🎵 9:55 am: Parshah class for women with Chana German – What Miriam's Music Can Teach Us
♦️ 11:20 am: Innovation is the Key to Jewish Survival - Dahan Sanctuary, Post-Shabbat Services Address
FOR WOMEN — By registration only
🍽️ 12 pm: Women’s Shabbat Lunch
Indulge in a gourmet meal enhanced by Shabbat singing with Mezumenet
, the University of Maryland's all-female Jewish a cappella group, and thought-provoking guided table discussions.
🧠 1:30 pm: Developing a Growth Mindset
A conversation with Chana German and Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School PreSchool guidance counselor
Vicki Hervitz about retraining your brain for maximum growth and resilience.
📖 2:40 pm: Women’s Mincha Service led by Rivka Bresler
3 pm: Break-Out Sessions: choose one of the following options:
👑 The Shabbat Queen: The Shabbat prayers evoke feminine imagery. Why is Shabbat compared to a queen and bride? Mrs. Chana Slavaticki will share a mystical approach to enhance your appreciation of Shabbat and its special connection to women.
🀄️ Games that Train the Brain: Take some time to relax with others while still keeping your mind sharp with a fun afternoon game of mahjong, Rummikub and more.
🎶 Women Who Sing: Learn a multi-harmony song with Mezumenet.
🧘♀️ A Shabbat State of Mind: A mindfulness approach to a more meaningful Shabbat with educational consultant Nancy Siegel. Learn how to carry the peace of Shabbat with you throughout the week.
☕️ 4 pm: Coffee & Snacks
✡️ 4:15 pm: Mitzvah or Minhag, Choice or Obligation?
Are women required to pray? Are they allowed to wear tefillin or a tallit? Dr. Zipora Schorr will explain the difference between mitzvah (commandment) and minhag (custom), followed by a Q&A.
🍴 5:30 pm: Seudah Shelishit
🕯 6:15 pm: Musical Havdalah with Mezumenet
🚨 Moms, don’t stress! We’ve got your family covered! 🚨
Dads and kids can enjoy a light lunch following Shabbat services and family open gym, available until 3 pm. ALL CHILDREN AT OPEN GYM MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.
💲 Cost: $20 full day, $7.50 after lunch through havdalah
Register online by Monday, February 3: http://bit.ly/3a9meJm
Women’s Shabbat Committee:
Stephanie Kaye Baron • Liba Benus • Sharon Benus • Lauren Braunstein •
Nina Auster-Cusner • Adrian Dobbs •
Teri Gitlitz • Vicki Hervitz • Linda Hurwitz • Milana Isaacson • Sandy Kanter •
Shelley Kaye •
Renata Kepner • Tova Natanzon • Alison Roffe • Vered Taylor • Leah Tutnauer