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TEMPLE CONGREGATION SHOMER EMUNIM

The Temple, a Reform congregation, is located in Sylvania and has been a center for spiritual fulfillment and cultural fellowship for over 135 years. We provide a vibrant, warm home for Jewish people of all ages and backgrounds, and recognize the diversity in Jewish families today. We invite you to share with our Temple family in our Sabbath worship. For more information, please call 419-885-3341.

Temple Shomer Emunim
www.templese.com

 

Friday, May 20 - 

6:00PM – Shabbat service led by Cantor Roher & Dr. Samuel Adler

 

Saturday, May 21 –

10:30AM – Shabbat Service & Bar Mitzvah of Max Rhodes.  Mazel Tov! to Max and his family!

 

Sunday, May 22–

9:15AM – Religious School

10:45AM – Teacher Appreciation ceremony & end-of-year picnic

Noon-4PM – Spring Mini Mitzvah Day 2022 (lunch at 11:30AM)

 

Wednesday, May 25 –

4:30PM – Hebrew School

 

Friday, May 27 - 

6:00PM – Shabbat service led by Dr. Andrew Pelletier & Dr. Steven Kramer

 

Friday, June 3 - 

6:00PM – Shabbat service led by Cantor Roher, Mark Jacobs & Shelly Orenstein

 

Saturday, June 4 –

10:30AM – Confirmation Service

 

Sunday, June 5 –

10:30AM – Yizkor Service

 

Friday, June 10 - 

6:00PM – Shabbat service led by Dr. Andrew Pelletier, Dr. Steve Kramer.  Kol Zimrah will participate

 

Saturday, June 11 –

10:30AM – Shabbat Service & Bat Mitzvah of Skylar Sachs.  Mazel Tov! to Skylar and her family

 

Monday, June 13 – 16

Camp Kayitz

 

Friday, June 17 - 

5:30PM– Annual Meeting

6:00PM – Shabbat Service and installation of Board members.  Dinner to follow, by reservation only

 

Saturday, June 18 –

9:30AM – Family Brunch

10:00AM – Tot Shabbat/Family Yoga

10:30AM – Shabbat Morning Yoga with Amy Nistel & Cantor Roher, followed by brunch

 

Wednesday, June 22 –

7:00PM- Men’s Chavurah

 

Friday, June 24 - 

6:00PM – Shabbat Service led by Dr. Andrew Pelletier & Dr. Steven Kramer

 

Saturday, June 25 –

9:30AM – Family Brunch

10:00AM – Tot Shabbat/Family Yoga

10:30AM – Shabbat Morning Yoga with Amy Nistel & Cantor Roher, followed by brunch

 

Thursday, June 30 –

6:00PM- Intergenerational Multifaith Summer Series event (dinner, storytelling, age cohort faith discussions)

 

Mitzvah Meals

Temple Shomer Emunim is offering its Mitzvah Meal program as a resource for the entire Jewish community during the COVID-19 crisis.  Community members interested in purchasing Mitzvah Meals should visit the Temple Website at templese.com where weekly menus are listed. You can either email your weekly menu choices to mkuehnle@templese.com or call The Temple office at 419-885-3341 to place your order over the phone. Mitzvah meals are prepared by The Temple. Mitzvah Meal menus will be available each Monday. Orders must be placed no later than Wednesday at Noon. Meals will be available for curbside pickup at the Temple or delivery (if necessary) every Friday afternoon. Please go to www.templese.com to see our weekly menu.

CONGREGATION B'NAI ISRAEL

Congregation B’nai Israel is the center for Conservative Judaism in the greater Toledo area. We are an egalitarian congregation, and embrace both Jews and those in the community at large who wish to explore and enhance their connection with our God and with Jewish spirituality, learning and culture. We are dedicated to lifelong learning for people of all ages.

Congregation B'nai Israel
www.cbitoledo.org

 

CBI COVID-19 UPDATE:

Mask-wearing for fully vaccinated and boostered attendees at in-person services and events is now OPTIONAL.

All attendees (aged 16+) at CBI in-person services and programs must be fully vaccinated AND have had a Covid-19 Booster. Please bring your Covid-19 Vaccination card with proof of Covid-19 Booster and present to the Usher.

If you are not a CBI member and would like to attend, contact the office at 419.517.8400.

 

Shabbat Services are In-person and on Live Stream

Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 9:30 AM

Kiddush luncheon after services

SERVICES ARE OPEN TO THE MEMBERS OF ALL LOCAL CONGREGATIONS

If you are not a member of Congregation B'nai Israel and would like to attend, please call 419.517.8400 to be added to the guest list.

Go to cbitoledo.org to view the current Covid-19 vaccination requirements for in-person attendance .

 

Shavuot Dairy Dinner & Tikkun

Saturday Evening, June 4, 2022 at 7:00 PM In-Person & Zoom

PLEASE RSVP FOR THE SHAVUOT DINNER BY FRIDAY, MAY 27TH. There is no charge for CBI members, BUT YOU MUST RSVP.

Shavuot Tikkun with Rabbi Robert Dobrusin

Rabbi Dobrusin will discuss “The Curious Incident on Mt. Sinai: Moses and the Breaking of the Tablets”.

More information and Shavuot Services times are in the May bulletin.

If you are not a CBI member and would like to attend, contact the office at 419.517.8400.

 

Volunteers Needed (again)

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 9:30 AM at Beth Shalom Cemetery

Volunteers are again needed to continue the project of helping photograph matzevot (headstones) at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

The purpose of this project is to document the headstones so that the photos and Yahrzeit dates will be available to the families of those buried at the cemetery as well as for the Toledo community.

Meet at the back parking lot at Beth Shalom Cemetery at 9:30 AM.

For more information or to RSVP contact Cathy Sperling at 419.841.1927.

 

SAVE THE DATE:

33rd Interfaith Blood Drive

Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 12:00-2:30 PM at Grace Lutheran Church

THERE IS A DESPERATE NEED OF BLOOD IN OUR AREA. PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING.

Covid protection measures will be in place.

Contact Devorah Shulamit at 419-356-5280 or email shalom 1836@bex.net to schedule an appointment.

 

SAVE THE DATE:

WCBI Book Club: “Jerusalem: A Cookbook” by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the home of Cathy Sperling

Miriam Beckerman will host a demonstration of one of the recipes from the cookbook.

This will be an off-site program with book club members preparing recipes from the cookbook.

Space is limited to the first 18 people who RSVP. This program is open to the women of all local congregations.

Contact Ellen Federman to reserve your spot at this program. More details will be provided in the June bulletin.

 

ZOOM SERVICES SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY/THURSDAY MORNING MINYANS & EVENING MINYANS:

Monday & Thursday Morning Minyans at 8:00 AM – Zoom and in-person

To attend in-person services, CBI members and guests must be fully vaccinated - 2 weeks past their second dose – vaccination card must be presented

*Monday – Friday Evening Minyans at 5:45 PM on Zoom

Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 5:45 PM on Zoom

*except when replaced by Holiday Services

If you are from another congregation and would like to join the service, please contact the office at 419.517.8400.

CONGREGATION ETZ CHAYIM

Congregation Etz Chayim is an Orthodox synagogue affiliated with the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America. We conduct Sabbath and Holiday services as well as daily morning and evening services. A Mikva is located on the premises and reservations for its use can be made by calling the office at 419-473-2401.

Congregation Etz Chayim 
www.etzchayimtoledo.org

 

Mincha minyans are being held on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Minyans will be held on Tuesdays only. If you would like to schedule a minyan on another day to say kaddish, please contact the synagogue office in advance, so a minyan can be arranged.

 

Art Museum In Person Tour with docent Andrea Delman – Sunday, May 22nd at noon. Please register with Nancy Jacobson because there is a tour maximum of 10 people.

CHABAD HOUSE OF TOLEDO

The Chabad House is the center of educational, communal, and outreach activities for the entire Jewish community from youngsters to the elderly. We offer Shabbat and Holiday services, Holiday celebrations, adult education, women's events, preschool & summer camp and family programs in a comfortable non-judgmental environment. All are welcome regardless of background, observance or affiliation.

Chabad House of Greater Toledo
www.chabadtoledo.com

 

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Special Thanks 

Here at Chabad House of Toledo we recognize that we couldn’t offer such wonderful resources and support to the community without the generous gifts of our donors, sponsors and volunteers. We want to give special thanks to all those that give so much of their time, talent, and resources to ignite the Jewish spirit in the greater Toledo area. If you would like to volunteer your time and talent, please contact us at info@chabadtoledo.com or take a look at our website for more information. If you would like to make a donation, please visit our website here.