February 22, 2018/8 Adar 5778/TORAH PORTION: TETZAVEH/ZACHOR

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

Please join us for the Annual Purim Megillah Reading on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.-As it is told the Scroll of Esther, the Jewish community of Shushan, capital of the Persian Empire overcame despair and destruction through the heroic efforts of Mordechai & queen Esther. The Purim story provided Jewish communities throughout history hope over despair and calls upon all communities to fight against evil and anti-Semitism

The Corned Beef Sandwich Sale is Friday, March 9 and Sunday–Monday, March 11 and 12.

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.

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

Friday, February 23    Shabbat Services: Oneg is being sponsored by Patty and Steve Wilson

Sat., Feb. 24                10:00 a.m. Torah Study Session

Wed., February 28      6:30 p.m. Megillah Reading – Join us!

Friday, March 2          Shabbat Services

Saturday, March 3      10:00 a.m. Shabbat Morning Service

Friday, March 9          NO EVENING SERVICE




FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2018       9-15 ADAR 5778

  • Anna Bergman (2/28)
  • Nyna Grossman (2/28)
  • Bertha Druck (2/28)
  • Mary Wexler (3/1)
  • Ben Landey (2/25)
  • Ida Lazarus (2/25)
  • Helen Cecile Cohen Zeiler (3/2)

MARCH 3-9, 2018            16-22 ADAR 5778

  • Alaene Margolis (3/3)
  • Janet Topale (3/4)
  • Clarence Vidro (3/5)
  • Esther Perlman Friedlander (3/6)
  • Harry Schwartz (3/6)
  • Tessie Manes Kalin (3/6)
  • Alex Kalin ((3/9)
  • Lucy Shapiro (3/9)
  • David Goldhar (3/6)

MARCH 10-16, 2018                  23-29 ADAR 5778

  • Fannie Gilmore Perlman (3/16)
  • Dorothy Levine (3/10)
  • Dorothy Stein Zakuto (3/14)
  • Israel Lazarus (3/12)
  • Fannie Karlip (3/14)
  • Goldie Hartnig (3/14)
  • Moses Braun (3/15)
  • Abe Levin (3/15)

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 .