to Oct 1

Sunflower Bakery Sweets of the Month

Netivot Shalom is the only Baltimore drop off location for Sunflower Bakery's Sweets of the Month Club! Sign up for a 9- or 10-month subsciption to get a delivery of delicious (and often holiday-themed) baked goods conveniently delivered to our shul! Additionally, this partnership will serve as a fundraiser for Netivot, with the shul getting a percentage of every subscription.

Sunflower Bakery is a kosher bakery in Gaithersburg that employs people with cognitive and developmental disabilities (and makes really delicious baked goods). Kosher supervision is under the Va’ad Ha Rabanim of Greater Washington and all products are parve, pas Yisroel and yoshon. Basically, once a month from September through June, you'll get a delivery of delicious (and often holiday-themed) baked goods conveniently delivered to our shul!

You can see each month's offering and sign up by going to and picking Netivot on the dropdown for delivery location. You need to sign up by September 5th for the full 10 month subscription, and by September 30 for the 9-month subscription.

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6:30pm 6:30pm

Chanukah Party

There will be a festive pizza dinner, games, craft projects, dreidel tournaments for both kids and adults, a communal candle lighting and words of Torah!

The cost is $10 per adult and $5 per child with $30 max per family.

Note: For the communal candle lighting, please bring eight candles and one chanukiah per family.

Please register by clicking on the link below.

Thank you to Joanna Rogers and Rachel Levy for organizing the party. We are in need of a few volunteers to help with setup, cleanup and facilitating some of the acivities. Please be in touch with Joanna ( or Rachel (

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Shabbat Chol haMoed Sukkot Lunch

Please join us for a festive lunch in the Netivot Sukkah on Shabbat Chol haMoed Sukkot (October 3). Celebrate together with friends while enjoying delicious food, singing, and a good time. The children's Sukkah hop will leave from the shul at the conclusion of lunch. The cost is $20/adult and $10/child with a maximum of $55 per family. Please submit payment via the shul website or by leaving a check in the shul mailbox.

To RSVP please click the link below and fill out the form

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8:00pm 8:00pm

Young Professioals Pottery Painting in the Sukkah

Please join us for Young Professionals Pottery Painting in the Sukkah on Wednesday September 30 at 8:00pm. Paint pottery while enjoying wine, cheese and light snacks in the warmth of the shul's sukkah. The cost is $25 which includes wine, food, pottery and paint. Advanced registration and payment are required. Please register and pay by clicking on the "Donate" button at the bottom of the page and specifying it is for the pottery event. For questions please contact Rabbi Elliot Kaplowitz at

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Family Potluck Shabbat Lunch

Let's join together for a releaxed Shabbat afternoon dairy potluck lunch at Wellwood Playground! We will walk together to the park after Kiddush. Please see the link below to sign up to bring something and for kashrut guidelines.

Looking forward to seeing you!

(Raindate August 15, 2015)

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7:30pm 7:30pm

Netivot Shalom Meeting on Proposed Rabbi

The Netivot Shalom Board recommends that we hire Rabbi Elliot Kaplowitz as our interim Rabbi beginning July 1.

A special congregation meeting will be held on Wednesday night June 24th at 7:30 p.m. to discuss this proposal. We ask all to attend, but voting is limited to paid-up Full Members.

An absentee ballot is available. If you will be unable to attend, please complete the ballot and send it to Judy Floam or put it into the shul mailbox prior to the Wednesday meeting.

Judy Floam Secretary Netivot Shalom Board

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to May 24

Dinner and Tikkun Leyl Shavuot

On Motzei Shabbat, May 23, following Arvit, there will be a dinner at the shul, followed by learning. An email with detailed information was sent out on May 4. For dinner reservations, or further information, please contact Rabbi Leavitt at

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9:00pm 9:00pm

Young Professionals Trivia Night

Don’t miss out on an awesome opportunity to drink, eat and show us your stuff at our first ever Young Professionals Trivia Night! YPTN!

Join us at Netivot Shalom, Motzei Shabbat, April 25th from 9-11pm! Drink craft beer, eat yummy pizza and show us what you know!

RSVP to Lisa Bodziner:

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7:00pm 7:00pm

Pesach and Pizza

Please join us for an informal discussion about the Seder and Hilchot Pesach on Tuesday March 31st at 7 PM. There is no charge and pizza will be provided by the shul, please RSVP by Sunday evening March 29th to

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