Yom Shishi, 27 Tammuz 5774

Dear Members and Friends of the Kol Chadash Congregational Family,

Shabbat Shalom!  

Interested in singing with our High Holiday Choir this fall? If you enjoy harmonizing, can carry a tune well, and are willing to spend time to learn the music, please contact Deb Rogers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Ability to read music is recommended and commitment to attending (most) rehearsals is a must. Adults and students entering 8th grade and older are welcome. Rehearsals will begin in mid- to late-July and will be held weekly at Kol Chadash at a time to be determined based on majority availability (usually held on a weekday evening). Come sing with us. 


  • Friday July 18 - Sunday July 20:  ALL weekend starting with lunch is Dine and Donate at Ruby Tuesdays in Bainbridge.  Present the Kol Chadash flyer and 20% of your bill will be donated back to Kol Chadash!  Click here for the flyer.

  • All are invited to join Rabbi Mills for Shabbat dinner Friday July 18 at 5:30pm prior to services.  Join us for Shabbat dinner and Dine and Donate!  Present the Kol Chadash flyer and 20% of your bill will be donated back to Kol Chadash!  Click here for the flyer.

  • Our Summer Service is Tonight, Friday evening, July 18th at 7:30 pm.  Thank you to Sue Wiegand and Lisa Durbin for being tonight's Shabbat greeters, and to the Durbin family for sponsoring this evening's Oneg.  This evening's service will include a discussion of the current situation in Israel. 

  • Our annual summer Rock Shabbat will take place on Friday August 1st at 7:30 pm.  Please join us for great Shabbat music!

  • Our annual BACK TO SCHOOL SHABBAT EVENT will take place on Friday, August 29th at 6:30 pm at the Solon Community Park Pavilion.  The evening will begin with our annual cookout.  We will also have a special "Barking Blessing" that evening. Bring your four legged family members and BYOB (Bring your own bags for dog cleanup).  Suggested donation for the dinner is $5 and please also consider bringing a donation of some sort of pet goodies or paraphernalia to donate to the Humane Society.  There will be a Barrels of Fun program that evening with a special animal craft and we will have exotic live animals to view.  Come learn about Jewish mitzvoth relating to taking care of animals.   

  • Saturday August 30th 10:30 am, we celebrate Abby Goldschmidt, daughter of Lauren and Matt Goldschmidt becoming a Bat Mitzvah.


  • Sunday, September 7th:  First Day of Religious School for 2014-2015

  • Friday, December 5th:  Our Winter Rock Chanukah Shabbat

  • Sunday, December 14th:  Julie Silver, an internationally acclaimed Jewish vocalist, will be our musician in residence for our annual congregational retreat.

  • Friday, January 23rd through Monday, January 26th. PBJ trip with other Reform congregations throughout the United States in the L'taken Social Justice Seminar in Washington, D.C. 


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Rabbi Estelle