This Week and Beyond 
March 24, 2020
Upcoming ZOOM Events at Congregation Sha'aray Shalom:
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Movie & ZOOM Discussion
Sunday, March 29 at 3pm
ZOOM Link for Movie Discussion
The discussion can be accessed by Zoom. 
  (Note:  Access by phone will no longer be available)
Please Join us for Shabbat Evening Service
Friday, March 27 at 7:30pm

Meeting Name: SHABBAT EVENING "VIRTUAL" SERVICES

Cantor Steven Weiss is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 204 270 6477


Please Join us for Virtual Torah Study
Saturday, March 28 at 10:30am

Meeting Name: SHABBAT MORNING "VIRTUAL" TORAH STUDY
 
Cantor Steven Weiss is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 204 270 6477

Please note:  The zoom links in this email are for this coming week only. 
We will send out zoom links weekly for the various learning sessions.

ADULT LEARNING

Coffee and Schmooze (Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30am)
Pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us from the comfort of your own home. Each session will include a chance to “Check In” with each other as well as to have a brief conversation about a variety of topics:

  • Tuesday, March 24 - Everything you ever wanted to know about Judaism but were afraid to ask
  • Tuesday, March 30 - The latest news on the Israeli Election
  • Tuesday, April 7 - Everything you need to know about Passover
Join Zoom Meeting:
https://zoom.us/j/543726923  Or 1-646-558-8656 (Code543726923#)

It will be good to have coffee with you. Join us for one or all. 

FOR TOTS:

Storytelling and Sing-Along for Tots (Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30am)
Join us for stories and songs geared to the youngest members of our congregation.
  • Wednesday, March 25
  • Wednesday, April 1
  • Wednesday, April 8
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/418601902  Or 1-646-558-8656 (Code418601902#) 


ADULT LEARNING  (Thursday’s from 10:30-11:30am & 8:00-9:00pm)
Amen: Seeking Presence with Prayer, Poetry, & Mindfulness Practice (2 Week Class)

We have been given permission to use a pdf version for the book temporarily as we order hard copies and will mail them to you. Study and read along with us her beautiful prayers. You must sign up for this course so we know how many copies to order.
  • Thursday, March 26 10:30 am Call Information:
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/561943355  Or 1-646-558-8656 (Code 561943355#)
  • Thursday, March 26 8:00 pm Call Information:
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/572369262  or 1-646-558-8656 (code 572369262#)
  • Thursday, April 2
The course may continue following Passover depending on interest

Below is the link to find the pdf of the materials for this class:


HIGH SCHOOL and BEYOND  
11th & 12th grade Students (Monday Night from 7:30-8:30pm)
Check in with the Rabbi and Cantor and learn about the Israel election and other relevant topics
  • Monday, March 30
  • Monday, April 6
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/214030588  or 1-646-558-8656 (Code 214030588#) 

Returning College Student (Tuesday from 12:00-1:00pm)
Check in with the Rabbi and Cantor and learn about the Israel election and other relevant topics
J oin Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/873805020  or 1-646-558-8656 (Code 873805020#)
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Something Special for our little ones!
Join us this Wednesday at 10:30am for a Story & Song!
Dear Friends:

Even as we adjust to our new normal, we invite you to join us virtually to learn, connect and share the joys of being part of the Congregation Sha’aray Shalom community. 


FOR TOTS:

Storytelling and Sing-Along for Tots (Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30am)
Join Rabbi Joseph and Cantor Weiss for stories and songs geared to the youngest members of our congregation.
  • Wednesday, March 25
  • Wednesday, April 1
  • Wednesday, April 8

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/418601902  Or 1-646-558-8656 (Code418601902#) 

Please note: The zoom links in this email are for this coming week only. 
We will send out zoom links weekly for the various learning sessions.



We look forward to Zooming in with you soon!

Rabbi Shira Joseph
Cantor Steven Weiss
Debbie Farber, President
THE RESULTS OF THE 2020 WORLD ZIONIST CONGRESS ELECTIONS
 

ARZA/Vote Reform and Reconstructionist Movement was the clear winner. Nearly 10,000 votes ahead of the nearest slate. We are the largest Zionist party in the U.S. and that was made clear and should not be taken for granted.
 
ARZA/Vote Reform increased its vote by nearly 50%, adding 10,000 new voters. That is especially impressive since we had the most votes last time. 
 
Israel is important to our Movement and our people deeply care about seeing a Jewish and democratic Israel that cares about the issues of pluralism, equality, and freedom. 
 
ARZA/Vote Reform is positioned to lead a powerful progressive bloc. Adding Mercaz (Conservative Movement) and Hatikvah (The Progressive Bloc), the block has over 54,000 votes or about 45% of the total. 

The overwhelming increase in overall voting (more than twice the vote of 5 years ago) is a very positive sign. It reflects the increased recognition by American Jews of the importance of the World Zionist Congress and the National Institutions in Israel. That is a crucial foundation to build on in the future.

The total 2020 US World Zionist Congress Election preliminary vote count is 123,629. 
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