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Letter to the Congregation “Behold how good and how pleasant it is for friends to be together.” ---Psalms 133:1 Dear Chevreh: A New Year…2016. Shehechiyanu! Another chance to try to get it right. What a year we’ve had!! “Should auld acquaintance be forgot…” (I forget the words…) As we turn the corner and start this new year, when we can feel overwhelmed by the troubles of the world, let’s all try to recall the good things that happened in 2015. I, personally, remember how sweet it was to see some of our Jewlicious Learners (Danica Lockett, Sami Holland, Sofia and Jonathan Abrams, joined by young David Piekarsky as they regaled us with Chanukah songs. I remember how fabulous the evening at the M was, in celebration of my 10 years with this holy community, and also my 75th (yipes!) birthday. I remember the services we shared together, the meals, the Torah Study, the classes, Women’s Rosh Chodesh, Chai Mitzvah, and the celebrations. On an even more personal note, I will always remember that my first greatgrandchild, Maya, was born in 2015. So, as tough as this past secular year has been, there is much for which to be grateful. We Jews are so lucky…we get two New Years ---although our Rosh HaShanah is generally not topped off with party hats and champagne. Come to think of it, Rosh HaShanah is spiritually uplifting and the secular New Year’s Eve is generally spent lifting spirits, but what they do have in common is considering how we can make ourselves better and spending time with friends and family.

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I’d like to suggest that we all resolve to spend more time with friends and family. At a time when it is so easy to isolate ourselves, retreat into our self-imposed solitary confinement, it is precisely at such a time that we need community. Rabbi Beryl Cohon once said, “The sweetness of friendship issues from the response to a basic need in human nature. One needs friends, companions, to supplement the intimacy of family relationships if one’s life is to be complete.” There is a sense of comfort and even safety in knowing that we have community to see us through life’s challenges. And while it is harder to form true friendships as one gets older, it is not impossible. We know that one has to be a friend in order to have a friend. Sharing experiences is a great way to form acquaintances, and to nurture those acquaintances into true friendships, trust needs to be nurtured. Getting to know another person requires opening up to one another and be there for him or her. We don’t want to see through one another but to see one another through. Dwight Eisenhower famously said: ”Friendships have defended more borders than arms and cannon ever have.” May this New Year allow us all to get to know one another better, to grow in understanding and in friendship. May we all be blessed with those who not only know our song, but can sing it when we forget the words. L’Shalom,

Rabbi Yocheved Mintz

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Cantor’s Notes A Note From the Cantor In my last two articles, I wrote about my first year as a cantorial student living in Jerusalem. My year ended early due to the violence that was taking place in Israel during that year. Instead of spending Pesach in Jerusalem, I flew home and finished my course work by correspondence. There really were not a lot of classes left for the year, and I only had one big paper to fax back to the HUC Jerusalem campus. (And let me say, that cost me a pretty penny.) Because the school decided to send my class back early, it was felt that requiring the new first year students to go to Israel, while there was still so much turmoil, was wrong. Hebrew Union College gave those students a choice to spend different year (they chose the 4th year) to spend in Jerusalem. They spent their first year in New York. But before the year started they had a Shabbaton weekend at the Cincinnati campus. I was asked to attend as a representative of the 2nd year class, to advise the new students on what they should expect to learn in their first year. One of the things I was asked to do was to chant 12 verses of Torah for the Shacharit service on Shabbat morning. This made me a little nervous. I was very new to chanting Torah, having only just begun learning the trope in prior months. 12 verses were the most I had ever chanted at the time, and I only had a few days to learn them. I began working on the portion on Wednesday and practiced on the long flight from Seattle to Cincinnati. I surprised myself (and impressed my teacher Cantor Eliahu Schliefer) by chanting almost perfectly. This gave me so much more confidence as I began to get ready for my 2nd year at HUC. For the summer, I worked at Temple B’nai Torah in Bellevue, Washington with my friend and mentor Cantor David Serkin-Poole. I spent Shavuot at B’nai Torah helping with an all night study session, and helping out with our guest Scholar in Residence, Rabbi Gunther Plaut. He edited the Chumash (Bible) of the Union of Reform Judaism. Rabbi Plaut was in his 90’s but still had a lot to teach. I feel blessed in having met, and learned, from him. I soon made my move to a studio apartment in Fort Lee New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from Manhattan one half mile south of the George Washington Bridge. I lived there for the four years I studied at HUC in New York. The man who owned the apartment I rented was a congregant in the first congregation I was a student cantor at. As cantorial students we were required to work at least two years as a student cantor for work experience, but most of us worked all four years (helped to pay the bills). The congregation I worked in for my first year in NY was very, very classic Reform. They did not stand for the Amida (which is “The Standing Prayer”). They had an organ. I wore a black robe every Friday night. continued on page 5 4


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A Note From the Cantor (cont.) For classes, I had more studying of Liturgy, Bible, Midrash, trope for haftarah, and began working on the melodies for Shabbat in both traditional style and Reform style. We had to do a practicum showing how we would lead a service or portion of a service in either a traditional or reform style. I was given a traditional evening service to do, starting with the Bar’chu and chanting through the Me’ein Sheva (which is a repetition of the Amida). In a traditional service you have no music, but must chant directly from the siddur, with the exception of a very big musical piece. My coach for this was Cantor Faith Steinsneider. She also taught the traditional music for Shabbat. (Faith is the cantor who taught me to use Velcro to keep my kippah on). My practicum was in December and, yes, I was very nervous, but I got through and learned some beautiful melodies. I still love the version of Hashkiveinu I chanted. I also was required to lead a week of Shacharit (morning) services, paired with a rabbinical student. A wonderful thing about learning to be a cantor at HUC in New York, is the great many amazing Cantors and Rabbis, I did get to work with. Rabbi Norman Cohen taught one year of the Midrash, and his support and caring was a thing I will always appreciate. Oh, and I also got to sing in the choir, directed by Joyce Rosensweig, and sang at many school functions and services. So, this is a summary of year two for me. L’Shalom, Cantor Marla Goldberg

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE As we end a calendar year, and as we end the first half of Congregation P’nai Tikvah operating year, I sit at my computer and wonder about our future, not just our Congregation’s path but that of my family, friends and our Country. I ask many of the same questions to myself as I do when the High Holidays arrive; as Jews, we contemplate who we are. Where have I been? Where am I going? How can I improve my life and the lives of those who I love and who are important to me? There are many nights, sleepless nights and much stress as I try to balance time, energy and resources of managing my life between family, work and CPT. I am not alone. Your board of directors, your officers, your Cantor and your Rabbi share many of my concerns as they donate hours of volunteer work on behalf of CPT when, they, too, could be using that time and energy with their families and friends. We wonder if we are doing enough for our Congregation. We wonder how we can engage more of our members in our events and services, be it joining a committee, task force, running for the board, or attending Shabbat services, Chanukah, Purim and Passover functions, Brunch with Brilliants or taking advantage of the many educational courses for both our children and ourselves. We wonder what steps we need to take to strengthen our Shul, both as to the growth and stability of our membership as well as being financially solvent. Over the past months, a strategic plan was developed and approved by the board (big thanks to Jackie Ackerman, chair and her committee). Now, comes the hard part- implementation of the strategic plan and for that WE NEED YOU! We need your help- We have a fundraiser this January, the roasting of our past president, Sam Lieberman. We need our members to help sell ads, or sell tickets, or for our members to buy tickets to attend the roasting event which are very reasonably priced. We will need volunteers to help set up the day of the event. Coming soon ( I know you think I am rushing the year, 2016 already BUT) Purim and Passover. Under the direction of Annie Wolff, please it is not too early to start placing your name in the hat to help her with Passover. Meera Kamegai will need participants in attending our Shul retreat in Boulder City coming in April. All of these events will need marketing. Mark your calendar for a semi-annual membership meeting on Sunday, most likely around noon on February 28th (football Sunday will be long gone!). We have an agenda which will require major decisions as to where we are going as a Congregation. We will need as many members possible to attend this meeting. Start thinking, if you would like to be a board member for the coming year and let me know.

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President’s Message (cont.) We have so much going for us. For a small Shul, we have an impressive resume. I realize that time is precious and that funds to contribute to the Shul can be very much stretched at any time, but with each event that you attend, we grow stronger in our relationships with each other, for each new family or individual that you introduced to our Shul, we grow in strength, for each time that you honor your pledges from the heart, our financial stability increases. The bottom line- our Congregation is as strong as our Membership. If you want to know how you can be part of this dynamic Congregation, please contact me. With your help and continued commitment to CPT, the sky’s a limit. Wishing all a happy holiday as we celebrate New Years.

Barbara Holland President of the Board

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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 they interviewed Evelyn and Ken Clark

1. What brought you to Congregation P'nai Tikvah? We moved to Las Vegas to be close to our son David. He has been a long time member of the congregation and always spoke glowingly of the shul and Rabbi Mintz. CPT gives us the opportunity to attend services and observe the holidays as a family. 2. What keeps you involved in P'nai Tikvah? The services at CPT are so uplifting. They can best be described as "chicken soup for the Jewish soul." After our long move, we have found a new family in the warm and welcoming congregation at CPT. There are always volunteer opportunities and a full calendar of activities.

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Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival-To purchase tickets contact the office at 702.436.4900. Season passes are available for $50.00. For individual movies, the cost is $10.00 each.

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15th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film festival Program Schedule SON OF SAUL (2015, Hungary | Hungarian, Yiddish, German with English Subtitles |107 mins) Saturday January 9, 2016 | 7:00 PM Brenden Theatres Palms Casino Resort Moderated by: Survivor and Author Stephen "Pista" Nasser with Director László Nemes pending Grand Prix winner at 2015 Cannes Film Festival and Hungary’s official selection for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar directed by László Nemes.During World War II, a Jewish worker at the Auschwitz concentration camp tries to find a rabbi to give a child a proper burial. THE FRISCO KID (1979, USA | 119 minutes) Sunday January 10, 2016 | 1:00 PM Adelson Educational Campus Dedicated to Blanche and Philip Meisel (free admission, first come first served) Moderated by: LVJFF Director Joshua Abbey Jewish Western comedy featuring Gene Wilder as Avram Belinski, a Polish Rabbi who is traveling to San Francisco, and Harrison Ford as a bank robber who befriends and reluctantly guides him through the perils of the Wild West. CARVALHO’S JOURNEY (2015, USA | 85 minutes) Sunday January 10, 2016 | 3:30 PM Adelson Educational Campus Co-presented by JCCSN Jewish University Moderated by: Director Steve Rivo Daguerreotypist and artist Solomon Nunes Carvalho’s extraordinary journey across the United States in 1853 as a member of explorer John C. Fremont’s westward expedition. APPLES FROM THE DESERT (2014, Israel | Hebrew with English Subtitles | 96 minutes) Saturday 01/16 | 7:00 PM Adelson Educational Campus Adapted from Savyon Liebrecht’s poignant short story about Rebecca Abravanel, the only child of an Orthodox Jewish family living in Jerusalem who defiantly initiates her spiritual coming of age journey. continued on page 15

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15th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film festival Program Schedule (cont) SEMICOLON; THE ADVENTURES OF OSTOMY GIRL (2015, USA | 83 minutes) Sunday 01/17 | 1:00 PM Adelson Educational Campus Moderated by: Director Robin Greenspun with Executive Producer Cari Marshall Dana Marshall-Bernstein, the daughter Cari Marshall and Ed Bernstein is a feisty, funny, and charming 25year-old living with the challenge of Crohn's Disease. This life affirming Las Vegas based documentary is a testament to the power of love and family in coping with all of life’s challenges. THE SEARCH FOR ISRAELI CUISINE (2014, Israel | Hebrew and English with English Subtitles | 96 minutes) Sunday 01/17 | 3:30PM Adelson Educational Campus Moderated by: Chef Michael Solomonov pending Michael Solomonov, a James Beard Award winning chef, takes us on a luscious culinary odyssey through Israel’s surprising diversity of ethnic and contemporary cuisine. DOUGH (2015, England | 94 minutes) Thursday 01/21 | 7:00 PM Cinemark South Point Hotel and Casino An elderly Jewish baker struggles to keep his family’s multigenerational business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice accidentally drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high. PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: ART ADDICT (2015, USA | 96 minutes) Saturday 01/23 | 7:00 PM Adelson Educational Campus Moderated by: Author Phoebe Hoban A portrait of one of the most powerful women in the history of the art world who transformed a modest fortune and impeccable taste into promoting artists like Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, Marcel Duchamp while also creating one of the premiere collections of twentieth century art. continued on page 16

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15th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film festival Program Schedule (cont) ROSENWALD (2015, USA | 100 minutes) Sunday 01/24 | 1:00 PM Adelson Educational Campus Moderated by: Head of School Rabbi Joyce Raynor, Ph.D with Head of Upper School Leslie Smith Rosen and Director Aviva Kempner pending Chicago philanthropist Julius Rosenwald, the son of an immigrant peddler rose to head Sears and then partnered with Booker T. Washington to build 5,400 Southern schools in African American communities in the early 1900s during the Jim Crow era.

THE LIBERATORS (2015, Germany | 60 minutes) Sunday 01/24 | 3:30 PM Adelson Educational Campus Moderated by: Survivor and Author Ben Lesser To mark the 70th anniversary of allied troops liberating the Dachau concentration camp, U.S. veterans and former Survivors speak about the war-time experiences that changed, and continue to shape, their lives.

Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival-To purchase tickets contact the office at 702.436.4900. Season passes are available for $50.00. For individual movies, the cost is $10.00 each. 16


Jewlicious Learning We come back from our winter break eager to see one another. 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. This month, as we go from Tevet to Shvat, we will also celebrate Tu B’Shvat with a fun project for the entire group, planting items we can hope to harvest in time for Pesach in a few months. Happy New Year; happy winter. If it’s Tu B’Shvat we know that spring is just around the corner.

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KIDZ KORNER for January

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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

January 10, 2016

Shevat

Home of Ellen Royer

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

Could be you! Sign up today!

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. Jan 1 Jan 15

Feb 5

Feb 19

Sponsored by Meyer DeLee and Catered by Kristen Jaeger Sponsored by Marian Baum in memory of mother, Betty Baum and Ann Brandt in memory of Sid Brandt (z”l) and Catered by 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/or Catered by

April 1

Sponsored by and/or Catered by

April 15

May 6

Sponsored by Harriet Bernstein for Roz Tessler’s Birthday and Catered by Sponsored by Roz Tessler in memory of Jerry Bernstein and Catered by

May 20

Sponsored by MayLee DeLee and Catered by Nancey Eason in celebration of their birthdays

June 3

Sponsored by and Catered by Susana and David Abrams in honor of Jonathan’s Birthday

June 17

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: January 17, 2016-Angels, Demons and Dybukks facilitated by Iris Katz 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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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. The first 10-week session is planned for winter. 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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January Birthdays Dotti Elgart Arleah Rush-Giannopoulos Sari Aizley Cindy Fox Edie Edwards Henry Fish Meyer DeLee Tiffany Freud

4-Jan 5-Jan 10-Jan 24-Jan 22-Jan 23-Jan 28-Jan 30-Jan

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!

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. 24


For the Month of January

Martin Abrams Remembered by David Abrams Betty Baum -Remembered by Marian Baum Sidney Brandt -Remembered by Ann Brandt Charlotte Clark -Remembered by Susan & Rick Bindhamer Martin Hillman -Remembered by Anne & Gary Ullman Samuel Kamanitz -Remembered by Barbara & Andrew Holland Bernice Kuryk -Remembered by Barbara & Andrew Holland Elaine Lytel -Remembered by Laurie Lytel Lee Sol Mintz -Remembered by Rabbi Yocheved Mintz

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

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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 For the honor of opening the ark from Adrianne Rubin High Holiday Kol Nidrei Pledge Nancey Eason In honor of In honor of Jewlicious Learning and their end of year party by Jean Carey. In memory of In memory of Dorothy Bernstein from Harriet Bernstein In memory of my mother, Minnie Etkind from Ann Brandt In memory of my father, my mother and stepfather from Rabbi Yocheved Mintz In memory of Eugene Silvers from Sondra Rose MiSheBeriach For James Sanofufo from Sondra Rose Torah Study David Aris Dale Gardner Carolyn Stewart Tzedakah Dale Gardner Rick and Susan Bindhamer Dale Gardner Barbara Holland Ruth Kaplow Roz Tessler

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January 1, 2016 January 2, 2016 January 4 January 4 January 5 January 10 January 11 January 15 January 16 January 17 January 18 January 19 January 24 January 25 January 25 January 28 January 31 February 1 February 1 February 2 February 5 February 6 February 7 February 8 February 8 February 14 February 16 February 18 February 19 February 20

CALENDAR AT A GLANCE: 6:30 PM Tot Shabbat, Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv at the Kraft Sussman Chapel 10:00 AM Torah Study—Par’shat Shemot at the home of Rabbi Mintz 4:15 PM Jewlicious Learning 7:00 PM Biblical Hebrew III 7:00 PM Jewish, Alive and American 7:00 PM Women’s Rosh Chodesh at the Home of Ellen Royer 4:15 PM Jewlicious Learning 7:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv at the Kraft Sussman Chapel 10:00 AM Torah Study—Par’shat Bo at the home of Rabbi Mintz 3:30 PM Chai Mitzvah at the Home of Iris Katz 7:00 PM Biblical Hebrew III 7:00 PM Jewish, Alive and American 11:30 AM Brunch with Brilliants featuring Shelley Berkley 4:15 PM Jewlicious Learning-Tu B’Shevat 7:00 PM Biblical Hebrew III 7:00 PM CPT Book Club at the home of Jane Kusel 11:00 AM A Roast. A Rebel. A Regent. A Riot!!! Honoring Sam Lieberman at the Richard Tam Alumni Center (TAC) at UNLV 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

Blessing for the Months of Tevet/Shvat: May we open ourselves to new beginnings, say “Yes” to possibilities, nurture friendships (new and established), and all our unique individual potential to come forth. Amen. 30

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