SHABBAT MORNING HIKE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
8:30 am MLRT parking lot to carpool
9:00 am Radnor Walking Trail
Enjoy your Shabbat morning surrounded by nature.
We will join in prayer and fellowship; no previous experience needed.
Contact: Rabbi Newburge or 610-649-7800.
Monday, December 9 | 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Be the lifeline patients need; give blood! Sign up at redcrossblood.org and search by Sponsor Code: MainLineReform, or call 1-800-RedCross.
Save time and pre-register.
WARM UP TO WINTER CONCERT
Sunday, December 15 | 10:00 am
Get ready for Chanukah and the long winter season with a rocking concert from Ross M. Levy and Chana Rothman! Bring the whole family for great music with good friends. Free to attend; all are welcome!
CRAFT BEER GROUP
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15 | 7:00 PM
Join your MLRT family for a beer or two at Tired Hands Brew-Cafe in Ardmore. The evening will be a relaxed gathering to explore your love of beer and try something new. Beer Club is open to all MLRT members who enjoy trying and sharing beer.
Contact: Lauren and Matt Baldys
Bernie Kleinman Brotherhood Book Club
Tuesday, December 17 | 7:30 pm
This month’s meeting features David McCullough’s The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West. This best-selling novel tells of the Northwest Territory settling by pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.
MLRT & ZBC Civil Rights Journey
May 31- June 2, 2020
Become empowered and inspired to make a difference!
Join Rabbi Straus and Reverend Pollard in Atlanta, Birmingham and Selma, and visit the Equal Justice Initiative Legacy Museum, Rosa Parks Museum, Memorial to Justice and Peace, the King Center, Birmingham Civil Rights Museum, and more in this once in a lifetime trip.
Participants will meet with ministers who worked with Dr. King and people who participated in the march from Selma to Montgomery; discuss Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights Movement; and realize that civil rights issues aren’t a matter of history but an ongoing issue right now, being fought for by a variety of groups without a voice.
$915/pp* includes hotel, admissions, food, and busing; airfare is not included. $250 deposit due by January 15.
Questions? Contact Rabbi Straus or 610-649-7800.
MLRT COOKS 3RD ANNUAL “SOUP’S ON” SHABBAT DINNER
Friday, November 8 | 6:30 pm
As per our theme of MLRT Cooks, please share your culinary talent by preparing a soup (or chili) to accompany salads and challah provided by Bonnie Schulman and David Rawdin. Wine is always welcome! Prefer not to cook? $5 per person. After services, we will join the congregational oneg for dessert. Looking forward to another fun and delicious event!
RSVP to Bonnie Schulman
Contact: David Rawdin
2019-2020 MLRT BASKETBALL TEAM
Monday, December 2 - Shootaround
Games start Monday, December 9 through March
Join the 9th season of the Main Line Reform Temple basketball league for fun, good play, and camaraderie! The league is open to MLRT members and to parents of kids in MLRT preschool.
All games take place at the JCC in Wynnewood (45 Haverford Road). Click here for more information and registration.
Contact: Chuck Forer
Contact: Lynn Spector
NEXT EVENT: TBD
Contact: Janet Handleman
PLOTS AVAILABLE IN THE MAIN LINE REFORM TEMPLE SECTION AT WEST LAUREL HILL CEMETERY
Cemetery plots are still available for resale to MLRT congregants in the MLRT section of West Laurel Hill Cemetery. The cost of a single grave is $4,500, which is the same as the cemetery charges the public if bought directly, and includes perpetual care. If you purchase through MLRT, $500 of your $5,500 purchase will go to MLRT as a charitable, tax-deductible donation. If you or your family members are interested in purchasing plots, either within the next year or at the time of actual need, please contact MLRT interim Executive Director, Esther Herst, for more information or to arrange for selection and purchase.