September 2012

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Elijah Covitz & Briana Labe B'nai Mitzvah 10:30 am
Elijah Covitz & Briana Labe will be called to the Bimah in honor of becoming B'nai Mitzvah with Rabbi Lobel and Cantor Felder-Levy.
Sanctuary

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Monday, September 3, 2012

Labor Day

OFFICE & ECC CLOSED

NO Hebrew School today

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Hebrew School 4:00 pm

Adult Hebrew Prayer Fluency 5:00 pm
This class is for those who can read Hebrew but want to be able to read the prayers more fluently.
Room 6

Shofar Workshlop 6:00 pm
Interested in learning to blow shofar? Adults and children are all welcome.
Chapel

Taste of Judaism 7:00 pm
This interactive class provides an introduction to Jewish perspectives on ethics and values, study, community, holidays, and spirituality.
Chapel Major

11th & 12th Grade - "Jews Around the World" 7:00 pm
Room 11 & 12

Hebrew High School 7:00 pm

HHD Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Finance Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
Room 2

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Technology Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Room 2

Friday, September 7, 2012

JFS Friendly Visitor Project
As the High Holy days approach, Shir Hadash will once again participate in the Jewish Family Service Friendly Visitor Project delivering food baskets.

Potential / New Member Dinner at Blossom Hill Park 6:00 pm
Please join Shir Hadash families in sharing a potluck Shabbat picnic dinner followed by services at 8 pm. New and Prospective members will be special guests at this event.
Blossom Hill Park

Shabbat Service 8:00 pm
Shabbat Service with Rabbis Aron and Lobel and Songleader Angela Gold. Rabbi Aron will tell a story. New Member Dinner in the park will precede the service.
Sanctuary

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Community Shabbat Service - Preparing for the High Holy Days 10:30 am
Community Shabbat Service with Rabbi Aron and Lay Cantor Rich Berlin. “Preparing for the High Holy Days – What Makes Change Possible?”
Sanctuary

Selichot

S'lichot Program - The Trial of Jacob 8:00 pm
We prepare for Slichot, the opening service of the High Holy Day season with a special program introducing the theme of judgment.
Sanctuary

S'lichot Service 10:00 pm
Held late in the evening, this service helps prepare one’s spirit for the upcoming High Holy Days.
Sanctuary

Sunday, September 9, 2012

All Faiths House Work Day
Congregation Shir Hadash is participating in the construction of the Habitat for Humanity, All Faiths House in Cupertino.
Offsite

Religious School 9:30 am

Book Group 10:45 am
Share your love of books with Jewish themes and ideas as well as your desire to discuss them with the Shir Hadash Book Group.
Library

Mother's Circle - High Holiday Highlights 12:00 pm
The Mothers Circle, a series of free programs for women of other religious backgrounds raising Jewish children within the context of intermarriage, is excited to introduce a special one-time class called High Holiday Highlights.

Monday, September 10, 2012

College Connection - "I Care Packages"
Brighten your child’s Jewish holidays while they are away at school by signing up for COLLEGE CONNECTION! September 10 is the submission deadline.

Hebrew School 4:00 pm

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Hebrew School 4:00 pm

Adult Hebrew Prayer Fluency 5:00 pm
This class is for those who can read Hebrew but want to be able to read the prayers more fluently.
Room 6

Confirmation Class 7:00 pm
Rooms 9 & 11

Taste of Judaism 7:00 pm
This interactive class provides an introduction to Jewish perspectives on ethics and values, study, community, holidays, and spirituality.
Chapel Major

Hebrew High School 7:00 pm

HHD Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Sacred Heart Church, Saratoga

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Grief During the Days of Awe 7:00 pm
The High Holy Day season can come with special challenges after the death of someone close to us. Rabbi Elliot Kukla will lead an hour-and-a-half workshop focusing on holiday-related grief experiences and on tools for coping and finding comfort during the Days of Awe.
Chapel Major

CSH Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Oneg Room

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Shir Hadash Tots 9:30 am
A program for a parent and her/his toddler, ages 1 to 3years old. Meet other parents from the Los Gatos and Shir Hadash communities who have children the same age as yours.
Room 10

Freilache Menschen Luncheon & Program 11:30 am
Learn about Improv with David Singer.
Oneg Room

Friday, September 14, 2012

Alzheimer's Family Support Group 10:00 am
Support Group for anyone trying to navigate the day-to-day difficulties of caregiving.
Room 2

Shabbat Service 8:00 pm
Shabbat Service with Rabbis Aron and Lobel and Camp Newman Songleader, Sarah Edelstein. Rabbi Lobel will speak.
Sanctuary

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Elizabeth Parker Bat Mitzvah 10:30 am
Elizabeth Parker will be called to the Bimah in honor of becoming Bat Mitzvah with Rabbi Aron and Cantor Felder-Levy.
Sanctuary

Sunday, September 16, 2012

NO Religious School

Erev Rosh Hashanah

Erev Rosh HaShanah Service 8:00 pm
Sacred Heart Church, Saratoga

Monday, September 17, 2012

Rosh Hashanah 5773

OFFICE & ECC CLOSED

NO Hebrew School today

Religious School Program - at Shir Hadash 9:30 am
On Rosh HaShanah, Monday, September 17, and Yom Kippur, Wednesday, September 26, the Religious School programs will take place at Shir Hadash at 9:30 am.
Shir Hadash

Rosh HaShanah Morning Service 10:00 am
Rosh HaSanaha Morning Service at Sacred Heart Church, Saratoga.
Sacred Heart Church, Saratoga

Rosh HaShanah Family Service 3:30 pm
These services, geared to children ages 2–6 and their families, and are free and open to the public, so please feel welcome to bring your friends.
Shir Hadash Sanctuary

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

OFFICE & ECC CLOSED

NO Hebrew School or Hebrew High today

HHD Choir Dinner & Rehearsal 6:00 pm
Shir Hadash Sanctuary

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Sisterhood Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Room 2

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Shir Hadash Tots 9:30 am
A program for a parent and her/his toddler, ages 1 to 3years old. Meet other parents from the Los Gatos and Shir Hadash communities who have children the same age as yours.
Room 10

Friday, September 21, 2012

Shabbat Shuvah Service 8:00 pm
The Shabbat between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur is called the Sabbath of Repentance, Shabbat Shuvah. It is an opportunity to make real in our behavior the aspirations we have expressed in our Rosh HaShanah prayers.
Sanctuary

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Shabbat Shuvah & Tot Shabbat at Wildwood Park - Saratoga 10:30 am
This year will be meeting at Wildwood Park in Saratoga for our outdoor Shabbat Shuvah Service.
Wildwood Park, Saratoga

Sunday, September 23, 2012

"Getting to know American Muslims and Their Faith" - Explore the World of Judaism 9:30 am
"Getting to know American Muslims and Their Faith" presented by Ameena Jandali, in the Exploring the World of Judaism series.
Oneg Room

Religious School 9:30 am

SHOC Meeting 11:30 am
Chapel

Kever Avot at Shalom Gardens 1:00 pm
A remembrance of those members of our family and community who have died, either recently or in years past, at Los Gatos Memorial Park (Shalom Garden Cemetery), 2255 Los Gatos Almaden Road, led by Rabbi Dana Magat.
Shalom Gardens

HHD Choir Rehearsal 2:00 pm
Shir Hadash Sanctuary

Monday, September 24, 2012

Hebrew School 4:00 pm

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

NO Hebrew School or Hebrew High today

Erev Yom Kippur

Kol Nidre Service 8:00 pm
Sacred Heart Church, Saratoga

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Yom Kippur

Religious School Program - at Shir Hadash 9:30 am
Yom Kippur, Wednesday, September 26, the Religious School program will take place at Shir Hadash at 9:30 am.
Shir Hadash

Yom Kippur Services 10:00 am
Beginning at 10 am at Sacred Heart Church in Saratoga, services continue all day.
Sacred Heart Church, Saratoga

Yom Kippur Family Service 3:30 pm
These services, geared to children ages 2–6 and their families, and are free and open to the public, so please feel welcome to bring your friends.
Shir Hadash Sanctuary

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Shir Hadash Tots 9:30 am
A program for a parent and her/his toddler, ages 1 to 3years old. Meet other parents from the Los Gatos and Shir Hadash communities who have children the same age as yours.
Room 10

Friday, September 28, 2012

Shabbat Service 8:00 pm
Sanctuary

Saturday, September 29, 2012

B'nai Mitzvah Family Group - Dates of B'nai Mitzvah Dec 15, 2012 to May 25, 2013 9:00 am
Second family group meeting for families with B'nai Mitzvah dates between December 15, 2012 and May 25, 2013 with Cantor Felder-Levy.
Oneg Room

Camryn Lutwak Bat Mitzvah 10:30 am
Camryn Lutwak will be called to the Bimah with Rabbi Aron and Cantor Felder-Levy.
Sanctuary

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Family Ed - Grade 4 9:30 am
Oneg Room

Religious School 9:30 am

Father's Group 10:30 am

Consecration Dinner in the Sukkah 5:30 pm
Join other Religious School families for this special Consecration Dinner in the Sukkah.
Sukkah on the Patio

Erev Sukkot

Erev Succot Service and Consecration 6:30 pm
Sanctuary