
Weekly Sunday programs:
Juniors (Years 3-6): 2.00-2.45pm (https://zoom.us/j/96103582424)
Seniors (Years 7+): 2.45-3.30pm (https://zoom.us/j/96103582424)

WUPJ classes
"Connecting our Global Family in Times of Corona"
: Click here to learn more.
 

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