WEEKLY NEWS
 A Reform Jewish Congregation
500 Swift Street | South Burlington, VT 05403
802-862-5125 | info@templesinaivt.org

For my house shall be called a house of prayer for all people.
~ Isaiah 56:7
2 Tishri 5781
September 8, 2021
HIGH HOLY DAY UPDATE
Members still need to register online in order to attend in person or via ZOOM.

We are not opening our in-person services to the larger community this year. We want to keep the numbers as low as we can while serving our members. All people can attend by ZOOM.


Non-Members - Please contact Temple Administrator for the Zoom link.
SERVICES
Friday, September 10, 6:30 pm
SHABBAT SHUVA "SHIRTAN"
CHANT MEDITATION SEREVICE
We are requesting that
people attending in person Shabbat services
please wear face masks.

IN PERSON AND ON ZOOM
Meeting ID: 148 242 561

(We will be using this for services going forward)

Rabbi David Edelson and Cantor Mark Leopold
Oneg and Dinner Following Service

Natalie, Adam, and Elias Fleischman are hosting an Oneg and dinner following services OUTSIDE at the Wheeler House across the street. Flatbread, salads, drinks, and Sisterhood baked desserts will be on the menu!

Thank you to Ginny Greenblott for organizing.

ALL ARE WELCOME. Please RSVP to the Temple Administrator to ensure they can plan for food.
Saturday, September 11, 9:30 am
SHABBAT SHUVA MORNING SERVICE

IN PERSON AND ON ZOOM
Meeting ID: 173 694 164
SHABBAT SHUVA TORAH STUDY  Immediately following the service.

This week's Torah portion is:

Vayeilech

וַיֵּלֶךְ

[Moses] Went
Deuteronomy 31:1–30
Read more about the Torah portion from 
the Union for Reform Judaism HERE or 
Sefaria HERE

Haftarah: Hosea 14:2Ð10, Micah 7:18Ð20, Joel 2:15Ð27

Rabbi David Edelson
Cemetery Memorial Service
Sunday, September 12, 10 am
189 Patchen Road

Natalie Fleischman will be having an unveiling for husband, Mitch.
All are welcome.

As is traditional during the High Holy Days, we gather to show our respects in the service of poems and psalms.

Brunch to follow at the Wheeler House.
REGISTER FOR RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
For more information please contact Aimee Loiter.

Sign Up for School HERE

ACTION NEEDED REGARDING BDS RESOLUTION IN BURLINGTON
On September 13, between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, the Burlington City Council will be voting on a pro-BDS
(Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions), strongly anti-Israel resolution.

Please read the linked document to learn more and see options for a response.
PLEASE CALL
BEFORE COMING TO TEMPLE
Because Temple Sinai is changing its congregational software and Rabbi David is preparing for the High Holy days,
the Temple may be closed at times during the week.

If you need to come to Temple, please call the Temple Administrator first to make sure the Temple is open.

Thank you.
ONEGS
For our in person services on Fridays, so that everyone can feel safe and comfortable, we would like to continue to have individually bagged food for the Hamotzi and the Oneg, like the delicious "challah knots" and cookies that were served at our first in person service.

People are needed for the following dates:

September 17
October 1st
October 8th

To host an Oneg, please email our Temple Administrator.
UPCOMING B’NAI MITZVAH
FALL 2021 

Addy Smith, Saturday, September 25, 10 am
Parasha--Sukkot

Robin Goodwin, Saturday, October 16, 10 am
Parasha--Lech L’cha

Ella Stein, Saturday, October 23, 10 am
Parasha--Vayeira
SISTERHOOD
Sisterhood has many events planned for 2021 and beyond!
Find out all about it in the Sisterhood Newsletter!
Contact Sisterhood if you have questions related to joining or the events.
BROTHERHOOD
Brotherhood Events for 2021.

For more information or if you have questions about Brotherhood, please email the Brotherhood President or contact the Temple Administrator.

We hope to see you soon!
TEMPLE SINAI
20s AND 30s SOCIAL GROUP
Team Tuna
Come join Team Tuna for fun activities such as our recent blueberry picking or simply to be together.

For more information contact
Nefesh Mountain Concert
at Temple Sinai
October 2 Nefesh Mountain Concert

Tickets ($18 limit of 4 tickets) and VIP reception tickets ($360-- includes 2 tickets) are available for purchase online for MEMBERS ONLY

Tickets will go on sale September 13th to the general public.

Proof of vaccination and masks will be required.
Attendance limited to 200.

Tickets for the general public will be available in late September. Look for a special announcement on August 30 with the link.

If you have any questions, please contact the Marketing VP.
JEWISH HISTORY BOOK GROUP
Wednesdays 11 am-12 pm

The Jewish History Book Group is reading and discussing The Last Jews of Kerala: The 2,000-Year History of India's Forgotten Jews, by Edna Fernandes.
Now meeting only via Zoom.

Meeting ID: 509 351 796

Contact the Temple office for more information.
ANNIVERSARIES AND BIRTHDAYS
SEPTEMBER
Join us in wishing them a wonderful day and many more!
3 ~ Allyson Bazarsky and Anthony Blusius
Karen and Jared Larrow
Susan and Victor Zimmerman
4 ~ Deb and Mark Leopold
6 ~ Sandy Bermanzohn and Clarence Davis
9 ~ Vivien and David Brown
12 ~ Sheila Stanton and David Geddes
14 ~ Tina and Howard Kalfus
16 ~ Deb and Mitch Stern
Daniel and Stephanie Weiss
21 ~ Jan and Michael Orlansky
23 ~ Sonya and Alex Epstein
24 ~ Linda and Andrew Suntup
28 ~ Tobi and Morris Silver
1 ~ Judith Felsen
4 ~ Sam Bloomberg
Paul Levi
Sylvan Ross
5 ~ Abby Rehkugler
Cheryl Stein
6 ~ Seth Barovick
Anna Dauerman
7 ~ Charlotte McCorkel
8 ~ Tobi Silver
10 ~ Linda Suntup
Anna Kalfus
11 ~ Jeffrey Davis
12 ~ Joel Goldberg
14 ~ Susan Sobel
15 ~ Dianne Schreer
Marjie Sheppard
16 ~ Jennifer Levy
17 ~ Deb Norotsky
19 ~ Karl Spooner
22 ~ Jamie Alpert
23 ~ Sheila Stanton
24 ~ Tristan Schreiber
Ryan Schreiber
Daniel Weiss
25 ~ Cordelia Hutton
Jon Margolis
Jennifer Prue
29 ~ Susan Dinitz
Mitchell Stern
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS
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You can also click on this LINK for the JCVT weekly events calendar.
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Mission Statement
We are a diverse, egalitarian, and inclusive community of Jews and interfaith families. We joyfully embrace Judaism as a way of life through prayer, music, social action, celebrating Jewish holidays, lifelong learning, and life cycle events. Through these activities, we seek to promote spiritual growth, moral values, and the social welfare of our community.
 
Vision Statement
Temple Sinai strives to be a joyful, energetic, accepting, innovative, caring, and accessible faith community. We choose to practice and teach Jewish traditions in our community, so that Jews and Judaism will continue to flourish, both in Vermont and in an ever-changing world. We believe that support for a safe and prosperous State of Israel is an important part of our Jewish identity.
500 Swift Street
South Burlington, VT 05403
802-862-5125