Shabbat Shuvah

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Candle lighting Friday, September 22nd 6:48 p.m.

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

Parashat Ha’azinu / Shabbat Shuvah

3 Tishrei, 5778 / September 23, 2017
Triennial Cycle Year I: Deuteronomy 32:1-52
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayyim, page 1185
Haftarah: Hosea 14:2-10; Joel 2:15-27, page 1234

  1. We follow the custom of adding the verses from Joel to the central text from Hosea. This, explains Rabbi Isaac Klein, is based on the idea that the Haftarah should relate to the Torah reading. In Ha’azinu, we read, “Let my discourse come down as the rain,” which connects to the passage in Joel: “He makes the rain fall.” 
    1. (32:1-3) Invitation to heaven and earth to pay attention as the poet declares God’s qualities.
    2. (4-18) History of God’s relations with Israel.
    3. (19-42) God’s decisions: to punish Israel, but also to limit Israel’s punishment and punish the enemy.
    4. (43) Coda: Celebration of God’s deliverance of Israel.
    5. (44-47) The song is read to the people and they are warned to take it to heart.
    6. (48-52) Moses is told to ascend Mt. Nevo, from which he will view the land of Canaan and die.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
All High Holy Day Programs, Service and Important Information
Project Isaiah Food Drive 

REMINDER: Please refrain from using cell phones, cameras and other electronic devices on Shabbat.

High Holy Days Events Requiring RSVPs

Saturday, September 30
Babysitting During Mincha N’Lah Services
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, October 6
Sukkot Services and Supper
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Additional High Holy Day Programs and Services 

Friday, September 22
Apple Fest for Families with Young Children
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 24
Sukkah Decorating
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 24
Kever Avot
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 11
Hosha’na Rabbah Service
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 12
Shmini Atzeret Services  – Yizkor
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 12
Simchat Torah Young Families Celebration
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 12
Erev Simchat Torah Service
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Friday, October 13
Simchat Torah Service
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Non-High Holy Day Programs and Events 

Saturday, September 23
Tot Shabbat
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Saturday, September 23
CBD Jewish Artists Group
After lunch, approx. 1:15 p.m.

Wednesday, September 27
Board Meeting
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 28
Dames Who Dine
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 7
Netivot Haneshamah: Mindfulness and Meditation Through the Hasidic Lens
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, October 7
Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Saturday, October 14
Jewish Book Discussion Group
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 15
Adult Academy
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, October 15
Hazak Presents: Larry Gerston
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

COMMUNITY
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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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