Simchat Torah Service October 5th at 6:30pm

Simchat Torah service – Come Celebrate with Us – Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:30pm!

Posted by Woodstock Area Jewish Community – Congregation Shir Shalom on Sunday, September 30, 2018

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Community-wide Sukkot Celebration and Learning, Sunday Sept 23rd

Don’t forget to bring a lunch to eat in the Sukkah! Also, any pumpkins, gourds, flowers from your garden to decorate the sukkah, and root vegetables for us to donate to the Woodstock food shelf are much appreciated!

All members of the Shir Shalom community are invited to join us on September 23rd for a special Sukkot learning and…

Posted by Woodstock Area Jewish Community – Congregation Shir Shalom on Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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Schedule for the High Holidays 5779

Congregation Shir Shalom welcomes the Jewish New Year on Rosh Hashanah and observes the 10 Days of Awe.  We require no tickets or fees.  You and your family are welcome to join us.

Erev Rosh HaShanah: Sunday, September 9, 2018

6pm:  Erev Rosh HaShanah Worship followed by potluck supper

Rosh HaShanah: Monday, September 10, 2018

10am:  Rosh HaShanah Morning Worship followed by Tashlich

Kol Nidre: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

7:30pm:  Kol Nidre: Erev Yom Kippur Worship

Yom Kippur: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

10am-1:30pm:   Yom Kippur Morning Worship including Yizkor

2pm:  Meditative Hike up Mount Tom from

5:30pm:  Ne’ilah Service.  Concluding service followed by a Community Break-the-fast Potluck

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Author Tova Mirvis on July 28th

Two Events on Saturday, July 28th:
  • 10:00 am at the Norman Williams Library: The Book of Separation, a memoir which chronicles her separation from a marriage and from the Orthodox Jewish community  in which she was raised.
  • 3:00 pm at Shir Shalom: Being a Jewish Writer – What it Means to Write Fiction About the Jewish World
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