Monthly Archives: December 2014

Shabbat Va-y’chi

What about the Kinder? During the last weeks of each secular year, we tend to do a “fairly decent” job of reaching out to the poor and less fortunate. Through our participation in mitzvah day at Forgotten Harvest and our support of a … Continue reading

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Rabbi Starr Responds to USY changes

Click to read Rabbi Starr’s response to changes with USY, published recently in the Times of Israel. http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/why-i-became-a-conservative-jew/

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CSZ Volunteers help Forgotten Harvest

Kudos to the CSZ Men’s Club and program organizer Steve Korn for another successful mitzvah day! Read about how Shaarey Zedek volunteers helped to feed more than 5,000 area residents at Christmas: http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2014/12/24/forgotten-harvest-partners-with-the-shine-light-in-darkness-program-to-provide-over-5000-christmas-meals/

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Shabbat Ya-yiggash

As 2014 comes to an end, many of us are looking forward to various New Year’s Celebrations. Of course, January 1st is not a Jewish holiday. The only time it is a tradition to stay up all night (as it feels … Continue reading

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CSZ Youth Choir

Students in third through sixth grades are invited to participate in the Youth Choir. Rehearsals begin Sunday, January 4, and will continue on Religious School Sundays from 9:00-9:25 a.m.

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Volunteer: Shine Light In Darkness

Join CSZ as We Volunteer at Forgotten Harvest! Volunteer slots are available December 24, 2014 at 12:00 Noon, 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., and  drivers are needed for deliveries on December 25, 2014. CSZ Men’s Club invites Shaarey Zedek families and friends … Continue reading

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Shabbat Chanukah, Parashat Mi-ketz

While Chanukah might be among the most minor of Jewish holidays–after all, it isn’t even mentioned in the Bible, to me, it represents the most important mission of the Jewish people: to bring light where there is darkness. This Chanukah, … Continue reading

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T.G.I.S. Chanukah and All That Jazz

A FREE special musical Friday night experience for Chanukah, featuring the Cliff Monear trio, the CSZ Clergy and the T.G.I.S. Players. To make your reservations for the optional Shabbat Dinner, click HERE. Cost: CSZ Members, $25 each; Non-Members, $35 each; … Continue reading

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Ramah Hanukkah Camp

Children in Kindergarten through fifth grade are welcome Monday, December 22, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at CSZ

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Shabbat Va-yeishev

Each year, as Chanukah comes around, there is always the child who instinctively leans forward to blow out the candles. After all, most children spend a lot more time attending birthday parties than Chanukah parties! So it seems appropriate that … Continue reading

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