“We do things better when we do them together”Congregation Ahavath ChesedTemple Institute of Religion2019-20 TIR Registration Links & InformationPlease click here for the 2019-2020 Curriculum by Grade LevelPlease click here for the 2019-2020 TIR & Youth CalendarPlease click on the appropriate grade(s) below to register your child(ren):Registration will close Sunday, August 18.Late tuition rates for 2019-2020 are$850 for tuition and $475 for Hebrew.Please note: If your family is requesting a needs-based scholarship, all forms should have been turned into Aliya Bass by August 1, 2019. Please email Aliya for more information or to get a form.Festivities begin at 5pm.Havdalah will begin at 6:45pm.Join us for a Fiery BBQ Dinner with other Summer Treats including S’mores.Games and Fun for those of All Ages.There is no charge for dinner, but please let us know you and your family will join us.RSVP@TheTempleJacksonville.orgClick here to view a copy of the flyer.Incoming 7th graders and their families are invited to join Rabbi Bahar, Cantor Barry, Mary Ellen Hathaway & Michelle Penson for a fun, thought-provoking and informative workshop about the upcoming year and simcha.Please RSVP to Mary Ellen HathawayOur Education Committee has been working hard all summer. We have divided into smaller sub-committees and would love for you to join us as we continue to make Temple and TIR a place we want to build a community.Thank you to the following individuals who have agreed to co-chair our sub-committees:Miriam Greenhut – Education Committee ChairChristy Rosen – Family Engagement ChairYouth Group Sub-Committee:Neil Schreiber – JAFTY ChairLorene Bessman – Jr. JAFTY ChairSherry Zetlan – B’yachad ChairSpecial Events Sub-Committee:Caroline Marks & Andrea Weisberg Co-ChairsYoung Family Sub-Committee:Edrea Porter & Rachel Sandler Co-ChairsTikkun Olam Sub-Committee:Miriam Greenhut & Nancy Nykerk Co-ChairsWe would love for you to join us!Please email us to indicate which sub-committee you would like to join.We need Homeroom Parents to better communicate with all of our families. If you are interested, please click here to send an email to Christy Rosen, Family Engagement Committee Chair.Would you like to help a new family learn the TIR ropes? Please click here to send an email so we can partner you with a new family.Donations Needed!The JFCS Clothes Closet is in urgent need of NEW boys and girls socks and underwear, all sizes (2T-adult small). The Clothes Closet also needs gently used school uniforms (navy or khaki shorts, pants or skirts), all sizes. Please bring your donations to Temple by August 2 and we will deliver to JFCS.If you have questions about specific items or sizes, please click the following links to emailSchool is back in session and we will celebrate as a community. Join us for ourAnnual Blue Jeans & BBQ Shabbat Dinner and Servicesled by JAFTY.TIR Sunday Morning Yoga is back!!Yoga will resume Sunday, September 15th in the ChapelFollowing t’filah (10am)This is a 75-minute hatha/vinyasa style class. All levels are welcome.Bring a yoga mat, beach towel and water.I have a few yoga mats, blocks and straps to share.Tentative schedule for the Fall:September 15 & 22October 13, 20 & 27November 3 & 17December 8 & 15[Dates & Location subject to change]Questions?? Requests?? Email me at email@example.comSee you on the mat!NamasteChristy RosenCell: 310-728-0780College Kesher ProgramWe love our college students to know they always have their Temple family thinking of them while they are away at school. Please email your student’s address. We send care packages approximately 4 times per year.We are on Instagram & Facebook!Please click on the links below to join, follow and engage with our Temple community.(for registered TIR families only)We will be sending texts each Sunday morning using the app Remind so you know about inclement weather or remember there is no Sunday Hebrew. Please make sure we have your updated mobile number.Amazon shoppers can support Temple by connecting with Amazon Smile and shopping for your regular needs with no additional cost to you. Just click the AmazonSmile logo above, log in to your Amazon or AmazonPrime account, select Congregation Ahavath Chesed as your charity and start shopping. Thereafter, all qualifying purchases made at smile.amazon.com will benefit Temple.Juliana Williams becomes a Bat Mitzvah – August 24 10:30amBlue Jeans & BBQ Shabbat Dinner/First Friday with JAFTY – September 6 5:45pm dinner; 7pm worshipFirst Day of TIR – September 8 Nosh @ 9am; 9:30am classJax JEWnited Teen Event – September 8 2pm-4pmMini Minyan – September 13 5:30pmCongregation Ahavath Chesed | TIR | (904) 733-7078 | firstname.lastname@example.orgSTAY CONNECTED:
“We do things better when we do them together”
Wednesday August 14, 2019 In This Issue… Upcoming Events Worship Times Lifelong Learning Community Social ActionUPCOMING EVENTSThursday, August 15 20197:00 to 9:00 PMChorale RehearsalCantor Barry leads Chorale rehearsal on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the High Holy Days.Thursday, August 15, 20197:00 to 8:00 PMBoy ScoutsFounded in 1916, Troop 12 offers a personalized boy-led scouting program guided by experienced, active leaders.Whether you want to earn your Eagle or just have fun camping, Troop 12 offers it all.For more information:Tuesday, August 20, 20196:30 PMBoard of Trustees MeetingMonthly Board meeting.Sunday, August 25, 201912:00 to 4:00 PMSave the DateThursday, September 19, 20197:00 PMSave the DatePresented by the Dr. Larry and Kathy Kanter Fund for Jewish PreservationWORSHIPA House of Worship – Beit TefilahFriday, August 16, 20197:00 PMErev Shabbat Worship with FNLLed by Rabbi BaharSaturday, August 17, 201910:30 AMShabbat Worship
Led by Rabbi BaharLIFELONG LEARNINGA House of Study – Beit MidrashThursday, August 15, 201910:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Extraordinary Passages: Journey into the Unknown
Jonah, A Story of Many Journeys: What does it mean to set out on a journey without knowing the destination? Meet Abram (Abraham) who is commanded to “go forth!” and does just that. We will explore what this passage of the Bible may reveal about journeys and progress.Rabbi Sylvin Wolf, a resident of The Coves and former Rabbi of the Naples Jewish Congregation, presents a six session course called “Extraordinary Passages” which explores various journeys from biblical times to the present, including our own individual journey.RSVP by Phone (904) 733-7078 or email RSVP@TheTempleJacksonville.orgSaturday, August 17, 20199:00 to 10:00 AMTorah StudyLed by Rabbi BaharSunday, August 18, 201910:00 AM to 12:30 PMCOMMUNITYA House of Assembly – Beit K’nessetSaturday, August 17, 20195:00 PM to 7:00 PMWelcoming Evan Taub, Korman Youth Director
A Fiery BBQ Dinner with other Summer Treats including S’mores, Games and Fun for those of All Ages!There is no charge for dinner, but please let us know you and your family will join us.Sunday, August 18, 201910:30 AMJuly 19 through July 29, 2020Interfaith Mission to IsraelPresented by the Jewish Federation of Jacksonville in cooperation withour two Scholars in Residence:Rabbi Elizabeth Bahar – Congregation Ahavath ChesedandPastor Kyle Reese – Deputy Director of OneJax.We are compiling digital photos taken at Temple events during the past year to feature in the upcoming yearbook. If you have any that you would like to submit (especially from the Vigil in Solidarity with Pittsburgh).Please email them to Kimberly at: Kjanis@TheTempleJacksonville.orgSOCIAL ACTIONRepairing the World – Tikkun Olam
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