· SHEMINI ATZERET with YIZOR: Tuesday, 9/28, 10:30 AM on Zoom
· SIMCHAT TORAH: Tuesday, 9/28, 7 PM on Zoom. Sing & Dance with us!
· SHABBAT: Friday, 10/1, 7 PM: Service & Discussion on Zoom
· SHABBAT AM: Saturday, 10/2, 10:30 AM, Service on Zoom
· VOLUNTEER FOR BROADWAY CARES FLEA MARKET THIS SUNDAY 10/3
· EDUCATION: No Classes until Wednesday, October 6th
· PAST IS PROLOGUE STORY FROM THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE # 7
· THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
· HEALTH & HEALING
· YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
· NOTEWORTHY EVENTS
Week of September 27, 2021
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- SHEMINI ATZERET with YIZOR: Tuesday, September 28, 10:30 AM on Zoom; come for our most intimate of holidays. By Phone: 646-876-9923, Meeting ID: 955 755 5342, Password 497495; or use the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9557555342?pwd=NXd5ZmUrdWY0YVdWeW1WUGtqdEtXdz09
- SIMCHAT TORAH: Tuesday, September 28, 7 PM on Zoom; Judy Buchman joins us to help us finish and begin our beloved Torahs, and to sing and dance with them. Phone: 646-876-9923, Meeting ID: 955 755 5342, Password 497495; or use the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9557555342?pwd=NXd5ZmUrdWY0YVdWeW1WUGtqdEtXdz09
- SHABBAT: Friday, October 1, 7 PM. Service & Talk-Discussion on Zoom. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Blanche Brinberg (9/25), Robert Wechsler (9/30), Leo Simon (23), Joan Diamond (24), (17). Dial 1-646-876-9923, Meeting ID: 955 755 5342 and Password 497495 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9557555342?pwd=NXd5ZmUrdWY0YVdWeW1WUGtqdEtXdz09
- SHABBAT AM: Saturday, October 2: Service and Discussion of Parashat B’reisheet on Zoom. By Phone: 646-876-9923, Meeting ID: 955 755 5342, Password 497495; or use the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9557555342?pwd=NXd5ZmUrdWY0YVdWeW1WUGtqdEtXdz09
- BROADWAY CARES FLEA MARKET: This Sunday, October 3, 10-6. Please contact Rabbi Jill to Volunteer!
- PAST IS PROLOGUE: STORY FROM THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE: Chapter 7: The Three Stooges and The Actors’ Temple, read by Jim Brochu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPccSWN9zCk. All 7 stories are on YouTube, written by Ira Helf and produced by Carol Ostrow, Daniel C. Miller, and Jhoneen Preece Doswell. Please enjoy them and support us by making a donation.
- WE WILL NOT REOPEN FOR IN-PERSON SERVICES YET. All services will be virtual for the foreseeable future. We hope it will not be too long until we are all together again.
- OPEN HOUSE NY: Virtual Tours planned for Sunday, October 17, 11:30-2 PM. Details soon.
- GALA POSTPONED: ARRIVALS, A LOVE STORY, Written & Directed by Art Feinglass: about Sephardic pioneers in Seattle. We hope to present this in March, when we are more optimistic about the end of Covid.
- CHESED COMMITTEE: (Kindness) If you would like to be visited or for help with errands or appointments, please call or email: Barbara Bova, email@example.com, 917 528 1364; Karen Hofstein-Heyman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 646-281-4852; Carlos Ramirez, email@example.com, 347 290 2566.
- WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: No classes until Wednesday, October 6th at 7:30 PM, when we will begin the book of Exodus, Shemot. A copy of the Torah (Bible) is helpful. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82850475649?pwd=TzN1d1A1R3NjaFdZN282L3JHa1R6QT09 Or by phone: 646 876 9923, Meeting ID: 828 5047 5649, Passcode: 552089 Suggested donation to the synagogue, $10/class.
THANK YOU, MAZEL TOV, AND DONATIONS
- Thank you so much those who sang on Friday: Aron Bederson, Karen Hofstein-Heyman, Kama Linden, Milton Platt, and Lily Rosenberg; and to Milton Platt, who sang on Saturday. Thank you to Barbara Bova and Mario Sisneros who delivered packages to homebound seniors on Sunday, September 12 in conjunction with Dorot.
- Thank you to donors Barry Berg, Richard Blumenthal, Art Feinglass, Beth Goldstein, Judith Kuriansky, Vicki Mizel Milton Platt, Allen & Carol Pfeffer, Joel Riff, David Rosenberg, Danielle Rutsky, Roslyn Wolf; and Syggy Susser In honor of the birth of their granddaughter, Ellie Susser. Mazel Tov to the Sussers!! We are so grateful.
- YAHRZEIT & KADDISH FOR A LOVED ONE: We remember many Yahrzeits each week. If you are able to make a donation to honor your relative, we would gr eatly appreciate it. Rabbi Jill Hausman is available to say Kaddish for 30 days (Shloshim) for a Loved One who has recently passed away. Please contact her to speak about Kaddish prayers. Suggested donation for Shloshim, $54.
- Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Births, Anniversaries, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event. A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated. Please also remember The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in NJ at Cedar Park.
HEALTH AND HEALING
R’fuah Sh’lema to: Mary Favia, Carmen Richkin, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubinstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Hank Eulau, Paul Kravitz, Jeanne Kwartler, Ruth Krausman, Ron Cavallo, Mary Jo Robinson, Sam Cardino, Roberta Nadel, Scott Morrow, Thea Glasser, Elinor & Joseph Rosenthal, Su Nissan, Irene Pantazis, Karin Kayne, David Stern, Kirsten Floyer, Kathleen Richardson, Joan Brighty, Harris Gardner, Mario Sisneros, Toby Gittlel bat Deborah v’ Leib Nissanel, Celeste Wiseblood, Harold Hofstein.
YAHRZEITS AND KADDISH
- We recall the Yahrzeits of (Heb. Date of Passing – Tishri-Cheshvan): Larry Levine, (25), Harry Ellison (30) 10/1; Dorothy Platt (28 or 10/14), Mark Kigler (5 Cheshvan), Mary Glass (6), Naftali Hertz (8), 10/8; Marvin Rubinstein (10/16), Harold Lempert (10/21), 10/15; George Greenstein (16), Benjamin Cohen (18), Robert Cohen (22), Marie Goldfarb (10/22), 10/22; Isidore Elfman (23), Aaron L. Friedenthal (23), Hilda Lerner (29), Morris Riff (29), Sonya Shashoua Rozansky (29),10/29; Bernice Ganer (11/7), Fred Hechinger, (11/6), Arnold Rosner (11/8), Miriam Ebenstein, (11/9), 11/5; Sheila Kravetz (11/17), 11/11; Stephen Wolf (11/22) 11/19; Garner Berg (11/29), Gerald Druth (11/30), Jack Greenstein (11/27) 11/26.
- We recall recent passings: Josephine Cortes, Dale Allen Boland, Gary Boland, Garner Berg, Ian Finkel, Anya Feinberg, Raphael David, Bernice Heyman, Sherry Burns, Sandra Goodman Kravitz, Mary Sherman, Leonard Grodin, Robert Kashangaki, Pearl Sloane, Paul Silverstein, Albert Besser, Josephine Claffey, James Besser, Bob Gersten, Norman Feldman,.
- Bob Greenberg is in Tango Shalom in theaters: several theaters, Kew Gardens Cinema, AMC Manhasset, and Malverne. Mazel Tov!! Go see it, it’s wonderful and so is he! Here he is in a funny interview: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aY2smsZ13rI&feature=share
- There is a volunteer opportunity to help at the Soup Kitchen of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 308 West 46th Street, on Tuesdays &/or Thursdays. Please contact Rabbi Jill to discuss or volunteer.
- See Helaine Witt and Barbara Bova in GOOD TIMING, streaming October 15, https://youtu.be/Fny_YE8yj6U
- Heidi Latsky Dance‘s weekly online events & classes; Practice monthly, first Tuesday at Noon, and last Sunday at 6 PM https://heidilatskydance.org.
- Doug Cohen’s Father, Rabbi H. Hirsch Cohen just published the book: All about Eden: The Genesis of Sex. Yasher Koach and Mazel Tov! Available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and elsewhere.
- Shows at AT Theater: SWAN LAKE ROCK OPERA will run Thursdays through December. Funikijam shows for kids on Sunday mornings; Housewives of Secaucus: What A Drag: a drag spoof of the “Housewives” reality series, Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 2 & 7 PM. The Importance Of Being Earnestly LGBTQ+, playing thru December: a modern day N.Y.C. telling of the classic Oscar Wilde tale. Tickets at Telecharge. Masks, temperature checks, and social distancing required. https://actorstempletheatre.com/
- Veterinarian, Dr. Jeff Levy makes house calls. (212) 465-1667 or https://housecallvetnyc.com or firstname.lastname@example.org He is the best and was married at The Actors’ Temple!
- The Actors’ Temple is Handicapped Accessible! We have a chair lift and an accessible rest room.
- Amazon donates 0.5% of AmazonSmile purchases. Go to Amazonsmile.com and to Congregation Ezrath Israel.
- Kidney Donor Needed: For Jeanne Krausman’s daughter Ruth and Adam Hume https://www.thedonorapp.com/stories/b0ac4e78-72e4-4629-ae4b-d7694c0f0b77/public/?utm_ source=Patient _Anonymous&utm_medium=Link&utm_campaign=igQysQp3&sharer_type=OTH
- Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, for cleaning. Celeste Wiseblood for hypno/psychotherapy 917-833-8885. Dr. Dalita Rubinstein, for Psychotherapy: 212-627-8624; Kama Linden, personal trainer and realtor: www.kamalinden.comHAVE A WONDERFUL AND BLESSED WEEK!