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Temple Sinai Happenings – December 4, 2020



The Temple Sinai Happenings

Friday December 4
Shabbat Heroes Adventure
by Zoom
A fun interactive Shabbat Service for 
toddlers to 2nd graders
at 4:00 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
  • 7:00  Shabbat Services with special guest Josh Fineblum.

Join Zoom Meeting



Meeting ID: 867 890 4477

Passcode: welcome


YAHRZEITS will be read for the following people:

  • Solomon Blacker, father of Alan Blacker /grandfather of Stacey Blacker
  • Susan Broudy, mother of Warren Broudy
  • Helen Eskow, mother of Allen Eskow
  • Seymour Geller, father of Perri Geller-Clark
  • Sylvia Josephs, mother of Phil Josephs
  • Morris Nettis, grandfather of Marty Rose
  • Zena Rosner, mother of Ted Rosner
  • Debra Schneider, grandmother of Lois Goldberg
  • Lawrence Traube, father of Rich Traube



Temple Sinai Sisterhood

Paid-up Membership




This Sunday, December 6


2:30 – 3:30 PM



Please arrive at the shul starting at 11:30 A.M. to pick up our delicious lunch.
The gift shop will also be opened to shop from 11:30-12:30.

Buy 50/50    $5/tickets: In advance by check or Venmo (TempleSinai-Sisterhood) or when picking up food




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 



Wednesday, December 9

Fundraising Commitee Meeting

7:00 – 8:30 PM

We work on raising much needed funds for Temple Sinai. Contact Rachael Perice to join us in making a differnce. 




Wednesday, December  9

Ritual Committee Meeting

7:00 – 8:30 PM



   At this meeting: 


  • We’ll be discussing Temple Sinai’s plans for Chanukah, Tu’Bishvat and Purim;
  • We’ll discuss ways to encourage more kids/family participating in Friday evening services
  • Set up meeting dates for 2021
  • Plan and discuss a fundraiser

We could use your input. All are welcome. Join us by Zoom ID # 8678904477 by contacting Greg Rappaport at greg.rappaport@verizon.net or call at 609.792.3599 (c)





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.  


Erev Chanukah

1st Night Menorah Lighting


Thursday, December 10 at 5PM

at Wood Park.

Wood Park is located at the intersection of Riverton Road and Pomona Road.



We will be socially distanced with our Temple family as we say the blessings, sing a few songs and kvell in the light of tradition.  Pets welcome.


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

If your family wants to turn the switch to light the menorah for one of the next 7 days, call Amy or John to sign up.
If your family has made a Menorah to display outside at the Temple, please bring it in on Sunday, December 6th by noon, or call Amy to arrange drop off.


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. 




Krispy Kreme




to support a Twinning Program with Yad Vashem for the upcoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah students.


$10 a dozen



Delivered or pick up at the Temple from

10 – 11:30 AM

for Hanukah on December 13





Send a check or cash to the Temple Sinai office by DEC. 6th.




  • Jan & Richard Alexander, Diane DiFazio parents
  • Brian Eddy, friend of Stacey Blacker
  • Larry Brilliant, cousin of Rachael Wise
  • Margie Chodikoff
  • Regina Israel, wife of Jack Israel
  • Dale & Alan Kramer
  • June Margolis
  • Elsa Melletz
  • Nancy Schwartz
  • Bunny Solowey
  • David Staiman
  • Joan Yellin, daughter of Annette Yellin


The Great Chanukah Happening

Chanukah Fun for Families at the JCC

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







Happy Birthday to:


  • Vida Gaffin – December 5
  • Janet Khanlian – December 5
  • David Cutler – December 6
  • Scott MacKinnon – December 8
  • Tre Rubinsky – December 8
  • Seth Fineblum – December 10
  • Colleen Fineblum – December 10



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.





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, fleetiong with her family endless pogros, is unknowingly sold into prostitution in Buenos Aires.





Looking forward to in 2021


  • Thurs, January 7: Avoiding Scams and Identity Theft with guest speaker Malanie Hazim at 7:30 PM


  • January 15: Mah Jongg Cards renewal due. $9 for regular size card, $10 for large size card. Contact Ellen Dix at ellendix@aol.com


  • Sun, January 17: Blood Drive at Temple Sinai. 9AM – 2PM. Make your appoint. today at www.redcross.org Use sponsor code: Temple Sinai


  • Thurs, January 21: Author Talia Carner, joins us as she talks about her book, “The Third Daughter” by Zoom at 8:00 PM. 


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







ZOOM ID # 8678904477