Queen Esther entertained and enthralled our youngest children while as many as 50 drums, supplied by our new friends at Drums for Fun, worked in close rhythm to completely drown out mention of Haman’s name.  In between, the VJ stage was filled with superheroes, princesses and biblical characters: so many costumes and such fun for the kinder. 
A short service and thoughtful d’var Torah by Rabbi Roberts kicked off a night of ruach that included an illustrated Megillah reading featuring the whole Simpsons clan and a musical shpiel by our choir members.  A devoted kitchen team worked for hours preparing a sumptuous meal of fish and chips with a side of coleslaw.  Naturally, there was plenty to drink…but enough said about that! 

Board Elects new President

Mark Ginsburg Elected President of NSTE

On Thursday 19 February the NSTE Board of Directors appointed Mark Ginsburg to the role of President. David Levy was appointed as a Vice-President and now joins the Executive. The Executive therefore comprises Mark Ginsburg, David Levy, Ruth-Anne Cohn (Vice-President) and Simon Gold (Treasurer and Secretary).


Annual Membership Voluntary Contribution drive

As North Shore Temple Emanuel (NSTE) continues to roll out its new year of services and programs, we are calling for your support in the form of a tax deductible donation to our Annual Membership Voluntary Contribution drive.

Shabbat Dinner - 13 March 2015

You are invited to the Pre - Pre Pesach Shabbat Dinner 13 March

The menu for this dinner has been designed to include a feast of Chametz in preparation for Pesach. The dinner will follow the Hands Free T’fillah service in VJ’s. We’d like to welcome all members and guests, especially those with families who will be attending this family friendly service.

It's really important that you book for this event so we can ensure that we have ample food for all our members and guests who wish to attend. Please book and pay before midday 11 March. If you have special dietary requirements be sure to tell us when you book so we can prepare alternative food for you.  



NSTE Communal Pesach Seder

Saturday 4 April 6:00pm

The traditional Seder meal will be hosted by Rabbi Gary and Jocelyn Robuck with Rabbi Nicole and David Roberts and catered by DI and Peter Torok of Bassetts Catering under the supervision of Rabbi Robuck.


Hebrew through Values - North Shore Night School

Thursday 12, 19 and 26 March 

7:30pm - 9:00pm  Cost $18

Mastering Jewish values is integral to becoming not only a good Jew, but also a good person.  It is essential for spiritual growth.  The purpose of our course is to introduce students to ancient lessons, stories and personal examples that will contribute both to Jewish knowledge and character development. 

"Synaplex" Shabbat - 14 March 2015

Now playing at NSTE……  A new style of monthly shabbat morning service

On 14 March, NSTE will hold its second “synaplex"*** Shabbat, in which you'll be able to choose from a variety of opportunities for spiritual, educational, and communal enrichment, including:

A Masorti Service (Conservative)

A "Kaleidoscope" Contemplative Service (Progressive)

Siddur Study with Rabbi Robuck

Meditation and sound healing session

Kiddush and Lunch-and-Learn

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