Your Weekly Source for CSK News
January 11, 2021 - 27 Tevet
LIFE CYCLE EVENTS

If you would like to be mentioned here, email office@shaareikodesh.org by Thursday so that we can include it in the following Monday's weekly email.

  • Mazal tov to Grandparents Michael Zimmerman and Cantor Elaine Shapiro on the birth of their grandson Naftali Allen on December 16, 2020.

UPCOMING EVENTS
A JOURNEY TO RABBINATE
Join Rabbi Baum and congregants from Temple Beth Israel in Sunrise, Florida
at his home synagogue as Rabbi Hector Epelbaum interviews
Rabbi Baum about his journey to the rabbinate.
Thursday, January 14 at 6 PM.

DRIVE-IN SHABBAT
Friday, January 22, 2021 
6:15 - 7:15 pm 'In Person' and Online
Rain or Shine

GET OUT OF THE HOUSE AND JOIN US for another exciting
Drive-In Shabbat, while staying in your car for a healthy, safe and socially distanced event.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
CONGREGATION SHAAREI KODESH
2021 ANNUAL MEETING

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at 5:30 pm.
This meeting will be conducted via Zoom

You will receive the Zoom link in your registration confirmation.

THEN - Stay with us as we continue into....
TU B'SHVAT VEGAN SEDER
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
6:15 PM ET -
Immediately following the Annual Meeting

Join us for a Vegan Tu B'Shvat Seder led by Rabbi Baum. We will learn the importance of veganism in Judaism and the environment
SYNAGOGUE VEGAN CHALLENGE
As part of our Synagogue Vegan Challenge year, please join Congregation Shaarei Kodesh and Shamayim: Jewish Animal Advocacy as we team up with Israeli-based Challenge 22 to help those in the Jewish community go vegan for Tu B’Shvat! 

More than 400K people from all over the world have participated in the project since its launch in March 2014.  
CSK challenges our chaverim and friends to go Vegan for 22 days and see how you can impact your physical and emotional self, all while helping the environment.

Click here to join Shamayim for the challenge starting on January 29, 2021.  
PLEASE JOIN THE WOMEN OF CSK’s KOL ISHA/SISTERHOOD
FOR A VERY SPECIAL VIRTUAL WOMEN'S KABBALAT SHABBAT
AS WE HONOR ELLEN JADD
Friday, January 29, 2021
6:15 PM
Services will be led by
Cantor Elaine Shapiro, Elaine Aronoff, Sandi Miller, and Carol Raphan
D’var Torah will be presented by Rabbi Elaine Schnee
Meeting ID: 882 0065 3129 Passcode: 910086
+13126266799,,88200653129#,,,,,,0#,,910086# US (Chicago)
FAMILY SHABBAT IN THE PARK
Saturday, January 30, 2021
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a Family Shabbat service in the park!

JUDAISM & VEGANISM
Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 8 PM

To Whom Are We Obligated?
Our Responsibility for Humans & Animals! 
Join us as we hear from Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz and learn more about Veganism and Judaism. In this session, Rabbi Shmuly will guide us through Jewish texts raising profound moral questions to grapple with.

HAVDALAH WITH SINGIN WITH SUSAN, FOLLOWED BY AN OUTDOOR (SOCIALLY DISTANCED) MOVIE NIGHT at CSK, PRESENTING DISNEY PIXAR'S "SOUL"
Saturday, February 6, 2021, 7 PM ET
GET YOUR GAME ON WITH THE CSK NFL 2021 BOX POOL
50/50 - 50% comes back to CSK!

This year we are excited to offer 3 opportunities to enjoy NFL and WIN $$
and support CSK at the same time!

AFC & NFC CHAMPIONSHIP Sunday, January 24, 2021
SUPER BOWLSunday, February 7, 2021

For more information or questions please contact: Matt Weiss, email to mattsncaa@gmail.com
YOUTH GROUPS

Congregation Shaarei Kodesh is part of the Hanegev Region of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) and is a member of the Arvot Sub-Region of USY. We have programs for students from grades 3 through 12. Click here to learn more about our exciting programs.

SISTERHOOD (Kol Isha) NEWS

Please click here to join: Basic dues are $39.00,
Neshama $54.00, and for new members to CSK it is $18.00.
BOOK CLUB
Join us Wednesday, January 20, 2021 to discuss "Eli's Promise" by Ronald H. Balson.
The WLCJ Florida Region Presents The 4th Annual ONE DAY FUN DAY
Sunday, January 31 at 10 AM ET All are invited!
Pack your bags as we travel to China to discover The History of Mah Jongg, presented by Helene Herman. This will be followed by how to make your own Mah Jongg bracelet.
$18 (bracelet kit included) or $10 (no bracelet)
RSVP to Nancy Goldberg at njg18@aol.com for more information.
Sisterhood/Kol Isha is selling $20 and $50 gift cards to Glicks, Aroma and Kosher Market (The Grove). Please show your support while you shop! You can purchase the gift cards from the CSK office (while supplies last). Please call ahead to set up an appointment to buy your cards. 561-852-6555
Torah Fund Donation! When you give to Torah Fund, you are giving to the future of The Jewish Conservative Movement. 
For more information or questions please contact: Nancy Goldberg
Home: 561.908.2520 - Cell: 484.410.7766 - Email: njg18g@gmail.com
Donations made to Congregation Shaarei Kodesh 1.5-1.10.21
 
Aronson Family Youth Fund
Elaine Aronoff in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of Esther Bernstein
 
General Fund
Bela & Mel Schoenfeld in honor of Rabbi and Mrs. Ed Bernstein
whose kindness and generosity is greatly appreciated
Shehecheyanu to Stephen Laskowitz and Julie Lewis for receiving their COVID vaccine.

Kemach Torah Nadiv 5781
Susan & Lou Witonsky

Kemach Torah Parasha Bo – January 23 / 10 Shevat
Linda Stegman in honor of her grandson Michael, on his 15th Birthday
 
Myer Rappaport Youth Education Fund
Nan Berkowitz in honor of:
the Bat Mitzvah of Esther Bernstein
the birth of Cantor Elaine Shapiro & Michael Zimmerman’s grandson

Rabbi’s Circle
Melissa & Jason Rayman
Rabbi Elaine Schnee & Harvey Gitel
 
Tribute Cards
In honor of Esther Bernstein Becoming a Bat Mitzvah:
Gloria Morenstein
Linda & Marty Radnor
Rabbi Elaine Schnee & Harvey Gitel

Shirley Rudo & Marvin Horwitz
in honor of B’nai Mitzvahs Nicole Alarcon, Ronen Elias & Esther Bernstein

Susan & Lou Witonsky to Judi & Steven Schneider on the birth of their grandson Dylan Lipman

Gloria Morenstein to Kim Beame in honor of Paige’s acceptance to Rabbinical School

Linda & Marty Radnor to Cantor Elaine Shapiro & Michael Zimmerman
in honor of the birth of their grandson Naftali Allen Stern

Yahrzeit
Floris & Murray Leipzig in memory of Clara Schoenfeld
Susan Jeffries in memory of her father Hyman Adler
Mah Jongg 2021 Cards

Order your card from CSK today!
DEADLINE TO ORDER IS MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2021

COMMUNITY EVENTS

COVID 19 VACCINATIONS - PALM BEACH COUNTY RESIDENTS:
In order to register to receive the Covid-19 Vaccine, you must contact the PBC Health Department by either of these two methods: Call: 561.625.5180 or Email: chd50feedback@flhealth.gov
 
Include the following Information: 1. Name(s), 2. Address, 3. Telephone number, 4. Date(s) of birth.

VISIT ISRAEL LIVE FROM YOUR LIVING ROOM ON A VIRTUAL TOUR
Are you ready to visit Israel from the comfort of your home? JNF is bringing hundreds of people together to visit Israel RIGHT NOW! So pack your bags and join others as you experience biblical and modern Israel. Pick your tour date: January 4-7 / February 8-11 / March 15-18, 2021.

VIRTUAL JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTH PALM BEACH COUNTY EVENTS
HESSED/TZEDAKAH OPPORTUNITIES
RUTH & NORMAN RALES JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Click here for more information
We want YOU to help us make a minyan!
Please consider joining our Minyan WhatsApp group so you can be contacted to join us for our weekday minyanim to help our congregants say Kaddish and pray together.

Click on the link below from your cell phone to be added to our WhatsApp Minyan List. https://chat.whatsapp.com/H5AEAvuC9RF9wYzDGjTbsF
Have some free time? We would love to get you involved!
 
Contact Eve Nasetti,
ph: 561-847-1771 or by email programming@shaareikodesh.org
COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services provides the CSK community with a dedicated social worker. Call Ariel Mantzoor at 561-852-333 or email her at ArielM@RalesJFS.org

JFS SUPPORT GROUPS
Click here for support groups
Click here for senior therapy groups.
SHABBAT SERVICES
Every Thursday you will receive an email that is specific to SHABBAT SERVICE TIMES & ZOOM LINKS.