First, a message from a member:
We Will Pause Until Passover
As we have let you all know, we are taking a "rest" from all formal events sponsored by the JCCO/Congregation Shalom Bayit. Yet, we are here for you. If you need support– food, supplies, transportation, connection– reach out and let us know. Our hearts are together, even if we cannot physically be together for a short while. Below are some resources to consider:
Virtual Shabbat Resources from Reconstructing Judaism:
Thanks to our decision to affilliate, we have a wealth of resources and support from the larger RJ community.
Check the reconstructingjudaism.org website for all kinds of ways to stay connected and get support.
Specifically, while we are on hiatus from services, there are great links to ritual, news and learning available to us — check out the Virtual Shabbat Box!
And now for a happy message on behalf of a member of our community– Thank you for all the support!
Aliza and her family are so appreciative of the donations to the gofundme and the bake sale purchases. We thought you’d like to see the parents of the pup that will be born… soon… and be trained to support Aliza on her path to independent adulthood! (See photos below)
The JCCO/Congregation Shalom Bayit has chosen to help one of our members in her quest to secure a Diabetic Alert Dog. A donation was made from one of our restricted funds on her behalf and we are inviting you to consider if you can help in her effort. Here is the link to her gofundme page:
You are not obligated to donate, but if you can help spread the word or want to help, we know the family will be greatly appreciative!
We hope and pray that by Passover the pandemic will have passed over us and we can resume community functions.
Let’s go ahead and plan to gather for the Community Seder on April 9th at CSB.
Please email your reservation requests as soon as possible so we can plan for a joyous return to our "home".
PASSOVER COMMUNITY SEDER AND DINNER
Sponsored by: Shalom Bayit/Jewish Community of Central Oregon
Thursday, April 9th
Doors open at 5pm
Seder begins at 5:30pm
Dinner served about 7:00pm
Come and enjoy the second Seder with your friends and family!
Rabbi Yossi will lead the Seder and dinner will include new and traditional Passover specialties. We will be celebrating the use of our new Reconstructing Judaism Haggadot which have been kindly donated for our community seder by a member family.
You may bring your own kosher wine, if you prefer.
We have limited seating so your early reservation is kindly requested.
Cost: $30/adult, $18/child 6-18, $80/family of 4, Ages 5 and under and 78 and older free!
More details to follow… and, for those willing to help coordinate this event, contact Alice at ahuskey46
We will celebrate in our homes on Wed, April 8th– If you are willing to open your home to those looking for a place to celebrate or are looking for a place to celebrate on the first night, contact Alice at ahuskey46
Reservation deadline is April 3rd, 2020
Email ahuskey46 to reserve your spot!
Include number of adults and children when making your reservation.
A confirmation will be returned to you within 48 hours.
Mail checks payable to:
JCCO; PO Box 1773; Bend, OR 97709-1773
Add to check memo: Seder 2020
Please mail checks by April 6th
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