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    Welcome to the neighborhood. Meet the new rabbis and community leaders who are taking the helm.

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    Contact Jane Deer-Hileman, (206) 861-3155 or volunteer@jfsseattle.org.

    Farmers Market GleaningFriendly Visitors for SeniorsFamily Mentors in Kent


    Kosher Food Bankm Wednesday, August 6

    5:00 6:30 p.m.Contact Jana Prothman Lissiak, (206) 861-3174 or jlissiak@jfsseattle.org.

    Celebrations for AllSummer Shabbat Experiencem Friday, August 8

    5:30 p.m.Contact Marjorie Schnyder, (206) 861-3146 or familylife@jfsseattle.org.

    A Place at the Table Film Screeningm Sunday, August 17

    3:00 5:00 p.m.Contact Jana Prothman Lissiak, (206) 861-3174 or jlissiak@jfsseattle.org.

    Co-sponsored with the Stroum Jewish Community Center

    AA Meetings at JFSm Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m.Contact (206) 461-3240 or ata@jfsseattle.org.

    Solutions to Senior Hungerm OngoingJFS is helping eligible seniors sign-up for food stamps. For more information, contact Carol Mullin, (206) 861-3176 or cmullin@jfsseattle.org.


    Camp for the DayFor Big Pals and Jewish Single Parent Familiesm Sunday, August 17

    Noon 4:00 p.m.Contact Marjorie Schnyder, (206) 861-3146 or familylife@jfsseattle.org.


    Love, Culture and Community

    m Mondays, August 11, 18, 25 and September 8 7:00 9:00 p.m.

    Contact Marjorie Schnyder, (206) 861-3146 or familylife@jfsseattle.org.

    You want to continue living independently.We can help.With Aging in Place from JFS, you choose the services that will help you remain comfortably in your own home.Call us to learn more (206) 861-3193.

    Capitol Hill Campus 1601 16th Avenue, Seattle (206) 461-3240 www.jfsseattle.org

    August Family Calendar



    Endless OpportunitiesA community-wide program offered in partnership with Temple Bnai Torah & Temple De Hirsch Sinai. EO events are open to the public and are at 10:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

    Investigate and Protect: The Role of the Secret Servicem Thursday, August 14

    Ac-cen-tu-ate the Positive: An Evening of Songm Tuesday, August 19

    7:00 p.m.

    Conservation: Life Depends on Itm Thursday, August 28

    RSVP Ellen Hendin or Wendy Warman,(206) 461-3240 or endlessopps@jfsseattle.org.

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    Three carloads of members of the Seattle Jewish Community Centers Golden Age club took a trip to Vancouver, B.C., to tour the city, meet with senior citizens groups there to plan joint activities, and to participate in a flag ceremony between the two countries.

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    Every weekday at 3 p.m. we send out an email with stories from near and far about whats happening in our Jewish world. Here are some stories you may have missed over the past week:

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    Eight things to know about Gaza

    Want to be in the know? Sign up for the 3 OClock News by visiting our website at jewishsound.org, scrolling down, and entering your name and address. Find all of these articles and more on our website, The Jewish Sound.

    alls equal underground 5It takes an air raid siren and a bomb shelter to make us realize were all the same.

    tunnel vision 6Israels somewhat surprise discovery of the intricacy of terrorists tunnels under the Gaza Strip has changed the name of the game.

    bruchim habaim! join us in welcoming our communitys new rab-bis and educational leaders and congratulating some who have found new homes in the area.

    Rabbi Ruth Zlotnick: Temple Beth Am 7Rabbi David Lipper: Temple Bnai Torah 8Rabbi Jessica Yarkin: Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation 9Rabbi Paul Strasko: Congregation Kol Shalom 10Rabbi Yona Margolese: Torah Day School 12Rabbi Shaul Engelsberg: Derech Emunah 12Hamutal Gavish: The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle 13Rabbi Yohanna Kinberg: Congregation Kol Ami 14Rabbi Micah Ellenson and Rabbi Jaclyn Cohen: Temple De Hirsch Sinai 15Rabbi Adam Rubin: Congregation Beth Shalom 16 northwest jewish Family section hot mess 11Ed Harris thinks it would be a good idea to go on a family road trip.

    back to our roots 17A new afterschool program hopes to bring new meaning to Hebrew school.

    standing with israel 20A rally in solidarity with Israel last Sunday brought out a strong crowd despite the threats of rain and traffic.

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    Candlelighting timesJuly 25 ..................................8:33 p.m.August 1 ...............................8:24 p.m.August 8 ............................... 8:13 p.m.August 15 .............................8:02 p.m.

    FRiDAy 25 JuLy6:159 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat Honoring Yiddish

    Wendy Marcus at 206-525-0915 or wendy@templebetham.org Service featuring Yiddish poetry, songs, and prayers presented by area speakers and lovers of Yiddish, along with traditional Hebrew liturgy and English readings. An oneg featuring Eastern European treats to follow. Free. At Temple Beth Am, 2632 NE 80th St., Seattle.710 p.m. Shabbat of Learning with Rabbi Jack Bieler

    Karen Treiger at or ktreiger@hotmail.com Daven with Minyan Ohr Chadash Friday night and be inspired by teachings from Rabbi Bieler of Kemp Mill Shul in Maryland. Free. At Minyan Ohr Chadash, 51st Ave. and Brighton St. S, Seattle.

    SAtuRDAy 26 JuLyShabbat of Learning with Rabbi Jack Bieler

    Karen Treiger at or ktreiger@hotmail.com Rabbi Bieler will teach a shiur after morning services (11:15 a.m.) and teach again at 8:10 p.m. Free. At Minyan Ohr Chadash, 51st Ave. and Brighton St. South, Seattle.Rhodes and Cos Memorial Shabbatonwith Rabbi Marc Angel

    206-722-5500Shabbat morning: Remembering, Reminding, Rededicating: Reflections on the Holocaust in Rhodes and Cos. At 7 p.m.: Shalom al Yisrael: How Will Israel Achieve Peace? Special Shabbat Kiddush sponsored by Harley and Lela Franco. At Congregation Ezra Bessaroth, 5217 S Brandon St., Seattle.

    SunDAy 27 JuLy8:159:30 a.m. Swedish SummeRun and Walk for Ovarian Cancer Research

    Rebecca Levy at 206-232-8555, ext. 207 or rebecca@h-nt.org Participate in memory of HNT members Marsha Rivkin, Babs Fisher, and Gail Stulberg. One hundred percent of proceeds benefit the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research. $30. At Swedish Medical Center, 1101 Madison St., Seattle.

    11 a.m.12 p.m. Community Gathering for Israel

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