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December 2019 Kislev Tevet 5780 parksynagogue org 216 371 2244 facebook com parksyn Happy Chanukah Celebrate the season with family friendly events for everyone See pages 4 5 for more information Friday December 20 Chanukah Family Shabbat Celebration A special Shabbat service and dinner for the whole congregation Gifts for children 12 and under Free and open to all Saturday December 21 Newborn Chanukah Shabbat Welcome the newest Park members during Shabbat services The official newborn ceremony will take place after 11 25 am Sunday December 22 Community Menorah Lighting with Rabbi Skoff Cantor Pisman Join us at Pinecrest Shopping Center I 271 Harvard Road Orange Village for a night to remember as we light an outdoor menorah for the entire Cleveland community to enjoy on the first night of Chanukah Sunday December 22 Chanukah Pottery Painting Party It s time to celebrate Chanukah with the Park Family Connection Come have fun and paint pottery with us A great family activity for all ages Candle Distribution Through the generosity of the Myron Rose Glass Chanukah Fund every Park family recieves one package of Chanukah candles each year

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What s Inside NEW TRUST FUND Yefim Bronfman Playing Mozart 2 Women s Shabbat 3 Chanukah Events Prayers 4 5 Seudah Cinema 6 December Milestone Anniversaries 6 Mahj Mingle 6 December Birthdays 6 WRCG Book Club 6 Family Education Wolf Religious School 7 Park Preschool 8 Youth Group News Events 8 B nei Mitzvah 9 Men s Club Beer Tasting 9 11th Annual Minyonaire of the Year 9 Sisterhood Gift Shop 9 Israel Bonds 9 Todah Rabah 10 Sisterhood 11 Neshama Olive Oil Tasting 11 Women s Spirituality 11 Volunteer Opportunities 12 Neshama Silk Scarf Dyeing 12 Universal RSVP Form 13 Gifts to Funds 14 15 In Memoriam 14 Park Calendar 16 We are pleased to announce the establishment of a new trust fund JONATHAN LORIG TORAH PRESERVATION FUND This fund is for maintenance and preservation of Park s Torah scrolls Join Park Senior Adults for Yefim Bronfman Playing Mozart Cleveland Orchestra Morning Concert Friday January 10 Severance Hall OPEN TO PARK MEMBERS AND GUESTS OF ALL AGE Prepaid reservations are due by December 9 Enjoy the Cleveland Orchestra s Friday Morning Concert featuring pianist extraordinaire Yefim Bronfman playing Mozart s Piano Concerto No 24 and Janacek s Sinfonietta Franz Welser M st will be conducting the orchestra Born in Tashkent in the former Soviet Union Mr Bronfman immigrated with his family to Israel in 1973 and is now a US citizen We will meet at Park Synagogue East to board a small private bus that will provide round trip transportation to Severance Hall Enjoy complimentary hot beverages and breakfast pastries at Severance Hall before the concert Upcoming Events DECEMBER JANUARY Yefim Bronfman Playing Mozart 2 Screening of Gentleman s Agreement 3 Women s Shabbat Dinner 3 Women s Shabbat Lunch Learn 3 Chanukah Family Shabbat Celebration 4 Newborn Chanukah Shabbat 4 Chanukah Pottery Painting Party 5 Seudah Cinema 6 Mahj Mingle 6 WRCG Book Group 6 USY Shabbat Dinner 8 Snow Tubing with Jr Kadima Kadima 8 USY International Convention 8 Men s Club Beer Tasting 9 11th Annual Minyonaire of the Year 9 Neshama Olive Oil Tasting 11 Volunteer Opportunities 12 Neshama Silk Scarf Dyeing 12 March 2018 2019 December Time 9 30 am Meet at Park Synagogue East 9 40 am Bus leaves for Severance Hall 12 45 pm Return to Park Synagogue East Cost 37 Park members 40 Guests Includes round trip bus transportation reserved seat ticket onPark the keyboard side of Severance s Synagogue East main floor and tip for bus driver Questions or need transportation to Park Synagogue East Contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Prepaid reservations are required by December 9 Limited seats available so make your reservations early RSVP online at parksynagogue org or by using the RSVP form on page 13 Sponsored by Park Senior Adults Page 2 www parksynagogue org

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Park s Neshama Women s Rosh Chodesh Groups and Sisterhood invite the congregation to attend WOMEN S SHABBAT Friday Saturday December 13 14 Park Synagogue East FEATURING SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE PROFESSOR RACHEL GORDAN Professor Rachel Gordan PhD is the Shorstein Fellow in American Jewish Culture at the University of Florida where she is an assistant professor in the Department of Religion and Jewish Studies She is working on a book about postwar American Judaism to be published by Harvard University Press and on a book about the making of the novelturned film Gentleman s Agreement Dr Gordan received her BA from Yale and her PhD from Harvard in American Religious History To prepare for Women s Shabbat attend a screening of Gentleman s Agreement Sunday December 8 3 00 5 00 pm Park Synagogue East Friday December 13 Park East 6 00 pm Family Shabbat Service Join us for the Family Shabbat Service with Park women participating Plan to attend Shabbat Services during which Park women will lead many parts and Prof Gordan will speak at 10 50 am on Women s Shabbat Dinner WWII How and Why Everything Changed for Jews in Mid Century America 7 00 pm following services stay for a festive Shabbat Dinner catered by Cafe 56 Vegetarian entree available by pre request COST FOR DINNER Adults 25 Children 4 13 19 95 Children 3 under Free After dinner hear Prof Gordan speak on The Woman Behind the Academy Award winning Gentleman s Agreement Please note To prepare for Dr Gordan s talk we will be showing the film Gentleman s Agreement at Park on December 8 This 1947 Academy Award winning film starring Gregory Peck deals with the insidious anti Semitism of postWorld War II America A must see before Park s Scholar in Residence Rachel Gordan speaks about the film and its author Laura Z Hobson following Shabbat dinner on December 13 Women s Shabbat Lunch Learn Following services stay for a special Scholar in Residence Lunch Learn After a hearty buffet lunch catered by Caf 56 Prof Gordan will lead a discussion on Jews in Postwar American Culture and Why It Matters Today COST FOR LUNCH LEARN Adults 18 Children 4 13 15 95 Children 3 under Free Prepaid reservations for the Shabbat Dinner and the Lunch Learn are required by December 3 If you have questions contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Women s Shabbat lectures and meals are for the entire congregation guests men women and children Please join us Free and open to everyone RSVP s requested to Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 March 2018 2019 December Saturday December 14 Park East 9 00 am Shabbat Morning Service Page 3 www parksynagogue org

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Happy Chanukah Lighting the Chanukah Candles Celebrate the season with familyfriendly events for everyone The kindling of the lights is the most significant ceremony of the Festival It should be observed in the spirit of reverence and solemnity and in a beautiful and impressive manner Chanukah Family Shabbat Celebration Friday December 20 6 00 pm Park East Join us for this special service featuring gifts for children 12 under and a Chanukah dinner celebration for all to enjoy To celebrate the life of Cyndi Goffman we are accepting donations to the Cyndi Goffman Chanukah Fund for the purpose of providing gifts to special children in our community Donations may be made online at www parksynagogue org or by mailing a check to Park East Checks should be payable to Park Synagogue earmarked for the Cyndi Goffman Chanukah Fund The event is free and open to all congregants however RSVP s are requested by Thursday Dec 12 to Bella at JBresnahan parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 124 Newborn Chanukah Shabbat On the sixth night of Chanukah Friday December 27 the Chanukah candles are kindled before nightfall and before the Shabbat candles On the seventh night of Chanukah Saturday December 28 the Chanukah candles are kindled after Havdalah On all other nights the Chanukah candles should be kindled after nightfall The Menorah should be placed near the window for all to see safely away from curtains and shades Instructions for placing and lighting the Chanukah candles As you face your Chanukiah place the candles in their holders from right to left As you light them you light them from left to right starting with the newest candle Chanukah Blessings Recited after the Shamash the Helper candle is lit but before the other candles are kindled Saturday December 21 Park Synagogue EAST Each year we honor all Park families who have celebrated the arrival of a child since last Chanukah The official newborn ceremony will take place after 11 25 am Chanukah gifts given to each Park child honored on this Shabbat are provided through the generosity of the Barry P Garson Memorial Fund Contact Eva at 216 371 2244 Ext 127 to RSVP or for further information Baruch Ata Ah do nai Eh lo haynu Melech Ha olam asher kid sha nu b mitz vo tav vitzi va nu l had lik nayr shel Chanukah Blessed are You O Lord our God King of the Universe who has sanctified us with Your commandments and commanded us to kindle the lights of Chanukah Community Menorah Lighting at Pinecrest Baruch Ata Ah do nai Eh lo haynu Melech Ha olam she Asa ni sim la avotaynu ba ya min ha haym ba zma ha zeh Sunday December 22 5 30 pm Pinecrest I 271 Harvard Road Orange Village Blessed are You O Lord our God King of the Universe who performed miracles for our ancestors in days of old at this time of the year Join Rabbi Skoff and Cantor Pisman for a night to remember as they light an outdoor menorah for the entire Cleveland community to enjoy on the first night of Chanukah Recite the prayer below on the first night only Candle Distribution Through the generosity of the Myron Rose Glass Chanukah Fund every Park family receives one package of Chanukah candles each year Candles will be available for pick up at both Park Synagogue East and Main Contact Judy Kaufman at 216 371 2244 ext 133 or jkaufman parksyn org and we ll be sure you get them Please note candles will be mailed to college students as part of the College Outreach program December March 2018 2019 Baruch Ata Ah do nai Eh lo haynu Melech Ha olam she che yanu v ki y ma nu v hi gi a nu la z man ha zeh Blessed are You O Lord our God King of the Universe who has kept us alive sustained us and permitted us to celebrate this season Page 4 www parksynagogue org

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Maoz Tzur Chanukah Pottery Painting Party Sunday December 22 3 00 5 00 pm Color Me Mine at Pinecrest 300 Park Avenue Orange Village It s time to celebrate Chanukah with the Park Family Connection Come have fun and paint pottery items of your choice to give as Chanukah gifts or for yourself Great family activity for all ages Enjoy Chanukah goodies and snacks while painting Transliteration Ma oz Tzur Y shu a ti Le cha Na eh L sha bei ach Ti kon Beit T fi la ti V sham To da N za bei ach L eit Ta chin Mat bei ach Mi tzar Ha mi na bei ach Az Eg mor B shir Miz mor Cha nu kat Ha miz bei ach At 5 30 pm after painting we will walk over to attend Pinecrest s Community Menorah Lighting for the first candle of Chanukah and to celebrate the start of the Festival of Lights together with Rabbi Skoff Cantor Pisman English O mighty stronghold of my salvation to praise You is a delight Restore my House of Prayer and there we will bring a thanksgiving offering When You will have prepared the slaughter for the blaspheming foe Then I shall complete with a song of hymn the dedication of the Altar Cost 15 and up per pottery piece depending upon what you choose to paint Each family will pay Color Me Mine directly that day Haneirot Halalu At this time of giving please also bring one or more children s books new or gently used to donate to Park s Little Free Library at Cory United Methodist Church for children in need Sponsored by the Park Family Connection which engages families with children 13 under in fun and meaningful activities that help them connect to synagogue life and each other Transliteration Ha nei rot ha lo lu o nu mad li kin Al ha te shu ot ve al ha ni sim ve al ha nif la ot She a see ta la avo tei nu ba ya mim ha heim biz man ha zeh Al ye dei ko ha ne cha ha ke do shim Ve chol she mo nat ye mei cha nu kah ha nei rot ha la lu ko desh hem Ve ein la nu re shut le hish ta meish ba hen E lo lir o tan bil vad ke dei le ho dot u le ha leil le shim cha ha ga dol Al ni se cha ve al nif le o te cha ve al ye shu o te cha English We kindle these lights to commemorate the saving acts miracles and wonders which You have performed for our forefathers in those days at this time through Your holy priests Throughout the eight days of Chanukah these lights are sacred and we are not permitted to make use of them but only to look at them in order to offer thanks and praise to Your great Name for Your miracles for Your wonders and for Your salvations December March 2018 2019 RSVP by December 16 to Bonnie Zeichner Chair of the Park Family Connection at bonniezeichner yahoo com or call 440 409 8419 Page 5 Shabbat Clubhouse Chanukah Celebration Saturday December 21 Toddlers through first graders are invited to visit the Shabbat Clubhouse anytime between 9 00 am to 10 15 am to make Chanukah gifts and stay or drop in for a special Chanukah program with musician and Park member Jesse Friedberg at 10 30 am www parksynagogue org

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Anniversaries December Milestone SEUDAH CINEMA Nicky s Family The Story of Sir Nicholas Winton Britain s Schindler Milestone anniversaries are recognized at the first year of marriage at 5 year Intervals then every year for 50 years Please join ALL our December couples for Anniversary Shabbat on Saturday December 7th Saturday January 11 5 00 pm Park Synagogue East All Are Welcome Join Gesher for a special Seudah the meals that ends Shabbat We ll begin with the Mincha service led by Gadi Galili Then enjoy the Seudah featuring a casual buffet dinner After Ma arivv and Havdalah services we will be showing Nicky s Family The Story of Sir Nicholas Winton Britain s Schindler This film tells the little known story of Sir Nicholas Winton who saved the lives of 669 Czech children before WWII with his own personal Kindertransport Not until 1988 did this story emerge since Winton never told his family what he had accomplished before the war not even his wife Come to find out more about Sir Nicholas Winton and his amazing story You may recall that at the Shabbat service in October when we remembered the 11 murdered members of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh Rabbi Skoff talked about Sir Nicholas Winton as an excellent example of a person who stood up to hatred and acted on his moral philosophy to do the right thing without getting any recognition in return 15 Simone Mark Jowell 54 Marcia Harley Kravitz 20 Sharon Alvin Goldberg 54 Carol Richard Streem 25 Amy Kaplan Steve Steinreich 55 Marilyn Dave Elk 30 Linda Stanley Fox 60 Yevgenya Yefim Fridman 40 Marilyn Ken Dachner 50 Lynn Barry Chesler 51 Merle Bob Kiwi 51 Lois Doug Rose 51 Deborah Joel Glass 58 Renate Marvin Miller 60 Rhoda Shia Shapiro 62 Linda Milton Kaplan 62 Dena Richard Goulder 66 Marcia Ernie Kline 53 Eva Mike Polien December Birthdays will be celebrated on Saturday December 21 No cost for this event but donations to help cover the cost of the dinner are greatly appreciated Would you like to participate in the Mincha or Ma ariv services There are Hebrew and English parts available including reading a Torah portion Please let Ellen know what type of part you RSVP to Eva by Wednesday December 18 at eva parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 127 so your child can be called to the Bima and receive a birthday gift Children 12 and under are eligible Sponsored through the generosity of the Lois Sherman Children s Fund would like when RSVPing RSVP by January 3 online or by using the RSVP form on page 13 Questions to Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Sponsored by Park s Gesher Group WRCG Book Group Park women of all ages are invited to Park s monthly Wednesday December 18 7 30 pm Tuesday Dec 3 Jan 7 Mahj 6 45 9 00 pm Park Synagogue East for ALL levels 5 00 donation Mingle Fun to Park s Nashim Education Fund for Park women are invited to join us to discuss Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens Women You must bring your mahj rules and set if you own one Please let us know if you need instruction if you are coming with a group or if you would like to teach The meeting will be at the home of Tena Rosner 2935 Brighton Rd Shaker Heights RSVP to Kandi Friedman at 216 337 8728 or kandika15 aol com March 2018 2019 December 5 Morgan Michael Jacobs 53 Betty Marty Koppelman RSVP to Tena at clechgo icloud com or 216 751 6226 Page 6 www parksynagogue org

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Family Education and Wolf Religious School DECEMBER Tell me and I forget teach me and I may remember CALENDAR involve me and I will learn Ben Franklin Sunday Dec 1 Park East No Sunday School Monday Dec 2 Park East Weekday School 3 6 Ben Franklin was a man of the Enlightenment so at this Chanukah season this Festival of Light it is appropriate to seek the lessons we learn from him Franklin lived during what some call the Age of Reason and Investigation He and his friends epitomized the theory that one must be involved to learn They created an international club and together recreated their experiments demonstrated their own ideas and offered their own opinions This ultimately enabled them to make their great contributions Theirs was not passive learning but involved learning To involve suggests inclusion and participation A rite of passage for sixteen year olds is their learning to drive Yes there is theory Yes there is teaching But to become a proficient driver one has to drive So it is with learning to be a Jew When students are actively involved they learn our Judaic traditions and principles Come watch us and join us as we immerse our students in Jewish education through text teaching experiential learning Happy Chanukah Teri Hochberg Thursday Dec 5 Park East All Star Thursday 4 00 pm Saturday Dec 7 Park East Confirmation 9 30 am Youth Service 10 30 am Sunday Dec 8 Park East Sunday School PreK 6 Monday Dec 9 Park East Weekday School 3 6 Rabbi Skoff s 11th 12th Grade Class Thursday Dec 12 Park East All Star Thursday 4 00 pm Friday Dec 13 Park East Klezmer Family Service Saturday Dec 14 Youth Service 10 30 am Confirmation Lunch with Rabbi Skoff 10 30 am Sunday Dec 15 Park East Sunday School Pre K 6 Monday Dec 16 Park East Weekday School 3 6 Thursday Dec 19 Park East All Star Thursday 4 00 pm Friday Dec 20 Park East Chanukah Service PSWR s Goffman Family Dinner ReDiscover The time is NOW join Park Synagogue Youth Services Great Shabbat Experience Fantastic Summer Reward When First 3 Saturdays of every month 10 30 11 30 am join in any month Who Open to all Park Synagogue members in 1st 8th grades What This wonderful opportunity is designated for use by a Park student as a scholarship for an Israel experience or for a Jewish overnight camp experience The scholarship is in addition to any other financial aid or scholarship program Saturday Dec 21 Park Main Youth Service 10 30 am Sunday Thursday Dec 22 Jan 2 No School Winter Break Sunday School Kindergarten Class Potato Chanukiah How to If you attend 15 Park Synagogue Youth Services you receive a 750 scholarship reward attend 13 and receive 613 in scholarship money attend 10 and receive 400 Additional questions and for free registration contact teri parksyn org December March 2018 2019 Page 7 www parksynagogue org

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Park Preschool Corner Youth Group NEWS USY SHABBAT DINNER USY 9th 12th Graders Friday December 6 6 00 8 30 pm Nurturing children and families through Jewish values one day at a time Professional development opportunities are important for the work place and is particularly important in early childhood education It was our teachers turn to be the students Thanks to the JEC of Cleveland we were able to take part in a community learning opportunity entitled Is that the Holiday with the COOKIES or the CRACKERS Beyond Hands on to Minds On Learning that Creates Lasting Jewish Impressions SNOW TUBING WITH JR KADIMA KADIMA Dr Meir Muller a Ph D and Rabbi was the Key Note speaker at this Early Childhood community wide event This was a wonderful opportunity to learn and bring that knowledge back to our school and families as well Jr Kadima 3rd 5th Graders Kadima 6th 8th Graders Sunday December 15 12 00 Noon 4 00 pm As I am writing this article and trying to think of all things Chanukah outside of my office window the sun is shining the leaves on the trees are red and golden and yes I am still wearing open toe shoes Chanukah is coming There will be snow on the ground and the air will smell of golden fried latkes The preschool will be full of glitter and children singing Chanukah melodies will be heard throughout the hallways Such a happy and yet busy time of year When life gives you snow GO SNOW TUBING Join Jr Kadima and Kadima as we bundle up and hit the slopes at Brandywine Ski Resort for Polar Blast Snow Tubing Bring a friend your hat gloves and grab a snow tube to show off your skills on the hills 20 for Members 25 for Non members Questions Contact Becky at rebeccafaur gmail com See you there This year Chanukah will take place during our winter vacation I hope families will be able to take the time with their children to explore the miracles which surround the holiday as well as our everyday lives We take comfort in the ability to light our chanukiot openly and freely in our homes We have an ample supply of colorful Chanukah candles which are traditionally lit as families sing their favorite Chanukah songs blessings and maybe play a friendly game of dreidle It is so important to not lose sight of the miracles of families no matter what your particular family looks like spending time together eating together singing together playing together talking together learning together and just BEING together USY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION USY 9th 12th Graders December 22 26 Ontario California Mazel Tov These miracles are in addition to the dedication of The Temple and the 8 days the small amount of oil lasted to keep the Chanukiah lit As we connect the holiday to our families we can also think about connecting with others not as fortunate as us How can we make a difference no matter how big or how small Can we donate monetarily Donate belongings others may be in need of Spend time with people without close family or friends These are just some of the miracles we can connect with during this month as we know that after the snow melts the sun will shine and we will be found in our open toe shoes as the leaves turn golden and red once again Mazel Tov to Susi Peter Meisel for receiving the 2019 Maimonides Award for Outstanding Community Service from ORT America Ohio Region Mazel Tov to Adrienne Goldberg for receiving the 2019 Ruby Bass Challenge Award from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Mazel Tov to Michelle Bertenthal for coming in 3rd in her age group in the 2019 New York Marathon Marilyn Zaas Park Preschool Director 216 371 2244 ext 200 MZaas parksyn org March 2018 2019 December Welcome Shabbat with a delicious dinner with friends at the home of Lilli Zimmerman contact Sarah Shaw at parkusy613 gmail com for more information Page 8 www parksynagogue org

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SIMAN TOV U MAZEL TOV B NEI MITZVAH Zachary Schwarz December 7 Zachary attends Mandel JDS He loves playing piano and sports His parents are Jennifer Graham Schwarz his brother is Ryder and his grandparents are Laura Jeffrey Blumenfeld and Emily Marc Schwarz Attention Park Parents Grandparents In honor of your child grandchild s Bar Bat Mitzvah look at this opportunity that is not to be missed Purchase a 100 Mazel Tov Bond for your child or grandchild Park Synagogue will match your purchase with a second 100 Mazel Tov Bond Men s Club Beer Tasting Saturday December 14 6 30 7 30 pm Lizardville 25380 Miles Rd Bedford Heights Ohio 216 364 2337 To take advantage of this partnership call Michael Holub at the Israel Bonds Office at 216 454 0180 Join the Men s Club at Lizardville for an evening of good cheer as we sample some of NorthEast Ohio s finest craft beers Light snacks provided Development Corporation for Israel This is not an offering which can be made only by prospectus Read the prospectus carefully before investing to fully evaluate the risks associated with investing in Israel bonds Member FINRA Spouses and guests are welcome 20 per person and open to all congregation members 21 years of age and older For more information contact Richard Price at richprice98 yahoo com Register at http www parkmensclub org Join Mens Club Let s Get Cooking Present the Attention food lovers of all ages Join the Men s Club on the morning of Sunday January 12th at Park East and learn to make brisket with expert Hank Kornblut aka Mr Brisket Hank will share his secrets for preparing and baking delicious and tender brisket 11th Annual Earl Stovsky Memorial Minyanaire of the year December 22 8 30 am Honoring Bruce Gendler Bring your children grandchildren and or friends We provide all necessary ingredients Each participant family will take home a brisket that they prepared from scratch ready to bake in the oven Andrea Rose Debra Sterling will speak on What the Minyan Means to Her Details to follow March 2018 2019 December Page 9 www parksynagogue org

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Todah Rabah CLEVELAND KOSHER FOOD PANTRY THANK YOU S SUKKOT THANK YOU S Sukkot is made especially meaningful at Park each year when the beautiful Sukkah is erected outside the front of Park Synagogue East The Sukkah sponsored by Lauren Steve Spilman is labor of love and dedication Each year Steve and his team of helpers give their time efforts and love erecting the Sukkah and helping hang the decorations made by Park volunteers The Sukkah is a beautiful sight to behold and is enjoyed by all ages throughout the holiday A big thank you goes to Lauren Steve Spilman for sponsoring the Park Sukkah each year Thank you to everyone who helped make the colorful decorations and pictures for the Sukkah at our Sukkah Decorating More program sponsored by the Sisterhood Park Family Connection and Keruv Connection Estelle Joe Adelman Robin Benis Joanie Alan Benjamin Aaron Robin Eitan Eliana Max Samuel Shayna Berke Marcia Jay Berke Rose Cohen Sam Cohen Cindy Duber Pauline Duber Lisa Joshua Kaylee Friedlander Kandi Friedman Valerie Jay Mia Louis Sarah Geller Jan Greenberg Naomi Grunzweig Fenya Gutarts Sheila Arnoff Hirsch Jeannie Alexis Kendall Joseph Charlotte Kaminsky Etti Kantarovich Rose Krantz Marlene Legome Rebecca Levin Rebecca Long Tamara Charlie Long Andi Kendelle Lyndon Courtney Seth Blake Grant Mendelsohn Steve Parker Erin Ethan Elle Shuller Sherry Smith Faye Strassman Julia Vadim Olivia Liana Torbin Debbie Traeger Marcy Reese Shai Young and Bonnie Larry Juliya Zeichner Thanks to Ruth Friedman Ashley Austin Grossman Carlina Spore Karen Archie Sasha Strauss and Joan Wittenberg for volunteering in November to pack 180 bags of fresh produce and other food for people in need in our community PET VISIT THANK YOU S We appreciate Faith Lewis Foster Scott Lewis and Jacqui Ray for taking their dogs to visit residents of Eliza Bryant Village in October and November OPERATION ISAIAH THANK YOU S Thanks to the help of so many people Park s Operation Isaiah Food Donation Project was a huge success A special thank you goes to everyone who made a monetary donation to the project Because of your generosity we collected 3245 to pay for the nutritious food purchased for distribution to JFSA s 15 group homes clients in need We give a big thank you to Annie David Roth who served as Co Chairs of Operation Isaiah 2019 We also thank everyone who volunteered to pack and deliver the food to the recipients Lee Chuck Apple Joe Arnoff Sandy Steve Ellis Kandi Brian Tory Friedman Ruth Friedman James Grant Brian Innenberg Louis Innenberg Ami Kann Michele Klein Terri Ken Kraus Diane Lambert Robin Jim Levine Ruth Mardell Beth Jonah Ari Mellors Geri Manny Nager Molly Perry Miriam Rose Roberta Stuart Sears Donna Don Weinstein and Elizabeth Ethan Simon Weinstein Thank you to Heinen s at Lander Circle for working closely with us to secure the food and for donating bags to the effort and to the JFSA staff for all their help with the project March 2018 2019 December Page 10 www parksynagogue org

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Are you looking for a Chanukah Gift December Schedule Would she like to become a Park Synagogue Torah Fund Benefactor and receive an exquisite Chesed pin that can also be worn as a pendant 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 1 00 pm Afternoon Program RSVP for lunch to Rita Weintraub at 440 498 9712 or Bev Bedol at 216 401 9569 to reserve your seat for 10 00 Chesed symbolizes Kindness The 180 donation helps to support 5 graduate schools of Conservative Judaism for Scholars Rabbis Cantors Teachers and Social Workers Your friend would also be entitled to choose 15 cards from our selection of varied beautiful tribute cards which separately would cost 75 Tuesday December 3 Potpourri Gadi Galili Ritual Director will speak on Afternoon Program Board Meeting If she is already a benefactor visit our extraordinary Gift Shop and Sheila Hirsch will help you chose from an extensive unique selection of gifts Tuesday December 10 Potpourri Mitchell Balk President of Mt Sinai Health Care Foundation will speak about The Foundation Past and Present Afternoon Program Professor Jay Geller Samuel Rosenthal Professor of Judaic Studies at CWRU will share the story behind the Holocaust Stepping Stones Contact Torah Fund Co Chairs Rita Kroot 440 449 4858 Ruth Baker 216 321 1193 Elena Myers 440 542 1078 Tuesday December 17 Potpourri Peggy Shapiro Midwest Director of Stand With Us will discuss Anti Semitism in America Afternoon Program Cantor Pisman will help us celebrate Chanukah Tuesday December 24 and 31 Winter Break No Classes Easy one stop holiday shopping right here at Park The Sisterhood Gift Shop invites you to see what s new Find one of a kind treasures for all ages Check out their menorahs tzedakah boxes picture frames serving pieces cutting boards with knives trivets beautiful jewelry tallitot and much more Online Yahrtzeit Submission Visit www parksynagogue org under the About tab and submit a name to be read on Friday evening and Shabbat morning service Women s Spirituality Open Discussion with Anne Sportas Always free gift wrapping too Shop Tuesdays 9 00 am 2 00 pm or Sundays 9 00 am 12 00 pm or by appointment by calling Sheila Arnoff Hirsch at 216 509 0508 DECEMBER 4 9 15 AM PARK EAST YOUTH LOUNGE An open discussion for women of all ages about women s spirituality with Anne Sportas There are no prior skill set needed to participate in the discussion Drop in s welcome March 2018 2019 December Page 11 www parksynagogue org

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Volunteer Opportunities Contact Ellen Petler for more information or to volunteer for any of these projects at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Menorah Park s Shabbat Service Oneg Friday December 27 2 00 4 00 pm Menorah Park 27100 Cedar Road Beachwood Share the joy of Chanukah Shabbat with residents at Menorah Park We ll bring residents to and from the service join them for prayers and Shabbat Chanukah songs and help serve refreshments at the Oneg Bring your children or grandchildren to volunteer with you at this special winter vacation mitzvah project Pet Visits Sundays December 8 January 12 3 00 4 00 pm Eliza Bryant Village 7201 Wade Park Avenue Cleveland Take your docile dog or cat to brighten the day of the residents of Eliza Bryant Village This is a great family project All are welcome Join Neshama for Silk Scarf Dyeing Please RSVP online using the RSVP form on page 13 or by contacting Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 Sponsored by Park Family Connection Park s Social Action Committee with KalliRaes Creative Studios Wednesday January 29 6 30 8 30 pm KalliRaes Creative Studios 33735 Station Street Solon Help Plan Mitzvah Day 2020 Join the committee to help plan Mitzvah Day 2020 scheduled for Sunday May 17 2020 Committee members research and call agencies that may be potential volunteer sites and help decide which sites will be included in Mitzvah Day Meetings will begin in early January and will be held in the evenings at Park Synagogue East Debbie Duvin and Cheryl Kretch are Co Chairs of Mitzvah Day 2020 Women of all ages are invited to enjoy the warmth of friends on a winter evening as a certified KalliRaes instructor teaches us the process of silk scarf dyeing We will be able to take scarves home that evening with care instructions Contact Ellen Petler at epetler parksyn org or 216 371 2244 ext 122 to let her know that you would like to join this important short term committee Little Free Library Book Donations 30 per person includes silk scarf dyeing materials expert instruction and light snacks Please donate new or gently used books for children ages 0 18 for the Little Free Libraries at Cory United Methodist Church that Park stocks Look for donation boxes at Park Synagogue East Feel free to bring a bottle of wine cups provided Pre paid Registration is required by Wednesday January 22 Register online at www parksynagogue org Kosher Food Pantry Sundays December 1 January 5 9 30 11 30 am Cleveland Kosher Food Pantry Questions Contact MaryBeth Wasserman at mbwass icloud com for more information 2004 S Green Road South Euclid Help pack bags of fresh produce and other non perishable food for people in need in our community Six to eight volunteers age 12 and older are needed each month Great project for middle school and high school aged kids and their parents Students can earn volunteer credits March 2018 2019 December Neshama is a group of Park women who wish to make connections with other Park women Ask to join our Facebook page Neshama Park Synagogue Page 12 www parksynagogue org

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING THE UNIVERSAL RSVP FORM 1 Tear this page out of Bulletin to use 2 Put a check mark in front of all programs for which you are registering and fill out necessary information for each program including fees 3 Total the amount due for all programs 4 Fill out your name and all other contact information at bottom of form 5 List the program number s you are registering for and the names of the people attending each one 6 Make one check payable to Park Synagogue for the total amount due for all programs 7 Send completed form and check to Park Synagogue attn Ellen 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike OH 44124 Universal RSVP Form Total 1 NESHAMA OLIVE OIL TASTING page 5 ____ Wednesday December 4 The Olive Scene RSVP by November 25 Cost Per Person _______ 20 2 SCREENING OF GENTLEMAN S AGREEMENT page 3 Sunday December 8 Park Synagogue East RSVP by December 3 Free Open to the Community 3 WOMEN S SHABBAT DINNER page 3 ____ Friday December 13 Park Synagogue East RSVP by December 3 Cost Adults ____ 25 Children 4 13 _______ 19 95 Children 3 Under ____ Free ___ of vegetarian entr es required 4 WOMEN S SHABBAT LUNCH LEARN page 3 Saturday December 14 Park Synagogue East RSVP by December 3 Cost Adults ___ 18 Children 4 13 _____ 15 95 ____ Children 3 Under ___ Free 5 CHANUKAH FAMILY SHABBAT CELEBRATION page 4 Friday December 20 Park Synagogue East RSVP by December 13 6 YEFIM BRONFMAN AND THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CONCERT Page 2 Friday January 10 Severance Hall RSVP by December 9 Cost Park members ______ 37 ____ Guests ______ 40 7 SEUDAH CINEMA NICKY S FAMILY THE STORY OF SIR NICHOLAS WINTON page 6 Saturday January 11 Park Synagogue East RSVP by January 3 Service Participation _______ English Part _______ Hebrew Part Total due Required Information Name ___________________________________________ Cell Phone_____________________________________________ Address _________________________________________ Email__________________________________________________ List program number and names of attendees for each program _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ March 2018 2019 December Page 13 www parksynagogue org

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Gifts to Funds September 25 2019 November 1 2019 Armond Jeanne Arnson Cynthia L Goffman Memorial Fund Chanukah Fund IN HONOR OF IN MEMORY OF Lyla Jeanne s Baby Naming Cyndi Goffman Ira Nancy Goffman Peggy Alan Lipp Schlessinger Barbara Bob Brenner Sheldon Barbara Al Luft Toddler Time Fund IN MEMORY OF Jerry Schmelzer Sam Frankel Rita Balk Toby Fishman Alvin Bloom Bob Barbara Brenner Barney Esther Garson Minyan Fund IN APPRECIATION OF The Morning Minyanaires Shelley Spain Roger Kramer The Family of Hinda Saul Marty Jatlow Sherry Smith IN MEMORY OF Barbara Saltzman Aaron Saltzman Rita Balk Cheryl Stuart Garson Bresky Family Special Needs Fund IN HONOR OF Mindi Axner being a Difference Maker The Birth of Baby Elinor Toby Bresky IN MEMORY OF Rita Balk Stanley Aronson Toby Bresky Bruce Brown Bar Bat Mitzvah Fund Mark Frankel Alan Brown Cantor Misha Pisman Discretionary Fund Wishing Cantor Pisman Family a Happy Healthy New Year Joe Estelle Adelman IN APPRECIATION OF Cantor Pisman The Family of Hinda Saul IN HONOR OF Amy Cantor Misha Pisman sNew Grandchild Hope Jay Fromson College Outreach Fund IN MEMORY OF Harold Ballonoff Doris Ballonoff Lewis Sharp Minna Sharp Sidney Eichler Matilda Eichler Sanford Mesuse Marney Mesuse Philip Michelle Sharp March 2018 2019 December Diamond Rosen Garden Fund IN MEMORY OF Michael Diamond Joe Estelle Adelman Sanford Rosen Harlan Diamond Dr Gilbert N Silbiger Mitzvah Day Fund IN MEMORY OF Robert Newman Cheryl Danny Kretch Ellerin Landscape Garden Fund IN MEMORY OF Rita Balk Shelley Roth Bruce Schwartz Elyse Eisen Barson Camp Scholarship Fund IN MEMORY OF Boman Schneider Beatrice Miller William Greene Gail Joel Eisen Eugene Shirley Katz Fund IN MEMORY OF Les Nash Cheryl Andrew Halpern Evelyn Kessler Library Plaque Fund IN HONOR OF Eliana Liner Dylan Liner s 3rd birthday Mark Kessler Ezra Tzivia Galili Fund IN APPRECIATION OF Gadi Galili Judy David Kaufman Helene Mlotek Sherry Smith Heather White Shabbat Aliyot Miriam Rose IN MEMORY OF Harlan Pearl Bruce Bogart Fannie Sidney Walzer Library Plaque Fund IN MEMORY OF Rita Jean Goldstein Laura Wallenstein Norman Landau Hunger Mitzvah Fund IN MEMORY OF Mollie Agin Rhoda Agin The Congregation Expresses its Sympathy to our Members Ellen Steve Cohn on the loss of her mother Lillian Becker Nancy Simon and Louis Pattie Davis on the loss of their mother Beverly Davis Melissa David Gottlieb on the loss of her mother Zoey Zara and Zachary on the loss of their grandmother Eileen Drechsler Debbie Friedman on the loss of her husband Steven Friedman Hermine Eisen on the loss of her brother William Greene Audrey Kekst on the loss of her mother Joan Kekst Jennifer Mandel on the loss of her mother Sarabeth and James Sokolsky on the loss of their grandmother Milta Mandel Ruth Myers on the loss of her husband Allan Myers on the loss of his father Elliot Myers Morris Joanne Cohen Wheeler on the loss of his mother Noah and Zack Wheeler on the loss of their grandmother Ann Orkin Sean Alison Pales on the loss of his father Liam and Rhys on the loss of their grandfather Steven Pales Karen Paydock on the loss of her father George Paydock Robert Cynthia Port on the loss of his father Amelia Phoebe and Micah Port on the loss of their grandfather Ivan Port Jodi Severin on the loss of her father Jerry Severin Yefim Yevgenya Fridman on the loss of his sister Sophie Zaslavsky Hunger Mitzvah Fund Cont Jean Lewis Katz Beverly Davis Library Plaque Fund Phyllis Ken Bravo Thelma Rivin Linda Jeffrey Spitz Diane Norton Zucker Betty Kelly Kristin and Aaron Merritt Mark Bloomberg Betty Fishman Rina Frankel The Juntoff Family Park Synagogue Sisterhood Susan Stone Faye Sel Strassman Amy Wachs Sandi Klee Joan Kekst Phyllis Ken Bravo Claudia and Pete Marmaros Rita Balk Phyllis Avrum Froimson Shia Rhoda Shapiro Seymour S Light Ann Light Hinda Saul Park Synagogue Sisterhood David I Kaplan Amy Kaplan IN MEMORY OF Phyllis Hartstein Debbie Ken Traeger and Family Julius Doris Kramer Jewish Music Fund IN MEMORY OF Ethel Linden Ellen Steve Young Levy Confirmation Fund IN APPRECIATION OF Rabbi Marcus Rabbi Skoff Henra Briskin IN HONOR OF Cameron Briskin s Confirmation Henra Briskin Library Program Fund IN MEMORY OF Alvin Baumal Sandra Baumal Marguliya German Zina Becker Ida Dr Herman Herbert Blum Weinberg Fund Neil Blum Phillip Beckman IN MEMORY OF Marvin Lori Bohm Beverly Davis Barbara Saltzman Harriet Mel Morris Judy Scott Cohen Benjamin A Cohen Dora Cohen Tillie Coppersmith Page 14 In Memoriam Beverly Davis Steven Friedman Joan Kekst Elliot Myers Jerry Severin Sidney Simon Sophie Zaslavsky Library Program Fund Cont Mildred Cutler Joyce Bruce Cutler Sam Dorris Ed Marilyn Ellis Celia Perlmuter Judy Les Fishman Harvey Gottlieb Steve Gottlieb Monto Rosenthal Charlotte Armin Guggenheim Israel Rose Herman Barbara Herman Nicholas Segal Helen Larry Horwitz Albert Glaser Ruth Jacobs Annette Markell Terrie Jan Kleinman Ruth Gelb Terri Kline Samuel Kraus Terri Ken Kraus www parksynagogue org

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Park Synagogue Library Program Fund Cont Lynn and Barry R Chesler Harriet Mandel Educational Endowment Fund Programs Services Cont Josef Friedman Rita Balk Cont Bruce Rita Mandel Sol K Marks Jeffrey Marks Helen Wolfsohn Laura Salkin Sidney Rapaport Judy Schermer Saul Schermer Judy Don Schermer Florence Fettman Fran Morrie Schlechter Marvin Shapiro Loren Brenda Shapiro Irwin Lashley Stacey Shore Jacob Douek Marlene Silverstein Harry Stovsky Mona Ron Stovsky Harold Trattner Carol Trattner Sally Shapiro Diane Wasserman Leonard Becker Phyllis Weinberger Hilda R Schatz Frank Weinstein Donald Weinstein Jennie Rekoon Annabelle Weiss Dora Cohen Linda Weiss Benjamin A Cohen Linda Weiss Meyer White Joseph White William Scher Jeffrey Terry Young Kenneth Young Jeffrey Terry Young Lilly Alex Wolovits Library Plaque Fund IN HONOR OF The Milestone Birthdays of Penney Shuman and Charley Shuman Penny Charley Shuman Receiving the Benderson Award Linda Saul Ludwig Lois H Sherman Children s Fund IN APPRECIATION OF Elisabeth Brad Sherman Darlene Bob Duvin IN MEMORY OF Larry Lois Sherman Darlene Bob Duvin Lynn and Barry R Chesler Educational Endowment Fund Wishing Lynn Barry Chesler a Happy Healthy New Year Cindy Larry Mittman March 2018 2019 December IN HONOR OF The Wedding Anniversaries of Nancy Ira Goffman Linda Clifford Wolf Sharon Donald Goldman Judy Jerry Chalfin The Birth of Kit Guyuron Lynn Barry Chesler IN MEMORY OF Rita Balk Toby Fishman Larry Joseph Lynn Barry Chesler Miriam Sol Brooks Leadership Fund IN APPRECIATION OF Rabbi Marcus Stuart Deicher Gadi Galili Richard Jackie Brooks IN MEMORY OF Alice Nusbaum Sol Brooks Richard Jackie Brooks Nashim Education Fund for Women Fund IN APPRECIATION OF Our High Holiday Honor Sharon Bruce Epstein IN MEMORY OF Phyllis Levine Sally Levine Park Preschool Discretionary Fund IN HONOR OF The Birth of Julie Richie Gerber s grandson Anne Josh Sportas IN MEMORY OF Glenna Rosenberg Sally Mark Bram Park Synagogue Programs Services IN APPRECIATION OF My Aliyah Annabelle Weiss IN HONOR OF Barb Abe Miller Gloria Ian Abrams Eli Posa s Bar Mitzvah Marlene Haus Linda Clifford Wolf s Wedding Anniversary Ronald Carol Savrin The Birth of Brody Ethan Sudow Ronald Carol Savrin Audrey Albert Ratner s Wedding Anniversary Steve Lauren Spilman IN MEMORY OF Joan Kekst Gloria David Kahan Maxine Karns Rina Frankel Michele Jordan Kaminsky Jeff Ross Barbara Salsbury Annabelle Weiss Irving Elk David Elk Judy David Kaufman Sharon Bruce Epstein Sandee Norton Goodman Prayer Book Fund IN MEMORY OF Jerry Limbert Francine Donald Golden Rabbi Joshua Skoff Discretionary Fund Wishing Rabbi Skoff Family a Happy Healthy New Year Joe Estelle Adelman Wishing Arlene Norman Golovan Love Good Health For the New Year Renee Dworkin A GIFT FROM Barbara Lee Janovitz Bess Richard Kaplan IN APPRECIATION OF Dr Scott Massien Bruce Bogart Rabbi Skoff Steve Dettelbach Karil Bialostosky The Family of Hinda Saul Cyndee Goldstein Amy Daniel Jodie and Sarah Jacobs Andrew Ross Melanie Kay Florence Gerald Lander Maxine Michael Landers The Weiss Burkart Families High Holiday Honor Sheryl Bart Simon Anne Josh Sportas Susan David Kahan s Wedding Anniversary The Weiss Burkart Families Rabbi Joshua Skoff Discretionary Fund Cont IN HONOR OF Braden White s Bar Mitzvah Maxine Michael Landers Jack Cohan s Birthday The Liszniansky Cohan Family Susan David Kahan s Beautiful Family and Good Health Morgan Michael Jacobs Love Graciousness for the New Year Renee Dworkin Aliyah on Simchat Torah Rubin Inga Gutarts Mitch Balk s Milestone Birthday Enid David Rosenberg Our Aliyah Rosalyn Joseph Wolf IN MEMORY OF Judy Wasserman Shelley Fishbach Lewis Weinberg Joan Kekst Shirley Goldberg Robert Marjorie Stein Fund IN HONOR OF Linda Clifford Wolf s Wedding Anniversary Deborah Joel Glass IN MEMORY OF Rita Balk Celia Frank Stein Betty Goldman Deborah Joel Glass Stephany Jonathan Bass Camp Fund for Outdoor Activities Fund IN MEMORY OF Harold Feuer Stephany Jonathan Bass Wolf Religious School Discretionary Fund IN MEMORY OF Milta Mandel Amy Greenspan Jefferey Rhodes Steve Rhodes Rabbi Sharon Marcus Discretionary Fund IN APPRECIATION OF High Holiday Honor Miriam Dan Rose Rabbi Marcus Sherry Smith Shabbat Parshiot Torah portions to be read this month December 7 9 Kislev Va yetzei Genesis 28 10 32 3 December 14 16 Kislev Vayishlach Genesis 32 4 36 43 December 21 23 Kislev Vayeishev Genesis 37 1 40 23 December 28 30 Kislev Miketz Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Chanukah Genesis 41 1 44 17 Numbers 28 9 15 Page 15 www parksynagogue org

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Sunday Morning Minyan 8 30 am PSE Monday 1 Tuesday 2 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE No Sunday School No Talmud Class No Bible Class Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Wednesday 3 Sisterhood 10 00 am PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Women s Spirituality Open Discussion 9 15 am PSE Thursday 4 Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Morning Minyan 8 8 30 am PSE Sunday School 9 15 am PSE Talmud Class 9 30 am PSE Rabbi s Bible Class 11 00 am PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 9 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 10 Morning Service 7 30 am PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 6 12 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 13 Sisterhood 10 00 am PSE Weekday School 4 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Rabbi Skoff s 11th 12th Grade Class 7 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 5 30 pm PSE Morning Minyan 15 8 30 am PSE Sunday School Chanukah Party 9 15 am PSE Talmud Class 9 30 am PSE Rabbi s Bible Class 11 00 am PSE Snow Tubing with Jr Kadima Kadima 12 00 pm Away Evening Minyan 5 30 pm PSE Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Erev Chanukah 22 Morning Minyan 8 30 am PSE Minyanaire of the Year Award 8 30 am PSE No Sunday School No Talmud Class No Bible Class Chanukah Pottery Painting Party 3 00 pm Pinecrest Community Menorah Lighting 5 30 pm Pinecrest Chanukah 1st Night Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Evening Minyan 5 30 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 29 16 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 17 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Women s Shabbat Family Service w Volunteer Choir Flute Group Dinner w Scholarin Residence 6 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 18 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 19 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 20 Sisterhood 10 00 am PSE Weekday School 4 00 pm PSE All Star Thursday 4 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE WRCG Book Group 7 30 pm Away Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 23 No Weekday School Chanukah 8th Night Morning Service 7 30 am PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00pm PSE Chanukah 2nd Night Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 24 New Year s Eve Morning Service 7 30 am PSE No Sisterhood No Sunday School No Talmud Class No Bible Class No Weekday School Evening Minyan 5 30 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Chanukah Family Shabbat Service Dinner with Teen Klezmer Band 6 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Chanukah 4th Night Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE 26 No Sisterhood Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 30 Chanukah 25 3rd Night Offices School Closed Morning Minyan 8 30 am PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Chanukah 5th Night Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE No All Star Thursday Mitzvah Project 2 00 pm Menorah Park Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Family Shabbat Service 6 00 pm PSE 27 Women s Shabbat 14 w Scholar inResidence Services at EAST Morning Service Kiddush 9 00 am PSE Confirmation Lunch with Rabbi Skoff 10 30 am PSE Youth Service 10 30 am PSE Women s Shabbat Lunch Learn 12 00 pm PSE Evening Service 4 30 pm PSE Men s Club Beer Tasting 6 30 pm Away Services at EAST 21 Morning Service Kiddush 9 00 am PSE Newborn Shabbat Birthday Shabbat No Confirmation Class Youth Service 10 30 am PSE Evening Service 4 30 pm PSE Chanukah 28 6th Night Services at EAST Morning Service Kiddush 9 00 am PSE No Confirmation Class Evening Service 4 30 pm PSE 31 December 2019 Kislev Tevet 5780 Shabbat Clubhouse 9 00 am Evening Minyan 4 00 pm PSE Services at EAST 7 Morning Service Kiddush 9 00 am PSE Anniversary Shabbat Bar Mitzvah Zachary Schwarz Confirmation Class 9 30 am PSE Youth Service 10 30 am PSE Family Shabbat Service and Hot Hearty 6 00 pm PSE USY Shabbat Dinner Evening Service 6 00 pm Away 4 30 pm PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE 11 Saturday All Star Thursday 4 00 pm PSE Screening of Gentleman s Agreement 3 00 pm PSE Chanukah 7th Night Morning Minyan 8 30 am PSE Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Neshama Olive Oil Tasting 6 30 pm Away Evening Minyan 6 00 pm PSE Mahj Mingle 6 45 pm PSE 5 Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE All Star Thursday 4 00 pm PSE Weekday School 4 00 pm PSE Evening Minyan 5 30 pm PSE Friday Morning Minyan 7 30 am PSE Candle Lighting Times Friday December 6 4 39 pm Friday December 13 4 39 pm Friday December 20 4 41 pm Friday December 27 4 45 pm

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THE PARK SYNAGOGUE BULLETIN USPS 422 060 Periodicals Postage Paid at Cleveland Ohio Vol CIII No 10 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 Marilyn Zaas Preschool Director Anne Sportas Executive Education Consultant Judy Kaufman Development Director Ellen Petler Program Volunteer Director Allison Solomon Membership Director Mackenzie Corpora Media Director Michael Rubin Park Day Camp Director Julie Moss Park Librarian OFFICERS President Susan Ratner V P Administration Andrew Kline V P Communications Loree Potash V P Education Youth Scott Weltman V P Membership Joel Adelman V P Special Projects Bruce Epstein Treasurer Brian Sokol Recording Secretary Jill Muencz Endowment Committee Chair Ira Goffman Park Synagogue is affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism DATED MATERIAL DO NOT DELAY PERIODICAL Offices School Friday Evening Services 27500 Shaker Boulevard Pepper Pike OH 44124 Shabbat Morning Evening Services 3300 Mayfield Road Cleveland Heights OH 44118 Summer Scholarships Park Synagogue awards limited supplementary scholarship money to those students attending a Jewish overnight camp or Israel program during the summer of 2020 All requests must be received in writing by February 28 2020 To apply please provide the following information student s and parent s names and address grade for the current 2019 20 school year name and cost of the camp or program number of weeks attending camp Please indicate if this is the applicant s first or second year attending camp s or program s or the number of years they have previously attended Preference will be given to first and second time campers NOTE Even if you have applied for scholarship monies through the JECC or onehappycamper org you must still send your written request to Rabbi Skoff s office by February 28 2020 Please email your request to eva parksyn org FOR Park Day Camp Leaders Looking for talented staff leadership in the following sports Soccer Baseball Basketball Volleyball and Golf Mid December to PSE Contact Mike Rubin Park Day Camp Director at mrube58 gmail com if interested