LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMS at FAIRMOUNT TEMPLE and MORE
Books & Beyond Discussion
A third season of our popular Books & Beyond Book series is sponsored by our Lifelong Learning Program. Monday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m., Cantor Sager will lead a discussion about Here I Am, a new novel by Jonathan Safran Foer. RSVPs requested to Staci Cohen at Scohen@fairmounttemple.org or 216-464-5890.
Social Action Teach-In, Wednesday, March 8, 7 p.m.
In this moment of societal divisiveness, we must – more than ever – advance substantive and respectful dialogue as a temple community. On March 8, Sarah Marcus-Donnelly and Charles Ellenbogen, both temple members, will join us for a teach-in, reflecting on essays they have published in the newly published A Race Anthology: Dispatches and Artifacts From a Segregated City (edited by Dan Moulthrop and RA Washington). Click here for a copy of the essays as recommended reading before the gathering. You can also read Rachel Laser’s Stern Social Action Lecture, Why Atone For Racism, here. To RSVP, please contact Cathy Kaus at 216-447-9539 or CKaus@fairmounttemple.org.
TEXAS HOLD’EM TOURNAMENT AND FUNDRAISER, Thursday, March 2
6 p.m. Registration Opens, Pizza/Snacks/Beer/Beverages served
7 p.m. Tournament begins! $100 per person buy-in. Minimum age for all is 21 years old.
Reservations are Underway! Pay online with credit card by clicking here or Call in or email your reservation to Barb Smith, 216-447-9536 or Bsmith@fairmounttemple.org Open to Fairmount Temple members and guests.
PURIM at Fairmount Temple!
Sunday, March 5, 10:30 a.m. HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS about Purim
Bring your preschool age children and grandchildren and make a Purim craft, learn more about this fun holiday through story and song.
Wednesday, March 8, 5:30-7 p.m. PURIM CELEBRATION FOR YOUNG FAMILIES
Families with young children (up to 2nd grade) are invited to come together for a free and fun Purim party with a light dinner and crafts and come in costume!
RSVP to both the March 5 and March 8 programs to Elizabeth Kleckner at Ekleckner@fairmounttemple.org.
Saturday, March 11, 5-7:30 p.m., PURIM AFTER DARK
Young adults, older adults, singles, couples…join us for a special program marking the beginning of Purim. Come bake hamantaschen baking, hear a Megillah reading and enjoy a Seudah (special Purim meal) followed by a fun trivia game. RSVPs requested by March 8 to Cathy Kaus at 216-447-9539 or Ckaus@fairmounttemple.org. Cost is just $5 a person.
Sunday, March 12, 10:30 a.m., PURIMSPIEL (Purim: A Jewish Musical)
This year, join us for Purim: A Jewish Musical that will feature the story of Purim told with the music of Hamilton, Grease, Hairspray, Wicked a nd more. You’ll be singing in your seats and enjoying, once again, a great show about the story of Esther.
-Supported by the Lois and Martin Marcus Family Purim Fund
Sunday, March 12, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Purim CARNIVAL
So much fun for all ages, open to all, enjoy prizes, food and fun! Come join in the fun in this ACTY (Anshe Chesed Temple Youth)-sponsored Carnival, including: Games, moonwalk, bungee run, Jungle Terry, balloon animals, Cotton candy, hamantaschen, popcorn and pizza, Raffle for great prizes and fun for all ages!!
Service details coming soon. Want to buy a handmade chocolate Seder plate, made by the Women of Fairmount Temple?
Click here for a flyer with all the details. Deadline to order is March 18.
More FUN at FAIRMOUNT TEMPLE!
Saturday, April 1, 6:30 p.m., BAND TOGETHER: The Sequel!!
The No Name Band, a group of 11 Cleveland-area attorneys including our member Randy Solomon, returns to Fairmount Temple for a memorable night of dancing and reminiscing with “oldie but goodie” songs from the sixties, seventies and beyond. Groove to the sounds of Motown, the British Invasion, Rock ‘n’ Roll and even Disco. You won’t want to miss this encore night.
LIGHT DINNER • DESSERTS • CASH BAR $25 for members/$30 for guests in advance ($5 more at door)
Register and pay online here or mail a check payable to Fairmount Temple: Fairmount Temple/Band Together, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, OH 44122, attn: Band Together.
Old Jews Telling Jokes, off-Broadway show comes to Fairmount Temple, March 25-26.
Click here for details. Fairmount Temple members receive 10% off ticket price using code “fairmount”. Details and ticket information here.
FAIRMOUNT TEMPLE TRIP TO SPAIN, Oct. 16-27, 2017
This October, join Cantor Sarah Sager and Fairmount Temple and experience the culture, beauty and history of Spain, including its rich Jewish heritage! Among the many, many highlights, you will:
- Explore Madrid’s history with visits to palaces, two of Europe’s grandest squares, and city sightseeing.
- Walk historic Jewish Quarters and visit the palace of Ferdinand and Isabella.
- Visit Toledo, “the Jerusalem of Spain.”
- Tour the amazing city of Barcelona with stops to renowned architectural wonders and so much more.
Our tour guide will be Nir Nitzan of Nitzan Travel Services, who has guided our recent adult trips to Israel to great popularity. Interested in this trip to Spain with Cantor Sager from Oct. 16-27? Let Iris Greene know at 216-447-9538. Meet with Cantor Sager and Nir Nitzan on Sunday, April 2 at 1 p.m. An opportunity for registered travelers to learn more, and those thinking about it to ask questions. click here for flyer and here for a registration form with more details on the trip, include a discount that ends April 1.
To learn more about these programs or other opportunities for learning, worship and social action at Fairmount Temple,
click on the website calendar, the Bulletin newsletter, or call us at 216-464-1330.