Shabbat Bulletin

by Lynn Crocker on December 5, 2019

This Shabbat 9 Kislev, 5780 / December 7, 2019 Parashat Va-yeitzei Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by: The Spector family in honor of the 50th anniversary of Walter’s Bar Mitzvah & Dan Gildenberg in honor of his daughters’ Adult B’not Mitzvah View Print Bulletin FRIDAY NIGHT SERVICES December 6 @ 6:30pmServices at Beth DavidDecember 13@ 6:30pmMusical Shabbat with live music by... Read more »

Parashat Toldot

by Lynn Crocker on November 27, 2019

This Shabbat2 Kislev, 5780 / November 30, 2019Parashat ToldotShabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:The Leitner family in honor of the babynaming of their granddaughter Maya Leitner View Print Bulletin FRIDAY NIGHT SERVICES November 29Shabbat @ Home – More InformationDecember 6Services @ Beth DavidDecember 13Musical Shabbat with live music by Lior Ben Hur – More information ANNOUNCEMENTS Is There a Youth in... Read more »

Parashat Ḥayyei Sarah

by Lynn Crocker on November 21, 2019

This Shabbat25 Ḥeshvan, 5780/November 23, 2019Parashat Ḥayyei SarahShabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:Judy and David Paktor in honor of David’s birthday View Print Bulletin Order Your New Siddur Lev ShalemWe’re excited to order the new Siddur Lev Shalem for our synagogue. We depend on your donations to get a match from several donors. Please use the form you received in the... Read more »

Parashat Va-yera

by Lynn Crocker on November 14, 2019

This Shabbat18 Ḥeshvan, 5780 / November 16, 2019Parashat Va-yeraShabbat Kiddush LunchSponsored by:Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund. View Print Bulletin Special Friday Night ServicesNovember 15Sigd Celebration @ 6:00pmJoin us for a remarkable evening to celebrate the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of SIGD. Begins with Kabbalat Shabbat with an African Flair followed by dairy potluck Shabbat dinner and Ethiopian Jewish speaker –... Read more »

Parashat Lekh L’kha

by Lynn Crocker on November 7, 2019

This Shabbat11 Ḥeshvan 5780/November 9, 2018Parashat Lekh L’khaShabbat Kiddush LunchSponsored by:Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund. View Print Bulletin Special Friday Night ServicesNovember 8   Musical Shabbat @ 6:30pmA participatory service accompanied by music with Lior Ben Hur. November 15Sigd Celebration @ 6:00pmJoin us for a remarkable evening to celebrate the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of SIGD. Begins with Kabbalat Shabbat with an African Flair followed... Read more »

Parshat Noaḥ

by Lynn Crocker on October 31, 2019

Parshat Noaḥ This Shabbat4 Ḥeshvan 5780/November 2, 2019Parshat Noaḥ Candle lighting: Friday, November 1, 5:51pm    Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund. View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS Help Keep Services Fragrance-Free You may not be aware that many people are sensitive and/or allergic to perfumes, colognes and other fragrances found in products such as lotions and deodorants. Please... Read more »

Parshat B’reishit

by Lynn Crocker on October 24, 2019

Parshat B’reishit This Shabbat27 Tishrei, 5780/October 26, 2019Parshat B’reishitCandle lighting: Friday, October 25, 5:59pm    Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Co-Sponsored by:Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund and Steve and Helaine Green in honor of Steve’s 70th Birthday.  View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS Is There a Youth in Your Life in Need of a Bit of Inspiration on TheirJewish Journey?The Balk Family Memorial Camp... Read more »

Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot

by Lynn Crocker on October 17, 2019

Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot This Shabbat 20 Tishrei, 5780 / October 19, 2019Exodus 33:12-34:26; Humash Etz Hayim, page 538Maftir: Numbers 29:26-31, page 935Haftarah: Ezekiel 38:18-39:16, page 1259 Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS Is There a Youth in Your Life in Need of a Bit of Inspiration on TheirJewish Journey?The Balk Family Memorial... Read more »

Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot

by Lynn Crocker on October 17, 2019

Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot This Shabbat20 Tishrei, 5780 / October 19, 2019Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed SukkotCandle lighting: Friday, October 18, 6:08pm    Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund.   View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS Is There a Youth in Your Life in Need of a Bit of Inspiration on TheirJewish Journey?The Balk Family Memorial Camp Scholarship Fund can help! The scholarship fund... Read more »

Parashat Va-yeilekh / Shabbat Shuvah

by Lynn Crocker on October 10, 2019

Parashat Va-yeilekh / Shabbat Shuvah This Shabbat13 Tishrei, 5780/October 12, 2019Triennial Cycle Year III: Deuteronomy 32:1-52Ḥumash Etz Ḥayyim, page 1185. Haftarah: 2 Samuel 22: 1-51, page 1197Candle lighting: Friday, October 4, 6:28pm     Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS Is There a Youth in Your Life in Need of a Bit of Inspiration... Read more »

Parashat Va-yeilekh / Shabbat Shuvah

by Lynn Crocker on October 1, 2019

Parashat Va-yeilekh / Shabbat Shuvah This Shabbat6 Tishrei 5780 / October 5, 2019Triennial Cycle Year III: Deuteronomy 31:1-30Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1173Haftarah: Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20, page 1234 Candle lighting: Friday, October 4, 6:28pm     Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS Holiday Connect Packages for Our College Aged Young Adults Register your college aged... Read more »

Parashat Nitzavim

by Lynn Crocker on September 26, 2019

Parashat Nitzavim 28 Elul, 5779 / September 28, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Deut. 29:9 – 30:20, Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1165Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9, page 1180Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:donors to the Kiddish lunch fund View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS Holiday Connect Packages for Our College Aged Young Adults Register your college aged children or grandchildren (18 – 25ish) in the CBD Women’s... Read more »

Parashat Ki Tavo

by Lynn Crocker on September 19, 2019

This Shabbat21 Elul 5779 / September 21 2019Parashat Ki TavoCandle lighting: Friday, September 20, 6:49pm    Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:donors to the Kiddish lunch fund View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS Holiday Connect Packages for Our College Aged Young Adults Register your college aged children or grandchildren (18 – 25ish) in the CBD Women’s Holiday Connect package program. More information Tikkun Olam See how... Read more »

Parashat Ki Tetzei

by Lynn Crocker on September 12, 2019

This Shabbat14 Elul 5779 / September 14, 2019Parashat Ki TetzeiCandle lighting: Friday, September 13, 7:00pm    Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:Anna and Mikhail Slutsky in honor of Daniel’s Bar Mitzvah View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS Holiday Connect Packages for Our College Aged Young Adults Register your college aged children or grandchildren (18 – 25ish) in the CBD Women’s Holiday Connect package program.... Read more »

Parashat Shof’tim

by Lynn Crocker on September 5, 2019

Parashat Shof’tim 7 Elul, 5779 / September 7, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Deut. 19:14-21:9Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1099Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-52:12, p. 1107 View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS School Registration Now Open! – Come to a Movie Meet and Greet with Rabbi Petersohn on 9/8 Holiday Connect Packages for Young Adults Registration for young adult children or grandchildren in the CBD Women’s Holiday Connect holiday... Read more »

Parashat Re’eih – Shabbat Rosh Hodesh

by Jaymee Alpert on August 29, 2019

Parashat Re’eih – Shabbat Rosh Hodesh 30 Av 5779 / August 31, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Deut. 15:1-16:17Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1076; Maftir, page 1220Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1-24,23 page 1220 View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS School Registration Now Open! – Come to a Movie Meet and Greet with Rabbi Petersohn on 9/8 Holiday Connect Packages for Young Adults Registration for young adult children or grandchildren... Read more »

Parashat Ekev

by Lynn Crocker on August 22, 2019

Parashat Ekev 23 Av, 5779/August 24, 2019Triennial Cycle Year III: Deut. 10:12-11:25Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1048Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3, page 1055 View Print Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS School Registration Now Open! – Come to a Movie Meet and Greet with Rabbi Petersohn on 9/8 Holiday Connect Packages for Young Adults Registration for young adult children or grandchildren in the CBD Women’s Holiday Connect holiday package program is... Read more »

Parashat Va-etḥanan /Shabbat Nahamu

by Lynn Crocker on August 15, 2019

View Print Bulletin Parashat Va-etḥanan /Shabbat Nahamu 16 Av 5779 / August 17, 2019 Triennial Cycle III: Deut. 5:1-7:11 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1015 Haftarah: Isaiah 40:1-26, page 1033 ANNOUNCEMENTS School Registration Now Open! – Come to a Movie Meet and Greet with Rabbi Petersohn on 9/8 Holiday Connect Packages for Young Adults Registration for young adult children or grandchildren in... Read more »

Parashat D’varim / Shabbat Ḥazon

by Lynn Crocker on August 8, 2019

View Print Bulletin Parashat D’varim /Shabbat Ḥazon 9 Av 5779 / August 10, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Deuteronomy 2:31-3:22Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 994 Haftarah: Isaiah 1:1-27, page 999 (2:31-3:11) Further review of the history of the desert wanderings, describing the victorious encounters with Sichon king of Cheshbon, and Og king of Bashan, with the emphasis on God. (3:12-22) The division of the... Read more »

Parashat Mattot-Masei

by Lynn Crocker on August 1, 2019

View Print Bulletin Parashat Mattot-Masei 2 Av 5779 / August 3, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 33:50-36:13Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 957Haftarah: Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4, 4:1-2, page 973 (33:50-56) An additional warning to uproot idol worship from Canaan.(34:1-15) Instructions on dividing Canaan among nine and a half tribes.(34:16-29) A list of the tribal heads.(35:1-8) The forty-eight Levite cities.(35:9-34) Laws concerning the cities of... Read more »

Parashat Pinḥas

by Lynn Crocker on July 25, 2019

View Print Bulletin Parashat Pinḥas 24 Tammuz 5779 /July 27, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 28:16-30:1Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 931 Haftarah: Jeremiah 1:1-2:3, page 968  1.  (28:16-25) The additional sacrifices offered on Passover. This part of the Book of  Numbers details the special sacrifices for various holy days.2.  (28:26-31) The additional sacrifices offered on Shavuot.3.  (29:1-6) The additional sacrifices offered on Rosh Hashanah.4.... Read more »

Parashat Balak

by Lynn Crocker on July 18, 2019

View Print Bulletin Parashat Balak 17 Tammuz, 5779 / July 20, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 23:27-25:9Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 899Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8, page 915 (23:27-24:9) Bilaam makes a third attempt. In this blessing, he says the famous words of the Mah Tovu.(24:10-25) Balak, infuriated, fires Bilaam. Bilaam throws in a fourth blessing, unsolicited, predicting Israel’s conquest of Moab.(25:1-9) The incident at... Read more »

Parashat Ḥukkat

by Lynn Crocker on July 10, 2019

View Print Bulletin Parashat Ḥukkat 10 Tamuz, 5779 / July 13, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 21:11-22:1Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 890Haftarah: Judges 11:1-33, page 909 (21:11-20) Further stages of the Israelites’ journey through the Transjordan wilderness. The Song of the Well.(21:21-22:1) The conquest of the land of Sichon and Og and all of Transjordan. Special Friday Night ServicesFriday, July 12, 19,... Read more »

Parashat Koraḥ

by Lynn Crocker on July 3, 2019

View Print Bulletin Parashat Koraḥ 3 Tamuz 5779 / July 6, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 17:25-18:32Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 869Maftir: Numbers 28:9-15, page 929Haftarah: I Samuel 11:14 – 12:22 (17:25-28) Aaron’s staff is left before the Ark as “a lesson to rebels.” (18:1-7) The division of tasks among the Priests and Levites. (18:8-20) Neither Israelites nor the priests will be given... Read more »

Parashat Sh’laḥ L’kha

by Lynn Crocker on June 27, 2019

View Print Bulletin Parashat Sh’laḥ L’kha 26 Sivan, 5779 / June 29, 2019Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 15:8-41Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 851Haftarah: Joshua 2:1-24, page 856 (15:8-16) Laws regarding sacrifices, specifying the amounts of flour and oil required for a grain offering and the measure of wine for the drink offering that accompanied major sacrifices.(15:17-21) The law of hallah. A portion... Read more »