Pictured below are just a few of the many young Temple Shir Shalom volunteer helpers at a Maimonides Society Shabbat dinner and service at The Village on Friday, November 30. Virginia Brissette organized the evening and Rabbi Joseph led the service, while a multitude of helpers cooked and served dinner and socialized with The Village residents.
Stuart Bilsky, Andrew Hirshik, and Sharon Hirshik at Bread of the Mighty Food Bank, delivering 2036 lbs. (!!) of food collected by Temple Shir Shalom during its High Holiday Food Drive. This marks the fourth consecutive year of increasing generosity by the congregation. Many thanks to Stuart for the use of his trailer.
Rabbi Joseph participated in a program on Sunday, September 9 called “Three Religious Leaders Speak for Peace,” at the Church of the Mediator in Micanopy, Florida. Speaking along with Rabbi Joseph were Rev. Diane Whallon, Deacon at Church of the Mediator, and Dr. Vasudha Narayanan, distinguished professor of religion, the University of Florida. Each of the three speakers described the concept of peace as understand by his or her respective tradition. The program was organized by Father Les Singleton, Vicar of the Church of the Mediator.