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October 14, 2013

posted Oct 16, 2013, 9:43 AM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Oct 17, 2013, 12:27 PM by Ezrath Israel ]


Announcements – Week of October 14, 2013

  1. Children’s Service, Friday, 10/18, 6:30 PM. All are invited!
  2. SHABBAT, Friday, 10/18, 7 PM: Welcome New Friends Service & Oneg Shabbat. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!
  3. SHABBAT, Saturday, 10/19, 10:00 AM: (Note earlier starting time!!!) Bat Mitzvah of Michaela Beck & Special Oneg sponsored by her family
  4. LOOKING AHEAD: Trip to Chagall Exhibit, Kristallnacht, One Day Hebrew Review, and more!
  6. EDUCATION: Hebrew School for Children and Torah Study for Adults
  10. NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Broadway Benefit;  Mah Jongg, The Musical, October; Stone & Stone show; Dave Konig;s new show, 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.


  • Children’s Service Friday, 10/18, 6:30-7 PM. All are invited!
  • Welcome New Members & Friends Shabbat, Friday, October 18th, 7 PM. Please invite those you know. Service Music by Fred Fastow, guitar; Oneg Music by Lily Galperin, piano, playing Songs Around the World. We commemorate the Yahrzeit of Mrs. Goldfarb, (10/22), and George Greenstein (16 Cheshvan).
  • Shabbat Morning, Saturday, October 19, 10:30 AM: Bat Mitzvah of Michaela Beck. All are invited.


  • Shabbat, Friday, October 25, 7 PM: Dedication of 2 plaques honoring Carol Ostrow’s relatives.
  • Trip to Marc Chagall’s: Love, War & Exile at the Jewish Museum, 5th Avenue & 92nd St, Sat. Nov. 2nd.  Free. Meet 2:30 at the Museum. Please contact Florence Cohen, 212 645-4610 or gloco27@verizon.net.
  • Kristallnacht Commemoration with Speaker & Holocaust survivor, Ada Nicolescu, Friday, November 8th, 7 PM, speaking on her new book, The Black and the Green.
  • One Day Hebrew Review, Sunday, November 10, 10 AM-Noon. Free, with NJOP, at Actors’ Temple. All are welcome. Please let us know if you plan to attend.
  • Early Shabbat Service for the Performing Community, 2nd Fridays at 6 PM. Next Service 11/8.
  • Children’s Services for the Fall: 6:30-7 PM on 12/20 (changed date); 10-10:30 AM on 11/16. All are invited!
  • SAVE THE DATE, Monday, 11/18! Randie Levine-Miller presents our Fabulous Broadway Benefit: “The Jewish American Songbook, “ 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. Come one and all and support The Actors’ Temple!


Mazel Tov to Philip and Cristina Rosenbaum on the Naming and B’rit Milah of their twins, Joseph and Ella. We wish all of you joy, good health, nachas, and blessings!


  • Hebrew School for K-5 Mondays at 4 PM; Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.
  • 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.


  • Thank you to Jonathan Lovitz and Russell Fischer for publicizing and helping to create our first Performers’ Service. We appreciate everything you are doing for us!   Thank you to Barbara Bova for sponsoring the Oneg Shabbat in honor of her grand nephews Anthony & Vinny’s birthdays.
  • Thank you to Sally Gerity, who volunteered at the Broadway Cares Fights Aids Flea Market on 9/22.
  • 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 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.


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, Alan Bandler. We pray they will be well again soon.


  • We send our sympathy to Bob Reicher, whose aunt, Miriam Silver passed away last week. We remember: (Heb. Date of Passing–Cheshvan): Mrs. Goldfarb, (10/22), George Greenstein (16 Cheshvan) 10/18; Robert Cohen (22), Isidore Elfman (23), Aaron L. Friedenthal (23), Samuel Karp (23) 10/25; Hilda Lerner (29), Marge Seibut’s Mother (11/7) 11/1; Bessie Ziffer 11/22.
  • We recall for Kaddish: Dorothy Platt, Louis Strowman, Michael Rubenstein, 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, Herschl Koblenz, Linda Bockhold.


  • SAVE THE DATE: Monday, November 18th, 7 PM, for the our Fabulous Broadway Benefit, The Jewish American Songbook, presented by Randie Levine-Miller! Broadway stars will come out to support us.
  • Marjorie Conn in her solo work, Miss Lizzie Borden, 10/15, 7:30 PM, in Ocean Grove, NJ, $10 to help Ocean Grove “Beach Kittens.” cranehousereservations@gmail.com, or (732)361-0189
  • Ron Cavallo sings in the Verdi Requiem, 10/19, 8 PM, St. Paul the Apostle, 415 W. 59th St., $30, $25 Sr.
  • Mah Jongg, The Musical, by & with Mimi Scott, Thurs.,10/17& 24; 7 PM, Don’t Tell Mama; $16+2 Drinks.
  • Watch Steve Greenstein, appearing in ELEMENTARY, Thurs., Oct 17, 10 PM on CBS. Hope he’s in the cut.
  • Stone & Stone Show: 10/14 (Mon.) Manhattan. www.stoneandstone.org 212-465-2552
  • Dave Konig in: Love in the Middle Ages, 11/15-23, Stage 72, 158 W 72nd St  212-362-2590.
  • Estelle Levy’s art at Berkeley College, 255 Duffield St, 9 AM-8 PM Thurs-Sat, Reception 10/5, 1–3 PM.
  • 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 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.