Shir Tikvah Welcomes Solar Power for its Eternal Light
There’s no shortage of energy powering Shir Tikvah’s people and activities, but one holy element is now officially high-tech and off-grid at the Reform synagogue in Minneapolis. The sun is now the direct source of eternal light shining through the Ner Tamid fixture illuminating the Torah ark and sanctuary, thanks to a project of partners from the synagogue’s Climate Change Minyan, 5th-grade students and solar industry professionals. Read full article here
Thanks to the once-again unbelievable support from our congregants and visitors, the High Holiday Food Drive raised over 2500lbs of food! Our efforts ensured that members of our Minneapolis community who need it will be well-fed throughout the winter. Thanks again to everyone for donating, to STiFTY for coordinating, and to Sabathani Community Center for making this a reality!
Shir Tikvah’s Annual Fall Blood Drive a Success! Thank you to all the volunteers who rolled-up their sleeves to make a life-saving blood donation on Sunday, September 28. We had a terrific turnout and collected 35 units, impacting as many as 105 patients in area hospitals. In the 15 years we’ve been partnering with Memorial Blood Centers, this marks the 4th time we collected this many units of blood! Mark your calendar now for our Day of Service Blood Drive on Saturday, January 18, 2015.
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A message from the Caring Committee: Meals are needed for congregants who are ill or recovering from surgery. If you are able to make a dish, please do so in a container that does not need to be returned. Label it with the dish name and a list of the ingredients and just drop it off at Shir Tikvah! We will store it there! Your help is greatly appreciated. For further details, contact Jill Madsen