February 2022

Chabad of Nashville

Chabad to host two TGIS celebration in February

Start your Shabbat off right with good friends, great conversation, and excellent kosher cuisine, all seasoned with the perfect amount of spirit and joy. TGIS is a “Club Med Shabbat: An all-inclusive Shabbat experience.” Enjoy a Friday night Shabbat dinner replete with traditional dishes. Blended with spirited singing, a Chasidic tale, and a chance to meet some wonderful new people. TGIS will be held on Friday evenings, January 11, and 25, at 6:30 PM at Chabad of Nashville. 

There is no cost to attend the TGIS Shabbat experience, however we kindly request that you RSVP by letting us know you will be attending at chabadnashville@gmail.com 


Join friends for a morning of bagels, lox and Tanya (Jewish mysticism) on the first Sunday of every month, beginning on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at 10:00 AM. Partake in a delicious spread of bagels, lox, cream cheese, and freshly brewed coffee as you learn the weekly Torah portion and its relevance to your personal life. There is no cost to attend, however kindly RSVP at Chabadnashville.com 

A Journey in the Life of Samuel the Prophet 

Chabad will be presenting during the month of February “Biblical Tales of Kings, Warriors and Prophets,” on the Book of Samuel II. Classes to take place on Wednesday evenings, starting on Wednesday, February 16, during the month of February, in the Oak Library at Chabad of Nashville.  

 Participants will be immersed in the richness of the Jewish Scriptures, and delve into the fascinating world of the ancient prophets of Israel. This new learning opportunity explores the dramatic stories and powerful messages contained in the Book of Samuel. 

For more information or to register go to www.chabadnshville.com or call 615-646-5750 

Kosher Meals to Go 

Have out of town guest coming to visit you? Not up to cooking dinner? Need a kosher meal to go? Not to worry.  Chabad of Nashville now is offering delicious kosher breakfast, lunch and dinners to go, and include either a meat, dairy, or vegetarian option. For Shabbat, there is also a Shabbat in a bag with freshly baked challah, and a bottle of grape juice with a kiddush cup to go. 

These delicious meals are prepared by a local gourmet chef, and are under the Kosher supervision of Rabbi Yitzchok Tiechtel of Chabad of Nashville. The meals are double wrapped in a to-go pan, and can be heated in any oven while keeping its glatt kosher status.  To see the menu options, and to place an order for your Kosher Meals, go to nashvillekoshertakeout.com  or call 615-646-5750

A Coin in Charity a Day Brings Blessings Your Way 

It is a well known Jewish tradition to give charity (Tzedakah) daily, as it draws down Divine energy of blessings and success in all of your endeavors. Chabd of Nashville is offering a free Tzedakah box for your home or office, that can be used to fulfill the Mitzvah of giving Tzedakah daily.

The Tzedakah box is a free gift for the first 50 people to contact the Chabad of Nashville office at rabbi@chabadnashville.com 


Congregation Micah

Congregation Micah - an inclusive, innovative synagogue exploring and celebrating Jewish life - is committed to building community and repairing the world! We offer creative and diverse ways to live a Jewish life in Tennessee and beyond using the rich beliefs and practices of Progressive Judaism as our foundation. Visit our 30+ acre campus or access our virtual programs from our website: www.congregationmicah.org Like us on socials: Facebook; Instagram; @MicahNashville; sign up for our e-blasts; learn and pray with us in person or on YouTube, Zoom and our Livestream. In our tent, there is room for everyone! 

Programming at Micah – February 2022 

Sanctuary Shabbat Services - Fridays at 6:00 PM  

At Micah, we approach God in many ways: the inspiration of words, the beauty of sacred space, and the authenticity of our intention and through the power of music and song. This Spring we are featuring Musical Director Ms. Lisa Silver as she is set to retire this June. Join us in person or virtually for services this month that will be as diverse as they are engaging, as moving as they are participatory.  

Micah Reads - Monday, February 7th at 7:00 PM 

All are welcome for a Zoom discussion on the book The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman. Education Director Julie Greenberg leads the conversation for this community-wide event. 

Sports Trivia - Tuesday, February 1st at 10:30 AM 

Have you spent the last 25 years of your life wondering who was on 3rd base when Bobby Thompson of the New York Giants hit “the shot heard round the world” to defeat the Brooklyn Dodgers to get into the world series in 1951? Answers to this question and many more of little importance when you join Martin Light and other Micah members for an hour of a sports trivia contest to be held in the Micah social hall on the first Tuesday of every month. All are welcome. Contact martylight@aol.com with any questions. 

Weekly Events 

Schmooze & Views - Thursday mornings at 10:30 AM 

Keeping the politics off the pulpit but not out of the building, share your views in a round-table discussion on current events facilitated by the rabbi and Dr. Bob Smith. Attendance includes both in-person and virtual options. 

Torah Study - Saturday Mornings at 9:00 AM 

Deep conversations centered around the Torah’s wisdom with thoughtful and caring people. Led by the rabbi on Zoom. 

Want to take this relationship to the next level? Apply for membership! For more information contact Mindy Drongowski at mindy@congregationmicah.org 


The Temple  

February 2022 Events 

All programming can be accessed via thetemplehub.org unless noted to be in person 

Pirkei Avot: Jewish Wisdom for Today's World 

Every Friday from 5:00-5:40 PM  

Get ready for Shabbat with a little text study!  Each week we will study a piece of wisdom from Pirkei Avot, The Ethics of our Ancestors, an ancient Jewish text still relevant in our own times. 
Zoom Room: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81973096738 

Lunch with the Rabbi  

Thursday, February 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th from 12:00-1:00 PM 

Bring your lunch and engage with Rabbi Schiftan and guests in a discussion of currents and important issues from a Jewish perspective.  Zoom Room: thetemplehub.org 

Women's Torah Study 

Every Thursday from 12:00-1:00 PM 

Ongoing weekly women's Torah study led by Patty Marks.  Zoom Room:  thetemplehub.org 

Shabbat Schedule for February 

Our Shabbat Services will be held in person at The Temple. Please reserve your spot via thetemplehub.org.  You can also watch via zoom from thetemplehub.org.  

Friday, February 4th ~ 6:00 pm  

Friday, February 11th ~ 6:00 pm  

Friday, February 18th  ~ 6:00 pm with Birthday Blessings 

Friday, February 25th ~ 6:00 pm  


Chevrah Torah Study*  

9:30a.m. on Saturdays via thetemplehub.org  Join us for our weekly Torah study on the portion of the week, led by the clergy. 9:30 am on Saturdays.  

Tot Shabbat –Love & Families   

Saturday, February 12th @ 10:00a.m.  (for families with children up to age 6) 

These opportunities offer families the chance to celebrate Shabbat with their young children in a creative way. 

For more information and to join in, please visit thetemplehub.org or www.templenashville.org 

Are You Looking for a Creative Outlet? Join Writers of the Lost Ark!  

“Writers of the Lost Ark” meets the first Wednesday of each month currently via Zoom. This is a safe, supportive, and no pressure environment to share your creative ideas whether they be stories, songs, poems, or prose.  The group is open to all regardless of how little or how long you’ve been writing. Those curious to find their creative side are welcome as well. 

Wednesday, February 2nd ~ 7:00-8:00 pm  For more information, please contact ninapacent@bellsouth.net. 

Go to thetemplehub.org for Zoom info. 

Next Dor Torah on Tap

(Next Dor is Temple’s young professionals group) 

Back by popular demand, come ask Rabbi Mackler any question you can think of! 

Wednesday, February 23rd at 6:00pm  

Greenhouse Bar. Drinks and snacks on The Temple. If you have any questions, please reach out to The Temple’s Director of Membership and Inclusion, Sheri Rosenberg (sheri@templenashville.org). 

Welcoming Wellness-  

Learned Optimism/ Self-Care/Love Yourself 

Wednesday, February 9th Time TBD 

More information coming soon! 


Dr. Amy-Jill Levine Returns to The Temple! 

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm 

Witness at the Cross: How Gospel Stories Reveal Jewish History 

February 1st 
The Crucifixion of Jesus and Jewish History: 
How Psalms became Prophetic 

February 8th 
Daughters of Jerusalem and Women from Galilee: 
The Jewish Women in the Gospel Story  

February 15th 
Soldiers at the Cross:  Galilee, Judea, and Rome 

Co-sponsored by The Temple and the Reverend Charlie Curb Center for Faith Leadership at Belmont University. 

Jewish Learning on Your Own Schedule 

Look for podcasts and videos prepared by musicians, scholars and clergy! 13 Attributes of God, Jewish Cooking Demos, Clergy Chats, Inside Israel and Jewish Music Sessions.   Sessions will be posted on thetemplehub.org 


Sherith Israel 





















West End Synagogue – February 2022 

For links to the following services or programs, please email office@westendsyn.org 

Introduction to Judaism Class with Rabbi Kullock is back in person! 

Join us every Sunday from January 9th - May 1st, 2022, from 9:30am – 11:00am 

For more information contact Linda Sisselman @ linda@westendsyn.org 


Join us for in-person morning minyan!  

Sunday services will be at 9am and Monday-Friday will be at 7am 

Daily Mincha (afternoon service) or Maariv (the evening service) depending on Daylight savings times 

Join us for daily Mincha/Maariv on Zoom only at 6:00 p.m. 

Kabbalat Shabbat You are invited to join us for Kabbalat Shabbat on Fridays in person or on Zoom at 6:00 p.m. 

Morning Shabbat services. You are invited to join us Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in person or by zoom. 

Talmud class on Tuesdays 

Rabbi Joshua Kullock teaches a Talmud class on Tuesdays at 7:30am. 

Torah class for Women: 

Join Rabbi Joshua on the first Wednesday of each month at 11am via Zoom  
(call for details) 

Torah class for Men: 
Join Rabbi Joshua the second Thursday of each month at 12pm. 

Miriam’s Torah Class: 
Wednesday, November 3 at Noon 

Seniors - Lunch & Learn is Back! 
February 9th – Learn with Cantor Sarah Levine 

February 23rd – Learn with Cantor George Lieberman  
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm & 12:00pm – 1:00pm for Lunch 

Contact Linda Sisselman @ linda@westendsyn.org 


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