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Service Schedule

September 29th Ė October 5th

Sun Ė Thurs Evenings
6:00pm
Wednesday Morning
7:00am
Sunday Morning
8:00am
 
Friday, October 3rd
Minchah Service
5:45pm
Kol Nidre
6:15pm
State of the Synagogue
Candlelighting
6:23pm
 
Saturday, October 4th  
Yom Kippur Services
8:30am
Mini Minyan
10:15am
Jr. Congregation
11:30am
Teen Medita-Minyan
11:30am
Minchah
5:00pm
Neilah
6:00pm
Ma'arriv/Havdalah
7:00pm
   
   
Upcoming Events
10/2 Lunch and Learn
10/4 Pre-Fast Dinner
10/4 Kol Nidre
10/5 Yom Kippur
10/5 Yom Kippur Symposium
10/9 Sukkot Yom Tov
10/10 Sukkot Yom Tov
10/11 Mini Minyan
10/11 Jr. Congregation
10/11 Kiddush in the Sukkah
10/11 Adopt-A-Sukkah
10/13 Martha's Manor
10/13 Game Night in the Sukkah
10/14 Lunch and Learn in the Sukkah
10/15 Hoshanah Rabbah
10/16 Shemini Atzeret
10/16 Simchat Torah Dinner/program
10/17 Simchat Torah

 


 


Beth Sholom News

 

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Beth Sholom Congregational Chanukah Dinner

On Sunday evening, December 1st, the Beth Sholom Community joined to celebrate Chanukah. In addition to a wonderful Chanukah meal, complete with freshly made latkes and a community Menorah lighting, our families were engaged in a story telling event with Rabbi Ilan. Special thanks to the committee, led by Deanna McAlexander, who decorated, cooked and planned, and to our event sponsors: Deanna & Andy McAlexander, Joanne Levine & Noah Sabin, Christine & Russell Scheinberg, Amy Hertz & Robert Shankman, and Tresha Mandel & Barry Shulkin. The generosity of these families allowed us to offer this program at a reduced cost to our members and brought close to 100 people to this event!

 

 

 

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Beth Sholom Congregational Sukkot Dinner

On Sunday evening, September 22nd, over 120 friends joined in the Beth Sholom sukkah to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot with a delicious spaghetti supper. The kids made their own stuffed ushpizin to visit in the sukkah, and we all joined together to sing Happy Birthday to Rabbi Ilan, whose actual birthday was two days earlier. Special thanks to Deanna McAlexander for her leadership in organizing this event and to Illysa Wertheimer for planning and coordinating the youth project, as well as to our event sponsors: Sheila & Bob Cohen, Judy & Ron Holzer, Deanna & Andy McAlexander, Sara & Herb Slovis and Mariette & Joel Turetzky. We could not have asked for a more beautiful evening to join together as a community and to dine under the stars.

 

 

 

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Tikkun Sholom Day – A Big Hit!

A special thanks to all of our members who came out on Sunday morning, August 25th to help repair our shul! Here is a list of the projects that were completed: cleaning social hall chairs, planting colorful flowers in our pots that sit at our entrance, cutting back overgrown hedges along our drive, washing and ironing taleism, moving furniture to help set up our Rabbis' office, polishing silver, making High Holiday cards for our members in the Memphis Jewish Home or currently in the hospital, repairing our Sukkah, changing out our prayer books in preparation for the High Holidays. Our day concluded with a quick lesson on why we change our Torah covers for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and then our entire community participated in dressing the Torahs in their holiday whites! Special Thanks to our Tikkun Olam Committee, chaired by Susan Moinester, and to Illysa Wertheimer, who chaired this project.

 

 

Torah Burial