SHEMINI ATZERET, SIMCHAT TORAH & SHABBAT BEREISHIT SCHEDULE 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. SHEMINI ATZERET, SIMCHAT TORAH & SHABBAT BEREISHIT ANNOUNCEMENTS October 15‐18, כ״ד תשרי תשע״ד- כ״א 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 www.ckj.org 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 SHABBAT AFTERNOON IN THE GOTTESMAN CENTER 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 www.CKJ.org/pay 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.
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