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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

 

Wednesday, February 1 –

4:30PM – Hebrew School

 

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/mitzvah-meals 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 invites all members, regardless of vaccination status, to attend in-person services and programs.

For security purposes, guests are still required to contact the CBI office before attending in-person.

  • When Lucas Co Health indicates that we are on GREEN or YELLOW (low or medium):

Mask-wearing at in-person services and programs is OPTIONAL for vaccinated and boostered individuals.

Unvaccinated attendees are strongly encouraged to wear a mask.

  • When Lucas Co Health indicates that we are on RED (high):

            Mask-wearing at in-person services and programs is MANDATORY for everyone.

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Shabbat Services are In-person and on Live Stream

Shabbat Shira: The Sabbath of Song

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 9:30 AM

Kiddush luncheon after services

A short Mincha service will follow Kiddush

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.

 

TOT SHABBAT

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 11:00 AM in the CBI Chapel

Join us for a special Shabbat service for our youngest congregants led by Hannah Chernow. Activities will include stories, singing, and delicious challah!

This service is designed for parents with children up to 5 years of age. Kiddush lunch will follow.

RSVP to the office at 419.517.8400 or email kbrody@cbitoledo.org

 

Adult Ed: The Early Universe & What the First Results from the James Webb Space Telescope Tell Us About It

With speaker, Steve Federman, Ph.D.

Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 10:30 AM In-Person at CBI

The universe was born in the Big Bang roughly 13.7 billion years ago. The galaxies, stars and planets that we see today began to form in the first billion years.

The James Webb telescope allows us to see into this early universe. Steve will describe the theory and observations that led us to this picture, how the Webb

telescope is bringing us new insights, and how all of this compares to the creation story in Genesis.

THIS PROGRAM IS 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.

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Havdalah – Have Fun! Night

Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 6:45 PM In-Person at CBI

After a meaningful Havdalah service, join us for an evening of fun, games, great food and drinks.

What’s your game? Trivia? Poker? Bingo? You’ll find that and lots more. Bring your friends & family!

Cost is $5 per person.

THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO THE MEMBERS OF ALL LOCAL CONGREGATIONS

Please RSVP to the office by Friday, February 17, 2023.

 

SAVE THE DATE!

WCBI Book Club: Left on Tenth: A Second Chance at Life by Delia Ephron

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 10:30 AM In-Person at CBI

It is not necessary to have read the book to join the discussion.

The bestselling, beloved writer of romantic comedies like You've Got Mail tells her own late-in-life love story, complete with a tragic second act and joyous resolution.

THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO THE WOMEN OF ALL LOCAL CONGREGATIONS

Please RSVP to Ellen Federman at efederman@sbcglobal.net by Sunday, February 26, 2023.

Toledo has 8 print copies, 10 eBooks & 4 eAudio copies. SearchOhio has 32 print copies. OhioLINK has 2 print copies.

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Toledo Jewish Community Purim Carnival

Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 10:00 AM at Shomer Emunim

Congregation B’nai Israel is a Co-Sponsor of this Community event

 

“Marvelous Mitzvot, Megillah, & Spiel Cabaret at Club CBI”

CBI’s Purim Celebration & Dinner

Monday, March 6, 2023 at 5:45 PM In-Person at CBI

Cost is $5 per person. RSVP by Monday, February 17, 2023

THIS PROGRAM IS 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.

 

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

Monday & Thursday Morning Minyans at 8:00 AM – Zoom & In-Person

Sunday Morning Minyan at 9:30 AM – Zoom & In-Person

*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

Sunday Morning Minyans at 9:30 AM – Zoom and in-person

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

 

  1. Rabbi Jason Mark’s Zoom Program – Sunday, January 15th at 7:00 p.m. Please R.S.V.P. to Elsa Leveton or Nancy Jacobson for the link.
  2. In person Mah Jong and Poker – at Etz Chayim, Sunday, January 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to noon.
  3. Family Shabbat Dinner – Services begin at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, January 27th  with a delicious dinner following. Rabbi Jason Mark will be leading Friday evening services as well as morning service on Saturday, January, 28th. Everyone is invited. Please R.S.V.P. to Elsa Leveton.

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.