Parshat Ḥayei Sarah

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Candle lighting Friday, November 2  5:50 p.m.

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

Parshat ayei Sarah

25 Ḥeshvan, 5779 / November 3, 2018
Triennial Cycle III: Genesis 24:53-25:18
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 137
Haftarah: 1 Kings 1:1-31, page 142

  1. (24:53-67) Rebecca consents to go with Eliezer, and is given a farewell blessing by her family. Rebecca goes to Canaan and is wed to Isaac.
  2. (25:1-6) The genealogy of Abraham’s descendents from his second marriage, to Keturah.
  3. (25:7-11) Abraham dies and is buried next to Sarah in the Cave of Makhpelah.
  4. (25:12-18) A genealogy of Ishmael’s descendants.

UPCOMING

Friday, November 2
Jerusalem from the 20th – 21st Centuries
after services, approx 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 3
Installation of Rabbi Jaymee Alpert – RSVP for lunch has closed, but all are welcome to attend services.
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 3
Mindfulness and Mediation Through the Hasidic Lens
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, November 3
Israel Today Discussion 
After lunch, approx 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 4
Men’s Club Monthly Meeting
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, November 4
Yoga for the Soul – for adults and teens 
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Tuesday, November 6
Modern Hebrew – Intermediate 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 6
Yiddish Conversation Group
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 7
CBD Women Movie and Discussion Group
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 8
Modern History of Israel
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 8
Ladies Who Lunch
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 8
Modern Hebrew – Beginner
1:00 – 12:00 p.m.

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

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

Saturday, November 10
Tot Shabbat
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 10
Jewish Book Discussion Group
After lunch, approx 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 10
JCC Honors CBD Members Cookie Addison and Sylvia Metz
6:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 11
The Future of Security at CBD – babysitting available for children 4+ years of age
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 11
Hazak Presents: An Evening with Rabbi Jaymee Alpert
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 13
Asking Tough Questions: A Conversation with a Senior Israeli General at Congregation Beth Am
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 14
Programming Committee Meeting
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 15
Dames Who Dine
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17
Shabbat Morning Hike with Rabbi Alpert
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17
Menschlichkeit 101
After lunch, approx 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 18
Cards for a Cause
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 18
Bowling with the Boys
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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

Thursday, November 22
53rd Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

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

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

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

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

Announcements
A Heartfelt Goodbye to Tanya Lorien
Be Sure to Vote! 
Fall Back 
Sponsor Kiddush Lunch
CBD Holiday Connect Care Packages for Young Adults 
Donations of “hotel size” Toiletries Needed 
Winter Coat Drive 

Community

Now Through November 11
3Below Theaters Presents: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
More information

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

Visit Chaim* on the Wall at Saratoga Library 
* California Holocaust Awareness & Action Interactive Museum
Kick off November 4th at 2:00 p.m. with survivor speakers
Exhibit Runs: November 6 – November 30
More information

The Obligation, a one-person Holocaust drama 
Now through November 4
More information

APJCC Music Series
More information
Begins November 4

Presented by Hillel: Sassy Reuven’s First-Hand Account of the Miracle on Entebbe
Sunday, November 4, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
View Flyer 

Asking the Tough Questions: A Conversation between Rabbi Janet Marder and Israeli Brig. Gen. (Res.) Nitzan Nuriel
Tuesday, November 13, 7:00 p.m.
at Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Rd, Los Altos Hills.
More information and registration

Grief and Growing: A healing weekend for bereaved individuals and families 
View Flyer
November 30 – December 2

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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