Saturday, November 18th, 2017 ~    29 Cheshvan 5778
Shabbat Shalom!
Haftarah will be chanted by David Bravman 
 Services begin at 10:00 a.m.
 Cantor Abraham will continue Biblical Cantilation (Trope) classes. Meet prior to services at 9:15 in the chapel.


Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
Tuesday, Nov. 21st at 7:00 p.m.
at  St. Andrew's Parrish, Wilkes-Barre   
Everyone is invited to attend! 

Shabbat Vayishlach 
December 2nd, 10:00 a.m.
Guest Speaker: Rev. Robert Zanicky

Join us as we welcome Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Robert Zanicky ofFirst Presbyterian Church, Wilkes-Barre.

Bible & Bagels
Sunday, December 10th, 9:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Sy Adelson
Our next  Bible and Bagel session is set! This series continues to gain in popularity.  Come check out it out!  Save the date for our next session on January 21st !  
Please RSVP by Wednesday December 6th 
by calling the Temple Office at 570-824-8927

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
5:30 PM Outdoor Candle Lighting &  6:00 PM Dinner.
Fun ~ Food ~Music
Light candles, spin dreidels, share memories!

Enjoy a Chanukah meal with
Temple Israel & the Jewish Community Alliance!
Rabbi Kaplan and Cantor Abraham will lead us  
in singing Chanukah songs!
Bring your own menorahs or use one of ours!

Dinner includes:
Fresh fruit in cantaloupe ~Salad with assorted dressings
Bowtie pasta with marinara or Alfredo sauce and salmon shavings
Homemade latkes with toppings ~Krispy Kreme donuts for dessert
Great fun for the entire family!
                               Newcomers to the community (2017)..............FREE 
                               Children 12 and under.....................................$ 7
                               Children under 3..............................................FREE
Reservations due by December 4th 
Call Barbara Sugarman at 570-824-4646 or 

Millennial Mixer

Tuesday, December 13th, 5:30 p.m.
Canteen Park, Kingston
Holiday gathering for Jewish adults aged 18-35 is in the works!  Invites and eVites will be sent out this week once details are finalized!  We're still developing a complete contact list,so please let us know if you, or someone you know in this age range did not get an invite to last month's mixer at Cork Bar & Restaurant.  
Spouses and Significant Others are always welcome regardless of religious affiliation!  
RSVP's will be due by Friday, December 8th
Email or text 570-690-1452

Interested in learning to play Mah Jong?
Mah Jong maven, Lynnette Kislin, has volunteered to teach new learners.
Beginner's class will be either Monday or Wednesday evening @ 6:30PM depending on the group's preference.
Please call 570-824-8927 or email if interested.
Enrollment is limited.

Educator's Shabbat
February 3rd, 2018

We are looking for past and present Educators who are members of Temple Israel to honor you for teaching our children!
If you want to be a part of this Shabbat,  
please call the Temple Israel office: 570- 824-8927  

Upcoming Happenings:
Nov 21             Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, St. Andrew's Parrish 7:30 p.m.
Nov 25             Naming of Huck Berry, Griffin Berry & Gabriel Bilbao
Dec. 1              Family Shabbat & Potluck Dinner at Temple B'nai B'rith 6:00 p.m. 
Dec. 2              Shabbat Services w/Rev. Robert Zanicky as Speaker 10:00 a.m. 
Dec 10             Bible & Bagels Sponsored by Sy Adelson 9:00 a.m.    
Dec 12             Candle Lighting & Chanukah Dinner at JCA 5:30 p.m.   
Dec 13             Jewish Milllenials Holiday Mixer at Canteen Park 5:30 p.m. 
Dec 19             First Responder Goodie Bag Assembly 
Dec 20-21        First Responder Goodie Bag Pick-Up  
Dec 24-25        First Responder Goodie Bag Deliveries  
Temple Israel, 236 S. River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702