Congregation Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath
19 NISAN 5774 – CHOL HAMOED/PESACH – APRIL 19, 2014
BCMH invites all our members and the entire community to join us in hearing the beautiful words of Torah delivered by our special Pesach Scholar in Residence Rabbi Shaul Engelsberg. Please see schedule below for all the opportunities to hear him speak with beautiful stories and words of Torah from many sources.
CHOL HAMOED/EREV SHABBOS, FRIDAY, APRIL 18
Note: No 1st Minyan
7:30 am: Shacharis
Following 7:30 am Shacharis: join us for an hour of chavrusa or small class learning with Rabbi Engelsberg in Beis Midrash
6:25 pm: Early Mincha
6:36 pm: Earliest candle lighting
7:45 pm: Regular candle lighting
7:50 pm: Regular Mincha
SHABBOS CHOL HAMOED, APRIL 19
8:45 am: Shacharis
9:41 am: Latest Shema
10:20 am: Shabbos morning Drasha by Rabbi Engelsberg
4:30 pm: Class by Jessie Fischbein at the home of Marilyn Leibert. *More info below
7:30 pm: Mincha
Between Mincha & Ma’ariv: Class taught by Rabbi Engelsberg at SBH. Topic: “Hashem Will Rejoice Over You-Like a Chosson Rejoices Over a Kallah”
8:44 pm: Ma’ariv
8:49 pm: Conclusion of Shabbos
WEEKDAY DAILY TIMES – April 20 – 24 / Chol Hamoed/Pesach
Sunday, April 20, Chol Hamoed/Erev Yom Tov
7:30 & 9:00 am: Shacharis
Following 9:00 am Shacharis: join us for an hour of chavrusa or small class learing with Rabbi Engelsberg
6:25 pm: Early Mincha
6:39 pm: Earliest candle lighting
7:47 pm: Regular candle lighting
7:50 pm: Regular Mincha
Monday, April 21, Seventh Day Pesach / BCMH Office is closed
8:45 am: Shacharis
9:39 am: Latest time for Krias Shema
10:20 am: Yom Tov morning Drasha by Rabbi Engelsberg
5:30 pm: Men’s class taught by Rabbi Engelsberg. Topic: “Pesach 101: Maos Chittim for the Poor”
6:30 pm: Early Mincha
6:40 pm: Earliest candle lighting
By 8:07 pm: Commence eating foods cooked on Monday
7:55 pm: Regular Mincha
8:52 pm: Candle lighting, no earlier than
Tuesday, April 22, Eighth Day Pesach / BCMH Office is closed
8:45 am: Shacharis
9:38 am: Latest time for Krias Shema
Approx. 10:15 am: Yizkor
10:20 am: Yom Tov morning Drasha by Rabbi Engelsberg
4:30 pm: 4:30 pm: Class by Rabbi Engelsberg for Women only. Topic: “Facing Adversity with Faith-The strength of Emunah” in the Beis Midrash
7:35 pm: Mincha
Following Mincha: Men’s Neilas HaChag with Rabbi Engelsberg. Join us for beautiful singing and words of inspiration as we take leave of the Yom Tov of Pesach. Leshana Habah Be Yerushalayim Habnuya!
8:48 pm: Ma’ariv
8:53 pm: Conclusion of Yom Tov
After 9:30 pm: Chametz repurchased, may be eaten
6:50 & 7:45 am: Wednesday & Friday
6:40 & 7:40 am: Thursday
8:00 pm: Wednesday & Thursday / Ma’ariv following Mincha
All regular Youth groups will meet on Shabbos as scheduled and are free and open to children of all ages
Approx. 9:45 am: Pre School in Portable A - From taking out the Torah – Mussaf kedusha
Approx. 9:45 am: K-2 in Portable B: Big Yavneh – From taking out the Torah – Mussaf kedusha
Approx. 9:45 am: Jr. Minyan in Beis Midrash - From taking out the Torah – Mussaf kedusha
Boys are brought onto the Bima following chazarat ha-shatz to help with the end of davening
10:15 am: Torah Tots in the Torah Tots room
10:30 am-end of services: Mommy & Me infants up to 1½ yr. olds in Torah Tots room
Note: Shabbos Afternoon KBY groups will start April 26th
Mazel Tov to Larry & Anita Altose on the marriage of Avital to Hanoch Klausner of Beit Choron, Israel; the birth of a grandson to Amalia & Michah Markowitz of Givat Ze’ev, Israel; the birth of a granddaughter to Shifra & Rachamim Schwab of Tel Tziyon, Israel and the engagement of Natan to Devora Weimer, daughter of Rabbi Shragi & Sharon Weimer of Cleveland, Ohio.
If you need or know of someone who needs a place to stay or eat in Seward Park on Shabbos please contact Bracha Swigard at (206) 722-9002.
BCMH INFO REGARDING PESACH:
*Rabbi David will be available to answer Pesach questions at (206) 369-1215 or email@example.com
Shabbos day, April 19, 4:30-5:30 pm: Class for Women only taught by Jessie Fischbein (bio click here Bio Jessie Fischbein), at the home of Marilyn Leibert, 5211 S Brighton Street. Topic: “Gam Zu L’Tova: Study the story of Nachum Ish Gamzu & learn from the master. Sponsored by the BCMH Sisterhood.
BCMH OFFICE HOURS:
BCMH Office will be CLOSED Monday & Tuesday, April 21 & 22, 7th & 8th Day Pesach.
UPCOMING GUEST SPEAKERS AT BCMH:
May 17: Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, renowned author and lecturer. More info: Bio Avivah Zornberg.doc
May 30, 31: Rabbi Steven Weil, Executive Vice-President of the OU. More info: Rabbi Steven Weil Bio
Jun 20, 21: Rabbi Kenneth Brander, YU Center for the Jewish Future: More info: Bio Rabbi Kenneth Brander.doc
GAN SHALOM 2014: JUNE 30 – AUGUST 22
Gan Shalom for ages 18 months – 5 years returns this summer on June 30! Parents can sign up campers by the week, or by the day, and have a choice of 1:30 or 3:30 pickup times. Campers enjoy art projects, games, plenty of outdoor and water play, and weekly special activities that include Field Day, Dizzy’s Tumblebus, Bubble World, Giraffe & Staff and more! Prices start as low as $115 — sign up before April 7 to get Early Bird prices! For more information or to register, contact Heather Jacobson at firstname.lastname@example.org
CAMP YAVNEH AND YAVNEH KATAN: JUNE 30 – AUGUST 15
Camp Yavneh for grades 1-6 starts July 21! We have 4 weeks of fun planned with lots of new experiences and trips, as well as many old favorites. The cost of camp starts at $152.50/week for BCMH members: register by May 31st to get the Early Bird Price!
NEW THIS YEAR, Yavneh Katan will run June 30 – July 18 for 1st and 2nd graders! Yavneh Katan is just like Camp Yavneh, but with trips and activities designed with younger campers in mind. Yavneh Katan is just $150/week for BCMH members if you register before May 31st!
For more information or to register, contact Heather Jacobson at email@example.com
The Seattle Mikvah Committee encourages your financial support. Please make donations to:
1) The Seattle Mikvah General Fund to ensure ongoing upkeep and maintenance of The Seattle Mikvah and Keilim Mikvah (for utensils).
2) The Mrs. Etkin Kallah Gift Fund, in memory of Mrs. Cecillia Etkin, for brides using the Mikvah for their pre-marriage visit. Please indicate your intent on the memo line & send to:
The Seattle Mikvah/C/o Congregation BCMH, 5145 S Morgan Street, Sea., WA 98118
For more information, please contact: Rena Berger, Mikvah Chair- 206-721-0238.
Macabee Martial Arts led by Jacob Lunon is conducting classes combining Torah and physical fitness in the BCMH Volotin Social Hall through October, 2014. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org or
call (206) 722-4614. 4:15-7:45 pm: Tues & Thurs / 7:00-8:00 pm: Weds / 10:00 am-1:00 pm: Sundays
THIS WEEK’S CONTRIBUTORS: THANK YOU!
IN MEMORY OF: BY: ALIYA
Yakov Byk Bella Pozina Rabbi Bresler
Andrea Filler Lewis Filler Scott Mail
Pauline Jacobs Laurence Jacobs
Max Kaminoff Betty Kaminoff
Naomi Kraus Daphna Robon
Harry Lawson Allan Lawson
Leyba Litmanovich Leonid Kravchinskiy
Fannie Miller Lorraine Trotsky
Regina Russak Edward Russak
Max Willner Jean Willner
NATHAN ETKIN CHESED FUND
Chanon & Sara Simon
Rabbi Chaim & Sara Weiss
CHASDEI SHMULLY /MATZO FUND
Rabbi & Mrs. Bresler
Victor & Adrienne Fiss
Joshua & Shoshana Marshak
Skip & Liz Rosen
Abraham & Mirla Traub in memory of Gitel Traub
Scott & Sasha Mail
COMMUNITY WEEKLY CLASSES
WOMEN’S GEMARA CLASS
The Women’s Gemara Class meets Monday evenings, 8-9 pm at the home of Beth Balkany. More info: (206) 602-9395
WOMEN’S TEHILIM GROUP, TUESDAY EVENINGS, 8:15 PM
The Women’s Tehilim Group meets to recite Tehilim for those in need of Refuah Shelema. Info: contact Adina Almo
RABBI CHAIM WEISS PROVIDES A WEEKLY TALMUD CLASS, 8:00 PM
The class is studying Tractate Megillah. The class is held Thursday nights at the home of Rabbi Weiss, 5222 S Holly Street. More info: Rabbi Weiss at email@example.com
SEPHARDIC BIKUR HOLIM WEEKLY CLASSES
Mondays, 8:00-9:00 pm: Women’s Gemara Class with Rabbi Hassan at the home of Beth Balkany
Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00 am: Torah Time for Mothers and Young Children at SBH fellowship room
Wednesdays, 9:30 am: Eshet Hayil Class with Rubisa Sharona Hassan at the home of Rinah Benoliel
Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30 pm: Ohr Letziyon – Practical Halakhic Responsa Class at SBH Midrash
Thursdays, Noon-1:00 pm: Thoughts on the Weekly Torah Portion at Island Crust Cafe.
NEW THIS YEAR: Visit the Seattle VA’AD’S Website Passover Page at: http://seattlevaad.org/passover
New HOTLINE available this year! For Passover questions, please call the Seattle Vaad/OU Seattle Passover Hotline at (212) 613-8314 (after 3/28/14) or Rabbi Kletenik at (206) 228-0692.
Preview our catalog & view our Kosher for Passover items: www.affordablekosher.com.
KIDNEY DONOR NEEDED
Rachel Vaillancourt of the Seattle Sephardic Community is on the National List of recipients for a Kidney. In order to expedite and intensify the search for a Kidney, Rachel is seeking help in finding a donor for a possible transplant. Discretion and privacy will be honored. Please call Rachel at (206) 725-6035.
CAPITOL HILL MINYAN
9:00 am: Shabbos morning Shacharis. Meets every Shabbos and Yom Tov for evening and morning services. Services at 1501 – 17th Avenue – Council House lower level, West entrance
Weekly Discussion Group: Idea of the Week – Weds. 5:30 pm at Tougo Coffee Co. 1410 18th AVE 98122
More info: www.capitolhillminyan.org
K’HAL ATERES ZEKAINIM AT KLINE GALLAND
BCMH is responsible for making the Minyan at Kline Galland the first Shabbos of every month. See http://zekainim.webs.com for current schedule. More info: (206) 722-1464 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun-Thu, 8:00 pm: Daf HaYomi B’Halacha Class, Seattle Kollel. More info: Rabbi Meir Waxman (732) 690-5961 or email@example.com
Monday nights, 8:00-9:00 pm: JEW-SHI! Partners in Torah with Sushi for Men & Women, We will set you up with a study partner @ Seattle Kollel. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Daf Yomi Sun–Thur, 9:15 pm at the Kollel. More info: email@example.com or (206) 369-1215
Save the Date: Tuesday, June 10, Kollel 23rd Annual Dinner. Cocktails 5:30 pm followed by Dinner 6:30 pm.
June 29-July 9, JWRP Jewish Mom’s Trip to Israel. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov 9-17, JWRP Men’s Trip to Israel. More info: Rabbi David (206) 722-8289 or email@example.com
Shabbos afternoons. ½ hr. before Mincha, Boys Mishna Club for all boys ages 8 and up at the Kehilla. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPHARDIC BIKUR HOLIM
Sunday’s through April 27, 8:00–9:15 pm at SBH. “Maximizing Your Marriage” - a six week series on marriage given by Rabbi Yona Margolese, LMFTA. More info: email@example.com
May 2nd-4th, Junior NCSY Shabbaton for grades 5th-8th Come join friends from all over the Pacific Northwest at our annual shabbaton! Amazing food activities and so much more! Sign up now at www.seattlencsy.com
Sunday, June 1st, 5 pm at SBH, Seattle NCSY 8th Annual Basarfest Meat & Chili Cook-Off. Purchase Tickets at www.SeattleNCSY.com. To compete in the cook-off, contact Ari at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: $15 per person w/advance ticket purchase / $20 per person at the door / $70 Special advance family rate of 5 or more.
Shabbat, May 3rd, following Kiddush, if there were no State of Israel… join Rabbi Bernie Fox for a review & discussion of Rabbi Soleveitchik’s seminal essay, The Voice of My Beloved Calls.
JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SEATTLE
Nomination deadline for the Pamela Waechter Jewish Communal Professional Award needs to be submitted to the Jewish Federation by April 28, 2014. More info: Sara L. Bernson at email@example.com
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE
Wednesday’s in April, Positive Discipline: Parenting with Confidence. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 861-3146
Thur, May 8, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, 12th Annual JFS Community of Caring Luncheon
More info: www.jfsseattle.org/luncheon
HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY PROGRAMS, SUNDAY, APRIL 27
10:30-NOON, Stroum Jewish Community Center, Mercer Island. Candle lighting & Memorial service with Rabbi Jim Mirel and Rivy Poupko Kletenik. Special performance by students from SHA
2:30-4:30 pm, University of Washington Kane Hall, Seattle. Holocaust survivor Josh Gortler, author David Laskin and Dr. Daniel Chirot explore themes of family and memory.
MIDRASHA OF SEATTLE
Monday, May 12, 6:30 pm, “Mothers of Connection: Repairing the Schism between the Children of Rachel & Leah” with Rebbetzin Chana Bracha Siegelbaum. Minumum donation $15 includes a Dairy dinner. At the home of Lynda Wegodsky, 5772 S Oaklawn PL, Sea.
More info: email@example.com or contact Miriam Meyers (206) 725-9818
WEEKLY JLI COURSE AT SHAAREI TEFILLAH, 7:00 PM
Rabbi Cheski Edelman of Chabad Jewish Discovery Center in Olympia teaches JLI (Jewish Learning Institute) course at Shaarei Tefillah, 6250 43rd AVE NE, Sea. 98115. “Life in the Balance” explores Jewish perspective on everyday medical dilemmas. Info: Shprintze Kavka, (206) 730-2764 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Berol-Shindell Scholarships being offered to undergraduate Jewish Students in financial need who plan to attend, or are currently attending, the University of Washington. More info: www.hilleluw.org or call (206) 527-1997. May 3, 2014 is the deadline to submit an application & all supporting documents.
VA’AD WEEKLY EMAIL INFO
To receive the Va’ad HaRabanim of Greater Seattle E-newsletter, contact Chasya Sarah at the Va’ad office: (206) 760-0805 or email@example.com
Kline Galland Hospice Services-Available 24 hours/7 days a week. More info: 206-805-1930/206-725-8800
Polack Adult Day Center: More info: Joanne Angel at 206-725-8800
Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath Congregation
5145 South Morgan Street, Seattle, Washington 98118
Tel: (206) 721-0970 Fax: (206) 723-0679 / http://www.bcmhseattle.org
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