May 2017 Iyar Sivan 5777 parksynagogue org Offices School Friday Evening Services 27500 Shaker Boulevard Pepper Pike OH 44124 216 371 2244 facebook com parksyn Shabbat Morning Evening Services 3300 Mayfield Road Cleveland Heights OH 44118 Mitzvah Day is Sunday May 21 Whatever your interest we ve got a project for you Sign up today Announcing the 2017 Centerite Sheila Arnoff Hirsch Join us for the 148th See parksynagogue org for all projects and to reserve your spot People Projects Play Bingo Serve Brunch Visit Seniors More hunger projects Serve Lunch Pack Food Pack Lunches More gardening projects Plant flowers Clean up a Cemetery More ANIMAL projects Pet Visits with the Elderly Mulch Dog Walking Trails PACKING projects Pack Books Deliver Cookies Deliver Care Bags More AND MANY MORE Donate Blood Write a Soldier Bake Cookies More We re also collecting items for three local charities Drop off bins are at both buildings until May 17 See what we need at parksynagogue org Annual Shavuot Study Session Tuesday May 30 7 15 pm Park Synagogue East See what Rabbi Skoff has planned this year turn to page 3 Annual Meeting Sunday June 4 10 30 am 12 00 pm Park Synagogue East Join us for A delicious brunch Board Nominations President s Message Centerite of the Year Volunteer Recognition Student Awards The Annual Meeting is free and open to the congregation RSVP s are appreciated to Adele Sheftel at asheftel parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 161
May 2017     Iyar   Sivan 5777  parksynagogue.org  Offices School Friday Evening Services 27500 Shaker Boulevard, Pepper P...
Park College Grants Thank You Applications for the Harry Tucker Scholarship Fund and the Joseph and Dora Sharwell Scholarship Fund are now being accepted These awards are given to high school seniors to continue their Jewish education in college Park Young Adult Members and children and grandchildren of Park members are eligible Thank you to our newest Solomon Society members The Harry Tucker Scholarship Award has been made possible through the generosity of Jewish War Veterans Post 14 The Joseph Dora Sharwell Scholarship Fund was established many years ago so students could continue their Jewish education Solomon Society members graciously donate 1000 above dues annually To learn more about the Solomon Society contact Judy Kaufman at jkaufman parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 133 Rita Torchinsky Jack Cohan To apply for either scholarship award please complete the application online at parksynagogue org or contact Judy Kaufman at 216 371 2244 ext 133 or jkaufman parksyn org The deadline for applications is Friday May 19 Projects of the Dr Erwin Ruth Levin Adult Study Fund Rabbi Skoff s Bible Class Sundays Park Synagogue East Room 147 11 00 am 12 00 noon May 7 14 last for season Thank You Learn with Rabbi Skoff in this class that is open to all and accessible at all levels No pre registration necessary for this lively and interactive discussion group Passover Floral Offerings Talmud Study Group The beautiful Bima flowers were the gift of Larry Goldberg and Family in loving memory of parents Esther Jack Goldberg and grandparents Peter Mary Goldberg Sundays Park Synagogue East Room 249 9 30 10 30 am May 7 14 last for season Learn what the Talmud can teach us today with instructor Rabbi Tzvi Urkowitz No pre regisration necessary Last call for University Day Prayerbook Hebrew Thursdays Park Synagogue East Room 141 5 30 7 30 pm MAY 4 18 25 There is still a little time to register for the 24th annual University Day on Wednesday May 10 in Kangesser Hall at Park Synagogue Main from 9 00 am to 2 45 pm Don t miss the wide variety of interesting and educational workshops and musical performance that ends the day For a complete listing of the workshops to choose from please go to www parksynagogue org Have fun and learn Hebrew with Valerie Levinsohn Please contact Valerie at valrgal gmail com to register Cost for University Day is 27 for Park members and 32 for guests which includes a selection of workshops a continental breakfast box lunch and the closing concert Wednesday Park Synagogue East Youth Lounge 9 15 10 15 am May 17 Women Spirituality Join Anne Sportas for a women s discussion on topics from Torah Jewish values to daily living RSVP s appreciated and friends are welcome Please RSVP to asportas parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 200 The day sponsored by Park Senior Adults is open to adults of all ages To register complete the form online or call Ellen Petler at 216 371 2244 ext 122 May 2017 Page 2 www parksynagogue org
Park College Grants  Thank You  Applications for the Harry Tucker Scholarship Fund and the Joseph and Dora Sharwell Schola...
Shavuot 2017 A time to learn and celebrate the evening of May 30 through June 1 Shavuot is a celebration of the Ten Commandments and the dramatic moment at Mount Sinai where the Jewish people re dedicated themselves as partners with God to bettering the world Shavuot is celebrated by lighting candles staying up on the eve of the holiday to learn Torah hearing the reading of the Ten Commandments feasting on dairy foods and here at Park honoring the newest class of Confirmands as they take their next steps in their Jewish journey Shavuot Service with Confirmation Congregational Luncheon Shavuot Wednesday May 31 Park Synagogue Main 9 00 am Services 9 45 am Confirmation Processional 12 00 pm Luncheon The congregation is invited to continue the celebration with a dairy Shavuot luncheon catered by Caf 56 and featuring klezmer music in honor of the Confirmation class Cost 18 ages 6 Free age 5 and under Prepaid reservations are required by May 18 Register online or send name s included in reservation check payable to Park Synagogue phone and email to Confirmation Luncheon Park Synagogue 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike OH 44124 Ever wondered what s in Rabbi Skoff s head Find out what s been on his mind since he was a little boy Join us for Park Synagogue s Annual erev Shavuot Study Session Tuesday May 30 7 15 9 15 pm Park East FREE OPEN to the community Includes an elegant dinner buffet following the program 1967 Confirmation Class Reunion RSVP to jthomas parksyn org Shavuot Wednesday May 31 Park Synagogue Main 9 00 am Services 12 00 pm Luncheon Shavuot Service Schedule We are looking forward to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Confirmation Class with a beautiful luncheon If you were a member of that class and haven t heard from us or have not yet RSVP d please contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Shabbat For toddlers through 1st graders Shabbat and Holidays 9 00 am 12 00 noon May 2017 Erev Shavuot Tuesday May 30 Park Synagogue EAST 8 00 am Morning Minyan 6 30 pm Evening Minyan 7 15 pm Shavuot Study Session Shavuot Wednesday May 31 Park Synagogue MAIN Check out the NEW Shabbat Clubhouse at Park Main FREE DROPIN childcare for toddlers through first graders while you are in services Also open when services are held at Park East 9 00 am Shavuot Morning Services Confirmation Park Synagogue EAST 6 00 pm Evening Services Shavuot Thursday June 1 Park Synagogue EAST 9 00 am Morning Shavuot Services 10 20 am Yizkor 6 00 pm Evening Minyan Page 3 www parksynagogue org
Shavuot 2017 A time to learn and celebrate - the evening of May 30 through June 1  Shavuot is a celebration of the Ten Com...
New members are cordially invited to a New Member Welcome Dinner Join the Men s Club for a program open to the community Wednesday May 17 6 30 pm Park East Safety Security Forum Members who have joined Park within the last year please join us for a lovely dinner to meet other new members clergy and staff If you have not yet RSVP d please contact Allison Solomon at 216 371 2244 ext 121 or asolomon parksyn org Thursday May 11 7 30 pm Park Synagogue East The Park Synagogue Men s Club along with the Men s Club of Congregation Shaarey Tikvah invite the community to a free forum to discuss local regional and national security issues especially relating to the rise of anti Semitism in the last few years The ADL s 2016 Audit of We welcome three leading security Anti Semitic Incidents officials who will give an update on recorded 941 incidents what actions are being taken by in the U S in 2015 a our area institutions and what we as three percent increase citizens can do to maintain safety over 2014 STANDING OVATION FOR PARK VOLUNTEERS The annual Volunteer Recognition will be held during the Park Annual Meeting on Sunday morning June 4 at Park Synagogue East Each year we acknowledge and thank all of our devoted and dedicated volunteers for their efforts and commitment to making Park s numerous projects programs committees and affiliates so successful If you or anyone you know child or adult is or has been a Park volunteer in any capacity during the past year please contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Anita Gray Director of the Anti Defamation League in Northeast Ohio Jim Hartnett Director of community wide security for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Chief Mike Cannon Chief of Police in Hunting Valley Park Synagogue women teens join Park s Women s Rosh Chodesh Group for Self Defense for Women Girls Topics that will be discussed include How are terrorism groups being monitored locally regionally and nationally How dominant is the anti Semitic threat in our community How are local Jewish institutions being protected How to protect yourself and help protect the community Tuesday May 23 7 15 pm PSE Ladies and teenage girls we all need to be prepared for what may confront us in life today Come for an interactive basic self defense class with discussion and demonstration taught by martial arts expert Allen Roth Fifth Degree Black Belt instructor of Tai Shin Doh Dress in comfortable clothing and athletic shoes Those who want will be able to practice the various self defense techniques that Mr Roth will show Observers only are also welcome Please RSVP for this FREE event to secure your seat Online registration is available at parksynagogue org under Upcoming Events or call Dan Goldfarb at 215 620 7459 Mazel Tov to Danny Silverstein who was installed as the Regional President of the Kentucky Indiana Ohio Region of the Federation of Jewish Men s Clubs on April 30 in Columbus He is one of only a few Park members to become a Regional President He was also honored as The Park Men s Club Man of the Year at the annual event May 2017 Cost 5 00 Park Members 10 00 Guests Questions to Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Prepaid reservations are required by May 15th Register at parksynagogue org or send name s included in reservation check payable to Park Synagogue phone and email address to Self Defense for Women Park Synagogue 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike OH 44124 Page 4 www parksynagogue org
New members are cordially invited to a  New Member Welcome Dinner  Join the Men s Club for a program open to the community...
Join Gesher Park s group for baby boom age members for these two events Open to all ages and guests Walking Tour of the Warehouse District RSVP ONLINE Best of Broadway Sunday July 16 5 15 pm Blossom Music Center Enjoy a relaxing summer evening with the Cleveland Orchestra the Blossom Festival Chorus and a bevy of vocalists in a wonderful concert saluting the Best of Broadway The program includes greatest hits from Oklahoma The Phantom of the Opera The Music Man Les Miserables and many more Wednesday June 14 5 45 7 30 pm Put on your walking shoes for a guided walking tour of Cleveland s Warehouse District We will be joining the 1 hour hike sponsored by Cleveland s Gateway District Take a Hike program We ll meet in front of Constantino s Market 1278 W 9th St The tour will then see breathtaking architecture as we learn about the historic garment district hardware industry and beautiful Victorian style buildings of Cleveland s First Neighborhood The Warehouse District now home to many restaurants and nightlight spots as well as close to 3000 residents is a charming and lively area Explore it with Park We ll meet first for a picnic dinner BYO non meat dinner on the Blossom grounds and then enjoy the concert from our reserved Pavilion seats Have your own concert tickets but want to meet us for dinner No problem Just let Ellen Petler know ahead of time so we have enough picnic seating Please note that the tour is rain or shine and we will not be going inside any of the buildings We will try to set up carpools for people interested There is convenient street parking and parking lots in the area or as an alternative take the Rapid downtown and walk a few blocks to West 9th to meet the tour group Bring Your own non meat dinner dairy fish veg Bring or purchase a beverage Gesher will supply cookies for dessert Time 5 15 pm Meet for a picnic dinner in the Picnic Pavilion at the back of Blossom optional 7 00 pm Concert begins Cost 24 Park Members 29 Guests Includes reserved concert seat in the Pavilion Section 36 and dessert We will try to arrange carpools for those interested Reservations are required by June 16th Limited seats available so RSVP soon Questions Contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Time 5 45 pm Meet in front of Constantino s Market 6 00 7 30 pm Walking Tour Cost 5 per person Best of Broadway Reservations are required by June 5th Group size is limited so RSVP soon Questions Contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 _____ Park Member s 24 Enclosed is _________________ check payable to Park Synagogue Name s _______________________________________ ______________________________________________ Address______________________________ _________ Cell Phone _____________________________________ Email_________________________________________ Tour of Warehouse District _____ Attendees 5 each Enclosed is _________________ check payable to Park Synagogue Name s _______________________________________ Please seat me us with ___________________________ ______________________________________________ Carpool information _____ I we can take ____ passengers in my our car ______________________________________________ Address______________________________ _________ Cell Phone _____________________________________ _____ I we would like to ride in someone else s car Email_________________________________________ Dinner information _____ I we will be coming for the picnic dinner and dessert before the concert _____ No dinner concert only Carpool information _____ I we can take ____ passengers in my our car _____ I we would like to ride in someone else s car Send this completed form check and self addressed 10 envelope for tickets and parking pass by June 16th to Best of Broadway Park Synagogue 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike OH 44124 Send this completed form and check by June 5th to Walking Tour Park Synagogue 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike OH 44124 May 2017 _____ Guest s 29 Page 5 www parksynagogue org
Join Gesher, Park s group for baby-boom age members, for these two events. Open to all ages and guests   Walking Tour of t...
Mazel Tov Mazel Tov to Michael Siegal on receiving the Jewish Federation of Cleveland s Charles Eisenman Award which recognizes a leader in the community for their exceptional civic contributions Save the Date for a Pool Party Mazel Tov to Lisa Sam Rapoport on the birth of their son Jonah Andrew Grandparents are Susan Rapoport Ken Rapoport and Joanne Alan Frey Great grandparents are Shirley Bernie Gordon Sunday July 16 in the beautiful Park East pool Sponsored by the Park Family Connection open to the whole congregation Mazel Tov to Lainie Michael Minkoff on the birth of their son Ori Benjamin Grandparents are Judy Scott Cohen and Debbie Joel Minkoff Great grandparents are Aaron Saltzman Sally Cohen and Lita Allen Zemmol Contact Ellen Petler for more information or to volunteer for any of these projects at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Mazel Tov to Romina Gurian Bellamy Tony Bellamy on the birth of their son Leonardo Gurian Bellamy Grandparents are Cheryll Shay Bellamy Robert Bellamy Great grandparents are Mary Robert Bellamy and Anna Frank Cseh Nursing Home Visits Can you give an hour a week or more or less often to be a special friend to a Park member living at Menorah Park Montefiore or other area nursing homes Park Synagogue has many members who reside in these facilities who would benefit from a friendly visit from another Park member While the staffing and programming is wonderful there is never enough staff to take individuals to programs or other special events held right in the nursing home take a resident outside on a nice day go to the computer lab have a snack together or just sit and chat Mazel Tov to Emily Aaron Gardner on the birth of their daughter Sylvie Rose who joins big brother Meyer Grandmother is Lynn Gardner Park Preschool Corner Nurturing children and families through Jewish values one day at a time Pet Visits Receiving Precious Gifts Sundays May 21 Mitzvah Day project June 9 3 00 4 00 pm Eliza Bryant Village 7201 Wade Park Ave Cleveland This month we celebrate Shavuot which recognizes our acceptance of the Ten Commandments on Mt Sinai The Jewish nation had to prepare physically and mentally for three days to be receptive to accept this very special gift This reminds me each year how we should attune ourselves to be receptive of the gift we have in our children Rosie the dog making Bring your docile dog or cat to brighten a new friend the day of the elderly residents of Eliza Bryant Village This is a great family mitzvah project Our children especially the very young help us to appreciate the many blessings bestowed upon us daily Their sense of awe discovery and pure joy inspire us to see the world in a new and fresh perspective Children energize us and give us a feeling of renewal Their instinctive curiosity kindness and lack of prejudice can serve to teach us some important life lessons Cleveland Kosher Food Pantry Sundays May 21 Mitzvah Day project June 4 9 30 11 30 am As we complete another year of preschool we reflect on everything our young students learned and equally importantly what they taught us Park Synagogue has committed to provide 9 volunteers once a month at the Cleveland Kosher Food Pantry 2004 S Green Road South Euclid Volunteers must be 12 over The project is to pack about 180 bags of fresh produce and other food items that are distributed to people in the community in need This is a great family mitzvah project May 2017 We look forward to Preschool Summer Camp in June and to another year of growth and development Yours for Children Anne Sportas Park Preschool Director 216 371 2244 ext 200 asportas parksyn org Page 6 www parksynagogue org
Mazel Tov  Mazel Tov to Michael Siegal on receiving the Jewish Federation of Cleveland s Charles Eisenman Award which reco...
Travel with Park Senior Adults B nai Jeshurun s Hazak group to The Ohio Light Opera in Wooster for Cole Porter s Park B nai Jeshurun Book Group Thursday May 18 7 00 8 30 pm B nai Jeshurun Men and women of all ages are invited to join us for a lively discussion with special guest speaker Eric Kisch Park men and women are invited to join the coed Park B nai Jeshurun Book Group for a compelling discussion about Shanghai Diary by Ursula Bacon with guest speaker Eric Kisch who during WW II lived in Shanghai the only port open to 20 000 European Jews escaping the Nazis Eric will bring to life this little known chapter in Jewish experience through family documents photos and other materials Wednesday June 28 Prepaid RSVP deadline May 15th Travel by luxury motor coach and stop for lunch at the Broken Rocks Caf in downtown Wooster before seeing Cole Porter s 1934 masterpiece of a musical Anything Goes The show is full of comedy romance and a wonderful score that includes I Get a Kick Out of You You re the Top the title song Anything Goes and many more Time 10 00 am Meet at Park Synagogue East 10 15 am Bus leaves Park Synagogue East 6 00 pm Approx return to Park Synagogue East Cost 84 Park or BJ Hazak members 89 Guests Please RSVP to Park co chairs Arleen Jordan Rothkopf at jordanrothkopf gmail com Co sponsored by Park s Gesher Group Includes round trip luxury bus transportation lunch reserved theater seat snack and bus driver s tip Limited seats available so make your reservation soon Prepaid reservations are required by Monday May 15 Questions or need transportation to Park Synagogue East Contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 3712244 ext 122 Sponsored by Park Senior Adults and B nai Jeshurun s Hazak Group Open to Park members and guests of all ages Cheer on your favorite team at the INDIANS VS YANKEES GAME Sunday August 6 1 10 pm Progressive Field Join us for an afternoon of great baseball fun with your Park family We have a group of tickets in the Upper Box area behind home base sections 553 554 and 555 Prepaid reservations are required by June 30th Limited seats available so get your tickets soon Cost 20 Park Members 25 Guests Co sponsored by the Gesher Group and Men s Club open to all Park members and their guests Anything Goes _______ Members at 84 Amount enclosed ________________ Checks payable to Park Synagogue Name s ___________________________________________ Take Me Out to The Ball Game ____ Members at 20 _________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________ ____ Guests at 25 Amount enclosed ________________ _______ Guests at 89 Home Phone ______________________________________ Checks payable to Park Synagogue Name s __________________________________________ Cell Phone_________________________________________ ________________________________________________ Email _____________________________________________ Address _________________________________________ Seat me us near ___________________________________ Cell Phone________________________________________ Lunch choice _____Vegetable soup green salad topped with egg cheese grilled red onions peppers and croutons Email ____________________________________________ _____Grilled portabella mushroom sandwich Seat me us near __________________________________ Send form self addressed envelope and check by June 30th to Ball Game Park Synagogue 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike OH 44124 May 2017 _____Pan fried fish sandwich Send with check to Anything Goes Park Synagogue 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike OH 44124 Page 7 www parksynagogue org
Travel with Park Senior Adults   B   nai Jeshurun   s Hazak group to The Ohio Light Opera in Wooster for Cole Porter s  Pa...
Family Education and Wolf Religious School The Heart of the Matter Mazel Tov to Our Graduates What is at the heart of a great teacher The Torah gives us guidance The Park Synagogue congratulates and wishes Mazel Tov to our high school graduates who continued their formal Jewish education through 12th grade One should be a builder Do we strive to teach children banim to be followers or to be builders and innovators bonim of the next generation A great teacher bridges gaps and builds relationships friendships and a community Teachers always look to make things better and improve things in and outside of the classroom Building a community is something that extends to the entire congregation and beyond to the community Brie Adelstein daughter of Monique Cohn Kevin Adelstein Max Adelstein son of Monique Cohn Kevin Adelstein Emma Cohen daughter of Lainie Marc Cohen Rebecca Goldfarb daughter of Beth David Goldfarb Casey Gregory daughter of Liz Kevin Gregory Nathan Gutarts son of Inga Rubin Gutarts One should be kind Great teachers show kindness to their peers family students and colleagues Being made to feel welcomed cared for and loved truly changes the environment Sydney Levine Janine Martyn Fred Levine Miriam Light daughter of Nina Jeff Light Lindsay Morris daughter of Dana Scott Morris One should be compassionate Rusel Alrubail a writer on education teaching and learning writes Teaching is a very humanistic profession and compassion is the utmost feeling of understanding and showing others you are concerned about them A compassionate teacher models that characteristic to the students with her his actions and as a result students will be more open to understanding the world around them Zoe Newman daughter of Donell Scott Newman Samantha Rich daughter of Mindy Jonathan Rich Sammy Rose daughter of Tammy Jeff Rose Jessica Schwartz daughter of Laura Gary Schwartz Louis Schwartz son of Marla Mark Schwartz Joanna Sherman daughter of Elisabeth Bradley Sherman Laura Sherman daughter of Elisabeth Bradley Sherman One should inspire All of us like being inspired and we strive to inspire others Michael Wayne son of Susie Matt Wayne These are the attributes that Park Synagogue teachers strive to emulate for their students This past year has been our year of the Sayings of Our Children Pirkei Yeladim Students have gained a knowledge of our heritage and tradition through exploration of Torah texts and Hebrew language acquisition We have heard our children s voices and we have witnessed their growth over the year as they expand and reinforce the attributes so necessary to a meaningful life We have uncovered hidden treasures and seen possibilities in all of us That is really the heart of the matter May School Calendar MON 1 Weekday School 4 00 pm PSE TUES 2 Yom Ha azmaut community event Landerhaven FRI 5 Family Shabbat Service with Hot Hearty Oneg 6 00 pm PSE SAT 6 Youth Service 10 45 am PSM SUN 7 Sunday School 9 15 am PSE May Youth Services MON 8 Last Weekday School 4 00 5 50 pm PSE Last 7th 9th Grade Class Minyan Discussion 6 00 pm PSE Last 11 12th Grade Class 7 00 pm PSE Welcoming children in grades 2 6 and their parents Saturday May 6 10 45 11 45 am Park Main Family Ruach Shabbat with Rabbi Marcus FRI 12 Family Shabbat Service with Klezmer Band 6 00 pm PSE Come make a Shavuot craft Saturday May 13 10 45 11 45 am Park Main Youth Service with Rabbi Marcus Saturday May 20 10 45 11 45 am Park Main Teen led Shabbat Services Saturday May 27 SAT 13 Youth Service 10 45 am PSM SUN 14 Last Sunday School 9 15 12 00 noon PSE MON 15 Confirmation Rehearsal 6 00 pm PSM SAT 20 Youth Service 10 45 am PSM SUN 21 Confirmation Rehearsal 9 30 am PSM WED 31 Confirmation Luncheon PSM All children are invited to join the main service Under the Dome May 2017 Last Bar Bat Mitzvah Club 9 30 am PSE Page 8 www parksynagogue org
Family Education and Wolf Religious School  The Heart of the Matter  Mazel Tov to Our Graduates  What is at the heart of a...
WRCG Book Group Chautauqua Getaway Wednesday June 7 7 30 pm Join the Women s Rosh Chodesh Groups from Park and B nai Jeshurun for a Chatauqua Getaway featuring lectures by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and Rabbi Sid Schwarz Thursday July 13 RSVP s due June 30 Enjoy a wonderful day at the unique Chautauqua Institution Plan your own day or attend some or all of the scheduled activities We ll arrive in time to take in the 10 45 am morning lecture in the newly renovated Amphitheater to hear Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth speak on the theme of the week A Crisis of Faith Then have lunch on your own in one of the quaint cafes or bring a lunch to enjoy in the park We ll meet for the 2 00 pm dialogue with TV moderator Bill Moyers and Rabbi Sid Schwarz Senior Fellow at the National Jewish Center for Learning Leadership You ll have time to see more on your own before boarding the bus This trip is open to men women and teens of all ages Limited seats available make your reservations soon While there are shuttle buses on the Chautauqua grounds please come ready to do plenty of walking Schedule 7 45 am Meet at Park Synagogue East for 8 00 am departure 10 00 am Arrive Chautauqua 5 00 pm Depart Chautauqua 7 00 pm Approximate return to Park Synagogue East Cost 75 Park or B nai Jeshurun Members 80 Guests Includes luxury bus transportation Chautauqua gate pass to grounds lecture s snack bus driver s tip For questions contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 chautauqua GETAWAY Register online Park women are invited to join the WRCG Book Group to discuss Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin The group will meet at the home of Sandi Bohl 17800 Shaker Blvd Shaker Heights on eastbound Shaker Blvd at the corner of Glengary Rd Please RSVP to Sandi at 216 751 0689 or ssbohl aol com Co chairs are Lee Apple and Sandi Bohl Park women of all ages are invited to our monthly Mahj Mingle NEXT DATES Tuesdays May 2 June 6 6 45 9 00 pm Park Synagogue East Fun for ALL levels of experience 5 00 donation to Park s Nashim Education Fund for Women You must bring your own mahj rules Own a mahj set Please bring it too RSVP to Adele Sheftel at asheftel parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 161 Questions Contact Kandi Friedman at 216 292 3161 or kandika15 aol com _____ Members 75 each _____ Guests 80 each _______ Amount Enclosed Name s ______________________________________ check payable to Park Synagogue ____________________________________________ Get Involved Have you wondered how grass roots organizing works Do you want to meet people from across Cuyahoga County from other synagogues churches and mosques dedicated to improving Cleveland Do you want to DO something that truly makes a difference Consider one or both of these events ____________________________________________ Phone _______________________________________ Cell phone ___________________________________ GCC University Sunday June 4 Tuesday June 6 An full training program for everyone Place and times TBD Email ________________________________________ Want more information Contact Park s GCC Chair Susan Reis at sixreis gmail com or 216 570 1192 Prepaid reservations due Friday June 30 Send form and a check to Chautauqua Park Synagogue 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike OH 44124 May 2017 Page 9 www parksynagogue org
WRCG Book Group  Chautauqua Getaway  Wednesday     June 7     7 30 pm  Join the Women   s Rosh Chodesh Groups from Park an...
Todah Rabbah The Congregation Expresses its Sympathy to our Members Morry Bonnie Barron and Marc Penny Barron on the loss of their mother Jeremy Mindy Barron on the loss of his grandmother and Jemma Maeleigh and McKenzie on the loss of their great grandmother Rita Barron Esther Meckler on the loss of her sister Natalie Berg Chava Marcus Harris on the loss of her grandmother and Annalyse on the loss of her great grandmother Helen Berkman Marilyn Bayer on the loss of her aunt Sylvia Fishman Roger Marlene Klein on the loss of his uncle and Arielle on the loss of her great uncle Milton Klein Jamie Wendy Cohen on the loss of his grandmother and Abigail and Benjamin on the loss of their great grandmother Ina Kohler Connie Kraus on the loss of her brother in law Sally Paul Arnold on the loss of her uncle and Ken Terri Kraus on the loss of his cousin David Kraus Rochelle Gottlieb Arye Lebowitz on the loss of her father Tammy Matthew Friedman and Julie Robert Cohn on the loss of their grandfather and Sydney Drew Alex Chase and Reed on the loss of their great grandfather Lawrence Leuchtag Jeff Susan Levy on the loss of his father and Sydney Isabelle Dylan and Sloane of the loss of their grandfather J Newman Levy Mikki Jim Loveman on the loss of her mother Malveen Malik Jacqueline Goler on the loss of her fianc and Courtney Ben Koch on the loss of her uncle Elliot Resnick Ron Carol Savrin on the loss of his mother Isabelle Savrin Sandra Baumal on the loss of her brother Elliott Schultz Jordana Eric Thal on the loss of her grandfather and Jacob Benjamin and Maya on the loss of their great grandfather Harold Simon Neil Weinberger on the loss of his father and David Liza Hannah Stephen on the loss of their grandfather Jerome Weinberger Donna Donald Weinstein on the loss of their son Elizabeth Weinstein Jason Confino on the loss of her brother and Nathaniel Ethan and Simon on the loss of their uncle Evan Weinstein Micky Janette Zoldan on the loss of his mother Dorothy Zoldan Cleveland Kosher Food Pantry Volunteers Thank you to the dedicated volunteers who helped pack 180 bags of fresh produce and other food at the Cleveland Kosher Food Pantry in April Lynn Berg Ruth Friedman Marlene Legome Karen Harry Sasha Strauss and Joan Wittenberg Volunteers are needed from 9 30 11 30 am on May 21 Mitzvah Day June 4 and July 2 Please contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 to volunteer Great summer family mitzvah project volunteers must be at least 10 years old Pet Visit Volunteers Thank you to Marc Brower Brad Helfman Keith Levy and Scott Lewis for taking their dogs to visit residents at the Eliza Bryant Village in April A good time was had by all Future Pet Visit dates are May 21 Mitzvah Day June 11 and July 9 Please contact Ellen Petler at 216 371 2244 ext 122 or epetler parksyn org to volunteer to make pet visits with your docile pet Great summer family mitzvah project May Milestone Anniversaries 15 Alla Leo Golubitsky Cyndi Rob Port Jennifer Graham Schwarz Nicole Jason Shefrin 40 Deborah Coleman Dan Polster Audrey Michael Weiss 25 Judy Steve Willensky 53 Marcia Fred Mervis 30 Gwenn Alan Groedel Janine Rob Scher 35 Barbara Don Brinberg Shelley Roth Bruce Schwartz 54 Estelle Barry Bonchek 55 Judith Mark Feingold 60 Fran Morrie Schlechter Milestone anniversaries are recognized at the first year of marriage at 5 year intervals then every year for 50 years Please join ALL our May couples for Anniversary Shabbat on Saturday May 6 In Memoriam Rita Barron Lawrence Leuchtag May 2017 51 Sheila Allan Farkas Page 10 Jerome Weinberger www parksynagogue org
Todah Rabbah  The Congregation Expresses its Sympathy to our Members  Morry  Bonnie  Barron and Marc  Penny  Barron on the...
Park Synagogue Sisterhood Installation Luncheon Tuesday May 16 11 30 am Park Synagogue East Park Synagogue Sisterhood Officer and Board Nominations 2017 2018 Join us for this special annual luncheon followed by the installation of 2017 2018 Officers and Board In accordance with the Park Synagogue Sisterhood bylaws the following slate of officers and board members is submitted for 2017 2018 Following the delicious catered lunch enjoy the indomitable Dorothy Silver on stage President Rita Weintraub Vice Presidents Membership Estelle Bonchek Cost of the day is 20 00 Deadline for reservations is Monday May 8th For reservation information please call Faye Strassman at 440 247 7439 Program Karen Brown Ieda Warshay Committee Estelle Adelman Toby Bresky Judy Cohen Fran Friedman Etty Hoffman Mina Saidel Sara Lee Schumer Eileen Levine Soeder Gerry Powers Volper Luncheon Chairs are Beverly Davis Florence Lander and Faye Strassman Installation Luncheon I We Will Be There ________ Reservations at 20 00 each _______ Amount Enclosed checks payable to Park Sisterhood Education Molly Friedson Joanne Prober Committee Gloria Goldstein Karen Spector Annabelle Weiss Name s ___________________________________ Address _____________________________________ City _____________________ Zip________________ Phone ______________________________________ Email _______________________________________ Please list all names with whom you wish to be seated ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ Tables of 8 10 can be arranged in advance Mail reservations checks by May 8 to Faye Strassman 16690 Brigadoon Drive Chagrin Falls OH 44023 May 2017 Hospitality Department Cashier Fenya Gutarts Gift Shop Esther Berman Anne Armond Cohen Book Club Etty Hoffman Gerry Powers Volper Opening Luncheon Estelle Adelman Judy Cohen Debbie Scolnick Phyllis Wachs Installation Luncheon Beverly Davis Florence Lander Faye Strassman Sandra Thompson Media Publicity Debbie Scolnick Social Action Ina Burday Sukkah Faye Strassman Phyllis Wachs Ways Means Gift Shop Sheila Hirsch Committee Esther Berman Debbie Scolnick Membership Welfare Department Mazel Tov Notes Carol Leibow Hospitality Terry Juntoff Committee Svetlana Alterman Beverly Bedol Mina Saidel Faye Strassman Retention Judy Cohen Florence Lander Annabelle Weiss Torah Fund Ruth Baker Rita Kroot ____________________________________________ Other Departments American Israeli Affairs Fran Schlechter Treasurer Sandee Baumal Condolence Notes Phyllis Wachs Nominating Committee Estelle Adelman Library Joanne Prober Yiddish Class Annabelle Weiss Under Sponsorship of President School Mitzvah Fund Chair Debbie Scolnick Phyllis Wachs Fran Schlechter Kiddush PSE Adele Ack Sandee Baumal Karen Brown Ina Burday Kandi Friedman Holiday Floral Fund Lesley Hirsh Past Presidents Council Beverly Bedol Karen Brown Beverly Davis Miriam Glazer Lesley Hirsh Florence Lander Mina Saidel Faye Strassman Phyllis Wachs Ieda Warshay Secretary Rita Kroot Page 11 www parksynagogue org
Park Synagogue Sisterhood  Installation Luncheon Tuesday, May 16     11 30 am Park Synagogue East  Park Synagogue Sisterho...
Youth Group NEWS Weekly schedule 10 00 am Fun with Yiddish featuring Annabelle Weiss 10 45 am Potpourri 11 30 am Rabbi Skoff Contemporary Views on the News 12 15 pm Lunch reservations required 1 00 pm Afternoon Program Jr Kadima kadima grades 3 8 Zoo Scavenger Hunt Sunday May 7 12 00 3 00 pm Join us for the final event of the school year We will enjoy lunch have a great scavenger hunt and monkey around with our friends from B nai Jeshurun at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Cost for lunch is 8 00 per person To make reservations please call Terry Juntoff at 216 464 2364 10 Jr Kadima Kadima members 12 Guests RSVP by May 4th to Lindsay at parkusy613 gmail com or Rabbi Marcus at symarcus parksyn org May Schedule Tuesday May 2 USY grades 9 12 Potpourri Rabbi Sharon Marcus continues the series Torah Study Through a Woman s Lens Board Elections No Afternoon Program Board Meeting Sunday May 7 5 00 7 00 pm PSE Join USY for the 2017 2018 executive board elections Free pizza dinner provided If you are interested in running please contact Lindsay at parkusy613 gmail com for more information Tuesday May 9 Chair of the day is Ieda Warshay Potpourri Peter Haas Professor of Jewish Studies at CWRU will give an informative talk on Israel Afternoon Program Sylvia Abrams Professor Emeritus of Jewish Education at Siegal College of Judaic Studies will give a book talk featuring some of her favorites USY Shabbat Dinner and Installation Friday May 19 6 00 pm PSE Tuesday May 16 11 30 am Close out this fantastic school year with our last USY Shabbat dinner following the Family Shabbat Service at Park East Bring your family and enjoy a delicious Shabbat dinner Board installation and of course ruach Watch your email for more information Installation Luncheon The Sisterhood Gift Shop Planning a summer wedding Invited to a summer wedding We have everything a bride and groom need to start a traditional Jewish home Come see what s new this year to our gift shop groom s blown glass vessel for chuppah stomp bride and groom kiddush cup a beautiful wedding couple mezuzah and much more The perfect gift awaits you And remember there s always free gift wrapping May birthdays will be celebrated on Saturday May 20 RSVP to Eva by Wednesday May 17 at eva parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 127 so your child can be called to the Bima in honor of his her birthday and receive a gift Children 12 and under are eligible Sponsored through the generosity of the Lois Sherman Children s Fund Gift Shop Hours Tuesdays 9 00 am to 2 00 pm Sundays 9 00 am to 12 30 pm or anytime by calling Sheila Arnoff Hirsch at 216 509 0508 May 2017 Page 12 www parksynagogue org
Youth Group NEWS  Weekly schedule   10 00 am Fun with Yiddish featuring Annabelle Weiss  10 45 am Potpourri  11 30 am Rabb...
SIMAN TOV U MAZEL TOV Alexa Plotkin B NEI MITZVAH Lainey Olivia Dubyak May 2 in Jerusalem Israel May 20 Mincha Alexa attends Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School Alexa is an accomplished pianist and enjoys tennis and ice skating At school she partakes in Power of the Pen and Math Lab She also enjoys flying helicopters Parents are Adella Wasserstein Jay Plotkin Gillian Natalie Rzepka May 6 Gillian attends Solon Middle School and enjoys lacrosse cooking travel and is a 3rd degree black belt in taekwondo For her mitzvah project Gillian volunteers at Menorah Park Her parents are Vikki Rick Rzepka and her brothers are Dylan and Spencer Lachlan Joseph Deignan May 13 Lachlan attends Chagrin Falls Middle School and enjoys basketball football baseball and playing with his dogs Baron and Rizzo His parents are Tuni John Deignan and his siblings are Townshend Odessa Madlin and Jack Maggie Alayna Markowitz May 13 Mincha Maggie attends Brady Middle School and enjoys dance cooking art and playing with her dogs For her mitzvah project Maggie has virtually adopted endangered animals through World Wildlife Fund to help protect wild animals and their habitats Her parents are Missy and David Markowitz and her siblings are Harleigh and Nathan Soren J Stavnicky May 20 Soren attends Shore Middle School in Mentor Soren plays oboe trumpet and piano At school he is a member of the 8th grade choir Shoreline Singers show choir the drama club and participates in musicals and plays Soren is very active at Park volunteering at Mitzvah Day the Park Country Fair and the Purim Carnival Soren s parents are Arlin Stavnicky and of blessed memory Stephen Stavnicky His brothers are Stephen and Sean May 2017 Lainey attends Brady Middle School and enjoys dance and cheerleading For her mitzvah project Lainey will be donating money to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and dedicating her service in memory of a lost child of the Holocaust She will also be donating money to the Hope House a free facility for cancer patients and families to stay while receiving care at local hospitals Lainey s parents are Cherie Rob Dubyak and her sisters are Rachel and Jordan Sydney Davis Burkons May 27 Sydney attends Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School and loves animals skating field hockey reading spending time with friends and family and operating her pet sitting business Sydney has dedicated the last year to partnering with and raising money for The Alzheimer s Association 4MOM charity in honor of her Aunt Suzy who was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer s at just 53 yrs old As part of her mitzvah work she planned several events and partnered with local businesses and arranged for them to donate a percent of their profits to help the cause She has been recognized for her dedication by the Alzheimer s Association and hopes that her efforts will help bring awareness and a cure She has her own webpage at bit ly alz_SydneyBurkons Her parents are Stacy Beugen Zachery Burkons and her siblings are Jacob and Olivia Mazel Tov to Jonah Jowell on his Bar Mitzvah taking place on May 20 in Cape Town South Africa Jonah s parents are Simone Mark Jowell and his sister is Danielle Last Call for Summer Camp Park Day Camp Kindergarten 6th grade June 12 August 4 9 00 am 3 50 pm Before After Care Available Park Preschool Camp 2 Years Pre Kindergarten June 12 August 4 9 00 am 1 00 pm Before After Care Available Register for both camps at parksynagogue org Page 13 www parksynagogue org
SIMAN TOV U   MAZEL TOV Alexa Plotkin  B NEI MITZVAH  Lainey Olivia Dubyak  May 2, in Jerusalem, Israel  May 20, Mincha  A...
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Sunday Monday May 2017 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 1 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Wednesday 2 Iyar Sivan 5777 Weekday School 4 00 pm PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Friday 4 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 8 21 9 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Sisterhood 10 00 am PSE Last Weekday School 4 00 pm PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Candle lighting 8 11 pm Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 10 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 11 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Family Shabbat Service with Klezmer Band 6 00 pm PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 16 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 17 18 Prayerbook Hebrew 5 30 pm PSE New Member Dinner 6 30 pm PSE 23 Morning Minyan 8 30 am PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 24 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 25 28 Iyar Prayerbook Hebrew 5 30 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 5 30 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 28 Memorial Day Offices Closed Morning Minyan 8 30 am PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Self Defense Class 7 15 pm PSE 29 Erev Shavuot Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 19 Family Shabbat Service with Volunteer Choir 6 00 pm PSE 21 Iyar Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Confirmation Rehearsal 9 30 am PSM Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Women s Spirituality 9 15 am PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 30 Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Shavuot Offices Closed Morning Service 9 00 am PSM Confirmation Luncheon Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 31 Shavuot Yizkor Offices Closed Morning Service 9 00 am PSE 1 13 Shabbat Morning Services 9 00 am PSM Shabbat Clubhouse Bar Mitzvah Lachlan Deignan No Confirmation Youth Service 10 45 am PSM Shabbat Morning 20 Services 9 00 am PSM Shabbat Clubhouse May Birthdays Bar Mitzvah Soren Stavnicky No Confirmation Youth Service 10 45 am PSM USY Shabbat Dinner 7 00 pm PSE Candle lighting 8 25 pm Evening Service 6 00 pm PSM Bat Mitzvah Lainey Dubyak Morning Minyan 26 7 30 am PSE Last day of Preschool Preschool Kabbalat Shabbat 9 30 am PSE Shabbat Services 27 9 00 am PSM Shabbat Clubhouse Bat Mitzvah Sydney Burkons Youth Service 10 45 am PSM Family Shabbat Service 6 00 pm PSE Candle lighting 8 31 pm Evening Service 6 00 pm PSM Shabbat Parshiot May 6 10 Iyar Achrei Mot Kedoshim Leviticus 16 1 20 27 Amos 9 7 15 Evening Service 6 30 pm PSE 6 Sivan May 13 17 Iyar Emor Leviticus 21 1 24 23 Ezekiel 44 15 31 Shavuot Study Session 7 15 pm PSE Evening Service 6 00 pm PSE May 20 24 Iyar Behar Behukkatai Leviticus 25 1 27 34 Jeremiah 16 19 17 14 Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Shabbat 6 Morning Services 9 00 am PSM Shabbat Clubhouse May Anniversaries Bat Mitzvah Gillian Rzepka No Confirmation Youth Service 10 45 am PSM Evening Services 6 00 pm PSM Evening Service 6 00 pm PSM Bat Mitzvah Maggie Markowitz Candle lighting 8 18 pm Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Sisterhood Installation Luncheon 11 30 am PSE 22 12 13 Iyar Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 15 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Preschool Kabbalat Shabbat 9 30 am PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 11 12th Grade Class 7 00 pm PSE 5 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Family Shabbat Service with Hot Hearty Oneg 6 00 pm PSE University Day 9 00 am PSM Last 7th 9th Grade Class 6 00 pm PSE Confirmation Rehearsal 6 00 pm PSM Evening Minyan 5 30 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Mahj Mingle 6 45 pm PSE Saturday Preschool Kabbalat Shabbat 9 30 am PSE Prayerbook Hebrew 5 30 pm PSE 7 Iyar Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Morning Minyan 14 Morning Minyan 8 30 am PSE 7 30 am PSE Last Sunday School 9 15 am Last Talmud Study 9 30 am PSE Last Rabbi s Bible Class 11 00 am PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 5 30 pm PSE 3 Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 5 30 pm PSE Morning Minyan 8 30 am PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Thursday Sisterhood 10 00 am PSE Morning Minyan 7 8 30 am PSE Sunday School Last B B Club Talmud Study 9 30 am PSE Men s Club Meeting Rabbi s Bible Class 11 00 am PSE Jr K Kadima to Zoo 12 00 pm PSE USY Board Elections 5 00 pm PSE Mitzvah Day Tuesday Torah portions to be read during the month May 27 2 Sivan Bamidbar Numbers 1 1 4 20 Hosea 2 1 22
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THE PARK SYNAGOGUE BULLETIN USPS 422 060 Periodicals Postage Paid at Cleveland Ohio Vol LXXXXV No 11 Published monthly The Park Synagogue 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike OH 44124 5050 POSTMASTER send address changes to the address above Telephone 216 371 2244 Fax 216 321 0639 Annual subscription 25 00 Joshua Hoffer Skoff Senior Rabbi Leighton A Rosenthal Chair in Rabbinics Sharon Young Marcus Associate Rabbi Milton B Rube Rabbi in Residence Misha Pisman Cantor Gadi Galili Ritual Director Stuart Deicher Executive Director Teri Rube Hochberg Director of Education Anne Sportas Preschool Director Judy Kaufman Development Director Ellen Petler Program Volunteer Director Allison Solomon Membership Director Jenni Thomas Communications Director Bulletin Editor Dan Polster Confirmation Class Coordinator Ilana Horowitz Ratner Jewish Life Educator Michael Rubin Park Day Camp Director DATED MATERIAL DO NOT DELAY PERIODICAL SAVE THE DATE FOR THE Officers President Mark I Froimson V P Administration Robert Kwait V P Communications Sharon Lebovitz V P Education Youth David Kaufman V P Membership Anita Siegal V P Special Projects Bruce Epstein Treasurer Scott Weltman Recording Secretary Robert Scher Endowment Committee Chair Ira Goffman Legal Counsel David Adler Sunday August 27 10 30 am 2 30 pm Park Synagogue East Park Synagogue s Inspiring Interfaith Seder of Freedom With Cory United Methodist Church Freedom for all people and a shared history of slavery were the themes of the day as we welcomed Cory United Methodist Church for an Interfaith Passover Seder of Freedom on Sunday March 19 at Park Synagogue Main Over 100 people from both congregations attended the event that featured a special Seder service conducted by Rabbi Sharon Marcus with traditional Hebrew songs and African American spirituals led by Brynna Fish on the guitar Guests enjoyed tasting all the traditional Passover ceremonial foods during the Seder charoset eggs moror matzah and parsley as well as delicious Passover desserts all prepared by Park volunteers One of the highlights of the afternoon was having a large group of Park and Cory members weaving their way through the tables dancing to Miriam s Song Todah rabbah to the wonderful group of volunteers who helped bake Passover desserts prepare the Seder food set up greet and act as table hosts and clean up Joe Arnoff Janice Cohen Sandy Ellis Judy Mark Feingold Shelley and Rebecca Fishbach Kandi Friedman Lorie Gelb Johanna Goldfarb Steve Gottlieb Linda Sheldon Green Kitty Bluie Greenberg Etti Kantarovich Margie Klein Carol Koletsky Roger Kramer Joan Leeb Donna Levine Valerie Levinsohn Jeff Marks Molly Perry Elinor Polster Illene and Karen Rosewater Mina Saidel and Sydelle Zinn A big thank you goes to our angels who made donations to help defray the costs of the Seder Ruthe Blum Sandy Ellis Judy Mark Feingold Linda Shapero and Illene Rosewater
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