Kanawha County Public Library’s Friends of the Library Foundation will hold its 12th annual “A Tisket, A Tasket, A Literary Basket” silent auction at Temple Israel on Saturday, April 28 at 6 p.m.
They’re seeking sponsorships as well as donations of baskets and basket items from businesses, organizations and individuals. To donate, please contact Terry Wooten at email@example.com or 304-343-4646 x1287.
Last year, the Basket Auction raised more than $39,000 for the library.
The Friends of the Library Foundation provide financial support for numerous library events and classes, including summer reading programs for children, teens and adults. The group also sponsored the 2017 West Virginia Book Festival.
May’s “First Shabbat” Torah topic
“I have to marry a virgin; I can’t stand criticism.” (Bror Blixen in Out of Africa)
Saturday, May 5, 2018, following the 10:30 Shabbat Morning Service
Torah Portion: Emor, Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23
For the text and commentary, check out
Or read the Women’s Torah Commentary in the Sisterhood Lounge, starting on p. 723.
“First Shabbat” is a participatory Torah study session facilitated by Rabbi Cohn on the first Saturday of each month. There will be a nosh!!
Members are invited to attend Temple Israel’s Annual Meeting and Congregational Dinner. There is no cost to members for the dinner but RSVPs are appreciated. Call or email the Temple office.
Joint Shabbat service at Temple Israel on June 1, 2018
Rabbi Cohn and his colleague Rabbi Victor Urecki will lead a joint Shabbat service at Temple Israel on Friday, June 1, 2018, at 5:30 pm. Everyone is invited to attend this shared celebration of Shabbat with our Conservative cousins.