23-24 Sivan 5778
June 6, 2018
Worship Times
Weekly Torah

Temple Calendar

Worship With Us
This Friday, June 8
6 :00pm

Join us this  Friday at 6:00pm for our Shabbat service.

Please join us for a Pre-Oneg before the service at 5:30pm.  The Pre-Oneg will be hosted by the Smith/Marx Family in celebration of the Bat Mitzvah of Lily Smith this weekend. 
All are Welcome !
In This Issue
Bat Mitzvah of Lily Smith
This Saturday | 10:00am

Lifecycle events are very important, not only for the individual, but for our Community as a whole.  Please plan to attend and celebrate the Bat Mitzvah of Lily Smith, daughter of Jennifer Marx and Scott Smith, thsi Saturday, June 9, beginning at 10:00am.  The sevice will be followed by a Kiddush lunch.

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Whenever there is a Bat or Bar Mitzvah, please know that everyone is welcome to attend the service and stay for the Kiddush afterwards. Temple Sinai views these lifecycle events as a simcha that should be shared by the whole community. Families understand this and are happy to have congregants celebrate with them.
For the Months of  June, July, & August

Reminder that with the change in seasons, comes a change in service times.

During the summer months,  all Friday evening services
will begin at 6:00pm

Please join us before each service  for a Pre-Oneg beginning at 5:30pm
It's Back!
Our biggest and most successful fund raiser of last year--our On-line Auction! 

The auction will run from June 10th to June 24th! 

Our goal is to raise $12,000 for educational programming.

Click the image for more information on how you can help!

Items are due into the Temple by
THIS Friday, June 8th

If you have any questions, please contact the Auction Committee

JUNE 10th!
Walking Tour
Sunday, June 17th | 10:00am

Join Aaron Goldberg and Jeff Potash, together with former resident David Hershberg, in a conversational walk around "Little Jerusalem,"  Burlington's original Jewish community (1885-1945). Learn about this celebrated, transplanted Eastern European shtetl.

Walkers should meet at Little Park (corner of Archibald and N. Winooski Avenue in Burlington's Old North End)  The walk will include a visit to the "Lost Shul Mural" at Ohavi Zedek synagogue.

A Potluck Brunch will be held at the Weisbein Social Hall at Temple Sinai following the walking tour.  Bagels, lox, and cream cheese will be provided.  Bring a dish to add to the festivies.  Please RSVP by Wednesday, June 13th by clicking below.  Wear comfortable shoes for walking!
With Awesome Pre-Onegs & Onegs!

Our new rabbi, David Edleson will be starting on July 1.  Let's celebrate his arrival with awesome Pre-Onegs and Onegs for the remainder of the year!

Lots of slots are available, so Sign-up today to sponsor one, and add a Mitzvah to your list for 5778/5779!
Saturday Mornings | 9:00am

Torah Study will meet  this Shabbat

Join us for this time of  study and discussion!
Jewish History Group
Wednesdays at 11:00am

Temple Sinai's Wednesday Morning Jewish History Group is currently reading, Bad Rabbi, by Eddy Portnoy.

Book is available at Amazon (click the image above to order), on Kindle or Nook, or Barnes & Noble will order it for you. Class meets every week on Wednesday from 11:00am-12:00pm at Temple Sinai. 

For a fun read into stories of our past, please join us when you can. If you don't have a book, not to worry, you can listen too.
Sisterhood Annual End of Year Dinner
Monday, June 18th
Cucina Antica - Shelburne Shopping Park
6:00pm  Cocktails / Cash Bar   ~    7:00pm  Dinner
$30 (bring cash or check)
 - Includes apps, salad, entree,  and dessert -
RSVP to Jane Greenberg   or 802-578-3578
 Include your dinner choice with your RSVP by  June 15
Entree Selection
  1. Atlantic Salmon and Roasted Vegetables--Pan seared salmon topped with parsley, lemon zest, and garlic with roasted summer vegetables.
  2. Eggplant Parmesan--Breaded eggplant with basil and mozzarella over spaghetti and tomato sauce
  3. Greek Plate--Skewered lamb, greek salad, spanokopita, toasted pita bread
  4. Lemon Chicken Breast--With roasted mushrooms, asparagus and served with pearled couscous

Anniversaries & Birthdays
Join us in wishing them a wonderful day and many more!


June 6 ~ Julie & Jeffrey Benay

June 6 ~ Audrey & David Chafetz

June 6 ~ Linda & Marc Greenblatt

June 7 ~ Harriet & Marcel Grunvald

June 9 ~ Sandy & Louis First

June 9 ~ Patty & Paul Levi






June 6 ~ Sherry Glassman

June 6 ~ Jean Pieniadz

June 6 ~ Louise Stoll

June 8 ~ Viola Kohn

June 9 ~ Anya Rose

June 11 ~ David Geddes


June Birthdays Celebration
Pre-Oneg |  Friday, June 22


Please join us on Friday, June 22, before worship at 5:30pm, for a special Pre-Oneg in honor of your birthday. 

No need to RSVP,
just come for some cake  and to CELEBRATE!
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Upcoming Community Events
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Upcoming Event
Thursday, June 28 | 7:30pm

Please click below for more information.
Click the image for a calendar  of upcoming events.

UVM  Miller
Center for 
Holocaust Studies
Throughout Vermont

Click the logo to view upcoming Jewish events sponsored by Jewish groups and houses of worship in VT.
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.