Calendar of Events

May 2022

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  • Rosh Chodesh Iyyar

    Rosh Chodesh Iyyar

    May 1, 2022

    Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar. אִיָיר (transliterated Iyyar or Iyar) is the 2nd month of the Hebrew year, has 29 days, and corresponds to April or May on the Gregorian calendar. רֹאשׁ חוֹדֶשׁ, transliterated Rosh Chodesh or Rosh Hodesh, is a minor holiday that occurs at the beginning of every month in the Hebrew calendar. It is marked by the birth of a new moon

    Torah: Numbers 28:1-15

    https://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-iyyar-2022?uc=ical-medford

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  • Religious School

    Religious School

    May 1, 2022  9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Religious School for all classes! Bring your students for class and stick around yourself to meet and schmooze with other school parents, volunteer in the school, work with the House Committee, Craft & Connect, play American Mah Jongg, join Sunday morning Minyan (monthly) and more!

    Contact Judy Rabinowitz to volunteer in the Religious School. 
    Contact Seth Kaufman, Chair of the House Committee, to help with projects around our buildings.

    See the TSM Bulletin for information and rsvp details on social activities and Sunday Minyan! https://templeshalommedford.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/october_2021.pdf

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  • Yom HaAtzmaut Picnic

    Yom HaAtzmaut Picnic

    May 1, 2022  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Celebrate Israel's 74th Birthday with Falafel & Games

    We will be celebrating Yom HaAtzmaut and the end of the Religious School year with a falafel lunch from Rami's and outdoor games.  This event is open to the entire congregation.

    The deadline to be counted for Rami's Falafel is Tuesday, April 26th, or you can bring your own picnic lunch.

    Falafel lunch: $15 per adult, $5 per kid under 10, $40 family max.

    See bulletin for online RSVP information.

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  • TSTI (TS Teen Initiative)

    TSTI (TS Teen Initiative)

    May 1, 2022  5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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  • Rosh Chodesh Iyyar

    Rosh Chodesh Iyyar

    May 2, 2022

    Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar. אִיָיר (transliterated Iyyar or Iyar) is the 2nd month of the Hebrew year, has 29 days, and corresponds to April or May on the Gregorian calendar. רֹאשׁ חוֹדֶשׁ, transliterated Rosh Chodesh or Rosh Hodesh, is a minor holiday that occurs at the beginning of every month in the Hebrew calendar. It is marked by the birth of a new moon

    Torah: Numbers 28:1-15

    https://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-iyyar-2022?uc=ical-medford

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  • Adult Ed Spring Reading Group

    Adult Ed Spring Reading Group

    May 2, 2022  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Spring Reading Group will be reading People Love Dead Jews by Dara Horn
    We will meet once a week on Mondays from 7:30-8:30 on Zoom over a period of 6 weeks to discuss the book.  Enrollment is limited to 16.
    Please RSVP to Deb Varat, Adult Ed Committee Chair

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  • Mah Jongg

    Mah Jongg

    May 3, 2022  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Tuesday night Mah Jongg is going back to cyberspace. We play together on MyJongg.net and chat via Zoom. Contact Marcia Delatizky with any questions and for the Zoom link.
    All are welcome whether you've never played before, you need a refresher or compete regularly in tournaments! We will happily guide you through the game as needed. No betting, no pressure! We play a friendly game and you will have fun!

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  • Minyan

    Minyan

    May 4, 2022  7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join our Hybrid Weekday Minyan on Zoom or outdoors in person weather-permitting.In person RSVP to minyan@templeshalommedford.org. Observe this traditional mitzvah for a moment of sacredness in your hectic week, or to help those in mourning or observing a yarhzeit.

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  • Kabbalat Shabbat

    Kabbalat Shabbat

    May 6, 2022  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join your Temple Shalom community for Kabbalat Shabbat to celebrate the start of Shabbat.

    "The seventh day is like a palace in time with a kingdom for all." 
         -Abraham Joshua Heschel,  The Sabbath

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  • Candle lighting

    Candle lighting

    May 6, 2022  7:31 pm - 7:31 pm
    Medford

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  • Shabbat Morning Service

    Shabbat Morning Service

    May 7, 2022  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join with your fellow congregants in celebration of Shabbat.  Hear the reading of the Torah and recite the prayers and blessings of our people.

    “What is the Sabbath? Spirit in the form of time. With our bodies we belong to space; our spirit, our souls, soar to eternity, aspire to the holy. The Sabbath is an ascent to the summit.” 
               –Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Sabbath

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  • Chess Club

    Chess Club

    May 7, 2022  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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  • Havdalah (50 min)

    Havdalah (50 min)

    May 7, 2022  8:41 pm - 8:41 pm
    Medford

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  • Adult Ed Spring Reading Group

    Adult Ed Spring Reading Group

    May 9, 2022  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Spring Reading Group will be reading People Love Dead Jews by Dara Horn
    We will meet once a week on Mondays from 7:30-8:30 on Zoom over a period of 6 weeks to discuss the book.  Enrollment is limited to 16.
    Please RSVP to Deb Varat, Adult Ed Committee Chair

    See more details

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  • Mah Jongg

    Mah Jongg

    May 10, 2022  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Tuesday night Mah Jongg is going back to cyberspace. We play together on MyJongg.net and chat via Zoom. Contact Marcia Delatizky with any questions and for the Zoom link.
    All are welcome whether you've never played before, you need a refresher or compete regularly in tournaments! We will happily guide you through the game as needed. No betting, no pressure! We play a friendly game and you will have fun!

    See more details

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  • Minyan

    Minyan

    May 11, 2022  7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join our Hybrid Weekday Minyan on Zoom or outdoors in person weather-permitting.In person RSVP to minyan@templeshalommedford.org. Observe this traditional mitzvah for a moment of sacredness in your hectic week, or to help those in mourning or observing a yarhzeit.

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  • Kabbalat Shabbat

    Kabbalat Shabbat

    May 13, 2022  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join your Temple Shalom community for Kabbalat Shabbat to celebrate the start of Shabbat.

    "The seventh day is like a palace in time with a kingdom for all." 
         -Abraham Joshua Heschel,  The Sabbath

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  • Candle lighting

    Candle lighting

    May 13, 2022  7:39 pm - 7:39 pm
    Medford

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  • Shabbat Morning Service

    Shabbat Morning Service

    May 14, 2022  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join with your fellow congregants in celebration of Shabbat.  Hear the reading of the Torah and recite the prayers and blessings of our people.

    “What is the Sabbath? Spirit in the form of time. With our bodies we belong to space; our spirit, our souls, soar to eternity, aspire to the holy. The Sabbath is an ascent to the summit.” 
               –Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Sabbath

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  • Youth Services

    Youth Services

    May 14, 2022  10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Once a month, Temple Shalom offers three special services for our young people.

    Junior Congregation    Ages 8+ 
    An opportunity for the kids to run the service, take out a special Torah, recite the blessings, learn the melodies, and act out the weekly parsha.

    Shabbat Yeladim   Ages 6 to 8
     A fun introduction to Shabbat morning services for children who are too mature for Tot Shabbat but not yet ready for Jr Congregation. We use our own special Siddur and Torah.  Through prayers, stories and songs, we encourage all of the kids to get involved. 

    Tot Shabbat  for ages 0-6
    Introduce your child to the joy of Shabbat in a relaxed, fun atmosphere with kid-friendly prayer, songs, puppets, stories and a special Shabbat craft. 

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  • Havdalah (50 min)

    Havdalah (50 min)

    May 14, 2022  8:48 pm - 8:48 pm
    Medford

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  • Pesach Sheni

    Pesach Sheni

    May 15, 2022

    Second Passover, one month after Passover

    https://hebcal.com/h/pesach-sheni-2022?uc=ical-medford

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  • Adult Ed Spring Reading Group

    Adult Ed Spring Reading Group

    May 16, 2022  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Spring Reading Group will be reading People Love Dead Jews by Dara Horn
    We will meet once a week on Mondays from 7:30-8:30 on Zoom over a period of 6 weeks to discuss the book.  Enrollment is limited to 16.
    Please RSVP to Deb Varat, Adult Ed Committee Chair

    See more details

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  • Mah Jongg

    Mah Jongg

    May 17, 2022  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Tuesday night Mah Jongg is going back to cyberspace. We play together on MyJongg.net and chat via Zoom. Contact Marcia Delatizky with any questions and for the Zoom link.
    All are welcome whether you've never played before, you need a refresher or compete regularly in tournaments! We will happily guide you through the game as needed. No betting, no pressure! We play a friendly game and you will have fun!

    See more details

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  • Minyan

    Minyan

    May 18, 2022  7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join our Hybrid Weekday Minyan on Zoom or outdoors in person weather-permitting.In person RSVP to minyan@templeshalommedford.org. Observe this traditional mitzvah for a moment of sacredness in your hectic week, or to help those in mourning or observing a yarhzeit.

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  • Cantor's Class

    Cantor's Class

    May 18, 2022  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    A monthly class led by Cantor Howard Stern covering a wide variety of topics that spark lively discussions.
    Topics are announced by email. This description will be updated, when details are known, as time permits.

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  • Lag BaOmer

    Lag BaOmer

    May 19, 2022

    33rd day of counting the Omer

    https://hebcal.com/h/lag-baomer-2022?uc=ical-medford

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  • Board of Director's Meeting

    Board of Director's Meeting

    May 19, 2022  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    The Temple Shalom Board of Directors meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday (except when there is a conflict with a holiday).
    If you have anything to share with the Board of Directors, contact Temple President, Gisele Ellis, at president@templeshalommedford.org.
    Link to view the Board meeting minutes and agendas:   https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1NBzR20A0LinsIYRqQevxv-JyZOK3Okpt?usp=sharing

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  • Shabbat Mishpacha

    Shabbat Mishpacha

    May 20, 2022  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join your Temple Shalom community for Kabbalat Shabbat to celebrate the start of Shabbat.

    "The seventh day is like a palace in time with a kingdom for all." 
         -Abraham Joshua Heschel,  The Sabbath

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  • Candle lighting

    Candle lighting

    May 20, 2022  7:46 pm - 7:46 pm
    Medford

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  • Shabbat Morning Service

    Shabbat Morning Service

    May 21, 2022  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join with your fellow congregants in celebration of Shabbat.  Hear the reading of the Torah and recite the prayers and blessings of our people.

    “What is the Sabbath? Spirit in the form of time. With our bodies we belong to space; our spirit, our souls, soar to eternity, aspire to the holy. The Sabbath is an ascent to the summit.” 
               –Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Sabbath

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  • Havdalah (50 min)

    Havdalah (50 min)

    May 21, 2022  8:55 pm - 8:55 pm
    Medford

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  • Mah Jongg

    Mah Jongg

    May 24, 2022  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Tuesday night Mah Jongg is going back to cyberspace. We play together on MyJongg.net and chat via Zoom. Contact Marcia Delatizky with any questions and for the Zoom link.
    All are welcome whether you've never played before, you need a refresher or compete regularly in tournaments! We will happily guide you through the game as needed. No betting, no pressure! We play a friendly game and you will have fun!

    See more details

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  • Minyan

    Minyan

    May 25, 2022  7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join our Hybrid Weekday Minyan on Zoom or outdoors in person weather-permitting.In person RSVP to minyan@templeshalommedford.org. Observe this traditional mitzvah for a moment of sacredness in your hectic week, or to help those in mourning or observing a yarhzeit.

    See more details

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  • Kabbalat Shabbat

    Kabbalat Shabbat

    May 27, 2022  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join your Temple Shalom community for Kabbalat Shabbat to celebrate the start of Shabbat.

    "The seventh day is like a palace in time with a kingdom for all." 
         -Abraham Joshua Heschel,  The Sabbath

    See more details

  • Candle lighting

    Candle lighting

    May 27, 2022  7:52 pm - 7:52 pm
    Medford

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  • Shabbat Morning Service

    Shabbat Morning Service

    May 28, 2022  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join with your fellow congregants in celebration of Shabbat.  Hear the reading of the Torah and recite the prayers and blessings of our people.

    “What is the Sabbath? Spirit in the form of time. With our bodies we belong to space; our spirit, our souls, soar to eternity, aspire to the holy. The Sabbath is an ascent to the summit.” 
               –Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Sabbath

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  • Havdalah (50 min)

    Havdalah (50 min)

    May 28, 2022  9:02 pm - 9:02 pm
    Medford

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  • Rosh Chodesh Sivan

    Rosh Chodesh Sivan

    May 31, 2022

    Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar. Sivan (סִיוָן) is the 3rd month of the Hebrew year, has 30 days, and corresponds to May or June on the Gregorian calendar. רֹאשׁ חוֹדֶשׁ, transliterated Rosh Chodesh or Rosh Hodesh, is a minor holiday that occurs at the beginning of every month in the Hebrew calendar. It is marked by the birth of a new moon

    Torah: Numbers 28:1-15

    https://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-sivan-2022?uc=ical-medford

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  • Mah Jongg

    Mah Jongg

    May 31, 2022  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Tuesday night Mah Jongg is going back to cyberspace. We play together on MyJongg.net and chat via Zoom. Contact Marcia Delatizky with any questions and for the Zoom link.
    All are welcome whether you've never played before, you need a refresher or compete regularly in tournaments! We will happily guide you through the game as needed. No betting, no pressure! We play a friendly game and you will have fun!

    See more details

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