Events and News
Our first featured article, below, is about administrator Mary Beth Colgan.
Additionally, the Board of Directors recognized Mary Beth on September 13 in honor of 25 years outstanding service.
Welcome to newest members Dianne and Michael Haley.
Religious School began Sunday, August 28. Contact office if interested.
High Holy Days schedule: see menu tabs 2 and 3 under Worship.
Board of Directors: Mary Beth Colgan is replacing Larry Sacks as Board Secretary. Thanks to Larry for over two years hard work and service in this position.
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).
Brotherhood Breakfast, Sunday, September 25, 10 am. Our speaker will be Ms. Shaun Brown (D), a candidate for the 2nd Congressional District of Virginia for the U.S. Congress. Ms. Brown is a graduate of Hampton High, Brown University, St. Hilda's College-Oxford, and course studies at UVA. She is a small business owner and entrepreneur in domestic and international trade operations. As an undergraduate at Brown she was the first women and African-American to be elected Student Body President of any Ivy League school.
Sisterhood outing: Sunday, September 25, Harbor cruise on the "Miss Hampton". Temple Sinai members and guests are welcome. We plan to go out to dinner afterward. See the flyer for details (price $26 adults; seniors 60+ $23.50; senior and AAA $20).
Sunday, October 16, 12 noon. Biblical Garden workday. We need to clear out weeds, prune dead limbs, pick up trash and spread mulch. Please bring rakes, shovels, plastic bags as well as small tools and gloves. Mulch will be provided. Contact Christina Verderosa if you have questions. We can’t keep up our Garden without your help.
On Fridays beginning October 21, we'll hold the Oneg Shabbat before services. Congregants and visitors (especially) will have the opportunity to socialize beginning at 6:45 pm and Services will begin at 7:30 as usual. Note that this change does not take place until October, after conclusion of High Holy Days, and Saturday Services will begin at 10 am as usual.
Sunday, October 23, 10 am. Brotherhood Breakfast at Temple Sinai, held jointly with Rodef Sholom Men's Club. Prof. Quentin Kidd, Political Science Dept. at CNU, and Rodef Sholom member, will be the speaker and will provide the latest insight into the upcoming election.
Tuesday, November 1. Rosh Chodesh at Sisterhood member's house. See flyer for details -- RSVP by October 28.
Wednesday, November 2, 7 pm at Temple Sinai. Jewish Book Council event: Author Paul Goldberg speaks about his book The Yid (flyer to follow). Historical novel, darkly comedic, taking place in February-March 1953 against background of Stalin's plans to purge Jews from Russia. A motley band of conspirators plots to bring Stalin down.
Wednesday, November 9, 10:30 am to 1 pm. Pick up a Deli-style lunch at Temple Sinai Flyer and order form here; please pre-order by November 1)