February 18, 20169 Adar I 5776
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Shabbat Tetzaveh
Friday, February 19th
Shabbat Table
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, February 20th
9 a.m., Sanctuary
10:15 a.m.  Supervised Youth Room and youth activities.
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by Linda and Murray Baruch, Leah and Joe Bernstein, Howard and Sharon Friedman, Steve and Marlene Myers, Stacy and Craig Gittleman, Rabbi Mark and Amy Robbins.

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

Covenant Baptist Church has invited members of B'nai Israel Synagogue to visit on February 28th, beginning at 10:45 a.m.  Please respond by February 22nd if you plan to attend.   
Rsvp by clicking here

 Teens from B'nai Israel and around the midwest will be participating in CRUSY KINNUS February 25-26, hosted by Congregation Beth Ahm.  Host families and volunteers are also needed.  Host families are asked to provide overnight accommodations Thursday and Friday night (February 25 & 26), breakfast and transportation to Beth Ahm.  Volunteers are needed throughout the weekend.  You do not have to have a teen participating to host or volunteer. For more information about kinnus, registration, hosting, or volunteering, contact Jacki Honig at  jhonig@shaareyzedek.org or 248-357-5544.


Future Shabbat Home Hospitality Dates:  
3/26, 5/14
Please e-mail Rabbi Robbins to be a host or guest or with further questions.

pj library

"PJ OUR WAY," a reading program for youth ages 9-11. 
A unique book club for parents and children which will meet 2/28 and 5/1. Please e-mail Rabbi Robbins if you wish to receive further information about this program. Click here for complete schedule and information.

To join the B'nai Israel Synagogue Family Facebook Group, contact Ilana Glazier

Daven, Dine and Discuss
8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Next 3D session:  February 21st.
Speaker:  Jordan Weiss
Thank you to Marla and David Weiss for sponsoring breakfast, and to Rebecca Tron and Geri Feigelson for set up.
Join us in the chapel for morning minyan, followed in the social hall by guest speakers and yummy breakfast.  Open to anyone who wishes to participate. Contact Mitch Parker if you wish to assist with this program.  

Shabbat Youth Learning
Shabbat Morning Activities Youth 
Ages 6-12
Formal Activities in lower level 10:30 a.m.-11:45a.m. 
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 
2/27, 3/12, and 4/30

"Talmud for Beginners:  
led by Dr. Mitch Parker
Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 p.m., Room 2 TKA/BI
Everyone is welcome, no prior knowledge required.  Texts will have full English translations and commentaries. We will study the tenth chapter of Pesachim, which deals with the Seder night. Join the class in January and be prepared to astound your friends and relatives in April at your Seder with everything you have learned.  $25.00 onetime charge for materials. 
Please register with Mitch (abbadoc@comcast.net; 248 738 0220) 
if you plan to attend.

Adult Learning
jewish books
Thumin Beit Madrash in 
cooperation with Congregation Beth Ahm
"Who are the People in your Talmudic Neighborhood?"
7:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Ahm, $25 for the series. 
Four sessions, led by Aaron Wogel, Judaic Studies faculty member, Frankel Jewish Academy.  RSVP to ablau@cbahm.org or call 248-851-6880
Open Beit Midrash with Rabbi Rubenstein, 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Ahm
$5.00/session.      All texts provided in Hebrew and English
February 22 - What's Bothering Rashi? 
February 29th - A text-based Primer to the Mitzvot of Purim 

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Sisterhood Corner

Book Club
Next Book Club book:  
My Promised Land by Ari Shavit.
April 10th, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m., TKA/BI Library.

BI Families are invited to attend
TKA Game Night, Adults only
Saturday, February 13th, 7-10 p.m., TKA/BI Social Hall
Are are welcome.  No charge to attend.
Please bring a snack or dessert to share.  A variety of games will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.  If your game requires a card table, please bring it with you.
RSVP to Ilene Gilbert:  igilbert@tkolami.org, or 248-661-0040.
Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
 17 Michael Golob          17 Leia Serlin          19 Nancy Silverman           20 Colton Graub        21 Inez Stevenson   22 Seymour Manello        25 Sheila Kurland      25 Sharon Rosen     26 Aaron Orel
If your birthday or anniversary information is not listed, please email the synagogue so we can update our records.
May Their Memories Be For a Blessing 
2/18/2016 (9 Adar I)          2/19/2016 (10 Adar 1)     2/21/2016 (12 Adar I)          2/21/2016 (12 Adar I)
Max Silverstein                    Klara Stark                     Theodore Jacob Levine       Betty Margolis
2/22/2016 (13 Adar I)     2/22/2016 (13 Adar I)        2/22/2016 (13 Adar I)          2/22/2016 (13 Adar I)
Gloria Braverman            Arthur Goodman                 Sol Reichberg Taub             Leo Weber
2/23/2016 (14 Adar I)     2/23/2016 (14 Adar I)        2/25/2016 (16 Adar I)          2/26/2016 (17 Adar I)
Wolfe Brown                    Esther Nusbaum                Yetta Langfelder                  Ann Doneson
                                                                                                                               Maurice Katz
2/27/2016 (18 Adar I)      2/27/2016 (18 Adar I)       2/29/2016 (20 Adar I)          2/29/2016 (20 Adar I)
Alan Breitman                   Rose Lifshitz                    Doris Barahal Tron              Arlene Beals
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