MKT Religious School students send message to Hebrew school students in Brussels

On Tuesday this week, the 6th grade religious school class at Midbar Kodesh Temple took a few minutes to write a message to the students at one of the largest synagogues in Europe. The synagogue, in the center of Brussels, is near the airport where last week's terror attacks occurred. "I'm so proud of our students for coming up with this idea to show other Jewish children and families across the world that we are part of one community," said Cantor Dan Gale, director of the religious school. Their teacher, Morah Alexis went on to say, "We're thinking about them and their safety as if they were our own family. That's what we're teaching at MKT."

Purim at MKT

Midbar Kodesh Temple's children, teachers, parents and clergy celebrated Purim Midbar Style with Purim Play, Costume Parade, Carnival and BBQ. MKT USY set up and ran the carnival, then helped with the cleanup as what seemed like hundreds of costumed revelers enjoying the festivities. But first a play, put on by their teachers, administrators, Cantor and Rabbi. Look for this article in the March 25, 2016 edition of the Las Vegas Israelite.

MKT and Family Promise

Family Promise returns to Midbar Kodesh Temple in early April when families in the program, who seek temporary housing and meals while actively trying to finds jobs and permanent housing, stay supervised, over night in houses of worship. Midbar Kodesh Temple families provide meals, entertainment and supervision for the parents and children who stay each night for one week. Midbar Kodesh Temple has been hosting a few times each year for many years. Many of the families are temporarily homeless because of a job loss or illness. They have no other family resources to draw upon, but with help from religious congregations, who provide temporary space in their buildings, are able to transition f

MKT's Family Circle

Midbar Kodesh Temple's "Family Circle," a new program for families with young children will host their second program on April 7 at 6 p.m. at the home of Midbar Kodesh Temple members Sondra and Alan Pariser. The first gathering, held earlier in March, introduced lessons in parenting in the Jewish tradition. Guests enjoyed dinner together and shared discussions led by Midbar's Rabbi Bradley Tecktiel and Wendy Roselinsky. At the April session, which includes a dairy dinner, Rabbi and Wendy will share resources to help make the Passover Seder with young children, inclusive and enjoyable to the entire family. For more information on the April 7 meeting of Midbar Kodesh Temple's "Family Circl

Midbar Kodesh Temple hosts the "Art of Brewing Beer" with Mike Murdoch

Midbar Kodesh Temple recently hosted the "Art of Brewing Beer" with Mike Murdoch and the "History of the Cigar" with Marco Villanueva. Both, Midbar Kodesh Temple board members, brought the expertise of their hobby to several members of the congregation. The two programs were part of three events for the congregation's spring fundraiser, culminating in the BBQ&Brew festivities on Purim night. Midbar Kodesh Temple is the Conservative congregation in Green Valley Ranch, located at 1940 Paseo Verde Parkway in Henderson. For more information about the synagogue call 702.454.4848 or go to Look for this article in the March 25, 2016 edition of the Las Vegas Israelite.

Midbar Kodesh Temple | Early Childhood Center and Religious School

1940 Paseo Verde Parkway | Henderson, Nevada 89012 | 702-454-4848

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