The Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua

​​​​​​​2017 SCHEDULE



Week 1

Sunday, June 25 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series.  “US–Soviet Relations Conferences 1986-88: A Story Behind the Story” Howard Steindler, Attorney, Cleveland, Ohio.  Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, June 27 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, June 30 - 5:00 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Sid Schwarz. Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist.  Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Saturday, July 1 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Sid Schwarz.  Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist.  Hurlbut Sanctuary.  Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.


Week 2

Sunday, July 2 - 8 p.m.  (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series. “In the Shadow of Beethoven: Franz Schubert and Vienna” Christopher Gibbs, Professor, Bard College, NY.  Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, July 4 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, July 7 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Samuel Stahl.  Dr. Andrew Symons, Cantorial Soloist.  Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Saturday, July 8 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Samuel Stahl. John Myers, Cantorial Soloist, Jared Jacobson, Organist, Chautauqua Choir Quartet.  Hurlbut Sanctuary.  Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.

Saturday, July 8 - 6:45 p.m. (6:45-7:15) Havdalah Service (Sponsored by Hebrew Congregation), Rabbinic Student Will Hall, 2017 Abrahamic Program for Young Adults (APYA) coordinator, Grove in front of Alumni Hall

 
Week 3

Sunday, July 9 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series. “Reflections on Visit to the US Holocaust Museum” Chautauqua Lake Central School Students. Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, July 11 - 3:15 P.M. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, July 14 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Debra Orenstein.  Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist.  Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Friday, July 14 - 6:15 p.m. (6:15-7:30) Shabbat Dinner. Prepaid tickets required.  Reservations call Betty Salz (716-357-2001) or Judy Farber (716-789-5756). Everett Jewish Life Center 

Saturday, July 15 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Debra Orenstein.  Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist, Hurlbut Sanctuary.  Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall. 


Week 4

Sunday, July 16 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series, “The New Jewish Dynamism:  Engaging the Next Generation through Applied Jewish Wisdom for Life” Joe Kanfer, CEO, GOJO Industries, Inc.  Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, July 18 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, July 21 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Frank Muller.  Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Saturday, July 22 - 8:45 a.m. (8:45-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Torah Study ”Cities of Refuge-Cities of Sanctuary” Rabbi Frank Muller. Hurlbut Sanctuary

Saturday, July 22 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Frank Muller.  Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist, Hurlbut Sanctuary.  Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.    

 

Week 5

Sunday, July 23 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series. “Music of a Forgotten Master:  David Nowakowski (1848-1921)” Cantor Ron Graner, Toronto, Canada. Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, July 25 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Music recital by Hebrew Congregation Music School Scholarship Students. Everett Jewish Life Center


Wednesday, July 26 - 12:15 p.m. (12:15 - 1:15) Lunch and Learn Brown Bag. "Responsa for Our Time:  How Different Branches of Judaism Address Modern Legal Questions" Rabbi Cookie Olshein, West Palm Beach, Florida. Everett Jewish Life Center


Friday, July 28 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Elyse Goldstein. Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist.  Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Friday, July 28 - 6:15 p.m. (6:15-7:45) Shabbat Dinner. Prepaid tickets required. Reservations call Marilyn Neuman (412-302-2639) or Ellen Gottfried (917-541-4103). Everett Jewish Life Center. 

Saturday, July 29 - 9:30 p.m. (9:30-11-30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Elyse Goldstein.  Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist.  Hurlbut Sanctuary.  Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall. 


Week 6

Sunday, July 30 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series. “Inside a Golden Age of American Opera” Steven Osgood, General/Artistic Director, Chautauqua Opera.  Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, August 1 - 3:15p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Tisha B’Av, Rabbinic Student Will Hall, 2017 Abrahamic Program for Young Adults (APYA) coordinator.  Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, August 4 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Ron Symons.   Dr. Andrew Symons, Cantorial Soloist.  Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Saturday, August 5 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Interfaith Outreach Sabbath Service, Rabbi Ron Symons.  Dr. Andrew Symons, cantorial soloist, Dr. Robert Franklin, Maureen Rovegno, Rev. Carmen Perry, readers.  Service includes explanation of prayers. Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.

 
Week 7

Sunday, August 6 - 8 p.m. (8-9) Hebrew Congregation joins Interfaith Service, Amphitheater

Tuesday, August 8 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, August 11 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath”  Rabbi Emily Losben-Ostrov.  Ruben Ostrov, Cantorial Soloist.  Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Saturday, August 12 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Emily Losben-Ostrov.  Ruben Ostrov, Cantorial Soloist.  Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.

Saturday, August 12 - 6:45 p.m. (6:45-7:15) Havdalah Service (Sponsored by Hebrew Congregation), Rabbi Emily Losben-Ostrov.  Ruben Ostrov, Cantorial Soloist.  Grove in front of Alumni Hall

 
Week 8

Sunday, August 13 - 10:30 a.m. (10:30-11:30) Klezmer Concert co-sponsored by Hebrew Congregation and Chabad of Chautauqua.  Amrom Chodos Band, Buffalo, NY. Parlor of Athenaeum Hotel

Sunday, August 13 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series, “Serving Mission through the Arts.” Deborah Sunya Moore, Vice President and Director of Programming, Chautauqua Institution. Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, August 15 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, August 18 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Joshua Caruso. Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist. Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)


Saturday, August 19 - 8:45 a.m. (8:45-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Torah Study "The Covenantal Relationship between Israel and God". Rabbi Joshua Caruso. Hurlbut Sanctuary


Saturday, August 19 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Joshua Caruso.  Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist, Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall. 

  
Week 9

Sunday, August 20 - 5:30 p.m. (5:30-8) Hebrew Congregation Celebration Banquet, Prepaid tickets required. Call Gloria Gould (716-357-2046) or Esther Northman (716-510-8993).  Webbs Party Room, 115 W. Lake Rd, Mayville, NY. 

Tuesday, August 23 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, August 25 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Dan Alexander.  Miller Park (if rain, Pier Building)