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Rabbi’s Message

Dear Chevreh:

Do you ever get to the point where you feel wrung out? Literally, like a dishrag or sponge that is devoid of moisture? What do you do to counter that feeling? To what do you turn to feel refreshed and reinvigorated? Well, sure, a Shabbat Shlof/nap works pretty well on a weekly basis, but sometimes we need something more. Each year in early January, I recharge my batteries by participating in the OHALAH Conference, set in the OMNI Interlaken Hotel in Broomfield, Colorado. OHALAH is the professional organization of Rabbis and Cantors for Jewish Renewal. Chaplains and Rabbinic Pastors are under that umbrella as well, and. Although each one may be affiliated with either the Orthodox, Conservative, Reconstructionist, or Reform denominations, they all share an affection for the Renewal movement that has permeated all the denominations. This year, OHALAH is focusing on deep ecumenism and has titled the conference: “V’Chol Netivotecha Shalom” (All of Your Paths are Peace). With a tip of the kippah to the teachings of the late founder of Renewal Judaism, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi (z”l), we planned this Conference to remind us that our shared planet is a single spiritual organism and each human religious traditions is an essential organ. With that in mind, we filled the week with great teaching from multiple faith traditions, and sprinkled in opportunities to pray, sing, and dance together as well. Twenty workshops (including five that were co-led by Jewish and non-Jewish clergy), delicious davvenen (praying), multi-faith ritual, multi-faith panel discussion, and lots of serendipitous “moments” of music and laughter can go a long way to “plump up the sponge.” I always come away from the Conference with a renewed sense of my responsibilities to our holy congregation, and, even more, with an invigorated soul, eager to teach and share…and this year was a super-charged gift of learning for me. I guess one could say that “learning” is my guilty pleasure… (that and binge-watching Homeland).

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This year, we all have the opportunity to indulge in that guilty pleasure. The Jewish Community Center is beginning its inaugural year of fabulous learning opportunities under the rubric of “J.U.”…the Jewish University. There are a number of classes, some as a series, some as one -ofs, plus the fabulous Melton School for Adult Jewish Learning is now under the J.U. umbrella. Several CPT members have participated in the Melton program, joining participants in the 60 Melton schools across the globe. (Needless to say, I heartily recommend Melton.) And I’m hoping that each member of Congregation P’nai Tikvah choose a course that interests them and treats themselves to the joy of learning. Wouldn’t it be great if we could boast that our congregation is truly a congregation of learners?! Let me know if you sign up for one of the J.U. courses; and let me know how it goes. (I will be teaching a six week course entitled “From Age-ing to Sage-ing,” a course intended to give participants some of the tools for purposefully participating in their own spiritual development as they enter the eldering years.) Here’s to a year of learning and sharing, giving and being able to reinvigorate our souls. L’Shalom,

Rabbi Yocheved Mintz

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Cantor’s Notes A Note From the Cantor So, in continuation of my writing out how I became a cantor, I keep thinking of all the things I had to do to complete my schooling. There were some classes in my second year, the first in NYC, which I did not have to take. One was a basic education class as I already have a degree in education. Only one other of my classmates also had a degree in education and did not have to take that course as well. The other class I did not have to take was guitar. Using a guitar in worship is being used much more in the Union of Reform Judaism congregations than ever before. Therefore, all cantorial students were required to learn how to play, to at least be able to accompany themselves. There were 4 of us who already were doing just that. I had been playing guitar since I was 12. I used it when I was a song leader for my temple youth group, when I worked as a Camp Swig song leader, and as a music teacher for Temple B’nai Torah in Bellevue, WA. It was nice not to have to take those classes, so I could focus on the things I didn’t know before. At the end of each year, we were tested on what we learned by having to sing in front of all the teachers (most of whom were cantors) the repertoire for that particular year. We had to sing the ‘traditional’ melodies for one portion and the ‘modern’ ones for the other. In the traditional versions, we had to open a prayer book to a page we were given, and begin singing a ‘service’ straight from the text (no music allowed) until we were told to stop. As I said in my last article, year 2 was for the Shabbat melodies and nusach. In year 3 we began the music for the High Holy Days. Our teacher for the traditional nusach was Cantor Jacob Mendelssohn. (Yes, he is related to the composer.) He is considered one of the best Cantor’s in the country. It was always very interesting, and sometimes entertaining, to take his class. I still remember some of his jokes as I sing some of the nusach I learned from him. I changed my student pulpit that year. The one I had for my second year was a weekly pulpit, and I decided that I was not able to give my all to my school work and a weekly pulpit at the same time so I changed to a bi-monthly pulpit. This was the one that did create much envy with my fellow classmates. It was the pulpit I had in St. Thomas, USVI. I flew there every other week from Friday through Sunday (sometimes not making it for Kabbalat Shabbat services due to airline delays). During holidays and school breaks I would spend a week or more there. I traveled to St. Thomas for two years. It was an incredible place to have a student pulpit, not just because tropical locale was great to be at, but because it being a tourist and historic attraction I got to meet many people from all over the United States, and even different parts of the world. I got to meet Sandy Koufax when he attended a Bar Mitzvah there. Alan Alda and his wife were at one of the Kabbalat Shabbat services I helped lead. Okay, I won’t say being in a place where I could sit outside by the pool and study on Saturday afternoons wasn’t a plus, it really was. I always had a tan in the winter. The temple there is one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere and the oldest congregation in continuous use in the United States. (The Touro Temple, the oldest one in the U.S. was not used for several years.) Being in such a historic place was a great experience. So, I’ll end this here for now. To be continued….

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

On Sunday, February 28, 2016, we will be holding the most important membership semi-annual meeting for Congregation P’nai Tikvah. Please mark your calendars now to attend at 10:30 am (although we recommend that you arrive earlier for security and parking). The meeting will be held at the Allure Towers located at 200 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV. 89102 on the 6th Floor Conference Room and Lounge. There is valet parking and street parking next to the building. RSVP is required- please either call the office or go to info@pnaitikvah.org to register. The agenda for this meeting is printed in the newsletter and will also be sent to all members in an eblast announcement. We will be reviewing the past year as to programs, membership and finances, along with current programs that are either in process or will be as we move to the end of our fiscal year of June 30, 2016. We will be announcing our venues for the High Holiday as well as introducing our Spring Retreat in Boulder City. As you will see on the agenda, under new business, is a report on operational changes for the Congregation that is most important. This is THE meeting that you do not want to miss. Wishing all a happy and healthy secular new year.

Barbara Holland

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“ We Are P’nai Tikvah” The Membership/Outreach Committee is embarking on an effort to let us get to know one another better. Each month they will be asking questions of a member and sharing their responses in the newsletter. This month we interviewed Harriet Bernstein and Rozlyne Tessler

Harriet Bernstein (left, as Cleopatra) & Roz Tessler (right, as the Rabbi) at Purim, 2014. 1. What brought you to Congregation P'nai Tikvah? Harriet: After looking at other congregations, this was the most affordable. Roz: I went to the Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur services about 7 years ago and fell in love with Rabbi Mintz. 2. What keeps you involved in P'nai Tikvah? Harriet: The people are so nice. The Rabbi is wonderful and so is the cantor. I enjoy watching the Jewlicious Learners participate. Roz: I love the congregation and have made many friends, and I leave every service feeling uplifted. 3. What has P'nai Tikvah brought/added to your life? Harriet: I have made new friends and have had the opportunity to participate Roz: It has created in me a love for and an appreciation of Judaism that I had lost. Who would have thought I would become a Bat Mitzvah at age 70? 6


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Have Liberal Jews Betrayed Israel? By Jane Eisner January 7, 2016 Read more: http://forward.com/opinion/328835/have-liberal-jews-betrayed-israel/ #ixzz3wxPGWghV Have liberal American Jews betrayed Israel? It’s a searing accusation, aimed like a dagger into the heart of those of us who so often feel caught between our loyalty to a Jewish state of Israel and our liberal, pluralistic, red-white-and-blue DNA. Conservative Jewish thinkers and activists have flung this accusation at their liberal brethren for years, decades even. Ruth Wisse wrote a whole book about this a quarter-century ago — “If I Am Not for Myself: The Liberal Betrayal of the Jews” — and though she lived in Canada at the time, the argument has echoed in America ever since. Over time, a stereotype emerged: Liberals were accused of being “court Jews,” eager to assimilate into the larger, pluralistic culture, naive about pervasive anti-Semitism and how bad the world really is, and uncomfortable with the assertion of Jewish power, Israel-style. Occasionally, this litany of ills included an attachment to economic comfort and social wellbeing. Liberals: soft. Israelis: tough. The charge picked up ugly steam with the election of Barack Obama, whom the right has persistently (and incorrectly) portrayed as an enemy of Israel and, by immediate extension, all Jews everywhere. It didn’t work electorally, but no matter — plenty of money was spent last year to derail the nuclear agreement with Iran on the basis of unrelenting Israeli opposition, and liberals who supported the deal were, once again, accused of betrayal. Now the charge of betrayal is coming from a different quarter: the left. And it hurts. In a damning opinion piece that ricocheted around social media, Haaretz columnist Chemi Shalev decries “the deafening silence of most American Jews in response to the waves of chauvinistic antidemocratic legislation and incitement in which Israel is increasingly drowning.” The authoritarian campaign, Shalev asserts, “includes legislative assaults on free speech, incitement against dissenters, the withholding of government funds for political reasons, regulatory measures against — and greater government control over — television and other media, compulsory changes to school curricula, reinforced Orthodox hegemony over religious affairs and repeated attacks on the Arab minority.” Shalev is one of the best journalists writing on contemporary Jewry, so his critique should be taken seriously. Examining his argument left me chastened, defensive, frustrated and, I’ll admit, not a little angry with those Israelis who want American Jews to save them. He is correct in charging that many of us treat an assault on liberal values in the Israeli context differently than if it happened here. What if the U.S. government tried to ban a book from schools because it promoted racial intermarriage? What if a desperate Republican Party candidate appealed to his white constituency on Election Day by warning of “droves” of Hispanics swarming to the polls? (Actually, this last hypothetical seems possible.) continued on page 11

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Yet when the Israeli government banned such a book, or when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu employed such a cynical tactic, there was a response from predictable sources, but no lasting campaign or outcry. It may be that, as Shalev complains, liberal Jews here are too afraid of internal dissension, bowing to the right-wing argument that groups like J Street and the New Israel Fund only give succor to the enemy in their critique of Israeli officialdom, and that what is needed from the Diaspora is solidarity, not skepticism. And yes, some of this reticence is also driven by fear of alienating the powerful donors, mostly from the right, who increasingly dictate the contours and acceptability of American Jewish discourse. But that’s too simple. I’ve never bought the argument, famously advanced by Peter Beinart, that the American Jewish establishment forces ordinary Jews to “check their liberalism at Zionism’s door.” I don’t believe ordinary Jews take all their cues from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee or the Anti-Defamation League or Sheldon Adelson, for that matter. Rightly or wrongly, many of us here view Israel’s security concerns, both internally and in the context of its very rough neighborhood, as mitigating factors in assessing civil liberties. That doesn’t excuse Netanyahu’s behavior — nothing does — but it explains the reluctance to criticize the Israeli public’s support for measures that, in the American milieu, would be offensive. We don’t worry about getting blown up riding the bus to work or at a café one evening. We don’t send our children into harm’s way. We don’t have bomb shelters in the basement. There’s no doubt that those American Jews who do visit Israel are too often exposed to a sanitized landscape devoid of Palestinians and other oppressed minorities, and that these wellorchestrated visits serve to perpetuate a romanticized notion of Israel as a Jewish utopia and the world’s greatest victim. But really, how well do most Israelis understand American Jews? I don’t feel comfortable dictating Israeli policy any more than I want an Israeli dictating American policy. It’s not my civic duty to select and steer Israeli leadership, and I resent the implication from some Israelis that my political choices here should be derived solely from their reality. I similarly resent when Israeli leaders say they are acting on behalf of all Jews. But since I care deeply about Israel and believe that every modern Jew should develop and nurture his or her own relationship with Israel, I struggle to find the right balance of criticism and support. That struggle would be helped immeasurably if there were a vibrant, recognizable liberal movement within Israel to learn from and connect to, and if I could be convinced that my complaints from New York might have real consequences in Jerusalem. Instead, I see a demoralized Israeli left that needs to get its own act together before it demands more from us. We can and should stand up for the liberal values that bind our nations, to use diplomaticspeak, but enduring change will only come from within. Shalev ends his piece with a dark warning: “Notwithstanding the thousand differences, it would not be the first time American Jews stayed silent and hoped for the best as clouds gathered and a storm threatened their brothers and sisters — nor would it be the first time they came to regret it forever more.” As we often say to his prime minister: This is not 1938. We cannot and should not be expected to save Israeli Jews from themselves. In the end, all we can ask is to be highly knowledgeable and engaged witnesses to each other’s stories. 11


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ANSWERS TO “A quiz to test how much you know about Israel” 1. A 2. B 3. C 4. C 5. D 6. A 7. D 8. B 9. B 10. D 11. B 12. B 13. D 14. B 15. A 16. B 17. A 18. C 19. B 20. D 21. D 22. C 23. C

24. B 25. D 26. A 27. B 28. A 29. D 30. B 31. D 32. A 33. A 34. B 35. B 36. C 37. A 38. B 39. B 40. A 41. B 42. B 43. A 44. C 45. A 46. D

47. A 48. D 49. C 50. A 51. B 52. C 53. B 54. C 55. A 56. C 57. C 58. B 59. B 60. C 61. D 52. A 63. D 64. D 65. C 66. A 67. C 68. B 69. D

70. B 71. B 72. B 73. D 74. D 75. B 76. B 77. A 78. B 79. C 80. A 81. B 82. C 83. D 84. C 85. A 86. D 87. A 88. D 89. B 90. C

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Jewlicious Learning Purim is right around the corner. This semester our youngest readers will be putting their AlephBet skills to use in their first text. Our Solelim (pathfinders) will be blazing trails in their reading and printing skills; and our pre-B’nei Mitzvah students will be completing their proficiency in the Shabbat morning liturgy, polishing their trope skills, and learning to read from the Torah. Delving into the Weekly Sidrah in age-appropriate levels, working on individualized mitzvah projects, and connecting to history through learning about Jewish heroes, the curriculum continues to challenge and engage our youngsters.

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KIDZ KORNER for February

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Congregation P’nai Tikvah Women’s Rosh Chodesh Group If you are interested in hosting, please contact the office 702.436.4900

February 7, 2016

Adar I

Home of Annie Wolff

March 13, 2016

Adar II

Home of Ann Mandell

April 10, 2016

Nisan

Home of Jennifer Cohen

May 15, 2016

Iyyar

Home of Wendy Sprattler

June 5, 2016

Sivan

Home of Rabbi Yocheved Mintz

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SIGN UP TO SPONSOR AND/OR CATER AN ONEG Our first and third Friday evening services create space for people to socialize, to talk over the ideas Rabbi Mintz has shared in her sermon, and to meet one another. Sponsoring and/or catering the Oneg Shabbat is a lovely way to share joy of Shabbat with the community. Any reason is a good reason to sponsor and/or cater an Oneg! Perhaps you are marking a special event (a birth, baby-naming, engagement, wedding, anniversary, graduation, bar/bat mitzvah) or you want to remember a loved one in a special way, or celebrate a return to health, a new job…or any reason.

Feb 5

Feb 19

Sponsored by Nancey Eason in blessed memory of her father, William Eason & Catered by Nancey Eason benchmarking 5 years of a healing journey. Sponsored by Ellen Royer in honor of her father’s memory and Catered by

March 4

Sponsored & Catered by Faith &David Silverman in honor of Faith becoming a Bat Mitzvah

March 18

Sponsored by and Catered by Nancey Eason in honor of Gina Eason’s Birthday

April 1

Sponsored by and/or Catered by

April 15

May 6

May 20 June 3 June 17

Sponsored by Harriet Bernstein for Roz Tessler’s Birthday and Catered by Sponsored by Roz Tessler in memory of Jerry Bernstein and Catered by David Abrams in honor of Jonathan’s Bar Mitzvah Sponsored by MayLee DeLee in honor of her birthday and Catered by Barbara and Andy Holland’s in honor of Sami's Bat Mitzvah Sponsored by and Catered by Susana and David Abrams in honor of Jonathan’s Birthday Sponsored by Marian Baum in memory of father, Isidor Baum and Catered by

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Chai Mitzvah participants make a commitment to "Grow their Judaism" in three aspects: Ritual, Social Action and Learning. Chai Mitzvah meets monthly to facilitate continuing Adult Education experience that lets the students explore what they are interested in learning as a group and individually.

This years remaining topics will be: February 14, 2016-Compassion facilitated by Nancey Eason March 6, 2016-Joy of Judaism facilitated by Iris Katz April 3, 2016-Many Faces of Judaism facilitated by Jennifer Cohen May 1, 2016-Do Jews Believe in the Afterlife facilitated by Jennifer Cohen June 12, 2016-�Headed to the Mikvah� facilitated by the Chai Mitzvah class of 2015-2016

Fee for the Year is $25.00 Call 702.436.4900 for more information

"Grow Your Judaism Your Way: Ritual, Social Action, Learning"

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HASHEM B’SIMCHA

Jewish Liturgy as a Spiritual System

Come on a journey of joy as we discover what Jewish Liturgy has to offer us today as a Spiritual System. 165.00 for members 215.00 for non members minimum of six students to begin Contact 702.436.4900 for more information

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February Birthdays Gayla Wennstrom Eileen Ancman Paul Aizley Wendy Kraft-Sussman Ann Mandell Sol Rubin Lorraine Brown

12-Feb 15-Feb 16-Feb 16-Feb 17-Feb 17-Feb 23-Feb

Linda & Donald Kauffman Lynn & David Pisetzner Anne & Gary Ullman Lynda & David French Barbara & Andrew Holland

Jewlicious Learners Classes continue in 2016, Monday afternoons at the Rabbi’s home, from 4:15 to 6:00, October to June. Registration is open. CALL TODAY!

9-Feb 11-Feb 13-Feb 14-Feb 14-Feb

For $40.00 a prayer book can either be purchased for personal use or be dedicated to the congregation “In Memory” or “In Honor of” and a card from CPT will be sent to the family. The prayer book plate will be placed on the inside cover of our Kol HaNeshamah siddur.

VOLUNTEERISM ABOUNDS AT CPT Homes are always needed for the various activities and meetings of our congregation. Offer a Personal prayer – If you’d like to write your own, please do so. If you would like to see it published in the newsletter. 26


For the Month of February Aileen Cherner -Remembered by Cindy Fox Ken Elgart -Remembered by Dotti Elgart Diane Sherman-French -Remembered by Leslie French Fred Halperin -Remembered by Ellen Royer Lottie Herzberg -Remembered by Gail Hansen Bernice & Howard Linker -Remembered by Scott Linker Karen Magid -Remembered by David Aris Ernest Jacobs -Remembered by Lesley Wagmeister Feliccia Johnson -Remembered by Kristen Jaeger and Tim Lockett Edward Paykel -Remembered by Gary Paykel Bertha Platt -Remembered by Zandra Bender Julian Ullman -Remembered by Gary Ullman

Memorial plaques are available; to honor the departed, to inspire the living. to be remembered in the hearts of those we leave behind is, in a sense, to live forever. For further information, call the Synagogue office at 702-436-4900

Dora & Jacob Weiman -Remembered by Barbara Holland Eleanor Wohl -Remembered by Barbara Holland

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COMMUNITY RESOURCES Jewish Free Loan Program-The Jewish Free Loan Program (JFL) was established by the Jewish Federation and administered by the Jewish Family Service Agency to assist members of our Jewish community with short-term, no-interest loans of up to $2,500. For more information about the Jewish Free Loan Program please contact Renea Parr at the Jewish Family Service Agency (rparr@jfsalv.org) or 702-732-0304. United Way Fund for Families-Our Jewish Federation has a close working partnership with United Way and the Marilyn & Tom Spiegel Fund for Families. The fund was established by the Spiegel's to specifically address financial needs for families with children who are struggling to make "ends meets" and who are committed to providing a wholesome family environment for their children in spite of short-term financial insecurity. To learn more about this program please contact Jewish Federation at 702-732-0556. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Jewish Family Service Agency (JFSA) is looking to fill several volunteer positions within the food pantry. The following Openings are available: Client Intake, Food Packing and Distribution – M, W, F from 8:30-12:30 (weekly shifts of 3 or 4 hours) Pantry Maintenance – M, W, Th, F between 1:00-5:00 (weekly shifts from 1 hour and up) Food Pantry Coordinator – 15 hour per week commitment (schedule can be flexible) Middle School and High School students are welcome to join our team! Please contact Katie Brase at 702-732-0304 or at katieb@jfsalv.org for further information.

Find us on the second floor of Center for Social Justice in Houssels House, across from the Architecture Library. Matthew Kramer-Morning | Director, The Hillel Jewish Student Center at UNLV Sigesmund Center | 2317 Renaissance Drive | Las Vegas, NV 89119 Email: Matthew@jewishlasvegas.com

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COMMUNITY REWARDS

OUR SMITH’S NPO NUMBER IS 61229.

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Nid’vei Lev- Donations from the Heart Rabbi Discretionary Fund David Aris High Holiday Kol Nidrei Pledge Elliot & Zandra Bender Rick & Susan Bindhamer Dr. Rachmel Cherner Thomas Dimercurio Dale Gardner Laurie Lytel Yonina Schnee In honor of In honor of Sam Lieberman from Rabbi Yocheved Mintz In honor of Barbara Holland from Annie Wolff In honor of Jean Carey from Annie Wolff In honor of Sami Holland from Annie Wolff In memory of In memory of my husband, Sid Brandt from Ann Brandt In memory of my sister, Karen Anne Murphy from Lynda French In memory of Samuel Kart from Patsy Kart In memory of Jennifer Cohen’s father from Wendy Kraft and Laura Sussman Torah Study David Aris Ann Brandt Dale Gardner Tzedakah Myra Berkovits Rick and Susan Bindhamer Ann Brandt Nancey Eason Edie Edwards Dale Gardner Kristen Jaeger Jane Kusel Sam Lieberman Barbara Reuben Roz Tessler 33


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CALENDAR AT A GLANCE: 4:15 PM Jewlicious Learning 7:00 PM Biblical Hebrew III 7:00 PM Jewish, Alive and American 6:30 PM Tot Shabbat, Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv at the Kraft Sussman Chapel 10:00 AM Torah Study—Par’shat Mishpatim at the home of Rabbi Mintz 7:00 PM Women’s Rosh Chodesh at the Home of Annie Wolff 4:15 PM Jewlicious Learning 7:00 PM Biblical Hebrew III 3:30 PM Chai Mitzvah facilitated by Nancey Eason 7:00 PM Jewish, Alive and American 7:00 PM CPT Board Meeting 7:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv at the Kraft Sussman Chapel 10:00 AM Torah Study—Par’shat Tezavveh at the home of Rabbi Mintz 11:30 AM Brunch with Brilliants featuring Chaplain Bonnie Polley 4:00 PM Craig Taubman in Concert at Midbar Kodesh 4:15 PM Jewlicious Learning 7:00 PM Biblical Hebrew III 7:00 PM Hebrew I CPT Semi-Annual Meeting Allure Towers-RSVP to Office 10:00 AM Faith Silverman is called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah 4:15 PM Jewlicious Learning 7:00 PM Jewish, Alive and American 7:00 PM Hebrew I 6:30 PM Tot Shabbat, Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv at the Kraft Sussman Chapel 10:00 AM Torah Study—Par’shat Vayakhel at the home of Rabbi Mintz 3:30 PM Chai Mitzvah “Joy of Judaism” facilitated by Iris Katz 4:15 PM Jewlicious Learning 7:00 PM Biblical Hebrew III 7:00 PM “Year of Dialogue featuring Matt Brooks and Jeremy BenAmi at Temple Beth Sholom 7:00 PM Women’s Rosh Chodesh at the Home of Ann Mandell

Blessing for the month of Adar Aleph: Adar Aleph is a leap-month opportunity to experience the joy that can be discovered in even the most mundane moments, as everything is filled with the potential of inner divinity. Ken y’hi ratzon; so may it be. Amen. 35

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