First, a message from a member: Dear Ones,And I now send it to you. I’m missing being with you this minute, and glad that we are cherishing each other and keeping everyone as safe as we can. in love, Carol Pandemic What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath— the most sacred of times? Cease from travel. Cease from buying and selling. Give up, just for … [Read more...] about Some resources and wishes and reminders during this time of challenge
IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM DR. RON SCHUTZ, PRESIDENT OF JCCO SERVICES ON HOLD.... FOR NOW Stay Healthy! Dear members and friends, I am writing you today to address the current health concerns all of us are experiencing. I am sure you are all aware of the evolving situation regarding the global Coronavirus outbreak. There is a lot of information as well as misinformation … [Read more...] about Important Update re: COVID-19 and our plans to
Subject: Virtual Shabbat Box: Resources for You in Uncertain Times Reply-To: Reconstructing Judaism <shalom> Essays, meditations and other resources for your senses that you can download and digest for Shabbat. View this email in your browser Dear Friend, In this time of mounting uncertainty, … [Read more...] about Virtual Shabbat Box: Resources for You in Uncertain Times
Hello! Mostly Kosher will be coming to Bend, Oregon as part of their Pacific Northwest Tour. We would love for you and your congregation attend the upcoming performance at Tower Theatre March 19. Do you have a bulletin to share local event information? If so, details are included below for the show along with an attached tour poster. Thank you, and hope to see you soon at … [Read more...] about Klezmer Gypsy-Rock Band Mostly Kosher live
https://www.israeloutdoors.com/choose-your-trip/specialty-groups/sharedsociety/ … [Read more...] about Social Justice oriented Birthright Trip
VOTE NOW! -- Our opportunity to affect society and politics in the Jewish state HOW TO VOTE Step 1 Go to: www.ZionistElection.org (where you can view all of the slates) and click on ‘Register & Vote’. Step 2 The registration form will now appear on your screen. Fill out all the required information and click ‘Submit’. Step 3 A form asking for a verification number … [Read more...] about I hope that we will consistently continue to personally and communally promote this World Zionist Congress vote -2020
After leaving McDonalds (famous for its 5 foot touch screens) we trekked up the hill to the ancient Nabatean/Roman city of Avdat. Such a view from the Heights! The wind was even more ferocious from the top of the Tel, but we were on a mission! Avdat protected the “Incense Route” that brought expensive spices and other goods from Saudi Arabia/Yemen to Gaza (yes, the very same … [Read more...] about Dispatch #3 from Israel
Dear Community, When viewed from afar, the brown and tan and dusty hills of the Negev may not seem appealing or even very interesting. But dig a little deeper, get off the main highway, take a knowledgeable guide with you and an entire and amazing world emerges. A world of secret water cisterns carved in the hard limestone rock thousands of years ago by a nomadic people known … [Read more...] about Please Share!
Dear Community, Last week Judy and I arrived in Israel. We had the same taxi driver from 4 years ago take us to our Kibbutz and it was so nice to see a friendly face! I asked about his children 4 years ago and he complained, and he had roughly the same complaints this time! Last time I wrote Israel is the same, only more so. Well, this time it seems even more, more so. More … [Read more...] about Jays’s Report #1 from Israel
The Taize Choir of Central Oregon invites you to participate in an hour of meditative non-denominational Taize music and silence at our monthly ecumenical service, 7pm, Thursday, January 2, at Trinity Episcopal Church (St. Helens Hall), 231 NW Idaho, Bend. The theme for this service is 'Praying for World Peace'. For more information call taizebend. … [Read more...] about January 2 Taize service reminder
Helping support those in need Coming on THURSDAY 11/11 in REDMOND at 6:00 pm!!! INCO ANNUAL THANKSGIVING AND PIEFEST!!! Interested in joining INCO? Individuals are welcome to join and help INCO achieve it's goals. Faith communities and … [Read more...] about INCO THANKSGIVING EVENT THIS THURSDAY NOV. 21st
Helping support those in need INCO's ANNUAL THANKSGIVING SERVICE AND PIE FEST!! ~Building a village for our children~ NOTE: For the first time … [Read more...] about Annual Thanksgiving Service and PIE FEST!!!