WEEKLY Programming and Updates from
Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor
as of June 19, 2022
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June 19, 2022 – 20 Sivan, 5782 Edition
Building The Judaism of Tomorrow TODAY with L'Dor Va-Dor

JOIN US FOR SHABBAT every FRIDAY - Live or Virtually
Friday, June 24th Shabbat will be Virtually only, due to vacations.
Call us: 561-968-0688
Email us: Info@LDORVADOR.org
Our Mailing Address is:
Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor . 6100 Boynton Beach Blvd. # 743102 . Boynton Beach, FL 33474
We welcome one and all to
be a part of our dynamic, engaging, and evolving
rational view of Judaism,
experience ALL that L'DOR VA-DOR offers!

Read on to see how you can be a part of
our exciting new Judaism,
based on reason and modern understanding!

TUESDAY, JUNE 21 at 7:00 pm ET

with A Touch of Music

Andrew Susman
Educator & Cantorial Spiritual Leader

Tuesday, JUNE 21 at 7:00 pm ET
A Weekly Virtual Zoom Program
Parsha: Numbers Sh'lach L'cha
Join with Andrew Susman for a very special and musical discussion about the Torah and the weekly parsha for the upcoming Shabbat: Numbers Sh'Lach L'Cha, which translates to "send for yourself". We look forward to your joining us to gain some deeper meaning and insight into the Torah TOGETHER and hearing some beautiful and applicable music, performed and shared by Andy. This is the parsha where twelve scouts are sent to the land of Israel prior to the Jewish people entering the land.
ALL are welcomed to partake and participate in this wonderful evening, dedicated to learning and educating ourselves about the Torah and more!

To join us by Zoom / Computer:

Meeting ID: 883 4142 6745
Passcode: 037332

By Phone, dial:
  • 1-312-626-6799 or 1-301-715-8592, then enter Meeting 883 4142 6745 and #, then enter Passcode 037332 and #

Upcoming Torah Studies
  • June 28: Touch of Torah with Rabbi Barry Silver
WED, JUNE 22 at 7:00 pm ET


to enjoy and sing-along
Cantor Carol Garrett
Cantorial Spiritual Leader Andy Susman

Wednesday, JUNE 22 at 7:00 pm ET on Zoom

Join Carol and Andy for a fun and exciting program! Listen and / or sing-along to the works of these amazing music artists! We will include many familiar to us and some not so; we hope you will join in and have a music-filled and fun-filled evening with L'Dor Va-Dor!

We invite one and all to join in on this wonderful experience, whether you can sing or not! We will provide words to the songs on screen for all to follow along!

Enjoy some wonderful music with us!
All are welcomed to join us on Zoom!
To join us by Zoom / Computer:

Meeting ID: 816 3855 2882
Passcode: 085565

By Phone, dial:
  • 1-312-626-6799 or 1-301-715-8592, then enter Meeting 816 3855 2882 and #, then enter Passcode 085565 and #

A special time will be had by ALL!
We invite you to join us for


Friday, JUNE 24 - Saturday, JUNE 25

Rabbi Barry Silver
Cantor Carol Garrett
Cantorial Spiritual Leader Andy Susman

This Shabbat, due to vacations, we will provide a pre-recorded Shabbat celebration for YOU, complete with beautiful prayers, messages, Torah, and music. We will provide the link for this special service on Friday for you to enjoy and view at a time convenient for you.

We will also provide our ZOOM & SCHMOOZE time at 8:00 pm ET, a time to get together on Zoom and share the joy of Shabbat virtually, our virtual Oneg Shabbat, since we will not be able to meet in person. Both Rabbi Barry and Cantor Carol will be away and unable to lead us, but we will have the next best thing ... recorded Shabbat by Rabbi Barry sharing his message and insight with us! We hope you will join in and view our celebration of this beautiful weekly holiday of the Sabbath and take the time to pause, relax, and reflect. Our rational interpretation of Judaism, Shabbat and the Torah may be just what you are looking for and need!

The links for our Virtual SHABBAT
will be provided later this week!


Upcoming Shabbats with L'Dor Va-Dor
  • July 1 at 7:30 pm: Celebration of Shabbat (in-person) at The Mariposa, 9130 Hypoluxo Rd, Lake Worth FL, led for us by Rabbi Barry Silver

  • July 8 at 7:30 pm: Celebration of Shabbat (in-person) at The Mariposa, 9130 Hypoluxo Rd, Lake Worth FL, led for us by Rabbi Barry Silver and Cantor Carol Garrett

NOTE: Our Shabbat services held at The Mariposa are located in their Addison Auditorium. Parking is now allowed directly outside the entrances to this auditorium, so that entry is now very easy and convenient for our L'Dor Va-Dor members and guests. The Mariposa Luxury Senior Living is located on the SW corner of Hypoluxo and Lyon Roads in western Lake Worth / Boynton.


We welcome you to enjoy our unique approach to Judaism
InspiRational Judaism
uniting Tradition, Science and Spirituality
to provide a special & wonderful Sabbath experience!
Our Torah reading for June 24th will be from the Book of Numbers,
the parsha of Sh'Lach L'Cha ("send for yourself")
FRIDAY, JUNE 24 at 8:00 pm ET
Friday, JUNE 24 at 8:00 pm ET on Zoom

Join us for our ZOOM & SCHMOOZE virtual Oneg Shabbat and celebrate the joy of the Sabbath with us through greetings, good news and song! We will hold our Zoom & Schmooze on Friday, June 24th at 8:00 pm ET for our virtual get-together! Please plan to join with us! You may watch our Shabbat celebration before or any time after, your choice! We will share the link for this later this week.
WED, JUNE 29 at 1:00 pm ET
Controversial Issues Forum
Live and In-person

Rabbi Barry Silver
Alan Bergstein

Wednesday, JUNE 29 at 1:00 pm ET
(Please NOTE the change in date and time)

TOPIC: Which political party is best for America and Jews?

Live and In-Person at the
Mariposa Luxury Senior Living
9130 Hypoluxo Road
Lake Worth, FL
in the Addison Auditorium
on the SW corner of Hypoluxo Road and Lyons Road

Join in and watch the fireworks explode (even before July Fourth!). If you are up for a good debate, this will be it! All are welcomed to attend. This program is offered to our L'Dor Va-Dor family and guests, along with the residents of The Mariposa. You will not want to miss this wild discussion, unless of course, you do NOT agree to disagree agreeably! This program will not be offered virtually.


ALL of your Donations
are most welcomed,
are tax-deductible,
and will be acknowledged
for your record-keeping.

to continue
our work and fulfill our goals!
We so appreciate this!


Please note our address for any mailed donations:

Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor
6100 Boynton Beach Blvd. #743102
Boynton Beach, FL 33474
L'Dor Va-Dor continues to do tikkun olam,
repairing the world, one Mitzvah at a time.
This is so important for the continuation of Judaism
for this generation and those to come ...

Allow our congregation to ENDURE & PROSPER!

Make an ENDLESS IMPACT with your gift!

Consider adding L'Dor Va-Dor to your WILL
and create a PLANNED GIFT
to continue supporting our congregation!

This action will ensure that you will further the synagogue you care about
and make a LASTING IMPACT on our future!

Contact us by phone at 561-968-0688 to discuss
or email us at INFO@LDORVADOR.org.
HIGH HOLY DAYS with L'Dor Va-Dor
2022 - 5783
Rosh Hashanah: Sun, Sept. 25 and Mon, Sept. 26, 2022
Yom Kippur: Tue, Oct. 4 and Wed, Oct. 5, 2022

Join us for our inspiring and special High Holy Day Services
with Rabbi Barry Silver and Cantor Carol Garrett
and other musical guests

at the Santaluces Community High School Auditorium
6880 Lawrence Road, Lantana FL

$85 per adult through SEPT. 10, 2022 (if paid by check)
After Sept.10th, the price increases to $100 per adult (if paid by check)
Speak to us about Group rates for 10 or more.
Membership with L'Dor Va-Dor for 2022-2023
includes High Holy Day Tickets.
We welcome you to become Members of our Family.
Please CLICK HERE for more info about our Membership.
To order your High Holy Day Guest Tickets:
For check payment, please print and complete the Order Form from the link below. Mail completed form with payment.

OR for your convenience:

For credit card payment, you may purchase online through our website.
Note, when paying with card, there is an additional $5 per ticket for processing fees.

Guest Ticket order forms will also be available at our Shabbat services at The Mariposa.
YIZKOR Book of Remembrance 2022 - 5783
L'Dor Va-Dor carries on the time-honored tradition of honoring and remembering our loved ones throughout the year, but we are able to immortalize the names of your loved ones within the pages of a beautiful memorial booklet produced annually. This book will be distributed on Yom Kippur for our Yizkor Memorial service on October 5, 2022. We will also make this booklet available digitally on our website.
We hope you will join in and pay tribute to your loved ones by adding them to our special booklet for this year's High Holy Days.

  • Each name remembered is a $10 donation.

  • You may print and complete our form and mail to us with check payment:

The deadline for submissions and payment for our 2022 Book of Remembrance is September 10, 2022. Book of Remembrance forms will also be available at our Shabbat services at The Mariposa.

(mostly FREE)

SOUSA MENDES FOUNDATION presents the following programming:

MORGENTHAU: Three Men - Three Generations - One Fight
Sunday, JUNE 19 at 4:00 pm ET
Virtual program, tickets by donation ($18 suggested, tax-deductible); Registration required to attend
(Registration closes today at 2:00 pm)

Learn about a Jewish American Dynasty attached to three U.S. presidents and committed to justice and human rights.
For more information or to register, PLEASE Click Here.
SIMPLY TALK HEBREW presents the following programming:

New session starting soon

A commitment of twice a week for 1.5 hours per session!
If you are looking to learn or improve your Hebrew, this is the place!
For more information or to register, Call or Whatsapp at 972-58-651-9474 or email to Office@SimplyTalkHebrew.com.
Go to www.SimplyTalkHebrew for more information.
WEST PALM WATERFRONT EVENTS presents the following programming:

Meyer Amphitheater, 105 Evernia Street, West Palm Beach
Sunday, JUNE 19 at 4:00 to 7:00 pm ET
Free live music event
Featuring "MOTOWN and MORE" for your listening and musical pleasure! Enjoy Father's Day outdoors in a special way! Bring chairs and/or blankets and relax and enjoy the music or get up and dance the evening away!
CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH presents the following programming:

Sunday, JULY 4 at 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm ET
West Palm Beach waterfront
Along Flagler Drive, between Banyan Blvd and Fern Street
In-person (no pre-registration is required)
4th on Flagler is one of the largest Independence Day events in South Florida. This event returns this year and will include live entertainment, the Bill Bone 5K, the Palm Beach Health Network Family Chill Zone, a Military Honor Salute, and refreshments for purchase. An 18-minute fireworks show is scheduled for 9:09 pm, weather permitting, over the Intracoastal Waterway. Bring chairs and/or blankets and enjoy the festive evening! Those who may not be able to attend in person, can watch from the comfort of their home on TV via a live broadcast on WPBF 25.
CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH presents the following programming:

Sunday, JULY 4 at 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm ET
Intracoastal Park
2240 North Federal Hwy, Boynton Beach
In-person (no pre-registration is required)
Boynton Beach is hosting their Independence Day celebration with live music, food trucks, Palm Beach Hydroflight shows, fireworks display at 9:00 pm, free shuttle transportation. Bring chairs and/or blankets and enjoy the festive evening!
Virtually and Literally
You know YOU are always welcome to L’Dor Va-Dor!
To those on our Healing List and those that are not, but should be, we send out our thoughts and wishes for you to be stronger, to heal, to recover, and to attain a full recovery to good health, a Refuah Shlema! Hoping that you will be returned to good health soon!

Please let us know of someone who should also be included in our Healing List, as well as those who have now recovered and should be taken off from our list (please contact our office at 561-968-0688). 

Bruce David
Theresa Derocchis
Laura Gallagher
Richard Glass
Sherry Glass
Arthur Hoffman
Carole Kahn
Dr. Sudhir Nayer
Martha Reina
Bernard Rosen
Fred Spilove
Journai Taylor
Naomi Volan
Seymour Feldman
Linda Pruskin
Sabine Rowland
Richard Sauber
Elaine Silver

May their memories live on through and within us:
Carl Baine
Dr. Leonard Bernstein
Celia Bronowitz
Jerry Camina
Robert Corman
Andrea Doner
Libby Fallek
Helen Folkman
Hymen Folkman
Leonard Gilmar
Frances Goldman
Rae Herman
Jack Kraft
Allan Krauss
Bonnie Larsen
Robert Leaf
Steven Leibovitz
Jerome Migdal
Stanley Millman
Leon Nachmias
Philip Paritsky
Rose Radack
Estelle Rose
Sylvia Rosenwasser
Dorothy Rothchild
Alvin Marvin Saltzer
Lawrence Saltzer
Simon Saltzer
Mollie Schipper
Emanuel Schwartz
Herman Shanoff
Jack Sperber
Harold Stern
Lillian Taylor
Milton Werby
Bessie Winston 

L'Dor Va-Dor supports Ukraine. What this country and its people are experiencing is truly unbelievable in this day and age. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them as they try to stand up for what is right and for their lives and safe living.

Please consider donating to one of the organizations that is actively providing assistance and/or working with citizens of Ukraine or the Ukrainian refugees that have fled to other countries, including to the U.S. (for example: HIAS, UNICEF, Red Cross, etc).


As many of you may be aware, Rabbi Barry (also an attorney) filed a lawsuit / complaint with Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor against the state of Florida and our govenor for the law due to go into effect on July 1, 2022 that will not allow women to have an abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. This lawsuit has created quite a stir nationally and a lot of press for our congregation and rabbi. This new law opposes religious freedom and women's right to choose. It is the right You can read more about this on our website by Clicking Here (listed on June 16, 2022).

We had a wonderful turnout at The Mariposa for Shabbat this past Friday evening from our congregation and the residents of Mariposa and enjoyed a beautiful and musical Sabbath experience. We hope that you will watch our virtual Sabbath celebration on June 24-25. We will not be meeting at The Mariposa, since both Rabbi Barry and Cantor Carol will be away on vacations. We will hold a virtual live ZOOM & SCHMOOZE to join together and share greetings and good news on Friday evening, June 24th at 8:00 pm. We will return to The Mariposa on Friday, July 1st at 7:30 pm and hope you will choose to join us for our music-filled and dynamic Shabbat!


Wishing all Dads, Grand-Dads, Great Grand-Dads a very HAPPY FATHER'S DAY TODAY! May you enjoy your family and friends and have an exquisite day!

Have a beautiful day, a wonderful week, and may we all know peace, calm, and love this week and always!

With Shalom,
Sharon Leibovitz
A CALENDAR SUMMARY of L'Dor Va-Dor Happenings

  • Tuesday, June 21, 7:00 pm: TOUCH of TORAH Study with Andrew Susman, adding a Touch of Music with his insight into the Torah
  • Wednesday, June 22, 7:00 pm: A SONG FEST with the music of Debbie Friedman and Leonard Cohen, led by Cantor Carol Garrett and Andrew Susman, on Zoom
  • Friday, June 24 -Your Time / Any Time: Virtual pre-recorded Celebration of SHABBAT (available on our YouTube channel in time for June 24th)
  • Tuesday, June 28, 7:00 pm: TOUCH of TORAH Study with Rabbi Barry
  • Wednesday, June 29, 1:00 pm: POLITICAL DEBATE with Rabbi Barry and Alan Bergstein
  • Friday, July 1, 7:30 pm: EVENING Celebration of SHABBAT - Live and in-person at The Mariposa, 9130 Hypoluxo Road, Lake Worth FL, led by Rabbi Barry

Mark your calendars and plan to be with us and L'Dor Va-Dor!
Our Mailing Address is:
Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor
6100 Boynton Beach Blvd.
P.O. Box # 743102
Boynton Beach, Florida 33474

Our Congregation Phone:
(561) 968-0688

Email us at:

Our Congregation Website:

Our Facebook Page:

Our YouTube Channel:

Rabbi Barry Silver
Spiritual Leader of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor
(561) 302-1818

Cantor Carol Garrett
(561) 827-1646

Noah Silver
President of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor

Joel Brusso
Vice President of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor
(561) 523-5851

Sharon Leibovitz
The VOICE E-Newsletter writer and editor
High Holy Days and Shabbat coordinator and associate producer
(561) 703-4565