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Inspired Jewish Life in Cobb County

We pride ourselves on being a welcoming community who wants to share our values and traditions with you and your family. Choose to become part of our family and let us become a part of yours.

TKE COMMUNITY INFORMATION

TKE Annual Meeting - Sunday, May 5, 6:00 p.m.

Join us in person for the 2024 TKE Annual Congregational Meeting.  Click the button below to visit the Annual Meeting Information Page to review the annual meeting packet and, if you are unable to attend in-person, submit your proxy ballot. You must be logged into your TKE account to view the web page. If you need assistance, contact the office.

Shabbat Services at Temple Kol Emeth

We welcome you into our sanctuary for Shabbat services every Friday night at 8:00 p.m.  End your week with song and prayer in a warm and casual atmosphere. If you can't join us in person, click the live stream link below.

Friday, April 26 - 8:00 p.m.  
                   
 

Saturday, May 4, 6:00 p.m. at Glover Park Brewery

Join your Temple Kol Emeth friends and family as we celebrate Craig Aronoff and Pam and Byron Spanjer for their longstanding service to Temple Kol Emeth.

Our Auction is soon LIVE!
The online auction opens on Wednesday, April 24 and closes on May 4 at 10:00 p.m.
Visit the Auction site on Wednesday and get all the information.

 

Support TKE through your regular Kroger shopping!

Did you know that you can direct Kroger to donate a portion of your Kroger spend to support TKE’s Religious School if you are a Kroger Plus member?  What’s best is that there’s no cost to you! For easy 3-step directions, click the button below and start your support today!

Kroger Community Rewards Instructions: Click Here

Support Family Promise Week, May 12 - 19
Training session Sunday, May 5, 2:00 p.m., for first-time volunteers

TKE is looking forward to hosting three families through the Family Promise program from Sunday, May 12, through Sunday, May 19. We can’t do it without YOUR help to make their week cheerful! Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, cooking meals, and staying overnight (training required to interact with the families). Make this week more meaningful for our guests and for yourself and join us for this important volunteer opportunity!

UPCOMING EVENTS

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  • Tuesday ,
    AprApril  23 , 2024
     
     
    TKE Second Night Passover Seder

    Tuesday, Apr 23rd 6:00p to 9:00p
    Celebrate the second night of Passover with the TKE community.  Share in the ritual of the seder meal, complete with prayer, song, conversation and, of course, dinner, dessert and those four cups of wine! Thanks to the generosity of TKE’s Women of Reform Judaism and Men’s Club, the seder is just $50 per person for TKE members. RSVP below by April 16.

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  • Wednesday ,
    AprApril  24 , 2024
     
     
    KEFTY's Matzah Makeover (8th-12th)

    Wednesday, Apr 24th 5:30p to 8:00p
    Join us for KEFTY's Matzah Makeover event, where we'll be transforming traditional matzah into delicious matzah pizza creations to celebrate Passover in style! Come enjoy the fun as we craft and savor these tasty treats together. Free for Ultimate KEFTY Members, $5 for Base Members, and $10 for Non-KEFTY Members.

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  • Saturday ,
    AprApril  27 , 2024
     
     
    L'Chaim Outing: Menopause the Musical 2

    Saturday, Apr 27th 7:30p to 9:30p
    All aboard as you join L'Chaim, TKE’s group for active seniors, as we set sail  on the high seas at the Strand Theater for  Menopause The Musical 2: Cruising Through ‘The change." This hilarious sequel is a heartfelt look at the joys of menopause and friendship — plus hot flashes, mood swings, and memory lapses! Participants of all genders are welcome! Ticket sales have closed.

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  • Sunday ,
    AprApril  28 , 2024
     
     
    Men's Club Speaker Series: The Lowdown on the Lockheed Plant

    Sunday, Apr 28th 9:30a to 11:30a
    Calling all aeronautics enthusiast and history buffs! Join us for the Men’s Club Speaker Series featuring Dr Richard Brenner, a TKE past president, who retired from Lockheed Martin in 2022. Learn about the history, the people, and the impact the plant continues to have on Cobb County. Breakfast will be served - no bagels this time, but cream cheese & lox on matzah is not to be missed! There is no charge to attend but an RSVP by April 25 is appreciated, so we can plan accordingly.

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  • Sunday ,
    AprApril  28 , 2024
     
     
    Kol Yeladim Tie-Dye (3rd-5th)

    Sunday, Apr 28th 12:30p to 2:00p
    Join us as we prepare for a colorful summer at Kol Yeladim's Tie-Dye Event, open to all 3rd-5th graders! Enjoy a day filled with creativity as we provide T-shirts for tie-dyeing and delicious pizza for lunch—don't forget to bring additional 100% cotton items to personalize with vibrant colors! This event is free for youth group members and costs $10 for non-members.

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  • Monday ,
    AprApril  29 , 2024
     
     
    Yizkor Service

    Monday, Apr 29th 6:30p to 8:30p
    As we gather for our holy days, we honor those who remain in our hearts. Rabbi Gottfried will lead the Yizkor Memorial Service traditionally recited on the last day of Passover. Join us as together we remember our loved ones.

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  • Tuesday ,
    AprApril  30 , 2024
     
     
    Talmud Tuesday

    Tuesday, Apr 30th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Join Rabbi Daniel Alter to discover the Talmud, the formative collection of stories and discussions that defined the post-Temple, rabbinic Judaism that continues today. Together, explore the foundations of our contemporary Jewish ethics, beliefs, and practices, as well as some tremendous tales about our ancient rabbis! This on-going class will be held on most Tuesdays from 7:00-8:00 p.m. both at TKE and on Zoom. Register below receive a weekly reminder and the Zoom link.

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  • Sunday ,
    MayMay  5 , 2024
     
     
    TKE Annual Meeting

    Sunday, May 5th 6:00p to 9:00p
    We find ourselves excited about what we’ve accomplished this year and energized to continue the work to implement the vision we created for ourselves. To learn more about our accomplishments and how you can be a part of our future, we invite you to join us in person on Sunday, May 5, at 6:00 p.m. for the 2024 TKE Annual Congregational Meeting.

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  • Monday ,
    MayMay  6 , 2024
     
     
    Lunch and Learn (Zoom): Everyday Holiness

    Monday, May 6th 1:00p to 2:00p
    Join Rabbi Gottfried on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. on Zoom for a guided discussion of Everyday Holiness: The Spiritual Path of Mussar by Alan Morinis. The purpose of Mussar is to find spiritual refinement through the study and practice of Jewish ethics. In each chapter, Morinis presents a particular characteristic of spiritual living, including humility, patience, gratitude and compassion. Learn more (including where to purchase the book) and register below.

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  • Tuesday ,
    MayMay  7 , 2024
     
     
    Talmud Tuesday

    Tuesday, May 7th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Join Rabbi Daniel Alter to discover the Talmud, the formative collection of stories and discussions that defined the post-Temple, rabbinic Judaism that continues today. Together, explore the foundations of our contemporary Jewish ethics, beliefs, and practices, as well as some tremendous tales about our ancient rabbis! This on-going class will be held on most Tuesdays from 7:00-8:00 p.m. both at TKE and on Zoom. Register below receive a weekly reminder and the Zoom link.

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  • Monday ,
    MayMay  13 , 2024
     
     
    Lunch and Learn (Zoom): Everyday Holiness

    Monday, May 13th 1:00p to 2:00p
    Join Rabbi Gottfried on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. on Zoom for a guided discussion of Everyday Holiness: The Spiritual Path of Mussar by Alan Morinis. The purpose of Mussar is to find spiritual refinement through the study and practice of Jewish ethics. In each chapter, Morinis presents a particular characteristic of spiritual living, including humility, patience, gratitude and compassion. Learn more (including where to purchase the book) and register below.

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  • Monday ,
    MayMay  13 , 2024
     
     
    Do a Mitzvah! Help Cook for the Zaban Paradies Center!

    Monday, May 13th 5:00p to 7:00p
    For over 30 years, volunteers from Temple Kol Emeth have cooked and served dinner for the residents of the Zaban Paradies Center, a shelter for homeless couples. Volunteers are needed to purchase and prepare an evening meal for approximately 30 hungry people. Cooking takes place in your home, and you can prepare just one component of the meal. Learn more and sign up at the button below.

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  • Tuesday ,
    MayMay  14 , 2024
     
     
    Do a Mitzvah! Help Cook for the Zaban Paradies Center!

    Tuesday, May 14th 5:00p to 7:00p
    For over 30 years, volunteers from Temple Kol Emeth have cooked and served dinner for the residents of the Zaban Paradies Center, a shelter for homeless couples. Volunteers are needed to purchase and prepare an evening meal for approximately 30 hungry people. Cooking takes place in your home, and you can prepare just one component of the meal. Learn more and sign up at the button below.

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  • Monday ,
    MayMay  20 , 2024
     
     
    Lunch and Learn (Zoom): Everyday Holiness

    Monday, May 20th 1:00p to 2:00p
    Join Rabbi Gottfried on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. on Zoom for a guided discussion of Everyday Holiness: The Spiritual Path of Mussar by Alan Morinis. The purpose of Mussar is to find spiritual refinement through the study and practice of Jewish ethics. In each chapter, Morinis presents a particular characteristic of spiritual living, including humility, patience, gratitude and compassion. Learn more (including where to purchase the book) and register below.

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  • Sunday ,
    JulJuly  21 , 2024
     
     
    Book-It Book Club

    Sunday, Jul 21st 1:00p to 3:00p
    Join our lively co-ed group to discuss "The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara" by prize winning historian, David Kertzer. This is the extraordinary story of how the Vatican kidnapping of a six-year old Jewish boy in 1858 became a pivotal event in the collapse of the Vatican as a secular power. Join in person and via Zoom. The link will be provided after you RSVP. Click "More Info" below for details.

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