Volume 07 | July 3, 2018
Events and Worship at CRS
Rodeph Sholom is an extended family of people who care about each other and our community. We seek to enrich the lives of our members, to contribute to the continuance and vitality of the Jewish people, and to help repair the world.
Special Worship

Tisha B'Av
Sunday, July 22 at 6:30 PM

Tisha B’Av (the 9th day of Av) is traditionally a day of mourning and remembrance, and the close of Tisha B’Av serves to kindle hope for a new era. Join Rabbi Juliana Karol as we end this day with worship and discussion. 
Special Announcements

As of July 1, 2018, Juliana S. Karol has assumed her new role as Assistant Rabbi. Welcome!
Her installation will be Friday, October 12.

High Holy Day Information has been mailed to your home. Please click here for the schedule.
Opportunities for Summer Engagement with
Rabbi Juliana Karol
Shema Koleinu: Poetry of the High Holy Days
Tuesday, July 17 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, August 7 at 6:30 PM

Join Rabbi Karol in exploring the poetry of our High Holy Day machzor, Mishkan HaNefesh . Our new Reform liturgy uses contemporary and ancient verse to help us connect into the themes of our  Yamim Nora’im . During two sessions, we will dive into texts that enrich and deepen our worship during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Music Connections
Tuesday, July 17 at 1:30 PM

Do you care about someone with Dementia? Join Rabbi Karol and Rabbi Michael Goldman, founder of  Seivah: Life Beyond Memory , for a community gathering with music, light nosh, and fun activities. We’ll sing, connect, and share joy together in a loving, Jewish environment. Those with Dementia and their loved ones/caretakers are welcome.

Social Action | Tikkun Olam

A Note from Your Development Team
The Roll of Remembrance Book, given to worshippers at the Memorial Service on Yom Kippur, constitutes an acknowledgement of our ongoing relationships with those who have passed away. 
If you would like the name(s) of your loved one(s) to be included in this year’s Roll of Remembrance, please choose from one of the three options listed below by  August 3, 2018.
  • Return the form that was mailed to you with information about the High Holy Days.
  • Call the Development Office at 646-454-3052 or email your names of your loved ones to remembrance@crsnyc.org.
  • Click here to list your loved ones’ names and make a gift online.
Looking Ahead to Fall

We hope you are having a restful and fun summer. We are hard at work planning some special events for this coming year. Look forward to:

What's Going On in That Sanctuary? with Rabbi Robert N. Levine and Cantor Rebecca Garfein
A fall Shabbaton with multi-instrumentalist, composer, and recording artist Elana Arian
Mitzvah Weekend focused on helping our food insecure neighbors

Details will be in our updated programming book for 5779!

Moment of the Month
Young CRS member rocks out at Young Families Singin' Swingin' Shabbat.
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