Weekly Update – 21 July 2016

Services will be held on Friday evening beginning at the normal 7:00 time. Lisa Cohen will be leading services in Rabbi Lynne’s absence. The Cohens will be relocating to Jacksonville at the end of the month, and we appreciate Lisa’s willingness to lead services during this hectic time in her family’s lives.

There will be no Torah study this weekend.

Just a heads up that Simchat Shabbat for the month of July will be on July 29th, not the 22nd as was sent on the calendar.

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Weekly Update – 14 July 2016

Services will be held on Friday evening beginning at the normal 7:00 time. Kat Julius will be providing the Oneg Shabbat to honor her husband, Al Julius, at the time of his yahrzeit.

Torah study will be held on Saturday beginning at 10:45. We will be looking at this week’s Torah portion, Chukkat, Numbers 19:1-22:1.

Just a heads up that Simchat Shabbat for the month of July will be on July 29th, not the 22nd as was sent on the calendar.

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Weekly Update – 30 June 2016

This Friday, July 1st , Helon and Harold have once again graciously offered to host a 4th of July Shabbat. We will meet at their house at 6:00 and meet for a short Erev Shabbat service. After the service, the Cutlers will provide a dinner featuring hotdogs and other 4th of July favorites. You will need to bring a lawn chair to sit on. And services/picnic will be held rain or shine.

There will be no Torah study this weekend

There is a very large, very nice black and white striped umbrella that was left on the stage the Friday before last when we were experiencing heavy thunderstorms. It might come in handy over the next few weeks as we experience our normal heat and thunderstorms.

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Weekly Update – 23 June 2016

Shabbat services will begin as usual at 7:00 Friday evening. This is Simchat Shabbat where we will honor those who have birthdays and anniversaries in the month of June. In honor of Rob’s birthday, the Goldsmiths will be providing the food for the Oneg Shabbat.

Torah Study will held beginning at 10:45 on Saturday. We will be looking at Torah portion B’ha’alotkha, Numbers 8:1-12:16. (And yes, we will learn how to pronounce the name of the portion.)

Our congregant, Lisa is spearheading a drive to collect food, especially for children for the Wiregrass Area Food Bank. Children are not getting the food they normally do during the school year, so the need for food for kids rises during the summer months. She will be collecting from now until the end of June. There will be a box on the stage for the food. THIS IS THE FINAL WEEK OF THE DRIVE.

On Friday, July 1st, Helon and Harold have once again graciously offered to host a 4th of July Shabbat. We will meet at their house at 6:00 and meet for a short Erev Shabbat service. After the service, the Cutlers will provide a dinner featuring hotdogs and other 4th of July favorites. PLEASE RSVP to the office by Friday, June 24th if you are planning on attending. The Cutlers need to know how much food to buy.

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Weekly Update – 16 June 2016

Shabbat services will begin as usual at 7:00 Friday evening.

Torah Study will held beginning at 10:45 on Saturday. We will be looking at Torah portion Naso, Numbers 4:21-7:89.

There will be open bowling for anyone who wants to bowl with us on Saturday evening beginning at 5:00 at the Dothan Bowling Lanes. We all bowl just for fun. You do not have to be a proficient bowler to join us; just the desire to have some fun and a few laughs. Also, we usually go out for dinner together once we have finished bowling.

Our congregant, Lisa is spearheading a drive to collect food, especially for children for the Wiregrass Area Food Bank. Children are not getting the food they normally do during the school year, so the need for food for kids rises during the summer months. She will be collecting from now until the end of June. There will be a box on the stage for the food.

On Friday, July 1st, Helon and Harold have once again graciously offered to host a 4th of July Shabbat. We will meet at their house at 6:00 and meet for a short Erev Shabbat service. After the service, the Cutlers will provide a dinner featuring hotdogs and other 4th of July favorites. PLEASE RSVP to the office by Friday, June 24th if you are planning on attending. The Cutlers need to know how much food to buy.

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Weekly Update – 2 June 2016

​This Friday evening Erev Shabbat Services will begin at 7:00. Rabbi Lynne and Rob will be providing the Oneg Shabbat in honor of Rabbi Lynne’s birthday.

Torah Study will held beginning at 10:45 on Saturday. We will be looking at this week’s Torah reading, Behukotai, Leviticus 26:3-37:34. This is the concluding reading in the book of Leviticus.
Mark your calendars for this Sunday June 5th at 10:00. This is the date of the annual meeting and we need as many congregants as possible to attend to vote on the new slate of officers. The Brotherhood will be cooking one of its world renown pancake breakfasts which will be served at approximately 9:15.  
Our congregant, Lisa is spearheading a drive to collect food, especially for children for the Wiregrass Area Food Bank. Children are not getting the food they normally do during the school year, so the need for food for kids rises during the summer months. She will be collecting from now until the end of June. There will be a box on the stage for the food.  
Please check the temple kitchen and see if there are dishes you left in the past few weeks. There is an eclectic collection on top of the freezer in the kitchen.

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Weekly Update – 26 May 2016

​This Friday is Simchat Shabbat where we will honor those with birthdays and anniversaries in the month of May. Services will begin at 7:00.
There will be no Torah Study this week.
Mark your calendars for June 5th at 10:00. This is the date of the annual meeting and we need as many congregants as possible to attend to vote on the new slate of officers. The Brotherhood will be cooking one of its world renown pancake breakfasts which will be served at approximately 9:15.  

Our congregant, Lisa is spearheading a drive to collect food, especially for children for the Wiregrass Area Food Bank. Children are not getting the food they normally do during the school year, so the need for food for kids rises during the summer months. She will be collecting from now until the end of June. There will be a box on the stage for the food.  

Please check the temple kitchen and see if there are dishes you left in the past few weeks. There is an eclectic collection on top of the freezer in the kitchen.
Enjoy the long holiday weekend!

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Weekly Update – 19 May 2016

This Friday, we will not only be celebrating Shabbat, we will be celebrating with the Seidman family as we give little Michael Seidman his Hebrew name and officially welcome him into the Temple Emanu-el family. In honor of Michael’s naming, the Seidmans will be hosting the Oneg Shabbat. Services begin at the normal time of 7:00.
Torah Study will be held Saturday morning at 10:45. This is the last session we will be doing this year where we read the book of Genesis and the associated midrash.

On Saturday, from 1:00 to 4:15, Troy University is sponsoring a panel and discussion on Improving Race Relations in our City. Panelists include Superintendent Chuck Ledbetter, Police Chief Steve Parrish, Reverend Raymond Ramsey, Attorney Kristy Kirkland, and radio personality, Marcus Kage. There will be a panel discussion, a time for questions and answers, and discussion groups. The forum will be held in Sony Hall.

The book club will meet one more time before taking a break for the summer. The book for the month of May is Stars of David by Abigail Pogrebin. We will meet on Wednesday, May 25th at 7:00 at the house of Russ and Karen Nanning. Please bring a snack to share, and also several books you would like to suggest that the club read, so we can set our books beginning in the Fall.

Mark your calendars for June 5th at 10:00. This is the date of the annual meeting and we need as many congregants as possible to attend to vote on the new slate of officers. The Brotherhood will be cooking one of its world renown pancake breakfasts which will be served at approximately 9:15.

Please check the kitchen and see if there are dishes you left in the past few weeks. There is a collection on top of the freezer in the kitchen.

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Weekly Update – 12 May 2016

​This Friday, services will be held beginning at the usual time, 7:00. This will be a very special service since Blake will be celebrating his Bar Mitzvah and Confirmation. It should be a Shabbat service that you do not want to miss.
On Saturday, May 14th, Brotherhood will be holding its final Pancake Breakfast beginning at 9:15. Dr. Charles Ledbetter, superintendent of the Dothan City Schools will be our guest. He will speak to us about his vision for our schools, and answer questions. The entire congregation is invited to attend, and bring a friend. Even if you do not have children in the school system, the state of education affects the quality of life in Dothan.
Torah Study will follow Dr. Ledbetter’s talk on Saturday.
There will be no bowling this Saturday night.
Sunday, May 15th, we will celebrating the end of the academic year with a picnic and pool party to be held at the home of our Religious School Director, Karen Nanning beginning at 11:00. This should be a fun-filled way to end our year.
Next Friday, we will be celebrating with the Seidman family as we give little Michael Seidman his Hebrew name and officially welcome him into the Temple Emanu-el family. In honor of Michael’s naming, the Seidmans will be hosting the Oneg Shabbat.
The book club will meet one more time before taking a break for the summer. The book for the month of May is Stars of David by Abigail Pogrebin. We will meet on Wednesday, May 25th at 7:00 at the house of Russ and Karen. Please bring a snack to share, and also several books you would like to suggest that the club read, so we can set our books beginning in the Fall.
There was an error in the bulletin concerning Sisterhood Officers. Kay will be corresponding secretary, not Roberta as it read in the bulletin.
Please check the kitchen and see if there are dishes you left in the past few weeks. There is a collection on top of the freezer in the kitchen.  

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Weekly Update – 21 April 2016

This Friday, we join together as a temple mispocha or family on the first night of Passover, at 6:00 to eat the traditional foods and tell the familiar story. Since the seder falls on a Friday this year, there will also be a short Ma’Ariv Service at 5;00 preceding the Seder.
Due to the Passover holiday, there will be no Torah Study and Religious School is also cancelled.
Yizkor for Passover will be held on Saturday, April 30th beginning at 10:00. Torah study will follow the service.
The temple book club will be meeting at the home of Karen and Russ on Wednesday, April 27th beginning at 7:00. The book we are reading is The Ice-cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman. Please bring a snack to share.
DELI DAY is coming on May the 4th!!! Please sell as many tickets as you can, and more importantly, say yes if someone calls and asks you to help out. This is our largest fund raiser of the year, and we need everyone’s help.
On Thursday, May 12th, Sisterhood will be hold its annual Dutch Luncheon at the Dothan Country Club at 12:00 noon. This meeting is special as Rabbi Lynne will be installing our new officers for 2016-2018. The cost of the luncheon is $19.06. Everyone planning to attend needs to make reservations to Susan by Sunday, May 8th. If you are a member of the country club the $19.06 will be charged to your account, but if not please make payment to Susan in the amount of $19.06.

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