TSSB E-NEWSLETTER:
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15, 2017
Reminder: No Religious School
on Monday November 20th.
Wishing you a very
Happy Thanksgiving!
SEE YOU AT HAVDALAH IN THE PARK THIS SATURDAY
On Saturday November 18 starting at 4pm join TSSB for a very special and musical Havdalah service when we mark the end of Shabbat and usher in the new week with friends, food and fun.

We will gather by the fire pit in Hermosa Valley Park for a potluck dinner and s'mores so in your RSVP please indicate the food you will bring to share. RSVP HERE (We are still in need of firewood).
RELIGIOUS SCHOOL UPDATE
The students had a great day on Monday! Each class is now well into their Judaic curriculum…complete with Biblical board games, Hebrew letter races, and learning how to make Jewish, ethical decisions. When the students return after Thanksgiving, we will begin preparing for Hanukkah! 

8th/9th GRADE YOUTH
PROGRAM UPDATE
Our Youth Group has been engaging in current events discussions related to preventing gun violence. Together they wrote a letter to our representatives pleading for action. Read what they said HERE .

Please note the following important dates:
NO SCHOOL – Monday, November 20th
Religious School Hanukkah Celebration – Mon., Dec. 11th (last day of school)
School resumes – Monday, January 8th
TSSB MEMBER CORNER
Rabbi August led a baby naming service for Greta Lily, daughter of Zach & Danielle Weiss. Zach is the brother of our members, Ara & Erika Weiss. The family ritual was held on Sunday Nov 12th. Mazal Tov to the Weiss Family
TODAH RABBAH! THANK YOU!
The Young Family Shabbat service now has a new Jewish Rug for our youngest members! There are holiday symbols and Jewish letters around the outside. 
This rug is generously sponsored by the young families
listed below:
  1. Kelly & Michael Silverman – in honor of her new exciting job
  2. Elisa Nye in honor of her parents Marilyn & Michael Greenwood
  3. Alissa & Tyler Kovall and her Dad
  4. Ara & Erika Weiss
  5. Melissa & Joe Paulding
  6. Catherine & Todd Brilliant
ADULT LEARNING:
“WHAT TO EXPECT” SERIES 
“What to Expect” from Genesis: Early Bible Narratives
Three Classes Thursday Evenings 7–8:30pm
Location Provided after RSVP

Class Two: Thursday November 16 – RSVP HERE
Abraham the Dreamer: The First Family - and their dysfunctions! 

Class Three: Thursday November 30 – RSVP HERE
Love, Jealousy and Sibling Rivalry in our Biblical Families: Can you relate?
HANUKKAH SHABBAT
Hanukkah is just around the corner and we are preparing for our annual celebration. Join us for dinner, dreidels, traditional Hanukah songs, and prayer. 

Friday December 15
All-Community Holiday Dinner and Service
5:45 dinner
6:30 service
RSVP and sign up to bring latkes for our annual Hanukkah Latke Contest! There will be a table set up just for the latke bar. RSVP HERE .

* To sponsor the oneg please click HERE .
VODKA AND LATKES
Adult Get Together
December 9, 2017
7–10pm
Hosted by The Parker Family
Please look in your inbox for the upcoming EVITE.
HANUKKAH FAMILY FUN DAY
Sunday December 17
10am–2:30pm
Celebrate Hanukkah and the Magic of Camp at the beautiful Shalom Institute in Malibu. For more information view the flyer here .
RABBI HOTLINE
If you need to reach the Rabbi in the event of a loss or other personal matter please call her cell at 310/995-4530.
Thurs. November 16
Adult Learning Series: “What to Expect” from Genesis Class 2
7-8:30pm
RSVP HERE

Sat., November 18
Havdalah Service
at Hermosa Valley Park 4pm. RSVP HERE .

Mon., November 20
NO SCHOOL

Mon. November 27
Religious School
4 – 6pm

Thurs. November 30
Adult Learning Series: “What to Expect” from Genesis: Early Bible Narratives.
Class 3
7-8:30pm
RSVP HERE .

Mon. December 4
Religious School
4 – 6pm

Vodka and Latkes Adult Get Together
December 9
7 - 10pm
Evite to come!

Mon. December 11
*Hanukkah in Class
Religious School
4 – 6pm

Hanukkah 2017
Tues., Dec. 12 to
Wed., Dec. 20

Friday, December 15
All-Community Hanukkah Holiday Dinner and Service
5:45 dinner
6:30 service
RSVP HERE

Hanukkah Family Fun Day at Shalom Institute in Malibu
Sunday December 17
10am - 2:30pm
Mon. January 8
Religious School
Resumes
4 – 6pm

Winter Break (No Religious School from Dec 18 through Jan 1st).

SAVE THE DATE:
Friday Feb 23 to
Sunday Feb 25, 2018
Temple Shalom Family Camp at the Shalom Institute in Malibu

Please contact Maya Brewer for any questions about
Temple Shalom of The South Bay:  director@templeshalomsb.org