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All services and classes are online. Go to the updated MEDIA option on the taskbar above for information about accessing YouTube (including new Playlists) and Zoom events (including the required Zoom Access Request Form). See below for the events listing, or go to the Calendar link above for details about all worship services, classes, meetings, etc.

We pray that you all stay safe during the pandemic. As this continues to be a fluid situation, we will continue to update you on the website, by email, and phone calls. Please know that we may be staying at home, but we are still here for you. Let us know if we can help you in any way.

Rabbi Jana's most recent Blog post is from 6/1/20. READ THE BLOG HERE.

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All Events
  • Wednesday ,
    JunJune  10 , 2020
     
     
    Hebrew Comic Book Club

    Wednesday, Jun 10th 1:30p to 2:30p
    Read the comic book adventures of "Og the Terrible" ("Og HaRasha"). The comic books in the series are a fun introduction to Prayerbook and synagogue Hebrew. Rabbi Jana will lead the Comic Book Club and include fun ways to read, understand and remember the vocabulary. Basic familiarity with the aleph-bet is helpful. All materials will be provided. No fee to attend. Club meets on Zoom. Invite friends or family wherever they live. Sign up to have access information sent to you for the BZ Hebrew Club Zoom Room.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    JunJune  10 , 2020
     
     
    Prayerbook Hebrew (Zoom Class)

    Wednesday, Jun 10th 5:30p to 6:30p
    PRAYERBOOK HEBREW WILL BEGIN AGAIN JUNE 3 Learn the basics of reading and understanding the prayers and blessings that we do in Hebrew. Rabbi Jana will post videos, flash cards, and other helpful tools to make learning easy. We will meet Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 on Zoom. Use the form to sign up for the Zoom access. This class is a foundation for any Hebrew learning: Biblical, Conversational, or Liturgical.

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  • Thursday ,
    JunJune  11 , 2020
     
     
    Biblical Hebrew (Zoom Class)

    Thursday, Jun 11th 5:30p to 6:30p
    BIBLICAL HEBREW WILL RESUME JUNE 4 Biblical Hebrew classes will resume on Zoom. Please use the form to sign up to receive the access information. Learn the vocabulary and grammar to be able to read Hebrew Scriptures. The lessons also teach the core elements to being able to read any Hebrew. Contact Rabbi Jana if you have not taken the class before for information about what you need. NOTE NEW TIME FOR THIS MONTH.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    JunJune  11 , 2020
     
     
    Zoom Jewish Cultural Event: Benji Lovitt (Comedian-Educator)

    Thursday, Jun 11th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Jewish Comedian-Educator Benji Lovitt will do a one hour Zoom show called: Jewish Quarantine. Through a mix of his insights into Israel combined with a look at "Zoom Seders" and "streaming t'filah," Benji brings his hilarious standup straight to your home. An ISJL Cultural Programming event brought to you by B'nai Zion, the Jewish Federation of North Louisiana and Agudath Achim.

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  • Friday ,
    JunJune  12 , 2020
     
     
    Oneg Shabbat on Zoom after Shabbat Service

    Friday, Jun 12th 7:00p to 8:00p
    An opportunity to visit after Shabbat evening service. Please use the form to receive Zoom access information.

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  • Saturday ,
    JunJune  13 , 2020
     
     
    KID-dush Shabbat (Stay at Home)

    Shabbat, Jun 13th 9:00a to 9:30a
    “Kiddush Shabbat” is the “Sanctification of Shabbat.” “KID-dush Shabbat” is a fun way for children to celebrate Shabbat. Children and their families (and anyone who enjoys not having to sit still during services) please join us ONLINE with TWO options this month: On Zoom from 9-9:30 AM (submit the Zoom form below to receive access information) or at the B'nai Zion YouTube channel for KID-dush Shabbat any time. KID-dush Shabbat is led by Rabbi Jana. Go to the B'nai Zion YouTube Channel and look for the KID-dush Shabbat playlists.

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  • Saturday ,
    JunJune  13 , 2020
     
     
    Zoom Torah Study including Book of Ruth and Services

    Shabbat, Jun 13th 9:45a to 12:00p
    Torah Study (9:45-11 AM) and Shabbat Morning Service (11AM-12 PM) Saturday. The Torah Study discusses the portion of the week. No text or prep required. Shabbat service begins around 11 AM, Prayerbook is on screen. We will be "gathering" on Zoom. Use the form to request access to the Zoom event(s).

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  • Saturday ,
    JunJune  13 , 2020
     
     
    6:13 on 6/13 for 613 on Zoom

    Shabbat, Jun 13th 6:00p to 7:00p
    Celebrate the 613 Mitzvot (commandments) by getting together for a Zoom social gathering on 6/13 (Saturday, June 13) at 6:13 PM. Rabbi Jana may share some Mitzvot challenges and discussions This is our third annual 613 social gathering. We can spend some Shabbat time together, and appreciate the 613 Mitzvot.

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  • Wednesday ,
    JunJune  17 , 2020
     
     
    Hebrew Comic Book Club

    Wednesday, Jun 17th 1:30p to 2:30p
    Read the comic book adventures of "Og the Terrible" ("Og HaRasha"). The comic books in the series are a fun introduction to Prayerbook and synagogue Hebrew. Rabbi Jana will lead the Comic Book Club and include fun ways to read, understand and remember the vocabulary. Basic familiarity with the aleph-bet is helpful. All materials will be provided. No fee to attend. Club meets on Zoom. Invite friends or family wherever they live. Sign up to have access information sent to you for the BZ Hebrew Club Zoom Room.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    JunJune  17 , 2020
     
     
    Prayerbook Hebrew (Zoom Class)

    Wednesday, Jun 17th 5:30p to 6:30p
    PRAYERBOOK HEBREW WILL BEGIN AGAIN JUNE 3 Learn the basics of reading and understanding the prayers and blessings that we do in Hebrew. Rabbi Jana will post videos, flash cards, and other helpful tools to make learning easy. We will meet Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 on Zoom. Use the form to sign up for the Zoom access. This class is a foundation for any Hebrew learning: Biblical, Conversational, or Liturgical.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    JunJune  18 , 2020
     
     
    Biblical Hebrew (Zoom Class)

    Thursday, Jun 18th 5:30p to 6:30p
    BIBLICAL HEBREW WILL RESUME JUNE 4 Biblical Hebrew classes will resume on Zoom. Please use the form to sign up to receive the access information. Learn the vocabulary and grammar to be able to read Hebrew Scriptures. The lessons also teach the core elements to being able to read any Hebrew. Contact Rabbi Jana if you have not taken the class before for information about what you need. NOTE NEW TIME FOR THIS MONTH.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    JunJune  18 , 2020
     
     
    Zoom Jewish Cultural Event: Batsheva (Singer-Songwriter-Storyteller)

    Thursday, Jun 18th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Jewish Singer-Songwriter-Storyteller Batsheva will do a one hour Zoom show called: From Sinai to Statehood-How Did We Get Here. How did Eve and Adam, Sarah and Abraham, Miriam and Moses lead us across the millennia to the shores of the New World, and the modern State of Israel? The story - poignantly chronicled for all time - in songs. Lean back and spend an evening learning, laughing, singing and remembering with Batsheva. An ISJL Cultural Programming event brought to you by B'nai Zion, the Jewish Federation of North Louisiana and Agudath Achim.

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  • Friday ,
    JunJune  19 , 2020
     
     
    Stay at Home Father's Day Shabbat Service: Online Only

    Friday, Jun 19th 6:00p to 7:00p
    We can stay at home, but visit with each other for Shabbat service. This week is Father's Day Shabbat when we celebrate and honor Fathers. we plan to make this a surprise guest Shabbat. Go to the B'nai Zion Shreveport YouTube Channel. Let us celebrate together. Stay Safe - Shabbat Shalom!

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  • Friday ,
    JunJune  19 , 2020
     
     
    Oneg Shabbat on Zoom after Shabbat Service

    Friday, Jun 19th 7:00p to 8:00p
    An opportunity to visit after Shabbat evening service. Please use the form to receive Zoom access information.

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    JunJune  20 , 2020
     
     
    Zoom Torah Study including Book of Ruth and Services

    Shabbat, Jun 20th 9:45a to 12:00p
    Torah Study (9:45-11 AM) and Shabbat Morning Service (11AM-12 PM) Saturday. The Torah Study discusses the portion of the week. No text or prep required. Shabbat service begins around 11 AM, Prayerbook is on screen. We will be "gathering" on Zoom. Use the form to request access to the Zoom event(s).

    MORE INFO

 

Sat, June 6 2020 14 Sivan 5780