Ma Chadash:  What's New at Adat Shalom?
This Weekend
Friday, June 7th at 8:30 AM in the Foyer

Makom Omer Yoga - series conclusion!

Saturday, June 8th
Shabbat Morning Services with Rabbi Sid at 9:30 AM
(Babysitting is available!)

Tot Shabbat with Miss Ellie at 10:30 AM in the Library

Tfilah Shebalev at 11:00 AM
*meet at 7394 MacArthur Blvd

Sunday, June 9th
Mishnah Garden Spring Planting at 4:00 PM
Join us in raising the garden beds and taking care of our composting needs! All ages welcome.
Saturday, June 8th - Tikkun Leil Shavuot and Yesodot HaLimud Siyyum at 8:00 PM
Gather for the traditional night of Torah learning with Adat Shalom clergy and staff and for final presentations by Yesodot HaLimud participants, each with their own unique focus on Jewish text and tradition. Stay for dairy treats, coffee (and schnapps), and special Midnight Torah with Rabbi Fred.

Sunday, June 9th
Shavuot Morning Services at 9:30 AM featuring Hallel and Yizkor, followed by Yesodot HaLimud Celebration!
Manna for Manna - Ends this Weekend!
Bring your Manna for Manna to Adat Shalom! We are in the final days of our Omer Food Drive for Manna. Please bring your non-perishable food items to Adat Shalom this weekend -- you get a double chance to make a double portion: Shabbat AND Shavuot! If you'd rather make a financial contribution, please contact Rena Milchberg ( ) for information. Thank you for stepping up and supporting our local community!  
Security Update and Shomrim Training
Following up from Shay HaLevi’s presentation this past Shabbat regarding Adat Shalom security and Marla’s comments from the annual meeting, we are launching the “Shomrim (guardians) Training Program” and registration. Registration is free and open to all members ages 16+. We ask that if you are planning on serving as an usher in future onegs, to please complete this training as soon as possible.

Click here to read more. Register for training here - we need a minimum of 10 volunteers to hold a session!
Calling All Graduates!
Are you graduating from high school or college? We want to hear about it! Contact the office with details.
Coming Up!
Tuesday, June 11th - Israeli Cooking with Idan at 6:00 PM
Join Idan for a homemade sambusak (dumpling) recipe passed down through generations!
June 18th - Try your hand at couscous soup!
Please RSVP directly to Idan ; there is a minimum of 6 people needed to participate!

Saturday, June 15th
Shabbat Morning Services and Bar Mitzvah of Silvan and Caden Unger
at 9:30 AM

Minyan Pashut at 9:45 AM in the Library
Life Cycle
Celebrating a birth, wedding, or other simcha? Please let us know about it! Need a visit with clergy or an aliyah? Contact our clergy assistant,  Sarah Wesson .
If you have a death in the family or other life cycle emergency, please contact one of the co-chairs of the Adat Shalom Life Cycle Committee:

Shelley Rudick
Victor Rezmovic
Marc Gunther 
Betsy Reinstein Dewey

Reach any of the above committee members at .   
Need Help With...
...Membership, billing, scheduling a meeting or rental? 
Contact:   Shay HaLevi , 301-767-3333 x103

...B'nai Mitzvah, Aliyah, Clergy or Pastoral Care Questions? 
Contact:   Sarah Wesson , 301-767-3333 x106 

...Torah School, Youth Programs Registration, membership update (including yartzeit dates), IT questions, help with listserv/member log in? 
Contact:   Marcie Wilson , 301-767-3333 x101

...Membership and adjustments or other questions?
Contact: Executive Director,   Marla Cohen , 301-767-3333 x107
Quick Links
Have a submission for Ma Chadash?  Send  it the week before on Monday (10 days in advance) to be sure it's included!
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
7727 Persimmon Tree Lane * Bethesda, MD 20817
(P) 301-767-3333 * (F) 301-767-3340
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