Schedule of Services
Friday, May 3
Shabbat HaMoreh at 8:00 pm
Teacher Recognition Shabbat honoring our religious school and adult education faculty for their dedication to us and to our children. The entire congregation is urged to attend, to express our gratitude to these vital partners of ours. Babysitting available tonight, no reservations are necessary.
Saturday, May 4
Shabbat Morning Service at 10:30 am
Celebrate with us as Rachel Dames, daughter of Debbie Kuhn Dames and Tom Dames, becomes a Bat Mitzvah.
Leviticus 25:1 - 27:34 ... Jeremiah 16:19 - 17:14 ... 39th day of the Omer
Friday, May 10
High School Academy Graduation at 8:00 pm
A special evening to honor students in the 12th grade who have completed our highly-acclaimed Academy program. A wonderful moment of celebration for our entire temple family! Babysitting available tonight, no reservations are necessary.
Saturday, May 11 Shabbat Morning Service at 10:30 am≤/h3>
Celebrate with us as Matthew Ballan, son of Elise Wagner Ballan and Jim Ballan, becomes a Bar Mitzvah.
Numbers 1:1 - 4:20 ... Hosea 2:1-22 ... 46th day of the Omer
Tuesday, May 14
Tikkun Layl Shavuot at 7:30 pm
Our annual Shavuot evening of interactive learning and affirmation. Come renew the ancient mystical path of those who walked before us. Our 10th grade Confirmation families will join us in celebrating their children’s Jewish life ahead!
Wednesday May 15 Yizkor at 9:00 am An hour of remembrance for loved ones who have died. Confirmation at 4:30 pm Our tenth graders conclude their Confirmation experience, giving thanks for childhood, family, Judaism and life. The entire congregation is encouraged to be part of this significant milestone.
Friday, May 17 A Joyful Noise! at 8:00 pm A service that everyone – from youngest to oldest – will want to attend. With an ensemble of eleven musicians (and your voices), we’ll fill our sanctuary with a joyful noise! Visual Worship tonight, as well – no siddurim (unless you want one)...all prayers and readings will be projected onto screens. Aufruf this evening for Alex Maroni and Natalie Kimmelman, daughter of Leslie and Ray Kimmelman. Babysitting available tonight, no reservations are necessary. Saturday, May 18 Shabbat Morning Service at 10:30 am Celebrate with us as Rebecca Litsky, daughter of Leslie and Michael Litsky, becomes a Bat Mitzvah. Numbers 4:21 -7:89 ... Judges 13:2-25
Friday, May 24 Shabbat Evening Service at 8:00 pm A quiet evening of Shabbat beauty and prayer. Babysitting available tonight, no reservations are necessary. Saturday, May 25 The Spiritual Quest at 10:30 am Cantor Ellen Dreskin returns to lead an exploration of our desire, need, frustration, surprise and satisfaction in searching for God in Jewish prayer. An uplifting morning of music, ideas and soulful worship. Numbers 8:1 - 12:16 ... Zekhariya 2:14 - 4:7
Shabbat Sh’lakh Lekha
Friday, May 31 Honoring Harriet Levine at 8:00 pm Celebrating 21 years of the blessing we know and love as Harriet Levine. Babysitting available tonight, no reservations are necessary. Saturday, June 1 Shabbat Morning Service at 10:30 am Celebrate with us as Liam Kaufman, son of Rachel Wineberg and Mark Kaufman, becomes a Bar Mitzvah. Numbers 13:1 - 15:41 ... Joshua 2:1-24