Category Archives: Announcements

J Street’s 2018 National Conference

J Street’s 2018 National Conference is coming up April 14-17 in Washington, D.C. The conference promises to be an excellent avenue for deepening engagement and knowledge about Israel just six months before the critical 2018 midterm elections. You can find more information and register for the conference at www.jstreet.org/conference. If five or more people attend from our synagogue, you will…
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Kehillat Shalom Adult Learning: Illness, Healing, and Wholeness

Join us at 9 AM for coffee and schmoozing with an introduction to the morning at 9:20 AM. Block 1 (9:30-10:15) MITZVAH CORPS: Part I With Betsy Kingery As we age many of us find ourselves managing various illnesses of our own or of aging loved ones. Temple Shalom member Betsy Kingery, a retired nurse,…
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Come together in prayer and action

At Erev Shabbat services tonight at 7:30 PM Rabbi Franken will speak on the latest mass shooting and our response to it. Let us come together in prayer and action. Here is a link to Jewish Resources for Coping with the Tragic Shooting in Parkland, FL put out by the URJ.
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Upcoming Music at the Edlavitch DCJCC

Klezmer Brunch (Concert) Sunday, February 18, 11:00 AM Our every-other-month Klezmer Brunch pairs fantastic music led by Seth Kibel, with a delicious kosher buffet. Bring the family! Kids under the age of 7 eat free and don’t need a ticket. Taking Leonard Downtown (Concert) Monday, March 5, 7:30 PM Levine Music presents a traditional jazz…
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Seeking Purim Prize Donations

The Religious Education Committee is seeking prize donations for this year's Purim carnival, to be held on Sunday, March 4th. Donations can include new or gently used toys, books, CDs, DVDs, or crafts, artwork, collectibles, gift certificates, or event tickets. Donations will be awarded as prizes for carnival game winners. Please deliver any donations to the school office…
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Sisterhood News and Updates

The women of Temple Shalom held a fantastic getaway in Annapolis at the end of January. Wishing you had been able to join us? Mark your calendars now for late January next year! We’ll be firming up next year’s date soon. Monthly Meeting Day/Time change The February meeting will be February 11 from 6-8 pm…
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Haggadot for the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas

Dear Temple Shalom Family, Thanks to your generosity, our community raised $4,995.00 for hurricane relief on behalf of the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas (HCST). The purpose of this was to purchase generators and support HCST in meeting its most critical needs in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria. The second effort to which…
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NEWS AND VIEWS – March 1

NEWS AND VIEWS Temple Shalom’s current events discussion group The session will be at 10:30 AM Thursday, March 1 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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Mazal Tov to Cantor Levine

Dear Temple Shalom Family: A very special Mazal Tov to Cantor Levine who is receiving the transmission of S'micha as a Rabbinic Pastor this coming Sunday, January 7. This very special event is being live streamed at 5:00 p.m. https://aleph.org/ordination-program-ceremony Please join us in sending our most heartfelt congratulations to Cantor Levine on the culmination of…
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Reminder: it’s cold and flu season

Wash your hands frequently, cover your mouth with the crook of your arm when sneezing and coughing and If you or your children are feeling sick please stay home and rest! Let’s only spread love around Temple halls! Stay well in the New Year! Your Temple Family
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