November 17, 2017
This Week and Beyond 
November 17, 2017
KIDushat Shabbat Service
For Children 6 and under
Saturday, November 18th at 9am
KIDushat Shabbat are Shabbat morning services geared towards families with young children. The service lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by snack and an arts and crafts project. Birthday blessings will be done during these services.

Holiday Season Food Drive
Our congregation is participating in a regional food drive with Interfaith Social Services based in Quincy, which serves everyone on the south shore. This food drive will help local residents who are struggling to put food on their tables as winter approaches. Please note this is not specifically for Thanksgiving, as it has been in the past.

From now through Sunday, November 19 th , bring a bag or two of nonperishable food with you to Temple, and leave the bag(s) in the closet by the front door . On the 19 th , we will bring all of our donations to Interfaith’s offices. Contact Jessica Badiner at or 617-584-2290 with any questions.

Wool Sock Drive for
The Street Outreach Program
Please bring a new pair of men’s wool socks to donate to CASPAR .
Help us reach our goal of 200 wool socks by Thanksgiving!
Congregation Sha’aray Shalom will be collecting new men’s wool socks throughout the Fall & Winter months to donate to The Street Outreach Program.
CASPAR: Providing Life Saving Alternatives
to our Homeless Neighbors
Somerville, MA ~ ~ 617-619-5950 
Grandparents Blessing Shabbat
Friday, November 24th at 7:30pm
During thanksgiving as we count our blessings, come gather your
grandchildren and family close to you for a special blessing before the ark .
Prospective & New Member PreNosh
Friday, December 1st at 6:45pm, followed by
Shabbat Evening Service at 7:30pm
Enjoy a little Nosh and Socializing with new friends and old,
before celebrating Shabbat Evening with us!
Maccabee Mash Dance Party
Saturday, December 2
Sisterhood of CSS presents a Maccabee Mash Dance Party
Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7pm
An evening for singles and couples to let loose! Come enjoy dance contests, line dancing and more! Cubey Entertainment will be providing you with your favorite DANCE music through the decades. Drinks included. Silent Auction. Dessert Contest
$25 per person for temple members
$30 per person for non-temple members

Breakfast with Rabbi Dennis S. Ross
Sunday, December 3 at 10:30am
Books will be available for purchase and signing
Author of “When a Lie Is Not a Sin: Truthfulness in the Daily Routine”
Politics and charges of lying often go together, but what about truthfulness in personal life? For instance, do I have to be honest about a friend’s new tie or dress? Why is lying OK when life is at stake? Do kids need to be told the whole truth? more...
Eisner and Crane Lake, Eisner & Six-Points Sci-Tech
Camps Presentation
Sunday, December 3rd at 12pm
Eisner and Crane Lake & Six-Points Sci-Tech Camps Presentation
As an adjunct to your children’s Jewish education, please consider sending your children to the URJ Eisner, Crane Lake Camp and the new Six Points Sci-Tech Camps... These full-service summer camps will offer your children an unforgettable experience, which will change their lives. The camps located in the Berkshire mountains offer numerous program options for children as young at 7. 
Chanukah Celebration
Tuesday, December 12th at 5:30pm

Get your Chanukah Essentials at CSS!!
Dreidals, Candles, Gelt & Gift wrap

Sundays, November 12th, November 19th, December 3rd, December 10th
Join us for Shabbat Dinner!
5:45pm Shabbat Dinner, followed by Shabbat Evening Service at 6:30pm
Come in out of the cold and enjoy the warmth of worship, community, friendship,
and good food (of course)
December 15 ~ “Roasted Chicken & Latke Dinner”
December 22 ~ “A Taste of Italy”
December 29 ~ “Hearty Soups, Salad & Breads”
Cost for dinner - $12 each for adults, $ 7 each for children 5 to 13 yrs, *4 and under free. 
Non-members $18 per adult & $8 for children under 13 yrs old.
Please RSVP by the preceding Wednesday to or 781-749-8103 
Congregation Sha'aray Shalom Religious School
Upcoming programs & events
  • November 19th - 3rd Grade Family Education Program at 9am
  • November 19th - 4th Grade Family Program at 11am
  • December 2nd - 6th Grade Shabbat L'Kulam at 10:30am
  • December 12th - 1st Night of Chanukkah Celebration & Dinner at 5:30pm
  • December 16th - 5th Grade Shabbat L'Kulam at 10:30am

*Friday Night Kiddush 7:30pm (with optional class dinner at 6:30pm)
  • December 1st - 3rd Grade

*KIDushat Shabbat
  • Saturday, November 18th at 9am
  • Saturday, January 20th at 9am

*Shabbat L'Kulam Services - Saturdays at 10:30am
  • December 2nd - 6th grade leading service, 5th grade assisting and hosting Kiddush
  • December 16th - 5th grade leading, 4th grade assisting and hosting Kiddush
  • January 20th - 4th grade leading, 3rd grade assisting and hosting Kiddush
  • February 3rd - 3rd grade leading and 2nd & 1st grades assisting and hosting Kiddush

* Please note that "Proper Temple Attire" (dressy casual - NO jeans, shorts, flip-flops, t-shirts etc) is requested of students when leading & participating in services and Kiddush.

Happenings in the Community...
The Kerry Fund Art Auction & Rwandan Market
Saturday, November 18th at 7pm
at Congregation Sha'aray Shalom
  • Featuring art & hand made crafts from local & international artists, 
  • Live music by John Walker and the Monks of Funk
  • Delicious food from The Hart Brothers
  •  Rwandan Market Table,
  • Silent & Live Art auction
Tickets - $36.00, cash bar
Location: Congregation Sha’aray Shalom
1112 Main Street, Hingham
All proceeds support The Kerry Jon Walker Fund, Helping Humanity
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, at 7:00 pm
Hosted at Old Ship Church, First Parish in Hingham,
Unitarian Universalist, 90 Main Street, Hingham
Service Participants: Hingham-Hull Community Religious Leaders
Meet and Greet following Thanksgiving Service at First Baptist Church,
 85 Main Street, Hingham
Please bring a non-perishable food item to the service which will be donated to Hingham Interfaith Food Pantry. 
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