Parshas Shemos 5776
This erev Shabbos, Parshas Shemos, neiros should be lit by 4:21 with mincha to follow at 4:30. Please remember to repeat kerias shema after 5:26pm.
Rabbi Bleicher's shiur at 3:25pm is entitled, "201_?"
Mincha will begin at 4:10pm followed by seudah shlishis during which we will continue the 9th and final perek of Meseches Brachos and discuss another fascinating question posed to Rav Yitzchak Zilberstein. Maariv will begin and Shabbos will end at 5:26.
Rabbi Goldstone's Monday night Gemara shiur will begin at 7:45pm.
Mazal tov to Pearl & Mark Ricklis on the birth of a grandson born to their children, Avigail & Ariel Kirsch, in Israel.
Kashrus alert from the Star-K: Please be advised that Cosmopolitan Food Group and all its brands, including Palermo, Milas, Casa di Oliva, Zayit, and Original Gourmet, has been terminated due to Kashrus violations. Consumers are advised not to use any of these products, even when bearing a Star-K, with the exception of unflavored olive oils.
Thursday, January 7th, 4-8 pm - Genetic screening & testing day for those who have personal/family history of breast, ovarian, colorectal, uterine, pancreatic, stomach, prostate, brain or kidney cancers at 75 Claremont Road, Bernardsville, NJ. At this event, there will also be genetic testing of 62 genes for 24 various diseases (such as Cystic Fibrosis, Tay-Sachs, Canavan's, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Gaucher's...etc) for any males or females 18+ who are considering having children--even if you've already started your family. There is an insurance copay required for the genetic counselor--please bring your insurance card! Please call Hadas Pasternak for further details at: 908-354-5577.
Motzei Shabbos, January 9th at 8:15pm at JEC Elmora Avenue Shul - 22nd Annual Ezra Witkin z'l Yahrzeit Shiur by Rabbi Lipa Geldwerth, Rav of K'hal Kol Torah, Brooklyn, will speak on "Kaddish and Hashem's Holy Name."
Sunday, January 10 at 6:30pm - The community is invited to support the YM-YWHA of Union County at its annual raffle gala on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 6:30pm honoring RoAnna & Moshe Pascher with the Community Leadership Award and Shaindy & Dr. Yossie Pinsker with the Young Leadership Award. To make your reservation and help support this critical community institution that benefits community members of all ages call (908) 289-8112.
Tuesday, January 12 at 8pm at EHM: The EHM Sisterhood proudly presents a pre-Tu B'Shevat Seder for women led by Yael Bleicher. Join us as we savor the שבעת המינים including a variety of fruits, grains and wines/grape juice.
Seats are already filling up quickly, RSVP by this Thursday, January 7th by clicking here or by emailing EHMSisterhood@gmail.com. $10 per person, sponsorships are available for $54, $72, $100, $180. We look forward to celebrating with you!
Best wishes for a wonderful (erev) Shabbos!