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2018

December

  • Message 181208 Please note that the Religious School Shabbat Dinner and Service for December 14th has been cancelled. Regular Friday Services will be held at 7:30 though so please plan to attend.

November

  • Message 181201
    Chanukah Celebration - Saturday, December 8th  5- 8 pm
    Join us for our Annual Chanukah Celebration
    Lot of Latkes, Dinner, Music, Games, Pinata, Outdoor Candle Lighting
    Adults $ 10.00   Children $ 5.00  Family Max. $ 30.00        Sunday School children free
    or call the Temple office at (863) 682-8616
    (Chanukah Celebration flyer attached)
    ********
    Religious School Shabbat / Congregation Shabbat Dinner - Friday, December 14th
    Shabbat Dinner at 6:00 p.m.
    The Religious School students will be participating in Friday night Shabbat services.  Services begin at 7:00 p.m.
    Preceding the service will be a Shabbat Dinner.  There is no charge for our Religious School Teachers, Students, and their parents.  The cost for the Religious School attendees has been graciously under written by David and Shelley Robinson.
    The cost for congregants without children in our Religious School will be:
    Adults $12.00   Children $ 6.00     Family Max $ 36.00
    ********
    Our next Book Club meeting will be Tuesday, 12/4/18 at 11am in the Media Center of our Education Building, followed by an optional lunch out.
    The book club selection is “The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies” by Dawn Raffel.
    It is available from Amazon on Kindle, and in used and new book form.
  • Message 181124

    Highlights this week:

    Giving Tuesday - November 27th

    Please donate to the Temple Emanuel Giving Tuesday Fundraiser to help us purchase tablets for our Religious School students.  Facebook and PayPal will be matching donations on Giving Tuesday.

    https://www.facebook.com/donate/2149085612019089/ *********** Chanukah Party - December 8th Come join us for the Annual Chanukah Party.  Latkes, Full dinner, Outdoor Candle Lighting, Games,  and Prizes. Adults $ 10.00     Children $5.00     Family Max. $30.00 RSVP online (preferred) https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/chanukah-party *********** Save The Dates: Book Club - December 4th Religious School Shabbat/Congregation Shabbat Dinner - December 14th Shabbat Away From Home - December 21st
  • Message 181117 Read details about upcoming Religious School Shabbat Dinner and Service on Dec. 14th and Giving Tuesday inside this week's update! Make your reservations for Chanukah below.

     Chanukah Party    December 8th,  5-8  p.m.

    We will have a short Havdalah Service followed by a full dinner with lot’s of latkes !   Outdoor candle lighting.  Bring your menorahs and candles.  Games and prizes!   Bring your friends!

    Adults - $10.00  Children $ 5.00     Family Max. $30.00 RSVP online https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/chanukah-party  
  • Message 181110

    Pre Thanksgiving Shabbat Dinner / Religious School Shabbat

    Dinner at 6 pm  Services at 7pm

    Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

    Come enjoy a delicious dinner and support or Religious School Students as they participate in services.

    No charge for  Religious School Students, Parents and Teacher.   The cost for our Religious School attendees has been generously underwritten by Michael and Nyrka Riskin.

    The cost for congregants without children in the Religious School will be: Adults $12:00   Children: $ 6:00    Family Max. $36.00

    RSVP online @ https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/religious-school-shabbats/

    ************

    Oneg Shabbat following Friday Evening Services

    Marie Eisen is sponsoring and dedicating the Oneg Shabbat in celebration of the blessed arrival of her now two month old granddaughter, Annie, who lives in Michigan.  Mazel tov to Grandma Marie.

    ***********

    Friday Evening Shabbat Services on November 16th

    Our Friday Evening Shabbat Services, next week will be held at the home of  Marilyn Signer, 5615 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, Florida.

    See attached flyer for directions Note: We will not hold services at the Temple on November 16th Saturday Morning Shabbat Services on November 17th will be held in Renz Hall. ***********  VISTE Thanksgiving Meal Project Temple Emanuel will be helping Volunteers in Service to the Elderly with preparations for Thanksgiving meals.  There are many ways you can help:
    • Bake pumpkin bread / muffins to be included with their Thanksgiving meals. Bring all baked goods to the Temple by Friday 11/16.
    • Donate seasonal non perishable foods for their supplemental grocery program.  (Instant potatoes, stuffing mix, canned goods (green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, and cream of mushroom soup).      Bring all food donations to the Temple by Friday 11/16.
    • Snap Green Beans —  Monday, November 19th at 10 am Room A at First Presbyterian Church.  Come help us snap beans for their Thanksgiving dinner.
    • Thanksgiving Meals delivery - Help deliver meals on Wednesday, November 21st.  Pick up the meals at RP Funding Center from 3:00 - 5:30 pm.    Entrance 2 on the NW side of the complex.
    Please email the Temple office at office@templeemanuellakeland.com and let us know what you can help with. ***********  Save the Date - for our Annual Chanukah Party Saturday, December 8th   5 - 8 pm Havdalah Service  **  Outdoor Candle Lighting **Dinner ** Lot's of Latkes ** Games and Prizes Make reservations here: https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/chanukah-party/
  • Highlights This Week: Message 181103

    Solidarity Shabbat  - Show Up For Shabbat

    Temple Emanuel, along with United Synagogue, United Jewish Communities, and the ADL encourage everyone to Show Up for Shabbat, this weekend as we stand to remember the 11 Jews that were killed.and show the world that community, love, and good triumphs over evil.  Wherever you may be, attend services and join the with the community as they Stand Up For Pittsburgh.

    We invite our non-Jewish friends to join with us for services.  Friday evening services begin at 7:30 p.m.  Saturday morning services begin at 9:30 a.m. we ask our friends to please contact the Temple office and let us know you will be attending. We will have Sheriff's Department security present on the property.

    Salon for Women

    A special exhibit of Mark Chagall's works "Chagall- Stories into Dreams" is on exhibit at the Polk Museum of Art, 800 E. Palmetto St., Lakeland, Fl

    To Show support for the exhibit Temple Emanuel is sponsoring the Salon on November 5, 2018  1-2:30 p.m.. You will enjoy an in depth tour of Chagall's works led by Dr. Alex Rich, Polk Museum Curator and Director of Galleries and Exhibits. Cost is $40.00 per person. Space is limited to 40 women.

    Make your reservation now by paying via PayPal: https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/2688/

    RSVP Deadline November 2, 2018

    Religious School Shabbat / Congregation Pre Thanksgiving Shabbat Dinner The Religious School will be participating in Friday Evening Services on  Friday, November 9th.. Services will begin at 7:00 pm. Preceding the service there will be a  Pre Thanksgiving Shabbat Dinner at 6:00 p.m.   Thanksgiving Dinner menu. The entire congregation is encouraged to attend the Shabbat Dinner and Services to support our Religious School. There is no charge for our religious school teachers, students and their parents.  The cost for our Religious School attendees has been graciously underwritten by Michael and Nyrka Rskin. Sunday School attendees RSVP by sending an email to the Temple office.  office@templeemanuellakeland.com. The cost for congregants without children in the religious school will be: Adults - $12.00   Children - $6.00   Family Max $36.00 RSVP by November 5th online @ https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/religious-school-shabbats/

October

  • Highlights this week: Salon for Women A very special exhibit of Marc Chagall’s works "Chagall - Stories into Dreams" arrived at the Polk Museum of Art in September To show support for the exhibit of this famous Jewish artist’s works Temple Emanuel is sponsoring the Salon on November 5, 2018, 1 - 2:30 p.m. You will enjoy an in depth tour of Chagall's works led by Dr. Alex Rich, Polk Museum Curator and Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, and a reception with refreshments. Cost is $40 per person to defray the cost of sponsorship. Space is limited to 40 women. Make your reservation now by paying via PayPal: https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/2688/ or send a check to: Temple Emanuel, 600 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, FL 33803. RSVP Deadline October 29, 2018 ****** Religious School Shabbat and Pre Thanksgiving Shabbat Dinner The Religious School will be participating in Friday night Services on Friday evening November 9th. Services will begin at 7:00 pm. Preceding the service there will be a Friday Night Shabbat Dinner at 6:00 p.m. The menu will be a Thanksgiving style meal. The congregation is encouraged to attend the Shabbat Dinner and support our students. There is no charge for our religious school teachers, students and their parents. The Cost for the Religious School attendees is being generously underwritten by Michael and Nyrka Riskin. The cost for congregants without children in the religious school will be: Adults - $12.00 Children - $6.00 Family Max $36.00 RSVP by November 5th online @ https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/religious-school-shabbats/ Message 181027
  • Message 181020
    Highlights this Week:
    Shabbat Services will be held at Renz Hall in the Education Building.
    *****
    Marc Chagall Salon Exhibit - Chagall - Stories into Dreams  - November 5, 2018  1:00 p.m.   Polk Museum of Art.  $40.00 per person.
    Temple Emanuel is sponsoring the Salon for Women.
    Space is limited to 40 women
    RSVP deadline October 29th.
    Make you reservation now by paying via Paypal:   https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/2688/  
    or send check to Temple Emanuel, 600 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, FL 33803
    *****
    B'nai Brith Meeting - Sunday, October 21, 2018  10:00 Cleveland Heights Golf Club. Please RSVP now if you plan to attend and have not replied.
    10:00 a.m. - NOON. Buffet:  $14.00 per person  (includes bagels, lox, eggs, fruits, pastries etc.) GUEST SPEAKER:  Professor Howard Kerner,
    TOPIC:  Inspiring talk on how Hundreds of Thousands of Jews were saved from the Holocaust by Christians and Muslim in Europe and Asia.
  • Message 181013

    Highlights this week:

    Funeral for Gene Trachtenbarg

    Temple Emanuel expresses sincere condolences to the family of longtime member Gene Trachtenbarg, who passed away on October 10, 2018 at the age of 98.    May his memory be for a blessing.

    Funeral Services will be held on Friday, October 12th at 1:00 p.m. at Temple Emanuel Cemetery.    4620 U.S Highway 98 South.  Lakeland, Florida. Religious School Shabbat and Dinner The Religious School student will be participating in our Shabbat Services this Friday evening.    Services will begin at 7:00 PM Preceding the service will be a Shabbat Dinner at 6:00 pm.  There is no charge for our religious school teachers, students, or parents.  The cost for the religious School attendees has been graciously underwritten by the Sichelman Family. The cost for congregants without children in the religious school is:  Adults - $12.00     Children - $6:00    Family Max. $36.00 If you have not RSVP'd yet, please do so and pay online @  https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/religious-school-shabbats/

    Religious School attendees - send and email to the temple office- office@templeemanuellakeland.com

    Oneg Shabbat Honoring Tammy Serebrin

    The Oneg Shabbat following Friday Evening services is being sponsored by Kathy and Allen Shane in honor of Tammy Serebrin's Birthday.   Please come and wish Tammy a Happy Birthday.

    Book Club

    The next meeting of the book club will be help on Tuesday, October 16th in the Media Center of the Education Building.

    The book selection is: Jewboy of the South by Don Koplen

      It is available on Amazon in paperback and kindle at  https://smile.amazon.com/Jewboy-South-Don-Koplen/dp/1546923667/ An optional lunch out will follow the meeting. Community Events: Bnai Brith will meet on Sunday, October 21st at Cleveland Height Golf Club.   The speaker will be Howard Kerner, speaking on the hundreds of thousands of Jews, saved from the Holocaust by Christians and Muslims in Europe and Africa.  See the attached flyer for additional details. Michael Riskin, Vice President and an owner of CPS Investment Advisors, who also serves as the firm's Treasurer, will present a workshop for SCORE, on "Preparing for New Tax Reform".  He has over twenty years of experience in tax and financial planning topics and is a regular contributor to articles in the Lakeland Ledger. This event is sponsored by BB&T. The event will be at the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, October 25th at 7:45 am.     Tickets are $10.00 and a continental breakfast will be served. RSVP at  https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efko2nwm43326fe5&oseq=&c=&ch=
  • Message 180915

    Highlights this week:

    Joint Picnic with Temple Beth Shalom Winter Haven - Sunday October 7th  1pm at Mary Holland Park, Pavilion # 14  2015 Shumate Drive,  Bartow, Florida 33880

    $10.00 for anyone over 13     All you Can Eat    Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Beans, Salads, Drinks  (All Kosher)

    RSVP to meryl.crews@summitholdings.com

    You can pay at the picnic with cash or check payable to Temple Emanuel.

    *****

    Religious School Shabbat and Dinner - October 12th    Dinner 6pm   Services 7:00  (Note the earlier time for services)

    Come support our Religious School students as they participate in Friday evening services. There is no charge for Religious School teachers, students and their parents. The cost for congregants without children in the school will be: Adults - $12.00    Children - $6.00    Family Max $36.00

    RSVP online @  https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/religious-school-shabbats/  

     

September

  • Message 180915

    Highlights this week:

    Shabbat Services this week and Yom Kippur Services will be held in Berkovitz Hall.

    Shabbat Services next weekend  - September 21st and 22nd,  will be held in the Signer Board Room.

    Kever Avot Service - Sunday September 16th -11:00 a.m.

    Temple Emanuel Cemetery (4620  U.S. Highway 98 South, Lakeland)

    It is a Jewish custom to visit the graves of our loved ones during the High Holiday season.  Temple Emanuel welcomes the Jewish community to attend our annual memorial service, officiated by Rabbi David Goldstein, as we honor our loved ones.

     ******

    Break the Fast -

    This year’s Break the Fast is sponsored by Gerald and Joan Rabin and their son, Gary, in memory of Gerald’s parents, Russell and Nettie Rabin and Joan’s parents, Leonard and Rose Alper.     May their memories be for a Blessing.

    The deadline to RSVP is Sunday, September 16th.  Email the temple office at office@templeemanuellakeland.com.

    Yom Kippur Service Schedule - Please refer to the first page of The Message for the Yom Kippur service schedule.

  • Message 180907
    Shabbat Shalom Everyone! Here is your weekly update.
    Please note that all services for Shabbat and the High Holy Days will be held in Berkovitz Hall. Please refer to the first page of The Message for Rosh Hashanah service times.
  • Message 180901

    Highlights This Week:

    All services this weekend will be held in the Signer Board Room, due to air conditioning maintenance in Berkovitz Hall.

    Selichot Service - Join us on Saturday, September 1st as we usher in the beginning of the High Holy Day season with a Havdalah Service, Dessert Reception and Selichot service.  Signer Board Room 8:30 p.m. Havdalah / Dessert Reception, 9:30 p.m Selichot.

    High Holy Day Greetings - Wish Your Friends “L’Shanah Tovah” with the  Temple’s New Year Greetings. Cost: $18 per greeting—(Please prepay). The deadline for greetings to be received in the office is Monday, September 3rd. Email your greeting to the office with a note indicating how you want your name(s) to appear. Mail payment to the Temple office at  600 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, Fl  33803.   High Holy Day Baby Sitting - Baby sitting available up through second grade in the library. Baby Sitting cancelled if there are  no reservations. ROSH HASHANAH 1ST DAY - Monday, September 10th, YOM KIPPUR - Wednesday, September 19th, 9:30 AM - 1 PM. No charge for babysitting. Absolute LAST DAY to sign up for babysitting: Thursday, September 6th. Email the Temple office to sign up.  office@templeemanuellakeland.com

August

  • Message 180825

    Highlights this week:

    Sunday School / Hebrew School -

    Sunday School will begin on Sunday, August 26 th at 9:30 a.m.

    Hebrew School will begin on Tuesday, August 28th at 3:30 p.m. and Wednesday, August 29th at 4:30 p.m.

    ******

    Havdalah / Selichot Service

    Join us on Saturday, September 1st as we usher in the beginning of the High Holy Day season with a Havdalah Service, Dessert Reception and Selichot service.  8:30 p.m.  Berkovitz Hall ****** Wish Your Friends “L’Shanah Tovah” with the Temple’s New Year Greetings Cost: $18 per greeting—(Please pre-pay) Payment needs to be received in the office by Monday, September 3rd.  Send your payment and a note indicating how you want your name(s) to appear. Mail to the Temple office at 600 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, Fl  33803 ****** Lakeland History Series Jewish Voices: Temple Emanuel Oral History Interviews By Dr. Catherine Eskin September 12, 2018 7 p.m. Lakeland Public Library
  • Message 180804 Highlights this week: Summer Jewish Film Festival - Sunday  August 5th  4:00 P.M.     Cost: $5.00 at the door Optional dinner out afterwards. Film: "Snow in August" ************************ Shabbat Dinner and Services - Friday August 17th.  Dinner 6:15 p.m.   Services 7:30 p.m. We will recognize our Committee Chairs  and volunteers.

    Cost of Dinner: $12.00 adults, $6.00  children 3-12 years.

    Family Maximum $36.00

    RSVP and pay online by August 13th at

     https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/shabbat-dinner/

    Call the Temple Office at (863) 682-8616 with any questions.

July

  • Message 180721 (1)
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    Highlights this week:
     
    Book Club Tuesday, July 24th 11 a.m.   Ed. Building
    Book selection " Code Girls:  The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II. 
    Optional lunch out following    
    *****************************
    Temple Emanuel proudly presents…  A Summer Jewish Film Festival Sundays - July 29 and August 5.  4:00 P.M. Cost: $5.00 at the door.  Optional dinner out afterwards. Film Titles:  July 29th - “G.I. JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II”
    August 5th - "Snow in August"
    *****************************
    Reception honoring Althea Miller - Save the Date Saturday Evening 9/22/18        Please join us for a wine, hors d’oeuvres and dessert reception honoring our past president, dear friend and long time congregant Althea Miller, who recently relocated to Orlando.    Music provided by our talented members, Norma Jo Vaillette and Michael Sedloff.     More Details to Follow
    *****************************
    Shabbat Dinner, Installation of Officers and Awards - Friday, July 27th at 6:15 p.m.   Cost of Dinner: $12.00 adults, $6.00  children 3-12 years.
    Please RSVP by July 23rd so we will have an accurate number to prepare for.
  • Reception honoring Althea Miller - Save the Date - Saturday Evening 9/22/18.  Please join us for a wine, hors d’oeuvres and dessert reception honoring our past president, dear friend and long time congregant Althea Miller, who recently relocated to Orlando.  Music provided by our talented members, Norma Jo Vaillette and Michael Sedloff.   More Details to follow.
    Shabbat Dinner, Installation of Officers and Awards presentation on Friday July 27th at 6:15 p.m.          
    Cost of Dinner: $12.00 adults, $6.00  children 3-12 years.
    https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/installation-awards-shabbat-dinner/ Please RSVP by July 23rd so we will have an accurate number to prepare for.  
  • Message 180707

    Highlights this week:

    Rabbi Goldstein will on vacation  July 1st until 11th.  If a need arises in Rabbi Goldstein’s absence please contact Allen Shane at (863) 604-0767 or the Temple office at (863) 682-8616. and we will assist you.   Rabbi Goldstein has made arrangements for us to contact an Orlando area Spiritual Leader, while he is away.

    Shabbat Services on Friday July 6th will be led by Mavra Kear.  Please join us for a lovely Shabbat service led by Mavra.

    Shabbat Morning Services on Saturday July 7th will be led by Dr. Daniel Leviten.

    *****************************************************************

    Temple Emanuel proudly presents…  A  Summer Jewish Film Festival

    Sundays - July 8, 15, 29 and August 5.  4:00 P.M.

    Cost: $5.00 at the door    Optional dinner out afterwards.

    Film Title

    July 8th - “BERNSTEIN—LARGER THAN LIFE”

    There will be a short live concert of Bernstein's compositions preceding the showing of the movie.

June

May

  • Highlights this Week:

    Shavuot Services -

    Saturday May 19th 7:30 p.m. Erev Shavuot Services

    Sunday May 20th 10:00 a.m.  Shavuot Service and Yizkor

    Introduction to Judaism Class -

    12 Wednesdays beginning May 23, 2018,  7:00 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

    This is the first in a series of classes taught by Rabbi Goldstein for those seeking to convert to Judaism  but anyone wishing to attend is welcome.

    Contact the synagogue by phone or email if you have any questions.  (863) 682-8616 or office@templeemanuellakeland.com

    Message 180519

  • Save the Date - Congregation Meeting  Tuesday, June 5, 2018  6:15 pm  Berkovitz Hall   Dinner will be served. Message 180512  
  • Highlights this week:

    Israel's 70th Anniversary

    Please join Temple Emanuel as we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Israel’s Independence on Saturday evening, May 5, 2018, in the Social Hall at Temple Emanuel Lakeland FL. Our event will begin at 6:45 pmwith an appetizer and dessert reception followed by a program featuring Rabbi-Cantor Joel Fox and Rabbi David Goldstein speaking about their experiences in Israel.

    A Concert of Israeli Music performed by Rabbi-Cantor Joel Fox will be presented and our evening concludes with a Havdalah Service. There is no charge for this event however donations will be greatly appreciated: https://www.paypal.com/us/fundraiser/charity/247071 

    Link to registration form:    http://www.123formbuilder.com/form-3669368/Event-Registration-Form

    Or you may call the Temple office at (863) 682-8616 and leave a message that you are coming. Unveiling of the stone for Rhoda Wolf  The unveiling of the stone for Rhoda Wolf will take place on Sunday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m. at Temple Emanuel Cemetery.  A lunch reception sponsored by the Wolf family will follow at Temple Emanuel in Berkovitz Hall.  Rhoda's family cordially invites anyone who wishes to attend. Message 180505  

April

  • Highlights this week:

    Israel Independence Day Celebration Saturday, May 5th

    Please join Temple Emanuel as we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Israel’s Independence on Saturday evening, May 5, 2018, in the Social Hall at Temple Emanuel Lakeland FL. Our event will begin at 6:45 pm with an appetizer and dessert reception followed by a program featuring Rabbi-Cantor Joel Fox and Rabbi David Goldstein speaking about their experiences in Israel.

    A Concert of Israeli Music performed by Rabbi-Cantor Joel Fox will be presented and our evening concludes with a Havdalah Service, a ceremony marking the end of the Sabbath.

    There is no charge for this event however donations will be greatly appreciated: https://www.paypal.com/us/fundraiser/charity/2470719

     If you would like to attend, please fill in your details on the form at the link below and you will be automatically registered. Seating is limited. Event registration must be completed at least 2 days prior to the event. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you there!

    Link to registration form:   http://www.123formbuilder.com/form-3669368/Event-Registration-Form

    Or you may call the Temple office at (863) 682-8616 and leave a message that you are coming.

    Unveiling for Rhoda Wolf -

    The unveiling of the stone for longtime Temple member Rhoda Wolf will take place on Sunday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m.  at Temple Emanuel Cemetery.  A lunch reception sponsored by the Wolf family will follow at Temple Emanuel in Berkovitz Hall.  Rhoda's family cordially invites anyone who wishes to attend

    Message 180428
  • Our April 15th program has been rescheduled to May 5th. 


    The May 5th program / concert will start at 6:45pm. We will have a dessert reception. Rabbi Goldstein and Rabbi Fox will present an Israeli program. Then Rabbi Fox will perform a concert to celebrate Israel’s anniversary.. We will then end with Havdallah.

    Message 180414

  • Open House and Shabbat Service - Rabbi Goldstein would like to invite the congregation to an Open House on the last night of Passover. He has finished his indoor remodeling projects and wants to share with his Temple Family. There will be a Shabbat Service at his home on Friday, April 6th, at 7:30 pm.  No service at the synagogue that night. Please see details in The Message for directions.

    Message 180331

     

February

  • Purim highlights this week:
     
    Join us Wednesday Evening, February 28th at 7p.m. for our Purim Celebration and Megillah reading.  7 p.m. in Renz Hall.
    Come in costume (or not).      **  Celebrate the Holiday **       FUN !!  
     
    Purim Carnival - Sunday March 4th 11 a.m.
    Lunch, Games, Homemade Hamantaschen
    Kids, Parents, Friends, and the entire congregation is encouraged to come enjoy the fun !!
     
  • Highlights this week:

    Taste of Spain - Our annual fundraiser will be Saturday evening at 7 p.m. in Berkovitz Hall.  

    Live Entertainment  **  Silent Auction  **  Hors d’oeuvres  ** Cocktails  **  Desserts

    Admission $50 per person    RSVP and pay online       https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/annual-fundraiser/

    Second Night Seder - We are having a Second Night Passover Seder on Saturday, March 31st at 7 p.m. in Berkovitz Hall.   Save the date !!

    Amazon Smile - Temple Emanuel received a donation from Amazon Smile Foundation for 13.56 for purchases our members and friends made on Amazon.   When you shop on Amazon  they donate to the Temple.  Please use this link when you make purchases.     smile.amazon.com/ch/59-0915228 

    Message 180217

  • Oneg Shabbat - Marilyn Signer is sponsoring the Oneg Shabbat on Friday, February  9th in honor of her grandson, Greg Signer and his bride to be, Lynn Samuels who would be delighted to meet  members and friends of Temple Emanuel. 

    Movie Night - Tuesday February 13th at 6:30 p.m. -  The movie selection is "Dough"   We will have a light dinner before the movie.

    Taste of Spain - Our annual fundraiser is Saturday, February 17th 7:00 p.m..    Live Entertainment  **  Silent Auction   Hors d’oeuvres  ** Cocktails  **  Desserts

    Admission $50 per person

    RSVP and pay online by February 11, 2018

    https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/annual-fundraiser/

    Or call the Temple office (863) 682-8616

    Bnai Brith Meeting - Sunday, February 18th.  Cleveland Heights Golf Club.  Dr. Glen Barden is the speaker.  

     

    Message 180210 (4)

  • Message 180203

    Join us for Tot Shabbat tonight at 6:30 followed by regular Friday night Shabbat service and oneg.

January

  • Message 180120

    Oneg Shabbat tonight, Friday 1.19.18 - Jane and Brian Renz will be sponsoring the Oneg Shabbat in honor of their son Jeffrey Renz, his wife Irene Blazquez and daughter Jessica Renz who are visiting with us from New York City.  Please come join them at services.   

    Bnai Brith Meeting Sunday January 21st, 10 am to noon at Cleveland Heights. Barry Friedman will be speaking on “How fake news got started and news media trends".

    Israel Independence Day planning meeting Monday, January  22nd, 7 pm in Berkovitz Hall  -  to plan our Israel Independence Day Celebration for April 15th.  We need volunteers and your input and ideas. 

    Chocolate Oneg - We are having a chocolate seder in honor of Tu'Bshvat next Friday after services.  It will be enjoyable  for the whole family. 

  • Your weekly update....Highlights this week:
     
    Tribute Dinner for Marvin Wyman - Sunday, January 14th 5:30 pm. If you have not made you reservation yet, call or email Tammy Serebrin ASAP. tserebrin@gmail.com or (863) 838-2583. Pay online at: https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/marvin-wyman-tribute-dinner/
     
    Live Artfully, A Taste of Spain - Join us for our annual fundraiser Taste of Spain on February 17th. RSVP and pay online by February 11, 2018 https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/annual-fundraiser/
     
    Oneg Shabbat January 19th. - The Oneg Shabbat next Friday evening will sponsored by Jane and Brian Renz in honor of their children who will be visiting from NY.
     

2017

December

  • Message 171229

    Highlights this week:
     
    1. Mazel Tov to Daniel Leviten on his retirement after 40 years in practice as a pediatrician.
     
    2. Tribute Dinner Honoring Marvin Wyman - January 14th 5:30 p.m.  Please RSVP and pay online at https://templeemanuellakeland.com/events/marvin-wyman-tribute-dinner/ by January 8th.
     
    3. End of the year donations - there is still time to make any payments for dues, the fundraiser, or other donation by December 31st online at https://templeemanuellakeland.com.    Click on the donate button.
     
    4. Rabbi Goldstein Vacation - Rabbi Goldstein will be on vacation from Saturday, December 30th (after Shabbat services) until Thursday, January 11th.  If you need a Rabbi for an emergency during Rabbi Goldstein's absence please call Allen Shane at (863) 604-0767 or leave a message at the Temple office (863) 682-8616.
     
    5. Tot Shabbat January 5th has been cancelled.
     
    We wish all of our Temple members and friends a very Happy and Health New Year.

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