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Shabbat Morning Service
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MNJCC) Chapel and Rm. 318, 3rd floor
Saturday, August 42018 
10:30 a.m.

Join us for our annual summer service.   These volunteer members of our shul will lead the service and contribute music:

Brian Cohen (D'var Torah)
Ed Weiss (chanting Torah)
Penny Winestock (Chazzanut and drum)
Ellie Goldenberg (Chazzanut)
Lorne Gould (flute)
Please bring your children. They are welcome in the chapel and/or may enjoy activities  in the children's room (suitable for ages three to seven years old).

A very light kiddish lunch will follow the service.

2018/5779 HIGH HOLY DAYS

Services for the High Holy Days will take place on September 9-11 (Rosh Hashanah) and September 18-19 (Yom Kippur) at  our First Unitarian Toronto site, 175 St. Clair Ave. W, near Avenue Rd. All services will be led by Rabbi Goldberg and Chazzan Gesundheit.

Memberships (which include High Holy Days' tickets) and single-service tickets are now on sale.

Other Upcoming Services
All services begin at 10:30 am at the MNJCC, 3rd floor chapel.  
A kiddish always follows in Rm. 318.

Saturday, September 1 
Our Pre-Yontif Shabbat morning service.
An Adult Education program presented by Rabbi Goldberg on the High Holy Days will take place in the chapel, starting at 1 pm.

Saturday, October 6
Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday, November 3
Shabbat Morning Service.
Our Holocaust Education Week (HEW) program, Enduring Witness: David Olere's Picture Testimony,  presented by Shir Libeynu member and York University  Professor Emerita, Carol Zemel, will take place at 1:30 p.m. (after the kiddish).  Presented by Congregation Shir Libeynu. A co-presentation with the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre.

Shir Libeynu Film Series
519 Church Street Community Centre

Our very successful film series will begin again in October.   All films will start at 1:30 pm  followed by a question/answer session. The program will conclude by 4:00 pm.

Please mark your calendars with the following Sunday afternoons: Oct. 21, 2018;  Nov. 18, 2018; Dec. 16, 2018; Jan. 6, 2019; Mar. 24, 2019; Apr. 14, 2019. More information will be available in our next newsletter and on the upcoming events and services section on our website.


Join our Communications Team 

We are looking for volunteers to join our communications team. We need people who can assist with editing, writing, proofreading, and other tasks related to the content of our website, the newsletter, and social media. Your involvement could depend on your interests and availability. If you think you can help or want more information, please contact our president, Shlomo Gleibman at  president@shirlibeynu.ca.


Great news: we have a school venue in the Annex for both programs!

Limited Spaces Still Available. Sign your Children Up NOW!

Our UJA Community Volunteer, 2018: Eden Nameri

Every June, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto features community volunteers from across the GTA on UJA's Community Volunteers 
webpage This annual roster pays tribute to the volunteers' work and publicly highlights their contributions to their communities. A selected volunteer represents her/his organization throughout the year. Harriet Eisenkraft was our representative in 2017.   In 2018, our representative is Eden Nameri. 


(Items listed in this section have been included at the request of Shir Libeynu participants and/or are considered to be 
potentially of interest to our congregation. Listed items are not  necessarily endorsed by Congregation Shir Libeynu or its  members. Listings appear at the discretion of the newsletter editor.)

Gesher Theatre's The Dybbuk
Elgin Theatre
North American Premiere,
September 29 & 30, 2018

Presented by Shaw One Productions

This spellbinding play takes audiences on a mesmerizing journey through Jewish folklore and the spiritual world. Blending comedy and tragedy, mysticism and psychology, the evocative work is awash in spectacular imagery, rich emotion, and theatrical magic. The show will be performed in Hebrew with English and Russian surtitles.

Newsletter Editor:  Harriet Eisenkraft
Congregation Shir Libeynu
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Shir Libeynu July 29, 2018