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High Holy Day Services Sunday at Los Alamos Jewish Center

on September 11, 2012 - 7:36am



Ashkenazi-style shofar is used during the High Holy Days. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos Jewish Center is pleased to invite all members of the greater Jewish family to attend High Holy Day services beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16.


Services this year will be led, with assistance from knowledgeable congregants, by Rabbi Melissa Klein, of Philadelphia.


Klein grew up in Los Alamos.


The theme “Generation to Generation: Dor l’dor” has been chosen for this year’s High Holy Day season.


Times and details of related events are available from the calendar page at

LeadHer: Los Alamos Launches Sept. 12

on September 5, 2012 - 8:26am

LeadHer: Los Alamos News:

LeadHer: Los Alamos is a new, interdenominational Christian women’s group.

The first LeadHer Los Alamos meeting will be 6:30–7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at the Mesa Public Library (Community Rooms upstairs) in Los Alamos.

The purpose of this group is to help women grow spiritually through revelation, inspiration and application.

LeadHer Los Alamos meets twice a month. The first meeting the women get together and watch a video teaching with a theme.

The second meeting, the women participate in a community service project.

United Church Undergoing $2.4 Million Renovation

on August 23, 2012 - 11:41am

A tall crane is on the job for the major renovation project underway at the United Church of Los Alamos, 2525 Canyon Road. Photo by David Elton


The United Church of Los Alamos is under construction. The $2.4 million renovation project includes most of the campus, including the Christian Education Building, Sanctuary, Thrift Shop and parking lots at 2525 Canyon Road. 

An elevator and atrium are being installed in the Christian Education Building.

The church had a successful fund raising campaign earlier this year that has allowed it to proceed with this major project.

Community of Atheists Host Discussion Wednesday

on August 21, 2012 - 6:59am


The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will host a discussion from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 in meeting room one of Mesa Public Library.

This month's topic is: Mormonism, Morality and Mitt. How benign are Mormon beliefs? How would a Mormon in the White House affect you? 

Please direct questions to All are welcome.

High Holidays 2012 at Los Alamos Jewish Center

on August 20, 2012 - 11:40am
LAJC News:
Rabbi Melissa Klein. Courtesy photo
By Bonnie J. Gordon
The Los Alamos Jewish Center community eagerly anticipates welcoming a special guest rabbi for this year’s High Holiday season, Rabbi Melissa Klein.
Rabbi Klein will not only officiate religious services, but will also lead community events that weave together traditional high holiday values with the theme, “Generation to Generation.”
Longtime Los Alamos rabbi, Rabbi Jack Shlachter, was honored with an invitation to lead services at a synagogue in Vienna, Austria.
His acceptance of this prestigious

Church Fire Deemed Accidental

on August 14, 2012 - 2:50pm

Courtesy photo


The New Mexico Fire Marshal's Office has determined that the cause of the fire at the New Beginnings Church July 4 was electrical and accidental.  


Update: Get Tickets Ahead for High Tea and a Fashion Show!

on August 4, 2012 - 8:21am


Local ladies enjoy a delicious spread. Photo by T.K. Thompson/

TOTH News:

Purchasing tickets in advance is strongly encouraged for the High Tea and Fashion Show because this event has sold out the last two years.

The House of Hope ladies’ mission team and the co-ed Trinity Builders team warmly invite the community to join them again this year for a sumptuous tea, followed by a stylish fashion show.

The afternoon’s activities are intended to raise funds for house-building mission trips to Juárez, Mexico.

Smiling faces, beautiful shoes and