The Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua

​​​​​​​2018 SCHEDULE



Hebrew Congregation 2018 Program

Week 1

Sunday, June 24 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series “Leonard Bernstein versus God” David Levy, Musicologist, Professor Wake Forest University, Visiting Professor, Eastman School of Music. Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, June 26 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, June 29 - 5:00 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Joshua Caruso, Dr. Andy Symons, Cantorial Soloist. Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Saturday, June 30 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Joshua Caruso, Dr. Andy Symons, Cantorial Soloist. Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.


Week 2

Sunday, July 1 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series Andrew Borba, Artistic Director, Chautauqua Theater Company. Hurlbut Sanctuary

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

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

Saturday, July 7 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Adam Scheldt, Susan Goldberg Schwartz. Bat Mitzvah of Jamie Eisner. Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.

 
Week 3

Sunday, July 8 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series, Matt Ewalt, Chief of Staff, Chautauqua Institution. Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, July 10 - 3:15 P.M. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, July 13 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Sid Schwarz, Cantor Todd Kipnis. Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Friday, July 13 - 6:15 p.m. (6:15-7:30) Shabbat Dinner, (Sponsored by Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua). Prepaid tickets required. Reservations call Betty Salz (716-357-2001) or Judy Farber (716-789-5756). Everett Jewish Life Center

Saturday, July 14 – 8:45 a.m. (8:45-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Torah Study, "Judges, Prophets and Rabbis: Jewish Perspectives on Leadership", Rabbi Sid Schwarz. Hurlbut Sanctuary

Saturday, July 14 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Sid Schwarz, Cantor Todd Kipnis. Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.


Week 4

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

Wednesday, July 18 –12:15 p.m. (12:15-1:30) Hebrew Congregation Lunch and Learn, "Sacred Objects and Sacred Memory: The Torah Scroll Envelope" Rabbi Cookie Olshein, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, July 20 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Cookie Olshein. Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Saturday, July 21 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Cookie Olshein, Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist. Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.


Week 5

Sunday, July 22 – 4 p.m. (4-4:45) Hebrew Congregation Tisha B’Av Observance, Hurlbut Sanctuary

Sunday, July 22 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series. Emily Morris, Vice President of Marketing and Communications/Chief Brand Officer, Chautauqua Institution. Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, July 24 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, July 27 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Samuel Stahl, Dr. Andy Symons, Cantorial Soloist. Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Saturday, July 28 - 9:30 p.m. (9:30-11-30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Samuel Stahl, John Myers, Cantorial Soloist; Jared Jacobson, Organist, Quartet. Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.


Week 6

Sunday, July 29 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series. Chautauqua’s role in interfaith dialogue “Elevating Civil and Interfaith Dialogues in Communities; Finding Common Ground in an Age of Discord.” Michael Hill, President, Chautauqua Institution, Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, July 31 - 3:15p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, August 3 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbis Barbara and Ron Symons; Dr. Andrew Symons, Cantorial Soloist. Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Friday, August 3 - 6:15 p.m. (6:15-7:30) Shabbat Dinner, (Sponsored by Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua). Prepaid tickets required. Reservations call Carole Wolsh (412-705-1939) or Marilyn Neuman (412-302-2639). Everett Jewish Life Center

Saturday, August 4 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Interfaith Outreach Sabbath Service, Rabbis Barbara and Ron Symons; Dr. Andrew Symons, cantorial soloist.  Maureen Rovegno, Rev. Carmen Perry, readers. Service includes explanation of prayers. Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.


Week 7

Sunday, August 5 - 8 p.m. (8-9) Hebrew Congregation joins Interfaith Service, Amphitheater

Tuesday, August 7 - 3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, August 10 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein, Cantor Arlene Frank. Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

Saturday, August 11 – 8:30 a.m. (8:30-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Torah Study, Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein. “Reflections on an Interfaith clergy trip to Israel in December 2017” Hurlbut Sanctuary

Saturday, August 11 - 9:30 a.m. (9:30-11:30) Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service, Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein, Cantor Arlene Frank. Hurlbut Sanctuary. Kiddush luncheon follows at Hurlbut Social Hall.


Week 8

Sunday, August 12 - 8 p.m. (8-9:15) Hebrew Congregation Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series, The Right Rev. V. Eugene Robinson, Vice President of Religion and Senior Pastor, Chautauqua Institution. Hurlbut Sanctuary

Tuesday, August 14 -3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Wednesday, August 15 – 3:30 p.m. (3:30-4:30) Seminar (Programmed by the Department of Religion and Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua), Chautauqua Lake Central School students reflect on the Holocaust and March 2018 visit to the U. S. Holocaust Museum, Hall of Christ

Friday, August 17 - 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, August 18 - 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 9

Sunday, August 19- 5:30 p.m. (5:30-8) Hebrew Congregation Celebration Banquet, Prepaid tickets required. Reservations call Gloria Gould (716-357-2046) or Esther Northman (716-510-8993). Webbs Party Room, 115 W. Lake Rd, Mayville, NY.

Tuesday, August 21 -3:15 p.m. (3:15-4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments, Everett Jewish Life Center

Wednesday, August 22 – 12:15 p.m. (12:15-1:30) Hebrew Congregation Lunch & Learn, Rabbi Dan Alexander, “Forgetting and the Dangers of Hurtful Speech” Everett Jewish Life Center

Friday, August 24 - 5 p.m. (5-6) Hebrew Congregation Evening Service “Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcoming the Sabbath” Rabbi Dan Alexander, Susan Goldberg Schwartz, Cantorial Soloist. Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)