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Shabbat Together Downtown Shabbat Dinner Series

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MNjcc’s Shabbat Together is a monthly series emphasizing positive, accessible and meaningful Shabbat experiences for the downtown Jewish community. Each Shabbat Together offers participatory services, blessings, dinner and interactive activities.
No Shush Shabbats serve families and individuals who have felt ‘shushed’ out of Jewish communal spaces or who have not been able to enjoy them due to a lack of accessibility. These are family-friendly, inclusive, participatory, energetic and noisy by design!
LGBTQ+ Ally Shabbats provide a welcoming space for those who identify as part of the wider Jewish LGBTQ+ community to connect in a meaningful, inclusive way during Shabbat.
Community Shabbats welcome those in the Jewish community who may experience financial or other barriers to celebrating or observing Shabbat.

Contact Cara Gold for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (416) 924-6211 x388
Generously supported by Mazon Canada and Nathens, Siegel LLP 

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No-Shush Shabbat Family Dinner

illustration of challah bread, wine cup, candles and flowersFriday May 25, 2018
Family Service at 5:30 pm, followed by a Kosher Shabbat dinner at 6:00 pm, kids programming to follow
Location: Holy Blossom Temple

All are welcome at the No Shush Intergenerational Shabbat. Come alone or with your whole family to a relaxed, playful, and accessible Shabbat experience. Individuals and families of all backgrounds and Jewish affiliations are welcome. Kosher mediterranean-themed dinner provided (gluten-free, vegetarian options available upon request). After dinner, explore multi-sensory Shabbat-related activities. Dinner is preceded by a joyful and interactive Shabbat service, led by Rabbi Noam Katz.
Services, dinner and childrens programming are free. Donations to support the event are encouraged. Register here to save your spot.

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Pop-Up Shabbat Shop

ShabbatShop webicon2Friday May 18, 2017
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Need to stock up on essentials so that you can celebrate Shabbat at home? Stop by our lobby to buy twisted challah and Shabbat treats from Grodzinski’s Bakery, grape juice, Shabbat, Havdalah and Yahrzeit candles and more!
Your purchase helps make the MNjcc’s Jewish Life and Active 55+ programs accessible for all.

 

קבלת שבת באווירה ישראלית - Israeli Kabbalat Shabbat

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מה יותר ישראלי מארוחת שישי עם חברים? בואו להתחיל את סוף השבוע באווירה אחרת. תנו לנו להכין את הארוחה ובואו לדבר, להכיר,לנוח

וליהנות מהפעלות לילדים בניחוח ישראלי,  ארוחת ערב ואפילו קצת רעש ובלגן.

6:30-8:30 pm

מבוגר:15$  ן ילדים: ללא עלות  Read more in English below

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Celebrating Shabbat in Song

an abstract painting of a person playing a violinFridays:
April 27; May 25
Refreshments: 12:30 pm, Concert and Shabbat Ceremony 1:00 - 2:30 pm

We invite you to celebrate Shabbat with us at our new Friday afternoon program. Enjoy a Jewish-themed concert, a participatory Shabbat ceremony, as well as traditional treats. Musical guest performers will include Lenka Lichtenberg, Yitzhak Argaman, Cantor Aaron Bensoussan… and more. Shabbat Shalom and Gut Shabbes!
To register, please call (416) 924-6211 x0.

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