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Week of August 14, 2022

08/14/2022 08:10:00 AM

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Chai Lights - at the JCV

The JCV is committed to bringing people together; we are here to keep you informed and connected through a wide variety of programs. Browse our website to stay up to date on upcoming programs and services. 

Our top priority is the health and well-being of the JCV community; new policies are now in effect for the use of the JCV building. Zoom and in-person Shabbat Services continue to be held at the JCV. To see last week (August 7), click HERE.

MASKS ARE MANDATORY INSIDE THE JCV; see more information under In Case You Missed It.


News at a Glance

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JCV Community Announcements
Upcoming Services, Events, Programs, and Classes at the JCV
Worship/Shabbat
Events, Programs, and Classes
Looking Ahead
In Case You Missed it
Donate/Support the JCV
About Us
JCV News Sponsors

 

JCV Community Announcements

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JVC Personalized Name Tags Now Available to Order
Personalized name tags – white with navy blue lettering and JCV logo. Order your personalized name tag to wear to all JCV events. You may order a name tag with a magnetic back, a clip, or a pin.

Cost: $9.00 for magnetic back; $7.50 with a clip or pin back. A JCV officer’s title may be printed below your name. Each name tag must be individually ordered and paid for when you pick it up. TO ORDER: email sunengrave@Ymail.com, enter Jewish Congregation of Venice Name Tag, then print your name.

You will receive an email confirmation of your order, and an email when your tag is ready to be picked up. Husband and wife/partners can order on the same email. The name of the company is Sun Coast Engraving & Awards, 125 Corporation Way Unit A, Venice; 941-485-0310. Hours 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday. See sample name tag below.


Upcoming Services, Events, Programs, and Classes at the JCV

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For a quick view of this week’s schedule consult the JCV calendar at www.jewishcongregationvenice.com/calendar

 

Worship/Shabbat

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“Good Scents” - Be considerate of others who may be allergic and refrain from using scented products when coming to services.

Consult the JCV calendar to confirm the schedule of Shabbat Services at the JCV. If any changes to our regularly scheduled services are warranted, we will let you know as soon as possible. We look forward to spending Shabbat together virtually and/or in person.

Friday
7:30pm: Shabbat Services* 
*Shabbat Services will start at 5:30pm on the second Friday of each month.
In person - consult the JCV calendar
Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82983264243 (829 8326 4243, Passcode: jcv). **Zoom only until August 19, 2022.

Monthly schedule for Friday Shabbat Services:
1st Friday: Choir and musical accompanist.
2nd Friday: *Birthdays will be celebrated. Shabbat Services will start at 5:30pm.
3rd Friday: *Anniversaries will be celebrated. Musical accompanist.
4th Friday: Haftorah and Torah reading.
*Update your member profile (birthday and/or anniversary) in ShulCloud, since this is where we get our information.

Friday, August 26
7:30pm Rosh Chodesh Elul
Consult the JCV calendar

 

Events, Programs, and Classes

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Visit the JCV calendar for all of our high quality, innovative, and uplifting programming! 

Monday and Thursday - recurring classes
10:30am: Indoor T'ai Chi at the JCV
Duration: 1 hour. Recurring classes on Mondays and Thursdays. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Barry V. B. Consult the JCV calendar.

Tuesday (last Tuesday of the month) 
10:00am: Cantor Marci’s Kol Isha - women’s discussion group
For more information or questions, contact Marci Vitkus at cantor@thejcv.org. Consult the JCV calendar.
This month we will pose these questions on Tuesday, August 30.
As we enter Elul, we are encouraged to reflect. Think about the last year. What will you do differently? Do you think there is value in marking the new year? What other tradition could we create to acknowledge this “returning to ourselves?”

Wednesday 
4:30pm: Basic Judaism with Rabbi Shull
Weekly. Contact Rabbi Shull at rabbi@thejcv.org for details. Consult the JCV calendar.

Thursday  
2:00pm: Torah Study with Rabbi Shull
Weekly. Contact Rabbi Shull at rabbi@thejcv.org for details. Consult the JCV calendar.

Monthly - Monday 
10:30am: Sisterhood Book Club
The JCV Sisterhood Book Club meets once a month on Monday. 10:30am to noon. In person at the JCV. When the weather is nice, we meet outdoors. Often, we go out for lunch afterwards, or bring a picnic lunch. All women are welcome to attend, including friends or guests. If you have any questions, email Judy H. or Vicki K. Consult the JCV calendar.

Monthly - Third Wednesday of the month
7:00pm: Men’s Club Meeting
JCV Social Hall – optional card game follows. There is no meeting scheduled for November 2022. For more information or questions, contact Rich R. Consult the JCV calendar.

 

Looking Ahead

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Friday, September 9
7:00pm Shabbat Dinner - Spaghetti and Meatballs
Consult the JCV calendar

Sunday, September 11
Noon: Israeli Celebration Luncheon
Consult the JCV Calendar

Sunday, September 11
Plant a Tree
Consult the JCV Calendar

Sunday, September 11
National Grandparents Day/Patriot Day, and National Day of Service and Remembrance
Consult the JCV Calendar

Ongoing - Monday through Friday
8:30am-1:00pm: Bring Bling for the JCV Flea Market
Consult the JCV calendar

Thursday, December 8 
Friday, December 9

Time - TBA: JCV Flea Market
Consult the JCV calendar   

Ongoing - Monday through Friday
8:30am-1:00pm: Collecting Passover Tableware Sets to be Used Every Passover at the JCV
Contact  WaysandMeans@thejcv.org to make arrangements.

 

In Case You Missed It

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A Gentle Reminder that Your 2022-2023 Dues Were Payable as of July 1, 2022 
For those who have not yet paid, you may either send a check or pay online here

For those who have already paid, our sincere thanks. If you have a question, contact our JCV Treasurer, Meg A. at Treasurer@thejcv.org.

JCV Construction Update
Due to the construction in the JCV, Friday evening Shabbat Services will be Zoom only until August 19, 2022. 
Zoom at 7:30pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82983264243 (829 8326 4243, Passcode: jcv).
This information along with a link to the Zoom services, can also be found on the JCV Shabbat page.

 

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Your Support is Relied on!
Join us in making the JCV thrive, and know that we are grateful for all donations. You may use our online donation form or call our office at 941-484-2022 and we will be happy to assist you. We appreciate gifts and donations to support our congregation's mission. 

Support the JCV When You Shop on Amazon!
For every purchase made through our Amazon Smile link, Amazon will donate to the Jewish Congregation of Venice. This is at no additional charge to you. Remember, always start at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the JCV.

Sunshine Fund 
For only $5.00, support the JCV and save yourself a trip to the card shop! We have get well, condolence, simchas, and congratulation cards. For more information or questions, contact Vicki S. Then all you have to do is send a check to the JCV or pay on ShulCloud on the Donate page; check Donations>Sunshine in the “Type” drop down box.

Are You Interested in Advertising Your Business in JCV News?
Advertising in JCV News is a great way to promote your business while supporting the Jewish Congregation of Venice. JCV News is published weekly. It is circulated to JCV members as well as being posted on our JCV website. If you would like further information on this reasonable advertising opportunity, contact WaysandMeans@thejcv.org.

 

About Us

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JCV Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:30am to 1:00pm

Rabbi's Day Off and Office Hours
Rabbi Shull’s day off will be Tuesdays. Anyone interested in meeting Rabbi Shull in his office at the JCV, precluding any emergencies, is encouraged to give him a call and make an appointment during his regular office hours.

Sunday: The rabbi will be available to congregants.
Monday: 9:30am to 3:30pm
Tuesday: off
Wednesday: 9:30am to 3:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Friday: Available by phone 941-441-5713
Saturday: Shabbat, the rabbi will be available in an emergency.

If you would like to meet him in person at the JCV any other time Sunday through Friday, that can also be arranged by calling to make an appointment. Rabbi Shull can be reached at 941-441-5713. We continue to recommend that anyone entering the JCV building be fully vaccinated.


Leadership
For the latest information consult the JCV Staff page
Board of Directors  
President: President@thejcv.org
1st Vice President: 1stvp@thejcv.org
2nd Vice President: 2ndvp@thejcv.org      
Secretary: Secretary@thejcv.org
Treasurer: Treasurer@thejcv.org
Immediate Past President: Pastpresident@thejcv.org          
Parliamentarian:          
Member at Large:          
Member at Large:          
Adult Learning: open      
Building and Grounds: BuildingandGrounds@thejcv.org
Membership: Membership@thejcv.org
Ritual: Ritual@thejcv.org
Ways and Means: WaysandMeans@thejcv.org
Sisterhood: Sisterhood@thejcv.org     


COVID Policy
During a recent Board Of Directors meeting, there was a discussion about COVID-19 and its variants’ positivity rate. The Board follows the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, which endorse the use of masks in indoor settings when the positivity rates are high. Therefore, due to the high positivity rate in Sarasota County, effective immediately, everyone attending a function indoors at the JCV is expected to properly wear a mask, covering one’s nose and mouth. When actively eating or drinking, such as during an Oneg or other special event, you may remove your mask. However, it is expected when you finish, you will once again put on your mask.

While we realize that masking and other protective measures are cumbersome, we feel this is in the best interest for the health and well-being of those attending functions within the JCV.

As a Board, we will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and act accordingly. You may wish to visit the CDC website at cdc.gov for further information and guidelines associated with COVID-19.
    

Preparation of JCV News
Reasonable effort has been taken to ensure that current, correct, and clearly expressed information is presented each week. Data and information included in JCV News is compiled from a variety of sources, and is subject to change without notice to the reader, at which time inadvertent errors (accuracy, informational, and typographical) may occur. JCV News provides information “as is” and suggests the user confirm event details prior to attendance. All times shown are in the Eastern Time Zone. References and links to third party sites are for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsement of them by JCV News.

Criteria for publication: JCV News welcomes JCV and member-related news for publication. Only articles or Zoom meeting information will be considered for publication. Articles that will not be considered: commercial, political, or solely promotional in nature; submitted to, accepted by, or published by another medium, printed or online; copyrighted materials without permission. 

Submitting articles: Material submitted for publication should be presented as articles or Zoom meeting information in the text of the main body of your email. Graphics, posters, or pictures must be a separate .png file attachment. Avoid including attachments unless essential. Do not submit an event or article if it has not been confirmed by all parties involved.

Deadline for submissions: 5:00pm on the Wednesday prior to the Sunday of publication. All requests for publication should be sent to JCVNews@thejcv.org. This email address is to be used for submission of articles for consideration of publication only. Final versions of submissions are the only emails that will be accepted.

 

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