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Chizuk Amuno Congregation

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Services:

All of our religious services will be on the zoom platform, but will also be going live to Facebook and our stream channel on our website.

Participate on Zoom here for weekday and Sat p.m./Sunday services.
Meeting ID for Daily Services: 916 5743 0611

Please Note: Torah for Tots and Family Service will have different Zoom Links and will be provided on the weekends they are occurring.  Passwords will be required for ALL Zoom Meetings. Please email Sjacobs@chizukamuno.org with questions.


The Rabbinical Assembly worked quickly to provide a digital copy of Lev Shalem, the Siddur that we use at Chizuk Amuno. Should you wish to follow along with our prayer services, or simply have a copy for personal meditation during these trying times, you can access it here.

Online PDF Reference Guide of our Siddur Sim Shalem (our older Siddur)


Please note: For ALL ZOOM classes for security reasons, please contact Sarah Jacobs, sjacobs@chizukamuno.org, for each unique Zoom ID/link and Password.

 

 


Daily Minyanim

Services will be held daily at 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. over the livestream. Meeting ID for Daily Services: 916 5743 0611

In addition, there will be a virtual minyan breakfast each morning except for Shabbat , from 8:15-9:00 a.m. , and on Sundays at 10:15 a.m. held over zoom. Join the Minyan Breakfast Here  **Password will be required**
Meeting ID for Minyan Breakfast: 837 408 371


Adult Education

We are happy to offer some of our regular classes virtually. These opportunities offer you the option of either calling in on your phone at +1 301 715 8592 and giving the Meeting ID # or clicking on links from your computer, iPad, or iPhone, which will connect you
directly to the sessions. Please note: For ALL ZOOM classes for security reasons, please contact Sarah Jacobs, sjacobs@chizukamuno.org, for each unique Zoom ID/link.

MONDAYS:
@10:30 a.m.
Mishnah Class with Dr. Moshe Shualy
Join the class here
**Password will be required**
Meeting ID: 458 669 332


TUESDAYS:
@12 p.m. Modern Hebrew Literature with Dr. Moshe Shualy

Join the class here
**Password will be required**

Please Note: All other Adult Education Classes will resume after the High Holy Days – October 15. Stay Tuned for a full schedule for Fall/Winter.


For Our Families

Family Service:
Saturdays@11:30 a.m. (on Zoom) 

** You will be prompted to enter the Zoom Meeting Password**

Torah for Tots:
Fall 2020 Schedule TBD
Saturdays@10:30 a.m.

Tot Shabbat:
Join Morah Melissa for songs, puppets and Shabbat celebration. Bring your own shakers or pompoms!

Fridays at 9:30 a.m. (Please note new time!)
September 25 (*In person – weather permitting)
October 16, 30 (*In person – weather permitting)
November 13
December 4, 18
January 8, 22
Feb 5, 19
March 5, 19
April 9, 23
May 7, 21
June 4

*Will take place in one of the tents beyond the main parking lot. (In person weather permitting through October)

• Directions for in person dates:
Park in the lot on the left side of the building
• Bring your own picnic blanket or towel
• Adults should be wearing masks
Weather updates will be posted on Young Families of CA Facebook Pace – facebook.com/yfofca


Shir Shabbat Band Video
Thanks to the technical wizardry of Meira Silverstein, enjoy the Shir Shabbaterz socially distanced rendition of Psalm 93 from the Friday night service.

 

Rabbi Gruenberg’s Interview with #1 N.Y. Times Book Author and Oprah’s Book Club Pick – Bob Kolker
Author of Hidden Valley Road
Watch the recorded Book Talk Here

A conversation with Rabbi Jacob Blumenthal new CEO of the Rabbinical Assembly and United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
Watch the recorded conversation here.  

WHAT DO I DO NEXT?- Halachic and medical expertise to the COVID crisis- The Jewish approach

With Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg and Dr. Giora Netzer, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of MD Medical System & CAC Community Member
Watch the recorded conversation here.  

Community InfoSession with Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos – May 6, 2020 
Watch the recorded infosession here. 

How To Console Mourners During This Special Time  (View recording from our Zoom Discussion here)

Mental Health Resources During This Pandemic


Our weekly e-mail update, HaShavua, informs you about events that will be happening in the next week as well as Shabbat service schedules and events in the near future for which reservations are needed. Click here to sign up for our weekly e-mail newsletters.

  • ‘Like’ and ‘follow’ Chizuk Amuno’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/chizukamuno 
  • Please reach out to us if you need. Our home phone numbers are: Rabbi Gruenberg 410-484-6074 and Rabbi Wechsler 410-580-0874. Let us know if someone is in need of care and support.
  • To reach staff members by email, visit our staff page.

Let us continue to live connected Jewish lives even as our physical facility is now closed for safety. Check in with one another. Call with personal Shabbat greetings. Facetime candle lighting and shiva visits. Judaism is built on that person to person connection, we will do this in new and innovative ways in the next week.  We look forward to seeing you again as soon as possible.

Together we pray for the ill, for the frightened, for those in pain and those who wait for healing. Adonai oz le amav yitein, Adonai yevarech et amav be shalom. May God give strength to God’s peoples, and may God bless all nations with peace.

L’Shalom,
Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg
Rabbi Debi Wechsler


As we learn along with you how to stay connected and engaged during this time, we will also try other ways to reach our community including Facebook Live. We are very much interested in your ideas and feedback, please be in touch with us by email with your suggestions. During this coronavirus outbreak, we want to continue to connect with our community.

We are all learning how best to use Zoom as a platform for online learning and connecting. If you are still having trouble, reach out to Melissa Halpern, our Director of Communications, Marketing, & Social Media, and she may be able to help you log on to our Zoom meetings, if you are having trouble after reviewing the video tutorial, and visit this help page.