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Read the Text Version @emanuel.temple . April 2022 Nisan-Iyar 5782 (205) 933-8037 The monthly bulletin for Temple Emanu-El Birmingham, Alabama CONGREGATIONAL SECOND NIGHT SEDER Saturday, April 16 at 5:00 pm $36 for adults and $18 for children. Bring your own wine/grape juice. Learn more and register at by April 3rd. Special thanks to Faye & Norris Friedman Social Enrichment Fund of our Grafman Endowment Fund for helping to underwrite our congregational Passover seder this year. Also, thank you to the Temple Sisterhood and Brotherhood for their contributions to this event. 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, April 1 Friday, April 8 Friday, April 15 Friday, April 22 Friday, April 29 5:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m. Ta’anit Bechorot 5:45 p.m. 5:45 p.m. Passover Erev Shabbat Erev Shabbat Yom Hashoah Tot Shabbat NO SHABBAT SERVICE Shabbat Service Service DUE TO PASSOVER Service 5:45 p.m. Holocaust Family Shabbat Remembrance Service featuring the Bima Band Saturday, April 2 Saturday, April 9 Saturday, April 16 Saturday, April 23 Saturday, April 30 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Torah Study Torah Study Torah Study Torah Study Torah Study 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Shabbat at the Park 10:30 a.m. Shabbat Morning Shabbat Morning Shabbat Morning (at Homewood Shabbat Hilicha Patriot Park) Service Service Service Shabbat Torah Portion Hiking & Service Torah Portion Torah Portion 5:00 p.m. Parshat Pesach VII (at Red Mountain Parshat Tazria Parshat Metzorah Congregational Exodus 13:17 – 15:26 Second Night Seder Park) Leviticus Leviticus Maftir 12:1–13:59 14:1 – 15:300 Parshat Pesach/Shabbat Numbers 28:19 - 25 Torah Portion Exodus 12:1 – 51 Parshat Acharei Mot Maftir Haftarah Portion Haftarah Portion Leviticus 16:1 – 18:30 Exodus 12:1 - 20 Malachi 3:4 - 24 Maftir II Samuel 22:1 - 51 Numbers 28:16 - 25 Haftarah Portion Haftarah Portion Ezekiel 22:1 - 19 Ezekiel 45:16 – 46:18 Haftarah Portion Joshua 3:5-7; 5:2-6:1; 27 Passover Tot Shabbat Shabbat Hilicha Torah Study Shabbat Hiking Friday, April 1 at 5:00 p.m. Every Wednesday 12 p.m. Join us for a special Passover Saturday, April 30 Tot Shabbat in Hess Chapel 10:30 a.m. or designed for children ages (Hike begins at 10:45 a.m.) dial-in at +1 312 626 6799 1 through 6 years old and Meeting ID: 661 751 570 their grown-ups. RSVP to One Saturday per month, [email protected] by March 31. in lieu of a sanctuary service, AND we will meet at Red Mountain Park Family Shabbat Service to spend Shabbat morning Every Saturday 9 a.m. together. Led by our clergy, In-person and available via zoom. Friday, April 1 at 5:45 p.m. we will spend one to two hours Join us for a family-friendly Shabbat enjoying Shabbat and nature. service for all ages in the sanctuary. or We meet at Red Mountain Park Featuring our Bima Band, at the Frankfurt Drive entrance: dial-in at +1 312 626 6799 “The Graftones”, thanks to the Meeting ID: 731 472 885 2011 Frankfurt Dr, Ruth & J.D. Rosenberger Birmingham, AL 35211 password: torah Music Fund of our Grafman Endowment Fund. USPS Publication Title: Our Temple Statement of Frequency: Address: Organization: IDENTIFICATION Issue Date: April 2022 Published monthly 2100 Highland Avenue South Temple Emanu-El Issue Number: 151 except for June/July issue Birmingham, AL 35205-4002

Around Our Temple 3 Cantor’s Corner We have a number of wonderful musical programs coming up in April and early May. On the night of April 1st, our bima band, “The Graftones”, returns to accompany our worship. At the end of April, beginning on the 29th, we will mirror Israel’s national holidays, beginning with Yom HaShoah, a remembrance of those who perished in the Holocaust. This service will feature an octet of singers and will include music from traditions across Europe that were almost extinguished by the Nazis. A week later, Israel observes its version of Memorial Day followed by Yom Ha’Azmaut, Israeli Independence Day, which we will celebrate with Israeli music during our service on May 6th. Please come and join us for these meaningful and powerful services! Cantor Robby Wittner, Engel Cantorial Chair Special thanks to the Mark K. Broadnax Music Fund and the Ruth & J.D Rosenberger Music Fund, both of the Grafman Endowment Fund, for underwriting our wonderful new bima band. Fun Pictures from The Purim Spiel – in case you missed it Our thanks to the Muncy Harris Abroms Cultural Arts Fund of the SAVE THE DATES Grafman Endowment Fund for this year’s fabulous Purim Spiel. Annual Meeting Friday, May 13 at 5:00 pm Shabbat service and dinner to follow Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begins on Yom Ha’Azmaut Thursday, May 5 at 6:30 pm Yom Ha’Azmaut Service Israel Independence Day Friday, May 6 at 5:45 pm Confirmation Service with Temple Beth-El Saturday, May 14 at 9:30 am TK Thorne Book Talk Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 pm

4 Around Our Temple Happy Anniversary April Anniversaries Join Sisterhood for our third virtual Jeff & Adrian Dyer-Smith Floral Arrangement Class Richard & Carole Epstein Paul & Cathy Friedman Jr. Wed, April 13, 2022 at 7:00 pm Allan & Sherron Goldstein Henry & Barbara Helzberg In the past classes, we had so much fun making and learning how to design our floral Brian & Jen Kulbersh arrangements. This class we will design Michael & Pat Levine arrangements for our Passover Seder table. Alan & Paige Lichtenstein Allan & Ashley Metsky We will welcome Carolyn Chen from Jason & Jessica Ruha Wild Things Shop and Curiosities in Homewood ( ) Carolyn will demonstrate Jerry & Jean Sklar how to craft a small centerpiece for your Passover table. Drew & Lauren Weil Joshua & Kate Lourie For your convenience, floral kits including a vase and seasonal flowers Sheldon & Melissa Black will be available to order for $45. The kits will be available for pick-up at Bert & Leigh A. Young Temple Emanu-El on Wednesday, April 13 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. SisCteormhoinodg BSouolbn!S!ale To place your order call Wild Things Shop and Curiosities at 205.703.8821 It’s almost time to order your You are welcome to attend without purchasing flowers. quality, direct from Holland Questions? Email Sylvia Wright [email protected] This is not a Sisterhood Fundraising Event. Sisterhood Flower Bulbs. Now while everything is blooming is the perfect Zoom link: Passcode: flowers22 time to check around your yard (or your neighbor’s yard!) and see what will bring it even more color and style for next year! Watch for order information or go online at to place your orders. Garden Party Blend New for 2022...25 bulbs for $23!

Around Our Temple 5 Matzah Toffee... A Great Passover Treat! Special April Birthdays This great Passover dessert Following are members of our allows us all to family celebrating birthdays remember we eat in years divisible by 5. unleavened food Judith Aland items for 7 days Barry Altmark while enjoying a Wanda Banks great snack. Sandra Berman Roz Caplan Wednesday, April 20, 5:00 pm Andrew Cohen at Temple Emanu-El Rachel Cohn Joanna Collat Join us for this in-person matzah toffee Mady Fingeret demonstration and practice session with our Glenn Fleisig Emory Goldberg own Sherron Goldstein. RSVP to Kathryn Nancy Hamric by April 19 at [email protected] Ellen Kahn No charge. Ingredients provided. Adam Kessler Stephen Lazarus JOIN US ON MAY 5 AT 6:30 PM FOR THIS Sara Lazarus SPECIAL COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT Faye Levin Alec Lewis Special Screening of UPHEAVAL, Alexis Marcus Lauren Marks the new Menachem Begin documentary. Daniel Odrezin Maureen Petrofsky Driven by a passion for his people, former Prime Minister of Israel, Jeffrey Pizitz Menachem Begin, dedicated his life to the survival and safety of his country Brian Seitel Nicholas Siegel and the unity of the Jewish people. Rarely seen archival materials and revealing interviews showcase Begin’s life in this compelling new documentary. Please note that Anniversary and Birthday lists are gathered from information in the Temple’s Please RSVP to [email protected] by May 4. Special thanks to the Steiner Interfaith Fund of our Grafman Endowment Fund database. We apologize for any errors or exclusions. Please contact us at [email protected] regarding any corrections.

6 Our Youth & Education Celebrating Purim 2022! Everyone had a great time at the Purim Carnival. Special thanks to the Temple Sisterhood for underwriting this year’s wonderful Purim Carnival.

Our Yahrzeits 7 May the beauty of their lives shine forever, and may we always bring honor to their memory. March 27 - April 2 April 3 - 9 Anne Rosenberg Brody Israel Wald Sidney Morris Bernheim Mitzi Jaffe Aarons Alice Rose Brownstein Lawrence Warner Lawrence Bunsey Arnold Abelson Emanuel Aland Steven Christopherson Joyce Weinstein Paula Bunsey Nathan Azrin Joseph Apolinsky Joyce Weintraub Thomas Bunsey, Jr. Vladimir Belotserkovskiy Bernice Barstein Ida Gingold Cotton Thomas Bunsey, Sr. May Sachs Berke Anna Witten Datnoff Irwin D. Wolf Reva Saul Cohen Emily Berchuck Freda Bluestein Mary Louise Diamond Dorothy Bonfield Neddie Mae Elkus April 17 - 23 Ruth Oppenheim Dorman Joel David “Kip” Borisky Rose Brenner Isaac Abelson Sydney J. Friedman William Bromberg Bill Brooks David Finkelstein Henry W. Bluttman Harry Gilbert David John Clark Francis G. Flurer Miriam Bromberg Max Glazer Eldridge Chiffons Eli Goldberg George Clay James McAllister Clark Sophie Fox Steve Browdy Bernard Goldstein, Sr. Emanuel Copeland Stanley Friedman Sophie Caplan Eleanor Goodman Marvin Cohn Stephen Edward Furst Artressi Diane Cook Miriam “Mimi” Green John Dunning Merrill Leiman Dulin Frances Copeland Goodman Fannie Engel Shirley Gold Prude Thomas Cowen, Jr. Mary Grob Richard Goldner Stan Dyer Ida Goldberg Loretta Munn Crystall Annie Josephs Goldstein Alex Epstein Arline Lipson Goldberg Preston Edwards Marylyn Pendergast Isay Aaron Green Sam Epstein Alvin Goldberg Louis A. Estrach Yetta Krakovitz Ida Estroff Harris Herschel Feibelman Bennie Goldstein Max Joseph Gerson Rose Kushner Trevor Hartman Louis Franklin Ike Gotlieb Solomon Goldberg Larry A. Levine Freda Herman Carolyn Goldberg Katherine Hanan Alan M. Goldblatt Milton K. Lewis Leonard Jacobs Herbert Lester Gordon Colin Hartman Fred Goldstein Milton D. Jacobson Marvin “Buddy” L. Jacobs Nettie Schwartz Hess Betty Cohen Goldstein Nathan Marx, U.S.N. Sol Koretzky Joan Kahn Sidney E. Hiller Betty Goldstein James Harold Maus Bernard Kronenberg Elaine Kartus Adolph Hirsch Seaburt Goodman Ralph Levene Ronnie Slive Kasowitz Rachel S. Jospin Joseph Hagedorn Max Lorch Mayer I.S. “Doc” Levine Karen Kernan Simon Kessler Marie Rose Handler Gertrude Muss Chris Lewis Allen Koslin Rosa Leibovici Meyer Heiman Martha Neuman Benjamin Litwin Max P. Levitt Frieda Leitman Abe Klotzman Morris Pinhas Robert Hirsch Loeb Kate H. Lewis Gerard J. Lewis Pauline Kravetz Hortense “Mickey” Pizitz Pearl Wald Marcuse Lola Liberman Victor Hugo Marx, Sr. Isaac Ben Krentzman Jean Reitman Morton M. Mitnick Abner Lichtenstein Rose Leah Mazer Hymon Ripps Mose Newberger Alice R. Maulitz Abraham Solomon Miller Hugo Kuhn Jean W. Roseman David Petrofsky Hyman Miller Paul P. Mitnick Benjamin Leader M.H. Roseman Leonard Petrofsky Leigh Schniper Joselle Pincus Morewitz Benjamin A. Roth Esther Pevow Meyer Irving Shiland Bertha Lehman Newfield Lil Mendel Harvey N. Rothstein Ronald Rich Clara Siegel Sonia K. Newmark Mary Ovson Naomi Russin Royal Elizabeth Roobin Cheri Silverman Loretta Bernstein Norris Harry Ravitz Thomas Andrew Sandson Enid Silverstein Louis Oppenheim Barry Roseman Dena Sachs Bruce Schlechter Benjamin Singer Maria Opsomer Archie Rosenthal Gertrude Schulhafer Rose Seton Harry Sokol Anne Perley Herold Schwab Edward Schulman Bertha B. Shapiro Jacob Max Solomon Herman Pinkerson Deborah Seitel Howard Leonard Schultz Mrs. S. A. Shapiro Dorah Heyman Sterne Jerry Printz Sandra Seton Roslyn Blitz Schulwolf Alex Walton Sokol Ella Leyens Weil Alex Rittenbaum Bessie Shiller Carol Solomon Isadore Weinstein Bari Roseman Edgar K Simon Sandy G. Siegal Alan Sowry Anne Wildstein Charles Robert Ruffing Harold Stern Donald Silberman Adria Spielberger Mark Lewis Russakoff Cecile A. Sundock Isadore Sperling April 10 - 16 Herman Saks Ida Schultz Webster Arthur S. Steiner Rae Stein Ben Aarons Sarah Schneidkraut Sylvia Shapiro Weinstein Herley Curry Thompson Stella Baer Strauss Dawn Adler Chana Schniper Bernard Barel Wiatrak Gene Thompson William Wasserman Ellen Berman Aland Louis Schulhafer, Jr. Irving H. Wolfson Ruth G. Weiner Carolyn Silverman Adolph B. Weil Jack Becker Joe Slaughter April 24 - 30 Bennie Witt Arthur Weinberg Fred Berman Velma Sohn Evelyn Wolf Marjorie Goldstein Wertheimer Edith Coolik Besser Bryna Talpers Annie Bertha Abelson Alfred Yeargin Sara M. Wilson Sarah M. Blach Samuel Tenenbaum Helen Allenberg Applebaum Rose Stern Zalmon Abraham Yanuck Colman Blach Gloria Joan Zimmerman Walter Isaac Bloch Anne Ascher

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 March 15, 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: by Mitzi Goldstein Robert Degen Teri Aronov, mother of Hilary Gewant by Marsha, Terri and Cindy Heiman by Ellen Bruck by Harry Bayer by Jan & Ron Hirsch Mae Goldberg by Sandra & Alan Berman by Dixie Hagedorn by Dan Goldberg by Faye & Robert Levin by Gail & Charles Herman Josh Goldis by Ashley & Jon Lewis by Carol Herman by Ashley & Jon Lewis by Candy & Ed Meyerson by Tami Hunt Les Gurvy by Joanna Siegel by Judy Weinstein Jablow & Peter Jablow by Herbie Miller by Stephanie & Stephen Steinmetz by Leslie & Mark Kaufman Gene Harris, brother-in-law of Jerry Sklar Dorothy Beck by Julie Koch by Joan & Don Weisberg by Lucy Schulhafer by Rachel Krantz and Edward Goldstein Joyce Helzberg Harold Blach, Jr. by Joan Krawcheck by Jane Kaplan by Laurie & Craig Elmets by Eileen & Edward Leader Anna Levine by Carole Simpson by Joanne & Mitch Leibovitz by Ellen Bruck Charlie Brown, father of Ellen Stein by Faye & Robert Levin Donald Herman by Chu-Chi & Bobby Fierman by Mindy & Barry Levinson by Carol & Michael Aarons by Barbara & David Betten by Joanne & Bruce Levy by Herbie Miller by Joan & Don Weisberg by Ashley & Jon Lewis Lee Unger Lichter Larry Cohn, uncle of Danny Cohn by Denise & Wayne Lewis by Annette & Evan Lichter by Harry Bayer by Letty & Bob Marcus Michael Kenneth Marion by Cheryl & Charlie Collat, Jr. by Danny Marcus and Andre Schnabi by Betsy & Peter Printz by Nancy Goedecke by Julie & Nathan Marcus Buddy Schulhafer by Ashley & Jon Lewis by Fran Marlow by Carleton Ambrose Cissy Held by Laurie Max by Barbara & David Betten by Hal Abroms by Judy & Gerson May by Cheryl & Charlie Collat, Jr. by Katie Ambrosio by Ellen & Frank Nelson by Mary Crockett by Justin Barstein & Stephanie Purisch by Betsy & Peter Printz by Beverly & Stanley Erdrecih by Harry Bayer by Marian Radwin by Barbara & Larry Fine by Robin & Hilton Berger by David Reese by Dixie Hagedorn by Sandra & Alan Berman by Jan Rice by Kassouf & Co., P.C. by Dolores & Eddie Bloomston by Suellen & A.J. Rosmarin by Suzanne & Edward King by Jane & Joe Bluestein by Emily & Brian Rudelson by Ricky Koslin and Lyons Heyman by Mary Lynne & Eli Capilouto by Robert Russell by Gordon Lanier by Cheryl & Charlie Collat, Jr. by Abraham Schuster by Dorothy & Symone Shaw by Susan & Jeff Cutler by Marlene Sclar by Carole Simpson by Laurie & Craig Elmets by Tanya Shunnara by Arnold Steiner by Alise & Joe Erdberg by Carole Simpson by Mary Steiner by Beverly & Stanley Erdreich by Ronnie Stein Barry Slater by Chu-Chi & Bobby Fierman by Paula & Rick Stein and family by Eileen & Edward Leader by Barbara & Larry Fine by Stephanie & Stephen Steinmetz by Ashley & Jon Lewis by Perri & Aaron Fink by Paula & Steve Soffer Lynette Slaughter by Cindy & Les Fox by Sam Tenenbaum, Jr. by Stephanie & Stephen Steinmetz by Fredda & Gary Friedlander by Linda Verin & Rick Clay Doris Beton Smith by Lisa & Tommy Friedlander by Susan & Steve Weil by Wanda & Ross Cohen by Nancy Goedecke by Marcia Cotton Weill Max Steinmetz by Suzy Goldberg & Billy Marcus by Cindy & Barry Weinstein by Betty Steinmetz by Joan & Don Weisberg 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

Our Tributes 9 Wishing Good Health To: Birth of Samuel Aronson, Special Birthday of Cookie Davis Joan Becker grandson of Melanie Appell by Eileen & Edward Leader by Barbara & Larry Fine by Barbara & Larry Fine Special Birthday of Betty Goldstein by Carol Herman by Ashley & Jon Lewis by Barbara & Larry Fine Carole Pizitz by Linda Verin & Rick Clay Special Birthday of Jerry Leader by Barbara & Larry Fine Birth of Judah Gore, grandson of Judi by Barbara & Larry Fine by Donna & Howard Goldberg Schulman-Miller & Rabbi Jonathan Miller by Eileen & Edward Leader by Ricky Koslin and Lyons Heyman by Nancy & David Denney by Joan & Don Weisberg Michael Pizitz Birth of Louis Leonard Pizitz, grandson of Special Birthday of Bob Marcus by Sandra & Alan Berman Amy & Michal Saag and Carrie & Richard by Barbara & Larry Fine by Barbara & Larry Fine Pizitz, and great-grandson of Joan & Dick Special Birthday of Randy Mazer by Ricky Koslin and Lyons Heyman Pizitz, Marcia Unger and Pat Weil by Eileen & Edward Leader Alan Siegal by Barbara & Larry Fine Naming of Maisie and Theodore Wright, by Letty & Bob Marcus Birth of Elijah David Weil, grandson of children of Rachel & Rabbi Adam Wright In Honor Of: Lori & Jimmy Weil, and great-grandson by Judith & Scott Denson Bat Mitzvah of Violet Levine, of Pat Weil by Barbara & Larry Fine granddaughter of Ronne & Donald Hess by Barbara & Larry Fine by Sam Tenenbaum, Jr. by Jane & Joe Bluestein Special Birthday of Hal Abroms Retirement of Paul Mosteller by Barbara & Larry Fine by Barbara & Larry Fine by Barbara & Larry Fine by Nancy Goedecke Special Birthday of Charles Collat, Sr. The recent tribute to Dr. Gary Monheit by Ricky Koslin and Lyons Heyman by Joyce & Joe Lichtenstein A LASTING LEGACY Our congregation gratefully acknowledges the foresting and generosity of Joyce & Howard Helzberg, of blessed memory, for arranging a bequest to create the Joyce & Howard Helzberg Family Fund for unrestricted purposes within our Grafman Endowment Fund. When doing your own estate planning, please consider joining the nearly 100 congregants who have arranged for legacy gifts to help make a meaningful difference for our congregation and Reform Judaism in Birmingham. For exploring the many options available or for more information, please contact Jann Blitz, Executive Director of the Rabbi Grafman Endowment Fund at (205)397-0814 or [email protected] 2022 SIEGEL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD Congratulations to Micah Smith, who was named recipient of this year’s Lester Seigel Scholarship Award, which provides for a full scholarship to attend a summer session at Henry S. Jacobs Camp. This scholarship is designed to recognize and reward an outstanding 5th or 6th grade student who exemplifies commitment to Jewish learning and living, in service to their temple and secular communities, and the performance of Mitzvot. Congratulations to Micah once again for this special honor. Plaques with the names of all of the award recipients since 1994 are on display in the Engel Library. Siegel Scholarship honoree, Micah Smith, is the son of son of Jennifer & Ben Smith

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. BLACH FAMILY FUND NINA & NORMAN COHEN IVES FAMILY FOR DUES ENDOWMENT NEXT GENERATION FUND RELIGIOUS SCHOOL FUND In Memory Of: In Memory Of: In Memory Of: Harold Blach, Jr. Teri Aronov and Cissy Held Cissy Held by Barbara & Keith Bernstein by Lois & David Cohen by Johnny Ives by Joy & Dickie Blondheim REESE FAMILY FUND Cissy Held HANNAH & HYMAN GOLDSTEIN In Memory Of: by Kit & Rick Roth VOLUNTEER FUND Edith Perlman Allen and Hattie Reese In Memory Of: by David Reese CEMETERY CARE FUND Lynn Bloomston and Cissy Held BUNNY & JOEL ROTENSTREICH In Honor Of: by Marilyn & Murray Tanner FUND FOR DUES ENDOWMENT Bat Mitzvah of Violet Levine Larrry Cohn, Cissy Held and In Memory Of: by Maureen & Mark Petrofsky Samuel Goldstein Cissy Held by Debra & Joel Goldstein by Bunny & Joel Rotenstreich JANIS & PAUL FRIEDMAN FUND Wishing Good Health To: LANA & STEVE ROYAL FUND FOR DUES ENDOWMENT Jack Held FOR DUES ENDOWMENT In Memory Of: by Marilyn & Murray Tanner In Honor Of: Cissy Held In Honor Of: Special Anniversary of by Cathy & Paul Friedman, Jr Special Anniversary of Carole & Michael Pizitz Wishing Good Health To: Jane & Joe Bluestein by Lana & Steve Royal Joan Becker, Carole Pizitz and Michael Pizitz by Marilyn & Murray Tanner JANET & LEONARD WERTHEIMER by Cathy & Paul Friedman, Jr. FUND FOR DUES ENDOWMENT In Honor Of: MOLLIE & HERMAN In Memory Of: Bat Mitzvah of Violet Levine GOTLIEB SANCTUARY Cissy Held by Cathy & Paul Friedman, Jr. PRESERVATION FUND by Janet & Leonard Wertheimer In Memory Of: BETTY ALLENBERG GOLDSTEIN Lynn Bloomston, Herman Gotlieb, PASSING ON OUR BELIEFS AND BLESSINGS CAMP JACOBS SCHOLARSHIP FUND Rosalyn Hellman, and TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE In Memory Of: Buddy Schulhafer Teri Aronov by Marcia Unger Thank you to the many who attended by Elise & Hank Frohsin Wishing Good Health To: our March 7th “Starting a Conversation” In Honor Of: Carole Pizitz program about transmitting Jewish Values — Retirement of Lynda Gutcheon by Marcia Unger it was most inspiring! In case you missed it, by Elise & Hank Frohsin a recorded session is available at DESIGNATED TEMPLE FUNDS — Gifts to these “immediate use” funds fulfill special needs beyond the scope of be sure to get a pen and pad ready, what dues and tuition fees are able to provide. as you’re sure to want to jot down RABBI WRIGHT TIKKUN OLAM FUND some of your own notes. DISCRETIONARY FUND Also, more information on Birmingham’s In Memory Of: Jewish Future Pledge effort is available at In Memory Of: Harold Blach, Jr. Cissy Held by Jan & Amos Weil by Karen & Joel Piassick Buddy Schulhafer Many thanks to collaborative effort of by Lucy Schulhafer The Birmingham Jewish Foundation and its In Honor Of: partner agencies, The Temple Beth-El Foundation Naming of Maisie and Theordore Wright, and our own Grafman Endowment Fund for Temple children of Rachel & Rabbi Adam Wright Emanu-El for providing this wonderful program by Ellen Bruck by Zoe, Emily, Stephanie & Brad Friedman as a service to our community. by Judy Ladden McDonald by David Reese by Joanna Siegel

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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. SHABBAT IN THE PARK . April 23 at 10:30 AM The monthly bulletin for Temple Emanu-El Shabbat Morning Service at 2100 Highland Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35205 Homewood Patriot Park. Welcome Shabbat ( 205) 933-8037 | FAX (205) 933-8099 with Rabbi Wright and Cantor Wittner at the Park! Founded in 1882 and affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. Bring your chairs, blankets, whatever you Clergy may need to enjoy a beautiful morning. Rabbi Adam Wright Families, pets, friends – all are welcome. Cantor Robert Wittner, Engel Cantorial Chair Rabbi Jonathan Miller, Rabbi Emeritus Senior Team Danielle Barnett, Director of Accounting and Finance Jann Blitz, Endowment Fund Executive Director Elizabeth Bloch, Director of Education Monika Singletary, Director of Engagement and Membership Board of Directors EXECUTIVES Robert Berman, President Charles Collat, Jr., President Elect Barbara Aland, Vice President Dr. Adam Gordon, Vice President Lisa Bebenek, Secretary Joel Piassick, Treasurer Dr. Al Cohn, Immediate Past President Sherron Goldstein, Presidential Appointment Jeffrey Bayer, Presidential Appointment GENERAL BOARD Dr. David Askenazi Fran Godchaux Dr. Brian Kulbersh Ashley Lewis Josh Mandell Ben Smith Amanda Sokol Andy Rotenstreich, Endowment Fund Board President 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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