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Temple Israel News
Adult B’nai Mitzvah Classes
Begin December 1
Classes will be held on
Thursday evenings from 6:30-
7:30 PM. Please eontaet the
Rabbi’s offiee at 704-362-2796
for more information.
Temple Israel Children’s Service
Mini Minyan, December 3 and
A Shabbat experience for
Kindergartners through 2nd
graders. Join us for songs, prayers,
and stories. Open and free regard
less of Jewish background or affil
iation. No membership required.
Men’s Club News
2nd Annnal Father-Danghter
Dance at Temple Israel
Saturday, December 17from
Fathers and daughters of all
ages are invited.
Tickets on sale now For the
Social event of the season.
$20 per father/daughter, $10
per extra child.
Includes professional DJ,
snacks and drinks (probably
enough for supper), sweets,
Chanukah presents, games, prizes,
and a photo booth (special 5x7
Photo is $5; Men’s Club members
get first photo free).
Reserve your space by email at
call 704-779-0768 for more infor
Men’s Clnb FJMC Trip
Join Temple IsraeFs Michael
Abadi as he leads an International
Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs
trip to historical and Jewish Peru,
March 1-11, 2012. Highlights
include: Shabbat at the Masorti
Congregation in Iquitos, explo
ration of the rain forest by the
Amazon River and a nature lodge,
ancient Incan empire cities of
Cusco and Ollantaytambo, ruins
of Machu Picchu, one of the eight
modem wonders of the world.
Gold and Larco Herrera historical
Museums of Lima, Shabbat at
Masorti Congregation 1870 in
Lima, and Magic Fountains of
Lima. For more information,
email or call Michael at
Abadim7470@aol.com at 704-
957-5980 or 704-366-3356.
Learn to Lead an Evening
December 7 and 14 at 7:45 PM
The experience of leading fel
low Jews in prayer is very gratify
ing and when it comes to the
weekday evening service, you
don’t even need a great voice, just
a pleasant one. If you have that,
and can read Hebrew without a
straggle, then you have what it
takes to lead a weekday minyan.
Fathers and daugh
at last year s Men s
Club Dance at
Having a corps of lay minyan
leaders is a great credit to a con
gregation, and the skill comes in
The Temple Israel Sisterhood
We may not be in our new
space yet, but there’s a lot that’s
Come see our Chanukah selec
Chanukah this year begins on
Tuesday, December 20 through
Thursday, December 28. The
Temple Israel Sisterhood Judaica
Shop is excited about the new
items that we have in time for
Chanukah shopping. The
Chanukah Room will be located in
the Judaica Shop this year. But
that doesn’t mean the selection is
smaller; we are now stocking
unique and fun merchandise.
New Hours: Open Sunday
through Friday, 10 AM-1 PM,
Wednesday 6-8 PM
Temple Israel Social Club
We invite couples and singles,
affiliated with Charlotte area syn
agogues, to join our group. Meet
friendly people and enjoy our
interesting programs and trips. For
more information, please call
Irving Bienstock, 704-542-0094,
or Ruth Goldberg, 704-366-8903,
Early Bird Special for new
Join Now to become a member
until December 2012 and take
Temple Or Olam at Chanukah
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ries we can carry with us.
Chanukah reminds us that we
ourselves make the light of God
manifest in the world. There is no
better gift we could give each
other than a blessing which does
exactly that. If you join us, share a
blessing. Pick up the pen and
paper, drop your blessing in the
bowl, receive one for yourself
later, and go home knowing that
Chanukah - like all our festivals -
is about making connections and
Temple Or Olam is a Jewish
Renewal community serving
Cabarrus county and parts of
Mecklenburg county, including
University City, Davidson, and
Huntersville. We welcome mem
bers regardless of denominational
background, financial means, age,
or sexual orientation. We encour
age heartfelt, easy access to All
Things Jewish. For more informa
tion, please visit our website at
www.or-olam.org and subscribe
to our mailing list. You can also
email us at email@example.com or
advantage of our 2011 activities.
Sunday, December 18 at 12:30
PM: Chanukah luncheon and
entertaining program. $20 for
Social Club members, $25 for
non-members. For more informa
tion, call Lillian and Irving
Friday, December 30 - Sunday,
January 1, 2012: Enjoy New
Year’s Eve weekend at Myrtle January 17, 2012 7 PM at
Beach, SC. For more information Myers Park United Methodist
call Irv Swartz, 704-969-3149 Church, 1501 Queens Road. ^
before the deadline.
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