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The Metulla group consists of members, residing in Dunwoody, Roswell, Norcross, Alpharetta, Duluth, Cumming and Suwanee. Programs are held in the daytime, evenings and Sundays. Its programming is varied and includes Mitzvah Day, gift wrapping during the Christmas holiday season, Book Review Club, cooking classes, theater outings, speakers, making toys for hospitalized children, and an annual luncheon celebrating Hadassah goals. Daytime, evening and Sunday functions. Ages 45+.

President: ...........................Michele Weiner-Merbaum

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Rosh Hashanah 5775 is just around the corner! The holiday begins Wednesday evening, September 24, 2014.  Be prepared for the High Holidays with Hadassah cards and support the life-saving and life-changing work of Hadassah!  You may choose from four cards this year. Please download the Metulla order form. Orders are due to Rhea Schwartz by August 15th! Thank you for your support!
September 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. - "Pump Boys & Dinettes" at the Georgia Ensemble Theatre, 950 Forest Street, Roswell, GA 30075, $18/ticket, payable to Metulla Hadassah.  Your check is your reservation and should be mailed to Nan Schwartz, 1675 Township Circle, Alpharetta, GA 30004. More details>>.
JOIN US FOR AN AFTERNOON OF: “JOY-FUL EXPRESSION” WITH JOY GOODMAN.  September 16, 2014 @ 1:15 PM.  Spruill Library Community Room,  9560 Spruill Road, Johns Creek, GA 30022.  JOY-FUL EXPRESSION - Engage with your “inner nature” through the use of humor, imagination, creativity, fun, and joyful self-expression. Free up your speaking voice as you interact with a variety of people, meet old and new friends, in nurturing, liberating, and uplifting ways.  Consider this session as a user-friendly prelude to public speaking that promises to help you feel more comfortable and confident in connecting with others.  For more information, contact:  Sharyn Larzarnick, Couvert:  $5.

Save the Date:  The Metulla Membership Committee cordially invites our new and prospective Metulla Members to BRUNCH WITH NEW FRIENDS on Sunday, October 12, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Convenient Roswell/East Cobb Location.  Please R.S.V.P. to Anita Otero: 770-734-0862.
METULLA'S LUNCHEON IN THE SUKKOT on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.  Congregation Beth Shalom (5303 Winters Chapel Road, Atlanta 30360).  Rabbi Mark Zimmerman will be discussing the "Beauty of Sukkot". We will provide a dairy lunch with beverage. $10 per person.  Invite your friends! R.S.V.P by Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  Barbara:, 770-729-9323 or Ruth:, 770-458-4185.

Save the Date—Sweet 16!  Metulla is turning “Sweet Sixteen”!  What better way to celebrate than to honor our past presidents with a Dinner of Honor and Sweet Sixteen Party.  Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at The Metropolitan Club, Alpharetta 30005.   Dinner & Dancing, Silent Auction,  Ad Book & Directory. Proceeds benefit Hadassah’s Heart Health Initiative “Every Beat Counts”.  Honorees:  Libby Roseman, Cheryl Gordon, Fern Marks, Madeleine Polan, Susan Rosenheck, Susan Linkwald, Elva Rosner, Sharyn Lazarnick, Susan Rappaport, and Laurie Furem.  Check your mailbox for the invitation later this summer.

Please visit the GAH Marketplace to support Greater Atlanta Hadassah chapter and Metulla Group fundraising efforts. The following individuals and businesses have graciously offered to donate a portion of the proceeds earned thru Hadassah member patronage back to Hadassah: Honey from the Heart, Shira's Series, Fresh Florida Fruit, Kosher Gift Box, Go to Baby the Jewish Web Store, Ellen Sichel of Custom Calm, Meg Fisher of Elite Tallit, Kiwi Publishing, Parkway Gold, and  We thank them all for helping us support the work of Hadassah! 
ON THE SAME PAGE BOOK CLUB: All meetings meet at Einstein Bagels, 2622 Holcomb Bridge Rd. Roswell, GA 30022 at 2:00 p.m unless otherwise noted.  
Upcoming book discussions include the following:
  Friday, September 19, 2014:  State of Wonder by Ann Patchett at the home of Judy Feldstein (425 Wembley Circle, Sandy Springs, GA 30328.) RSVP to Judy at 770-673-0030 or
  Friday, October 24, 2014:  Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
  Friday, November 7, 2014: Garden of Letters by Allison Richman (will be out at the beginning of Sept).
For further information, contact book club chair, Susan Linkwald at  or 770-232-9919.  
Keep in Shape by walking with Metulla on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. The Greenway, Northpoint, next to Ethan Allen. Call Nan, 770-754-3176, or Barb, 770-729-9323, Thursday night to confirm.
The Crafty Ladies: Organized by Gayle Kranz and Cheryl Bloom, this group meets on selected Fridays at 10:00 a.m. to work on projects such as knitting hats for chemo patients and sewing stuffed animals for children in the hospital.  The next meeting will be at the home of Sandy Levi on September 12 at 10:00.  Please RSVP to Sandy at 678-966-9369.  Please email Cheryl Bloom at to get added to our email list.
Cards and Certificates: Buying Hadassah greeting cards and certificates supports Hadassah’s important work while purchasing something that is always needed. Cards begin at $2 each. Certificates are available at every category of giving starting at $5 each. To purchase a card or certificate, in honor or in memory of a special person, contact Rhea Schwartz at
Save the Dates!!!
DATE                                                 EVENT & TIME                      ADDRESS

Now through the High Holidays

Give the gift of honey for the holidays. GAH is participating in the Honey From The Heart Fundraiser

Purchase at the on-line GAH Honey Store.  For more info, please download the flyer.

September 12

Crafty Ladies aka Hadassah Stitchers

10:00 a.m.

Home of Sandy Levi
3290 Wyntree Drive
Norcross, GA 30071

September 16


General Meeting:  Afternoon of “JOY-FUL EXPRESSION”

1:15 p.m.

Spruill Library Community Room
9560 Spruill Road
Johns Creek, GA 30022

September 19

On The Same Page Book Club

 2:00 p.m.

Home of Judy Feldstein
425 Wembley Circle
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

October 12

New/Prospective Member Brunch

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Convenient Roswell/East Cobb Location

October 14

General Meeting:  Luncheon In The Sukkkot

1:00 p.m.

Congregation Beth Shalom
5303 Winters Chapel Road
Atlanta, GA 30360

November 6

Sweet Sixteen Dinner Dance:  Honoring Metulla’s Past Presidents

6:30 p.m.

The Metropolitan Club
5895 Windward Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30005

2014 Metulla Board
President: ...........................Michele Weiner-Merbaum
Membership VP’s:...............Sharyn Lazarnick, Anita Otero, Stephanie Pure
Programming VP’s:............. Barbara Lang, Ruth Berg
Fundraising VP’s: ................Linda Lieberman, Randi Mazer
Education VP’s: ...................Livia Sklar, Eileen Cohn
Treasurer:............................ Nancy Schwartz
Corresponding Secretary: ...Jan Sturak
Recording Secretary: ...........Sydelle Silberman
Cards and Certificates:........ Rhea Schwartz
Newsletter: ..........................Karen Miller
Telephone Chair: ................Joan Baskin
Historian: ............................Judy Feldstein
Parliamentarian:.................. Laurie Furem  


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