EDISON – Temple Emanu-El, located at 100 James Street in Edison, has announced several community events scheduled for June. For more information, call 1-732-549-4442. All events take place at Temple Emanu-El unless otherwise noted.
June 3-2012 SALUTE TO ISRAEL PARADE, NYC – March in this year’s parade. The group from Temple Emanu-El will travel by bus and join the Association of Reform Zionists (ARZA) in the city in section 7W. Departure from Temple Emanu-El’s parking lot will be at 11:45 a.m.. The cost for transportation to and from NYC, parade registration and an ARZA tee shirt is $15 for adults, $10 per child or teen. RSVP in advance to be sure of timing.
June 8-TOT SHABBAT Bring your little ones, up to six years old, to a special service geared to the delight and fun of the kids who sing, dance and work on an art project they can take home with them. Friday evening at 6 p.m.
June 8-GAY PRIDE SHABBAT A service welcoming everyone, in celebration of the Gay and Lesbian community. 8 p.m.
June 15-SHABBAT ALIVE! Come for the lively joyous song and dance this special musical service provides. This, too will be the last Shabbat service led by Rabbi Bravo before she moves to the next phase of her professional life. This congregation wishes her and her family a fruitful and happy future. Bid Rabbi Bravo farewell at a festive hors -d’oevres reception that will take place at 6:15 p.m. and the service will be followed by a special dessert oneg.
June 18-BOOK CLUB This month’s reading, another good one, is “Seven Blessings” by Ruchama King. You can find copies in the public library and in paperback at bookstores. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Temple library.
June 24-Movie Night: Temple Emanu-El and the Jewish Film Series presents the acclaimed Israeli film, “Once I Was.” It takes place during the summer of 1968, “the summer of love” and sexual revolution. A teenage boy in Haifa finds a job with a mysterious Holocaust survivor who make her living as a matchmaker. She takes the boy on a journey of initiation into the forbidden world found in the depths of downtown Haifa, where love takes a surprising form. The program is open to the community and is free of charge.
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