Yom Chamishi, 17 Nisan 5774

Dear Members and Friends of the Kol Chadash Congregational Family,

Shabbat Shalom. Steve and I wish each of you a Happy and Kosher Passover.   May the holy day celebrating our redemption from slavery in Egypt, allow each of us to reflect on our contemporary blessings and freedoms.   

Help Needed:  Just as we benefit during the High Holy Days by having our neighbors at Pioneer Memorial Presbyterian Church provide childcare, it is our turn to reciprocate and help them out for Easter.  We need to provide 2 volunteers over age 18 and any teens who wish to get volunteer hours for Thursday, April 17 from 6:45-8:15pm and Sunday, April 20 from 8:15-11:45am.  Please email me asap if you are able to help with either of those days. 


  • Saturday April 12 6:30pm:  Women's Seder.  The cost is $10 to attend.  Please look for email invitation with more details.

  • Religious School and Hebrew School Will meeting at their normal times this week:  Sunday April 13th and Monday April 14th.   

  • Sunday April 13 8:45am: is our 3rd annual Brotherhood Pre-Passover Pancake Pig-out.  Come at 8:45 am with your students to enjoy breakfast together, or at 9:15 am for an adult only breakfast after the students have headed to class.  The cost is $3 for all you can eat pancakes, coffee, and juice.

  • COME TO MARKET DISTRICT GIANT EAGLE FOR PASSOVER COOKING WITH CONGREGATION KOL CHADASH!!! This program for children aged 8 and under and their caregiver will provide easy to make, fun, delicious Passover food preparation tips and recipes to make cooking for Passover a fun activity for adult and child to enjoy together.  Drop by the MarketPlace Giant Eagle in Solon ON SUNDAY APRIL 13TH BETWEEN 11 AM AND 2 PM to view and participate in a Passover cooking demonstration that young one can enjoy making with their caregiver LED BY TWO KOL CHADASH AMAZING COOKS: KOL CHADASH FAMILY EDUCATOR DEBBIE CHESSIN AND SOLOIST DEBBIE ROGERS  Learn some great new Passover desserts, and meals, take home a taste and the recipe, and have any of your Passover cooking questions answered by a member of Congregation Kol Chadash's staff.  

  • Sunday April 13 6-8 pm: PBJ will be meeting at the home of Brandon Arnold in Reminderville.  Clil, our Israeli shlicha will be joining us to teach about modern Israel. 


  • Friday April 18 7:30pm: Annual Teacher Appreciation Shabbat.  We invite our families with students in our school to come show their appreciation to our teachers for all that they do.   

  • Friday, April 25th, at 6:30 pm: our Renaissance Group will be having a Shabbat dinner at the  Glenwillow Grill, 29765 Pettibone Road, Solon. You will be able to order off the menu and have separate checks. All "Vintage" Kol Chadash members and interested non-members 50 and over and/or empty nesters are welcome. RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is appreciated so that the restaurant can have the correct number of seats.

  • Friday May 2nd 6:30pm: Barrels of Fun Shabbat Service celebrating Israeli Independence day.

  • Friday May 2nd 7:30pm:  Our congregational celebration of Yom Ha'atzmaut led by our 5th-7th grade students. 


  • Music and Movement will not meet on Monday April 14 due to Passover.  Classes will meet on Monday April 21 and Monday April 28. This class is for those ages 18 months to 4 years.  It is taught by Kol Chadash's music specialist and cantorial soloist, Debbie Rogers, and includes movement, music, singing, and dancing, and even a parachute.  A great way for parents and child to begin their week. 

  • Saturday May 3, 8pm:  Kol Chadash will be going as a group to see Fiddler on the Roof at the Aurora Community Theatre, with three Durbins appearing in the show (Marissa, Lisa, and Mark) plus Austin Hopson.  The show opens the weekend of April 25th, and tickets for all performances are going fast.  Click here for the flyer with information about our group rate performance which will include a pre-show reception.   Look for an email invitation to RSVP. Deadline is April 19th.  

  • Monday, May 5th is our community celebration of Israeli Independence Day at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven.  The event features Israeli singer, Noa.  The event is free and open to the community.   Click here for more info.

  • Monday, May 12th will be our next Dine and Donate. Stop by all day at Chicago Deli and 15% of your bill will be donated back to Kol Chadash.

  • Stop by our beautiful Gift shop for lots of new items for every occasion.  We have gorgeous seder plates on sale....Stunning new jewelry....Yahrzeit Candles and Electric Yahrzeit Plug Ins...Cards for all occasions and many more great gift idea's...If you are looking for any specific items, please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. There are so many way to support Kol Chadash and this is just one of them. 


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 can donate funds, please go to http://www.gofundme.com/JosephSharpeWe sent our prayers for a Refuah Schleima to Joseph and pray for a complete recovery!

We are also still collecting used ink cartridges and printers etc to help Susan Komen, Run for the Cure. 

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Rabbi Estelle