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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

Frank Sande, President

PO Box  2833,  Laguna Hills, Ca, 92654

HOTLINE 580-1160

 



This Week at Your Temple

Reform Temple of Laguna Woods

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2014

HONORING ANNABELLE SCHNITMAN 85TH Birthday

Annabelle has generously sponsored the Oneg and provided the cake.

Thank you Annabelle!!

 

     

SINGLES HAVURAH, AUGUST 2

The Singles Havurah is open to all men and women that belong to the Reform Temple of Laguna Woods.

On August 2 the group will attend the FESTIVAL of ARTS RUNWAY SHOW where artists compete to create fashion out of recycled materials. A Jewish Federation bus will take our group leaving from gate 3 at11:30 a.m. and pick us up after the show for $7.00. Admission to the show is $7.00 payable at the door. Send Joyce Dewoskin a check for $7.00 made out to the Jewish Federation Silver Streak to 5576 Luz Del Sol, unit B for the bus.  Reservations need to be made by July 17. For information phone Joyce at 472 0661.

 

MEN’S CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT – SUNDAY, AUGUST 3

The Men’s Club will host our ninth annual golf outing on Sunday August 3rd during which we will enjoy playing together, winning tournament and raffle prizes and satisfying ourselves with Jolanda’s special lunch in CH2. We hope to produce a surplus in order to grant funds to our local charities the LWV Foundation and the Florence Sylvester Senior Center. We are looking for 72 golfers and the entrance fee is $25 for golf and lunch, and lunch alone is $15. For entry forms or questions please call Herb Harris at (949)454-1121. Deadline is July 27. 

Reform Temple Book Club

The Reform Temple Book Club has a big summer treat for all you vacationers driving here there and everywhere.  The August selection is "Still Foolin' 'Em - Where I've Been, Where I'm Going and Where the Hell are My Keys" by Billy Crystal.  Buy the version of his "sort of" memoir on disc and listen to him in your travels, or enjoy reading his story which can be obtained in every version and laugh with his hilarious 21 stories as only he can tell, beginning with Crystal's 65 birthday celebration.

 

Copies of Still Foolin' 'Em can be found in the Laguna Woods Library and all public libraries in Orange County via the Laguna Woods City Hall Library.  Our Book Club will be laughing together on Wednesday, August 20 in Clubhouse 5, Meeting Room 2.  All Reform Temple Members, men and women, are invited to join us from 10-11:30.  You'll be so glad you did.  Please contact Lee Kobin 540-3885 or Florence Scheirer 454-2296.

2014-15 GUEST LECTURE SERIES ANNOUNCED

 

We have a wonderful new series coming up in the fall. The series will run from October through May with 8 different speakers. On October 23,  join Dr. Jeffrey Blutinger of Cal State Long Beach as he discusses the continual conflict over the place of religion in Israeli society. The entire series of 8 lectures is $45 for temple members and $55 for non-members. For an application call: Arlene Sontag 206-1919 or Caryn Glasky 462-0656. Applications are also available at Friday night services and in the Temple Bulletin.

 

Book of Remembrance Notices have Been Mailed

Remember your loved ones by including their names in the Book of Remembrance. By now you have received your notices by mail. If you have not responded and wish to include names in the book, forms may be found on the Shalom Table at Friday Night Services. The deadline for inclusion in the book is Sept, 12th, 2014. The books will be distributed at the Yiskor Services.

RTLW BOUTIQUE – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19

Please put October 19, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM on your calendar, for our first boutique sales event.  More information to will be available soon.  We need a few volunteers to help at the event.  Please contact Brenda Rader 583-9698. VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO SOLICIT RAFFLE PRIZES!

KINKY BOOTS at the SEGERSTROM – SUNDAY, JANUARY 11 – SOLD OUT!!

** NEW YAHRZEIT INFORMATION **

For information regarding Yahrzeits please contact either Muriel Asch at 860-7036 or Mark Simon at 714-323-0662 or markfsimon@gmail.com.

TEMPLE TRIBUTES

If you wish to honor someone special while performing the mitzvah of Tzedakah. Call Irene Samuels 855-8712 or pick up our new Tzedakah envelope, complete and send to Irene at 5517 Paseo del Lago #3F.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR MEALS ON WHEELS

There is no better way to feel good than to deliver “Meals on Wheels”. One and a half hours (10 to 11:30) once a month delivering food to shut-ins can provide you with this most wonderful sense of tzedakah. Choose Monday, Wednesday or Friday. For information call Barbara Goldberg at 470-0312 and join the “feel good club”.

MISHEBERACH POLICY

As a caring congregation, it is important for us to know those who are in need of healing so that their names may be placed on the Misheberach list.  Call Marti Hack at 859-6277 or email: martihack@gmail.com, in order to be included on the list. Please do not assume that your friends will tell us.  Thank you for your help.

CELEBRATE YOUR SPECIAL EVENT AT THE TEMPLE

Candle lighting or opening the ark can honor your special birthday, anniversary or just you. Call Muriel Asch 860-7036 or Carol Bowler 581-9764 to honor your special occasion. Honors are given on a first-come, first-served basis. All cakes and flowers must be ordered through the Temple by calling Bernice Pivo at 768-1006 or Ruth Siegel at 588-7658. Should you wish to sponsor an Oneg, please call either Muriel or Carol.           

MEMBERSHIP DUES

Dues for the upcoming year have been sent out.  If you have not received your dues notice or have questions, please contact Nita and Harold Greenfield at 588-9445.

Look for your RTLW monthly bulletin in your email!!

 Beginning with the July edition, the Monthly Bulletin will be emailed to all members who have provided email addresses.  When you open the PDF file attached to the email, you will see a crisp, clear edition of the Monthly Bulletin.  You will be able to print the entire edition or just those pages that you choose. Members who do not have email accounts will continue to receive the Bulletin by regular mail. If you have any questions, please contact either Frank Sande @ 380-4141 or Stuart Hack @ 770-7322.



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.



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