Announcements and Events
(Scroll down for Events December 11- January 15)
Welcome to newest members Bruce and Alice Timins.
Donations to fire emergency funds for Israel--see attachment for details here.
Biblical Garden: Mazel Tov! We collected the 500 lbs of plastic wrap that will earn us a bench for the Biblical Garden. (We'll continue our collection).
Our first featured article, below, is about administrator Mary Beth Colgan.
See Rabbi Sokol's most recent column in the Daily Press here.
Beginner's Hebrew Class with Rabbi Sokol. Selected Sundays between November 13, 2016 and April 30, 2017.
Social action opportunities:
-new: Sisterhood has adopted a family consisting of a mother and 2 children as participation in the Transitions Family Violence Services Adopt a Family. We are collecting goods or donations. See flyer. Donations needed by December 4.
-Collect for LINK (details here).
-PORT. Save December 25 evening or December 26 morning to volunteer for PORT to serve the homeless.
-Caring Committee ongoing opportunities to help our members for appointments or Shiva (see Social Action tab under Activities).
Sunday, December 11. Sisterhood trip to the Williamsburg Winery for a wine tasting at 11 am followed by Lunch at noon. The cost of the tasting is $9 and the lunch is at your own expense. Please RSVP to Leslie Borwick by December 1. See the flyer for more information.
Sunday, December 18, 11 am to 2 pm. Super Brunch hosted by Endowment Fund to benefit the Rabbi Fund. Free to members and their guests. Featuring concert by Peninsula Youth Orchestra.
Chanukah. Thursday, December 24, light first candle at home. Wednesday, December 30, 5 pm at City Center, Newport News, join us for Menorah lighting hosted by Temple Sinai.
Friday, December 30. Dinner starts 6:15 pm. Chanukah Community Dinner (6:15) and service (7:30). $15 adults, $6 children 6-12, 5 and under free. See flyer for details RSVP by December 15. Featuring the entire religious school performing music from Renaissance to modern rap as well as original play "I have a little Dreidel".
Sunday, January 15. "Deli Man". Film is free, small charge for food. Call Temple office to reserve. Details in flyer.