The Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua

Hebrew Congregation 2021 Program. (Masks and Unvaccinated Attendee Policy below)


Our Kabbalat Shabbat Prayerbook can be downloaded.


Week 1

Tuesday, June 29 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center Porch

Friday, July 2- 5:00 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath”, Rabbi Rob Morais, Jesse Thorpe, cantorial soloist. Miller Park (if rain, Smith-Wilkes Hall)

Saturday, July 3 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Rob Morais, Jesse Thorpe, cantorial soloist.  Hurlbut Sanctuary. (stream at TBD)


Week 2

Tuesday, July 6 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center Porch

Friday, July 9 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath”, Rabbi Sam Stahl, Susan Goldberg Schwartz, cantorial soloist. Miller Park  (if rain, Smith-Wilkes Hall)

Saturday, July 10 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Sam Stahl, John Myers, Soloist, Bruce Gingrich Organist, and Choir Quartet from Temple Anshe Hesed, Erie, Hurlbut Sanctuary. (stream at TBD)

 

Week 3

Sunday, July 11 - 7p.m. (7-8:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series, Joe Gerace, Director of Police and Security, Chautauqua Institution, “Full Circle”, Smith-Wilkes Hall

Tuesday, July 14- 3:15 P.M. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center Porch

Friday, July 16 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath”, Rabbi Joshua Caruso, Cantor Laurel Berman.  Miller Parker (if rain, Smith Wilkes Hall).

Friday, July 16 - 6:15 p.m. (6:15-7:30) Shabbat Dinner, (Sponsored by Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua). Prepaid tickets required.  Reservations call TBD. Heirloom Restaurant, Athenaeum Hotel

Saturday, July 17 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Joshua Caruso, Cantor Laura Berman.  Hurlbut Sanctuary.


Week 4

Sunday, July 18  – 4 p.m. (4-4:45) Hebrew Congregation Tisha B’Av Observance, Hurlbut Sanctuary

Sunday, July 18 -7 p.m. (7-8:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series, Arthur and Betty Salz, authors of Shalom Chautauqua, “Shalom Chautauqua: The Hebrew Congregation and the Jewish Presence”  Smith-Wilkes Hall

Tuesday, July 20- 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center Porch

Friday, July 23- 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath”  Rabbi Cookie Olshein.  Miller Park (if rain, Smith-Wilkes Hall)

Saturday, July 24- 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Cookie Olshein, Susan Goldberg Schwartz, soloist.  Hurlbut Sanctuary. (stream at TBD)

 

Week 5


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

Friday, July 30 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Aaron Bisno, Congregation Rodef Shalom, Pittsburgh, PA;  Susan Goldberg Schwartz, cantorial soloist.  Miller Park (if rain, Smith-Wilkes Hall)

Saturday, July 31 - 9:30 p.m. (9:30-11-30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Aaron Bisno, Congreation Rodef Shalom, Pittsburgh, Pa;  Susan Goldberg Schwartz, cantorial soloist.  Hurlbut Sanctuary (stream at TBD)


Week 6

Sunday, August 1- 7 p.m. (7-8:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series.  David Levy, Professor of Music, Wake Forest University; Program Annotator and Pre-Concert Lecturer for the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, “Rescue, Restoration, Revival: Austrian-Jewish Musicians After 1938 and the Work of Exil Arte, Smith-Wilkes Hall

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

Friday, August 6- 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbis Ron and Barbara Symons; Dr. Andrew Symons, cantorial soloist.  Miller Park (if rain, Smith-Wilkes Hall).

Friday, August 7- 6:15 p.m. (6:15-7:30) Shabbat Dinner, (Sponsored by Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua). Prepaid tickets required.  Reservations call TBD.  Heirloom Restaurant, Athenaeum Hotel.

Saturday, August 7- 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Interfaith Outreach Sabbath Service, Rabbis Ron and Barbara Symons; Dr. Andrew Symons, cantorial soloist.  Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, Maureen Rovegno, Rev. Carmen Perry, readers.  Service includes explanation of prayers.  Hurlbut Sanctuary. (stream at TBD)

 
Week 7

Sunday, August 8- 7 p.m. (7-8:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series:  Erroll Davis, President of the African-American House, Chautauqua Institution, “ A Conversation with Erroll Davis, President of the African-American Heritage House”. Smith-Wilkes Hall.

Tuesday, August 10- 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center Porch

Friday, August 13 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath”, Rabbi Frank Muller, Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Smith-Wilkes Hall).

Saturday, August 14 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Frank Muller, Dr. Andrew Symons, cantorial soloist. Hurlbut Sanctuary

 

Week 8

Tuesday, August 17- 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center Porch

Friday, August 20- 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath”, Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein, Susan Schwartz, cantorial soloist. Miller Park (if rain, Smith-Wilkes Hall).

Saturday, August 21- 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath, Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein, Susan Schwartz, cantorial soloist   Hurlbut Sanctuary. (stream at TBD)

 
Week 9

Sunday, August 22- 5:30 p.m. (5:30-8) Hebrew Congregation Celebration Banquet, Prepaid tickets required. Reservations call TBD. Tentatively at Webbs Party Room, 115 W. Lake Rd, Mayville, NY. 

Friday, August 27 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat:  Welcoming the Sabbath”.  Susan Goldberg Schwartz, cantorial soloist.  Miller Parker (if rain, Smith-Wilkes Hall). 

                                      C O V I D    P R E C A U T I O N S


RELIGIOUS SERVICES – KABBALAT SHABBAT AND SATURDAY MORNING -

AND SUNDAY LAZARUS LECTURES

Vaccinated and accompanied children under 12 – Masks optional – Distancing not necessary Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated – Masks required – 6 feet distancing required


ALL OTHER EVENTS – CONVERSATIONS AND DINNERS

Vaccinated (at least 14 days earlier) and accompanied children under 12 ONLY

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