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.
Shabbat Afternoon Scholars Series
A monthly talk between mincha and maariv on Shabbat afternoon given by local scholars.
May 16, 2015 Ronnie Perelis Chief Rabbi Dr. Isaac Abraham and Jelena (Rachel) Alcalay Chair in Sephardic Studies; Assistant Professor of Sephardic Studies, Yeshiva University
The Seductions of Sefarad:
The Hebrew Poets of Spain Struggle
with the Sacred and the Profane Mincha at 7:20pm
Click here or on the poster below to download a PDF Flyer for the entire series
Netivot Shalom Pre-Shavuot Bake Sale
The annual Netivot Shalom pre-Shavuot bake sale is fast approaching! Get out your cake pans and cookie cutters and let's make this year's the most successful sale yet! Sweet and savory items equally welcome. The bake sale will take place on Wednesday, May 20 from 5 to 10 PM at the Lopkin residence, 314 Vandelinda Ave. Baked goods can be dropped off on Tuesday, May 19 from 3 to 10 PM. Please contact Sarah Dauber email@example.com or Karen Sponder firstname.lastname@example.org and let them know what you will be baking. Please set aside any nice plates or platters that you may have to plate your confectionary delights.
Community-wide Afternoon Adult Learning Program on Shabbat and both days of Shavuot
Members of TABC's Judaic Studies Faculty will be giving shiurim on various aspects of the theme "Kavod", at four shuls: Congregations Keter Torah, Beth Abraham, Beth Aaron, and Bnai Yeshurun. Visit tabc.org/shavuot for the schedule and for dedication information. We look forward to learning together!
Shabbat 5/23: Keter Torah- 6:30 (R' Ezra Wiener), & after Mincha (R' Nosson Rich).
1st day Y"T 5/24: Beth Abraham- 5:15 (R' Yaakov Blau), 6:30 (R' Steven Finkelstein).
2nd day Y"T 5/25: Beth Aaron- 5:30 (R' Yoni Mandelstam), 6:45 (R' Duvie Nachbar), & after Mincha (R' Josh Kahn).
2nd day Y"T 5/25: Bnai Yeshurun- 5:45 (R' Yosef Adler), 6:55 (R' Chaim Jachter). Refreshments will be served.
In Our Kehilla
NORPAC's Mission to Washington
NORPAC's Mission to Washington on May 13th is a single-day advocacy event to promote stronger US-Israel relations directly with Members of Congress and their staff. Round-trip bus transportation to Washington, DC, 3 glatt kosher meals, training and all scheduling and materials are included with registration. To register, visit www.norpac.net or call 201-788-5133; or contact: email@example.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.
Members and their families are encouraged to visit patients at Care One on Shabbat afternoons (or other times during the week, if thatâ€™s more convenient for you).
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; firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up to help our efforts. For any questions call us at 201-579-3066