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, January 20th, 7:30pm CH1
Honoring Bob Schwartz, celebrating his 77th birthday, for his dedication to our temple!
RTLW 2016-2017 Rosters - Pick up at the Shalom Desk before services. Please check your listing for accuracy and advise Marti Hack at email@example.com of any corrections. She will compile a list that will be published in the Monthly Bulletin.
Rosh Chodesh – January 24, Clubhouse Six, 3:30 PM - Join us for refreshments and stay for Pat Steinberg's popular series “The Jews of Spain”. Please bring nonperishable foodstuffs to the meeting. We will deliver them to South County Outreach. For information call Jean Cohn at 770-4497 or Sharon Walts at 581-7240.
New Havurahs Organizational Meeting – February 5, 10:00 AM, Rec Room, 5518 Paseo Del Lago East - If you are interested in making new friends and being more connected with your temple, here is your chance. The forming of new Havurahs will be planned at this organizational meeting. RSVP to Chairperson Eileen Garbutt (949) 422-3308 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
RTLW Book Club – February 15, Clubhouse Two, Los Olivos Room, 10-11:30AM – This year's winner of the JBC's Modern Literary Achievement Award for his general contribution to modern Jewish literature, will be Michael Chabon, author of the Reform Temple Book Club selection for February, Moonglow. All Temple members are welcome at no charge. For information call Lee Kobin 949-540-3885.
Special Evening of Food, Fun, Film and Song! - February 21, 5:30 PM, Clubhouse 5 - a fabulous program including the award winning documentary "American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco", which tells the unique San Francisco German-Jewish immigrant story. Rabbi Kamin will speak on patterns of Jewish immigration. A light dairy supper will be served. The evening will also include musical entertainment. $18.00 per person. Mail check(s) to Lita Pickman, 2399 Via Mariposa West Unit 2F, Laguna Woods, CA 92637. For information contact Sandy Elias (949) 472-1138. Due February 16th.
MEN WANTED for the RTLW Choir - Men 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.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Meals On Wheels - One morning a month either Monday or Wednesday. You will pick up the meals at the Senior Center and go with a partner. Contact Barbara Goldberg 470-0312.
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 email@example.com.
NAME TAG VOLUNTEERS – Thank you to our wonderful Volunteers who help our members and new members become more friendly! Thanks to our regular volunteers who are doing another year: Saretta Berlin, Sarah,Moscoe, JJ Hurst, Jean Cohn and new Volunteers Bobby Rosenfeld and Gloria Stein as well as substitutes: Marion Lebowitz and Marianne Finklestein! We have 3 new Volunteers: Judy Devor, Marian Levine and new member, Lynn Rosenstein! Please wind the string around your finger and stuf it behind your name card. This really helps the volunteers spend less time and makes it easier to see your tag on the table. If you are married or have a partner, put one tag behind the other so they are together, saving space and time.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Aschemail@example.com|
|Asst Treasurer:||Ann Carterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Religious Practices||Sandra Eliasemail@example.com|
|Social Action||Margot Gilisonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Birthday/Anniversary||Mark Simon - Listemail@example.com|
|Book Club||Lee Kobinfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Card/Label Creator||Marti Hackemail@example.com|
|Email Blasts||Marti Hackfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gate Clearance||Greg Lermanemail@example.com|
|Jewish Film Festivals||Rinat Amirfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|JNF Trees||Aloha Saxonemail@example.com|
|Mailing List||Marti Hackfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Meals on Wheels||Barbara Goldbergemail@example.com|
|Men's and Women's Club||John Dormanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mi Shebeirach||Margot Gilisonemail@example.com|
|Mitzvah Cards||Hugo Landaufirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Oneg Shabbat||Brenda Raderemail@example.com|
|Room Rentals||Evelyn Tyschfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Roch Chodesh||Sharon Waltsemail@example.com|
|Service Book Sales||Ann Carterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shabbat Dinners||Sharon Waltsemail@example.com|
|Shiva Services||Margot Gilisonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Thank you - Board||Lois Portnoyemail@example.com|
|Yahrzeit||Mark Simon - Listfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Greg Lerman - Recordemail@example.com|
Linda Berkowitz -Send out
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