Temple Sinai Happenings – November 20, 2020





Read all the way down to the bottom of this email for a special Religious School program picture.

The Temple Sinai Happenings




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:


  • Shirley Brilliant, aunt of Rachael Wise
  • Rita Bruckner, aunt of Rabbi Steven Fineblum
  • Levi Cohen, father of Reuven Cohen
  • Morris Cills, father of Alan Cills/grandfather Shari Hyder
  • Esther Mankin, mother of Shelly Hassis
  • Max Margolis, father of Gerald Margolis
  • Sam Schneider, grandfather of Lois Goldberg
  • Geraldine Simon, mother of Arlene Goldfarb
  • Anne Geller Samuels, grandmother of Harriet Summers
  • Morton Samuels, grandfather of Harriet Summers
  • Harry Zelman, uncle of Roz Gorenberg




Join in for a

Spark of Torah,

Every Saturday,

 10:30 – 11:30 AM

led by 

Rabbi Perice




ZOOM ID # 8678904477





  • 7:00 PM Havdalah with Rabbi & Rachael Perice Pour a cup of wine and grab your cinnamon spice as we bring in the week with light, fragrance, a sweet sip of wine and a shout-out to Elijah the Prophet. 



Each Wednesday:

  • 8:30 – 9:00 AM Morning Minyan 






  • David & Marilyn Staiman, celebrating 58 years on Nov. 21
  • Jeff & Audrey Safirstein, celebrating 40 years on Nov. 23
  • David & Margie Chodikoff, celebrating 52 years on Nov. 24
  • Neal & Lynn Grobman, 51 years on Nov. 26




  • Colton Rubinsky, turning 5 years on November 23
  • Jamie Figiel – November 22
  • Fred Picknally – November 22
  • Arlene Salkin – November 22
  • Debbie Cohen – November 23



  • Jan & Richard Alexander, Diane DiFazio parents
  • Brian Eddy, friend of Stacey Blacker
  • Regina Israel, wife of Jack Israel
  • June Margolis
  • Elsa Melletz
  • Bunny Solowey
  • David Staiman
  • Joan Yellin





Shop the Temple Sinai Judaica Shop for all your Chanukah Shopping





The Judaica Shop will be open for Chanukah shopping…

  • This Sunday, November 22, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Friday, Nov. 27, 1 pm – 2 pm (during oil pickup)
  • and by appointment.


Contact . . .

Fay David at 856-829-6611, 856-829-8160 or faynstan@yahoo.comat or 

Esther Bliss at 764-7308 or blisspharm@comcast.net

for an appointment.                                                                



Temple Sinai Helping to

Bring Music

to Nursing Home Residents


So many Nursing Home Residents are battling isolation and depression because of the pandemic and their inability to socialize with friends, family and other residents.



Please help with donations of Walkmen

(CD, not cassette style) and CDs.

Bring to the Temple Sinai Office. 



Through Janet Khanlian and the Volunteer Advocate Program, residents are identified with their musical preferences and delivered a Walkman, batteries and CDs and then coached on their use.


Contact Janet Khanlian with questions.




Temple Sinai Sisterhood Invites YOU to Celebrate


The Miracle of Oil

As we look forward to Chanukah join us  


Tuesday, December 1 at 7:30 PM

from the comfort of your home

Zoom ID # 8678904477



Tasting items will be available for your pick-up from Temple Sinai after Tuesday, Nov. 24 (anytime the office is open) or on Friday, November 27, at 1:30 PM. If you are unable to pick up, please let Elaine Pinchuk know as special arrangements can be made.



Every Tuesday and Thursday


10:30 -11:30 AM

Zoom ID# 8678904477


 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. 





Temple Sinai Sisterhood

Paid-up Membership



Sunday, December 6

2:30 – 3:30 PM


Magic Sweet Shop Menu Choices:

  • Pan seared Salmon with lemon dill sauce and rice pilaf
  • Three cheese Lasagna
  • Eggplant Parmigiana stack
  • Garden salad with Vidalia onion dressing

Each meal will get a 4-piece sampler dessert.


RSVP with your name and entrée selection by November 22 to:

  • Risa Zablin at 856-316-6644 or trijzab@yahoo.com
  • Gail Siegel at 856-787-8463 or bsandgfs@comcast.net   



Membership: $45 Temple Sinai members,

$65 for guests  

Lunch is included.


Featuring Special Guest Speaker:


Kristin Leone


Kristin Leone was recognized as one of 12 Superwomen in 2020 in the South Jersey area by South Jersey Magazine. She has been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic as a nurse at Virtua Health’s Voorhees Hospital intensive care unit.  She is a 10-year veteran of the Navy Reserve, where she was a lieutenant commander in the Navy Nurse Corps, deploying to Afghanistan in 2015. She received the Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal for outstanding service. In her spare time, she raises awareness and funds for military women in need around the country through Final Salute Inc.



Our 50/50 will benefit the Final Salute, providing homeless women veterans with safe and suitable housing.



Pay by check or Venmo at:  



Buy 50/50    $5/tickets: In advance by check or Venmo when picking up food




Chair Yoga For All Ages

Zoom ID #




with our own Yoga Instructor, Jill Croft


Mondays at 11 AM


Wednesdays at 4pm

Join Jill Croft as she helps you to loosen and stretch muscles, reduce stress, and improve circulation.    Do it at your own pace and start on the road to health.  




Collect them at home or at your place of business and bring them into Temple Sinai.  Place them in the box just outside the Temple Sinai Office. 



Hanukah Krispy Kreme



$10 a dozen




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


Delivered or pick up at the Temple from

10 – 11:30 AM

for Hanukah on December 13.




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.




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.






Temple Sinai Confirmation Student’s Trip to the Franklin Institute to see Madam Tussaud’s “American Presidents” exhibit. This trip was partnered with their “One Person, One Vote” class as they discussed voting and the electoral process.