Temple Sinai Happenings – May 15, 2020



The Temple Sinai Happenings


Friday, May 15


6:30 PM

Religious School Closing Assemby

Same Zoom ID #8678904477

Welcoming in Shabbat to follow at 7PM


No pomp and Circumstance, no caps and gowns, just good things to say and awards to present. Welcoming in Shabbat will follow at 7p.m.  EVERYONE is invited to join and hear about our marvelous staff and students. 




Let’s fill the shelves of

The Bread of Life Food Pantry of Palmyra


Sunday, May 17

Noon to 3PM

Rain or shine


Drop off food donations—Parking lot drive thru

(Please make any food purchases for this collection part of an already planned and necessary shopping trip – we don’t want you to take added risks)



Drive to the back of the synagogue, pop your trunk and a volunteer will safely manage your food donation or place by the Holocaust Remembrance Garden by the entrance doors




Monetary donations of any amount are greatly appreciated.


Send to:  Bread of Life Food Pantry,

     Epworth United Methodist Church,

     501 Morgan Avenue

     Palmyra, NJ 08065.  


Or send a check to Temple Sinai made out to Temple Sinai Sisterhood and we will purchase Grocery Store gift cards to distribute.


Temple Sinai members – If you or anyone you know could benefit from either the collected food or a monetary donation, please contact Rabbi Marmon.  All contacts will be kept strictly confidential. 



Chair Yoga For All Ages

Zoom ID #8678904477



with our own Yoga Instructor, Jill Croft


Monday and Wednesday

May 18 & 20 at 4:00 PM


Chair yoga is a great way to get the wonderful health benefits of yoga. Join us in loosening and stretching muscles, reducing stress, and improving circulation. It also reduces anxiety, helps lower blood pressure, protects joints, and builds strength and balance.





Book Club

by way of ZOOM ID # 8678904477


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


Tuesday, May 19 at 4:00 PM  – Review of The Space Between Us   by: Thrity Umrigar



DevastatiThe Space Between Usng in its power, here is a searing novel that vividly captures the delicate balance of class and gender in contemporary India, as witnessed through the lives of an upper-middle-class Parsi housewife and her stoic, illiterate domestic worker.





Tuesday, June 16 at 4:00 PM  – Review of The Giver of Stars  by: JoJo Moyer



From the author of Me Before You, set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond.




 Planning Meetings


Help us to plan for Temple Sinai’s future…  Join anyone of these meetings by

Zoom ID ID #8678904477

Sisterhood Planning Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 PM



Kindness Committee – During this pandemic, so many in our Temple Sinai Family are alone and away from family. The Kindness Committee, among other things, seeks to reach out on a regular basis to each and every member of our Temple Sinai family.   Join this very worthy committee by  E-mailing  Elaine Mendelow at njagcelaine@verizon.net 






Welcoming in Shabbat

and Yom Yerushalayim Tribute


Friday, May 22 at 6:30 PM


by way of ZOOM ID # 8678904477


Israel Trivia with Seth Fineblum

The Temple Sinai Singers



We’re making it easier for you to Zoom in to Temple Sinai

Temple Sinai Programs:

Same Zoom ID #8678904477

by phone:call 1-929-205-6099






  Go to   Zoom.us  by putting it in your browser or  click on this link   https://zoom.us/

  •   Click the “Join a Meeting” tab.   You can find the tab on the top right hand side of the homepage
  • Where it asks for Meeting ID put in the following number: 8678904477
  • Click “Join”











Join us in Welcoming in Shabbat Log on anytime starting from 6:30.  We’ll light candles at 7pm.  It will be wonderful to see everyone, light candles together, share in a prayer or two, count the Omer and say Mourner’s Kaddish together for those who need to. 


YAHRZEITS will be read for the following people:

  • Joel Berlin,  father-in-law of Sara Berlin
  • Cecile Blau,  sister of Jerry Solowey
  • Herbert Clawson,  father of Jill Croft
  • Beatrice Freeman,  mother of Ellen Dix
  • Jerome Kaufman,  husband of Elaine Wolk Kaufman
  • Bill Pinchuk, husband of Elaine Pinchuk
  • Belle Roseman, mother of Debbie Cohen
  • Terry Terence,  brother of Lois Schmeidler


Our Deepest Condolences to:

Perri Dash and Family on the passing of Perri’s sister, Sheila Pitt. 


Jonathan & Carolyn Eron on the passing of Carolyn’s sister, Jane Talvenheimo.





Fill Your Mind & Spirit with a Torah Spark: Every Saturday 10:30 – 11:30 AM  



All through ZOOM ID # 8678904477




Coffee Chat — March 29th 8:00 am | Travis Heights Elementary School

Every Tuesday and Thursday

10:30 -11:30 AM

Zoom ID# 8678904477


Grab your coffee and join us on Zoom.  We’ll be solving the world’s problems in one hour with your host, Stacey Blacker. 





  • Hollis Cohen, Sister-in-law of Annette Yellin
  • Joshua Mark Dix, Yehusha Mayer ben Fischel Avram V’Leah Shoshana
  • Carolyn Eron
  • Dorothy Fineblum, D’vora Ley’a bat Sara Rivka UFeretz Hakoyen
  • Regina Israel, wife of Jack Israel
  • June Margolis
  • Allan Marmon, Aharon ben Chaya
  • Sheldon Mednick, Yisrael ben Dorit
  • Cynthia Mellenson, Shifra Fayga bat Rochel
  • Ezra Daniel Rutolo, grandson of Paula Pappas
  • Joel Staiman,son of Marilyn & David Staiman
  • Bud Wheaulon, friend of Alison Atz
  • Ellen Goldberg Weiner




Mazel Tov to:

The Beck Family on Ethan’s graduation from Army Basic Training.  He is doing well and will soon be off to “Jump School” although he’d like to work with weaponry.


Lois Goldberg who’s son, doing research for the

CDC and Food & Drug Administration, was      instrumental in the realization of the ineffectivness of hydroxychloroquine as a medication for COVID-19.


Happy Anniversary


Terry & Risa Zablin   celebrating their 32nd Anniversary on May 15



Happy Birthday to:

Josh Bagelle who turns 14 yrs old on May 16. 


Elsa Melletz  – May 12

Elyn Picknally – May 13