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Gilner Religious School News

  • There is Mini Minyan and Junior Congregation this week, Saturday, February 3rd. 
  • There is Teen Scene this week, Sunday, February 4th
  • This week, February 4th - All 5th, 6th, and 7th grade parents are invited to join your students for the World Wide Wrap, a national program sponsored by Men's Club. The students will lead the morning minyan at 9:30am, participate in a "Wrap" song competion and then all are welcome to brunch prepared by our Men's Club.
  • The 7th grade Lifecycle Class has been moved to this Sunday, February 4th from 11:30 to 12:15. Parents, please plan on staying after the WWW brunch and joining your students in the 7th grade classroom.
  • Kitah Vav (6th Grade) will lead parts of the Friday night service on February 9th. Services will be followed by a potluck dinner.
  • Please plan on staying after carpool on Sunday morning, February 11th to hear co-author, Marilyn Gootmann discuss her recent book, The Joys of Jewish Parenting. Enjoy coffee and a snack from 9:15 to 10:00 and the talk will begin at 10:00am.
  • The 3rd grade Parent Workshop, to begin creating your child's siddur cover will be on Sunday, February 11th between 11:00 and 12:15. Materials and examples will be available. You are welcome to stay and create or take material home to complete the cover and return to the office. Your child will receive their siddur on Friday night, March 9th when they lead parts of the evening service.
  • Hold The Dates: Join us on Sunday, February 25th for our annual Purim Carnival from 11:30 to 1:30. The theme is PurimCon and there will be fun for all ages. Then join us again on Wednesday night, February 28th for Erev Purim. There will be a complimentary dairy dinner starting at 5:30, followed by a children's service at 6:15 with a costume parade. Our USY Players will perform a Purim Spiel at 7:00pm followed by the full Megillah reading.
  • The full GRS calendar for 2017-2018 can be found on the Education page of the Beth Shalom website. To contact Linda Zimmerman, the Director of Lifelong Learning click here.


For All Families

  • Our next Family Shabbat Service and Potluck dinner will be on Friday night, February 9th. Services start at 6:30 followed by dinner.
  • Please plan on joining us on Sunday morning, February 11th at 10:00am to hear co-auther, Marilyn Gootmann discuss her recent book, The Joys of Jewish Parenting.


Youth Department Updates

  • Youth Programs are open to any Jewish students in 3rd - 12th grades. To join any of the Beth Shalom Youth Groups or for more information, please contact Ryan Tourial, Youth Director.


Shabbat Shalom,

Linda Zimmerman

Director of Lifelong Learning

Sun, February 25 2018 10 Adar 5778