« September 2014 »
Mission Statement
Temple Shalom is an embracing, supportive, vibrant community which is committed to observing Conservative Judaism in a contemporary and progressive tradition and which is devoted to the continuation of Jewish values, education and culture. Temple Shalom honors the diversity of its members and is dedicated to their spiritual, intellectual, and religious growth.



Fri, Sep 12                  7:30pm: Leil Shabbat Worship

                                    An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service


Sun, Sep 14                10:00am: Kehillat Shalom-Java Café

                                    Topic: Portrait of Jewish Americans - Can We

                                    Make the Difference in Growing the Jewish

                                    Community for the Future. Guest Speaker:

                                    Matthew Boxer, PhD., (research scientist at the

                                    Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at

                                    Brandeis University). Light Breakfast included.

                                    RSVP: Mike Mendell ( or

                          ; or text 401-338-0492

                                    or call Fran Mendell at 401-846-6549

Thu, Sep 18                7:00-8:00pm: Open House for

                                    Prospective Members.

                                    Additional Cards of Admission for

                                    High Holiday Services will be available

Fri, Sep 19                  7:30pm: Leil Shabbat Worship

                                    Creative Service

                                    An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service

Sun, Sep 21                10:00am: Sunday@Shalom Family Education

                                    Topic: What Will You be Praying for in the

                                    Coming Year?

Wed, Sep 24               7:30pm: Erev Rosh Hashanah Worship

                                    *Please Note: Upon coming to services, please

                                        show an usher your Card of Admission, but do

                                        not give it to him/her. The Cards will be

                                        collected after the Kol Nidre Appeal.


Thu, Sep 25                9:00am: Rosh Hashanah (Traditional Worship)

                                    Tashlich immediately follows Service

                                    7:30pm: Rosh Hashanah Evening Worship


Fri, Sep 26                  10:00am: Rosh Hashanah (Contemporary Worship)

                                    A truly unique service of creative prayer & music

                                    7:30pm: Shabbat Shuvah (this Shabbat is known as

                                    “Low” Shabbat, due to the lack of attendance.

                                    Please make every effort to attend!

                                    An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service


Fri, Oct 3                    6:00pm: Kol Nidre Worship

                                    Please participate in our mitzvah of bringing

                                    canned goods and non-perishable foodstuffs

                                    and place them in the Rabbi’s Caring Cart which

                                    will be located to the left of the Bimah in front of

                                    the Sanctuary.


Sat, Oct 4                    9:00am: Yom Kippur / Yizkor Recited

                                    5:30pm-Closing Worship

                                    At the conclusion of this Day of Atonement,

                                    all are cordially invited to a break-the-fast


Sun, Oct 5                  10:00am: Come decorate the Temple Sukkah

                                    After we finish decorating, attendees can stay

                                    to enjoy Leighton Marcovici’s Carnival (games,

                                    prizes and food!) - a fundraiser for the Temple -

                                    planned and coordinated by Leighton as part of

                                    his Bar Mitzvah Mitzvah Project!

Wed, Oct 8                 7:30pm: Erev Sukkot Worship

                                    (Sukkot celebrated through Wed Oct 15)

                                    Festival Worship followed by Kiddush in

                                    the Temple Sukkah!  We also welcome you

                                        to share pictures of your own family’s sukkah

                                        creations on Temple Shalom’s Facebook page!


Fri, Oct 10                  7:30pm: Shabbat Worship with Kiddush

                                    in the Temple Sukkah.

                                    An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service

Tue, Oct 14                7:00pm: Partnership with United Congregational

                                    Church at the Temple.  Topic: TBD

Thu, Oct 16                10:00am: Shemini Atzeret (Yizkor recited)

                                    7:30pm: Simchat Torah. Procession of the Scrolls.

                                    An Oneg Yom Tov will follow the service


Fri, Oct 17                  7:30pm: Leil Shabbat Worship

                                    An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service

Sun, Oct 19                10:00am: Sunday@Shalom Family Ed

                                    Topic: TBD

Fri, Oct 24                  7:30pm: Leil Shabbat Worship

                                    An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service

Fri, Oct 31                  7:30pm: Leil Shabbat Worship

                                    An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service