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|
Shabbat Live! online
||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
|Kedem||1st, 3rd and 4th Shabbat mornings in May and June
9.00am schmooze, 10.00am service
|Leo Baeck Centre||7.00pm||10.00am||Friday Night Live: https://zoom.us/j/4449758715
|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 Sinai||6.30pm||9.00am: Contemplative service
10.30am: Shabbat shacharit
|United Hebrew Congregation
|6.30pm Singapore time||Click on this link|
|United Jewish Congregation
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).
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 5.00-6.00pm: https://zoom.us/j/621219278
Lunch and Learn on Pirkei Avot (Ethics of our Ancestors) Thursdays 12-1pm: click here for Zoom link.
Clergy Thoughts for the Day: https://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.
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
North Shore Temple Emanuel
Pyjama Time for Young Families videos released on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6.00am on this link: NSTE YouTube Channel
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
Temple Beth Israel
Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Kim Ettlinger: Tuesdays at 12.00-1.00pm: meet.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 9.00am: https://meet.google.com/uss-wbzh-viy
"Connecting our Global Family in Times of Corona": Click here to learn more.