Congregation P'nai Tikvah
9700 Hillpointe Rd. | Shabbat Services Via Zoom are 1st & 3rd Fridays of each month @7:30pm

“Whatever the faiths you have known or the flags of your heritage, you are welcome here. Whatever the circumstances of your life and whomever you love, you are welcome here.

Whether you ran in here today on little feet, or ambled, or strolled, or rolled in, you are welcome here.

Whether you lean to the right or to the left, or like it somewhere in the middle; whether you are a believer or a questioner, or a questioning believer, you are welcome to this makom shalom, this place of peace, joy, and hope, Congregation P’nai Tikvah…”

(Based on a greeting used by Rev. Kevin Tarsa, shared by Rabbi Chava Bahle, and further refined by Rabbi Yocheved Mintz)

Shabbat At The Setting Sun

SHABBAT SERVICES ARE 1ST AND 3RD FRIDAYS OF THE WEEK
COMMUNITY CANDLE LIGHTING ARE THE 2ND AND 4TH FRIDAYS OF THE MONTH

 

Friday October 1st, 2021 |
25 Tishrei, 5782

Intergenerational Young Family Shabbat*

 with Rabbi Jamie Hyams and Cantor Marla Goldberg. 

Join us with your children to welcome in Shabbat with songs and stories. Great for parents and grandparents with kids 8 and under, 6:30 pm. R.S.V.P via email SUBJECT LINE: “FAMILY SHABBAT” at servicesrsvp@pnaitikvahlv.org or call us at 702-436-4900 and instructions will be sent to you.

*Intergernerational Young Family Shabbat Services are held the 1st Friday of the Month

Kabbalat Shabbat Maariv Services 1st and 3rd Fridays 7:30 pm

Friday September 17th, 11 Tishrei, 5782

Kabbalat Shabbat Maariv Services

7:30 pm

Join us as we welcome in Shabbat with songs and community, led by Rabbi Jamie Hyams, Cantor Marla Goldberg,  and Maestro Tim Cooper.

To R.S.V.P. Kabbalat Shabbat via email, SUBJECT LINE: “KABBALAT SHABBAT” at servicesrsvp@pnaitikvahlv.org or call us at 702-436-4900 and instructions will be sent to you.

Shabbat Candle Lighting with Reb Jamie 6:30 pm

It is also traditional to give Tzedakah (donate funds) for Shabbat if you are able

Intergenerational Young Family Shabbat 1st and 3rd Fridays at 6:30 pm

Friday October 1st, 2021 |
25 Tishrei, 5782

KABBALAT SHABBAT MAARIV SERVICES*

Welcome in Shabbat with songs and prayer as a community led by Rabbi Jamie Hyams, Cantor Marla Goldberg, and Maestro Tim Cooper. Friday, October 1st, 7:30 pm.

To R.S.V.P. Kabbalat Shabbat via email, SUBJECT LINE: “KABBALAT SHABBAT” at servicesrsvp@pnaitikvahlv.org or call us at 702-436-4900 and instructions will be sent to you.

 

Shabbat prayerbook may be downloaded HERE! 

The old service guide (prayers and songs) can be downloaded HERE! 

*Kabbalat Shabbat Maariv Services are held the First Friday of the Month

Kabbalat Shabbat Maariv Service FBC
For those who would join us to light candles as a community with friends far and near, we will be hosting 

Rabbi Jamie’s Candlelighting Welcoming Shabbat

Friday, September 24th and October 8th, 22nd, & 29th at 6:30 pm.

To R.S.V.P. email: ServicesRSVP@pnaitikvahlv.org SUBJECT LINE: “Candle Lighting” to email your reservation. Instructions for connecting will be in your confirmation.

*Candle Lighting is the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month
Torah Study with Rabbi Jamie Saturday at 10:00

Shabbat Morning Torah Study

September 18, 2021 | 12 Tishrei, 5782

Join new and old friends for a spirited and engaging online Torah study.

When: 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance HERE!

Zoom meeting login information will be emailed with registration confirmation.

Questions? Email us at: ServiceRSVP@pnaitikvahlv.org

 

Follow Parashat Ha’ Azinu | in the Torah: Devarim | Deuteronomy 32:1 – 32:52

Haftarah: II Samuel 22:1 – 22:51

Or… Check out Rabbi Sacks z”l HERE!

or the Family friendly version for Rabbi Sacks Parasha HERE!

 

It is also traditional to give Tzedakah (donate funds) for Shabbat if you are able.

Shalom Virtual Open Mic Poetry Reading

During Yom Kippur Break – Hour one 

Bring to share a Poem, Short Story, or Song to share during the Yom Kippur break that is relevant to the Day (Family Friendly Please). Time limits of  4-6 minutes depending on the number registered.

Click the link to Register.

Shalom Virtual Open Mic Poetry reading

G’Mar Chatima Tova!

High Holidays Schedule

Erev Yom Kippur Kol Nidre September 15, 7pm | 9 Tishrei, 5782

Yom Kippur September 16, 2021 | 10 Tishrei, 5782 (all day starting at 10 am)

Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur services will all be offered hybrid (both on-line and in-person at Adelson Educational Campus). Tashlich is outdoors at Sunset Park and will not be broadcasted.

Everyone may attend virtually! Login information will be sent with registration confirmation.

To attend in-person, you must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination by submitting your card to the Congregation P’nai Tikvah office in advance of the High Holy Days services. NO ONE without prior RSVP and approval will be allowed into the synagogue. NO exceptions!

In-person attendance will be granted for members and their immediate family but each must be registered individually. Upon arrival at Adelson Educational Campus, security requires that you have already registered and that the name registered matches your identification. During in-person services, masks will be required over mouth and nose at all times. The only unmasked participants will be on the bimah.

Vaccination cards may be emailed to the Congregation P’nai Tikvah office at info@pnaitikvahlv.org.

L’Shana Tovah!

Congregation P’nai Tikvah Board of Directors

Erev Yom Kippur Kol Nidre September 15, 7pm | 9 Tishrei, 5782*
Yom Kippur September 16, 2021 | 10 Tishrei, 5782 (all day)
Join us for a Virtual Sukkot Sept. 20th 7:00 pm RSVP at servicesrsvp@pnaitikvahlv.org Subject Sukkot

Virtual Sukkot

Chag HaSukkot Sameach

 Join us for Virtual Sukkot
Monday, September 20th at 7:00 pm pst
Click Link to R.S.V.P. online

Tashlich 5782

Tashlich at Sunset Park Re-Watch

Missed us at Tashlich in the park? 

Rewatch some highlights HERE! 

Community Prayer

Avinu Malkenu

Avinu Malkenu,
There are things we have done,
and things we have left undone
where we have missed the mark.

Please forgive us for our complacency
as we watch our planet and its inhabitants 
suffer through drought, floods, fires,
and stifling heat;
as we witness people in need
Including fleeing refugees;
as we hear in our country

ugly vitriol between opposing
points of view.

Help us as individuals
and as a community
to work for the better,
and not just wring our hands.
Please forgive us.

This pandemic has made us even more appreciative of our family,
friends and community.
We take nothing for granted.

We ask our brothers and sisters 
how we can make amends. 
We are willing to speak,
to act,
to return,
to make teshuvah.
Help us to forgive those
who have wronged us.
Let us be gracious and
understanding, just as
You, our Wellspring
are with us.

We are grateful to gather
in person and on zoom
as we pray the familiar prayers
and the melodies stir our souls.

Avinu Malkenu,
may we be sealed for a good year.

Amen

Avinu Malkenu - Prayer for Yom Kippur
CPT and Community Education

Learn With Us

As our congregation grows, so grows our educational opportunities.

Hands on, experiential learning makes Jewish education fun and meaningful for all ages.

Check out class offerings HERE!

"iEngage: Foundations for a New Relationship" Classes with Rabbi Jamie

Classes with Rabbi Jamie

iEngage:  Foundations for a New Relationship

Join us for Engaging Israel: Foundations for a New Relationship, an exploration of the significance of Israel for Jewish life.  Engaging Israel is a series of nine lectures and conversations with scholars from the Shalom Hartman Institute that responds to growing feelings of disenchantment and disinterest toward Israel among an ever-increasing number of Jews worldwide by creating a new narrative regarding the significance of Israel for Jewish life. Lecture and discussion participants include Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman, Dr. Tal Becker, Yossi Klein-Halevi, Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Prof. Gil Troy and others.  This class will be taught online using the video modules followed by live, interactive group discussion.

 

NEW Community Class Offerings

Free Community Course Starts Next Week: Next Thursday, September 2, we launch our latest community course, which is free and open to all

Do We Really Die?

Many Jews have had near-death experiences (NDEs) and/or chronic critical illness, spiritual transformations, or out of body experiences. This course offers the Jewish perspective on all of these life-altering experiences.

Join AJRCA co-founder Rabbi Stephen Robbins, PsyD, DDw, who has had eight NDEs as well as chronic medical conditions and multiple surgeries, and will share both from his personal experience, and his education, the unique Judaic wisdom in both coping and understanding these events.

oin Rabbi Jamie and her BFF Rabbi Debi Lewis for Intro to Judaism.
oin Rabbi Jamie and her BFF Rabbi Debi Lewis for Intro to Judaism.

Introduction to Judaism Class Series – with Rabbi Debi Lewis

Join Rabbi Jamie and her BFF Rabbi Debi Lewis for Intro to Judaism. Rabbi Lewis will be the primary teacher and Rabbi Jamie will be the co-pilot.

  • Are you Jew curious?
  • Were you born Jewish, but you want to know more?
  • Are you interested in finding out about conversion?
  • Is your partner Jewish and you want to participate more fully?

If any of these describe your interest, then this class is for you!

October 12, 2021-April 12, 2022
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:15 pm 

Registration Cost: $180*

We are offering tuition discounts for those who would otherwise be unable to attend.   

CPT Annual Membership Renewal

Annual Membership Renewal

It is time to update our membership records. Click below to register or renew online or you can click to download a current memebership packet below.  

Rosh Chodesh Viewing Party

Sunday, October 10 , 7:00 pm – Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan

This Zoom event celebrating the first new moon after the High Holy Days, will be a discussion of the movie Lansky.  

Participants can watch the movie on Amazon (you do not need Prime membership to rent the movie or available at Red Box).  For those who would like to have a group watching experience, we will set up a watch party (you do need Amazon prime to join the watch party) for 2:00 on October 10.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend the discussion group or the watch party. Click Button to R.S.V.P.

CPT Shoe Drive

Congregation P’nai Tikvah Shoe Drive Mitzvah Project

Congregation P’nai Tikvah is having a fundraiser collecting gently used shoes benefitting both CPT and underserved nations as recipients of the donated shoes.  All who can participate, hurray!!  Please clean out your closets and donate any shoes, sneakers, boots, recreational shoes, high heels and children’s shoes.  All types of shoes are needed as long as they are gently used, meaning they must be in wearable condition.  We have a goal of 250 pairs of shoes to qualify for the funding.  Ideally, we are looking for each participant to donate 25 pairs of shoes.  Please feel free to collect from your friends and neighbors living in the local area.  If a participant chooses to collect outside their immediate area, they will have to pay for their own shipping.

East Cost Florida participants: 

please contact Faith Silverman: Secretary@pnaitikvahlv.org

Las Vegas Collection areas will be:

Westside –  Iris Katz: irisbarbarakatz@icloud.com
Eastside – Kristen Jaeger: kjaeger410@gmail.com or 702-600-9835

Receipt of Shoes:  Must arrive at collection points in pairs, either in a shoe box or in separate bags, tied or banded together.  Please also count and label the number of pairs dropped off.

Please feel free to contact Kristen Jaeger: 702-600-9835 with any questions.

Thank you for participating in this beneficial project!

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1697 Black Fox Canyon Road
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 436-4900

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Service Times

7:30 pm on the 1st & 3rd Fridays of each month.

On the 1st Friday of each month, there is a Tot | Family Shabbat at 6:30, preceding the main services.

Service Location

Adelson Educational Campus
9700 Hillpointe Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89134