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The Weekly Shofar of Congregation Kol Shalom
~ A Welcoming Conservative Synagogue in Annapolis, MD ~
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - Wednesday, January 22, 2020
19 Tevet, 5780 - 25 Tevet, 5780
Included in this issue:
Book Discussion ~ Super Bowl Party ~ Chazak ~ Chesed ~
Film Screening/Panel Discussion

Candle lighting time for Friday,
January 17, is 4:52 PM.

Unless otherwise noted, Shabbat services are held on Friday evenings at 7:30 PM and on Saturday mornings at 9:30 AM.

The Bat Mitzvah of Alyssa Villareal will take place on Saturday, January 18 . Mazal Tov to Alyssa and her family!

A Shiva service will be held at the home of Abraham and Tamyla Abraham (2012 Haverford Drive; Crownsville, MD) on Sunday, January 19 , at 5:30 PM.  Please help Arnold and his family make a minyan.

Our Monday evening service will continue on January 20 beginning at 7 PM.

Please join us for Tot Shabbat on Saturday, January 25. Families with young children are welcome to join us at 10:30 AM for an hour filled with songs, stories, and CHALLAH!! Parents are encouraged to participate and celebrate with us as we introduce Jewish traditions to our little ones and begin building friendships that will last a lifetime! Please let Allison Charapp know if you plan to attend - 443-871-4126.

Talmud Study will continue on Monday, January 20, beginning at 10:30 AM.

Siddur class will continue on Tuesday, January 21, beginning at 10:30 AM.

Torah and Tabloids will continue on Thursday, January 23, at 9:30 AM.
Super Bowl Party
Sunday, February 2 ~ 5:30 PM

Please join the Kol Shalom Men's Club for our annual Lou Davidsburg Memorial Super Bowl Party.  
$20 to attend ~ Beer, cold cuts, soft drinks, and nasherei will be served.  This event is open to everyone!
Please RSVP to Howard Salob at sportsdent@comcast.net  if you plan to attend. Checks can be made payable to Kol Shalom Men's Club and sent to the synagogue office. (See mailing address below.)
Women's League
Our ANNUAL BOOK DISCUSSION is scheduled for Sunday, January 26 th at 1:30 PM at Susan Zevin’s lovely home. The book is THE HOURS COUNT by Jillian Cantor. The discussion will be led by Marian Figlio. Please RSVP to Linda Rosenberg at Linda.rosenberg@juno.com or 301-249-5154.

Our Annual MISHLOACH MANOT/SHALACH MANOS campaign will be held in February. 

Our ANNUAL WINE TASTING AND SALE will take place on Saturday, March 21 st at 8 PM.  In addition, this year, we will be holding a PASSOVER CRAFT PROJECT at the same time, at a cost of $8 per person, led by Julie Wohl.  Plan to come, taste, and create.

The BALTIMORE JOINT SISTERHOOD DINNER will be held on Thursday, April 23 rd at 6 PM at Temple Beth El in Baltimore.  Couvert is $40pp.

Seaboard Region of WLCJ will be holding SPRING EDUCATION DAY on Sunday, May 3 rd at Olam Tikvah, Fairfax, Virginia from 10am – 2pm.

WOMEN’S LEAGUE SHABBAT will be held on June 5-6.  Details will be forthcoming.

Dues : Dues are still $36 for the year and include membership in our mother organization. Checks can be made payable to Women's League of Kol Shalom and sent to the synagogue office. Please mark your envelopes "WL Dues. " Alternatively, you can now pay using a credit card or PayPal! Go to http://sites.google.com/view/womensleagueks/  and click "make a donation." 
Tree of Life Preschool
We would like to invite you to order challah for your weekly Shabbat celebrations! Rosendorff's Bakery in Baltimore will continue to deliver to our doorstep every Thursday afternoon.

Please click below to access the order forms.
Film Screening/Panel Discussion
Nobody Wants Us
Sunday, January 26 ~ 7 PM

Presented by Maryland Hall
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door

Join us for a film screening and panel discussion of the 2019 documentary, Nobody Wants Us . Congregation Kol Shalom is a co-sponsor of this event. Click below for more information.
Kol Shalom’s Chazak* is back with a delightful theater/dinner program in February. We will be attending the Sunday, Feb. 23 rd 3PM Naval Academy Music Department’s production of Oklahoma at Mahan Hall, followed by a Prairie Picnic Supper at the synagogue.
Tickets for the musical are $ 19 or $16 each and can be ordered directly from the Naval Academy Music’s Department at 410-293-8497 or Navyperforms.showare.com Park at the Naval Academy Stadium lot and shuttle to the theater.
Cost for the Prairie Picnic Supper is $10 each payable to Kol Shalom. To reserve a picnic spot, call Louise Reiner at 410-571-9440 or leave an email message at louise.reiner@verizon.net.   Supper reservations and payment are needed by February 15 th .
* Chazak is the 55+ social, cultural and education group for singles and couples.
CALENDAR ALERT...CHESED has made arrangements for an orientation visit to the SAIL Center at Anne Arundel Medical Center on Wednesday, March 18. Please watch for details in the Shofar and reserve space ASAP as space is limited to 25 participants. 
The Simulation to Advance Innovation & Learning (SAIL) Center trains Residents, Nursing Staff and other medical personnel in patient care and protocols. With state-of-the-art equipment, Operating Room surgical techniques are refined, physicians' safety, health and expertise are calibrated, infection prevention and patient safety are addressed. This is an opportunity to hear from the Manager of the facility, Dr. Gerald Moses, learn about an invaluable resource in our own backyard, and experience this innovative teaching facility.
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.
Please click below to view the synagogue calendar :
Congregation Kol Shalom ~ 1909 Hidden Meadow Lane ~ Annapolis, MD 21401
410-266-6006 ~ office@kolshalomannapolis.org