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 Service (7 August)||10.00am (every Shabbat)||TGIS: https://zoom.us/j/512512110
|Kedem||1st, 3rd and 4th Shabbat mornings in August
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
To attend via Zoom: Click on this link
(Meeting ID: 894 0517 6889; Password: 178313)
|Temple Beth Israel||
|Shabbat Shacharit: 10.00am|
|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, and Erev Shabbat on Fridays: https://www.youtube.com/tbimelbourne
Other virtual offerings
ACT Progressive Congregation
Offered by Rabbi Gary Robuck: 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)
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)
Hebrew classes and events are also available online. Please visit www.emanuel.org.au for more information.
Festival of the Heart - Tu b'Av with Full Moon Music snd Kabbalah Meditation on Tuesday 4 August at 7.30pm (AEST). Join in this little known Jewish festival, a celebration of compassion, love and heart, with Rabbi Dr Orna Triguboff and guest musicians Shannyn and Max Einsohn for Music, Meditation and Kabbalah. Click on the following link to register for this online event: https://www.trybooking.com/BKLQY
Etz Chayim Progressive Synagogue
Discussion Group & Debate: You are invited to share your opinions in a respectful environment where we may choose to graciously disagree. On Thursday 13 August at 8.00-10.00pm, the topics will be "Should Israel annex Judea and Samaria?" "Should we isolate Covid-19 hot-spot suburbs?" "Should we ever stop saying sorry to Indigenous Australians?" and "Is there always a better alternative to suicide"? Click here to join on Zoom.
Jewish Community of Japan
Text Study Group on Thursday 27 August at 7.45pm. Contact Bev for information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Shore Temple Emanuel
Pyjama Time for Young Families videos released on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6.00am on this link: NSTE YouTube Channel
Temple Beth Israel
Bubs & Bagels is back on Fridays at 10.30. To log on: https://www.youtube.com/tbimelbourne
Pre-Shabbat Virtual Shmooze and L'Chaim on Friday 7 August at 5.30pm. Before Shabbat connect with each other and our Rabbis in virtual conversation. Invite a friend and grab a drink of choice as we welcome Shabbat together: https://www.tbi.org.au/event/pre-shabbat-schmooze/
Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Kim Ettlinger: Tuesdays at 12.00-1.00pm; continuing the weekly study of "An Introduction to the Sea of Talmud" and a new series about the Evil Inclination or the Yetzer Hara. These sessions add to an understanding of how Judaism understands and recommends resisting temptation (no prior knowledge necessary): https://www.tbi.org.au/event/lunch-learn-tues/
Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Gersh Lazarow on "Little State - Big Story", a four-part series on Wednesdays: 5 August ("The Establishment of Israel 1947-1973") and 12 August ("Peace with the Arabs? 1977-2010") at 12.00-1.00pm: tbi.org.au/event/lunch-learn
Musical lunch with Cantor Michel Laloum and song leader Ido Sagir on Thursdays at 12.00-1.00pm: meet.google.com/ffh-twjy-yjs
Parashat Hashavua, weekly Torah study on Saturday mornings at 9.00am: https://meet.google.com/uss-wbzh-viy
Melton Scholars Curriculum, "BeMidbar (Numbers) - Leadership Defied and Defended" taught by Rabbi Fred Morgan; 10 sessions on Wednesdays from 17 June at 7.00-8.30pm (cost $295; $250 for TBI members, includes e-reader); click here for more info and to register.
Melton Scholars Curriculum, "From Sinai to Seinfeld: Jews and their Jokes" taught by Dr Simon Holloway; 10 sessions on Thursdays from 18 June at 6.30-8.00pm (cost $295; $250 for TBI members, includes e-reader); click here for more info and to register.
A lively musical prayer experience, led by Netzer bogrim, held on the first Friday of each month at 5.30pm: click here to join:
"Connecting our Global Family in Times of Corona": Click here to learn more.