Shabbat Shalom!

This Week's Torah Portion



Command [Aaron and His Sons]

Leviticus 6:1−8:36

March 31- April 1, 2023

 10 Nisan 5783

The five sacrifices that the priests are

to perform are described. 6:1-7:38

Limitations on the consumption of meat

are delineated. 7:17-27

Details about the ordination of Aaron and

his sons as priests and the preparation of the

Tabernacle as a holy place are given. 8:1-36

-Leviticus 6:1−8:36

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Erev Shabbat Worship

led by

Cantorial Soloist, Gregg Luchs, and Members of Our Ritual Committee

March 31

6:30 pm

In-Person via RSVP


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Please join our Ritual Committee Members, with our Cantorial Soloist, Gregg Luchs, for

an intimate

Erev Shabbat

/Friday night worship service.

All are welcome!

Invite your friends and family to worship with our community!

Plan on staying after services for our Oneg Shabbat.

Saturday Torah Study

led by

Rabbi Cookie Lea Olshein

April 1

9:15 am


Live and Interactive on Zoom

Meeting ID:

881 7402 8792

Passcode: Torah

Each Saturday morning, we gather online to examine the Torah portion assigned to the week. 

We use "The Social Justice Commentary" as the lens through which we discuss each week's Torah 


So, grab a cup of coffee and join us ONLINE at 9:15am.

 No prior Torah Study experience required, just hop online and BYOC ("Bring Your Own Coffee")! 

Bar Mitzvah Celebration for

Andrew Tillotson

April 1

10:30 am

In-Person via RSVP


Live and Interactive on Zoom

Meeting ID:

970 5909 1302

Passcode: Mitzvah

Andrew Tillotson will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, April 1, 2023, joined by his proud parents Amy and Steven Sahr and Leif Tillotson. Andrew is the grandson of Leslie and Laura Sahr and Marcia Gary of Mesa and Sue and Lee Tillotson of Bakersfield, VT.


Andrew is currently in the seventh grade and enjoys watching TV and movies, playing video games, writing stories, and going to the theatre (especially when it is to see musicals). He also loves spending time with his cat, Cosima, and his dog, Merlin.


For his Bar Mitzvah Project, Andrew volunteered his time at the Paz de Cristo Outreach Center, located in Mesa, where he helped to prepare and serve food to the homeless and/or food insecure residents in the area.


Mazel tov, Andrew!

Looking Ahead?

Join us for our upcoming Shabbat Services!

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desired dates to join us in person!

Erev Shabbat Worship, followed by 3rd Night Seder

Friday, April 7, 2023, 6:30 pm

In-Person and Live and Interactive on Zoom

Yizkor Worship Service

Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 11:45 am

In-Person and Live and Interactive on Zoom

Erev Shabbat Worship acknowledging Yom HaShoah

Friday, April 14, 2023, 6:30 pm

In-Person and Live and Interactive on Zoom

Erev Shabbat with Rabbi Cookie Lea Olshein and the ShabbaTones acknowledging Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha'Atzama'ut

Friday, April 21, 2023, 6:30 pm

In-Person and Live and Interactive on Zoom

TOT Shabbat! A TEOT 2023 Connecting Young Families Program

Friday, April 28, 2023, 5:15 pm


Erev Shabbat Worship

Friday, April 28, 2023, 6:30 pm

In-Person and Live and Interactive on Zoom

Celebrate Good Times... come on!

March 31 - April 6

Happy Birthday!

Margaret Bauer

Laura Chapnek

Robyn Fergal

Julee Gabay

Lawrence Greenberg

Ed Katz

Eric Kish

Lynn Obstein

Jay Scherotter

Charlotte Sultan

Wayne Tannenbaum

David Warren

Cristanne Woods

Happy Anniversary!

Sandra and James Gatlin

Jordan and Janet Knopoff

Adam and Lynn Saks

Mi Shebeirach / Healing List

We send our prayers for r'fuah sh'leimah (complete healing) to the following individuals and to those who love them:

Cecilia Angotti, Fruma Menucha bat Bayla, Chaya Sara bat Beyla v' Tsharna, Chaya Rachel bat Esther, Steve, Shannon, and Parker Bell, David Lev ben Marjorie, Susu Bolton, Jill Cahn, Mickey Cantor, Antonietta Caputo, Rosie Douthitt, Liz Fairman, David Forman, Martin Gitter, Michael Glass, Arthur "Sparky" Grupp, Susan Harner, Derek Harris, Kathryn Hart, Heather Heitkamp-Brown, Bob Jastrow, Daniel Kincaid, Joshua Kleinebreil, Donna Lebowitz, Dara Marks Marino, Gerry Mavrinac, Don McCormack, Gary, Patt, and Quinn Mitchell, Yetta Parker, Eileen Penman, Melinda Robb, Stewart Rose, Donald Rosenbloom, Nancy Saulson, Toby Schmich, William Schubert, Barry Shapiro, Barbara Tenenbaum, Naomi Wooldridge, Beverly Worthing, Jennifer Wortzel ...

Our Community

We mourn the recent passing of: 

Gerald Jacobs, grandfather of Brayden Falk (Chelsey), great-grandfather of Camden and Dylan.

Greg Chin, former husband of Samantha Chin, father of Zoey, Ruby and Izzy.

Edna Momtaz, grandmother of Naomi Ellis (Seth) and great-grandmother to Elijah, Benjamin & Jacob Ellis.

This Week's Yahrzeits

March 31 - April 6

*denotes perpetual yahrzeit plaque


Remembered By

Sharon Bartlett*

Temple Emanuel of Tempe

Denise Chandler

John and Dwayne Chandler

Henri Brender Diamant*

Rachel Diamant

Charles Dvore*

Larry Glick

Lena Ellentuck*

Elliot Ellentuck

Sylvia Feldman

Nancy Siefer

Lynda Foldesh*

William Foldesh

Aubrey Z. Gealer

Roy and Charles Gealer

Janice Greenbaum

Philip Wohl

Sandra Lichtman

Jack Lichtman

Rosalie Potosky

Lynn Obstein

Frances Rollins

Josh Weinstein

Sylvia Rosenbluth*

Gerald Rosenbluth

Bennit Scheck*

Jon and Leslie Scheck

Viola N. Stern

Darryl Stern

Jim Williams

Susan Karesky

Vincent Wolfersteig

Robert Wolfersteig