Congregation Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath
20 Av 5774 – SHABBOS PARSHAS EKEV – August 16, 2014
BCMH YOUTH IN CONJUNCTION WITH CAMPS YAVNEH, YAVNEH KITAN AND GAN SHALOM, are hosting an end of the summer bash for KIDS, SUN., AUG. 17th, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, at BCMH Campus (5145 S Morgan Street / $10 per Person for Food and Fun!
BBQ menu: Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Chips, Soda and Popsicles
Featuring: Video Gaming Truck, Moon Bounce with Slide for little ones, Cub Scouts Activity and a few fun surprises! This event is open to the kids of the community – whether you attended one of our camps or not.
Questions? Please contact: Julie Greene, BCMH Program Director, 206-721-0970 or firstname.lastname@example.org
EREV SHABBOS, FRIDAY, August 15
6:40 pm: Early Mincha
6:52 pm: Earliest candle lighting
8:03 pm: Regular candle lighting
8:10 pm: Regular Mincha
SHABBOS, August 16
8:45 am: Shacharis
9:39 am: Latest Shema
8:00 pm: Mincha
9:00 pm: Ma’ariv
9:05 pm: Conclusion of Shabbos
WEEKDAY DAILY TIMES – August 17 – 21
7:30 & 9:00 am: Sunday
6:40 & 7:40 am: Monday & Thursday
6:50 & 7:45 am: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
Mincha / Ma’ariv
8:00 pm: Sunday – Thursday
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
KBY youth programs: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Girls in Grades 5-8 with the Ariella Margolese in the Social hall
Girls in grades k-2 in Portable B with Tahlia Mollot
Girls in Grades 3-4 with Rena Genauer
Boys in 3rd-6th with Ari Hoffman in Beis Midrash
Boys in 1st-2nd grade in Sanctuary for chazanus class
Note: Boys who want to read Megillah Kohellet on Succot will be meeting for practice in the BCMH Main Sanctuary at
5:30 pm on Shabbat afternoon on August 30th
DAIRY KIDDUSH (in upstairs Foyer) SPONSORED BY:
Mike & Chava Basilyan in honor of their anniversary; Dov & Gigi Bergman in honor of their 5th anniversary and their 2nd anniversary of moving into the Seattle Jewish community. Thanks to all those who have reached out to make us feel a “part of the family”; Etzion & Marlene Genauer in honor of Yael and Rena’s birthdays; Ari & Jessica Hoffman in honor of Izzy’s birthday; Jana Miller in honor of the forthcoming marriage of her son, Ari to Chava Rachel Benjamin on August 31st; Larry & Shelly Russak in honor of their anniversary and Larry’s birthday; Chaya Siegelbaum in memory of her parents, Leon & Maxine Siegelbaum; Kent & Bracha Swigard in honor of their anniversary and in honor of the birth of their new grandson, Dovid, born to Danya and Shaul Saitowitz in Jerusalem; Rabbi Chaim & Leah Tatel in honor of their anniversary and in honor of the birth of their granddaughter born to Rabbi Shia and Tova (Tatel) Portowicz of Beitar Illit, Israel.
Note: Next week’s Kiddush sponsored by Yehoshua Bass in gratitude to Ari Hoffman, his parents, Yacov and Julie Bass and BCMH for making these last few years great ones.
LIFE CYCLE EVENTS
Mazel Tov to Jana Miller on the forthcoming marriage of her son Ari Miller to Chava Rachel Benjamin on August 31st.
Mazel Tov to Kent & Bracha Swigard on the birth of a grandson, Dovid, born to Danya and Shaul Saitowitz of Jerusalem.
Mazel Tov to Rabbi Chaim & Leah Tatel on the birth of a granddaughter born to Rabbi Shia and Tova (Tatel) Portowicz of Beitar Illit, Israel.
Our condolences to Yehuda (Alan) Golden and family on the loss of his beloved mother, Sylvia Golden
UPCOMING GUEST SPEAKERS AT BCMH
August 23: Scholar-In-Residence Cantor Rabbi Michael Nadata
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.
CUB SCOUTS SUMMER HIKES FOR BOYS ENTERING 1ST – 6TH GRADE
Have a boy entering 1st – 6th grade? Want to get outside with other boys?
Join our summer hikes! No Cub Scout membership necessary. Parents and siblings welcome. We will meet in the BCMH parking lots at 1:30pm. Return times will vary depending on our destination.
Summer hike dates:
August 24 – TBA
RSVP is appreciated but not required to Robin Alberg @ 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
JULIE’S PROGRAM CORNER
Hi everyone! Camps are slowly winding down but what a fantastic summer we had here at BCMH! Lots of campers, hard-working camp directors and counselors and TONS OF FUN!! So it is only fitting that you come with your kids this Sunday, August 17th, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, at BCMH, to celebrate our first ever End of Summer Bash for KIDS! This event is open to all of the kids in the community whether they attended camp here or not! $10/per person for food and fun: delicious bbq, Seattle NCSY will be handing out cotton candy and popcorn, a martial arts demo at 1:00 pm by Macabee Martial Arts, gaming truck (full of every video game imaginable!), moon bounce with slide and Cub Scouts Troop 613′s Treasure Quest. We hope to see you there! Event will go on rain or shine.
The High Holidays are almost here and our big BCMH HH mailing will be going out soon…
Our Sukkah Hop is already planned! Details will be available soon of all of the great programs we have coming up this fall.
Please join us at SPARK on Sunday, August 31st! BCMH will have their own booth and we have some really cool giveaways so come over and see us!
Wishing everyone an awesome Shabbos!
THIS WEEK’S CONTRIBUTORS: THANK YOU!
IN MEMORY OF: BY: ALIYA
Irman Polishuk Marion Pearl Joseph Messinger
Yevgeniya Purkis Mikhail Kharevich Rabbi Reuven Taragin
Max Stalin Rose Stalin
CHESED FUND CHASDEI SHMULLY
Melech & Chani Genauer Wolf Kohn & Gigi Yellen-Kohn in memory of Claire Willner
COMMUNITY CLASSES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
TALMUD CLASS WITH RABBI MOSHE KLETENIK, MONDAY EVENINGS, 8:00 PM
Rabbi Kletenik teaches an Intermediate Level Talmud Class at his home, 6527 52nd AVE S, Monday evenings at 8:00 pm. Tractate Avodah Zarah is studied in depth. Relevant topics include the Laws of Idolatry including the Halachic status of contemporary religions and houses of worship; the prohibition of lifnei iveir, assisting or abetting the commission of a sin; laws of tarovos, mixtures of permitted and forbidden foods; Chalav Yisroel; Gevinas Akum, cheese made b y a non-Jew; Pas Akum, bread baked by a non-Jew; Stam Yainam, wine of a non-Jew.
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, 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.
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
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
SPARK JEWISH MUSIC FESTIVAL, SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 12:00 – 6:00 PM
Moshav Band, Sasson, Nissim, Ari Lesser & more at the Seward Park Amphitheater. Cost: $18 per person/Children 14 & under Free. More info: sparkseattle.org
OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTISANS AND CRAFTS VENDORS AT SPARK FESTIVAL
Are you interested in a Jewish venue for selling your art? Why not try SPARK – the Seward Park Jewish Music Festival? Planned for August 31, 2014, SPARK is six hours of Jewish music in the amphitheater at Seward Park, featuring the internationally-acclaimed Moshav Band, and other local favorites, including hip-hop phenomenon, Nissim. So come where the crowds are and share your stuff. To reserve your booth, call Charla Jaffee at (206) 525-9053 or email email@example.com
TORAH DAY SCHOOL
Save the Date: September 1, 2014: Adina & Joseph Russak Preschool Wing Dedication. Details forthcoming.
Fri, Sat, Sun, Sept. 5-7: Freshman & Chapter Board only Shabbaton. $50 includes Shabbat meals, housing in Seward Park, Friday night Oneg, Saturday night Puyallup Fair and Sunday Alki Beach BBQ. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or register online only at www.SeattleNCSY.com
Sat, Sept 6: NCSY at Washington State Fair, Puyallup for 9th-12th grades. Cost: $10. Bus leaves BCMH (5145 S Morgan Street) at 8:45 sharp. More info: www.seattlencsy.com
Sun, Sept 7: NCSY Alki Kickoff BBQ: Bus leaves SBH (6500 52nd AVE S) at 12:30 pm sharp or meet at the beach at 1:00 pm. Cost: $20, includes food and activities. More info: www.seattlencsy.com
JEWISH HIGH 2014-2015
Jewish High is open to all Jewish teenagers regardless of religious affiliation or previous Jewish education. More info: http://www.jewishhighseattle.com or Ari Hoffman at email@example.com
THE SHABBOS PROJECT, OCTOBER 24 & 25
This project was made last year by Rabbi Warren Goldstein, Chief Rabbi of South Africa, to unite and keep one Shabbat together in South Africa. Daniel Cohen, a recent graduate of Northwest Yeshiva High School is involved in bringing “The Shabbos Project” to Seattle on October 24 & 25 along with a committee of community members. The two main aspects of the project are a community Challah Bake and Shabbat Kits which will need funding. The campaign for this funding ends August 31st. For more info: The Shabbos Project 2014.pdf
Nov 9-17, JWRP Men’s Trip to Israel. More info: Rabbi David (206) 722-8289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MINYAN OHR CHADASH
Shabbos afternoons, 6:00 pm, text study “Trei Asar: The Book of Amos” with Rivy Poupko Kletenik
Minyan Ohr Chadash Social Hall, Brighton & 51st street in Seward Park
Shabbos afternoons. ½ hr. before Mincha, Boys Mishna Club for all boys ages 8 and up at the Kehilla. More info: email@example.com
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
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE
Save the Date, September 25, 2014, Community-Wide Food Drive Begins and runs through October 5. The Food Sort Volunteer Event is on Sunday, October 5 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Location TBA. More info: (206) 861-3176
Save the date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Kline Galland feel good Celebration of a Century at Temple De Hirsch Sinai, Seattle. 5:30 pm, Champagne Toast / 6:00 pm, community celebration & hors d’oeuvres.
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
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
Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath Congregation
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