Dear Members and Friends of the Kol Chadash Congregational Family,
THIS WEEK AT KOL CHADASH
Tuesday, March 4th at 7:00 pm is our monthly board meeting. All are welcome to attend.
Saturday, March 8 6pm is our Purim 2014 celebration with an "over 21 only" Purim Gala Dinner, Silent Auction, and Casino Night. Dinner will be served at 6 pm. Following dinner, there will be Black Jack tables, Roulette, Craps, hands of Poker, and a Money wheel and each attendee will receive $20 worth of chips to bet. There will also be a cash bar with beer, wine, and some cocktails and a great silent auction full of many new items and services for you to bid upon. We ask that you sign up to bring a dessert to share. All this for only the cost of the $20 i.e. you get dinner AND $20 worth of chips IF YOU RSVP AND PAY BY MARCH 3RD! After March 3rd, the cost is $30 a person for the dinner and $20 worth of chips.
Saturday March 8th at 8:30 pm will also be a Poker Tournament. Register and Pay by February 28th for a great package! $20 Buy In ($30 starting March 1st) includes $1000 in chips. $10 rebuy in first hour equals $500 in chips. $10 add on opportunity at end of fourth round equals $500 in chips. Payout to be determined by number of players. Casino games will also be running. Food and Beer Complimentary for all registered for tournament. This price is in addition to the Casino night!
Friday, March 7, 7:30pm we will have a teaching service, back by request, during which Rabbi Mills will facilitate a step by step guide to the evening prayer service. Learn why we pray in a certain order, why we stand or sit, and get your questions answered about the Jewish prayer service.
Sunday, March 2nd is the first of our New Adult Education Opportunity: Coffee and Conversations with Clil! Clil, the shelicha (emissary) to the Cleveland Jewish Community is originally from Tel Aviv, but after completing her army service, studied and lived for the last few years in the southern city of Beer Sheva. This 27 year old sabra (native born Israeli) is spending two years in Cleveland working with the various congregations. Congregation Kol Chadash is excited to welcome her to our community and is privileged to have her lead a 3 part Adult education series on contemporary Israel. These discussions will take place on Sunday mornings from 9:15 to 10:15 am. Drop off your students and come inside for fresh coffee and a stimulating discussion. The dates for this program are Sunday March 2, April 6, and May 11!
Sunday, March 9th is J-serve, an opportunity for our 8th- 12th graders to give back to the community.
Monday, March 10th, we will be having another Dine and Donate at El Campasino in Twinsburg. Click Here for the Flyer.
Sunday March 16th at 9:30 am will be a Brotherhood Reorganization Meeting. Join with other men of Kol Chadash at D and R Bagels if you are interested in being part of the Kol Chadash Brotherhood, Learn about our new usher corps being formed. Plan for the 3rd annual Pre Passover Pancake Pig-out on Sunday April 13th.
Sunday March 16th is our annual Purim Carnival sponsored by KoCHaTY from noon to 1;30 pm. Come in costume and ready to play lots of games. Lunch will be available for purchase.
Saturday, June 14 is our 10th anniversary annual meeting and gala tribute dinner in which we will honor those who were members during our initial year. This event will be open to the entire community.
IN OUR CONGREGATIONAL FAMILY
HELP NEEDED: Shawn and Lisa's step brother, Joseph Sharpe, is in his thirties, a husband and new father. He has just been diagnosed with cancer and is in great need of a bone marrow transplant. If you would like to be a bone marrow donor please go to www.bethematch.org. If you want to donate for Joseph, please go to http://www.gofundme.com/JosephSharpe. If you would like more information, please go to http://youtu.be/Ofg72fd_BCo or see the facebook page for Larry Sharpe. We sent our prayers for a Refuah Schleima to Joseph and pray for a complete recovery!
Condolences to Michael Salinger and Laura Fox on the recent death of Michael's mother, Nancy Salinger. The funeral will take place on Monday morning March 3rd at 11 am at the Hillcrest Cemetery Chapel. May her memory live on as a blessing.
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