Dedication of Siddur Lev Shalem

A new horizon will be reached this Shabbat morning, when our congregation inaugurates Siddur Lev Shalem (The Complete Heart Prayer Book) during worship services. The inauguration ceremony culminates our congregation’s months-long process of consideration, approval and finally procurement of the newly-published prayer book, created for use in Conservative Jewish congregations. The prayer book is just the latest in the on-going efforts of […]

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Young Ohev Couples Go to the Movies

A week ago our newly-formed Ohev Sholom Young Couples Club met at Ward Parkway Shopping Center for coffee and movie (Deadpool). Todah Rabbah to our Member Services Committee, under the able guidance of Meredith Farnan, for organizing the club and planning the movie outing — and, crucially, providing baby sitting at the synagogue during the event. You’ll note from the photo below, […]

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Enjoy Study, Music and Celebrations With Us

Bet Midrash resumes at 7:00 pm tomorrow (Tuesday) evening in the Ohev Sholom library, at which time we once again will enter the spiritual world of the Jewish Sages of yore, as reflected through the Talmud’s great repository of wisdom, Pirkei Avot (Chapters of the Fathers). This year’s initial session kicks off with a special surprise; be there on time and enjoy […]

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Minyan at Village Shalom on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays

As you know, beginning next Tuesday, February 9 (Rosh Hodesh Adar I), our congregation will begin partnering with Beth Shalom for Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday morning minyan at 7:00 am in the Village Shalom Synagogue. The sole exception is when Yom Tov falls on one or more of those weekdays; all Yom Tov worship services will be held at Ohev, regardless of day. Also, please note that on Sunday/Monday/Thursday mornings, minyan […]

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Tu b’Shvat and New Minyan Location

Tu b’Shvat hee’gee’ah — Tu b’Shvat has arrived; today is the day, the birthday of all trees in the Land of Israel. Go to jnf.org, to purchase your tree(s), to help beautify and sustain our Land. Also arriving lately is the beginning of a new era for Conservative Judaism in Kansas City. New Minyan Location for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday Mornings Last […]

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The Holy Temple and the 10th of Tevet

Today is the first day of Winter. Autumn loudly departed last night with at least a couple great booms of thunder — one of which sent our 90-pound puppy flying into my bed. It could have been worse; fortunately we’d sent him out to water the bushes before we turned in. On a more serious note, to the extent that the Hebrew […]

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