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Shabbat Morning Service - Live Broadcast

Cannot make it to shul this Shabbat? Listen to the Shabbat morning service live from any computer! Shabbat morning services will be broadcasted live every week from 9 AM to Noon.

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Shoah Interfaith Commemorative Service

Sunday, May 1, 7:00 PM

READING OF THE MEGILLAT HASHOAH including Music and Song to Commemorate the Six Million Jews Who Perished. Guest readers include:

Guest Readers:

Ms. Lori Binder
Head of School and CEO
Gray Academy of Jewish Education

The Right Reverend
William G. Cliff, Bishop of Brandon

Mr. Lionel DeRuyver
Curriculum Consultant

The Honourable Janice Filmon
Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba

Ms. Leah Gazan
Faculty Member
University of Winnipeg

Mrs. Sandy Hyman
Chair, Interfaith Round Table

His Excellency,
Archbishop Albert LeGatt

Dr. Jeremy Maron
Canadian Museum for
Human Rights

Mrs. Nafiya Naso
Representing the Winnipeg
Yazidi Community

Mrs. Emily Shane
Child of Shoah Survivors &
former Executive Director of Jewish Child and Family Services

Mrs. Evita Smordin
Shoah Educator

Mr. Abdo (Albert) Ibrahim
El Tassi – C.M., O.M., LL.D
CEO and director of Peerless Garments

Sensei Fredrich Louis Ulrich
Former minister of the
Manitoba Buddhist Temple

Dr. Arthur Walker-Jones
Professor of Biblical Studies
University of Winnipeg

Info: 204-452-3711 |

Brought to you by Congregation Shaarey Zedek In Partnership With the Freeman Family Foundation Holocaust Education Centre of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada Inc.


Shabbat Morning Service

Most Saturday at 10:00 AM followed by Kiddush and Torah L’Chayim
Join us for a shortened, engaging and interactive Shabbat morning experience. Discover an accessible, meaningful, inspirational service that will be sustainable for future generations. The focus is on communal praying, learning and self-discovery, led by our Clergy and Ritual Team in a way you’ve never seen them before! Try it and tell us what you think!







Yoga with a Jewish Twist with Patricia Kovnats

Shabbat Mornings from 10:00 o 11:30 AM on April 30 (Note: These dates coincide with Kids Fun and Games with Gabi Kneller.)

You are invited to join our popular new Shabbat program where you will be supported in connecting with your body, mind and spirit. Stretch and strengthen your physical and spiritual muscles as you learn yoga postures and basic meditation techniques in this exciting class infused with Jewish prayer and teachings. Each class will include movement and meditation linked to Jewish teachings and will end with a guided relaxation. Students with and without yoga experience are welcome. Adults of all ages and teens 13+ are welcome, including all shapes, sizes and levels of ability. Chesed, loving-kindness, will provide the foundational attitude to practice. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. After class, we welcome you to join the remainder of the Shabbat morning service and/or the Kiddush. You are also invited to attend Torah L’Chayim (Torah Study) at 12:45 PM led by Chazzan Anibal Mass.

Registration: 204-452-3711 | | Free | Walk-ins Welcome

About the Facilitator

Patricia loves teaching! She has been a certified yoga instructor for seventeen years and also teaches MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction). By day, Patricia works as a Mental Health Clinician. Her graduate work focused on using yoga and meditation as adjunct therapies in mental health service delivery. She is whole hearted in her belief in the value of these practices in promoting personal growth and healing. Patricia looks forward to sharing these practices with you in a Jewish context.


Shabbat Fun and Games with Gabi Kneller!

Shabbat Mornings from 9:45 to 11:45 AM on April 30

Come and enjoy Shabbat friendly crafts, games, activities, music and singing. Note: These dates coincide with Yoga with a Jewish Twist.

info: 204-452-3711 | | Free | Walk-ins Welcome


Family Service with Leslie Emery

Returning this fall!


Minyan Services

•  Monday to Thursday — 7:30 AM, 6:00 PM
•  Friday — 7:30 AM / Kabbalat Shabbat Service — 5:30 PM

•  Shabbat Morning 90-Minute Service 10:00 AM, 6:00 PM - Click here for information.
•  Sundays — 9:00 AM, 6:00 PM
•  Exception: Pesach Day 2, Saturday, April 23, 5:30 PM

Praying together at daily services can be very uplifting and rewarding. People who are saying kaddish or have yahrzeits for loved ones are appreciative of the support of our daily Minyan. Please help out by joining us once or twice a week ... and bring a friend! If you have any questions about this service, call Bill Weissmann, Shammes, at 204-452-3711 x456 or email

Torah L'Chayim  

Torah L'Chayim
With Chazzan Aníbal Mass

Every Shabbat following Kiddush luncheon

This study group covers a range of topics associated with the Torah portion of the week, quoting from a wide variety of Kabbalistic, Rabbinic and modern sources, in a way that even a beginner will be able to gain a clear understanding. Each weekly lesson will feature a free English/Hebrew guide, with commentaries and study questions for you to take home.

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Family Friendly Sanctuary

Our sanctuary is more family friendly than ever! In addition to our friendly and welcoming ushers, a play area with toys is now located at the back of the sanctuary, complete with plush Torahs, picnic tables and Shabbat themed books. Children are welcomed to the bimah to participate during the service! Give us a try this Shabbat!



Yizkor is recited during the following Services:

Pesach Day 8 Shabbat, April 30, 2016 Service 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM Yizkor

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