UPCOMING CLASSES AND EVENTS
Prayer Design Committee:
We hope you saw the update about the exciting new designs taking shape for our space at the JCC! Once the committee completes its initial plan, we'll schedule a meeting for feedback and input for anyone interested.
Our dedicated team of members, artists, and artisans is hard at work designing an intentional and inclusive prayer and meeting space. Headed by our talented member Brendan Rose, we want you to know we're working with diligence and care so that our new "shul" is a conducive home for all that we do. Make sure to tune in to the annual meeting for an update.
Tikkun Boker Shavuot is Back!:
Over the years, we've found that it's much more impactful to have broad-based community learning during the morning of Shavuot. After missing last year, we're excited to bring back a fan favorite, Tikkun Boker Shavuot! On the first day of Shavuot (raindate is the second day), we've reserved the baseball field behind the JCC for a picnic luncheon. Bring your own blanket, bring your own food. We'll have an opportunity to hear words of Torah from several members of the community on the theme, "Like One Person with One Heart - Community & Revelation", based on Rashi's commentary on the Sinaitic revelation. Save the date and get excited More information to follow in the coming week.
Tot Shabbat is Back Too!
Thank you to Stephanie Hague for leading Tot Shabbat and starting it up again last week! We'll be off this week but plan to return next week and anticipate Tot Shabbat happening every other week during the coming months.
Tuesday Night Talmud (TNT!):
Instead of TNT this week, join Rabbi Dolinger and Rabbanit Avital at 8:15 pm for a dialogue on Preparing for Shavuot! See the flier below and put it on your calendar.
Zohar study meets regularly on Wednesdays from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm. The remaining class dates are 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, and 6/9.
Where: CBS Zoom Channel
Virtual Office Hours with Kesher Social Worker Tara Watkins
Many of us, struggle with feelings of uncertainty as well as other struggles related to the pandemic. As the Kesher worker for the synagogue, I am available to help with information and referral in the Jewish and larger community to help find appropriate assistance. I am also available for consultation and an ear to listen and help process a challenging situation.
I may be reached at 401-527-7772 and firstname.lastname@example.org. I am also be holding weekly virtual office hours from 9:30am to 12:30pm on Thursdays. If you are interested in scheduling a time to “meet” during this time please call or email in advance. You may also use the link provided and wait in the waiting room to be admitted.
Kesher is the congregational outreach program of Jewish Collaborative Services currently active at Congregation Beth Sholom, Temple Emanu-El, Temple Sinai, and Temple Torat Yisrael. Kesher services are offered free to synagogue members and their families due to generous funding from the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island and private donors. Conversations with Tara are confidential.