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June 18, 2019
topTo help you find what you are looking for, E!Minders is organized by category (see list at left). We welcome your feedback, and will continue to work on making our communications with you as effective as possible.
 
SpecialEventsSPECIAL EVENTS/SPECIAL PROJECTS
shoreM'kor at the Shore
Saturday, July 13, 8:00 pm (Margate, NJ)
Join clergy and firends for our annual evening of Havdalah, song and dessert at the Margate home of Rolane & Steve Sunshine. Kindly RSVP. To get directions, contact the synagogue office.
 
calendarCalendar & Source Advertising 2019-2020 
Deadline for Calendar & Fall Source: Friday, July 26
Take advantage of great advertising discounts in our annual Calendar and our quarterly newsletter. For more rates and information, visit: mkorshalom.org/advertise.    
 
simchaAnnual Calendar Simcha Greetings
Deadline for submission: Friday, July 26
Celebrate a special birthday, anniversary, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Confirmation, graduation or other occasion with a message in our annual calendar. Just $36 each. Click here for more information or visit mkorshalom.org/simchagreeting.  
 
membershipMembership Renewal Forms & Religious School Registration Forms for 2019-2020
Forms have been mailed. If you need the forms or have any questions, please contact the synagogue office. Kindly return your completed forms and initial payment as soon as possible. As always, our Financial Secretary is available to discuss any financial concerns you may have. (Note: there will be no processing fee if you charge your entire annual share in full).  
 
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 mkorshalom.org.
  
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ServicesSHABBAT & HOLIDAY SERVICES
Friday Evening Service Schedule
  Click here for a pdf of our Shabbat service schedule.
 
kabbalatKabbalat Shabbat/Summer Shabbat Services, 6:30 pm
Fridays through August 30, 6:30 pm 
June 21 - Shabbat Chavurah kicks off our Summer service schedule; our Chavurah Ensemble joins us.    
June 28 - We celebrate June birthdays.
July 26 - We celebrate July birthdays.
August 23 - We celebrate August birthdays. 
 
torahstudyTorah Study
June 22, 10:00 am; Summer schedule begins    
June 29, July 6, 13, 20 & 27, August 3, 10, 17 & 24
(No session August 31)  
Come 15 minutes early for schmoozing before our program begins on the hour. All are welcome; no RSVP or previous experience necessary.

dineshopDINE & SHOP TO DONATE
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AdultEdADULT EDUCATION
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.
spiceupSummer Spice Up Your Judaism, 10:00 am
Saturday, July 20 - led by Carl Viniar
Saturday, August 17 - led by Scott Kushner
Schmoozing and light refreshments will follow our summer sessions at 11:00 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.
 
caringcomm CARING COMMUNITY / HEALTH & WELLNESS
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.

rs RELIGIOUS SCHOOL/FAMILY PROGRAMMING
School forms are enclosed with your Membership Renewal Forms. Contact the school or main office for more information. 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.
tot TOT PROGRAMMING / EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
Our Tot Programming Committee & PTO are always hosting fabulous events! For information or to join our committee, contact Stephanie Golden or Abby Harvey
Achim ACHIM (THE MEN'S GROUP)
MensLunch Achim (The Men's Group) Lunch
Wednesday, July 3, 12:00 noon (off-site) 
Join our standing reservation at Short HIlls Deli for lunch and conversation. No RSVP necessary. Pay your own way.    
 
WomensConnectionWOMEN'S CONNECTION
We are busy planning more exciting women's programs! Contact Lisa Weiser or Beth Savitch to help plan and to share your ideas.

Kesher KESHER CLUB
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.

collegeCOLLEGE CONNECTION
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.

socactionSOCIAL ACTION
Social Action Cooking    
Volunteers age 12 & up. No experience needed.   
     
Monday, July 22, 7:00 pm
Cook meals for JFCS. RSVP to Kim Coffina.
 
Thursday, August 1, 7:00 pm
Cook meals for Joseph's House in Camden. RSVP to Jonathan Maurer
   
HOUSE COMMITTEE
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
LibraryLIBRARY NEWS
Library Web Access  
Web access to our catalog is available to congregants at:
https://20031.rmwebopac.com/. See the treasures of the M'kor Shalom Library, then stop in and check out your item.
OTHER NEWS
Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, July, 17, 7:30 pm 
All congregants are encouraged to attend.     
 
Offices Closed
Thursday, July 4 - Independence  Day 
    
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 MainOffice@mkorshalom.org.
 
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!

E!Minders
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 MainOffice@mkorshalom.org.