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		                                    Your Home for Jewish Life on the North Shore		                                </span>

Welcome to Har El, The North Shore Centre for Jewish Life

We are your home for Judaism on the North Shore of Vancouver. We're here to help you explore your spiritual and cultural identity. We're building a warm, welcoming, inclusive, and open-minded Jewish home for all.

Staying connected during social distancing

During this time of advised social distancing, our building will be closed, but our community continues through our virtual connections!

Opportunities to connect:
 

  • We still will not have in person services this Saturday morning, but will have an abbreviated livestream from the sanctuary. This is in line with the guidance and rules we received from the province. We will begin at 10am, and the service will last about an hour.
    Please use this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86311668122.
  • Wednesday at 11am: Class on the book of Samuel through zoom.
  • Thursday at 7pm: Prayer book class through zoom.
  • Thursday at 8pm: Judaism class through zoom.
  • Friday at 4pm: Kabbalat Shabbat. You can either join the zoom room with schmoozing afterwards or watch on our Facebook page. Please go to this website to access the video.

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Tuesday ,
    FebFebruary  2 , 2021
     
     
    Sisterhood - Book club

    Tuesday, Feb 2nd 7:00p to 9:00p
    “Your Sad Eyes and Unforgettable Mouth” by Edeet Ravel Zoom discussion to be led by Szuszi Katz A deeply personal novel about an unexpected friendship. Maya and Rosie meet one day at the local dry cleaner's and their instant friendship blossoms into an inseparable bond. Both are children of holocaust survivors, but where Maya refuses to become entangled in the past, Rosie is inexorably drawn into her parents' haunted world.

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    FebFebruary  6 , 2021
    Havdallah on Zoom
    Motzei Shabbat, Feb 6th 6:30p to 7:00p
    Bring your wine, spices, and candle to join for singing and a virtual havdallah service.

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    FebFebruary  20 , 2021
    Havdallah on Zoom
    Motzei Shabbat, Feb 20th 6:30p to 7:00p
    Bring your wine, spices, and candle to join for singing and a virtual havdallah service.

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  • Tuesday ,
    MarMarch  2 , 2021
     
     
    Sisterhood - "Famous Jewish Women in our Midst"

    Tuesday, Mar 2nd 7:30p to 9:00p
    A discussion about the late Dr Bluma Tishler Aaron Tishler (son) and Dr. Hilary Vallance (colleague) will discuss the accomplishments of this amazing Vancouver lady.

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  • Saturday ,
    MarMarch  6 , 2021
    Havdallah on Zoom
    Motzei Shabbat, Mar 6th 7:00p to 7:30p
    Bring your wine, spices, and candle to join for singing and a virtual havdallah service.

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday ,
    MarMarch  23 , 2021
     
     
    Sisterhood - Movie discussion "The Life Ahead" starring Sophia Loren

    Tuesday, Mar 23rd 7:30p to 9:00p
    An aging Holocaust survivor forges a bond with a young immigrant from Senegal who recently robbed her. Mary Ellen Boyd to lead discussion

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  • Thursday ,
    AprApril  8 , 2021
     
     
    Sisterhood - Guest Speaker - Miriam Dattel

    Thursday, Apr 8th 7:00p to 9:00p
    Miriam will discuss her long and interesting life, involving her experience as a survivor, a refugee, an outsider and finally an immigrant to Canada.

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Mon, January 25 2021 12 Shevat 5781