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Temple Beth Israel officially welcomes

Rabbi Rachel Kaplan Marks

Schedule of Events

Installation Ceremony and Worship

Friday, December 10, 2021 7:30 PM

Guest Rabbis : Noah Chertkoff, Senior Rabbi Congregation Shalom, Milwaukee; Laura Geller, Rabbi Emerita Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Continuing from strength to strength.
When we transition from one book of Torah to the next, we proclaim this Hebrew phrase.  At once these words acknowledge all that was sacred and good in the chapters we have just finished, and they serve as a prayer for all of the goodness that is yet to unfold in the chapters which we now begin. So too, do we say these words as we formally mark the transition in rabbinic leadership at TBI. This Friday Night Service will include words of blessings from two of Rabbi Marks's mentors: Rabbi Noah Chertkoff and Rabbi Laura Geller. We will also share in the moment as Rabbi Michael Weinberg passes our Torah to Rabbi Marks. TBI's new Musical Ensemble will help us all to lift our voices in joyful prayer.

Shabbat In Honor of Rabbi Rachel Kaplan Marks

Saturday, December 11, 2021

10:00 AM Shabbat Morning Worship enhanced by Koleynu and including an interactive Torah Study within the Service.

Kiddush Lunch and Learn immediately following Services with Rabbi Laura Geller.


Family Events Celebrating Rabbi Rachel Kaplan Marks

Sunday, December 12, 2021
 

Family Worship 9:00 AM- Our Religious School morning will begin with a short weekday Service as Rabbi Weinberg passes the Torah to Rabbi Marks.

Seminar 10:00 AM- Rabbi Geller will speak on: Feminism and Judaism. Drawing on her own life experience and scholarship, Rabbi Geller will highlight the ways in which feminism has inspired and elevated Judaism as we practice it today.

Social Action 11:00 AM - A Mitzvah Fair in Recognition of Rabbi Marks' Commitment to Social Action:  Families are invited to participate in a number of mitzvah projects designed for all ages, benefiting local organizations and our Temple community

Please RSVP below for the Friday and Saturday events.  No RSVP needed for the Sunday events.

Please indicate how many in your household will be attending the Erev Shabbat Services.
Please indicate how many in your household will be attending the Shabbat Morning Services.
Please indicate how many in your household will be attending the Shabbat Kiddush Luncheon/Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Geller.
Proof of vaccination is required for all attendees who are eligible (age 5 and up) or a negative COVID test within the last 48 hours of the event.  Masks will be required at all events.

 

Donations of the Heart in Honor of Rabbi Marks


For your information: The Rabbi’s Discretionary  Fund established for Rabbi Marks is money allotted for the Rabbi to use towards the good of the congregation at her discretion and are not transferred from Rabbi to Rabbi.
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