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In Memory of Martin K. Pear, משה בן שמואל ז”ל

Marty was born on July 16, 1941, in Middletown, Connecticut, to Samuel and Bertha (Dworski) Pear. He received his bachelor’s from Bethany College in West Virginia and worked in social services in the Jewish community for three decades. On Oct. 4, 1964, he married Beverly Krimsky and they remained true partners in life for 54 years. They raised, inspired and earned…

Spiritual Diplomacy

In addition to hosting scores of political leaders – such as this group of US Attorneys General pictured above brought to Israel by the America – Israel Friendship League – as well as academic, artistic, business and student leaders, Shir Hadash has hosted many religious leaders, including those already supportive of Israel but also many who are not. Pictured below…

Our History

Our History

Shir Hadash was founded by Rabbi Ian and Dr. Rachel Pear in the fall 2000. It’s first center — initially in a community center, then a “Cursed Building” and ultimately a bomb shelter — was in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Nachlaot. Today, that center continues to operate under the name Kol Rina. A great number of Shir Hadash’s most innovative…

Services

Weekday Shacharit Daily Sunday – Friday: 8:15 AM Including Chol HaMoed, Fast Days and Rosh Chodesh Slichot during Elul take place prior to this morning minyan, except for the first Slichot which takes place Motzei Shabbat at midnight. Shabbat Schedule Friday Night Mincha: 25 minutes after candle-lighting Kabalat Shabbat: 35 minutes after candle-lighting Maariv: 55 minutes after candle-lighting Shacharit: 8:45…

Communal News

SEPTEMBER 2019 Mazal Tov to Josh Wajcman  and Andrea Rosen who became engaged to be married yesterday (September 5). May they merit to build a bayit ne’eman b’yisrael! We regret to inform you of the passing of Morton Schwartz, father of Dr. Phillip Schwartz. The funeral will take place this evening, September 3 at 6:30 PM at Beit Ha’hesped, Har…