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Reform Temple of Laguna Woods Village

Reform Temple of Laguna Woods

Ben Kamin, Rabbi

 Cantor

Juanita Tsu, Choir Director

Carol Bowler, President

PO Box  2833,  Laguna Hills, CA 92654

HOTLINE 949-580-1160

SHABBAT SERVICES: Friday evening, 7:30 pm

Clubhouse 1

 



Monthly Bulletin
RTLW April 2017 Bulletin

 



This Week at Your Temple

                                               

REFORM TEMPLE OF LAGUNA WOODS

Reform Temple of Laguna Woods

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Shabbat Services

Shabbat Services - Fri, March 24, 7:30pm CH1

 

Rosh Chodesh – March 28, 3:30PM – clubhouse Six - Celebrate Passover at our Annual Women’s Seder, starting with everyone joining in for songs and prayers and Juanita Tsu at the piano. Samplings of ritual food will be served. The cost is $10.00 to Rosh Chodesh members to cover the expenses of the event. Please reserve early. Send your checks to Jean Moscowitz at 3230-C via Carrizo. For more information call Jean Moscowitz at 837-3778 or Joan Bender at 454-2232.

 

Men's Club - April 9, 9 AM - Clubhouse Five DR 1 - Bagel and lox breakfast meeting where Temple member SOLANGE FISCH will recount her experience of becoming a holocaust survivor when she and her family were housed and cared for by a righteous gentile French family for five years. Call Sid Alpert 949-380-0420 or Alan Glueck 949-215-4733 for reservations. All men & women welcome. $5 club members; $7 guests. Third Annual Men's Club Bar B Que – June 11, 3 PM – Clubhouse Two patio – Entertainment by Leroy Sutherland starting at 3PM. Dinner at 4 PM will be hamburgers, hot dogs, Pollo Loco chicken and salads. Send reservations with checks to John Dorman at 3484 Bahia Blanca West Unit A. Prices are $15 for members and $18 for guests who pay in advance; cost is $20 if paying at the door. For information call John Dorman at 858-2215 or Rabbi Joe Mendelsohn at 457-1788.


 

Passover Seder – April 15, 5:30 PM – Clubhouse Two - Conducted by Rabbi Ben Kamin & Cantor Jennifer Lewis. Choose from Roast Chicken, Roast Leg of Lamb or Vegetarian Lasagna with Matzo and Spinach, Fresh Asparagus and Carrots, Potato Kugel, Dessert, Kosher Wine, and Beverages. Temple Members $30, Guests $35, Children 12 Yrs and under $15. Send reservations to Barbara Lipow, 257-C Calle Aragon, Laguna Woods, 92637. For information call 949-280-2433 or email barbaralipow@gmail.com


 

RTLW Book Club – April 19, 10 – 11:30 – Clubhouse Two, Los Olivos Room – A Daniel Brown-style novel, "The Last Ember" by Daniel Levin, will be discussed. His first novel, it is set in Rome and Jerusalem, both past & present, and explores all religion's claims to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. All RTLW members are welcome. For information, contact Lee Kobin at 540-3885.

 

Rabbi Ben Kaman’s Lecture series – April 23, 30 & May 7 – 10AM to 11:30AM – CH 5, Rm 1 - “From Joseph to Jeremiah: Prophesies in the Hebrew Bible”. Cost is $18.00, made payable to RTLW, mail to Sarah Moscoe, 2082 D Rhonda Granada, Laguna Woods, 92637. Temple members only. For information contact Sharon Roszia, sharon@sharonroszia.com or 714-401-8674. Information fliers will soon be at the Shalom Table on Friday nights.

Candidates for Temple Board – The Nominating Committee of the temple is asking for candidates to be considered for recommendation to be on the slate for the RTLW Board. Please contact Stuart Hack with the names of those who have agreed to be considered. Call 770-7322.

 

Be a RTLW Angel!!! - Need 2 more volunteers to be in charge of the name tag table one Friday night every other month. Be part of this program which helps to keep our temple friendly (and assist our forgetful minds). If you can't make your Friday, trade with someone or call one of the subs. We don't distribute name tags during the High Holidays. Call JJ 300-7488.

 

Join the RTLW Choir! - Men & women who like to sing, have fun, make new friends and renew old friendships, this is for you! For information call Walt at 949-707-4552.

 

SHABBAT GREETERS - Enjoy getting to know your fellow congregants by volunteering to be a greeter on the Friday of your choice. Contact Lita Pickman by calling (949)586-5795 or by e-mailing lpickman@comline.com.

 

HELP OUR NAME TAG VOLUNTEERS Please wind the string around your finger and stuff it behind your name card to save time and make it easier to find. If you are married or have a partner, put one tag behind the other so they are together.

 

YAHRZEIT INFORMATION - For information regarding Yahrzeits 0R if you would like to make a yahrzeit contribution, contact Greg Lerman, 2400 Via Mariposa W. Unit 1C, 371-5945 or Mark Simon 714-323-0662; email: markfsimon@gmail.com.

 

TEMPLE TRIBUTES - If you wish to honor someone special while performing a mitzvah, pick up a Tzedakah envelope at the Shalom Desk, complete it, and send it to Sandy Tuckman at 5505 A Paseo del Lago W, Laguna Woods, CA 92637.

 

WEEKLY MISHEBERACH LIST - As a caring congregation, it is important for us to know those who are in need of healing. To include a name on the Misheberach list, call Margot Gilison at 949-859-4042 or mggilison@gmail.com. If you would like to have the Rabbi contact you, please refer to the Roster. Please understand that we will keep a name on the list for 30 days unless we receive a call to remove a name earlier.

 

CELEBRATE YOUR SPECIAL EVENT AT THE TEMPLE! - Honor someone special or celebrate your special event by lighting the Sabbath candles & opening the ark at services. To schedule Shabbat service honors and sponsor an Oneg Shabbat call Sandra Elias at (949) 472-1138. To reserve cakes and flowers, call Brenda at (949) 583-9698 or email to atjjsgram7@aol.com. Plan early to reserve the date.

 

The Monthly Bulletin is now available on the RTLW website. In order to access it, go to: http://www.lagunawoodsvillage.com/section.cfm?id=162 and click on the link.

 

SHABBAT SHALOM



Religious Practices

Weekly Friday night services are held at CH 1 at 7:30 pm

 

THE REFORM TEMPLE INVITES YOUR VISITATION AND MEMBERSHIP

 

Experience the Temple inside the walls

of Laguna Woods Village

 

 

Temple Membership - $175/year/person

- Temple membership required for High Holy Day tickets -

 

For more information contactCarol Bowler – 581-9764

 

 



Membership - Reform Temple Interest Groups

Membership in the Reform Temple is open to all residents
 of Laguna Woods Village



Social Action

CARING COMMITTEE

 

If you know of a Temple member who is shut in or would

 

like a visit from caring people from our Temple, please call

 

Irene Samuels at 855-8712 or Jeannie Keleman at 951-1727.

 

To be included on the Misheberach list or if you have an

 

addition to the Yahrzeit list, please call Marti Hack at

 

859-6277.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in working with students at San Joaquin Elementary School on Santa Vittoria to assist in reading, spelling or math for a few hours a week, contact  Bob or Harriet Schwartz at 454-9211.
 

Meals on wheels needs volunteers one day a month for 1 ½ hours. All deliveries in Laguna Woods Village. Call Barbara Goldberg 470-0312.



RTLW OFFICERS, TRUSTEES, AND CHAIRPERSONS
                  2016 - 2017 RTLW BOARD & COMMITTEES
OFFICERS
President: Carol Bowler 949-581-9764 cob@comline.com
1st Vice President: Muriel Asch 949-860-7036 mblasch@gmail.com
Secretary: Beverly Genereux 949-829-6633 lagunaqtpi@yahoo.com
Treasurer: Stuart Hack 949-770-7322 hack.401k@mindspring.com
Asst Treasurer: Ann Carter 949-415-6013 ahcarter@bellsouth.net
VICE PRESIDENTS
Education
Sharon Roszia
Pat Steinberg
714-401-8674
949-855-8116
sharon@sharonroszia.com
ipsteinrio2@aol.com
Fundraising      
Membership Ethel Rosenfeld 949-458-1071 ethelhrosenfeld@gmail.com
Programs
Barbara  Lipow
949-588-8669
barbaralipow@gmail.com
 
Gail Foor
949-697-7008
gailfoor@sbcglobal.net
Religious Practices Sandra Elias 949-472-1138 selias@cox.net
  Bob Schwartz 949-454-9211 bobschwartz11@hotmail.com
Social Action Margot Gilison 949-859-4042 mggilison@gmail.com
PAST PRESIDENTS
Muriel Asch 949-860-7038 mblasch@gmail.com  
Stuart Hack 949-770-7322 hack.401k@mindspring.com  
Frank Sande 949-380-4141 franksande@gmail.com  
Sharon Walts 949-581-7240 smwalts@aol.com  
Al Portnoy  949-768-5659 visions20@gmail.com  
Marvin Walts 949-581-7240 smwalts@aol.com  
Ira Joss 714-423-3864 ijoss@fea.net  
COMMITTEE CHAIRS / REPRESENTATIVES
Birthday/Anniversary Mark Simon - List 714-323-0662 marksimon@gmail.com
Book Club Lee Kobin 949-540-3885 lee.kobin@gmail.com
Bulletin Mike Bender 949-588-1857 mike.h.bender@gmail.com
Card/Label Creator Marti Hack 949-859-6277 martihack@gmail.com
Choir Myrna Shannon 949-768-8056 babamy@comline.com
Email Blasts Marti Hack 949-859-6277 martihack@gmail.com
Gate Clearance Greg Lerman 949-371-5945 greglerman@gmail.com
Havurah      
Historian Marion Levine 949-768-2137 mholenal@aol.com
Hospitality Lita Pickman 949-586-4795 lpickman@comline.com
Jewish Film Festivals Rinat Amir 818-489-2550 rinata105@gmail.com
  Anna Tasker 949-527-6601 mizmazch@hotmail.com
JNF Trees Aloha Saxon 949-770-7633 basaxon@gmail.com
Mailing List Marti Hack 949-859-6277 martihack@gmail.com
Meals on Wheels Barbara Goldberg 949-470-0312 barbaragoldberg@comline.com
Men's and Women's Club John Dorman 949-859-2215 ghostygirl92@gmail.com
Mi Shebeirach Margot Gilison 949-859-4042 mggilison@gmail.com
Caller Jeanne Kelerman 949-951-1727 jkelperson@gmail.com
Mitzvah Cards Hugo Landau 949-830-7191 hugolandau@gmail.com
Oneg Shabbat Brenda Rader 949-583-9698 jjsgram7@aol.com
Publicity Fran  Baum 949-457-2556 brt.frn23@comline.com
Room Rentals Evelyn Tysch 949-457-2253 etysch@comline.com
Roch Chodesh Sharon Walts 949-581-7240 smwalts@aol.com
  Jean Cohn 949-770-4497 jeansky@fea.net
  Sylvia Quittman 949-859-7420 gmsylvia@gmail.com
Service Book Sales Ann Carter 949-415-6013 ahcarter@bellsouth.net
Shabbat Dinners Sharon Walts 949-581-7240 smwalts@aol.com
Shiva Services Margot Gilison 949-859-4042 mggilison@gmail.com
Thank you - Board Lois Portnoy 949-830-3493 lportnoy@comline.com
Tributes Sandy Tuckman 949-461-0591 stbubbe@aol.com
Website Burt Goldstein 949-768-6390 bgoldst2@yahoo.com
Yahrzeit Mark Simon - List 714-323-0662 maekfsimon@gmail.com
  Greg Lerman - Record 949-371-5945 greglerman@gmail.com
 
Linda Berkowitz -Send out
949-859-2775 lindab@comline.com
TRUSTEES
Lita Pickman* 949-586-4795 ipickman@comline.com  
Evelyn Tysch 949-457-2253 etysch@comline.com  
Greg Lerman 949-371-5945 greglerman@aol.com  
Marcy Sheinwold 949-427-3307 marcysheinwold@gmail.com  
Rozanne Dorman 949-859-2215 ghostgirl92@gmail.com  
Sharon Beck 949-380-1018 morshar2@yahoo.com  
Bob Schwartz 949-454-9211 bobschwartz11@hotmail.com  
Jacob Weisberg 949-860-7017 creativecommunications@att.net  
Marti Hack 949-859-6277 martihack@gmail.com  


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