THIS WEEK'S TORAH PORTION
Shabbat Zakhor
Parashat Terumah 2nd Triennial Exodus 26:1 - 30 Etz Hayim pg. 491
Read the Portion on Sefaria.org - you can click a verse for commentary

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
SELF-CARE IN THE TIME OF CORONA
Workshop with Hadassah Margolis 
TOMORROW Wed. Feb. 17, 7-8:30 p.m.


SPRING STORIES OF LIBERATION AND HEALING
Sunday February 21, 3:00PM

Join us for a panel discussion about the story of Purim and the challenging issues about human dignity in the Book of Esther.

JOIN TAA TO CELEBRATE PURIM!
Next Thurs. Feb. 25, 6:30 pm

Join us for silly hats, noisemakers, and reading from the Book of Esther. Contact Marilyn Kramer to read.
Support our neighbors in need as part of TAA Gives Back! Give here.

ISRAELI FOLK DANCING WITH TAA
Sundays Feb 28 & Mar 7 at 2:00 p.m.

No Israeli Dancing this Sunday, but join Beth Feb. 28 for "Popular Circle Dances"

TUNEFUL KABBALAT SHABBAT
Friday, March 5, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a service led by Rabbi Lewis with music by special guest Charlee Bianchini!
 
ART WORKSHOP
WITH SARA ROIZEN
Tuesday, March 9, 9-10 a.m. or Thursday, March 11, 8-9 p.m.

Learn how to cultivate inner peace through art. All levels welcome & art supplies are available!

THE AMAZING JEWISH CALENDAR
Sundays, beginning April 11, 10a.m.

Join Cantor Siegel for his symposium on the history and
mechanics of the Jewish calendar.

The TAA Book Club's next meeting will be Tuesday, April 13, 7-8 p.m. The book we will be reading is The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China by Jonathan Kaufman. All are welcome!

Contact Barbara Kaplan to sign up.
WEEKLY EVENTS
Thursday, 11:00 a.m.
Zoom Torah Study with Rabbi Lewis Click here to register 

Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Shabbat Zervice

Sunday, 8:45 a.m. Minyan Zoom service
Email Marilyn Kramer for Zoom info. Link to Electronic Siddurim
For a hard copy of the Siddur or Etz Hayim, please contact Amy Farber

Monday, 11:00 a.m.
Jewish Humor with TAA's Richard Huttner via Zoom. Email Richard for details

Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
TAA Caregiver's Weekly Support Group Contact Susan Doughty to join

Consider Joining Our Chesed Committee
What is Chesed? Contact Audrey Fraser and Elaine Byrne to learn more
TAA KIDS AND FAMILIES
Sylvia Cohen Religious School
Check out the SCRS Newsletter.

Attention High School Seniors!
Applications are being accepted for a $2,000 Howard Steven Feffer Memorial Scholarship. Find out more.
EVENTS NEAR AND FAR
ECCO COMMUNITY MEETING
Thursday, February 18, 6 p.m.

Join us to build relationships across ECCO’s diverse community and take next steps in ECCO's Beloved Economy Campaign.

JEWISH WOMEN ON STAMPS
Monday March 1, 7:30 p.m.

Join historian Gregg Phillipson in honor of Jewish Women's History Month. Co-sponsored by TAA and the Lappin Foundation.

Everyday Leadership: Engagement with Gratitude
Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 7 - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 18, 7 - 8:00 p.m.

Transform everyday moments into leadership opportunities. Sponsored Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP)

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