Shabbat Bulletin

Parashat Vayigash

7 Tevet, 5779/December 15, 2018
Triennial Cycle III: Genesis 46:28-47:27
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 283
Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15-28, page 290

  1. (46:28-30) Joseph and Jacob have a tearful reunion.
  2. (46:30-47:10) Joseph appeals to Pharaoh to allow his family to settle in the region of Goshen. Pharaoh agrees. Jacob is presented to Pharaoh.
  3. (47:11-27) Joseph’s policies of distribution and rationing of food during the famine result in an increase in the wealth and power of the central government.

Candle lighting Friday, December 15, 4:33 p.m.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

 

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