This Week at Mount Zion
July 27 / 6 Av
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While Mount Zion's building is closed, we can still connect.
Summer Fun through MZ!
Make-up Date: This Sunday, August 2
A day of connecting based on comfort, ability, and desire.

Please sign up again for the bike ride and small group in-person discussion events so we can get an accurate count of who will be attending the make-up dates!

The No Contact Household/Personal item drive this past Sunday was a great success. Please consider still bringing a needed item on the original list if you attend the one of Sunday's events. They will be picked up at another date.

Summer Fun Trivia Night!
While we weren't able to meet in person on Sunday, we still had Zoom Trivia Night. The SPORTY teens challenged our Rabbis!
Connect
Mazel tov to Marc and Mayda Raffe on the birth of their granddaughter, Gemma , on April 6.

Community Life Passages
We regret to inform you of the death of our member Sandy Abramson on July 23. Condolences to her family, including her husband, Edward Abramson .

We regret to inform you of the death of our member  Henry Snyder  on July 25. Condolences to his family, including his wife, Janice Snyder .

We extend condolences to Natalie Hopfield on the death of her mother, Cornelia Fuller, on July 17.
Begegenen Zoom Social Hour
"A Double Dog Feature"

August 4, 7:00 pm

WMZT Event:
Yoga Nidra

August 9, 12:00 pm

Learn
Summertime Jewish Learning Across the Twin Cities
A Summer of Jewish Stories
This summer, 9 local clergy will share stories with you - stories of heroes, stories from our sacred texts, stories to entertain and stories to make us think.

Our Own Jewish Stories
Rabbi Lynn Liberman, JFS Community Chaplain
Tonight, Monday, July 27, 7:00 pm - Zoom link
(Be sure to have paper and pen with you!)

Rabbi David Weiss Halivni: External Forces and Internal Struggles
Rabbi Jeremy Fine, Temple of Aaron
Thursday, August 6, 12:00 pm - Zoom link


This Hineni program is co-sponsored by Adath Jeshurun, Bet Shalom, Beth El, Beth Jacob, Mayim Rabim, Mount Zion, Shir Tikvah, Temple of Aaron, and Jewish Family Service.
Three Programs on Human Rights
World Without Genocide, a human rights organization at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, will host three public events in August that will be held through Zoom. MZ is a co-sponsor of all three events. Registration for each program is required by Aug 3 .

  • August 4, 7 pm, Statelessness – From the Holocaust to Today.
  • August 5, 7 pm, The Legacy of the Genocide of the American Indians.
  • August 6, 7 pm, From Protest to Justice, Retribution, Restitution, and Change.

Poetry Reading

Join Mount Zion President, Michael Kuhne, every Friday at 9 am in our Facebook group for a poetry reading.
Monday Torah Study

All are welcome to join Torah Study every Monday at noon.

Meeting ID: 604 616 628
Rashi Study

All are welcome to join Rashi Study every Thursday at noon. Contact Julie Beckman for details.
Pray
This Shabbat
Friday, July 31
6:00 pm Shabbat Services - Zoom
Zoom Meeting ID: 147 120 944
Unorthodox: The Meaning of Esty's Wedding Song

Friday night Shabbat Services can be viewed on our Live Streaming page on our website in addition to Zoom and Facebook .
Saturday, August 1
9:00 am Torah Study - Zoom in fo
Zoom Meeting ID: 949 308 718

10:00 am Shabbat Services - Zoom
Zoom Meeting ID: 905 418 669
Va-et’chanan – Deut 3:23-5:18
Shabbat Nachamu
Tisha B’Av:
Our Historic Day of Communal Reflection on Suffering

July 29, 7:30 pm via Zoom (for the link contact the office )
This year, St. Paul synagogues join Minneapolis

Unorthodox :
The Meaning of Esty's Wedding Song

Friday, July 31 during Shabbat Services at 6 pm – Rabbi Spilker

Daily Services
Monday - Thursday, Daily Services are at 5:45 pm.

Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

Act
The differences and similarities in the Israeli society
How Israel’s Ashkenazic Jews Saw Mizrachi Jews (from Arab countries) in the 1950s and how much better it is today.
 
Watch the movie
My Heart is in the East
and join Roey Yamin from the World Zionist Organization
for a discussion on July 30, 6 pm

Register to Vote!

With 113 days to go, the general election is coming up fast! In the next few days, take the time to make sure to REGISTER TO VOTE ! It only takes a few clicks to be a participant in democracy! Also, in the state of Minnesota, you can request a MAIL-IN-BALLOT , due to COVID-19. It's recommended that you do this to keep lines at polling places short and to make it easier for yourself. For the primary election, which is on Tuesday, Aug. 11, you do not need to have a witness signature on your ballot.
 
YOUR VOICE is important, make sure it's heard by voting in August and November!
In the Community
- NOW ENROLLING: 33 Months – Elementary: The Newman School – Talmud Torah of Saint Paul. Committed to small class sizes, Reggio-Montessori inspired curriculum, Spacious facilities. More information and applications.

- Landscapes of Home Art Exhibit was supposed to be displayed this past March at the St. Paul and Sabes JCCs. It is now up on the St. Paul Jewish Federation’s website .
Mount Zion
1300 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Phone: 651-698-3881