Parashat Koraḥ

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Parashat Koraḥ

3 Tamuz 5779 / July 6, 2019
Triennial Cycle III: Numbers 17:25-18:32
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 869
Maftir: Numbers 28:9-15, page 929
Haftarah: I Samuel 11:14 – 12:22

  1. (17:25-28) Aaron’s staff is left before the Ark as “a lesson to rebels.”
  2. (18:1-7) The division of tasks among the Priests and Levites.
  3. (18:8-20) Neither Israelites nor the priests will be given any territory in the land. Instead, they will be supported by donations and shares of sacrifices.
  4. (18:21-32) The Levites receive the tithe, 10% of the harvest. They are then to give 10% of their portion, a tithe of a tithe, also known as terumah, to the priests.

Special Friday Night Services
Friday, July 5 – 26 – Shabbat @ Home – Create your own Shabbat Experience at home
Friday, August 2, 6:15 p.m. – Shabbat by the Shore – Join us at Lake Vasona Park. We will supply challah and wine/juice, you provide your own chairs and picnic supper.
Friday, August 23, 6:00 p.m. – BBQ and Barchu – Reconnect with friends and ready yourselves for the Jewish New Year. RSVP online or call the office at 408-257-3333. Services follow.

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Jewish Heritage Night at SF Giants – August 27
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UPCOMING

Friday, July 5
Shabbat @ Home

Sunday, July 7
Threads of Tradition
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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

Thursday, July 11
New Membership Commttee Forming – Join us! 
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, July 12
Coffee with Rabbi Alpert
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, July 13 – Sunday, July 14
Relay for Life

Saturday, July 13
Jewish Book Discussion Group
After lunch, approx 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 14
Run, Hide, Fight – What to do during an active shooter event
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 20
Mishna Class
12:45 – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 28
Hazak BBQ & Picnic at Blackberry Farm RSVP by 7/22
2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
August 10

Erev Tisha B’Av Services
9:15-11:00 p.m.

August 10
Wine with Rabbi Alpert
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

August 23
BBQ and Barchu

September 15
Unity Picnic

November 10
Mah Jongg

Community
Tuesday, July 9
Photography Presentation & Exhibit at Shir Hadash                         

July 19 – August 7
Cookie Addison Retrospective at the APJCC –
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July 28 – Aug 2
JCC Maccabi Games 2019 in Atlanta – for Teens

On Going in the Community
Become a JFS Friendly Visitor – Make A Real Difference in the Life of An Isolated Senior 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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