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, March 24, 7:30pm CH1
Rosh Chodesh – March 28, 3:30PM – clubhouse Six - Celebrate Passover at our Annual Women’s Seder, starting with everyone joining in for songs and prayers and Juanita Tsu at the piano. Samplings of ritual food will be served. The cost is $10.00 to Rosh Chodesh members to cover the expenses of the event. Please reserve early. Send your checks to Jean Moscowitz at 3230-C via Carrizo. For more information call Jean Moscowitz at 837-3778 or Joan Bender at 454-2232.
Men's Club - April 9, 9 AM - Clubhouse Five DR 1 - Bagel and lox breakfast meeting where Temple member SOLANGE FISCH will recount her experience of becoming a holocaust survivor when she and her family were housed and cared for by a righteous gentile French family for five years. Call Sid Alpert 949-380-0420 or Alan Glueck 949-215-4733 for reservations. All men & women welcome. $5 club members; $7 guests. Third Annual Men's Club Bar B Que – June 11, 3 PM – Clubhouse Two patio – Entertainment by Leroy Sutherland starting at 3PM. Dinner at 4 PM will be hamburgers, 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 858-2215 or Rabbi Joe Mendelsohn at 457-1788.
Passover Seder – April 15, 5:30 PM – Clubhouse Two - Conducted by Rabbi Ben Kamin & Cantor Jennifer Lewis. Choose from Roast Chicken, Roast Leg of Lamb or Vegetarian Lasagna with Matzo and Spinach, Fresh Asparagus and Carrots, Potato Kugel, Dessert, Kosher Wine, and Beverages. Temple Members $30, Guests $35, Children 12 Yrs and under $15. Send reservations to Barbara Lipow, 257-C Calle Aragon, Laguna Woods, 92637. For information call 949-280-2433 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
RTLW Book Club – April 19, 10 – 11:30 – Clubhouse Two, Los Olivos Room – A Daniel Brown-style novel, "The Last Ember" by Daniel Levin, will be discussed. His first novel, it is set in Rome and Jerusalem, both past & present, and explores all religion's claims to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. All RTLW members are welcome. For information, contact Lee Kobin at 540-3885.
Rabbi Ben Kaman’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.
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!!! - Need 2 more volunteers to be in charge of the name tag table one Friday night every other month. Be part of this program which helps to keep our temple friendly (and assist our forgetful minds). If you can't make your Friday, trade with someone or call one of the subs. We don't distribute name tags during the High Holidays. Call JJ 300-7488.
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.
HELP OUR NAME TAG VOLUNTEERS – Please wind the string around your finger and stuff it behind your name card to save time and make it easier to find. If you are married or have a partner, put one tag behind the other so they are together.
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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