Purim Extravaganza – February 28

Family-friendly and FREE to attend, our Purim Extravaganza is a tremendous night of fun for all ages!

6:00 p.m. – Purim Shpiel and children’s costume parade. Will Queen Esther save the Jews?
6:30 p.m. – Purim Carnival with games, prizes, DJ and dancing, photo booth, inflatables, miniature motorways, henna tattoos, arts and crafts and more! Food will be available for purchase.
6:45 p.m. – Traditional Megillah Reading. Raffle Prize drawing in between each chapter! Enter to win by calling 248.357.5544, extension 46, and leaving your information.
7:45 p.m. – Family Raffle. Register when you enter the party, then join us in the lobby where three lucky families will win fantastic prizes!
8:00 p.m. – Purim Afterglow for Adults. Purim drinks and refreshments, and entertainment by mentalist Marc Salem.

Purim Extravaganza is generously sponsored by
the Sidney Katzman Memorial Purim Fund

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Rabbi Aaron Starr reacts to School Shooting – Sermon February 17, 2018

Would you like to partner with Rabbi Starr and fellow CSZ members in addressing issues of gun violence, especially in our schools? If so, please connect with the Rabbi at rabbistarr@shaareyzedek.org or 248.357.5544.

To read Rabbi Starr’s reaction to last week’s Parkland, Florida school shooting, please click here for the text of his sermon, Another School Shooting? Obligations Beyond Thoughts and Prayers.

RAS Sermon Feb 17 2018

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Religious School and Building Events Cancelled February 11, 2018

CSZ Religious School, and all events scheduled to be hosted at Congregation Shaarey Zedek on Sunday, February 11, 2018 have been cancelled due to weather. Sisterhood’s ADL Insider Briefing and Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen’s Teen Talks will be rescheduled to a later date.

Have a warm and safe day!

 

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A Time to Heal – March 4 & 18, April 15

The community is welcome to this supportive group, and also to join us prior to the group for Minyan and/or Minyan Breakfast.

Sessions are ongoing, so anyone interested may attend as they wish.

For information, call 248.357.5544.

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Game Day – Thursday, February 8

Bring your games and your players to CSZ and Sisterhood’s day of tabletop play! Delicious lunch included! Cost: $6 per person in reservations are received no later than 12:00 Noon on Monday, February 5, 2018, or $8 per person after the deadline. RSVP HERE or call 248.357.5544.

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Men’s Club Intercongregational Dinner – February 8

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ADL Insider Briefing – February 11

There is no charge to attend, but register online HERE by Friday, February 9, 2018. For information, call 248.357.5544.

 

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T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Shabbat) – February 2

T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Shabbat)
Friday, February 2, 2018
5:45 p.m. 

Everyone is welcome for Minchah, a lively, musical T.G.I.S., and Ma’ariv services, featuring the CSZ clergy and the T.G.I.S. Players.

Come as you are. Leave uplifted.

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Family Tu B’Shevat Seder – February 1

It’s Chag Ha’ilanot, the holiday of trees, and we are celebrating by throwing our leafy friends a party! Be with us for a tasty and family-friendly Tu B’Shevat experience, open to all. Our family-friendly Tu B’Shevat seder will be filled with learning, singing, meditation, and food from the trees: fruits, nuts, wine and juices.

Friends from Hazon may join us, too.

The community is welcome, so bring a friend! No charge, but RSVPs are requested to 248.357.5544 so we have enough for everyone.

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Heal Us Now – January 28

Rabbi Aaron Starr, Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen, Hazzan David Propis and Assistant Cantor Leonard Gutman offer a gentle service of healing, renewal and the uplifting of spirits through music and prayer.

For information, call the Synagogue office at 248.357.5544.

Presented in partnreship with the Cancer Thrivers Network for Jewish Women.

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