Shabbat Bulletin

Parashat Mikketz/Shabbat Hanukkah/Rosh Chodesh

by Lynn Crocker on December 26, 2019

This Shabbat
30 Kislev, 5780 / December 28, 2019
Parashat Mikketz/Shabbat Hanukkah/Rosh Chodesh
Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
Thank you to the Grossman family for sponsoring the kiddush lunch in honor of Diego’s Bar Mitzvah

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Food and Wine Tour of Israel with Rabbi AlpertClick here for a preliminary itinerary for the Beth David Food and Wine Tour ... Read more »

Parashat Vayeshev

by Lynn Crocker on December 19, 2019

This Shabbat
23 Kislev, 5780 /December 21, 2019
Parashat Vayeshev
Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
Thank you to the Bress family for sponsoring the kiddush lunch in honor of Nadine and Sylvia’s baby namings

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Food and Wine Tour of Israel with Rabbi AlpertClick here for a preliminary itinerary for the Beth David Food and Wine Tour ... Read more »

Parashat Vayishlaḥ

by Jaymee Alpert on December 12, 2019

This Shabbat
16 Kislev, 5780 / December 14, 2019
Parashat Vayishla
Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Co-Sponsored by:
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Food and Wine Tour of Israel with Rabbi AlpertClick here for a preliminary itinerary for the Beth David Food and Wine Tour of Israel, November 2020.  ... Read more »

Parashat Va-yeitzei

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

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FRIDAY NIGHT SERVICES
December 6 @ 6:30pm
Services at Beth David
December 13@ 6:30pm
Musical Shabbat with live... Read more »

Parashat Toldot

by Lynn Crocker on November 27, 2019

This Shabbat
2 Kislev, 5780 / November 30, 2019
Parashat Toldot
Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
The Leitner family in honor of the babynaming of their granddaughter Maya Leitner

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FRIDAY NIGHT SERVICES
November 29
Shabbat @ Home – More Information
December 6
Services @ Beth David
December 13
Musical Shabbat with live music by Lior Ben Hur... Read more »

Parashat Ḥayyei Sarah

by Lynn Crocker on November 21, 2019



This Shabbat
25 Ḥeshvan, 5780/November 23, 2019
Parashat Ḥayyei Sarah
Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
Judy and David Paktor in honor of David’s birthday

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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... Read more »

Parashat Va-yera

by Lynn Crocker on November 14, 2019

This Shabbat
18 Ḥeshvan, 5780 / November 16, 2019
Parashat Va-yera
Shabbat Kiddush LunchSponsored by:
Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund.

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Special Friday Night Services
November 15

Sigd Celebration @ 6:00pm

Join 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... Read more »

Parashat Lekh L’kha

by Lynn Crocker on November 7, 2019

This Shabbat
11 Ḥeshvan 5780/November 9, 2018
Parashat Lekh L’kha
Shabbat Kiddush LunchSponsored by:
Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund.

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Special Friday Night Services
November 8   
Musical Shabbat @ 6:30pm
A participatory service accompanied by music with Lior Ben Hur. 
November 15
Sigd Celebration @ 6:00pm

Join us for a remarkable evening to celebrate the Ethiopian... Read more »

Parshat Noaḥ

by Lynn Crocker on October 31, 2019

Parshat Noaḥ

This Shabbat
4 Ḥeshvan 5780/November 2, 2019
Parshat Noaḥ
Candle lighting: Friday, November 1, 5:51pm    
Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund.

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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 ... Read more »

Parshat B’reishit

by Lynn Crocker on October 24, 2019



Parshat B’reishit

This Shabbat
27 Tishrei, 5780/October 26, 2019
Parshat B’reishit
Candle 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. 

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Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot

by Lynn Crocker on October 17, 2019

Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot

This Shabbat

20 Tishrei, 5780 / October 19, 2019
Exodus 33:12-34:26; Humash Etz Hayim, page 538
Maftir: Numbers 29:26-31, page 935
Haftarah: Ezekiel 38:18-39:16, page 1259

Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund

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Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot

by Lynn Crocker on October 17, 2019

Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot

This Shabbat
20 Tishrei, 5780 / October 19, 2019
Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot
Candle lighting: Friday, October 18, 6:08pm    
Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
Donors to the Kiddush lunch fund.  

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Is There a Youth in Your Life in Need of a Bit of Inspiration on Their
Jewish Journey?
The Balk Family Memorial ... Read more »

Parashat Va-yeilekh / Shabbat Shuvah

by Lynn Crocker on October 10, 2019



Parashat Va-yeilekh / Shabbat Shuvah

This Shabbat
13 Tishrei, 5780/October 12, 2019
Triennial Cycle Year III: Deuteronomy 32:1-52
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayyim, page 1185.
Haftarah: 2 Samuel 22: 1-51, page 1197
Candle lighting: Friday, October 4, 6:28pm    

Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
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Parashat Va-yeilekh / Shabbat Shuvah

by Lynn Crocker on October 1, 2019



Parashat Va-yeilekh / Shabbat Shuvah

This Shabbat
6 Tishrei 5780 / October 5, 2019
Triennial Cycle Year III: Deuteronomy 31:1-30
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1173
Haftarah: Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20, page 1234

Candle lighting: Friday, October 4, 6:28pm    

Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
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Parashat Nitzavim

by Lynn Crocker on September 26, 2019



Parashat Nitzavim

28 Elul, 5779 / September 28, 2019
Triennial Cycle III: Deut. 29:9 – 30:20, Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1165
Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9, page 1180

Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
donors to the Kiddish lunch fund

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Holiday Connect Packages for Our College Aged Young Adults 
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Parashat Ki Tavo

by Lynn Crocker on September 19, 2019

This Shabbat
21 Elul 5779 / September 21 2019
Parashat Ki Tavo
Candle lighting: Friday, September 20, 6:49pm    
Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
donors to the Kiddish lunch fund

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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 ... Read more »

Parashat Ki Tetzei

by Lynn Crocker on September 12, 2019

This Shabbat
14 Elul 5779 / September 14, 2019
Parashat Ki Tetzei
Candle lighting: Friday, September 13, 7:00pm    
Shabbat Kiddush Lunch Sponsored by:
Anna and Mikhail Slutsky in honor of Daniel’s Bar Mitzvah

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Parashat Shof’tim

by Lynn Crocker on September 5, 2019

Parashat Shof’tim

7 Elul, 5779 / September 7, 2019
Triennial Cycle III: Deut. 19:14-21:9
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1099
Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-52:12, p. 1107

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School Registration Now Open! – Come to a Movie Meet and Greet with Rabbi Petersohn on 9/8

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Parashat Re’eih – Shabbat Rosh Hodesh

by Jaymee Alpert on August 29, 2019

Parashat Re’eih – Shabbat Rosh Hodesh

30 Av 5779 / August 31, 2019
Triennial Cycle III: Deut. 15:1-16:17
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1076; Maftir, page 1220
Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1-24,23 page 1220

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Parashat Ekev

by Lynn Crocker on August 22, 2019

Parashat Ekev

23 Av, 5779/August 24, 2019
Triennial Cycle Year III: Deut. 10:12-11:25
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1048
Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3, page 1055

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School Registration Now Open! – Come to a Movie Meet and Greet with Rabbi Petersohn on 9/8

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Parashat Va-etḥanan /Shabbat Nahamu

by Lynn Crocker on August 15, 2019

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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

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Parashat D’varim / Shabbat Ḥazon

by Lynn Crocker on August 8, 2019

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Parashat D’varim /Shabbat Ḥazon

9 Av 5779 / August 10, 2019
Triennial Cycle III: Deuteronomy 2:31-3:22
Ḥumash 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... Read more »

Parashat Mattot-Masei

by Lynn Crocker on August 1, 2019

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Parashat Mattot-Masei

2 Av 5779 / August 3, 2019
Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 33:50-36:13
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 957
Haftarah: 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.... Read more »

Parashat Pinḥas

by Lynn Crocker on July 25, 2019

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Parashat Pinḥas

24 Tammuz 5779 /July 27, 2019
Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 28:16-30:1
Ḥumash 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 ... Read more »

Parashat Balak

by Lynn Crocker on July 18, 2019

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Parashat Balak

17 Tammuz, 5779 / July 20, 2019
Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 23:27-25:9
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 899
Haftarah: 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)... Read more »