January 24, 2018 - The mitzvah of Bikur Cholim
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Bikur Cholim translates from Hebrew to visiting the sick and our mission is to connect congregants in need with those who want to extend their kindness. The act of Bikur Cholim is a mitzvah and by fulfilling it, we enrich each other’s lives. Here is some of what our volunteers do:
Our volunteers have a range of involvement allowing for either a brief or ongoing commitment. We are always looking for:
Phone Callers to check in with senior members who may be isolated and in need of outreach.
Visitors who are able meet fellow members in their homes or in residential facilities. The aim is to be a smiling face to those in need of company.
Meal Providers who, on an as needed basis, can prepare a meal for a Temple family dealing with illness or loss.
Volunteers can find out our registration form here
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Bikur Cholim Committee invites you to create Challah Covers in Temma’s studio. Due to the success of the previous Challah Cover Events, another one has been scheduled! Artist-in-residence Temma Gentles will conduct a stencil-printing workshop in her HBT studio that will turn table napkins into Challah Covers. These... Read more »