Congregation Ohav Emeth Announcements Parashat Lech L’cha Let Us Know

Congregation Ohav Emeth
Announcements
Parashat Lech L’cha
November 1, 2014
Candle Lightning This Shabbat 5:37 PM
8 Cheshvan 5775
Schedule of Services
Let Us Know
Schedule of Shiurim
Friday
Mincha/Maariv
Hospitality
5:45 PM
Shabbat
Kriat Sh’ma
9:28 AM M”A
10:04 AM Gr”A
Hashkama Minyan 7:00 AM
Early Minyan
7:50 AM
Regular Minyan 9:00 AM
Teen Minyan
9:30 AM
Mincha
5:30 PM
Maariv
6:39 PM
Shabbat Ends
6:44 PM
Sunday
Shacharit
Mincha
Mincha/Maariv
Late Maariv
6:30, 7:00, 8:00 AM
1:00 PM Kollel
4:35 PM
9:45 PM
Monday ~ Thursday Shacharit
Monday
5:50, 6:30, 7:00, 7:20 AM
Tuesday
5:55, 6:40, 7:00, 7:20 AM
Wednesday
5:55, 6:40, 7:00, 7:20 AM
Thursday
5:50, 6:30, 7:00, 7:20 AM
Monday ~ Thursday Mincha / Maariv
Mincha
1:00 PM Kollel
Mincha/Maariv
4:35 PM
Late Maariv
9:45 PM
Friday
Shacharit
Mincha
Candle Lighting
Mincha/Maariv
5:55, 6:40, 7:00, 7:20 AM
12:30 PM Kollel
4:29 PM
4:35 PM
Rabbi Kaufman, rabbi
[email protected]
Jeremy Safran, president
[email protected]
Misheberach List
Rabbi Kaufman, rabbi
[email protected]
Announcements
[email protected]
Office
Felice Berk, administrator
[email protected]
Mazal Tov
Mazal Tov to Shayna and Craig Prupis
on the birth of a daughter to their
children, Yaacov and Hila Prupis of
Kochav Ya'akov, Israel.
Mazal Tov to big brothers Yosef,
Reuven, and Zecharya, and to the
entire Prupis and Cassel families.
PLEASE JOIN US ON SHABBAT,
PARASHAT CHAYEI SARA,
NOVEMBER 15TH,
FOR A SPECIAL SEUDAH
SHLISHIT TO HONOR
MICHAEL GARBER
The Highland Park-Edison
Community is cordially invited to
a special Shabbat dinner at OE in
honor of the 20th yahrtzeit of
FOR HIS DEDICATION AND
YEARS OF SERVICE
AS PRESIDENT OF OUR SHUL
Friday Night Tefilah
will be in the
Carlebach Style
November 7th ~ 14 Cheshvan
Mincha 4:35 PM ~ Dinner Follows
Just $23 per person
RSVP with payment by Nov. 4th
8:45 AM
Mishnayot in memory of
Danny Ravitz z”l
Rabbi Zvi Weiss
Parashat Hashavua
Dr. Presby’s Nach Shiur
4:00 PM
Between
Mincha/Maariv Shiur or D’Var Torah
Sunday
9:00 AM
8:00 PM
Monday
8:00 PM
8:00 PM
RESERVE NOW!!
RAV SHLOMO
CARLEBACH, Z”L
Shabbat
8:30 AM
Tuesday
5:15 AM
1:30 PM
8:30 PM
9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 PM
Thursday
5:15 AM
8:00 PM
Rabbi Botnick
Rabbi Klughaupt
Rabbi Erlanger’s Gemara
Shiur on Brachot in Hebrew
Rabbi Glaser’s Tefilah Shiur
Rabbi Reisman’s Chaburah on
Gemara Brachos
Rabbi Kaufman’s Parshat
Hashavua Shiur (for women)
Dr. Presby (for women)
Rabbi Kaufman’s Gemara
Shiur: Baba Basrah, Perek Yesh
Nochalim, dealing with the laws
of inheritance
Rabbi Ziegler’s Gemara Shiur
on Tefillin and Mezuzah (for
men)
Rabbi Reisman’s Chaburah on
Tefillah
Dr. Presby’s Gemara Shiur
on Taanis
Daf Yomi
MINCHA WILL BE AT 4:15 pm
FOLLOWED BY
SEUDAH SHLISHIT
DON’T
FORGET!
SET CLOCKS BACK ONE HOUR AT
2AM ON SUNDAY MORNING
Shabbat
Sunday
Mon - Thurs
Friday
9:55 AM and between M/M
7:05 AM
5:05 AM and after Maariv
5:05 AM
OE Youth Department Presents
SIMCHA DANCING
With Tova Halpern!
Motzei Shabbat, November 1
7:45-9:00 PM
Girls in Grade 1 and up
Just $5 per person
Drinks provided
RSVP to [email protected]
This Shabbat at OE
7:50 Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by
Gary and Cheryl Minkoff in commemoration of the yahrtzeit of Cheryl’s father,
Hilton Nelson, z”l.
Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by
OE.
OE Youth Happenings
OE Youth Department Presents
SIMCHA DANCING
With Tova Halpern!
Motzei Shabbat, November 1
7:45-9:00 PM
Girls in Grade 1 and up
Just $5 per person
Drinks provided
RSVP to [email protected]
OE Happenings
CARLEBACH SHABBAT DAVENING
AND DINNER NOVEMBER 7th
The Highland Park-Edison Community is
cordially invited to a special Shabbat
Dinner at OE (415 Raritan Avenue in
Highland Park) in honor of the 20th
yahrtzeit of Rav Shlomo Carlebach, z”l,
on Shabbat Parashat Vayeira, Friday
November 7th. Tefilah will be in the
Carlebach style. Mincha begins at 4:35
PM with dinner following. Cost is $23
per person. Children under 3 free.
RSVP with payment by November 4th.
Please contact 732-247-3038 or
[email protected] with any
questions.
SEUDAH SHLISHIT IN HONOR OF
MICHAEL GARBER
Please join us on Shabbat Chayei Sara,
November 15th, for a special Seudah
Shlishit in honor of Michael Garber for
his years of dedication and service as
president of our shul. Mincha is at 4:15
PM followed by Seudah Shlishit.
TEFILA SHIUR WITH RABBI GLASER
The next Tefilah Shiur by Rabbi Leon
Glaser will be held on Monday evening,
November 3rd at 8 PM.
SHABBAT MEVARCHIM KIDDUSH
The next Shabbat Mevarchim Kiddush
in honor of Chodesh Kislev, will take
place on Shabbat Parashat Toldot,
November 22nd. Just $18 per family
to sponsor. Please send sponsorships
along with any relevant names to
[email protected]
OE Office Closures
The OE Office will be closed Thursday
November 6th through Friday November 14th and will reopen on Monday
November 17th. Announcements for
the Shabbat of November 7-8 will be
finalized on Wednesday November
5th and distributed early Thursday
morning. ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST
BE RECEIVED BY WEDNESDAY,
NOVEMBER 5TH, AT 11AM OR THEY
WILL NOT BE INCLUDED.
SUBMISSIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING
WEEK MUST BE RECEIVED BY
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH AT
11AM. We appreciate your
cooperation!
Community Happenings
CNJKIDS First Annual Breakfast
Central New Jersey Kehilot Investing
in Day Schools, Inc. ("CNJKIDS") invites the entire Jewish community of
Central New Jersey to attend its first
annual breakfast. The guest of honor
will be Abe Schwartzbard, who will be
honored with CNJKIDS' inaugural
"Pillar of Jewish Continuity" award.
The Guest Speaker will be Alan Cooperman, author of A Portrait of Jewish
Americans and Director of Religion
Research at the Pew Research Center.
Mr. Cooperman's topic is: "Findings
We warmly welcome all newcomers
to our shul and our community. If
the rabbi, Rabbi Kaufman, or the
president, Jeremy Safran, have not
come to greet you personally, please
come and introduce yourself.
We’d love to meet you!
From the Pew Research Center’s Survey
of U.S. Jews”. The event will take place
at Ohr Torah, on Sunday, November 2,
from 9:30-11:00 a.m. There will be no
couvert. Please RSVP to
[email protected]
CNJKIDS Accepts Stocks, Bonds and
Mutual Funds
The transfer of appreciated assets allows donors to support CNJKIDS while
reducing exposure to capital gains
taxes. Donors are also able to claim
immediate income tax deductions for
these gifts. For more information on
giving gifts of stocks, bonds and mutual
funds to CNJKIDS, please contact
CNJKIDS’ Treasurer Jon Caplan at (732)
249-8600.
Annual MTJ Melava Malka
The Annual Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem
Melave Malka will be hold on Motzei
Shabbat, November 22, 2014, 8:00 PM at
Ohav Emeth. The Melave Malka is dedicated to the blessed memory of Rabbi
Nachum Avigdor Weitzner, z"l. Hagaon
Harav Reuven Feinstein, Shlita will address the Reception. Please call Shimon
Jakubovic for information and reservations at (732) 246-1037.
The ACTT (Achieving Change Through
Torah) program helps individuals succeed in making meaningful and lasting
changes in their lives. The current
source book is: “Living Emunah – Achieving a Life of Serenity through Faith”.
For more info, see the ACTT website,
www.actt613.org, e-mail
[email protected] or call Phil Rosen
(732) 572-8762.
JRecovery Program
Are you addicted? Family member or
Friend? Join us at JRecovery: free,
anonymous, and safe. Jewish, self-help
group to complement 12-step programs.
Monday nights 7:30-8:30 PM at Jewish
Family and Vocational Service, 32 Ford
Ave., 2nd fl., Milltown, NJ. More info:
[email protected] 732-777-1940 or
www.jfvs.org/JRecovery
Peace of Mind Greater Middlesex
County invites the entire Jewish community to Shabbat dinner with an Air
Force unit of the Israel Defense Forces.
This inter-denominational/multigenerational Shabbat dinner promises
to be unique, memorable and inspirational! We are united by our love for
Israel and the soldiers that defend
her. Friday, November 14, 6 pm at
Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, 2 Harrison Street in Edison. Friday night
services at RPRY begin at 4:30 pm.
Cost is $36 per person; maximum $100
per family. All reservations must be
accompanied by payment. Checks
should be made out to Rabbi Pesach
DON’T FORGET
TO VOTE 11/4
It is
especially
important
that the Jewish
community votes
in every election
and shows our
elected
officials—state,
county and local
as well as
federal—that our
community has a
voice and a
strong presence
at the polls on
Election Day.
Raymon Yeshiva and mailed to
Sharon Hirt, 10 Olden Road Edison,
NJ 08817. Sponsorships at all levels
are encouraged and appreciated.
To sponsor, please contact Sharon
Hirt at 732-777-0462.
Yad Leah Clothing Drive
When: Sunday November 16th
from 9:30 A.M. until 12:30 P.M.
Where: Congregation Ohav Emeth
(O.E.), main entrance on Dennison
Ave. thru the parking lot. Please
donate clothing in good wearable
condition only. Linens, towels, tablecloths, handbags, cosmetics &
hair accessories are also accepted
in good condition. Shoes are no
longer accepted. Bring all in tied
garbage bags. Men's and Boy's black
hats in good condition may also be donated. Yad Leah will distribute to over
15 communities throughout Israel. An
$18 donation is requested per donor
(checks made out to American Friends
of Yad Leah) to help defray the shipping
& processing costs. We are looking for
sponsors to help cover the shipping
costs to Israel. Receipts will be provided
by Yad Leah for the money & clothing
(&/or miscellaneous items) contributed.
We are looking for volunteers at the
collection site to help with the bags and
the paperwork. If anyone has any questions or would like to volunteer or sponsor shipping costs, please call Mordy
Brill at 732-819-8351 or e-mail at
[email protected]
AAU Presents Dr. David Pelcovitz
On Shabbat, November 14-15, Ahavas
Achim University is proud to host
world-renowned mental health specialist Dr. David Pelcovitz for a weekend of Torah and psychological insights into the important issues of our
time. Dr. David Pelcovitz holds multiple positions at Yeshiva University,
namely with the Azrieli Graduate
School of Jewish Education and the
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological
Seminary. He is also special assistant
to President Richard M. Joel. Dr. Pelcovitz has consulted extensively with
the Jewish community in the United
States, Europe and Israel on a wide
range of issues facing children and
adolescents as director of Psychology
at North Shore University Hospital
and clinical professor of psychology at
NYU School of Medicine. Friday
Night, November 14, 8:00 p.m.:
"Funds, Faith, Family, and Friends: Judaism and Psychology On What
Makes Us Happy" followed by Oneg
Shabbat; Shabbat Morning, November 15, lecture after Mussaf in the
Main Sanctuary: "Coping with Stress
and Loss: Life Skills from a Jewish and
Psychological Perspective"; Shabbat
Lunch, 12:15 p.m.: at which Dr. Pelcovitz will speak. The seudah will be by
reservation only, $22/adult, $12/child 311. Dr. Pelcovitz will also speak during
Seudah Shlishit. There will be a Saturday Night Schmooze with Dr. Pelcovitz for Young Leadership at 7:30 p.m.
on Motzei Shabbat. He will discuss
"The Art of Communication" followed
by an open forum on all topics.
MTA Open House
The MTA Open House will take
place on Sunday, November 9th.
Registration begins at 9am, and
programming starts at 9:30am.
MTA is located at 2540 Amsterdam
Avenue, New York, NY 10033. Parking will be available. Interested students and parents can pre-register
at yuhsb.org/openhouse. For more
information, please contact David
Leshaw, Admissions Director, at
[email protected] or 212-9605400 ext. 6676.
Ma’ayanot Open House
Ma'ayanot Yeshiva High School for
Girls invites all 8th grade girls and
their parents to our Open House
on Sunday, October 26th. Registration at 12:30 p.m., program to begin at 1:00 p.m. You may preregister on our website:
www.maayanot.org. Please contact our Director of Admissions,
Mrs. Nina Bieler, at 201-833-4307,
ext. 255 with any questions.
Ma'ayanot is located at 1650 Palisade Avenue in Teaneck, NJ.
Ilan Open House
The Ilan High School open house
will be taking place at Ilan, 1200
Roseld Ave. Ocean, on Sunday,
November 9th at 10 am.
Frisch School Open House
The Frisch School invites all 8th
graders and their parents to our
Open House on Sunday, November
9, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Kindly register
at Frisch.org/openhouse. Come
and experience the innovative
formal and informal educational opportunities provided to our students
to foster their individualized intellectual and religious growth. We look
forward to seeing you.
Ma’ayanot Shiur Series
The Ma'ayanot Continuing Education
committee is pleased to present a
shiur series by Ms. Elana Flaumenhaft,
Assistant Principal, on the topic: Ezra,
Nechemya, Chagai & Zecharya: The
Forgotten Neviim. The series will take
place on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. in
the Ma'ayanot library beginning
Thursday, October 23rd through
Thursday, November 20th. Ma'ayanot
is located at 1650 Palisade Avenue,
Teaneck, NJ. For information on
sponsorship opportunities, please
contact Pam Ennis at 201-833-4307,
ext. 265. Men and women are welcome to attend.
YU Community Beit Midrash
YU is proud to announce an exciting
semester of Community Beit Midrash.
This 6-week program will take place at
the Yeshiva University Museum (15
West 16th Street) on Wednesdays,
October 29 - December 3, from 10:30
a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sessions will feature
Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, Director of
the Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought,
Yeshiva University and Dr. Jacob
Wisse, Director of Yeshiva University
Museum and Associate Professor of
Art History, Stern College for Women
who will co-present on the topic of:
“The Image and the Idea: An Interdisciplinary Seminar on Art History and
Jewish Thought.” For more
information or to register for the
courses, visit http://www.yu.edu/
beitmidrash.
Employment Network of Raritan
Valley
Looking for work? We can help. Go To
www.ENRV.org or contact Bob Lansey
at [email protected]
We post over 100 jobs each month, and
help people with their resume and
search strategies. Please help: If you
know of any professional, part-time, or
temporary job openings, please e-mail
the information to
[email protected]
For W omen and Girls
Rabbi Kaufman’s Tuesday afternoon
Parashat Hashavua Shiur for women
will take place Tuesday afternoon,
November 4th at 1:30 PM.
Rebbitzen Eichenstein’s classes for
women: Tefillah class on Sunday,
November 2 at 10:00 AM at Aguda
shule; Parsha class on Monday,
November 3 at 8:00 PM at Congregation Ohr Torah. For more info, please
contact Aviva Siegel at 732-572-4408
[email protected], Ricki Stern
732-828-6939 [email protected]
Mrs. Miri Cohen’s Parsha class:
Wednesday, November 5 at 9:15 AM at
the home of Rikki Samel, 427 Dennison
Street, Highland Park.
Rabbi Bassous: class for women on
Sunday, November 2 at 10:00 AM at
Cong. Etz Ahaim. Book to be studied:
Battle Plan by Rebbetzin Tziporah
Heller and Sara Yocheved Rigler.
SemPlus shiur for post seminary
girls: For more info on Wednesday
night class, please call 908-4200253.
Tiferes, a Chofetz Chaim Heritage
Foundation program for women,
will meet Motzai Shabbos, November 8 at 8:30PM at the home of
Avigayl Leff, 20 Brookfall Road,
Edison. An inspirational DVD will
be shown: Rochel Imeinu - Discovering her Greatness Within Ourselves,
with Rebbitzen Tzipporah Heller
and Mrs. Craindell Mannes. Weekly
teleconferences with topics such
as shalom bayis and parenting are
also available to Tiferes members.
For more info or to become a
member, please contact Aviva
[email protected] The
Highland Park / Edison group of
Tiferes is zecher l'nishmas Malka
bas Shalom.
The Women’s Learning Initiative
presents the 12th Annual Yartzeit
Rachel Imeinu Video - Worldwide
Event. ”In a Time of Open Miracles: What Can We Do?”, with footage of miracles from Operation
Protective Edge this past summer,
will be shown on Tuesday, Nov 4 at
8:15 pm at the Orani home, 292
North Fifth Ave., Highland Park.
With an introduction by HaRav
Shmuel Kaminetsky, shlita, the featured speakers are Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller and Rebbetzin Tehila
Jaeger and a special message from
Rav Yitzhok Dovid Grossman. This
worldwide event will take place
with showings of the video in
communities around the globe. For
women and girls only. All donations
are welcome and proceeds go to Aniyei
Eretz Yisroel (the poor and needy of
Eretz Yisrael). For more info please call
908-420-0253.
Park Mikvah Hours
The Edison/Highland Park Mikvah is
open 9-11pm Sun-Thur, Oct 26-30.
Beginning Sunday, November 2, the
mikvah is open Sunday-Thursday 8:3010:30pm. Saturday night November 1,
hours are 8:30-10:30pm. Saturday night
hours for November 2 through January
31 are 7:30-10pm. Friday nights are by
APPOINTMENT ONLY, and should be
made by the day before. Fee: $20.
You must arrive and leave during regular hours, or incur an additional $20 additional fee. To schedule an appointment, or leave a message, please call
732-249-2411.
Mikvah Tea
The Highland Park Mikvah would like to
invite the community to its annual
“virtual tea”. Invitations have already
been sent out. If you have not received
an invitation or would like to be added
to the mikvah mailing list, please
contact Rena at [email protected]
Bikur Cholim OWLS (Overnight
Women Labor Support): If you are an
expectant mother and don’t have coverage with a family member or a friend
to stay with your kids when it is time to
go to the hospital, Bikur Cholim offers
a complimentary service. Volunteers
will come to stay with your kids during
the night. Please note that this service
is only provided for maternity situations. Please call at least 3 weeks before the due date if not sooner, to be
able to make the necessary arrangements. For more information on receiving this service or to find out about becoming a volunteer, please contact
Rikki at 732-249-5116. Thank you.
The Women's AMEN Group meets
weekly on Sundays at 9:30 AM in a
downstairs classroom at Congregation
Ohr Torah. The group meets in the
zechus of a refuah shelaima for Menachem Mordechai ben Ophira and
other Cholim in the community.
THE OE FOOD BANK IS OPEN!
The OE FOOD BANK gladly accepts
any closed/unused non-perishable
food items.
PLEASE NOTE: THE FOOD BANK
NOW ACCEPTS TOILETRIES IN
UNUSED, UNOPENED CONDITION!
Please remind your children not
to place any trash in the food
collection bin.
Any questions, contact Alice Gordon
at [email protected]
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Rabbi
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