Upcoming Events

 

Beta Midrash: Kashrut – Why, What, How?

April 22, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This week: Kashrut – Why, What, How? Session IV

Stay Home and Learn Torah! Interactive! Inclusive! Inspiring!
Congregation Shaarey Zedek is teaming up with our friends at Project Zug to rethink the traditional Beit Midrash for the age of COVID-19! We’re offering a hands-on Torah learning experience that will have you meaningfully engaged in authentic Jewish learning, whether you’re a former yeshivah bocher, or if you’ve never studied a page of text in your life! No homework, no expected or assumed knowledge, no limits – just your CSZ family and a wide open sea of Torah!

CSZ’s Night of Adult Learning on Zoom is just a click away! Click HERE and join us!

Shabbat Shalom Tots

April 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children ages 0-5 and their favorite adults are invited to come play outdoors on the William Saulson Pavilion, with songs, stories and Shabbat blessings, featuring Lindsay Mall and Ari Reis.

CSZ health protocols include mandatory mask use and temperature checks. Families will distance six feet from each other in an open setting. We encourage you to bring blankets and/or lawn chairs, as well as hechshered dairy or parve kosher snacks.

To keep Shabbat Shalom Tots going, we ask that each family donate between $5 – $10 per session attended, either in cash, or as a donation made on our website in honor of Shabbat Shalom Tots. Everyone is welcome, please register HERE. For more information, contact. Ari Reis at areis@shaareyzedek.org

Shabbat Morning Services

April 24, 2021 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Parashat Sh’mini.

Live Shabbat Morning Services with the CSZ Clergy, complete with Torah Reading, Haftarah and Musaf.  Participate in a virtual minyan through Zoom HERE .

Shabbat Services can also be viewed through the live stream on our website by clicking HERE. Live Streaming is courtesy of the Richard and Sharon (z’l) Brown Live Streaming Fund.

Online prayerbooks are now available for you to follow along with our minyan, thanks to the Rabbinical Assembly! We utilize Siddur Sim Shalom. It is recommended that you download weekday morning, weekday afternoon, weekday evening and Shabbat. Click HERE.

Alternately, translinearly transliterated Siddurim created by Hazzan Sarah Alexander are available to download, print, copy:

Sim Shalom Minchah
Sim Shalom Ma’ariv
Sim Shalom Shacharit 

The Prayground

April 24, 2021 - 10:45 am - 11:45 am

For daveners of all ages and backgrounds, this family-focused Shabbat morning service on the William Saulson Pavilion is meant to inspire, uplift, and open up the doors of prayer in a joy-filled and judgement-free setting. for more information, message Rabbi Yoni Dahlen at rabbidahlen@shaareyzedek.org.

The Prayground is an in-person experience at CSZ, and health protocols are in effect for everyone on the CSZ campus, including mandatory mask use, temperature checks and appropriate distancing. This event is outdoors, and is subject to weather cancellation.

 

 

 

Rabbi’s Tisch

April 24, 2021 - 12:00 pm

Join Rabbi Aaron Starr for an informal learning opportunity immediately following Shabbat morning services. Learn, laugh and schmooze with your CSZ family! Click HERE to join Shabbat services

Religious School

April 25, 2021 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

The day will begin with an all-school Zoom assembly at 9:30 a.m. where we will sing and celebrate with our regular weekly Havdalah, led by our amazing clergy, and then break off into individual Sunday Zoom classrooms. Individual grade online Sunday classes will begin at 10:00 a.m. for grades K-7. Online classes on Sundays will typically last between 45 minutes and one hour depending on the age and attention of the students in each classroom. 

Each class will be focused on student-cetered and grade-specific Hebrew language learning and T’fillot (prayer) cognition, as well Torah, Jewish holiday, and Shabbat ritual training. Each grade’s online classes will include state-of-the-art game-based education, multi-media integration, and at-home activities guided by a new and exciting interactive online curriculum from Shalom Learning and JLearnhub.

To enter click on this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5249538933 or enter this Zoom ID: 524 953 8933.

Lag B’Omer Party and Year-End Celebration

April 25, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come celebrate Lag B’Omer and the end of the school year with Ari, the Religious School staff, and all your friends!

Join us in person at CSZ for lawn games, inflatables, songs and even a “Parents versus Kids” soccer match! This in-person event is subject to change due to weather. Health safety protocols will be in place for everyone across the CSZ campus, including mandatory mask use and appropriate distancing.

There is no charge to attend, but reservations are required HERE.

Shared Legacies: Documentary Screening and Talk-Back

April 25, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Registration for the first 30 attendees is covered free of charge, thanks to the Rabbi Aaron Starr Discretionary Fund. In order to receive your personalized link from JCPA, YOU MUST REGISTER NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021.

The CSZ Equity Task Force and the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) invite you to join online with others across the country to view the film Shared Legacies: The African American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance. The crucial historical lessons of Black-Jewish cooperation are revisited and revived in the utterly fascinating, urgent call to action. With divisive seeds of hate taking root anew in the American landscape, this potent, inspiring story of unity, empathy and partnership validates the ubiquity of the human experience, and how freedom and equality for all can be achieved only when people come together.

Following the film, participate in the talk-back with panelists Hon. Andrew Young, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Sherry Frank, founder of Black Jewish Coalition of Atlanta; Shari Rogers, Director/Writer/Producer of Shared Legacies: The African American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance; Yolanda Savage-Narva, Director, Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Union for Reform Judaism.

 

Religious School

April 27, 2021 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Grades 1-7 begin each Tuesday afternoon with an all-school assembly where we have some time to kibbitz and daven, and spend time as a school community going over the essential t’fillot (prayers) and shirim (songs) of our synagogue. Then classes divide into individual zoom classrooms, work on their Hebrew language skills, study Torah, holidays, mitzvot and more.

Click this link to enter or use Zoom ID 524 953 8933. For information regarding individual classroom links, contact Ari Reis at areis@shaareyzedek.org.

Beta Midrash: Kashrut – Why, What, How?

April 29, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This week: Kashrut – Why, What, How? Session V

Stay Home and Learn Torah! Interactive! Inclusive! Inspiring!
Congregation Shaarey Zedek is teaming up with our friends at Project Zug to rethink the traditional Beit Midrash for the age of COVID-19! We’re offering a hands-on Torah learning experience that will have you meaningfully engaged in authentic Jewish learning, whether you’re a former yeshivah bocher, or if you’ve never studied a page of text in your life! No homework, no expected or assumed knowledge, no limits – just your CSZ family and a wide open sea of Torah!

CSZ’s Night of Adult Learning on Zoom is just a click away! Click HERE and join us!

Tot Shabbat in the Park: Teddy Bear Party

April 30, 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

BYOB (Bring Your Own Bear) and meet the CSZ Clergy in the park for a fun, musical Shabbat experience geared toward families families with children ages 0-6!

Join us in a relaxed, outdoor setting for songs and prayers just for our youngest friends. Bring your blankets and chairs, water bottles, sun screen or other outdoor gear, and the snack of your choice, and enjoy a safely-distanced and joyful Tot Shabbat experience! Everyone who is more than two years old is asked to wear a mask.

There is no charge to attend, and the community is welcome, but reservations are required. RSVP HERE.

Shabbat Morning Services

May 1, 2021 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Parashat Sh’mini.

Live Shabbat Morning Services with the CSZ Clergy, complete with Torah Reading, Haftarah and Musaf.  Participate in a virtual minyan through Zoom HERE .

Shabbat Services can also be viewed through the live stream on our website by clicking HERE. Live Streaming is courtesy of the Richard and Sharon (z’l) Brown Live Streaming Fund.

Online prayerbooks are now available for you to follow along with our minyan, thanks to the Rabbinical Assembly! We utilize Siddur Sim Shalom. It is recommended that you download weekday morning, weekday afternoon, weekday evening and Shabbat. Click HERE.

Alternately, translinearly transliterated Siddurim created by Hazzan Sarah Alexander are available to download, print, copy:

Sim Shalom Minchah
Sim Shalom Ma’ariv
Sim Shalom Shacharit 

The Prayground

May 1, 2021 - 10:45 am - 11:45 am

For daveners of all ages and backgrounds, this family-focused Shabbat morning service on the William Saulson Pavilion is meant to inspire, uplift, and open up the doors of prayer in a joy-filled and judgement-free setting. for more information, message Rabbi Yoni Dahlen at rabbidahlen@shaareyzedek.org.

The Prayground is an in-person experience at CSZ, and health protocols are in effect for everyone on the CSZ campus, including mandatory mask use, temperature checks and appropriate distancing. This event is outdoors, and is subject to weather cancellation.

Religious School

May 2, 2021 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

The day will begin with an all-school Zoom assembly at 9:30 a.m. where we will sing and celebrate with our regular weekly Havdalah, led by our amazing clergy, and then break off into individual Sunday Zoom classrooms. Individual grade online Sunday classes will begin at 10:00 a.m. for grades K-7. Online classes on Sundays will typically last between 45 minutes and one hour depending on the age and attention of the students in each classroom. 

Each class will be focused on student-cetered and grade-specific Hebrew language learning and T’fillot (prayer) cognition, as well Torah, Jewish holiday, and Shabbat ritual training. Each grade’s online classes will include state-of-the-art game-based education, multi-media integration, and at-home activities guided by a new and exciting interactive online curriculum from Shalom Learning and JLearnhub.

To enter click on this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5249538933 or enter this Zoom ID: 524 953 8933.

The Ideas Behind the Politics: What is the Debate Over Israel Really About?

May 2, 2021 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Polarization is a challenge throughout the world, tearing liberal democracies apart. Special guest speaker Micah Goodman, bestselling author of Catch-67 and Wondering Jew will discuss the ways in which a hidden consensus among Israelis could bring people together in Israel and beyond.

Register HERE to receive the Zoom link.

Sisterhood Coffee Chat

May 5, 2021 - 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Block out some time to schmooze with your community! Grab your coffee and join Sisterhood on Zoom on Wednesday mornings for general conversation, and an uplifting way to get your day going. There is no charge to attend, but Sisterhood membership is required. Click HERE to join Sisterhood, and the link to participate will be shared with all Sisterhood members in good standing.

 

Fireside Chants – Mamma Mia!

May 5, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hazzan David Propis shares musical selections from his fireside designed to inspire and, well, enchant! Join us for songs honoring Mother’s Day and Yom Yerushalayim (Israel’s day celebration the re-unification of Jerusalem, it’s holy capital).

Register HERE and join us on Zoom.

Beta Midrash: Kashrut – Why, What, How?

May 6, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This week: Kashrut – Why, What, How? Session VI

Stay Home and Learn Torah! Interactive! Inclusive! Inspiring!
Congregation Shaarey Zedek is teaming up with our friends at Project Zug to rethink the traditional Beit Midrash for the age of COVID-19! We’re offering a hands-on Torah learning experience that will have you meaningfully engaged in authentic Jewish learning, whether you’re a former yeshivah bocher, or if you’ve never studied a page of text in your life! No homework, no expected or assumed knowledge, no limits – just your CSZ family and a wide open sea of Torah!

CSZ’s Night of Adult Learning on Zoom is just a click away! Click HERE and join us!

Shabbat Shalom Tots

May 7, 2021 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children ages 0-5 and their favorite adults are invited to come play outdoors on the William Saulson Pavilion, with songs, stories and Shabbat blessings, featuring Lindsay Mall and Ari Reis.

CSZ health protocols include mandatory mask use and temperature checks. Families will distance six feet from each other in an open setting. We encourage you to bring blankets and/or lawn chairs, as well as hechshered dairy or parve kosher snacks.

To keep Shabbat Shalom Tots going, we ask that each family donate between $5 – $10 per session attended, either in cash, or as a donation made on our website in honor of Shabbat Shalom Tots. Everyone is welcome, please register HERE. For more information, contact. Ari Reis at areis@shaareyzedek.org

T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Shabbat)

May 7, 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Now in its Eighth year, T.G.I.S.(Thank God It’s Shabbat) is a beautiful musical welcome to Shabbat, touching hearts and souls, featuring Hazzan David Propis. Beautiful musical settings for prayers can resonate with us, even from afar. Join us on Zoom.

It is recommended that you download the text weekday morning, weekday afternoon, weekday evening and Shabbat. Click HERE.

The Prayground

May 8, 2021 - 10:45 am - 11:45 am

For daveners of all ages and backgrounds, this family-focused Shabbat morning service on the William Saulson Pavilion is meant to inspire, uplift, and open up the doors of prayer in a joy-filled and judgement-free setting. for more information, message Rabbi Yoni Dahlen at rabbidahlen@shaareyzedek.org.

The Prayground is an in-person experience at CSZ, and health protocols are in effect for everyone on the CSZ campus, including mandatory mask use, temperature checks and appropriate distancing. This event is outdoors, and is subject to weather cancellation.

The Prayground

May 15, 2021 - 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Families with children ages 3-10 will gather on the William Saulson Pavilion on Shabbat morning, masked and safely distanced, for age-appropriate songs, stories, prayers and friendship.

Registration is required for in-person experiences at CSZ, and health protocols are in effect for everyone on the CSZ campus, including mandatory mask use, temperature checks and attendance limits. Protocol guidelines are HERE.

Click HERE to download, print and fill out the Health screening form we collect upon entry.

 

Tikkun Leyl Shavuot Night of Learning

May 16, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join the CSZ Clergy for Minchah, The Tikkun, Ma’ariv

Shavuot Festival Services

May 17, 2021 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are pleased to open up Shavuot services to the general congregation.

Reservations are not required

Please click here to learn more about our Ten Covid Commandments.  

Regardless of whether you choose to join in person, everyone may participate in our virtual services through Zoom by CLICKING HERE, or you may watch on our Live Stream or on Facebook.

To attend this service, I/we certify that I/we do not have a current fever, I/we are not in any way ill, nor have I/we (to my/our knowledge) been exposed to anyone who is experiencing these symptoms or tested positive for COVID-19 within the last two weeks. I/we also certify that I am/we are not in a high-risk group for complications from contracting COVID-19.

I acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. I/we voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to Covid-19 and agree not to hold Congregation Shaarey Zedek, its Employees, Clergy, Officers, or Board members liable for this risk.

Shavuot Festival Services

May 18, 2021 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are pleased to open up Shavuot services to the general congregation.

Reservations are not required

Please click here to learn more about our Ten Covid Commandments.  

Regardless of whether you choose to join in person, everyone may participate in our virtual services through Zoom by CLICKING HERE, or you may watch on our Live Stream or on Facebook.

To attend this service, I/we certify that I/we do not have a current fever, I/we are not in any way ill, nor have I/we (to my/our knowledge) been exposed to anyone who is experiencing these symptoms or tested positive for COVID-19 within the last two weeks. I/we also certify that I am/we are not in a high-risk group for complications from contracting COVID-19.

I acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. I/we voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to Covid-19 and agree not to hold Congregation Shaarey Zedek, its Employees, Clergy, Officers, or Board members liable for this risk.

Pop-up Tot Shabbat in the Park: Huntington Woods

May 21, 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Preschool age children and their families are invited to join the CSZ clergy in Scotia Park in Huntington Woods to welcome Shabbat with songs and stories. We’d love to see you!

Bring your blankets and chairs, water bottles, sun screen or other outdoor gear, and enjoy a physically distanced and joyful Tot Shabbat experience! Everyone who is more than two years old is asked to wear a mask. There is no charge to attend, and the community is welcome, but reservations are required.

The Prayground

May 22, 2021 - 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Families with children ages 3-10 will gather on the William Saulson Pavilion on Shabbat morning, masked and safely distanced, for age-appropriate songs, stories, prayers and friendship.

Registration is required for in-person experiences at CSZ, and health protocols are in effect for everyone on the CSZ campus, including mandatory mask use, temperature checks and attendance limits. Protocol guidelines are HERE.

Click HERE to download, print and fill out the Health screening form we collect upon entry.

 

Beta Midrash: Kashrut – Why, What, How?

May 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This week: Kashrut – Why, What, How? Session VII

Stay Home and Learn Torah! Interactive! Inclusive! Inspiring!
Congregation Shaarey Zedek is teaming up with our friends at Project Zug to rethink the traditional Beit Midrash for the age of COVID-19! We’re offering a hands-on Torah learning experience that will have you meaningfully engaged in authentic Jewish learning, whether you’re a former yeshivah bocher, or if you’ve never studied a page of text in your life! No homework, no expected or assumed knowledge, no limits – just your CSZ family and a wide open sea of Torah!

CSZ’s Night of Adult Learning on Zoom is just a click away! Click HERE and join us!

The Prayground

May 29, 2021 - 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Families with children ages 3-10 will gather on the William Saulson Pavilion on Shabbat morning, masked and safely distanced, for age-appropriate songs, stories, prayers and friendship.

Registration is required for in-person experiences at CSZ, and health protocols are in effect for everyone on the CSZ campus, including mandatory mask use, temperature checks and attendance limits. Protocol guidelines are HERE.

Click HERE to download, print and fill out the Health screening form we collect upon entry.

 

T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Shabbat)

June 4, 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Now in its Eighth year, T.G.I.S.(Thank God It’s Shabbat) is a beautiful musical welcome to Shabbat, touching hearts and souls, featuring Hazzan David Propis. Beautiful musical settings for prayers can resonate with us, even from afar. Join us on Zoom.

It is recommended that you download the text weekday morning, weekday afternoon, weekday evening and Shabbat. Click HERE.

Beta Midrash: Kashrut – Why, What, How?

June 10, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This week: Kashrut – Why, What, How? Session VIII

Stay Home and Learn Torah! Interactive! Inclusive! Inspiring!
Congregation Shaarey Zedek is teaming up with our friends at Project Zug to rethink the traditional Beit Midrash for the age of COVID-19! We’re offering a hands-on Torah learning experience that will have you meaningfully engaged in authentic Jewish learning, whether you’re a former yeshivah bocher, or if you’ve never studied a page of text in your life! No homework, no expected or assumed knowledge, no limits – just your CSZ family and a wide open sea of Torah!

CSZ’s Night of Adult Learning on Zoom is just a click away! Click HERE and join us!

Beta Midrash: Kashrut – Why, What, How?

June 17, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This week: Kashrut – Why, What, How? Session IX

Stay Home and Learn Torah! Interactive! Inclusive! Inspiring!
Congregation Shaarey Zedek is teaming up with our friends at Project Zug to rethink the traditional Beit Midrash for the age of COVID-19! We’re offering a hands-on Torah learning experience that will have you meaningfully engaged in authentic Jewish learning, whether you’re a former yeshivah bocher, or if you’ve never studied a page of text in your life! No homework, no expected or assumed knowledge, no limits – just your CSZ family and a wide open sea of Torah!

CSZ’s Night of Adult Learning on Zoom is just a click away! Click HERE and join us!

Beta Midrash: Kashrut – Why, What, How?

June 24, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This week: Kashrut – Why, What, How? Session X

Stay Home and Learn Torah! Interactive! Inclusive! Inspiring!
Congregation Shaarey Zedek is teaming up with our friends at Project Zug to rethink the traditional Beit Midrash for the age of COVID-19! We’re offering a hands-on Torah learning experience that will have you meaningfully engaged in authentic Jewish learning, whether you’re a former yeshivah bocher, or if you’ve never studied a page of text in your life! No homework, no expected or assumed knowledge, no limits – just your CSZ family and a wide open sea of Torah!

CSZ’s Night of Adult Learning on Zoom is just a click away! Click HERE and join us!

T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Shabbat) Stars and Stripes Edition

July 2, 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Now in its Eighth year, T.G.I.S.(Thank God It’s Shabbat) is a beautiful musical welcome to Shabbat, touching hearts and souls, featuring Hazzan David Propis. Beautiful musical settings for prayers can resonate with us, even from afar. Join us on Zoom.

It is recommended that you download the text weekday morning, weekday afternoon, weekday evening and Shabbat. Click HERE.

Community Commemoration of Tisha B’Av

July 17, 2021 - 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Tisha B’Av, the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av, marks the destruction of the first and second Temples, as well as a variety of other tragedies throughout Jewish history. This special service is marked by somber melodies, the chanting of the Book of Lamentations, and other
liturgical poems.

Join us in the Sanctuary, or on Zoom.

Watch for more information, or contact the CSZ office at 248.357.5544.

T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Shabbat)

August 6, 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Now in its Eighth year, T.G.I.S.(Thank God It’s Shabbat) is a beautiful musical welcome to Shabbat, touching hearts and souls, featuring Hazzan David Propis. Beautiful musical settings for prayers can resonate with us, even from afar. Join us on Zoom.

It is recommended that you download the text weekday morning, weekday afternoon, weekday evening and Shabbat. Click HERE.