June 11 , 2019/5779

From last year to this year, we look forward to the Annual Gathering this Thursday!
Calendar On the Calendar
12 Sivan, 5779
Torah portion:
Numbers  4:21-7:89

Haftarah portion:
Judges 13:2-25
Friday, June 14
6:00 p.m. Qabbalat Shabbat

Jonas Costanza will chant Qiddush

7:00 p.m.  Soul Food Friday
Saturday, June 8
9:00 a.m.: Shabbat Morning Service and Torah Study

10:00 a.m.:  Thank Goodness It's Shabbat!

10:15 a.m.: Shabbat Service
Mazel tov! Jonas Costanza becomes a Bar Mitzvah
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Life Cycle Events

Mazal Tov!
We celebrate the birth of:
Levi Shiloh Koblick
May 30, 2019
Emma & Kal Koblick (parents)

Ava Penzias Flowers
May 28, 2019
Rachel & Akeem Flowers (parents)

May her memory be a blessing.   We mourn the loss of:
Jeanne Burmon
June 5, 2019
Mother of David Burmon
Grandmother of Edward Burmon

*Are you or is someone you know celebrating a wedding? An engagement? A new baby? Do you know someone who is ill or in need of a friendly, supportive call? Please let Rachel Daniels know.
*If you are saying Qaddish or are in need of a community, our daily Minyan takes place every weekday our building is open at 6:15 p.m.
annualgatheringAnnual Gathering of the Congregation
Thursday, June 13; Dinner at 6:00 p.m.
Be part of this communal opportunity to reflect on the past year, recognize our accomplishments, show appreciation for those who have served as leaders in the congregation, welcome new leaders, and look forward to what's to come in the next year! We will also have an opportunity to say goodbye to Rabbi Matt Soffer, welcome to Rabbi Dan Slipakoff, receive an update on the 2020 cantorial search, and vote on important changes to the Temple Israel bylaws. Read more.
Friends Annual Fund: Double Your Impact
A generous donor has offered to match the next $25,000 in donations to the Friends Annual Fund t
o help us reach our goal !  T he support of the Friends Annual Fund provides the essential resources needed to sustain our extraordinary educational opportunities, our innovative and timely social justice initiatives, and our extensive and inclusive spiritual experiences.  We are truly grateful to our members who have already made gifts of support, and offer our thanks.
The Spring 2019 semester of the Center for Adult Jewish Learning brochure is now available! Be sure to see the full list of courses, register, and follow CAJL on Facebook!
Shofar Blowing Workshop
Tuesday, June 18 at 5:00 p.m.
Learn to blow the shofar in preparation for the High Holy Days. Who should sign up? Anyone who has an interest in learning how to blow the shofar. If you currently play a brass instrument or have in the past, you have a step up in the training process. RSVP to Sue Misselbeck .
Celebrating Pride! The Hub of the Gay
Universe: An LGBTQ History of Boston,
Provincetown, and Beyond, with Author & TI Member Russ Lopez
Tuesday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Temple Israel member and author, Russ Lopez, will help us celebrate Pride this year. Join us as he gives a reading from his new book,  The Hub of the Gay Universe: An LGBTQ History of Boston, Provincetown, and Beyond. Learn more about the book at russlopez.com. RSVP to Ann Abrams by June 14.
cantorCantorial Transition 2020
The One! The Only! Cantor Einhorn's "Victory Tour" to Greece and Israel
January 30 - February 9, 2020;  Online registration now open , or call 888-811-2812 x 1
Registration for Cantor Roy Einhorn's "Victory Tour" to Greece and Israel is now open! Join Cantor Einhorn and his wife Cantor Jodi Sufrin, Rabbi Elaine Zecher, and Ellen Rovner and Michael Zimman, trip chairs, as we experience the seamless connection between ancient and new. View more trip details .
Did you become a Bar/Bat Mitzvah with Cantor Einhorn at Temple Israel? 
Cantor Einhorn will be retiring in 2020. We need your help to tell stories for his celebration. If you or a family member was a Bar/Bat Mitzvah between August 1983-2019, send a scanned photo of you and the cantor with the date and a short paragraph remembering the day. Send scanned photos to Sue Misselbeck or drop off at the Reception desk attention of Sue.
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