Congregation Shirat Ha Yam sponsors weekly Shabbat Services at 7:00 pm. Unless stated otherwise, Shabbat Services are held in Hendrix Hall at the Unitarian Meeting House, 11 Orange Street, Nantucket, MA.
Saturday Study Sessions are held at 9:30 am for coffee, 10-11 am for study.
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Welcome Back Reception in conjunction with the South Church Preservation Fund in the Garden behind Hendrix Hall to celebrate Congregation Shirat Ha Yam’s and others’ contributions to renovating the historic …continue reading Welcome Back Reception & Shabbat Service
Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor. 5:30 pm Children’s Service 7:00 pm Adult Service
Torah Study Group with Rabbi Bretton-Granatoor. Saturday Study Sessions are held at 9:30 am for coffee, 10-11 am for study Call 508-228-6588 or firstname.lastname@example.org for location.
Community Pot-luck Shabbat Dinner in a private home prepared by congregation members and open to all past, present and prospective members, 6:00 pm. Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Bretton-Granatoor. RSVP: …continue reading Community Pot-Luck Shabbat Dinner & Shabbat Service – RSVP Required
Shirat Ha Yam is a sponsor of the Book Festival. Author, Elliot Ackerman, will join members for cocktails and a presentation at a private home, 6 pm Mr. Ackerman is …continue reading Nantucket Book Festival event sponsored by Shirat Ha Yam – RSVP Required
Erica Hirschler, Croll Senior Curator of American Paintings, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will discuss “John Singer Sargent’s Images of Jewish Families.” Shabbat Services led by a lay leader.
Elliot Ackerman, Nantucket Book Festival author, will appear with novelist Lea Carpenter, whose book “Eleven Days” examines war through the eyes of a mother, in the Great Hall of the …continue reading Talk by Elliot Ackerman & Lea Carpenter
Irene Levin Berman, author, ‘We are Going to Pick Potatoes’: Norway and the Holocaust, The Untold Story. Shabbat Service led by a lay leader.
Glenn Frankel, author, academic, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will discuss the lessons for today of his latest book, “High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic” Shabbat …continue reading Shabbat Service and Speaker, Glenn Frankel
Carl Bernstein, investigative journalist, author and CNN political commentator, will discuss “Draining the Swamp – Washington Today”. To be held in the Upper Sanctuary, 11 Orange Street. A reception will …continue reading Shabbat Service and Speaker, Carl Bernstein
Patricia “Pati” Jinich, award-winning Mexican-American chef, TV personality, cookbook author, and food writer will provide a perspective on “Growing up Jewish in Mexico” at the Adult Service. Shabbat Services will …continue reading Shabbat Service with Gary Bretton-Granatoor and Speaker, Patricia Jinich
Food Demonstration and Luncheon with Pati Jinich at the Nantucket Culinary Center, 22 Federal St., from 11:30 – 1:30 pm. $100/person. Participants will also receive a signed copy of her …continue reading Food Demo & Luncheon with Pati Jinich – RSVP Required
Study Group with Rabbi Bretton-Granatoor. Location TBA.
Communal Shabbat Dinner at the Nantucket Culinary Center, 22 Federal St., following services led by Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi at 6:00 pm. $75/person including wine. Space is limited. RSVP: …continue reading Communal Shabbat Dinner & Service with Rabbie Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi – RSVP Required
Scholar in Residence Weekend – Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, serves the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion as the National Director of Recruitment and Admissions and President’s …continue reading Scholar in Residence Weekend with Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi – RSVP Required
Alan & Judy Gross, “Horror in Havana and Washington”. To be held in the Upper Sanctuary at 11 Orange Street. After being accused of working for American intelligence services in …continue reading Shabbat Service & Speakers, Alan & Judy Gross
Discussion with Alan & Judy Gross at a private home, 9:30 – 11:00 am. RSVP: email@example.com or 508-228-6588.
Amb. Norman L. Eisen, “Ethics In Government” to be held in the Upper Sancutary at 11 Orange Street. Amb. Eisen served as U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic from 2011 – …continue reading Shabbat Service with Speaker, Amb. Norman L. Eisen
Study Group with Assoc. Professor Lindsay Kaplan, Georgetown University. Location TBA.
New Member Reception with Amb. Eisen and Lindsay Kaplan at a private home. Time & Location TBA. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-228-6588.
Interfaith Weekend – Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor and Imam Abdullah Antepeli will lead this weekend program in the Upper Sanctuary at 11 Orange Street. Imam Antepeli is the Chief Representative of …continue reading Interfaith Weekend – Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor and Imam Abdullah Antepeli
Shabbat Services led by Student Rabbi, David Eber. Susan Goldberg, Editor in Chief of National Geographic Magazine, will speak after services. press.nationalgeographic.com/biographies/susan-goldberg/
Annual General Meeting of Members in Hendrix Hall at 6:45 pm. A reception will be held in the Garden behind Hendrix Hall from 5:30 – 6:45 pm. Shabbat Services with …continue reading Annual General Meeting & Shabbat Service with Rabbi Bretton-Granatoor
Study Group with Rabbi Bretton-Granatoor. Location TBA.
Shabbat on the Porch at a private home at 6:00 pm. Shabbat Services led by a lay leader. Location TBA. RSVP: email@example.com or 508-228-6588.
Ticket Free High Holiday Services conducted by Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor and Cantorial Soloist Elliot Levine.
Rosh Hashanah 1st Day, 9:30 am, Unitarian Meeting House, Upstairs
Rosh Hashanah Lunch for members & their guests. 1:00 pm at a private home. Location TBA. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-228-6588.
Family Tashlik, 3:00 pm at Brant Point Lighthouse.
Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day, 10:00 am, Unitarian Meeting House, Upstairs.
Wine, Cheese & Discussion with the Rabbi Topic – The Chief Rabbinate & Isreal’s Democracy Location TBA.
Movie at the Dreamland – 5:00 pm DISTURBING THE PEACE follows former enemy combatants – Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison …continue reading Movie at the Dreamland & Optional Dinner – RSVP Required
Wine, Cheese & Discussion with the Rabbi Topic – Immigration & Refugees – Jewish Tradition Has Much To Teach Us Location TBA.
Yom Kippur Study Session with the Rabbi Jonah’s Whale & Leviathan: Biblical Views of the Great Sea Creature at the Nantucket Whaling Museum, 15 Broad Street