As a sign of the changing times, we had a surprisingly large turnout at a recent Friday night potluck Shabbat service. In the summer, which is typically the low season for synagogue attendees (and all other Lakeside activities), we were delighted to have 30 people at the service and at least 12 of whom were
Vice President Ellen Siegel had a great fundraising idea that she successfully activated at our last potluck dinner. Four handsome Mexican-style chairs were purchased for the bimah at the front of the synagogue. During the announcements after the service, attendees were encouraged to make a one-time donation of purchasing a chair and having a plaque
MANY THANKS to visitors Janice and Tom Masur for presenting a FASCINATING talk about Janice’s experiences living in a now-vanished Jewish community in Uganda.