Congregation Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath
4 Elul 5774 – SHABBOS PARSHAS SHOFTIM – August 30, 2014
LIFE CYCLE EVENTS:
Mazal tov to Anita and Larry Altose, on the marriage of their son Natan to Devora Weimer this past week in Cleveland.
Mazel tov to Dan & Francine Birk on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Alex and to the grandparents, Larry and Shelly Russak and great grandparents, Earl and Dorothy Korchak.
EREV SHABBOS, FRIDAY, August 29
6:20 pm: Early Mincha with Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat led by David Kogut
6:31 pm: Early Candle Lighting
7:38 pm: Regular candle lighting
7:45 pm: Regular Mincha
SHABBOS, August 30
8:45 am: Shacharis
9:47 am: Latest Shema
10:20 am: Drasha by Rabbi Yona Margolese
5:30 pm: Boys who want to read Megillah Kohellet on Succot meet for practice in the Main Sanctuary
7:25 pm: Mincha
Shalosh Seudos during Open Torah “Mic”: Sponsored by Larry & Shelly Russak on the occasion of the Bat Mitzvah of their granddaughter, Alex Birk
8:34 pm: Ma’ariv
8:39 pm: Conclusion of Shabbos
WEEKDAY DAILY TIMES – August 31 – Sept. 4
7:30 & 9:00 am: Sunday
7:30 & 9:00 am: Monday (Labor Day) “BCMH Office will be closed”
6:50 & 7:45 am: Tuesday & Wednesday & Friday
6:40 & 7:40 am: Thursday
Mincha / Ma’ariv
7:35 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
MEAT KIDDUSH SPONSORED BY:
Dan and Francine Birk on the occasion of the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Alex Birk
SPARK | JEWISH MUSIC FESTIVAL, SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 12:00 – 6:00 PM
On Sunday August 31st the outdoor amphitheater at Seward Park is going to ignite with SPARK— Seattle’s first Jewish Music Festival. Featuring the Moshav Band, Ari Lesser, Sasson and other Jewish themed klezmer, folk, rock, rap and reggae bands, kid’s activities, craft vendors and food! Bring your blanket, your family and friends, and a picnic and enjoy one of the last days of summer listening to music in the park! For more information go to http://www.SparkSeattle.org
Seward Park Addition: We are hosting Jews from all around Seattle at the SPARK festival. Please make yourselves ambassadors of Seward Park by welcoming people, introducing yourselves to strangers, and having a great time!
Cost: $18 per person/Children 14 & under Free.
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
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.
The unveiling ceremony for long-time BCMH member Charles Jassen will take place at 12:30 pm at the on Sunday, September 7th at the Bikur Cholim Cemetery, 1340 N 115th street, Sea., WA. The entire congregation is invited.
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! Our Social Hall has FINALLY been restored, as well as the kitchen. Phew! What’s a shul without its kitchen?! It was like a giant gopher had chewed its way right down the center of the kitchen, hit the Social Hall and then finished in the Tiny Tots Room.A round of applause to the Kitchen Committee for dealing with the aftermath of this crazy mess!
MAZEL TOV TO THE BIRK AND RUSSAK FAMILY ON THE OCCASION OF ALEX’S BAS MITZVAH! And just yesterday she was a chubby cutie toddler who moved to Seattle from New York! My how time flies…..LOVE this girl!
Please check out SPARK Jewish Music Festival this Sunday and come by BCMH Booth!! We have some fun, free swag to give out.
Wishing everyone an awesome Shabbos!
THIS WEEK’S CONTRIBUTORS: THANK YOU!
IN MEMORY OF: BY:
Mark De Lemos Virginia De Lemos
Louis DuBonsky Lore Hirsch
Johanna Friedland Rudy Friedland
Paul Horn Lore Hirsch
Alice Levin Amy Sidell
Irwin Lustbader Dr. & Mrs. Grosskopf
Simon Menchel Dr. Sigmund Menchel
Ann Moises Hylan Moises
Harold Saperstein Sylvia Saperstein
Mrs. Joseph Schuck Dr. Herbert Schuck
CHESED FUND CHASDEI SHMULLY
Larry & Anita Altose Robert & Leah Gladstein
Ruth Genauer in memory of Sylvia Golden
COMMUNITY CLASSES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
TALMUD CLASS WITH RABBI MOSHE KLETENIK, MONDAY EVENINGS, 8:30 PM
Rabbi Kletenik teaches an Intermediate Level Talmud Class at his home, 6527 52nd AVE S, Monday evenings at 8:30 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 by 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.
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
TORAH DAY SCHOOL
Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, 10:30 am, reception to follow: Adina & Joseph Russak Preschool Wing Dedication. At TDS, 1625 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98101.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SEATTLE
Sunday, Sept 14, 2015 Community Campaign Kickoff event. More info: http://www.jewishinseattle.org/kickoff
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
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
Sept 10, Daf Yomi Mesachta Chagigah begins at The Seattle Kollel.
For more information or if you would like a Daf Yomi Class at a different time of day,
contact Rabbi Avrohom David email@example.com or 206 369-1215
Nov 9-17, JWRP Men’s Trip to Israel. More info: Rabbi David (206) 722-8289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed & Fri mornings, 5:45 am, Gemara Shiur with Rabbi Broday. More info: 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
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 email@example.com
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE
Save the Date, September 25, 2014, JFS 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath Congregation
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Category : Events Posted on November 30, 2012