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Upcoming Highlights
* Installation Shabbat
* Shavuot


* SJ/DelVal Choral Festival

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June 3, 2019
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installshabbatInstallation Shabbat / Shabbat of Thanks
Friday, June 7, 8:00 pm
We celebrate the Installation of our Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, and honor our Ner Tamid, Tikvah Circle and Enhanced contributing members, as well as our Past Presidents and Life & Legacy participants.  
calendarCalendar & Source Advertising 2019-2020 
Take advantage of great advertising discounts in our annual Calendar and our seasonal newsletter. For more information, contact Marilyn Hailperin and Sara Honovich at or visit:  
bookplatesHigh Holy Day Book Plates Fundraising Campaign
With changes to M'kor Shalom's High Holy Day services planned for 5780/2019, it is also time to purchase new High Holy Day prayerbooks. Book Plates (in both Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur volumes) may be purchased in honor of any simcha or in memory of a loved one. $54 per set. Purchase for a l oved one, B'nai Mitzvah, birth, naming, marriage, etc. For more information or to purchase sets, contact the synagogue office at 856-424-4220 or make your purchase online at
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Friday Evening Service Schedule
Click here for a pdf of our Shabbat service schedule.
shavuotErev Shavuot Study Session & Service
Saturday, June 8, 7:00 pm
Yizkor will be recited.

Shavuot & Confirmation Service
Sunday, June 9, 10:00 am
Yizkor will be recited. Service will be followed by brunch for Confirmands and their families.

Erev Shabbat Services, 8:00 pm (webcast)  
kabbalatKabbalat Shabbat/Summer Shabbat Services, 6:30 pm
June 14
June 21 - Shabbat Chavurah kicks off our Summer service schedule (weekly 6:30 pm, through August 30) 
torahstudyTorah Study
June 8 & 15, 9:00 am 
June 22, 10:00 am; Summer schedule begins   
Come 15 minutes early for schmoozing before our program begins on the hour. All are welcome; no RSVP or previous experience necessary.

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firstthursFirst Thursdays - Dinner & Documentary: Deli Man
Thursday, June 6 - Dinner 6:30 pm, Film 7:00 pm
Join us for a deli-inspired dinner before viewing this film that explores the culture and food of our people in the U.S. Jaimee Friedman will lead us through the evening. Click here for more information and to RSVP for dinner ($15 per person).  
feelingJewish with Feeling
June 19 & 26, 10:30 am 
This is an extension of Rabbi Frenkel's December class. The discussion will center on our challenge today (as it has been for generations) on how to be Jewish in a way that fills our lives with meaning.
spiceupSpice Up Your Judaism
Saturdays, June 8 & 15, 10:30 am
Join us at 10:00 am for schmoozing and light refreshments before our program starts at 10:30 am.  

Note: Class handouts and materials are often available in advance, along with recommended reading. Look for the new "Adult Education Courses" shelf in the M'kor Shalom Library.   
To share programming ideas, contact Gail Donner and Art Treiman with your suggestions. New committee members always welcome.
Caring Community Volunteers provide: Transportation, Meals on a short-term basis, Shopping, Telephone reassurance, Friendly visits, Shiva set-up assistance, more.If you or someone in your family is confined to home because of illness or injury, M'kor Shalom's Caring Community volunteers are here to help. Please contact Jane Bloom or the synagogue office, so our volunteers can respond to your needs.

School forms will be mailed with membership forms in early June. School begins on Sunday, September 8.

There are always great things happening at our Religious School. Tell your unaffiliated friends! Contact the Religious School office for more information.
Our Tot Programming Committee & PTO are always hosting fabulous events! For information or to join our committee, contact Stephanie Golden or Abby Harvey
MensLunch Achim (The Men's Group) Lunch
Wednesday, June 5, 12:00 noon (off-site) 
Join our standing reservation at Short HIlls Deli for lunch and conversation. No RSVP necessary. Pay your own way.    
We are busy planning more exciting women's programs! Contact Lisa Weiser or Beth Savitch to help plan and to share your ideas.

The Kesher Club is M'kor Shalom's newly established "fun" club created for the purpose of connecting members aged 35-55. Contact Brad Shapiro or Lisa Batzar to help plan and to share your ideas.

Help Wanted!
Our M'kor Shalom College Connection students are always in search of internship and employment opportunities during their school breaks and over the summer. If you have any opportunities (paid or unpaid) to share with our students, please e-mail the details to David Snyder.

Social Action Cooking    
Volunteers age 12 & up. No experience needed.   
Thursday, June 6, 7:00 pm
Cook meals for Joseph's House shelter in Camden.
RSVP to Jonathan Maurer.
Help make our house your home! 
Get involved with our House Committee. We welcome anyone with ideas and/or skills to help us with many projects to keep our House beautiful and functioning smoothly. Contact Michelle Bross or Paul Fishbein
Library Web Access  
Web access to our catalog is available to congregants at: See the treasures of the M'kor Shalom Library, then stop in and check out your item.
South Jersey/Delaware Valley Choral Festival
Tuesday, June 11, 7:00 pm
The annual choral festival, this year at M'kor Shalom, features synagogue and Jewish community choirs from throughout our region - including our own M'kor Shalom Adult Choir. 
Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, June 12, 7:30 pm (Note: new date) 
All congregants are encouraged to attend.    
WiFi at M'kor Shalom
Click "mkorguest" and you're connected! 

M'kor Shalom Job Bank
If you know of an opening, please download the form, or contact the synagogue office so that the position can be posted online.

M'kor Shalom Help Wanted:
Webcasting Team Volunteers: Help the effort to webcast our services to those who are homebound or cannot come to services in person. No experience needed. Contact Bruce Weinger.

Send Photos! We want to see your photos reflecting life at M'kor Shalom, including worship, study, good deeds, social events and more. Selected photos will be featured on the congregation's website, Facebook page and lobby displays. Email photos to
M'kor Shalom Happenings On The Web
Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow @MkorShalom on Twitter. Tag us on Instagram! #hineiniatmkorshalom #mkorshalom #mkormoments. Share your M'kor Shalom moments & photos!

Gift Shop - Always New Items!
Stop in for all your gift-giving needs - Shabbat, holidays, engagements, weddings, new baby, B'nai Mitzvah, Confirmation, graduation and birthdays. Personalized wedding Ketubahs may be ordered. We also carry a large selection of beautiful tallitot.

GiftCardsGift Cards Available In The Synagogue Office

ShopRite, Acme, Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond and Short Hills gift cards are always available in the synagogue office during regular office hours.  

Recycle Your Empty Ink Jet and Laser Printer Cartridges! Old cell phones, too!
We have collection bins in both the main office and the school office. Drop off during regular office hours. These materials will be recycled and the congregation will receive a cash rebate. A win-win opportunity!

You can sign up online for any of the events listed above by clicking the registration link. If there is a fee, please pay using your Visa, MasterCard or PayPal account. If you pay by check, you will not be officially registered until your payment is received.

Thank you for using our online registration system, which will save you time and make it easier to sign up for events at M'kor Shalom. We hope you enjoy this new feature, and we also want to hear your feedback. You can send your feedback to