Synagogue Community News Sept 2014

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla

High Holiday Schedule:
Selichot: Saturday, September 20, 9:30 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah: Wednesday, September 24, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 25, 10:00 a.m. (youth). Thursday, September 25, 8:30 a.m. Friday, September 26, 8:30 a.m.
Tashlikh: Thursday, September 25, 6:00 p.m., West Park, Carmel.
Kol Nidre/Yom Kippur: Friday, October 3, 6:45 p.m. Saturday, October 4, 9:00 a.m. Saturday, October 4, 10:00 a.m. (youth). Saturday, October 4, 5:15 p.m.
Sukkot/Shemini Atzeret/ Simchat Torah: October 15-17.
Ongoing Events:
Yad Squad: Read seven short passages from the Torah, earn your own Torah Yad.
Judaism 101: Second and fourth Wednesday monthly 7:00-8:00 p.m. Learn prayer book Hebrew.
3D@CST: First and third Sunday, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Open to all teens over thirteen with Rabbi Sendrow.
Observant Life: The Wisdom of Conservative Judaism for Contemporary Jews: First and third Wednesday monthly, 7:15-8:30 p.m.
Save the Dates:
Shabbat Dinner: Friday, October 24.
Men’s Club, Golda’s Balcony: Saturday, October 25.
Tzadik Dinner: Saturday, December 6, honoring Iliana and Irwin Levin and Jill and Joe Ofengender.

Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation

Taste of Judaism: Tuesdays, September 16, 23 and 30, 6:00 p.m. Open to community, this free three-session exploration of Judaism: spirituality, values and people offers a modern, Reform Jewish perspective on living in today's complicated world. To register, contact IHC 317.255.6647.
Sukkot Food Truck Festival: Sunday, October 12, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The entire community is welcome to enjoy foods purchased from King David Dogs, Mac Genie, Neighborhood Pizza and Scouts Treats at IHC. Stay to hear the 65th Street Klezmorim in concert at 2:00 p.m. The concert is free!
Scholar- and Cantor-in-Residence Weekend: November 7-9. Join us for a full weekend of worship, study and song featuring Rabbi Jan Katzew, Director of Service Learning of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati and Cantor Alana Katzew, former Worship and Music Specialist at the Union for Reform Judaism. For more information contact Marcia Goldstein, 317.255.6647.

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation

We are pleased to announce that Mark Sigman has been named Etz Chaim Congregation Honoree for 2014. There will be a dinner honoring Mark for all his efforts on behalf of Etz Chaim this fall. Thank you Mark for your work on behalf of Etz Chaim.
The Sisterhood Bake Sale: September 14. Please check the website at for the times and location of this annual event.
Minyans: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. and Sundays, 9:00 a.m. The community is welcome to attend our morning minyans.
High Holiday Services are open to the community, please check our website for further information.Congregation

Beth-El Zedeck

Family Sukkot Festival and Service: Wednesday, October 8, 5:00 p.m. Join us for hayrides, bounce house, campfire, food and informal Sukkot service.

Light, Living, Laughter and Hope: Intersecting Spiritual Journeys: Saturday, November 8, 7:00 p.m., Christian Theological Seminary. Join Rabbi Sandy Sasso and Quaker songwriter Carrie Newcomer for an interfaith evening of stories and music. Part of the Spirit & Place Festival.

Judaism [Not] for Dummies: Sundays, September 28-December 14, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Join Rabbi Dennis Sasso for engaging conversations on the history, beliefs and practices of Jewish faith and tradition. Topics: video and dialogue from NPR series The Story of the Jews, The Way We Pray, The Way We Celebrate, The Way We Live, and The Way We Belong and The Values We Affirm.
Interfaith Thanksgiving Service: Tuesday November 25, 7:00 p.m. Archbishop Joseph Tobin will speak at the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service hosted by Beth-El Zedeck and sponsored by the Interfaith Hunger Initiative.

For more information on all these and other programs, visit

B’nai Torah

Service Times: We offer services every morning, afternoon and evening. Shabbat morning, services begin at 9:15 a.m. For other service times, please check our website at
Classes: B’nai Torah offers a variety of classes each week. For all of our regular weekly classes, please refer to our website.


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