Parshas Va'era 5776
This erev Shabbos, Parshas Va'era, Shabbos mevorchim Shevat, neiros should be lit by 4:28 with mincha to follow at 4:35. Please remember to repeat kerias shema after 5:32pm.
Kiddush is sponsored by Rabbi Shlomoh & Judy Wohlgemuth in commemoration of the yertzeit of his father, HaRav Yeshayahu ben HaRav Yosef, z"l, this Sunday.
Rabbi Bleicher's shiur at 3:30pm is entitled, "Secular Dates in Secular Society."
Mincha will begin at 4:15pm 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 5:32.
Rosh Chodesh Shevat is on Monday. Monday is also the "z'man biur" for esrogim purchased from Eretz Yisrael this past Sukkos, meaning that any foods (e.g. jelly) made from esrogim grown in Israel may not be eaten after Monday.
Rabbi Goldstone's Monday night Gemara shiur will begin at 7:45pm.
Mazal tov to Huvi Hirschey on her bas mitzvah. Mazal tov to parents, Rabbi Steven & Devorah Hirschey, and the entire family.
This 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."
This 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.
This 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.
Over 50 women have already reserved their seats and though the RSVP deadline was yesterday, we can still accommodate a few more participants. Please RSVP as soon as possibly 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 & gut chodesh!