Upcoming Events

 

Virtual Morning Minyan

April 3, 2020 - 7:30 am - 8:15 am

Participate in a virtual minyan through this link: https://zoom.us/j/3240877952

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 

Rebecca’s Virtual Kitchen

April 3, 2020 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rebecca’s Kitchen: Multiple Charoset Recipes

Last week Rebbetzin Rebecca Starr shared her famous meatball recipe. This week, she will invite you into her home to share her favorite Charoset Recipes.

Join via Zoom by clicking here

Recipe requirements…things to have ready!

Ashkenazi:
Walnuts, apples, honey, cinnamon, sweet red wine or juice, raisins are optional

Sephardi:
Dates, figs, sweet wine or juice, ginger, coriander, cayenne pepper, matzah meal, and chocolate are optional

Other: a food processor

MCUSY: Art Prompts and Showcase

April 3, 2020 - 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Hang out, create beautiful art pieces using Israel themed prompts, and share them with friends.

Join the Zoom Meeting

Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat

April 3, 2020 - 7:15 pm - 7:45 pm

Join Hazzan David Propis in his home via Facebook Live or on Zoom for a musical and uplifting Kabbalat Shabbat experience to welcome in Shabbat ending in a community wide Candle Lighting at 7:35 p.m.

Virtual Shabbat Morning Services

April 4, 2020 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Click HERE to join Rabbi Aaron Starr, Rabbi Yoni Dahlen,  Hazzan David Propis and Assistant Cantor Leonard Gutman offering a live  Shabbat Morning experience

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 

Virtual Havdallah: Wine, Whiskey and Wisdom

April 4, 2020 - 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Havdalah: Wine, Whiskey and Wisdom. Join Rabbi Aaron Starr as we say goodbye to Shabbat and anticipate a new week by sharing in our favorite beverages, laughter, fellowship, and a little learning.

Join in on Zoom

Virtual Morning Minyan

April 5, 2020 - 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Click HERE to watch Rabbi Aaron Starr and Hazzan David Propis offering a Shabbat Morning experience

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 

Virtual Class Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

April 5, 2020 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Today we face new challenges to Jewish unity, including nationalism, antisemitism, dual loyalty, and identity politics. In conjunction with the renowned faculty of the Shalom Hartman Institute, we will consider what it means to be a member of the Jewish people, the core values that animate Jewish peoplehood, and the contemporary challenges to Jewish unity. Together we will imagine new conceptual frameworks that can help sustain and grow a vibrant story of Jewish peoplehood.

Join Rabbi Starr on Zoom for the final session in his 5-part educational series.

Virtual Evening Minyan

April 5, 2020 - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Participate in a virtual minyan through this link: https://zoom.us/j/3240877952

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 

Virtual Morning Minyan

April 6, 2020 - 7:30 am - 8:15 am

Participate in a virtual minyan through this link: https://zoom.us/j/3240877952.

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 

Virtual Evening Minyan

April 6, 2020 - 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Participate in a virtual minyan through this link: https://zoom.us/j/3240877952.

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 

From Oppression to Redemption

April 6, 2020 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

From Oppression to Redemption

Monday, April 6, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.

Assistant Cantor Leonard Gutman and Student Rabbi David Lerner offer this pre-Passover learning session online through Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/5138138742.

Virtual Morning Minyan

April 7, 2020 - 7:30 am - 8:15 am

Participate in a virtual minyan through this link: https://zoom.us/j/3240877952.

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 

Virtual Evening Minyan

April 7, 2020 - 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Participate in a virtual minyan through this link: https://zoom.us/j/3240877952.

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 

Morning Minyan and Siyyum

April 8, 2020 - 7:30 am - 8:45 am

Virtual Morning Minyan and Siyyum for the Fast of the First Born

March 31, 2020 – 7:30 am – 8:15 am

Participate in a virtual minyan through this link: https://zoom.us/j/3240877952

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 

 

Siyyum B’Chorim with Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen: 8:00 a.m.

Traditionally, Jews who are first-born-children are required to fast the day leading up to the first seder. However, if a first-born completes a volume of learning or participates in the completion of the volume of learning, s/he is exempt. Please join Rabbi Dahlen as he leads us in completing a volume of learning. Please note: a festive meal is required following the learning, so please prepare to have a good breakfast!

Virtual Minchah

April 8, 2020 - 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Participate in a virtual minyan through this link: https://zoom.us/j/3240877952.

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 

Virtual Youth and Family Seder

April 8, 2020 - 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

The Children of Israel: A Youth and Family Seder led by Rabbi Aaron Starr

Children and their families are invited to join Rabbi Aaron Starr and his family “virtually” for a 30-45 minute seder of stories, songs, and celebration. Participants are asked in advance to make a seder plate for each child and to be ready for four cups (or four sips) of grape juice. Register in advance for After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the virtual Seder.

Join via Zoom

Pre-register here https://zoom.us/meeting/register/u5MvcO6srjMiYN7RcRvUr4p9ccYnnrkHOg

Virtual Musical STAYder

April 8, 2020 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Adults, teens, and children are invited to join Hazzan David Propis and experience Seder in a fun and musical way as we retell and ‘re-sing’ the Passover story.

Join via Zoom

Pre-register here https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qQHboL7gSh6mpdT4EamVDQ

 

Online: First Day of Passover Festival Services

April 9, 2020 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Participate in a live virtual Passover Shacharit with a Sermon by Rabbi Yoni Dahlen.  Join by CLICKING HERE .

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

Online: Evening Minyan

April 9, 2020 - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

The Plague of the Unknown: Navigating Pesach in Isolation

April 9, 2020 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Passover Seder is more than a symbolic retelling of the Exodus; it is an invitation to challenge our minds, our hearts, and our souls and to ask some of life’s hardest questions. In this Virtual Seder led by Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen for adults and teens, we will take different sections of the Haggadah and respond to them with our own texts and commentary, building together a philosophical, theological, and ethical response to a world that right now feels as uncertain as crossing a parted sea. Attend via Zoom

Pre-register here https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Z1fjCbBSR3ynIrtNRARP3w

Online: Second Day of Passover Services

April 10, 2020 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a Passover prayer experience

Online: Shaarey Zedek Shabbat

April 10, 2020 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Clergy at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

The CSZ clergy welcome you for uplifting Minchah, Kabbalat Shabbat, and Ma’ariv services.

Online: Shabbat Morning Services

April 11, 2020 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for Shabbat prayer experience

Online: Minchah / Ma’ariv / Havdalah

April 11, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Morning Minyan

April 12, 2020 - 8:30 am - 9:30 am

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Evening Minyan

April 12, 2020 - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Cancelled: Morning Minyan

April 13, 2020 - 7:30 am - 8:15 am

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Evening Minyan

April 13, 2020 - 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Morning Minyan

April 14, 2020 - 7:30 am - 8:15 am

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Evening Minyan

April 14, 2020 - 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Seventh Day Passover Festival Services

April 15, 2020 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Evening Minyan

April 15, 2020 - 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Eighth Day of Passover Services with Yizkor

April 16, 2020 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Evening Minyan

April 16, 2020 - 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Morning Minyan

April 17, 2020 - 7:30 am - 8:15 am

join us at https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary for a daily prayer experience

Online: Shaarey Zedek Shabbat

April 17, 2020 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The CSZ clergy welcome you to join them online for uplifting Minchah, Kabbalat Shabbat, and Ma’ariv services.

https://video.ibm.com/channel/shaarey-zedek-sanctuary

Community Yom HaShoah Program

April 20, 2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join via Zoom 

Virtual Havdallah: Wine, Whiskey and Wisdom

April 25, 2020 - 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Havdalah: Wine, Whiskey and Wisdom. Join Rabbi Aaron Starr as we say goodbye to Shabbat and anticipate a new week by sharing in our favorite beverages, laughter, fellowship, and a little learning.

Join in on Zoom

Judaism Alive!

May 2, 2020 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Daven in the round with Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen, Sarah Klein and your CSZ family members. We will incorporate mindfulness, meditation and Jewish mysticism into the services. Musical, descriptive, inclusive, and for all ages!

Tisch! Shabbat Lunch with a Spirited Twist

May 2, 2020 - 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

The prayer and joy of Shabbat doesn’t have to end when shul is over! Grab your lunch and join us at our tables reserved for those who want to keep on singing and learning. We will teach and sing some classic Shabbat table songs, offer some words of Torah, tell some stories, and do a lot of laughing.

ISO (In Search Of) Wisdom and Coffee

May 9, 2020 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Judaism offers profound and timeless advice to make our lives more meaningful and purposeful. Join with Rabbi Aaron Starr as we celebrate Shabbat by mining our biblical and rabbinic traditions to reclaim this wisdom. No RSVP is necessary. Coffee will be served.

Game Day May 2020

May 14, 2020 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bring your games and your players to CSZ Sisterhood’s day of tabletop play! Delicious lunch included!

In order to make the day as pleasant and enjoyable as possible for everyone, we ask that you help us provide enough food and table space by registering with the form below, or by calling 248.357.5544.

Cost: $6.00 per player if RSVPs are received no later than 12:00 Noon on Monday, May 11, 2020. After the deadline, or at the door, the cost is $8.00 per player. Note: For cancellations (illness, weather, etc.) made after 12:00 Noon on Monday, May 11, 2020, cost will be applied to the next Game Day.

Berman Night of Learning: Put Your Best Brain Forward

May 14, 2020 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Just as we make time to go to the gym to strengthen our muscles and keep our bodies as healthy and strong as possible, we also need to give our brains regular exercise and care to fight the normal cognitive changes that come with aging.

Join Lynn Breuer, LMSW, Certified Health Coach, for a fun, informative and interactive presentation on lifestyle factors that impact our aging brains’ health and wellness, including the most recent non-pharmacological research regarding optimizing our cognitive abilities.

You’ll also have the chance to try out a few hands-on Mind Aerobics cognitive training activities and best of all…no workout clothes required!

Berman Night of Learning’s Jewish learning experiences are open to the community at no charge. Park and enter through the doors for the Berman Center for Jewish Education at CSZ. For more information, call 248.357.5544.

Come early for sips, sweets and schmoozing before the learning begins!

Death Over Dinner

May 21, 2020 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

What are we supposed to do about the most terrifying part of existence? Talk about it, of course! With the help of our friends at ReBoot, we are trying to erase the taboo and the intimidation of talking about our mortality, and digging into the most important theological, psychological, and practical questions of death, dying and the beyond. This special Berman Night program includes food, is for all ages, and will be presented free of charge, courtesy of Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen.

Tikkun Leyl Shavuot – Being, Becoming, Belonging: An Exploration of Jewish Identity

May 28, 2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Is Judaism a race, or a religion? What makes us Jewish, our bodies, or our souls? Join your CSZ clergy for a Shavuot tikkun tackling some of the most challenging and important questions of Jewish identity in the 21st Century. Be with us for Minchah, chevruta learning, shiur and Ma’ariv, and of course, a dairy nosh.

Guests are asked to bring soap, shampoo, or any personal hygiene item that can be donated to Kadima.

There is no charge to attend, but RSVPs are requested, so we may provide appropriate food and space for all.

 

Kol Ha’Lilah – An Intimate Torah All-Nighter

May 28, 2020 - May 29, 2020 - 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Rabbi Yoni Dahlen, Meredith and Elior invite you to their home for their annual Tikkun Leyl Shavuot. It is a tradition to celebrate this holiday by studying Torah long into the night, and by celebrating with singing, eating, drinking, and lots of family and friends.

Guests are asked to bring soap, shampoo, or any personal hygiene items that can be donated to Kadima.

T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Shabbat) Beatles Shabbat

June 5, 2020 - 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the CSZ clergy and the T.G.I.S. Players on the William Saulson Pavilion (weather permitting) for Minchah, our lively, musical Kabbalat Shabbat service, and Ma’ariv. Come as you are. Leave Uplifted.

Tisch! Shabbat Lunch with a Spirited Twist

June 6, 2020 - 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

The prayer and joy of Shabbat doesn’t have to end when shul is over! Grab your lunch and join us at our tables reserved for those who want to keep on singing and learning. We will teach and sing some classic Shabbat table songs, offer some words of Torah, tell some stories, and do a lot of laughing.

Game Day June 2020

June 18, 2020 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bring your games and your players to CSZ Sisterhood’s day of tabletop play! Delicious lunch included!

In order to make the day as pleasant and enjoyable as possible for everyone, we ask that you help us provide enough food and table space by registering with the form below, or by calling 248.357.5544.

Cost: $6.00 per player if RSVPs are received no later than 12:00 Noon on Monday, June 15, 2020. After the deadline, or at the door, the cost is $8.00 per player. Note: For cancellations (illness, weather, etc.) made after 12:00 Noon on Monday, June 15, 2020, cost will be applied to the next Game Day.

ISO (In Search Of) Wisdom and Coffee

June 20, 2020 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Judaism offers profound and timeless advice to make our lives more meaningful and purposeful. Join with Rabbi Aaron Starr as we celebrate Shabbat by mining our biblical and rabbinic traditions to reclaim this wisdom. No RSVP is necessary. Coffee will be served.

A Walk Around the Table

July 12, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Empty Nesters invite you to attend a play at the Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea. A Walk Around the Table is a romantic comedy about the trials and triumphs of finding true love. Alternating between the past and present, Nonna recounts to her panic-stricken, bride-to-be granddaughter, her own precarious days of courtship. Through humor, mystery, scheming, and pain, we see that while life was different in the old days, when it comes to love, some things will never change.

We’ll meet for dinner afterward at the Common Grill, 112 South Main Street, Chelsea, MI 48118 (not included in the ticket price).

Judaism Alive!

July 25, 2020 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Daven in the round with Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen, Sarah Klein and your CSZ family members. We will incorporate mindfulness, meditation and Jewish mysticism into the services. Musical, descriptive, inclusive, and for all ages!

ISO (In Search Of) Wisdom and Coffee

August 15, 2020 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Judaism offers profound and timeless advice to make our lives more meaningful and purposeful. Join with Rabbi Aaron Starr as we celebrate Shabbat by mining our biblical and rabbinic traditions to reclaim this wisdom. No RSVP is necessary. Coffee will be served.

ISO (In Search Of) Wisdom and Coffee

October 24, 2020 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Judaism offers profound and timeless advice to make our lives more meaningful and purposeful. Join with Rabbi Aaron Starr as we celebrate Shabbat by mining our biblical and rabbinic traditions to reclaim this wisdom. No RSVP is necessary. Coffee will be served.

ISO (In Search Of) Wisdom and Coffee

November 21, 2020 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Judaism offers profound and timeless advice to make our lives more meaningful and purposeful. Join with Rabbi Aaron Starr as we celebrate Shabbat by mining our biblical and rabbinic traditions to reclaim this wisdom. No RSVP is necessary. Coffee will be served.

ISO (In Search Of) Wisdom and Coffee

December 12, 2020 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Judaism offers profound and timeless advice to make our lives more meaningful and purposeful. Join with Rabbi Aaron Starr as we celebrate Shabbat by mining our biblical and rabbinic traditions to reclaim this wisdom. No RSVP is necessary. Coffee will be served.

ISO (In Search Of) Wisdom and Coffee

January 23, 2021 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Judaism offers profound and timeless advice to make our lives more meaningful and purposeful. Join with Rabbi Aaron Starr as we celebrate Shabbat by mining our biblical and rabbinic traditions to reclaim this wisdom. No RSVP is necessary. Coffee will be served.

ISO (In Search Of) Wisdom and Coffee

February 20, 2021 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Judaism offers profound and timeless advice to make our lives more meaningful and purposeful. Join with Rabbi Aaron Starr as we celebrate Shabbat by mining our biblical and rabbinic traditions to reclaim this wisdom. No RSVP is necessary. Coffee will be served.

ISO (In Search Of) Wisdom and Coffee

March 20, 2021 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Judaism offers profound and timeless advice to make our lives more meaningful and purposeful. Join with Rabbi Aaron Starr as we celebrate Shabbat by mining our biblical and rabbinic traditions to reclaim this wisdom. No RSVP is necessary. Coffee will be served.