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Pe$achAppeal 2021

Hello Beth Shalom –

 

Well, it is that time of year again…our 2nd Passover during this crazy COVID-19 pandemic.  Now, with vaccines becoming commonplace, we are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel (or in Passover terms…a path to safely cross the Red Sea😊)!  With the gradual return to a somewhat normal world brings hope and excitement.  Throughout all the chaos and changes this past year, Beth Shalom has worked hard to be here to Connect, Engage and Inspire each of you in the best way we could.

 

However, we still need your support during our 10-day Pe$achAppeal.  With each day of the campaign representing one of the 10 Plagues, the sooner you donate, the sooner you will be rid of your 2021 Plagues!  Giving is easy by clicking the link below or by calling the Beth Shalom office.  Our hope is that everyone will support the shul at one of the various levels.  Each giving level below has a significance and connection to you; so, support your kehillah today and feel good about it! 

 

PE$ACHAPPEAL DONATION LEVELS

$2,222 Representing the approximate number of ounces (2,222) of charoset our Beth Shalom Kehillah will consume this Pesach!

$1,000 Representing the number of eggs (1,000) used to make the largest matzo ball ever at a deli in New York City!

$357    Representing the average calendar days until Pesach 2022 begins (365 - 8)!

$256    Representing the 4 Questions X the 4 Sons X the 4 Cups of wine X 4 Special Shabbatot before Passover!

$182    Representing the total number of cumulative verses to sing Echad Mi Yodea (Who Knows One?) at the end of each Seder (13 cumulative verses X 2 nights)! [Go ahead, add up 1+2+3...+12+13 = 91]

$122    Representing the total number of Sedarim (122) Rabbi Zimmerman has attended in his lifetime!

$75      Representing the approximate number of times (75) we say how thankful we are that we only have to eat matzah for 8 days each year!

$40      Representing the 40 years the Israelites spent wandering in the wilderness!

$18      Representing the 18 minutes it takes to bake matzah!

$10      Representing the 10 Plagues!

 

Click Here to Donate to the 2021/5781 Beth Shalom Pe$achAppeal

 

With tomorrow representing the 2nd Plague of frogs, please give today to rid yourself of that nuisance!  As always, thank you for your continued support of our kehillah. 

 

Take care, stay safe and Chag Sameach!

Howard D. Fish

VP - Development

 

Wed, June 23 2021 13 Tammuz 5781