Parashat Vayishlaḥ

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Parashat Vayishla

16 Kislev, 5779 / November 24, 2018
Triennial Cycle III: Genesis 35:16-36:43
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 214
Haftarah: Obadiah 1:1-21, page 221

  1. (35:16-20) Rachel dies giving birth to Benjamin and is buried on the road to Bethlehem.
  2. (35:22) Reuben’s sin.
  3. (35:22-26) A review of the sons of Jacob.
  4. (35:27-29) Isaac dies and is buried in the cave.
  5. (36:1-43) A genealogy of Esau’s descendants.

Candle lighting Friday, November 23, 4:35 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

Gift Cards for Fire Victims 
Sponsor Kiddush Lunch
CBD Holiday Connect Care Packages for Young Adults 
Do You Have Edith Kallman Artwork? 
Purim Shpiel – March 20, 2019 – look for audition and rehearsal dates coming soon!

UPCOMING

Saturday, November 24
Approachable Torah with Rabbi Berkowitz
10:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, November 24
Tot Shabbat
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 25
CBD Band Rehearsal
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 27
Modern Hebrew – Intermediate 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 28
Israeli-Russian Reception & Panel Presentation
7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 28
Board Meeting 
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 29
Modern History of Israel
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Thursday, November 29
Modern Hebrew – Beginner
1:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 29
The Bible on Location
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

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
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.

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.

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
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.

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

COMMUNITY

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

Kehillah Admissions Open House 
Sunday, December 2, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
View Flyer

Hanukkah Train at Roaring Camps Railroad
December 3
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Celebrate Hanukkah at San Jose State
December 6
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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
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