Volunteering with the Peninsula Multifaith Coalition, MLK Day 2015
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Friday, Jan. 30
Please mark your calendar for a special Erev Shabbat services on Friday, Jan. 30. PTS will dedicate beautiful new Torah covers in the rebuilt Lent Chapel within the new Klein Spiritual Center. The service begins at 6:00 p.m. There is a pre-service oneg in the foyer at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 1, 9:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Come to Café Sholom to schmooze and make connections on Sunday mornings after Religious School drop off. No need to drive down the hill for your morning coffee and bagel — they’re on us! Plan to meet your friends here in the main building foyer or catch up on the news (we have the SF Chronicle and the NY Times). We look forward to seeing you!
￼Save the date for the next Café Sholom: Sunday, April 19
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Talk 910's Political Analyst John Rothmann is a radio talk show host, author, and political and foreign policy consultant specializing in the United States, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. John was a talk show host on KGO from 1996 to 2011. He has been involved in a broad variety of political campaigns, including the 1968 campaign staff of Richard Nixon and on the 1976 California Democratic Campaign of Senator Frank Church. He served as Chief of Staff to Senator Milton Marks and as Field Representative for Senator Quentin Kopp, both of San Francisco. In 1982 John was one of the founders and served as the first President of the Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club.
Contact Georgina Baca to RSVP for the dinner:
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Now is the time to gather all your unwanted gifts and clean out your closets!! Sholom Women is once again having a Shop and Schmooze on Tuesday, February 3 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. We are collecting all new and gently used purses and jewelry to sell with the money earmarked towards campership and Israel Youth scholarships. Bring all your items to the PTS office and then plan to attend. Dessert will be served. For more information call or email Shari Carruthers.
Saturday, Feb. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Come to the PTS Preschool and Religious School Benefit Gala and auction! Together we will enjoy cocktails, live and silent auction, dinner, dancing and surprise entertainment as we support our schools. For more information, contact
Friday, Feb. 20 through Sunday, Feb. 22.
Dr. Weiss is Associate Professor of Bible at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York. She was ordained at HUC-JIR/New York and received her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. She served as Associate Editor of The Torah: A Women’s Commentary (URJ Press, 2008), which won the Jewish Book Council’s 2008 Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year Award.
Sunday, Feb. 22, 8:45 a.m. Cañada and Edgewood Roads
Please join us for an informal, Kolot-inspired bicycle ride on the last Sunday of each month. We will roll promptly at 8:45 a.m. from Cañada and Edgewood Roads. The social-paced rides will be 25-35 miles in length, include moderate climbs such as Old La Honda and (east) Alpine Road, and have several regroups. Helmets required; rain cancels. Contact Neil Heller at
Future rides are scheduled for Mar. 29, Apr. 26, May 31 and Jun. 28.
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 7:00 p.m., in the Lent Chapel
HUC-JIR’s College Commons is part of the Live Encounters Program 2014-2015 Live-streamed conversation and real-time dialogue between our dean, our scholars, and you.
The Arab-Israeli conflict has taken on new contours, and progressive Jews are challenged to navigate and reimagine the possibilities of Zionism. Dean Joshua Holo and Rabbi Rosove will discuss not only the conflict but also Israel’s character as a Jewish democracy. ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
Rabbi John Rosove assumed his duties as Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel of Hollywood in 1988. Since his rabbinic ordination from HUC-JIR (NY 1979), his mission has been to build Jewish community and draw Jews and their families closer to God, the Torah, Jewish tradition, the Jewish people, and the State of Israel as a Jewish national home. He has led local and national discussions on the topic of progressive Zionism, and has advocated powerfully for ARZA, the Association of Reform Zionists of America.
Sunday, Mar. 8
Get ready for the Family Purim Celebration! Games, prizes, food, music, preschool activities, and more!
Wednesday, Apr. 15
The doors open for Holocaust Remembrance Day at 6:00 p.m. Names will be read beginning at 6:30 p.m., followed by a worship service at 7:00 p.m. There will be a dessert and art reception immediately following the service.
Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, occurs on the 27th of Nisan in the Jewish calendar. Shoah, which means catastrophe or utter destruction in Hebrew, refers to the atrocities that were committed against the Jewish people during World War II. This is a memorial day for those who died in the Shoah. The Shoah is also known as the Holocaust, from a Greek word meaning "sacrifice by fire." Learn more here.
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