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July 9, 2018
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SpecialEventsSPECIAL EVENTS/SPECIAL PROJECTS
 LetsYoLet's Yo! Ice Cream Social & All-Day Dine to Donate 
From 1:30-2:30 pm, enjoy a cold treat with your M'kor Shalom clergy at Let's Yo! in Marlton (Marlton Crossing Shopping Center). Can't make it to our special hour? Show the flyer or mention this fundraiser ALL DAY when making your purchase and a portion of sales will be donated to M'kor Shalom. No RSVP necessary. Pay your own way.  
 
calendarCalendar & Source Advertising
Calendar & Fall Source Ad Deadline: Friday, July 27
Click here for advertising discounts in our annual calendar and our seasonal newsletter. Contact Sara Honovich or Marilyn Hailperin for more information and to determine what best fits your advertising needs.  
 
ShoreM'kor at the Shore
Saturday, July 28, 8:00 pm 
Join clergy and friends for our annual evening of Havdalah, song, dessert - and more dessert! - a t the Margate, NJ, home of Rolane & Steve Sunshine. Kindly RSVP. To get directions, contact the synagogue office.   
 
BBBBQBeach Blanket Barbecue
Wednesday, August 8, 5:00-7:00 pm
An enjoyable evening of dinner (something for everyone!), music, crafts, Kona Ice Truck and fun. Our backyard barbecue is open to congregational and prospective member families - tell your unaffiliated friends and family! No charge; RSVP required by August 5. Click here for more information or to register
 
MemberFormsMembership Renewal Form &  
Religious School Registration Forms
Kindly return your completed forms and initial payment as soon as possible. If you need the forms or have any questions, please contact the synagogue office. As always, our Financial Secretary is available to discuss any financial concerns you may have.  
 
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ServicesSHABBAT SERVICES
Friday Evening Service Schedule
Click here for a pdf of our Shabbat service schedule.

Summer Kabbalat Shabbat Services, 6:30 pm
Every Friday, through August 31  
Webcast: July 20 and August 3 & 17 (click to view) 
July 27 - We celebrate July birthdays.
August 24 - We celebrate August birthdays. 
 
TorahStudySummer Torah Study/Spice Up Your Judaism, 10:00 am (Chapel) 
July 14, 21 & 28
August 4, 11, 18 & 25 
Come 15 minutes early for schmoozing and light refreshments before Torah Study begins on the hour. All are welcome to join the conversation; no RSVP or previous experience necessary.

dineshopDINE & SHOP TO DONATE
 
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AdultEdADULT EDUCATION
The Teachings of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel
Tuesdays, July 24 & 31, 10:30 am
Led by Rabbi Frenkel

Book Schmooze: Young Jane Young
Monday, Aug ust 6, 12:00 noon 
Join us for a lively discussion of the smart, funny, serious, and moving novel, Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin. Click here for more information


Note: Class handouts and materials are often available in advance, along with recommended reading. Look for the new "Adult Education Courses" shelf in the M'kor Shalom Library.   
 
To share programming ideas, contact Gail Donner and Art Treiman with your suggestions. New committee members always welcome.
 
caringcomm CARING COMMUNITY / HEALTH & WELLNESS
Our Caring Community volunteers are here to help congregants in need of support.
Volunteers provide: Transportation, Meals on a short-term basis, Shopping, Telephone reassurance, Friendly visits, Shiva set-up assistance, more
. If you or someone in your family is confined to home because of illness or injury, M'kor Shalom's Caring Community volunteers are here to help. Please contact Jane Bloom or the synagogue office, so our volunteers can respond to your needs.

rs RELIGIOUS SCHOOL/FAMILY PROGRAMMING
Beach Blanket Barbecue
Wednesday, August 8, 5:00-7:00 pm
Our summer fun barbecue is open to congregational and prospective member families. Click here for more information or to register. 
     

There are always great things happening at our Religious School. Tell your unaffiliated friends! Contact Merle Steinberg for more information.
tot TOT PROGRAMMING / EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
School Registration is Open
Click for more information on our 2018-2019 School Year, including Full-Day Kindergarten! Contact the ECC Office at 856-424-7339 for additional information.  
 

Our Tot Programming Committee & PTO are always hosting fabulous events! For information or to join our committee, contact Stephanie Riviello
achim ACHIM (THE MEN'S GROUP)
MensLunch Achim (The Men's Group) Lunch
Wednesdays, July 11 & August 1, 12:00 noon (off-site)
Join our standing reservation at Short HIlls Deli for lunch and conversation. No RSVP necessary. Pay your own way.   

WCWOMEN'S CONNECTION
We are busy planning more exciting women's programs for next year! Contact Lisa Weiser or Beth Savitch to help plan and to share your ideas.

WomenSpirit WOMEN & SPIRITUALITY
Potluck Dinner & Book Discussion
Wednesday, August 1, 6:15 pm
Join in our annual summer dinner and book discussion. Book TBA. Contact Rochelle Pepper and Sandy Fingerman to help plan and to share your ideas.

collegeCOLLEGE CONNECTION
Help Wanted!
Our M'kor Shalom College Connection students are always in search of internship and employment opportunities during their school breaks and over the summer. If you have any opportunities (paid or unpaid) to share with our students, please e-mail the details to David Snyder.

socactionSOCIAL ACTION
Social Action Cooking   
Thursday, August 2, 7:00 pm
Volunteers age 12 & up are needed to cook meals for New Visions Shelter in Camden. No experience needed. Limited space. Click for more information; RSVP to Jonathan Maurer.  
High Holy Day Food Drive
Wednesday, September 19 , at all Yom Kippur services
High Holy Day collections are vital to the JFCS program to feed those in need. Collection bags will be available at Rosh Hashanah services. 
   
HOUSE COMMITTEE
Help make our house your home! 
Get involved with our House Committee. We welcome anyone with ideas and/or skills to help us with many projects to keep our House beautiful and functioning smoothly. Contact Michelle Bross or Paul Fishbein
LibraryLIBRARY NEWS
BookClubBook Schmooze: Young Jane Young
Monday, August 6, 12:00 noon 
Join us for a lively discussion of the smart, funny, serious, and moving novel, Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin. Bring your own non-meat lunch. Coffee, tea and dessert will be provided. Kindly RSVP, or contact Irene Afek.

WEB ACCESS!
 
Web access to our catalog is now available to congregants at: https://20031.rmwebopac.com/. Use this site (from any device - desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone) to see the treasures of the M'kor Shalom Library. Then stop in the library and check out your item. Search our collection 24/7. No login required. Contact Irene Afek with questions.
OTHER NEWS
Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, July 25, 7:00 pm
All congregants are encouraged to attend.   
   
WiFi at M'kor Shalom
We improved wireless internet access, with multiple hotspots around the building. Click "mkorguest" and you're connected! 

M'kor Shalom Job Bank
If you know of an opening, please download the form, and return the completed form to the synagogue office so that the position can be posted online.

M'kor Shalom Help Wanted:
Webcasting Team Volunteers: Help the effort to webcast our services to those who are homebound or cannot come to services in person. No experience needed. Contact Bruce Weinger.

Photo Call! Send us your photos reflecting life at M'kor Shalom, including worship, study, good deeds, social events and more. Selected photos will be featured on the congregation's website, Facebook page and lobby displays. Email photos to MainOffice@mkorshalom.org.
 
M'kor Shalom Happenings On The Web
Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow @MkorShalom on Twitter. Tag us on Instagram! #hineiniatmkorshalom #mkorshalom #mkormoments. Share your M'kor Shalom moments & photos!

Gift Shop - Always New Items!
Stop in for all your gift-giving needs - Shabbat, holidays, engagements, weddings, new baby, B'nai Mitzvah, Confirmation, graduation and birthdays. Personalized wedding Ketubahs may be ordered. We also carry a large selection of beautiful tallitot.

GiftCardsGift Cards Available In The Synagogue Office

ShopRite, Acme, Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond and Short Hills gift cards are always available in the synagogue office during regular office hours.  

Recycle Your Empty Ink Jet and Laser Printer Cartridges! Old cell phones, too!
We have collection bins in both the main office and the school office. Drop off during regular office hours. These materials will be recycled and the congregation will receive a cash rebate. A win-win opportunity!

E!Minders
You can sign up online for any of the events listed above by clicking the registration link. If there is a fee, please pay using your Visa, MasterCard or PayPal account. If you pay by check, you will not be officially registered until your payment is received.

Thank you for using our online registration system, which will save you time and make it easier to sign up for events at M'kor Shalom. We hope you enjoy this new feature, and we also want to hear your feedback. You can send your feedback to MainOffice@mkorshalom.org.