Shalom Everybody!
September 30, 2020
Shalom Shir Chadash parents,

It was wonderful seeing so many of your kids on Zoom during my and Rabbi Michael's Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, our "Whale of a Tale" Jonah program with Lis and Hugo Kahn, and our inaugural Kabbalat Shabbat for Families on Shabbat Shuvah. Thank you to everyone who participated in these programs and demonstrated that a worldwide pandemic is no match for our dedicated community!

I hope you all had a meaningful and fulfilling Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, and I hope you'll join us again over the next couple of weeks for our Sukkot and Simchat Torah offerings.

Shanah Tovah,
Meryl Zimmerman
Education Director

*Scroll down for news and upcoming events!*

Friday, October 2 at 5:30pm: Mini-Kabbalat Shabbat service and virtual Sukkah visits. Click here for the Zoom link.
If you have a Sukkah and want to invite us ready out there with your computer or phone!

Tuesday, October 6 at 5pm: Special Sukkot program led by Jennie Lavine! Click here for the Zoom link.
Be sure to download and print these documents beforehand so you can have them handy for the program!

Wednesday, October 7 at 6pm: JCDS Sukkot *Driving* Scavenger Hunt (scroll down for more details)

Friday, October 9 at 5:30pm: Lulavs on the Levee followed by Shabbat Ma’ariv Service
Meet on the levee opposite the end of Hessmer Ave for a short socially distanced Hoshana Rabbah service with lots of Lulav waving, followed by the traditional 'beating of the willows' and a Ma'ariv service to welcome Shabbat! Please bring your mask and your Lulav if you have one.

Saturday, October 10 at 6:30pm: Erev Simchat Torah service and parade at Shir Chadash
Decorate the mask in your High Holidays bag to make YOU look like a Torah, and wear it to shul!

Thank you to everyone who has already registered!

The deadline to register for Shul School is Friday, October 9th. Click here to register.

If you have any questions regarding Shul School, please contact me at
Family Kabbalat Shabbat with Meryl

Starting October 16 (stay tuned for the link!). Fridays at 4:45pm

Join Meryl on Zoom for 30-40minutes of Shabbat prayers, songs, stories and surprises for kids and families of all ages!