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Parshat Tzav
Shabbat HaGadol
March 27- 28, 2015 /8 Nisan 5775
Candlelighting 6:57pm
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat  7:00pm
Shacharit 9:00am
Mincha  6:40pm
followed by Shabbat HaGadol Drasha  
Maariv 7:50pm
Shacharit at the Kruman Home 8:00am
Mazel Tov
Mazel tov to Karen and Marc Sponder on the birth of their daughter Dalia.  Mazel Tov to big brother Eli. 

Mazel Tov to Benny Edelman on being chosen as 1st Place winner of the Better 2 Write/Tov L'chtov essay writing contest.

Mazel Tov to Kayla Goldberger on receiving a Silver Key with the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Condolences to Nathan Kruman on the loss of his father, Julius Emanuel Kruman.

Nathan will be sitting shiva in Teaneck at 914 Garrison Avenue from Thursday evening through Sunday morning.

Davening is as follows:
Sunday Shacharit at 8:00am
This week
Shabbat HaGadol Drasha
After Mincha, Rabbi Helfgot will speak on the topic of
 "The Second Day of Yom Tov: Halakha and History;Psak and Polemic"
There will be no shiur on Sunday morning.
Kiddush this week is sponsored by the shul.

Thank you to our clean up teams!  

This week:  Davidowitz

4/10-11 Pesach Kiddushes - all help clean up 
4/18      Druck & Dukas
4/25      Dworken & Edelman
5/2        Epstein & Esquenazi

Upcoming Events
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

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.
Power of Attorney for the Sale of Chametz
The ideal method of selling chametz is by completing the form and delivering it in person to R. Helfgot to make a formal kinyan which allows R, Helfgot to be your agent to sell the chametz before Pesach. If you are not able to do it in person, please drop it off at his home at 740 Palmer Ave in hard copy by March 31. Emails and scans sometimes are lost in the spam folders or are buried in the hundreds of emails the rabbi receives each week.
Download the form here.
Rabbi Helfgot will be available for Mechirat Hametz at his home 740 Palmer Ave:
 Sunday morning March 29 at 9:00-9:30am,
and evening at 9:00-10:00 PM

 Monday evening, March 30, 9:00-10:00 PM
Please note that R. Helfgot will be leaving for Israel for a family simcha on Tuesday afternoon, March 31. Please do not mail the form but rather please come by at any of these times. After Monday evening, he will not be available and you should contact R. Aharon Ciment at Arzei Darom to sell chametz.  

Kashering of Utensils
Kashering of utensils will take place on Sunday, March 29 at 6:30pm -8:30pm at Beth Aaron.
Siyum Bechorot
If you would like to sponsor this year's siyum, please contact Michael Rogovin.
Big Bread Burn
The Jewish Center of Teaneck invites the Jewish Community to the "Big Bread Burn" The Joy & Al Amsel Memorial Annual Community Biur Chametz Event and Fire Prevention Educational & Recreational Program Friday, April 3rd from 9:30am - 11:40am, at the Jewish Center, 70 Sterling Place. Fire Safety Trailer for Exciting Learning Experiences - Free Fire Safety Souvenirs - In Partnership with the Teaneck Fire Department, Jewish Community Council, RCBC, Streit's, Heichal HaTorah, Ohr Saadya, Rinat Yisrael and Young Israel of Teaneck. This year’s event is expected to draw more than one thousand adults and children from Teaneck and the surrounding communities. Please note that Chametz for burning should be placed in paper bags, only. Please do not put anything in plastic bags. The latest time for burning chametz is 11:40A.M. We have been asked for two volunteers to assist this program.
Tomchei Shabbos Matzah Collection
Once again we are collecting matzahs for Tomchei Shabbos, now in our 10th year! Please drop off your "free" 5 pound supermarket boxes of matzah at the side door by the driveway of 421 Churchill Rd, corner of Sussex. Come early and often as we drive once again to collect over 1,000 pounds to distribute to the area needy. Tizku L'Matzos
Post-Pesach Food Drive
 MATZA, TUNA, MAYO, CANNED GOODS, OIL, SODA, JUICE, KETCHUP, SPICES, JAM, MIXES, CANDY, ETC……What to do with unopened food from Pesach? We will once again be collecting all of your unopened, non-perishable food to be donated to local Gmachs and food pantries. Please drop off the food from Sunday, April 12, until Sunday, April 19 at the home of: Debby & AZ Rapps- 1499 Sussex Rd, (Corner Warwick) Teaneck (201)837-9683. Please leave food on the back deck, on Warwick Ave., during daylight hours so that animals don’t get into it overnight. Please don’t leave the food in the rain. Thank you and Tizku lemitzviot.
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.
For Your Information
Teaneck Fire Prevention Bureau
In the wake of the terrible fire in Brooklyn please note that the Teaneck Fire Prevention Bureau has a service for residents to request an inspection of their home to determine whether fire hazards exist. A fire prevention specialist will visit your home and do a comprehensive examination and give recommendations for changes that will greatly reduce the possibility of fire. Please contact the Bureau at (201) 808-8080 ext. 5204 to schedule an appointment or for more 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
  • 3/29 Shaimos Drive at Rinat Yisrael from 10am-12pm
  • 3/29 Rabbi Pietruszka at Rinat Yisrael 
  • 4/15 & 5/17 Heichal HaTorah's community wide Siyum HaShas.
  • 4/16 Teaneck Observance of Yom Hashoa at Teaneck High School and letter about the event
  • 5/14 JFNNJ One Book, One Community Event: Meet the Author of The Golem & The Jinni at Temple Emeth
  • 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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