Honoring Rabbi Klass

Join Us Friday, May 20

Join us for a special Shabbat Evening honoring Rabbi Klass and her six years of service to our congregation and the greater Charlotte community.

5:00pm: Join us for a special “Tea-neg” Preneg before the service, featuring an assortment of teas and tea-time snacks.

6:00pm: To help us make this the best evening possible, please RSVP for Shabbat Evening Service to let us know how many will be in attendance. Babysitting is available during the service. Register by Tuesday, May 17.  

7:15pm: Following the service, join us for a special Shabbat Dinner. Register by Tuesday, May 17. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Eden Gobuty, Director of Development and Member Services

Everyone attending is required to follow Temple Beth El’s COVID-19 Policies.

Spread the Love: Opportunities to Share Gratitude

#DonateLikeDusty Blood Drive

Honor Rabbi Klass and do a mitzvah at the same time by doing one of her favorite things: donating blood! Join us on Sunday, May 15 from 9:00am-2:00pm for a blood drive in partnership with the Levine JCC as we #DonateLikeDusty.

Baked With Love: Contribute a Dessert or Challah for Shabbat Dinner

We know Temple Beth El is blessed with many talented and generous bakers. While we will have dessert and challah available, if you would like to bake something special – either a sweet dessert or a tasty challah – to honor Rabbi Klass, please click below.

Questions? Contact Jill Blumenthal or Janet Lefkowitz.

Thanks for the Memories: Share Your Message for Rabbi Klass on Kudoboard

We have created a Kudoboard for Temple Beth El congregants to add their favorite memories and notes of gratitude to Rabbi Klass. Share words, photos, videos, and even GIFs on this virtual board that we will share at the May 20 Shabbat dinner and print for Rabbi Klass as a token to remember us by.

For those unable to join us on May 20, contributing to the Kudoboard is a great way to show up in spirit. (Note: entries are public and can be viewed by other congrergants). 

Other Ways to Honor Rabbi Klass' TBE Legacy

If you are unable to join us on May 20 or are interested in other ways to honor Rabbi Klass’s time at Temple Beth El, please consider donating to the Youth Engagement Fund.

  • Under “Donation Type,” select “I wish to donate to a specific fund below.”
  • Select “Children and Youth”
  • Select “Youth Engagement Fund.”