Temple Sinai Happenings – August 21, 2020




The Temple Sinai Happenings

Read all the way down to the bottom of this email for Temple Sinai family news…

Friday August 21
Shabbat Heroes Adventure
A fun interactive Shabbat Service for 
toddlers to 2nd graders
at 6:30 – 7:30 PM 



Be a part of a fun Shabbat challenge for kids.  Each time your child participates, he/she will be introduced to some simple prayers and songs, will learn about  Shabbat, and will receive a fun challenge to complete.


 For more information or

to register for a mission,

contact ShabbatHeroes@gmail.com




Join us for Shabbat Services by Zoom

  • 6:30  Log on to smooze
  • 6:45  Learn how to chat on Zoom
  • 7:00  Shabbat Services 

Join Zoom Meeting



Meeting ID: 867 890 4477


YAHRZEITS will be read for the following people:


  • Mildred Chodikoff,  mother of David Chodikoff

  • Herman Cohen, father of Annette Yellin

  • Lillian Feldman, mother of Audrey Safirstein

  • Annie Freedman, grandmother of Marcia Blacker

  • Joseph Gaffin, father-in-law of Vida Gaffin

  • Richard Gurfield,  father of Jenn Deutsch

  • Allan Salkin,  husband of Arlene Salkin

  • Allan Schwartz,  husband of Nancy Schwartz

  • Myer Stern,  father of Joyce Cohen/grandfather of Debbie Broudy

  • Leslie U. Burgess, Jr, Rachael Burgess Father

  • Lenore Herrmann, Joe Herrmann’s step-mother

  • Bud Yheaulon
  • Dave Freedman
  • Barbara Eskow
  • Zeke Berlin
  • Cheryl Malley, Steven Struhl’s sister
  • Jane Talvenheimo Carolyn Eron’s sister
  • Irma Horowitz, David Horowitz’s Mother


at Temple Sinai


Join a Committee from your couch at home:

  • This Wednesday, Aug. 26 @ 6PM – Fundraising Committee
  • This Thursday, Aug. 27 @ 7PM- Membership Committee


Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 867 890 4477







Join in for a


Spark of Torah,

Every Saturday,

 10:30 – 11:30 AM led by 

Rabbi Perice

All through ZOOM ID # 8678904477

Getting Ready for the High Holidays…





Sweet Treat for a Sweet

New Year:    


Temple Sinai would like to wish all of its members “A  Sweet and Happy New Year” with a jar of honey.



    Help us by being a sponsor of this very worthwhile program. 


Levels of Sponsorship:

$18  Shanah Tovah          

$36   Shanah M’Tukah  

$54  Shanah Tovah Um’tukah


All sponsors will be acknowledged in the Temple Bulletin.


Send your donation into the Temple Office.  



Chair Yoga For All Ages

Zoom ID #




with our own Yoga Instructor, Jill Croft


Bridging Culture on Virtual Teams: Change Clocks in 2020, 2021 ...


Every Monday,   at 11:00 AM and Wednesday, 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.  


Book Club

by way of ZOOM ID # 8678904477


Buy your book online (new or used) or read as an ebook.



Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 PM  – Review of The Only Woman in the Room  

by: Marie Benedict


From the author of The Other Einstein, Marie Benedict brings us a powerful book based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist, Hedy Lamaar.



Every Tuesday and Thursday


10:30 -11:30 AM

Zoom ID# 8678904477


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. 


In Memory of 

Zeke Berlin:

Rutgers University is honoring Zeke’s memory by lowering the Rutgers flag in front of the Old Queens Building

to half staff on

October 7 and 8, 2020

Zeke was Chairman of the Theater Department at Rutgers.



Introducing the newest member to the Rose Family.  Jared Hugh McHenry was born this morning, to Nina and Pat McHenry.  Bubbe and Beebop are thrilled with the new little one and also having lots of fun spending time with 2 1/2 yr. old, (big brother), Micah.  





Happy Anniversary


  • Diane & Charles DiFazio celebrating 33 years on August 23



Happy Birthday to:


  • Lois Schmeidler, celebrated on  August 19
  • Neal Grobman, celebrating on August 22
  • Carl Hyder, celebrating on August 22
  • Janet Kirschner, celebrating on August 27
  • Esther Levy, celebrating on August 27





  • Jan & Richard Alexander, Diane DiFazio’s parents
  • Stuart Beck
  • Elijah Bernat, Nursery School Student
  • Sadie Bliss, granddaughter of Esther & Robert Bliss
  • Debbie Cohen
  • Hollis Cohen, Sister-in-law of Annette Yellin
  • Selma Cutler, Tzpora bat Michla v’Zalman, Barbara Fineblum’s mom
  • Regina Israel, wife of Jack Israel
  • Sue Karen
  • June Margolis
  • Sheldon Mednick
  • Arlene Salkin
  • David Staiman