A prayer you may wish to recite before your meal. For anyone who is alone, I invite you to call someone to read it together. – Rabbi Adam Stock Spilker MODIM ANACHNU LACH – We are Grateful to You We … Continue reading »
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Sign up by December 1 for our Chanukah Buddy Program! Mount Zion will match individuals/families. Then you can make or buy items such as crafts, baked goods, small trinkets, and deliver them in a safe way to help light up … Continue reading »
Our committee is in the middle of the Tzedek Summer 2020 and have held more than 50 conversations with members of Mount Zion. We are all enjoying the formation of new relationships and the strengthening of old relationships. One of … Continue reading »
We are committed to helping you connect to online services. On Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, if you need help troubleshooting any technology issues, we will have a team of “On-Call Shamashim,” people you can contact for help. Simply call … Continue reading »
Best of Israel 2.0 Trip An Eclectic, Active, Insider Tour crafted by Rabbi Spilker A Rare Opportunity Mount Zion Trip – November 1-10, 2021 For folks who have been to Israel before and those who want an unconventional tour. Learn … Continue reading »
In recent months, the Tzedek Committee has begun working with Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light (MNIPL) to develop a Climate Justice Action Plan, part of a broader process that will enable Mount Zion to become a Climate Justice Congregation. The … Continue reading »
לֹ֥א תוּכַ֖ל לְהִתְעַלֵּֽם׃ “You shall not hide yourself.” – Deuteronomy 22:3 In pursuit of showing up with our full selves, the Tzedek Committee is conducting a campaign based on sharing stories and building relationships both within Mount Zion Temple and … Continue reading »
This email was sent to the congregation on June 1. Dear Friends, I pray that this letter finds you managing this time as best you can. Yet none of us knows how to manage this time. There is such pain … Continue reading »
The Golem (1915) (YouTube) Fiddler on the Roof (1971) (Prime) The Counterfeiters (2007) (Available for purchase on multiple platforms) Hester Street (1975) (Fandor and iTunes) Ida (2013) (Available for purchase on multiple platforms) Fill the Void (2012) (Available for purchase … Continue reading »
Dear fellow Mount Zion members, Every June, for almost two decades, our congregation has participated in “Project Home” by creating a month-long family homeless shelter within our walls. Our community has hosted about 20 adults and children who are temporarily … Continue reading »
Thank you, Cantor Spilker, for that introduction and thank you all for being here tonight. It is an honor to be speaking during this Shabbat as we recognize Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month. I first want to take … Continue reading »
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