Congregation P'nai Tikvah
9700 Hillpointe Rd. | Services 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)

Kabbalat Shabbat Services

Friday, August 7th,

Inter-generational Tot Shabbat with Cantor Marla Goldberg and Reb Jamie – Join us as we welcome in Shabbat with songs and stories.  Parents and grandparents with kids under 6, 6:30 pm R.S.V.P. via email listed below, SUBJECT LINE “Tot Shabbat”.

 7:30 pm – Community Services 

To Join via Video Chat for Candlelighting, Shabbat, Torah Study, and Havdallah:
RSVP: at servicesrsvp@pnaitikvahlv.org or call us at 702-436-4900 and instructions will be sent to you.

It is also traditional to give Tzedakah (donate funds) for Shabbat if you are able
Kabbalat Shabbat Aug 7th, 7:30 pm
Shabbat Candle Lighting with Reb Jamie 6:30 pm
For those who would join us to light candles as a community with friends far and near, we will be hosting 

Reb Jamie’s Candlelighting/Welcoming Shabbat

Friday, July 24th, & 31st  6:30 pm
To R.S.V.P. email ServicesRSVP@pnaitikvahlv.org  SUBJECT LINE: “Candle Lighting”

Torah Study

Join new and old friends with Reb Jamie Hyams for a spirited and engaging Torah study hosted ONLINE!  To R.S.V.P. via Zoom click HERE! or email: servicesrsvp@pnaitikvahlv.org Zoom meeting login information will be email upon confirmation

Torah Study with Reb Jamie Saturdays 10:00 AM

Weekly Parshat | V’Etchanan

Aug 1 – 7, 2020 | Av 11 – 17, 5780

Torah: Devarim | Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22
Haftarah: Isaiah 1:1 – 1:27

Follow Along to Study the Weekly Parashat V’Etchanan HERE!

Family friendly version for V’Etchanan HERE!

 

Cantor Marla Goldberg's Havdalah Share-la-bration!

Cantor Marla Goldberg’s Havdalah & Share-la-bration!

Saturday evenings – 8:00 pm. These will be live-streamed via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pnaitikvahlv/

Tisha B’Av  – Tu B’Av Special Program

Saturday August 1, 2020 7:30 pm PST

Join us for a brief exploration of Tisha B’Av and Tisha B’Av  the major day of communal mourning and its spiritual elements.

R.S.V.P. via Evite HERE! 

Saturday evening, August 1st, after celebrating  Havdalah service, members of P’Nai Tikvah are invited to a zoom call for a special program designed to transport participants from the grief of Tisha B’Av to the joy of Tu B’Av. The program starts with a healing service that includes readings from Lamentations, poetry, prayers, music, and meditations. The second half of the program focuses on cultivating self-love and culminated with a 5 minute meditation on our love for others. The program is developed and led by Ellen Royer, a member of the congregation, in consultation with the clergy. P’nai Tikvah encourages its membership to play an active role in creating programming for the congregation, and often engages in unique, interactive, spiritual  activities for holidays.

Download a Program Guide HERE!

For more information Email: ritualcommittee@pnaitikvahlv.com: SUBJECT LINE: “TISHA B’AV”or Call (702) 436-4900.

FREE to Everyone however Tzedakah is always welcome for enjoying our special programs.

Special Tisha b'Av and Tu b'Av program July 30th, 2020 email communications@pniatikvah.lv for more information.

Community Prayer

Prayer for those who have become “Essential”

Kol hakavod* is not enough to thank all those who serve us selflessly.
The workers preparing our orders, the delivery drivers, the pharmacists,
cashiers, receptionists, grocery store clerks, the wait people.
The list is endless for those that assist us.
They are unsung heroes for these pandemic times.

 Please bless and protect them
And their families, HaShem.
We see them under their masks
and do not take them for granted,
As they risk all to serve all.

 We are physically isolated,
Yet these workers have held us together.
Let us be mindful, thankful, grateful.
Help us to demonstrate our gratitude,
And pay it forward. 

This pandemic has revealed our weaknesses,
But has also brought out our strengths.
Help us to make the most of our newly found awareness, Adonai,
As we care for others and others care for us.

Amen

 *All the honor.  Good job!

Prayer for those essential workers

REWATCH TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT SESSIONS!

 

TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT: Welcome and a Breif Explaination of Shavuot

Did you miss any of the segments from our fantastic night of Shavuot?  If so, you can watch them on HERE!  

 

Congregation P’nai Tikvah Blog

From Age-ing to Sage-ing

From Age-ing to Sage-ing

“From Age-ing to Sage-ing”
Based on the work on “Eldering” by the late
Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, z’l
and Debby and Barry Barkan.
This course is intended to give participants some of the tools for purposefully participating in their own individual spiritual development as they journey toward life’s completion.

read more

Our Community

 

There are many ways to be a part of our wonderful P’nai Tikvah Family and meet new friends!

KEHILLAH

Kehillah is more than a gathering of people, translated as community or congregation, it reflects our obligations to each other and the entire Jewish community.

Check it out HERE!

CPT Annual Membership Renewal

Annual Membership Renewal

 

It is time to update our membership records. You can click to download a current  Memebership packet HERE!

Rosh Hashanah Save the Date

High Holy Days

“Together as a Community While We’re Apart”
CPT All Virtual High Holy Days

This is your opportunity to spend High Holy Days with YOUR family and special friends – Wherever they happen to live.  We even have a special Chaver Membership for people who will be out of town or are members form another Synagogue. 

Stay Tuned for more details to follow later this month. 

Casting Call for Shofar Blowers and Callers for High Holy Days. Email Neil Bernstein at RitualCommittee@pnaitikvahlv.org

High Holy Days Casting Call for Shofar Blowers and Callers

“Together as a Community While We’re Apart”

Casting Call for Shofar Blowers for High Holy Days 5781

Email Neil Bernstein by Clicking HERE!

Check out upcoming events in our Greater Community

 

Virtual Shabbat Box

We offer you this week’s Virtual Shabbat Box as part of our continued efforts to help you experience Shabbat as a special time that’s truly different from the rest of the week.

L’shalom,

Reconstructing Judaism

P.S. Starting Sunday, join us for a live and online weekly Reconstructionist Learning Series sponsored by the Chesapeake Area Congregations. The series will cover Reconstructionism: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow; Judaism, the Natural World, and You!; Radical Inclusion and Progressive Israel. Register here

Rental Assistance to those in Need from Nevadans for the Common Good

Rental Assistance Information from Nevadans for the Common Good

Here is what we know: 

1) There is $30 million from the State and $30 million from Clark County allocated toward residential rental assistance and it will run out fast. Anyone who wants to apply should do so as soon as possible. It will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

2) For people who live in Clark County, you can find out more here. You will need to contact a service provider listed on the page to apply. Attached here is more detailed information on providers who will be able to assist you more specifically.

3) Here is the State of Nevada CARES Housing Assistance Program though the link for Clark County residents has not yet been established (as of 07/17). It is likely that when the link is established, it will also lead to the CHAT program linked above. For Washoe County and rural counties, the links are live.

4) For news stories on the program including eligibility information, you can find out more here or here

If you have questions about the programs, please contact someone connected to the programs. NCG does not have additional programmatic information.

Thank you!

 

 

 

 

Please help our community 

Jewish Family Services

The Jewish Family Services Agency (JFSA) Food Pantry is looking for Food Donations. They service the entire Clark County Area regardless of affiliation. For more information on JFSA and how to contribute:
https://www.jfsalv.org or call 702-732-0304

LIST OF NEEDED PANTRY ITEMS

Canned Fruit

  • Applesauce
  • Pears
  • Mixed fruit
  • Mandarin Oranges

 

Juice

  • Apple
  • Grape
  • Orange
  • Tomato

 

Canned vegetables

  • Corn
  • Peas
  • Carrots
  • Green beans
  • Mixed Vegetables

 

Pasta

 

Pasta Sause

 

Canned soups

  • Baked Beans
  • Chili
  • SpaghettiOs
  • All soup varieties

Rice

Ramen

Cup noodle

The Las Vegas Israelite Online Edition

May Edition can be read or downloaded HERE!
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Love is an action

This is Av

Dear G-d, you are with us
as we emerge from deep sorrow on the ninth of Av
to Love on Tu b'Av.
Maidens in white dancing in the moonlight,
seeking marriages,
as b'nei Israel enjoys the light of the full moon.
Man and woman,
Light and darkness,
people and Creator,
We are separate yet One.
We are commanded to love you,
the Source of Life.
By delving into Torah,
your vastness is revealed.
How do I love you, Adonai?
Being loving to others,
working for social justice.
preserving Your handiwork.
studying Torah,
We are feeding our connections to our Jewish heritage.
We marvel in the Wisdom and Beauty.
We may stumble, yet we are following Your path.
We dance to your melodies.
Love is an action.
Amen
...

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Rabbi’s Blog

Yom Kippur Morning – by Reb Jamie Hyams

Yom Kippur Morning – by Reb Jamie Hyams

I have been blessed with my first 0ne-on-one bat mitzvah student, a lovely 11 year-old girl. It has been a long time since I was 11, and I have no daughters so hanging out with an 11 year-old is a new experience for me. Clara and her parents are Argentinian and she spent 4 years in Hong Kong, and then Ohio, and now in our community, so her perspective is fresh, enriching and causes me to think.

Kol Nidre – by Reb Jamie Hyams

Kol Nidre – by Reb Jamie Hyams

Last week on Rosh haShanah, I commented on the idea “May we be inscribed for a good year.” I explored the idea that in the coming year there will be things over which we will have no control, and other things whose outcome we can affect through our actions.

Mitzvah Projects

Senior Care Packages

Senior Donations

Donations for senior care packages again? I have wrapped individual sucking mints -and 6 chap sticks. 

  • Crossword puzzles and pens.
  • Sudoku puzzles and pens
  • Adult coloring books and colored pencils or markers.
  • A cross-stitch pattern.
  • Puzzles.
  • Books or magazines.
  • A deck of cards or a favorite game
  • Lotion (Medicated or favorite fragrance)
  • Toiletries like shampoo, mouthwash, toothpaste, bars of soap, toothbrushes
  • Chap sticks
  • Individually wrapped mints (for sucking)
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Fuzzy socks or slippers
  • Journals
  • prepackaged snacks
  • Stationary
  • Pens
  • post-it-notes

    We will collect the items before and after services Friday December 20th. If you have questions, email us at Communications@pnaitikvahlv.org Subject Line: Senior Care Packages.

 

Our Leaders

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Admin Mailing: 

P.O. Box 370088
Las Vegas NV 89137
(702) 436-4900

info@pnaitikvahlv.org

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