October 05, 2008   6 Tishrei 5769

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Ongoing Projects at Solel and in the Community


This Friday we will welcome Shabbat with a 6:30 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat led by Rabbi Taylor.  


Shabbat worship continues Saturday, June 28 at 10:45 a.m. All are welcome.


On July 4, we will welcome Shabbat at the home of Solel congregant, Laura Zuckerman, 1260 Taylor Avenue, Highland Park at 7:30 p.m. - kids welcome. Make your own sundae after the service before a short walk to Wolters Field to watch the fireworks.  Bring a flashlight and something to sit on.  If you have any questions, contact the office at 847-433-3555.


Social Action

Mitsva Committee Soup Project

The Solel Mitsva Committee Soup Project has produced another batch of vegetable soup, full of vitamins, to help strengthen those members who are recuperating from an illness or just need a touch of loving care.  Please call the Solel Office at 847-433-3555 or Sandy Kaminsky at 847-272-2253 to inform us of a member in need.


In the Jewish Community

Tzevet Mitzvot: Adult Mitzvah Corps July 15-19, 2008 Gurnee/Chicago, IL

If you are looking for a hands-on social action project, it is now time to roll up your sleeves.  This summer from July 15th-19th the URJ Adult Mitzvah Corp is building a Habitat House for a Waukegan family.  Solel members are invited to participate.


Interested Mitzvah builders should contact:


Laura Horn, Assistant Regional Director

Union for Reform Judaism-Great Lakes Council

555 Skokie Blvd. Suite 333

Northbrook, IL  60062

847-239-6972            [email protected]


URJ Great Lakes Council WRJ Midwest District Regional Biennial Convention

November 6-9, 2008 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Etz Chaim Hi – Exploring Our Tree of Life. Appreciating our environment, enriching our Jewish identity, enhancing our congregations, connecting with new and old friends – these combine to form our Tree.  Our guests include: Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, URJ President, Mark Pelavin, RAC Associate Director, Kathy Kahn, URJ Director of Outreach and Membership, Sharon Benoff, WRJ Vice President and Dr. Andrea Weiss, Associate Professor of Bible at HUC-JIR and co-editor of The Torah: A Women’s Commentary.  This weekend is for our leaders and for anyone interested in a very special study, worship, and community experience. We will fill yourdays with activities and celebrate a restful and meaningful Shabbat. And we will nourish our community so that it will grow healthy and strong.  For More information is available by calling the URJ office at 847.239.6990 or at www.urj.org/glc.


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