September 24, 201511 Tishrei 5776
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Shabbat Haazinu
Friday, September 25th
Shabbat Table
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, September 26th
9 a.m., Sanctuary
Shay Finn will become a bat mitzvah.  Shay is the daughter of Erika Finn and Brian Finn and sister of Hannah.  Shay is also the granddaughter of Diane Milstein, Bill Milstein, and Leonard and Jeanette Finn.
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by Leonard and Jeanette Finn, by Diane Milstein and Bill Milstein in honor of their granddaughter Shay becoming a bat mitzvah.

To help sustain Kiddush Lunch, please consider joining a Kiddush Lunch Bunch group. E-mail Mindy Shuback for more information.  

To Rachel Kapen and the Kapen family for sponsoring Yom Kippur Break-fast in loving memory of Shelly Kapen.

To Lori and Jeff Lasday on the recent engagement of their son, David of Tel Aviv, to Melissa Zeloof.

Lulav and Etrog
Anyone who ordered lulav and etrog sets through the synagogue must pick them up from Coby's Judaica:

Sukkot, Hoshanah Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Services Schedule
Erev Sukkot
Sunday, September 27th
5 p.m. Minha/Maariv, Chapel
Sukkot Day 1
Monday, September 28th
9 a.m. Services, Sanctuary
6 p.m. Minha/Maariv, Chapel
Sukkot Day 2
Tuesday, September 29th
9 a.m. Services, Sanctuary
6 p.m. Minha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv, Chapel
Thursday, October 1st
Youth ages 6-12
Sukkot dinner and Activities, Robbins Family Sukkah and home

Hol Hamoed Shabbat Sukkot
Saturday, October 3rd
8:30 a.m.Services, Sanctuary
Reading and discussion of Koheleth (Ecclesiastes) is part of the morning service.
4-5:45 p.m. Teen Gathering at Robbins Sukkah
5:45 p.m.  Minha/Seudah Shleesheet, Maariv and Havdalah at the Robbins Home and Sukkah
Hoshanah Rabbah
Sunday, October 4th
8:30 a.m., Chapel
Sunday, October 4
5 p.m. Minha/Maariv, Chapel, Erev Shemini Atzeret

Shemini Atzeret
Monday, October 5th
9 a.m. Services, Sanctuary
   (Yizkor Service is part of the morning service)
Simhat Torah (evening) Simchat Torah
Monday, October 5th
6:30 p.m. Minha/Maariv followed by Hakafot, Simhat Torah celebration, refreshments
Simhat Torah (morning)
Tuesday, October 6th
9 a.m. Services, Sanctuary
including Hakafot, Simhat Torah celebration and special Kiddush.  A special aliyah for all in attendance, including all children. 
Simhat Torah Kiddush is sponsored by the following Kiddush Lunch Bunch families: Bev Avadenka, Bernice Jacobson, Linda and Steve Jacobson, Pearl and Sy Manello, Ruby Robinson, Joe Rose, Lou and Sally Soverinsky, Ruth Webber, Murray and Linda B 
arch, Leah and Joe Bernstein, Howard and Sharon Friedman, Marilyn and Herb Lantor, Marlene and Steve Myers, Jerry and Gail Beal, Stacy and Craig Gittleman, Gayla Bassham and Michael Karesh, and Rabbi Mark and Amy Robbins.

Formal youth activities will resume following the conclusion of all the holidays.
pj library
"PJ OUR WAY," a reading program for youth ages 9-11. 
A unique book club for parents and children which will meet 10/18, 11/15, 1/31, 2/28, and 5/1. Please e-mail Rabbi Robbins if you wish to receive further information about this program.

To stay current on all youth and family activities, contact Ilana Glazier to join the B'nai Israel Families Facebook Group.

May Their Memories Be For a Blessing 
9/25/2015 (12 Tishrei)
Esther Berkowitz Ellias
9/27/2015 (14 Tishrei)
Irving Morris Wiseman
9/28/2015 (15 Tishrei)
Jerome Burbank, Anita Harris, Ben Kert, Mrs. Sophie Kuhn
10/5/2015 (22 Tishrei)
Oscar Altshuler
10/6/2015 (23 Tishrei)
Evelyn Gruber
10/7/2015 (24 Tishrei)
Betty Segal
10/10/2015 (27 Tishrei)
Rae Jacobson, Barbara Keila, Sidney S. Stark
10/11/2015 (28 Tishrei)
Carl Cohen, Rachel Goodman, Allan B. Rimar, Mr. Harold Ruskin, Rosann Toby
10/12/2015 (29 Tishrei)
Milt Fishman
10/13/2015 (30 Tishrei)
Isaac Knoppow, Anna Murray
10/14/2015 (1 Heshvan)
Aaron Soverinsky
10/15/2015 (2 Heshvan)
Sam Thomas Balkin, Edith Rosenberg
10/16/2015 (3 Heshvan)
Renee Rochlin, Rhea K. Sossen
10/18/2015 (5 Heshvan)
Harry Handler, Mr. George Kohn
10/19/2015 (6 Heshvan)
Marilyn Breitman
10/20/2015 (7 Heshvan)
Martha Faxstein
10/21/2015 (9 Heshvan)
Lorraine Eras
10/23/2015 (10 Heshvan)
Morris Kimmel, Morris Lantor
10/24/2015 (11 Heshvan)
Arthur Aaron Lovinger
10/25/2015 (12 Heshvan)
Kayla Kapen
10/26/2015 (13 Heshvan)
Philip Dines, Joseph Irving Friedman, Gertrude Nusholtz
10/30/2015 (17 Heshvan)
Manny Chudnow

To make a donation to commemorate a yahrtzeit, please click here.  If you are a member of the synagogue and a yahrtzeit for your loved one is not on the list, please contact the synagogue office so we can update our records.
   Please click here if you wish to permanently memorialize a loved one by purchasing a yahrtzeit plaque.  
Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
 25 Frances Chudnow
 26 Howard Friedman
 27 Erika Finn
 27 Warren Lada
  4 Ilene Miles
  4 Emilie Weingarden
  5 Beth Avadenka
 11 Jonah Wolf
 15 Joe Bernstein
 15 Erin Graub
 16 C. Michael Graub
 16 Roxane Newhouse
 16 Jordan Weiss
 17 Lenny Jacobson
19 Kenneth Brown
 19 Ruth Kozlowski
 20 Adam Marcotte
 21 Annie Jacobson
 23 Jerome Beale
 23 Carrie Roth
 24 Steven Dines
 25 Ruby Robinson
 26 Mechelle Bernard
 29 Libby Beider
 29 Adina Robbins
 30 Jeremy Baruch
 30 Philip Epstein
 31 Benjamin Chudnow
 31 Yael Duer
Jewish Wedding

 14 Renee and Jay Kozlowski
10 Michael & Marybeth Rosen
13 Howard & Karen Rosenberg
14 Arnie & Cheryl Berlin
If your birthday or anniversary information is not listed, please email the synagogue so we can update our records.
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Sisterhood Corner
Book Club
Next Book Club Meeting: Sunday, October 18th.
We will be discussing the book All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.
Thank you to Lori Orel and Shelley Fenyes for organizing Book Club.  Your suggestions are welcome.

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