Upcoming Events

Our in-person Shabbat Evening Services are being held at Fairmount Temple in both the Hilda Bogomolny Faigin Activity Center and the Bonda Chapel.  Services are also  live-streamed here and on our YouTube Channel.    

Shabbat Morning Torah Study, 9:15 am, via Zoom 
Join a compelling and engaging study of the weekly Torah portion by Rabbi Elle Muhlbaum. Great for all learners. Temple members can RSVP for Zoom link to AdultEd@fairmounttemple.org,

Wednesday Morning Learning, 9:15 am, via Zoom – Join Rabbi Caruso for a look back at the origins of our beloved synagogue-community, dating back from 1839 to the present day. We will travel back in time, exploring the 19th century migration of German Jewry to the United States, examining the growth of American Reform Judaism, and study the role our temple has played in the evolution of Jewish Cleveland. We may even have a few special guests for a session or two.
To register, Fairmount Temple members can email AdultEd@fairmounttemple.org.
To view recording of the first session, click here.

SHAVUOT  YIZKOR MEMORIAL SERVICE
Tuesday, June 11 – Join us for the Yizkor Memorial worship service on the festival of Shavuot which will be led by Robert Nosanchuk and Cantor Kathy Sebo of The Temple-Tifereth Israel. The June 11 Shavuot Yizkor Memorial Service will be preceded at 5:30 pm with a pre-service oneg and a clergy-led study session. The Yizkor Memorial Service will begin at 6:15 pm. This service will be an intimate gathering of those mourning loved ones during the holiday marking the gift of our heritage of Torah. This Memorial Service will be hosted at Fairmount Temple in the Bonda Chapel, and it will be jointly sponsored with our partners at The Temple-Tifereth Israel.

JOIN US IN THE COMING WEEKS AS WE PREPARE TO SAY ‘GOODBYE’
Friday, June 7, 6:15 pm Shabbat Worship
This evening honors the Men of Fairmount Temple and Women of Fairmount Temple who, for more than a century, have enhanced Fairmount Temple through acts of service, learning, and culture. Are you currently or has a member of your family at an earlier time in history been part of WFT or MFT? Join our clergy for Shabbat in the Bonda Chapel, when they’ll offer blessings of appreciation for all WFT and MFT have done and for their new endeavors within the merged women’s and men’s organizations in Congregation Mishkan Or. The D’var Torah will be shared by WFT Honorary Board Member Phyllis Berlas. 

Tuesday, June 11, 6:15 pm, Yizkor Memorial Worship for the conclusion of Shavuot, jointly sponsored with our partners at The Temple-Tifereth Israel 
Our Yizkor Worship will be led by Robert Nosanchuk, Senior Rabbi and Will & Jan Sukenik Chair in Rabbinics, and Cantor Kathy Sebo of The Temple-Tifereth Israel. It will be preceded at 5:30 pm with a pre-service oneg and brief clergy-led study session. The Yizkor Memorial Service will begin at 6:15 pm in the Bonda Chapel. This service will be an intimate gathering of those mourning loved ones during the holiday marking the gift of our heritage of Torah. It is also an opportunity to visit the Hall of Remembrance outside our Brickner Auditorium, before moving our memorial plaques as designated by family members. 

Saturday, June 15, 6 pm, Havdalah and Song Session  
Led by Cantor Vladimir Lapin and guest musicians. Before the 6 pm Havdalah and Song Session, we invite you to enjoy a secure and welcoming visit to the grounds and facility of our Fairmount Temple. You and others you may know are invited as our guests to take a last stroll through the open portions of our building. Visit the Bonda Chapel, Spiegle Sukenik Atrium Foyer, Religious School, Weinberg Social Hall, Lelyveld Library, and the Hilda Bogomolny Faigin Activity Center. You might like to take pictures to remind you of special places in which you’ve celebrated holidays or life-cycle event. 

Thursday, June 27 evening, Special Concert! 
Blessings: A Musical Celebration of Anshe Chesed Memories with Cantor Vladimir Lapin, Cantor Laureate Sarah Sager and Special Guests. Join us for a special musical evening you won’t forget, to be held in the Brickner Auditorium. 

Friday, June 28, 6:15 pm, Final Shabbat Worship at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple.  
Our clergy will all lead us in an inspiring worship service enabling us to savor Shabbat evening meaning together in our Bonda Chapel for the final time.  This service will be followed by an Oneg Shabbat.  

Saturday, June 29, 6 pm, Havdalah and Concluding Ritual of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple Our clergy will all lead us in a meaningful Havdalah, ending Shabbat with wine, spices and a twisted Havdalah candle. In addition, they will guide us through a brief personal and communal ritual, separating our history within Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple from our future plans ahead. 

Please watch for updates on these opportunities, as well as new ones being finalized in your Temple e-blasts.