Articles, events, and opportunities at items 1-10. Shabbat schedule at Item 3 and Jewish Cuisine at Item 4. Brotherhood Breakfast Item 5. Photos from past events are at Item 10. See also windows for Shabbat services and Recurring Events .
1. Adult education Hebrew class Thursdays, 1 pm, continues , May 10, 17, 24
2. See Rabbi Sokol's latest article in the Daily Press here.
2a. New restaurant opening May 15 (new date)--Charlotte's Café. Service Mediterranean/American menu, run by member Gholam Farrokhpour, located 12454 Warwick Blvd near CNU. Hours 11 to 9, closed Mon. Hiring full-time and part-timeand also showcaseing background solo musicians. If interested in employment or showcasing musical talent e-mail email@example.com. Gholam has prepared delicious meals on several occasions for Temple Sinai.
3. Summary of Shabbat Services.
Friday, May 11, 7:30 pm. Religious School Shabbat Service also featuring confirmation of Samuel Chenkin.
Friday, May 18, 7:30 pm. Shabbat and Shavuot Service.
Friday, May 25, 7:30 pm. Shabbat Service of Healing.
Friday, June 1, 7:30 pm Abridged Shabbat Eve Service followed by Oneg with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) presentation. International Children's Day Special Advocates for Children) will make a presentation focusing on the following: CASA's Mission: 'The National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association, together with its state and local member programs, supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so every abused or neglected child in the United States can be safe, have a permanent home and the opportunity to thrive.' Please join us and learn about this very important association.
1) Child abuse and neglect within our community.
2) The CASA program
3) Program and community statistics
4) How to become involved with the CASA program.
4. Wednesday, May 16, 11 am. Jewish Cuisine Class and Luncheon. Cost: $12. Call Temple Sinai's office (596-8352) to RSVP by May 14th. Open to the public. Come learn how to make TUNISIAN POTATO, TUNA and EGG CROQUETTES (Banatages) and socialize with your Temple Sinai family over a special Wednesday Luncheon! These delicious croquettes are so endearing. Golden and crusty on the outside and warm and comforting on the inside, they are just beautiful inside out! Complemented by: Wine, Greek salad, feta cheese, crusty bread, fresh fruit and home-made oatmeal cookies.
5. Sunday, May 20, 10 am. Brotherhood Breakfast, with speaker Tony Rice from NASA.0th with our speaker Tony Rice from Raleigh NC . He is a member of the NASA speakers bureau and he will talk about the future of Space Travel and Mars. Tony was previously scheduled to speak a few months ago but broke his foot. He promised not to do it again. Please plan to attend. Cost is $6.00 for non members. If you haven’t paid your dues please do so at this upcoming meeting.
6. Opportunities to get involved at Temple Sinai:
--Caring Committee ongoing opportunities to help our members for appointments or Shiva (see Social Action tab under Activities).
--Pulpit Committee: additional members needed to line up volunteers for honors at Services.
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7. Recent events
Rabbi Sokol delivered the invocation at the Virginia House of Delegates, Tuesday, March 6. Links to video are at top of home page.
Link to Facebook video of Chanukah concert, December 15, with Paul Reisler and congregants, Click here (may require exit from our website)
Chanukah Concert, December 15, featuring Grammy Nominated artist Paul Reisler & Kid Pan Alley and Friends, and congregants on stage.
November 12, Simcha Klezmorim Band. From left to right: Russ Robertson (trombone, vocals); Warren Weiss (drums, leader); Randy A. Ladkau (trumpet); Kathy Weiss (piano) and Dave Kreiselman (clarinet).
November 12, Gholam Farrokhpour's Buffet: Kebobs, Hummus, Baba Ganoush, Pita Chips, Israeli Salad, Olives, Crudités and More!
Saturday, October 9. Sukkot Community dinner (Moroccan couscous); Outdoors in our Sukkah
Friday, August 25. A meaningful and heartwarming encounter with a delegation from Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, after the tragedy at Charlottesville.
Friday, June 30. Our program featuring producer, artist, and music scholar Ben Sidran was a great success with 100 attending. See pictures. Also thanks to UJCVP for supporting grant. Flyer here.