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Check out these amazing and simple Fund Raisers:
Helping Kol Emet is as easy as grocery shopping! - Shop with gift cards you buy from Kol Emet at ACME, McCaffrey's and Giant. Purchase your gift cards at face value using this form, calling or emailing the office and Kol Emet gets 5%. Place your order by the 20th of each month for delivery at the beginning of the month.
Target Redcard promotion - Designate KOL EMET PK AND KG
McCaffrey's Cash Register Tapes - save your register receipts and bring them in. There are collection containers in the upstairs office and downstairs lobby.
Giant A+ School Rewards Program - Log on to www.giantfoodstores.com/aplus to designate our school online using your Giant BonusCard or Fill out the attached form and bring or mail it in to the School office or the Main office.
Box Tops for Education - Cut out the box tops and put in collection containers
Hannukah Family Shabbat
Everyone is invited.
Friday, December 6th
6p Dinner, 7p Shabbat Services
Kol Emet Social Hall
Please join us for our 10th night of Hannukah Celebration..Great food, Latkes, Shabbat Services and fun Hannukah games including the Donut walk!!!! Please bring your Menorah to light it one more time this season before packing it away!
Cost: $30/ Family Members/ $40 Family - Non Members, $5 additional family members
RSVP by Monday 2-Dec - a $10 Late Fee will be imposed afer Dec 2. RSVP to Judi (email@example.com) with your check payable to Kol Emet
The Lowlands by Jhumpa Lahiri
All ladies welcome
Sunday, December 8, 2013
10-12 noon at Einstein Bros Bagels on Big Oak Road by Kohl's
This book is the latest by the Pulizer Prize winning author of the Namesake. This novel is both set in India and America beginning in the 1960's. It tells the story of two brothers bound by tragedy and is steeped in history that spans generations and geographies.
RSVP by Thursday, December 5 to Hilary Levy (firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-493-5734).
This ladies bookclub is not affiliated with any group (e.g., Sisterhood, Adult Ed, etc.) All ladies are welcome.
Bucks-Mont Jewish Overnight Camp Fair
Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 11a-2p
Temple Judea, 38 Rogers Rd, Furlong, PA
Meet with the directors and staff of the following camps as they exhibit their various summer programs.
Camp Ramah - NJY Camps - Pinemere Camp - Camp Galil - URJ Camp Harlam
Camp Airy and Louse - Golden Slipper Camp - 92Y Passport NYC - Surprise Lake Camp
Camp Poyntelle Lewis Village - Camp Nageela - and more!
Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Shabbat Services, Potluck Dinner and Speaker
Everyone is invited
Friday, December 13th - 6p-9p
Mr. Elad Strohmayer became Deputy Consul General to the Consulate General of Israel in Philadelphia in August, 2012. The Consulate General of Israel in Philadelphia serves the Mid-Atlantic Region which includes: Pennsylvania, Delaware, Southern New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky. Mr. Strohmayer brings to his tour experience as both a diplomat and a Jewish community professional. He joined the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affair's Diplomatic Training Program in February 2010. Upon completing the diplomatic training, he assumed his first post as the Deputy Chief of Mission in the Embassy of Israel in Luanda, Angola from November, 2010 through July, 2012
Cost: Vegetarian Salad/Main Dish for 8
RSVP to Barbara Lavine (609-883-2854 or email@example.com by Tuesday, December 10th
Cheer on the Philadelphia 76ers with BBYO!
All Jewish teens in Grades 8-12
Saturday, December 14th
5:15p - 11:30p
Congregation Kol Emet & Wells Fargo Center
Click here for the flyer.
Join us on Saturday, December 14th at 5:15 PM for a Havdallah service and pizza at Congregation Kol Emet. At 6:15 PM, we will board buses bound for the Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia, PA) to watch the Philadelphia 76ers take on the Portland Trailblazers from a teens-only luxury suite! Following the game, teens will take part in a private, teen-only shoot-around session on the court! Buses will return teens to the synagogue following this shoot-around session.
Cost: $36 per teen
RSVP by Friday, December 13th by REGISTERING.
For questions, contact Arielle Weisberg (BBYO) firstname.lastname@example.org or 484.429.6645
All Kol Emet Ladies and Friends
Sunday, December 15th - 5p-7p
Pennsbury Racquet Club in Morrisville, PA
Ladies of Kol Emet, you are invited to join the Sisterhood for a fun filled evening of tennis with "Fun" Bobby at Pennsbury Racquet Club. Bobby will lead us through some drills and match play.
Also, saved the dates: January 12th - Yoga with Liz Conner at The Prancing Peacock
Febuary 9th- Cooking with Kim Quay of Comfort Foods
Cost: $18 for Sisterhood members, $36 for non-members
RSVP to: Risha Neil (215-668-7992, email@example.com) by December 8th, 2013
Youth Group Aqua Fun Run
Students Grades 3-6
Sunday, December 22nd - 2p-4p
Newtown Athletic Club (The NAC)
Your turn to play WipeOut! Join the Kol Emet Youth Group as we splish ans splash on the new and improved Aqua Fun Run. Snacks will be served.
Cost: $15 per child.
RSVP to: Risha Neil (215-668-7992, firstname.lastname@example.org) by December 12th, 2013
Celebrating a Simcha? Consider a donation to the Endowment Fund in honor of your loved ones or special event. The Endowment Fund is a pool of contributions used for the enrichment of our community. Projects financed by the Endowment Fund include: several pieces of play equipment in the newly expanded playground for the preschool and full-day kindergarten students, the choir director for High Holiday Services, and additional musical accompaniment at services throughout the year. It is a great way to support Kol Emet and to celebrate your Simcha!
Tree of Life
Help the Tree of Life continue to grow, while you help the synagogue financially, it is a lasting way to recognize Simchas within our synagogue family. The leaves and rocks on the Tree of Life sculpture celebrate people special to you and will help establish a permanent legacy for our synagogue.
Not only for a Bar/ Bat Mitzvah, it is a way to commemorate an aleph consecration, confirmation, graduation, wedding, birth of a child or grandchild, a special birthday,anniversary, any milestone or life cycle event.
The one-time costs to purchase each are $200 for a leaf and $700 for a stone.
Contact:Bob Frey, Executive Director at 215-493-8522 ext. 113 or email@example.com
Honoring Your Loved Ones at Kol Emet
Thinking about Overnight Camp?
If you are thinking about sending your child to a Jewish overnight camp, Contact Melody Katz or Carrie Walinsky for ideas, suggestions and scholarships.
The current Kol Emet Calendar can be found at www.kolemet.org/calendar
Click on a certain event on the calendar to view most of the pertinent details of that event.