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Parshat Shmini
April 17 - 18, 2015 /29 Nisan 5775
Latest Candlelighting  7:19pm
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat 7:00pm
Shacharit 9:00am
Mincha  7:00pm
followed by Shabbat Afternoon Scholar Series  
with Shoshana Chanales  
Maariv 8:12pm
Havdalah 8:20pm
Shacharit  8:00am
This Week
Shabbat Afternoon Scholars Series

A monthly talk between mincha and maariv on Shabbat afternoon given by local scholars.

April 18, 2015
Shoshana Chanales
Judaic Studies Faculty, SAR High School

Men Are From Mars and Women Are Also.
The Relationship Between Men and Women As Seen
Through Parshat Bereshit. 

Mincha at 7:00pm

Click here or on the poster below to download a PDF Flyer for the entire series

Sefer Melachim Shiur

Rabbi Helfgot's shiur on Sefer Melachim continues this Sunday, April 19,  after Shacharit.
This week the kiddush is sponsored by the shul.

Thank you to our clean up teams!  

This week: Druck & Dukas

4/25      Dworken & Edelman
5/2        Epstein & Esquenazi
5/9        Fass & Fisher
5/16      Fleischer/Labinsky & Fox
Yom HaZikaron/Yom Haatzmaut
Yom Hazikaron Event at Ben Porat 
Ben Porat Yosef invites the community to a special ceremony commemorating Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror on Tuesday, April 21 at 8pm, at the school (E. 243 Frisch Court, Paramus). We will honor the families of fallen soldiers, and are privileged to have Eli Weiss, the brother of Sgt. Ari Weiss Z”L of the Nahal Brigade, share his story. There will be tefillot, yizkor, and singing of memorial songs. Let us come together as a community to show our support and appreciation for those who defend and protect Israel. For information contact Ruth Roth (RuthR@benporatyosef.org).
Israel's Day of Remembrance and Celebration of Democracy at the Bergen County Administration Building 
Bergen County Executive James J Tesdesco III and the Board of Chosen Freeholders in conjunction with JFNNJ invites you to Israel's Day of Remembrance and Celebration of Democracy, April 22. at 12pm at the Bergen County Administration Building, 1 Bergen County Plaza, Piazza, Hackensack, NJ
Yom Haatzmaut Event at Keter Torah 
Please join us for a community-wide event for Yom Haatzmaut:
Location: Keter Torah (600 Roemer Ave, Teaneck, NJ)
Time: 7:25 Wednesday evening, April 22

The program will begin with Mincha at 7:25, followed by a speaker and video presentation for Yom Hazikaron. We will hear from Yaakov Bina, an Israeli border police officer who has served since 2010 as the head of the Israel Border Police Mental Health Department, in addition to overseeing supervision and support for clinical mental health officers. His talk and video presentation, titled "My Two Heroes", is the story of two young border police officers who saved over 25 bystanders during a terror attack in Jerusalem in September 2004. The speaker will be followed by a special Maariv Chagigit, and a Chagiga in the main ballroom, including a daglanut presentation. There will be youth groups for children from Nursery/Pre-K through 5th grade.
Nominating Committee and Nominations

We are pleased to announce the formation of our 2015 Nominating Committee chaired by Marty Heistein (MHeistein@bbwg.com). The other members are Gail Dukas (gail@dukaspr.com) and David Montag (djmontag@gmail.com).

There are six board positions, each with a two-year term,  that will be open for the May 2015 elections. This includes all officers (President, Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Programs, Secretary and Treasurer) and one general board member. This is a great opportunity to get more involved in Netivot Shalom through joining the Board of Directors.

Please contact any of the committee members for more information, if you are interested in running for the board, or if you would like to recommend someone for one of these positions
Upcoming Events
Like to Lead Services?
The Belz School of Jewish Music at Yeshiva University is pleased to announce the Bayrish Schreiber Memorial Seminar in the musical nusach of Shacharit for Shabbat. This tuition-free four week seminar conducted by members of the Belz faculty will take place at Cong. Bnai Yeshurun on Thursday Evenings, 8 - 9:30 PM, from April 30th through May 21st. All Baalei Tefilla and aspiring Baalei Tefillah are invited to attend these sessions, which will grant a Certificate of Completion to all those who finish the series. Learn the beautiful, accurate nusach of the Belz School, and discover facts that you never knew about Tefillat Schacharit. This seminar is free and open to all residents of Bergen County.

In addition, Netivot Shalom has a CD you can borrow with Lincoln Square synagogue's Chazan Emeritus Sherwood Goffin guiding you through the entire nusach of Shabbat. Please see Michael Rogovin to borrow this CD. 
Monthly Joint Kabbalat Shabbat Service with Carlebach Community of Teaneck

The Carlebach Community of Teaneck will daven
with us next on April 24.

The Netivot Shalom Education Committee presents: 
"How To Read The Bible":
A panel discussion on Biblical interpretation
focusing on Parshat Tazria-Metzora
Dr. Tammy Jacobowitz on the Midrashic approach
Ms. Sarah Rindner on the Literary approach
Dr. Shuli Sandler on the Psychoanalytic approach
Moderated by Rabbi Nati Helfgot

On Shabbat, April 25th following Kiddush.
In Our Kehilla
Natan Herzog's Bar Mitzvah Project
Natan Herzog will be participating in the annual Jewish Family Service Wheels for Meals Fundraising Ride co-sponsored by the Jewish Home in Rockleigh taking place on Sunday, June 14th. He would like you to ride with him and his family or support his team. His family will be riding the 10 mile route.  Look for Team Natan Herzog at ridetofighthunger.com, and select which distance you will ride or make a donation.  
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.
For Your Information
Keylim Mikvah Awareness Month
Every family in Teaneck, Bergenfield and New Milford benefits from the keylim mikvah all year round, but especially during the busy month before Pesach. Please help us recognize its importance by financially supporting the mikvah during Keylim Mikvah Awareness Month. Funds collected will be used exclusively for the daily operational expenses of the mikvah including insurance costs, supplies, and equipment. Suggested amount is $36 per family, but of course, any contribution is appreciated. Payments may be made online at www.teaneckmikvah.com. Thank you!
Now through April 30, 2015  North American Jews have the opportunity to elect delegates for the 37th Annual World Zionist Congress.To register and vote go to www.myvoteourisrael.com
 In Our Community
For Details, Click Here
  • 4/18 Rabbi Gideon Weitzman at Keter Torah
  • 4/18 "Blessed is the Match" Documentary about Hannah Senesh at Rinat Yisrael
  • 4/21 Rebbetzin Tzipporah Heller at Beth Abraham
  • 4/26 Ohel presents: "Rising from Divorce" film and panel discussion
  • 4/30 - 5/21 Bayrish Schreiber Memorial Seminar in the musical nusach of Shacharit for Shabbat at Bnai Yeshurun
  • 5/14 JFNNJ One Book, One Community Event: Meet the Author of The Golem & The Jinni at Temple Emeth
  • 5/17 Yeshivat Noam's Color Me Fun Run
  • 5/17 Heichal HaTorah's community wide Siyum HaShas
  • 6/3 OU Advocacy Center Leadership Mission to Washington
  • Taglit-Birthright Trip for Modern Orthodox Graduates of Jewish Day Schools
  • Birthright Free Trips to Israel for young adults,18 - 26.
  • JFNNJ Summer Program from Young Adults 19-27
  • Ma'ayanot offering free tutoring for 1st - 5th graders
  • Thursday night Parsha Shiur at Rinat Yisrael
  • Yeshivat Noam Tuesday Morning Parent Shiur series presented by Rabbi Uri Goldstein: Tricks, Loopholes, and Legal Fictions: Does Halacha Allow Us to Deceive God?  
  • Rav Meir Goldwicht's Parshat HaShavua in Hebrew resumes
  • Torah in the AM
  • Center for Food Action
  • 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
April 24 & 25 - Daniel Segal, Community Rabbi of Alon, founding member of Ein Prat Academy of Leadership
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Nathaniel Helfgot, Rabbi • Michael Rogovin, President
811 Palisade Avenue, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
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