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– Week of August 12, 2013
www.theactorstemple.org * firstname.lastname@example.org * 212-245-6975
339 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036
Mailing Address: PO Box 2620, NY, NY 10108
Friday, 8/16, 7 PM, Shabbat Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat
Morning, Saturday, 8/17, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat
Honoring Volunteers, Holy Days, and more.
Hebrew School Teacher for September; Adult classes resume in October
THANK YOU, DONATIONS,
EVENTS: Randie Levine-Miller’s Sept. event; Stone & Stone’s shows; Affordable Co-op
taking applications; Estelle Levy, Florence Cohen Celeste and Wiseblood in art
shows; Steve 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.
- SHABBAT, Friday,
August 16th, 7 PM: Service, Discussion, and Oneg Shabbat. We
commemorate the Yahrzeit of: Bernard
- SHABBAT AM, Saturday, August 17th,
10:30 AM, Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat, Parashat Ki Tetze.
- Service to Honor All our
Volunteers: Friday, August 23rd. All who regularly volunteer
will be honored. Oneg sponsored by the Synagogue in their honor. Lilly
Galperin will play piano before the service.
- Baby Naming for Francesca Lesh,
daughter of Sharyn Rothstein and Jeffrey Lesh, Saturday, August 24th,
10:30 AM. Oneg sponsored by Alan and Marilyn Rothstein, Francesca’s proud
- Shabbat Selichot: Harry Ellison
speaks on the Immediacy and Wonder of Selichot and the Poetry of
Forgiveness, Friday, August 30th, 7 PM.
- Come Celebrate the Holy Days
with us! Holy
Days information will be posted on our website and sent out by mail soon. Rosh
Hashanah begins Wednesday, 9/ 4, 7 PM. First and Second Days:
Thursday 9/5 and Friday 9/6, 10 AM. The Creative Service is the
second day of Rosh Hashanah. Free Service for the Community,
Thursday 9/5 at 7:30 PM. Tashlich on Friday, 9/6 after the Creative
Service; Kol Nidre is Friday, 9/13 at 6:30 PM. Yom Kippur
is Saturday, 9/14, 10 AM. Yizkor at 1 PM; Mincha and N’ila
at 5:15. Break the Fast at 7:45. Children’s Services
provided for both holidays. Cantorial Intern Aron Bederson returns
to assist Rabbi Jill. A spiritual beginning for your New Year!
No one is ever turned away.
- Broadway Blessing, Monday,
September 9th, 7 PM, Little Church Around the Corner, 1 East 29th
Street, with: Melissa Errico, Christiane Noll, Rich Swingle, and Rabbi Jill.
- Peace Day Party Live, Times
Square, Saturday, September 21: Noon-12:30 PM; produced by Paul Sladkus. Early
service, 10 AM so we can participate in the worldwide moment of silence
for peace & sing-a-long.
- Children’s Services for the
Fall: 6:30-7 PM on 10/18 & 12/13; 10-10:30 AM on 11/16. All are
- Anyone wishing to receive an
aliyah or read a section of Haftarah in English for the Holy Days, or
participate in the Creative Service on the second day of Rosh Hashanah, please contact Rabbi Jill.
- Actors’ Temple Hebrew School
Open School Night for current and prospective parents and kids, Monday,
September 16th, 6:30 PM. Come meet our new teacher! Find out
about Children’s Shabbat Services too.
- Our new Hebrew School teacher
is Phyllis Marmer, whose son went to PPAS, in the neighborhood and who has
extensive experience teaching kids about Judaism. Classes begin on
- Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays
at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing. Hebrew School website, by
Noah Hichenberg. If there is sufficient demand, we will have a second
class for the younger grades.
- WEEKLY TORAH STUDY for Adults: Resumes
in October. Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying in English with
Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. Reading the Book of Exodus.
- Thank you to Phyllis Malamud
for a donation in fond memory of Alfonso Ragland, "Nachas," the
longtime custodian of the temple.
- Special thanks to David Bier, Barbara
Bova, Michael Verdel, and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat
services. We really appreciate your help. Thank you to Daniel Miller for
- 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.
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, Fred Winters, Marjorie Conn, and Ruth Krausman. We pray they will be well again soon.
remember: (Heb. Date of Passing–Av and Elul): Bernard Butenkant (11),
8/16; Jeanette Claire Youner (17) Samuel Tobin (20), Rebecca Klinger’s
Mother (21), 8/23; Belle Butenkant (24), Gregory Jackson (25), Sara
Buchman (26), Goldie Cohen (28), Harry Waldman (28), 8/30.
recall for Kaddish: Miriam Levine, Samuel
Tobin, Howard Strowman, Shirah Kober Zeller. Dorothy Platt, George
Greenstein, Louis Strowman, Michael Rubenstein, Menashe Benyaminov, Louis
Salko, Roselyn Kessler, Bernard Thaler, Joshua Winfield Caruso, Lila Ruth
Diamond, Mark Landers, Lorraine May Rubenstein, John Nicholson, Alfonso
Ragland, Helen Turner, Ted Tedeschi, Marilyn Rosenthal.
- Randie Levine-Miller’s Broadway
Showstopper Divo’s – A Swell Party, Monday, 9/16, 7 PM, Metropolitan Room, http://metropolitanroom.com/show.cfm?id=92947.
- Stone & Stone Shows: 8/12, 9:30 PM, The Creek &
Cave, LIC; 8/15, 8 PM, Sunny Atlantic Beach Club, LI; 8/21, 9:30 PM,
Metropolitan Room, 34 W. 22 St, & 10:30 PM, The Stand, 239 Third Ave,
8/24, 9 PM, Rockwells, Pelham; 8/26, 8 PM, The PIT, NYC, 8/27, 10:30 PM,
54 Below, NYC; 8/28, 9 PM, Lucky Jacks, NYC.
- New Affordable Co-ops on West 52nd
St., Park Clinton, taking lottery applications til 9/10. contact Rabbi Jill.
- Estelle Levy & Florence
work: Women in the Arts Exhibition, Riverside Library, 127
Amsterdam Ave. at 65th Street, 8/2-27, Mon/Wed: 11-6;
Tues/Thurs: 10-6, Fri/Sat: 10-5; Reception Sat. 8/3,
2-4:30. Also Home & Habitat Exhibit, begins
8/1-8/27. Many other artists including Marcia Ostwind and Caroline Sun.
- Celeste Wiseblood has 3 pieces in an art show,
Creative Center, 2nd Fl, 6/21- 9/1, reception 6 - 8 PM, 6/21, 273 Bowery
(btw Stanton & E.Houston).
- Louise Poster sings at Lybane Restaurant
Tues. & Fridays, 9-12, 709 8th Ave.(44-45)212-582-2012; Mondays
with the Rick Bogart Trio, The Hudson Eatery, 601 W. 57th St.(11th-12th
Aves.) 6:30-9:30 PM, One drink min.
- AT Theatre’s shows: It’s Just
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 is available for cleaning
projects (closets, stoves, refrigerators). 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.