Monthly Archives: November 2012

Announcements for December 2nd!

Sunday School from 9:30 to 12 pm

Parent Committee Meeting at 10:30 am (location TBD)

Youth Group Toy Drive is on! Please bring in a new unwrapped gift for the drive and place it in the bin in the lobby.


The 4th Annual Chanukah Concert will be presented at 6pm on Sunday, December 2nd at Temple Sinai.

The concert will feature the debut of the newly formed Temple Sinai Junior Choir. Performers also include the Temple Sinai Shabbat Choir, the Sinai Guitar Ensemble, Zachary Montague, trumpet soloist, Margaret Schmitt, Cantorial Soloist, and Dr. Keith Paulson-Thorp, organist.

The concert will include both traditional and contemporary Chanukah songs. The choir will sing in Hebrew, English, Yiddish, and Ladino. This is a great way to start off the Chanukah season and celebrate with your family.

Tickets are $5 at the door. Children under 12 are free. There will be a reception after the concert to meet the performers. Refreshments will be served.

Come to the concert and cheer on our Junior Choir, who are members of our Religious School!!!


No School Sunday November 25!

Dear Families,

Just a reminder that there is no school this Sunday, November 25.

See you all on Sunday, December 2 at 9:30 am! We will have a Parent Committee meeting at 10:30 am and a faculty meeting at 12:15 pm that day.

Happy American Thanksgiving!

P.S. Don’t forget your toy donation on the 2nd! The Youth Group Toy Drive is
open until 12/16. Gifts whould be new and unwrapped.

Announcements for Nov 9-11

Friday, 11/9, Grades 5-7, Confirmation and up are encouraged to attend the 7:30 pm Torah service. Members of St. Paul’s youth group will be in attendance and grades 5-7′s Kristallnacht boards will be on display at the oneg after the service.

Saturday, 11/10, Grades 5-7 have school from 9 am – noon. It is also Ethan I.’s bar mitzvah, so please dress appropriately!

Sunday, 11/11, Grades Pre-K-4 and Confirmation have school from 9:30 am – noon. Andrew is tutoring b’nai mitzvah students.

THIS SUNDAY IS VETERANS DAY. Though we do not program for this holiday we encourage families to check out these resources here: or The intention is to recognize and honor Jewish, and all, war veterans, not venerate war. Veterans serve and we all benefit regardless of the evils of humanity. This is a challenging distinction for young children to understand, we encourage you to talk about this with your children at home. For young children, this site may help:

Dr. Dodes hw is posted on his page on this site…go check it out!