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TEMPLE SHIR TIKVA

High Holy Day Highlights 5781 - 2020

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Welcome to Temple Shir Tikva

COVID-19 Update: Our building is temporarily closed but our virtual doors are open. Please connect with us via Live Stream, on Social Media or Email.

We are a growing, thriving synagogue community in Wayland, Massachusetts. Although our physical space is closed, our clergy, staff, members and their families are staying safe at home and connecting in unique ways. Our services are broadcast live on our website, as well as on Facebook and YouTube. Join us for Simchat Shabbat every Friday evening at 6:15 pm and early morning Shacharit services at 8:30 am each Saturday morning. We encourage you to join us on Facebook for Welcoming Shabbat Meditation every Friday at 5:30 pm and if you have younger children at home, our Friday morning ELC Tot Shabbat at 10:15 am. Teachers in our Religious School and Early Learning Center are providing remote learning resources to our young people and adults are holding meetings, virtual happy hours and other social activities via videoconferencing technology. Please join our community via Live Stream, Facebook & YouTube each Shabbat. We look forward to being in each others’ physical presence sometime soon.

 

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Make TST Your Home

Temple Shir Tikva is an inclusive, welcoming and growing community dedicated to making Judaism relevant in the 21st Century. With three active clergy members, we are a home for all our members to meet their learning and spiritual needs. Our vibrant educational programs are first-class, with an exceptionally well respected Early Learning Center, a fully inclusive religious school and teen program, and a robust adult education program. 

 Upcoming Events

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  • Wednesday ,
    OctOctober  28 , 2020
     
     
    Hineini (3-6 Learning)

    Wednesday, Oct 28th 2:30p to 5:30p
    Hineini, our K-6 Learning program, creates space for learners to build community, learn about themselves by exploring middot (character traits) and feel inspired to take action in the world. Read more here: https://www.shirtikva.org/religious_school Schedule: 2:30-3:30pm- Hineini Hebrew Headquarters (HHQ) groups for grades 3-6 3:30-5:30- Hineini Jewish Journey (HJJ) groups for grades 3-6 with an optional mid-session break or spirituality offering All Zoom links are in the Google Sheet Schedule shared over email.

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  • Wednesday ,
    OctOctober  28 , 2020
     
     
    AISH (7-12 Learning)

    Wednesday, Oct 28th 6:00p to 8:00p
    AISH, 7-12 learning program is part of our larger TSTeen program. AISH offers teens the opportunity to create community, learn with peers and teachers who care about them, and choose topics that are meaningful and relevant in their lives. Read about TSTeens here: https://www.shirtikva.org/tsteens All Zoom links are in the Google Sheet Schedule shared over email.

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  • Thursday ,
    OctOctober  29 , 2020
     
     
    The Prophets, with Rabbi Jordi

    Thursday, Oct 29th 11:30a to 12:30p
    What is a prophet, and what is prophecy? Who were the biblical prophets—and do we still have prophets today? Join me as we read deeply together of those who our biblical literature describes as prophets, and we will see if we can reach our own conclusions about the nature of prophecy.

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  • Thursday ,
    OctOctober  29 , 2020
     
     
    Grades 5+6 Bi-Monthly Social Program

    Thursday, Oct 29th 4:00p to 4:45p

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  • Thursday ,
    OctOctober  29 , 2020
     
     
    Exploring Jewish Spirituality - Zoom

    Thursday, Oct 29th 7:00p to 8:30p
    This course will continue will continue to explore the many dimensions and flavors of Jewish spirituality through a dance between the scholarly and the experiential, the theoretical and the practical. We will look at key texts, themes, and ideas while also making time for group contemplative practice together each class. Some topics we will investigate together include Jewish vs. Global Spiritualities, the relationship of Kabbalah to Mussar traditions, Nature and the Natural Sciences in Jewish Spirituality, and the role of the Imagination in Jewish Mysticism. Taught by Nathan Fisher.

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  • Friday ,
    OctOctober  30 , 2020
     
     
    Madrichim Activity Fridays

    Friday, Oct 30th 3:45p to 4:15p
    A weekly activity led by Madrichim for you, our Hineini students!

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  • Friday ,
    OctOctober  30 , 2020
     
     
    Shabbat Meditation - Facebook and Zoom

    Friday, Oct 30th 5:15p to 6:15p
    In preparation for Shabbat each week, we will explore and practice both indigenous Jewish meditation as well as "Mindfulness" and other practices adapted from other traditions with a variety of leaders. No registration necessary.

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  • Friday ,
    OctOctober  30 , 2020
     
     
    Simchat Shabbat Service - Live Stream

    Friday, Oct 30th 6:15p to 7:15p
    Our weekly Simchat Shabbat Service begins at 6:15 p.m.

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  • Saturday ,
    OctOctober  31 , 2020
     
     
    Early Shabbat Morning Service - Live Stream

    Shabbat, Oct 31st 8:30a to 9:30a
    All are welcome to our traditional style, Shabbat morning minyan.

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  • Saturday ,
    OctOctober  31 , 2020
     
     
    Shabbat Morning Torah Study - Zoom

    Shabbat, Oct 31st 9:30a to 10:30a
    Please join us for this one-hour, focused discussion of the weekly Torah portion, led by our clergy. Conversation is high level and very participatory. All backgrounds and experience levels welcome.

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Wed, October 28 2020 10 Cheshvan 5781