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January 27, 2014

posted Jan 28, 2014, 9:13 AM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Jan 28, 2014, 9:13 AM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of January 27, 2014

  1. SHABBAT PM, Friday, 1/31, 7 PM: Service and Oneg Shabbat
  2. SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 2/1, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Terumah
  3. PLEASE RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIPS this month and support your synagogue
  4. LOOKING AHEAD: Winter Package Delivery, Johnny Mercer Benefit Revue, & More.
  5. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children Mondays; Torah Study this Wednesday
  6. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  7. HEALTH & HEALING
  8. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  9. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Stone & Stone, Women’s Talent Show, Drama Desk Panel, Estelle Levy, Louise Poster’s shows, & More; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, It’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients.

This Week

  • SHABBAT, Friday, January 31st, 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Frances Friedman (29 Shevat), Barry Linden (29), Irving Lerner (29), Jenee Bandler (30), Jerry Ames, Michael DiRoma (3 Adar), Irving Howard (5).
  • SHABBAT AM, Saturday, February 1st, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg, Parashat Terumah.
  • Winter Package Delivery to needy seniors with Dorot, 171 W. 85th St. (at Amsterdam Ave.) Sun, 2/2, 10 AM-1 PM.  Nourish your soul, spread good cheer; spend time with a senior. Contact Michael Verdel, 917 312-2702, mverdel50@gmail.com or Florence Cohen, 212 645-4610, gloco27@verizon.net.
  • PLEASE RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIPS: We need every membership and donation to help and serve you!

Looking Ahead

  • The New Synagogue will be joining The Actors’ Temple for the first Friday service of each month, with Rabbis Roger Ross & Scott Matous, Cantors Judy Steel and Jeanie Kwartler. Next Service 2/7.
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 2/14.
  • Next Children’s Service: 2/28 at 6:30 PM.
  • JOHNNY MERCER REVUE: You've Got To ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE, an Actors Temple Benefit, Monday March 3, 7 PM, created & directed by Karin Baker Kayne, featuring Juliet Ewing, Bambi Jones, Patti Mariano, and Joyce Nolen, with David Hancock Turner at the piano. Cabaret style performance with cake and coffee. Tickets on sale now:  $35 advance or $40 at the door, $50 Mensch, $100 Angel, $200 Seraphim. Please send a check made out to The Actors’ Temple, or fax credit card info to: 212-586-3025, or reserve online. Reservations held at the door. Come have a great time and support the synagogue!
  • Shabbat Across America, Friday, March 7: Potluck Shabbat Dinner at 6 PM and Learner’s Service at 7 PM
  • PURIM Celebration & Megillah Reading, Saturday night, March 15th.

Education

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: Class meets this Wednesday, 1/29. Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading Leviticus.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.

Thank You and Donations

  • The Actors’ Temple donated 10 trees to the JNF for Tu B’Shevat, thanks to all your generous donations!
  • Thank you to Janet Altman for your kind donation.
  • Su Nissan sponsors the Oneg in honor of her Father, Alexander Swee’s Yahrzeit.
  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova, David Bier, and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email.

Health and Healing

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Valerie Brown, Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.

Yahrzeits and Kaddish

  • We remember (Heb. Date of Passing–Shevat, Adar): Frances Friedman (29), Barry Linden (29), Irving Lerner (29), Jenee Bandler (30), Jerry Ames, Michael DiRoma (3 Adar), Irving Howard (5), 1/31; Gertrude Speciner (2/11), Harry Crysostomas (2/11), Harry Feld, Edward Fingerman, Rebecca Klinger Father (7), Ida Libien (8), Arthur Stricker (12), Esther Fingerman (12), 2/7 Jack Spegal, Rose Greenberg (20), 2/14; Natalia Galperin, Stanley Goldstein (25), Rachel Bloomenfield, Seymour Wolf (27), 2/21; Sylvia Freeman (28), 2/28; Fannie Klein (3/11),  Lee Schoeman, John Gerity (3/13), 3/7; Beatrice Friedman (3/18) 3/14; Melvin Troy (3/21), Susan Jaslow (II Adar 21), Harold Walerstein (II Adar 22) 3/21.     
  • We recall for Kaddish: Michael Rubenstein, Beatrice Friedman, Louis Salko, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Regina Reznik, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold, Miriam Silver, Arnold Rosner, Doris Sapper, Marjorie Katz.

Noteworthy Events

  • Stone & Stone + Funny Guests perform: 1/27, 8 PM, The PIT (123 E. 24th St., (Park - Lex), $10, no minimum.
  • Randie Levine-Miller & Cheryl Benton’s Tomatoes Got Talent: 1/29, Triad/72nd St. postponed from last week. A great showcase for women over 40.
  • Help Dave Konig get played on the Radio: 1) Listen to FREE tracks from his new CD, at: FREE DAVE KONIG SAMPLES, 2) go on the iTunes page and leave a favorable comment at: DAVE KONIG ON iTUNES after 1/27.
  • Randie Levine-Miller is producing & moderating a Drama Desk Panel of experts, a behind-the-scenes discussion of how some shows make it while others fail, 2/10, 6 PM Stage 72/Triad, $20.
  • Steve Greenstein is Harry, the lovable owner of the Pittsburgh strip club in the national tour of Flashdance the Musical, www.flashdancethemusical.com.
  • Russell Fischer performs on Broadway in Jersey Boys, August Wilson Theatre, 245 West 52nd Street
  • Estelle Levy’s art at: Williamsburg Art & Historic Center, 135 Broadway, Brooklyn, 1/25-2/23, Gallery Hours Mon-Fri 12-6, 718 486 7372.
  • Seth Bisen-Hersh’s Showcases, weekly, Don’t Tell Mama, Feb. – May: musical theatre performers seeking exposure sing 2 songs with patter between. Videos available the same night,  seth@sethbh.com for appointment.
  • Phyllis & Mark Marmer of Katz Jewelers will donate 10% of sales/repairs to the temple, for members. 212 697-0655, specializing in watch & jewelry repair and custom work.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.

December 30, 2013

posted Jan 3, 2014, 3:59 PM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Jan 3, 2014, 3:59 PM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of December 30, 2013

  1. SHABBAT PM, Friday 1/3, 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat with The New Synagogue
  2. SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 1/4, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg, Parashat Vayera
  3. LOOKING AHEAD: Jewish Music Series: Vox Hebraica, Tu B’Shevat Seder, A new partnership, & more!
  4. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children Mondays; No Torah Study this Wednesday.
  5. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  6. HEALTH & HEALING
  7. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  8. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Stone & Stone, Heidi Latsky Dance, Women’s Talent Show, Louise Poster’s shows; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, It’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients

THIS WEEK

  • SHABBAT, Friday, January 3rd at 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat with The New Synagogue. Beginning 1/3, The New Synagogue will be joining with The Actors’ Temple each first Friday of the month, and as many more as they would like to attend. Rabbis Roger Ross & Scott Matous, Cantors Judy Steel and Jeanie Kwartler and their members will worship with us. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Martha Shyatt Libien (1Shevat), Mitchell Fastow (2), Hinda Belsky (4) Bertha Libien (6), Katelin Fried Stark (7) Charles Peimer (8).
  • SHABBAT AM Saturday, January 4th, 10:30 AM Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Bo.


 LOOKING AHEAD

  • Announcing a New Concert Series: Vox Hebraica opens its inaugural season at The Actors' Temple with a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, Friday, 1/10. 9 PM. Tickets $15; $10/Stu/Srs, APAP & Actors' Temple members/congregants Free or by donation. This series has been created and is curated by Marina Kifferstein.
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 1/10.
  • Two Synagogues Come Together: Beginning 1/3, The New Synagogue will be joining with The Actors’ Temple each first Friday of the month, and as many more as they would like to attend. Rabbis Roger Ross & Scott Matous, Cantors Judy Steel and Jeanie Kwartler and their members will worship with us. We welcome them and look forward to many celebrations in the future!
  • Tu B’Shevat Seder, Friday, January 17th, 6:30 PM. Seder, Music by James Besser, Piano, and Dinner. Lilly Galperin will play a program: Songs from Around the World during dinner.
  • Help Requested: SPONSORS needed for the Tu B’Shevat Seder and people to set up and clean up. Please contact Rabbi Jill to help or to donate. Thank you.
  • Bar Mitzvah of Nathaniel Gonzalez, Saturday, January 18th. Kiddush sponsored by the Gonzalez family. 
  • Next Children’s Service: 1/24 at 6:30 PM.

WELCOME NEW MEMBER

We welcome Rochelle Kane, our newest member. Thank you so much for joining our synagogue!

EDUCATION

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading the Book of Exodus.  No class this Wednesday, 1/1.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.

THANK YOU AND DONATIONS

  • Thank you to: Aron Bederson, Andrew Berkman, Barbara Bova, Sally Gerity, Ira Helf, Peter & Stacy Hochfelder, Hilda Jaffe, Greg & Karin Kayne, David Rothblatt & Judith Steel for your kind donations.
  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova, David Bier, and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email.

HEALTH AND HEALING

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Valerie Brown, Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.

YAHRZEITS AND KADDISH

  • We remember (Heb. Date of Passing–Tevet: Martha Shyatt Libien (1Shevat), Mitchell Fastow (2), Hinda Belsky (4) Bertha Libien (6), Katelin Fried Stark (7) Charles Peimer (8) 1/3; Philip Greenberg (14) Meyer Libien (15) 1/10; Rebecca Horbund (18); Ruth Langfelder Harris (21), David Rosner (1/17), Father of Su Nissan(1/22), Emily Rantz (1/17), 1/17; Abraham Diamond, Albert Rothstein, Edward Helf (25), Charles Teitelbaum (1/25), Jonas Speciner (1/27), 1/24; Frances Friedman (29), Barry Linden (29), Irving Lerner (29), Jenee Bandler (30), 1/31. Gertrude Speciner (2/11), Harry Crysostomas, 2/7; Natalia Galperin, 2/21.          
  • We recall for Kaddish: Michael Rubenstein, Beatrice Friedman, Louis Salko, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Regina Reznik, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold, Miriam Silver, Arnold Rosner.

NOTEWORTHY EVENTS

  • The Stone and Stone Show, 12/30, 8 PM, The PIT, 123 E. 24th St., (Park – Lex), $10 Tickets, no drink min.
  • Vox Hebraica, A new Jewish Music Series, opens its inaugural season at the Actors' Temple: a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, 1/10, 9 PM.
  • Heidi Latsky Dance performs a new work at West End Theatre, 1/24-26, Soaking Wet series, 263 W. 86th St. (B’way - W. End). Tickets $20, $15 artists/stu/srs.  
  • Tomatoes Got Talent: Randie Levine-Miller & Cheryl Benton present the first talent show for women over 40: those who were pros and those in other fields. Apply www.thethreetomatoes.com/talent.html  by 1/4 for audition on 1/11 & show on 1/21 at Stage 72/Triad.
  • Phyllis & Mark Marmer of Katz Jewelers will donate 10% of sales/repairs to the temple, for members. 212 697-0655, 237 Park Ave. (46th), specializing in watch & jewelry repair and custom work.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.

HAVE A WONDERFUL AND BLESSED WEEK !

December 23, 2013

posted Dec 23, 2013, 4:20 PM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Dec 23, 2013, 4:20 PM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of December 23, 2013


 
  1. SHABBAT PM, Friday 12/27, 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat
  2. SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 12/28, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg, Parashat Vayera
  3. LOOKING AHEAD: New Jewish Music Series: Vox Hebraica, Tu B’Shevat Seder, and more!
  4. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children Mondays; No Torah Study this Wednesday.
  5. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  6. HEALTH & HEALING
  7. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  8. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Stone & Stone, Heidi Latsky Dance, Women’s Talent Show, Jackie Hoffman, Louise Poster’s shows; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, It’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients

This Week

  • SHABBAT PM, Friday, December 27th at 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Frieda Simon (24), Molly Hammer (29), Isa Greenberg (29), Bertram Kay (29).
  • SHABBAT AM, Saturday, December 28th at 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Vayera.

Looking Ahead

  • Announcing a New Concert Series: Vox Hebraica opens its inaugural season at The Actors' Temple with a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, Friday, 1/10. 9 PM. Tickets $15; $10/Stu/Srs,; APAP & Actors' Temple members/congregants Free or by donation. This series has been created and is curated by Marina Kifferstein.
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 1/10.
  • Tu B’Shevat Seder, Friday, January 17th, 6:30 PM. Seder, Music by James Besser, Piano, and Dinner.
  • Bar Mitzvah of Nathaniel Gonzalez, Saturday, January 18th.
  • Next Children’s Service: 1/24 at 6:30 PM.

Education

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: No class this Wednesday, 12/25 & next Wednesday 1/1. Join us other Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading Leviticus.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.

Thank You, Donations, and Giving

  • Thank you to Marina Kifferstein, violin, for the lovely music on Friday and for creating the New Jewish Music Series, Vox Hebraica. Thanks to Torah chanters: Daniel Benyamin, Harry Ellison, and Marty Kerner.
  • Thank you to: Barry Berg, Barbara Bova, Mark & Carol Cohen, Justin & Renee Greenstein Abraham & Esther Mussafi, Louise Poster, Arthur Reiter, Zell Schwartzman, Jeffrey Stimpson & Jill Cornfield, Arthur Ziffer for your kind donation. We appreciate them so very much.
  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email.

Health and Healing

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Valerie Brown, Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.

Yahrzeit and Kaddish

  • We remember (Heb. Date of Passing–Tevet: Frieda Simon (24), Molly Hammer (29), Isa Greenberg (29), Bertram Kay (29), 12/ 27; Martha Shyatt Libien (1Shevat), Mitchell Fastow (2), Hinda Belsky (4) Bertha Libien (6), Katelin Fried Stark (7) Charles Peimer (8) 1/3; Philip Greenberg (14) Meyer Libien (15) 1/10; Rebecca Horbund (18); Ruth Langfelder Harris (21), David Rosner (1/17), Father of Su Nissan(1/22), Emily Rantz (1/17), 1/17; Abraham Diamond, Albert Rothstein, Edward Helf (25), Charles Teitelbaum (1/25), Jonas Speciner (1/27), 1/24; Frances Friedman (29), Barry Linden (29), Irving Lerner (29), Jenee Bandler (30), 1/31. Gertrude Speciner (2/11), Harry Crysostomas, 2/7; Natalia Galperin, 2/21.        
  • We recall for Kaddish: Michael Rubenstein, Beatrice Friedman, Louis Salko, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Regina Reznik, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold, Miriam Silver, Arnold Rosner.

Noteworthy Events

  • The Stone and Stone Show, 12/30, 8 PM, The PIT, 123 E. 24th St., (Park – Lex), $10 Tickets, no drink min.
  • Jackie Hoffman in Hebe for the Holidays, Joe’s Pub, 12/20-24, 7:30 PM, 425 Lafayette St., 212-967-7555.
  • Heidi Latsky Dance performs a new work at West End Theatre, 1/24-26, Soaking Wet series, 263 W. 86th St. (B’way - W. End). Tickets $20, $15 artists/stu/srs.  
  • Vox Hebraica, A new Jewish Music Series, opens its inaugural season at the Actors' Temple: a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, 1/10, 9 PM.
  • Tomatoes Got Talent: Randie Levine-Miller & Cheryl Benton present the first talent show for women over 40: those who were pros and those in other fields. Apply www.thethreetomatoes.com/talent.html  by 1/4 for audition on 1/11 & show on 1/21 at Stage 72/Triad.
  • Phyllis & Mark Marmer of Katz Jewelers will donate 10% of sales/repairs to the temple, for members. 212 697-0655, 237 Park Ave. (46th), specializing in watch & jewelry repair and custom work.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.


Have a Wonderful and Blessed Week!

December 16, 2013

posted Dec 17, 2013, 9:06 AM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Dec 23, 2013, 3:54 PM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of December 16, 2013


  1. Children’s Service, 12/20, 6:30 PM;
  2. SHABBAT PM, Friday 12/20, 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat
  3. 3rd SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 12/21, 10:30 AM: Torah Service, Discussion, & Oneg, Parashat Shemot
  4. LOOKING AHEAD: New Jewish Music Series: Vox Hebraica, Tu B’Shevat Seder, and more!
  5. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children Mondays and Torah Study for Adults Wednesdays
  6. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  7. HEALTH & HEALING
  8. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  9. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Greenberg & Konig in December; Heidi Latsky Dance, Louise Poster’s shows; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, It’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients

This Week

  • Children’s Service: 6:30-7 PM on 12/20; All are invited!
  • SHABBAT Evening, Friday, December 20th at 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat. Marina Kifferstein, violin, will play a piece for us, and also speak to us about the new Jewish Music Series, Vox Hebraica, to begin in January. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Harry Schwartz (18), Gladys Hertzig Pollack (19), Vincent Bova (19) Walter J. Karp (20); Mortimer Solomon Libien (21), Father of Shirley Lauro (22),
  • 3rd SHABBAT Morning, Saturday, December 21st at 10:30 AM: Torah Chanting Service, Discussion, & Oneg, Parashat Shemot, with Torah chanters: Daniel Benyamin, Harry Ellison, and Marty Kerner.

Looking Ahead

  • Announcing a New Concert Series: Vox Hebraica opens its inaugural season at The Actors' Temple with a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, Friday, 1/10. 9 PM. Tickets $15; $10/Stu/Srs,; APAP & Actors' Temple members/congregants Free or by donation. This series has been created and is curated by Marina Kifferstein.
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 1/10.
  • Tu B’Shevat Seder, Friday, January 17th, 6:30 PM. Seder, Music, and Dinner.
  • Bar Mitzvah of Nathaniel Gonzalez, Saturday, January 18th.

Education

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading the Book of Exodus. Class meets this Wednesday, 12/18.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.

Thank You and Donations

  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email.

Health and Healing

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.

Yahrzeit and Kaddish

  • We remember (Heb. Date of Passing–Tevet: Harry Schwartz (18), Gladys Hertzig Pollack (19), Vincent Bova (19) Walter J. Karp (20); Mortimer Solomon Libien (21), Father of Shirley Lauro (22), 12/20; Frieda Simon (24), Molly Hammer (29), Isa Greenberg (29), Bertram Kay (29), 12/ 27; Milton Brownstein, (Jan) 1/3; David Rosner (1/17), Emily Rantz (1/17) Father of Su Nissan (1/22); 1/17; Charles Teitelbaum (1/25) Jonas Speciner (1/27), Edward Helf (1/30) 1/24.       
  • We recall for Kaddish: Dorothy Platt, Louis Strowman, Michael Rubenstein, Louis Salko, Beatrice Friedman, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold, Arnold Rosner.

Noteworthy Events

  • Heidi Latsky Dance performs a new work at West End Theatre, 1/24-26, Soaking Wet series, 263 W. 86th St. (B’way - W. End). Tickets $20, $15 artists/stu/srs.  
  • Jackie Hoffman in Hebe for the Holidays, Joe’s Pub, 12/20-24, 7:30 PM, 425 Lafayette St., 212-967-7555.
  • Vox Hebraica, A new Jewish Music Series, opens its inaugural season at the Actors' Temple: a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, 1/10, 9 PM.
  • Paula Marcus & The New York Choral Society at Carnegie Hall, 12/17 for Christmas favorites, old and new. 
  • Phyllis & Mark Marmer of Katz Jewelers will donate 10% of sales/repairs to the temple, for members. 212 697-0655, 237 Park Ave. (46th), specializing in watch & jewelry repair and custom work.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.

 

HAVE A WONDERFUL AND BLESSED WEEK !


December 9, 2013

posted Dec 10, 2013, 2:16 PM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Dec 10, 2013, 2:16 PM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of December 9, 2013

  1. Early SHABBAT PM Service, 12/13, 6 PM; Regular Friday Service, 7 PM: Human Rights Shabbat & Oneg
  2. SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 12/14, 10 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Vayigash
  3. LOOKING AHEAD: New Jewish Music Series: Vox Hebraica, Tu B’Shevat Seder, and more!
  4. WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
  5. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children Mondays and Torah Study for Adults Wednesdays
  6. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  7. HEALTH & HEALING
  8. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  9. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Greenberg & Konig in December; Heidi Latsky Dance, Louise Poster’s shows; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of GreyIt’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients

This Week

  • SHABBAT Early Service for the Performing Community, Friday, December 13th, 6 PM. All are invited.
  • SHABBAT, Friday, December 13th at 7 PM: Human Rights Shabbat & Oneg. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Susan Beck (11), Marion Griffel (12), Elsa Langfelder (13), Abraham Lieberman (12/18).
  • SHABBAT AM, Saturday, December 14, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg, Parashat Vayechi.

Looking Ahead

  • Next Children’s Service: 6:30-7 PM on 12/20; All are invited!
  • 3rd Shabbat Torah Chanting, Saturday, 12/21. Please contact Rabbi Jill to Chant Torah
  • Announcing a New Concert Series: Vox Hebraica opens its inaugural season at The Actors' Temple with a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, Friday, 1/10. 9 PM. Tickets $15; $10/Stu/Srs,; APAP & Actors' Temple members/congregants Free or by donation. This series has been created and is curated by Marina Kifferstein.
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 1/10.
  • Tu B’Shevat Seder, Friday, January 17th, 6:30 PM. Seder, Music, and Dinner.
  • Bar Mitzvah of Nathaniel Gonzalez, Saturday, January 18th.

Welcome New Members

We welcome Barbara Gold and Scott and Brenda Morrow to The Actors’ Temple family. Thank you for joining!

Education

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading the Book of Exodus. Class meets this Wednesday, 12/11.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.

Thank You, Donations, and Giving

  • Thank you to all those who performed, officiated, and helped in countless ways at our Chanukah Celebration, including but not limited to: Aron Bederson, James Besser, Judy Buchman, Fred Fastow, & Ira Shimshi; Rabbis Roger Ross and Scott Matous, Cantor Jeanie Kwartler; Barbara Bova and the Felds.
  • Thank you to Andrew Alkon, Susan Alschuler, Isaac Blech, Stuart Bloom, Suzanne Brandau, Florence Cohen, Mark & Carol Cohen, Jamie deRoy Gruber, Barbara Dinoff, Marietta Estrin, Dan & Norma Feld, Susan Frisch, Sally Gerity, Jane Goldman, Steven Greenstein, Yael Halaas, Eric & Stacey Jawitz, Vaclav & Maria Jelinek, Gary Kaplan, Susanne Katchko, Bonnie Kellen, Alan Kifferstein & Joan Finkelstein, Carol Kochman & Alan Wasser, Terri Kravetz, Wendy Levitt-Karlin, Jenny Libien, Mike & Lois Libien, Caroline Lieberman, Phyllis Malamud, Daniel Miller & Aimee Beyda, Carol Ostrow, Joan Ramer, Carlos Ramirez, Carole Robbins,  Alan & Marilyn Rothstein, Judith Seif,  Stephanie Sloane, David Spegal, David & Sylvia Steiner, Charles Vermont, Michele Walker, Eric Weinberger, Rhonda Weinberger for your kind donations.
  • Thank you to Sally Gerity for sponsoring the Oneg Shabbat on Friday to honor her Father’s Yahrzeit.
  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email..

Health and Healing

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.

Yahrzeit and Kaddish

  • We remember (Heb. Date of Passing–Tevet): Susan Beck (11)  Marion Griffel (12) Elsa Langfelder (13), Abraham Lieberman (12/18), 12/13; Harry Schwartz (18), Gladys Hertzig Pollack (19), Vincent Bova (19) Walter J. Karp (20); Mortimer Solomon Libien (21), Father of Shirley Lauro (22), 12/20; Frieda Simon (24), Molly Hammer (29), Isa Greenberg (29), Bertram Kay (29), 12/ 27; Milton Brownstein, (Jan) 1/3; David Rosner (1/17), Emily Rantz (1/17) Father of Su Nissan (1/22); 1/17; Charles Teitelbaum (1/25) Jonas Speciner (1/27), Edward Helf (1/30) 1/24.     
  • We recall for Kaddish: Dorothy Platt, Louis Strowman, Michael Rubenstein, Louis Salko, Beatrice Friedman, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold, Arnold Rosner

Noteworthy Events

  • Mike Fine, Bob Greenberg, Dave Konig, Nancy Lombardo & others in Comedy Benefit for Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Monday,12/9, 7 PM, Stand-Up New York, 236 W. 78th St., Tickets $50 plus 2-drink min.
  • Dave Konig, 12/12, Garden City Country Club & 12/31, Poconuts, Swiftwater, PA.
  • Heidi Latsky Dance performs a new work at West End Theatre, 1/24-26, Soaking Wet series, 263 W. 86th St. (B’way - W. End). Tickets $20, $15 artists/stu/srs.  
  • Jackie Hoffman in Hebe for the Holidays, Joe’s Pub, 12/20-24, 7:30 PM, 425 Lafayette St., 212-967-7555.
  • Vox Hebraica, A new Jewish Music Series, opens its inaugural season at the Actors' Temple: a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, 1/10, 9 PM.
  • Paula Marcus & The New York Choral Society at Carnegie Hall, 12/17 for Christmas favorites, old and new. 
  • Phyllis & Mark Marmer of Katz Jewelers will donate 10% of sales/repairs to the temple, for members. 212 697-0655, 237 Park Ave. (46th), specializing in watch & jewelry repair and custom work.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.
Have a Wonderful and Blessed Week!

December 2, 2013

posted Dec 10, 2013, 10:49 AM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Dec 10, 2013, 10:49 AM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of December 2, 2013

HAPPY CHANUKAH!

  1. SHABBAT PM, Friday, 12/6, 7 PM: CHANUKAH CELEBRATION, Potluck Dinner, Sing Along & Open Mic
  2. SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 12/7, 10 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Vayigash
  3. LOOKING AHEAD: Early Performers’ Service, Human Rights Shabbat, Vox Hebraicaand more!
  4. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children and Torah Study for Adults: Class on Tues. 12/3 this week
  5. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  6. HEALTH & HEALING
  7. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  8. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Greenberg & Konig in December; Heidi Latsky Dance, Estelle Levy’s Art; Louise Poster’s shows; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of GreyIt’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients

This Week

  • CHANUKAH CELEBRATION: Friday, December 6th, Latke Party & Potluck Dinner, 6 PM, Sing Along Service, 7 PM, with Aron Bederson, James Besser, Judy Buchman, Fred Fastow, & Ira Shimshi. Open Mike 8:30-10 PM. We will be joined by members and clergy of The New Synagogue. Please bring a dairy/veggie dish to share & bring your talents! We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Albert Jack Nadel (12/7), Sydney Goldfarb, (12/7), Chana Waldman (12/10). Sally Gerity Sponsors the Oneg Shabbat.
  • SHABBAT AM, Saturday, December 7, 10:30 AM: Parashat Vayigash. All are invited.

Looking Ahead

  • Human Rights Shabbat, Friday, December 13th at 7 PM.
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 12/13.
  • Next Children’s Service: 6:30-7 PM on 12/20; All are invited!
  • 3rd Shabbat Torah Chanting, Saturday, 12/21. Please contact Rabbi Jill to Chant Torah
  • Announcing a New Concert Series: Vox Hebraica opens its inaugural season at The Actors' Temple with a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, Friday, 1/10. 9 PM. Tickets $15; $10/Stu/Srs,; APAP & Actors' Temple members/congregants Free or by donation.
  • Tu B’Shevat Seder, Friday, January 17th, 6:30 PM. Seder, Music, and Dinner.
  • Bar Mitzvah of Nathaniel Gonzalez, Saturday, January 18th.

Education

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: Class on Tues. 12/3 this week. Join us most Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading the Book of Exodus.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.

Thank You, Donations, and Giving

  • Thank you to the Stimpson-Cornfield Family on the Bar Mitzvah of Ned Stimpson, and for the Kiddush sponsored by Ned’s family.
  • Thank you to Michael Verdel and Carlos Ramirez who represented the synagogue and delivered packages to homebound seniors with Dorot.
  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email..

Health and Healing

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.

Yahrzeit and Kaddish

  • We remember: (Heb. Date of Passing–Kislev): Albert Jack Nadel (12/7), Sydney Goldfarb, (12/7), Chana Waldman (12/10) 12/6; Abraham Lieberman (12/18) 12/13.
  • We recall for Kaddish: Dorothy Platt, Louis Strowman, Michael Rubenstein, Louis Salko, Beatrice Friedman, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold, Arnold Rosner.

Noteworthy Events

  • Chanukah at the Metropolitan Room, with Bob Greenberg, Russell Fischer, Elli the King of Broadway & others; 12/2, 7 PM & 12/5, 9:30 PM; $18 Cover + 2 Drinks, 34 W. 22nd, 212-206-0440. Reservations suggested.
  • Mike Fine, Bob Greenberg, Dave Konig, Nancy Lombardo & others at STAND UP NY - Benefit for The Eleanor Roosevelt School, Tkts $50 plus 2 drinks, 12/9, 7 PM.
  •  Dave Konig, 12/12, Garden City Country Club & 12/31, Poconuts, Swiftwater Pa
  • Heidi Latsky Dance performs a new work at West End Theatre, 1/24-26, Soaking Wet series, 263 W. 86th St. (B’way - W. End). Tickets $20, $15 artists/stu/srs.  
  • Vox Hebraica, A new Jewish Music Series, opens its inaugural season at the Actors' Temple: a double bill featuring the renowned NYC-based Klezmer bands, Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, 1/10, 9 PM.
  • Thanks to Russ Weatherford, who took great photos of our 2013 Broadway Benefit, put them on Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIRwWUeaE_Y&feature=share&list=UUyZ6wWGwueei5tn6ruL7F-g
  • Paula Marcus & The New York Choral Society at Carnegie Hall, 12/17 for Christmas favorites, old and new. 
  • Phyllis & Mark Marmer of Katz Jewelers will donate 10% of sales/repairs to the temple, for members. 212 697-0655, 237 Park Ave. (46th), specializing in watch & jewelry repair and custom work.
  • Marjorie Conn's Chanukah & Holiday Open Mic Party 12/4, 6:30 - 9:30 PM, Jersey Shore LGBT Center, 66 S. Main St., Ocean Grove, NJ.  $5.00 benefits Ocean Grove/Asbury Park’s Beach kittens.
  • Estelle Levy’s works, Amer. Soc. Contemp. Artists, The Highline, 508 W. 26th St., 5th Flr, Hours: Tues.-Sat.11- 6., Thurs.11- 8, & Berkeley College, 255 Duffield St, 9 AM-8 PM Thurs-Sat.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.
 
Have a Wonderful and Blessed Week!

November 25, 2013

posted Nov 27, 2013, 6:18 PM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Dec 10, 2013, 10:24 AM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of November 25, 2013

HAPPY CHANUKAH!

  1. SHABBAT PM, Friday, 11/29, 7 PM: Service with Chanukah Candle Lighting & Oneg Shabbat
  2. SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 11/30, 10 AM: Bar Mitzvah of Ned Stimpson, Parashat Miketz
  3. LOOKING AHEAD: Chanukah, Human Rights Shabbat, and more!
  4. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children and Torah Study for Adults: No Class 11/27 & 12/4
  5. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  6. HEALTH & HEALING
  7. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  8. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Stone & Stone, Heidi Latsky Dance, Joan Jaffe’s FOOD; Estelle Levy’s Art; Louise Poster’s shows; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, It’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients

This Week

  • SHABBAT CHANUKAH, Friday, November 29, 7 PM: 3rd night of Chanukah. A regular service with Chanukah Candle lighting. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Shirley Lauro’s Mother, Jacob Svei (27).
  • Early SHABBAT AM, Saturday, November 30, 10 AM: Bar Mitzvah of Ned Stimpson & Kiddush sponsored by the Cornfield-Stimpson Family, Parashat Miketz. All are invited.

Looking Ahead

  • CHANUKAH CELEBRATION: Friday, December 6th, Latke Party & Potluck Dinner, 6 PM, Sing Along Service, 7 PM, with Aron Bederson, James Besser, Judy Buchman, Fred Fastow, & Ira Shimshi. Open Mike 8:30-10 PM. We will be joined by members and clergy of The New Synagogue. Please bring a dairy/veggie dish to share & bring your talents!
  • Human Rights Shabbat, Friday, December 13th at 7 PM.
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 12/13.
  • Next Children’s Service: 6:30-7 PM on 12/20; All are invited!

Education

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: No Class 11/27 & 12/4. Meeting Tues. 12/3. Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading the Book of Exodus.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.

Thank You, Donations, and Giving

  • Thank you to Randie Levine-Miller for a fabulous Broadway Benefit! We can never express our deep gratitude. Thank you to all the marvelous performers: Isaac Blech, Stephen Bogardus, Bernard Dotson, Deborah Grausman, Valerie Lemon, Dana Lorge, William Michals, Barbara Minkus, Mark Nadler, Lee Roy Reams, Eric Rudy, Camille Saviola, Lauren Schaffel, Marilyn Sokol, & Karen Wyman, & Paul Chamlin, and to so many others who made it possible. Special Thanks to Larry Roberts for all his work!
  • Thank you to Carol Lempert for speaking on Friday. Thank you to Mark and Carol Cohen for sponsoring the Oneg on Saturday in honor of Carol’s Birthday.
  • Thank you to Michael Verdel and Carlos Ramirez who represented the synagogue and delivered packages to homebound seniors with Dorot. Elizabeth Casanoua (Vocalist) & Bremman Burgos (Guitarist and Violinist) went too.
  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email..

Health and Healing

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.

Yahrzeit and Kaddish

  • We remember: (Heb. Date of Passing–Kislev): Shirley Lauro’s Mother, Jacob Svei (27), 11/29; Albert Jack Nadel (12/7), Sydney Goldfarb, (12/7), Chana Waldman (12/10) 12/6; Abraham Lieberman (12/18) 12/13.
  • We recall for Kaddish: Dorothy Platt, Louis Strowman, Michael Rubenstein, Louis Salko, Beatrice Friedman, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold, Arnold Rosner.

Noteworthy Events

  • Thanks to Russ Weatherford, who took great photos of our 2013 Broadway Benefit, put them on Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIRwWUeaE_Y&feature=share&list=UUyZ6wWGwueei5tn6ruL7F-g
  • Heidi Latsky Dance performs a new work at West End Theatre, 1/24-26, Soaking Wet series, 263 W. 86th St. (B’way - W. End). Tickets $20, $15 artists/stu/srs.  
  • Stone & Stone + Guests, 11/25, 8 PM The PIT, 123 E. 24thSt, (Park - Lex) $10, no drink minimum
  • Joan Jaffe's FOOD, 11/30, 12/1, 7 PM, Don't Tell Mama 343 W. 46th St., $20 Cover + 2 Drink Min, Syn Discount,
  • Phyllis & Mark Marmer of Katz Jewelers will donate 10% of sales/repairs to the temple, for members. 212 697-0655, 237 Park Ave. (46th), specializing in watch & jewelry repair and custom work.
  • Marjorie Conn's Chanukah & Holiday Open Mic Party 12/4, 6:30 - 9:30 PM, Jersey Shore LGBT Center, 66 S. Main St., Ocean Grove, NJ.  $5.00 benefits Ocean Grove/Asbury Park’s Beach kittens.
  • Estelle Levy’s works, Amer. Soc. Contemp. Artists, The Highline, 508 W. 26th St., 5th Flr, Hours: Tues.-Sat.11- 6., Thurs.11- 8, & BerkeleyCollege, 255 Duffield St, 9 AM-8 PM Thurs-Sat.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.

Have a Wonderful and Blessed Week!

November 18, 2013

posted Nov 19, 2013, 9:45 AM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Nov 19, 2013, 9:45 AM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of November 18, 2013

  1. BROADWAY BENEFIT! 11/18, 7 PM. Please support your synagogue and have a great time!
  2. SHABBAT PM, Friday, 11/22, 7 PM: Service, Speaker Carol Lempert, & Oneg Shabbat
  3. SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 11/23, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Sponsored Oneg, Parashat Vayeshev
  4. LOOKING AHEAD: Chanukah, Human Rights Shabbat, and more!
  5. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children and Torah Study for Adults
  6. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  7. HEALTH & HEALING
  8. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  9. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Broadway Benefit;  Dave Konig;s new show, Joan Jaffe’s FOOD; Estelle Levy’s Art; Louise Poster sings weekly; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, It’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients.


THIS WEEK:

  • BROADWAY BENEFIT: Randie Levine-Miller presents “The Jewish American Songbook, “ our  fabulous Broadway Benefit, Monday, November 18, 7 PM, starring: Isaac Blech, Stephen Bogardus, Bernard Dotson, Deborah Grausman, Valerie Lemon, Dana Lorge, William Michals, Barbara Minkus, Mark Nadler, Lee Roy Reams, Eric Rudy, Camille Saviola, Lauren Schaffel, Marilyn Sokol, & Karen Wyman; Music Director Paul Chamlin. Tickets: $125, Show Only; $275 Show, VIP/Cast After-Party at Tony's Di Napoli, 147 West 43rd St.; Patron, $1,000 includes 2 tickets + After-Party + Dinner for 2 at a fine NY restaurant. To reserve call 212-362-3616, email accentonbcast@aol.com, or send check to The Actors’ Temple, PO Box 2620, NY 10108.  Credit cards accepted by phone and online: www.theactorstemple.org.Tickets held at the door.
  • SHABBAT, Friday, November 22, 7 PM: Service, with speaker Carol Lempert, & Oneg Shabbat. Carol’s Topic is: BOUNCE your way to less stress. Build resilience and cope with change in 6 simple steps. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Florence Belsky (19), Mr. Rinsler (21), Rebecca Naomi Barrie, Bernice Helf (23), and Bessie Ziffer.
  • SHABBAT AM, Saturday, November 23, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Vayeshev, Mark & Carol Cohen sponsor the Oneg Shabbat in honor of Carol’s Birthday.


 LOOKING AHEAD

  • Friday, November 29: Third night of Chanukah. A regular service, with Chanukah Candle lighting.
  • Saturday, November 30: Bar Mitzvah of Ned Stimpson, 10 AM. Luncheon after the service. All are invited.
  • CHANUKAH CELEBRATION: Friday, December 6th, Latke Party & Potluck 6 PM, Sing Along Service 7 PM, with Aron Bederson, James Besser, Judy Buchman, & Ira Shimshi. Open Mike 8:30-10 PM. Please bring a dairy/veggie dish to share & bring your talents!
  • Human Rights Shabbat, Friday, December 13th at 7 PM.
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 12/13.
  • Next Children’s Service: 6:30-7 PM on 12/20; All are invited!


EDUCATION

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading the Book of Exodus.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.


THANK YOU AND DONATIONS

  • Thank you to Phyllis Marmer for teaching the children the wonderful songs and prayers for Friday’s service and for being there too! Thank you to Rabbi Stanley Abotsi for speaking on Friday; Thank you to Torah Chanters Daniel Benyaminov. Harry Ellison, and Marty Kerner.
  • Thank you to Joseph & Elinor Rosenthal and Ellis Nassour for your kind donations. We are very grateful!
  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova, Carlos Ramirez, David Bier, and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email.


HEALTH & HEALING

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.


YAHRZEITS & KADDISH

  • We extend our deep sympathy to Irene Rosner David on the passing of her brother, Arnold Rosner. We remember: (Heb. Date of Passing–(Kislev): Florence Belsky (19), Mr. Rinsler (21), Rebecca Naomi Barrie, Bernice Helf (23), Bessie Ziffer 11/22; Mother of Shirley Lauro (27), Jacob Svei (27), 11/29; Albert Jack Nadel (12/7), Sydney Goldfarb, (12/7), Chana Waldman (12/10) 12/6; Abraham Lieberman (12/18) 12/13.
  • We recall for Kaddish: Dorothy Platt, Louis Strowman, Michael Rubenstein, Louis Salko, Beatrice Friedman, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold.


NOTEWORTHY EVENTS

  • Randie Levine-Miller presents The Jewish American Songbook our Broadway Benefit: 11/18th, 7 PM
  • Dave Konig in: Love in the Middle Ages, 11/15-17; 21-23, Stage 72, 158 W 72nd St., 212-362-2590.
  • Joan Jaffe's FOOD, 11/30, 12/1, 7 PM, Don't Tell Mama 343 W. 46th St., $20 Cover + 2 Drink Min, Syn Discount,
  • Phyllis & Mark Marmer of Katz Jewelers will donate 10% of sales/repairs to the temple, for members. 212 697-0655, 237 Park Ave. (46th), specializing in watch & jewelry repair and custom work.
  • Marjorie Conn's Chanukah & Holiday Open Mic Party 12/4, 6:30 - 9:30 PM, Jersey Shore LGBT Center, 66 S. Main St., Ocean Grove, NJ.  $5.00 benefits Ocean Grove/Asbury Park’s Beach kittens.
  • Estelle Levy’s works, Amer. Soc. Contemp. Artists, The Highline, 508 W. 26th St., 5th Flr, Hours: Tues.-Sat.11- 6., Thurs.11- 8, & Berkeley College, 255 Duffield St, 9 AM-8 PM Thurs-Sat.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.


November 11, 2013

posted Nov 18, 2013, 10:19 AM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Nov 18, 2013, 10:19 AM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of November 11, 2013

  1. PURCHASE TICKETS FOR THE BENEFIT! Please support your synagogue and have a great time!
  2. SHABBAT PM, Friday, 11/15, 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat + Children’s Service at 6:30 PM
  3. 3rd SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 11/16, 10:30 AM: Torah Service, Discussion, & Oneg, Parashat Vayishlach
  4. LOOKING AHEAD: Broadway Benefit, Chanukah, and more!
  5. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children and Torah Study for Adults
  6. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  7. HEALTH & HEALING
  8. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  9. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Broadway Benefit;  Dave Konig;s new show, Joan Jaffe’s FOOD; Bob Greenberg in 2 shows; Free Staged Reading; Estelle Levy’s Art; Louise Poster sings weekly; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, It’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients.


THIS WEEK:

  • REMEMBER TO PURCHASE TICKETS for the benefit! Call, fax, email, or sign up online!
  • Please post on Yelp that you liked last year’s Benefit and are coming! http://www.yelp.com/events/new-york-the-jewish-american-songbook
  • Children’s Shabbat Service, Friday, November 15, 6:30 PM.
  • SHABBAT, Friday, November 15, 7 PM: Service, & Oneg Shabbat. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Loretta Austin, (15), Marilyn Finkelstein (15), Esther Seif (18).
  • 3rd SHABBAT AM, Saturday, November 9, 10:30 AM: Torah Chanting Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Vayishlach, with chanters Daniel Benyaminov. Harry Ellison, and Marty Kerner.


 LOOKING AHEAD

  • BENEFIT: Randie Levine-Miller presents “The Jewish American Songbook, “ our  fabulous Broadway Benefit, Monday, November 18, 7 PM, starring: Isaac Blech, Stephen Bogardus, Bernard Dotson, Beth Fowler, Deborah Grausman, Jackie Hoffman, Valerie Lemon, Dana Lorge, William Michals, Barbara Minkus, Mark Nadler, Lee Roy Reams, Eric Rudy, Lauren Schaffel, Marilyn Sokol, & Martin Vidnovic; Music Director Paul Chamlin. Tickets: $125, Show Only; $275 Show, VIP/Cast After-Party at Tony's Di Napoli, 147 West 43rd St.; Patron, $1,000 includes 2 tickets + After-Party + Dinner for 2 at a fine NY restaurant. To reserve call 212-362-3616, email accentonbcast@aol.com, or send check to The Actors’ Temple, PO Box 2620, NY 10108.  Credit cards accepted by phone and online: www.theactorstemple.org.Tickets held at the door.
  • Saturday, November 23: Mark & Carol Cohen sponsor the Oneg Shabbat to honor Carol’s Birthday.
  • Saturday, November 30: Bar Mitzvah of Ned Stimpson, 10 AM. Luncheon after the service. All are invited.
  • CHANUKAH celebration: Friday, December 6th, Latke Party & Potluck 6 PM, Sing Along Service 7 PM, Open Mike 8-10 PM. Please bring a dairy/veggie dish to share & bring your talents!
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 12/13.
  • Next Children’s Service: 6:30-7 PM on 12/20 (changed date); All are invited!


EDUCATION

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading the Book of Exodus.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.


THANK YOU AND DONATIONS

  • Thank you to Ada Nicolescu for speaking on, the Black and the Green at Friday’s Kristallnacht Service.
  • Thank you to Barbara Bova, Florence Cohen, Elena Brun, Ruben Gruenewald, Peter Ilowitz, Frances Kaplan, David Labiner, Ellen Levine, Martin Feldman, Norman Feldman, Gail Novick, Ronald Pasekoff,

Helen Rosenbaum, Sandy Rosenberg, Carla Singer, Michael Wagner for your kind donations

  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email.


HEALTH & HEALING

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.


YAHRZEITS & KADDISH

  • We remember: (Heb. Date of Passing–(Kislev): Loretta Austin, (15), Marilyn Finkelstein (15), Esther Seif (18) 11/15; Florence Belsky (19), Mr. Rinsler (21), Rebecca Naomi Barrie, Bernice Helf (23), Bessie Ziffer 11/22; Mother of Shirley Lauro (27), Jacob Svei (27), 11/29; Albert Jack Nadel (12/7), Sydney Goldfarb, (12/7), Chana Waldman (12/10) 12/6; Abraham Lieberman (12/18) 12/13.
  • We recall for Kaddish: Dorothy Platt, Louis Strowman, Michael Rubenstein, Louis Salko, Beatrice Friedman, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold.


NOTEWORTHY EVENTS

  • Randie Levine-Miller presents The Jewish American Songbook our Broadway Benefit: 11/18th, 7 PM
  • Bob Greenberg does Kultured Kramden in The Gong Show Live, Cutting Room, 11/12, 7:30 PM. code CAST for 1/2 price, ($17.50); gongshowlive5.brownpapertickets.com, Also FREE Stand-Up in UKE RUMBLE IV, 11/14, 7 PM, 317 E. Houston St., 212-673 6270. (No Cover/No Min.)
  • Dave Konig in: Love in the Middle Ages, 11/15-17; 21-23, Stage 72, 158 W 72nd St., 212-362-2590.
  • Joan Jaffe's FOOD, 11/30, 12/1, 7 PM, Don't Tell Mama 343 W. 46th St., $20 Cover + 2 Drink Min, Syn Discount,
  • Jan Handler’s art in Allied Artist of America show, Gramercy Park South (20th St), 11/8-16, Reception 11/16, 2-4
  • Susan Horowitz’ SSS…WITCH! Free Staged Reading,11/16, 4:30 PM, TAI, 150 W. 30 St,14th Flr, (6th-7th Av) RSVP: drsue@drsue.com.
  • Phyllis & Mark Marmer of Katz Jewelers will donate 10% of sales/repairs to the temple, for members. 212 697-0655, 237 Park Ave. (46th), specializing in watch & jewelry repair and custom work.
  • Marjorie Conn's Chanukah & Holiday Open Mic Party 12/4, 6:30 - 9:30 PM, Jersey Shore LGBT Center, 66 S. Main St., Ocean Grove, NJ.  $5.00 benefits Ocean Grove/Asbury Park’s Beach kittens.
  • Estelle Levy’s works, Amer. Soc. Contemp. Artists, The Highline, 508 W. 26th St., 5th Flr, Hours: Tues.-Sat.11- 6., Thurs.11- 8, & Berkeley College, 255 Duffield St, 9 AM-8 PM Thurs-Sat.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.


November 4, 2013

posted Nov 8, 2013, 10:51 AM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Nov 8, 2013, 10:51 AM by Ezrath Israel ]

THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE

Announcements – Week of November 4, 2013

  1. Early Performer’s Shabbat Service, 11/8, 6 PM. All are invited
  2. SHABBAT PM, Friday, 11/8, 7 PM: Service for Kristallnacht, Speaker, & Oneg Shabbat
  3. SHABBAT AM, Saturday, 11/9, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, and Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Vayetze
  4. One Day Hebrew Review, 11/10, 10-Noon
  5. LOOKING AHEAD: Benefit Ads, Broadway Benefit, Torah Chanting, and more!
  6. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children and Torah Study for Adults
  7. THANK YOU, DONATIONS, & GIVING
  8. HEALTH & HEALING
  9. YAHRZEIT AND KADDISH
  10. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Broadway Benefit;  Dave Konig;s new show, Joan Jaffe’s FOOD; Bob Greenberg in 2 shows; Free Staged Reading; Estelle Levy’s Art; Louise Poster sings weekly; AT Shows: Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, It’s Just Sex, & Honestly Abe; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, Valerie Brown, seek clients.


THIS WEEK:

  • Early Performer’s Shabbat Service, Friday, November 8, 6 PM. Kiddush follows the service.
  • SHABBAT, Friday, November 8, 7 PM: Kristallnacht Commemoration with Speaker & Holocaust survivor, Ada Nicolescu, speaking on her new book, The Black and the Green; Service, & Oneg Shabbat. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Rochelle Seif (5 Kislev), Vera Beckerman (6), Michael Kaye (6), Sara Wincker and Waldman (10).
  • SHABBAT AM, Saturday, November 9, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Vayetze.
  • One Day Hebrew Review, Sunday, November 10, 10 AM-Noon. Free, all are welcome. Please RSVP.


 LOOKING AHEAD

  • WE NEED BENEFIT ADS! Advertise in our Full Color, Glossy Program.  Please send your ads by mail or email by 11/10: Whole Page $600, Half Page $400, Quarter Page $250, Listing Only $100. Thank you!
  • 3rd Shabbat Morning Torah Chanting, 11/16, Parashat Vayishlach. Please contact Rabbi Jill to chant.
  • Children’s Services for the Fall: 10-10:30 AM on 11/16; 6:30-7 PM on 12/20 (changed date); All are invited!
  • Randie Levine-Miller presents “The Jewish American Songbook, “ our  fabulous Broadway Benefit, Monday, November 18, 7 PM, starring: Isaac Blech, Stephen Bogardus, Bernard Dotson, Beth Fowler, Deborah Grausman, Jackie Hoffman, Valerie Lemon, Dana Lorge, William Michals, Barbara Minkus, Mark Nadler, Lee Roy Reams, Eric Rudy, Lauren Schaffel, Marilyn Sokol, & Martin Vidnovic; Music Director Paul Chamblin. Tickets: $125, Show Only; $275 Show, VIP/Cast After-Party at Tony's Di Napoli, 147 West 43rd St.; Patron, $1,000 includes 2 tickets + After-Party + Dinner for 2 at a fine NY restaurant. To reserve call 212-362-3616, email accentonbcast@aol.com, or send check to The Actors’ Temple, PO Box 2620, NY 10108.  Credit cards accepted by phone and online: www.theactorstemple.org.Tickets held at the door.
  • Saturday, November 23: Mark & Carol Cohen sponsor the Oneg Shabbat to honor Carol’s Birthday.
  • Saturday, November 30: Bar Mitzvah of Ned Stimpson, 10 AM. Luncheon after the service. All are invited.
  • Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 12/13.

EDUCATION

  • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading the Book of Exodus.
  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.


THANK YOU AND DONATIONS

  • Thank you to Sally Gerity for sponsoring the Oneg for her son, John’s birthday and in memory of Marie Goldfarb and Shirley Goldstein Lutchin. Thank you to Florence Cohen for organizing the trip to the Chagall exhibit. Thirteen people attended and had a wonderful time.
  • Special thanks to Barbara Bova and Mark & Carol Cohen and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for maintaining the website.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha or event.
  • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
  • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email.


HEALTH & HEALING

R'fuah Sh'lema to: Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Dalita Rubenstein, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Alan Bergman,  Zell Schwartzman, Mark Kigler, Liz Strickoff, Sally Gerity, Carole Elfman, Steven Gellman, Elinor & Wendy Rosenthal, and Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.


YAHRZEITS & KADDISH

  • We remember: (Heb. Date of Passing–(Kislev) Rochelle Seif (5), Vera Beckerman (6), Michael Kaye (6), Sara Wincker Waldman (10) 11/7; Loretta Austin, (15), Marilyn Finkelstein (15), Esther Seif (18) 11/15; Florence Belsky (19), Mr. Rinsler (21), Rebecca Naomi Barrie, Bernice Helf (23), Bessie Ziffer 11/22; Mother of Shirley Lauro (27), Jacob Svei (27), 11/29; Albert Jack Nadel (12/7), Sydney Goldfarb, (12/7), Chana Waldman (12/10) 12/6; Abraham Lieberman (12/18) 12/13.
  • We recall for Kaddish: Dorothy Platt, Louis Strowman, Michael Rubenstein, Louis Salko, Beatrice Friedman,  Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Caruso, Lila Ruth Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal, Jan Berger, Fred Winters, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold.


NOTEWORTHY EVENTS

  • SAVE THE DATE: Monday, November 18th, 7 PM, for our Fabulous Broadway Benefit, The Jewish American Songbook, presented by Randie Levine-Miller! Broadway stars will come out to support us.
  • Joan Jaffe's FOOD, 11/30; Sun. 12/1, 7 PM, Don't Tell Mama 343 W. 46th St., $20 Cover + 2 Drink Minimum, $5 Discount for synagogue members. Cash only.
  • Bob Greenberg does "Kultured Kramden" with orchestra, The Gong Show Live, Cutting Room, 11/12, 7:30 PM. http://gongshowlive5.brownpapertickets.com, code CAST for 1/2 price tickets ($17.50); Also in FREE Stand-Up, starring famous Uke Players, 11/14, 7-9 PM, 317 E. Houston St., 212-673 6270.
  • Dave Konig in: Love in the Middle Ages, 11/15-23, Stage 72, 158 W 72nd St., 212-362-2590.
  • SSS…WITCH! Comedy by Susan Horowitz, Staged Reading, Sat, 11/16, 4:30 PM, TAI, 150 W. 30 St..14th Flr, (6th-7th Aves.) RSVP: drsue@drsue.com.
  • Estelle Levy’s works, Amer. Soc. Contemp. Artists, The Highline, 508 W. 26th St., 5th Flr. Reception:  Sat., 11/9, 2-4:30 PM., Hours: Tues.- Sat.11- 6., Thurs.11- 8, & Berkeley College, 255 Duffield St, 9 AM-8 PM Thurs-Sat.
  • Louise Poster sings Tues-Fri at L’ybane Restaurant & at Broadway Thai. Sat-Mon.’s. No Covers, 1 Drink min.
  • AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just Sex (about marriage), Cuff Me, 50 Shades of Grey, a parody of an infamous book, also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe. Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200.
  • Valerie Brown, 212 496 6484, available for big cleaning projects. Call Rabbi Jill for Valerie’s contact information. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.


HAVE A WONDERFUL AND BLESSED WEEK !

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