This Week at Mount Zion
February 8 / 23 Shevat
A Campus Divided:
Progressives, Anticommunists, Racism and Antisemitism at the University of Minnesota from 1930-1942
This Sunday, February 11 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
A Discussion with Riv-Ellen Prell 

This Shabbat
Friday, February 9
7:30 p.m. Shabbat Services
Professional Quartet

Saturday, February 10
9:00 a.m. Open Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Services
Mishpatim - Ex. 22:4-23:19 & Ex. 30:11-16 - Shabbat Shekalim
  12:00 p.m. Potluck Lunch

Humans of Mount Zion
Michele Rusinko
(Periodic interviews with Phil Goldman as Inspired by Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York)

Torah Yoga for Purim
with Diane Bloomfield
Sunday, February 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Mount Zion
Purim at Mount Zion
A Totally Rad '80s Purim 
Wednesday, February 28, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Purim Carnival 
Sunday, March 4, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
We need YOUR help to make sure the carnival is a success! You can sponsor all or part of a booth or volunteer!

Smash the Stigma!
A Panel on Mental Health
Friday, February 16 
5:45 - 6:15 p.m. Food before the Thought
6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Food for Thought Discussions
Film viewing: No Letting Go
Tuesday, February 20, 7:00 p.m.   

Mussar for Everyone!
A One-Day Mount Zion Mussar Retreat for Nourishing the Soul
Saturday, February 24, 9:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Book Discussion: An Unquiet Mind
Sunday, February 25, 12:30 p.m. or Tuesday, February 27, 7:30 p.m. 

Major Depression:
One School Administrator's Story
Pulpit Speaker: Al Levin
During Shabbat Services on Friday, February 16, 7:30 p.m. 
Shabbat at Home
Friday, February 23 

Tzedek Group Read: Enrique's Journey
Thursday, Feb. 8, 7-8:30, Roseville Public Library, Board Room 2nd Floor
Facilitator: Michael Kuhne  

In the Community
- Jewish Heritage Night Jewish Sports Panel and Heritage Night at the Timberwolves. See the Minnesota Timberwolves take on the Sacramento Kings with this special offer for Jewish Heritage Night. The first 100 tickets purchased will have access to our exclusive pregame panel of Jewish Professionals in sports. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul, Minneapolis Jewish Federation and JLink. Sunday, Feb. 11, 4-8:30 p.m. RSVP & info.
- Hineni Class Riv-Ellen Prell will be teaching American Jews and Movements for Justice from the 19th to the 20th Centuries on Tuesdays, February 13, 20, & 27; 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Beth El Synagogue. This class will look at three movements in the United States in which Jews have played a central role. The class will focus on the labor movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Civil Rights Movement from the late 1950s to the 1970s, and the feminist movements from the 1960s to the 1980s. Learn more.

- Interfaith Youth Service Join together with hundreds of youth of many different religious and cultural backgrounds from across the Twin Cities on Monday, February 19 (Presidents' Day) for the annual Interfaith Youth Day of Service. This event is an opportunity for 7-12 grade students from all religious and cultural backgrounds to deepen their own faith and learn about other faith traditions through morning workshops and afternoon service projects. Transportation to and from service sites and lunch is provided. Learn more.

- Mitzvah Clowning -
Join us! Great for 7th grade Mitzvah Project. Ages 10-100 welcome! When: Sunday, February 25, 12:30-3:00 p.m. We will start with training here, in our spiritual home, at Mount Zion Temple and then travel to Sholom East to spread love, laughter and good cheer! No experience necessary. Questions? Contact Sue Lund at 952-217-0594 or Thank you for considering this FUN and meaningful Mitzvah.     

- Talmud Torah The Newman School of Talmud Torah of St. Paul is now Enrolling ages 33 months - Grade 2! Drawing on the teachings of the Jewish tradition and welcoming students of all backgrounds, The Newman School builds meaningful lives, one child at a time. With a focus on spirituality, social justice, and hands-on learning, Newman offers a Reggio-inspired program within a supportive, nurturing community. For more information, visit Spots are filling up quickly! Call 651-698-8807 or email to set up your visit today.