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Shabbat Parashat “Vayikra”
3 Nisan 5780
March 27-28, 2020

Services Via Livestream:

Kabbalat Shabbat – 6 PM
Shabbat Morning – 9:30 AM

Parashat Hashavua: Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26

Haftarah: Isaiah 43:21-44:23


Livestream Broadcasts of Har-El’s Services and Classes on Our YouTube Channel:

Until further notice, we will continue to livestream our services on classes via Har-El’s YouTube channel.  The link below will connect you directly to the service or class as they are broadcasted, via your computer or cellphone. To go to our congregation’s YouTube channel, please click here .


Following is the schedule of Har-El’s coming broadcasts:

- Kabbalat Shabbat, this Friday, March 27 at 6 PM (due to the beginning of shaon kayitz – daylight savings time!)

- Shabbat morning services, Saturday, March 28 at 9:30 AM


- Torah study class, Monday, March 30 at 4 PM

- The class on the prophet Jeremiah, Wednesday, April 1, at 11 AM.


Services will be led by Rabbi Ada and Cantor Evan, and the classes will be taught (in Hebrew) by Rabbi Ada.


Reaching the Har-El Staff:

Following the instructions of the Ministry of Health, the Har-El staff will be working primarily from home. We are available and happy to assist you at any time:

Rabbi Ada: 052-452-2387
Cantor Evan: 054-474-2314
Shany, Har-El’s administrator: 053-649-9584.


Now More Than Ever It’s Time to Lend a Hand – “Kimcha D’fischa” During the Corona Crisis:

Keren B’chavod, the social justice arm of the Reform movement, in coordination with welfare departments around the country, has begun its annual “Kimcha D’fischa” (Passover food fund) campaign.  All contributions will be used to purchase food vouchers and provide immediate financial assistance to families in need from all parts of Israeli society. 
For more details including how to contribute, please click here .

For those living overseas, please contact Sharona Yekutiel at: ysharona@reform.org.il


Article by Har-El Member Yoel (Professor Christoph Schmidt):

For your enrichment, following is a link to an article (in Hebrew) written by Har-El member Yoel, (Professor Christoph Schmidt) on the poet Heinrich Heine, pictured.  To read the article, please click here.


Sermons, Weekday Morning Service, and Classes from This Past Shabbat and the Past Week:


Watching Sermons from this Past Shabbat:

Following are links to watch Rabbi Ada’s sermons from this past Shabbat, “Vayak’hel-P’kudei”:

Friday evening, March 20: please click here

Saturday morning, March 21: please click here


Class on This Week’s Torah Portion, Vayikra:

On Monday, March 23, Rabbi Ada gave a class on this week’s Torah portion, Vayikra.  Please click here to watch the lesson.


Weekday Morning Service – Tuesday, March 24:

On Tuesday, March 24, at the invitation of the Reform Movement, Rabbi Ada and Cantor Evan led a weekday morning service broadcast via “Facebook Live” on the Movement’s Facebook page.  More than 460 people saw the service!


Class on the Prophet Jeremiah:

On Wednesday, March 25, Rabbi Ada taught her weekly class on the prophet Jeremiah (chapter 9, verses 22-23 and chapter 11).  Please click here to watch the lesson.


Shabbat Shalom,
and Wishes of Good Health
For Us All!

Chairman - Zvi Giladi

Rabbi - Ada Zavidov

Cantor - Evan Cohen
Administrator - Shany Shlomo


Kehilat Har-El
16 Shmuel Hanagid Street
Jerusalem 9459216 
Tel: +972-2-625-3841
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