Wednesday, October 15, Hoshanah Rabbah
~ 6:30 a.m. Services at 85 St. followed by President’s Breakfast
~ An Eruv Tavshilin must be prepared
~ Candle Lighting at 5:57 p.m.
~ Evening Services at 6:10 p.m. at 85th street
Thursday, October 16, Shemini Atzeret
~ Morning Services at 9:00 am *Yizkor is recited* followed by a
special kiddush sponsored by Efraim Jessner in honor of his
grandson, Sammy Aschendorf, reading the Torah for the first
time after celebrating his Bar Mitzvah. All on 78th Street
~ Kesher Young People’s Minyan “YPM” at 9:15 a.m. at 85th
Street followed by Luncheon.
~ Mincha at 6:10 p.m. followed by Ma’ariv and Simchat Torah
Hakafot at 78th Street. “Simcha Gedola” dinner buffet
courtesy of Fairway’s Glatt Kosher Catering.
~ Candle Lighting after 6:50 p.m.
Friday, October 17, Simchat Torah
~ Morning Services at 9:00 a.m. at 78th Street followed by
community kiddush lunch sponsored by the congregation in
honor of our Chatanim
~ Women’s Hakafot at 9:15 a.m.
~ Shabbat Candle Lighting at 5:54 p.m.
~ Mincha at 6:10 p.m. at 85th street
Saturday, October 18, Shabbat Bereishit
~ Hashkama minyan at 7:15 a.m. at 85th Street
~ Morning Services at 9:00 a.m. at 78th Street with sermon by
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein. A hot Kiddush follows services.
~ Beginners and Intermediate Service at 9:30 a.m. on 78th Street
~ Men's Club Kiddush Discussion following morning Services
at 78 St. with United States Congressman Ted Deutch
of Florida, one of the most active members of Congress on
issues relating to Israel.
~ Open Gym at 85th Street: Boys and girls in grades 1-3 play
from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m., followed by boys and girls in grades 4-7
from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
~ Talmud Class with Rabbi Roy Feldman at 4:40 p.m. on 85 St.
~ Evening Services at 5:40 p.m. at 85th Street
~ Shabbat concludes at 6:47 p.m.
‫ חג שמח \ שבת שלום‬ Shabbat Sermon by Rabbi Haskel Lookstein
“Back to Basics”
NEXT Shabbat, October 25
Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter
Rabbi Dr. Schacter is an award-winning
author, the Founding Editor of The Torah
u-Madda Journal, and University Professor of
Jewish History and Jewish Thought and Senior
Scholar at the Center for the Jewish Future
at Yeshiva University.
Rabbi Schacter will speak during 9:00 a.m. Services;
at a 4:30 p.m. shiur; and at seudah shlishit
following 5:30 p.m. mincha
History at Home with
Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter:
“Disputations and the Burning of the
Talmud: Life in the Thirteenth Century”
October 25, graciously hosted by Judy & David Lobel
8:30 p.m. in the Heyman Auditorium, 125 East 85th Street
Scrumptious dessert buffet!
Upcoming dates: November 22, January 10, February 7
Soul Cycle: A Monthly Spiritual Women's Workout
featuring KJ Yoetzet Halakhah Dena Block
"Moving Beyond the Letter of the Law"
THIS Wednesday, October 22 at 8:00 PM
at the home of Riva Alper and Joe Bierman
Address provided upon RSVP to [email protected]
Congrega on Kehilath Jeshurun 125 East 85th Street New York, NY 10028 (212) 774‐5600
Shabbat Bereishit Torah Reading
Parshat Bereishit: Genesis1:1 - 6:8 pp. 2 - 29
Haftarah Bereishit: Isaiah 42:5 - 43:10 pp. 1130 - 1131
Daf Yomi Tractate Yevamos page 14
7:15 a.m.
8:45 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
Shabbat Morning
Hashkama Minyan
Main Service
Sephardic Minyan
Learners Service
Intermediate Service
Middle School Room 501
Upper School Auditorium
Upper School Room 603
Upper School Room 606
Upper School Beit Knesset
Talmud Shiur with Rabbi Roy Feldman
4:40 p.m.
In the Middle School Falk Auditorium
Mincha Services - Middle School Falk Auditorium
5:40 p.m.
Seudah Shlishit D’var Torah by Rabbi Elie Weinstock
Shabbat Concludes
6:47 p.m.
Shabbat Sponsors
Congregational Kiddush in the Cayne Gymnasium is sponsored by the
KJ Sisterhood.
Seudah Shlishit is co-sponsored by Aliza and Alvin Broome commemorating
the yahrzeit of Alvin’s father, Sidney Broome; and by Eleanore Reznik
commemorating the yahrzeit of her father, Abraham Cohen.
We Thank the Following Ramaz Students for
Giving Divrei Torah on Simchat Torah Night:
Jeremy Baruch- 6th grade
Sara Bourkoff- 5th grade
Eliza Binstock- 4th grade
Sophia Cohen with Jessica Moskovits- 5th grade
Ben and Ezra Cole– 3rd and 5th grades
James Kahalon- 5th grade
Josh Kaplan- 5th grade
Joseph Kaplan - 7th grade
Ariella Linhart with Meira Weinstock - 8th grade
Benjamin Rimm- 4th grade
Benjamin Schwab with Yona Weinstock- 5th grade
Michal Seinfeld- 6th grade
Esther Shemia- 5th grade
Benjamin Silverman- 7th grade
Alex Sultan- 2nd grade
Elizabeth Sultan- 4th grade
Help the Benevolent Fund help so many in need.
Donate online using your favorite credit card at
SHEMINI ATZERET, SIMCHAT TORAH & SHABBAT BEREISHIT YOUTH GROUPS 9:30 ‐ 10:00 a.m. Early Drop Off Pre‐K to 7th Grade Upper School Room 302 10:00 a.m. Youth Groups Parent Supervised Toddlers Upper School Room 306 Nursery Upper School Room 305 Pre‐K Upper School Room 302 Kindergarten Upper School Room 301 Grades 1‐3 Boys and Girls Upper School Room 303‐304 Grades 4‐7 Boys and Girls Upper School Room 601 BNEI AKIVA SNIF BEGINS OCTOBER 25: For children in grades 2 ‐ 4, led by new Bnei Akiva Madrichim, Adir Feifel and Adi Goldberg. Learn about Torah, Zionism and the State of Israel while enjoying snacks and playtime. THE LIFE YOU SAVE MAY BE YOUR OWN!
HATZOLAH: 212-230-1000
Members of the Congregation will soon receive Hatzolah's annual appeal
mailing. As the largest volunteer ambulance service in the country,
Hatzolah operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and its 1,200 all-volunteer EMTs,
paramedics and physicians respond to over 70,000 medical emergencies per year
within New York City. Unlike New York City EMS, Hatzolah does not charge for its
services, receives no insurance reimbursement and does not accept any tax dollars on
any government level. It is supported solely by the local Jewish community. If you are
interested in learning about what it takes to become a volunteer Hatzolah EMT, please
let Leonard Silverman know: [email protected]
Upcoming Programming from the Men’s Club
Saturday, October 25 following 9:00 a.m. Main Services and a
hot congregational Kiddush
Kiddush Discussion featuring Dr. Jack Caravelli and Sima Mottale
“The Iranian Nuclear Threat, the Iranian Jewish Community &
the Iranian Opposition: Future Prospects and Possible Scenarios”
Sunday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Am Hasefer Book Club with Rabbi Marc Angel
“The Crown of Solomon and Other Stories”
Books will be available for sale and autographing
by the author.
Both programs are in the Gottesman Center
at 114 East 85th Street
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun mourns the loss of:
Brenda Goldwasser, mother of Pamela Stern. Shiva is delayed until the conclusion of Shabbat
Bereishit. Manhattan shiva will be observed on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 21-22, at the
home of Pamela's Aunt Gail Propp, 950 Park Avenue (at 82nd Street), Apt. 4B, NYC
10028. The family welcomes visitors there from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Notes of condolence
may be sent to Pamela & Douglas Stern, 215 East 68 Street, Apt. 8A, NYC 10065.