This Week at Mount Zion
May 10 / 25 Iyar
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Correction: The Annual Meeting is Friday, May 11, not Sunday.
162nd Annual Meeting & Shabbat Evening
Friday, May 11

5:30 p.m. Annual Meeting

6:00 p.m. Shabbat Dinner
Honoring our Volunteer of the Year, Sue Koch
Honoring Mount Zion’s long-serving organist and pianist, Dr. Jerry Brakke
We will be hosting four clinician leaders at Poriya Hospital, west of Tiberius.

7:30 p.m. Shabbat Services
How is Reform Judaism Saving Judaism with Pulpit Guest Rabbi David Stern

Following Services
Festive Oneg honoring Cantor and Rabbi Spilker’s 20 years of leadership
This Shabbat
Friday, May 11
5:30 pm Annual Meeting
6:00 pm Shabbat Dinner
7:30 pm Shabbat Services
Pulpit Guest: Rabbi David Stern
Festive Oneg following services
Saturday, May 12
9:00 am Open Torah Study
10:00 am Shabbat Services
Behar/Bechukkotai – Lev. 25:39-26:46
Ilana Berlin will be called to the Torah as Bat Mitzvah
10:30 am Tot Shabbat
12:15 pm Kiddush Lunch
Humans of Mount Zion
Diana Dean
(Periodic interviews with Phil Goldman as Inspired by Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York)
Mother's Day Brunch & Service
Complimentary Brunch Sponsored by Brotherhood

May 13, 9:45 am Brunch
11:45 am Service

Prime Timers Event
Ageless Grace

May 14, 1:30 p.m.

The South Metro Islamic Center has generously offered MZ 25 spots at an
Iftar Dinner

Tuesday, May 29, 7:30 pm

Program and meal are complimentary. Please email Deb Moses if interested. If you cannot attend this dinner, you can sign up for another night.
All Men at MZ:
You can join a National Men’s Conference here in the Twin Cities!

Men of Reform Judaism Today: Past the Curb, Beyond the Parking Lot

July 12-15, 2018

7th Annual Jewish Men's Retreat

Friday, June 8 - Sunday, June 10
Join the men of Mount Zion for a weekend of fun, camaraderie, spirituality, and enjoying the great outdoors!
Anshei Mitzvah

May 19, 10:00 am

Shavuot/Confirmation Service

May 19, 7:30 pm

Late-Night Study on Suffering, Embodying Torah, Justice
Tikkun Leil Shavuot

May 19, 9:45 pm

Shavuot Festival Service

May 20, 10:00 am

Chai School Graduation &
Senior Send-off!

May 18, 7:30 pm
Honoring Liza Henry for her Ten-Year Tenure

Memorial Day Service

May 28, 11:30 am

Mount Zion Temple Family Shelter
Donations Items Needed

Consider donating items for guests.

Volunteers Needed

Shelter volunteers needed from June 1 to July 2.

In the Community

- Stories from Poriya Hospital: Treating Syrian Children Ravaged by War. Please join the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul for a discussion with four leaders from Poriya Hospital, located in Israel near the Syrian border. Thursday, May 10, 7 p.m. at Shaller Family Sholom East. The medical staff will also speak at Mount Zion on Shabbat, Friday, May 11 . DETAILS AND RSVP

- 2018 Annual Assembly join Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul at the Klas Center, Hamline University on Thursday, May 10. The event will feature a keynote address by Clifton Taulbert, Pulitzer nominee and entrepreneur businessman speaking on the Eight Habits of the Heart, Connecting and Inspiring Community. DETAILS

- Day-Long Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Retreat - a day of contemplation as we practice walking and sitting meditation,
chanting, silent eating, and heart-centered Torah study in a beautiful setting. Friday, May 11, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. at Camp Sacajawea in Apple Valley. DETAILS

- Celebrating Israel at 70: A Concert - The Twin Cities Jewish Chorale presents choral music reflective of the 70 year history sharing the voices of new and old composers on Sunday, May 13, 4:00 pm at Temple Israel. DETAILS
Mount Zion
1300 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Phone: 651-698-3881