Dates and Programs Subject to Change

*Jewish Holidays        *Secular Holidays

 

During February, won't you please help by donating canned goods, pasta and tuna fish to the Rabbi's Caring Cart to benefit the Kosher Food Pantry? Thank you!

 

FEBRUARY 2016

Tue-09       Mardi Gras

Thu-11       12:00 noon: Lunch and Learn at Temple. Please bring a

                  Dairy Lunch. Dessert & Beverages will be provided

                  Topic: Jewish Unity…Can We Get Along?

Fri-12         6:30pm: Dairy Pot Luck / 7:30pm: SHABBAT Worship

                  All February Birthdays & Anniversaries will be honored

Sun-14       Valentine’s Day

Mon-15     President’s Day (Observed)

Tue-16       12:00 noon: Partnership w/ UCC at Temple. Please bring a

                  Dairy Lunch. Dessert & Beverages will be provided.

                  Topic: A Christian & Jewish View of Jesus

Fri-19         7:30pm: LEIL SHABBAT Worship / Oneg follows

Tue-23       PURIM KATAN

Fri-26        7:30pm: LEIL SHABBAT Worship / Oneg follows

Mon-29     Leap Day

                 Deadline for Reservations for Mar 4 Deli Dinner

 

MARCH 2016

Fri-04         SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA & CANADA

                  6:30pm: Deli Dinner / 7:30pm: SHABBAT Worship

                  Dinner: Adults $20 / Children (12 and under) $15

                  All March Birthdays & Anniversaries will be honored

Sun-06       10:00am: Sunday@Shalom: Topic: A Morning of Sharing

                 and Understanding

                 10:00am: “Women of the Book” Club: Karen Joy Fowler’s

                  “We are all Completely Beside Ourselves”

                  (at Empire Tea &Coffee, Newport)

                  1:30pm: 12th Annual Aquidneck Jewish Film Festival

                  “The House on Chelouche Street” hosted by Touro

                   Synagogue (at Newport Public Library - 300 Spring St)

Tue-08       12:00 noon: Lunch and Learn at Temple. Please bring a

                  Dairy Lunch. Dessert & Beverages will be provided

                  Topic: Torah Honors: Why and What Do They Mean

                  In Today’s World?

Fri-11         5:45pm: KABBALAT SHABBAT Worship

Sat-12        10:00am: SHABBAT MORNING Worship / Kiddush Follows

Sun-13       Daylight Savings Time Begins (turn clocks ahead 1 hour)

                 10:00am: Sunday@Shalom: Hamantaschen Baking  - All Ages!

Mon-14     Pi Day

Thu-17       St. Patrick’s Day

Fri-18         6:30pm: Dairy Pot Luck / 7:30pm: SHABBAT Worship

Sat-19        Earth Hour: Turn off all lights 8:30-9:30pm

Sun-20       Spring Begins / International Day of Happiness

                 7pm: Purim Shpiel FUNdraiser for the entire community!

                 “Lions and Tigers and Bears OY VEY!”

                 Tickets: Adults $10 / Children (12 and under) $7

Wed-23      FAST OF ESTHER

                  7:30pm: EREV PURIM Worship / Megillah Reading

                  Costume Wearing Encouraged!

Thu-24       PURIM (Adar II)

Fri-25         SHUSHAN PURIM / Good Friday

                  5:45pm: KABBALAT SHABBAT Worship

Sun-27       Easter Sunday

Tue-29       12:00 noon: Lunch and Learn at Temple. Please bring a

                  Dairy Lunch. Dessert & Beverages will be provided

                  Topic: Saving American Jewry

 

APRIL 2016

Fri-01         April Fool’s Day

                  7:30pm: LEIL SHABBAT Worship / Oneg follows

                  All April Birthdays & Anniversaries will be honored

Sun-03       1:30pm: 12th Annual Aquidneck Jewish Film Festival

                  “Avalon” hosted by The Newport Havurah

                  (at the Newport Historical Society - 82 Touro Street)

Fri-08         5:45pm: KABBALAT SHABBAT Worship

Sun-10       10:00am: Sunday@Shalom: Topic: Jewish Funeral Practices

                 10:00am: “Women of the Book” Club: “My Brilliant Friends”

                  by Eliana Ferrante (at Empire Tea &Coffee, Newport)

Tue-12       6:00pm: Partnership Pot Luck Dinner at UCC Church

                  followed by 7:00pm “Return to Auschwitz” with Elie Wiesel

                  Deadline for Reservations for Apr 22 Passover Seder

Fri-15         Tax Day

                  6:30pm: Dairy Pot Luck followed by SHABBAT Worship

                  7:30pm: Annual Pulpit Exchange with UCC at Temple

                  The Reverend R. Joseph Tripp, Jr. will give the sermon

Sun-17       10:00am: Annual Pulpit Exchange with UCC at Church

                  Rabbi Marc S. Jagolinzer will give the sermon

Tue-19       12:00 noon: Lunch and Learn at Temple. Please bring a

                  Dairy Lunch. Dessert & Beverages will be provided

                  Topic: Creating a Meaningful Seder

Fri-22         Earth Day

                  6:30pm: SHABBAT and YOM TOV Worship

                  First SEDER at Temple

                  Adults $36 / Children (12 and under) $20

Sat-23        First Day of PESACH - 2nd Seder

Wed-27      Administrative Professionals Day

Thu-28       Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Fri-29         7:30pm: SHABBAT and YOM TOV Worship

Sat-30        PESACH - 8th Day / 10am: Yizkor Recited

 

MAY 2016

Tue-03       6:30pm: Zumba with Debbie

Wed-04      Rhode Island Independence Day

                  7:30pm: Community Yom Ha’Shoah Worship Service

Thu-05       Yom Ha’Shoah / National Day of Prayer / Cinco de Mayo

Fri-06         7:30pm: LEIL SHABBAT Worship / Oneg follows

Sat-07        10:00am: SHABBAT MORNING Worship / Kiddush Follows

Sun-08       Mother’s Day

Tue-10       6:30pm: Zumba with Debbie

Wed-11      Yom Hazikaron

Thu-12       Yom Ha’Atzma’ut

Fri-13         7:30pm: LEIL SHABBAT/Yom Ha’Atzma’ut Worship

                  All May Birthdays & Anniversaries will be honored

Sun-15       10:00am: “Women of the Book” Club: “The Wright Brothers”

                  (non-fiction and the Read Across RI book) by David

                  McCollumm (at Empire Tea &Coffee, Newport)

Tue-17       6:30pm: Zumba with Debbie

Fri-20        6:30pm: Dairy Pot Luck / 7:30pm: SHABBAT Worship

Tue-24       6:30pm: Zumba with Debbie

Thu-26       LAG B’OMER Worship Service TBD

Fri-27        7:30pm: LEIL SHABBAT Worship / Oneg follows

Mon-30     Memorial Day

Tue-31       6:30pm: Zumba with Debbie

 

JUNE 2016

Fri-03         7:30pm: LEIL SHABBAT Worship / Oneg follows

                  All June Birthdays & Anniversaries will be honored

Sat-04        TBD 10a: SHABBAT Morning Worship / Kiddush Follows

Sun-05       Yom Yerushalayim

                 10am: Sunday@Shalom: Topic: Israeli Food!

Mon-06     72nd Anniversary of D-Day

                 7:30pm: Annual Meeting of the Congregation

Tue-07       6:30pm: Zumba with Debbie

Fri-10         6:30pm: Dairy Pot Luck / 7:30pm: SHABBAT Worship

Sun-12       SHAVUOT

Mon-13     10:00am: Yizkor Recited (2ND DAY OF SHAVUOT)

Tue-14       Flag Day

                 6:30pm: Zumba with Debbie

Fri-17        7:30pm: LEIL SHABBAT Worship / Oneg follows

Sun-19       Father’s Day

Mon-20     Summer Begins

Tue-21       6:30pm: Zumba with DebbieFri-24

Fri-24        7:30pm: LEIL SHABBAT Worship / Installation of Officers

Tue-28        6:30pm: Zumba with Debbie