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The Weekly Shofar of Congregation Kol Shalom
~ A Welcoming Conservative Synagogue in Annapolis, MD ~

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - Wednesday, May 25, 2022

18 Iyar, 5782 - 24 Iyar, 5782

Membership Directory:  We are in the process of updating our membership directory. If you need to make any changes to your listing, please e-mail them to office@kolshalomannapolis.org.


Candle lighting time for Friday, May 20, is 7:58 PM.

Friday evening service will be held via Zoom only on May 20 at 5:30 PM. Click here for the Zoom link.

Shabbat morning service will be held (in person and via Zoom) on Saturday, May 21, at 9:30 AM.   Click here for the Zoom link. The Torah portion will be Parshat Behar.

Please click here for information about our mask policy for in-person services.

Our Monday evening service will be held via Zoom only on May 23 beginning at 7 PM. Click here for the Zoom link.  Please note - there will NOT be a service on Monday evening, May 30.

Thursday morning service will be held via Zoom only on May 26 at 9 AM. Click here for the Zoom link.

Click here to download a Siddur for Zoom services.


The Zentangle Meditative Art class is held via Zoom on Wednesday mornings beginning at 10 AM. No art background needed or required. Please have the following items 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). Please e-mail Dawn at dpschulman@aacc.edu with any questions or if you would like the Zoom link.

Talmud Study will continue (via Zoom) on Monday, May 23, at 10:30 AM  Click here for the Zoom link.

Siddur Class will be held on Tuesday, May 24, at 10:30 AM.  Click here for the Zoom link.

Torah Study will NOT be held on Thursday, May 26. Our next session is scheduled (via Zoom) for Thursday, June 2, beginning at 9:40 AM. A Zoom link will be made available as the date draws closer. 

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I am proud to represent Congregation Kol Shalom of Annapolis in the upcoming event, Personal Conversations: Jewish Women of Color: On a Journey Towards Inclusion (Are We There Yet?), to be held on Thursday, May 19, at 7:30 PMClick here for more information. Details are also included in the latest WLCJ Newsletter. Hoping the Kol Shalom community can cheer me on as a representative in this challenging experience! - Edith Magruder 

It is with thanks that we acknowledge the donations made to the Oneg/Kiddush fund. 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 May 2022.  In addition to using the funds to serve food in the building, we are donating funds to the Anne Arundel County Food Bank and the Anne Arundel Community College Student Food Bank.  

USY/Kadima: May 22nd - beach day at Sandy Point State Park

USY Seaboard Regional Event: Spring Convention is Friday May 27 - Monday May 30 at Camp Louise. This event is open to all 8th-12th grade Seaboard USY members.

Please contact Ariel Clarke or Kate Penn for more information.

Support for Ukranian Refugees
Below is a list of Jewish organizations where you can help support the Ukrainian refugees.
HIAS: Welcome the Stranger. Protect the Refugee
JDC: The Leading Global Jewish Humanitarian Organization
Emergency Campaign for Masorti Communities in Ukraine
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