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, October 21st, 7:30pm CH1
Honoring Marty Rhodes & Aloha Saxon for their involvement
in the design & completion of the new Ark!
Dedication of the Ark - Our magnificent new Ark will be dedicated this Shabbat as we also celebrate Simchat Torah. We invite our entire Temple family to join us in witnessing how our Torah never ends, as Rabbi Kamin chants the completion of the Book of Deuteronomy and immediately begins the Book of Genesis. We will then return our Torah to its new holy place. This is an opportunity for all of us to show our appreciation to those dedicated members who are responsible for the design and completion of our Holy Ark.
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 payable to RTLW to Sarah Moscoe at 2082 D Rhonda Granada, Laguna Woods,92637. This series is for Temple members only. For more information call Sharon Roszia, 714-401-8674 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Rosh Chodesh – October 25, CH6, 3:30 PM - the second installment in Pat Steinberg’s series on the History of the Jews in Spain. Experience what life was like for our ancestors during those turbulent and challenging times,“Under the Christian Cross”. Program begins with refreshments and is followed with an interactive questions & comments session. Please bring nonperishable food items for donation to South County Outreach. For information call Jean Cohn at 770-4497 or Sharon Walts at 581-7240.
Guest Lecture Series – 4th Thursday of the Month, CH 1, Main Lounge, 10-11:30 am - $45 members. Join the Temple for this 8 lecture series which features renowned educators and includes topics such as Pause and Reflect: The Market and the Future, Therapeutic Healing Arts, Does the Soul Survive? The series begins Oct 27. Send your check with a self-addressed stamped envelope to Pat Steinberg, 5481 Paseo del Lago, B, Laguna Woods, CA 92637.
RTLW Book Club – November 16, Community Center Elm Room, 10-11:30AM - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, is about two brave sisters, abandoned by their parents prior to WWII in France. All members of the Reform Temple are invited. Questions call Lee Kobin 949-540-3885.
Shabbat Dinner – November 11, CH6, 5:30PM – Honoring Past and Present Veterans. Tables of 8 Forms can be picked up at the Shalom table on Friday nights. Send check with phone number, payable to RTLW: $17 members, $19 non-members, to Lita Pickman, 2399 Via Mariposa W., #2F or call 586-4795. Please indicate your choice of food: Salmon, meatloaf or vegetarian & mark SF for sugar free. Includes Mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, wine, Challah and dessert.
Men's and Women's Club - November 13th - Breakfast meeting will honor all veteran’s by offering them FREE breakfast. The guest speaker will be Lt. Muriel Engelman, a member of our Temple, who served as a US army nurse. She was decorated for her service during the battle of the Bulge in 1944 when the field hospital she served in was bombed.
November 16th - Committeeman Leon Goldberg has planned a hosted tour to commemorate the remembrance of 'KristallNacht' with an excursion to Chapman University. The bus will depart from gate 3 at 9AM returning around 4PM. Attendees will visit the Holocaust Library, the Chapman Film School and enjoy a prepaid gourmet lunch. The charge is just $35 p/p for Club and Temple members and $40 for their guests. Send your check to John Dorman at 3484 Bahia Blanca West to reserve your place.
November 6th – 9AM CH5 -The Club solicits members to attend it’s steering committee meeting. Additional member input will augment efforts to continue these activities.
MEN WANTED for the RTLW Choir. Men who like to sing, have fun, make new friends and renew old friendships. For information call Walt at 949-707-4552.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Meals On Wheels one morning a month either Mon. or Wed.You will pick up the meals at the Senior Center and go with a partner. Contact Barbara Goldberg 470-0312.
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 call JJ Hurst, 949-300-7488 if you would like to volunteer for this friendly program.
Lost at Rosh Hashanah services - Bifocals, black rims, if found please call JJ Hurst at 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: 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 mgg 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 - 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 email@example.com or by phone at (949) 583-9698.
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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