August 2022 Important Announcements

GENERAL NEWS & IMPORTANT UPCOMING INFORMATION

 

  • IMPORTANT AUGUST 2022 REMINDERS:

    • Temple Beth Torah is returning to Multi-Access Shabbat services beginning Friday, 8/5.

    • TBT's Board Installation will take place during our regular Shabbat service on Friday, 8/19 at 7:30pm

    • Religious School starts on Sunday, 8/21. More details are coming soon! 

    • Virtual Torah Study will resume on Sunday, 8/28 at 11:00am​

  • With the return to Multi-Access services, TBT is seeking VOLUNTEERS to help with Zoom screen sharing. This can be done from the comfort of your home or the sanctuary. For more information, and to volunteer, please contact Mara at admin@bethtorah-fremont.org.

  • We all know elections are important, and here is our chance to increase voter turnout! Join TBT Social Action Committee members and the broader TBT community in promoting the Every Voice, Every Vote Campaign in conjunction with the Religious Action Center (RAC) of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ). Each participant will receive a kit with postcards, addresses, and detailed instructions for the postcards. Together on Zoom, we will learn how to complete the postcards according to the RAC guidelines. This will be a fun and effective way to help get out the vote for the midterm elections. You can make an important difference! ​Plan to join this important collaborative effort via Zoom on Thu, 8/25 at 7:00pm to get the Vote Out! To participate, please email socialaction@bethtorah-fremont.org

  • ​Tisha b'Av Text Study: Tisha B'av is a Jewish day of mourning for destruction. Some Jews choose to fast on this day, and some choose to dedicate some time during the day to study the text of Lamentations. Join Rabbi Zoe for an in-person study session this Sunday, 8/7 at 11:00am. Advance registration is encouraged

  • TBT will once again be co-sponsoring the fruit gazpacho booth at the Fremont Festival of the Arts on Saturday, 8/6 and Sunday, 8/7. Gazpachos will be at Food B on this festival map - in front of Sala Thai restaurant, located near the corner of Walnut and Liberty. Please stop by to purchase a fresh, cool, and healthy snack while also supporting TBT! 

  • Join Rabbi Zoe for a Lunchtime Walk n' Schmooze on Wednesday, 8/10 at 11:30am. We’ll meet at the temple and take an easy-paced walk around the neighborhood. If you’d like, bring a picnic lunch, to eat and schmooze some more afterwards!​

  • Paper copies of the J's 2022-2023 Jewish Resource Guide are available to pick up in the temple office. The Jewish Resource Guide connects you with hundreds of Jewish-focused businesses, services and organizations, covering the breadth and depth of Jewish life in the greater Bay Area. You can also view the Resource online here

  • Thank you to Sherri Plaza for building our community of wellness with her fitness classes. We really appreciated her skill in working with those of us who have injuries/health issues/are out-of-shape and didn't think we could do yoga or fitness classes. If you weren't able to join her TBT classes, you can check out her offerings here.  

  • The High Holy Days begin in September. We expect to have our annual High Holy Days Information page up soon. Please check back for updates. 

  • If you know of any congregants, or any family members or friends who would like to receive email communication from TBT, please forward them this link to sign up. It's quick and easy - they just add their email address and name one time, and voila - they're automatically subscribed!  

  • Beth Torah has created a Legacy Endowment with the Jewish Federation and Foundation of the East Bay. For more information, please contact Pip Ziman at pipz00@aol.com.