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"Kid"dush Club
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Saturday, November 10 10:00-11:00AM

Our first “Kid”dush Club of the year! 

Rabbi Weinstein, Cantor Roher and Student Rabbi Alicia Harris will be here to lead activities appropriate for the youngest members of our congregation.

Come ready to sing and play! Bagels and cream cheese will be served!

$5 per family

RSVP to by Wednesday, November 7

Just Because It's Shabbat
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Friday, November 9 at 6:00PM

Featuring the Temple’s new Intergenerational Choir!

Rabbi Weinstein, Cantor Roher and 

Student Rabbi Alicia Harris will lead services! Stay for a traditional Shabbat Dinner, including Matzah Ball Soup. 

Adults $14
Children 10 & Under $7

Call the Temple
office or email
by Tuesday, November 6
to make your reservation!

Mitzvah Meals
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Mitzvah Meals are being offered twice in November–for pick up/
delivery on: Friday, November 9 and Wednesday, November 21.

These meals are fully-cooked and packaged, ready to be
reheated in your oven. 

Order by phone or email by the date indicated. November
Mitzvah Meals feed 2 people, each for $25

More information in the bulletin!

Wrap Up Chanukah
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Sunday, December 9 5-7:30PM

Game show, menorah lighting, Chanukah songs with Kol Zimrah and Religious School students, a DJ, Air Brush artists, and a delicious dinner with your Chanukah favorites and more!

Adults: $14
Children 10 & Under: $7

RSVP to or the Temple office at (419) 885-3341 by Tuesday, December 4

Interfaith Blood Drive

Sunday November 11, 2018 9am–2PM

To schedule an appointment, please visit: and enter sponsor code: INTRAFAITH or call Devorah at (419) 356-5280 or Alice (419) 536-1800

Ingergenerational Choir

NEW! Intergenerational Choir!

Kids & Adults of all ages, come sing together in our new Intergenerational Choir.

No experience required! No singing ability required! No commitment required!

This choir will be a “pop-up” choir. This means that you can come rehearse for specific events only and there is no need to make a long-term commitment. Come have fun, meet other Temple members of all ages, and make music together!

TWO rehearsals:
Sunday, October 14 & Sunday, October 28
11:30AM–12:!5PM in the chapel

First Performance
November 9, our new “Just Because It’s Shabbat” service.

Please email Cantor Roher at to sign up

The Great Mezuzah Stick Up

The Great Mezuzah Stick Up!

Sunday, November 11

If you don’t have a mezuzah on your door, Rabbi Weinstein will come bless your home and join you in dedicating a new mezuzah.

To make a reservation please call the Temple office at (419) 885–3341

RSVP by Monday, November 5

We are scheduling times by neighborhoods. The Temple will notify you of your time by phone on Wednesday, November 7.

New Mezuzot available in the Gift Shop!

Congratulations Confirmation Class of 2018/5778

Oscar Barchick, son of Joe & Rochelle Barchick
Benjamin Golding, son of Andy & Cami Golding
Samuel Goldstein, son of Marshall & Jodie Goldstein
Abigail Kalniz, daughter of Drs. Scott & Julie Kalniz
Nina Liebes, daughter of Dr. Rebecca Liebes
Abigail Britton-Lowden, daughter of Kathleen Britton & the late Jeff Lowden
Ellis Meyer, son of Keith Meyer and Shannon Meyer
Madelyn Rahman, daughter of Sarah & James Benard & the late Kenneth Rahman, Jr.
Elayna Rusgo, daughter of Rob & Julie Rusgo 

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Congratulations Hebrew School Graduates 2018/5778

Aiden Bielefeld, son of Drs. Michael Bielefeld & Cynthia Okin
Esther Goldstein, daughter of Marshall & Jodie Goldstein
Mason Greenblatt,
son of Mark & Stephanie Greenblatt
Noah Hamilton,
son of Chris Hamilton & Maara Fink
Sam Himmel,
son of Bill & Terri Himmel
Zach Kalniz,
son of Drs. Scott & Julie Kalniz
Jude Lingan,
son of Edward Lingan & Risa Cohen
Marnie Nusbaum,
daughter of Mike Nusbaum and Karri Czerniakowski
Allison Sachs,
daughter of Dr. Brad & Lauren Sachs
Ashley Welt,
daughter of Dr. Dan & Heather Welt


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Families with Graduating Students

We will be featuring our Temple family graduates in the June/July Bulletin. Please send us student’s name, parent’s names, where they are graduating from and what they will be doing next.

We need all the information by May 15! 

Please email to Marcy Kuehnle

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March Mitzvah Meals

Mitzvah Meals are delicious, fully-cooked, homemade dinners prepared and packaged especially for you and then reheated in your oven. Order by phone or email and then pick up your Mitzvah Meal at the Temple on the dates and times listed below. Or if you are unable to drive to the Temple, a volunteer will deliver your Mitzvah Meal to you! It’s that simple. Temple Shomer Mitzvah Meals also make a mouth-watering mitzvah for a friend or family member that could use a little extra TLC.

Calling all volunteers! Men and women of Congregation Temple Shomer Emunim, we need your help. 

Sign up to help cook or deliver Mitzvah Meals by calling the office or emailing

Join in the mitzvah and help cook during one or more of the following times:

Tuesday, March 27th from 10:30AM-1:00PM
Wednesday, March 28thfrom 10:30AM-1:00PM

Pick-up & Delivery: Thursday, March 29th 2:30-5:30PM

We are happy to provide delivery service on the 16th for those who are unable to pick-up. Delivery times arranged the day of delivery with congregant.


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Friday, March 30th, at 6:00PM

Rabbi Weinstein will lead this family-friendly Seder

We will share in the story of Passover and dine on delicious Passover Cuisine including Traditional Seder Plate Food as well as:

Gefilte Fish, Matzah Ball Soup, Salads, Brisket, Chicken,Potatoes, Apple Kugel & Roasted Vegetables

Members: Adults - $ 20
Children 10 & Under - $10
Non-Members: Adults $36 Children 10 & Under $18

Please bring your favorite Kosher-for-Passover dessert to share!

This Seder will be informal and kid-friendly!

We must have 60 Adult reservations for the Seder to take place!

RSVP today to The Temple at 419/885-3341 or

Absolute Final Date to RSVP is Friday, March 23rd

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The Temple Shomer Emunim Rabbi’s Scholarship

Underwritten by the Donald L. Solomon Foundation

Scholarships are limited to tuition and fees. 


  • The primary criteria for an award are both academic achievement and financial need. 
  • Applicant’s family must be a member in good standing of The Temple Congregation Shomer Emunim.
  • $10,000 Award one time for one year for any Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior. Cannot be combined with scholarship from the Foundation.
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Applicant must be entering an accredited undergraduate program as a full time student at the University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, Owens Community College, or Lourdes College.
  • Applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 25 years.
  • Applicant must apply in writing to The Temple Shomer Emunim Rabbi’s Scholarship, underwritten by the Donald L. Solomon Foundation in care of Temple Shomer Emunim, 6453 Sylvania Avenue, Sylvania, Ohio 43560, Attention: Lynn Nusbaum, Temple Administrator.
  • Involvement in Hillel and/or Jewish Community life will be taken into consideration at time of any scholarship/grant renewal application.

Deadline for application for the 2018-19 academic school year is May 31, 2018. The awards committee will consist of the Temple President, Rabbi, Temple Administrator, and Donald L. Solomon.

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Overnight Camp Scholarship

Once again, the Temple Board, WRJ/Sisterhood and Temple Brotherhood have set aside some money for campers who are attending Jewish camps this summer. The camper MUST meet the following criteria: 

1) Applicant must be a member in good standing of the Temple.

2) Applicant must be enrolled in and meet attendance requirements for the Temple Religious School during the year of the request.

3) Request must be for attendance at a URJ camp, or any other non-denominational Jewish camp (i.e., JCC run camp)

4) Must be an overnight camp.

5) Applicant must submit request in writing by March 30, 2018.

Lynn Nusbaum