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Temple Israel

Welcome!  Bruchim Haba'im

 Tikkun Olam

Saturday, November 19
3:00-4:30 PM

at the YWCA Family Shelter

Our Reform Jewish tradition encourages the work of tikkun olam (social action/repairing the world).  In response, we want to organize more opportunities, and do them “Jewishly,” using Shabbat and Jewish learning as a cornerstone.  We are partnering with the YWCA Family Shelter. We would like 15-20 volunteers (all ages welcome!) to come and participate in some pre-Thanksgiving games and activities with the families and children.  If you are interested in volunteering, sign up here.  Contact Heather Stone, with any questions.

Celebrate Chanukah

13th Annual Chanukiot Making Challenge

One of Rabbi Zinkow’s favorite Chanukah traditions!  School age children are encouraged to come up with a crazy chanukiah design and then make it out of “raw” materials (no Legos, Tinker Toys, Kinnex, etc.)  The chanukiah should be mostly functional.  Entries should have the student’s name on it, and it must be submitted to Rabbi Zinkow’s office no later than Wednesday, December 14.  The chanukiot will then be cleverly named and displayed by Rabbi Zinkow during services on Friday, December 16.  All entries will receive an award and a small gift!   So put your creative thinking cap on and start building!  We can’t wait to see all of the wonderful creations you come up with.

Annual Chanukah Dinner
Friday, December 16
6:30 PM - Services
7:30 PM - Dinner

Join us for services and then stay for a delicious dinner and fun Chanukah themed activities.  Temple Israel Brotherhood will be serving Brisket, vegetable lasagna, and lots of latkes!  Adult dinners are $12 and children 12 and under are $6.  Guests are asked to bring a parve (not dairy) side dish to feed 10.

Kindly RSVP by December 9. Dinner reservations can be made by clicking here.

Fri, 28 October 2016 26 Tishrei 5777