"What's a Synagogue For?"
A synagogue is a beacon of Judaism in the community.
A synagogue is a reflection of your values, hopes, aspirations.
A synagogue is a place for Jews to gather for prayer,
mutual support, celebration and comfort.
A synagogue is a place to enrich your life, challenge
your assumptions and "discomfort the comfortable."
A synagogue is a place for Jews "to Kiddush,"
to sanctify and socialize together.
A synagogue is a place to learn, grow and reach higher
- for each generation.
A synagogue is a place to remember family, friends,
mentors and moments.
A synagogue is a vehicle to highten your sensitivities,
encourage your commitments and expand your horizons.
A synagogue is a place to create memories
and remember creation.
A synagogue is a place to face the One
who is called HaMakom, "The Place."
I hope you will uphold these ideals and add your own thoughts
as to what a Synagogue, namely Temple Shalom, means to you.
I would enjoy hearing your responses.
Rabbi Marc S. Jagolinzer
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Mazel Tov to our elected
Officers and Board Members for 2015-16:
President: Martha Ullman
Vice Presidents: Lisa Kotlen & Ronald Newman
Treasurer: Andrea Marcovici
Corresponding Secretary: Mickie MacNeill
Financial Secretary: Ruth Zeigler
Recording Secretary: Cathy Young
Board of Trustees: Emily Anthony,
David Fastovsky, Marsha Jagolinzer
Jeffrey Martin, Scott Weininger