Monthly Archives: June 2014

Shabbat Chukat, Rosh Chodesh Tammuz

Shabbat Shalom! Is the “art” of Jewish mourning a “dying” art? I have noted with some sadness how, over the last couple of decades, shiva–the seven-day Jewish period of mourning an immediate relative–has dwindled to three days and now, even sometimes, … Continue reading

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Shabbat Korach

Shabbat Shalom! There are three people who are the focus of this week’s dramatic parasha Korach: Moses, Aaron and the portion’s namesake, Korach.  Korach, the great grandson of Levi, decides to challenge the leadership of Moses and Aaron. Korach and his … Continue reading

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Chants of a Lifetime with Hazzan David Propis

An adult lunch & learn opportunity with Hazzan David Propis Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:00 Noon-1:00 p.m. RSVP to or 248.357.5544.

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Fermenting With Flavor

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Join us for Basic Vegetable Fermentation 101: learn the ins and outs of pickling with basic vegetable fermentation, not only how it differs from vinegar pickling, but also how it can be a part … Continue reading

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Programs Cancelled Thursday, June 19

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we regret that our programs scheduled for Thursday, June 19 have been cancelled. This week’s session of Thrilling Thursdays for young children, and Game Day lunch and games afternoon for adults, will not be held this … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Show: From Bimah to Broadway

A musical concert journey featuring Hazzan David Propis and his musical friends. Contact Tobye Bello to reserve your tickets at 248.357.5544 or

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Game Day Thursday, June 19

Whatever your favorite tabletop game, bring your friends and your games to Shaarey Zedek for Game Day. Your $5.00 per player includes lunch! RSVP to Tobye Bello at or 248.357.5544.

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Shabbat Shelach Lecha

Shabbat Shalom! If you are like me, among the best parts of Shabbat dinner each week is the challah. My wife Rebecca happens to be a wonderful cook, and so each week our family is spoiled with different loaves of the … Continue reading

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Shabbat Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Starr June 14

Join Rabbi Aaron Starr immediately following the Congregational Lunch to learn about The Mystery and the Power of Tzitzit, June 14.Free and open to all. Don’t Miss our other Adult Learning Opportunities: Hazzan David Propis hosts a weekday Lunch and … Continue reading

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Men’s Club Shabbat June 14

Come to Men’s Club Shabbat and celebrate the men of Shaarey Zedek, as well as Father’s Day and Flag Day.

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