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January 18, 2019 / Friday
Special Services
MLK Shabbat Service
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Social justice and advocacy are among the central tenets of Reform Judaism, and each January we remember Dr. King with a weekend dedicated to his legacy, beginning with Shabbat, when we invite our community partner churches and mosques to join us for dinner and a special interfaith Shabbat service featuring…

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January 19, 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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January 25, 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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January 25, 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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January 26, 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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February 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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February 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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February 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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February 8, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Jazz Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Familiar Jewish melodies and tunes will take on a completely new feel at this service that will feature Cantor Mikhail Manevich, Cantor Susan Bortnick, and Kol Rinah accompanied by a live jazz band. An oneg will follow the service.

This service is part of the Irene and Abe Pollin…

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February 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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February 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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February 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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February 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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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,…

Read More  ➔
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
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 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Purim: It's an '80's Prom!
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 Concert and Dance 

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