This Week at Mount Zion
April 11 / 6 Nisan
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Guest Speaker: Rabbi Josh Weinberg
ARZA, Executive Director and Vice President of the URJ for Israel and Reform Zionism

Friday, April 12, 7:30 pm (during Shabbat Services)

After services (approx. 9:15 pm)
The April 9th Israeli Elections: What happened and what’s to come
This Shabbat
Friday, April 12
7:30 pm Shabbat Services
Pulpit Guest: Rabbi Josh Weinberg
Professional Quartet
Saturday, April 13
9:00 am Open Torah Study
10:00 am Shabbat Services
M’tzora – Lev. 14:33-15:33
Shabbat HaGadol
Eli Berg will be called to the Torah as Bar Mitzvah
12:15 pm Kiddush Lunch
Community Life Passages
We regret to inform you of the passing of our member Carolyn (Carrie) Kahn on April 8. Our condolences to her family, including husband Joe Kahn and daughter Barbara (Randy) Trefethren .
Prime Timers event:
Ageless Grace with Pola Rest

April 15, 1:30 pm

Chai School Graduation and Senior Send-Off

April 26 at 7:30 pm   

Celebrate the Bloom Library's 90th Anniversary!

April 28, 11 am

Congregational Shabbat Dinner

May 3, 5pm

Rejoicing: Bible & Torah Study

April 13, 9-10 am at Mount Zion

April 14, 9:30-10:30 am at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

Congregational Passover Seder
Friday, April 19, 6:00 pm

Price by April 5: $28 members, $36 non-members, $18 Children
(After April 5 $35 members, $45 non-members, $20 children)
2019 Twin Cities Annual Yom Hashoah Commemoration:
Never again begins with ME.

Thursday, May 2, 7-8:30 pm
Bet Shalom Congregation (13613 Orchard Road, Hopkins)
Red Cross Blood Drive

April 17, 2:00 - 7:00 pm

In the Community
- Temple of Aaron is honored to host the Big Night of Jewish Thought on April 14 at 6:30 pm. American Jewish thought leaders will explore American Jewry in 2040: Rabbi Joseph Telushkin (author of 18 books), Rabbi Elka Abrahamson (Wexner Foundation President & Former Senior Rabbi of Mount Zion), Dr. Jack Wertheimer (Professor at Jewish Theological Seminary & Author). For details or to RSVP, contact Ken Agranoff, Temple of Aaron Executive Director, at

- Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapels will be offering an Advanced Funeral Planning Workshop on Tuesday, April 16, 10:00 am at their Minneapolis location (126 East Franklin Ave). In a group setting, learn the planning process: Vital Statistical Information, Funeral Service Options, Funeral Merchandise Options, and Funeral Trust Options. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to (612) 871-1234 by Monday, April 11.

- Join us at the JRN-JFCS Freedom from Addictions and Slavery Seder! There will be songs, stories and recovery themes from our special JRN Haggadah. The Seder is on Monday, April 22 at Beth El (5225 Barry Street West, St. Louis Park). Bring your family and friends. Registration is at 5:30; the Seder is from 6-9. DETAILS

- St. Paul Jewish Federation Campaign Kickoff! Join Federation for an evening of fun and fundraising to benefit the St. Paul Jewish community. Join your friends for cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Play Bingo for fabulous prizes. All the while doing a mitzvah to help those most in need and build Jewish life in St. Paul. Sunday, April 28, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Crowne Plaza Aire, Bloomington. Tickets and details.
- Harry Kay Leadership Summit. We've all heard it: "The Jewish community is changing." But this isn't a problem—it's an opportunity. Join the St. Paul and Minneapolis Jewish Federations at this free and fascinating event where we will welcome Rabbi Sid Schwarz to look at the trends shaping the lives of younger American Jews and hear his four guiding principles to spark a renaissance in Jewish life.
April 29, 7-9:30 p.m. , Muse Event Center, Minneapolis. RSVP .

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