This Week at Mount Zion
November 8 / 30 Cheshvan
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Honoring Dr. Jerry Brakke
November 9, 7:30 pm

We honor Dr. Jerry Brakke’s 36 years of service as Mount Zion’s ­pianist and organist. Kol Tzion, Shir Chants, and our professional quartet will sing a musical tribute to Jerry, and after services, a festive oneg will be held in his honor. 
This Shabbat
Friday, November 9
7:30 pm Shabbat Services
Honoring Dr. Jerry Brakke
Saturday, November 10
9:00 am Open Torah Study
10:00 am Shabbat Services
Tol’dot – Gen. 27:28-28:9
10:30 am Tot Shabbat
12:00 pm Potluck Lunch
Community Life Passages
We note with sorrow the passing of our member Alvin (Al) Abrahamson on November 7. Our condolences to his family, including his wife Bonnie Abrahamson , children Rabbi Elka Abrahamson (Rabbi Misha Zinkow) , Marjorie Abrahamson , and Steve (Ruth) Abrahamson .

We extend condolences to Judi (Todd) Marshall on the death of her mother, Bette Levin, on November 6.
Prime Timers event
Ageless Grace with Pola Rest

November 12, 1:30 pm

The Great Israeli Cook-Off

November 29, 7:00 pm

Travel with Mount Zion in 2019!

Family Trip to Israel
(June 19-July 1)

Highlights of the Civic Rights Movement: A Jewish Tour of the South
(March 14 - March 17)

My I.D.F. (Israel Defense Forces) Experience

November 14, 7:30 pm
The Other Peace Process
Inter-religious Dialogue in the Service of Peace

November 11, 1:00 pm

Honoring the Women of Mount Zion Temple at Shabbat Services

Friday, November 16, 7:30 p.m.

Penny Druker will be honored as the 2018 Woman of Valor for her work as our Garage Sale Chair.
December Shelter Volunteers Needed at Gloria Dei
The greatest need for volunteers is Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Overnights.

Red Cross Blood Drive

November 28, 2:30 - 7:30 pm

In the Community
- MN Jewish Theater Group - Join Mount Zion members to see The Last Schwartz on November 10, 8pm at the MN Jewish Theatre, followed by dessert at Cafe Latte with a lively discussion. If you are interested, please RSVP to Beth Johnson. To learn more about the play, go to .

- Contemplative Chanting begins next Wednesday, Nov 14. Meets the second Wednesday of the month, 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Mount Zion: Dec 12, Jan 9, Feb 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, led by Sara Lynn Newberger. Co-sponsored with Beth Jacob. Chanting helps to clear the mind of chatter, open the doors of the heart, and focus attention on the present moment. DETAILS.

- Family Day at OSRUI will be held on Sunday, Nov 18, 1-5 pm. Come to OSRUI and enjoy some family fun before winter weather sets in! See your camp friends and make new ones. Games and prizes, campfires, s'mores, a family project, sports, and other surprises. DETAILS.
Mount Zion
1300 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Phone: 651-698-3881