Response to Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Last weekend, hundreds of Jewish Pittsburghers gathered to observe the National Refugee Shabbat, organized by the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS). Drawing on the themes of wandering and welcome found in Lech Lecha (last week’s Torah portion), HIAS organizers hoped that synagogues observing Refugee Shabbat would commit to adopt refugee families and help them settle into their new lives in America. One week later, the same Jewish community that had gathered to show compassion to strangers was rewarded with a hailstorm of bullets. The perpetrator, a domestic terrorist, walked into a synagogue building shared by three congregations, interrupting a joyous bris with rage and […]

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The Passing of Barnett Eades

Last Monday, June 25, our friend, Barnett Eades passed away in hospital at the age of 79. He contracted hospital pneumonia while he was being treated for an infection around his feeding tube. He fought hard, quietly and with great dignity and is now home with the L-rd. He and Molly were good friends of our shul and he will be missed. The funeral will be held on Saturday, June 30th at 10:30 am at the Zion Apostolic Church, which meets in Calvary Community Church (8704 Millwoods Road). I have just spoken to Molly and any of you who knew […]

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April 1-7 Announcements

Here are four calendar reminders for April. On Wednesday, April 4th, Prayer Meeting will be cancelled and we will be having a Resurrection Service at 7 PM, in the chapel at St. Timothy’s. On Saturday, April 7th, we will be celebrating the first Yizkor (Memorial) of the new festival cycle. Traditionally the cycle runs from Nissan (March/April) to Tishrei (September/October), with Chanukah in midwinter (December) and Purim at the last full moon of winter (February/March). Please bring pictures of the beloved departed as we thank G-d for there role in our lives– they can be family members, good friends or […]

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Passover Tickets

Shalom Everyone, Passover tickets are now for sale. They are $30 for adults (13 and older), $15 for youth (6-12), free for 5 and under. Remember our congregational Seder will be on Friday, March 30th at 6 pm in Stewart Hall. If you are able to help with the set up, please talk to Donna or Patti or the rabbi on Shabbat. We will need people Thursday afternoon to help set up the tables, the place settings and the non perishables. We will also need volunteers to come Friday afternoon to help put out the final ritual items (charoset, marror, […]

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September 9—15 Announcements

Our next Quarterly meeting is Nov. 4th 2017. We will look at what changes need to be made to our constitution and by-laws. Our Hebrew Classes and will start up again after the Fall Feasts on Saturday, October 21st, from 3 – 5 pm in the Board Room. High Holy Days and Sukkoth for 2017, extend from Wednesday evening, September 20th (Erev Rosh Hashanah) to Saturday morning, October 14th (Simchat Torah) The schedule is on the back table so you can sign up and tell us what ritual food you will bring for our services and please also remember to […]

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June 17—23 Announcements

Annual Picnic and 15th Anniversary Celebration is on Saturday, July 22nd at Coronation Park, Site #2 (map is available on the back table). We will have our Shabbat morning service at Coronation Park at 11 am as part of the picnic. It is a good time to invite friends and family and introduce them to our ministry. Baptism (Tevila), we have decided to go with an indoor venue in the early fall and will announce the time and date once we have booked a location. Over the summer, we are going to take a break from our Hebrew Classes and […]

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June 10—16 Announcements

Marvin Kramer will be sharing with us on Saturday June 10th. We will be having a nosh after service, instead of our Shavuot Oneg. Annual Picnic and 15th Anniversary Celebration is on Saturday, July 22nd at Coronation Park, Site #2 (map is available on the back table). We will have our Shabbat morning service at Coronation Park at 11 am as part of the picnic. It is a good time to invite friends and family and introduce them to our ministry. Baptism (Tevila), we have decided to go with an indoor venue in the early fall and will announce the […]

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June 3—10 Announcements

Lethbridge Shavuot Ordination Rally is on Sunday June 4th. Please pray for safe travels for everyone attending. I have heard that as many as 150 from Calgary will be joining us for the rally! On Thursday, June 8th Rabbi Mike will be travelling to Canmore to meet with leaders from Jewish Voice, the group which has been financially supporting the CMJC. There will be no Yeshiva this week. Marvin Kramer will be sharing with us on Saturday June 10th. We will be having a nosh after service, instead of our Shavuot Oneg. Please bring carefully labelled, kosher food (and when […]

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May 28—June 3 Announcements

Lethbridge Shavuot Ordination Rally is on Sunday June 4th (Melissa and Dan David performing) See the brochure for details regarding lodging and directions. Tickets are available from Mike & Patti. Ticket prices are $10 per adult or $25 per family which covers BBQ and admission. They need to know by May 31st how many are coming. On Thursday, June 8th Rabbi Mike will be travelling to Canmore to meet with leaders from Jewish Voice, the group which has been financially supporting the CMJC. Marvin Kramer will be sharing with us on Saturday June 10th. We will be having a nosh […]

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May 21—27 Announcements

Lethbridge Shavuot Ordination Rally, Sunday June 4th (Melissa and Dan David performing) See the brochure for details regarding lodging and directions. Tickets are available from Mike & Patti. Ticket prices are $10 per adult or $25 per family which covers BBQ and admission. On Thursday, June 8th Rabbi Mike will be travelling to Canmore to meet with leaders from Jewish Voice, the group which has been financially supporting the CMJC. Marvin Kramer will be sharing with us on Saturday June 10th. We will be having a nosh after service, instead of our Shavuot Oneg. Annual Picnic and 15th Anniversary Celebration, […]

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