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FEBRUARY | MARCH 2019 EDITION

Custodian vs. Conqueror

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Don't Waste Time Making Resolutions

Story & Customs in a Nutshell

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FROM RABBI LITWAK'S STUDY RABBI ALAN E. LITWAK

Custodian vs. Conqueror

CANTOR NORMAN COHEN FALAH SUSAN WARECH Director of Administration RABBI DAVID PASKIN Director of Youth and Family Engagement MARJORIE COHN DOLAN Interim Director ECE RALPH P. KINGSLEY, DD Rabbi Emeritus IRVING SHULKES, DM Cantor Emeritus

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Doris Pienknagura | President Darren Friedman | 1st VP Lenny Feldman | 2nd VP Bob Mirel

| Treasurer

Carol Moss | Secretary Sue Klau | Past President

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Courtney Augusta Maureen Boiarsky Sharron Botwinick Andrew Chesnick Donald Goodman Henry Hirsch Howard Katzman Claudia Leib Ryan Sherman Gail Slatko Renee Yeslow

TRUSTEES EMERITI George Berlin* Sam Bloom* Rose Ellen Glickman Ralph Hollander* Stuart Israelson Jeannette Jacobson* Sue Shapiro Klau Norman S. Klein Robert Layton Murphy Leopold Norman Leopold Arnold Meyer* Florence Nelson* Aaron Podhurst Kenneth Schwartz* Al Sherman* Barbara Silverman Daniel Supon* Jon Sussman Brian Tarasuk* *in loving memory

TEMPLE SINAI Carolyn Kemelhor Campus 18801 NE 22 AVENUE N. MIAMI BEACH, FL 33180 305.932.9010 TEMPLESINAI@TSND.ORG @TEMPLESINAIND TSND.ORG

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A NOTE FROM OUR PRESIDENT

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DON’T WASTE TIME MAKING RESOLUTIONS INSTEAD, COUNT BLESSINGS BY RABBI PAUL KIPNES RAC.ORG

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May this secular New Year be filled with promise because we took enough time to count the blessings that we brought with us!

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WHAT IS PURIM?

Why Is It Called Purim?

The Story in a Nutshell

Purim Observances

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Purim Customs

The Significance of Purim ‑

When to Celebrate

Chag Purim Sameach!

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2019-2020

EARLY CHILDHOOD REGISTRATION Now Open!

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DARIA CHESNICK

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JANE NANCY HILLER + SIMON

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Annual Giving Fund Gerard & Carol Ann Moss Gerard & Carol Ann Moss

L'dor v'dor Fund In memory of Frances Gardner In memory of Hilda Bendell

Arnold & Roselyn Meyer ECE Fund Bonnie Bloom Howard & Ingrid Roskin

Wishing Pat Barski a refuah shlemah In honor of Cantor Irving Shulkes's birthday

Cantor Norman Falah's Discretionary Fund Bonnie Bloom Bonnie Bloom Bonnie Bloom Mary Lou Brotherson Jorge & Marlene Garcia Sandy and Don Goodman Bonnie Bloom Lillian Stein Lillian Stein Barton & Lyanne L. Wassermann Joel Mintz & Meri-Jane Rochelson Audrey Aronchick Bonnie Bloom Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Marion Gordon Barton & Lyanne L. Wassermann Joel & Adele Sandberg Aaron & Carol Schectman Marcos & Esther Fintz Marcos & Esther Fintz

In honor of her Shemot D'var Torah and reading In honor of Carol Schectman's birthday In honor of Lillian Stein's birthday In appreciation of Cantor Norman Cohen Falah In memory of Carmen Espinoza de Garcia In honor of Carol Schectman's birthday In honor of the marriage of Don and Linda Lockshin's son, Josh Golembe and Kristen Greenberg In honor of Bonnie Bloom's birthday In memory of Howard Stein Happy birthday to Bonnie Bloom In memory of Frances Gardner In memory of Stanley Robert Aronchick In memory of Frances Gardner In honor of Cantor Irving and Joanne Shulkes's anniversary In honor of Bonnie Bloom's birthday In honor of Sophy Rindler's birthday In honor of Cantor Irving Shulkes's birthday In memory of Frances Gardner In memory of Hilda Bendell In memory of Frances Gardner In memory of Frances Gardner In memory of Frances Gardner In honor of Ingrid and Howard Roskin's anniversary In honor of Lyanne and Barton Wassermann's anniversary

General Donation Fund

D O N A T I O N S

Murray & Judy Swift Eugene Ross Gerard & Carol Ann Moss Gerard & Carol Ann Moss Gerard & Carol Ann Moss Gerard & Carol Ann Moss Ralph Byer Martin & Lynn Mendelssohn Joel Mintz & Meri-Jane Rochelson Sandy and Don Goodman Temple Sinai Board of Trustees

For the speedy recovery of Rabbi Ralph P. & Brenda Kingsley's granddaughter, Eva In appreciation of the opportunity to attend Torah class and other services In memory of Gabriele Gatzert In memory of Maria Haber In memory of Laura Beth Moss In memory of Stella Zeitlin Wishing Temple Sinai a happy and healthy Holiday In honor of Sandy and Don Goodman's anniversary In appreciation of Susan Warech Donation of artwork In memory of Frances Gardner

High Holy Days Donation Sara (Dixie) Lampert

Sponsorship of Music

Murray & Judy Swift Fund Karen & Steve Fisher Robert & Eliane Tell Sharon Molot Larry & Paula Kopelman Mark Pack Elaine Pack Doris Heinrich Paula Ascher Bonnie Bloom Rachel Charson Marcos & Esther Fintz Barton & Lyanne L. Wassermann Barton & Lyanne L. Wassermann Ralph & Brenda Kingsley L'dor v'dor Fund Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Robert & Carol Feirstein Bonnie Bloom Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Irwin & Sue Klau Irwin & Sue Klau Irwin & Sue Klau

In honor of Judy & Murray's 70th anniversary In honor of Judy & Murray's 70th anniversary In honor of an incredible 70th wedding anniversary Happy and healthy 70th wedding anniversary In honor of Aunt Judy and Uncle Murray's 70th anniversary In honor of Judy and Murray's 70th anniversary In honor of Murray and Judy Swift's 70th Anniversary In honor of Murray and Judy Swift's 70th Anniversary In honor of Judy and Murray's 70th anniversary Mazel Tov Aunt Judy and Uncle... You are Amazing In honor of Judy and Murray Swift's very special anniversary In honor of Esther and Marcos Fintz's beautiful new book Happy Birthday to Marcos Fintz In honor of Murray and Judy Swift's 70th anniversary

Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman Sandy and Don Goodman

In honor of Merle Saferstein's birthday In honor of Toby Katkzer's birthday In honor of Lonnie Kantor's birthday In honor of Adele Sandberg's birthday In honor of Merritt Halem's birthday In honor of Rabbi Ralph P.Kingsley's birthday In honor of Don Lockshin's birthday In honor of Joel and Maria Wolf's anniversary In honor of Stanton and Gail Greene's anniversary In honor of Gail Greene's birthday

Lindo Wassermann Music Fund Barton & Lyanne L. Wassermann Barton & Lyanne L. Wassermann Sandy and Don Goodman

In memory of I. Cecil Fidanque In memory of Vera T. DeCastro In honor of Barton and Lyanne Wasserman's anniversary

Memorial Fund George & Dee Leader Joseph G. Goldstein Joseph G. Goldstein Elsie Weiss Toby & Dianne Katzker Doris and Leon Pienknagura Herbert & Susan Fields Robyn Hoffberger Vincent & Marcia Gloddy Alan & Nancy Metzger Lawrence & Carole Epstein Lawrence & Carole Epstein Gloria Raffel Ruby Schwalb Fridell Feibus Rabbi Ralph P. & Brenda Kingsley Rabbi Ralph P. & Brenda Kingsley Rabbi Ralph P. & Brenda Kingsley Henry & Stephanie Hirsch Frank & Suzanne Pearl Alan & Laura Drexler Mark & Irene Thaw Barry & Marsha Schugar Richard Waldman Sol Gittelman Elsie Weiss Elsie Weiss Doris and Leon Pienknagura Howard & Ingrid Roskin Doris and Leon Pienknagura Robyn Hoffberger Frank & Suzanne Pearl Gerard & Carol Ann Moss Jon & Marjorie Sussman Gayle Miller Renee Yeslow Renee Yeslow Herbert & Susan Fields Arlene Multz Dora Fiser Iris Blumenau Joel Mintz & Meri-Jane Rochelson Robin Child Carol Freed Mark J. & Martha Schuldiner Terry Rosenblum Irene J. Baros Irene J. Baros Irene J. Baros Sandy and Don Goodman Sydell Howitt Howard & Ingrid Roskin

In memory of Lydia Doris Weiss In memory of Harry & Athena Dourdis In memory of Melvin Burton In memory of Sheldon Skolnick In loving memory of Samuel Katzker In memory of Moises Pienknagura In memory of Elaine Needell In memory of Robert Hoffberger In memory of Frank Cohen In memory of Ida Metzger In memory of Dora Teich In memory of Stanley Teich In memory of Sigmund Friedman In memory of David Schwalb In memory of Pauline K. Schwartz In memory of Henry Maier In memory of Ted Maier In memory of Erna Kingsley In memory of Maxwell G. Berger In memory of Reuben Feinberg In memory of Yetta Polsky In memory of Jack Thaw In memory of Emanuel Schugar In memory of Lillian Waldman In memory of Isidore Gittelman In memory of Morris Zimmerman In memory of Morris Rosendberg In memory of Moises Pienknagura In memory of Walter Reuter In memory of Leonora Beitsch In memory of Jerome Kinoy In memory of Zelda Stein In memory of Simon Davio Zeitlin In memory of Dorothy Bohrer In memory of Sandra J. Miller In memory of Ruth Miller Yeslow In memory of Ruth Yeslow In memory of Lena F. Galanter In memory of Milton Brickman In memory of Ana Fiser In memory of Murray Warech In memory of Samuel I. Mintz In memory of Herman S. Friedman In memory of Julius Brodman In memory of Aaron Schuldiner In memory of Henrietta Berkowitz In memory of Morton Weinberger In memory of Frances Gardner In memory of Hilda Bendell In memory of William Goodman In memory of Harry Skolnick In memory of Frances Gardner

In honor of Bob Sugarman & Marilyn Seskin's anniversary In honor of Norman & Karen Leopold's anniversary In honor of Jon and Marjorie Sussman's anniversary Men's Club In honor of Rodney Max's birthday Merritt & Ellen Halem In memory of Hilda Bendell In honor of Ivania Max's birthday Sandy and Don Goodman In honor of Ellen Halem's birthday In memory of Ethel Shapiro on the centennial of her birth In memory of Morton Bloom In honor of Howard Sanford's birthday Oneg and Kiddush Sponsorship In honor of Sandi-Jo Gordon's birthday In memory of Cantor David Lebovic Greg Thomas & Eva Lebovic In honor of Linda Stein's birthday In memory of Sue Klau's mother, Ethel Shapiro on the 100th Irwin & Sue Klau In honor of Joel Wolf's b-day anniversary of her birth In honor of Lynn Mendelssohn's birthday In memory of Frances Nelson Gardner Mary Lou Brotherson In honor of Sharon Garroway's birthday In honor of their anniversary and Murray's birthday Murray & Judy Swift In honor of Helayne Gordon's birthday In honor of their 4th Anniversary Bob & Louise Mirel In honor of Shirley Lehman's birthday Barton & Lyanne L. Wassermann In honor of their anniversary In honor of Marcos Fintz's birthday In honor of their anniversary Sandy and Don Goodman In honor of Toby and Dianne Katzker's anniversary In honor of their anniversary Mark & Gail Slatko In honor of Howard and Ingrid Roskin's anniversary In honor of the Hebrew naming of Leah Rose Sambrano Ivan & Barbara Lambert In honor of Bill and Shirley Lehman's anniversary In memory of our father, William Simon Jane Hiller & Nancy Simon In honor of Mark and Sandi-Jo Gordan's anniversary In honor of the Auf Ruf of Josh Golembe Don & Linda Lockshin In honor of Alex and Barbara Falcon's anniversary In honor of Kevin and Sharon Garroway's anniversary Prayer Book Dedication - Etz In honor of David and Evelyn Rosen's anniversary Chayim In honor of Bob Feirstein's 80th birthday Steven & Rosanne Mishan In memory of Ruth Iris Waldstein Bravo to Alan Hatch for the performance in The Adams Family Bravo to Rachel Lieberman daughter of Anat and Adam Lieberman for performance in the Adams Family

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Programming Donations Sarah Steinmetz Sara (Dixie) Lampert Robert & Louise Mirel

CU @Shabbat sponsor Sponsorship of Musical Program Musician sponsorship of Chanukah shabbat service

Rabbi Alan Litwak Discretionary Fund Norman & Alice Klein In appreciation of Sue Klau and Ann Zartler Bonnie Bloom In honor of the marriage of Angela Mardy's daughter, Paris Lambert to David Nelms Lillian Stein In honor of Sandy and Don Goodman's anniversary Sisterhood Collegiate Fund

TEMPLE SINAI WELCOMES NEW PARTNERS

Rabbi Ralph P. & Brenda Kingsley General Donation Sisterhood Donation Helayne Gordon

In memory of Benjamin Metrano

Thank You!

SNFTY SNFTY, Temple Sinai’s chapter of NFTY (North Federation of Temple Youth), is kicking off 2019 with a bang! The SNFTY board is planning all out, super exciting events!! Speaking of the Board! 2019-2020 SNFTY board intend-to-run packets can be found @ Temple Sinai’s website under SNFTY and are due by February 17th. Election will be held February 27th. Our first event, The SNFTY Shabbaton/ Sleepover completely rocked! Upcoming we have SNFTY Sports Sunday, Ninja Lounge, NFTY retreats, and so much more! Don’t forget about our Meet and Greet event and EXTREME Cupcake Wars. We hope to see many new faces!! All Middle and High Schoolers welcome to our events! Any questions? Contact (305)965-1529!

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