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November 2, 2018  RSS feed

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Cong. Rodeph Sholom

Cantor Andres Kornworcel planned the concert Cantor Andres Kornworcel planned the concert Love concert: A Love Concert featuring songs from English, Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino and Spanish traditions along with selections from Broadway shows and operas, all emphasizing love as the theme, will be held Sunday, Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. Cantor Andres Kornworcel, who has been planning the concert for the past year, promises an even bigger and better show than last year’s show in celebration of Tu B’av, known as the Jewish Valentine’s Day. Along with Kornworcel, performers will be Cantor Tanya Greenblatt, Cantor Beth Schlossberg, Joy Katzen Guthrie and Tami Bulmash. An hors d’oeuvres and wine reception will follow the concert. The concert is open to all regardless of religious affiliation. Tickets, payable at the door, are $18 for adults; $10 for children under 12. For reservations, go to For more information, call the synagogue office at (813) 837-1911.

Interfaith Thanksgiving: Join in a communal gathering to celebrate the numerous blessings that all of us have been given in our lives. Rodeph Sholom members will join with members of St. John’s Episcopal Church on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at St. John’s, 906 S. Orleans Ave., Tampa. The two communities will celebrate their faith, community and gratitude. Those attending are asked to bring nonperishable food or money for Metropolitan Ministries. For more information, call the office at (813) 837-1911.

Disney Shabbat: Join in a Disney themed Shabbat service for all ages on Friday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. There will be Disney tunes for the Shabbat prayers. Disney costumes for kids are welcome. The event will include a pizza and pasta party in the social hall following services. This event is open to the community. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for kids under 12, with a maximum family cost of $25. RSVP at

Jammies and jeans Shabbat: Throw on your jeans and get your kids in their jammies for a fun and casual Shabbat celebration on select Fridays at 5:30 p.m. in the chapel. These events are open to the community. The next program will be Nov. 30.

Past presidents Shabbat: Past congregational presidents and their families will be honored during the Shabbat service on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 9:30 a.m., followed by a kiddush luncheon. People can recognize a past president for their dedication to the congregation with a tribute ad. For ad information, go to RSVP online at or call the office at 813-837-1911 by Nov. 19.

Adult education: Rabbi Josh Hearshen will teach Torah study on Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Talmud study on Thursdays at noon. At 7 p.m. on Thursdays he teaches a class titled “Embracing Judaism.”

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