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					                                               Vol. 74, No. 1 September 2010 Elul-Tishri 5770-71




                                                              Mythbusters
                                                              Message from
                                                              Rabbi Jay M. Stein
                                                               There is a wonderful show on
                                                              television called Mythbusters.
                                                              The goal of the show is to
                                                              determine whether or not a
                                                              myth has any basis in reality, or it is just plain
                                                              foolishness. For religion the same question must
                                                              often be asked. What are the myths that have
                                                              no basis in reality and need to be cleansed, and
                                                              what are the true practices that elevate our
                                                              relationship with God, community and self. Into
                                                              the organized, halakhic religion has often crept
                                                              what is called in the codes as minhag shtus, silly
                                                              customs. Periodically, they are corrected and
                                                              sometimes they remain intact. Sometimes those
                                                              customs remain intact because we want to
                                                              believe so badly that they are true that we
                                                              refuse to entertain the possibility that they have
                                                              no real foundation. Sometimes we lack the
                                                              scholarship to determine the true origin of the
                                                              practice, and therefore, even though it may
                                                              seem outrageous, we cannot discontinue it. But
                                                              in some cases we need a correction. We need a
                                                              reevaluation.
                                                                One of the great assets of our congregation is
                                                              our daily minyan. People travel from all over to
                                                              our synagogue because they know we will have a
                                                              minyan. Although we know a person can pray on
                                                              their own, kaddish can only be recited with a
                                                              minyan. But the question remains as to how
                                                              obligated do we feel to attend minyan, especially
                                                              if we are not reciting kaddish. Clearly,
                                                              individuals are not required to actively seek out a
             New High Holiday Mahzor                          minyan.
    These new mahzors have been graciously donated by           While Rashi and the Tosafot are both of the
Lynne & Leonard Barrack in memory of Doris & Irwin Axelrod.   opinion that one is required to travel a great
         Mahzor Lev Shalem, the new prayer book for           distance to pray with a minyan, the Talmud
            Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur offers:              writes that one who is sitting at home must travel
                                                              a shorter distance. (Talmud Bavli Pesachim 46a)
• liturgy through traditional and contemporary readings
                                                                One of the questions I am often asked is, if
• probing commentary
• beautiful, prayerful translation
                                                                                            (continued on page 4)
 RELIGIOUSLY SPEAKING…
    SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES                                                    SHABBAT
Friday, September 3, 2010 – 25 Elul 5770                                                 ❖
6:00 PM       Evening Service
                                                                         Junior Congregation
Saturday, September 4 – 25 Elul                                      (For children grades K-7)
Bar Mitzvah    Harry Schain, son of                                    With Norman Einhorn
               Jill & Steven Schain
10:00 AM       Minyan in the Round
                                                                   Saturdays, September 11, 25
                                                             Every Shabbat, 10:30 AM, Dogole Chapel
Friday, September 10 – 3 Tishri 5771                                                     ❖
Second Day Rosh Hashanah
6:00 PM       Minha                                                       Kids' Congregation
                                                                        (For children ages 2-5)
Saturday, September 11 – 3 Tishri                                 With Susan Yefet, Beverly Goldberg,
Shabbat Shuvah
                                                                        Laura Young Weinstein
Bar Mitzvah    Noah Briskin, son of
               Drs. Jill & Kenneth Briskin                          Saturdays, September 11, 25
7:00 PM        Evening Service                                       Every Shabbat, 11:15 AM,
                                                                      Benjamin B. Levin Room
Friday, September 24 – 17 Tishri 5771
                                                                                         ❖
6:00 PM       Evening Service

Saturday, September 25 – 17 Tishri
                                                                         Shabbat Torah Study
B’not Mitzvah Elizabeth Menkowitz and Olivia Menkowitz      Every Shabbat following services and kiddush
               daughters of Amy & Michael Menkowitz                join in an informal discussion
                                                                     of the day's Torah portion.
Please see page 3 for High Holiday schedule.
                                                                                         ❖

              DAILY SERVICES                                   October 2
                                                               10:00 AM                      To read Torah or help
                           Morning          Evening
                                                            Berkowitz Family                  lead services, contact
        Sunday             9:00 AM          6:00 PM           Auditorium
        Monday             6:50 AM          6:00 PM              BE THERE OR
                                                                                                Howard Herzberg,
        Tuesday            7:00 AM          6:00 PM               BE SQUARE!                 hherzberg@hpcpa.com.
        Wednesday          7:00 AM          6:00 PM
        Thursday           6:50 AM          6:00 PM
        Friday             7:00 AM          6:00 PM                                      ❖
        Exceptions: See calendar on page   23.
                                                                       Shabbat Talmud Study
                           TISCH                         With Rabbi Gary Charlestein and Rabbi Robert Alpert
         After Wednesday morning minyan.
      Join Rabbi Stein and Rabbi Rozenwasser for             Saturday afternoon, 1 hour before Minha
          breakfast and a brief study session.                   Spend an hour learning what issues
                               ❖                                       mattered to the Sages.

     Friday Morning Holiness & Halakha                                                   ❖
Come for morning minyan and then stay for a bite-size
 portion of Talmud along with your coffee and bagel.
                                                                       Late Shabbat Learning
                                                            Responsa of the Conservative Movement
                                                                       With Rabbi Jay Stein
                                                          Shabbat afternoons between Minha & Maariv
Traditional High Holy Day Services
  For many years Har Zion Temple has sponsored a
traditional non-egalitarian service for Rosh                                HAR ZION TEMPLE
Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the Levin-Bailis                  1500 Hagys Ford Road, Penn Valley, PA 19072-1195
                                                                                    ___
Room. These services will be held again this year. If                 Dr. Ana S. Kolansky, President
                                                                        Jay M. Stein, Senior Rabbi
this meets your family’s needs, please contact Rabbi                   Eliseo D. Rozenwasser, Rabbi
Robert Alpert, 610-667-5000, to make reservations.           Affiliated with The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism



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HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICE SCHEDULE FOR 2010 - 5771
                                            ROSH HASHANAH
Saturday, September 4          Selihot Program & Service at Beth Am Israel     8:30 PM
Wednesday, September 8         Erev Rosh Hashanah                              6:00 PM (Sanctuary)
Thursday, September 9          First Day Rosh Hashanah                         8:15 AM
                               The Essential Rosh Hashanah Service             10:00 AM
                               Tashlikh                                        5:00 PM (dep. for River Road)
                               Minha                                           7:00 PM
Friday, September 10           Second Day Rosh Hashanah                        8:15 AM
                               Study Session                                   10:00 AM
                               Minha                                           6:00 PM

                                               YOM KIPPUR
Friday, September 17           Kol Nidre                                       6:30 PM promptly
Saturday, September 18         Yom Kippur                                      8:45 AM
                               The Essential Yom Kippur Service                10:00 AM
                               Sermon                                          12:00 PM
                               Yizkor                                          12:30 PM
                               Musaf                                           1:00 PM
                               Study Session                                   3:00-4:00 PM
                               Minha                                           4:30 PM
                               Neilah                                          6:00 PM
                               Final Shofar                                    7:50 PM

                                                  SUKKOT
Wednesday, September 22        Erev Sukkot Family Service                      6:00 PM
Thursday, September 23         First Day Sukkot                                9:00 AM & 6:45 PM
Friday, September 24           Second Day Sukkot                               9:00 AM & 6:00 PM

                                            SHEMINI ATZERET
Wednesday, September 29        Erev Shemini Atzeret Service                    6:00 PM
Thursday, September 30         Shemini Atzeret (YIZKOR will be recited)        6:45 & 9:00 AM

                                              SIMHAT TORAH
Thursday, September 30         Minha                                           6:30 PM (Dogole Chapel)
Friday, October 1              Simhat Torah                                    9:00 AM & 6:00 PM


                                        JUNIOR CONGREGATION
GROUP               ROOM             ROSH HASHANAH                KOL NIDRE                 YOM KIPPUR
                                      September 9 & 10            September 17               September 18
Kindergarten        Second Floor     10:00 AM – 12:00 PM          6:30 – 9:00 PM           11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
through             Classrooms
5th Grade

Children & teens Berkowitz Family Holiday Yoga and Havdalah Service and                           7:15 PM
of all ages      Auditorium       children’s processional with glowsticks


                                   YOUNG PEOPLE/TEEN SERVICES
MS/HS Service       Charlestein       10:00 AM – 12:00 PM            6:30 PM               11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
(6th-12th grades)   Youth Lounge

                            YOUNG FAMILY HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICES
Young Family        Berkowitz Family 10:00 – 11:00 AM                                      11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
                    Auditorium
                                               BABYSITTING
Ages 2-5            3 & 5 (lower level) 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM                                 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Rabbi Stein (continued from page 1)                           Counting or Accounting?
there are nine people can you simply open the Ark and
                                                              Message from
count the Torah as the tenth?
  God is most certainly present whether there is one          Hazzan Eliot I. Vogel
person, nine people or a hundred – what is missing              Marking the passage of time – the
according to our tradition is community. We can always        end of a year and the beginning of
pray, but sometimes our prayers need to be said in            another – may be wistful or celebratory.
community. Kaddish is one such moment. We need to be          We may long for days gone by or rejoice
surrounded by people when we are saying kaddish and           in having “made it” another year,
having nine and opening the Ark just doesn’t cut it. When     decade, etc. Reflecting on our lives may
we can’t say kaddish because there isn’t a minyan, the        cause us to have regrets or it may inspire us with new
painful reminder is that in that moment our community         resolve to work towards some future accomplishment.
wasn’t there for us. When we are absent and minyan            Traditionally, Jews have used the term heshbon hanefesh
couldn’t take place and kaddish could not be recited, we      for the process of taking stock of oneself. It literally means
are saying we are not there for the community. God is         “the accounting of one’s soul.” This is, of course, what
there, we just aren’t. The challenge of minyan is not a       our task should be in the High Holiday season.
theological one, it is a sociological one. The challenge of     Some would say we should picture a balance sheet for
minyan is not whether there will be one but are we going      every life with both a credit and debit column. I must
to be one who is counted toward this holy mitzvah?            admit that, for many years, references to counting or
  The Torah is valuable but it is never a replacement for     accounting, of any sort, made me nervous. After my
us, individually. This year, make it a priority to come one   experiences with college calculus and chemistry, I
morning a month. We need you.                                 concluded that I just wasn’t a “numbers kind of guy.” (I
                                                              was all too happy when, many years ago, Karen decided
                                                              to take over the family checkbook.) I discovered, however,
   New for the High Holidays                                  that it’s possible to confuse quantitative counting with
          5771 - 2010                                         qualitative accounting. Heshbon hanefesh awakens us to the
                                                              idea that there is a difference between simply counting our
         The Essential High Holiday                           days and accounting for the values with which we attempt
             Service Experience                               to live our lives. Sometimes we are too busy doing the
  This year we are offering a new service                     former to truly consider the later. For simple counting we
                                                              use calendars, scales, rulers, and calculators. For taking
  highlighting important High Holiday service                 moral measurements we use a different set of tools –
  components including:                                       prayer, meditation and honest self-appraisal. Heshbon
                                                              hanefesh allows us to understand the past, find forgiveness
   • Favorite High Holiday                                    for ourselves and discover better ways to live. It infuses
     Prayers and Tunes                                        the future with a sense of hope and promise.
                                                                Looking ahead to the coming year I am excited by the
   • Torah Service                                            opportunities that lie ahead. As I pass a 20-year milestone
   • Shofar Blowing                                           in terms of service to Har Zion Temple, I do so with a
     (Rosh Hashanah only)                                     sense of newfound resolve to create and renew our
                                                              congregation musically speaking. Once again I’m asking
   • Engaging Discussions                                     for singers to join me to “Vocalize Your Spirit” (meeting
     and Explanations                                         this year sometimes Sunday mornings and sometimes
                                                              Tuesday evenings) with the intention of performing
                                                              sometime this year at a congregational event. We have at
  Please join us in the Dogole                                least two exciting Shabbat musical programs planned, one
  Chapel for this abbreviated                                 for Shabbat Shirah in January and another in late
  service from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on the                    February, for Jewish Music Season featuring the
  First Day of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.                  “Shabbatones,” Penn’s Jewish acapella group. In the
                                                              spring I look forward to presenting a larger scale concert
    Experience the High Holidays in two hours!                with a variety of musical genres and guest artists.
                                                                Mi bayit l’bayit – from my house to yours, I wish you a
                                                              Shana Tova u’Metukah. A Good and Sweet Year.




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Step by Step –                                               Annual Closing Dinner
The Journey to a Jewish Life                                 Featured Shavuot Celebration
  We thank the following families for their generous
contributions to the Madregot “Step by Step” fundraiser        This year we combined our Annual Closing Event with
supporting children with special needs:                      the celebration of Shavuot. The evening began with a
  (Note: * denotes 10 or more footsteps, ** denotes 20 or    sumptuous cocktail hour, followed by the Installation of
         more footsteps, *** $1000 contribution)             new members to the Board of Directors and Trustees,
                                                             presentation of awards, and culminating with a delicious
Jackie Allen                Dr. Christine Grad*              dairy buffet. The evening was a huge success for our Har
    Neal Bergman                Rena Grad
    Joy Wilf Keiser             Morton Grad
                                                             Zion community. After dinner, our special guest, Rabbi
                                Missy                        Jonathan Porath, along with Rabbi Jay Stein, Hazzan Eliot
Neil Appel and Family           Remy                         Vogel, Rabbi Robert Alpert, Rabbi Eliseo Rozenwasser and
                                Muffin                       Rabbi Gary Charlestein led study sessions.
The Banner Family***            Warren Grad                    The Dr. Sara Cohen Dedication to Education Award was
The Berkowitz Family            Lynn Grad                    presented to the Fishman Family in memory of Bernard
    Emily Berkowitz             Chris Grad
                                Dr. Nancy Sherman                                             Fishman (z”l) and the
    Julie Berkowitz                                                                           Membership Services
                                Andy Coren
    Jake Berkowitz
                                                                                              Award was presented to
    Joy Wilf Keiser,        Alan and Andee Greenbaum
    Birthday Wishes                                                                           Sheila Schafer and
                                Marni and Jon Deckter
                                Dana and Jordan Schachter
                                                                                              Shirley Swinger.
Shelley Blumberg                Marriage of Jake and Shira                                       The program included
    Trig Paxson Van Palin       Greenbaum                                                     the Installation of the
The Brait Family                                                                              officers of the Board of
                            The Grossman Family
    Dakota M. Alexia            Charna Yehudit
                                                                                              Trustees: Adam Herzig,
    Diego Brait                 Hirshel Barak                                                 Chair; Nanci Goldman,
    Ellis Brait                 Baruch Shai                  Vice Chair; and Marcia Epstein, Secretary.
    Jonas Brait                                                Special thanks
                            The Herz Family                  to our volunteers
Shelley, David, Jeffrey         Jay, Jean, Steve, Nysa and
and Harrison Brietling                                       who helped make
                                Bella Herz
                                Leon, Susan and Maya         this    a    special
Lawrence Brown                  Freudzon                     evening: Deborah
Nancy and Danny Carpey                                       Golden, Shirley
                            The Katz Family                  Swinger, Nancy
and Family                      Janice Katz
                                                             Ford Grossman,
                                Richard Katz
Ruth Chacker                                                 Shelley Brietling,
                                Ed Katz
Ruth and Howard Cohen                                        Madelyn Karasick, Andrea Robbins, Rachel Steerman,
    Ruth, Howard            The Kerstein Family              Anne L. Stein, Rabbi Jay Stein, Meredith & Joshua
    and Glenn Cohen            Samantha B. Kerstein          Friedman, Sheri & Howard Herzberg, Jennifer & Michael
    Michele and Rob Rothman    Stephen B. Kerstein           Willner, Liz & William Shaid, Susan Shapiro, Judy
                               Jacob B. Kerstein
                                                             Weinberger Solomon and Sherrie Willner.
Sara H. Cohen
    Zachary M. Cohen        The Kontopodias Family                                                 Compliments       are
    Skylar Brooke Cohen                                                                          extended to 18 Carat
    Alexa Paige Cohen       The Landau Family**                                                  Caterers, Jaz Press for
                                Hunter, Marnie, M.E.                                             invitations and Jay
Dr. and Mrs. David Ellis                                                                         Gorodetzer,        our
    Logan Ellis             Rochelle Longwill
                            and Charles Gallub*                                                  photographer. Thanks
    Gladys Shubin
    Andy Coren                  Rochelle Longwill                                                to our clergy Rabbi
    Leta Shubin                 Charles Gallub                                                   Stein, Hazzan Vogel,
                                Alexandra Fishman                                                Rabbi Alpert, Rabbi
The Folz Family                 Harrison Fishman
                                                                                                 Rozenwasser, Program
    Debbie Folz                 Sam Fishman
                                Nana Longwill                Director and Rabbi Marshall, also our President, Dr. Ana
    Bob Folz
    Rebecca Folz                Baba Longwill                S. Kolansky, Gavi Miller, Executive Director, Jane F.
    Scott Folz                  Mort Gallub                  Kontopodias, Gail Stamler, Amy Noroski and the entire
                                Norma Gallub                 office staff and to Jim Lynn and his maintenance staff.
Gloria Fraimow
                                                               Todah Rabah to all!!
Lydia Gesoff
                                   (Continued on page 20)                       Reisel and Ellis Weinberger, Co-Chairs

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  ADULT JEWISH LEARNING...
         YEAR-ROUND CLASSES                                   Cooking with Etrog
                                                              A Demonstration and Tasting with
Understanding Prayer Book Hebrew                              Aliza Green, Chef, Consultant, Author and
Mondays, 7:30 - 8:30 PM                                       Learn about Sukkot with Rabbi Jay Stein
All year long from October 4 through May 23                   Tuesday, September 21, 7:00 PM
With Barbara Block                                                                      Large and lumpy, green to
Prerequisite: An ability to read Hebrew                                                 yellow, citrons are the oldest
This unique program is designed to teach basic Hebrew                                   cultivated citrus fruit with a
language structure using the vocabulary of the prayer                                   fascinating history that dates
book. Students learn to find the root syllable of important                             back to their place as a Biblical
words, to recognize the prefixes and suffixes, tense                                    symbol of perfection. The
markers and other parts of speech so that they can know       finicky fruits grow on thorny trees live only about 15
what they are saying and can develop an understanding of      years and thrive in the Mediterranean. Some of these
the prayers.                                                  plantings, which may be as much as 2000 years old, date
                                                              back to ancient places of Jewish migration to the
                                                              Mediterranean and to Yemen, where the football-sized
Parashat HaShavuah                                            citrons may date to the time of King Solomon’s Temple
Thursday mornings beginning October 7                         (completed in 960 BCE).
10:00 AM, Rudofker Library                                    Find out more about citrons (esrog or etrog in Hebrew),
With Rabbi Jay Stein                                          what makes them suitable for Jewish ritual use, what the
We will be studying the weekly Torah portion. By              different varieties look and smell like and how citrons are
drawing on many different sources, both ancient and           used in the kitchen at this multi-sensory program.
modern, together we will see how the lessons of the Torah
are alive today.                                              B’bayit with Rabbi Stein
                                                              7:00 PM, Thursday, October 21
Late Shabbat Learning                                         Held in a congregant’s home
Saturday afternoons between Minha and Maariv                  Jewish Parenting
With Rabbi Jay Stein                                          Did you ever feel like you are the worst parent in the
Responsa of The Conservative Movement                         world? Did you ever wonder where the handbook is on
We will study together the ever-evolving nature of Jewish     how to raise your kids? Do you ever wonder if you will
law. In these sessions we will see exactly how Jewish law     survive? Through a joint effort of the PTA and HSA, we
continues to be responsive to our modern circumstance.        will learn how to be thoughtful parents, able to survive
                                                              the maze of child rearing.

Shabbat Learners’ Service                                     Rabbinical Assembly Lunch and Learn
10:00 AM, Six Shabbat mornings                                Held weekly, our Torah study groups are led by many area
throughout the year                                           rabbis. Bring a dairy lunch. Beverages are provided.
With Rabbi Jay Stein                                          Classes not held on major Jewish holidays. For more
Back by popular demand, this service is a chance to really    information, call Rabbi Gary Charlestein, 610-239-6003.
understand what we are doing in services. Not only will
                                                              Tuesdays in Center City, 12:15 - 1:30 PM
we be able to understand the structure but the content of
                                                              Offices of Cozen & O’Conner
the prayers as well. Consolidated from a year of lectures
                                                              1900 Market Street, Philadelphia
and injected with humor and energy, this service is
                                                              (in the Philadelphia Stock Exchange Building)
invigorating.
                                                              Rabbis Eliseo Rozenwasser, Robert Alpert and Gary
                                                              Charlestein share teaching Torah at this location.
                                                              Tuesdays in Jenkintown, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
 Lunch and Learn at Penn with Rabbi Stein                     Offices of the Jewish Theological Seminary, The Pavilion,
 12:00 Noon, first Tuesday of the month                       261 Old York Rd, Suite 617, Jenkintown.
 beginning November 2
                                                              Wednesdays in Plymouth Meeting, 12:30 - 1:30 PM
 16th Floor Conference Room, Penn Tower
                                                              Offices of Fishman & Tobin, Metroplex Corp Ctr 1,
 For more information, please contact Josh Friedman at
                                                              4000 Chemical Road, Suite 500, Plymouth Mtg.
 joshfriedman@verizon.net or 610-896-8967.
                                                              1900 Market Street, Philadelphia (in the Philadelphia
                                                              Stock Exchange Building).

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  IN THE SCHOOL…
HAYOM-TODAY!                                                                          Preschool
Message from                                                                     Register Your Child in
Rabbi Nogah Marshall,                                                           The Noreen Cook Center
Educational Director                                                            For Early Childhood Education
  Every year as each summer comes                                               of Har Zion Temple Today!
to a close I tend to feel a sense of                                        Classes for ages 18 months through
excitement to prepare for the
upcoming year, an urgency to try new
                                                                         Kindergarten – Early morning drop-off –
ideas, to focus on the present                                                 Kids’ Knowledge College –
moment. I am not sure where it                                           Stay & Play (6 months to 24 months) –
comes from. Maybe it is the sound of                                    Extended Care till 5:30 PM (Mon. - Thurs.)
the shofar that is heard in the morning minyan the month
                                                                               Call Debbie Folz, Director,
before Rosh Hashanah, or it might be the rush to prepare
for the upcoming synagogue year. During the last few                   610-667-6534 to be warmly welcomed into
weeks of August and during the Hebrew month of Elul, a                           our school community.
song always begins to play inside of my head that adds to
this feeling, the song of Hayom-Today.
  The Hayom prayer was and is a staple song in my house           Har Zion Welcomes New
as the High Holiday season approaches. It was the song I
would hear the synagogue choir rehearsing. It was the             USY/Kadima Youth Advisor
song that the entire shul knew and sang. And as the High            My name is Joe Kripke and I'm
Holy Day season approaches I often find myself whistling          excited to be joining the Har Zion
to the melody of Hayom.                                           Temple community as its new
  But what is it about this song that allows me to keep           USY/Kadima Youth Advisor. As a
singing it throughout the year? For me it is the repetition of    former member of both USY and
that word, Hayom, TODAY!!!! It is the urgency that one            Kadima, I know the importance of a
word infers. Today! We ask God to strengthen us, bless us,        positive Jewish experience during
seek our happiness, inscribe us for a happy life, hear our cry,   one's middle school and high school
and sustain us with vigorous aid. We ask that these be done       years. I served as a chapter board
TODAY! As we emphasize the immediacy of our request, we           member throughout all of my years in both organizations,
also acknowledge our readiness to act. We recognize that          and as USY chapter president in my senior year of high
yesterday has passed and we are not sure of tomorrow. All         school. I also participated in two summer programs,
we have is today. Today is fresh and full of potential, and       traveling cross-country on USY on Wheels in 2004 and to
when tomorrow comes, it too, will be called today.                Israel on USY Israel Pilgrimage in 2005.
  As we enter the High Holiday season I encourage you to            This past June I graduated from Cornell University
join with me to embrace the day. Let us recognize the             where I majored in Government. While at school I was
special place we are in and the special people that are           active in the local Jewish student community, as a
around us. Let us make it the year that we say Hayom,             member of Cornell Hillel as well as Alpha Epsilon Pi, the
today. There are many new and exciting programs taking            national Jewish fraternity. Last spring I spent the
place in our schools for you and your children to take part       semester studying at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem,
in HAYOM-TODAY!                                                   where I further pursued interests in both political science
  In The Jane Fishman Grinberg Religious School our               and Hebrew. I look forward to the opportunity to share
second track Chai Five Program and new scope and                  my past experiences with Har Zion Temple's youth
sequence curriculum are being implemented. In the AM              community, and to help create a diverse and exciting
Ellis Midrasha new Hebrew classes, electives, and Beit            experience this year for all Kadima and USY members.
Midrash program are being introduced. In the Noreen
Cook Center for Early Childhood we welcome a new state
of the art Kindergarten Center and in the Religious               until tomorrow, next week, or next year. Come to our
Schools we will be adding 15 new laptops to our computer          Shabbat services today, come to a family program today,
center to be used in the classrooms. In our youth                 come to an HSA, PTA, youth or school committee meeting
department we welcome a new Kadimah and USY                       today, come to a youth group event today.
advisor, Joe Kripke.                                                Scott and I, along with our children, wish you all a
  I urge you to get involved HAYOM-TODAY. Do not wait             Shana Tova umetukah, a sweet, happy, healthy new year.

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 The Noreen Cook Center for                                        Jane Fishman Grinberg
Early Childhood Education/HSA                                       Religious School/PTA
The HSA would like to welcome everyone back to              The PTA would like to welcome you back to the school
school. We are all looking forward to a terrific year. We   year. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming
hope to see you at our upcoming events in September:        programs:
First day of school/Back to School Breakfast                Junior Congregation
Everyone welcome                                            Saturday, September 11, 25
Monday, September 13
Shorashim (3’s) Parent Social                               Rosh Hashanah Children Programming
Tuesday, September 14, 7:00 PM                              Thursday, September 9, 10:00 AM-Noon
                                                            Friday, September 10, 10:00 AM-Noon
Prachim (Pre-K) Parent Social
Wednesday, September 15, 7:00 PM                            First Day of Religious School
HSA Board Meeting                                           Sunday, September 12
Everyone Welcome!                                           Gan/Aleph (Kindergarten and 1st Grade)
Thursday, September 16, 9:15 AM                             Parent and Student Orientation 9:45 AM-Noon
                                                            Bet-Midrasha Aleph (2nd-11th grade) Parent only
Mommy & Me, Shalom Chai,                                    Orientation 9:45 AM-Noon
Garinim (2’s) Parent Social
Tuesday, September 21, 7:00 PM                              First Day of Religious School
                                                            for Bet-Heh Students
Sukkot Celebration Dinner
                                                            (2nd-5th Grade)
Sunday, September 26, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
                                                            Tuesday, September 14
Please mark your calendar and join us for Open School
Night, Thursday, October 7, 7:00 PM and our Gan             First Day of Religious School
(Kindergarten) Parent Social, Tuesday, October 12           for Vav-Yud Students
Your 2010-2011 HSA Board wishes you a Happy and             (6th-10th grade)
Sweet New Year!                                             Wednesday, September 15
Cindy Reisner, Erica Picker, Jodi Woodbury, Melissa
Glozman, Sarah Strick, Patty Shechtman, Jamie Lasky,        School Committee Meeting
Jennifer Gendzel, Morria Pedowitz, and Ruthi Cohen          Thursday, September 16, 7:30 PM

                                                            Kol Nidre Children Programming
  Chai Society                                              Friday, September 17, 6:30-9:00 PM

 Honors Program                                             Yom Kippur Children Programming
                                                            Saturday, September 18, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
   The following students have
                                                            and 7:15 PM
 fulfilled the year-long requirements
 in the areas of Academics / Classroom Study,
 Synagogue Activity and Community Service, to be            Sundaes in the Sukkah
 recognized as 2010 Honor Students of the Hebrew            During school hours
 High School’s Chai Society Honors Program:                 Sunday, September 26
      Salomon Cohen             Michelle Gorson
        Eric Gorson             Joshua Moskow
                                                            PTA Meeting
       Jamie Gorson              Rachel Weiss               Sunday, September 26, 11:00 AM
   We are most proud of the commitment these
 students have made to “Kick up a Notch” their Jewish       No School
 education in our High School.                              Erev Sukkot
   Kol HaKavod!                                             Wednesday, September 22
            Norman Einhorn and Steven Goldberg              7th Day Sukkot
                                       Co-Principals        Wednesday, September 29


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Discover a New Year of
Innovative Programming                                        Mitzvah Mentionables…
Message from
                                                                 In preparation for their B’nai Mitzvah, our students
Norman Einhorn and Steve Goldberg,                            invested their time and energy into projects that enrich
Co-Principals                                                 our local neighborhoods and those across the globe. Har
                                                              Zion congratulates you and is proud to welcome you as
   Shalom and get ready for what will be an amazing           Jewish adults in our community.
school year in the Har Zion High School of Jewish Studies
and A.M. Ellis Midrasha! We have been working very                Jonathan Banner (5/1/2010) delivered gluten-free
hard all summer long to ensure that this school year will     groceries to the Mitzvah Food Project, a food pantry that
be, without any doubt, the best ever! We can’t control our    provides food and basic staples in a caring and dignified
excitement for the upcoming school year and our goal is       manner to those in need in our community. Jonathan also
for you to share and exhibit that same enthusiasm when        purchased gift cards to Whole Foods with his Bar Mitzvah
you walk though the doors of Har Zion. You will               gifts and donated them to the Mitzvah Food Project.
continue to feel the difference! As co-principals, we         To learn more about this organization, visit
cannot wait to get started!                                   http://www.jewishphilly.org/page.aspx?ID=72337.
   We are extremely excited to announce several changes          Megan Boni (5/15/2010) volunteered weekly at Help
to our program that we feel will be most beneficial and       Philadelphia, a transitional housing facility, playing with
enjoyable for our students. Hebrew Language classes will      children while their parents take skill building classes.
be making a formal return to the High School for all          Megan learned that “even though some kids have harder
students. These classes will be based on student ability,     lives than others, doesn’t mean there isn’t time for a little
with such offerings as: Advanced Hebrew, Conversational       fun!” She felt she lifted their spirits, and believes that one
Hebrew, Prayer Book Hebrew, and Basic Hebrew                  should always try to make another person happy, and
Reading. We are also incorporating weekly elective classes    “never give up on happiness.” Megan also sponsored the
to suit the diverse academic interests of our student         Jewish National Fund’s Green Sunday this year, and
population.                                                   participated in the United Way Day of Caring. To learn
   In addition to our faculty, we are looking forward to      more about Help Philadelphia, the Jewish National
having members of our clergy teach weekly elective            Fund or United Way, visit www.gpcares.com,
courses, as well. On Wednesday evenings we will study         http://www.jnf.org/about-jnf/in-your-area/northeastern-
Jewish text in the style of a Beit Ha’Midrash. As a school,   zone/eastern-pennsylvania          and       http://www.live-
we will be introduced to a piece of Jewish text relevant to   unitedsepa.org respectively.
the lives of teenage Jews. This will be immediately              Melissa Krouse (5/29/2010) spent her Sunday
followed by breakout sessions facilitated by the High         mornings participating in activities with special needs
School staff. The dialogue in these breakout sessions will    children at the Friendship Circle, an organization that lets
be student-driven, and hopefully, in the style of Beit        children and teenagers with special needs enjoy many
Ha’Midrash learning, both energetic and opinionated.          social and recreational opportunities. Melissa describes
   We are also looking forward to several programming         her experience as being eye-opening: “When I first saw
opportunities throughout the year to join with our            the kids, my stomach dropped. I became so sad and I
neighboring Hebrew High Schools in study and fun.             appreciated so much of what I have, and how amazing my
These new programs, along with many of our popular            family is.” Though it may have been hard at first, Melissa
existing programs (Chai Society Honors Program, Class         enjoyed her time at Friendship Circle, learning that you
trips, etc.), coupled with the unique closeness and special   can make others feel better about themselves, by pushing
sense of community that we all share, will make for a         yourself to do the best job possible. To learn about the
most successful year.                                         Friendship Circle, visit http://www.phillyfriendship.com.
   **The first day of school is on Sunday, September 12.         Benjamin Finger (6/5/2010) spent every other
This day is For Parents Only. This is an official school      Wednesday at Brith Sholom House, an independent
day. Parents will be following an abbreviated Sunday class    apartment building for seniors, visiting the residents, and
schedule, and will have opportunities to meet with            assisting in activities, such as Bingo. He connected with
teachers who will inform them what the class topics of        many of the residents, but became especially close with
study will be. We ask all High School parents to meet in      Sam, a 90 year-old man who thoroughly enjoyed
the Chapel at 9:45 AM. The program will conclude at           Benjamin’s company. To learn more about Brith Sholom
approximately 12:00 PM.                                       House, visit http://brithsholom.com.
   **The first day of classes for High School students,          Harry Schain (9/4/2010) was involved with the “Phillies
grades 8–10, will be Wednesday evening, September 15.         Phestival” at Citizen’s Bank Park, an event that benefits the
   We hope that your summer has been healthy, restful,        A.L.S. Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter. He sold
and full of wonderful experiences.                                                                  (Continued on page 11)

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Har Zion Day Camp Was Great Again in the Summer of 2010 !




         The Early Bird
       Catches the Worm!
    Get 2010 prices for the summer of
   2011. Offer open until September 20.
        Call Debbie Folz, Director,
    at 610-667-6534 for an application
             and information.



Mitzvah Mentionables (continued from page 10)                    help people by visiting them, not just by giving them
                                                                 money.” To learn more about the Jewish Relief Agency or
ads, tee-shirts, wristbands and stuffed welcome bags, the        Ronald McDonald House, visit www.jewishrelief.org or
proceeds of which go to research a cure for Lou Gehrig’s         www.philarmh.org
Disease and also to support patients and their families. Harry
felt very strongly about this project because his grandmother,
Doris Gewertz, died from A.L.S. and this is a way of               Grief Support Group
honoring her. Harry was struck by how quickly a person can         A grief support group is now forming for people who
deteriorate from this disease, and hopes that the money he         have experienced the loss of a husband, wife or
raised will help “another little boy have more time with           significant other within the past 12 months. Grief is
his grandmother.” To learn more about the A.L.S.,                  often characterized by pain and change. This group will
Association or the Phillies Phestival, visit www.alsa.org or       help folks with recent losses to understand the emotions
                                                                   of loss. The group is sponsored by Joseph Levine and
http://philadelphia.phillies.mlb.com/phi/community/phillies
                                                                   Sons. It will be facilitated by Levine's Aftercare
_phestival.jsp.                                                    Counselor, Pamela Weinstein. Although there is no fee
   Melissa Grossman (10/2/2010) volunteered with the               for these sessions, it is necessary to register before the
Jewish Relief Agency, packing meals for needy families             first meeting on Tuesday, October 5. All meetings are
and visited critically ill children at Ronald McDonald             from 4:30-5:45 PM. For more information about group
House. It was startling to realize that not everyone has a         dates and to register, please contact Pam at 215-942-
privileged or easy life, but Melissa learned that “you can         4700 or 610-667-4233.

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  SISTERHOOD…

A New Year – A New Slate                                           Sisterhood Calendar of Events
Message From   Karen Cooke and Sheila Schafer                                                Board Meeting
  Whether the temperature is 103 degrees or we have 25                        Tuesday, September 14, 10:30 AM
inches of snow, nothing stops Har Zion Sisterhood. We
have been working all summer to plan our activities for a                                         ***
great year. Our summer mailing gave us the opportunity                                     Book Club Presents
to wish our Har Zion friends New Year’s greetings                          Wednesday, September 15, 1:00 PM
through the L’Shana Tova Messenger and to provide                            “Cutting for Stone” by
delicious challah and cakes for your holiday table.                           Abraham Verghese
Nothing can beat our Landau Gift Box for hostess gifts or
                                                                            hosted by Marlene Moskow
something to grace our own holiday table.
                                                                          RSVP to Carol Klein Kaplan,
  Come join us in decorating the Maurice Kendall Sukkah                         mcssk@aol.com
and bring your children for a fun time. Enjoy the beauty
of the holiday by participating in our progressive Sukkah                                   ***
Hop luncheon and the Sukkah visit during Hol Hamoed.                                    Decorating the Sukkah
  Our opening luncheon on October 18 will provide us                Sunday, September 19, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
with the opportunity to renew our Sisterhood friendships            Sisterhood transforms the Maurice Kendall Sukkah
and to embark on an exciting year together.                                into a wonderful representation of this
  Come join us and see what we have in store for you this                        harvest holiday celebration.
coming year. We are looking forward to sharing another
wonderful year filled with programs and activities that are                           ***
stimulating, enriching and enjoyable. Be sure to check the                 Opening Membership Luncheon
E-highlights, Shabbat brochure, monthly Bulletin and                               Monday, October 18, 11:30 AM
your e-mail for updated information. Let’s make
memories to last a lifetime.                                                             ***
                                                                              General Membership Meeting
  As we dip a piece of apple in honey to symbolize our
desire for a sweet year, we send warm wishes from our                              Thursday, October 28, 7:30 PM
families to yours.
                                                              SISTERHOOD FLORAL FUND
  L’Shana Tova Tikatavu                                       DONOR                             IN HONOR OF
                                                              Sheila & Barry Kliger             Andrea & Ron Robbins / Grandson Benjamin’s
                                                                                                Bar Mitzvah,
                                                                                                Sheila Schafer / Receiving the HZ Membership Award
                                                              Reisel & Ellis Weinberger         Elliot Rosen / Receiving the JTS 2010 Community-Wide
                                                                                                Shin Award,Beverly Moskowitz / Receiving her Doctorate
                                                              Norma Dworkin                     Sheila Schafer / Receiving the Membership Service Award,
 Women's Rosh Chodesh Group                                   Dr. Ted & Fay Mushlin
                                                                                                Bev Moskowitz / Receiving her Doctorate
                                                                                                Chickie Medway / 25th Anniversary at the Har Zion
   The Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh Group                                                            Landau Gift Box
                                                              Marilyn & Lew Becker              Lita & Stan Cohen / Birth of granddaughter,
 integrates Judaism into women’s spiritual,                                                     Sheila & Lew Shafer / Birth of granddaughter
                                                              Mrs. Tana Dardik                  Sheila Schafer / Receiving the Har Zion Membership
 personal, professional, and community lives.                                                   Service Award
                                                              Robyn & Neal Axe                  Barry Kliger / 50th Anniversary of his Bar Mitzvah
 Meetings are held in participants’ homes.                    Sharon & Mike James & Family      Nancy Selarnick / for her kindness & generosity of spirit
 Discussion related to the holidays and                       Sheila & Lew Schafer              Steve Moskowitz / Becoming Men’s Club President,
                                                                                                Lil Cohen / Birth of Great Granddaughter
 themes of each month are led by group members.               Wilma & Marvin Mandell            Mr. & Mrs. William Pearson / Birth of grandson
                                                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Paul Astor / Becoming Great Grand Parents
                                                              Shelley Brietling                 Carol Klein Kaplan / Recognition for Hadassah of Greater
   Warm, interactive and challenging. For more                                                  Phila. from Women’s Division, State of Israel Bonds
 information, please call Betsy Rentz, at 610-527-2269,       Gloria Dunoff
                                                              Sisterhood of HZT
                                                                                                Missy Stein / Be Well!!
                                                                                                Barbara Pomerantz / Speedy recovery, Barbara Shaiman/
 or August253@comcast.net.                                                                      Speedy recovery
                                                              Karen Sax                         Mr. & Mrs. Marc Weigarten / Best wishes for Craig’s full
 Thursday, October 14, 7:30 PM                                Henrietta Goldfarb
                                                                                                recovery
                                                                                                Stephen Chopnick / 60th Birthday
                                                              DONOR                             IN MEMORY OF
                                                              Shelley Brietling                 Mildred Steinberg / Mother of Jean Cohen
                                                              Shirley Goldberg                  Rosalyn Fischer, Howard Moroff
                                                              Sisterhood                        Beverlee Goldberg / Wife of Jack Goldberg
           Floral Fund Donations                              Wima & Marvin Mandell             Mother of Richard Grossman, Mother of Mr. & Mrs.
         In Honor/In Memory Cards                             Lisa & Arthur Berkowitz
                                                                                                Rosenblatt
                                                                                                Aunt Jeannie / Aunt of Joy Wilf Keiser, Mother-in-law of
        Minimum contribution: $10.00                          Henrietta Goldfarb, Judy &
                                                                                                Sherry Wilner
                                                                                                Dr. Milton Graub
     Questions? Please contact Barbara Chapman at             Paul Auerbach,
                                                              Robin & David Oriel
     610-664-4480 or L.chapman2@comcast.net.                  Louise & Bill Steerman            Phyllis Gutman / Beloved Wife of Norman, Sandy Aronson/
                                                                                                Mother of Randy



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Sisterhood Closing Luncheon Included Installation of New Officers and
Honored Chickie Medway for Her 25 Years of Service to the Landau Gift Shop




                     Sisterhood Cakes and Holiday Challahs
         Make the holidays just a little bit easier...order cakes and challahs
                              from the professionals!
  Har Zion Sisterhood is giving you the opportunity to order your delicious honey cakes and chocolate chip cakes
        directly from Hesh’s Bakery to you. The round, one pound challahs are from Zomick’s of New York.

                                              Pick up your order at Har Zion
                                   on Tuesday, September 7, from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
               If you have any questions, please call: Sheila Schafer 610-645-5461 or Adriene Levick 610-664-4409
                       Proceeds will help support the Har Zion Sisterhood Shabbat Kiddushes during the year.


                    ATTENTION: COLLEGE STUDENTS AND PARENTS
                               COLLEGE OUTREACH PROGRAM
                   (A FREE SERVICE SPONSORED BY HAR ZION SISTERHOOD)
  During the year, the College Outreach Program sends holiday packages to those college students
that are away from home. It is a small way to keep them in touch with Judaism and their synagogue.
  Once again we are collecting the names and addresses of our college students. Please
remember that a new form MUST be completed each year since addresses change.
Mail the completed form ASAP to: College Outreach Program, 1500 Hagys Ford Road, Penn
Valley, PA 19072 (September 1st cutoff for High Holiday Mailing)

  College Student______________________________ College Address ____________________________________________
  E-mail Address____________________________________________________ Date of Birth ________________________
                                Circle:     Freshman         Sophomore          Junior      Senior
  Parents’ Name________________________________________ Home Phone ____________________________________
  (Dates away if studying abroad) __________________________________________________________________________



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                                                                         Third Annual Golf Outing
 Men’s Club…                                                              Thursday, September 16
                                                                                For more information contact:
                       The Importance of                                Gary Novick, gary.novick@novickbrothers.com
                                                                    or 215.802.7377; Scott Farbstein, sfarber4@comcast.net
                       Supporting Each Other                                  or 484.410.7729; Steve Moskowitz,
                                                                          drsmoskowitz@gmail.com or 215.870.0052.
                       Message From
                       Dr. Steven Moskowitz,
Har Zion Men’s Club    Men’s Club President
We’ve Got It Covered                                              Mental Illness in Our Midst
                                                                  Are We an Inclusive Community?
   At this season of renewal and reflection, I find myself
especially mindful of the words and deeds that make us            Sunday, October 3, 10:30 AM
worthy of being re-upped for another year. One recent
                                                                  Har Zion invites you to join us for this Mental Heath Forum
instance stands out especially as an example of the power
                                                                  The panel, moderated by Rabbi Stein, will include:
friendship has to validate and sustain us.
                                                                   • Dr. David M. Ellis practices adolescent, pediatric and
  These past few months, Bev and I enjoyed our first                 general psychiatry
summer on the Chesapeake with our children, our friends            • Susan Haiman , MPS, OTR/L, CPRP, FAOAT, Associate
and our grandson, Micah. While we tried to welcome as                Professor, Philadelphia University (Tikvah* program
many guests as possible into our beautiful new Bay home, it          coordinator for 12 years)
was during the two weeks that my son and his wife came to          • Barry Jacobs, Pharmacist (expert on medications used to
stay, that we felt most appreciative of our own blessings.           help in recovery)
Dan had invited an assortment of high school friends, along        • Rabbi Ephraim Levin, Director of Lubavitch House,
with their wives and children, to enjoy the adventure and            University of Pennsylvania (Biblical connection to
allure of these spectacular waters. Within this crowd of men         mental health)
who stayed closely in touch for the past 14 years was one          • Michael Solomon (living with mental illness and
whose life was shattered when a car accident following his           involved with Tikvah since its inception)
junior year in law school left him a paraplegic. Even after
years of therapy, the litany of struggles he endured on a         Sponsored by Har Zion Men’s Club
daily basis had reduced every ounce of spontaneity and            * Tikvah is an organization dedicated to improving the lives of those
limited most options. Still, Scott showed up for this reunion     living with mental illness in the Delaware Valley. It is a grassroots
of friends, eager to have a weekend of fun among supportive       organization of parents, families, individuals and mental health
faces. An avid sailor at one time, Scott looked forward to the    consumers who are dedicated to supporting those who currently live
chance to return to boating and the brackish waters where         with mental illness, and their families by advocating for acceptance
he spent many summers. It would be his first time in the          and assistance; providing social and vocational activities, and
water since his accident.                                         developing permanent housing.

  It became the mission of these men to hoist Scott onto our
boat and later into the water. With four to five willing sets                      Be A Minyannaire
of arms, Scott’s wheelchair was positioned next to our boat,
and his body gently placed onto one of the stern seats. Once              Join Men’s Club for minyan and a
at our swimming cove, another set of friends secured the life       10-minute study session in Rabbi Stein’s study
jackets, rafts and noodles around his body so he could float                   Every Friday, 7:00 AM
with the rest of them. After a few hours of buoyant                A great way to start your day and your weekend!
freedom, the men returned Scott onto the boat and then
again back onto the dock. As Bev and I looked on with tears
in our eyes, Scott thanked his friends, saying that this was     Whether we need to be lifted physically, emotionally or
one of the best days of his life.                                spiritually, I hope together we find the strength to help each
  In the years since his accident, Scott returned to law         other stand and the humility to recognize the need we all
school, starting at the beginning. This past May, he             have to live meaningful and worthwhile lives.
graduated from Temple University with his degree and               The Men’s Club moves into high gear this fall. Join us for
plans to take the Bar exam in the coming months. We are          the 3rd annual Golf Outing on September 16. Have
all so proud of him for reclaiming his professional vision,      breakfast as we honor all the B’nai Mitzvah and their
but we feel humbled and privileged to have been able to          parents on October 17. Join us on October 3 as our very own
bear witness to such an extraordinary act of loyalty,            Michael Solomon hosts a panel of experts to discuss mental
kindness and love.                                               health within our Jewish community.
  As I start my term as President of the Har Zion Men’s Club,      I wish you all to be inscribed for a healthy, rewarding and
I’m conscious of building the bonds of friendship among us.      commendable life.

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 HAZAAC Har Zion Active Adults Club                           Tikkun Olam
HAZAAC and Simha in the New Year                               Let's get busy "repairing the world." We have a lot of
                                                             work to do!
By Gerald Spector                                            Please join us in our September activities:
                                                             *PROJECT ISAIAH – Friday, September 17 (Erev Yom
   On behalf of the Har Zion Active Adults Club              Kippur) food collection
(HAZAAC), Warren Levy, my co-chairman, and I wish all        *Cook for a Friend – Sunday, September 5, 9:00 AM
our members, friends and their families a happy new year.
                                                             *Inglis House – Tuesday, September 14, 10:30 AM –
May 5771 be a year in which we will all enjoy strength and
                                                             Rosh Hashanah Luncheon
happiness, HAZAAC and Simha. The goal of HAZAAC, the
Har Zion Active Adults Club, a constituent arm of Har        *Decorate the Sukkot – Brith Sholom House, September
Zion directed to the “more mature” members of our            20, 3:00 PM and Saunders House, September 21, 3:00 PM
congregation (i.e., retirees and people over 55), is to      *Shul Stitchers – Tuesday, September 28, 11:00 AM
provide good fellowship, good fun and good food. Each of     Call Andy Coren at 610-649-5294 and say that you'll join us!
our meetings includes a delicious lunch; a program
featuring entertainment, education or discussion, and an
opportunity for our members to socialize.
This year we will have seven meetings (program with           Rudofker Library…
lunch) between October and May. Our meetings usually
start at 11:30 AM, lunch at noon, program at 1:00 PM, and    WELCOME BACK
conclude around 2:00 PM. Every year our programs are         The staff of the Rudofker Library looks forward to working
focused on a specific theme. For the 2010-2011 season        with our religious school students, teachers, and parents
our theme is “Ivdu et Adonai beSimkhah – Serve Adonai in     during the coming year. In addition we hope to see many
Gladness” [Psalm 100 v. 2]. At press time our firm meeting   of our congregants who read for pleasure or research
schedule is:
  • October 13: An afternoon with “The Legendary             HIGH HOLIDAYS
    George Burns” featuring Albert Long                      The library maintains a number of excellent sources
  • November 7: A Sunday Brunch (in conjunction              exploring the important days of this month. Please stop in
    with Men’s Club) in observance of Veterans’ Day          to learn more about Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot.
    featuring Herbert Yudenfriend discussing his book
    “Dear Everybody - Adventures of a Teenage Soldier”       NEW BOOK DISPLAY
  • May 18: A concert by Hazzan Eliot Vogel                  Please browse our new book display, which is located to
Other meeting dates scheduled are:                           the right as you enter the library. We keep the display
  • December 15, January 19 or February 16,                  updated with many new items we have purchased
    March 16, April (date to be determined)
Programs planned for these dates include:                    REFERENCE QUESTIONS AND
  • A trip to the new National Museum of American            BORROWING BOOKS
    Jewish History (co-sponsored by Sisterhood).             Please email us your reference questions if staff is not
  • A seminar with Ken Forman about the newly                present in the library. Also, email us when you borrow a
    enacted health care reforms impact on and                book in addition to filling out the book card if staff is not
    options available to seniors.                            present in the library. Our email address is
  • A book review by Rabbi Jay Stein.                        rudofker@harziontemple.org
We invite everyone to join HAZAAC and enjoy our
lunches and programs. HAZAAC membership is open to           The staff of the Rudofker Library wishes all of you a good
everyone. Membership in Har Zion Temple is not a             and healthy new year, an easy fast, and a Happy Sukkot.
prerequisite for membership in HAZAAC. We welcome
parents, grandparents, and friends of Har Zion members
who may not be themselves Har Zion members. Although           LIBRARY HOURS
aimed at the 55+ crowd, men and women of all ages are          Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00 – 6:15 PM
welcome. HAZAAC annual membership dues are $50. per            Wednesday, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
person for Har Zion Temple members and $60. for non-
                                                               Sunday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
members. HAZAAC members may attend all of our
programs and lunches at no additional cost. Non-               Monday by appointment.
members of HAZAAC are charged $15.00 per person per            These hours may change. Please check the Bulletin
meeting to attend a lunch and program.                         regularly for upcoming changes.
Come celebrate. Come connect. Come home.

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                                                                     Share Your Simha and Sorrow
 naches, etc…                                                         with Your Har Zion Family
               BIRTHS                                             SHABBAT KIDDUSH SPONSORS
Welcome to the world to                                           We gratefully appreciate the generosity of the Sisterhood and following
                                                                  members for their sponsorship of the weekly Shabbat Kiddush:
   Madison Civan Brownstein, daughter
of Elana Weinstein & Kenneth                                      Kristin & Michael Karp in honor of Andy becoming a Bat Mitzvah
                                                                  Shirley & Morton Swinger in honor of their 48th wedding anniversary
Brownstein, granddaughter of Rosa &                               Anna & Michael Boni in honor of Megan becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Bruce Brownstein and niece of Charles                             Faye & Sheldon Bass in honor of Jacob becoming a Bar Mitzvah
and David Brownstein.                                             Beth & Brad Krouse in honor of Melissa becoming a Bat Mitzvah
   Shai Elias Kirschner, son of Adrienne &                        Pearl & David Goldstein in honor of their daughter’s upcoming
                                                                   marriage to Gabe Amazallog
Jeffrey Kirschner, brother of Talia, and grandson of Patty        Debra & Craig Finger in honor of Benjamin becoming a Bar Mitzvah
& Michael Kirschner.                                              Debra & David Jokelson in honor of Max becoming a Bar Mitzvah
  Sandra Lauren Levin, daughter of Diane & David Levin,           Debra & Gregg Wallace in honor of Max becoming a Bar Mitzvah
and granddaughter of Suzy & Norman Levin.                         Drs. Deborah & Barry Lurie in honor of their 40th wedding anniversary
                                                                  The Congregation in honor of Minister Moshe Yaalon
  Judah Samuel Shimon Stein, son of Elana & Josh Stein,           Eileen & Steve Chopnick in honor of Steve’s 60th birthday
brother of Isabelle, and great granddaughter of Minya &
Herb Yudenfriend.                                                 EXTENDED KIDDUSH SPONSORS
                                                                  We gratefully appreciate the generosity of the following members for
    Zachary Samuel Robbins, son of Felicia & Jeffrey              their sponsorship of the weekly Shabbat Extended Kiddush:
Robbins, and grandson of Andrea & Ronald S. Robbins.              Kristin & Michael Karp in honor of Andy’s Bat Mitzvah

   Norah Casey Kronenthal, daughter of Amy & Philip               Anna & Michael Boni in honor of Megan’s Bat Mitzvah
Kronenthal, and granddaughter of Jane & Dr. Irving Herling.       Faye & Sheldon Bass and Miriam Lieberman in honor of
                                                                   Jacob’s Bar Mitzvah
  Joshua Marshall Herz, son of Nysa & Steve Herz, brother         Beth & Brad Krouse in honor of Melissa’s Bat Mitzvah
of Bella, granddaughter of Lynne Gorson Cohen and Jean            Andrea & Ronald S. Robbins and Anita Finger in honor of
& Jay Herz, and great granddaughter of Janice Gorson.              Benjamin Finger’s Bar Mitzvah
                                                                  Rosa & Bruce Brownstein and Susan & Elliot Weinstein in honor of
  Winnie Rae Frezel, son of Andrea & Michael Frezel,               the baby naming of their granddaughter, Madison Civan Brownstein
sister of Tess Isabella, and granddaughter of Selma &             Debra & David Jokelson in honor of Max becoming a Bar Mitzvah
Peter Brothman.                                                   Debra & Gregg Wallace in honor of Max becoming a Bar Mitzvah
 Jacob Ralph Pries, son of Jessica & Daniel Pries, grandson       TISCH SPONSORS
of Ellen & Michael Pries, and great granddaughter of              We gratefully appreciate the generosity of the following members for
Nancy Marder.                                                     their sponsorship of Wednesday morning TISCH:
                                                                  Eileen, Sarah and Susan Chopnick in honor of Steve’s 60th birthday
           WEDDING                                                CHAI SIMCHA WALL PLAQUES
Mazel Tov to                                                      There is no greater joy than the celebration of Jewish life cycle events.
                                                                  The meaning and memory of your event is heightened when it becomes
 Haviv Zahav, son of Linda & Isaac Antar, who married             a permanent part of our synagogue’s Chai Simcha Tablet. The Tablet is a
Limor Gul on June 13 in New York.                                 beautiful reminder of Bar/Bat Mitzvot, baby namings, weddings,
                                                                  anniversaries, and other happy occasions shared with family and friends.
                                                                  For more information, please contact the synagogue office, 610-667-5000.
              CONGRATULATIONS
                                                                  We gratefully appreciate the generosity of the following members
 Dr. Daniel Landsburg, husband of Marcie and son of Laurie        celebrating a simha:
& Harry Landsburg, will have his fellowship in                    Shirley & Norman Greenbaum in honor of the wedding of Shira
Hematology/Oncology (liquid tumors) at the Hospital of the        Roemer and Jacob Greenbaum
University of Pennsylvania 2011-2013. He has one more
year of residency in Internal Medicine at Penn before he          CONDOLENCES
                                                                  We extend our heartfelt condolences to the following members:
begins the fellowship.
                                                                  Suray Unterberger and Rhoda Piltch on the loss of their
  Dara Lovitz, former Hebrew High School teacher, has              husband and brother Elliot Unterberger
published a new book, Muzzling a Movement: the Effects of Anti-   Barry Beifeld on the loss of his mother Sylvia
                                                                  Sheila Gerson, Harriet Rash and Richard Gerson on the loss of
Terrorism Law, Money, and Politics on Animal Activism, which       their brother Allen Gerson
examines the silencing of the animal activist movement in         Roni Feierstein on the sudden passing of her life partner Jerry Bernstein
                                                                  The family of Beverlee and Jack Goldberg on the loss of their parents
violation of time-honored constitutional principles. Dara, the    Samuel Rosenberg on the loss of his sister Eleanore Kursman
daughter of Florence & Arnold Lovitz, is an Adjunct               Anita Rosenstein on the loss of her husband Fred L. Rosenstein
Professor of Animal Law at Temple University Beasley School       Dr. Steven Nichtberger on the loss of his mother Audrey Ruth
                                                                  Wendy Koppel-Klein on the loss of her father H. Donald Busch
of Law and the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University.     Evelyn Graub and Pearl Graub Goldstein on the loss of their
   Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) of Greater          husband and father Dr. Milton Graub
                                                                  Norman Gutman on the loss of his wife Phyllis
Philadelphia recently named Anna Boni and Ruthi Cohen             Randy Aronson on the loss of her mother Sandra Aronson
to its Board of Directors for 2010-2011.
                                                                  MEMORIAL PLAQUES
 Remember to call or email Jane Fetscher Kontopodias,             Memorial plaques have been purchased in memory of the following:
610-667-5000, ext 107 or jfetscher@harziontemple.org,             SANDRA RUBIN      SAMUEL RUBIN       BERNARD FINKEL
with all your happy news!                                         LILLIAN RUBIN     BETTY JOYCE LISS JOSEPH D. KARSCH

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                               Gifts to the Congregation
                               Gratefully Acknowledged
                                Endowment Fund Contributions
   Restricted Endowment Funds                                        According to Jewish law, every Jew is obligated to give Tzedakah (i.e. charity). It is traditional
                                                                     to give Tzedakah in memory of loved one, when we receive a synagogue honor, or when
                                                                     we have a simha (joyous experience). Making a contribution to any of the funds listed is a
 SAMUEL BARASH BREAKFAST FUND
                                                                     wonderful way to honor family, friends or to share the joy of a simha.
 DONOR                      IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
 Libby Kosloff              Mother-in-law
                                                                                             HAR ZION ENDOWMENT PROGRAM
 CHARLESTEIN-FREZEL SCHOLARSHIP FUND                                 The Har Zion Temple Endowment Program helps to secure our economic future
 DONOR                        IN HONOR OF
 Ricci & Bill Frezel          Wedding of Judy Norman to
                                                                     through the creation of a stable financial income source.
                              Harold Marcus                          1. Restricted Endowment Funds: Provide for specific needs of the Congregation as
 Faith, Roy & Brielle Stander Caroline Miller, on making
                              the NCAA Playoffs                         predetermined by the donor and the President of the Congregation in consultation
 DONOR                        IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                      with the Clergy, professional staff and the Chairman of the Endowment Fund
 Gary & Laya Charlestein Mildred Steinberg                              Committee.
                                                                     2. Unrestricted Endowment Funds: Provide general support for the synagogue's
 NOREEN COOK MEMORIAL FUND                                              educational, religious and cultural programs, as well as the maintenance of the
 DONOR                    IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
 Wilma & Marvin Bordetsky Daughter, Noreen Cheryl Cook                  building and grounds.
                          on her birthday, August 29                 3. Scholarship Funds: Support the Synagogue's and the Religious Schools'
                                                                        educational programs as well as financial scholarship assistance.
 JONATHAN ERIC GLEIT FUND                                            4. Family Celebration and Memorial Funds: Provide for general synagogue purposes
 DONOR                      IN HONOR OF                                 including special programs and events.
 Sandy Biernbaum            Ruth & Morton Gleit,
                            40th anniversary                         5. The General Endowment Fund: Provides general support to the congregation.
 Erwin Dranoff              Rosa & Bruce Brownstein, the birth
 & Alan Dranoff             of your granddaughter Madison;
                                                                     The President of the Congregation, The Chairman of the Endowment Fund Committee,
                            Rabbi Alpert, on receiving your          Congregational Officers, Clergy and the Executive Director are available to provide
                            Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS       additional information about endowed gift opportunities.
 Ruth & Morton Gleit        Mr & Mrs Jerry Feldman, the birth
                            of your grandson Samuel Mitchell;
                            Phyliss Redelheim, the birth of                                 Appreciation Award; Ralph Snyder’s       Robyn & Michael Barrett Benjamin Finger’s Bar Mitzvah
                            Sydney Evelyn; Lita & Stanley                                   special birthday; Marc Maged’s           & family, Barbara &
                            Cohen, the birth of Frances Elana;                              grandson’s graduation; Benjamin          Edmund Barrett,
                            Andy Karp’s Bat Mitzvah; Shoshana                               Finger’s Bar Mitzvah; Debbie &           Shelley & David Brietling,
                            Gleit, receiving your Master’s                                  Barry Lurie, for your 40th wedding       Eileen & Steve Chopnick
                            Degree                                                          anniversary; Rosa & Bruce                & family, Jane & Rick Kontopodias,
 Dr Goodman                 Ruth & Morton Gleit, your 40th                                  Brownstein, the birth of Madison Civan   Sheila & Lou Schafer,
                            wedding anniversary                   DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                     Reisel & Ellis Weinberger
 Myra & Arthur Helfand      Dorothy Werner, for the Yom           Joy & Bennett Keiser      Rabbi Gerald Wolpe, yahrzeit;            DONOR                      IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
                            Kippur Service                        & family                  Samuel Bernstein, yahrzeit; Fay Wilf     Andrea & Ron Robbins       Dr Milton Graub
 Sheila & Lou Schafer       Shelly Kramer, happy birthday;                                  Bernstein, yahrzeit; Dr Milton Graub
                            Rabbi Alpert, receiving your                                                                             TEMA & BERNARD ROTH SCHOLARSHIP AND
                            Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS;
                            Selma & Peter Brothman, the birth     HELEN & ISADORE KIRSCHNER                                          ENDOWMENT FUND
                                                                                                                                     DONOR                       IN HONOR OF
                            of your new granddaughter, Winnie;    EDUCATIONAL FUND
                            Shirley Swinger, receiving the                                                                           Anita & Sam Berman          Rachel and Hani Cohen and Eric
                                                                  DONOR                     IN HONOR OF
                            Membership Services Award; Elliot                                                                                                    Roth’s graduation
                                                                  Patty & Michael Kirschner Birth of Shai Elias to Jeffrey &         Lydia Gesoff                Elliot Rosen, receiving his honor
                            Rosen, receiving your JTS honor                                 Adrienne Kirschner; Rabbi Alpert,                                    from JTS
 Rochelle Freeman           Ruth & Morton Gleit, the special                                on receiving your Doctorate of           Cookie & Billy Perilstein   Tema & Bernie Roth, happy
 & Alan Freeman, Debi       birthday of Morton & your special                               Divinity from the JTS; Carol &                                       anniversary
 & David Wiener & family,   wedding anniversary                                             Bennett Aaron’s 55th wedding             DONOR                       IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
 Jake Wiener                                                                                anniversary                              Karen & Stewart Cohen       Mildred Steinberg
 DONOR                      IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                  DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                     Tema & Bernie Roth          Eleanore Kursman; H
 Judy & Jerry Feldman       Jonathan Eric Gleit, yahrzeit         Patty & Michael Kirschner Merton Zitin, Mildred Steinberg                                      Donald Busch; Dr Milton Graub
 Ruth & Morton Gleit        Jonathan Eric Gleit, yahrzeit;
                            Gerald Bernstein; Bernice Ashberg;
                            Edith Baer                            MARCY LISS PRESCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FUND                              JACOB & GOLDIE SALL FUND
 Myra & Arthur E Helfand    Nathan & Esther Helfand, yahrzeit;    DONOR                     IN HONOR OF                              DONOR                       IN HONOR OF
 & family                   Dorothy & Charles Werner, yahrzeit;   Margelle & Sheldon Liss   Rabbi Alpert, on receiving your          Joy & Bennett Keiser        Julie Berkowitz’s graduation;
                            Maurice Simpson, yahrzeit                                       Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS       & family                    Jennifer Kurtzman’s graduation;
 Ellen & Michael Pries,     Bernard Lande                         DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                                                 Rabbi Alpert, on receiving your
                                                                                                                                                                 Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS;
 Jennie & Adam Friend,                                            Margelle & Sheldon Liss   Bernard Lande; Mildred Steinberg
                                                                                                                                                                 Andy Karp’s Bat Mitzvah; Jacob
 Jessica & Daniel Pries                                                                     Allan Gerson
                                                                                                                                                                 Bass’ Bar Mitzvah; Melissa
                                                                                                                                                                 Krouse’s Bat Mitzvah; Reisel & Ellis
 GROSSMAN CHILDREN’S SIMHA FUND                                                                                                                                  Weinberger, great job with Shavuot;
                                                                  ANDREA & RONALD S. ROBBINS                                                                     Sara Pinsk, speedy recovery
 DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
                                                                  EDUCATIONAL FUND                                                   Roberta Sall, Mr & Mrs      Billy Perilstein, on your birthday
 Amy & Eric Laboz & family Ellen Janice Grossman                  DONOR                     IN HONOR OF                              Leonard Malmud
 Jerry Grossman            Sonny Goldberg; Allan Gerson           Andrea & Ron Robbins      Benjamin Finger’s Bar Mitzvah;           DONOR                       IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
                                                                                            Janet & Ralph Snyder, the wedding        Cookie & Billy Perilstein   Leonard Senker; Charlotte
 KEISER-WILF FUND                                                                           of your granddaughter Annie; Rosa                                    Kirschner, yahrzeit
                                                                                            & Bruce Brownstein, the birth of         Roberta Sall                Milton Marcus
 DONOR                      IN HONOR OF
                                                                                            your granddaughter Madison;
 Joy & Bennett Keiser       Pearl Graub Goldstein & David
                                                                                            Michael Wachs, speedy recovery;
 & family                   Goldstein, the wedding of Ariel to                                                                       SAUER FAMILY FUND
                                                                                            Andy Karp’s Bat Mitzvah; Missy
                            Gabe; Shirley Swinger & Sheila                                                                           DONOR                     IN HONOR OF
                                                                                            Stein, speedy recovery; Rabbi
                            Schafer, receiving the Membership                                                                        Arlene & Steven Bronstein Judy & Harry Sauer, for the Baby
                                                                                            Alpert, receiving your Doctorate of
                            Services Award; Cindy Fox & Debbie                                                                                                 Naming of your granddaughter Sophie
                                                                                            Divinity from the JTS
                            Mazer, receiving the Teacher
                                                                                                                                                                   (Continued on page 18)
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CONTRIBUTIONS (Continued from page 17)
                                                                 BERNICE T. & JAY H. (Z”L) ROSENFELD FUND                            Laurie & Harry Landsburg Elissa & Jeffrey Banet, the birth of
TRACEY & SHANIN SPECTER LIBRARY FUND                             DONOR                        IN HONOR OF                                                     your son, Avi
DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                                                                                       Mark Levin               Jimmy Goldstein, speedy recovery;
Christina & John Saler    Norma Hess; Dorothy Vederman           Bernice Rosenfeld            Andy Karp’s Bat Mitzvah
                                                                 Faith, Roy & Brielle Stander Beth Novick’s graduation from high                              Michael Erlbaum, speedy recovery
                                                                                              school                                 DONOR                    IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
                                                                 DONOR                        IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                   Laurie & Harry Landsburg Ida Korn; Selma Fishman
Unrestricted Endowment Funds                                     Bernice Rosenfeld            Leonard Senker; Selma Fishman;
                                                                                              Elaine Zammarelli; Fred Rosenstein
                                                                 Faith, Roy & Brielle Stander Joseph Novick; Samuel Lipman,          HARRY & ANNA MOSS CAMP RAMAH FUND
                                                                                              yahrzeit; Milton J Stander, yahrzeit   DONOR                     IN HONOR OF
                                                                                                                                     Marvin & Gladys Gimpel    Elliot Rosen, receiving your JTS
SHIRLEY & NORMAN GREENBAUM YOM                                                                                                                                 honor; Rabbi Alpert, receiving your
HA’ATZMAUT FUND                                                  VOLUCK CHAI PLAQUE FUND                                                                       Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS;
DONOR                  IN HONOR OF                               DONOR                    IN HONOR OF                                                          Shirley Swinger, receiving the
Shirley & Norman       Andee & Alan Greenbaum &                  Pamela Brodsko           Howard Voluck, happy birthday                                        Membership Services Award
Greenbaum              Carol Baldridge’s participation           Sylvia & Sonny Rosenberg Stanford Schaffer, for Rhoda’s             Sylvia & Abe Serot        Sylvia Zubar, happy 92nd birthday
                       in the Trustee’s Shabbat Service                                   speedy recovery; Melissa Krouse’s          DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
DONOR                  IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                                               Bat Mitzvah                                Gail & Roy Kardon         Irvin Zager
Andee & Alan Greenbaum Dr Milton Graub; Fred Rosenstein          DONOR                    IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                       Sylvia & Abe Serot        Sylvia Beifeld; Harold Sills;
                                                                 Helene & Al Lechter      Eleanore Kursman                                                     Debbie Baskin; Harry Moss,
                                                                                                                                                               yahrzeit; Nathan Serot, yahrzeit;
ELIHU D. GROSSMANN JEWISH EDUCATION FUND                                                                                                                       Beverlee Goldberg
DONOR                     IN HONOR OF
Michele & Ken Forman
& family
                          Andy Karp’s Bat Mitzvah                Unrestricted Scholarship Funds                                      RABBI’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Doris Grossmann           Andy Karp’s Bat Mitzvah;                                                                                   DONOR                     IN HONOR OF
                          Sheila & Lou Schafer, the birth of                                                                         Jane & Rick Kontopodias Minya & Herb Yudenfriend, Paula
                          your new granddaughter Anabelle                                                                                                      Yudenfriend Green & Arlin Green,
                          Charlotte; Judy Weinberger             JACOB & FRANCES BERKOWITZ FUND                                                                the birth of Judah
                          Solomon, happy birthday; Harry &       DONOR                       IN HONOR OF                             Minya & Herb Yudenfriend, Barbara Pomerantz, speedy
                          Judy Sauer, on the birth of Sophie     Barbara & Ed Berkowitz      Janet & Ralph Snyder, the               Paula Yudenfriend Green recovery; Beanie Silverstein, speedy
                          Maribel; Rabbi Nogah & Scott                                       wedding of your granddaughter;          & Arlin Green             recovery; Rabbi Alpert, receiving
                          Marshall, the birth of Eyden Chana                                 Rabbi Howard Alpert, speedy                                       your Doctorate of Divinity from the
                          Sarah; Lindsay Barson’s Bat                                        recovery; Dr David Finkel,                                        JTS; Rabbi Alpert’s Father, speedy
                          Mitzvah; Fredy & Lew Grafman, the                                  congratulations on receiving your                                 recovery; Lena Shore, your HAIS
                          marriage of your son Charles; Judy                                 award                                                             honor; Missy Stein, speedy
                          & Harry Sauer, the birth of your       Barbara & Alan Boroff       Adrienne & David Ellis, your                                      recovery; Anne & Adam Herzig, the
                          granddaughter Sophie; Susan &                                      grandson Logan’s Bar Mitzvah;                                     graduation of your grandson Justin
                          Brett Schlossberg, the birth of your                               Dottie & Ernie Jacobson, the                                      Joseph; Lena Allen Shore, the
                          granddaughter; Karen Cooke                                         graduation of your granddaughter,                                 wedding of your grandson Loren
                          becoming Sisterhood Co-President;                                  Ilana Rubin                                                       Shore
                          Mark Waxman’s graduation; Carol        DONOR                       IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                    Minya & Herb Yudenfriend Jonathan Banner’s Bar Mitzvah
                          Kaplan, being honored by the           Barbara & Ed Berkowitz      Daughter of Dr & Mrs Stanley            Paula Yudenfriend Green Phyllis Gutman
                          Women’s Division of Israel Bonds;                                  Steinberg; Daniel Klazmer;              & Arlin Green, Flo &
                          Lena Allen Shore, your award from                                  Dr Milton Graub                         Dan Green
                          HIAS, being its worthy honoree;        Barbara & Alan Boroff       Dr Milton Graub                         DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
                          Adrienne Ellis, speedy recovery
                                                                                                                                     Minya & Herb Yudenfriend, Mildred Steinberg; Allan Gerson;
DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
                                                                                                                                     Paula Yudenfriend Green Abe Wasserman; Dr Milton Graub
Michele & Ken Forman      Edward Forman, yahrzeit; Selma         EMANUEL PHILIP FARBER FUND                                          & Arlin Green
& family                  Fishman; Jeremy Goldstein; Selma       DONOR                       IN HONOR OF
                          Malis                                  Bonni & Richard Farber      Dr & Mrs David Maltz, the birth of
Doris Grossmann           Selma Fishman; Laura Bodenger;
                          Anne Dovburd; Mother of the
                                                                                             your granddaughter Sidney Brook         JOSHUA PERLMUTER FUND
                                                                                             Meyer; Mr & Mrs Michael Neider,         DONOR                     IN HONOR OF
                          Isakov family; Irvin Zager; Bernard                                the birth of your granddaughter
                          Bernstein; Roseline Dooreck                                                                                Sandra & Claude Boni      Sheila & Lou Schafer, on the birth
                                                                                             Molly Gabrielle Neider                                            of Anabelle Charlotte; Wedding of
                                                                 DONOR                       IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                                              Judy & Harold Marcus
                                                                 Bonni & Richard Farber      Morton Pepper, yahrzeit; Emanuel P      Shelley & David Brietling Jonathan Banner’s Bar Mitzvah
HAR ZION MUSIC FUND                                                                          Farber, yahrzeit; Barry Halpern
DONOR                    IN HONOR OF                                                                                                 DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
Daniele Cohen            Missy Stein, speedy recovery                                                                                Joshua & Frida Perlmuter Elliot Unterberger; Dr Milton Graub
Debbie & Jim Golden      Rabbi Alpert, receiving your
                                                                 SAMUEL FIRST FUND
                         Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS;
                                                                 DONOR                       IN HONOR OF                             DR. MORTON ROSE FUND
                         Craig Weingarten, speedy recovery;
                                                                 Sandy First                 Pearl & David Goldstein and Milton      DONOR                     IN HONOR OF
                         Sheila & Lou Schafer, the birth of
                                                                                             & Evelyn Graub, your daughter &         Anne & Adam Herzig        Pearl Graub Goldstein & David
                         Anabelle Charlotte
                                                                                             granddaughter Ariel’s marriage to                                 Goldstein, the wedding of Ariel to
Judy Guzman              Sheila & Lou Schafer, the birth of
                                                                                             Gabe; Dr & Mrs Marvin Greenbaum                                   Gabe; Minya & Herb Yudenfriend,
                         Anabelle Charlotte; Karen Vogel’s
                                                                                             & Shirley & Norman Greenbaum,                                     the birth of your great grandson,
                         birthday; Judy & Alan Workman,
                                                                                             the marriage of your son and grand-                               Judah; Florrie Silvers, your second
                         the birth of your grandchild;
                                                                                             son Jake to Shira; Sheila & Lou                                   Bat Mitzvah; Graduation of Adam
                         Elissa & Jeffrey Banet, the birth of
                                                                                             Schafer, the birth of Anabelle                                    Wachs; Barbara Pomerantz, speedy
                         your son, Avinoam Joseph; Phyliss
                                                                                             Charlotte                                                         recovery; Sheila & Lou Schafer, the
                         Redelheim, the birth of your great
                         granddaughter                           DONOR                       IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                                              birth of Anabelle Charlotte; Elliot
Eileen & Robert Elias    Jonathan Banner’s Bar Mitzvah           Sandy First                 Selma Fishman; Mildred Steinberg;                                 Rosen, receiving your JTS honor;
Eileen & Arnold Porges   Benjamin Finger’s Bar Mitzvah                                       Elliot Unterberger; Beverlee                                      Suzy & Norman Levin, the birth of
Judy & Michael Solomon Jacob Bass’ Bar Mitzvah; Sheila                                       Goldberg; Betty Dym, yahrzeit;                                    your granddaughter, Sandra Lauren
                         Schafer & Shirley Swinger, receiving                                Allan Dym, yahrzeit                                               Levin
                         the Membership Services Award;          Barbara & Howard First      Elliot Unterberger                      Lena Shore                Minya & Herb Yudenfriend, the birth
                         Beverly Moskowitz, receiving your                                                                                                     of your great grandson, Judah;
                         Doctorate Degree                                                                                                                      Barbara Pomerantz, speedy
Shirley & Mort Swinger   Mark Waxman’s graduation; Rabbi         ALBERT & ETHEL GUSHNER FUND                                                                   recovery
                         Alpert, receiving your Doctorate of     DONOR                       IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                    Anne & Adam Herzig,       Rabbi Alpert, receiving your
                         Divinity from the JTS; Max Glantz,      Janet & Ralph Snyder        Lorraine Cooper; Selma Fishman;         Gladys Shubin & family    Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS
                         speedy recovery; Beverly                                            Robert Islin; Daughter of Dr & Mrs      DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
                         Moskowitz, receiving your doctorate                                 Stanley Steinberg                       Anne & Adam Herzig        Jack Panitch; Allan Gerson;
                         degree; Mark Waxman’s graduation                                                                                                      Eugene Ribakoff
Reba Swinger,            Shirley Swinger, receiving the                                                                              Bernice Tabas             Nettie & Samuel Cohn, yahrzeit
Gerrie & Fred Weiswasser Membership Services Award               KARSCH CAMP RAMAH FUND
DONOR                    IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                    DONOR                       IN HONOR OF
Sara Cohen               Dr Paul Epstein, on his yahrzeit        Carole & Sam Karsch         Bernie Roth, on your 80th birthday      NATHAN RUBIN FUND
Debbie & Jim Golden      Mildred Steinberg                                                                                           DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
Judy Guzman              Elliot Unterberger; Mildred                                                                                 Mrs Nathan Rubin, Heidi    Elliot Unterberger
                         Steinberg                               STANTON LEVIN FUND                                                  & Mitchell Rubin
Shirley & Mort Swinger   Beverlee Goldberg                       DONOR                       IN HONOR OF                             Heidi & Mitchell Rubin    Sister of Trudy Rubenstein
Helen Magun Widzer MD Loraine Magun                              Roslyn Cabot                Edith Golden, happy birthday
                                                                                                                                                                  (Continued on page 19)

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CONTRIBUTIONS (Continued from page 18)                          ROBERT & SONIA WOLDOW FUND                                        ELAINE & MANNY LANDAU FAMILY
                                                                DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                    CELEBRATION FUND
HERBERT E. SQUIRES FUND                                         Joseph Myers              Robert Woldow                           DONOR                     IN HONOR OF
DONOR                   IN HONOR OF                                                                                               Elaine & Manny Landau     Elliot Rosen, your recognition by the
Lois Squires & family   Dottie & Ernie Jacobson, your                                                                                                       JTS; Marcia Rose, speedy recovery
                        granddaughter Emily’s graduation                                                                          DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
Michele & Adam Sherman Rabbi Alpert, receiving your
& family                Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS
                                                                     Unrestricted Family                                          Elaine & Manny Landau     Elliot Unterberger; Herman Landau,

DONOR                   IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                    Celebration & Memorial Funds                                                                yahrzeit; Daughter of Dr & Mrs
                                                                                                                                                            Stanley Steinberg; Eleanore Kursman
Janna & Brent Weinerman Mildred Steinberg
& family                                                                                                                          ADOLPH SCHWARTZ FUND
Lois Squires, Weinerman Allan Gerson                                                                                              DONOR                   IN HONOR OF
family, Sherman family                                          GLORIA B. FRANK FUND                                              Sheri & Howard Herzberg Rabbi Alpert, on receiving your
Michelle & Adam Sherman Arthur Sherman, yahrzeit                DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                                            Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS
& family                                                                                                                          DONOR                   IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
                                                                Seymour Frank             Fred Rosenstein
                                                                                                                                  Sheri & Howard Herzberg Dr Milton Graub
JOEL B. WEINSTOCK FUND
DONOR                      IN HONOR OF                          RAPHAEL TOPKIS GOLDMAN MEMORIAL FUND                              HARRY & JENNIE TOUB FUND
Phillis & Morton Weinstock Anita Cohen, speedy recovery;        DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                    DONOR                     IN HONOR OF
& family                   Mr & Mrs Paul Astor, the birth       Nanci Goldman             Allan Gerson; Dr Milton Graub;          Marylin & David Toub      Rachel Zachian’s Bat Mitzvah;
                           of your great granddaughter          & Steve Bergstein         Audrey Ruth Nichtberger                                           Sylvia & Sonny Rosenberg, the
                                                                Nanci Goldman             Harry Milestone, yahrzeit                                         marriage of your granddaughter
DONOR                      IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
                                                                Beina Goldman             Dr Milton Graub                                                   Jackie to Jay
Phyllis & Morton Weinstock Lewis Weinstein; Beverlee Goldberg
                                                                Gail & Roy Kardon         Bernard Bergstein                       DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
& family
                                                                                                                                  Marylin & David Toub      Benjamin Toub, yahrzeit;
                                                                                                                                                            Maxine Wernick Dries, yahrzeit




                                          Operating Fund Contributions
CHARITY FUND                                                    Judy & Marc Stonberg       Barbara & Steve Gadon, your            Barbara S Block              Benjamin Block, Rose Shanis,
DONOR                    IN HONOR OF                                                       granddaughter Ava’s Bat Mitzvah;                                    Dolly Shanis
Judy & Andy Amsterdam    Sheila & Lou Schafer, the birth                                   Janet & Ralph Snyder, your             Marc Bloom                   Lillian Bloom
                         of Anabelle Charlotte                                             granddaughter’s wedding                Florence Bluestein           Ida Zelig
Judy & Merrill Brown     Elliot Rosen, your JTS honor           Janet & Ralph Snyder       Benjamin Finger’s Bar Mitzvah          Dr Peter Brothman            Sarah Brothman
Rosa & Bruce Brownstein Elliot Rosen, your JTS honor; Jean &    Jill & Joe Spiegel         Rosa & Bruce Brownstein, the birth     The Bucky family             Irving Bucky
                         Jay Herz, the birth of your                                       of your granddaughter, Madison         Morton Charlestein           David Moore
                         granddaughter; Rabbi Alpert,           Ellen Farber & Leigh       Melissa Krouse’s Bat Mitzvah           Maye Cohen                   Molly Grosser Cohen
                         receiving your Doctorate of Divinity   Kurtzman,                                                         Karen & Stewart Cohen        Rose & Harvey Cohen
                         from the JTS; Benjamin Finger’s Bar    Cookie & Stanley Uhr                                              Leta & Stanley Cohen         Frances Banks Indzel
                         Mitzvah                                The Medway &               Chickie Medway, being honored by       Pearl Cooperman              Bessie Lubart, Herman Jaffe
Jean & Mark Cohen        Silvi Specter & Jamie Gorson,          Coblitz families,          Sisterhood for 25 years of service     Randi Dlott                  Millie Dlott
                         congratulations on your HZT            Judy & David Wach’s        to the Landau Gift Shop                Alan Dranoff                 Minerva Dranoff
                         Confirmation; Benjamin Finger’s Bar    DONOR                      IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                   Amy Dweck                    Gloria B Frank
                         Mitzvah; Shelly Kramer, for your       Lori & Bob Beckman & familyBeverlee Goldberg                      Cantor Aaron Edwards         My Parents
                         special birthday; Lita & Stanley       Eileen & Steve Chopnick Mildred Steinberg                         Mitzi & David Einstein       Anna Mishkin
                         Cohen, the birth of Frances Elana;     & family, Rachelle &                                              Adrienne Ellis               Beatrice Sacks
                         Andy Karp’s Bat Mitzvah; Jonathan      Ron Kaiserman,                                                    Marcia Epstein               Morris Epstein, Edna
                         Banner’s Bar Mitzvah; Michael          Judy & Leonard Lundy                                                                           Goldschlager
                         Wachs, speedy recovery; Judy &         Libby & Alan Fishman       Selma Ellis Fishman                    Eric & Esme Faerber & family Fay Emanuel, Gerald Faerber
                         David Wachs, speedy recovery           Shelby & Bob Ford          Beverlee Goldberg; Jack Panitch;       Judy Feldman                 Rose Ann Sperling
Vivian & Gilbert Belsky, Shirley Swinger, receiving the                                    Manny Grossman; Allan Gerson           Yetta Fields                 Rose Fields, Louis Metcoff
Susan Moses Daniels      Membership Services Award              Esther Gilman              Arnette Sulman                         Dr & Mrs Howard E First Samuel Handler Rae Miller
& Roger Daniels          Sheila Schafer, on receiving the       Grace & Ed Goldstein,      Elliot Unterberger                                                  Handler
Susan Moses Daniels      Membership Services Award              Nancy Marder,                                                     Annabelle Fishman            David Blank
& Roger Daniels,                                                Phyliss Redelheim                                                 Jill Fishman                 Edward Silberstein
Tana Dardik                                                     Janice Gorson              Irene Chance
                                                                                                                                  Phyllis & Steve Flink        Morris Friedman
Marcia Epstein           Minya & Herb Yudenfriend, the birth    Marc & Amy Brownstein, Mildred Steinberg
                                                                                                                                  Wendy Frankel                Meyer Glasberg
                         of your great grandson, Judah          Marcia Epstein,
                                                                                                                                  Ricci & Bill Frezel          Beatrice Frezel
Shelby & Bob Ford        Vicki & Gary Erlbaum, the birth of     Fredy & Lew Grafman,
                                                                Gail & Roy Kardon,                                                Jerome B Furman              Dr Harold B Furman
                         your granddaughter, Shifra; Sheila &
                         Lou Schafer, the birth of Anabelle     Chickie & Irv Medway                                              Michelle M Garfinkel         Leonard Mittin
                         Charlotte; Sheila Schafer &            Joan Hockman               Eleanore Kursman                       Irene & Irving Gasmer        Sylvia Gasmer
                         Shirley Swinger’s Membership           Terry & Alan Horowitz      Joseph Novick, Dorothy Bernstein,      Philip & Lori Gitterman      Isaac Jacob Gitterman
                         Services Award; Benjamin Finger’s                                 Allan Gerson; Sylvia Beifeld           Lillian Glassman             Jacob Riloff
                         Bar Mitzvah                            Joan Hockman, Pearl &      Joseph Novick                          Lorraine & Jeffrey Gordon Allan Stein
Barbara & Steven Gadon Louis Fryman, speedy recovery            Sid Klemow                                                        Shirley & Norman Greenbaum I Martin Greenbaum
Lisa & Michael Glassner Craig Weingarten, speedy recovery       Rachelle & Ron Kaiserman, Dr Milton Graub                         Evelyn Greenstein            Isaac Jacob Gitterman
& family                                                        Billy Kauffman                                                    Jerome Grossman              Terry O Grossman, Ellen Grossman
Janice Gorson            Mrs William Robbins, the birth of      Shelly Kramer              Elaine King                            Norman Gutman                Harry Gutman
                         Annabelle Lily; Dr Kathy Liez,         The Hirshey Lincoln family Jules Bacine                           Janet Harmelin               Lottie Johl
                         congratulations on Beth being          Nancy Marder               Bernard Lande                          Sarajane Hersh               Herbert Edelglass
                         called to the Torah                    Hana & Ira Pressman        Terry Parmet Frank                     Sherry Hershenson            Esther Amazon, Gerald M Hershenson
Diane & Bruce Halpren    Benjamin Finger’s Bar Mitzvah          Maureen Robinson           Rose Pinkenson                         Anne & Adam Herzig           Sheila Shiftman
Jean & Jay Herz, Cindy   Missy Stein, speedy recovery           Joan Hockman,              Fred Rosenstein                        Nina & Ralph Hillman         Barney Hillman
& Mike Silver,                                                  Helene & Al Lechter,                                              Bob & Melinda Hochberg Samuel J Wineburgh
Beatrice Silver                                                 Beatrice Silver                                                   The Hockman family           Norman Hockman,
Joan Hockman             Bernie Roth’s special birthday         Jessica & David Solomon Laurie Shubin                                                          Burton Dubin
Billy Kauffman           Andy Karp’s Bat Mitzvah                Judy & Marc Stonberg       Allan Gerson; Ellen Grossman’s         Barbara Horowitz             Sylvia Horowitz, Isaac Landow,
Shelly Kramer            Joan O Cohan, good health;                                        Yahrzeit                                                            Anna Landow
                         Andy Karp’s Bat Mitzvah; Sheila        Karen & Jim Hoffman,       Allan Gerson                           Terri & Alan Horowitz        Bessie Braginsky, Ned Langerman
                         Schafer, becoming Co-President of      Penny & Warren Weiner,                                            Harold & Carol Isen          Sophia Isen
                         Sisterhood                             Maxine Abrams & Jay                                               Barbara H T Jacobs           Dr William Jacobs
Helene & Albert Lechter Melissa Krouse’s Bat Mitzvah            Waxman, Zena Wolfe                                                Gertrude G Janover           Madeline Judith Janover
Robin & David Oriel      David & Michael Wachs, speedy          DONOR                      IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                   Stan & Pam Joffe             David Minde
                         recovery                                                          ON YAHRZEIT                            Vivian Kahn                  Benjamin Shapiro
Evelyn Paul              Sandi Paul, happy birthday             Carol & Bennett Aaron      Jeane Perlmann, Rabbi                  Linda Kelman                 Charles H Laveson, Jeannette
Hana & Ira Pressman      Dr Murray Miller’s 80th birthday                                  Isadore A Aaron                                                     Laveson
Barbra & Peter Ross      Cindy Fox, receiving the Isadore       Sandra M Alloy             Myer A Margolis                        Marjorie & William Klein Paul Berson
& family                 Kirschner Teaching Award               William Ayes               Jennie Soroka, Claire Ayes             Ruth S Kleinman              Bernard Stamm
Sherry & Brian Effron,   Rabbi Alpert, receiving your           Lewis Becker               Yetta Becker                           Ruth Goldman Kleinman E Kinney Goldman
Marcia Epstein,Margelle Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS      Marilyn Becker             Esther Kasinetz
                                                                                                                                  Sheila & Barry Kliger        Nathan Kliger
& Sheldon Liss                                                  The Beckman family         Albert Gottlieb, Charlotte,
                                                                                                                                  Drs Barbara & Samuel         Pauline D Kass
Florrie Silvers                                                                            Gottlieb-Holtzin
                                                                                                                                  Kolmen
Evelyn Paul              Sandy Fogel, happy birthday            Vivian Rosen Belsky        Morris Rosen
Susan & Brett SchlossbergPhyliss Redelheim’s new great          Barbara Berkowitz          Emanuel Schwartz                       Dolores & Ed Kornblatt       Clara Kornblatt, Jacob Graboyes
                         granddaughter, Sydney Evelyn;          Steven A Berger,           Samuel A Berger                        Tina & Julian Krinsky        Masie Krinsky
                         Sheila & Lou Schafer’s new             Doris Berger                                                      Nancy Kurtzman               Helen Berger, Sidney Bronstein,
                         granddaughter, Anabelle                Bluma & Joseph Binder      Hana Bacal de Starusta                                              Martin Berger
Jessica & David Solomon Marcella Rosenwasser’s Bat Mitzvah      Connie Blank               Sheldon Blank, Anne & Edward Sherman
                                                                                                                                                               (Continued on page 20)

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CONTRIBUTIONS (Continued from page 19)
Amy Gregg & Mark Lansman Marvin Kaneff                             Alberta & Elmer Sclan      Dolly Holtzman                       IDA & MATTHEW RUDOFKER LIBRARY FUND
Michele Levin            Robert Odlen, Fannie Odlen                Paul & Dorothy Siegel      David Goodman
                                                                                                                                   DONOR                      IN HONOR OF
Suzin & Howard Levy      Benjamin Levy                             Erma Shapiro               Lylion Carroll Abramson
& family                                                           David & Mrs E Shore        Minnie Briskin Hack                  Bernice & Abe Zellis       Rabbi Alpert, receiving your
Ellen Katz Levy &        Albert Katz                               Marie Shuman               Richard Shuman                                                  Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS
Michael Levy & family                                              Beatrice Silver            Solomon Silver                       DONOR                      IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
Meryl & Gary Littman     Edith Podolsky Zebrowitz                  Florrie Silvers            Arnold J Silvers, Elizabeth          Meredith & Joshua Friedman Dr Milton Graub; Audrey Nichtberger
Debby & Barry Lurie      Myer J Slotnik                                                       & Nathan A Laveson, Sol Rosner       Gary Sender                Audrey Nichtberger
Gwen & Norman Lurie      David Lurie                                                          Laveson & Claire & Alan J Lobis      Bernice & Abe Zellis       Elliot Unterberger; Allan Gerson
& family                                                           Judy & Marty Sobol         Dolly Shanis
Nancy Y Markowich        Pearl Young, Frank L Young                Vivian Spilkes             Max Matusow
Connie & Don Meth        Samuel D Bernstein, Fay Wilf Bernstein    Lillian Stein & Children   Rose Ponnock                         CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO THE JANE FISHMAN
Lillian Meters           Anne Meyers                               Phyllis & Edward Steinberg Joseph Freedman
Ellen Milgrim &          Marjorie Baderak                          Peggy & Mel Sterling       Phyllis Rasner                       GRINBERG RELIGIOUS SCHOOL:
Samuel Milgram                                                     Judy & Marc Stonberg       Harry Schiffres, Sylvia Stonberg     DONOR                    IN HONOR OF
Philip & Cathy Miller    Lillian Miller                            Morton Swinger             Rosalind Cohen, Abraham H            Eileen & Stephen Chopnick Debbie Mazer, for receiving the
Norma & Bruce Miller     Edward Jacobs                                                        Weiswasser                           & family                 Isadore I Kirchner Award
Sharon Miller            Rene Knopp                                Patricia Tollin            Sol Tollin & Philip Tollin           DONOR                    IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
Bobbie Morganstern       Phyllis Rasner                            Rebecca Weinberg           Charles Liebman                      Annabelle Fishman        Fred Rosenstein
Stanton Moss             Cecelia Moss                              Penny & Warren Weiner      Judy Brown
The Nichtberger family   Mark Nichtberger                          The Weingarten family      Dorothy Weingarten
Eleanor & Morris Novick William Novick, Jean N Frank,              Gerrie & Fred Weiswasser Edythe Sklar Clement,
                                                                                              A Henry Weiswasser
                                                                                                                                   CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO THE MADREGOT FUND:
                         Betty Sardinsky, Carl Bessel,
                                                                   Sherrie Willner            Marshall Gorson, Betty Weiss         DONOR                        IN HONOR OF
                         Sarah Bessel
Rhoda Orlow & family     Our mother & grandmother                  Justin Young               Pearl Young, Frank Young,            Lydia Gesoff                 Rosa & Bruce Brownstein, the birth
Elias Packman            Bessie Packman                                                       Louis Young, Rose Graub,                                          of Madison
Faina Panchernikov       Sem Vortman                                                          Jack Graub                           Carol Klein Kaplan           Joy Wilf Keiser, happy birthday
Dena Parmet              Frank Green                               Harvey & Judy Zalesne      Abe Zalesne, E Kinney Goldman        Jane & Rick Kontopodias Jonathan Banner’s Bar Mitzvah;
Betty Pastor             Gloria B Frank                            Ruth M Zeit                Madeleine Judith Janover                                          Rabbi Alpert, receiving your
Evelyn Paul              Anna Adler                                Shirley & Mort Zeserman Charles Balkin                                                       Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS;
The Perilstein family    Herman Davis                              Joan & Bernie Zolot        Robert Levy                                                       Rosa & Bruce Brownstein, the birth
Ann C Pearl              Morris J Cohen                                                                                                                         of baby Madison; Barbara
Myna & Richard B Pearl   Harry W Pearl                                                                                                                          Pomerantz, speedy recovery
Ira & Hana Pressman      Irvin Pressman
                                                                   ROSE & NATHAN PERILSTEIN FUND                                   Barbara & Myron Rapaport Shirley Swinger, receiving the
Phyliss Redelheim        Jonathan I Redelheim                      DONOR                     IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                                               Membership Services Award;
Sylvia Richman           Murray Richman                            Minya & Herb Yudenfriend, Rose Perilstein, yahrzeit; Harold     Maxine & Jay Waxman          Rabbi Alpert, on receiving your
Susan & Michael Ring     Anna Epstein                              Paula Yudenfriend Green Perilstein, yahrzeit                                                 Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS;
Andrea Robbins           Sadie Goldman                             & Arlin Green                                                                                Sheila Schafer & Shirley Swinger,
Barbara Rose             Elmer Glick, Sydelle Weisberg,                                                                                                         on receiving the Membership
                         Murray Weisberg                                                                                                                        Services Award; Shirley & Mort
Edwin Rosenberg          Ozer Rosenberg                            PRAYER BOOK FUND                                                                             Swinger, happy anniversary
Joyce Rosenberg          David Rapp                                DONOR                      IN HONOR OF                          Shirley & Mort Swinger       Sheila Schafer, receiving the
Jill, Norman,            David Komins                              Eileen & Steve Chopnick    Rabbi Alpert, on receiving your                                   Membership Services Award;
& Betsy Rosenblum                                                  & family                   Doctorate of Divinity from the JTS                                Max Glantz, speedy recovery;
Byron W Rovine MD        Rose S Rovine                             Randall Flager             Michael Barrett, in appreciation                                  Dr Ann Steiner, speedy recovery
Howard I Rubin           Samuel Rubin                              Lucille Stein              Shelly Kramer, on your special       DONOR                        IN MEMORY OF BELOVED
Betty Schwab Saltzburg   Louis Schwab, Milton Schwab                                          birthday                             Laurie & Ben Gocial          H Donald Busch; Audrey Nichtberger
Sheila & Lou Schafer     Beatrice Kliger                           DONOR                      IN MEMORY OF BELOVED                 Jane & Rick Kontopodias Mildred Steinberg; Dr Milton Graub
Bernice Schildhorn       David Goldenberg                          Janice Gorson              Claire Axelrod, yahrzeit;            Scott & Rabbi Nogah Marshall Father of Marnie Narboni
Alex & Harry Schwartz    Adolph Schwartz                                                      Marshall Gorson, yahrzeit            Subha & Jim Robinson         Bernard Lande
Maxine & Larry Schwartz Ann Schwartz                               Lori & Steven Lewis        H Donald Busch                       Cherie & David Shulick       Essie Grossman
Rona Schwartz            Evelyn Schwartz                           Shellie Newman             Allan Gerson



                                  IN MEMORIAM                      The congregation extends its deepest sympathy to the families of:
   ELLIOT UNTERBERGER                    MAY 11, 2010             27 IYAR 5770                       FRED L. ROSENSTEIN              JULY 6, 2010              24 TAMMUZ 5770
   SYLVIA BEIFELD                        MAY 29, 2010             16 SIVAN 5770                      DR. MILTON GRAUG                JULY 12, 2010             2 AV 5770
   GLADYS ROSS-RAKOFF                    JUNE 9, 2010             27 SIVAN 5770                      PHYLLIS GUTMAN                  JULY 15, 2010             4 AV 5770
   BEVERLEE GOLDBERG                     JUNE 21, 2010            9 TAMMUZ 5770                      SANDRA ARONSON                  JULY 22, 2010             11 AV 5770


Step-by-Step Contributors                                         The Schain Family                                                The Tanenbaum Family
                                                                         Jill, Steve, Harry and Annabel                                 Steven
 (continued from page 5)                                                                                                                Andrea
                                                                  Dr. Susan Shapiro                                                     Eva Jeanne
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Lundy
      In memory of Raymond Lundy                                  Beatrice Silver                                                       Jack
                                                                                                                                        Eli
Joan and David Maltz                                              Florrie Silvers
      Andy and Gayle Meyer                                                                                                         Hazzan Eliot and Karen Vogel
                                                                  The Soloff Family
      Tracy Maltz                                                                                                                       Alisa Vogel
                                                                  Jessica and David Solomon Family                                      Adina Vogel
Cathy and Philip Miller                                                  In honor of Marcella Rozenwasser’s                             Davida Vogel
                                                                         Bat Mitzvah
Charlotte and Hersh Muchnick                                             In memory of Laurie Shubin                                Anna and Larry Walowitz

The Nichtberger Family*                                           Mike and Judy Solomon                                            Jay and Maxine Waxman
                                                                         Sylvia D. Solomon                                              Sheila Schafer
The Rhode Family                                                                                                                        Shirley and Mort Swinger
                                                                  The Stamm Family                                                      Doris Grossmann
The Robbins Family                                                       Helen, John, Daniel, Marsha and Josh
                                                                                                                                        Rabbi Robert Alpert
      Sophie and Sadie Spiegel                                    The Stander Family
      Benjamin and Madelyn Finger                                        Faith, Roy and Brielle Stander                            Reisel and Ellis Weinberger
                                                                                                                                        Benjamin Weinberger
Dr. Solomon Sauerhaft                                             The Stein Family                                                      Amanda Weinberger
                                                                         Anne L. Stein
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schafer                                               Steve Stein
      Millie Schafer                                                     Suzi Stein

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                                                                                   Happy, Healthy and
                                                                                    Sweet New Year!




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           A year filled with
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     DAILY MINYAN       Morning        Evening
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (Shaharit)      (Minha)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience TISCH                               Sunday             9:00 AM        6:00 PM
                                                                                                    5770-5771                                                                                                        elul                              Every Wednesdy                                Monday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tuesday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6:50 AM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7:00 AM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       6:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       6:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Following                                  Wednesday          7:00 AM        6:00 PM
                                                                                                         2010                                                                                                       tishri                             Morning Minyan                                Thursday           6:50 AM        6:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Friday             7:00 AM        6:00 PM
                                                                                                                                   September                                                                                                                                                         EXCEPT: 9/9, 9/10, 9/17, 9/18, 9/23


                                                                                                       SUNDAY                             MONDAY                            TUESDAY                         WEDNESDAY                              THURSDAY                                  FRIDAY                             SATURDAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    22 elul                               23 elul                             24 elul                                25 elul
                                                                                                                                                                                                          1
                                                                                                                                                                                                          9:00 AM NCCECE In-Sevice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               9:00   AM   NCCECE In-Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3                                   4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bar Mitzvah: Harry Schain
                                                                                                                                                                                                          5:00 PM ES/MS & Madregot             6:00   PM   HS Teacher Orientation                                        8:30 PM KLM Community Selihot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Orientation                  7:15   PM   Men’s Club Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               7:30   PM   S.H.A.R.E. Meeting




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7:12 PM Candle lighting                         VAYEILECK

                                                                                                                         26 elul                           27 elul                             28 elul                              29 elul                               1 tishri                            2 tishri                               3 tishri
                                                                                                 5                                  6                                 7
                                                                                                                                                                      10:00 AM NCCECE Visiting Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                          8
                                                                                                                                                                                                          EREV ROSH HASHANAH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1ST DAY ROSH HASHANAH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2ND DAY ROSH HASHANAH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bar Mitzvah: Noah Briskin
                                                                                                                                                                      11:00 AM Sisterhood Distributing    No NCCECE Classes                    8:15 AM Rosh Hashanah Morning         8:15 AM Rosh Hashanah Morning
                                                                                                                                                                               Challah/Cakes              7:00 AM Morning Minyan                        Service                               Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                          6:00 PM Erev Rosh Hashanah           10:00 AM The Essential Rosh           10:00 AM Study Session
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Service                               Hashanah Service             6:00 PM Minha
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               5:00 PM Tashlikh – depart for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        River Road


                                                                                                                                                                                                          7:04 PM Candle lighting                                                        7:01 PM Candle lighting         SHABBAT SHUVAH-HA’AZINU

                                                                                                                         4 tishri                          5 tishri                            6 tishri                             7 tishri                              8 tishri                            9 tishri                             10 tishri
                                                                                                 12
                                                                                                First Day of Elementary & Middle
                                                                                                                                    13
                                                                                                                                    First Day of NCCECE
                                                                                                                                                                      14
                                                                                                                                                                      10:30 AM Tikkun Olam Inglis
                                                                                                                                                                                                          15
                                                                                                                                                                                                          9:30 AM HSA Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               9:00 AM Men’s Club Golf Outing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     EREV YOM KIPPUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         YOM KIPPUR
                                                                                                School                              7:30 PM Prayer Book Hebrew                 House Luncheon             7:00 PM Prachim Social               7:30 PM S.H.A.R.E. Meeting            6:30 PM Kol Nidre                   8:45 AM Yom Kippur Morning
                                                                                                11:45 AM Parent                                w/Babara Block         10:30 AM Sisterhood Board                                                7:30 PM School Committee Mtg.                                                      Service
                                                                                                           Orientation/Brunch                                                  Meeting                                                                                                                                   10:00 AM The Essential Yom
                                                                                                1:00 PM USY Kickoff Event                                             7:30 PM Shorashim Social                                                                                                                                    Kippur Service
                                                                                                                                                                      7:30 PM Executive Committee
                                                                                                                                                                               Meeting                                                                                                                                   4:30 PM Minha
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         6:00 PM Neilah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         7:15 PM Children’s Yoga &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         6:49 PM Candle lighting                  Havdalah Service

                                                                                                                        11 tishri                        12 tishri                           13 tishri                          14 tishri                               15 tishri                           16 tishri                              17 tishri
                                                                                                 19
                                                                                                9:00 AM Sisterhood
                                                                                                                                    20                                21
                                                                                                                                                                      4:00 PM Heh Class Ushpizin
                                                                                                                                                                                                          22
                                                                                                                                                                                                          EREV SUKKOT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1ST DAY OF SUKKOT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2nd DAY OF SUKKOT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         B’not Mitzvah: Elizabeth and Olivia
                                                                                                        Decorating Sukkah                                                     Project                     6:00 PM Erev Sukkot Service          9:00 AM Sukkot Morning Service        9:00 AM Sukkot Morning Service                     Menkowitz
                                                                                                                                                                      7:00 PM Shalom Chai, M/M,                                                6:45 PM Sukkot Evening Service        12:00 PM Sukkot Hop                 9:00 PM Sisterhood Sukkah Hop
                                                                                                                                                                              Garinim Social                                                                                         6:00 PM Sukkot Evening Service
                                                                                                                                                                      7:30 PM Fishman Inst Adult Ed
                                                                                                                                                                              w/Guest Chef Eliza
                                                                                                                                                                              Green


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         6:38 PM Candle lighting                      CHOL HAMOED

                                                                                                                        18 tishri                        19 tishri                           20 tishri                          21 tishri                               22 tishri    SHABBAT SERVICES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Friday   6:00 PM
                                                                                                 26                                 27                                28                                  29                                   30                                    Saturday 9:00 AM - Main Sanctuary
                                                                                                9:00 AM 8th Grade Trip              10:30 AM Sisterhood Sukkah        10:30 AM Sisterhood Sukkah          EREV SHEMINI ATZERET                 SHEMINI ATZERET                                10:30 AM - Jr. Congregation - Dogole Chapel
                                                                                                9:45 AM Sundaes in the Sukkah                Visits                            Visits                     NCCECE - NO LATE CARE                6:45 & 9:00 AM Morning Services                11:15 AM - Kids Congregation - Benj. B. Levin Room
                                                                                                11:30 AMPTA Meeting                                                   11:00 AM Shul Stitchers             JFGRS CLOSED                         – Yizkor recited at both services     Sunday 9:00 AM
                                                                                                4:00 PM HSA Welcome Back                                              6:15 PM Garinim/Haverim Pizza       6:00 PM Evening Service              6:30 PM Minha
                                                                                                        Sukkot Dinner                                                          in the Hut                                                                                                                             Minha Ma’ariv     Shabbat Ends
                                                                                                5:00 PM USY Sukkah Hop                                                7:30 PM Board of Directors                                                                                                          9/5            7:10   PM          8:14   PM
                                                                                                7:30 PM Sisterhood Sukkah Visits                                               Meeting                                                                                                                    9/12           7:00   PM          8:02   PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9/19           7:50   PM          7:51   PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9/26           6:40   PM          7:39   PM




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