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Sisterhood - August 2022

Join us Tuesday August 9 at 10:30 for a very special program about our Czech Torah, which survived the Holocaust. Steve

and Rebecca Reinstein visited the Memorial Scrolls Trust in London, the custodian of over a 1000 Torah brought there from Prague to be saved and restored. Pembroke Pines Jewish Center has one of these precious Toras as part of a 99-year loan program to preserve and honor these rare scrolls. Steve and Rebecca will share the history of this torah and the remarkable story of the way the scrolls were saved. They’ll include a “tour” of the Trust. Steve is preparing a special section of the PPJC

webpage for our Torah. We are connecting with other congregations who have one of these Torah in Florida and around the world. Call Sally Gevis 954-437-7972) to reserve lunch at no charge. Everyone is welcome.

Are you ready for fall fashions? Then join us Tuesday August 30 at noon for a fashion show featuring Chico’s and starring our own members as runway models. You’ll ooh and aah over casual and dressy outfits picked just for you. We’ll start with a salad lunch with your choice of poached salmon or grilled chicken, rolls, coleslaw, all the trimmings, coffee, tea, and dessert.

($22) Call Barbara Senfeld (561-716-4151) to reserve and pay by check to PPJC Sisterhood at Pembroke Pines Jewish Center, 1200 SW 136th Ave., Pembroke Pines, FL 33027 or use the DONATE button on the website,

Our FIU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Sessons continue in August on Tuesdays at 10:30. August 2, Music Inspired by the Elements; August 16, The Creation of Walt Disney World; August 23, The Judeo Bolshevik Myth. If you’re not registered, call 305-919-5900 and tell them you are a Village resident. More programs coming in the fall.

Our Angels celebrate, honor, or remember to further the work of Sisterhood: In June, these people donated: Barbara Fischer, granddaughter’s acceptance to George Washington University; Carol Furman, son Stewart’s speedy recovery; Georgiana Garron, birth of her great grandson; Saundra Goldblatt, nephew Matthew Durbin’s graduation; Selma Karp, for good health; Irene Lane, remembering brother’s and father’s birthday; Trudy Lerner, “It’s my birthday!”; Nancy Militzok, birth of her great grandson; Anita Pappas, her great granddaughter Ariana’s birthday; Myra Reichelson, in memory of her husband Larry; Lana Rogoff, granddaughter Julia’s graduation and remembering mother’s 102nd birthday; Sandi Rutner, taking my grandson to medical school; Marjorie Schachter, my visit to my children in Tampa; Doris Stepper, for good health; Diane Wilk, “My birthday!” We had one anonymous donor.

Rosh Hashanah begins Sunday, September 25, when we will have our holiday dinner at 5 pm before services. We’ll Break the Fast on Wednesday night, October 5, after services. Check our website for details.

Visit our Gift Shop. We have both secular and religious gifts, jewelry, and exclusive designs by Mary Dobrinsky. The Holidays are coming. Stop by before services on Friday night or call Barbara Fischer for an appointment, 954-815-0848.

Everyone is welcome at all events. Check our website for details, Calendar and Events Brochures buttons on Follow us on Facebook to see regular updates. Check the latest flyers in the lobby of the temple or in Gigi’s. Bring your vaccination record. Masks are optional.

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