This Week at Mount Zion
September 14 / 25 Elul
While Mount Zion's building is closed, we can still connect.

High Holy Day Cemetery Service
Sunday, September 20
Mount Zion Temple Cemetery 1670 Payne Ave St. Paul 55101
We will remember loved ones while standing at a safe distance from one another.

For those who prefer, you will also be able to watch live on our website.
Sounding the Shofar from the Rooftop!
Mazel tov to Scott Miller and Phyllis ZaiKaner Miller on the birth of their grandson, Banx ZaiKaner Miller, born on September 2.
Imagine yourself in Israel in November 2021!

Best of Israel 2.0
An Eclectic, Active, Insider Tour crafted by Rabbi Spilker

Community Book Read
Changing the World from the Inside Out
A Jewish Approach to Personal and Social Change
by Rabbi David Jaffe

Wednesdays in Elul – 7:00-8:00 pm

Week 4 (Sept 16 / 27 Elul): Walking the Path: Dignity/Honor and Trust – led by Michael Kuhne, Mount Zion’s President

High Holy Days Q and A
Thursday, September 17 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Q and A about the High Holy Day schedule.
  • Q and A about on-call shammashim who are here to help.
  • Zoom 101 and 202: Practical guidance such as using “speaker view” and manipulating your screen to see the service liturgy better.
  • Guidance about setting up your home sanctuary.

Meeting ID: 991 6880 6083
This Shabbat
For an at-a-glance view of Rosh Hashanah, go to our website. To learn more about each service, read our detailed schedule.
Erev Rosh Hashanah
Friday, September 18
Rosh Hashanah
Saturday, September 19
The Mount Zion Tzedek committee, in coordination with
Neighborhood House, invite you to
A community discussion about the documentary “13th”
Tuesday, September 15, 7:00 pm

Join for a conversation about these questions with Danny Givens, pastor and long time activist, and Nick Muhammad of the Black Civic Network.

A Message from our Tzedek Committee

Our committee is in the middle of the Tzedek Summer 2020 and have held more than 50 conversations with members of Mount Zion. We are all enjoying the formation of new relationships and the strengthening of old relationships.

Drive for Neighborhood House

The Mount Zion community raised a total of 2037 pounds of food and household items, as well as $515, for Neighborhood House Food Market. Thank you for all your generosity during these difficult times.
In the Community
- Spirit of Asia continues to operate out of the Mount Zion Temple kitchen and appreciates the support! Here is a Pick-Up and Delivery Menu for the High Holidays. They are selling Potato Knishes for home baking for $16/dozen. They also have menu items for Break-Fast and have updated the regular menu. To order, contact David at 612-724-4056 or Sue at 612-408-7240.

- Rosh HaShanah Virtual Cooking Class with Michael Solomonov, James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef. Monday, Sept. 14, 7 pm. Join the St. Paul Jewish Federation for this free, interactive cooking class. RSVP and we will send you the recipes so you can cook along with Chef Solomonov. Register here.
- Harry Kay Community Summit featuring the Twin Cities Jewish Population Study Data. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 7 PM. Join the St. Paul Jewish Federation, Minneapolis Jewish Federation and Harry Kay Center for Leadership Excellence for this online summit. You’ll learn more about the 34% growth of the Twin Cities Jewish population and other findings. Register here.

- The Letters Project: Conversing Across Narratives, a project of JCRC of Minnesota and the Dakotas, is a letter-writing contest based on Yossi Klein Halevi’s book, Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor: With an Extensive Epilogue of Palestinian Responses. Enter the high school contest (ages 14-18), the post-high school contest (ages 18-22), or the young adult contest (ages 22-42). There will be three prize winners in each age group! Letters are due by December 1. Details.

- Jewish Loss and Grief TALKING CIRCLE facilitated by Kate Cavett, MA, EOL Doula, LADC. For generations Talking Circles have been a place to share and to witness. Grief is not a problem to be solved. This is not a therapy group. We will meet on Zoom. There is no cost for attending the group. Initial Talking Circle will be September 23 at 8 pm and will continue to meet on Wednesdays, 8 – 9pm. 
Mount Zion
1300 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Phone: 651-698-3881