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Congregation Shir Shalom

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4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States

February 2019

A Cantorial Concert – Honoring the Memory of Cantor Susan Wehle and Flight #3407

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Sing a New Song Unto God A Cantorial Concert Honoring the Memory of Cantor Susan Wehle and Flight #3407 Featuring area Cantors, Musicians & Special Guests from the community. A dessert reception will follow the concert. RSVP requested to Shir Shalom at 716.688.8877 This concert is sponsored by Diane & David Safir and Family

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February Tot Shabbat

February 15 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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PJ Library Buffalo is ready for the sixth Tot Shabbat Hop of 5779!  Bring your family for our special craft, listen to a story, and welcome in Shabbat. Many thanks to our host of the month, Congregation Shir Shalom! RSVP + Questions: Please email Nicole

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May 2019

Poetry Evening

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Come and share a poem or memory in memory of Cantor Susan Wehle & all of the victims of Flight 3407. This will be an evening of healing and hope, moving forward 10 years after. Oneg will follow the program. Featured Readers: Gunilla Kester Perry Nicholas Gary Earl Ross Sheldon Soman Guitar Players: Max Goldhirsch Gunilla Kester Sheldon Soman Free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact Gunilla Kester at 716-689-1592 or gunilla@thekesters.net

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June 2019

Suburban and City Jews: Creativity and Place Making in Greater Buffalo

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Congregation Shir Shalom Ann Bernstein Memorial Shabbat Speaker Series presents: "Suburban and City Jews: Creativity and Place Making in Greater Buffalo" Presentation given by Chana Kotzin PhD 12:00 PM - Luncheon 1:00 PM - Presentation Come and hear how generations of Jewish Buffalonians have positively impacted the greater Buffalo area including the realms of medicine, business, the arts and much more. Chana Kotzin was born and raised in Great Britain.  Since 2007, she has been the Director, Archivist and Historian…

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Author Cantor Barbara Ostfeld- Catbird: The Ballad of Barbi Prim

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Barbara Ostfeld is the first ordained woman cantor in Jewish history. She served congregations in New York from 1975 to 2002 and then spent ten years working for the American Conference of Cantors. In Catbird: The Ballad of Barbi Prim, the world meets an insightful 8-year-old who has already taken a few steps towards becoming a pioneer- and a shadow of her quirky self. Like so many daughters she becomes corroded-even literally-by the idea that, because she can’t be pretty,…

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July 2019

Guest Speaker: Barbara Ostfeld at CSS

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Congregation Shir Shalom's Erev Shabbat Service under the tent with Guest Speaker Barbara Ostfeld, the first female Cantor in Judaism. Barbara will discuss her life story and her new autobiography: CATBIRD: The Ballad of Barbi Prim Copies of her book will be available for sale and signing.

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August 2019

Youth Group Darien Lake Trip

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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8th - 12th graders are invited to join the Congregation Shir Shalom youth group on a trip to Darien Lake. Cost: $22/teen includes bus transportation and Darien Lake Entrance (Credit card payment options available through CSS.  Financial Assistance available if needed - contact Einav at 716-574-6016) Chaperones: Shiri Kester, Einav Symons and Nicholas Utz RSVP by August 13 to shirikes@buffalo.edu or 716-430-3591 (call or text)  SPACE IS LIMITED! A joint program of Congregation Shir Shalom, the Jewish Community Center and…

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September 2019

Limmud Buffalo: Hebrew for Beginners (Adults)

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Limmud is an enrichment opportunity for children, teens and adults to engage in exciting Jewish learning!  Space is limited.  Open to the whole community. Join Nurit Weiner for a crash course in Hebrew for beginners.  Aleph-Bet, vowels, decoding and some vocabulary will be introduced.  This is a great opportunity for Shir Shalom-Gesher parents to learn along with their children! Course runs September 17 - December 10, 2019 Cost: $60 for 9 sessions Click Here for Registration Information

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Community S’lichot Service

September 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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S'lichot: A Wakeup Call to Forgiveness Community Study Rabbi Jonathan Freirich, Temple Beth Zion Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein, Congregation Shir Shalom Rabbi Moshe Silberschein, Temple Beth Tzedek Community S'lichot Cantor Arlene Frank, Congregation Shir Shalom Cantor Irwin Gelman, Congregation Beth Abraham Cantor Penny Myers, Temple Beth Zion Cantor Mark Spindler, Temple Beth Tzedek Schedule 8:30 PM     Light Refreshments 9:00 PM     Havdallah 9:15 PM     Community Study 10:00 PM    S'lichot Service For more information: shirshalombuffalo.org  

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Limmud Buffalo: Hebrew for Beginners (Adults)

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Limmud is an enrichment opportunity for children, teens and adults to engage in exciting Jewish learning!  Space is limited.  Open to the whole community. Join Nurit Weiner for a crash course in Hebrew for beginners.  Aleph-Bet, vowels, decoding and some vocabulary will be introduced.  This is a great opportunity for Shir Shalom-Gesher parents to learn along with their children! Course runs September 17 - December 10, 2019 Cost: $60 for 9 sessions Click Here for Registration Information

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October 2019

FJP 108th Annual Meeting

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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The community is invited to attend the 108th Annual Meeting of the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies. Come and hear 5 Donor Dreams and their Stories! Dessert Reception to follow - dietary laws followed. Please RSVP by October 7 to Nancy: nancy@jewishphilanthropies.org  

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Buffalo Corner Reading Series

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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October 17, 2019 Featured Poets: Ansie Baird and Gunilla Kester November 21, 2019 Featured Poets: Irene Sipos and David Landrey Five open readers. This event is open to the community. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

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Limmud Buffalo: Hebrew for Beginners (Adults)

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Limmud is an enrichment opportunity for children, teens and adults to engage in exciting Jewish learning!  Space is limited.  Open to the whole community. Join Nurit Weiner for a crash course in Hebrew for beginners.  Aleph-Bet, vowels, decoding and some vocabulary will be introduced.  This is a great opportunity for Shir Shalom-Gesher parents to learn along with their children! Course runs September 17 - December 10, 2019 Cost: $60 for 9 sessions Click Here for Registration Information

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November 2019

Limmud Buffalo: Hebrew for Beginners (Adults)

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Limmud is an enrichment opportunity for children, teens and adults to engage in exciting Jewish learning!  Space is limited.  Open to the whole community. Join Nurit Weiner for a crash course in Hebrew for beginners.  Aleph-Bet, vowels, decoding and some vocabulary will be introduced.  This is a great opportunity for Shir Shalom-Gesher parents to learn along with their children! Course runs September 17 - December 10, 2019 Cost: $60 for 9 sessions Click Here for Registration Information

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Limmud Buffalo: Hebrew for Beginners (Adults)

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Limmud is an enrichment opportunity for children, teens and adults to engage in exciting Jewish learning!  Space is limited.  Open to the whole community. Join Nurit Weiner for a crash course in Hebrew for beginners.  Aleph-Bet, vowels, decoding and some vocabulary will be introduced.  This is a great opportunity for Shir Shalom-Gesher parents to learn along with their children! Course runs September 17 - December 10, 2019 Cost: $60 for 9 sessions Click Here for Registration Information

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Limmud Buffalo: Hebrew for Beginners (Adults)

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Limmud is an enrichment opportunity for children, teens and adults to engage in exciting Jewish learning!  Space is limited.  Open to the whole community. Join Nurit Weiner for a crash course in Hebrew for beginners.  Aleph-Bet, vowels, decoding and some vocabulary will be introduced.  This is a great opportunity for Shir Shalom-Gesher parents to learn along with their children! Course runs September 17 - December 10, 2019 Cost: $60 for 9 sessions Click Here for Registration Information

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Buffalo Corner Reading Series

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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October 17, 2019 Featured Poets: Ansie Baird and Gunilla Kester November 21, 2019 Featured Poets: Irene Sipos and David Landrey Five open readers. This event is open to the community. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

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Limmud Buffalo: Hebrew for Beginners (Adults)

November 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Limmud is an enrichment opportunity for children, teens and adults to engage in exciting Jewish learning!  Space is limited.  Open to the whole community. Join Nurit Weiner for a crash course in Hebrew for beginners.  Aleph-Bet, vowels, decoding and some vocabulary will be introduced.  This is a great opportunity for Shir Shalom-Gesher parents to learn along with their children! Course runs September 17 - December 10, 2019 Cost: $60 for 9 sessions Click Here for Registration Information

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December 2019

Limmud Buffalo: Hebrew for Beginners (Adults)

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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Limmud is an enrichment opportunity for children, teens and adults to engage in exciting Jewish learning!  Space is limited.  Open to the whole community. Join Nurit Weiner for a crash course in Hebrew for beginners.  Aleph-Bet, vowels, decoding and some vocabulary will be introduced.  This is a great opportunity for Shir Shalom-Gesher parents to learn along with their children! Course runs September 17 - December 10, 2019 Cost: $60 for 9 sessions Click Here for Registration Information

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