Friday, July 16 2021 | 7 Av 5781
In response to COVID-19, we're proceeding with a step-by-step re-entry into our building. Read our building updatevisit our website to connect from home.
Shabbat Devarim

Friday, July 16
Shir L'Shabbat
6 pm on Live Stream and Facebook Live
Song and celebration with Adath clergy.
Saturday, July 17
Shabbat Morning Services
10 am, join on Zoom 

Service includes tastes of Torah & Haftarah readings, Kaddish, virtual kiddush to follow.
One-click: Come to Shul! 
Join by phone:  +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 937 3687 3987
Passwords: 0493633 (for phone dial in), Challah (for Zoom)
Trouble joining us on Zoom? We will also be on Adath’s Live Stream

Shabbat Morning Speaker - Jack Gruenberg
Connect from Home
Tisha B'Av Services
Saturday, July 17 • 9:15 PM • With Adath Jeshurun, Temple of Aaron, Bet Shalom, Beth Jacob, Mayim Rabim, Mount Zion, Sharei Chesed & Temple Israel • on Zoom

All are welcome to join us as together we recall the destruction of the ancient Temple in Jerusalem.
Tisha B’Av recalls the gratuitous hatred- sinat chinam - that existed between Jews during the Roman period. Having a combined service of congregations from diverse movements represents our aspirations to create gratuitous love - ahavat chinam.
Virtual Daily Minyan
Monday-Thursday, 7:20 am & 5:45 pm • Friday, 7:20 am • Sunday, 9:30 am & 5:45 pm • Join by Zoom Prefer to dial in?
See website 
ECJFE - Early Childhood Jewish Family Education
Sundays, July 18-Aug 22 • 10:30-11:30 am at Adath • Free • Details & Registration

Join this in-person and outdoor parent/child infant and toddler class for connection, reflection, and support from your Adath community. This hour-long class will provide discussion around child development, parenting and more with a licensed parenting educator from Hopkins Public Schools’ Early Childhood programs. All siblings are welcome, and on-site childcare will be provided. Located on the shady grass of Adath's Gan Shelanu Preschool and playground.
Tuesday Torah
With Susie Chalom 
• Tuesday, July 20 • 12 pm • Join by Zoom 
Join Adath clergy, staff and guest teachers via Zoom from your computer or phone as we study together the weekly parasha (Torah portion). 
Weekly Talmud Study
With Don Masler • Wednesdays • 8:30 am • RSVP to
Begin or continue studying Talmud in English translation on Zoom.
RenewalResilience, Hope: Jewish Responses
Summertime Jewish Learning Across the Twin Cities • With Hineni • on Zoom • View details for sessions
As a community, we have a rich tradition that can help us navigate troubling times – from personal hardships, to communal tragedy, to global calamity. This summer, nine members of our local clergy, through texts ancient and modern, will explore some of these responses. All classes are FREE and open to anyone. Drop in for one session or come to all of them! No registration required.
Save the Date
Atid: Welcome Back & Big Tent Trivia
Tuesday, August 3 • 7-9 pm • under Adath's Tent • Free
Join Atiders under Adath's big tent for a night of wine, cheese and live trivia! Reconnect with old friends, meet new people and get ready to test your knowledge! Questions? Contact Anna at
Our Greater Community

Hadassah Minneapolis Presents Steve Simon, Secretary of State 

On Tuesday, July 20, at 7 p.m. via Zoom, Hadassah Minneapolis will present Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State, who will address current voting issues and redistricting procedures. With these changing times, we need to be as informed as possible about these issues. As with all Hadassah programs, this event will be nonpartisan. Registration deadline is July 18.  The event fee is $10 with donations welcome. To view the flyer, click here. To register, click here.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
With JFCS • Tuesdays, July 27-August 31, 10-11:30 am  • Register by July 20

The class is designed to provide you with a wealth of self-care tools that will help you take care of yourself while taking care of others.
With Rimon • Monday, Aug 2, 6 pm • Get tickets by July 21

Eight accomplished artists will take the stage outdoors at the ninth annual P’Chotchka, a fast-paced evening of art, food, and ideas, produced by Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council. 
School Year 2020-2021

Gan Shelanu Preschool
Gan Shelanu Preschool registration for the 2021-2022 school year has begun! Visit our website for details and online registrationFor questions, please contact Gan Director, Janice Schachtman at

We are excited that Julie Ziessman will be Gan Shelanu's new director following Janice Schachtman's retirement at the end of this school year. Learn more.

Camp Mishpacha
About Camp • View brochure and registration form • Register online

Camp Mishpacha is underway for a great summer of fun, friends and learning!

B'Yachad & Beyond!
We’ve listened to you and the needs of your families and have developed a meaningful educational and bonding opportunity for our Kindergartners and 1st graders. B’Yachad & Beyond is a warm and inclusive environment. We welcome families of all backgrounds to enrich their Jewish journey and build engaging connections with each other. B’Yachad & Beyond 2021-2022 is scheduled to meet Sundays 9:30-11:30 am in person at Adath. Learn more .

Junior Congregation - How Torah Comes Alive!
We've had our last Junior Congregation of the school year. Join us again in September. Questions? contact Sue at


We've had our last session of SMP for this school year. If you have questions about SMP or registration for the 2021–2022 school year, please contact Risa Kessler at

If you have questions about TEN@Adath for the 2021-2022 school year contact Sue Shrell Leon

Teen Educational Network at Adath:
9th grade ClassBig questions on theology, leadership and life - with Hazzan Dulkin
10th grade Class: Confirmation - Getting Beyond your Jewish ABCs: Power, Privelege and Responsibility in a Changing World - with Rabbi Weininger
11th - 12th grade Class: Mussar and Middot (developing soul/character traits) - with Rabbi Kravitz

Check Registration off Your To-Do List
We’re still open for registration for the 2021-2022 school year and we can’t wait to welcome your family! We’re accepting registration for all students, grades 2-8. Click here to register your child.

Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School
Begin your Heilicher journey today. Contact Louise Schoenberger at to learn more or visit

Weekly Torah Portion: Devarim

Every week, JTS (Jewish Theological Seminary) posts new commentaries created by their faculty, students and staff. Learn more at

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