December 1, 2022 -

Upcoming Events

Shabbat Evening Services, Fridays, 6:15 pm:
In-person Shabbat Evening Services and live-streamed  

To watch the live-stream, click here when the service begins. The service is also streamed  live on the temple’s Facebook page and on YouTube.   You can also view via our new Roku App (install directions here). Our weekly study options are offered via Zoom.  For Zoom link for Shabbat Morning Torah Study (9:15 am), or the Wednesday Morning Study (9:15 am), contact Staci Cohen at scohen@fairmounttemple.org.

Join us in the Coming Weeks …

Though Sunday, Nov. 27 – Operation Warm Up – You can help Cleveland’s homeless stay warm this winter by dropping off warm winter hats, gloves, and scarves for adults in the bin outside the temple’s front door through Nov. 27 (we’ve just extended a week to gather more donations). You can also order directly here to have items shipped right to temple.

Sunday, Dec. 4, 8:30-10:30 am, Men of FT Clothing Drive –  They will collect lightly worn clothes, particularly winter clothes and jackets, that will be given to families in need. Men of FT members will be in our parking lot between 8:30-11:30 am on Sunday, Dec. 4 for easy drop-off. Your donations are greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Monday, Dec. 5, 6:30 pm – Program for 7th-12th Graders about Antisemitism – In response to the rise in antisemitism, our upper school students will participate in a Dec. 5 workshop run by the Anti-Defamation League. We invite ALL 7th-12th grade students in our synagogue-community to join us regardless of whether or not they are enrolled in our Religious School. This workshop on Monday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 pm will focus on antisemitism in schools, on college campuses, and in the social media they encounter every day.  Please RSVP to Staci Cohen, Upper School Director here.

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7 pm  The Greater Cleveland Congregations is hosting Justice for Our Children: A Public Hearing to End Abuse of Discretionary Youth Bindover and publicly calling for an end to abuse of discretionary youth bindover in Cuyahoga County. To learn more about this program at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church or via Zoom, visit tinyurl.com/December-Action

CHANUKAH:
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7 pm – Women of FT Pre-Chanukah Party. Celebrate with the Women of FT.  Admission is one wrapped $10 gift card. There will be raffle prizes and a candle lighting and guests invited to bring their own chanukiot. RSVP by Dec. 2 here.

Saturday,  Dec. 17 –  Annual Fairmount Young Professionals (FYP) Chanukah Party.  Whirlyball and a party. Click here for details.

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 5:30-7 pm, Family Chanukah Party. This event is perfect for families with children from 0-12 years old Bring your own dinner, a family chanukkiyah for the candle-lighting, and we’ll provide the latkes and sufganiyot for registered attendees.  Please join us by registering here. Registration deadline is Dec. 14.

Friday, Dec. 23, 6:15 pm  Shabbat Evening Service celebrating Chanukah

JOIN US IN JANUARY/FEBRUARY:

Friday, Jan. 13, 6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with a special guest speaker.

Friday, Feb. 3, 6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service will include guest speaker James Pasch, Regional Director of the ADL, speaking about antisemitism.

 

Other Fairmount Temple programming:

Our Women of Fairmount Temple  offer several  in-person and virtual events, Zoom book discussions and more.  Follow them on Facebook or email them at womenft@fairmounttemple.org to be added to a mailing list.

Click here for our Temple Calendar.

Did You Know through OPERATION 100% AFFILIATION: JUDAISM FOR EVERY GENERATION, Fairmount Temple offers the first year voluntary dues to new and returning members?  We want you to experience what we know, Fairmount Temple is a special place to belong. Click here for more info.   

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Our Clergy Created Their Own FUN Holiday Greetings!
Click here to see the Jewmanji A Passover Parody  and click here to see the High Holy Days Clergy Car Karaoke!