WEEKLY SABBATH NOTES FOR TEMPLE ISRAEL
קהילת טמפל ישראל
RABBI MOSHE ELBAZ הרב משה אלבז
JANUARY 23, 2020/25 TEVET 5780/TORAH PORTION: VA’ERA
Please note that security measures are in effect during services. Please remember the four-digit code-above the entrance door sensor light was installed.
Temple parking lanes have been repainted for safe & clear parking at services. Parking lot flood lights were installed this week all around the building. Please take note of the president’s report on the changes taking place.
Sabbath evening service on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.- The Oneg is being sponsored Debbi and David Uri and it will be available in the classroom next to rabbi’s study. We come together to celebrate Sabbath, to continue preserving and strengthen Jewish life in Valdosta – We hope to see you & greet you in person.
The 22nd annual kosher corned beef sale event will take place, March 20, 22, 23 this year and will bring our greater community together. Please sign up to help sell tickets and with all the preparations.
Shabbat Across America
On Friday night, February 28, 2020, hundreds of synagogues across the continent will take part in an historic national Jewish event to celebrate what unifies all Jews — Shabbat!
Sabbath morning Torah study sessions resume Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the home of Penny & Rabbi-for directions contact Penny Elbaz.
A Beginning Hebrew program class continues on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.-noon.
Please note: the temple’s kitchen will be under construction for the next several weeks. Major kitchen renovations and social hall upgrades will be underway-these areas will be off limits. We’ll be using the classroom next to rabbi’s study for onegs.
BTW, Rabbi Elbaz was nominated for the SGMC Authority board beginning February.
Funds are available for your support-all donations should be written to Temple Israel with the designation of the specific fund and may be mailed to: 511 Baytree Rd., Valdosta, GA 31602
If a member or a friend of the congregation wishes to discuss these or a special gift, please contact Rabbi or Louie Schmier
Building Fund – for the upkeep and maintain the Temple Israel grounds.
Tree of Life – To dedicate a leaf on the Tree of Life in Temple Israel’ in the Pearlman Family Social Hall in honor of family or friends
Kitchen Remodeling Fund – major renovations & improvements for Temple Israel kitchen scheduled early next year
Shiva Meal Fund – To provide meals following funerals at Temple Israel at no charge. Coordinated by Roberta Magnasco
Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund – for use by the rabbi at his discretion in promoting Temple Israel in our community
Yahrtzeit Memorial Plaque – to purchase a permanent bronze memorial plaque and afixed on the memorial tablets in the sanctuary-cost $500.00 – contact the rabbi for details
Visit the new website of Temple Israel: www.templeisrael-valdosta.org, let us know if you have visited the site and your comments are always welcome. Please be advised: Donations of all kind be made through the web site
Shabbat Services Schedule
Friday, January 24 7:30 p.m. Friday Evening Service Oneg Sponsors: Debbi & David Uri
Saturday, January 31 7:30 P.M. Friday Evening Service Oneg: Susan and Louie Schmier
Programs Schedule Sunday, January 26 10:30 a.m. Beginning Hebrew Class
UPCOMING YAHRZEITS – SCHEDULE
*All Yahrtzeit weekly announcements will be made twice. Once on the week before and once again on the actual week–if you are unable to attend on the actual date of loved ones, you may say Mourner’s Kaddish at either.
JANUARY 25-31, 2020 28 TEVET-5 SHEVAT
Ethel Hopkins (1/26) Rose Druck Landey (1/26) Faye Orenstein Rainbow (1/29) Mollie R. Daum (1/27) Uri Voldman (1/26)
FEBRUARY 1-7, 2020 6-12 SHEVAT 5780
David Shapiro (2/1) Abe Golivesky (2/2) Bertha Landesman (2/2) Joseph Isaac Abrahams (2/3) Helen Schultz (2/5) Tom Winters (2/6) Leon Levin (2/7) Rose R. Gilmore (2/7) Sheldon L. Broomberg (2/5) Estelle Broomberg (2/5) Morris Saul Goldstein (2/7) Rebecca Shuman (2/8)
FEBRUARY 8-14, 2020 13-19 SHEVAT 5780
Bess Abrahams (2/9) Irving Dinnerman (2/9) Olivia Spense (Cook (2/11) Edith Pearlman Cohen (2/11) William Selig Myers (2/11) Annette Lazarus (2/11) Ruby Eichberg (2/11) Jack L. Erkis (2/13) Louis Kalin (2/14
FEBRUARY 15-21, 2020 20-26 SHEVAT 5780
Rubin Schmier (2/18) David Hyatt (2/17) Irene B Myers (2/19) Naomi Lehman (2/24) Milton Ellerin (2/19) Mike Openham (2/20)
FEBRUARY 22-28, 2020 27 SHEVAT-3 ADAR
Evelyn Franklin (2/24) Chanah Golda Kleinman (2/26) Morris S Goldstein (2/24)
FEBRUARY 29-MARCH 6 4-10 ADAR 5750
Janie Abrams (3/3) Nathan Zelkind (2/29) Hyman Braverman (2/29) Maxine Lazarus (3/3) Ben Landey (3/2) Elias Giges (3/4) Ida Lazarus (3/6) Bas Sheva Lazarus (3/3) Fredrich Joel Loef (2/29)
MARCH 7-12, 2020 11-17 ADAR 5780
Anna Bergman (3/9) Nyna Grossman (3/9) Bertha Druck (3/9) Mary Wexler (3/10) Alaene Margolis (3/12) Janet Topale (3/13) Helen Cecile Cohen Zeiler (3/11) Reva Iscoff (3/8)
MARCH 14-20, 2020 18-24 ADAR 5780
Clarence Vidro (3/14) Harry Schwartz (3/15) Tessie Manes Kalin (3/15) Esther Perlman Friedlander (3/15) Alex Kalin (3/18) Lucy Shapiro (3/18) Dorothy Stein Zakuto (3/20) David Goldhar (3/15) Marvin Elliot Pearlman (3/15)
MARCH 21-27, 2020 25 ADAR – 2 NISAN 5780
Fannie Gilmore Perlman (3/25) Israel Lazarus (3/21) Fannie Karlip (3/23) Goldie Hartnig (3/23) Moses Braun (3/24) Sammy Stein (3/21) Benjamin Jacob Schwartz (3/26) Paul Landesman (3/26) Abe Levine (3/24)
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