Events

WHAT'S COMING UP AT TBE......

 

FEBRUARY 2018

 

2/18 - SISTERHOOD MAH-JONGG - We are looking for players and teachers for Mah-Jongg! If you are interested in a little healthy competition or leaning a new game, contact the Lisa Kingsley at [email protected] or (727) 422-1663 to join the fun! - Sundays From 10am To 12pm Beginning February 11th In Social Hall

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2/18 - ADULT HEBREW CLASS - Looking to learn more about Judaism and Hebrew, or freshen up your knowledge? Rebecca Barancik is leading these classes each Sunday in the APR (All Purpose Room) through May 6th. All materials required materials will be provide courtesy of the Ruth Dikman Adult Education Fund. Email [email protected] to sign up!

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2/19 - SAGE (Seniors for Arts, Growth & Education) - Mon., Feb. 19th, 11am (APR - All Purpose Room) - Marjorie Friedman and Judge Jon O. Newman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will speak. Lunch will be $8 if you’d like or you can bring your own for free. RSVP to Pamela Siskin at [email protected].

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2/23 - SHABBAT ON THE BLOCK - Fri., Feb. 23rd from 6:30pm to 8:30pm - Join in an alternative Shabbat experience at the home of Jillian Bandes and Steve Rybicki. After joining together in the candle lighting, Kiddush and Hamotzee, it's pot-luck dinner time! Let Jillian & Steve know you are coming by emailing [email protected]. (NOTE: Regular Shabbat services will be held simultaneously at Temple Beth-El beginning at 7:30pm.) 

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2/25 - LEGO PURIM - Sunday, February 25th - 10am to 12pm - We will be building the city of Jerusalem out of LEGOs! Adults (with or without kids!) and children ages 3rd grade and up are encouraged to attend (2nd grade and under with adult supervision). There will be Mordecai's Madness in the APR for toddlers to 2nd graders! 

 

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2/28 - AMERICAN CHAIDOL - Wednesday, February 28th - 7pm to 9pm - O'Maddy's Beach Bar & Grille in Gulfport - First round of drinks and appetizers are on us! 

 

 

 

MARCH 2018

3/4 - SUNDAY MORNING UNIVERSITY - Sunday, March 4th - 9am to 12pm - This annual one-day adult learning program with be hosted at Temple Beth-El in conjunction with Congregation B'nai Israel. Pre-register by emailing which sessions you would like to attend, and your contact information to Kendra at [email protected]. Breakfast will begin at 9am and will be followed by (2) 1-hour sessions. Session One: 9:45am - 10:45am: Clifford Will (University of Florida, Black-Hole Physicist) OR Marlys Meckler (expert of St. Petersburg urban art); Session Two: 11am - 12pm: Lisa Starks-Estes (Associate Professor of English at USF) OR Jerry Siskin (lifelong opera buff)

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3/09 - FAMILY SHABBAT SERVICE - Friday, Mar. 9th at 6:30pm in the Sanctuary with our 4th and 5th grade students, followed by a dessert pot-luck Oneg. Please register your family at www.templebeth-el.com/potluck

 

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3/11 - MITZVAH DAY - Sunday, March 11th - 8:30am to 1pm - Check out www.templebeth-el.com/mitzvahday for details and to sign up! 

 

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3/11 - RACING TO THE TOP WITH SISTERHOOD - Sunday, March 11th - 12pm to 5pm - After participating in TBE's Mitzvah day, the first 55 Brotherhood and Sisterhood members who register will join the Sisterhood President in downtown St. Petersburg for the Annual Grand Prix Race Day. Beverages and food contributions by Trader Joes's along with dishes prepared by the Sisterhood and spectacular views! Don't wait and RSVP by Feb. 23rd to Madelaine Goldish at [email protected] or 201.388.0655. 

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3/18 - SHABBAT WONDER - A program designed to engage preschool age children and their families.  This month's program is a family friendly celebration of Passover featuring songs, crafts and treats for all to enjoy. RSVP to Molly Auld at [email protected].

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3/19 - SAGE (Seniors for Arts, Growth & Education) - Mon.., Mar. 19th, 11am (APR - All Purpose Room) - West Bank Story movie presented by Julia Stepelton, captures the essence of the inter-personal relationships and challenges faced in Israel, in a light-hearted but serious manner. Come watch the movie, see what you think and let's discuss! Lunch will be $8 if you’d like or you can bring your own for free. RSVP to Pamela Siskin at [email protected].

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3/31 - Second Night Seder - Saturday, Mar. 31st from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the Social Hall - details coming soon!  

 

 

 

APRIL 2018

4/6 - BRING BACK CHAMATZ! - Fri., April 6th - 6:30pm to 8pm - details coming soon!

 

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4/8 - DAYSTAR LUNCHMAKING - Sunday, Feb. 11, 9:30am (Social Hall) - Help feed the homeless & other families at Daystar Life Center. Come for the Schmooze, then stay t make lunches. For more information, contact Paula at (727) 254-6436. 

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4/8 - LEIF NISSEN SOCIAL JUSTICE LECTURE SERIES - Sun., April 8 - 5pm to 7:45pm in Sanctuary - Author Les Leopold will discuss his most recent book: Runaway Inequality. Co-founder of the Labor Institute (NYC 1976) a non-profit organization that designs research and education programs for unions and community groups. 

 

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4/15 - SISTERHOOD GENERAL MEETING (for all members) - Sun., April 15 - 10am to 12pm in the Library - This is a general meeting for all Sisterhood members to attend. We will have our annual vote for next year's officers at this meeting, so please if you are a Sisterhood member or would like to become one, attend this very important meeting. RSVP by April 1st to Pamela Katz-Alston at [email protected] or call 727.502.7108.

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4/15 - COMMUNITY JEWISH HERITAGE DAY - Sun., April 15 - 1pm to 4pm - The Jewish Federation of Pinellas and Pasco Counties along with local Jewish agencies, will present an Israel Independence Day Community Wide Celebration. For more information, contact Maxine Kaufman, Director of Arts, Culture & Education for the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco at [email protected] or call 727.333.3106.

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4/16 - SAGE (Seniors for Arts, Growth & Education) - Mon.., Apr. 16, 11am (APR - All Purpose Room) - Join Cantor Pamela Siskin in an intriguing discussion on Israel Then And Now. Following lunch, Beth Gelman, the Executive Director at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg will be the guest presenter. Lunch will be $8 if you’d like or you can bring your own for free. RSVP to Pamela Siskin at [email protected].

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                        4/20 - EREV SHABBAT SERVICE w/ SPECIAL GUEST, DANNY MASENG - Fri. April 20 - 7:30pm in the TBE Sanctuary - Join Rabbi Michael Torop for a special Erev Shabbat Service with music by Barbara Mazer Gross and the Jammin' Jews and a special guest appearance by Danny Maseng, a prominent leader in the world of Jewish music, storytelling and theater. 

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4/21 - CELEBRATE ISRAEL AT 70! w/ SPECIAL GUEST, DANNY MASENG - Sat., April 21 - 7pm in the TBE Sanctuary - Danny Maseng will be presenting a concert to join our community in celebrating Israel's 70th birthday! This will be a ticketed event. Check back for details on how to purchase tickets, early-bird discounts and an exclusive Taste of Israel Champagne Reception for pre-registered guests before the event! This will not be one you will want to miss! If you would also like to join a choir that will be accompanig Mr. Maseng, contact Cantor Pamela Siskin at [email protected]. Anyone from the surrounding Jewish community is welcome to be a part of this choral team!

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4/22 - ISRAEL THROUGH POETRY & MUSIC WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY DANNY MASENG - Sun., Apr. 22 - 10am to noon - Sanctuary - Join the TBE community for an intimate experience as Danny Maseng teaches on Israel through poetry and music. A special kid's choir will be accmpaning him at the end of this workshop. Please contact Barbara Mazer Gross at [email protected] for more information on the kid's choir.