Midbar Kodesh Temple News

January 28, 2020

Midbar Kodesh Temple will be dedicating “Lev Shalem” the new siddur that will be used at Friday night and Saturday morning Shabbat Services.   The new prayer book, made available by Jack Mayer, will be dedicated in memory of his wife Irma Mayer, mother to Midbar’s Susa...

January 23, 2020

The David P. Brody Memorial Scholarship

David Brody was born in 1939 in Boone, Iowa.  He attended Iowa State University and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.  David was a long-time resident of Las Vegas and was involved in commercial real...

January 22, 2020

Midbar Kodesh Temple is pleased to dedicate a Torah presented on loan to the synagogue by Paul S. Pariser. Paul is the father of Midbar Kodesh Temple members Alan D. Pariser and his wife Sondra L. Pariser, and grandfather to their children, former Midbar ECC students S...

January 16, 2020

VOTE MERCAZ!   

The World Zionist Congress elects the officers and decides on the policies of the World Zionist Organization (WZO). The first Zionist Congress was organized by Theodor Herzl in 1897 in Basel, Switzerland and it has been convened regularly ever since. Sin...

January 15, 2020

"Educated” is a memoir of nonfiction by Tara Westover which tells the life story of one of 7 children raised by Mormon survivalists in the mountains of Idaho.   It is an account of the the process of self-discovery and a struggle for self-invention.  Because Tara and h...

January 9, 2020

This is an exciting week in the world of Jewish learning. This past Sunday January 5, 2020 saw the start of the 14th cycle of Daf Yomi, studying a page a day of Talmud, until its completion. The Talmud consists of dozens of tractates that total 2,711 pages. It takes se...

January 2, 2020

Midbar Kodesh Temple member and past President, Howard Baron, MD, FAAP is the 2020 Medical Honoree at the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation inaugural Courage Ball to be held in mid January. Dr. Baron has served on the clinical medical advisory council for the Arizona-Neva...

December 31, 2019

The on-going schedule of classes include Judaism 101 with Rabbi Bradley Tecktiel.  This class is tailored for adults wanting to enhance their Jewish education or for students new to Judaism.  Rabbi Tecktiel is happy to speak with students interested in conversion. Plea...

December 30, 2019

Hannah Lili Hoffman, daughter to Midbar Kodesh Temple members Shari and Phil Hoffman and sister to Alexandra and Maddie, will be called to the Torah at the synagogue on January 11, 2020.  The family will be joined in celebration by Hannah's grandparents, Arleen and Mar...

December 26, 2019

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