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Parshat Ki Tavo
September 4 - 5, 2015 /21 Elul 5775
Latest Candlelighting   7:05pm
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat with the Carlebach Community of Teaneck 7:00pm
Shacharit 9:00am
Mincha  7:00pm
Maariv  7:58pm
Havdalah 8:06pm
Shacharit 8:00am
Mazel Tov
Mazal Tov
Mazal Tov to Emma and Shoshana Birn on becoming Bnot Mitzvah.  Mazal Tov to parents Kathy & Marty Birn and to brother Nathan.
Mazal Tov
Mazel Tov to Nancy Edelman on being honored as Educator of the Year by the Teaneck Chamber of Commerce at its upcoming community awards dinner. 
Welcome to new members Alex & Daniela Guttman and Gavriel, Daniel, Rafi and Shua.
This Week
Carlebach Minyan at Netivot Shalom 
The Carlebach Community of Teaneck will join Netivot Shalom for Friday evening davening this Shabbat. Mincha begins at 7:00pm.
Musical Kumzits & Slichot

Rabbi Yossi Pollak together with Rabbi Helfgot will lead a special musical kumzits with singing, divrei Torah, and light refreshments the first night of slichot, Motzei Shabbat, September 5 at 10:15 PM followed by slichot at 11:00 PM. Sponsors for the program are welcome and encouraged, and should contact Rabbi Helfgot or Michael Rogovin. Please join us as we join together to enter the Yamim Noraim with songs and words of yearning and spirituality.
Rabbi Helfgot's Sunday Morning Shiur
Rabbi Helfgot's Sunday morning shiur resumes with a 3-part class on kriyah of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Following 8am Shachrit.
Kiddush is sponsored by Kathy and Marty Birn in honor of Shoshana and Emma's Bnot Mitzvah.
Thank you to our clean up teams!  

This week:  Rogovin & D/J Samad

9/12   M/E Samad & Sandler
9/19   Courtesy of our Sponsors   
9/26   Schindel & Schlosberg/Siegel
9/28   Sukkot - Schlussel/Schlussel
9/29   Sukkot - Schulman &       Schwartz/Berger
Upcoming Events
Pot Luck Seudat Shlishit & Shabbat Shuva Drasha

Please join us for a pot luck seudat shlishit on Shabbat Shuva

Date:    September 19
Time:    5:00pm
Place:   Home of Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot and Rachel Brenner, 740 Palmer

RSVP by September 13 (with who is attending and what you will bring--dairy or pareve) to Tammy Hikind, thikind@verizon.net. 

Please sponsor this event. See our Donate page on our Web site.

Following the Seudat Shlishit, please join us back at the shul for mincha (6:25 pm) and a special Shabbat Shuva Drasha by Guest Rabbi Chaim Rapoport (6:50 pm).

Rabbi Chaim Rapoport attended the Yeshivot of Manchester, Gateshead, Torat Emet in Jerusalem and the central Lubavitch Yeshivah in New York. He has been the rabbi of diverse communities in Melbourne, Australia, Launceston in Tasmania, the Leeds Kollel, Birmingham, and the Ilford Synagogue, Beehive Lane. He served as a member of the Chief Rabbi's Cabinet and Advisor to the Chief Rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, on matters of Jewish Medical Ethics. In 2005 Rapoport established 'Machon Mayim Chaim', an institution through which he promotes Jewish learning and disseminates his own teachings and perspectives on a broad range of subjects across the gamut of Jewish studies ranging from in-depth lectures and shiurim on the Talmud and Jewish Law, Chassidic thought and practice to addressing many contemporary, topical and controversial issues that are pertinent to the Jewish community in Israel and the diaspora. He is in demand as a speaker around the world and this is his second time at Netivot Shalom.
High Holidays
Help Needed
1.  Our Youth Committee is starting to prepare for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur at Netivot Shalom.  As we have done in other years, we will be hiring babysitters to assist in supervising groups.  We are looking for 2-3 adult babysitter with child care experience who might be able to supervise our youngest children.  

2.  In order to ensure that our youth have a meaningful experience on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, we are asking for parent volunteers to assist in coordinating tefilla and / or run programs in youth groups.  This would involve only a short amount of time on the part of a parent volunteer but would significantly affect the children's experience of the chagim.  

3.  We are looking for drivers to deliver honey to members of Netivot Shalom during the week prior to Rosh Hashana.  This should only take a little while of your time.

If you can assist in any of these areas, please contact Pam Scheininger at pscheininger@hotmail.com.
High Holiday Seating Reservations & Membership Renewal

Reserve your seats here:

Update your membership here:
Yomim Noraim Mikvah Hours for Men

The Teaneck Mikvah will be open for men's use on Erev Rosh Hashanah and Erev Yom Kippur.  
Men will have access to 12 preparation rooms, 2 express changing areas, and 3 mikvaot. One of the three mikvaot will close at 1:00 on Erev Rosh Hashana in order to prepare it for immediate post Rosh Hashanah use. Kindly enter through the Main Entrance of the Mikvah.

Mikvah hours are as follows:
Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sunday, September 13        5:30 AM  - 4:00 PM
Erev Yom Kippur, Tuesday, September 22           4:30 AM  - 4:00 PM

Please be considerate and adhere to the closing times.
Fees:        $25 per person
                $54 per family   
Kindly shower at home and bring your own towels.
Please call the Mikvah at 201-837-8220 or email us at teaneckmikvah@gmail.com  with any questions.
In Our Kehilla
Yoetzet Program
Many of you have read in the Jewish Link about the Yoetzet Halacha program in Teaneck. In it, Netivot is prominently mentioned as one of the sponsors of the program. We are very proud of our support for this important program and encourage other shuls to formally sponsor it as well. We are in the process of completing our fundraising efforts for our annual donation to the program without adversely affecting our other budgetary needs.  We encourage everyone who can contribute to please send in your contribution made out to the shul with the memo note to Michael Knopf.
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
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  • 9/5 Rabbi Menachem Penner at Keter Torah
  • 9/6 Master Class in Shofar Blowing to benefit Project Ezra
  • 9/9 Lamdeinu High Holiday classes begin
  • 9/9 Auditions for the Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus
  • 9/8 - 9/20 Drisha High Holiday Programs
  • 9/8 Ma'ayanot Adult Education offers Intermediate Level Ulpan
  • 9/14,15,22 & 23 JLE Explanatory High Holiday Services
  • 9/20 Annual Yom Iyun at Ma'ayanot
  • 9/20 Tomchei Shabbos holding annual Kapparos event
  • 10/4 MTA presents Macabbi Tel Aviv vs. Armani Milan
  • 10/19 JFNNJ Hebrew Ulpan starts
  • No Shekel Left Behind. Donating to Beit Yatir Youth Center through Beth Aaron
  • 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
October 16 & 17 - Professor Moshe Halbertal  
November 6 & 7 - Rabbi Dov Linzer
followed on Saturday night with a special recording of "The Joy of Text" podcast
November 20 & 21 - Rabbi Daniel Sperber       
January 29 & 30,2016 - Peter Beinart   
Connect with us
Congregation Netivot Shalom
Nathaniel Helfgot, Rabbi • Michael Rogovin, President
811 Palisade Avenue, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
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