Synagogue Upcoming Events

Youth Programming

Mini Minyan
Taught by: Deborah Mintz
Saturday mornings at 10:30 am
April 30
May 7 & 28


Tot Shabbat
Taught by: Meryl Zimmerman
Saturday mornings at 10:30 am
April 30
May 7 & 28


Junior Congregation
Taught by: Deborah Mintz
Saturday mornings at 10:30 am
May 21


Adult Programming


Siddur  Hebrew: What are we saying when we pray?

Wednesday, April 27th
7:30 pm
Shir Chadash

Our siddur (prayer book) provides translations, but what do the actual words of our prayer text mean? Join Director of Educational Programming Deborah Mintz for a study of key vocabulary andshoreshim  (linguistic roots), and gain a deeper understanding of Hebrew prayer texts.


Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, May 3rd
11:00 am Class
12:00 pm Lunch

Program is free and open to the public


Mindfulness Meditation

With Deena Gerber & Laura Kulick
Thursday, May 5th, 7:30 pm
Shir Chadash

This is a group for anyone interested in learning and practicing
meditation in a supportive, Jewish community. Whether you have never meditated before or already have a daily practice of your own, we hope you will join us! We will practice focused and mindfulness meditation, and discuss Eastern philosophy as it can relate to our Jewish context.

Classes continue on the following days:  May 19



Uptown Beit Midrash

Monday, May 16th
7:30 pm, Uptown JCC

Shir Chadash brings adult learning Uptown! Join Rabbi Ethan Linden and  Deborah Mintz for monthly sessions of text study in the style of the traditional beit midrash, or house of study. We will employ both group and chevruta (partner) learning, diving into our sacred texts such as Tanach, Midrash, and Talmud, as well as contemporary texts.  All levels of learning welcome.


 Synagogue Events


Uptown Shabbat & Potluck

Friday, May 20th
6:30 pm
at the home of Mia Bagneris, 1426 Clouet

Please bring a vegetarian dish to share. We will provide the wine, challah and dessert.


Shir Chadash in the Berkshires

A Fundraiser honoring Rabbi Ethan, Liba, Adin, Yona and Liav

Sunday, June 5th
4:00 – 7:00 pm
Shir Chadash

A camp-themed event with food, musical entertainment, shared memories, and more.

Join the Shir Chadash family for a FUNtastic event to bid l’hitraot and good luck to the Linden family as they start their new journey.

Please contact  Laura Fuhrman or  Sylvia Finger to volunteer to help.