Join Rosh Pina for an evening of Shabbat dinners and discussions on June 17th. Friday night meals will be located at the homes of various community members. The hosts will prepare various discussion topics for a lively and Torah filled evening.
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If the federal government is closed on March 5, we will be meeting one hour later than scheduled, at 8 am. All other details remain the same. We look forward to seeing you!
Join Rosh Pina for a snappy but fun megillah reading on Purim morning, March 5, 7 am at the Hamilton House (1255 New Hampshire Ave., NW). Come on time so you don’t miss anything and we can finish by 8:30. There will be BAGELS. And COFFEE!!
Bring your money for matanot l’evyonim; as we did last year, half of what we collect will be donated to Miriam’s Kitchen to benefit our neighbors and half to Yad Ezrah to benefit Jews in Jerusalem on Shushan Purim.
Thank you for sponsoring kiddush. Before paying, you should have coordinated with the kiddush committee. If you still need to speak with them, please send them an email. If you are ready to pay, please do so here.
Pay for a standard kiddush ($85).
Pay for a deluxe kiddush ($150).
Contribute to a group-sponsored kiddush (enter a dollar amount).
The structure of Rosh Pina is based largely on the work of Rabbi Mendel Shapiro and R. Daniel Sperber. This list of sources is illustrative, and in no way exhaustive.
The article by Rabbi Henkin is included to provide a thorough discussion of varying halakhic perspectives.
R. Sperber — Congregational Dignity and Human Dignity (pdf)
R. Shapiro — Qeriat Hatorah by women (pdf)
R. Henkin — Qeriat Hatorah by women-response to Shapiro (pdf)
R. Shapiro — Shapiro’s Response to Henkin (pdf)
R. Wimpfheimer — Rabbi May I? Taking Responsibility for Psak in a Post-Feminist Age (pdf)