This Project started with a friend who liked Vera Lynn very much, so I rounded up some of her music, especially the World War II songs. The idea of putting on a musical celebrating Vera Lynn began to take shape, and, since I did something similar in Canada, it was a matter of tweaking the
Ellen Siegel led another sukkah decoration gathering and our community sukkah looked festive and beautiful. Bob Shiffman led a brief service followed by a sumptuous dinner with an embarrassment of delicious desserts
A herd of goats wandered into the yard of the synagogue during morning Rosh Hashana services. It’s good that we are no longer doing sacrafices! Maybe they heard about the synagogue from our new LCJC Website!!
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.