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August 2022 Temple Emanu-El Bulletin

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Read the Text Version @emanuel.temple . August 2022 Av/Elul 5782 (205) 933-8037 The monthly bulletin for Temple Emanu-El Birmingham, Alabama For All Ages! Join us for this exciting weekend packed with fun for you – our congregation! Let’s kick off the year with fun activities, a fair, food, music, and more. We hope you will join us! 5:00 PM Friday, August 19th 5:45 PM Tot Shabbat with pizza dinner! RSVP to [email protected] by August 18. Shabbat Service with our Bima Band, the Graftones! Immediately following the Shabbat Service we will have a special Welcome Back Fair filled with opportunities to engage in our Temple! We will launch Temple Circles registration. At the Fair enter a raffle for High Holy Day parking spot! Saturday, August 20th 10:00 AM “Come As You Are” casual attire — Shabbat Morning Service 5:30 PM Young Adult Happy Hour RSVP to [email protected] by August 18. 6:00 PM Havdalah Program with Cantor Wittner and Dr. Ralph Selig, Music Scholar-in-Residence 7:00 PM Dessert Oneg Sunday, August 21st 10:30 AM Religious School Open House Students and Parents Meet the Teachers 11:00 AM Welcome Back Fair filled with opportunities to engage in our Temple! We will also have yummy treats and kids activities. Special thanks to the Nina & Norma Cohen Next Generation Fund, the Hannah & Hyman Goldstein Volunteer Fund and the Betty & Robert Loeb Education Fund, all of our Grafman Endowment Fund, for helping make this “Weekend Of Welcome” so very special. Our Mission: Temple Emanu-El is a welcoming Reform Jewish congregation, engaging members in prayer, study, fellowship, and acts of loving kindness for our congregational family and the community at-large.

2 Our Services Friday, August 5 Friday, August 12 Friday, August 19 Friday, August 26 5:45 p.m. 5:45 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m. Erev Shabbat Erev Shabbat Tot Shabbat Erev Shabbat Service Service 5:45 p.m. Service Erev Shabbat Service with the Bima Band Oneg & Welcome Back Fair to follow service Saturday, August 6 Saturday, August 13 Saturday, August 20 Saturday, August 27 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Torah Study Torah Study Torah Study Torah Study (online only) 10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Shabbat Morning 10:00 a.m. Shabbat Morning 10:00 a.m. “Come As You Are” Shabbat Halicha/ Service Shabbat Morning Service Service Shabbat Hike Torah Portion 5:30 p.m. B’nai Mitzvah (at Red Mountain Park) Parshat Vaetchanan Young Adult Happy Hour Evan & Jacob Mussafer Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11 Torah Portion 6:00 p.m. Torah Portion Parshat Devarim Haftarah Portion Havdalah Program Parshat Re’eh Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22 Isaiah 40:1-26 Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 & Dessert Oneg Haftarah Portion Haftarah Portion Isaiah 1:1 -27 Torah Portion Isaiah 66:1-24 Parshat Eikev Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25 Haftarah Portion Isaiah 49:14-51:3 NOTE: The Temple is closed on Monday, September 5th for Labor Day Torah Study Shabbat Halicha Tot Shabbat Shabbat Hiking Every Wednesday 12 p.m. Friday, August 19 at 5:00 pm Saturday, August 6 (NOTE: no hikes in September or October) Join us in Hess Chapel for or dial-in at +1 312 626 6799 a special family-friendly 10:0(H0ikae.mbe. g(ninosteatn1e0w:1s5taar.tmt.i)me) Shabbat celebration for Meeting ID: 661 751 570 those 5 and under. AND One Saturday per month, Pizza, salad, and a in lieu of a sanctuary service, sweet treat will be served Every Saturday 9 a.m. we will meet at Red Mountain Park afterwards in Weil Hall. to spend Shabbat morning BYOB(parents)! NOW IN PERSON together. Led by our clergy, we will spend one to two hours Tot Shabbat is available in the Jasper Room at the Temple enjoying Shabbat and nature. online at (online only on Saturday, August 6 — We meet at Red Mountain Park as well as in-person. because of Shabbat Hike) at the Frankfurt Drive entrance: AND via zoom. RSVP requested to 2011 Frankfurt Dr, [email protected] Birmingham, AL 35211 by August 18 so we will order or dial-in at +1 312 626 6799 enough food for everyone! Meeting ID: 731 472 885 password: torah USPS Publication Title: Our Temple Statement of Frequency: Address: Organization: IDENTIFICATION Issue Date: August 2022 Published monthly 2100 Highland Avenue South Temple Emanu-El Issue Number: 154 except for June/July issue Birmingham, AL 35205-4002

Around Our Temple 3 Cantor’s Corner IN PREPARATION FOR THIS YEAR’S We’re very excited to see everyone at our Weekend of Welcome. On Friday August 19th, YOM KIPPUR our first Tot Shabbat of the season occurs, and YIZKOR SERVICE the Graftones, our Shabbat band, will be making their return for Erev Shabbat services. On the Our Yom Kippur Memorial evening of Saturday, August 20th, we will be Book & Memorial Plaque hosting a Young Adult Happy Hour followed by information should have Havdalah and learning some High Holy Day arrived in the mail to you in melodies. I hope you will join us! late July. In the meantime, ECnagnetolrCRaonbtobryiaWl Cithtnaeirr, here are a few reminders: High Holy Days are coming! Yom Kippur Memorial Book To include the name of a Look for the full schedule in your September bulletin or visit loved one in the Memorial Book, please send in your information by August 31st. The minimum contribution is $10 per name, and all proceeds will go to the Cemetery Care Fund. Names listed in perpetuity and those with Memorial Plaques will automatically be included in the Memorial Book and do not need to be resubmitted. Unsure if your loved one is listed in perpetuity? Last year’s 2021 Memorial Book is available on-line at for your reference. Asterisks (*) indicate all those listed in perpetual memory. Memorial Plaques Custom bronze Yahrzeit plaques may be ordered for a contribution of $500. Please submit your order by August 15th. This ensures that the plaques are in place by Yom Kippur. Please contact [email protected] or (205)933-8397 for assistance with submissions for the Yom Kippur Memorial Book or ordering a Memorial Plaque.  Thank you!

4 Around Our Temple Happy Anniversary Get more involved in Temple life. August Anniversaries We are looking for a few good people to teach in our Religious School. Looking for people who: Mark and Jodi Bearman Bradley and Alyssa Blair • Are passionate about Judaism Edward and Sharon Bromberg • Enjoy teaching children to Robert and Helena Buchalter Eli and Mary Lynne Capilouto take pride in their Jewish Mark and Lynne Cohen heritage and culture Frederick and Ellen Elsas Religious School meets on Sundays 9:30 – 12:00 noon Joe and Alise Erdberg with Hebrew on Wednesdays 3:45 – 5:15. You could Robert and Chu-Chi Fierman teach on either or both days. Michael and MaryAnne Freeman To see how you can get involved, please reach out to Joel and Debra Goldstein Elizabeth Bloch for information and a conversation: Richard and Ann Goldstein [email protected] or (205) 933-8037 ext. 232. Adam and Rebecca Gordon Howard and Edie Hapner Charles and Gail Herman Barry and Susan Koretzky Eric and Cindy Land Stephen and Robin Lazarus Mitch and Joanne Leibovitz Josh and Mary Virginia Mandell Brian and Carlie McMillan Jonathan and Judi Miller Joel and Karen Piassick Jimmy and Judy Rotenstreich Jonathan and Wendy Rutkoff Bob and Judy Rutstein Ronald and Karen Salloway Lester and Jane Seigel David and Ina-Mae Sher Ben and Jennifer Smith Don and Pat St. Charles Harry and Rhonda Weinberg

Around Our Temple 5 DONATIONS ARE NEEDED NOW MORE THAN EVER NEW DATE schedule your donation Special August Birthdays at Following are members of our HONORING family celebrating birthdays in years divisible by 5. Sallie Downs Jack Aland Sydney Allen Sunday, September 18, 2022 Jeremy Applebaum 3:00 pm Edward Davis Jordan Friedman FEATURING Dr. Henry Panion Shirley Goldstein Kay Donnellan Molly Frohsin L’Chaim Chair: Violins of Hope Jack Held Daniel Odrezin Gloria Koplon L’Chaim Co-Chair: Henry Levkoff Stephen L. Royal David Levy Honorary Co-Chairs: Lee Lichtenstein Dr. Selwyn Vickers Davis Michael Gail & Jeffrey Bayer Ann Mollengarden Judy Monheit PRESENTING SPONSOR Merritt Pizitz Niv Ashkenazi Katie Reiss David Schniper VIRTUOSO VIOLINIST Clifford Spencer (Former student of Itzhak Perlman) Sydney Walker Lillian Weinberger To purchase tickets or make a donation Janice Weinstein please visit Michael Wilensky Julie Wolfson Herbert Young Please note that Anniversary and Birthday lists are gathered from information in the Temple’s database. We apologize for any errors or exclusions. Please contact us at [email protected] regarding any corrections.

6 Our Youth & Education B’NAI MITZVAHS Dear Parents, Jewish tradition teaches us that the world stands on Evan & Jacob Mussafer three pillars: Torah (Study), Avodah (Worship), and Gemilut Chasadim (Acts of Kindness). All three are essential for Saturday, August 27, 2022 becoming a well-rounded Jew and therefore all three are 10:30 a.m. front and center at Temple Emanu-El as we guide our students in building their own Jewish identities. “BogPeiyc”tu(rGerdafnrodmfathleeftr,:JEovhannI,ves, I am excited to share that our Sundays this Fall will be a day of Jewish who grew up at and became a learning and growth for all our members, the young and the young at heart. Bar Mitzvah at TEE), & Jake Our children will engage with Torah (Study) in new and innovative ways with Evan and Jake Mussafer will a multi-media approach. Through the lens of Jewish Values, students will be called to Torah on Saturday, explore Jewish texts, traditions, values, holidays, history, love of Israel, and much more, always focusing on what this means to us individually and August 27 at 10:30 AM. collectively as a people. For our parents and all adults, we will have bagels, They are entering the 8th coffee, and learning (and schmooze) opportunities every Sunday, including an entire series of introduction to Judaism with Rabbi Adam Wright, from Grade at Mountain Brook Junior January to May. More information is forthcoming. High School. Both boys stay busy While we hope to worship with all our students regularly, we also ask that our 4th through 7th grade students follow guidelines for Avodah (worship) playing sports — Jake will play that will be emailed to parents separately. For a deeper understanding and on MBJH’s 8th Grade Football connection to prayers, our students will participate in a learning Shaharit Team this fall and Evan will (morning) service on Sundays and a learning Mincha (afternoon) service on Wednesdays. During both Tefillah times, students will learn about and run Cross Country. connect with the different parts of the prayers, recognize key words, and Evan and Jake have unique make their own connections to the different prayers in the siddur. For the third pillar, students will learn that Gemilut Chasadim (Acts of and amazing personalities and Kindness) are intentional and call for action. We will take action in a caring along with big brother, Cannon, and thoughtful way. While giving Tzedakah (righteous charity) is a Mitzvah they keep us on our toes and fill (commandment) we will perform Gemilut Chasadim — acts of kindness for our hearts and home with laughter, causes that are close to our hearts in each grade level. We will learn about specific organizations in our community that are acting towards Tikkun love and and so much joy! Olam (repairing the world) as we listen and interact with guests from the organizations and go on field trips when possible. TZEDAKAH Our entire team of teachers and staff are very busy planning a great year ahead and excited to welcome back our awesome students. You will hear Pictured here is Temple member, David Reese more about our plans for each grade from your children’s teachers at the giving tzedakah box money to Pathway’s Open House on August 21, so please mark your calendars to be there. We Development Director, Laurel Teel. will also have a Welcome Back to Temple Fair that day as part of our “WOW”. See more details on “WOW” (Weekend of Welcome) on the cover. Our official Thanks to everyone who made this possible. opening day is August 28, and I can’t wait to see your family very soon. As always, please reach out to me via phone or email or simply stop by. I’d love the opportunity to share our programs, and our learning/engagement opportunities at Temple Emanu-El and at our Religious School. Elizabeth Bloch, MARE Director of Education IMPORTANT AUGUST DATES: August 19-21 “WOW”, Temple Emanu-El’s Weekend of Welcome August 21 10:30 – 11:00, Religious School Open House 11:00 – 12:00, Welcome Back Fair and children’s activities August 28 9:30 – 12:00, Religious School Opening Day 10:00, Adult coffee and smooze with Rabbi Wright & Elizabeth Bloch

Our Yahrzeits 7 May the beauty of their lives shine forever, and may we always bring honor to their memory. July 31 – August 6 Yetta Glazer Sokol Marion Adler Marx Max Friedman August 21 – 27 Sally Tanner Saul Matelson Marsha Sall Friedman Abe Abroms Bea Verin Sam Mayer Yetta Betten Julian Adler Paul Friedman, Sr. William L. Camp Eda Bacharach Allenberg Raymond L. Webb Leroy G. Monsky, Sr. David Gamburg Connie Cohen Louis Allenberg Celia Weinstein Eli Perlman Sam Goldberg Irwin “Chico” Bomchel Alexander Zeldin Mildred Pines Larry Datnoff Lazar Cusmariu Gertrude Goldstein Sara Friedman Dorothy Weinstein Dubowsky August 7 – 13 Richard Alan Routman Max Gotlieb Amelia Grafman Lee B. Freedman David Schimmel Isadore Halpern Frances Friedman Sylvia Ascherman Inez Schimmel Max Greenwald Pauline E. Euchvitz Harris Betty Golding Elena Bliss Charles Schulwolf Bobbie Kaminsky Carolyn F. Heller Birdie Goldstein Jenny Hirsberg Mary Frances Hastings Flora B. Bluttman Abram Mitchell Skier Abe Kaufman Sarah Glass Hirsch Emil Carl Hess Chana Bojor Nathan Starr Sadye C. Koslin Matilda L. Holzer Mary Spence Isenberg Lee E. Unger Rosa M. Krawcheck Murray A. Koslin Julius Jaffe Chaim Bronshteyn Michael Usdan Violet Leitman Hyman “Herc” David H. Jaffe Rabbi Myron L. Datnoff Emma Sacks Levin Maurice Levine, Jr. Dr. Noah Wayne Jaffee Muriel Weisberg David S. Levine Jordan Kirschberg Arthur R. Datnoff Joe B. Wright, Jr. Jeanette G. Lipson Mose Levy Milton Krivitsky Bob Engel Maurice Mervis Charles Brooke Mehaffey Ida B. Levin Sara Zalkin Dorothy S. Meyer Morris Marlowe Florine Ettinger Polina Meixon A.R. “Buddy” Mazer Sidney Finkel August 14 – 20 Max Mohr Marilyn Noble Josephine Jerome E. Freehling Sarah Fies Mohr Adele Overall McWaters-Alexander Isidore Friedman Claude Alloun Suzy Ovson J. George Mitnick May G. Friend Russell Bean Harry Monroe Irving Philipson Morris Monsky Janet Goldfarb Morris Belitsky Helen Nagrodzki Blanche Rogoff Lorenzo Music Fannye Goldfarb Ann Raden Bergman Gilbert Odrezin Martin Harold Nelson Victor Goldman Seligman H. Blank Bessie R. Pizitz Ann Rose Ben N. Perlman Arnold Goldner Irma Mae Blank Mary Borth Roth Isaac Piassick Walter E. Gregg Anne Weinstein Blankstein David Rich Harold R. Safris Carrie Rotholz Morris Hirschowitz Paul Bruck Betty Rivkin Sylvia Rutstein Leo Arthur Jaffe Roselyn Rosenthal Cohen Frances Leslie Savage Irvin Shapiro Esther Siegal Hannah Weil Jenkins Julius H. Cohen Sam Shulman Edward Siegal Stanley T. Siegal Elvin Kanter Sam Colick Anne Copeland Silberman Bernard S. Steiner, Jr. Hannah Kelly Bertha Coplan Morris Singer Doris L. Sugerman Harry M. Kohn Max Eisenberg Estelle Slaughter J. Leon Touro Frances M. Levine Esther Epsman Henry A. Spielberger Julius Wenger Maxine Marlowe Lichtenstein Louis Epstein Jean Kaufman Weil Blanche Newman Wilzin Pauline Berman Malkove Irwin “Ike” Fierman Edith Wisotsky Harry Markstein, Jr. Grace Klafter Finkel Pauline Cohen Witt

8 Our Tributes We appreciate the thoughtfulness of those who support our congregation by remembering and honoring their friends and loved ones through their generous contributions. Thank you for the following gifts received through July 7, 2022. GENERAL & UNRESTRICTED FUNDS Donations to our General Temple and Endowment Funds, and the Unrestricted Named Endowment Funds provide the greatest flexibility to respond to our congregation’s changing needs. In Memory Of: Sherry Cherner Floyd Nadler Judy Aland by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich by Cheryl & Charlie Collat by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich Iris Mae Friedson by Ashley & Jon Lewis Betty Anfanger by Regina & Neil Sigman Jon Oleinick, father of Anna Levy by Susan & Barry Koretzky Walter Gerson by Susan & Barry Koretzky by Ashley & Jon Lewis by Isabel & Alan Siegal by Rhonda & Harry Weinberg by Letty & Bob Marcus Rabbi Milton Grafman Nathan Rotenstreich by Fran Marlow by Stephen W. Grafman by Jane & Lester Seigel by Joan & Don Weisberg Gene Harris, brother-in-law of Jerry Sklar Rose Rotenstreich Marissa Levine Apolinsky by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich by Jane & Lester Seigel by Dixie Hagedorn Frank Harper Lester Herbert Seigel by Gail & Charles Herman by Rona Harper by Jane & Lester Seigel by Ashley & Jon Lewis Cissy Held Howard Schultz, brother of Ricky Koslin by Fran Marlow by Lindsay A. Levine & by Linda Barstein by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich Lee I. Ascherman by Sandra & Alan Berman by Ferne Seigel Julius Hirsch by Barbara & David Betten by Sandra & Larry Shulman by Jan & Ron Hirsch by Roz Bloomston by Carole Simpson Joan Jacobson by Lori & Stephen Dorsky Lynn Bloomston by Carolyn & Henry Frohsin by Carol Herman by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich by Gayle Leitman by Ashley & Jon Lewis Helen Bruck by Lucy Schulhafer by Norma Jean Long by Ellen Bruck Marcia Berman Kraselsky by Letty & Bob Marcus Avery Fierman, grandchild of by Sandra & Alan Berman by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich Chu-Chi & Bobby Fierman Jerry Lapidus by Wendy & Frank Siegal by Janet & David Aarons by Elayne Berman Axel by Carole Simpson by Sandra & Alan Berman by Harry Bayer by Joan & Don Weisberg by Rosalyn Bloomston by Elaine Becker Bercu Stanley Schultz by Karen & Kenneth Bluestein by Birmingham Museum of Art by Regina & Neil Sigman by Roz Caplan by Sandra & Alan Berman Yetta Sigman by Eileen & Robert Cohn by Beverly & Stanley Erdreich by Regina & Neil Sigman by Stacy E. Emoff by Joan & Mike Krawcheck Abe Silverman by Alise & Joe Erdberg by Seth & Dany Kaplan by Lana & Steve Royal by Beverly & Stanley Erdreich by Ricky Koslin and Lyons Heyman Mark David Solomon by Carolyn & Henry Frohsin by Letty & Bob Marcus by Ellen Bruck by Polly Fraser and Paul Scharff by Fran Marlow Dorothy R. Tenenbaum by Carolyn & Henry Frohsin by Marion & Edgar Marx by Sam Tenenbaum, Jr. by Nancy Goedecke by Ferne Seigel Wishing Good Health To: by Donna & Howard Goldberg by Sandra & Larry Shulman Joan Becker by Susan & Gary Goldstein by Carole Simpson by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich by Marilyn Haver by Sue & Allan Solomon Joe Bluestein by Gail & Charles Herman by Arnold Steiner by Sandra & Alan Berman by Susan & Barry Koretzky by Joan & Don Weisberg by Letty & Bob Marcus by Joan & Michael Krawcheck Paula Leader Ellen Elsas by Eileen & Edward Leader by Shirley & Jerry Leader by Chu-Chi & Bobby Fierman by Linda Levin Frank Librach by Carol Herman by Ashley & Jon Lewis by Renitta & Jay Goldman Mitzi Goldstein by Joyce & Joe Lichtenstein Lee Lichter by Joan & Don Weisberg by Betsy & Peter Printz by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich Evelyn Held by Amy & Michael Saag Esther Light, mother of Simona Herring by Joan & Don Weisberg by Ferne Seigel by Alise & Joe Erdberg Jack Held by Toby & Bert Siegel Margaret D. Lyon by Jessie E. Millender by Regina & Neil Sigman by Shirley & Jerry Leader by Joan & Don Weisberg by Carole Simpson Edgar Marx, Sr. Lyons Heyman by Joyce & Gaston Stein by Carolyn & Henry Frohsin by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich by Betty Steinmetz by Carol Herman by Joan & Don Weisberg by Lucy Schulhafer

Our Tributes 9 Sydelle Linneman Special Anniversary of Special Birthday of Jimmy Rotenstreich by Joan & Don Weisberg Barbara & David Betten by Gail & Charles Herman Bob Marcus by Sandra & Alan Berman by Joyce & Joe Lichtenstein by Ferne Seigel by Faye Bernstein by Lana & Steve Royal Letty Marucs by Rosalyn Bloomston by Joan & Don Weisberg by Ferne Seigel by Jane & Joe Bluestein Special Birthday of Joe Sachs Rabbi Jonathan Miller by Marjie & Myron Butler by Eileen & Edward Leader by Wendy & Frank Siegal by Roz Caplan New home of Letty & Bob Marcus Lynn Raviv by Linda & Richard Cohn by Ferne Seigel by Gayle Leitman by Joanna & Charles Collat, Sr. Joel Piassick Alan Seigel by Charlotte Corenblum by Robin & Hilton Berger by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich by Marian & Ronnie Epstein Joyce Stein by Chu-Chi & Bobby Fierman Our Funds at Work by Letty & Bob Marcus by Barbara & Larry Fine by Joan & Don Weisberg by Arlene Fisher We greatly appreciate the Morton Stern by Toby & Warren Gewant enhancements provided by by Herbie Miller by Sherron & Allan Goldstein the following funds of our In Honor Of: by Carol Herman Grafman Endowment Fund Birth of Aiden Lev Feld, son of Jennifer & by Gail & Charles Herman Kevin Feld and grandson of Debra & Joel Goldstein by Ricky Koslin over the recent months. by Fran & Lee Godchaux by Joyce & Joe Lichtenstein • Ellen & Jack Aland Membership by Nancy Goedecke by Letty & Bob Marcus Engagement Fund for underwriting by Linda Verin & Rick Clay by Carol & B.G. Minisman the wonderful welcome bags Birth of Hallie Davis Rotenstreich, by Carole & Michael Pizitz distributed to each of our 20 new great-granddaughter of Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich congregant families when they by Carol Herman by Ferne Seigel joined our congregation throughout by Joyce & Joe Lichtenstein by Jerry Seigel this past year. Birth of Ford Cooper Russo, great-grandson by Sandra & Larry Shulman • Hermione & Edward Friend of Dodie Sokol by Wendy & Frank Siegal Community Fund for supporting by Roz Caplan by Rosalyn Siegal the Mitzvah Day project to create Birth of Charlotte Grace Saville, by Estelle Silverstein cards and decorate vases for our great-granddaughter of Letty & Bob Marcus by Carol Simpson Hineynu/Caring Committee to by Joyce & Joe Lichtenstein by Jean & Jerry Sklar distribute to those who lost Birth of Logan Singletary, son of by Dodie Sokol loved ones. Monika & Ben Singletary by Joyce Stein • Ruth & J.D. Rosenberger Fund by Gayle Leitman by Sandra & Morton Stein and the Barrye & Jay Ziff Birth of Shoshana Audrey Weil, daughter of by Joan & Don Weisberg Cultural Arts Fund for sponsoring Zoe & Alec Weil, granddaughter of Lori & Jimmy Weil by Ilene & Allan Wilensky the Shabbat Band accompaniment by Karen & Kenneth Bluestein Special Birthday of Arlene Goldstein at Shabbat services this past spring. Special Anniversary of Cookie & Lynn Davis by Eileen & Edward Leader Similarly, Ruth & Marvin Engel by Eileen & Edward Leader Special Birthday of Nat Harris Music Fund for funding the Special Anniversary of Ellen & Robert Linnemann by Eileen & Edward Leader fabulous Shabbat Quartette by Joan & Don Weisberg Special Birthday of Carol Herman performances over the past Special Birthday of Jann Blitz by Eileen & Edward Leader several months. by Harry Bayer Special Birthday of Shirley & Jerry Leader • Faye & Norris Friedman by Ginger & Jerry Held by Shirley & Jerry Leader Social Enrichment Fund for by Candy & Ed Meyerson Special Birthday of Jerry Leader substantially underwriting this by Wendy & Frank Siegal by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich year’s congregational 2nd Night Special Birthday of Roz Caplan Special Birthday of Shirley Leader Passover Seder. by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich by Eileen & Edward Leader • The new Odess Technology Fund Special Birthday of Harold Ceitlin by Lucy Schulhafer which helped purchase a state- by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich by Joan & Don Weisberg of-the-art large screen video Special Birthdays of Avie & Ron Cohen Special Birthday of Gayle Leitman conference cart to enrich our by Fran & Lee Godchaux by Joan & Michael Krawcheck virtual programming and Special Birthday of Joanna Collat Special Birthday & Retirement meetings held at Temple. by Judy & Jimmy Rotenstreich of Jamie Odrezin by Fran & Lee Godchaux Your contributions through our “Temple Tributes” help to support Temple Emanu-El’s annual operations and activities, and further build our Grafman Endowment Fund to enrich our congregation…now and forever. To make a Tribute Gift to either a temple or an endowment fund, please contact the Endowment Office at (205) 933-8397 or [email protected] A list of all our funds is available on our website at

10 Our Tributes DESIGNATED ENDOWMENT FUNDS Contributions to these “perpetual” funds help provide permanent sources of income for special programming and enhancements for our temple today, as well as for future generations. GAIL & JEFFREY BAYER SCHOOL HANNAH & HYMAN GOLDSTEIN MARGOT & EDGAR MARX FUND FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION VOLUNTEER FUND FOR DUES ENDOWMENT In Memory Of: In Memory Of: In Memory Of: Avery Fierman Betty Anfanger, Marissa Levine Apolinsky Edgar Marx, Sr. by Gail & Jeffrey Bayer and Hyman H. Goldstein by Lee R. Adler by Debra & Joel Goldstein by Lisa & Joseph Blanco BLACH FAMILY FUND FOR Avery Fierman by Camille Butrus DUES ENDOWMENT by Marilyn & Murray Tanner by Kim Crockard In Memory Of: Wishing Good Health: by Ann & Jon Elliott Howard Schultz Preston Goldfarb by Beverly & Stanley Erdreich by Kit & Rick Roth by Debra & Joel Goldstein by Susan & Wyatt Haskell In Honor Of: In Honor Of: by Bonnie & Tim Malec Special Anniversary of Barbara & David Betten Special Anniversary of Barbara & David Betten; by James Simon by Kit & Rick Roth by Marilyn & Murray Tanner by Laurie & Zachary Solomon Wishing Good Health to: Special Anniversary of Marilyn & Murray Tanner; by Ellen & Kerry Stein and the Brown Family Kit Roth by Barbara & David Betten by Arnold Steiner by Barbara & David Betten by Chu-Chi & Bobby Fierman RABBI MORRIS NEWFIELD FUND CEMETERY CARE FUND by Arlene & Milton Goldstein In Memory Of: In Memory Of: by Carol Herman Marissa Levine Apolinsky and Howard Schultz Avery Fierman by Gail & Charles Herman by Morton Goldfarb by Maureen & Mark Petrofsky by Gayle Leitman Avery Fierman NINA & NORMAN COHEN by Sandra & Larry Shulman by Carol & B.G. Minisman NEXT GENERATION FUND by Sandy & Morton Stern In Honor Of: In Memory Of: Birth of Aiden Lev Feld Special Birthday of Jimmy Rotenstreich by Lisa & Alan Engel by Carol & B.G. Minisman Marissa Levine Apolinsky, Avery Fierman GINGER & JERRY HELD FUND BUNNY & JOEL ROTENSTREICH and Jerry Lapidus FOR DUES ENDOWMENT FUND FOR DUES ENDOWMENT by Lois & David Cohen Wishing Good Health: In Memory Of: BARBARA & LARRY FINE FUND Joe Bluestein and Kit Roth Jerry Lapidus FOR DUES ENDOWMENT by Ginger & Jerry Held In Honor Of: In Memory Of: JOAN & MILTON JACOBSON Special Anniversary of Barbara & David Betten Marissa Levine Apolinsky, Edgar Marx, Sr. CULTURAL ARTS FUND by Bunny & Joel Rotenstreich and Jerry Lapidus In Memory Of: MARGARET & MAURICE SALLOWAY In Honor Of: Joan Jacobson LEGACY FUND Birth of Hallie Davis Rotenstreich and by Robin & Bart Kolber In Honor Of: Logan Singletary; Special Anniversary of by Laurie & Zachary Solomon Special Birthday of Shirley Salloway Kahn Rosalie & Raymond Gotlieb; REESE FAMILY FUND by Toby & Bert Siegel and Special Birthday of Jimmy Rotenstreich In Memory Of: JANET & LEONARD WERTHEIMER by Barbara & Larry Fine Avery Fierman and Anne Reese FUND FOR DUES ENDOWMENT JANIS & PAUL FRIEDMAN FUND by David Reese In Memory Of: FOR DUES ENDOWMENT Avery Fierman In Memory Of: by Janet & Leonard Wertheimer Avery Fierman In Honor Of: Special Birthday of Jimmy Rotenstreich DESIGNATED TEMPLE FUNDS BEbTyTCYathAyL&LPEaNul BFrEieRdmGanGOLDSTEIN CAMP JACOBS SCHOLARSHIP FUND Gifts to these “immediate use” funds fulfill special needs beyond the scope of what dues and tuition fees are able to provide. In Memory Of: RABBI WRIGHT CANTOR WITTNER THE ART FUND Marissa Levine Apolinsky and Avery Fierman DISCRETIONARY FUND DISCRETIONARY FUND In Memory Of: by Elise & Hank Frohsin In Memory Of: In Memory Of: Edgar Marx, Sr. Harold Blach, Jr. Joy Levick Cross by Stefanie Silverman MOLLIE & HERMAN GOTLIEB by the Blach, Roth and Weil families by Andy Levick TIKKUN OLAM SANCTUARY PRESERVATION FUND Jerry Lapidus In Honor Of: FUND In Memory Of: by the Lapidus family A wonderful Shabbat hike at In Memory Of: Joan Jacobson, Edgar Marx, Sr. and Marvin Silverman Scott William Leader Red Mountain Park Avery Fierman Wishing Good Health: by the Jerry Leader family by Barry Dreayer by Joel Isenberg Joe Bluestein In Honor Of: In Honor Of: Special Birthday of Rabbi Wright and John McGill Special Birthdays of Shirley Leader and Jimmy by Lana & Steve Royal Rotenstreich; New home of Letty & Bob Marcus A wonderful Shabbat hike at by Marcia Unger Red Mountain Park by Barry Dreayer

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Temple Emanu-El NONPROFIT ORG. 2100 Highland Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35205 U.S POSTAGE Postmaster: Time Sensitive Material. PAID Please deliver immediately. Birmingham, AL Address Service Requested Permit No. 1137 Are you moving? Do we have your correct address? Please let us know by e-mail: [email protected] This issue of OurTemple bulletin is made possible through the support of the Rabbi Grafman Endowment Fund. A D U LT E D U C AT I O N . INTRODUCING The monthly bulletin for Temple Emanu-El Sundays for Adult Lifelong Learning! 2100 Highland Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35205 (205) 933-8037 | FAX (205) 933-8099 Sundays at Temple Emanu-El is your home for Adult Education this year as we launch our Sunday Founded in 1882 and affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. Beit Midrash – Lifelong Learning Program! Clergy We will offer a variety of Rabbi Adam Wright classes and experiences Cantor Robert Wittner, Engel Cantorial Chair for adults starting Sunday, Rabbi Jonathan Miller, Rabbi Emeritus September 11, at 10:00 a.m. (see class description below) Senior Team and every Sunday thereafter, Danielle Barnett, Director of Accounting and Finance aside from when we are closed. Jann Blitz, Endowment Fund Executive Director Join us to bake, tour Jerusalem, Elizabeth Bloch, Director of Education watch a film, meet an author, Monika Singletary, Director of Engagement and Membership learn about Judaism and the arts, jump on this years’ “Introduction Board of Directors to Judaism” with Rabbi Wright, EXECUTIVES and more! Charles Collat, Jr., President Barbara Aland, President Elect SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11 at 10:00 a.m. Dr. Adam Gordon, Vice President Lisa Bebenek, Secretary SOMEONE'S IN THE KITCHEN with JAN Josh Mandel, Treasurer Robert Berman, Immediate Past President Jan Hirsch will teach us how to make a delicious Joel Piassick, Presidential Appointment Honey Cake, which is perfect for celebrating the New Year David Silverstein, Presidential Appointment (& you'll even get to sample a slice right out of the oven). In this fun and interactive cooking class, Jan will take you through GENERAL BOARD just a few easy steps to make a delicious honey cake together. David Askenazi This cake would be perfect for your Rosh Hashanah table Fran Godchaux if you choose to make one at home! While our cake is baking, Brian Kulbersh Ashley Lewis Jan will demo several cool kitchen tools that you might Anne Ovson find useful in your own kitchens! Ben Smith Amanda Sokol RSVP by September 9 requested, but not required, Andy Rotenstreich, Endowment Fund Board President to Monika Singletary at [email protected] Steven Leaf, Brotherhood President Sylvia Wright, Sisterhood President Remember Temple’s Endowment Fund in your estate plans, and please let us know when you do.

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