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, April 21, 7:30pm CH1
Honoring Hillel Pitlik who is celebrating his 89th birthday!
Rabbi Ben Kamin’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, email@example.com or 714-401-8674. Information fliers will soon be at the Shalom Table on Friday nights.
Rosh Chodesh – April 25, 3:30 PM, Clubhouse Six - “Let's Do Yiddish”, presented by Nancy Reichback, will enlighten, amuse and entertain with stories and songs from our Yiddish heritage. Members Rita Berlin, Sarah Moscoe and Evelyn Tysch will be joined by Nancy Reichbach for a special introduction to Yiddish. Be prepared to join in the fun and share your stories and experiences. Refreshments and conversation begin at 3:30. For questions call Jean Cohn at 770-4487 or Sharon Walts at 581-7240.
JFFS Honorees Night – May 1, 7:00PM, Clubhouse Seven – A special evening to honor Reform Temple Honorees: Muriel Asch (RTLW), Leon Goldberg (Mens Club) & Kathie Wolin (Rosh Chodesh) Show your support for these volunteers and stay for the Klondike Bars & coffee.
Men's Club – May 14, 9:00 AM - Clubhouse Five DR 1 – Bagel and lox breakfast, free for moms in honor of Mother's Day. Jason Welch, a technologist, will explain mobility devices and answer questions. Bring your ipads, smart phones, tablets, etc. Reservations to John Dorman at 859-2215 so we know how much food to provide. The price is still $5 for club members & $7 for guests.
RTLW Book Club – May 17, 10:00 – 11:30 – Clubhouse Two, Los Olivaro Room – At the outbreak of World War I, Lev Pearlmutter enlists in the German Army. His motivation is personal rather patriotic: he wants to prove to his wife's aristocratic family that despite being Jewish, he is just as German as they are. A family saga, a war story and several love stories, Alexis Landau's debut novel, The Empire of the Senses paints a sweeping portrait of World War II Berlin through the eyes of the Pearlmutter family. All Temple members are welcome when we discuss this book. Contact Lee Kobin at 949-540-3885.
Third Annual Men's Club Bar B Que – June 11, 3 PM – Clubhouse Two patio – Entertainment by Leroy Sutherland starting at 3PM. Dinner will be hamburgers, veggie burgers, 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 859-2215 or Rabbi Joe Mendelsohn at 457-1788.
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!!! - Substitutes needed to fill in at the name tag table on Friday nights. You won't be called on unless needed. We don't distribute name tags during the High Holidays. Call JJ 300-7488. If you can, take your tags home with you & bring back for services. If you do leave your tag, please wind the string around your finger and stuff it behind your name card to help our volunteers
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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.
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 Aschfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Asst Treasurer:||Ann Carteremail@example.com|
|Religious Practices||Sandra Eliasfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Social Action||Margot Gilisonemail@example.com|
|Birthday/Anniversary||Mark Simon - Listfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Book Club||Lee Kobinemail@example.com|
|Card/Label Creator||Marti Hackfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Email Blasts||Marti Hackemail@example.com|
|Gate Clearance||Greg Lermanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jewish Film Festivals||Rinat Amiremail@example.com|
|JNF Trees||Aloha Saxonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mailing List||Marti Hackemail@example.com|
|Meals on Wheels||Barbara Goldbergfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Men's and Women's Club||John Dormanemail@example.com|
|Mi Shebeirach||Margot Gilisonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mitzvah Cards||Hugo Landauemail@example.com|
|Oneg Shabbat||Brenda Raderfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Room Rentals||Evelyn Tyschemail@example.com|
|Roch Chodesh||Sharon Waltsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Service Book Sales||Ann Carteremail@example.com|
|Shabbat Dinners||Sharon Waltsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shiva Services||Margot Gilisonemail@example.com|
|Thank you - Board||Lois Portnoyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Yahrzeit||Mark Simon - Listemail@example.com|
|Greg Lerman - Recordfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Linda Berkowitz -Send out
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