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Temple Sinai Happenings – December 11, 2020

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Happy Chanukah

The Menorah at Wood Park will be lit each evening during Chanukah.

If your family wants to turn the switch to light the menorah on one of the nights of Chanukah, let Amy or John know.


Join us for Shabbat Services by Zoom

  • 6:30 Log on to smooze
  • 7:00 Shabbat Services

YAHRZEITS will be read for the following people:

  • Ethel Atz, mother of Alison Atz
  • Florence Cohen, mother of Ruth Tatz
  • Edith Edelbaum, mother of Sandy Barnett
  • Samuel Epstein, father of Bunny Solowey
  • Rose Garden, grandmother of Rabbi Steven Fineblum
  • Leonard Katz, husband of Louise Katz
  • Max Kessler, grandfather of Bill Kessler
  • Shirley Kramer, mother of Alan Kramer
  • Raymon Phillips,father of Sue Jenney
  • Rose Pollack, sister-in-law of Sara Berlin

Our Condolenses to Rachael Wise on the passing of her cousin, Larry Brilliant. May his memory be a blessing.

The Great Chanukah Happening

Chanukah Fun for Families at the JCC

Sunday, December 13

3:30 – 4:30 PM Chanukah Menorah Car Parade: Starts at the Chabad Center on Kresson Road in Cherry Hill, ending at the JCC .

4:30 PM At the JCC, while you stay in your car, enjoy the lighting of a giant menorah on the JCC roof, appearance by Judah Maccabee, hear the story of Chanukah, goodie stations including a sugar cookie kit to bake together at home, crafts, coloring books and more.

free – for parade

$10/family for goodie stations

To register visit


Book Club

by way of ZOOM ID # 8678904477



Buy your book online (new or used), get it from the library as an ebook or audiobook.

Monday, Dec. 14 at 7 PM

Review of The Book of Lost Friends by: Lisa Wingate

This is Lisa Wingate’s new novel inspired by historical events: a story of three young women on a journey in search of family amidst the destruction of the post-Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who rediscovers their story and its connection to her own students’ lives.

Protect yourself from Identity Theft and learn to avoid a scam. Join us for a one hour complimentary presentation brought to you by the Temple Sinai Social Action Committee.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

at 7:30 PM

Zoom # 867 890 4477 RSVP for Passcode


Guest speaker

Melanie Hazim,

Outreach Director for the Division of Consumer Affairs at the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. Ms. Hazim is responsible for implementing the Division’s mission and goal to protect New Jersey’s residents from becoming victims of consumer fraud. Protect yourself from being a victim. Join us!


Ellen Goldberg Weiner at egweiner09@gmail.com

by January 5, 2021

and the Zoom access information

will be emailed to you.

Join in for a

Spark of Torah,

Every Saturday,

10:30 – 11:30 AM led by

Rabbi Perice

All through ZOOM ID # 8678904477

Each Wednesday:

8:30 – 9:00am Morning Minyan

Chair Yoga For All Ages

Zoom ID #


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.

Order Your Mahjong Card

through Temple Sinai

by January 15

$9 for standard size

$10 for the large print

Make your check payable to Temple Sinai Sisterhood and mail to Ellen Dix or Venmo at TempleSinai-Sisterhood. Contact Ellen at ellendix@aol.com with questions

Blood drive at Temple Sinai

Sunday, January 17


MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY by clicking on the link below.


and use Sponsor Code: Temple Sinai

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.

Book Club

by way of ZOOM ID # 8678904477


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

Thursday, January 21

at 8:00 PM

Meet author Talia Carner, author of The Third Daughter.

Set in the late nineteenth century, The Third Daughter, is the story of 4 year old Batya, fleeing with her family endless pogroms, is unknowingly sold into prostitution in Buenos Aires.

In order to participate,you will need to register in advance:


Attendees should submit questions in advance to AuthorTalia@aol.com

  • Jan & Richard Alexander, Diane DiFazio parents
  • Herman Cohen
  • Regina Israel, wife of Jack Israel
  • Dale & Alan Kramer
  • June Margolis
  • Elsa Melletz
  • Eileen Perice
  • Nancy Schwartz
  • Bunny Solowey
  • David Staiman
  • Charlotte Stein
  • Joan Yellin, daughter of Annette Yellin

Take a look at your favorite art pieces that you may be tired of. Donate them to Temple Sinai for an upcoming Virtual Art Auction on Feb. 27. We’ll be collecting Paintings, Art Photography, Sculptures, Prints, Textile Art, Ceramics and Needlepoint. Drop off Art Work to Room 7 at the Temple. Contact Lois Schmeidler, Rose Rose or Esther Bliss with questions.

Happy Birthday to:


  • Michael & Rachael Wise, celebrating on December 17


Shelley Sbar – Dec 12

Eileen Cohen – Dec 15

Issa Kabeer – Dec 15

Warren Broudy – December 16

Ella Cohen, turning 10 on December 16

Grayson Cohen, turning 10 on December 16



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Looking forward to

in 2021

Fri, January 29: Sisterhood Shabbat Service at 7:00 PM. Contact Wendy List at aib3mom@gmail.com to take a Hebrew or English part.