Category Archives: Announcements

A true Temple Shalom hero to remember on Veterans Day

Several members of our congregation were true heroes of WWII.  They demonstrated uncommon gallantry, bravery in the face of combat. I am thinking for example of Shalom Founder Jake Goldberg who landed at Normandy on D-Day.  His is a story worthy of telling and retelling throughout the generations.  Many of you receiving this e-mail never…
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MCPS Calendar High Holiday Concerns

Dear Temple Shalom Members, In case you have not heard, we wanted to bring your attention that due to new rules regarding the school calendar, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is considering options that would keep schools open on Rosh Hashanah and/or Yom Kippur next fall.  This will affect many of our families who have…
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Veterans Day Erev Shabbat Service

Dear Members of the Temple Shalom Family, As Veterans Day approaches, I wanted to bring to your attention the very special Veterans Day Shabbat Service that Alan Lewis and I have planned with the encouragement of Rabbi Franken and the cooperation of Cantor Levine. I hope Temple members who are veterans of the uniformed services…
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Win Tickets to the Kennedy Center!

Temple Shalom is holding a raffle to help support those who cannot otherwise afford religious school expenses. Win Tickets to the Kennedy Center Raffle ticket = $20 a ticket or 3 for $50 (discount for multiples) BUY A RAFFLE TICKET NOW! 3 winners will be announced on Sunday, December 17 at 8:00 p.m. Each winner…
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Melton Advanced Jewish Studies Class

Registration is open for our Melton Advanced Jewish Studies class, a 25-week comprehensive learning experience that includes two courses: Ethics of Jewish Living and Dramas of Jewish Living. This is a text based class (all Hebrew texts are provided in translation as well), geared to all backgrounds. Faculty will be: Rabbi Ben Shull and Rabbi Uri Topolosky Classes begin…
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Tikkun Olam Day – This SUNDAY!

Sunday, November 5, 9:30 –Noon Register here so we have enough bagels: http://tikkkunolamday2017.eventbrite.com! See a full schedule of the morning here: https://tinyurl.com/tikkunolamday! A special morning of programs at Temple Shalom for adults and children of all ages devoted to being a Jewish advocate, building bridges, repairing the world, and caring for ourselves Keynote and dialogue with…
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News & Views — November 2nd

Temple Shalom’s current events discussion group THE NEXT SESSION WILL BE AT 10:30 AM ON THURSDAY, November 2 Everyone is welcome. Bring your spouse, partner, friends, and neighbors. Just drop in. No advance registration needed and no charge. We will provide coffee, you provide your opinions. Questions? Email mpaxelrad@verizon.net
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Feed Those in Need, Warm Your Heart!

Shepherd’s Table’s mission is to provide help to people who are homeless or in need by providing basic services, including meals, social services, clothing, medical support, and other assistance in an effective and compassionate manner. Temple Shalom's Tikkun Olam Committee sponsors our involvement in helping this wonderful organization by providing at least five (5) volunteers to participate in…
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