Editor's Note: The following is a Shir Tikvah press release.
Shir Tikvah, a progressive Reform congregation, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this May. During a festive weekend on May 24 and 25, the congregation will welcome back Rabbi Stacy K. Offner, Shir Tikvah’s founding rabbi emerita, and Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, and other distinguished guests.
“We welcome all to come and celebrate Shir Tikvah’s first 25 years and the enduring values that guide us forward,” remarked Shir Tikvah’s senior rabbi, Michael Adam Latz. “The weekend’s events will lift up Shir Tikvah’s mission and vision for a dynamic Judaism in which the active practice of inclusivity, radical hospitality, prayer, and Torah learning can lead to a more just and peaceful world.”
All are invited to join the congregation at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 24, at Shir Tikvah’s original home, the St. Paul Jewish Community Center, for dinner and a commemorative Shabbat service with guest speakers. The festivities continue on Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. with a dance party to live 80s music at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Minneapolis. Visit www.shirtikvah.net for more details.