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Parshat Sh'lach
June 12 - 13, 2015 /26 Sivan 5775
Latest Candlelighting  8:10pm
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat 7:00pm
Shacharit 9:00am
Pirkei Avot Shiur 7:25pm
Mincha 8:05pm
Gemara Shiur  
Maariv 9:03pm
Havdalah 9:11pm
Shacharit 8:00am
This Week
Mazel Tov 
Mazal Tov to Shoshana Chanales and Doni Moskovits, Nava and Rami on the birth of a baby girl. Mazal tov also to grandparents Leah & Alex Moskovits and Suri & Sheldon Chanales. The baby will be named in shul on Shabbat.

Mazel Tov to Adinah East and Howard Davis on the birth of a daughter. The baby will be named in shul on Shabbat. 
Mazel Tov to all of our graduates!
Dani Bronstein                    
NYU Gallatin

Zachary Dauber
Ben Porat Yosef Kindergarten 

Benji Dukas                         
The Frisch School

Benny Edelman                  
Yavneh Academy

Amira Fleischmann
Yaldenu Chicks

Natan Fleischmann            
Yeshivat He'Atid Kindergarten

Michael Fremed MD           
Albert Einstein School of Medicine

Ali Gruber    
University of Maryland

Max Gruber  
The Frisch School

Yakir Helfgot 
Bryant School Kindergarten

Russell Heller, MBA
Fordham University

Lila Kagedan, Maharat
Yeshivat Maharat

Tali Kern, Masters
Hunter College

Gavriel Kruman
Ronit Langer
The Frisch School

Seela Langer
Yavneh Academy

Rachel Straus Mann, NP
Columbia School of Nursing

Lila Montag 
Yavneh Academy Kindergarten

Mikey Pollack    
The Frisch School

Ora Rogovin        
SAR High School

Zachary Rothblatt
Johns Hopkins University

Gabrielle Samad                  
University of Maryland

Jonathan Schlussel
Brandeis University

Eliana Schwartz
The Frisch School

Shulamit Schwell, MSN
Rutgers School of Nursing

Ezra Spraragen      

Maxine Yurowitz                
SAR High School

Lila Kagedan will deliver the drasha.
 Weekly Pirkei Avot Shiur
Join Rabbi Nati Helfgot for an in-depth look at Mishna Pirkei Avot ("Ethics of the Fathers") Chapter 5, 40 minutes before mincha. And stay with us after mincha for Rabbi Helfgot's Gemara shiur.
Rabbi Helfgot's Sunday Morning Shiur
Rabbi Helfgot continues his shiur on Sefer Melachim this Sunday after Shacharit.
This week is the Graduation Kiddush. Thank you to all of our sponsors.

This week's kiddush is also being co-sponsored by Adinah East and Howard Davis in honor of the birth of their daughter. 

Thank you to our clean up teams!  

This week: Heistein & Heller

6/20     Hikind & Idler
6/27     Kagedan & Kahan
7/4      Y&S Kaplan & Z&A Kaplan
7/11     Kern  & Knopf

End of the Year Make Your Own Pizza Party!
The Youth Department presents: End of the Year Make Your Own Pizza Party! All 3-6th graders are invited to make (and eat!) your own pizza in the party room at EJs, on Thursday night, June 18 from 6:00-7:00.  Additionally, we will be conducting the raffle for all children who gave Divrei Torah in shul this year. Cost is $5 per person. Please RSVP to Chaim Sussman chaim.sussman@yavnehacademy.org by Wednesday.
Upcoming Events
Scholar in Residence
Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom
June 27, 2015

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Rabbi Etshalom attended Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavne, Rabbi Isaac Elhanan Theological Seminary and Yeshivat Har Etzion before receiving ordination from the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. He is an accomplished storyteller, radio host and songwriter and has produced tapes of both his own stories and music. Rabbi Etshalom, whose first book "Between the Lines of the Bible" was published by Yashar Books in March, 2006, serves on the faculties of the Yeshiva of Los Angeles and the Simon Wiesenthal Center as Associate Director of Project Next Step, along with serving as chair of the Bible Department at the Yeshiva University High Schools of Los Angeles. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Stefanie and their 5 children.

Rabbi Etshalom will speak after kiddush on Shabbat morning.
In Our Kehilla
Shirah Community Chorus Concert
SHIRAH: Community Chorus on the Palisades 
Celebrating the legacy of Shirah's founding supporters and guiding spirits! Featuring Matthew Lazar, founding director and conductor, Marsha Bryan Edelman, associate director, and Cantor Israel Singer as guest soloist. Supported by founders Bernie z"l and Ruth z"l Weinflash and their SHIRAH Fund in Tribute to Matthew Lazar, the Ethel and Irving Plutzer Fund for the SHIRAH Choir, and the Rhoda Toonkel Fund for the SHIRAH Choir. 
Our member Justin Straus will be performing in the concert.
Sunday, June 14, 7 pm, Taub Auditorium at the JCC
$10 general admission/$8 for JCC members 
$360 for a pre-concert reception for sponsors
Everyone is warmly invited to dessert and coffee post-concert reception, generously underwritten by the Weinflash family. To purchase tickets, click here, call 201.408.1465, or visit the JCC's front desk. Donations in memory of Ruth & Bernie Weinflash z"l to the Shirah Choir are greatly appreciated.
Friday Night Minyan Rotation
Simon Fleischer is organizing a rotation to assure that we always have a minyan on Friday nights. If you can help, please contact him at simonfleischer@gmail.com.
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.
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
Bikur Cholim of Bergen County

Bikur Cholim of Bergen County (BCBC) provides support, facilities, and services to ease the burden of families during trying times. We partner with our families to relieve some of the stress and effects of illness, with compassion and concern.   BCBC is a volunteer driven, not-for-profit organization, guided by  the RCBC.   

We are currently looking for men and women who would like to join our volunteer core of sensitive and caring individuals, so that we can expand our services to those in need. We are looking for volunteers to help with: meal preparation, driving the elderly or ill to local doctor appointments, visiting people in need, or giving respite to a caregiver. As we expand, we are also looking for people with organizational expertise to oversee new projects.
  Please visit our website at bikurcholimbergencounty.org and visit our VOLUNTEER PAGE or email volunteer@bikurcholimbergencounty.org  to sign up to help our efforts.  For any questions call us at 201-579-3066
 In Our Community
For Details, Click Here
  • 6/2 - 7/29 Summer Semester of Lamdeinu 
  • 6/13 Rabbi Rafi Feuerstein at Keter Torah
  • 6/13 Community Weekend with speakers from Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at Rinat Yisrael
  • 6/14 Circus at YJCC
  • 6/14 JFS Wheels for Meals Ride/Walk Event
  • 6/20 Dr.Shalom Kelman at Rinat Yisrael
  • 6/21 Wandering Que BBQ at Rinat Yisrael
  • 6/21 Drisha Institute Dinner
  • 6/21 NJ NCSY Annual Bergen County Scholarship Breakfast
  • 6/29 - 7/2 4 day workshop for MS & HS Talmud Teachers at Drisha
  • Thursday night Parsha Shiur at Rinat Yisrael
  • Rav Meir Goldwicht's Parshat HaShavua in Hebrew 
  • 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 - Nechama Comfort, Holding Hands, LOSS, Separation/Divorce Groups, Financial Freedom Support Group, Domestic Violence Group,  JACS, 2nd Generation
  • Simcha G'machs - tables, chairs, centerpieces, tablecloths, bris pillows, pillowcases and outfits, wedding presents and medical supplies
Coming Up at Davar
June 26 & 27 - Rachel Keren
Rachel Keren received her BA and MA from Hebrew University in Jewish Philosophy and History. She is a graduate of the School for Educational Leadership of the Mandel Foundation in Jerusalem (2000-2001). From 1982 until 1999, she taught at "Shaked" High school, a regional school of the Kibbutz Hadati movement in Sde Eliahu. She also she served as a Jewish education adviser and created Jewish studies programs for Hebrew schools in Amsterdam for 3 years and served as the head of the Midrasha of the Kibbutz Hadati in Ein Hanatziv for 5 years. She is currently a senior lecturer of the Midrasha and the Director of Educational Development. Since September of 2006, she has been chair of "Kolech," a forum of religious feminist women in Israel. 

Her topics wil be: 

R. Rephael Aharon Ben Shimon – the chief Rabbi of Egypt between 1890-1920 and his halachic solution for Agunot – most interesting, astonishing and very actual.
Between Halacha and Meta-halacha; 
Shiur in Midrash
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