Your Weekly Source for CSK News
May 3, 2021 - 21 Iyar 5781
LIFE CYCLE EVENTS
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WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

CSK High Holy Days Survey 2021
Rosh Hashanah: September 6-8, 2021
Yom Kippur: September 15-16, 2021

The High Holy Day Committee would greatly appreciate 100% participation in this survey so that we can best serve our congregation. Please complete the survey by Monday, May 10, 2021.
UPCOMING EVENTS
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
   
ETHICAL WILLS WITH RABBI BAUM: 2 Part Series discussing the preparation of an ethical will and how to best make sure that your values, ideals, and life experiences are shared and passed on to your loved ones. Tuesday May 4, 2021
 
CEMETERY AND HOSPICE: Discussing affordable cemetery plots, providing clarity on the services and misconceptions commonly associated with Hospice care. Tuesday, May 11, 2021
 
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

Join us, Friday, May 7
for
Shabbat Under the Stars.
6:15 PM

Painting Party For All Ages
Spend time with your family and friends or find some time for yourself, as Pinot's Palette Zooms in and walks us through creating this Shavuot masterpiece, Rainier Glory. This event is for ALL AGES! Unleash your inner creativity!
 
Sunday, May 16, 3-5 pm
RSVP by Wednesday, May 12 at 5 pm.

Shavuot
May 16-18, 2021

Some services will be in person but you MUST RSVP
to attend in person.

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!

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!

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.
 
USY & KADIMA:  
  • Wednesday, May 5 at 7 pm: Elections!



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: Monday, 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 4.26-5.3.21
 
 General Fund
Kim Beame in honor of Evelyn Soroka-Quiroz becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Sharon & Eric Lubin in honor of Evelyn Soroka-Quiroz becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Martin & Alice Mehl for their donation of three TV monitors
Steve Laskowitz & Julie Lewis in honor of Evelyn Soroka-Quiroz becoming a Bat Mitzvah
 
Myer Rappaport Youth Education Fund
Nan Berkowitz in honor of Evelyn Soroka-Quiroz becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Nan Berkowitz in honor of Jason Richman’s Graduation
Nan Berkowitz in honor of Zachary Turian becoming a Bar Mitzvah
Gina & Michael Wadler in honor of Evelyn Soroka-Quiroz becoming a Bat Mitzvah
 
Tribute Cards
Linda & Marty Radnor in honor of Jason Richman’s graduation from The University of Florida
Nancy & Alan Spivack to Evelyn Soroka-Quiroz, in honor of becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Gloria Morenstein to Evelyn Soroka-Quiroz, Mazal Tov on becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Gloria Morenstein to Jason Richman, Mazal Tov on his Graduation.
 
Yahrzeit / Yizkor Fund
Anita Hare Goldfeld in memory of Rose Hare
Marietta Weitz in memory of Lilyan Monoson
 Barbara Maryn in memory of:
David Newrick, Sophie Newrick, Bessie Leichner, Isidore Leichner, and Doris Meaney
MOMENTS OF PRIDE

CSK young congregant, Eden Gross, writes a song to let children know that fears are normal. Click here to read the article featured in the Washington Post
 
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.

‘We’re back:’ Synagogues return to in-person services.
CSK IN THE NEWS: Read about us in The Jewish Journal and Sun-Sentinel. You can pick up the latest Jewish Journal at the office.
COMMUNITY EVENTS

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

A Virtual Tour of Morocco
Join The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County along with our Moroccan tour guides as we experience Morocco and its 2,000 years of Jewish history.

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

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.