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The Weekly Shofar of Congregation Kol Shalom
~ A Welcoming Conservative Synagogue in Annapolis, MD ~
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - Wednesday, September 29, 2021
17 Tishri, 5782 - 23 Tishri, 5782
Shabbat and Weekly Services
Candle lighting time for Friday, September 24, is 6:41 PM.

Friday evening service will be held via Zoom only on September 24 at 5:30 PM. Click here for the Zoom link.

Shabbat morning service will be held in person and via Zoom on Saturday, September 25, beginning at 9:30 AM. Click here for the Zoom link.


Thursday morning services will continue via Zoom only on September 30 at 9 AM. Click here for the Zoom link.

To download a Siddur, click here.

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Candle lighting time for Monday, September 27, is 6:37 PM. Candle lighting time for Tuesday, September 28, is 7:32 PM.

Schedule of Services:
  • Erev Shemini Atzeret Service: Monday, September 27, 7 PM, via Zoom only
  • Shemini Atzeret Svc & Yizkor: Tuesday, September 28, 9:30 AM, in person and via Zoom
  • Simchat Torah Service: Wednesday, September 29, 9:30 AM, in person and via Zoom

Links have been e-mailed to all members and to visitors who have requested them. If you are a Kol Shalom member OR a visitor who has requested links and did not receive them, please contact the synagogue office at 410-266-6006 or office@kolshalomannapolis.org.

Reservations are NOT required to attend these services in person. Please remember, however, that masks will be required of EVERYONE attending services in person, including those who have been fully vaccinated.

To download a Siddur, click here.

School News
Flu Clinic: On Sunday, September 26, from 10 AM until 12:30 PM, we will be hosting a Flu Clinic at Kol Shalom. All DRRS, TOL, and Kol Shalom Families are welcome to come. A parent from our preschool is a pharmacist and has opened her own pharmacy right by us! She will have shots for all ages - beginning at age 3. All you need to bring is your insurance information; she will bill your insurance company directly. 

NOTE: Adaoma is also able to administer COVID-19 vaccines, shingles vaccines, and the pneumonia shot. If you are interested in any of these, please text Allison at 443-871-4126.

We will do this again in a few weeks.

Challah: ROSENDORFF’s Challah is ALMOST back! I will be ordering from Rosendorff’s next week (Monday, September 27) by noon for delivery the week of October 7 (it is a bit of a wait). Please text Allison at 443-871-4126 with your order. Braided challah is $4.50. Large pull apart challah is $5.00. Small pull apart challah is $4.50. That is all I’m ordering for now. I’m hoping to do this at the beginning of each month.

Allison Charapp

Movie Night
Kol Shalom Movie Night is presenting Gentlemen’s Agreement for this month on Thursday, September 30 at 7 PM. Click here for the Zoom link.

Click here for more information about the movie.

Women's League
To ALL Ladies of Congregation Kol Shalom, it's time we come together and share programming ideas for the upcoming year. Rabbi Wohl has given us a place to begin following the guest speaker from the A.A. Co. Food Bank. Hold the date on Sunday October 3, 2021 to attend a virtual social. More information will be sent to your email.  

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 September. 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.

USY/ADL Walk Against Hate
Hi everyone,

We plan to participate in ADL's Walk Against Hate on Sunday, October 10th from 2 - 4 PM. It will be held at Quiet Water Park and we will probably get a sweet treat afterwards. I have created a team - it’s called Kol Shalom USY, so please sign up when you get the chance. Look forward to seeing you there!

Click here to register or to sponsor our team!

Thank you,
Ariel Clarke 

Men's Club Event
When: Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 10AM
What: Andy Pollin will speak to us about his radio and television experiences in Washington DC professional sports. Andy has been in DC radio and television since the early 90's, working alongside Greg Gumbel, Steve Czaban, Tony Kornheiser and others. He is presently host of the Andy Pollin Hour on ESPN 630AM. He will talk about his experiences in sports, including stories of Jewish professional athletes.
A light breakfast and coffee will be provided.
How: In person and via Zoom (COVID dependent). Please look to the Shofar as we get closer for updates.
Cost: $25 per person
Any questions, please contact Gary at gweinfeld@verizon.net.

During the month of September, the Zentangle Meditative Art class will held via Zoom on Thursday mornings, September 23 and September 30 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.
Click here for the Zoom link. ~ Meeting ID: 835 9284 4662 ~ Password: 350951

Hadassah Event

Join the Annapolis chapter of Hadassah (via Zoom) for a discussion with author Claudia Kalb on Thursday, October 7, from 1 - 2:30 PM. Listen as Claudia shares how genius is birthed into reality.

$10 Event Fee ~ Click here to view the flyer.
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.

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