Announcements and Events (1-9) and Opportunities (10). Photos from recent events are at Item 11. See also windows for Shabbat services and Recurring events. Updated AS OF Oct 17. Call office, 596-8352 for latest if you have questions. Next update Nov 1 (webmaster travel)
New time for Oneg Shabbat. Oneg Shabbat will follow the Shabbat service all the time.
1. Welcome newest members: George and Leigh Fenigsohn
2. See Rabbi Sokol's column on Rosh Hashanah from the Daily Press.
3. See Rabbi Sokol's latest column (on Sukkot) for the Daily Press
4. Wednesday, October 25, 1 pm. First session of Hebrew class "Aleph isn't enough", continuing from last year's class "Aleph isn't tough". Further dates see Adult Education tab or Recurring Events window. Through June 7.
5. Friday, October 27. Special program on the Dead Sea by Professor Tal Ezer, following abridged Shabbat service at 7:30 pm. Prof. Tal Ezer of ODU speaks on Yam haMelach, the Dead Sea, in honor of Parashat Lech l'cha. .He is a Professor of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (OEAS) Affiliated Faculty, Virginia Modeling Analysis & Simulation Center (VMASC). He has a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography from Florida State University (1989), an M.Sc. in Atmospheric Sciences from the Hebrew University (1984) and a B.Sc. in Physics & Mathematics from the Hebrew University (1981). He came to ODU in 2007, after spending almost eighteen years at Princeton University. Since the early 1990s he has managed and provided support to the Princeton Ocean Model (POM) users group of some 4,000 modelers from 70 countries. His research interests are: physical oceanography, numerical ocean modeling, coastal dynamics, mixing processes, physical-biological interactions, Climate Change and Sea Level Rise. Childcare as needed – call the Temple office.
6. Sunday, November 5, 1 pm. Peninsula Historical Society and Virginia War Museum present – John C. Burnam, Ret. Master Sergeant, US Army, Founder of US Military Working Dog Teams National Monument. His topic will be “The Dogs of War”. This event is in loving memory of Sue Anne and Bill Bangel. Location: Virginia War Museum, Warwick Blvd., Newport News.
7. Friday, November 10, @ 7:30 p.m. - Following abridged services we will learn all about the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology with Irv Elenberg.
Irv Elenberg is a graduate of The Wharton School of Business of University of Pennsylvania. He has served as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director for the American Technion Society (ATS) since 2006 and has helped transform the DC office from a minor presence to a thriving region of support for the ATS.
The ATS exists to help the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology accomplish its mission by raising $100M+ annually.
Irv Elenberg will speak about the Technion as a major source of innovation and brainpower that drives the Israeli economy, and as a key to Israel's reputation as the world's "Start-Up Nation."
Technion's people, ideas, and inventions make immeasurable contributions to the world in the areas of medicine, energy, computer science, water conservation, and nanotechnology.
8. Sunday, November 12, 11 am. Fundraising Brunch (food, drink, and entertainment). Featuring Simcha Klezmorim band playing traditional music of Eastern European Jews. With a luncheon of street food of Israel prepared by Gholam Farrokhpour and our Brotherhood. Think roasted cauliflower with tahini sauce. Falafel. Baba ganush. Hummus. Israeli salads. Grilled meat and more. Kindly RSVP to the Temple office (596-8352 or email@example.com) by November 1.
9. Saturday November 18, 2017
9 am Jewish Cooking Class
10 am Shabbat Morning Service 11 am Community Luncheon
A Taste of Parashat Tol'dot
JACOB'S LENTIL (and HOT DOG!) STEW
When lentils, carrots & Kosher sausages come together in a beautiful Moroccan dance. Complimented by wine, crusty bread, cheese, pasta salad, fresh fruit and ever so sweet cookies.
The Community Lunch costs $12 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Kindly contact Temple Sinai's office (596-8352 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to RSVP for the class and/or luncheon and pay for the luncheon by November 10th
10. Opportunities to get involved at Temple Sinai:
--Caring Committee ongoing opportunities to help our members for appointments or Shiva (see Social Action tab under Activities).
--Pulpit Committee: additional members needed to line up volunteers for honors at Services.
--Webmaster assistance: to get involved, contact John, email@example.com
11. Recent events
Saturday, October 9. Sukkot Community dinner (Moroccan couscous); Outdoors in our Sukkah
Friday, August 25. A meaningful and heartwarming encounter with a delegation from Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, after the tragedy at Charlottesville.
Friday, June 30. Our program featuring producer, artist, and music scholar Ben Sidran was a great success with 100 attending. See pictures. Also thanks to UJCVP for supporting grant. Flyer here.