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From 1992 to 2008, we published a monthly newsletter, now replaced by our weekly email bulletin.  Each of the old issues of the paper newsletter is described below.  Click the issue number to read the newsletter: 

vol. 01 #01 Sep-Oct 1992 Weekly Sabbath services resume after a hiatus of many years.
vol. 01 #02 Nov-Dec 1992 The Shul library is founded with a modest beginning.  First Annual Sukkah-Raising takes place.
vol. 01 #03 Jan-Feb 1993 Rabbi Gurkow joins the Shul, begins classes.  First newsletter issue to also have a Russian edition.
vol. 01 #03R Jan-Feb 1993 In Russian.
vol. 01 #04 Mar-Apr 1993 Seders organized for New Americans in members' homes. 
vol. 01 #05 May-Jun 1993 The Bureau of Jewish Educaton gives Keter Torah Award to Adams Street.  Antique siddurim replaced with Art Scroll. 
vol. 01 #06 Jul-Aug 1993 The Temple's not restored yet, but Tisha B'Av services are restored after a hiatus of many years.  Children's Theater Workshop begins.
vol. 02 #01 Sep-Oct 1993 Tashlich renewed after hiatus of many years.  Third Meal & Shabbat Mincha restored after hiatus of many years.  Shlomo Carlebach event.
vol. 02 #02 Nov-Dec 1993 Tenth of Tevet observed.  81st Annual Chanukah Party.  Clothing, prayer books, and medical supplies shipped to Cherkassy (Ukraine).
calendar Nov-Dec 1993 Calendar Insert
vol. 02 #03 Jan-Feb 1994 Congregational Tu B'Shvat Seder.  Siddur class begins.  Purim Party. Participation in Family Table food program.  Free tax help.
vol. 02 #04 Mar-Apr 1994 First congregational Pesach Seder at the Shul.  Shul Chess Club competes for State Championship. 
vol. 02 #05
vol. 02 #06
vol. 03 #01
vol. 03 #02 Nov-Dec 1994 New kitchen and bathrooms ready.  Jewish Book Fair.  Sunday Breakfast Series.  Chanukah Party.  Heritage Shabbat planning.
vol. 03 #03 Jan 1995 Second Annual Tu B'Shvat Seder.  Shul holds first elections in decades, and new By-Laws to replace those of 1933. 
vol. 03 #04 Feb 1995 Purim Shiur.  The Swartz-Shoolman Foyer is named.  Election results.
vol. 03 #05 Mar 1995 Temporary mechitza added to the first floor.  CJP includes Adams Street among the 18 shuls selected to bear its historical marker.
vol. 03 #06 Apr 1995 Luncheon in honor of Bert Grand to build Endowment Fund.  Second annual congregatioanl Seder will be Seders, on both nights this year. 
vol. 03 #07 May 1995 Lag B'Omer picnic and barbeque.  Heritage Shabbat program begins.  Eruv Committee begins planning an eruv.
vol. 03 #08 Jun 1995 First Annual Shabbaton, featuring Rabbi Joseph Polak and Kol Tefilah.  First Annual Meeting of the Membership. [PDF]
vol. 03 #09 Jul-Aug 1995 Tisha B'Av.  Fund Raisng Dinner in honor of Bert Grand announced.  Review of Shabbaton and Annual Meeting. 
vol. 03 #10 Sep 1995 New Member Open House.  CJP Plaque Celebration.  High Holiday and Sukkah-Raising Party plans.  Fourth Heritage Shabbat,
vol. 04 #01 Nov 1995 Children's Shabbat Program begins.  First Family Erev Shira event.  Academic Lecture Series. 
vol. 04 #02 Dec 1995 Chanukah Party.  Lessons in Tanya class begins.  Jewish Film Series begins.  South African Choir's first Adams Street appearance. [PDF]
vol. 04 #03 Feb 1996 [Erroneously labeled Vol.4 No.2 in print.]  Annual Tu B'Shvat Seder.  Arachim lectures.  Other news about ongoing Shul programs.
vol. 04 #04 Mar 1996 Kreplach Recipe.  Dr. Ravid's lecture summarized.  Kollel classes on Mitzvot begin at the Shul.  Purim Party.  Pre-Pesach class.
vol. 04 #05 Apr-May 1996 Second Annual Lag B'Omer Picnic and Barbecue.  Moshe Waldoks visit.  Dr. John Townsend lecture.  Children's Shabbat.
vol. 04 #06 Jun 1996 Holocaust Remembrance Service with Gregor Shelkan.  Rabbi Benjamin Samuels's Shiur.  Candidates' statements for Elections.
vol. 04 #07 Jul-Aug 1996 Tisha B'Av.  Heritage Shabbat.  Children's Shabbat.  Election results.  In memorium: Gerald M. Swartz.
vol. 04 #08 Sep 1996 Shul engages Rabbi Joseph Polak as "Rabbinic Consultant," our first paid staff of any kind in the Shul's history.  New sukkah.  New classes.
vol. 05 #01 Nov 1996 New lecture series begins.  Chanukah Party.  ESL class resumes.  Daffodil planting.  Doron Cheses born.
vol. 05 #02 Dec 1996 Rabbi Polak's monthly shiur.  Chanukah Party.  Children's Shabbat.  Heritage Chanukah.  Rabbi Gurkow's Feminine Side.  Book Notes.
vol. 05 #02 Dec 1996 Heritage Edition (for the residents of The Heritage at Vernon Court, an assisted living facility).
vol. 05 #03 Jan 1997 Gilfix-Galpern Flower Fund established.  Family Erev Shirah.  Tu B'Shvat.  Academc lectures.  Heritage event reviewed.  [PDF]
vol. 05 #04 Feb 1997 Shiurim by Rabbi Joseph Polak and Rabbi Ariel Bar Tzadok.  Academic lectures by Dr. Jon Levinson and Rabbi Samuel Chiel.
vol. 05 #05 Mar 1997
First Annual Chess Tournament.  South African Choir's second visit.  Purim!  Manis Alpert Library done. R.' Polak available to members.
vol. 05 #06 May 1997 Torah Breakfast.  Third Annual Shabbaton. Annual Lab B'Omer Picnic.  Annual Electons. 
vol. 05 #07 Sep 1997 Sukkah Raising Party.  The Shul's first Melavah Malkah in modern memory.  Babysitting at services.  High Holiday Schedule.
vol. 06 #01 Nov 1997 Chanukah Party.  Lectures and shiurim: Dr. Michael Grodin and Rabbi Joseph Polak.  Erev Shirah. 
vol. 06 #02 Dec 1997
Lectures by Dr. David Kazhdan.  Shiur by Rabbi Polak.  The Imported Bridegroom.  Book notes and Heritage news. [PDF]
vol. 06 #03 Jan 1998
Flyer & Calendar of upcoming events.
vol. 06 #04 Feb 1998
Melavah Malkah.  Purim Party.  Adult Education Lectures.  Kollel classes at the Shul.  [PDF]
vol. 06 #05 Mar 1998
Members asked to support our construction of an eruv.  Purim.  Chess Tournament.  Pre-Pesach classes. [PDF]
vol. 06 #06 Apr 1998 Third Annual Shabbaton.  Dr. Meir Sendor on Jewish Meditation.  Passover schedule.  First Shul Website.  Chess Winners.
vol. 07 #01 Sep 1998
High Holiday articles.  Election results.  Open House.  Can a Killer Cohen Duchan?
vol. 07 #02 Oct 1998
The Nonantum Eruv goes up!  Flower arranging class.  Rabbi Burton begins weekly class.  Nachas Notes. 
vol. 07 #03 Nov 1998
Chanukah Party.  Torah Study Breakfast.  History Talk.  Eruv used for Sarah Melanie Drapkin baby-naming. [PDF]
vol. 07 #04 Dec 1998
Chanukah Party.  New Members Kiddush.  Hebrew Class.  Torah Class.  Rabbi Polak Shiur.
vol. 07 #05 Jan 1999 Strategic Planning Meetings.  Hebrew Classes & Rabbi Polak Shiur.  Chanukah Party Reviewed.
vol. 07 #06 Feb 1999 Lecture: Educating Each Child.  Russian Lecture Series.  Heritage Services.  Torah Classes. 
vol. 07 #07 Mar 1999 (Please contact us if you have a opy of this missing issue)
vol. 07 #08 Apr 1999 Pesach Plans.  Conversational Yiddush Group Begins.  Holocaust Lecture.  Chess Tournament Results.
vol. 07 #09 presumed
vol. 08 #01 Sep-Oct 1999
High Holiday Articles.  Sukkot Articles.  Upcoming classes: mitzvot, ESL, Torah portion, Hebrew, etc.  Babysitting. 
vol. 08 #02 Nov 1999
Monthly Women's Night Out begins.  Children's Shabbat Service.  Weekly Torah class.  Synagogue Council meets at the Shul.
vol. 08 #03 Dec 1999

vol. 08 #04 Jan 2000
vol. 08 #05 Feb 2000 Congregational Shabbat Dinner.  Purim Plans. Fishel Bresler Performance.  Women's Programs. 
vol. 08 #06 Mar 2000 Fourth Annual Chess Tournament.  Historical Tour.  Minyan Notices.  Purim Party.  Classes. 
vol. 08 #07 Apr2000 Pre-Pesach Classes and Workshops.  Chess results.  Women's Night Out.  Passover Guide.
vol. 09 #01
vol. 09 #02 Oct 2000 Kapparot at Adams Street.  Simchat Torah parade along Adams Street.  Sukkah Building & Decorating Party.
vol. 09 #09 Summer 2001 The Three Weeks.  Lag B'Omer Barbecue.  Annual Elections: Aryeh Cheses & Barry Cohen, new Pres. & VP.   Open House.
vol. 10 #01

vol. 10 #03 Dec 2001
Mr./Ms. Fix-It Workshop.  Melavah Malkah.  Chanukah Party.  Kiddush i.h.o. Len Berman.  Women's Night Out.  New Editor.
vol. 10 #04

vol. 10 #05 Feb 2002
Workshops on Prayer.  Purim Party.  Congregational Shabbat Dinner.  Optional email delivery of newsletter begins.
vol. 10 #06 Mar 2002
In memorium: Cantor Beryl Barron.  Pesach Guide.  An Israel Adventure.  Rabbi Naftoly Bier Lecture Series.
vol. 10 #07 Apr 2002
Yom Ha-Atzmaut.  Holocaust Presentation.  Chess Tournament.  The Power of Prayer.  Kollel series on Prophesy. [PDF]
vol. 10 #08 May 2002
Shavuot Ice Cream Party.  Rabbi Nehemia Polen lecture.  Shabbat afternoon study program begins.  Annual Elections.

vol. 11 #01 Aug-Sep 2002
End-of-Summer Barbecue.  High Holiday class & schedules.  Melavah Malkah.  Sukkot Party.  In memorium: Dr. Laszlo Tauber.
vol. 11 #02

vol. 11 #03 Dec 2002
Unity Mission to New York.  Melavah Malkah.  Chanukah articles.  Women's Night Out.
vol. 11 #04 Jan 2003
The Shul's 90th Birthday!  Chanukah Party.  Lectures.  The New Year for Trees.
vol. 11 #05 Feb 2003
Congregational Shabbat Dinner.  Schedule of classes, lectures, and other events.
vol. 11 #06 Mar 2003
Purim Party.  Chess Tournament.  Matanot L'Evyonim.  A Visit to Pacie Milman.  Presentation at Golda Meir House.
vol. 11 #07 Apr 2003
Pesach Preparations.  Yom HaShoah Lecture.  Letters from Julia Carmel and Baruch Cohen.  Chess Winners.  Cantor Barron Plaque.
vol. 11 #08 May-Jun  2003
In memorium: Albert Kalman, Joseph Krasik.  Shavuos Preparations.  Lectures.  Annual Meeting.  Shul's 90th Anniversary Celebration.
vol. 11 #09 Jul-Aug 2003
The Three Weeks.  Visiting Jerusalem.  Birth of the Gurkow Twins.  A Letter From Israel. [PDF]
vol. 11 #10 Sep 2003
Selichot.  High Holiday articles.  Lulav & Etrog Sales.  Sukkot Party.  Classes. 
vol. 12 #01 Nov-Dec 2003
Motzei Shabbat at the Movies.  Chanukah Party & Auction.  Hakarat HaTov.
vol. 12 #02 Jan 2004
Chanukah Party Revisited.  Eruv Sponsorship Program.  Congregational Shabbat Dinner.
vol. 12 #03 Mar 2004
Purim Party.  Adult Educaton Lectures.  Chess Tournament.  Matanot L'Evyonim.
vol. 12 #04 Apr 2004
 Passover Guide.  Yom HaShoah Program.  Kiddush i.m.o. Al Kalman.  Election Meeting.
vol. 12 #05 Sep 2004
 High Holiday Programs.  Halachik Man Reviewed.  Rabbinic Candidates Visit.  Kapparot.  Election Results.  Sukkot Events.
vol. 13 #01 Oct 2004
Melavah Malkah with Rabbis Gedalia Fleer and Nehema Polen.  Chetwynde Nursng Home Program.   Lectures.
vol. 13 #02 Nov 2004
Shabbat Events Honoring the Gurkow Family.  Keter Restored.  Latke Recipe.  Chanukah Party.  Rabbi Wenberg Auditions!
vol. 13 #03 Feb 2005
High Holidays issue.  Sukkah Raising Party.
Pesach 2005 Apr 2005
Special Unnumbered Pesach Issue.  Rabbi Arel Burger shiur.  Dr. Michlic gives Holocaust lecture.  Shabbat s Erev Pesach!
Oct 2005 Oct 2005
Three year growth grant begins:  Rabbi Weinberg's first column.  First outsourced issue.  Professional publicist sought, 6 hrs. per week. 
Nov 2005 Nov 2005
Rabbi Weinberg's Installation.  Congregational Shabbat Lunch.  New classes beginning.  Phone-a-thon.  High Holidays revisited. [hi res]
Dec 2005 Dec 2005
Kol Adam formed.  Adult Education classes.  Rabbi's Installation revisited.  Chanukah Party on New Years Eve.
Jan 2006 Jan 2006
The Cantor Family arrives.  Administrative Assistant sought for 6 hrs per week.  Bagels & Books.  Email Etiquette.
Feb 2006 Feb 2006
Member news.  Educational classes.  Volunteer solicitations.
Mar 2006 Mar 2006
Megillah Reading & Purim Party.  Doron Cheses profile.  Sefer HaChinuch class. Lecture on the Israeli Political Scene.
Apr 2006 Apr 2006
Pesach issue.  Congregational Seder.  Communal Yom HaShoah Commemoration.  Purim Chetwynde visit.
May 2006 May 2006
Pesach revisited.  Rabb Maayan Shavuot lecture.  Books and Bagels.
Jun 2006 Jun 2006
Annual meeting.  Chess tournament results.  Adult education schedule.
Jul 2006
Jul 2006
Rabbi Durani mazal tov.  New President Ronny Drapkin's first column. 
Aug 2006 Aug 2006
Cantor Gutwein comes to Adams Street.  Chesed Commttee formed.  Grand Family Kiddush Fund established.  Tisha B'Av.
Sep 2006 Sep 2006
Rabbinic Endowment Fund establshed.  Congregational Family News.  High Holiday plans.  Second Annual Sukkah Hop.
Nov 2006 Nov 2006
Shul honors Vivienne Kalman & Saul Aronow.  Melavah Malkah with Gedalia Fleer.  Simchas Torah revisited.
Dec 2006 Dec 2006
Chanukah plans.  Shabbaton wth Dr. Elie Holzer.  Experiment with early Shabbat mincha schedule.  Synagogue Council Tours.
Jan 2007 Jan 2007
Community Shabbat Dinner.  The Tenth of Tevet.  Erev Shira.  Chanukah revisited.
Feb 2007 Feb 2007
Tu B'Shvat Seder with Rabbi David Maayan.  Early Shabbat mincha ends, Seudah Shlshit resumes.  Chetwynde visit.
Mar 2007 Mar 2007
Purim Party.  Chess Tournament.  Movie Night.  Adult Education.  Community Notes.
Apr 2007 Apr 2007
Pesach issue.  Adult education programs.  Purim and chess events revisited.  Community Notes.
May 2007 May 2007
Shavuous.  First Annual Picnic With the Trees.  Israel Independence Day.  Adult education schedule.  Annual Meeting notice.
Jul 2007 Jul 2007
Tisha B'Av schedule.  Annual Meeting revisited.  Newton's 'South African Choir' visits.  Presdent's 'State of the Shul' address.
Sep 2007 Sep 2007
High Holiday issue.  Office Manager hired.  Reception in honor of Lockie Milner.  Sukkah Hop.  Torah Tours returns.  Selichot Shiur.
Nov 2007 Nov 2007
Chanukah issue.  Melavah Malkah with Rabbi Fleer.  Kids Ride for Cancer Research.  New members.  Adult education classes.
Dec 2007 Dec 2007
Chanukah Party.  Visit to Chetwynde Nursing Home.  Early Shabbat mincha begins.  Community News.
Jan 2008 Jan 2008
Congregational Shabbat Dinner.  Chanukah revisited.  Tenth of Tevet.  Telling Time.  Volunteer Spotlight: Sybil Binder. Erev Shira.
Mar 2008 Mar 2008
Purim Party.  Chess Tournament.  Adult education classes; and lecture on Sam Katz.  Three shul babies born on same day!
Apr 2008 Apr 2008
Pesach issue.  Torah Initiative for Women.  Communty News.  Annual Meeting Notice.  Purim and Chess Tournaments revisited. 
May 2008 May 2008 Shavuos issue.  Newsletter to switch to email only, beginning with October issue.  Lecture on Sam Katz revisited.


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