EVENT HIGHLIGHTS & PICTURES

WRJ Closing Meeting with David Finke

Thank you David Finke, Ph.D., CEO of JFCS for sharing the important work JFCS does to support transgender youth in our community.

Event Description:

WRJ Sisterhood Closing Meeting 
June 25, 1:00 pm 

Join us in the Klein Center this Sunday, June 25, from 1-3 pm, for our closing meeting. We’ll welcome David Finke, Ph.D., CEO of JFCS as he shares about the important work they do to support transgender youth in our community. We’ll serve light refreshments. Admission is free—we ask that you bring a non-perishable food item for the JFCS Sonny and Janet Meyer Food Pantry.
RSVP to Sarah Harlan at sarahharlan86@gmail.com
or Karen Waldman at 502-425-4360.

Event Description: WRJ Sisterhood Closing Meeting June 25, 1:00 pm Join us in the Klein Center this Sunday, June 25, from 1-3 pm, for our closing meeting. We’ll welcome David Finke, Ph.D., CEO of JFCS as he shares about the important work they do to support transgender youth in our community. We’ll serve light refreshments. Admission is free—we ask that you bring a non-perishable food item for the JFCS Sonny and Janet Meyer Food Pantry. RSVP to Sarah Harlan at sarahharlan86@gmail.com or Karen Waldman at 502-425-4360.

Pride Shabbat

Pride Shabbat was fantastic – thank you all for showing your support!

Event Description:

Pride Shabbat
Friday, June 23

  • Erev Shabbat Service at 7:00 pm with Senator Dr. Karen Berg

Saturday, June 24

  • Pride Torah Study at 9:00 am with Rabbi David and Professor Rev. Johanna Bos
  • Pride Shabbat at 10:30 am honoring LGBTQIA+ Jewish community with Voices of Kentuckiana, Shir Chadash, and Rabbi Rachel Pass
  • Pride Luncheon at noon with performance by Voices of Kentuckiana

The Temple is celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) Pride month.

Pride Shabbat honors our LGBTQIA+ members and families. This year we are honoring especially the memory of our beloved friend, Henry Berg-Brousseau z”l (of blessed memory), who grew up as a member of The Temple and was always loved and supported by our community. We are so proud of Henry’s achievements and will always cherish his memory.

Pride Shabbat is Friday evening and Shabbat morning, June 23-24, 2023.

Friday service will have our Temple member, Henry’s mother, State Senator Doctor Karen Berg speak and share the legal struggles and discrimination that LGBTQIA+ are facing in our State.

Shabbat morning we start with a special Torah study led by Rabbi David and Prof. Rev. Johanna Bos on LGBTQIA+ issues in the Torah and Jewish sources.

Shabbat service begins at 10:30 am, our LGBTQIA+ members will be leading services, and Rabbi Rachael Pass (Henry’s sister) will be delivering the sermon.

We will also view a special video about what it means to be a LGBTQIA+ member at our Temple. Voices of Kentuckiana, the only LGBTQIA+ choir in KY will participate in the service which will be led by Shir Chadash and Avery Curtis. After the service, there will be a 30-minute performance led by Voices of Kentuckiana.
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There will be a special free lunch catered by Good Belly to all who attend (RSVP is needed below). The desserts will include the famous WRJ/Sisterhood rainbow cake, and we will bless Sarah Harlan’s delicious handmade rainbow challah.

Pride Shabbat Friday, June 23 Erev Shabbat Service at 7:00 pm with Senator Dr. Karen Berg Saturday, June 24 Pride Torah Study at 9:00 am with Rabbi David and Professor Rev. Johanna Bos Pride Shabbat at 10:30 am honoring LGBTQIA+ Jewish community with Voices of Kentuckiana, Shir Chadash, and Rabbi Rachel Pass Pride Luncheon at noon with performance by Voices of Kentuckiana The Temple is celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) Pride month. Pride Shabbat honors our LGBTQIA+ members and families. This year we are honoring especially the memory of our beloved friend, Henry Berg-Brousseau z”l (of blessed memory), who grew up as a member of The Temple and was always loved and supported by our community. We are so proud of Henry’s achievements and will always cherish his memory. Pride Shabbat is Friday evening and Shabbat morning, June 23-24, 2023. Friday service will have our Temple member, Henry’s mother, State Senator Doctor Karen Berg speak and share the legal struggles and discrimination that LGBTQIA+ are facing in our State. Shabbat morning we start with a special Torah study led by Rabbi David and Prof. Rev. Johanna Bos on LGBTQIA+ issues in the Torah and Jewish sources. Shabbat service begins at 10:30 am, our LGBTQIA+ members will be leading services, and Rabbi Rachael Pass (Henry’s sister) will be delivering the sermon. We will also view a special video about what it means to be a LGBTQIA+ member at our Temple. Voices of Kentuckiana, the only LGBTQIA+ choir in KY will participate in the service which will be led by Shir Chadash and Avery Curtis. After the service, there will be a 30-minute performance led by Voices of Kentuckiana. photo There will be a special free lunch catered by Good Belly to all who attend (RSVP is needed below). The desserts will include the famous WRJ/Sisterhood rainbow cake, and we will bless Sarah Harlan’s delicious handmade rainbow challah.

Father’s Day Trap Shoot

Happy Father’s Day with The Temple Brotherhood at the annual Trap Shoot.

Event Description:

Father’s Day Event – Brotherhood Trap Shoot
Sunday, June 18 at 10:00 am

Join us for our 15th Annual Father’s Day Trap Shoot. We will leave The Temple parking lot at 9:00 am and carpool to Indian Creek Shooting Range in Georgetown, Indiana. We will have refreshments and trophies. RSVP to mfriedman@sustainablemgt.com.

Father’s Day Event – Brotherhood Trap Shoot Sunday, June 18 at 10:00 am Join us for our 15th Annual Father’s Day Trap Shoot. We will leave The Temple parking lot at 9:00 am and carpool to Indian Creek Shooting Range in Georgetown, Indiana. We will have refreshments and trophies. RSVP to mfriedman@sustainablemgt.com.

Temple Pride Parade

Thank you, everyone, for coming out to our Pride Parade 2023!

Event Description:

Pride Parade
Friday, June 17, meeting at 11:00 am

Please join the Pride Committee and Cantor Lauren to support the 2023 Pride Parade. We will be meeting at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 17, at the corner of North Campbell Street and Adams Street near the Lynn Family Stadium. Once assembled we will be having a short service led by Cantor Lauren followed by celebrating and marching in the parade. Please watch for further updates and/or changes to the meeting place in the weekly emails. We hope to see you all there. If you have any questions ahead of time or you need further directions on the day of the parade, please call or text Chavvah at 803-446-7691. Please RSVP to andrea@thetemplelouky.org with your t-shirt size (limited quantities and sizes available).

Pride Parade Friday, June 17, meeting at 11:00 am Please join the Pride Committee and Cantor Lauren to support the 2023 Pride Parade. We will be meeting at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 17, at the corner of North Campbell Street and Adams Street near the Lynn Family Stadium. Once assembled we will be having a short service led by Cantor Lauren followed by celebrating and marching in the parade. Please watch for further updates and/or changes to the meeting place in the weekly emails. We hope to see you all there. If you have any questions ahead of time or you need further directions on the day of the parade, please call or text Chavvah at 803-446-7691. Please RSVP to andrea@thetemplelouky.org with your t-shirt size (limited quantities and sizes available).

Hiking with Rabbi David

So much fun hiking with Rabbi David!

Event Description:

Hiking with Rabbi David

Join Rabbi David for monthly hikes. Sunday hiking adventures are for all ages, however, strollers are not recommended. The Temple will provide hikers with an awesome water bottle to not only ensure hydration, but also as a keepsake for your own hikes. If you’re interested in attending, please sign up below!

Hiking with Rabbi David Join Rabbi David for monthly hikes. Sunday hiking adventures are for all ages, however, strollers are not recommended. The Temple will provide hikers with an awesome water bottle to not only ensure hydration, but also as a keepsake for your own hikes. If you’re interested in attending, please sign up below!

Senior University 2023

Event Description:

Senior University
Thursday, May 18 at 9:30 am

  • Financial planning for seniors
  • Corey Shapiro from the ACLU
  • Bourbon 101 from Heaven Hill
  • Matt Golden from the JCRC
  • Cantor Lauren Does Broadway as our closing

Senior University returns in-person on Thursday, May 19, from 9:30-3:30, and it promises to be better than ever! We’ll start by welcoming everyone with a light breakfast nosh, and then proceed to enjoy a full day that will include learning, entertainment, and a delicious lunch featuring Mickey Heideman’s famous mushroom barley soup. We’ll be covering everything from financial planning to the current challenges being championed by the ACLU to Heaven Hill Bourbon 101 to Cantor Lauren does Broadway. This full day of learning, camaraderie, and entertainment is only $20, payable by cash or check at the door. Please make your reservation by calling 502-423-1818 or registering below:

Senior University Thursday, May 18 at 9:30 am Financial planning for seniors Corey Shapiro from the ACLU Bourbon 101 from Heaven Hill Matt Golden from the JCRC Cantor Lauren Does Broadway as our closing Senior University returns in-person on Thursday, May 19, from 9:30-3:30, and it promises to be better than ever! We’ll start by welcoming everyone with a light breakfast nosh, and then proceed to enjoy a full day that will include learning, entertainment, and a delicious lunch featuring Mickey Heideman’s famous mushroom barley soup. We’ll be covering everything from financial planning to the current challenges being championed by the ACLU to Heaven Hill Bourbon 101 to Cantor Lauren does Broadway. This full day of learning, camaraderie, and entertainment is only $20, payable by cash or check at the door. Please make your reservation by calling 502-423-1818 or registering below:

Brotherhood Chinese Dinner

Event Description:

Brotherhood Chinese Dinner
Thursday, May 11 at Jasmine Bistro on 2420 Lime Kiln Lane
6:00 pm Meeting
6:30 pm Dinner

Every year, The Temple Brotherhood has an off-site Chinese dinner. This year, we will be at Jasmine Bistro on 2420 Lime Kiln Lane on Thursday, May 11 at 6:00 pm. The dinner is included in Brotherhood dues. Non-members are welcome at $25 per person. Business meeting is at 6:00 and dinner is at 6:30. Contact Michael Friedman to RSVP at mfriedman@sustainablemgt.com or 502-314-5687.

Brotherhood Chinese Dinner Thursday, May 11 at Jasmine Bistro on 2420 Lime Kiln Lane 6:00 pm Meeting 6:30 pm Dinner Every year, The Temple Brotherhood has an off-site Chinese dinner. This year, we will be at Jasmine Bistro on 2420 Lime Kiln Lane on Thursday, May 11 at 6:00 pm. The dinner is included in Brotherhood dues. Non-members are welcome at $25 per person. Business meeting is at 6:00 and dinner is at 6:30. Contact Michael Friedman to RSVP at mfriedman@sustainablemgt.com or 502-314-5687.

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