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  WOOD RIVER wrjc
  JEWISH COMMUNITY       
"The Wood River Jewish Community is a gathering place that strives to perpetuate  
Jewish tradition through worship, fellowship and learning.  Founded in 1976, we seek to provide a welcoming and caring community in the Wood River Valley
December 11 , 2017
 PARSHA OF THE WEEK
Mikeitz
Genesis 41:1-44:17
At the end of two years' time Pharaoh had a dream: there he was, standing by the Nile, when seven cows came up out of the Nile, handsome and fat. - Genesis 41:1-2

In this issue
Parsha of the week
Patron of the month
Shabbat
Chanukah
Donations of the week
December activities
Directory 2018
Condolences
Celebration of the week
Yarzheits
Caring Committee
Our Board of Directors

Marshall Meyer 
President
Joanne Mercer 
Vice-President
Judy Teller-Kaye  
Treasurer

Eileen Prager

Secretary

Lenny Cohen
Linda Cooper
 Jami Delgado
Ellen Fastow
Susan Green
Ken Lewis
Naomi Fine Sloan
Eileen Prager
Carlyn Ring
Bob Safron
Neil Siegel
Scott Rogel 
 
 
  Claudie Goldstein
Executive Director
Director of Development

Cindy Smith
Bookkeeper

Addresses
Office Hours
Tuesday:
10:00am-4:00pm

Thursday:
10:00am-4:00pm


Friday:
 10:00am-1:00pm

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tel: 208-726-1183
fax: 208-727-9646
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PATRON OF THE MONTH DECEMBER SPONSOR
Richard Smooke

 SHABBAT SERVICE 

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Please join us for celebration of Shabbat on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 6:00pm 
at the center 471 Leadville avenue. Ketchum.

Buzz Coe will lead the service.

Oneg to follow.

CHANUKAH RESERVATION
Don't delay, seating is limited,  
make your reservation!  
208-726-1183
wrjc@wrjc.org 
Join our community for our chanukah celebration with our Guest Rabbi Robbi Sherwin.
 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 5:30pm
American Legion Hall . 220 Cottonwood Street, Ketchum
 
 
Remember to bring your menorah and candles.
 
Adults Members: $30      Non members: $40    
Children under 12 : $10  Toddlers: no charge
 
Soft drinks and main dish will be provided. Welcome to bring your own wine.
 
Last names starting with A-D: please bring an appetizer
Last names starting with E-O: please bring a side dish or salad
Last names starting with P-Z: please bring a chocolate dessert, chanukah cookies or fruit.
 
DONATIONS OF THE WEEK
Honor a special occasion, express sympathy, remember a  loved one, or simply say "Thank You" with a donation to a WRJC fund of your choice. 
 
 

                   YEAR END APPEAL
Richard Smooke
Marshall and Judy Meyer
BJ and Nancy Blair
Jerry Blank
Bruce Green and Barry Karas
Glen and Vicki Shapiro in honor of Robert and Diana Weiss's 45th wedding anniversary 
Stuart and Rivian Glickman
David Kaye and Judy Teller Kaye
Paul Wolff and Rhea Schwartz
John and Marilyn Moran
Jan Aronson
Dr.Jory Magidson and Karen Frankel
Mike and Terry Murphy
Ron and Susan Green
Paul and Joanne Firstenberg
Woody and Margery Friedlander
in memory of Benjamin Isadore Pape
Fred and Eileen Prager
 
  
 
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If you wish to make your year End 
contribution on line, just click the donate button.
 
JEWISH LIFE
Buzz and Penny Coe
in memory of William Danz
Ralph Fullerton and Myra Friedman in memory of Muriel Friedman
Daniel and Barbara Hurlbutt 
 
MUSIC
Woody and Margery Friedlander in memory of David Streja
Paul Wolff and Rhea Schwartz in memory of David Streja 
DECEMBER ACTIVITIES
 
ADULT EDUCATION:
 
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22 at 10:00am. Guest Rabbi Robbi Sherwin will lead the discussion.

DECEMBER SHABBAT SERVICES: 
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 at 6:00pm at the office. 
BUZZ COE will be our officiant.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22 at 6:00pm at St.Thomas Episcopal Church. Rabbi Robbi Sherwin will be our officiant.

APRES SKI PARTY:
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the office.

DIRECTORY 2018 IS GOING TO PRESS
If you need to update your personal information (name, address, telephone numbers or email addresses) please email us at wrjc@wrjc.org.
CONDOLENCES
The Wood River Jewish Community expresses its sincere condolences to Dick and Sara Jean Cardozo for the passing of David Streja,  husband of Stephanie Streja.
Stephanie is the granddaughter of Dick and Sara Jean.
CELEBRATIONS OF THE WEEK
ANNIVERSARIES
Stuart and Rivian Glickman
 
BIRTHDAYS
Reva Alban
Lynda Safron
YARZHEITS OF THE WEEK
A Yahrzeit donation allows you to honor the memory of the special people in your life. Your gift will memorialize  yahzeit
your loved one during the anniversary of his or her passing.    
   

Edna Alban, Mother  of Seymour Alban
William Danz, Father of Penny Coe
Muriel Friedman, Mother of Myra Friedman
Mae Mailman, Mother of Jerry Mailman
Sophia Mendelsohn, Mother of Karen Saks
Lee Pincus, Mother of Robert Pincus
Diane Smith, Mother of Dayna Gross
CARING COMMITTEE

Juli Roos is chairing December. 
juliroos@cox.net
208-720-1343

If you want to read more about our organization, please go to our website wrjc.org.

If you want to know more about our activities of the month, please click on the summer Shofar edition on the website.

Sincerely,

Claudie Goldstein
Executive Director
Director of Development
Wood River Jewish Community
 WRJC STANDS WITH ISRAEL