Parashat Mikketz/Shabbat Ḥanukkah/RoshḤodesh  

Parashat Mikketz/Shabbat Ḥanukkah/RoshḤodesh  

30 Kislev, 5779 / December 8, 2018
Triennial Cycle III: Genesis 43:16-44:17
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 265
Shevi’i: Numbers 28:9-15, page 930. Maftir: Numbers 7:48-53, page 809
Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7, page 1269

  1. (43:16-34) For a second time Joseph receives his brothers with great honor and arranges a feast for them.
  2. (44:1-17) Joseph tests his brothers again with the accusation that Benjamin has stolen his silver goblet.

Candle lighting Friday, December 7, 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

Prepare Christmas Eve Dinner for the Homeless
Photos needed 
Purim Shpiel – March 20, 2019 – look for audition and rehearsal dates coming soon!

UPCOMING

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 – RSVP has closed
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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

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

Thursday, December 13
Modern History of Israel
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Thursday, December 13
Modern Hebrew – Beginner
1:00 – 12:00 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.

Tuesday, December 18
Yiddish Conversation Group
3:00 – 4:30 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.

Wednesday, January 2
CBD Women Movie and Discussion Group
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 5
Mindfulness and Mediation Through the Hasidic Lens
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, January 6
Kita Hey – Intro to B’nei Mitzvah
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

January 11 – 12, 2019
Scholar-in-Residence – dinner RSVP deadline is 1/4

COMMUNITY

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


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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