Congregation Tifereth Israel
February 28-March 6
Shabbat T'rumah
Michael Luper Bar Mitzvah
Shabbat Shalom!
In This Edition
This Week's Service Times
Upcoming Programs & Events
Adult Jewish Learning Opportunities
How to Support Your Synagogue
Community
THIS WEEK
Erev Shabbat
Shabbat Friday Evening Service
Shabbat Begins/Candle Lighting

Shabbat
Shabbat Warmup - Mah Chadash
Shabbat Morning Service ( watch live)
Childcare
Shabbat Clubhouse
Boker Tov Shabbat
Shabbat Ends
Friday, Feb. 28
5:30 pm
6:04 pm

Saturday, Feb. 29
9:00 am
9:30 am
9:30 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
6:58 pm
DAILY SERVICES
March 1-6
Sunday *
9:00 am & *5:30 pm
Monday-Friday
7:20 am & 5:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE:
Friday evening service time will change to 6:00 pm starting March 13
* At Kensington Place, 1001 Parkview Blvd. Contact Bob & Gail Clark at 614-306-9223 for directions
UPCOMING CANDLE LIGHTING & HAVDALAH TIMES
February 28-29/4 Adar
Lighting: 6:04 pm
Havdalah: 7:05 pm

March 6-7/11 Adar
Lighting: 6:12 pm
Havdalah: 7:13 pm

March 13-14/18 Adar
Lighting: 7:19 pm
Havdalah: 8:20 pm
WE REMEMBER
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in the
Hebrew month of
 Adar
MAZAL TOV!
To Wendy Luper and Doug Luper on the occasion of their son, Michael Whinston Luper, becoming a bar mitzvah.
TIFERETH ISRAEL/AGUDAS ACHIM
MERGER INFORMATION
STREAMING LIVE FROM TIFERETH ISRAEL
A generous gift by long-time members Ronnie Blank & Bev Weston has made it possible for more services, programs, and classes than ever to be available to those unable to come to Tifereth Israel by way of live streaming over the internet. To view a program, class, or service, go to   www.tiferethisrael.org   and click on the Live Stream button at the top of the page.
UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
SISTERHOOD & MEN'S CLUB SHABBAT
Saturday, March 7
9:30 am
Tifereth Israel
We will celebrate the dedicated men and women of the Tifereth Israel Sisterhood and Men's Club and all they do for our synagogue and community. The kiddush luncheon following services will be in honor of these two vital organizations.
MATZAH & MACAROON DRIVE
March 1 - 19
Tifereth Israel
Benefiting JFS
Bring boxes of matzah and packages of macaroons to the synagogue for Jewish Family Services of Columbus to distribute to members of the community who need assistance observing the holiday. Look for a table in the Atrium. Grocery store gift cards and cash donations are also welcome and should be given to Wendy at the front desk.
SHABBAT NESHAMAH
Fri., March 20
5:30 pm
Katz Chapel
A Kabbalat Shabbat service filled with singing, poetry, prayer, meditation, and learning.
2020 Torah Fund Campsign
Saturday, March 24
11:00 am
Tifereth Israel
The theme for this year's Torah Fund brunch is chesed, kindness, and long-time member Helen Miller will be recognized as this year's honoree. At the brunch, we will make 150 "kindness kits" to be given to homeless people in Columbus. These kits include personal hygiene items, socks, and snacks. To RSVP for brunch or make a donation, please contact Nancy Gurwin at 614-800-3299 or Martha Rosenson at 614-270-5116.
LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
INCLUSION SHABBAT
Friday, March 6
7:00 PM
A short, but meaningful, Kabbalat Shabbat service designed for individuals or families of individuals with special needs. Open to all who wish to welcome Shabbat in a warm, meaningful fashion. For information, contact Helen Miller, 614-236-4764.
MORNING BOOK GROUP
Fridays
8:15 am
NEXT: March 6
Join the conversation as we explore the concept of the divine-human partnership in Abraham Joshua Heschel’s classic book, “God in Search of Man” as our text. For information, contact Joy at 614-928-3291.
TORAH TROPE TUTORIAL
Second & Fourth Sundays
10:00 am
NEXT: March 8
Learn how to chant Torah trope or refresh your memory. Basic Hebrew reading skills required. New students welcome at any time. Taught by Dr. Jerry Benis. FREE.
I CAN'T BELIEVE MY EARS!
Second & Fourth Mondays
6:30 pm
NEXT: March 23
Join Cantor Jack Chomsky for a deep dive into the recordings of the Milken Archive of American Jewish Music. Cantor Chomsky will use his experience and insight to "unpack" the archive for a mind-bending musical experience.
PEREK YOMI
Tuesdays
8:30 am
NEXT: March 3
Explore a new chapter of the Hebrew Bible each week with Rabbi Skolnik, starting with "In the beginning" and moving onward from there! Drop in for a few sessions, or make it a regular part of your week! FREE. Includes bagel breakfast. Can't make it? Watch it live or later on   Facebook  (no account needed).
RABBIS' STUDY CIRCLE
Wednesdays
9:30 am
February 26 through April 1
Join Rabbis Skolnik and Braver for a six-week examination of "What is Halakhah? Contemporary Ritual, Tradition, and Jewish Practice" the second of three unique learning experiences. No Hebrew required. Drop in or drop out as your schedule permits. For information, contact Joy at 614-928-3291. Register online. Can't make it to class? Watch it online, live or later.
SHORT STORY CIRCLE
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Wednesdays
10:30 am
February 26-April 1
Lively discussions of intriguing stories that engage and entertain. All are welcome. Register online.
RASHI+
Thursdays
8:30 am
NEXT:  March 5
Study the classic commentary of Rashi, plus other Medieval Torah commentators, through careful reading and lively discussion with Rabbi Berman. No Hebrew knowledge or registration needed. FREE. New students always welcome.
DINNER, DRINKS & DRASH
Wednesday, March 4
6:00 pm
Tifereth Israel
FREE
Enjoy a free meal along with relevant and timely learning. "Behind the Scenes at a Jewish Funeral" with David Levy, manager of Epstein Memorial Chapel.  RSVP online or contact Joy at 614-928-3291. Complimentary dinner is guaranteed for those who RSVP by 4:00 pm on Tuesday, March 3
LUNCH & LEARN
Monthly, Second Wednesday
NEXT: March 11
12:00 pm
Enjoy a free kosher dairy/vegetarian lunch, courtesy of Karl Rubin & Sharon Simon. This month, we are downtown at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, 41 S. High Street. RSVP to Joy at 614-928-3291.
NEW!
LEARNER'S SERVICE
Saturday, April 18
9:30 am
Katz Chapel
Ever feel lost on Shabbat morning? Join us for this short exploration of selections from a typical Saturday morning service with study, singing, and conversation. We'll then rejoin the main service for the d'var Torah, musaf, and concluding prayers. For more information, please contact Doug Segerman.
CAN'T MAKE IT TO SYNAGOGUE?
You can still get in on the action. Select programs and events are now being streamed live via  Tifereth Israel's Facebook page and website .  You don't have to have a Facebook account to view the classes, but joining and liking our page is a great way to stay informed about what's happening in your community and keep in touch with your Tifereth Israel friends and family.
SCHOOL, YOUTH & FAMILIES
TIME IS RUNNING OUT! APPLY NOW FOR TI CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS NOW!
Children attending Jewish summer camps, including many Israel trips, may be eligible for a need-based scholarship from Congregation Tifereth Israel. Camps must meet Conservative standards. There are no age restrictions For an application, please contact Youth & Family Director Morgan Levin at 614-928-3286. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 28
For more information about Tifereth Israel's programs for youth and young families, contact Morgan Levin at 614-928-3286.
SUPPORT YOUR SYNAGOGUE
& ITS MEMBERS
TIFERETH CARES:
MAKING & DELIVERING SOUP TO MEMBERS IN NEED
Whether recovering from an illness, mourning a los s, or adjusting to life with an infant, sometimes we just need a little reminder that our community cares. That’s why we’re organizing a new initiative to deliver pre-made soup and challah to congregants in need!

ENTRYWAY PAVING BRICKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
Paving bricks at Tifereth Israel's parking lot entrance are available to purchase. An eight-by-eight-inch brick with up to six lines of text (each containing up to 18 characters per space) costs $360. A four-by-eight-inch brick with up to three lines of text (each containing up to 18 characters) costs $180. Those interested in purchasing a brick should contact Executive Director Steve Friedman at 614-928-3269.
CEMETERY PLOT DISCOUNTS - TIME IS RUNNING SHORT
Tifereth Israel members in good standing are now eligible for 5% off the cost of cemetery plots. In April, plots return to their regular price of $3,400 for members. All membership dues, through fiscal 2019/20, must be paid in full to take advantage of these discounts. For more information about how to take advantage of this limited offer, contact Executive Director Steve Friedman at 614-928-3269.
SUPPORT CTI WHEN YOU SHOP
Help provide needed funds to Tifereth Israel, without changing your shopping habits. AmazonSmile  is operated by Amazon and has the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. But when you shop on AmazonSmile, 0.5% of your purchase is donated to Tifereth Israel. Search for us by name when you log into your account. Tifereth Israel also earns through the   Kroger Community Rewards   program. If you have a Kroger Plus card, please register it with the program and select Congregation Tifereth Israel to receive a donation based on your purchases each time you use your card. Please encourage your family and friends to use both of these services when they shop.
COMMUNITY
AIPAC COLUMBUS COMMUNITY EVENT
Tuesday, March 24
6:00 pm
Tifereth Israel
Featuring Josh Nason, Assistant Director, Policy & Government Affairs, AIPAC. Event includes the Leadership Reception, open to AIPAC Club Members who contribute a minimum of $1,800 to AIPAC’s 2020 Annual Campaign, and a community program and dessert reception at 7:00 pm that is free and open to the community. Register online or contact Ariel Schwartzbach at 312-253-8975.
For more information or to cast your ballot, please click HERE .
To purchase tickets, click HERE .
Congregation Tifereth Israel is a grateful recipient of resources from Jewish Columbus that are used to help ensure the safety of our members and guests. Please support the Jewish Columbus Annual Campaign.
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