The following person has been nominated in accordance with Article XV, Section 3 to serve as President Elect for a two year term from June 2021 – May 2023. She will automatically ascend to the Presidency in 2023. Amy Moore … Continue reading »
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For the health and safety of Mount Zion and the community in general, The Women of Mount Zion Garage Sale has been canceled for this summer. There are many places to donate your items and help those in need at … Continue reading »
Tonight, as we are in our homes once again under curfew, we are incredulously mourning the death of a 20-year-old, Daunte Wright, another Black man killed by police. Oh, we could dissect what happened and why, but the layering on … Continue reading »
During Shabbat Services on Friday, May 14, 6:00 pm, we will be honoring Larry Solomon for his 10 years serving Mount Zion. We will be preparing a short video that highlights Larry over the years at Mount Zion. Will you … Continue reading »
Dear Friends, We are delighted to announce that we have hired Abby Gore to serve as our Youth Engagement Associate beginning July 1, 2021. Abby will be graduating from from Macalester College this Spring with a BA in Religious Studies … Continue reading »
Let’s keep this going! To date, our Congregation has raised $10,403.22 towards our overall goal of $18,000 during the Neighborhood House March Food Drive through all of the Temple’s giving sites. We are more than halfway to our goal thanks … Continue reading »
This email was sent to the congregation on February 4, 2021. Dear Friends, This past High Holy Days, as we do every few years, we conducted a congregational survey. We emailed 812 Mount Zion congregants a link to the survey, … Continue reading »
Yes! Glad you asked! In lieu of sponsoring a booth this year, please consider sponsoring: Scavenger Hunt Our Purim shpiel script Prizes Mishloach Manot for Seniors All funds go to our Kibud Morim Fund, to honor and support our Religious … Continue reading »
Mishloach manot are gifts of food that are sent to family, friends and others on Purim. How does it work? Sign up through Mount Zion: we’ll match you up with another member! Make or buy items such as cookies, candy, … Continue reading »
Send Leket Israel e-Purim Cards and Support Israelis in Need “observe [the days of Purim] with…donations to the needy” (Esther 9:22). Leket Israel “rescues” surplus food and distributes it to 200 nonprofit organizations, which serve the food to approximately 175,000 … Continue reading »
Email sent to the congregation on January 7, 2021 Dear Friends, Yesterday’s chaos and insurrection ended, thank God, with calm and resilience in our nation’s Capitol Building. This morning there is reason to still be in shock, to mourn four … Continue reading »
When the Maccabees conquered the Temple in 164 BCE, they found only one cruse of oil with the unbroken seal of the high priest. It was enough to fuel the menorah for a day. As we know, and as the … Continue reading »
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