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Reform Temple of Laguna Woods Village

Reform Temple of Laguna Woods

Ben Kamin, Rabbi

Greg Luchs,Cantorial Soloist

Juanita Tsu, Choir Director

Stuart Hack, President

PO Box  2833,  Laguna Hills, Ca, 92654

HOTLINE 580-1160

 



This Week at Your Temple

                                            

REFORM TEMPLE OF LAGUNA WOODS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Reform Temple of Laguna Woods

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2014

The Honorees tonight are New Members  

Barbara Balowitz and Arthur Greenberg

 

ANNUAL CHANUKAH TOY & GIFT DRIVE

This Friday evening and at the Chanukah Party are the last times we will be collecting unwrapped gifts for needy Jewish children of Orange County.  We will also accept cash donations so the Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County can purchase gift cards for older children and teens.  Call Irene Samuels at 855-8712 for information.  

REFORM TEMPLE BOOK CLUB, Dec 17, Ch 5, Dr 2 - 10-11:30 am..All Temple members are invited to read and attend every 3rd Weds-No charge. On Dec.17 the Book we will discuss is The Aleppo Codex  by Matti Friedman. Call Lee Kobin 540-3885 or Florence Scheirer 454-2292.

DEC. 21. CHANUKAH HOLIDAY DINNER IS SOLD OUT!

ROSH CHODESH..TUES. DEC. 23..3PM CLUBHOUSE 6. Enjoy the remarkable Selma Buckstein and her program “Dolls for Democracy”.  Light Chanukah candles, munch on jelly donuts.  All female members are invited to join Rosh Chodesh.  Its not too late to begin enjoying the warmth and friendliness of this special group. As always, participants are asked to bring nonperishable food items for donations to South County Outreach.  For more information, call Jean Cohn at 770-4497 or Sharon Walts at 581-7240.  

            All female Temple members are encouraged to join Rosh Chodesh and attend meetings at no charge.  Guest attending will be asked to pay $3.00  nonperishables  food items will be collected for South County Outreach.  Bring food for the hungry and receive nourishment for the soul.  For information call Jean Cohn at 770-4497 or Sharon Walts at 581-7240.

SAVE THE DATE - NEW MEMBERS-January 9, 2015
2014 New Member Shabbat ----- Mark your calendar and plan to attend Shabbat services on January 9, 2015, when we will be honoring and recognizing all RTLW members who joined in 2014. This is also a chance for you to personally welcome and chat with them at the Oneg Shabbat.  We want everyone to feel welcome and comfortable,  so that they will want to attend services frequently and join in the many wonderful activities we offer. We are looking forward to seeing you there!                                                                .

 FEB. 1, 2015...HOT PSTROMI ROOTS OF JAZZ..CLUBHOUSE 3, 2PM. featuring Yale Strom and his six piece band. Click here for a sample. Before and after Shabbat Services Marty Rhodes will assist you with the purchase of $50.00 Patron tickets which include a reception following the Show.

All other seating - $35 and $25 seating will be available for purchase at the Clubhouse 3 Ticket Window starting Jan 2.

TEMPLE MEMBERSHIP ROSTER

Cheryl Beldner, VP Membership reports the temple membership roster is coming soon. Included in the Roster is a Handbook of everything you need to know about our Temple.               

YAHRZEIT INFORMATION - For information regarding Yahrzeits, contact Muriel Asch (860-7036) or Mark Simon (714-323-0662); email: markfsimon@gmail.com).   

  Records are being updated for your loved ones yahrzeits (anniversary of date of death). If you are not receiving notices regarding your yahrzeits and wish us to send them,  please contact me.  If you would like to be notified of the yahrzeits and the Shabbat that your loved ones name will be announced, please notify me of the name, relation to you and the date of death.  If you prefer to use the Hebrew date, please include the year of death as well.  Muriel Asch, mblasch@gmail.com or 860-7036.       

TEMPLE TRIBUTES - If you wish to honor someone special while performing the mitzvah of Tzedakah, call Irene Samuels (855-8712), or pick up a Tzedakah envelope at the Shalom Desk, complete it, and send to Irene at 5517 #3F Paseo del Lago, Laguna Woods, CA 92637.

WEEKLY MISHEBEIRACH LIST - As a caring congregation, it is important for us to know those who are in need of healing. PLEASE DO NOT ASSUME THAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE NEED FOR HEALING PRAYERS!  To include a name on the Misheberach list OR to remove one, or if you would like someone visited in the hospital, call Marti Hack 859-6277; email:martihack@gmail.com.

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, call Muriel Asch (949-860-7036) or Carol Bowler (949-581-9764).  Note: All cakes and flowers must be ordered through the Temple; call Bernice Pivo (768-1006) or Ruth Siegel (588-7658).

                                 SHABBAT SHALOM

 

 

 



Religious Practices

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

 

NOW AVAILABLE THE BEAUTIFUL MUSIC OF THE HIGH HOLIDAYS!

 



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

RTLW OFFICERS, TRUSTEES, AND CHAIRPERSONS

7-1-2014 to 6-30-2015

 



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