I am composing this article the day of our Sisterhood Board of Directors annual “retreat”. This is the time we set goals for the upcoming year and beyond. This is the time we try to figure out how to reach those goals – always a challenge in any organization. We are no different. Year after […]
Summer starts early in the desert, so it’s time to look back at MOE’s 2016-2017 year, which was full of activities that have become MOE (and Temple Emanuel) traditions. Wherever you go this summer, we wish you safe travels, and stay cool! We’ll see you when things start revving up again in August. Annual Meeting […]
A note from Barb Raviol, Sisterhood President: For those of you that know me, you know I live by my LISTS! I am a List person. So, naturally when writing the last column of the year, I began with a list of all that Sisterhood has done this past year. I couldn’t believe what our […]
Confirmation Temple Emanuel was honored to bestow Confirmation on a group of 10th Graders who have been devoted in their Jewish studies. As part of the ceremony on May 12, 2017, the students wrote personal statements explaining what being Jewish means to them, describing their experience in Confirmation Class, and outlining the next steps of […]
By the time you read this, spring training will be just about over and pro baseball, our nation’s summer sport, will be playing games that count. Meanwhile, MOE’s programming year is wrapping up. Basically, MOE takes the summer off as members refresh themselves on vacation. Purim effort: We’d like to recognize MOE member Karl Hermann […]
Your Sisterhood has been very active during the winter months. We ended the year with our annual Chanukah Party. Approximately 30 women joined forces for a pot luck dinner and gift exchange. Wonderful food, and a lot of fun stealing from each other as we opened our presents! If you were not able to join […]
Please consider Temple Emanuel in your will, estate plan, or beneficiary designation. Your gift will safeguard the long-term financial health of Temple Emanuel and ensure that the community that we enjoy and work so hard to sustain will be just as healthy for future generations. You will also be helping Temple Emanuel earn a $5,000 […]
The Temple Emanuel’s 40th anniversary gala is fast approaching. This celebratory event, “40 Years, Better Together,” will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Iron Oaks Country Club, 24218 S. Oakwood Blvd., Sun Lakes.
Thank you to everyone who volunteered to help during our Purim Carnival! From MOE’s BBQ chefs to the Rural Street Klezmer Band, face painters to ticket sales tablers- we appreciate you! See you next year!
The holiday of Pesach (Passover) is right around the corner. Each year at the Seder we retell the story of the exodus from Egypt. This was the time in our history during which we were shaped as a “people”. Judaism has since been based in community, and there are a particular set of values, laws […]