Temple Sinai Happenings – April 1, 2022


THIS Sunday, April 3rd

2:30 – 4:00 PM

at Temple Sinai


Premiering Freedom Song, a transformative musical that infuses the story of Passover to shatter the myths of addiction.


The entire cast is made up of people in recovery from drugs, gambling, and other destructive behaviors.


Admission is FREE of charge!

However if you are passionate about this issue you can join as community sponsors. Please contact us privately if interested.



Masks are required for all attendees.
Together we are ending the stigma of addiction.



Friday, April 1


at 7:00 PM

Join us for Shabbat Services on Zoom


 Saturday, April 2 

10:30 AM – noon

Join us for

Virtual Torah Spark 



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YAHRZEITS will be read for the following people:

  • Lillian Bernstein, mother of Charlotte Stein
  • Solomon Elias Detofsky, father of Elyn Picknally
  • Barbara Max, sister of Dee Herrmann
  • Muriel Olshansky, mother of Sara Hirsch
  • Veronica Traube, mother of Rich Traube
  • Minna Weinstein, friend of Eileen Cohen & Rabbi Steven Fineblum
  • Otto Wentuch, father of Connie Rafelson


Blood drive at Temple Sinai

THIS Sunday, April 3



MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY by clicking on the link below.



and use Sponsor Code: Temple Sinai



THIS Sunday, April 3: 10 AM-Noon

Parking lot drive thru – Trunk Drop

Make at Home and Trunk Drop off:

·    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to be given to the Cathedral Kitchen in Camden. Use any bread, do not cut, wrap each separately in plastic baggy. Make one or one hundred and one!


Buy & Deliver to Temple Sinai on or before

April 3 – Trunk Drop.

  1. Food or cash donations to continue Temple Sinai’s generosity to the Bread of Life Food Pantry.
  2. Kosher Food for Passover to help bring the joy of the holiday to clients of Jewish Family and Children’s Services.


Bins will be placed outside the Fineblum Chapel entrance in front of the Synagogue.

Havdalah with Rabbi Michael and Rachael Perice

Saturday evening

at 7PM Sharp


 Pour a cup of wine and grab your cinnamon spice as we end Shabbat and bring in the week with light, fragrance, a sweet sip of wine and a shout-out to Elijah the Prophet. 




Buy your

Passover Wine

through the Temple Sinai Sisterhood and

longtime member, Stacey Blacker.


Place your order with Stacey

by Wednesday, April 6


Wine is available for pick up in the Temple Office Monday – Thursday, beginning April 11 or by

or by special arrangement.


Call Stacey at

609-702-9949 with questions.









Each Wednesday:

8:30 – 9:00am  


This is your opportunity to say Kaddish or do a Mitzvah and be present so someone else can say Kaddish.


Chair Yoga For All Ages

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with our own Yoga Instructor, Jill Croft


Mondays at 11:00 AM and Wednesdays

at 4:00 PM

Join Jill Croft as she helps you to loosen and stretch muscles, reduce stress, and improve circulation.  Yoga can also reduce anxiety, help lower blood pressure, protect joints, and build strength and balance.    Do it at your own pace and start on the road to health.  

  First Night Passover Seder

at Temple Sinai


Friday, April 15 at 6PM




children 10 yrs and under are free

pay by Venmo or by check taken in the Temple Office


All attendees must show vaccination at the door with the exception of children too young to be vaccinated.


This will be a community-organized and run seder, so any and all volunteers to help lead the service, cook, set up, clean up, or decorate the room are most welcome!!!


Johanna (607-262-6063; johannaschoss@gmail.com), and Risa (856-316-6644; trizab@yahoo.com)


We will provide one bottle of white and one red Kosher wine for each table, but you may bring additional wine if you choose. Please be sure that it is Kosher for Passover.



Every Tuesday

10:30 -11:30 AM

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Help Temple Sinai Plan: We get together over Zoom and do a little planning to help Temple Sinai navigate the future.  We could use your input. All are welcome. 



Tuesday, April 19

at 7:00 PM


“Crying In H Mart”

by Michelle Zauner.


A touching memoir written by Michelle Zauner, lead singer of Indie Band, Japaneese Breakfast, about growing up as a Korean-American in the United States


Thursday, May 19 at 7:00 PM


“Sold on a Monday” by Kristina McMorris

Historical fiction novel inspired by true events, set in the harsh landscape of the Great Depression-Era America.



Zoom ID: 867 890 4477



  • Debbie Cohen
  • Marilyn Cohen, Risa Zablin’s aunt
  • Paul Conlow, Rich & Johanna’s neighbor
  • Joan Demp
  • Matthew Dickinson, Teresa Dickinson’s  nephew
  • Diane Difazio
  • Bernie Epstein
  • Stella Geller,  mother of Perri Geller-Clark
  • James Hyland, father of Morah Kim
  • Jack Israel
  • Alan Kramer
  • Rich Lewis
  • June Margolis
  • Connie Rafelson
  • Bachia Rochaela,  mother of Issa Kabeer
  • Leslie Schmeidler
  • Jason Schulz brother-in-law of Craig Eskow
  • Bonnie Silver
  • Joyce Silver
  • Steven Struhl
  • Jaclyn Urbanski
  • Carolyn Woodruff



Tuesday, April 26

at 7:00 PM

Movie Club


“Red Cow”



Harvey Karten from Rotten Tomatoes review of “Red Cow” is as follows: “Extremist politics meets forbidden love in a drama that commands attention as it conveys the thoughts and emotions of Israelis on the verge of being uprooted from an illegal East Jerusalem settlement.”



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Happy Birthday to:


  • Richard Nemiroff – on April 2
  • Paula Pappas – on April 3
  • Josh Vitale is turning 12 years old on April 3
  • Bonnie Silver – on April 7


Honoring and remembering local Holocaust survivors and the 6 million Jews and 5 million other victims of the Holocaust. 


Registration is required


The Message for the Next Generation

Hear from Abraham Foxman, a Survivor of the Holocaust as a hidden child. He is world-renowned leader in the fight against antisemitism, bigotry and discrimination. Mr. Foxman serves as a member of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education. 


Mr. Foxman is National Director Emeritus of the ADL, from which he retired in 2015 after 50 years with the organization, including serving as National Director from 1987 through 2015.  Upon retirement, he served as Vice Chairman of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.


Click here to register


Collect from your home or business and bring to the recycling cartridge box outside the Temple Sinai Office.