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  Weekly News April 2 - April 9

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Reserve your slot and mark your calendars for:

        Yom Hashoah Service - Saturday, April 6th at 7pm




Tot Shabbat - Welcoming Shabbat: Friday, April 12 at 5:30pm                 
R.S. Teacher's Dinner: Dinner and service in honor of our teachers.   
Friday, April 12  at 6:45pm.                                                                            
Spring Cleanup - Sunday, April 21 at Noon                                                 
Celebrate Israel Parade - Sunday, June 2 - RSVP by May 18                    
Adult Coffee House Night - June 1st - Sign up to Perform!                      
Mitzvah Project Fundraising Event -June 18th - Perform!                       
Fishing Trip -July 28th  reserve your spot now!                                        

Other Announcements:

Jewish Music Through the Ages -starts March 14 at the JCC
Shabbat Services Childcare                                                        
Make Grocery Shopping a Mitzvah!                                            

Westchester Jewish Film Festival

Temple Beth Am is a partner in this event - pick up a listing of films in Gloria Hall

AJC Westchester is thrilled to sponsor the 12th Annual Westchester Jewish Film Festival, the largest annual Jewish event in the region. Taking place at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, this year's record 35 films will reflect the true diversity and spirit of the global Jewish community (full Program Guide). 
More details____

Westchester Jewish Council Events



Schedule this Week

Wednesday, April 3
4:15p Gr. 2-4
6:30p BM Class

Thursday, April 4
5:30p 7th Grade
6:00p Confirmation Pizza Night

Erev Shabbat, April 5
7:30p Family Service

Shabbat, April 6: Shmini
9:00a Torah Study
7:00p Yom Hashoah Service

Sunday, April 7
9:00a Grades 5-6
12:00p Rosh Hodesh 6th Grade Group

Monday, April 8:
7:30p Long Range Planning Committee

Tuesday, April 9
7:30p Sisterhood Scrapbooking:  Please bring 4-5 pictures on a particular topic and you will scrap a page to bring home.   You will learn how to coordinate colors for matting pictures, placement of pictures on a page for a pleasing effect and how to embellish.  Please RSVP to Linda Weisholz  so I know how much supplies to bring.  There will be a small nominal fee to cover the cost of supplies.

We had a wonderful Women's Seder!  Thanks to all who attended and contributed. There have been requests for recipes from the wonderful dishes shared.  Please e-mail me -  Linda Weisholz  the recipes and I will compile them to be distributed at one of the sisterhood meetings


Yahrzeits - Names to be read at services on April 5

Eileen Weiner, mother of Rabbi Robert Weiner
Sidney David Chairman, grandfather of Victoria Ziluck
Daniel Rosen, father of Rob Rosen
Joyce Decker, mother of Ian Decker
Selma Hermanos, grandmother of Louise Iyengar
Mary Yankolescu Winokur, grandmother of Marc Winokur
Sidney Burns, father-in-law of Eva Burns
Marie Moskowitz, mother-in-law of Michael Barr
Nathan Klugerman, grandfather of Susan Bryson

Thank you for the Following Donations:

Donations received after April 1 will be listed in the May 7 email

Thank you to Peter and Lorri for a$500 reduction in the bill to repair our furnace in memory of Rabbi Leonard Schofer and in gratitude for his encouragement and support when they started their business, Pal Heating and Air Conditioning.

CAREing Fund:
Karen and Howie Firestone "for all of the good work they do"
Stacy and Steven Shapiro

Karen and Howie Firestone in honor of the women's seder

Yahrzeit Candles:
A. Daniel Mizroch in loving memory of Raul Daniel Sid Mizroch
Elana Sofko in memory of  her father, Paul Levy
Arnold Liebson in memory of his mother, Harriet Liebson and brother, Charlie Liebson
Michael Barr in memory of his mother-in-law, Marie Moskowitz
Jane Milyavsky in memory of her father, Iona Tsiskis

Rabbi's Discretionary Fund:
April Page in honor of Gabriel Vieira's Bar Mitzvah
Alyssa and Lee Kader in honor of Evan's Bar Mitzvah
David and Marguerite Brown

Cantor's Discretionary Fund:
April Page in honor of Gabriel Vieira's Bar Mitzvah
Alyssa and Lee Kader in honor of Evan's Bar Mitzvah
Judyth Stavans to be used towards printer of women's seder haggadah

Tree of Life:
Daelah and Eric Aaronson in honor of Samantha's Bat Mitzvah

Irving Breitbart in memory of his father, Saul Breitbart
Sandy Breitbart in memory of her mother, Rose Siegel

SPRING CLEANUP - Sunday April 21st at noon

Please join us as we spruce up our Temple home.  We will have a dumpster handy and need as many people as possible to help!

Contact Adam Goodrich if  you have any questions.   We will meet after religious school on Sunday, April 21st.

The Somers Holocaust Commission invites you to its annual Yom Hashoah program to be held on April 11th, at 6:45 PM. The program will be take place at North Salem High School, 230 June Road, North Salem, NY, 914-669-5415.

On display will be many inspirational projects submitted by high school students. Our keynote speaker will be a neurologist, Dr. Carl Rosenkilde, who has examined and evaluated Holocaust survivors from the psychiatric point of view in conjunction with reparation from the German government..

The choir from the Jewish Family Congregation of South Salem will sing, plus various high school students will perform.

Please join us for a memorable evening!

Connect to Care at Westchester Jewish Community Services Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm 10 New King Street (next to the Westchester Airport) in White Plains

914-470-5721  is available to help those in the Westchester Jewish community that are affected by the economic crisis.For the weekly schedule of workshops - please check the WJCS Website.

Information about Events of interest to the Jewish Community.  Temple Beth Am neither sponsors nor endorses these events.


We are excited to announce that the URJ Kesher will be offering 25 trips departing throughout May, June, July, August and November...and registration has been extended for anyone who still wants to join a trip this summer!

If someone you know is eligible and not yet registered, please encourage them to apply now for Taglit-Birthright Israel with URJ Kesher at

The program is open to Jewish young adults, ages 18-26 and who have never been to Israel on a peer program. The URJ Kesher experience embraces the values of Reform Judaism.

On Thursday, April 25th, Kol Rinah will be concluding the Jacob Burns Film Center's Jewish Film Festival with a mini concert of Broadway melodies following the final, 7:30pm, film of the festival, Broadway Musicals: a Broadway Legacy.  Then, Kol Rinah’s Annual Spring Concert is at 3:00pm on Sunday, April 28th, Lag B’Omer, at the Solomon Schechter School of Westchester.  The performance of  lively songs, in English, Yiddish, and Hebrew, with  Jewish cultural themes, is a combination that has delighted our audiences. For Tickets, Group Rates and other Information visit:  or call (914) 243-9059. _________________________________________________________________________________________


Spiritual Support Groups, Spiritual Journeying Programs, and Kumi Ori Contemplative Sundays.


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There will be a MAH JONGG TOURNAMENT at the Yorktown Jewish Center on Sunday, April 21st from 8:45am - 5:30 pm.  For further information, please contact the Yorktown Jewish Center 914 245-5234.


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