Reform Temple of Laguna Woods VillageReform Temple of Laguna Woods
Ben Kamin, Rabbi
Juanita Tsu, Choir Director
Carol Bowler, President
PO Box 2833, Laguna Hills, CA 92654
SHABBAT SERVICES: Friday evening, 7:30 pm
This Week at Your Temple
REFORM TEMPLE OF LAGUNA WOODS
Reform Temple of Laguna Woods
Shabbat Services - Fri, August 26th, 7:30pm CH1
Honoring Mel & Muriel Engelmann on their anniversary!
Men & Women's Club - September 4th CH5 9AM Club members and Temple members are welcomed at and requested to attend the breakfast club’s September steering committee meeting to support the committee’s efforts to complete the re-organization. September 11th CH5 DR1 9AM – A film presentation of “The Life & Times of Hank Greenberg”. There will be a lox & bagel breakfast preceding the program, members pay only $5, guests $7. Call in your reservation to John Dorman at (949) 859-2215 or Ron Atkin at 562-761-3421 by September 7th. Submit your entry to name the new Men's and Women's Club to John Dorman at John.Dorman155@gmail.com or 3484#A Bahia Blanca. The winning selection will be chosen at the September steering committee meeting with the prize to be awarded at the September 11th meeting.
RTLW BOOK CLUB – Sept 21st, Community Center Elm Room, 10-11:30AM - Nicole Dweck's debut novel, "The Debt of Tamar", is an epic historical fiction which has become a USA Today Bestseller. Barbara Lipow will lead us in discussing this multilayered, passionate and intimate escapist novel about a Sultan's son and a young Jewish girl. Margot Gilson will tell us about the author. All temple members are invited. For more information call Lee Kobin 540-3885.
Erev Rosh Hashana Dinner – Oct 2nd, Clubhouse 6, 4:30PM - $26 per member, $30 per guest. For information & reservations call Barbara Lipow 280-2433 or email@example.com. Send checks payable to RTLW by Sept. 24 to Barbara Lipow, 257-C Calle Aragon, Laguna Woods.
Break the Fast - Oct. 12th, Clubhouse 1, at the conclusion of Yom Kippur services - $20 per member -$25 per guest. Questions-call Barbara Lipow 280-2433 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Send reservations with checks payable to RTLW by Oct. 5 to Barbara Lipow at 257-C Calle Aragon. Flyers with more information and reservation forms on Shalom Table on Friday nights.
Rabbi’s Lecture Series - October 23rd, CH6, 9:30 to 11:30: Moses; Part II. Includes October 30th and November 6th. To reserve your seat, send a check for $18.00 made out to RTLW to Sarah Moscoe at 2082 D Rhonda Granada, Laguna Woods,92637. This series is for Temple members only. Call Sharon Roszia at 714-401-8674 or email at email@example.com for more information.
RTLW Membership Dues - for the 2016-16 year are due by August 30, 2016. Please respond promptly by using the membership renewal form you received in the mail and provide the requested information so that your Temple can better serve the needs of our entire congregation. Send your dues and completed form to Membership Chair Ethel Rosenfeld (75 Calle Aragon #D, Laguna Woods, CA 92637) OR deposit it in the collection box on the Shalom Table at Shabbat services.
The 2016 Remembrance Book is in Preparation - Remember your loved ones by including their names in this year’s Book of Remembrance. The Book will be available at the Yizkor Service on Yom Kippur. Copies of the letter offering you the opportunity to add your individual remembrances are available at the Shabbat Service Shalom Table. The Book goes to print on Sept.30, 2016.
MEN WANTED for the RTLW Choir. Men who like to sing, have fun and make new friends and renew old friendships. For information call Walt at 949-707-4552.
Name Tag VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - We still need a few people to be in charge of the Name tag table as substitutes (great idea to do it with a friend!). Please let me know that you would like to volunteer for this friendly program. JJ Hurst 949-300-7488.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 - Candle lighting, or opening the ark can honor your special birthday, anniversary, or just you! Honors are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. To sponsor an Oneg Shabbat, or to schedule Shabbat services honors, FIRST call Sandra Elias at (949) 472-1138 to determine availability. Cakes and flowers are ordered by Brenda at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (949) 583-9698.
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.
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 contact – Carol Bowler – 581-9764
Membership - Reform Temple Interest Groups
Membership in the Reform Temple is open to all residents
of Laguna Woods Village
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
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|
|1st Vice President:||Muriel Aschemail@example.com|
|Asst Treasurer:||Ann Carterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Religious Practices||Sandra Eliasemail@example.com|
|Social Action||Margot Gilisonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Birthday/Anniversary||Mark Simon - Listemail@example.com|
|Book Club||Lee Kobinfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Card/Label Creator||Marti Hackemail@example.com|
|Email Blasts||Marti Hackfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gate Clearance||Greg Lermanemail@example.com|
|Jewish Film Festivals||Rinat Amirfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|JNF Trees||Aloha Saxonemail@example.com|
|Mailing List||Marti Hackfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Meals on Wheels||Barbara Goldbergemail@example.com|
|Men's and Women's Club||John Dormanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mi Shebeirach||Margot Gilisonemail@example.com|
|Mitzvah Cards||Hugo Landaufirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Oneg Shabbat||Brenda Raderemail@example.com|
|Room Rentals||Evelyn Tyschfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Roch Chodesh||Sharon Waltsemail@example.com|
|Service Book Sales||Ann Carterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shabbat Dinners||Sharon Waltsemail@example.com|
|Shiva Services||Margot Gilisonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Thank you - Board||Lois Portnoyemail@example.com|
|Yahrzeit||Mark Simon - Listfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Greg Lerman - Recordemail@example.com|
Linda Berkowitz -Send out
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