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Parshat Vayishlach
December 5 - 6,  2014 /14 Kislev 5775
Schedule
Friday
Candlelighting 4:10pm
Mincha 4:15pm
   
Oneg & 1st SIR Presentation 7:15pm
   
Shabbat
Shacharit 9:00am
Sof Zman Kriyat Shma 9:26am
2nd SIR Presentation after kiddush
Mincha  3:55pm
3rd SIR Presentation 4:15pm
Maariv 5:06pm
Havdalah
5:14pm
   
Sunday   
Shacharit 8:00am
This Weekend
Abraham and Sheila Schlussel Learning Institute
Scholar In Residence

Join us this Shabbat to welcome
Dr. Rivka Schwartz
Friday Night:  7:15 pm Oneg Shabbat Communal Dessert followed by Dr. Schwartz's talk entitled: On Backscatter X-Rays and Shooting an Elephant: A Response to the Responses to the Freundel Crisis

Shabbat Morning, following kiddush: Privilege, Perspective, and the Modern Orthodox Community

Following Mincha at 3:55pm:  Choosing to be Obligated: The Paradox of Observance in the Contemporary World

Rivka Press Schwartz is in her first year as the Director of General Studies at the Frisch School. For the preceding five years, Dr. Schwartz served as Assistant Principal at SAR High School where she also taught history. She has also taught history of science at Yeshiva and Stern Colleges.  Dr. Schwartz earned a doctorate in History of Science at Princeton University, writing about the cultural history of the Manhattan Project; a BA from Case Western Reserve University; and teachers' certification from Beth Jacob Seminary in Jerusalem.

The Scholar in Residence Program is sponsored through the generosity of Abraham and Sheila Schlussel.

The Friday Night Oneg Shabbat Communal Dessert is sponsored by:
  • Martin & Jeanette Heistein in commemoration of the yahrzeit of Marty's brother Charles Heistein
  • Minna Heilpern in commemoration of the yahrzeit of her father Sydney Horvitz
  • Ken and Gail Fried in commemoration of the yahrzeit of Gail's parents Jacob and Frances Lask
  • Richard and Gail Dukas
Teen Shabbat Dinner This Week
All high school students are invited to Rabbi Helfgot's and Rachel Brenner's home for Shabbat dinner. Come for mincha and kabbalat shabbat at the shul at 4:15pm followed by a dvar Torah and dinner at the Rabbi's house. 
Sefer Melachim Shiur

This week there will be no shiur.
Kiddush
This week's kiddush is sponsored by the Kern and Ben-Biniamin families commemorating the yahrzeit of Irene Kern. 

 
Thank you to our clean up teams!

This week:  Samad (M&E) & Sandler

12/13  Shindel & Schlosberg/Siegel
12/20  Schlussel (D&R) & Schlussel (M&R)
12/27  Schulman & Schwartz/Berger
1/3     Schwartz D & Shisha
Chesed Opportunities
The deadline for contributing to the Chanukah toy drive is only a few days away.

Netivot Shalom participates in the 22nd Annual Bergen County Chanukah Toy Drive.

What we are collecting:  New unwrapped toys and gifts for children and teens such as games, sports equipment, make-up sets, purses, costume jewelry, dolls, craft activities, books, cd's, - please remove price tags if possible.

Where: Straus residence, 122 Golf Ct. Teaneck

When: From now through Tuesday December 9th

Who we help: Over 17 deserving local charity organizations including children & teens in needy families, hospitals, group homes and others.

We thank you in advance for participating in this important mitzvah. Happy Chanukah!

For a complete list of receiving organizations, participating stores and coupons see www.bctoydrive.com
Upcoming Events

The Round Robin dinner will take place on Saturday December 13
 
Meeting for Youth Group Leaders
The shul will be sponsoring an Aleinu child safety training session which will be MANDATORY for all group leaders.

It will be taking place at shul on Sunday morning, December 14, from 9:00-9:45, and doughnuts will be provided
SHIRAH CONCERT
Our member Justin Straus will be performing with SHIRAH, the chorus of the JCC on the Palisades, presenting its annual winter concert with Israeli, Chanukah,and Ladino music on December 14 at 1:30 PM. Admission is FREE. Tickets are available at the door or by contacting the JCC. For more information, speak to Justin Straus.
Join the Netivot Shalom Social Committee for
A Very Jewish Christmas
Wednesday, December 24th

 
Show time: 9:30 PM (Doors Open at 9:00 PM)
Cost: $27.50 per person*
*Cost is for the SHOW ONLY; mandatory 2 drink minimum 

RSVP by December 10th to either Tammy Hikind  or Ari Fox  
Please deliver check/cash by deadline to Tammy Hikind - 306 Frances Street
 

Gotham Comedy Club
(212) 367-9000
Between 7th & 8th Avenues
208 W 23rd St New York, NY
Women's Torah Reading on January 3
A women's Torah reading will take place on January 3, 2015. Parshat Vayechi -  Please contact Jessica Langer at jlclanger@gmail.com for more information.
Shabbat Afternoon Scholars Series
A monthly talk between mincha and maariv on Shabbat afternoon given by local scholars.

January 10 
CB Neugroschl
Head of School, Yeshiva University High school for Girls
Rabbi Akiva: When Optimism Prevails
Mincha at 4:20
Save the date
March 7, 2015  8pm
 Fair Lawn Jewish Center

for the
Netivot Shalom Annual Dinner

honoring 
Leah and Alex Moskovits
Sema Heller Memorial Award
and
Fred Schulman
Service Award
Youth
Toys and Games for Groups
The Netivot Shalom youth committee is looking for gently used or new creative toys for our Nursery to Kindergarten-aged children and board and / or card games for older children.  No books please.  Some Netivot Shalom members have seeded a fund for toys and games for youth groups and we encourage others to join.  If you have gently used or new toys or games to donate and /or wish to donate money to purchase new toys or games, please contact Pam Scheininger at pscheininger@hotmail.com.
In Our Kehilla
Bikur Cholim
Members and their families are encouraged to visit patients at Care One on Shabbat afternoons (or other times during the week, if that’s more convenient for you).

A sign-up spreadsheet is linked here.  
 
Also, if you know of anyone within our community who is ill or home bound and would like visitors, please be in touch with Richard Dukas; richard@dukaspr.com; 201/417-7730.
Community Tanach Study
Please take part in our shul wide learning program of all of Tanach, to culminate with a siyum on Shavuot, the holiday of the giving of the Torah.

To sign up, click the link below and chose the book you would like to read. Each book can divided up between family members and studied together or individually, In addition, once the slots are full, people can double up on books already taken. Everyone is invited to participate in this opportunity to learn Torah collectively as a community. The web address for the sign up is http://bit.ly/1sWh8Ga.
Invite prospective and new families for a Shabbat meal! 
As new families visit and join our shul, we would like to welcome them and help them meet shul members. If you'd like to be among the hosts (or would like to be hosted), please e-mail Daniel Moskovits at  daniel.moskovits@gmail.com or call 917-328-7163.
In Our Community
For Details, Click Here
  • 12/4 Ma'ayanot shiur series with Rabbi Zev Prince
  • 12/4 JLE series "Trying to Find Meaning in Mitzvah Observance: with Rabbi Mark Staum LCSW at Beth Aaron
  • 12/4 JLE Level II Hebrew Classes with Dr. Richard Gertler at Beth Aaron
  • 12/5 Rabbi Elli Fischer at Rinat Yisrael
  • 12/6 Screening of Killing Kasztner: The Jew Who Dealt With Nazis moderated by Producer/Director Gaylen Ross at Rinat Yisrael
  • 12/6 JEC Alumni Network presents Charlie Harary
  • 12/7 RYNJ Preschool Preview
  • 12/7 RTMA Parlor Meetings
  • 12/8 JNF Dinner and Dessert Reception
  • 12/8  "Serving Our Creator With a Healthy Body, Mind and Soul" lecture series at Beth Aaron with Rabbi Rothwachs -  To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate?: A Halachic Perspective
  • 12/10 An Evening with Eran Riklis, filmmaker,  at Beth Sholom
  • 12/12-13 Rabbi Jesse Horn at Beth Aaron
  • 12/12-13 Prof. Shnayer Leiman at Rinat Yisrael
  • 12/13 Project Ezra's Annual Dinner
  • 12/14 Salon Tiferet at Minyan Tiferet of Tenafly & Englewood
  • 12/19 Rinat Yisrael's 6th Annual Tisch
  • 12/23-25 Drisha's Winter Week with Rute Yair Nussbaum, Samuel Lebens and Eliyahyu Stern
  • 12/25 Ma'aynot's Annual Day of Study
  • 12/28 NJ Yachad Adult group to Big Apple Circus
  • 1/10 Save the date for Yavneh Academy's 72nd Annual Dinner at Keter Torah
  • "Making Sense of the Senses" lecture series at Keter Torah with Rabbi Shalom Baum
  • Letter about Teaneck Yom Hashoa Event
  • Ma'ayanot offering free tutoring for 1st - 5th graders
  • Zumba for Girls (K - 5th grade) at Rinat Yisrael Sundays
  • New Thursday night Parsha Shiur at Rinat Yisrael
  • Yeshivat Noam Tuesday Morning Parent Shiur: Torah and Psychology series presented by Dr. Alex Mondrow
  • Be a Reading Buddy - JFNNJ
  • Rav Meir Goldwicht's Parshat HaShavua in Hebrew resumes
  • Torah in the AM
  • Ma'ayanot Shiurim
  • Center for Food Action
  • Announcing MyMakom Teaneck - online resource
  • Tomchei Shabbos help needed in Bergenfield
  • Chesed Opportunities
  • Newspaper coupons for Helping Hands Food Pantry
  • Ample Harvest
  • Support Groups
  • Simcha G'machs - tables, chairs, centerpieces, tablecloths, bris pillows, pillowcases and outfits, wedding presents and medical supplies
Coming up at Davar
January 30 -31 Matti Friedman
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