Weekly Update
May 27, 2021
Take a few minutes to hear what our executive director, Peter Smithhisler has to say:
As Pete mentions, we ask all who plan on attending Shabbat services in person to let us know by reserving your space each week. Sign up Monday through Thursday of each week leading up to Shabbat. Don't worry, you will still be able to attend services virtually.

Here is what the sign-up looks like:
Let Us Know How You Feel About Safely Returning to the Building
Click on the take survey graphic and tell us what you think!
Mazel Tov Barbara
After almost 33 years, tomorrow is Barbara Chapman's last day at IHC.

Congratulations Barbara!

Only the best for you as you begin your retirement! We are going to miss you!
Now Hiring
Our preschool, IHC ECC is hiring! We are seeking Lead Preschool Teachers beginning in our Summer Session. We believe in providing an atmosphere of love, learning, and play, which is greatly enhanced by our Jewish values. We also have a dedicated commitment to diversity among our ECC families and our staff. Additionally, we are currently seeking Summer Camp Counselors with flexible hours. This is the perfect part-time job for a college student or recent graduate. Come join us in a fun and engaging summer! Interested applicants, please send resumes and references to: eccdirector@ihcindy.org. Please spread the word that we are hiring.
Starting next week, the Gift Shop is open on Wednesdays from 10a-2p, but remember, we are always available for concierge shopping. Just email us or call Bonnie Foster at 317.697.5642 and we'll shop with you over the phone, by video chat or in person. Support the Gift Shop this summer, so we can continue to support IHC! Read more here.
Our Journey Continues to Raise This Last $28,000!

If You Have Not Yet Given, Please Help Us Reach Our Goal By Giving Today.

Our Incentive:
No High Holy Day Appeal!
Thank you to these following donors for making their gifts:
(names in color are new this week)
Anonymous (7)
Ben & Nichole Abraham
Jeff & Lynn Abrams Abrams
Stuart & Louise Abramson
Eric Adolph & Teresa Beam
Jerald & Gayle Ancel
Ruth Anderson
Wendy Anderson
Andrew Arenson & Karen Alfrey
Joshua & Eliana Armstrong
Adrienne Aronson-White
Betsy & Jim Backe
The Baker Family
David & Sharon Baldwin
Lorraine & Andy Ball
Lacey Barcheck & Robert Brown
Jon Barefoot & Erin O'Leary
Brian & Rachel Basey
Beisel Family
Jerry Bennett & Bonnie Meret-Bennett
Cara & Mike Berg Raunick
Jerry & Renee Bergstein
Karen & David Berman
Rhonda Berns
Randall & Gayle Bernstein
Ron & Dee Bloom Family
Carol Bogar
David Brokaw & Family
Deborah & Steven Bulloff
Marsha & Dave Burman
Andrea Burnett
Sarah Butler
Seth Cahn & Victoria Hyatt
Daniel & Kathryn Cantor
Louis & Linda Cantor
Robert & Braca Cantor
Dennis & Laura Carafiol
Shaina Cavazos & Ryan Nye
Rabbi Jordana Chernow-Reader &
Luke Reader
Michael & Caren Chopp
Dona and Larry Cohen
Karen Cohen
Stephanie & Jeffrey Cohen
Mary Cook
Sally A. Cook
Jane & Kevin Corn
Mark & Stacy Covitz
Roberta Dakich
Anita Dansker
Bryan & Myrna Davis
Susan Dill
Leonard Dintenfass & Connie
Tom & Judie Doehrman
Alexei Dolgin
Elaine Edmands
Henry Efroymson & Sonja Kantor
Andrew & Irene Engel
Diane Evans & Jerry Mayer
Howard Feldman & Gail Adamson
Thelma Feldman
Sharyn Feuer & Suzan Feuer
Beth Fineberg
Fingerhut Family
Randy & Esther Fishman & Scott &
Amanda Fishman
David & Bonnie Foster
Sylvia Foster
Eddie & Laurie Freeman
Lisa Freeman & Kevin Hardie
Patti Freeman Dorson & Roland
Sarah Freeman & Ian Stewart
Roberta Frye
Holly & Alan Galan
Robert & Susan Garelick
Marion Garmel
Lynn Giles
Daniel & Susan Gillock
Neal & Cindy Ginsberg
Marv & Marcia Goldstein
Evan & Lynda Goodman
Gary & Patty Goodman
Janice Goodman
Phyllis Goodman
Rose-Marie & Bob Goodman
Oren & Melanie Gottlieb
Peter Grossman & Pauline
Gary & Sara Halberstadt
Coyene Halpern
Linda Hann
Beverly Harrison
Chester & Judith Hastings
Patrick & Diane Healey
Stanley & Phyllis Herman
Tom & Janie Herman
Patricia Hester
Robert & Linda Hewitt
Harold & Carolyn Hiser
Steven Horwitz & Sarah Skwire
Roger Hurwitz
Dwayne & Amy Isaacs
William Jacobson
Carol & Ken Joseph
Harvey Kagan
Marshall & Shelley Kahn
Kenneth & Phyllis Kaplan
Debbi Kasper
Dana & Marc Katz
Mitch & Karen Katz
Rachel Katzenellenbogen, Barney Mansavage & Family
Nicole Keller & Thomas Bush
Jennifer Kelley
Joyce Kleinman
Steve Kofkoff & Nicole Kirch
Rita Kohn
Stephan Kort
Rabbi Brett & Tami Krichiver
Martin & Natalie Kroot
Stephanie Kroot
Mark Langer & Elaine White
Phil & Wendy Larman
Michelle Lawrence
Charles & Lori Lencheck
Richard & Barbara Leventhal
Judy & Jerry Levine
Neil Levine
Barbara Levy
Jeffrey Levy & Vanessah Ng
Alix Litwack
Jerry Litwack
Jethro, Nathali, Sam & Sophie Lloyd
Josh & Andrew Lodolo
Diane Lutz
Lybolt-Wagner Family
David & Paula Magee
Cantor Aviva & Jim Marer
Tilden & Cathy Mendelson
Jarrett & Angela Meyer
Janet & Michael Miller
Nathan & Joan Miller
Mark & Marsha Milliken
Sharon Monat
Thomas & Cherie Morgan
JoAnn Morris
Evvy Moss
Gary Moss & Lori Popp Moss
Jack & Susan Moss
Donna Nelson
Miles Nelson & Carolina
Nisenshal Family
Evan & Allison Nisonson
Faye Owens
Jon & Andrea Pactor
Dorit Paul
Eloise Paul & Bill Lee
Mark & Sally Perlstein
Susan Popp
Timothy & Stacie Pozdol
Debby Provisor
Jon & Sue Pryweller
Myron & Joan Rapkin
Steve & Pam Rappaport
Nancy Reiter
Kathleen Rice
Jamie Ratner Rich &
Jason Rich
Robin Ridge
Rob Rifkin
Mark & Rebecca Ristow

Cantor Janice & Brandon
Chuck & Karen Rossen Robin & Steve Rossman
Roberta Rubenstein
JoAnn Rubin
Kirsten & Adam Rubin
Zachary & Marcia
Alvin & Phyllis Russell
Larry & Lisa Sablosky
Michael Sanders
Karen Lamott Schiffer &
Adam Schiffer
Roberta Schweitzer
Jerome & Donna Segal
Jeff & Sally Seidenstein
Rabbi Roxanne & Ben
Scott & Colleen Shapiro
Ann Shepherd
Norman Sider
Robert & Denise Silbert
Al & Bennie Silver
Gregory & Renny Silver
Jerrold & Ellen Simon
Alex & Marcella Slabosky
Marilyn Smith & Andrew
Mark & Jennifer
Theodore & Judith Sosin
Susanne & Dan Spitzberg
Susanne McAlister
Charitable Fund
The Stark Waldman
Dodie Stein
Rabbi Jonathan & Susan
Larry & Rita Steinberg
Sheryl Strack
Susan Townsend & Family
Dr. & Mrs. G. Tuckman
Kenneth & Flora Valentine
Marla & Adam Wald
Doug & Debbie Waldman
Bess Walter
Beth Weinberg & Family
Phillip Weisberger & Joyce
Carol Weiss
Todd Wentico & Rise'
Sandi Werner
John & Elizabeth Wertz
David & Masha Wiener
Willis Goldstein Family
Steve & Missy Wise
Justin & Courtney Wiser
Pete & Carol Wormser
Roberta Wurzman
Darren & Audrey Yoakum
Timothy & Sheila Yuckman
Shana & Eddie Zelikovich

Friends of IHC
Alan Atlas & Lori Katz
Kris & Jen Breighner
Jamie Burnett & Jason
Sarah Feeney & Brandon
K.L. Glasser & Family
Dan & Sarah Goldblatt
Nathan Hillenburg
Kathy Madvig
Louise & Leonard
Benjie Sider & Jon Sider
Pete & Chris Smithhisler
Anastasia Strausburg
Elizabeth A. Wathen
Steven & Cynthia Wise
We are grateful for these gifts which were received by May 25. If you have made a gift and we have missed (or mispelled or listed incorrectly) your name, please let us know.
6:15pm Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat
via Zoom or on Facebook Live
9:00am Torah Study Online via Zoom
Parashat Behaalotcha
Click here for the Torah Portion
For your convenience, we've added a way for you to see the monthly listing of Yahrzeits (anniversary of a loved one's death).
When a Yahrzeit is observed, there is a Jewish custom to give Tzedakah. Please consider honoring the memory of a loved one by making a donation to IHC.
We celebrate with...
Karen and Jeremy Glowacki (parents), and family of Talia Glowacki who became bat mitzvah last Shabbat.

Brittany and Bernie Goodman (parents), Patty and Gary Goodman (grandparents) and Abbe (Goodman) and Evan Bayliss (aunt and uncle) on the birth of London Rae Goodman on May 14.
If you have any news to share, please let Amber know!
We mourn with those experiencing loss...
Shana (granddaughter) and Joshua Thompson, and family of Eleanor Gelman

Karen (cousin) and Charles Rossen, and family of David Walker

Beth Weinberg (daughter) and family of Carol Cohen
If You Know Someone Is In Need of our Clergy Team
Be our eyes and ears! If you know something, please let us know so we can better care for our IHC Family. Email or call our clergy assistant, Amber Harter at 317-255-6647. Additional information can be found here.
High School Seniors: Deadline is Tuesday
Brotherhood is proud to announce that this year’s application for the annual Marcia Goldstein scholarship is now available and is open to Jewish high school seniors planning to attend an accredited university or college as a full-time student.
Click here to read more and download the application, due June 1.
Please remember that all links to our Online Offerings
(unless they are sent to you after signup)
are available at ihcindy.org/online.
Click on any of the blue links below for more information!
Every Saturday Morning
Thursdays, May 27 & June 3
Wednesday, June 9, 16 & 23
9:30am Torah Talk
Monday, June 7
7pm Brotherhood Meeting
Tuesday, June 8
Wednesday, June 9
Sunday, June 13
Tonight and June 3 at 7pm
By popular demand, Rabbi Brett will be exploring the deep theology hidden in the smash TV hit "The Good Place." Watch the series and join the deep discussion. Register for the class with Barbara Chapman. No fee for the class. The Zoom link will be sent upon registration.

If you missed the first class, watch it here.
Lovely Day in the Park
Sunday, June 13 at 3:00pm at Coxhall Gardens
All Women of IHC are invited to attend Sisterhood's Annual Spring General Membership Meeting. To read more, RSVP (by June 6, please) and find out more about our school supplies drive, click here.
Hooverwood Living Cookbook: Deadline is Tuesday
The community is invited to be part of this exciting project Generation to Generation, Table to Table, and asks you to submit your recipes, The deadline has been extended to June 1. Click here for more details and to complete the recipe form. Click here to be a sponsor of the cookbook and/or pre-orders yours!
Hoosier Jewish Legends - Save the Date: August 22 at 1pm
Join the Indiana Jewish Historical Society in honoring our Hoosier Jewish Legends. There are six individuals who have made significant and lasting impacts on our Indiana Jewish communities around the state. This year’s Honorees are:
Larry Adelman, Fort Wayne, Robert & Sandra Borns, Indianapolis, Benjamin Eisbart, Fort Wayne, Marcia Goldstein, Westfield and Sydney Tuchman, Indianapolis (deceased).
Remember IHC in your will or as a designated beneficiary.

Creating your legacy does not cost you anything now. Click here to begin the conversation about creating your legacy (or let us know you have already done so).