Our Newsletter: The Harbinger

NewsletterIconOur newsletter, The Harbinger, is published monthly and is an important source of information about Temple activities and the people who make things happen. Submissions to be considered for inclusion should be e-mailed to the editor. Deadline for consideration is the 14th day of the month prior to publication (i.e. Jun 14th for the Jul issue).

Sukkot Shabbat Services

Fri Oct 18: 7:30pm Shake the lulav and etrog during Shabbat Services

Simchat Torah Shabbat, Fri, Oct 25 7:30pm

Join us as we celebrate the joy of the Torah. We will dance with the Torahs around the sanctuary, then we unroll it, book by book, pointing out important verses and take turns reading. Anyone interested in reading just one verse of Torah that night, contact Rabbi Medwin or add your name to the sign up sheet on the office door.

Sholom Jewish University Fall Classes: Register Now

The Rabbi is teaching two classes Tuesdays 12:00pm and 1:15pm from Oct 15 to Dec 10. Click here for class descriptions and here for registration form. Early registration deadline is Oct 7.

Winter Shabbat Services Schedule Begins Fri, Nov 8th

The winter schedule continues through the last Friday in March. Winter Schedule: Join us at 5:30pm for Shmooze and Snacks and stay for Shabbat Services: 6:00 – 7:30pm.

Free Temple Tots Program: Next Program Sun, Oct 20

Parents and their pre-K children are invited to participate in our “I Love Being Jewish!” special program. Both Temple Sholom members and non-members are welcome — you only need to RSVP by calling the office. Schedule and more information by clicking here.

Thanksgiving Shabbat

There will be no Shabbat Services at Temple Sholom the Friday after Thanksgiving Nov, 29th. If you are observing a yartzeit that night, please let the office know if you would like the name of your loved one read the week before, or the week after.

High Holiday Sermons 5780 / 2019

Read Rabbi Medwin’s wonderful sermons by clicking: Rosh Hashanah sermons: The Journeys of Our Lives, and Do Only the Orthodox Daven?  Yom Kippur: (coming soon).

Rabbi Medwin's Office Schedule and Contact Information

Rabbi Medwin is happy to meet with you in person. Please contact her in advance and she will arrange a time to meet. See her office schedule and contact information by clicking here.

Guide to Jewish Customs Regarding Death and Mourning

A comprehensive guide written by Rabbi Medwin to help our members and their loved ones understand Jewish practices with respect to death, funerals and mourning. Click here for the pdf.

New Book Published by Rabbi Medwin

alz bk coverThe book is called, “Alzheimer’s Families: Emotional and Spiritual Tools for Coping.” It is available at Amazon.com as a paper back and Kindle. This book was written to educate family members, their friends, clergy, mental health counselors and psychotherapists, and others that deal with Alzheimer’s family members or Alzheimer’s patients. It offers emotional and spiritual tools to help families cope.

Please help keep Rabbi Medwin Healthy

“torahreading”Attending Shabbat services is a time of greeting friends with handshakes and hugs. Rabbi Medwin is very susceptible to cold germs. If you have a cold please use the hand sanitizer provided and refrain from hugs or handshakes. A wave from a distance with a “I have a cold” will explain to her that you care.


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