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May 3, 2012
 
Dear ,

New This Week...

 

Friday Shabbat Service - Fri, May 4 with Special Kaddish for Florence Ross, OBM

    

Join us in spiritual prayer at this Friday's Shabbat Service at Artserve.  There will be a special Kaddish to commemorate the first anniversary of the passing of Florence Ross. 

 

Please remember to bring non-perishables for our food drive.

 

Please help us welcome guests (wearing red name badges) to TAO Services.  We want to make everyone feel part of our community.  Members wear blue badges. Please give them a big TAO welcome too!

 

 

Preview our Auction And Raffle Items for our Celebration on Sat,May 5


7:45 - 8:15pm - Registration and Silent Auction
8:15 - 8:30 pm - Seating
8:30 pm - Dinner is served

 

LabowitzTributeInvitationFrontCoverBe Biddin' with your friends from TAO on 

Saturday night, May 5, at Laffing Matterz at the Broward Center.

 

Great Auction and Raffle Items have been donated.  Help support TAO by joining in the auction!! You'll go home with some new and unexpected treasures.  Be sure to stop by the registration desk to pick up and pay for your items on your way out     

 

Click here to preview auction and raffle items

 

Click here for raffles- Spa Day

 

Click here for raffles -Luxury Home

  

Only a few seats remain.  For ALL RESERVATIONS-Call 954-888-1408. No online or mail-in reservations available. NO WALK-INS ALLOWED.  ONLY RESERVED SEATS AVAILABLE.     


   
Many Thanks

  

Many Thanks to Rifka Maidan for her meaningful work in organizing and coordinating our Holocaust Yizkor Service at Friday Shabbat Services.  

  

Many Thanks to Rene DeLeeuw, Rose Moussa and Rifka Maidan for sharing their poignant and moving stories about the Holocaust.

 

Many Thanks to Arnie Welber for picking up a large food donating from Publix and delivering it to We Care to help feed the hungry.    

  

  

Please Bring Food Donations to Shabbat Services 

Dear friends,    

In March, at the Women's Spirituality group, Sue Reisman beautifully presented and facilitated a Torah Portion that noted the importance of all of us to give Tzedakah to the community...each in accordance to their own capacity and abilities.  After Sue's presentation, we spoke in depth about Tzedakah and Tithing and how what the Torah portion spoke about for the Israelites was important and significant to us today.  We were also reminded by both Ethelind and Shirley that aside from what we provide for TAO, we at TAO also have a plan in place to assist in feeding the hungry in our community.  We were reminded how important it is to give to those less fortunate than ourselves, and that we can easily bring cans of vegetables and soups and dried foods to services two times a month (leave the cans in your car until you go to services) and with the assist of our angel, Arnie Welber, these will be delivered to feed the hungry in our community, through the Food Pantry at the Sunrise JCC.  Recently, Arnie and I received a letter of thanks to TAO from the food Pantry for our continued support.

  

Let's continue this on a LARGER scale, knowing that TZEDAKAH is incumbent upon us all, and our food donations are so very important to our community. 

  

Many blessings to all,
Janice Weintraub
,
Chessed Committe
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Do a Mitzvah

 

Our dear friend and TAO member Sam Lato is in Manor Care in Plantation.  Please do a mitzvah by dropping in for a visit with Sam or calling him on the telephone at 954-903-1358.  Share your TAO spirit and love by showing Sam how much we love him. 

 

 

Please Sponsor An Oneg Shabbat

 

Celebrate your special occasion - birthday, anniversary, promotion - or say thank you or honor someone special by sponsoring a Friday night or Saturday Service Oneg Shabbat.  Full and partial sponsorships are possible.  Sponsorships can benefit your business as well  as it is publicized at the service and in our newsletter.  Rabbi Marc will personally acknowledge and thank you for your contribution.

  

To sponsor an upcoming Oneg, call the office: 954-888-1408.  

  

   

Newsletter Questions and Answers

 

PLEASE DIRECT ALL questions, information, ads or news for upcoming newsletters to TAOAdmin@TAOCenter.net or contact the TAO office at 954-888-1408. Thanks for your input. 

 

Place an ad in this newsletter, and reach out to more than 1,000 subscribers. Ad prices start at only $36 and your ad runs for up to one month. For details on placing an ad send to TAOadmin@taocenter.net 

 

 

Coming Up         

  • May 04- Shabbat Service  - Special Kaddish for Florence Ross, OBM 
  • May 05 - Labowitz Tribute -  
    Only open to those with Reserved Seats.
  • May 08 - Mens Spirituality Group 4/8
  • May 09 - Wisdom Class
  • May 12 - Saturday Morning Retreat    

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Partner Happenings

 Awakening To Oneness -

New Date - Sun, May 27th 

Martin Luther King had a DREAM one day we would hold hands as sisters and brothers.

 

Warriors of Light Present

 

Awakening to Oneness

 

    

NEW DATE:

Sunday, May 27, 4pm-8pm

Tobacco Road

626 S. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33130

 

Featuring our own  

Rabbis Shoni & Marc  

 

Join us as we gather on Sunday, May 27th for the purpose of PEACE.  It will take place on Shavuot.  This will be a magnificent opportunity for us to see the meaning of Shma Yisrael... Echad.  When we hear the insight and wisdom of other faiths we can see how we all gather around a similar Maypole and how we all share a unified oneness. This is learning, this is Torah and this is oneness. Let's spend Shavuot in this unique and lofty manner.  

 

Leaders and clerics of different faiths and communities unite to create new possibilities for love, peace & success.

 

Guest Speakers ~Powerful Performances ~Community Building Activities 

 

The evening will conclude with a candle lighting vigil. 

 

We are too faithful to be afraid and too united to be defeated. Together in ONENESS we are the genesis of new possibilities for success.

 
In This Issue
Contribute Now
May 4- Shabbat Service
May 8- Men's Spirituality Group
May 9- Wisdom Class
May 12- Saturday Morning Retreat
May 21- Women's Spirituality Group
May 26- Saturday Service
TAO's Adopted Family
Auction Donations Requested
Meet Jewish Singles
Nourish Your Soul
Next Service Date
Rabbi's Inspiration
Today's Parsha
Healing Prayers
Spa Day Practitioners
Yahrtzeit Plaque
Tree of Life
Tikkun Olam
Meaningful Gifts
Wednesdays with Rabbi Marc
Mitzvah Corner
Member Benefits
Reminders
Quick Links
Join a Committee
Do a Mitzvah
Make a Tax-Deductible Donation

 Fri, May 4 - Shabbat Service


7:15 - CanShabbos Candlestorial Chants  
7:30 - Service Begins

Location

Artserve

1350 East Sunrise Boulevard    

    

PLEASE JOIN US for a Special Kaddish Service for Florence Ross, OBM.
  

  

Bring a friend, your children and grandchildren! 

S
hare the joy. 
  


Are you looking for a meaningful and joyous Shabbat? Look no further.

 

TAO (Temple Adath Or) is the South Florida Center for Jewish Renewal. We are a warm expression of joyful Judaism that brings Judaism to the 21st Century.

 

Jewish Renewal is about breathing life and meaning into Judaism. It is a return to the mystic roots of Abraham. It teaches that when we touch the Divine within and allow That to shine through us, we achieve a life of balance, harmony and loving kindness. In its essence, Renewal helps us to access the God within.

 

TAO services are filled with joy as we sing our way through Shabbat. Prayer, meditation and movement are always a part of everything we do.

 

Join us the first and third Friday of each month. Whether you are Jewish, non-Jewish or want to feel Jewish again, you will be touched by the depth, joy and connection you will feel at our Services.

 

Learn the Prayers
Click for free prayer book

Services
First & Third Fridays
Fourth Saturday (Unless noted otherwise)
Summer Schedule Varies (See below)
 
2012
May 4, May 18, Jun 1, Jun 15, Aug 3, Aug 17, Sept 7

Regular Friday Night Services
7:10 - Cantorial Chants
7:30 - Services Begin

Please help setup and cleanup after Services.

During Oneg, please put your plates and cups in the garbage, and it's ok to pick up others' that you see.  Also, please be careful not to get cake and food on the floor... we don't want to be asked to leave!  Thanks for your help and considerations.
  
Thanks to everyone who has been helping make sure the room is clean before leaving. There has been a big improvement.

You'll make it a lot easier on the Rabbi and the few people who are helping now. To help with set up, show up at about 6:30pm. Thank you so much!! 

 

Oneg Sponsors
Celebrate your special occasion (birthday, anniversary, promotion) or say thank you or honor someone special by sponsoring an Oneg. Full and partial sponsorships are possible. Sponsorships benefit your business too as it is publicized at the service and in our newsletter. The Rabbi will personally acknowledge and thank you.

To sponsor an upcoming Oneg, call the office to schedule: 954-888-1408.

Feel free to bring a dish to share too! Please write your name on homemade dishes for people who would like recipes. Thanks!

Shabbos Food Drive
Please bring canned food to services for those who are hungry every day of the year. We are supporting Jewish Family Services and the Food Bank. Please bring non-perishable food to services. Each time we bring our dancing feet to prayer and to The Holy One, we can fill our hands with cans. Help continue our mission.

Tues, May 8 - Men's Spirituality Group


Men's Spirituality Group photo
8-week sessions  

 
Attendance is mandatory
and closed after first session!

Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

 

In this eight week session, we will explore different programs including: procrastination, the power of money, creating happiness, and past lives. Please join us in this safe and sacred space where you can be yourself.

 

Members Only logo
Come home to the brotherhood of men, and take your place as a man among men. All TAO men are invited to this unique strictly-male opportunity. Please call Lowell Gannon if you have any questions 954-240-1944.

Once a new eight-week session has begun, the group is closed to new members until the next session begins.

Facilitator
Lowell Gannon can be reached at 954-240-1944 or Headhunt31@aol.com.

Location
Second Floor Conference Room at Office - 10200 West SR 84, Davie 33324. Non-members may attend the first two sessions after which TAO membership is required.

Directions
From Nob Hill Road, just south of SR 84, turn as if you are going into Burger King and follow the road as it curves to the right. We are just west of Imperial Lighting. There is ample parking.

Please arrive a few minutes early as the front door to the building locks at 7pm.

RSVP
954-888-1408 or TAOadmin@TAOcenter.net
Wed, May 9 - Wisdom Class
hands on beach

 

Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. in the Lippman Reception Center
         
Parsha Study-5:30 p.m.
            

 

 

Non-Members: $10 donation online or at the door 

Members: $10 donation appreciated

 

Location

 

JCC - Pine Island & Stirling Roads

 

Main Building, Lippman Reception Center 

 

Map and directions 

Sat, May 12- Shabbat Morning Meditation Retreat

10:30 a.m.   
Members Only logo The TAO Shabbos Hour Retreat is a sanctuary of silent inner reflection and sacred presence. Give yourself this hour to be soothed and transformed, through quiet prayer, euphoric chanting, gentle (Renewal-style) yoga, and holy meditation, all in a tranquil, loving environment with your TAO community and friends.

This glorious hour, led By Rabbi Marc, is fabulous for your physical and mental health.

Upcoming Retreats:  

May 12, Jun 9
Watch video

Location

At the home of Rabbi Marc and Paulina. This is a members only event.

Note: There is no Oneg.
  

Mon, May 21- Women's Spirituality Group


7:00 p.m.
   
Members Only logo
Women's Spirituality Group is a sacred circle of spiritual women who want to grow and share their souls. Participation requires no prior experience, just an open heart and willingness to be in the company of loving, accepting friends. We neither solve problems nor give advice; we listen and learn, love and accept. Please join us.


Non-members may attend twice before joining TAO.
  
View Shirley Shelpman's notes from April's WSG. 
Read now

Location & Directions
Myrna Wolf's home

Facilitator

Linda Weissman

RSVP 

MyrnaWolf07@comcast.net
954-370-7273
wsg song
2011 Schedule   
Third Mondays
May 21

To be included in the email list for Women's Spirituality Group, email Rhonda Hey Heygraph@bellsouth.net

Sat, May 26 - Saturday Shabbat Service

Sat Svc10:30 a.m.  

Morning Service
Oneg Follows

  

 
Fourth Saturdays
Exceptions noted below

 Intimate... Connected... Joyful. This is how TAO does Shabbos. Bring your drums, tambourines and your hearts as they will be touched. What a wonderful way to start the day!

After Service, enjoy Oneg with your congregants. Will you sponsor an Oneg? Call the office 954-888-1408.

   
Saturday Morning Services
 2012
May 26, Jun 23

Saturday Havdallah Services
2012 - To be Announced 

Members Only logo
Members Only
Services at Rabbi Marc and Paulina's home are for TAO Members Only. Members are welcome to bring out-of-town guests. Dress comfortably!

Location
Saturday Service is at Rabbi Marc & Paulina's home. Call Office for address: 954-888-1408.


Parking

To keep the ability to enjoy services at the Rabbi's home, please follow this parking procedure:  

At the Rabbi's house, an attendant will give you a handout with the places you may park. Rabbi Marc did a lot of work to secure parking places acceptable to his development's Board and the City. We must heed the allotments and not park elsewhere.

Please respect the neighbors if they should ask you to move your car or not park in their swale - even if they previously gave permission to park there. By being respectful of their wishes, we assure fewer problems in the future.

TAO's Adopted Family

Through our support of the Touch A Heart Foundation, TAO has adopted a family whom we will try to offer visits and support during the coming year.

Our "adopted" family consists of a 63 year old grandma with custody of two grandsons, a 10 and 11 year old. Grandma has MS, and on a good day uses a cane. More often she requires a walker or wheelchair. Her greatest fear is losing her home which is the only home the boys have ever known and handicap accessible for her. Their only income at this time is Social Security.

As the holidays draw near, if you would like to make a donation towards food or holiday gifts for our adopted family, please contact the TAO office at 954-888-1408.

We plan to visit our family throughout the holidays and throughout the year. If you are interested in being a part of one of these visits, please let Renee know at 954-888-1408 or by email at Renee@TAOCenter.net. This is a wonderful mitzvah project and we hope each of you can participate in this mitzvah in some small or large way.

Seeking Auction Donation & Raffle Items


We're collecting items for upcoming TAO auctions and raffles. Some of the types of items we are seeking are listed below. Click here for a more comprehensive list of ideas.
  • Antiques, Art & Collectibles
  • Retail, Spa, Restaurant gift cards
  • Entertainment Like: Day on a sailboat, golf outing  
  • Household Services & Repairs
Be creative! To donate, contact Jacci King: phone: 954-818-6546, email: JaclynKing56@gmail.com. Note: Items may be saved for future events. Thank you SO much for donating and participating. It is with and because of you that we succeed.

Meet Jewish Singles


Aleph, The Alliance for Jewish Renewal, has set up a place to meet singles. Simply go to Facebook.com. Search and then select Aleph-Alliance for Jewish Renewal. Then, near the top of the page, click the link: Aleph/Jewish Renewal Singles. Or click here to go to the singles page directly. Then click the "Like" button in the grey bar on the top of the page.

This is new to Aleph, so there are not many people who joined... yet. Be one of the charter members! There's no cost, and who knows, you might meet your soul mate. To meet people, just click on their names or pictures to learn more about them, and initiate contact with whomever you choose. Good luck... and have fun!

Smile!

Shmuel Gabbai, 36. I take out the Torah Saturday morning. Would like to take you out Saturday night.  Please write. 

Nourish Your Soul

Tzedakah BoxSponsor this newsletter or make a donation. We are so grateful for your love and support. 
Newsletter sponsorships are $180 for four weeks.

Call 954-888-1408 to reserve.  

Donations to TAO are tax deductible.
 
Please remember TAO in your will.    
Your support makes a huge impact on the work we do. Without TAO, many of us would not be affiliated with any temple community. TAO, The South Florida Center for Jewish Renewal, brings a special connection to you, the Divine and Judaism.

Next Service

Friday, May 4, 2012
Shabbat Service  
7:15 PM- Cantorial Chants  
7:30 PM - Service Begins

Saturday, May 12, 2012
Shabbat Service- 
10:30 Service begins 

Learn the Friday night Shabbat prayers.
Click to print
Prayer book.    

Please bring non-perishable goods to Services. We collect for those less fortunate than ourselves.

Weekly Inspiration

" You may commence the spiritual path alone yet it is anything but a lonely path "

Rabbi Marc

Follow Rabbi Marc on Twitter.
www.twitter.com/rabbimarc

Today's Parsha

 

May 3, 2012

11 Iyar 5172

 

Meditation on Remaining Conscious

Pause a moment and move your attention into your breath.  As you move into the awareness of this moment, become conscious of your activities during the day thus far.


Wisdom by Rabbi Shoni

 

Acknowledge those thoughts, words, and actions which were joined in partnership with your Divinity and those moments when you may have lost consciousness of this partnership.  Use your imagination to change anything you may have wanted to change in your own thoughts, words and actions today.

 

 

People are Talking about TAO's Wisdom Class.

Welcome to TAO

At TAO, you find joyful Judaism, meaningful ritual & universal truths rooted in Torah, Kabbalah and other traditional Jewish sources and draw deeply on our inner truths, communal wisdom and spiritual traditions in accordance with the ongoing process of the living Torah.

Meditation, dance, chanting, song and music, present in Judaism throughout the ages, is an integral part of our services.

Join us and embark on a spiritual journey into your Jewish soul!

 
TAO Videos
Meditation Retreat: Impact of Stillness > Watch
Shema & Self Image > Watch
Friday Night Service > Watch
Meditation Retreat > Watch
Drumming Services > Watch

Plaques   

 

Plaques were placed on the Tree of Life Plaque in honor of the special birthdays of Anne Goldberg, Lowell Gannon  and Rhonda Hey.  

 

Our Condolences 

 

Heart to Heart

Hearts

 

 

   
 
Past events...

Healing Prayers

PrayerRequests

The following people may need help remembering they are whole and healthy. Please, whenever you are with them and whenever you think about them... see them as whole and perfect.

 

 

Ginny Stein Toll, Gertrude Birchwood (Myrna Wolf's mother-in-law), Maxine Brodsky (Malcha Bat Fraeda), Chava bat Czarna vet Moshe Abram (Mother of Suely Suchodolsky), Chava Lila bat Masha Aviva, Brianna Dalnas, Robbin Garrison DiCiacco, Ralph Dozer, Rick English (Carole McConnell's son-in-law), Rita Feuerman (Rhonda Hey's mother), Brian Fusco, Gila bat Sora, Joyce Goobic, David Goodman (Susan Gotlin's brother), Barbara Gotsopoulos, Richard Grove, Myrna Greissman, Leon Heller, Esther Jungreis, Paul Kay, Ava Kugelman, Richard Kurtzman, Andy Leeds, Dianne Lerner, Ed Lerner, Louis Levy, Vicki Lichtman, Jacob Marvin, Billy Mauer (Velvul ben Leah), Sandra Miller, Jack Moussa, Audrey Nevins (Ann Kurtzman's sister), Robert Perlmutter, Susan Quasha (sister-in-law of Phyllis Tess), Rachel bat Nechama (Rick Vogel's sister), Robin (Steve Einbinder's sister), Sara Rosenbaum, Joy Rosenbloom, Joan Rosenwasser, Jackie Sabatucci, Joan Sadik, Rebecca Schwartz (Rivka Maiden's cousin), Norma Seegal, Shauel Randell, Simcha ben Sarah-Iris, Frayda Sinnreich, Diana Strauss,  Erica Strum, Suely Suchodolsky, Myra Sullivan (Rhonda Hey's sister), Lisa Taylor,Shirley Ullman, Caren Vivado, Roberta Vogel, Angela Weiss, Camryn & Colby Woodham (Gail Rogers' Grandchildren), Elyn Zerfas 

 

 

 

 

Please contact the office with requests for additions to this list. We respect your desire to privacy and only list with permission.

Please notify TAO office to remove names from healing.

Spa Day Practitioners & Sponsors

Sponsors

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Jacaranda Studio 

Full service salon offering hair, nails, facials, waxing.

Plantation: 8277 West Broward Blvd.
(954) 616-5939


Bamboo Noahs 

Healthy, fresh, cooked to order "fast" food.

Plantation: 1251 S. Pine Island Blvd.
Ft Lauderdale: 1451 W. Cypress Creek Rd.


Practitioners 

Sacred Tantra
A Jewish Maggid and mystic with a B.S. in Psychology and a CCP Paraprofessional Counselor, join his spiritual journey into understanding human behavior, our fundamental relationship to each other and the Divine.
Chanoch ben Yisrael
known as Russ Cashin


Step into a Different Dimension

Let your worries melt away. Connect to Source, your inner guidance, and recharge. Reiki, deep tissue massage and everything in between.
Carmen Navedo Cordova, LMT
(786) 281-7940
Daizzland@aol.com

Peter Fox Healing Hands
Peter works in a unique intuitive fusion of Shiatsu, Acupressure, Reflexology, CranioSacral Therapy, Reiki and other forms of Energy Healing. You will enjoy a deeply relaxing, remarkably therapeutic experience integrating mind, body and spirit.
Peter Fox, LMT
(954) 336-6158

Karma Seven Day Spa
Conveniently located right off 595 and Pine Island, indulge in all spa services including: hair, nails, facials, massage, waxing, hydrotherapy and make up.
Dave Guzman
(954) 703-4499
www.KarmaSeven.com

Chiropractic Services
And 21st century laser technology that alleviates nervous system stress, restores balance and improves overall health. Successful therapies for conditions like: allergies, asthma, skin issues, smoking cessation.
Dr. Robert Hanopole
(954) 423-0020

Massage Therapy
Using a fusion of different modalities, including Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Swedish, Healing Energy, Laura will massage you at your home, office, or event. Her speciality is releasing pain, tension, and stress for improved functionality and balance.
Laura Hardman, LMT
(954) 319-7773

Mani / Pedi
Personal pampering by expert nail technician Cristine.
Jacaranda Studio
(954) 616-5939
8277 West Broward Boulevard
Plantation, FL 33324

Facialist / Aestetictian
Denise will delight you from head to toe: Facialist, nail technician and waxing specialist.
Jacaranda Studio
(954) 616-5939
8277 West Broward Boulevard
Plantation, FL 33324

Paramedical Aesthetician
Beautiful skin care: diamond microdermabrasion, radio frequency, body wraps, cellulite treatments, dermaplane; peels; acne and anti-aging treatments. Complimentary consultations.
Marisa Kahn
Pure Skin & Beauty

(954) 439-3546

Invigorate U!
Certified integrative bodywork & energy therapist. 18 year practice.
Valerie Leeds clears blocks, releases stress, opens new possibilities, invigorates dormant power within. Many feel light and blissful. Session may include: Deep tissue, Swedish, Acupressure, Polarity Therapy, Zero Point, Access Energy Therapy. (516) 770-5165

CranioSacral Therapy
A light touch manual therapy developed by Osteopathic physicians. Effective for chronic conditions like headaches, neck and back pain. Trained at Upledger Institute. Practicing 20+ years.
Michael McConnell, LMT, CST
(954) 234-2479


Pure Essential Oils

Are you an Aroma or Massage therapist, Reiki or Reflexology Practitioner? We are an Epi-Center for 100% Pure Essential Oils, Native Herbs, Non-Toxic Home & Personal Products and Alternative Health Care Education.
Nelly Munoz-Perez
(305) 598-2822

Deeply Relax
Bob provides a safe space for healing and nurturing. An intuitive approach integrating a synergistic blend of various modalities that promote rejuvenation and a sense of well-being.
Bob Singer, LMT
(954) 792-8182

Chiropractor
Dr. Marti Sinnreich,
BS and MA from Bowling Green University, Adelphi University and Northwestern College of Chiropractic. Nutritional counseling, comprehensive testing, physical therapy, chiropractic care.
(954) 739-3000

Intuitive Consultant
Cynthia uses intuitive abilities to answer your questions and provide you with information and guidance to empower you in the moment to create the future you want.
Cynthia Segal
(305) 389-1887

Intuitive Energy Worker
Intuitive energy worker, using Reiki as a conduit to reduce stress and align within to your natural state of well-being.
Robert Zveibil
(305) 586-1745

Holistic &
Preventative Health care

Reduce stress. Reprogram your patterns. Master NLP, Reiki Master, Hypnotherapist and Aromatherapist. Regression.
Dottie Zveibil, CHT, NLPP, RM, CAP
(305) 586-1745
HeartConnection@bigplanet.com
TheHeartConnection.net

 

Yahrtzeit Plaque

Yahrtzeit Plaque

Jewish tradition externalizes our beloved departed by honoring the blessed memory of family members who passed on (parents, siblings, aunts/uncles, children). The Yahrtzeit Plaque is a permanent memorial to your loved ones

Add your loved one to the Yahrtzeit Plaque.

Photo by Elyn Zerfas.

Tree of Life

Tree of Life

Express the unique spiritual grace and energy that reflects our loving Oneness. That's our Tree of Life.

Gift a leaf to honor your loved ones. Celebrate marriages, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, births life!

Order a leaf and show someone how much you love them forever.

Photo by Elyn Zerfas.

Tikkun Olam

Ongoing TAO Program

Cartridges for kids

 

If you own or work at a business that is willing to help collect these items, contact Renee at the office.

 

We will arrange for pickups at any business throughout Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County

 

Thank you for helping.

 

Help Repair the World

 

Memorize this motto:

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
 

Did you know


Choose products made from sustainable materials for roof, siding and deck  replacement. 

 

Reduce

Freecycle Network provides an online community tool for giving and receiving free stuff.

Meaningful Gifts

gifts

Unique, inexpensive and meaningful
  • Florence's book
  • Ocean and Galia fund
Everything is available on our online Store.

Job Opportunities

TAO members looking for employers and employees are welcome to place an announcement in this newsletter at no charge.

 

Employers wishing to give Tzedakah are invited to do so.


Email your announcement to Admin@TAOcenter.net 

Wednesdays with Rabbi

By appointment

R' Marc reaching out

To schedule a private meeting
with Rabbi Marc Wednesday afternoon, call 954-888-1408.

PhotoShop: Elyn Zerfas

Mitzvah Corner

Undergoing Chemo? 
There is a cleaning service that provides FREE housecleaning - once a month for four months - for women in treatment. Simply sign up and ask her doctor to fax a note confirming the treatment.

Cleaning for a Reason contacts a participating maid service in her zip code. Be a blessing to someone and pass this information along.
www.CleaningForAReason.org

Help members who
need rides 
Sometimes, members need rides to the doctor or to Services. If you're willing to help, we'd like to keep a list of people to call. Please call or email us if you're willing to help.

Sponsor an Oneg
Without your help, this delightful finale of our Shabbos gatherings will change its shape. We are told that it is a wise practice to contribute to a worthy charity before praying. What better time than sponsoring an Oneg. Call the office to reserve your Oneg: 954-888-1408.

Community Service Hours
for High Schoolers
We have many opportunities to fulfill service hour requirements.
Call Anne Goldberg at                954-476-0110 to volunteer.

Donate Timeshare
Please contact the office with details: 954-888-1408.

Tell Someone
You Appreciate Them
Write a Heart to Heart message. Donation is only $18. What a mitzvah! Tell some-one how much you care.

Transportation As One (TAO)

 

CarpoolPeople from Miami to Aventura to Boca to Palm Beach want to attend TAO Services and Wisdom Class and are unable or uncomfortable driving. If you will take someone with you, please email us, and we'll update the list to help make it easy for everyone to attend and participate in our events.

Plus, it's the green thing to do! Carpooling conserves gas and offers the opportunity to enjoy your TAO friends at the same time. Click here for list of people offering rides.

Galia & Ocean Funds

In the spirit of Tzedakah, Paulina and Rabbi Marc set up two funds at TAO - a Galia fund and an Ocean fund. A portion of these funds is used to send toys and other needed items to Jewish and non-Jewish organizations that serve children, including Jafco.

When you share your sweetness to celebrate Galia's birthday (December 6) and Ocean's birthday (June 28) and other occasions, please donate to TAO instead of generously offering toys, clothing and other gifts. In this way, children will benefit from your sweet generosity.

Paulina and Rabbi Marc will be informed that you gifted their children and performed an act of Tzedakah in their honor.

Both Paulina and Rabbi Marc appreciate the health, toys and love their children have and want to give others the opportunity to share as well. To donate, Donate to Galia or Ocean fund for this tax deductible gift.

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Reminders


Do you love the sweet reminder calls Rabbi Marc sends Thursdays prior to Services? Will you sponsor the calls for the next 12 months? What a mitzvah it will be to support this lovely practice. Please call the office with your donation, or click here to donate online now. Please indicate "Reminder Calls" in the message box if donating online. Thanks... LOTS! Your sponsorship will bring much joy to our community.

 

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Board of Directors

Rabbis
    Rabbi Phil Labowitz
    Rabbi Marc Labowitz

Founder
     Rabbi Shoni Labowitz

Honorary President
     Dr. Florence Ross*

President
     Anne Goldberg

Treasurer
     Sandy King

Membership
     Bob Heaton

Immediate Past President
     Myrna Wolf

Committee Chairs  
Chessed/Social Action
     Janice Weintraub

High Holy Days
     Dee Sacks

Membership
     Shirley Shelpman

Spirituality Groups
     Men - Lowell Gannon   
     Women - Myrna Wolf

Nichum (Bereavement)
     Kate GeMeiner

Friday Oneg
     Angela Gershenwald      
     Richard Grove
     Fleur Heaton
     Nancy Mendelson
     Caren Vivado 

Telephone
     Rochelle Tischler

Saturday Oneg
     Trudi DeGrazia
     Angela Gershenwald
     Eileen Grove
     Nancy Mendelson
     Marcia Peschitz
    
Zionism: Our Voice
      Rick Vogel

Security

Ron Gotlin

 

Choir & Musicians  
     Maria Daszkal
     Anne Goldberg
     Bob Heaton
     Rebbetzin Paulina 
     Laura Edge Truong
 
Staff  
Administrative Director
     Renee J. Greene

Office Manager
     Dee Sacks