Music & Magic 5-17-2015
Shabbat Services This WeekendFriday Kabbalat Shabbat services on Friday begin at 6:15 pm. Rabbi Jessie will be joining us this weekend and Aviv Naamani will be providing music on Friday. Shabbat services on Saturday morning begin at 10:30 am.
Shavuot and ConfirmationPlease join the congregation for Shavuot and Confirmation. Morning Shavuot services begin Saturday, May 23 at 10:30 am. Tikkun Leil Shavuot (evening study) will begin at 8:00 pm on May 23 at KI. Shavuot/Confirmation will begin at 10:00 am on Sunday, May 24, and Shavuot Yizkor begins on Monday, May 25th at 10:30 am. All services are at Temple Shalom except the Saturday evening study session at KI.
Come Hear Jonathan Wolff, Composer of Many Popular TV Series - May 31On Sunday, May 31st, Jonathan Wolff will share stories of his remarkable Hollywood career at Temple Shalom. Jonathan is the composer for 75 primetime network series including some of TV's hottest shows: Will & Grace, Who's the Boss?, Married...with Children, Reba, Saved by the Bell, and many more...and of course, Seinfeld.
Breakfast begins at 10:00 am and our guest will begin speaking shortly thereafter. This event is sponsored by the Men's Club and is open to the entire congregation. A suggested donation of $5.00 per person is appreciated.
Please RSVP to the Temple Shalom office (502-458-4739) by May 27th to ensure we have enough food.
First Monday Adult Education - "Dealing with Aging Parents" - June 1A "mini-panel" of speakers will discuss "Dealing with Problems Faced by Aging Parents or Other Relatives". Bob Teitel will discuss the option of staying at home as he currently works for a medical supply company and specializes in home aids to provide independence in living at home. Pat Coomes is a Registered Geriatric Care Manager who specializes in helping aging clients and their families choose the appropriate venue for their individual need. There is no charge for this event but we ask that you either respond to the EVITE invitation or call the Temple Shalom office to ensure we have enough food.
A Gathering of Our Tribe - June 5-6Temple Shalom members are invited to a very special weekend on June 5th and 6th. All events will be held at Temple Shalom and there is no cost. Programming will be available for Adults, High School, Middle School, Elementary, and Pre-School ages. Music and singing will be led by Charlene Gubitz from Knoxville and Rabbi Jessie will be with us to assist with prayer and programming.
Friday, June 5thJoin us for a nosh at 6:15 pm, followed by an all musical worship service outside (weather permitting). Dinner will be provided, followed by a fun activity for all ages. The evening will conclude with a bonfire, s'mores, and music around the fire.
Saturday, June 6thJoin us for lox and bagels at 9:00 am, followed by either Torah Study with Rabbi Miles or family activities with Rabbi Jessie. After Shabbat services, lunch will be provided. After lunch there will be two workshops: "What connects us to Judaism" and "Where Do I Stand at Sinai - Our Personal Reflections". Children's activities will also be provided in the afternoon. We will conclude the day by 4:00 pm.
There is no cost for any of the activities or meals for Temple Shalom members but we ask that you RSVP so we can plan accordingly. You may RSVP for Friday Only, Saturday Only, or Both Friday & Saturday. To RSVP, call the Temple Shalom office (502-458-4739) by May 29th.
Special thanks to the event planning committee and financial support from the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence.
Save the Date - Temple Shalom Annual Meeting - June 7thSave the date for the Temple Shalom Annual Meeting on Sunday, June 7th. We will be electing new officers, approving the annual budget, and voting on a by-law change. In addition, the President will be summarizing feedback gathered during the recent focus group and congregational surveys. The meeting begins at 10:00 am with bagels at 9:00 am.
Save the Date - WOTS Closing Meeting - June 14thSave the date for the WOTS closing meeting and installation of officers on Sunday, June 14th. More details to come.
It's WOTS Yard Sale TimeDropoff: Sunday, July 5 and 12, 10 am - 12Pricing and Pizza Party: Wednesday, July 15, 6 pm Yard Sale: Friday, July 17and Sunday, July 19, 8 am - 2 pmWanted: Shabbat Torah and D'var Torah ReadersTemple Shalom is looking for volunteers to read Torah and volunteers to give a D'var Torah during an occasional Friday or Saturday Shabbat service. Rabbi Miles will help you prepare. Consider reading on the anniversary of your Bar/Bat Mitzvah. If interested, please contact Rabbi Miles to schedule
Got Something on Your Mind?Temple Shalom’s newly revised website at www.templeshalomky.org has a Virtual Suggestion Box. The Board of Trustees would love to hear suggestions from our congregants. The Virtual Suggestion Box is available under the 'Contact Us' menu item.
Temple Shalom4615 Lowe RoadLouisville, Kentucky 40220Phone: 502-458-4739
Office HoursMonday - Friday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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