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Shaarey Zedek
12800 Chandler Boulevard
Valley Village, California 91607
Rabbi Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior Rabbi
(818) 763-6269 [email protected]
Office Hours: Mon - Thurs 9 AM - 4 PM;
Fri. 9 AM-12:00 PM (818) 763-0560
[email protected] www.valleyshul.com
October 24 - October 31, 2014
30 Tishrei - 7 Cheshvan 5775
Shabbos Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Parshas Noach
Mazel Tov ‫מזל טוב‬
To Jan and Lori Moore on the birth of a granddaughter to their children Jason and Michali Moore of Los Angeles. Mazel tov to Uncle Ben, Aunt Tzipporah and Uncle Andy.
To Avi and Racheli Niman on the birth of a baby boy. Mazel tov to grandparents Tzvi and Jennifer Niman and Ron and Beth Jawary. Shalom Zachor tonight, October 24th,
8-9:30 PM at the Jawary home, 5522 Voletta Place.
To Eli and Rachel Celnik on the engagement of their son, Yoni to Michla Lane of Spring Valley, NY. Mazel tov to Michla’s parents, Gidon and Debbie Lane and to Yoni’s sister, Ilana.
To Scott and Tova Loffman on the marriage of their son Effie to Leoni Zilcha in Phoenix, Arizona. Mazel tov to parents Ezra and Debbie Zilcha, grandparents, Mitzi Friedman,
Dr. Morris Loffman and Rabbi Zvi and Tzipporah Block, and to aunt and uncle, George and Lisa Lintz and family.
To Jeff and Risa Ungar on the upcoming marriage of their son Eli to Shaindy Cohen of Inwood, NY. Mazel tov to Shaindy’s parents, Rabbi Shlomo and Malkie Cohen, to
grandparents, Sylvain and Linda Silberstein, Victor and Gloria Ungar, and to the entire extended family.
Thank You ‫תודה רבה‬
To Shalom and Zimra Levitansky for sponsoring the kiddush after the 8 AM minyan in honor of Rabbi Jonathan and Mrs. Aviva Rosenberg, and in honor of all the gabbaim, workers
and volunteers who organized Tishrei and the Yomim Noraim.
To the Gabbaim, George Feigelstock, Benji Halpern, Mati Hurwitz, Johnny Istrin, Norm Kurnick, Jan Moore, Al Riss, Cliff Rosenthal, Rich Sieger, Sylvain Silberstein, David Striks and
Avi Wizenfeld for the wonderful job they do during the Holidays and all year round.
Special thank you to Norm Kurnick, who is stepping down after many years of dedicated service as the gabbai sheini at the 8:45 AM minyan. NORM!
Welcome ‫ברוכים הבאים‬
To all our friends from ETTA/Ohel that are joining us this Shabbos. Thank you to Asher and Sharon Levine for sponsoring the ETTA/Ohel Darrison Family Shabbaton in honor of
their parents, Ted and Shirley Levine, z”l , Elaine Beck, z”l and Jack Beck.
To all of our Shabbos Project guests who are joining the community this Shabbos.
Thank you to all who participated in our Simchas Torah E -Auction
Ba’al Tefila Maariv - Irving Steinberg
Ata Hareisa Night - Brian Siegel
Kohen- Shaya Braverman
Levi - Sam Rosenberg
Yisrael - Shaya Braverman
Hagba/G’lila - Shaya Braverman
ETTA/Ohel Annual Gala
ETTA invites you to its 21st Annual Gala at the Beverly
Hilton, November 12th, honoring Moise and Angie Hendeles
and honoring Davis Factor with the Visionary Award.
Special tribute to Rabbi Hyman and Frances Agress
and to the ETTA Youth Board.
RSVP, buy digital ads or donate at
AIPAC Valley Annual Dinner
The American Israel Public Affairs
Committee Valley Annual Dinner will be
held on January 11, 2015 at the Hilton
Universal City. Shaarey Zedek is trying to fill 4 to 5
tables with Shaarey Zedek members. If you are
interested in attending, please contact the AIPAC
Valley office at [email protected], call (323) 9371184 or talk to Linda Scharlin.
Torah Reading: 30 ♦ Haftorah: 1208
Erev Shabbos, Friday, October 24th
Candle Lighting
5:51 PM
5:55 PM
Shabbos, October 25th
8,8:30 & 8:45 AM
Krias Shema
9:52 AM
5:40 PM
Maariv/End of Shabbos
6:50 PM
Shacharis Sunday
6:45, 8, & 8:40 AM
Shacharis Monday &Thursday
6:00 & 6:45 AM
Shacharis Tues., Wed., & Fri.
6:00 & 6:45 AM
5:50 PM
Additional Maariv Mon.-Thurs.
8:00 PM
Next Shabbos, October 31st
Candle Lighting
5:43 PM
5:50 PM
Ba’al Tefila Shacharis - Urial Uralevich
Kol Ne’arim - Shaya Braverman, David Herskowitz,
Yehuda Istrin, Daniel Rosenberg, & David Statman
Chasan Torah - Anonymous
Hagba/G’lila - Sy Litwin
Chasan Bereishis - Jeff Grunfeld
Hagba/G’lila - Shaya Braverman
Maftir - Johnny Istrin
Hagba/G’lila - Eli Kamionski
Ba’al Tefila Musaf - Barry Pinsky , Ben Shapiro
Ein Kelokeinu - Frank Moritz
Yayin L’kiddush U’l’havdala - Anonymous
Shabbos Project 2014 - This Shabbos October 24-25
The Shabbos Project is in Valley Village this weekend October 24th and 25th.
♦Over Shabbos, each shul member is encouraged to invite 1 unaffiliated Jew (a neighbor, co-worker or friend) to their
home for Shabbos or for a Shabbos meal. Please sign up and be a part of the global movement at
♦Motzei Shabbos Havdalah service in the works - please invite unaffiliated Jews to join us for a moving musical
Havdalah led by Daniel Jankovic and other local musicians! For more info, or if you play an instrument and want to join
in, please contact Daniel at [email protected]
The Great Challah Bake
Thanks to all the women of our community who
served as baker/instructors and helped with
Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood Luncheon & Boutique
registration & set up: Hedy Harris, Diana Warshawsky,
We would be honored for you to attend the SZ Sisterhood
Luncheon on Sunday, November 16th. The honorees are Aida Stephie Bregman, Seema Gersten, Mindy McLees, Sara
Forman, Hedy Harris and Helen Perlmutter. The event will include a Solomon, Edi Boxstein, Debbie Striks, Bracha Graber, &
Sylvia Packer. Kudos to the office staff, Michelle
children’s fashion show with our own little models and a
Gurstein & Debbie Remer for their help with
Chanukah Boutique. Please make your reservations by
November 4th. You can RSVP to Linda Sieger at registration and materials. Thanks to Angeli
[email protected] or call (818) 762-7077. You may send your Holzman for her PR support and to Jennifer Niman
for coordinating the events of the Shabbos Project
check to 12654 Califa Street, Valley Village, CA 91607
for our congregation.
For Men
Young Adult - Musar/Hashkafa/Parsha Shmooze for young
men, 25-30 years old, delivered by Rabbi Avrohom Mendelsohn
of Yeshivas Ner Aryeh. Class held every Thursday at 8:30 PM
in the Ratner Beis Midrash followed by Maariv. Cholent and
refreshments will be served. Sponsorships are available.
Morning Kollel Mon-Fri 6-6:45 AM with Shmooze from Rabbi
Jonathan Rosenberg on Friday at 6:30 AM
Rabbi Jonathan Rosenberg’s Gemara Shiur - Mesechta
Sanhedrin. Wednesdays at 8:30 PM in the Beis Midrash.
Rabbi Gradon’s Weekly Kollel Learning: Wednesdays
evenings at 8:30 in the Beis Midrash. Parsha D’var Torah at
9:35; Maariv at 9:45.
Rabbi Jonathan Rosenberg’s Gemara Brachos shiur: Thurs.
at 8:30 PM in the Beis Midrash. See Yosef Traube for info.
.Rabbi Maza’s Parsha Shiur: Shabbos 7:30 AM downstairs
.Rabbi Lintz’s Halacha Shiur: Shabbos, 10:15 AM downstairs.
Rabbi Shlomo Rosenberg’s Daf Yomi: Mon-Fri 6-6:45 AM;
Sat. and Sun. 7:15-8:00 AM in the Ratner Chapel.
Rabbi Rauch’s intermediate level shiur in Maseches Bava
Kama: Monday through Thursday, from 8 - 9:15 PM.
For Women
Rabbi Jonathan Rosenberg’s Navi Shiur for Women:
Mondays at 8:00 PM in the Beis Midrash.
Rabbi Jonathan Rosenberg’s weekly Parsha Shiur for women,
Wednesdays at 9:30 AM in the Beis Midrash.
Mrs. Grossman’s Chumash class: Thursdays - noon at the
Moritz’s home, 12923 Chandler Blvd.
Announcements for the newsletter must be given to the office by Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 PM. Items will be listed on a first come, first served basis, based on available space.
IDF Campaign
Proudly, we would like to inform the community about
two young men from our shul who are now serving in
the IDF in Gaza. Shimon Packer is serving in Sayeret
Golani and Yarom Packer is serving in Duv Duvan.
We are raising funds for these two units and the
money will be delivered by their father, Yehuda
Packer, in the near future. The funds would be used at
the discretion of the commanding officers for day to
day operations. Checks should be made payable to
Shaarey Zedek Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund and on the
memo line please indicate “IDF funds campaign.”
The SZ Suggestion Box
As we continually work to improve the shul
experience for our members, including some
changes we made for the recent holidays, we
welcome your feedback. Whether you liked what we did or
you think we can do better, please send your comments to
Mark Hurwitz at [email protected]
SZ Jewish Book Club
Shaarey Zedek Book club is open to men and women.
Please join us by reading LOVESONG; Becoming a Jew by
Julius Lester. Time and place to be announced. For more
info, contact Anne Greenfield at [email protected] or
(818) 398-0018.
Help Shaarey Zedek by logging in at: www.smile.amazon.com. The first
time you log on, it will request the charity you would like to support. Enter
Shaarey Zedek Congregation and then a portion of every amazon purchase
made on amazon smile will go to the shul. Shaarey Zedek will automatically
stay as your charity of choice every time you sign in.
(800) 613-1911
(323) 903-7613
valleymishmar.com (818) 584-1987
(818) 623-0300
www.valleyeruv.org (818) 759-7593
(818) 760-4567
Gary Bregman (818) 259-0449;
Joey Conzevoy (323) 268-1783
Shul President
Jonathan Istrin [email protected]
VP Religion
Mark Hurwitz [email protected]
(818) 763-0560 [email protected]
VP of Education
Steve Stone [email protected]
VP Membership
Herman Muhlstein
[email protected]
[email protected]
Hachnasat Orchim Rochelle Shapiro (818) 388-2903
[email protected]
Tomchei Shabbos Ruth Dimant (818) 517-4902
Shatnez Testing
(707) 494-7096
Angeli Holzman (805) 452-3352
Valley Mishmar
Aleinu Family Help
Valley Eruv
Teichman Mikvah
Shiva Committee
Chumie Vann - Culinary Creations by Chumie
(818) 300-5687 [email protected]
Nir Weinblut - La Gondola
(310) 247-1239 [email protected]
Moshe Hayempour - New York Glatt Kosher
(310) 365-8002 [email protected]
Rachel Celnik or David Eskenazi - Platinum Catering
(818) 800-2267 [email protected]
SOS wishes to thank Yossi and Dr. Janet Statman for hosting a lovely Sukkah
party. Thank you to our many cooks including Jackie Burg, Devorah Perchik,
Laura Kostant, Marilyn Kay and Janet Statman. Devorah, Laura, Marilyn & Janet
teamed up with their fellow members of the Hot Shmaltz Band, Ben
Schuraytz, Loren Nizinski, Haim Hirsch, Tzvi Forman and David McLees to
perform beautifully under the schach! Thanks to all of you for your time and
talent. Next SOS scheduled for November 12th. Details to follows.
SZ Shabbos Teen Minyan starts at 8:45 am in the
Ratner Chapel.
SZ Cub Scouts Pack 613
CubScouts Pack 613 is Shaarey Zedek’s Cub Scout
Pack, with activities such as skits, hiking, biking,
camping, badges, family activities, sports, middos
and fun with a “frum” purpose. Contact Cubmaster
Brian Leyton for details at (818) 640-4136 or
[email protected]
Shomer Shabbos Boy Scout Troop 613
Troop 613 (ages 11-18) meets the first and third
Sunday of each month. Contact Scoutmaster Stan
Friedman (818) 985-2623 for more information.
Girl Scout Troop 613 is LA's first frum Girl Scout
troop featuring hiking, camping and other scouting
related activities. We welcome girls in 1st – 12th
grades who live in the valley or surrounding areas. Meetings
are held twice a month on Sunday afternoons from 4:30-6:00
PM at Emek nursery. Contact: Edie Green at (818) 299-0064 or
[email protected]
Bnei Akiva
Snif - It’s back! Snif Tirat Tzvi meeting at 5:30 - 7 PM on
Shabbos at Shaarey Zedek.
Chevraya Bet-Grades 9-12 October 29th, 8 PM at Toppings.
Manhigut Fellowship Program begins in November. All 9th
graders apply today!
Moshava Malibu– Registration is open! Boys and girls in
Grades 3-10. Various session dates: July 13 through August
10, 2015.
www.moshavamalibu.org or call (855)Moshava.
For more BALA info call: Eyal (310) 220-1459
or Avi (818) 442-8608.
Bnos is back!! Starting this Shabbos, Parshas Noach,
from 2:30 PM to 4 PM.
DNL Monday Night 7:30p-8:30p Brami’s N. Hwd.,
12911 Victory Blvd. Sarah "Fro Fro" (714) 293-7100.
LNL STUDIO CITY - Coffee Bean, 12501 Ventura Blvd.
Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 pm Derek (949) 677-1313.
LNL CALABASAS - Coffee Bean, 23635 Calabasas
Rd, Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 pm Yisrael (818) 277-0727.
LNL TARZANA - Coffee Bean, 18505 Ventura Blvd,
Thursdays 7:30-8:30 pm Yisrael (818) 277-0727.
Contact Sarah Leah "Fro Fro" (714) 293-7100 or
[email protected] for more info on upcoming events.
Tehillim Circle
Contact Debbie Striks (818)752-9666 or Mona Riss (818)761-5077 to add or delete a name.
May our tefilos bring them a refuah shelaimah!
Leah Chana bas Sarah Leah
Tova Rivka bas Esther Rachel
Ruchama bas Miriam Yehudis
Chaya Malka bas Esther
Chaya Bracha bas Shifra
Helena Sarah bas Rachel
Sarah Bryna bas Gitel
Yardena Elisheva bas Chana
Kalo bat Sarah
Margalit Chaviva bas Shulamit
Bracha Henna bas Sarah Rivka
Leah bas Penina
Bracha bas Chaya Rochel
Adina bas Chana
Tali bas Nechama
Esther Sara bas Elka
Golda Raizel bas Riva Chaya
Maya bas Batya
Chaya bas Leah
Tzirel bas Malka Bryna
Seema bat Miriam
Sara Rayza Bryndil Bracha bas
Gila Esther
Matah bat Perel
Chaya Tori bas Sarah
Batya bat Bracha
Chernyah bat Rivkah
Ruth bat Yulia
Pesha bat Henna
Rachamim bat Balfour
Chaya Revital bat Rachel
Shamsi Sarah bat Malek
Rus Shoshana bas Chana
Tzivia Basya bas Chaya Sarah
Gilya Pahya bas Taube Chaya
Pesel bas Yita
Chana bas Golda Seema
Rochel bas Shoshana Chaya
Zahava bas Juliette
Rivka Noima bas Devorah
Sarah Rachel bas Elka
Devorah Miriam bas Sarah Leah
Chaya Sura bas Sima Batya
Penina bas Kayla
Chana bas Elka
Miriam bas Rivka
Rachel bas Leah
Chaya bas Malka
Osnas bas Chaya Bayla
Blima bas Esther Hentcha
Yisraela Chana bas Sarah Feiga
Gitel Faiga bas Rachel Leah
Menucha Rachel bas Mazal
Miriam Chana bas Florence
Feiga bas Ella
Chana bas Rosa
Rochel Leah bas Tzippa
Chana bas Claire
Roiza Devora bas Hindel Leah
Hadassa bat Leah
Elianna Miriam bat Chava
Felix ben Anna
Uri Shraga ben Serach
Nootah ben Eta
Yisachar Dov ben Shoshana
Shraga Feivel ben Rachel
Malkiel ben Dobi Baila
Shelaim Tzvi ben Chaya Gitel
Kasriel Hertzig ben Fayga
Ari Daniel ben Rut Sarah
Yitzchak ben Keshvar
Adam ben Miriam
Yitchak Peretz ben Tzippa
Yaakov ben Inbal
Binyamin Chaim ben Feiga Sara
Zev Yosef ben Tova Gitel
Elimelech ben Basya
Hershel ben Sara
Melech Shlomo ben Rachel
Shlomo Yehonatan ben Miriam
Baruch Yisrael haKohen ben
Dovid ben Suri
Yonah ben Chaya Bayla
Refael Noam Meir ben Chana
Moshe Ziskin ben Etel
Aaron Leib ben Leah
Reuven Moshe ben Devorah
Yitzchak ben Bracha
Tzvi Hirsch ben Mindel
Yitzchak ben Tziporah
Shmuel ben Leah
Yehuda Eliezer ben Roiza Devora
Shlomo ben Goltaj
Nissim Daniel ben Chana
Chayim Yakov ben Iran
Yigal ben Sarah Yitel
Baruch Reuven ben Sara
Yaakov ben Gutel Bunya
Bijan ben Helen
Shmuel Meir ben Chava Rus
Yisrael Shlomo ben Fraida
Yishayahu ben Zissel
Velvel ben Bella Rivka
Aryeh ben Rochel Devorah
Yosef Daniel ben Miriam
Moshe David ben Sarah
Yisroel Yehuda HaKohen ben Ida
Zev Yosef ben Tova Gittel
Barak ben Idit
Yehuda Baruch ben Miriam
Reuven ben Shoshana