Rabbi Donsky’s column

Hevre, Do Jews believe in angels (mal’a’khim/Divine Messengers)? Well, this coming Saturday evening at the Night of the Races, May 4th, I sure hope so! I’ve got 4 horses running named after 4 of the “mal’a’khim” of our rabbinic tradition, Ra’fa’el (Healer of God), Gav’ri’el (Strength of God), Uri’el (My Light of God), Me’kha’el (Who [...]

Rabbi Donsky’s Column

Hevre, Its hard to believe that our religious school and preschool years will soon be coming to end – yes, of course, still a few more weeks. But I wanted to make sure that everyone – school families – and the rest of our diverse congregation are aware of a very important Interfaith Learning program [...]

Rabbi Donsky’s column

Hevre, A quick reminder that this coming Friday evening March 22nd, Danielle Kranjec, AJL Adult Education Coordinator and scholar of Medieval Hebrew Poetry will join us as a Scholar-in-Residence.  Her topic:  “The Feminine Aspect of the Divine in Kabbalistic Poetry.”  Danielle and I have taught together in the Melton program and she has also substituted [...]

Upcoming Events with Rabbi Donsky

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  A call for  bakers: anything you would like to bake would be terrific;  hamentaschen are especially appreciated. They can drop off the labeled baked goods Friday night (2/22) before  Purim (please label for Purim Carnival) or when you come to Sunday school  on 2/24 and service on the morning of the carnival (drop off in the  [...]

Bat Mitzvah Project

Upcoming Events

Check out our upcoming events through June!

Rabbi Stein’s Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

 Please join us for a Shabbat of learning as we explore the relevance of ancient practices and teachings to our modern lives. Rabbi Stein will offer three learning opportunities over the course of the weekend: Kabbalat Shabbat services, Friday, January 25, at 7:30 PM Services will be led by Rabbi Stein, Amanda Russell, and TOS [...]

A note from our Temple President

I hope that you are having a very healthy and happy holiday season and on behalf of the Board, we wish you nothing but the best in the year 2013. A lot is happening at TOS. We will be mailing to all of you in the very near future many of the events that will [...]

Thank You to Our Donors

Thank You to our Donors General Fund In honor of Kathy DiBiase receiving the Morris Goldstein award: Mark & Peggy Jopling In memory of Morris Donsky: James & Reggie Levin Lucy James   In memory of Gertrude Weiner: Lucy James In memory of Karl Light: Lucy James In honor of Debby Bass` Bat Mitzvah: Mr.& Mrs. Allen Edelstein The Krassensteins   Library Fund In honor of Juliet Krassensteins` Bat Mitzvah: J.D. & Velma Krassenstein Larry & Eleanor McNulty Joe & Joanne Jagodinski Harry & Sandy Berkowitz Jim & Moria Singer Marti Swiger   Lifelong Learning Fund  In honor of Debby Bass` Bat Mitzvah; Ken & Alysia Knapp [...]