1 15TH ANNIVERSARY! You Belong On This Year s List! In 2010, 455 synagogues and Jewish centers participated in SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA Don t miss the opportunity to be on this year s list for March 4, Sign up to join the biggest, boldest continent-wide event unifying Jewish communities across North America. NJOP provides you with everything you need: the program, publicity material, posters and more! Free! Add your congregation s name to the hundreds that will be participating in this extraordinary event! Friday Evening, March 4, 2011! Brought to you by the National Jewish Outreach Program 989 Sixth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY Sponsored by the Melohn family in honor of Mrs. Martha Melohn
2 SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA and You! The National Jewish Outreach Program is pleased to present the 15th annual SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA on Friday night, March 4, SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA (SAA/C) is the acclaimed international program that offers every North American Jew a positive and joyous experience, underscoring both the unity of our people and a whole-hearted commitment to Ahavat Yisrael! The social media advertising campaign of SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA is designed to serve as a most effective tool for both outreach and inreach. You will have access to NJOP s Social Media Coordinator, who will supply free training and assistance in utilizing social media websites to find and invite your own membership, as well as unaffiliated members of your local Jewish community, to your synagogue or Jewish organization for this event. NJOP will make available to your synagogue or Jewish organization all the materials that you will need to welcome newcomers into your congregation/organization and to introduce both unaffiliated local Jews and your own inactive marginally-affiliated members to the beauty of. An exhilarating evening is created by transforming an ordinary Friday night dinner into the extraordinary SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA experience. NJOP provides an easy-to-use outline for a stimulating explanatory service and engaging educational materials to be used throughout the evening. Add to that mix a sumptuous meal and special songs, and you have a lock on a great program. (Congregations provide their own catering and generally charge about $15-$20 per person.) It really works! Since its first auspicious campaign 15 years ago, SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA has given more than 829,000 Jews, in over 2,035 locations, a unique experience! Find out more or register now: Just complete the Registration Form, or simply call NJOP s Regional Program Coordinators at ()! The Handbook (a multi-page guide that walks you through the event step-by-step, from recruitment through follow-up) and other SAA/C promotional materials will be downloadable, via an ed link, after your registration has been received. You will also find publicity materials and other user-friendly resources. All materials are available in hard copy upon request. WHAT NJOP REQUIRES OF YOU 1. Although NJOP expects and even encourages your organization to be creative with the SAA/C program, a kosher dinner must be included as part of the program. Why? We feel the dinner is an integral part of the Friday night experience - it s where friends and families, neighbors and newcomers, can sit together and share the warmth of. 2. We expect you to compile a list of the names and addresses of all participants and return the information to NJOP by March 14, We require this so that: A) NJOP can provide reliable data on the success of the program to our donors. B) NJOP can assist you in providing follow-up programs to participants. C) NJOP can send each participant a survey and follow-up list of programs. 3. Each location must assume the ultimate responsibility for inviting its local community participants. NJOP s marketing and advertising campaign serves ONLY to create a general buzz about the event! You will receive a most helpful Publicity Packet to enhance your marketing efforts. 4. Please respond to our calls, faxes and mailings. We are here to serve you.
3 A project of Across America TM sponsored by the National Jewish Outreach Program 989 Sixth Avenue, 10th Fl, New York, NY Brought to you by the National Jewish Outreach Program, 989 Sixth Avenue, 10th Fl, New York, NY Sponsored by the Melohn family in honor of Mrs. Martha Melohn Sponsored by the Melohn family in honor of Mrs. Martha Melohn FREE MATERIALS AND SERVICES YOU WILL RECEIVE FROM NJOP: Across America/Canada The Handbook 1. The Handbook: A step-by-step guide on how to coordinate a successful SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA, from recruitment through followup! AZ Temple Beth Sholom, Chandler, AZ Beth El Congregation, Phoenix, AZ Jewish Community of Sedona Temple Beth-El of Co-op City, Bronx, NY Van Cortlandt JC, Bronx, NY Bay Ridge JC, Brooklyn, NY Congregation Anshei Israel, Tucson, AZ Temple Emanu-El, Tucson, AZ Chabad of the East Bay, Berkeley, Brooklyn, NY Congregation Beth Tikvah, Brooklyn, NY East Midwood Hebrew Day School, Brooklyn, NY nk, CA Temple Emanu El, Burbank, CA Congregation Beth El, La Jolla, CA Congregation Shir Chadash, NY Flatbush & Shaare Torah JC, Brooklyn, NY Madison JC, Brooklyn, NY Progressive Temple Beth A Long Beach, CA Temple Beth Shalom, Long Beach, CA Congregation Shir Hadash, Los Gatos, CA Malibu Temple Beit Hillel of Flatlands, Brooklyn, NY Temple Beth El, Brooklyn, NY Temple Beth Emeth V'Ohr, Congregation B'nai Chaim, Murrieta, CA Temple Ramat Zion, Northridge, CA Temple Sholom, Ontario, Brooklyn, NY Young Israel of Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY Congregation Mount Sinai, Brooklyn Heights, eville, CA Temple Beth Israel, Pomona, CA Etz Hadar Congregation, Redlands, CA Temple Beth Hillel, Cedarhurst, NY Suffolk Y/JCC, Commack, NY Temple Beth David, Commack, NY Young Israel/Coram El, Salinas, CA Beth Jacob Congregation, San Diego, CA Congregation Chevra Thilim, San Francisco, CA Dix Hills, NY Lubavitch Chai, Dix Hills, NY Suburban Park JC, East Meadow, NY East Northport JC, Eas Francisco, CA Russian Jewish Community, San Francisco, CA Temple Beth Sholom, San Leandro, CA Shomray Hadath, Elmira, NY Darchay Noam Bayswater JC, Far Rockaway, NY Bellerose JC, Floral Pa, CA Congregation Beth Ami, Santa Rosa, CA Congregation B'nai Emet, Simi Valley, CA Makom Ohr Florida, NY Hillcrest JC, Flushing, NY Israel Center of Conservative Judaism, Flushing, NY Temple JC, Venice, CA Young Israel of Venice/Marina, Venice, CA Shalom Park, Aurora, CO Temple Shalom, Congregation Havurat Yisrael, Forest Hills, NY Congregation Machane Chodosh, Forest Hills, NY The R Vail, Vail, CO Congregation Tikvoh Chadoshoh, Bloomfield, CT Congregation Rodeph Sholom, Bridgeport, Forest Hills, NY Congregation B'nai Israel, Freeport, NY Congregation Tifereth Israel, Glen Cove, NY chim, Colchester, CT Congregation B'nai Israel, Danbury, CT Adath Israel, Newtown, CT Beth Israel Temple Isaiah, Great Neck, NY Congregation Bnai Torah, Greenwood Lake, NY Temple Beth Am, Hen lk, Norwalk, CT Congregation Beth El, Norwalk, CT Congregation Or Shalom, Orange, CT Temple Emeth, Hewlett, NY Hollis Hills JC, Hollis Hills, NY Temple Or Elohim, Jericho, NY Kings Park JC, K Congregation Agudath Sholom, Stamford, CT Temple Beth El, Stamford, CT Beth El Temple, West JC, Lake Success, NY Temple Torah, Little Neck, NY Bachurei Chemed Congregation, Long Beach, NY Synagogue, Westport, CT Congregation Beth Sholom, Dover, DE Aventura Turnberry JC, Aventura, FL Temple Zion, Long Beach, NY Astoria Center of Israel, Long Island City, NY Congregation Beth Davi Raton, FL Congregation Ner Tamid, Bradenton, FL Congregation Beth Shalom, Deltona, FL The Shul Club Echad, Lynbrook, NY Temple Beth Shalom, Mahopac, NY Temple Judea, Manhasset, NY Temple Sinai, M FL Chabad of Jupiter, Jupiter, FL Hebrew Center, Mastic Beach, NY Sout West, FL Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor, Temple Beth Am, Merrick, NY Tem ning Center, Miami, FL Temple Beth Merrick, NY JC of Forest Hills West, Congregation of Florida/Torat Moshe, Sinai, Middletown, NY Shaarey Israel C h Sholom, Miami Beach, FL Temple THE THE FOURTEENTH FIFTEENTH ANNUAL Mt. 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Kis FL Beth Moshe Congregation, North Neponsit, NY Young Israel of New Hyd e Family Shul, North Miami Beach, FL Congregation Ezrath Israel/The Actor North Miami Beach, FL Congregation Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New Yo L Temple Emanu-El, Palm Beach, FL Orah, New York, NY Congregation T Beach, FL Temple Shalom, Port York, NY East End Temple, New Yo Isles, FL Sunrise JC/Temple Sha'aray Carlebach Shul, New York, NY Lincoln Beth Torah/Tamarac JC, Tamarac, FL NY Lisker Congregation, New York, Hill, FL Anshi Sfard, Atlanta, GA Adereth El, New York, NY Manhattan lanta, GA Congregation Children of NY Fifth Ave Synagogue, New Israel/Valdosta Hebrew Congregation, York, NY The New York Synagogue, N C of Maui, Kihei, HI Agudas Achim Synagogue, New York, NY West Side BAY Shul, Buffalo Grove, IL Jewish New York, NY Temple Beth Jacob, Ne go, IL Congregation Yehuda Moshe, Living Center, North Woodmere, NY Te tion Am Echod, Lindenhurst, IL B'nai Israel Congregation, Olean, NY C ong Grove, IL Temple Jeremiah, Ozone Park JC, Ozone Park, NY Tem on Team University of Illinois, Pleasantville, Community Synagogue, ary, IN PurJew, West Lafayette, IN Temple of Putnam Valley, Putnam Valley, ham & Voliner, Overland Park, KS NY Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, Rive Wichita, KS Congregation Emanu-El, Temple B'nai Sholom, Rockvil emiluth Chassodim, Alexandria, LA Sholom, Rockville Centre, NY Shelter R irie, LA Congregation Agudas Achim, Synagogue/Tremont Temple & Emanu-el, se, Boston, MA Temple Emmanuel, Boulevard JC/Etz Chaim, Staten Island, N Am, Framingham, MA Congregation Staten Island, NY Congregation B'nai MA Congregation Rodphey Sholom, Congregation Ohel Abraham, Staten Isla Sholom, Hull, MA Temple Tifereth Emes, Staten Island, NY Family Tora ation Shirat Hayam, Marshfield, MA Congregation Simchat HaLev, Syosset, N, MA Woodbridge Assisted Living, Temple Hillel/Southside JC, Valley Stre Natick, MA Tifereth Israel Synagogue, Hillel, Walden, NY Farmingdale Wanta yim, Newton, MA Congregation Beth Heritage Society, Watertown, NY JC e Emmanuel, Wakefield, MA Temple Hempstead, NY Temple Shalom, W eth Shalom Congregation, Columbia, Synagogue, Westhampton Beach, NY wn, MD Jewish Rockville Outreach MARCH 5, 4, Whitestone, NY Woodbury JC, Wo Beth Israel Congregation, Salisbury, Congregation, Ashtabula, OH Agudas A Bangor, ME Or Tzafon Retreat Center, Suttons Bay, MI Sharei Chesed Congregation, Hopkins, MN Emanuel Synagogue, Oklahoma City, OK Congregation Neveh Shalom, Portland, OR Congregation Shaari umbia, MO Agudas Israel Synagogue, Laurel Park, NC Congregation Betenu, Amherst, NH Temple Israel, Beth El, Allentown, PA Beth Samuel JC, Ambridge, PA Congregation Tifereth Israel, Bensalem, PA hurun, Manchester, NH Temple Beth Ahm, Aberdeen, NJ Temple Shalom, Aberdeen, NJ Young Israel of Chambersburg, PA B'nai Abraham Synagogue, Easton, PA Temple Covenant of Peace, Easton, PA Congr en, NJ Temple Beth Am, Bayonne, NJ Temple Emanu-El, Bayonne, NJ Congregation Kehilat Shalom, Park, PA Temple Brith Achim, King of Prussia, PA Congregation Beth Israel, Media, PA Temple Adath I nuel, Cherry Hill, NJ Temple Sinai, Cinnaminson, NJ Clifton JC, Clifton, NJ Beth El Synagogue, East Station, PA Congregation Brothers of Israel, Newtown, PA Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, Philadel ir Lawn, NJ Temple Beth Sholom, Fair Lawn, NJ Congregation Beth Torah, Florham Park, NJ Temple Philadelphia, PA Temple Beth Ami, Philadelphia, PA Congregation B'nai Jacob, Phoenixville, PA Congreg Freehold JC, Freehold, NJ Temple Beth-El, Hillsborough, NJ Lake Hopatcong JCC, Hopatcong, NJ PA Shaare Torah Congregation, Pittsburgh, PA Temple Israel of the Poconos, Stroudsburg, PA Beth Israel akewood, NJ Beth El Synagogue, Margate, NJ Temple Emeth Shalom, Margate, NJ Congregation Beth PA Congregation B'nai Israel, Woonsocket, RI Congregation of Adath Yeshurun, Aiken, SC Beth Israel Con Beth Israel, Maywood, NJ Congregation Etz Chaim, Monroe Township, NJ Jewish Congregation of Sholom Beth Israel Congregation, Charleston, SC Beth Israel Congregation, Florence, SC Synagogue NJ Congregation Shomrei Emunah, Montclair, NJ Pine Brook Jewish Center, Montville, NJ Mt. Freedom Congregation Tiferet JCC, Austin, TX Meyerland Minyan, Houston, TX University of S gation Beth Tikvah, New Milford, NJ Congregation Ahavas Shalom, Newark, NJ Chabad of Monmouth TX Congregation Kol Ami, Salt Lake City, UT Commodore Levy Jewish Norfolk Naval Station, n, NJ Jewish Community Center, Paramus, NJ Temple Beth Am, Parsippany, NJ Temple Israel, Ridgewood, Ami, Richmond, VA Nachalei Hasidic Institute of Virginia, Richmond, VA Congregation Ner Shalom, Wood ge, NJ Congregation B'nai Tikvah, Sewell, NJ Temple Beth El, Somerset, NJ Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, Madison (JEM), Madison, WI Congregation Ahavath Sholom, Bluefield, WV Calgary Jewish Communit om, Succasunna, NJ JLE of Bergen County, Teaneck, NJ Congregation Beth Judah, Ventnor, NJ JC of Tzedek, Edmonton, AB Jewish Federation of Edmonton, Edmonton, AB Etz Chaim Synagogue, Winnipe NJ Lubavitch Center, West Orange, NJ Beth Judah Temple, Wildwood, NJ Temple Beth El, Carlsbad, NM Living Community Centre, Winnipeg, MB Herzlia Adas Yeshurun Congregation, Winnipeg, MB Jewish Fed Jacob, Albany, NY Congregation Beth Sholom, Babylon, NY South Baldwin JC, Baldwin, NY Jewish MB Winnipeg Jewish Community Council, Winnipeg, MB Temple Shalom, Winnipeg, MB Am Shalom re, NY Bay Terrace JC, Bayside, NY Bellmore JC, Bellmore, NY Temple Beth Elohim, Brewster, NY Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue, North York, ON Shaarei-Beth El Congregation, Oakville, ON Congr Sponsored by the National Jewish Outreach Program 989 Sixth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY or SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA 2. Location Listing: Return your completed application by January 31, 2011, and your synagogue s or center s name, city and state will be listed on the SAA/C location poster. All registered locations will be listed on our website, TM SHABBAT ACROSS CANADA On March 4th tens of thousands of Jews across North America will come together to eat, drink, relax, dance, enjoy, debate and celebrate at the 15th Annual For more information, call toll free On Friday night, March 4, 2011, hundreds of synagogues across North America will take part in an historic national Jewish event to celebrate that which unifies all Jews --! And everyone is invited...singles, couples, families -- all ages. So bring your neighbors, your friends, your co-workers -- and let s celebrate, together! SHABBAT ACROSS CANADA Sponsored by the Melohn family in honor of Mrs. Martha Melohn On March 4th tens of thousands of Jews across America will come together to eat, drink, relax, dance, enjoy, debate and celebrate at the 15th Annual SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA On Friday night, March 4, 2011, hundreds of synagogues across the continent will take part in an historic national Jewish event to celebrate what unifies all Jews --! Everyone is invited... singles, couples, families -- all ages. So bring your neighbors, your friends, your co-workers -- and let s celebrate, together! For more information: TM 3. Flyers: Both Full Color flyers for local publicity and one Black and White flyer for personalization and reproduction. 4. Friday Night Prayer Structure Posters: Fabulous guides and outlines for the traditional Friday evening service.
4 Birkat HaBanim Blessings For All Shalom Aleichem & Aishet Chayil Candle Lighting 5. Programming Material: To enable you to make the most out of the evening, NJOP has several additional educational program units available for SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA. 6. Hand Washing and Candle Lighting Posters: Step-by-step guides to display on the night of the event 7. A-La-Carte Card: A way in which participants can mark (by folding) programs in which they would be interesed in the future. Plus: 9. Social Media and PR campaign on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more! Over 450,000 daily impressions on Twitter alone! 8. Counseling and advice: The NJOP Regional Program Coordinators want to make your preparations for SAA/C as easy as possible. Call them with any of your questions! 10. Nametags, Program Holders & Menu Holders: The SAA/C logo makes these materials attractive accessories to the program. The NATIONAL JEWISH OUTREACH PROGRAM was established in 1987 by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald in response to the urgent need to address the issue of Jewish assimilation. Since its founding, NJOP has become one of the largest and most successful Jewish outreach organizations in the world. NJOP sponsors the acclaimed SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA/CANADA and READ HEBREW AMERICA/CANADA campaigns, establishes Beginners Services and offers the Turn Friday Night Into, PASSOVER ACROSS AMERICA and SUKKOT ACROSS AMERICA programs, as well as free "Crash Courses" in Hebrew Reading, Basic Judaism, and Jewish History at more than 3,889* locations across North America, and in 39* countries worldwide. NJOP has successfully reached more than 1,171,400* North American Jews and engaged them in Jewish life. Don t forget to visit our website: *as of 12/10
5 SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA REGISTRATION FORM Please return this form, completed, to NJOP by Fax or by Synagogue/Jewish Organization: Address: City/State/Zip: Mailing Address If Different: Phone: Fax: Rabbi/Director: SAA/C Coordinator: SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA/CANADA Registration Form Preferred Mailing Address: (if different from synagogue): City/State/Zip: and Preferred Phone: SAA/C s should be sent to: o Coordinator o Rabbi o Synagogue Program to be held at: o Synagogue o JCC/ Y o Other: Address: City/State/Zip: Preferred phone number for participants to register: In the spirit of Jewish unity and program uniformity, NJOP respectfully requests that the meal served be kosher and that be observed. n I agree. Please Print Your Name Registration Deadline is January 31, 2011 NEXT STEP: You will be receiving an from NJOP confirming your participation and containing the necessary links to the SAA/C materials. The Handbook and other SAA/C materials will be downloadable after your registration has been received. NATIONAL JEWISH OUTREACH PROGRAM 989 Sixth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY or Fax Title/Position