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Hamonton, a Purim Shpiel

Thursday, February 25, 6:30 PM on Zoom!

“Hamanton! ”a Purim shpiel extroardinaire based on the music of “Hamilton! Musical direction by Cyrise Beatty Schachter, Lyrics by Cyrise Schachter and Richard Seidman, and a wild cast of characters including Devorah Zaslow, Richard Seidman, Jessica and Ava Monarch, Elijah Rimes, Robert Bielejeski, Ken Sargent, and Ahri Golden.

We will be on Zoom this year and after some fun Purim songs by Reb David, Morah Cyrise and Deborah-Miriam Leff, we will be screening the video of Hamonton from last year’s shpiel!

Don your favorite costumes and bring the whole family to laugh, to boo, to cheer, and sing along!

Passover 2021 Sunday, March 28 at 5:30 PM Zooming out of Mitzrayim!

Join Rabbi David and Devorah in their home for a special second night seder on Zoom from their dining room table all decked out for Pesach.
Have a piece of matzah, a glass of grape juice or wine, an egg, charoset, and horseradish ready (if you can) and you can participate from your own home. Write to Ayala@ashlandhavurah.org for the Zoom link.

Talmud + with Rabbi Emanuel Ben David

New Class Offering: Talmud +

starting January 7, every Thursday at 12:00 Noon

co-sponsored by Temple Emek Shalom and Havurah Shir Hadash. 

In this class we will uncover gems in the broadest sense of Torah, that includes all parts of the Tanakh (Bible), as well as our oral Torah (Talmud, legends, Halakha and midrash). Each week we’ll try to acquire the tools that help us study our Jewish tradition with a focus on our yearly holiday cycle. Wherever possible, the original text in Hebrew will be presented, followed by the English translation. Each reading will be followed by a short discussion, to enhance the understanding of what we just read. The reference material that will be presented and used during the classes will be available here for you to download or review online at your convenience.

Roast of Aging!

Join Rabbi David and Devorah, Donna Zerner and David & Lisa Koch for a hilarious of comedy and song! Saturday, May 9 at 7:00 PM. Enjoy wine, cocktails and appetizers and lots of laughter! $85 per person. Register today! All proceeds support the Havurah Synagogue.

Live Streaming Shabbaton

We invite you to join our very first live-streaming Shabbaton with Rabbi Rachel Barenblat and Rabbi David Markus, celebrating spiritual connectivity in the legacy of Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi (1924-2014), pathfinder and futurist for Jewish spirituality in the emerging digital age. REGISTRATION CLOSES JUNE 12, 2PM PT.

Register Here

Services & Classes via Zoom Live Streaming

We are offering a wide array of services and classes via Zoom. Please check our calendar for the most updated schedule. If you wish to be added to our Announcements please click on CONTACT above. Our Zoom links are in the announcements.

Hebrew Classes

Intermediate Class with Ayala Zonnenschein, American Israeli,  for those who would like to become more fluent readers, learn Hebrew roots and gain vocabulary.

Class meets on Mondays from 2-3:30 PM. $30 donation for each 4 week block for non-members, $25 for members. Classes are ongoing and open to new students.

Advanced Beginner’s Hebrew Class for those who know the Aleph Bet and would like to improve fluency as well as learn some vocabulary is ongoing, Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 AM.  

Beginner’s Hebrew Class now forming to begin in March 2021. For those who wish to learn to read and write Hebrew. Day of the week and time TBD.

Call Ayala at 541-292-0805 for more info or contact via email at ayala@ashlandhavurah.org.