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Education Update for the Week of February 21, 2018

Education Update
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.


SWUSY Programs

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 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