Parshat Bo Schedule

Parshat Bo
4 Shevat 5775
January 23-24, 2015


         Yavneh Welcomes Rabbi Elchanon Shoff

Rabbi Elchanan Shoff, a Yavneh graduate originally from Venice CA, is Rabbi of the Beis Knesses at Faircrest Heights (formerly LINK East Shul) a new community pushing the borders of the Pico Robertson neighborhood eastward that he opened just over a year ago. He is the author of Vaani Bahashem Atzapeh (Jerusalem 2010) in Hebrew on Tehillim, Birchasa Vishirasa (Jerusalem 2012) in Hebrew on Meseches Brachos, and Paradise: Breathtaking Strolls Through the Length and Breadth of Torah (Jeruslaem 2012, Urim Publications). Rabbi Shoff studied in Waterbury CT, and the Mir Yeshiva, and served as a shoel umayshiv in the Mir yeshiva, a lecturer for Aish Hatorah, and most recently a Rebbe in Rabbi Shmuel Brazils Yeshiva in Jerusalem, Zeev Hatorah.

Parshat Bo
Yavneh Welcomes Scholar-in-Residence

Rabbi Elchanan Shoff

FRIDAY, January 23, 2015
Candle-lighting: 4:56 PM
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat: 5:00 PM

SHABBAT, January 24, 2015

Shacharit: 9:00 AM
All children programs begins at 9:30 AM

Drasha by Rabbi Elchanan Shoff: "Tefilin, Techias Hameisim, and Jewish Continuity"

Kiddush sponsored by the Kehilla

Mincha: 4:45 PM

Seudah Shlishit and Rabbi Shoff's Dvar Torah sponsored by the Kehilla
Topic: "Pharoah's Hard Heart: Insights into the T'shuva Movement"

Ma'ariv: 5:50 PM

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Times of Davening During the Week
Followed by daily Daf Yomi with Rabbi Einhorn
Daf Yomi Sponsored by Walter and Esthie Feinblum
Sundays:  7:30 AM
Mondays & Thursdays: 6:15 AM
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays: 6:25 AM
Latest Shema: Week of January 25, 2015: 9:30 AM 

Yavneh Announcements

Save the Date for the Hendeles Family Aufruf Kiddush on Feb 21st in honor of their son Zev's upcoming wedding to Lauren Rosenblum.  Mazal Tov!

Please continue to daven and say Tehilim l'refuah sheleima for Yechezkel Ben Gita, husband of Yavneh Morah Penina Cohen and brother of Yavneh Morah Dassi Weiner.  The Cohen family is very thankful for all of your tefilos and for the tremendous amount of support from the community. 

In an effort to keep everyone informed and at the same time not having to respond individually to each person, we setup a twitter notification feed. If you have a twitter account, follow @Cheskycohen and you can choose to enable notifications in your Twitter settings. If you don't have a twitter account, follow one simple step to automatically get text message notifications from Mrs. Penina Cohen as soon as she posts an update. Send a text message to the number 40404 with the text: follow @Cheskycohen 

Link to the google doc (will not edit on a phone

If anyone wants to contribute money to the Cohen family fund (tax deductible) Write checks to:
Congregation Tifereth Tzvi, Mail to: Cohen Family Fund, c/o Kendra Fuchs, 12451 Albers Street, Valley Village, CA 91607

Shabbat, February 7th
All are welcome to compete! Limited to the first 15 participants -- sign up today!!  Email 

Yavneh Teen Minyan Take-Over
Shabbat, March 7th!

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Yavneh's Annual Family Shabbaton
February 27, 2015 at Beth Jacob Congregation

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Are you celebrating a birthday, anniversary, simcha, or possibly commemorating a yahrzeit?  Did you know that besides Kiddush and Seudah Shlishit, Yavneh now offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities; Children's table at kiddush, teen minyan, daf yomi, sponsor a Yavneh student for a week, or even a whole day of learning!  Please contact the office for more details at

Have any halachik or any other questions? Feel free to contact Rabbi Einhorn at or call (917) 647-8359 

Save the Date:

Feb 6-7 -- Moshe Storch and a Chulent Throw-Down
Feb 7 -- Trustees dinner at the Montage BH
Feb 21 -- Kiddush Sponsored by the Hendeles Family
Feb 27 -- Yavneh Family Shabbaton at Beth Jacob
Mar 5 -- Purim Seudah at Yavneh, 5 PM
Mar 7 -- Teen Minyon Take-Over

Community Announcements

Dr. Leila Bronner's weekly shiur continues this Shabbat, January 24th, 180 N. Las Palmas Avenue at 4:30pm.  All are welcome to attend.

Monday, February 2nd at 7:00 PM - Join YULA High Schools for a screening of Jerusalem U's "Beneath the Helmet". Special Q&A following the film with actor Lt. Aviv Regev and YULA alumnus Daniel Rubin. For more information and to sign up, please visit or call (310) 203-3180.

Peter Faber is proud to announce the upcoming production of “TRYING” a poignant, yet comical look at the last year of Judge Francis Biddle’s life. The staged reading takes place at Pat’s Next Door on January 22, 24, 25, 29, 31 and February 1 all at 7:30pm. Drinks will be offered before the reading, dessert & coffee and tea will be served after the show. For tickets or further information please go online to or call Peter at 213.712.1000

Join Rabbi Einhorn at the AIPAC POLICY CONFERENCE! Policy Conference admission is $599 for non-club members and $499 for club members, register today.

If you observe any suspicious activity call the SHOMRIM HOTLINE (424) 294-8273. LAPD Non-Emergency (877) 275-5273, To report a threat (877) 284-7328.

B'Nei Akiva Events: Shabbat Afternoon SNIF Program:  THIS WEEK Shabbat Jan. 24th CITY & Valley: WINTER BREAK - NO SNIF! Enjoy your vacation! For more Bnei Akiva info call: Eyal 310-220-1459 or Avi 818-442-8608Registration for Moshava Malibu is going on now! Information and application available at or call us 855-MOSHAVA.
 MOSHAVA MALIBU 2015 Season - Enrolled families: refer a new family and receive $100 off your tuition per camper. For camper and staff registration and more info: or 1-855-MOSHAVA  

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