BCMH Weekly-Newsletter: April 19, 2014

B”H

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

 

Shacharis

6:50 & 7:45 am: Wednesday & Friday

6:40 & 7:40 am: Thursday

 

Mincha

8:00 pm: Wednesday & Thursday / Ma’ariv following Mincha

 

YAVNEH PROGRAMS:

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

 

LIFECYCLE EVENTS

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.

 

SHABBOS HOSPITALITY
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.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

 

BCMH INFO REGARDING PESACH:

*Rabbi David will be available to answer Pesach questions at (206) 369-1215 or rabbiavrohomdavid@gmail.com

 

*BCMH SISTERHOOD

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 bcmhyouth@gmail.com

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 bcmhyouth@gmail.com

 

SEATTLE MIKVAH 

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: macabeemartialarts@comcast.net 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

Brenda Birman

Rabbi & Mrs. Bresler

Victor & Adrienne Fiss

Joshua & Shoshana Marshak

Skip & Liz Rosen

Abraham & Mirla Traub in memory of Gitel Traub

 

BCMH  

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 weiss@nyhs.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.

 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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.

 

AFFORDABLE KOSHER

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 zekainim@yahoo.com

 

SEATTLE KOLLEL 

Sun-Thu, 8:00 pm: Daf HaYomi B’Halacha Class, Seattle Kollel. More info: Rabbi Meir Waxman (732) 690-5961 or rabbiwaxman@gmail.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:  rabbiwaxman@gmail.com

Daf Yomi Sun–Thur, 9:15 pm at the Kollel. More info: rabbidavid@seattlekollel.org 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: shainbresler@yahoo.com

Nov 9-17, JWRP Men’s Trip to Israel. More info: Rabbi David (206) 722-8289 or rabbidavid@seattlekollel.org

 

ASHREICHEM YISRAEL

Shabbos afternoons. ½ hr. before Mincha, Boys Mishna Club for all boys ages 8 and up at the Kehilla. More info: shmuelcbrody@gmail.com

 

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: pomegranatetherapy@gmail.com

 

NCSY

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 thehoffather@gmail.com

Cost: $15 per person w/advance ticket purchase / $20 per person at the door / $70 Special advance family rate of 5 or more.

 

EZRA BESSAROTH

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 saralb@jewishinseattle.org

 

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE

Wednesday’s in April, Positive Discipline: Parenting with Confidence. More info: familylife@jfsseattle.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: midrashaofseattle@gmail.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 shprintzek@gmail.com

 

HILLEL FOUNDATION

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 vaadinfo@seattlevaad.org

 

KLINE GALLAND 

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

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