This Friday, March 24th, is Simchat Shabbat where we will recognize those who have birthdays or anniversaries in the month of March. We will also be treated to Michael’s reading of the Torah portion which happens to be the last one in the book of Exodus.
Torah Study WILL meet on Saturday beginning at 10:00. We will be reading this week’s Torah portion is Vayak’heil Pekudei, Exodus 35:1-40:38.
Religious School will not meet as we will be on Spring Break.
Rabbi Washofsky was planning on discussing Reform Judaism and Halacha or Jewish law but had to cancel. In lieu of his visit, we will be discussing Jewish law at Shabbat services on Friday, March 31st, and on Saturday morning April 1st, we will continue the discussion. Bagels and cream cheese will be provided.
The synagogue has received a request for members of our synagogue to reply to a survey from Sam Richardson who is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Virginia. He needs to have replies by March 31st. If you so desire, go to the link and take the survey. Here is what he said, “To help build the case for the importance of small Jewish communities in America their historical significance, enduring vitality, and unique contributions to American Jewry the Small Jewish Communities Project has launched a first-of-its-kind survey specifically for residents of small Jewish communities to express their voice and make their presence known. The survey link is available from our website at http://www.smalljewishcommunities.org/. Please be sure to use the unique community ID of DOTAL03. Most people will be able to complete the survey in 10 – 15 minutes. Your assistance in this project is greatly appreciated.”
The Mitzvah Misfits, the Temple Bowling league will be bowling on Saturday, April 1st at 5:00 at the Dothan Bowling Lanes. Remember, anyone can bowl, and no experience is necessary.
The Temple Book Club will meet at the house of Russ and Karen on Wednesday, April 5th beginning at 7:00. We will be discussing the book The Ladies’ Auxiliary by Tovah Mirvis. Please bring a snack to share. This is an engaging group, so don’t be afraid to join at any time.
Sisterhood Board will meet on Thursday, April 6th beginning at noon at the temple. A general Sisterhood Luncheon meeting will be held on Thursday, April 13th beginning at noon in the Myer Blumberg Social Hall.