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Ordination Program

RABBINIC ORDINATION OF AVIVA GOLDBERG
NOVEMBER 22, 2014 – 1 KISLEV 5775

Officiating:

RABBI DEBORAH BRIN

AVIVA GOLDBERG

DANIELA GESUNDHEIT Chazzan (Cantor)

מִכָּל-מְלַמְּדַי הִשְׂכַּלְתִּי

“From all my teachers I have gained understanding.” Psalm 119:99

ORDER OF SERVICE

הַבְדָּלָה HAVDALAH CEREMONY  (separating the Sabbath from the work week)

Blessing over the wine
Blessing over the spices
Blessing over the Havdalah candle
Eliyahu Hanavee

םמיכה לרבנות SMICHA CEREMONY: Rabbinic Ordination

Beit Din (Rabbinic Court): Rabbi Deborah Brin, Dr. Jordan Paper, Dinah Rosen
Signing of Smicha Document

Ana Hashem   (Psalm 116:16)

Priestly Blessing

D’var Torah

Kaddish D’Rabanan (Debbie Friedman)

Testimony (Ferron)

Oseh Shalom

Closing remarks: Jamie Flagal, President, Congregation Shir Libeynu

We thank our early donors to the Rabbi’s Program Development Fund:

The Abraham Family, The Andrade Family, Beattie-Sokolov Family, Dr. Deborah Britzman & Dr. Alice Pitt,Barbara Center, Dr. Beth Cutts, Yona & Zev Frishman, Susan & Jaime Gesundheit, Michael & Mindy Handler, Jennifer (Jinks) Hoffman, Miriam Kaufman & Roberta Benson, Nathan Kaufman, Cecile Lapowich, Pat MacKay, Amy Matchen & Mark Fine, Dinah Rosen & Meera, Ariel, Benjamin & Daniel, George Saltzberg & Timothy Swift, Gita Schwartz, Jonathan Silin & David Townsend, Bonnie & Brian Smith, Paula Wolfson, Adolf & Irene Wolfman and Carol Zemel

Gratitude to our Volunteers:

Ordination Event Chair/Producer: Harriet Eisenkraft

Childcare Coordination Eden Nameri Décor Simone Brightstein, Michelle Gewurtz, Jessica Miller, Paula Wolfson Program Design Liora Salter Drivers Barbara Center, Daniel Eisenkraft Klein, Charles & Karen Lior, Harvey Worth Food and Beverage Laurie Goodman, Amy Herskowitz, Gary A Klein, Cecile Lapowich  Fundraising Brian Smith Greeters and Ushers Pat Mackay, Jessica Miller, Paula Wolfson, Harvey Worth Musicians Lorne Gould, Penny Winestock, Paula Wolfson Photography Justine Apple  Videography Marion Green 

Thank you to Laurie Goodman and Mark Lash Jewellery for creating and donating the Board’s gift to Aviva on the occasion of her ordination.

OUR MUSICIANS:

Daniela Gesundheit, voice     Dan Goldman, guitar

Lorne Gould (alto flute, on “Testimony”)      

Jewstice League Klezmer Ensemble (reception)

Penny Winestock (drum on “Testimony”)

Paula Wolfson, voice, guitar

If you wish to make a donation in honour of Rabbi Goldberg’s ordination, please email or call us.

Congregation Shir Libeynu

P.O Box 73509, Toronto, Ontario M6C 4A7

www.shirlibeynu.ca   shirlibeynu@yahoo.ca

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