Parashat Va-Yeishev

Parashat Va-Yeishev

23 Kislev, 5779 / December 1, 2018
Triennial Cycle III: Genesis 39:1-40:23
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 238
Haftarah: Amos 2:6-3:8, page 247

  1. (39:1-6) Joseph’s experiences in Egypt at Potiphar’s house.
  2. (39:7-19) Potiphar’s wife tries to seduce Joseph. He refuses, so she accuses him of attempted rape.
  3. (39:20-23) Joseph is imprisoned, but once again rises to a position of authority.
  4. (40:1-23) In prison, Joseph interprets the dreams of Pharaoh’s cupbearer and baker.

Candle lighting Friday, November 30, 4:32 p.m.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Embrace-A-Family with Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
Now Through December 18
Each year JFS makes Hanukkah brighter for those in need. Look for dreidel boards in CBD’s Mercaz now through December 18th. Pull a dreidel tag, purchase the specific gift on the tag, return the gift and tag to the JFS SV office. For those who prefer to shop online: Target Gift Registry  Please check the Jewish Family Services website for more information on the program

Winter Coat Drive
Prepare Christmas Eve Dinner for the Homeless
Do You Have Edith Kallman Artwork? 
Purim Shpiel – March 20, 2019 – look for audition and rehearsal dates coming soon!

UPCOMING

Saturday, December 1
Mindfulness and Mediation Through the Hasidic Lens
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, December 1
Menschlichkeit 101
After lunch, approx 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 2
Men’s Club Monthly Meeting
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, December 2
Bylaws Amendment Informational Meeting
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Sundays, December 2 & 9
Hebrew Marathon
12:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 2
CBD Band Rehearsal
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 2
Menorahs and Miracles
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Monday, December 3
Community Menorah Lighting
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

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

Tuesday, December 4
Modern Hebrew – Intermediate 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 5
CBD Women Movie and Discussion Group
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 5
Hanukkah Happenings – All Ages Celebration
5:15 – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 5
Young Adult Hanukkah Celebration
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 6
Modern History of Israel
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Thursday, December 6
Modern Hebrew – Beginner
1:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Friday, December 7
Young Family Hanukkah Party with IAC
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 8
Stretching into Shabbat
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, December 8
An Exploration of Shabbat Prayer & Study
10:30 – 11: 45 a.m.

Saturday, December 8
Tot Shabbat
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 8
Jewish Book Discussion Group
after lunch, approx. 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 9
Annual Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 9
Hazak Hanukkah Extravaganza – Adults of All Ages Welcome
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 13
Ladies Who Lunch
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 15
Israel Today Discussion
after lunch, approx. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 15
Saratoga Festival of Lights
5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 16
Neshama Body and Soul
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, December 16
Yoga for the Soul – for teens and adults
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Sunday, December 16
Bocce with the Boys
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 20
Dames Who Dine
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 22
Shabbat Morning Hike with Rabbi Aplert – new location
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 22
Approachable Torah with Rabbi Berkowitz
10:15 – 11:30 a.m.

SAVE THE DATE
January 11 – 12, 2019
Scholar-in-Residence 

COMMUNITY

Community
Kehillah Admissions Open House 
Sunday, December 2, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
More information

Hanukkah Train at Roaring Camps Railroad
December 3
View Flyer

Celebrate Hanukkah at San Jose State
December 6
View Flyer 

Latkes and Ladoos 
December 8
View Flyer

Visit Chaim* on the Wall at Saratoga Library 
* California Holocaust Awareness & Action Interactive Museum
Exhibit Runs:now through – December 11
More information

Interfaith Holiday Service Party – benefiting Camp Fire evacuees
December 11
View Flyer 

FOR TEENS – Club Z – More info about Club Z
Youth Zionist Leadership Forum (Annual Conference)
January 18 – 21, 2019

Ongoing
Volunteer Needs at Jewish Family Services – help others in our community
More information

You are not alone! Mental Health Family Support Group
Second Monday of month, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m at Levy Family Campus
More information
Grandparents Support Group
View Flyer

 

 

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