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Red Ukelele -Monday June 3, 11 am at Lake Hills Library

(Shavuot theme)   

Join Betsy and her little red ukulele as she weaves education, culture and positivity into each of her stories and lessons! Betsy will guide you and your child to sing in English with a bit of Hebrew, shake eggs, dance with scarves and learn some American Sign Language. All ages welcome, geared from birth-5. For more information, visit www.redukulele.com.

Special Shabbat in Appreciation of Rabbi David Lipper-Friday June 7, Community reception at 6:30 pm, Services at 7:30 pm

This special service will feature guest speaker Dr. Devin Naar, the Isaac Alhadeff Professor in Sephardic Studies at theUniversity of Washington. He will speak on the history of Sephardic Judaism and how Sephardic Jews came to Seattle.

Confirmation-Saturday June 8, 7 PM

Join us for a Confirmation Service to celebrate our Confirmation students: Eden Geisser, Joshua Geisser, Rachel Geisser, Joshua Poznanski and David  Walker.

Shavuot Yizkor-Sunday June 9, 10:30 am

We will remember all those who have died during this Jewish year. Please come and honor those whom you know: Mariana Ahrens, Esther Askenazi, Carolyn Bolson, Sharon Brunk, Debbie Caplan, Marjorie Coombs, Susan Dwoskin, Robert Falk, Richard Frank, Tyrone Gayle, Eric Harris, Samuel Edward Hatch, Katie Kaye, Lori Gilbert Kaye, Louis Kissler, Samuel Kodish, Rebecca Kornbluh, Lev Lipkovker, Charlotte McDonald, Jullian Morris, Alice Pearl, Miron Rapoport, Gracie L. Renna, Rose Roth, Rabbi Mendel Sasonkin, Marsha Schwartz, Bob Shindell, Rachel Peha Solam, Bob Stubbs, Catherine Transler, Ronald Young, Bucky Charles Selcer Zimmerman, Susan Rachel Ziss

Endless Opportunities: Jewish Music with Chava Mirel- Tuesday, June 11th, 10:30-12 pm

Join us as we recreate the music of old with, Chava Mirel. Chava will help us learn about the process of making Jewish music firsthand. We’ll look closely at the traditional liturgy and songs and Jewish musical innovation as we have the opportunity to sing together.

Congregation Appreciation Dinner for members who live south of Bellevue- Friday, June 14th 6 pm

Does your family live in a community south of Bellevue? The TBT Membership Committee would like to celebrate you and help you get to know your neighbors. If you live in Renton, Tukwila, Maple Valley, Kent, Newcastle or one of the surrounding areas, please reserve June 14, from 5:30 to 7:20 p.m., for a delicious Shabbat dinner and a fun community gathering. This is an event for all ages.

 

50th Anniversary Art Project- Wednesday, June 26, 9:30 am-12 pm at the artist's home on Mercer Island

Our next date for the Mosaic Art Project is June 26 from 9:30 AM – 12 PM. We’d love to have you and your families join the us! Please note that we will be meeting at the Mosaic artist’s home art studio on Mercer Island. Interested? Click here to email Robin Negrin and she will send you the address.

Shabbat In The Park- Friday June 28, 6 pm at Ebright Creek in Sammamish

Bring a picnic dinner along with a blanket or chairs starting at 5:30 PM before joining us for an amazing service which will get underway at 6 PM. Join neighbors, make new friends and welcome Shabbat in the beauty of creation with Temple B’nai Torah. All ages welcome.

 

Endless Opportunities

Legal Foundation of WA hosts NW Detention Center Court Room Visit- Thursday June 6 , 9 AM – 12 PM Northwest Detention Center: 1623 East J Street, Tacoma

We will meet at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma to observe proceedings in the Tacoma Immigration Court. Afterward, there will be a debrief with Tim Warden-Hertz, the Director of Northwest Immigrant Rights Project. *Space is very limited, please RSVP to Rabbi Kate Speizer, rsvpEO@tdhs-nw.org or (206) 693-3046 by Monday, June 3.

Jewish Music with Chava Mirel- Tuesday June 11, 10:30 AM – 12 PM

Join us as we recreate the music of old with, Chava Mirel. Chava will help us learn about the process of making Jewish music firsthand. We’ll look closely at the traditional liturgy and songs and Jewish musical innovation as we have the opportunity to sing together.

Local Children Experiencing Homelessness: One Way Schools are Trying to Help- Tuesday June 18, 10:30 AM – 12 PM Temple De Hirsh Sinai, Bellevue: 3850 156th Avenue SE, Bellevue

Teachers are on the front line witnessing the growing number of students experiencing homelessness. Melissa Slater is part of a local solution in Bellevue serving as the Best Starts for Kids Out-of-School-Time grant manager. Best Starts for Kids invests 65 million each year to support King County families and children to set them up for success. Join us as Melissa shares the specifics of how building a strong connection between school and out-of-school time can be positive and powerful, especially for historically underserved and marginalized students.

Coming Soon!

Sisterhood 2019 PNW Area Day

Saturday, July 20, 2 PM through Havdalah
Sunday, 9:20-3:30 PM
Congregation Kol Ami, Vancouver WA
Cost $36

We look forward to seeing you at the Pacific Northwest Area Day for the WRJ Pacific District. Both Saturday (optional) and Sunday enrichment and training will be hosted by the Kol Ami Women of Reform Judaism from Vancouver, WA. There will be workshops on leadership skills and personal enrichment, including some led by our special guest from the southwest, Pacific District President Dana Adler. There is a choice of home hospitality or hotel stays. The link for registration will be available soon and will be announced in the TBT weekly email.

 

Be a part of this exciting day of Sisterhoods helping to guide and plan our futures through sharing, learning and caring. For more details, click here to email Carol Schuster.

Shabbat In The Park

Shabbat in the Park
July 26 at Marymoor Park (by the velodrome)
August 30 at Crossroads Park (in the pavilion)

Bring a picnic dinner along with a blanket or chairs starting at 5:30 PM before joining us for an amazing service which will get underway at 6 PM. Join neighbors, make new friends and welcome Shabbat in the beauty of creation with Temple B’nai Torah. All ages welcome.

June Calendar of Events

Saturday, June 1
9 AM – Torah Study
10:30 AM – Shabbat Services, Lucy Braginski Bat Mitzvah followed by Kiddush Luncheon

Monday, June 3
11 AM – Red Ukulele at Lake Hills Library

Friday, June 7
11:15 AM – Tot Shabbat
6:30 PM – Community Reception
7:30 PM – Special Shabbat Service in Appreciation of Rabbi Lipper

Saturday, June 8
9 AM – Torah Study
10:30 AM – Shabbat Services, Peggy DeLeon Bat Mitzvah followed by Kiddush Luncheon
7 PM – Confirmation Service

Sunday, June 9
10:30 AM – Shavuot Yizkor

Tuesday, June 11
10:30 AM – Endless Opportunities: Jewish Music with Chava Mirel

Friday, June 14
11:15 – Tot Shabbat
6:00 PM – Congregation Appreciation Dinner for members who live south of Bellevue
7:30 PM – Kabbalat Shabbat Services

Saturday, June 15
9 AM – Torah Study
10:30 AM – Shabbat Services, Skye Held Bat Mitzvah followed by Kiddush Luncheon

Friday, June 21
11:15 AM – Tot Shabbat
7:30 PM – Kabbalat Shabbat Services

Saturday, June 22
9 AM – Torah Study
10:30 AM – Shabbat Services, Daniel Goodman Bar Mitzvah followed by Kiddush Luncheon

Wedneday, June 26
9:30 AM – 50th Anniversary Art Project on Mercer Island (Click here to email Robin Negrin and she will send you the address.)

Friday, June 28
7:30 PM – Shabbat in the Park at Ebright Creek Park in Sammamish (in the pavilion)

Saturday, June 29
9 AM – Torah Study
10:30 AM – Shabbat Services followed by Kiddush Luncheon