Congregation Shirat Ha Yam sponsors weekly Shabbat Services at 7:00pm. 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, 10-11am for study.
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Welcome Back Reception in the Garden behind Hendrix Hall. 5:30- 6:45pm Reception in the garden 7:00pm Shabbat Services led by Harry Mintz in Hendrix Hall.
Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor.
Shirat Ha Yam is a sponsor of the Book Festival. Nantucket Book Festival author, Linda Fairstein. Ms. Fairstein is an American author and former prosecutor focusing on crimes of violence against …continue reading Nantucket Book Festival event sponsored by Shirat Ha Yam – RSVP Required
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 a lay leader. …continue reading Community Pot-Luck Shabbat Dinner and Shabbat Service – RSVP Required
Shabbat Services led by Cantor Avi Teken and children of the Shirat Ha Yam Religious School.
Dr. Joel Hoffman, educator and author. Dr. Hoffman focuses on bringing the Bible to life and is known for his “fresh insights and interpretations about religious life in the 21st century.” …continue reading Shabbat Services with Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor and Speaker, Dr. Joel Hoffman
Scholar in Residence Weekend with Dr. Joel Hoffman Saturday’s discussion: “Will the Real Bible Please Stand Up?” Sunday’s discussion: “Ancient Answers to Good and Evil That Were Cut From the Bible” Saturday and …continue reading Scholar in Residence Weekend with Dr. Joel Hoffman – RSVP Required
Melanie Nezer, “Welcome the Stranger. Protect the refugee.” Ms. Nezer is Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. Remarks by Charity-Grace Lambert-Mofsen, Associate Director, Nantucket Operations, MAAH. Museum of African …continue reading Shabbat Services and Speaker, Melanie Nezer – African Meeting House
Pamela Reeves is senior advisor for gender strategy to the Office of Melinda Gates and the former director of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s International Fund for Women and Girls in the U.S. …continue reading Shabbat Services and Speaker, Pamela Reeves
Reception with Pamela Reeves is senior advisor for gender strategy to the Office of Melinda Gates and the former director of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s International Fund for Women and Girls in …continue reading Reception with Pamela Reeves – RSVP Required
Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner. Rabbi Pesner serves as the Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Named one of the most influential rabbis in America by Newsweek magazine, he …continue reading Communal Shabbat Dinner and Service with Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner – RSVP Required
The Leonard E. Greenberg Memorial Scholar in Residence Weekend Led by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner Saturday’s discussion: “Interactive Text Study: What Biblical & Rabbinic Sources Teach Us About Social Justice” Sunday’s …continue reading The Leonard E. Greenberg Memorial Scholar in Residence Weekend with Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
Bill Kristol, “The Future of American Politics”. Mr. Kristol is founder and Editor-At-Large of the political magazine The Weekly Standardand a regular contributor on several television networks. A reception will be held …continue reading Shabbat Service and Speaker, Bill Kristol
Jon B. Alterman, “Saudi Arabia On The Cusp”, Mr. Alterman isSenior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic …continue reading Shabbat Services and Speaker, Jon B. Alterman
Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor Children Service at 5:00pm at Brant Point.
Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor Adult Service at 6:00pm at the Children’s Beach.
Sara Bloomfield, Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The museum works to build a global institution that raises Holocaust awareness, deepens understanding of the lessons of the Holocaust, …continue reading Shabbat Services led by Student Rabbi, Rebecca Richman and Speaker, Sara Bloomfield
A reception will be held in the Unitarian Meeting House garden, 5:30pm. Annual General Meeting of Members in the Unitarian Meeting House, 6:45pm. Paul Freedman, author, “10 Restaurants that Changed America.” …continue reading Annual General Meeting, Shabbat Services with Speaker Paul Freedman
Jetties Beach for Swim Across America. Congregation Shirat HaYam will have a team of swimmers adults and children ages 7 and up to swim various events, including ¼, ½ & 1 …continue reading Swim Across America, Jetties Beach
Rabbi Debbie Prinz, will discuss “The Magic of Cacao in Jewish History – On the Chocolate Trail”. She is the author of On the Chocolate Trail: A Delicious Adventure Connecting …continue reading Shabbat Services with Speaker, Rabbi Debbie Prinz
Shabbat on the Porchat a private home at 6:00 pm. Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor. 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, 9:30am, 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, 3:00pm at Brant Point Lighthouse.
Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day, 10:00am, Unitarian Meeting House, Upstairs.
Movie at the Dreamland – 5:00 pm Dinner – 7:00pm More information to follow. RSVP: email@example.com or 508-228-6588.
Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor.
Study Session, 4:00 pm Jonah: The Young Man and the Sea” The Whaling Museum under the Whale in Gosnell Hall.
Break the Fast, 6:45pm at the White Elephant Village Ballroom Ticket prices TBA. Space is limited. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-228-6588.
Shabbat in the Sukkah at a private home at 6:00pm. Location TBA. Shabbat Servicesled by a lay leader.