April 19, 2018/4 Iyar 5778/TORAH PORTION: Tazria/Metzora

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

Tomorrow, Friday, April 20th during the Sabbath service we will also celebrate Yom Ha’atzmout-Israel Independence Day. Join us as we pay tribute & best wishes to Israel & its people.

Tied to a Bugle” the WWII Memoirs of George Aigen-A staged reading of A New Play, April 21 at 8:00 p.m., April 22 at 2:00 p.m. Moore Auditorium – Free Admission

We express our condolences to Haley & Barry Hayatt on the passing of Haley’s father, Howard Hall. Funeral was held today in Moultrie, GA.

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, April 20          7:30 p.m.         Sabbath evening service – Oneg is being sponsored by Sara and Brad Soshnik-We honor Israel on the occasion of 70th birthday.

Saturday, April 21      10:00 a.m.       Torah study session – open to the community

Friday, April   27        7:30 p.m.         Sabbath Evening Service-Oneg is being sponsored by Steve Lazarus


APRIL 14-20, 2018           29 NISAN-5 IYAR 5778

  • Gertrude Polonsky Levy (4/14)
  • Gery Litwak (4/19)
  • Lillian Taylor (4/18)
  • Efraim Elbaz (4/20)
  • Joe Martinez (4/16)

APRIL 21-27, 2018           6-12 IYAR 5778

  • Mary Stein (4/24)
  • Morris Pincus (4/24)
  • Howard N. Broomberg (4/22)
  • Jakob Uri (4/26)

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 .