Parashat Shemini

Parashat Shemini/Shabbat Parah

23 Adar II, 5779 / March 30, 2019
Triennial Cycle III: Lev. 11:1-47
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 636; Maftir: Numbers 19:1-22; p. 880
Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:16-38, p. 1287

1. (1:1-12) The signs of kashrut for land animals, and sea creatures.
2. (11:13-23) A list of forbidden birds. Forbidden and permitted insects.
3. (11:24-47) A list of animals whose carcasses can cause ritual defilement, and the laws regarding ritual impurity and defilement from carcasses of animals and from reptiles. The sedrah concludes with a general warning to guard against defilement and to be concerned about ritual purity.

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Announcements
Flea Market 
Yom HaShoah Community Choir – Your Chance to Participate! 
Kosher for Passover Cheese at Costco Mountain View 
Seder Matching
Sale of Chametz
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Upcoming

Sunday, March 31
Yoga for the Soul
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Sunday, March 31
Passover Puppet Show at APJCC 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 31
Refugee Rights in Polarized Times – Part of the South Bay Institute Speaker Series
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1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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

Saturday, April 6
Shabbat Morning Hike with Rabbi Alpert
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

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

Saturday, April 6
Menschlichkeit 101
After lunch, approx 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 7
Hazak Book Discussion: Beneath a Scarlet Sky 
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 9
Cooking Class with Ziva Fishman (offsite)
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 9
Club Z Parent’s Night Out 
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 
 
Thursday, April 11
Ladies Who Lunch
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 13
Parashah Yoga 
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, April 13
An Exploration of Shabbat Prayer and Study in Russian 
10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Saturday, April 13
Tot Shabbat
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.

Saturday, April 13
Jewish Book Discussion Group
After lunch, approx 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 14
The Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Community
Passover Gifts at Temple Beth El Gift Shop

Upcoming Klezmer Music Workshops – beginning in April

JCC Maccabi Games 2019 in Atlanta – for Teens

Ongoing
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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