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The Weekly Shofar of Congregation Kol Shalom
~ A Welcoming Conservative Synagogue in Annapolis, MD ~
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - Wednesday, August 4, 2021
20 Av, 5781 - 26 Av, 5781
Should you need to visit the synagogue building, please be mindful of our neighbors who live at the bottom of Hidden Meadow Lane. It can be quite difficult and dangerous for those driving up the hill to stop for vehicles turning left into our parking lot. Before entering the Kol Shalom parking lot, please slow down, stop, and make sure the road past our synagogue is clear of oncoming traffic.
High Holidays

Please keep an eye on your e-mail inbox for information regarding this year's High Holidays and Book of Remembrance. Due to the fluid Covid and variant situation, we are still finalizing our plans.
Shabbat Services
Candle lighting time for Friday, July 30, is 8:01 PM.

Friday evening service will be held via Zoom only on July 30 at 5:30 PM. Click here for the Zoom link.

Shabbat services will be held in person and via Zoom (Click here for the Zoom link) on Saturday, July 31, beginning at 9:30 AM. The Torah portion will be Parshat Eikev.

We ask all congregants and guests attending services in person to respect the following guidelines:
  • If you are fully vaccinated, you are no longer required to wear a mask. (Masks optional)
  • Any person above the age of 3 who is not vaccinated MUST wear a properly fitted mask when inside the facility.
  • Please continue to practice social distancing, avoiding handshakes and hugs.

Our Monday evening service will continue via Zoom only on August 2 at 7 PM. Click here for the Zoom link.

Thursday morning services will continue via Zoom only on August 5 at 9 AM. Click here for the Zoom link.

Women's League
Women's League Dues: Have you renewed your membership with Women's League? Click here for a membership form and instructions on where to send your dues payment.

Oneg/Kiddush Fund: Although we are unable to serve Onegs and Kiddushes at the synagogue at this time, we are still able to recognize your occasions. It is with thanks that we acknowledge the donations made. Howard Salob reads the list at services each Shabbat and we publish the list in The Weekly Shofar as well. Click here to view a list of donations for July. Until we are able to serve food again in the building we are donating half of the funds to the AA County Food Bank and the AACC Help Link Program.

Gift Shop: Women's League will get 5-10% back when you buy from our online affiliates. Click here for more information.

The Zentangle Meditative Art class is held via Zoom on Wednesday mornings beginning at 10 AM. No art background needed or required. Just follow the Zoom link below and have the following available: several sheets of copy paper, a no.2 sharpened pencil, a black pen with a fine tip and good ink flow, a Q-tip and a scissors (to cut out our drawing paper). Any questions? Just email Dawn at dpschulman@aacc.edu.
Topic: Kol Shalom Zentangle Group ~ Time: Wednesday mornings at 10 AM
Click here for the Zoom link. ~ Meeting ID: 835 9284 4662 ~ Password: 350951

In The Community

Mindfulness and Meditation: Monica Jordan invites the Kol Shalom community to join her via Zoom every Tuesday from 7 to 8 PM to meditate together. She will explore a different topic every week and suggest tools to work through challenges. Click here to register. Contact Monica Jordan at monicajordan606@gmail.com with any questions.
If you have an item you would like to include in the Weekly Shofar, please compose and e-mail your submission to the synagogue office (see e-mail address below) no later than the preceding Tuesday. Any items received after this time will be held for the following week's announcements.

If you would like to purchase a plaque to memorialize a loved one, or a simcha leaf to commemorate a special occasion, please contact Howard Salob at sportsdent@comcast.net or 410-544-2440.

Amazon Smile: Click here to shop Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate .5% of your eligible purchase to Congregation Kol Shalom. Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know - same products, same prices. You shop, Amazon gives!

Congregation Kol Shalom ~ 1909 Hidden Meadow Lane ~ Annapolis, MD 21401
410-266-6006 ~ office@kolshalomannapolis.org