Announcements and Events
Welcome to newest members Bruce and Alice Timins.
See Rabbi Sokol's Hanukkah message in Daily Press
Beginner's Hebrew Class with Rabbi Sokol. Selected Sundays between November 13, 2016 and April 30, 2017.
Saturday, January 28. Join us for our first potluck luncheon following Shabbat morning services. Suggested items include bagged salads, dips, chips, spreads, sliced cheese, tuna, egg, or chicken salad, veggies, or your favorite item. For allergy and kashrut purposes, no nuts, pork, or shellfish. Already provided beverages, rolls,crackers, salad dressing, fruit, dessert.
Sunday, February 5, 2 pm. Our next Jewish Book Council event features Harold Blum, author of "The Last Goodnight", the incredible story of Betty Pack, a true story of daring and espionage in World War II. Co-sponsored by UJC.
Friday, February 17. "The Fifth Commandment, Honoring Our Fathers and Mothers", following abridged Shabbat service. Bring your children of all ages. Joel Rubin, former president of Beth Sholom Home in Virginia Beach, will speak and lead discussion. Many of you know Joel from over 30 years as a TV journalist here in Hampton Roads. His grandfather, Hyman Brenner, who ran a kosher bakery in downtown Newport News, became the first male resident of Beth Sholom. He died in 1983 but in his honor, Joel and his son Danny continue volunteer at the Home, conducting religious services there.
Saturday, February 18. Sisterhood Social Evening at member's home (open to members and their guests); starts at 5 pm and cost is $30. Alice Rubinstein will be sharing her musical talent with us. A fundraiser to support Sisterhood programs. RSVP to Leslie Borwick, 850-2394 or email@example.com.
Sunday, February 22, 10 am. Brotherhood Breakfast. Larry Linn will speak on "Jews in Sports". Sunday, May 7, 11 am to 5 pm. Jewish Food Festival at UJC. We need volunteers: cooking prior to event, kitchen, Temple Sinai's table. Contact Temple office or Rabbi Sokol.
Social action opportunities:
-Caring Committee ongoing opportunities to help our members for appointments or Shiva (see Social Action tab under Activities).
-Biblical Garden: Please keep "light" plastic wrap coming--we need 310 lbs. in next few months to earn our second TREX bench. Contact Christina Verderosa, firstname.lastname@example.org