This Week at Mount Zion
February 13 / 18 Shevat
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This Weekend
Food for Thought:
 Authors' Night
Guest Authors: Dr. Paul Schanfield & Susan Weinberg

February 14
5:45 pm Food before the Thought
6:15 pm Food for Thought Discussion
Dessert and Game Night
Sponsored by Brotherhood and Begegenen.
This event is open to everyone Grandparents, Parents, Singles, and Kids!

February 15, 6:30 pm

Bring a dessert or snack to share and your favorite games and activities. From Monopoly to Poker to Mah Jong, it is a fun evening for all! Special attraction this year will be a Trivia Contest + Name That Tune, where winners will be awarded (drum beat) Bagel Bucks!

Co-sponsored by Brotherhood and Begegenen (MZ active adults)
This Shabbat
Friday, February 14
5:45 pm Food before the Thought
6:15 pm Food for Thought
7:30 pm Shabbat Services
Professional Quartet
Saturday, February 15
9:00 am Open Torah Study
10:00 am Shabbat Learners' Service
Yitro - Ex. 18:1-27 & Ex. 20:1-14
12:00 pm Shabbat Potluck Lunch
Community Life Passages
We regret to inform you of the death of our member Rita Schenk on February 3. Our condolences to her family, including her husband Kenneth Schenk.
JDAIM-inspired Art Exhibit
Mount Zion members of all abilities and ages are invited to display their creations at the oneg Shabbat on Friday, February 21.  Contact Cantor Spilker  if you are interested in submitting a framed work of art or 3-D piece by Friday, February 14. 
Artwork by Isabel Robbins-Plano
Mystical Imprints Exhibit
Begegenen event - Open to all!

February 16, 1:00 pm

Hamentaschen Baking

February 16 and 23

WMZT event
Wine, a little Wisdom, and Mosaics

February 18, 7:00 pm

Best of Israel 2.0
Information Trip Gathering

February 23, 11:00 am

Ben-Gurion, Epilogue
Movie Screening and Discussion

February 23, 12:30 pm

Purim is right around the corner! We need YOUR help to make the carnival a success!

JDAIM: Deaf Yoga for Everyone

February 21, 6:00 pm

JDAIM: Art for Everyone

February 22, 1:30 pm

JDAIM Shabbat

February 21, 7:30 pm

Shabbat at Home

February 28

Tzedek Committee: Jim Crow of the North Screening

February 19 at 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm   

Every five years Jews around the world have the opportunity to vote their values that impacts change in Israel. Because of voting in 2015, the Reform Movement has received $20 million in funding in the last 5 yrs. If you are Jewish, 18 yrs or older: vote here! (There is a $7.50 admin charge; $5 for adults under 25). There are a few steps but it only takes a few minutes.  
Read the Reform Movement Platform! Learn more and vote! Would a video help explain this? Let us know you voted! Email Israel Committee chair, Shirly Tramer here.
In the Community
- Applications are now open for the Avodah Jewish Service Corps , a year-long program for recent college grads to build a lifetime of leadership skills, an active Jewish community, a powerful professional network, and a more just America. Corps Members are aged 21 - 26, and the program provides a monthly living stipend, travel allowance, health insurance, and subsidized housing, as well as year of professional and leadership development. DETAILS .

- The Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company presents "Significant Other" by Joshua Harmon with performances from February 15 through March 8. For Jordan, a young Jewish gay man living in NYC, life is a whirlwind of fun with his best girl friends at his side. This play is for you and anyone you know who may be searching for love - whether you're 22 or 62! Performances at St. Paul's Highland Park Community Center Theater.   DETAILS

- Please join us for Mitzvah Clowning on February 16, 2:30 pm at Sholom East . We will do our mitzvah clowning for the residents from 2:30- 3:30pm . Please come dressed in your clown outfit. Questions? New to Mitzvah clowning? No experience necessary. Contact Sue Lund at 952-217-0594 (text please) or email at .

- Talmud Torah of St. Paul announces a new Early Childhood Summer Childcare program ! The summer session will be 8 weeks long beginning on Monday, June 22 and ending Friday, August 14 for children 33 months – Kindergarten. DETAILS .

- The Twin Cities Jewish Chorale will join with the Judson Memorial Baptist Church Choir to perform “Holocaust Cantata; Songs from the Camps.” The concert will be held Sunday, February 23, 4:00 pm at Judson Memorial Baptist Church (41st Avenue and Harriet Ave. S., Minneapolis) and Wednesday, February 26, 7:00 pm at Temple Israel (2323 Fremont Ave. S., Minneapolis). DETAILS.
Accessibility at Mount Zion
We strive to make all our programs and services accessible to all. If you have any accessibility requests for a particular event or service , please let us know as far in advance as possible by contacting Larry Solomon at or 651-638-3881.
Mount Zion
1300 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Phone: 651-698-3881