Posts tagged with ‘community’

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Shabbat B’yachad means Shabbat Together

by Naomi Gurt Lind

With the cold weather coming and the days growing shorter and darker, it’s nice to step back and look at what’s going right. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the day-to-day responsibilities or to feel uneasy about the many troubles of the world. I want to pause for a moment and kvell. What’s got me […]

OSTY’s High Holiday Food Drive

by Jen Whitman

Dear TOS Community, It’s time for the annual High Holy Day Food Drive and we need your help! Look for members of OSTY, our TOS teen youth group, passing out paper grocery bags after morning services on Rosh Hashanah (9/25) and make sure to take one (or more)! To help meet the food pantries’ most […]

Action-Packed First Day in Israel

by Tom Rubenoff

On our first day, bearing up with just a bit of jet lag, met with two youth groups – the first from United Synagogue Youth and later in the day we met with Adam Jenschel (guessing at the spelling) a program director here for Young Judea.  Before, between and after we had many adventures narrated by […]

The JOSTY Regional Shul In 5774/2014: Thank You!

by Jen Whitman

On February 1st and 2nd, over 100 7th & 8th graders from 21 different synagogues joined us at Temple Ohabei Shalom for our 22nd Annual JOSTY Regional Shul In. Every year, JOSTY (Junior Ohabei Shalom Temple Youth), our 7th & 8th grade youth group, opens our doors to all of the 7th & 8th graders […]

2014 JOSTY Regional Shul In

by Jen Whitman

The 2014 JOSTY Regional Shul In for 7th & 8th graders is February 1st-2nd, 1:00 pm-9:00 am. Register now to save yourself a spot! Temple Ohabei Shalom 7th & 8th graders, REGISTER HERE! Participants from all other youth groups, REGISTER HERE! Advisors/Chaperones, REGISTER HERE!  Thank you for supporting your participants and joining us for the […]

A Torah of Their Own (continued…)

by David Leifer

One Mitzvah can lead to another. The Winter 2013 Issue of the URJ’s Reform Judaism Magazine featured a story, on page seven, about Tracey Grossman of Temple Beth El of Boca Raton, Florida. Tracey and her husband were surprised to learn that there are Jewish congregations that do not have their own Torahs to read […]

A Special Goodbye from President Weintraub

by Michael Weintraub

Dear Temple Ohabei Shalom Friends: Words cannot express my gratitude for the blessings I have received from you as your President over the last three years. There could not have been a more meaningful way to complete my tenure than to hear the beautiful words of Rabbi Sonia as she presented me with a Tallit […]

In Case I Needed Further Inspiration…

by Cantor Randall Schloss

In case I needed further inspiration for the Marathon, I just received the email below from a volunteer from Gift of Life. It brings back fond memories of being at TOS as a marathon spectator and host of the Bone Marrow Recruitment Drive a few years ago. Please note that while I was singled out […]

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