Newsflash: Dateline Bondi Beach, Australia. Jews from around Australia come together for a pre-Shabbat communal Kabbalat Shabbat service. With soft sand under their shoes and the sun setting over the ocean . . .
Newsflash: Dateline Cherry Hill, South Jersey. The official Shabbat Project launch video will be shown at the local movie theatre . . .
Newsflash: Dateline San Diego, California. There’s a dinner (or two) for all 10,000 participants — from intimate, family-style dinners to synagogue sit-downs and communal suppers, Friday night, Nov. 11 . . .
Newsflash: Dateline Mexico City. Hey brothers . . . there’s a Havdalah concert to discover with the Solomon Brothers and new heights of song and dance, Nov. 12 . . .
And . . . newsflash: Dateline Denver, Colorado. “The Great Big Challah Bake” is at the Denver Marriott Tech Center, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. — last year with 500 participants. First time challah bakers and venerable veterans came away with new friends and fresh challah for Shabbat the next evening. This year, JEWISHcolorado and volunteers will join countless other funders and volunteers in 976 (!) cities around the world (including Boulder) to put on . . . The Shabbos Project.
Which will be marked in synagogues around Denver, Nov. 11-12 — then ushered out with a Havdalah concert with Shua Kessin at BMH-BJ, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m., followed by a screening of “Mekonen.”
Newsflash from Mill Hill, Johannesburg, Chicago, Santiago, Moscow, London, Paris, Los Angeles, Zurich . . . Jews around the world are uniting around the Shabbos Project, next week, Nov. 11-12.
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