WRT Weekly Update - July 13, 2017                                                        This week's Torah portion 

Shabbat Services 

Shabbat Evening Service
Friday, July 14 at 6:15 pm

Torah Study
Saturday, July 15 at 9:00 am 
Upcoming at WRT

Healing Service
Led by Cantor Jill Abramson and Nancy Abraham
Wednesday, July 19 at 5:30 pm
Join for a service dedicated to the concept of healing. Through song, silent prayer, meditation, poetry, and texts on the subject of healing, we will send prayers outward and delve inward, exploring what healing can mean. 

Singles and Friends of Singles (*off-site)
Wednesday, July 19 at 7:30 pm
Join those living with divorce for a social evening at *CHAT Restaurant in Scarsdale, 1 Christie Place. RSVP to Suzanne Saperstein at suzanne.saperstein@wrtemple.org.

Monday, July 31 at 10:00 in Temple kitchen
Come help prepare a meal that will be delivered to Hope Community Services, a soup kitchen in New Rochelle serving over 120 men, women and children. 

Tisha B'Av
Monday, July 31 at 8:00 pm
Join clergy and congregants in this annual ritual of remembrance of Jewish historical tragedy.  Now more than ever, as the Jewish community faces imposing challenges and simmering hatreds tear at the fabric of American society, we need to come together to pray and study Jewish texts and traditions about destruction and renewal.

Save the dates for upcoming summer events
Summerstage at WRT with Special Tribute to Cantor Abramson
Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 pm 
        Click here for more details.
High School Graduating Senior Send-Off 
Friday, August 11 at 6:15 pm
Civil Service Shabbat 
Friday, August 18 at 6:15 pm

For WRT members: If you would like to receive notifications of birth announcements and deaths within the WRT community, please email receptionist@wrtemple.org with your full name and email address. Please specify if you would like to be added to one or both of these notification lists.

Westchester Reform Temple is committed to the value of inclusion, and strives to make worship and programming fully accessible. Our building and bima are wheelchair accessible, and the sanctuary is equipped with assistive listening devices and large-print prayer books. ASL interpretation is available for any worship service upon request, and remote viewing of most services is available via webcasting from our website. If you need any additional accommodations to participate in a temple program, please contact Cantor Amanda Kleinman.

WJCS [Westchester Jewish Community Services] : Through the Partners in Caring Program , WRT is able to offer the support of an onsite Social Worker from WJCS, as well as offer social services to congregants in need.

UJA-Federation of NY: We are grateful for a special grant to enable and empower WRT to be the most inclusive congregation we can be. UJA-Federation also facilitates our partnership with the Jewish Deaf Resource Center,  to provide ASL interpretation on demand at services and WRT programs.

URJ [Union for Reform Judaism]: Our Reform Movement's synagogue arm; WRT is a proud member of the URJ and celebrates the leadership of URJ President, WRT Rabbi Emeritus Rick Jacobs.

HUC-JIR [Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion]: WRT supports the HUC-JIR, the official training ground for Reform Jewish professionals, and celebrates the leadership of its President, our congregant, Rabbi Aaron D. Panken.
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