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A warm, welcoming Reform Jewish congregation. Member of the URJ.
A warm, welcoming Reform Jewish congregation. Member of the URJ.

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*Share the Warmth and *
Temple Israel Chanukah Party
Sunday, December 13, 2015, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Please join us!

Come celebrate Hanukkah with our annual winter Social Action event!

What you can do:

Come to our event, enjoy lunch, make Hanukkah crafts, and make blankets for Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centre

We will be collecting the following:
No Frills gift cards in the amount of $25 to sponsor a family of 7 to have a holiday feast

Donations of $18 to cover the cost of one of the 18 blankets that we are donating to Merrymount for this year

Donations of clean new or gently used clothing in excellent condition for the 95 Syrian refugee families who are expected to arrive in London in the coming months

New items from the wish list for Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centre: pyjamas, socks, underwear (all sizes), new books, gift cards, movie passes, new toys, art and craft supplies, toothbrushes and toothpaste

We will also need people to deliver donations to our partner organizations on Monday, December 14. If you are available and willing to deliver donation to local organizations during business hours, please let us know.

If you have any questions or would like more information about how to contribute to this effort, email Lisa Faden at lisaf@templeisraellondon.ca

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Pre-register with Linda Lowe (519)858-4400

There will be a small charge for lunch
Adults - $10.00
Children (12 and under) - $5.00

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Temple Israel's Rabbi Debra Dressler will participate in Abraham's Café along with Rev. Michael Bechard and Dr. Wael Haddara at London Public Library - Central on Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 7:00pm.  No registration required. Click link below for details.

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Celebration of Temple Israel's 30th Anniversary includes Saturday Morning Service and Festive Kiddush at Temple Israel, and evening Jews on Broadway concert at Wolf Performance Hall. Please RSVP to office@templeisraellondon.ca re: Kiddush and to purchase concert tickets.
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Temple Israel of London, Ontario, Canada
Looking for a Prescription for February Cabin Fever?
Come out and have a BALL at our FUN-Raiser! 
2 hours of BOWLING for ALL ages.
  
   Surely you can SPARE the time and will SCORE big with all those you bring!
   Bubbies and Zaidies, bring your grandchildren, children bring your parents, everyone, PIN down any friend looking for a fun evening out. 
Saturday, February 21 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fleetway - 720 Proudfoot Lane
$22 per adult
$18 per child or senior
    Including shoe rental 
    Refreshments available for purchase
Prizes!!! Most outlandish costume, most strikes, most 'honest' bowler
    RSVP by February 16 - office@templeisraellondon.ca

Temple Israel’s Chanukah Party and Share the Warmth
Sunday, December 14, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

On December 14th, we have our Chanukah Party and Share The Warmth event at noon, following Religious School. Our amazing teachers will have fun holiday crafts and activities for everyone. Please come for some fun and food and to help those in need in our greater London community. RSVP to the Temple office for latkes and lunch (suggested contribution $5 per person)

There are many ways to support our annual Share The Warmth drive: 

The charities that we are focusing on this year provide help for families, youth, and children: Merrymount Family Crisis Centre, The Boys and Girls Club, and Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU).

HOW YOU CAN HELP
Either before or on December 14, bring to Temple Israel:
·         toys for 7-11-year-old children, such as games, crafts, legos, and dolls
·         new warm socks for men and women, toques for men and women
·         new or gently used baby clothes, equipment, supplies, and furniture for YOU
·         monetary donations earmarked for Share the Warmth campaign will be used to buy needed items for YOU and Merrymount clients and will get a tax receipt

On December 14, come to Temple Israel to help us make fleece blankets for Merrymount, sort donations, and take items to their recipient organizations. 

If you would like to make an especially large contribution to purchase a larger ticket item (such as a new winter coat) for a vulnerable young person, please contact Leora Swartzman (leora.swartzman@gmail.com) for details.  

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Tuesday evenings in September, 2014 Turner Classic Movies Presents The Jewish Experience on Film.  Starting at 8pm, TCM will air 3 or 4 films with Jewish themes.  
Overview: http://www.tcm.com/projectedimage/overview.html  
Schedule: http://www.tcm.com/projectedimage/schedule.html
(Rogers TV Cable channel 52)

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Register for the 2014 London Interfaith Peace Camp!
Our 2nd Annual LIPC will be held on August 11-15, 2014
Children grades 1-8 are invited to attend. Teen and adult volunteers are needed to help the staff. Please follow the link and complete the on-line form
if interested in attending and/or volunteering: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1AzdHQMHCO9iU4lqm08g-WcOd-7Qkjk5suq3F4fx220E/viewform

Questions? E-mail Rabbi Dressler
rabbi.dressler@templeisraellondon.ca
Please contact the Temple Office for registration forms
519-858-4400/office@Templeisraellondon.ca
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Save the Date for the 2014 London Interfaith Peace Camp!
Our 2nd Annual LIPC will be held on August 11-15, 2014.
Children grades 1-6 are invited to attend.
Teen and adult volunteers are needed to help the staff. 

Questions? Email Rabbi Dressler: rabbi.dressler@templeisraellondon.ca.
Please contact the Temple Office for registration forms
519-858-4400/office@Templeisraellondon.ca
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Temple Israel of London
Summer Kick-Off BBQ
Friday, June 27, 2014, 6:00pm
Grill items provided by Rabbi Debra Dressler
Potluck salads, side dishes, and desserts.
Please RSVP to the Temple Office and mention what item you will bring.
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Temple Israel of London
Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Buffet Dinner, 5:00pm
Business Meeting, Elections, 6:00pm
Desserts and Social Hour, 8:00pm
Please RSVP to the Temple Office if you are planning to attend.
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