שבת שלום - Beth David

Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am
An Egalitarian Conservative Community
Affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
‫שבת שלום‬
Shabbat Shalom
April 11, 2015
22 Nisan, 5775
Seniors Exercise Class
Monday April 13th &
Thursday April 16th at 1:00 PM
The Gal’ee Club (Grades 5-12)
Monday April 13th at 7:00 PM
Pesah VIII – Yizkor
1st Sefer Torah – 1074 Maftir - 932 Haftarah – 1316;
See inside for the Yom Hashoah information
USY/Kadima Program Yom Hashoah Program
(Grades 9 -12)
Thursday April 16th at 6:00 PM
Megillat Hashoah
Wednesday April 15th at 7:30 PM
Service Times
Friday ............................................. 7:30 PM
Friday Candle Lighting.............
7:36 PM
Shabbat Minha ............................. 8:00 PM
Sunday -Thursday.......................... 7:00 PM
Shabbat . ........................................9:00 AM
Junior Congregation: Chapel...... 10:00 AM
Teen Kiddush Club: School......... 10:30 AM
Sunday............................................8:30 AM
Monday-Friday .................. 7:00 & 8:00 AM
Members are asked to refrain from
wearing fragrances in the synagogue.
The Haftarah for the Seventh Day of Pesach
is dedicated by Coleman and Evelyn Bernstein & Family
in memory of their beloved parents and grandparents
Saul and Gert Wellman and Max and Sarah Bernstein.
This issue of the Shabbat Shalom is sponsored by
Karen Bernstein & Ian Hendry and
Evelyn & Coleman Bernstein
in honour of Mark and Samara reading the Haftarah in
memory of their great grandparents.
55 Yeomans Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3H 3J7 | Phone: 416.633.5500
Fax: 416.633.1740 | www.bethdavid.com
Upcoming Events
Club Chaverut
Enhanced Breakfast Sponsors
Miriam Orbach
Difat Jakubovicz
Members: $7.00
Non-members: $10.00
RSVP to Rose Haspel at 905 764 8141 by April 20, 2015
Theatre Trips
Tuesday June 23
“Sweet Charity” – Shaw Festival
Wednesday September 2 “The Sound of Music” – Stratford Festival
Tickets (including bus): Club Chaverut or Sisterhood Members $90
Contact: Ruth Shapiro 905-771-1893
Beth David Baseball
Join the Beth David Baseball team as we compete in the Toronto Intra-Synagogue
Softball League. This is an official 3 pitch Softball league that is open to all
synagogue members over 18 years of age . Games are held on Sunday mornings
from 9AM to 11:30AM in the "905" area code beginning in May and ending in
September with the exciting playoffs. For further information, please contact John
Guterman, Beth David Team Captain/Manager [email protected]
Craft group- next meetings 8 PM - April 21st and May 19th - Willing to
teach knitting, crocheting, needlepoint & embroidery skills. Contact Noreen
Kasman - 905-881-2164 or [email protected]
Donations of worsted weight yarn or funds always welcome.
The Membership Committee's BOOK CLUB
Date: Monday, May 4, 7:30 PM
* Please provide your own copy of the book
Place: Beth David’s Boardroom
The Girl on the Train, by: Paula Hawkins
A debut psychological thriller that will forever
change the way you look at other people's lives.
Free! Limited number of participants!
RSVP at www.bethdavid.com
Looking for an exciting and engaging Jewish
education for your kids?
Beth David Hebrew School
ü Small classes, maximum 10 students
ü Personal attention based on the individual
ü Hebrew language skills and Judaic content
ü Dynamic and experienced teachers
ü Unique component offered by young Israeli emissaries
When: Mondays: 5:00 – 7:30 PM – **Dinner included!**
Ages: Grades 1 through 7
Where: Beth David Synagogue ,
55 Yeomans Road, Toronto
Call: (416) 633-5500 ext. 23
email: [email protected]
Breakfast Sponsors
Paula & Stan Epstein
Rita & Issie Spivack
Thank you to this week’s sponsors!
What a beautiful way to commemorate
a Yahrzeit, Birthday, Anniversary or any other
special occasion in your family’s life
Classes will take place every Monday
and Thursday afternoon
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
All participants must be 65+
Register online at www.bethdavid.com
or call 416-633-5500 ext. 0
Sidney Irving Altman
Alexander Avruskin
Louis Berelovitch
Anna Bergart
Esther Binstock
Tillie Bloom
Morris Cohen
Esther Cukier
William Einhorn
Motel Eisenberg
Solomon Elharrar
Louis Epstein
Mary Fausto
Howard Richard
Hinda Flicht
Janice Paula
Gusta Frohlich
Helen Gasberg
Dena Geffen
Harry Gilbert
Stanley Glickman
Joseph Gold
Stephen Allan
Benjamin Gorman
Eugene Gottlieb
Estelle Gryfe
David Guterman
David Herman
Steve Hershkop
Fanny Hoffman
Sarah Iscove
Eileen Isenberg
Minnie Joseph
Yahrzeits commemorated this week:
Sunday April 26, 2015
1:30 pm
Ganz Social Hall
Anne Balaban presents: “Redefining Aging”
Harry Karstadt
Pearl Kirschenbaum
Arthur Klarman
Arnold Kusman
Leo Lewis
Gertrude Littner
Mina Loomer
Sylvia Mason
Saly Mayer
Devorah Muthmacher
Moshe Muthmacher
Fagel Myerson
Judith Orbach
Gilbert Pascoe
Arthur Resnick
Jack Risenman
Rae Robins
Lily Rosenblatt
Hilda Rosenbloom
Jack Saltzman
Ruth Sampson
Eugene Schonberger
Rosalyn Shane
Stuart Shane
Jennie Sheps
Cecil Slobodsky
David Malcolm Smither
Bessie Spizaizen
Molly Stocker
Lisa Helene Waldman
Max Wasserman
Helen Weinberg
Karol Weinstock
Abraham Wise
Mendel Wolfowich
Adult Education
Join us for a lecture on
Jewish Rock Stars
with Eyal Bitton and Beth David Shinshinim
Sunday April 26th at 7:30 PM
Eyal Bitton is a composer and lyricist who is currently
serving as Cantor, at Beth Jacob Synagogue in Hamilton
Saturday April 18th: Following morning services.
Baila Lubek will lead a discussion of Shemini and the
accompanying Haftarah.
Advanced registration for luncheon required: $10.00
by Tuesday April 14th.
Self-study program MONDAYS: 10 AM
This class meets weekly for the study of Yiddish literature
and language. Beginners are welcome. Open to all
Yiddish Literature
with Rabbi Edward Goldfarb
MONDAYS: This course is com-
prised of 6 classes, led by Rabbi Edward Goldfarb, devoted to the study
of Yiddish lite rature and language.
Beginners are welcome.
Classes will meet in the Boardroom
Beginning Monday April 13th.
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Admission free. Open to all
Register online at www.bethdavid.com or
call Beth David at 416-633-5500 or e-mail [email protected]
Lecture: May 3, 2015 7:30 PM
At Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am
Dr. Avivah Zornberg will speak on: The Book of Ruth
'And I am a Stranger:' Becoming Ruth
Ruth is a stranger in more senses than
one. Who is this unknown woman who is
destined to become mother of royalty? What is
the process by which she finds her way into a
foreign and unwelcoming culture and religious
tradition? How does destiny come about?
Junior Congregation with Alana
Ages 6-12
Downstairs Chapel
Shabbat Morning 10 AM-12 PM
Yummy nut free snacks will be served.
Preschool Shabbat
Pray ‘n Play with Hailey
For 1-5 year olds
In the Library
April 11th
Shabbat themed stories, songs, snacks &
activities all geared to teach our youngest
congregants to love Shabbat! Bring your
children & grandchildren!
Shabbat Morning
The Gal’ee Club (Grades 5-12)
Monday April 13th at 7:00 PM
USY/Kadima Program –
(Grades 9 -12)
Yom Hashoah Program
Thursday April 16th at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Beth David Yedidim
(Grades 1 -6) Sky Zone Party
April 19th at 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Communal Reading of Megillat Hashoah
Wednesday April 15th 7:30PM
Beth David Synagogue
This Holocaust Remembrance Day,
hear the moving and inspiring words
of the Megillat Hashoah. A
meaningful ritual to remember
and honour the Six Million.
Led by Rabbi Philip Scheim, Rabbi Baruch
Frydman-Kohl and Rabbi Jarrod Grover
With an inspiring musical programme featuring Cantors:
Marshall Loomer (Beth David)
Simon Spiro (Beth Tzedec)
Tibor Kovari (Beth Tikvah)
David Edwards (Beth Emeth)
& The Beth Tzedec Singers with live orchestra.
International day of Jewish Youth Service
April 19, 2015
Beth David Synagogue | 55 Yeomans Road | Toronto
416.633.5500 www.bethdavid.com
Beth David Synagogue Presents
participate • learn • grow
Yom Yerushalayim
The King of Kosher Gospel
& Friends
May 17, 2015 • 8 PM
Lisa Sonshine
Marshall Loomer
Rebecca Finkelstein
Two Moishes
Michael Rubin & Marshall Loomer
Gal Fuchs
Also, featuring
The Nafshi Band
Alan Direnfeld Drums, Arnold Davidson Bass, Jeff Weisbrot keyboard, Martin Loomer Guitar.
General Admission 50.00
Premium Admission 100.00
Buy tickets by calling:
416-633-5500 ext. 0 or at www.bethdavid.com
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Best of Israel 2015
Led by Rabbi Philip Scheim
Beth David Grand Tour and
Community Mission
June 29 – July 9, 2015
No one belongs here
more than us
Information Meeting
Monday April 20th 7:30 PM
Dear Members,
When calling the office for your various Synagogue activities and
needs, please note the extensions listed below for our office staff.
This will help make your office experience more efficient.
Cari Kozierok Bahar (ext. 22),
Robyn Zajac-Cooper (ext. 35), Jeev Logan (ext. 27),
Helene Jacobs (ext.28), Faye Major (ext. 0),
Simmi Toby (ext. 24), Thanuja Perera (ext. 25)
Philip S. Scheim - Rabbi | Marshall Loomer - Cantor | Michael Rubin - Ritual Director
Cari Kozierok Bahar - Executive Director
David Bienstock - President
Andy Pascoe - Vice President, Finance and Administration
Madeleine Sarick -Vice President, Programming and Ritual
Steven Risenman - Vice President, House and Property
Karen Bernstein - Secretary
Jerry Paskowitz - Treasurer
Ettie Schimmer - Past President
Steven Risenman - Brotherhood President
Lisa Levine - Sisterhood President
Barry Levine - Chairman of the Board