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Parashat Vayigash – December 23

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Candle lighting Friday, December 22nd 4:36pm

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

Parashat Vayigash

5 Tevet, 5778 / December 23, 2017
Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 45:28-46:27
umash Etz Ḥayim, page 279
Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15-28, page 290

  • (45:28-46:27) Jacob agrees to go down to Egypt to see Joseph.  Jacob leaves for Egypt with his family. On the way, God speaks to him in a vision, saying that He will accompany Jacob to Egypt.  A list of the 70 people who went down to Egypt is given.
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.

Tuesday, January 2nd

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

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

Saturday, January 6
Netivot Haneshamah: 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

Netivot Haneshamah: Shabbat Yoga & An Exploration of Shabbat Prayer and Study in Russian
10:30 – 11:30 a.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.

Thursday, January 18

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

Saturday, January 20
Women’s Shabbat 
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Sunday, January 21
Men’s Club Monthly Meeting
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, January 21
Jewish Cub Scouts Planning Meeting – now open to boys and girls
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Safety First!
More informationEmbrace a Family with Jewish Family Services – extended to January 2nd
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Balk Family Memorial Camp Scholarship 
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Purchase Rabbi Pressman’s New Book – Torah Encounters: Genesis Volume I
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Saturday – 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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Adventures in Budapest, Vienna & Israel:  April 22 – May 6
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Become a JFS Friendly Visitor — Make A Real Difference in the Life of An Isolated Senior!
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You are not alone! Mental Health Family Support Group
Second Monday of month, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m at Levy Family Campus,
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Grandparents Support Group
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