Shabbat Specials

Muslim Awareness Week | Guest Speaker: Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed
Friday | January 31| 7:45 pm

Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed was born and raised in Montreal where she is now raising her own family as a Mom of two. Fariha is the editor and founder of, an op-ed columnist with the Montreal Gazette, a social media maven, and a Video Journalist for City News Montreal. Fariha is the host of an award-winning segment entitled Diverse City. City News and Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed have made history as Fariha is the first woman in history to wear the hijab on Quebec television.
Fariha is a passionate ambassador for diversity and building bridges between communities.

“Holy Moses!” A Musical Portrait of Israel’s First Leader
Saturday | February 8 | 12:30 PM

From the reeds of the Nile to the waters of Meriva, from Mount Sinai to Mount Nebo, the life of Moses is rich in association and contradiction. This year on Shabbat Shira, Music Director Rona Nadler tells the story of this most important and beloved figure in Jewish tradition through folk song, liturgical chant, and gospel music.