.DECEMBER EVENTS

Friday Morning Challah Baking 

Join Rabbi Setel and others in baking delicious challah breads at our Temple on Friday mornings. The dough will be prepared at 9:00 am, and then it will be braided at 11:00 am. Feel free to come at either time! This month, we will meet December 1, 8,15, 22 and 29.

Shabbat Morning Chevra Torah 

Chevra Torah meets on Saturday mornings from 9:15 – 10:45 am for an in-depth discussion of the weekly Torah portion, combining traditional commentaries with contemporary perspectives and the wisdom of our own experience. We’d love to have you join us. This month, we will meet December 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30

Sunday Brunch and Speaker  
Sunday, December 10, 11:00 AM

Speaker Lea Malek
Topic: Surviving the Holocaust - A Child's Ordeal
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Emanu-El Men's Club  
Tuesday, December 12, 9:00 am

Our Men’s Club will meet for coffee on Tuesday, December 12 at 9 am at Panera’s, 12 Corners, Brighton. RSVP to Michael Perlson 388-5211 or perlson@frontiernet.net.Open to all Temple Emanu-El men

Hannukkah Celebration and Potluck Dinner 
Friday, December 15, 6 pm

Services followed by a Potluck DinnerJoin us for Shabbat blessings and Hanukkah candle lighting followed by a festive meal and special musical program featuring our Chorale and Adam Leblanc.Bring a dish to share, your menorah and candles - we’ll provide the latkes, doughnuts, dreidels and gelt.RSVP by December 12 to Randy Perlson: 585-388-5211, rperlson@yahoo.com

Hannukkah Candle Lighting at Jewish Senior Life
Tuesday, December 19, 5:00 pm

Join us as well as other Jewish congregations in town for a Hanukkah Candle lighting ceremony at the Jewish Senior Life Center. We will begin at 5 pm and have a small ceremony through out the three floors of the building

Supper Before Services
Friday, December 22, 5:30 pm

Join us for a relaxing dinner at the Thai Mii Up restaurant, 1780 East Ridge Road, followed by Shabbat services at Temple RSVP to Carl at 266-6982 or carlwetzstein38@gmail.com by Thursday, December 21.

.Books and Bagels 
Sunday, December 24, 10:00 am 

At this once-a-month program, we share and discuss books we have read and enjoy coffee, bagels and more. If you don't have a book to report on, come and enjoy the discussion and the food. Please call Elaina at 381-3864 by Friday, November 17th to let her know you are coming and leave your name and phone number on her answering machine if she is not available. As she has in the past, she will call you back on Saturday if she has to cancel.

New Year's Day Brunch
Monday, January 1, Noon - 3 pm

167 Dunrovin Lane (off Edgewood Drive, across from Briar Manor apartments)167 Dunrovin Lane (off Edgewood Drive, across from Briar Manor apartments)Sally and David Robbins invite you to join them at their home for the fifth annual Emanu-El New Year’s Day Brunch. Come welcome in the New Year with old friends and new.Please bring a dish to pass. We’re also going to make our New Year celebration into a mini-fundraiser by asking attendees to make a $10 contribution to Temple.RSVP: Sally and David, between December 26 and 29 at 244-7688. Please let them know what you are bringing.