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THIS WEEK
Friday, June 8
6:00 PM Festive Prozdor (appetizers)

6:30 PM  Pride Shabbat Service 
Saturday, June 9
9:15 AM Torah Study

10:30 AM Shabbat Service - B'nei Mitzvah of Nathaniel Grossman and Tess Usher
Pride Weekend
Pride Shabbat Service
Friday, June 8 at 6:30 PM
Join us for a festive Pride Shabbat service featuring special guest speakers from the congregation. The service will be preceded by a festive Prozdor (appetizers) beginning at 6 PM.

Join Rabbi Goldstein & the Religious Action Center on for the Capital Pride Parade!
Saturday, June 9 at 3:30 PM | RAC (2027 Massachusetts Ave NW)
The Capital Pride Parade is the District's largest festival where thousands come together to celebrate the LGBTQ community. Before marching, we will gather at the RAC at 3:30 PM for sign-making and refreshments. It is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate our community's deep, long-held support for LGBTQ rights.  Register.

Check out the LGBTQIA display in the library. We have nonfiction and fiction books as well as picture books.
M.W. Shapira and his Nemesis C. D. Ginsburg - Register Today!
Thursdays at 10 AM: June 7, 14, and 21 
Rabbi Fred Reiner will lead this 3-part class about the story of a 19th century biblical discovery and scandal, revisited in the 1950s, and the still mysterious disappearance of the scroll of Deuteronomy. Register now.
WIN Citywide Action with Council Chair Candidates
Thursday, June 7, 7-8:30 PM
Holy Comforter & St. Cyprian Church (1357 E. Capitol St., SE)
Bus from Temple Sinai at 6:10 PM; venue is .6 miles from Stadium Armory Metro Station

Stand up with Temple Sinai's WIN Core Team and Rabbis Roos and Goldstein, along with WIN folks from neighboring congregations across DC. The Action will "pin" Council Chair candidates Phil Mendelson and Ed Lazere on funding for legal assistance for immigrants, affordable housing, and public transit funding and jobs -- good jobs that have helped sustain African-American middle class families. Speakers will also address the connection between jobs and economic justice and the recent spate of gun violence in Ward 8. Questions or to join our group? Email Rabbi Goldstein.
TS Annual Report Available
The 2017-2018 Annual Report is here! Read it now. Please email us if you'd like a copy mailed to you.
NEXT WEEK
Nats-Giants Game with TSMRJ
Sunday, June 10 at 4:05 PM
Join the Brotherhood at Nationals Park to see the Washington Nationals take on the San Francisco Giants. Temple members and their friends are welcome!

Tickets are $33 each (Transportation and food are NOT included). 
Reserve tickets.
TSWRJ Mahjongg
Mondays, June 11, July 2, July 30, and August 13 at 2:30 PM
TSWRJ hosts Monday Afternoon Mahjongg over the summer in the social hall. Beginners are welcome. If you have not done so already, please contact Susan Schiffer or Robin Glantz if: i) you would like to be put on our e-mail list; and/or ii) if you can make it on June 11th. 
Holocaust Museum Trip
Friday, June 15 at 9 AM 
(Optional bus from Temple Sinai at 8 AM)
Join Temple Sinai as we visit "Americans and the Holocaust," the new exhibit at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.  There are a limited number of spaces for this special visit. RSVP now.

Talking About Israel
Friday, June 15 at 6:30 PM
Recent events have put Israel back in the headlines. The news coming out of Israel has been challenging and complicated.  At Friday evening services you will have an opportunity to learn more about what's happening in Israel with  Rabbi Adam, who will be preaching about his recent experiences there. 

As always, your clergy are available to speak with you about your feelings and concerns about Israel.

*Please note that we will be rescheduling our guests from New Story Leadership, originally scheduled for June 22, for an upcoming Shabbat Service.
LATER THIS MONTH
Daytimers
daytimers
Monday, June 18 at 12:45 PM
Join us for "Celebrating Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday: A musical program" with Cantor Laura Croen, Cantor Rebecca Robins, and Cantor Jason Kaufman from
Temple Beth El, Alexandria VA. Learn more.
Shabbat Service & Dinner with Guest Preachers from the Poor People's Campaign
Friday, June 22 at 6:30 PM
Join us for Shabbat Services with Guest Preachers Revs. William Barber II and Liz Theoharis, leaders of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. We'll be hosting these inspirational leaders along with friends from the Religious Action Center led by Rabbi Jonah Pesner and activists from the Greater Washington Area. Our service will be elevated by the participation of musicians Stacy Beyer and Peri Smilow, featured on the new Social Justice album Together as One.  A catered dinner will follow services. RSVP for dinner.
Join the Poor People's Campaign
Mondays in June
During the URJ Biennial, Rev. William J. Barber II called upon the Reform Movement to join The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. The PPC will unite tens of thousands of people across the country to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation's distorted morality. This 40 day campaign will consist of moral non-violent direct action on Capitol Hill and in 39 state capitals every Monday during June - June 11, June 18, and a culminating rally on Saturday, June 23. Interested in learning more and getting involved? Email Rabbi Goldstein.
IN THE LIBRARY
Donate Your Used Books, CDs & DVDs
Books Pile
In partnership with Turning the Page the Temple is collecting used books, CDs and DVDs. The collection box is located immediately to your left as you enter the Temple Library.
 
Turning the Page sells these items to fund its work with elementary and middle schools parents in Wards 7 and 8 to build home libraries, develop stronger parent-teacher relationships, and inspire their children to learn. Look for their pop-up bookstore, Carpe Librum, opening in Mazza Gallerie in May.     

To receive a receipt, please email books@turningthepage.org with the number of books donated. They will issue a tax receipt. This information is also printed on the donation box.
Philip Roth: May His Memory Be a Blessing
The Library is displaying a selection of Philip Roth's books in recognition of his literary accomplishments, which garnered numerous awards and placed him as one of the greatest novelists of the second half of the 20th  century.
PASTORAL NOTES
Mazel Tov to...
...Ken and Debbie Jaffe on the marriage of their son Matt Jaffe to Jonah Ruffer.
...Peter and Judy Kovler on the birth of their grandson Caleb James Fogarty Kovler.
...Bobbe and Herb Mintz, who received the Humanitarian Award at the Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) Productive Aging Award dinner.
...Karen Rothenberg and  Jeffrey Seltzer on the birth of their grandson  Colin Tate Gillespie, son of Andrea Seltzer Gillespie and Jamie Gillespie.
...Steve Wolk & Fran Rothstein on the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Wolk to Avigail Hurvitz-Prinz.
IN THE COMMUNITY
Deepen your Practice with Breath and Meditation
Fridays, June 8, 15, 22 -5:30 - 7 PM | Washington Yoga Center
Over the 3-class series, you will learn different breath and meditation techniques suited to your individual constitution and needs. Jointly led by Geneva Moss & Robin Glantz. To register:  www.washingtonyogacenter.com. For questions, contact robinglantz@me.com.

Healthy Aging Forum: Navigating Life's Choices
Sunday, June 10, 12-5 PM | Washington Hebrew Congregation (3935 Macomb St NW)
Hosted by Northwest Neighbors Village and Washington Hebrew Congregation with keynote speaker Kojo Nnambdi, resource fair, and workshops.  Register. 
 
Washington Jewish Film Festival: The Invisibles
Tuesday, June 12, 7:30 PM 
In June 1943, Germany infamously declared Berlin "judenfrei"-"free of Jews."  The Invisibles tells the remarkable stories of some of the 7,000 Jews still living in Berlin at that time.
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