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Candle lighting Friday, December 15th 4:34pm

Friday Evening 6:30pm
Shabbat Morning 9:30am 

Parashat Miketz /anukkah Day 4

28 Kislev, 5778 / December 16, 2017
Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 41:53-43:15
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 257
Maftir: Numbers 7:30-35, page 808
Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7, page 1269

  • (41:53-57) The seven years of plenty pass and the famine begins.
  • (42:1-6) Ten of Joseph’s brothers come to Egypt to get food.
  • (42:7-28) Joseph recognizes his brothers, but they don’t recognize him. He accuses them of being spies in order to engineer Benjamin’s being brought to Egypt. To clear their names they must bring the other brother they had mentioned. Their brother Simon must be left behind as a pledge that they will return.
  • (42:29-38) The brothers tell Jacob what happened to them. He refuses to send his youngest and most beloved son, Benjamin.
  • (43:1-15) After the food runs out, Jacob agrees to allow Benjamin to go to Egypt.
Thursday, December 14

Men’s Club Beer with the Boys
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 16
Netivot Haneshamah: An Exploration of Shabbat Prayer and Study in Russian 
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, December 16
Saratoga Celebration of Light
5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 19

Yiddish Conversation Group
3:00 – 4:30 p.m

Thursday, December 21
Blood Drive 
3:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 21
Dame Who Dine
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 23

Tot Shabbat
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Saturday, December 24
Servers Needed for Christmas Eve Dinner
3:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 4
The History of Modern Israel from 1948 to Now!
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 6
Mindfulness and Meditation Through the Hasidic Lens
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, January 6
Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
After lunch, approx 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Sunday, January 7
Social Action Awareness Day
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 7
Strengthening the Relationship with Israel – part of Social Awareness Day
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 13
Jewish Book Discussion Group
after lunch, approx 1:15 p.m.

Sunday, January 14
Threads of Tradition
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Cantor Levy CDs for Sale
More informationBalk Family Memorial Camp Scholarship 
More informationPurchase Rabbi Pressman’s New Book – Torah Encounters: Genesis Volume I
More informationEmbrace a Family with Jewish Family Services
More informationSponsor a Kiddush Lunch
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Thursday, December 14
Hanukkah Train Saturday, December 16
URJ Camp Newman Benefit Concert at Shir Hadash

View Flyer Tuesday, December 19

More informationSaturday – Monday, January 13-15
Club Z Conference on Israel and Middle East for Teens

More informationExhibit: People. Book. Land: The 3,500 Year Relationship of the Jewish People with the Holy Land
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