SPECIAL FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SERVICES IN MAY & JUNE
Tot Shabbat Experience
On Friday June 7 at 5:00 pm and continuing on the first Friday of each month throughout the year a short Tot Shabbat program will proceed the family pot luck dinner. The program is designed for pre-school aged children (under five years old) and their parents or grandparents. Rabbi Gottlieb will lead the children in songs and prayers. The rabbi will play guitar with the children accompanying her with shakers and tambourines. The program will include the rabbi reading a story, the lighting of Shabbat candles and blessings over wine and challah. The schedule for the first Friday night of each month:
5:00 – Tot Shabbat Experience
5:30 – Family Pot-Luck Dinner
6:30 – Family Service
Shabbat B’Yachad (Shabbat Together): Saturday, June 1st, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.
Take this opportunity to participate in Temple Beth David’s first Shabbat B’Yachad service.
Beginning in September 2013, this creative Shabbat morning format will be continued once a month.
The format for the June 1st service will be:
9:30-10:30 Beginning B’Yachad (Beginning Together)
Lively music from the opening blessings for Shabbat morning led by Howard Worona
Learning from the liturgy – A discussion led by Rabbi Emma Gottlieb
10:30-11:30 Shabbat BiSh’vi-li (Shabbat for Myself) – Choose from optional programs
Tzmicha L’tova (Growing for Good) Our Scholar-in-Residence, Leora Mallach, will facilitate a participatory program for all ages on a community approach to promoting sustainability
Spiritual Meditation led by Suzie Rosenwasser
Ask the Rabbi: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know about Judaism but wereafraid to Ask (w/ Rabbi Gottlieb)
11:30-12:00 Back B’Yachad (Back Together)
Creative Torah service
Aleinu and Mourners Kaddish
Conclude with lively music led by Howard Worona
The Shabbat B’Yachad service will be followed by a Kiddush luncheon.
Please invite your friends, neighbors and family to attend this exciting Shabbat experience.
Prozdor Shabbat – Friday, June 7th at 6:30 pm.
As part of the family service, recent Prozdor graduates (graduation is June 2) will share theirexperiences and what they have learned from their participation in the Prozdor program. Prozdor is theHebrew high school program of Hebrew College in Newton. The Prozdor program is open to members of Reform, Conservative and Orthodox congregations in the Boston area.
Tikkun Shabbat Saturday morning program – May 25/June 29
The Tikkun Shabbat Saturday morning program includes a full hour of study of the weekly Torah portion in English followed by reading or chanting of the portion studied. The format of the Tikkun Shabbat service:
10:00 am Singing, reading and meditation from the Shabbat liturgy
10:15 – 11:15 Study of weekly Torah portion
11:15 – 11:45 Chanting or reading the Torah portion studied
11:45 – 12 pm Prayer for healing, Aleinu and Mourners Kaddish
12 pm Kiddush