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February 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat
5:00PM— 6:30PM

Join us to experience how much fun - and fulfilling - Shabbat can be for families with young children (or grandchildren). Our clergy and music leaders begin with an engaging, interactive Tot Shabbat service, which lasts about a half-hour and teaches Jewish prayers, traditions, and rituals through songs, stories, and…

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February 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15PM— 9:00PM

This monthly Shabbat evening for young professionals starts with “A Shot of Torah,” an opportunity to study the weekly Torah portion and dive into a discussion. The guitar-led, come-as-you-are service starts at 7:00 pm and is followed by dinner.

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February 23, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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March 1, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat
5:30PM— 7:00PM

Join us to experience how much fun - and fulfilling - Shabbat can be for families with young children (or grandchildren). Our clergy and music leaders begin with an engaging, interactive Tot Shabbat service, which lasts about a half-hour and teaches Jewish prayers, traditions, and rituals through songs, stories, and…

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March 1, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Sensory-Friendly Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Join us for this social gathering, where an emphasis is placed on building community through the beauty of Shabbat. Together, we will braid, bake (and enjoy!) challah and share in the Shabbat
blessings through song and some movement. All participants are expected to be accompanied by an adult or…

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March 1, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Macomb St. Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Macomb St. Shabbat is a soulful Shabbat evening with joy and connection at its center. Come at 6:00 pm for Chevruta — a deep and engaging Torah discussion for adults with our clergy, a Shabbat story corner for kids, and hot hors-d'oeuvres and drinks for everyone. We will light…

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March 2, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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March 8, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Pollin Music Program Shabbat Featuring Stacy Beyer
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Join us for a special Shabbat service featuring Stacy Beyer.

This native New Yorker moved to Nashville and discovered a niche in country and Jewish music with songs that have found their way into congregations around the world and inspired change. She has performed for the United Nation’…

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March 9, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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March 15, 2019 / Friday
Worship
District Shabbat For Tots
5:30PM— 7:00PM

Join us along the Southwest waterfront for a fun and engaging service led by our clergy and musicians Dan Nichols and Alan Goodis. It’s perfect for the little ones – and will get you on your feet too. We follow the service with a complimentary family-friendly Shabbat dinner,…

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March 15, 2019 / Friday
Worship
District Shabbat
6:15PM— 9:00PM

Much more than a Shabbat service, this is a Shabbat experience led by WHC clergy and internationally celebrated folk-rock musicians Dan Nichols and Alan Goodis. It begins with a “Shot of Torah,” a spirited Torah discussion with our clergy fueled by food and drinks. The high-energy, participatory, musical…

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March 16, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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March 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Totally '80s Shabbat Purim
6:00PM— 9:00PM

Persia is time-warping to the 1980s for this year’s Shabbat Purim celebration. Come with us to the days when hair was big, boom boxes were bigger, and neon was considered a primary color.

6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Service
8:00 pm After Party

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March 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15PM— 9:00PM

This monthly Shabbat evening for young professionals starts with “A Shot of Torah,” an opportunity to study the weekly Torah portion and dive into a discussion. The guitar-led, come-as-you-are service starts at 7:00 pm and is followed by dinner.

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March 23, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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March 29, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat
5:00PM— 6:30PM

Join us to experience how much fun - and fulfilling - Shabbat can be for families with young children (or grandchildren). Our clergy and music leaders begin with an engaging, interactive Tot Shabbat service, which lasts about a half-hour and teaches Jewish prayers, traditions, and rituals through songs, stories, and…

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March 29, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Shirei Shabbat (Shabbat of Songs) is a musical, participatory service led by one of our rabbis and featuring the beautiful voices of Cantor Manevich and Cantor Bortnick. It's an upbeat, uplifting, and inspiring way to end your week.

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March 30, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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April 5, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat
5:30PM— 7:00PM

Join us to experience how much fun - and fulfilling - Shabbat can be for families with young children (or grandchildren). Our clergy and music leaders begin with an engaging, interactive Tot Shabbat service, which lasts about a half-hour and teaches Jewish prayers, traditions, and rituals through songs, stories, and…

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April 5, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Macomb St. Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Macomb St. Shabbat is a soulful Shabbat evening with joy and connection at its center. Come at 6:00 pm for Chevruta — a deep and engaging Torah discussion for adults with our clergy, a Shabbat story corner for kids, and hot hors-d'oeuvres and drinks for everyone. We will light…

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April 6, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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April 12, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Featuring Nefesh Mountain
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Eric Lindberg and Doni Zasloff are the pioneers of a new blend of spiritual American music, intersecting bluegrass and old-time genres with Jewish heritage and tradition. With songs in both English and Hebrew alike, Nefesh Mountain’s soulful, euphoric,…

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April 13, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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April 14, 2019 / Sunday
Worship
Women's Seder
4:00PM— 7:00PM

There’s something incredibly empowering and affirming about attending a seder led by and for women. Before you sit down at your family seder, join Rabbi Shankman, Cantor Bortnick, and Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Michelle Citrin for our Women’s Seder. Michelle’s funky, soulful, folk-pop sound, powerful music,…

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April 19, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Congregational Passover Seder
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Join your extended WHC family at Temple for this special seder led by our clergy. We’ll read from the Haggadah, partake in the seder meal, and join in the familiar and memorable songs that are part of this festival holiday that commemorates our freedom from slavery in Egypt.…

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April 19, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239 Passover Seder
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Can’t make it home for Passover this year? Join the 2239 community for a lively, young professionals seder to celebrate the Jewish story of redemption.

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April 20, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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April 20, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Passover Festival Service
10:30AM—12:00PM

This Shabbat morning service, which falls during the Passover holiday, will give us the opportunity to celebrate our Exodus from Egypt as a community.

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April 26, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Passover Festival and Yizkor Service
10:30AM—12:00PM

This service concludes the Passover holiday and gives us another opportunity to come together in prayer as we remember those whose memories live on in our hearts.

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