for the week of
February 21, 2018
29 Sh’vat 5778
Religious School & Family Education Information
Mishloach Manot Delivery Sunday, February 25, 11:30 am. Following Religious School, please join in the Mitzvah of Mishloah Manot deliveries. Please confirm your participation by e-mailing Erin at [email protected].
Purim at Ahashverosh’s Palace Wednesday, February 28, 6:30-7:45pm. Join us for a family friendly Megillah Reading in the Sanctuary followed by an Assemble-Your-Own Yogurt activity in the lobby! The program is free to attend. Come in Costume!
To enable students to participate in the mitzvah of hearing Megillah (and still complete their homework) we will not have class on Wednesday, February 28 so students can/should attend the Megillah reading and program.
Grade 3 Kabbalat HaSiddur Ceremony Saturday, March 3, 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Students will lead parts of the service and receive their own personal siddur.
Grade 6 Family Bar/Bat Mitzvah Workshop III Sunday, March 4, 9:30 am-12:00 noon. Grade 6 students and their parents will once again be meeting with Cantor Levine and others for the third and final experience which will enhance the Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience for all participants.
Adult Education Opportunities
Mussar with Rabbi Wolbe Sundays 11:15 am-12:15pm
Youth & Young Family Programming Opportunities
JCC Young Family Programs
Purim Costume Party and Shabbat Dinner Friday Feb 23 | 5:30 PM-7:00 PM. Located at the J in the Auditorium. Join us for a fun night of celebrating both Purim and Shabbat! Kids come dressed in your best costume as we learn about Purim, sing songs, make crafts, and enjoy a festive meal together.
Kadima Konvention March 23-25, Ft. Worth, TX. Open to all 5th-8th Graders! Registration is OPEN! Join Kadima for a “Hawaiian roller coaster ride” of a weekend. Pre-teens will enjoy intergalactic activities, special Shabbat services and programs and plenty of time to make memories with you SWUSY family! COST: $135 until February 18, $150 until March 4, $165 until March 11. Register at www.regpacks.com/swusy1718. Contact [email protected] with any questions.
Young Family & Congregation Services
Friday Night Ruach Friday March 16, 6:15pm. Join us for a journey of food and song as we celebrate the spirit of Shabbat! Following services will be a dinner. Please consider sponsoring your favorite month from now until May. You may contact Erin Lepselter ([email protected]) for more information.
Junior Congregation Saturday, March 3, 10:30 am-11:50am. All students in grades 3-6 are expected to attend. Parents and families are welcome to attend as well.
Save the Date
March 9 • Mini Minyan
March 10 • Grade 5-6 On the Bimah
March 11 • Men’s Club Breakfast
March 16 • Friday Night Ruach
March 18 • Membership Brunch
Upcoming B’nei Mitzvah
March 17 Leo Mendel
March 24 Hannah, Rachel & Shira Kraut