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Weekly Update: Shemini 5775

04/16/2015 11:10:43 PM



Shabbat Information

A Meat Kiddush has been co-sponsored by an anonymous donor, as well as by

Joe Trocki

in memory of his father,

Noach Ben Yosef, and in memory of his numerous family members murdered in the Shoah.


Cake has been sponsored by

Leora Walter

In celebration of National Prosthodontics Awareness Week!


Immediately following Kiddush,

Miriam Kaplan will teach her class

on Tehillim.

Shabbat Times


Candlelighting Before

7:19 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

8:22 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM


9:00 AM

Shema Before

9:34 AM


10:30 AM


6:05 PM


7:05 PM

Seudah Shelishit

7:25 PM


8:11 PM

Musical Havdalah

8:22 PM

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events


Community News

We hope you had a wonderful Pesach. As the weather is warming up, so are the happenings at Sixth Street. We are planning some exciting events, so please save the dates and read about them below!

This Shabbat we begin our Summer Schedule. Friday Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will be held at 7:00 PM until the Shabbat following Labor Day. Additionally, Rabbi Bellino will teach his Shabbat Afternoon Avot classes one hour before Mincha. a

We express our deep appreciation to our own Jeff Katz for leading an exceptionally meaningful and informative tour last night of the Museum of Jewish Heritage’s core exhibit “A Living Memorial to the Holocaust” in commemoration of Yom HaShoah.

Israel Awareness Committee: A new committee, co-chaired by Jeff Katz and Annie Watman, has been created to strengthen our synagogue's identification with the State of Israel's culture, people, challenges, and history. There will be a bi-monthly Israel Awareness Reading Group, meeting for the first time toward the end of May. The first book will be "Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel's Soul" by Daniel Gordis. To get involved, please email More details will be uploaded to the website soon.

We're proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network, founded by Rabbis Sarna & Bellino, intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.



Save the dates!

Lager BaOmer: Beer fest + Lag BaOmer on Wednesday, May 5. Last year's event was a huge success, with more than 50 beer enthusiasts in attendance and a Tribeernal judging for awards. This year we'll be featuring Israeli craft brews, six packs/growlers of your choice as the cost of admission, and a whole lot of grilled meats. More details will be sent next week in a special email, along with the list of blacklisted beers. Cheers!

Shabbat Scholar in Residence: We are pleased to announce that Rabbi Simcha Krauss, presiding arbitrator of the International Beit Din, will join us as our next Shabbat Scholar in Residence on May 15-16. Details to follow.



Classes resume on Wednesday, April 22.

Foundations will meet at 6:30 PM for Hebrew reading and continue at 7:00 PM. Thought of Maimonides will meet at 8:00 PM to continue Maimonides' Guide of the Perplexed. Course materials may be downloaded from our website.

Sat, July 4 2020 12 Tammuz 5780