Thank you to our entire Kehillah for working with us to maintain our community togetherness in this difficult time.
Thank you Anne Monique Rapoport, Marshall Mintz and Meredith Anderson for your extra efforts to help maintain our communal bonds.
If you are able to assist (shopping, cooking, making phone calls, or with financial support) or if you need assistance or know of anyone who needs assistance (with shopping, cooking, phone calls, or financial assistance), please reach out to Anne-Monique, Marshall, or Rabbi Davis.
How to connect to Darchei Zoom
First download Zoom on your device. (It's free!) You can then connect to all online events by going to: https://zoom.us/j/783892391
Meeting ID: 783 892 391
If you wish to call in by phone you can dial: (312) 626-6799
Meeting ID: 783 892 391
If you experience technical difficulties downloading Zoom or are unsure about the instructions above, please reach out to Rafi Geretz or Rabbi Davis.
Loneliness and Mental Health on Yom Tov and Shabbat
Dr. Michelle Friedman, Director of Pastoral Counseling at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, has written a piece on COVID-19 and the Challenge of Spending Pesach Alone. If you have any mental health concerns please contact your mental health provider and a halachic advisor for guidance.
Rabbanit Bracha Jaffe has also prepared a Guide to Combating Loneliness on Shabbat and YomTov
Boxed Kosher Lunch for children 18 years and younger
Available through Tuesday April 7
Available to all Jewish children ages 18 and younger, free of charge. Provided by Torah Academy, Minneapolis Jewish Federation, and the State of Minnesota. Pickup is between 12:15-12:30 in the circle driveway in front of Torah Academy
Shabbaton With Rabbi Stuart Weiss on April 24-25
Details forthcoming. If you are interested in volunteering to help us with this event, please contact Rafi Geretz
Farewell and לְהִתְרָאוֹת
Kiddushes of Appreciation
We will bid a bittersweet lehitra'ot to two Darchei Noam families. If you wish to participate in sponsoring a kiddush honoring the Kleins (May 23) or the Feingolds (April 25), please contact Shira Krebs.
Graduation Celebration Kiddush
Darchei Noam's annual Graduation Celebration Kiddush will be June 6. Please contact Wendy Khabie if you have a graduate and would like to be included in sponsoring this kiddush!