New Oneg schedule is posted

January 11, 2018/25 Tevet 5778/TORAH PORTION: VA’ERA

Rosh Chodesh Shevat will be announced at servicers this week!

Rabbi, Penny and the Board of Directors would like to wish everyone a Shabbat Shalom!

Ira and Lucy Sukoff cordially invite you to the Bat Mitzvah services of Onika Sukoff on Friday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday February 10 at 10:00 a.m. – Join the family at the Oneg following Friday service and for the Kiddush luncheon following Saturday services.

The Unveiling for Carl Shapiro is set for Sunday, February 11 at 11:00 a.m. at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Jewish section of Valdosta Hebrew Congregation. Barbara Shapiro and family invite all members and friends.

Rabbi Elbaz was invited to deliver an address at the Brotherhood event at Waycross Hebrew Center on Sunday, February 25.

We pray for speedy recovery ‘re’fua she’lma’ to all who require healing in our community. If you wish that a name of a sick person(s) mentioned at services, please send the names to the rabbi.

We would like to encourage every Jewish person in our area to join us as member and join our Temple Israel family in building a Jewish life here in Valdosta. If you know of any Jewish person or family unaffiliated invite them to services.     

Best wishes to those among us who are celebrating a birthday, anniversary or another joyous occasion. Let rabbi know that you are celebrating a happy event and will announce it from the Bimah at services.

The Annual Kosher Corned beef event is set for March 9, 11 & 12, 2018. Everyone will be asked to help in every-way possible from selling tickets and preparing sandwiches. Additional information will be available soon.

Mazel Tov to the upcoming birthday of Norman Golivesky in February 2018

Sabbath Evening Services – always at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, January 12, 2018        Oneg is being sponsored by Carol & Matan Mohaban

Friday, January 19, 2018        Oneg is being sponsored by Susan & Bill Rupright

Friday, January 26, 2018        Oneg is being sponsored by Julie and Eric Schindler


JANUARY 13-19, 2018              26 TEVET-3 SHEVAT 5778

  • Ruth Landey (Jan. 13)
  • Leah Dunn Landey (Jan. 13)
  • Ethel Hopkins (Jan. 16)
  • Rose Druck Landey (Jan. 16)
  • Faye Orenstein Rainbow (Jan. 19)
  • Mollie Daum ( Jan. 17)
  • Yuri Voldman ((Jan. 16)

JANUARY 20-26, 2018              4-10 SHEVAT 5778

  • David Shapiro (Jan. 22)
  • Dorothy Presser (Jan. 23)
  • Abe Golivesky (Jan. 23)
  • Bertha Landesman (Jan. 23)
  • Joseph Isaac Abrahams (Jan. 24)
  • Helen Schultz (Jan. 26)
  • Sheldon L. Broomberg (Jan. 26)
  • Estelle Broomberg (Jan. 26)

JAN. 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2018    11-17 SHEVAT 5778

  • Tom Winters (Jan. 27)
  • Leon Levin (Jan. 28)
  • Rose R. Gilmore (Jan. 28)
  • Bess Abrahams (Jan. 30)
  • Irving Dinerman (Jan. 30)
  • Olivia Spence Cook (Jan. 30)
  • Edith Perlman Cohen (2/1)
  • William Selig Myers (2/1)
  • Annette Lazarus (2/2)
  • Ruby Eichberg (2/2)
  • Phillis Sukoff (2/2)
  • Morris Saul Goldstein (Jan. 28)

A Yahrzeit, a memorial lamp will (if available on the large bronze tablets) be lit in the Synagogue. On the appropriate date and a Mourner’s Kaddish may be recited .