Temple Israel eNews Friday, January 11 ~ 5 Shevat 5779
Shabbat Shalom!
Shabbat Services begin at 10:00a.m.
Haftarah will be chanted by Mark Finkelstein

Minyan Matters

As you may know, attendance has been sparse at daily minyan services.
In order to come together and support our members observing Yahrzeit's, please consider making some kind of commitment to attend. Even if just twice per month it would truly make a difference!
Mon & Thurs: 7:15am, Sun: 8:00 am
Daily at 5:15pm
Groh Minyan Breakfast
Sunday, February 3rd

Guest Speaker:
Mark Weiner
CEO, Jewish Home of
Eastern Pennsylvania


About Our Speaker:
Over the past six months, Mark Weiner, has been focusing on the development of a comprehensive strategic business plan for the future of the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania. In current and future efforts, attention is being given to expand services and connect with major organizations in Wilkes Barre, including Temple Israel and the Jewish Federation to better serve the Wilkes-Barre community.

Mark previously served for fourteen years as President and CEO of CJE SeniorLife, a comprehensive Jewish sponsored organization based in Chicago serving 23,000 clients through 30+ defined program areas. Mark also has experience in health care consulting and hospital administration. He has a B.A. from the University at Buffalo and a M.H.S.A. from the University at Michigan; and, has lectured and written extensively on strategic planning, business and facility development and governance. Mark is an active member of the Association of Jewish Aging Services and serves on the Board of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association Board. He and his wife Patty recently joined Temple Israel here in Wilkes-Barre. Please join us in welcoming them and hearing what he has to say!

Minyan: 8am ~ Breakfast 8:30am ~ Speaker 9am
RSVP to Temple Office 570-824-8927 or info@templewb.org by Jan 29th
Friday, January 18th, 6pm:
Congregational Shabbat Dinner
See detail above

Saturday, January 19th, 10am:
Shabbat Shira
Musical enhancement at Shabbat Services with Shira Group
Creative Haftarah led by Lisa & Sarah Klee

Tuesday, January 22nd, 6:30-8pm
Active Shooter /Hostile Threat Educational Program
at the JCC, led by
FBI Special Agent & Domestic Terrorism Expert, Joseph F. Metzinger
See detail above

Wednesday, January 23th, 6-8pm:
SJ Gallery Private Tour
See detail above

Friday, January 25th, 7:30pm :
International Holocaust Remembrance Service
Shared service at Temple B'nai B'rith
Featured Speaker: Elly Miller
"Jewish Continuity: Proof that Hitler & the Nazi's Did Not Have Their Way"


Sunday, February 3rd:
Groh Minyan Breakfast
Minyan-8am, Breakfast-8:30am, Speaker-9am
Featured Speaker: Mark Weiner
Executive Director, Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania

Saturday, February 9th, 10am:
Midrasha Shabbat

Sunday, February 17th, 8:30 am:
Bible & Bagels
Sponsored by: Hal Levine