This Week and Beyond 
February 4, 2020
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There is a lot happening at CSS!
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Upcoming Events at Congregation Sha'aray Shalom:

February Birthday Blessings!
Friday, February 7 at 7:30pm

Congregation Sha'aray Shalom
Wishes Our Members born in February a very Happy Birthday !

Come join us to celebrate your family's February Birthdays!

Shabbat Evening Service, Friday, February 7 at 7:30pm
Receive a Birthday Blessing in front of the ark and a small gift.
Wishing you health and happiness on your birthday and in the coming year.

Rabbi Shira Joseph and Cantor Steven Weiss

PURIM 2020
Speil & Purim Carnival

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Join the Cast of
"I Guess That's Why They Call It A Spiel"!

Next Rehearsal - February 9  (10:30-11:30)

Come be part of the
Congregation Sha'aray Shalom Purim Shpiel!

Casting call for

"I Guess That's Why They Call It A Spiel"

Wanted: Singers, Dancers, Actors …
No talent or experience needed,
just an enthusiasm for FUN!!

Rehearsal dates:

  • February 9 (10:30-11:30)
  • March 1 (10:30-11:30)
  • March 5 (Thursday at 6:00)
  • Show is on Sunday, March 8 at 10:30 am

Adults and kids are more than welcome to join us. Rehearsals will be on Sundays during religious school except for the final run through on March 5th.

Contact Cantor Weiss for more information -

1112 Main Street, Hingham, MA
Congregation Sha’aray Shalom
Community Havdalah

Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 5:00pm,
followed by a Vegetarian/Dairy Pot Luck Dinner &
Ice Cream Sundae, Brownie & Cookie Bar
provided by the CSS Membership Committee

C hildren and their families will create their own personalized sensory Havdalah bags. The bags can be filled with aromatic herbs and spices from around the world!  
Children may also create their bags with an edible candy extravaganza!

Please come for a special
Community and Family-friendly Havdalah Service.  
These short 30-minute services are geared for everyone!
 Especially families with children.   

(Be sure to let us know if you have any special dietary restrictions or allergies. All Foods should be Nut-Free). Thank you!

Questions? contact Ellen Jacobs at 

Location: Temple Social Hall, Congregation Sha’aray Shalom
1112 Main Street, Hingham
CSS Social Action at work...
Next NAMI meetings: Feb 4 & 18
Tuesdays, at 6-7:30pm
Family support group offered by NAMI,  the National Alliance on Mental Illness,  hosted at our synagogue on the first and third Tuesdays from 6:00 -7:30 pm. Open to all. For more information go to .
Yahrzeits - Remembering Loved Ones ~

Donations ~ Todah Rabah!!
CSS Religious School Schedule Notes:
  • NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL - February 16 -23 - February Vacation
In the Community
The Shalom Children Activity Program (SCAP) , a year-long program sponsored by a collaborative partnership of South Shore synagogues and Jewish organizations, will hold its next event , “Tree-mendous! - Celebrate Tu B’shvat, the Jewish New Year for the Trees,” on Sunday, February 9, 2:30-4:00 pm, at the Mass Audubon Museum of American Bird Art, 963 Washington Street, Canton.

Families with children up to age 8 who are looking for fun, social, engaging activities infused by Jewish values and experiences are invited to join SCAP for a round-robin of crafts, cooking, and other tree-, fruit- and nut-centered “learning by doing” activities. Yes, Spring is just around the corner! Short nature hike weather permitting.

The schedule: The program is free and begins at 2:30 with check-in. At 2:45, the “Tree-mendous” program begins. We will depart the museum at 4:00 pm.

This event is for families with children up to 8 years old (siblings welcome), and is FREE, but registration is required. The program will take place in the main building of the Mass Audubon Museum of American Bird Art in Canton. For directions, visit

This event has a maximum of 50 children, with priority by date of registration. Registration for this event is at our website at . For questions or concerns, contact: .   read more...

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