An Afternoon of Mitzvot

Sunday, February 2

12:30-3:00 pm 

Park Synagogue East

Come help the Women’s Rosh Chodesh Group reach out to people in need in our community through mitzvah projects for all ages.
We will be:
• Stuffing and sewing closed heart pillows for breast cancer patients
• Preparing a healthy meal to deliver to families living at the Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center
• Collecting feminine hygiene products for girls and women in need
And more!
Please RSVP by January 24

Get Ready to Wrap & Roll

Sunday, February 2

Park Synagogue East

Wrapping Workshop 8:10 am

Minyan 8:30 am 

Celebrate the mitzvah of Tefillin with the Men’s Club. Get a wrapping lesson from our Tefillin Coaches at 8:10 am, then stay for Minyan and breakfast.

Sponsored by the Park Men's Club - open to all men, women, boys and girls.

Mahj & Mingle

Tuesdays, February 4 & March 3
6:45 pm @ Park Synagogue East

$5.00 donation to Park's Nashim Education Fund for Women

Join our monthly fun Mahj group! You must bring your own mahj rules and mahj set, if you own one. Please let us know: if you need instruction (by experienced players); if you are coming with a group; and/or if you would like to teach.  RSVP to: Kandi Friedman at (216) 337-8728 or kandika15@aol.com

Sponsored by the Women's Rosh Chodesh Group. Open to women of all ages.

Real Talk: Racism & Anti-Semitism

Sunday, February 9

1:00 pm 

Park Synagogue Main

Rosenthal Ballroom

3300 Mayfield Road, Cleveland Heights

Please RSVP by January 31

Park Synagogue & Cory United Methodist Church are continuing the successful series of programs we began last year called “Common Roots: Facing Our Past, Building Our Future” with a third part of the series. Our hope is to offer an environment where all of us—black and white—can explore thoughts and feelings about racism and Anti-Semitism through facilitator-led table discussions at which everyone will have an opportunity to participate. The goal of this program to help all of us make positive changes in ourselves and in our community. All adults and teens are welcome to join us for this important event. Free and open to the community. Please RSVP by January 31 below or by contacting Ellen Petler at epetler@parksyn.org or (216) 371-2244, ext. 122.

WRCG Book Club

Wednesday, February 12
7:30 pm 

Park women are invited to join us to discuss: Educated by Tara Westover.

The meeting will be at the home of Toby Bresky, 2485 Charney Rd., University Heights.

RSVP to Toby at tobybresky@gmail.com or (216) 932-7963.

Gesher's Annual Bag Lunches for the Homeless Mitzvah Project

Sunday, February 16 
10:00 - 11:00 am 

Park Synagogue East

Come ready to roll up your sleeves and help make 200 brown bag lunches for the homeless, delivered to the 
City Mission. There is no Sunday School, so adults, bring your kids & grandkids 5 and older! Children must be accompanied by a parent or grandparent. Community service hours for students are available. Participants will be asked to donate kosher food needed to make the lunches (whole wheat bread, smooth peanut butter, 
grape jam, water, granola bars, small boxes of raisins) or monetary donations that will be used to purchase these items. Even if you can’t volunteer, we welcome food and  monetary donations.  Please note: All food donations must be kosher and unopened.

RSVP’s are required by February 9th. RSVP online at http://bit.ly/gesherbaglunches. If you have any questions, contact Ellen Petler at (216) 371-2244, ext. 12.

O Jerusalem!

Presented by Apollo's Fire
Tuesday, March 10

7:30 pm

The Temple-Tifereth Israel, Beachwood

RSVP by February 14

Premiered last year to sold-out crowds, Jeannette Sorrell’s evocation of Old Jerusalem blends music and poetry from the Jewish, Christian, Arab, and Armenian quarters of the Old City. Medieval harp, oud, and exotic percussion blend with Sephardic ballads and Arabic love songs. The performers, including musicians of Jewish, Palestinian, Persian, Muslim, and Christian backgrounds, join in celebration of sisterhood and brotherhood. Tel Aviv native, Daphna Mor, returns as a featured performer on recorders and ney.

Time: 6:30 pm - Pre-Concert Lecture
           7:00 pm - Doors open to Sanctuary

           7:30 pm - Concert begins

Cost: $25 for reserved seat ticket

RSVP by February 14 below

March Mindfullness

Wednesday, March 4

7:00 pm 

Beth Goodman's Home

6579 Hyllwynd Circle, Solon

Come for an evening of mindfulness! Marilyn Wise, Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, will lead an experiential one-hour training on using mindfulness for stress reduction, interpersonal effectiveness and emotional regulation. Mindfulness is the practice of staying in the present moment with increased awareness of our senses, thoughts and emotions without judgement and reactivity.

Please RSVP to Beth at goodmanrb12@gmail.com or by using the form on page 13 in the bulletin. Questions? Contact Beth at (440) 666-6048.

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27500 Shaker Boulevard

Pepper Pike, OH 44124

(216) 371-2244 phone

(216) 321-0639 fax

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3300 Mayfield Road

Cleveland Heights, OH 44118



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