Ma Chadash:  What's New at Adat Shalom?

Join us for everything Adat Shalom has to offer this weekend: great scholarship and amazing music coming to you this month. Don't miss it!
Allan Schwarz Music Shabbaton - This Weekend!
Join guest artist Dr. Galeet Dardashti, renowned scholar of Persian-Jewish musicianship.

Friday, November 22nd
6:30 pm Shabbaton Dinner (RSVP closed)
7:30 pm Kabbalat Shabbat with Dr. Dardashti and Adat Shalom clergy
8:30 pm “Family Legacy, Artistic Innovation, Jewish Scholarship – A Personal Journey”

Yom Shabbat, November 23
9:30 am morning prayers led by Dr. Dardashti and Adat Shalom clergy
11:30 am Creative Musaf
12:15 pm Shabbat lunch
1:00 pm “My Heart is in the East: Middle Eastern Influences on Jewish Prayer”
This Weekend
Saturday November 23rd
Tot Shabbat with Miss Ellie at 10:30 AM in the Library
Join Ms. Ellie for our weekly energetic and joyful celebration of Shabbat.
Great fun for kids up to age 5 and their adults. Grandparents welcome!
From the Office
The Synagogue office will be closed Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th, in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday.
In light of Sarah Wesson's departure, please direct all clergy-related messages to Shay HaLevi and all general synagogue administrative messages to Marcie Wilson, or directly to Marla Cohen.
From the Nominating Committee
We are now forming the Nominating Committee to create the Board and Program Council for 2020-21.

We encourage all who are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee - about a 4 month/1-2 hours per week - or who wish to consider being nominated for a leadership position on an Adat Shalom committee or Board to contact us at your earliest convenience.

Question? Comments? Contact Jon Grossman or Harriet Shugerman, nominating committee co-chairs
Life Cycle
Celebrating a birth, wedding, or other simcha? Please let us know about it! Need a visit with clergy or an aliyah? Contact Shay HaLevi .
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?
...B'nai Mitzvah, Aliyah, Clergy or Pastoral Care Questions?  
Contact:   Shay HaLevi , 301-767-3333 x103 

...Torah School, Youth Programs Registration, membership update
(including yahrzeit 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
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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