Please Note: All Upcoming Events are subject to cancellation as required

Sunday, November 22

1:00 pm on Zoom

Join MEN'S CLUB for the Big GAME!

It's Game On as the Park Men’s Club host a Virtual Viewing party for the Browns/ Eagles game, November 22nd, 1:00 pm. Join us on zoom as we cheer the Browns to victory. Make the party complete by ordering Kosher boxed lunches from Kantina. Preorder your lunches online by November 16th at parkmensclub.org. Box lunch pick up will be on Nov. 22nd at Park EAST from 11:00 to Noon. 

Monday, November 30

7:00 pm on Zoom

Rum & The Rabbi

This men-only event features pearls of wisdom from Rabbi Skoff. Men's Club members & non-members are welcome to join us for a lively discussion. 

Sunday, December 3, 10 & 17

4:00 pm on Zoom

Study Sessions with

Ilana Horowitz Ratner

Join Ilana Horowitz Ratner for her 3-part workshop to connect, collaborate and engage. The first and second sessions on December 3 & 10, "Resilience and Creativity," will feature excerpts from Kohelet, Ecclesiates.

The third session on December 17, Ilana will speak on, "Chanukah Wisdom."

Email Eva@parksyn.org with your name & cell number to register and receive your Zoom link.

Dialogue with Rabbi Joshua Skoff & Rev. Gregory Kendrick Jr.

Please join us for this special program featuring Rabbi Skoff and Rev. Gregory Kendrick, Jr., interim Pastor of Cory United Methodist Church, as they discuss important issues facing all of us today.

Registration required by December 3 to receive Zoom link.

Questions to Ellen Petler at 216-371-2244 ext. 122.

Sunday, December 6

2:00 pm on Zoom

Wednesday, December 9

7:30 pm on Zoom

Women's Rosh Chodesh
Book Group 

Park women are invited to discuss The Liar by Ayelet Gunnar Goshen.


The Liar is a book that will make its readers uncomfortable by design.  Set in modern-day Israel, it follows a 17-year-old girl, Nofar, who is unremarkable in every way until one day she decides to tell a terrible lie, with far-reaching consequences. Join us to discuss this provocative novel!  

The meeting will be held through Zoom using your computer, I-pad, or phone.


Please RSVP by October December 7, to get the Zoom link. RSVP to Ellen Petler at epetler@parksyn.org. 

Women's Spirituality Zoom Meeting

An open discussion for women of all ages about women's spirituality with Anne Sportas. There are no prior skill set needed to participate in the discussion. 

Contact asportas@parksyn.org to get the Zoom Link.

Wednesday, December 9

11:00 am on Zoom

Thursday, December 10
1:00 pm on Zoom

Menorah Collection of the Jewish Museum in NYC

Get in the mood for Chanukah on a virtual "trip" to the Jewish Museum on 5th Avenue in Manhattan to tour their vast collection of menorahs or chanukah lamps, as the museum calls them. Abigail Rapoport, Curator of Judaica, will be our guide, showing and telling us about many of the museum’s 1000 Chanukah lamps, the largest museum collection in the world.  We will be able to see a wide variety of Chanukah lamps, from ancient oil-burning menorahs up to funky modern ones, and everything in-between!  Don’t miss this tour being done especially for Park Synagogue!

Free and open to all Park members and friends.

Pre-registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Register by December 7 through the Weekly Wrap, Park website, or by emailing Ellen Petler at epetler@parksyn.org.  Questions to Ellen at (216) 371-2244 ext., 122.

Sponsored by the Park Senior Adult Group.

Take a Virtual Tour of

Newborn Chanukah Shabbat

On one Saturday morning each year, we honor all Park members who have celebrated the arrival of a child in the last year. This year join us via Zoom! Your family will be recognized at services as we celebrate & rejoice with you on your new addition to your family. It is fun, festive, and a great way to create a wonderful memory for years to come! Grandparents are welcome to zoom with us as well!


Our services begin at 10:10 a.m. and the official “Newborn Ceremony” will take place after 10:30 a.m. Please RSVP to Eva Simpson at eva@parksyn.org no later than December 7th.

Sponsored by the Barry P. Garson Memorial Fund

Saturday, December 12


Sunday, December 13

3:30-4:30 pm on Zoom

Superhero Chanukah Bingo

Calling Park members and friends of all ages! We need Superheros! Play to win fun prizes from Park-member-owned businesses and help make the holidays brighter for homeless children and their parents - while enjoying some festive Chanukah fun with
our very own Superhero, Rabbi Skoff!

Bingo cards are available for $5 each and will be sent electronically. All proceeds will go towards Family Promise of Greater Cleveland which serves over 200 homeless children and their parents.

Register and become a Superhero using the link to the left!

Open to all Park members & friends of all ages!

For questions, contact Allison Solomon at asolomon@parksyn.org or Ellen Petler at epetler@parksyn.org.


Sponsored by The Park Family Connection is a group for Park families and friends with children under the age of 13.

Teen Chanukah Menorah Lighting with Rabbi Skoff

Park Synagogue 7th - 12th Graders
(Must RSVP & Limited to the first 20 RSVPs)

Krispy Kreme 3 pack donuts to-go

RSVP to Karefree2@yahoo.com by December 9th

Sunday, December 13th

5:00-5:30 pm - Wain Pavilion

Women's Shabbat 2020

Jewish Women and The Long Fight for Women's Votes

Saturday, December 19 • Zoom
10:10 am Shabbat Morning Service
Plan to attend Shabbat Services, during which Park women will lead many parts and Judith Rosenbaum, CEO of the Jewish Women's Archives, will speak on: "Jewish Women & the Long Fight for Women's Votes."

Commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote with Judith Rosenbaum. She will explore why and how Jews pursued women's voting rights. What motivated their activism, what barries did they face, and how did their experiences in the suffrage movement influence gender equality in the Jewish community?

Look for the Zoom link in the December 18 Weekly Wrap to connect to the Shabbat Service and Speaker.

Sunday, December 20 • Zoom
Take a Virtual Tour

"Rightfully Hers: American Women & the Vote"

A Centennial Exhibit at the National Archives in Washington, DC
2:00 pm on Zoom


Join Corinne Porter, Curator of “Rightfully Hers: American Women & the Vote,” on a virtual tour of The National Archives’ special exhibit featuring artifacts, documents, photos, and memorabilia from the Women’s Suffrage movement and the passing of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote in August 1920.


Pre-registration for the National Archives Tour is required by December 16 to receive the Zoom link. Register through the Park website, Weekly Wrap, or by emailing Ellen Petler at epetler@parksyn.org Please direct any questions to Ellen at her email or at (216) 371-2244 ext. 122

A Taste of Shabbat

The pandemic prevents us from breaking bread together, so we invite you to join us
in spirit! Send your favorite Shabbat recipe (from any course!) and we will compile an
e-cookbook that will be emailed to you for Women's Shabbat.

Please include:
* Your name
* Your email address/phone number (for questions, not for publication)
* The recipe
* A sentence or two about the recipe, its history or origin, etc. (optional)

Email recipes by Friday, December 4, to Nina Light polightwriter@roadrunner.com

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