Your Weekly Source for CSK News
May 16, 2021 - 5 Sivan 5781
LIFE CYCLE EVENTS
Minyan request for Rabbi Elaine Schnee
in memory of her mother Rebecca Landau
Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 7 PM and,
Monday, May 24, 2021, at 8:30 AM
Meeting ID: 882 0065 3129 Passcode: 910086
+13126266799,,88200653129#,,,,,,0#,,910086# US (Chicago)
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Shavuot
May 16-18, 2021

Sunday, May 16, 2021, 7 - 9 PM ET - Shavuot Learning Program and Maariv
The Sounds of Silence Featuring Rabbi Baum Rabbi Schnee, and Rabbi Bernstein. 
 
Monday, May 17, 2021, 9:30 AM ET - First Day Shavuot
Reading of the 10 Commandments
 
Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 9:30 AM ET - Second Day Shavuot and Yizkor
Includes selections from Megilat Ruth and Yizkor.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 6: 30 - 7:00 PM ET Shavuot Mincha-Afternoon Service and Yizkor
This will be an outdoor, socially distant service *open to members and non-members, and vaccinations are not required.* This service will not be on Zoom.

*Weather permitting (if it is raining, this service will be canceled). Masks required.  
HAVE YOU MADE YOUR unGALA DONATION YET?

HELP US REACH OUR GOAL!

PLANNING TODAY FOR TOMORROW
Pre-Need and Afterlife Planning
A 7 WEEK PROGRAM DISCUSSING:
THE FINANCES, LEGALITIES, ETHICS, AND MORALS ASSOCIATED WITH JEWISH AFTERLIFE PLANNING
   
CHARITABLE GIVING, LIFE AND LEGACY: 2 Part Series discussing the tools available and benefits of ongoing charitable giving, beneficiary designations, and the Life and Legacy program. Thursdays, May 20 and May 27, 2021

*Each participant will receive a gift bag from the presenters after the final class.

MISSED A CLASS? CLICK ON THE CLASS BELOW TO WATCH THE VIDEO

Scholar-in-Residence: Rabbi Matt Berkowitz
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to study and learn with our Virtual Scholar-in-Residence, Rabbi Matt Berkowitz, in this special series!
May 23 & June 6, 2021
Explore the core values of Congregation Shaarei Kodesh and how these values, morals, and ethics can best be represented in the chosen/commissioned art for our new congregational home. Help us choose what our new space should represent and how it should look!


2021 ANNUAL BUDGET MEETING
Thursday, June 3 at 7:00 PM ET

Budget Workshops: Wednesay, May 19 at 6:00 PM ET OR
Wednesday, May 26 at 7:00 PM ET

Eat-In or Take Out
from Ben's
AND
SUPPORT CSK!

On Monday, May 24 when you stop by
Ben's Deli and present this flyer at checkout,
a donation will be made to CSK
based on your purchase.
K-7 RELIGIOUS SCHOOL STUDENTS:

You are invited to Lead Shabbat Services during the Ruth and Lewis Davis Religious School End-of-Year Shabbat Service and "Moving Up" Celebration
Friday, June 4th at 6:15

*Students and their immediate families are invited to CSK to lead in-person, indoor services
(Students will also have the opportunity to lead through Zoom if they can't be here in person)

*We have limited capacity so if you will be attending in person, please RSVP ASAP
Judaism & Veganism, Lunch & Learn
 with Rabbi Shmuly
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us as we hear from Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz and learn more about Veganism and Judaism.

To Whom Are We Obligated? Our Responsibility for Humans & Animals! 

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.
MAZAL TOV TO 2021-2022 Youth Group Board
  • USY: 
  • President= Elan Goldman (2nd year!)
  • VP= Owen Abrams
  • 9th grade rep= Jess Fele
  • Kadima: 
  • Ari Bilu= President
  • Regional Board: 
  • SATO= Noam Bernstein 



USCJ - HaNegev USY
Scholarship Gala
on May 23rd,
honoring Stephanie Nichol
and Robert Salamon


Deadline to purchase an ad to honor
Stephanie and Robert is May 10!
KOL ISHA SISTERHOOD OF
CONGREGATION SHAAREI KODESH
UPCOMING EVENTS:
BOOK CLUB: Wednesday, May 19, 7:30 PM: "The House of Glass” by Hadley Freeman, PLUS A Surprise Guest. Please email Bonnie at mplbonnie@aol.com to be added to the email list and for Zoom details.
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
Donations Made to Congregation Shaarei Kodesh 5.10 - 5.14.21
 
General Fund
 Arlene & David Lurie for an Aliyah
 
Myer Rappaport Youth Education Fund
Nan Berkowitz to The Feuerman’s for their friendship and their move
 
 Yahrzeit Fund
 Robert Eisenberg in memory of Jeanette Eisenberg
 Arlene & David Lurie in memory of Rabbi Elaine Schnee’s mother, Rebecca Landau, at her yahrzeit
 Richard Kushnick in memory of his mother, Emily Kushnick
 Jill Mellman in memory of Allan “Bucky” Friedlander
 Joel Lebovitz in memory of Malvin Lebovitz
 Nan Berkowitz in memory of Myer Berkowitz
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Date Assignments
We are assigning Bnai Mitzvah Dates to students born between 2008-2010.
If you have a child born during this time frame and you are looking for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah Date at CSK, please contact the office by clicking here.
COMMUNITY EVENTS

VIRTUAL JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTH PALM BEACH COUNTY EVENTS
May Events Calendar: Click here for more information

ARTS, CULTURE & LEARNING
LEVIS JCC PHYLLIS & HARVEY SANDLER CENTER
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

Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) exapnds to include The Therapeutic & Family Resource Center (TFRC) serving children from birth to 22 years of age and their families.

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