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2018 Vassar Temple Gala

Honoring Vassar Temple’s Commitment to Social Action
While there are many Vassar Temple members who devote their time and energy to Social Action in our community, this year we are especially pleased to honor

Andrea H. Ciminello and the
Vassar Temple Refugee Leadership Team


Ronald Rosen 
Recognizing  his participation in Social Action projects and Committees, especially his support of conservation and environmental projects. 

We hope that you will join us at the Gala to honor the work of Vassar Temple members who are living their lives in the spirit of tikkun olam.

 Poughkeepsie Tennis Club Sunday, November 4, 5pm-9pm

Don’t forget to RSVP by 10/24 

Upcoming Events

  1. Sun 18

    Tentative Bus Trip

    Nov 18 @ 12:00am - 11:59pm
  2. Tue 20


    Nov 20 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
  3. Wed 21

    VT Finance Committee Meeting

    Nov 21 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  4. Thu 22


    Nov 22 @ 12:00am - 11:59pm
  5. Thu 22

    Office Closed

    Nov 22 @ 12:00am - 11:59pm
  6. Thu 22

    Shelter Meal

    Nov 22 @ 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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Members of the Vassar Temple Men’s Club who participated in the annual Men’s Club Shabbat service on November 18, 2016 pose on the Bimah following the service.
Rabbi Paul Golomb, Senior Scholar, honored the group by continuing a recent tradition of reading from the Torah during the service.