Midbar Kodesh Temple is proud to support the social action of our members and all that they do to support our local community, Israel, and communities in need around the world.

September 11, 2017

Earlier this year the the Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Center (HRC) moved into the David L. Simon Center for Education and Tikkun Olam, transforming empty classroom space to educational space for the entire community.  The renovation of the space spilled out to a redesign for the hallway, now known as the Survivor's Portrait Hallway. A beautiful display of local Holocaust survivors graces the walls, and serves as...

July 5, 2017

Adam Kartzinel, son of Jessica and David Kartzinel, who celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at Midbar Kodesh Temple in January 2017, selected to run a Tennis Tournament Charity Pro-Am event as his mitzvah project.  After much planning the tourney took place in April. 

Adam's successful event raised over $4325 which benefited the Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation, an ultimate environment for a child to become th...

June 14, 2017

Grand Pals of the 3 and 4 year old students at Midbar Kodesh Early Childhood Center celebrate with the children all year and recently came to enjoy the year end program, complete with entertainment and lunch. The Grand Pal program at Midbar Kodesh Early Childhood Center finds the synagogue's littlest members interacting with the seniors at Sunrise Senior Living, which is a retirement community located on Horizon Ridge....

May 30, 2017

Midbar Kodesh Temple USYers' Spring Social Action Tikkun Olam (SATO) projects had the teens again busy shopping, sorting and packing up their "Go Live" bins and brown bag lunches for delivery to the Step Up and the Las Vegas Rescue Mission.

Step Up, a program of the Clark County Social Services, provides guidance to students aging out of the Clark County foster care program, helping them to transition f...

May 30, 2017

The Early Childhood Center at Midbar Kodesh Temple takes pride in teaching students to be proactive in Social Action/Tikkun Olam projects and during the year they learn the importance of hands on participation in building a better world. Each year, their SATO projects culminate with the all school car wash as the big finale. And what a splash that car wash makes with the students, parents and friends of the ECC! This year thei...

May 16, 2017

Earlier today, Midbar Kodesh Temple hosted L'Dor V'Dor, the only program of its kind in Southern Nevada to provide entertainment and a hot kosher meal to seniors who are home and facility bound. This is the first time the program was hosted in Henderson in its 17 year existence. Over thirty Midbar Kodesh Temple members and parents from the Midbar Kodesh Early Childhood Center volunteered for the program, which saw well over a...

May 16, 2017

Every year Midbar Kodesh Temple members participate in collecting canned goods and other non-perishable items for JFSA's food pantry in a Fill the Pantry campaign at Passover time in the Spring and again at Rosh Hashana in the Fall.    This year JFSA provided food to almost 30% more people and were in need of more help from the community. In Las Vegas the JFSA food pantry works in conjunction with Three Square and depends on g...

April 24, 2017

Midbar Kodesh Temple proudly housed this year's citywide commemoration of Yom Hashoah in a standing room only event.  Midbar joined with the Board of Rabbis of Southern Nevada and community partners JewishNevada, Holocaust Survivors Group, Generations of the Shoah Nevada, The Adelson Educational Campus, Schechter Day School, Israeli American Council and the Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Center.  Robert Fisher, form...

April 4, 2017

Each spring Midbar Kodesh Temple congregants volunteer to organize meals and activities and stay overnight at the synagogue while the congregation is host to Family Promise.

Many of Family Promise families are temporarily homeless because of a job loss or illness and seek temporary housing and meals while actively trying to find jobs and permanent housing.  They have no other family resources to draw upon, but wi...

March 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HOLOCAUST RESOURCE CENTER RELOCATES TO MIDBAR KODESH TEMPLE IN HENDERSON

March 8, 2017

The Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Center has relocated to Midbar Kodesh Temple, located at 1940 Paseo Verde Parkway in Henderson, Nevada, after being in the City of Las Vegas for almost 40 years.

The center was established in 1980 by an endowment from the Lloyd and Edythe Katz Family in memory of Edythe’s pare...

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Midbar Kodesh Temple | Early Childhood Center and Religious School

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

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