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Farewell Tribute for Art & Patty Werschulz, June 14, 11:30 AM

Patty and Art Werschulz are making Aliyah –don’t let them leave for Israel without bidding them a fond farewell.

For the past 35 years, in more ways than we can count, Patty and Art have been integral to the beating heart of the TBEMC community. They have truly been a gift, and their sensibilities inform every aspect of the community we are today.

They have contributed according to their individual strengths and interests to Ritual Leadership (leining, davening, gabbai), Temple Governance (President, innumerable committees including Ritual and High Holiday, Trustee), financial support, and opening their home to many guests.

They embody the meaning of volunteering and genuinely love our Shul. They leave behind large shoes to try to fill.

Our intention was to hold a dinner to pay tribute to Art and Patty, but given the Corona Virus Pandemic, that is no longer a viable option. Therefore, we will be focusing on presenting them with a commemorative ad journal as our way to thank Patty and Art for their many meaningful contributions to our community. Ads will be accepted until June 1st.

The Tribute will be a live event via Zoom on Sunday, June 14th at 11:30 am and we invite everyone to attend. If you are interested in saying a few words or sharing a story about Art & Patty please let us know so that we can put you on the speaking schedule.

Please show your gratitude to them and wish them well in their new journey by placing an ad using the attached ad blank. If you have any questions or would like to say a few words at the event, please contact imsonshine@gmail.com or laura.cohen@gmail.com.

The Jewish Agency for Israel: Fund for the Victims of Terror

The Fund for the Victims of Terror provides Israel’s terror victims with direct, immediate financial assistance after an attack.

After a terror attack, victims and their families often need funds quickly to rebuild what they have lost. The Jewish Agency For Israel helps them fast, providing immediate, direct assistance so that they can start the process of healing – often within 24 hours. The Fund has helped hundreds of Israeli families. Please join us in providing comfort for those whose lives are suddenly overturned by trauma. With your help we can ease their recovery and help them move on.

To contribute, click here to be taken to the JAFI website

To contribute by phone in the US: 1 (212) 318-6109

For program support in Israel: +972-3-762 8372 or 8373

If you would prefer to contribute by mail, please send a check to:

JAFINA, 633 Third Avenue, 21st Floor, Suite C, New York, NY 10017

For questions: please email us at donorservices@jafi.org.

NEW! Gan Katan (“Little Garden”) Early Childhood Program

A wonderful education choice for Jewish children ages 3 & 4. Class meets every other week from Sept. to May. Small class size limited to 10. Age-appropriate learning activities include singing Jewish & Hebrew songs, dancing, listening to read-aloud stories, dramatic play, craft activities, and early literacy activities to develop Hebrew skills. Students meet Jewish friends and share positive experiences of Jewish community in the friendly and welcoming environment of TBEMC. Class will be taught by an experienced Jewish early childhood educator. To learn more, contact Cantor Lanzkron-Tamarazo at cantor@tbemc.org or call 908-276-7351.