Service for March
On Friday, March 27th at 6:30 – at the Paprocki house; leader – Elaine Morrison
Services for This Year
A committee headed by Andee met, and we have come up with a basic Shabbat service to be utilized at our services. It will encompass all of the important prayers and parts of a Friday Shabbat service. In addition a ‘leader’ will present a short program usually focusing on the Parsha for the week. This month I will be playing part of a podcast done weekly by Rabbi Rick Jacobs on mindfulness. I have included the URL and podcast name below.
We will take turns each month with a host, leader, and oneg provider. Resources will be available for those who wish to lead.
Podcast: “On the Other Hand”
We will enjoy our Passover Seder this year at the Paprocki home on the first night of Passover, April 8th at 5:30pm. The cost is $30 per person. Please send your check made out to CBI to our treasurer, Richard Lawrence at 9794 SW 89th Loop, Ocala, FL 34481. Andee will be preparing a sumptuous meal for us with including turkey and brisket and all the trimmings. We will have gluten free gefilte fish and matzo balls available for those with gluten issues. The Paprocki’s will also be having a 2nd night Seder at their home and wish that anyone who desires would again join them! Anyone who wishes to donate food, or who wants to attend the 2nd night Seder, please let Andee know. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
In conjunction with the JCNCF
Diana Lawrence will be delivering along with a couple of our other members Purim gift packages to nursing homes/assisted living facilities between March 9-11. If you would like to donate wrapped candies, cookies, or fruit to make each package more special, please bring goodies to our Shabbat service on the 28th or call Diana at 624-0666. Thank you for remembering these special Jewish residents on Purim.
Beth Israel Connections
We have started a new group which will include all members
of both our congregation and Sisterhood. This group will be an affinity
group dedicated to building strong bonds of community. Programs include
cultural events, holiday celebrations and lectures. All programs interweave
social and educational dimensions.
It has been a while since we ran a ‘connections’ program, but we are starting again in March! We will be showing the movie, “Denial” at Janet Sadowsky’s home on Monday, March 23rd at 1:00 pm. For a suggested donation of $5 per person which you will pay ‘at the door’ you will get delicious refreshments as well as have the opportunity to view and discuss a great movie with us!
“Is it worth putting Holocaust deniers on trial? That’s the question Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt had to ask herself when denier David Irving sued her for libel. Lipstadt and her team knew that anything other than a decisive victory could open the door to validating deniers of all stripes, so they had to do whatever it took to ensure that victory – even if it meant preventing survivors from taking the stand. In her role as Lipstadt, Rachel Weisz perfectly captures the tensions and triumphs of the high-stakes trial.” – Alex Rose
Coming up in October - An Afternoon at the Movies
On Sunday, October 27th we will be meeting at 2:00pm at Janet Sadowsky’s house in On Top of the World to view "Everything Is Illuminated", Afterwards, we will discuss the story and Jewish elements of the movie while we enjoy light refreshments, all this for $5 per person. Bring your money with you that day, but call Janet (843-540-3648) by October 22nd at the latest as she has to inform the gate to let you in.