Weekly news & updates
In the Coming Weeks
Monday, November 11 at 12:45p
We welcome Marvin Kalb for a discussion of his latest book, Enemy of the People: Trump’s War on the Press, the New McCarthyism, and the Threat to American Democracy.

SiNight Out
Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00p
Join Sinaites for SiNight Out at Cava in Bethesda. Dinner and fun with new friends and old! Questions? Contact Emily Halpern, Assistant Director of Teen Engagement & Learning.
TSWRJ Reproductive Justice Book Discussion
Wednesday, November 13 at 7:30p
Join us as we learn about the essentials of Reproductive Justice, guided by the book Reproductive Justice: an Introduction, by Loretta J. Ross and Rickie Solinger (copies available in the Temple Sinai library). Julie Stein, History Teacher at Georgetown Day High School, will lead the discussion. Please come whether or not you’ve read the book.

Consecration Shabbat Service & Dinner
Friday, November 15 at 6:30p
At this special service, we have the joy and honor of blessing our newest class of learners and welcoming them into a formal course of study in their Jewish lives. The service will be followed by a participatory dinner.

Environmental Justice Lunch & Listening Session
Saturday, November 16, 12:00-2:30p
Come help the Green Team choose a project to focus on this year! Initiatives include minimizing transportation's impact on carbon emissions, adopting clean energy in public schools, reducing waste in places of worship, and participating in the Religious Action Center Environmental Justice cohort. Lunch will be provided at 12, following the Kehillat Shabbat service. The listening session begins at 12:30. To help us plan, email Rachel Hynes if you will attend. Questions? Contact Regina Ziegler or Robyn Miller-Tarnoff
Thanksgiving Baskets Project
Sunday, November 17 at 2:30p
Join our annual tradition of providing tikkun olam for needy families! Help us put together Thanksgiving bags full of food that we will give to several non-profits for distribution. We need volunteers to help transport groceries from the supermarket to Temple Sinai and then we need lots of help to decorate and assemble them. This a great social action activity for families and all ages welcome! Contact Ellen Croog if you can join us.
American Jews Break Their Silence
Thursday, November 21 at 7:30p
Join us for an evening of conversation with American veterans of the IDF returning with urgent questions about Israel’s occupation and its future. Hear from the growing number of American lone soldiers who are breaking their silence – for the first time – about the moral costs of the occupation.

Sponsored by Temple Sinai, The New Israel Fund, and Breaking the Silence

Homes & Hearts Shabbat Service & Reception
Friday, November 22 at 6:30p
Come meet the Sinai House families who are supported by your generous donations! Hear Yoshiko, a current Sinai House resident, relate her journey from homelessness to independence for her and her son. While there is no charge for the reception following the service, we ask you to RSVP so we know you're coming!

Further Out
Saturday, November 23 at 9:00a
Saturdays at Sinai

Sunday, November 24
TSWRJ Chanukah Mart
Thursday, December 5 at 10:00a
Mazo Adult Ed Class: When Does Life Begin? (4 week series)

Friday, December 6 at 6:00p
Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner

Saturday, December 7 at 9:00a
Praying With Our Feet at A Wider Circle