|October 1, 2015||18 Tishrei 5776|
Shabbat Hol Hamoed Sukkot
Friday, October 2nd
Saturday, October 3rd
8:30 a.m., Sanctuary
Please note special time for this morning only
10:15 a.m. Supervised Youth Room, lower level
Kiddush is in the sukkah at the conclusion of services, sponsored by the Kiddush Lunch Fund.
To help sustain Kiddush Lunch, please consider joining a Kiddush Lunch Bunch group. E-mail Mindy Shuback for more information.
October 16th: Shabbat Dinner and Guest Speaker, Dr. Jeffrey Veidlinger,
Director of the Frankel Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Michigan, and the Joseph Brodsky Collegiate Professor of History and Judaic Studies at The University of Michigan.
Services, 7 p.m. Dinner by advanced reservation.
8 p.m. Speaker. Community is welcome to hear speaker at no charge.
To Frank and Lisa Ellias on the birth of their new grandson in Washington, D.C. Proud parents are Meira and Aaron Ellias. Mazel Tov as well to grandparents Rabbi Steve Bayar and Ilene Strauss, both of New Jersey.
Sukkot, Hoshanah Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Services Schedule
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
Sunday, October 4th
8:30 a.m., Chapel
Sunday, October 4
5 p.m. Minha/Maariv, Chapel, Erev Shemini Atzeret
Monday, October 5th
9 a.m. Services, Sanctuary
(Yizkor Service is part of the morning service)
Simhat Torah (evening)
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 Baruch, 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.
Blessing of the Pets, October 11th, 12:15 p.m.
LOCATION: BI/TKA outdoors
Join Rabbi Robbins and others in a ceremony honoring our pets and the special place that they have in our lives. Bring your pets, leashed, with proper accouterments to keep our grounds clean. Stuffed friends are welcomed!
COMING THIS FALL:
"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.
Talent Show 2015: November 21st
SPECIAL SHABBAT ACTIVITIES
Shabbat Home Hospitality Shabbat Dates:
10/24, 3/26 5/14
Shabbat Game Afternoons and Family Learning
Extend your stay after kiddush lunch.
Enjoy board games and family learning together with other families. 12/12, 1/9, 3/5, 5/7.
To join the B'nai Israel Synagogue Family Facebook Group, contact Ilana Glazier
Shabbat Youth Learning
Shabbat Morning Activities Youth Ages 6-12
Formal Activities in lower level 10:30 a.m.-11:45a.m. 10/17, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/27 3/12, and 4/30
Teen D'var Torah Cafe, 11 a.m.
Youth-led discussion in the social hall following D'var Torah
10/17, 11/14, 12/12/, 1/9, 2/27, 3/12, and 4/30
Adult Shabbat Learning
Shabbat Shiurim (BI and TKA lay-led)
10/17, 12/19, 2/20, 5/7 Each Shiur/Class is held in the chapel after lunch and prior to minha. They will be led alternately by members of B'nai Israel Synagogue and Temple Kol Ami.
Dr. Mitch Parker, Shabbat Mornings
Divrei Torah, sanctuary: 10/3, 11/7, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/12, 4/16, 5/7
Midrash Class, lower level: 10/24, 11/2, 1/23, 2/27, 3/5, 4/23, 5/28, 6/18
Times for midrash class and Divrei Torah will vary. Please check weekly bulletins for updates.
Adult Weekday Learning
Thumin Beit Midrash
An adult learning collaborative sponsored by B'nai Israel Synagogue and Congregation Beth Ahm, Monday Evenings, 7:30-9 p.m.
10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30
Instructors: Dr. Mitch Parker and Rabbi Stephen Belsky.
Advanced Registration is required.
TKA/BI JOINT OPPORTUNITIES
Saturday, October 10th: TKA Saturday Social Game Night,7-10 p.m.
TKA/BI Social Hall
Sunday, October 11th: Blessing of the Pets
Monday, October 19th: Dave Henig Memorial Blood Drive
2 pm. -7:45 p.m., TKA/BI Social Hall
Wed., October 14th: Women's Self Defense Class
7-9 p.m. TKA/BI Social Hall, sponsored by TKA Sisterhood.
May Their Memories Be For a Blessing
10/5/2015 (22 Tishrei)
10/6/2015 (23 Tishrei)
10/7/2015 (24 Tishrei)
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)
10/13/2015 (30 Tishrei)
Isaac Knoppow, Anna Murray
10/14/2015 (1 Heshvan)
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)
10/20/2015 (7 Heshvan)
10/21/2015 (9 Heshvan)
10/23/2015 (10 Heshvan)
Morris Kimmel, Morris Lantor
10/24/2015 (11 Heshvan)
Arthur Aaron Lovinger
10/25/2015 (12 Heshvan)
10/26/2015 (13 Heshvan)
Philip Dines, Joseph Irving Friedman, Gertrude Nusholtz
10/30/2015 (17 Heshvan)
Please click here if you wish to permanently memorialize a loved one by purchasing a yahrtzeit plaque.
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.
October 25th: Walk on West Bloomfield Trail followed by lunch
November 10th, 7 p.m., Book Club Night at JCC Book Fair
Pam Jenoff will discuss her book The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach. Advanced registration required.
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 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
10 Michael & Marybeth Rosen
13 Howard & Karen Rosenberg
14 Arnie & Cheryl Berlin
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