Parshas Acharei Mos 5776
This erev Shabbos, Parshas Acharei Mos, Mevorchim Iyar, neiros should be lit by 7:40 though we'll be davening mincha at 7:00. Please remember to repeat kerias shema and count sefirah after 8:45pm.
Kiddush is sponsored by the Rosenwald family in commemoration of the yertzeit of Scott’s sister, Rochel Chaya bas Henya Malka, and by the Schnipper family in commemoration of the recent yertzeit of Steve’s father, Avraham Chaim ben Shmuel Pinchas.
We also thank the following members for their generous sponsorship of the Mother's Day kiddush this Shabbos:
Michael Bergman in honor of his wife, Jeri
Shlomo Blashka in honor of his mother, Esther
Meira & Tamar Bleicher in honor of their mother, Yael
The Elbergers in honor of all the overworked, underappreciated Jewish mothers
Helene & Paul Garber and family in memory of their mothers, Anna Rabinowitz Miller z”l and Lilyan Garber z”l
Jacob Gielchinsky in honor of his wife, Annette
The Kenigsberg Children & Grandchildren, Bracha & Andy, Chaya, Chaya & Eli, Matti & Akiva, Shira & Ari and Tehila in honor of their mother and grandmother, Rochel Kenigsberg
Yaacov Norowitz in honor of his mother, Suri, and grandmother Mrs. Chaiky Guttenberg
Mark Ricklis in honor of his wife, Pearl
The Rosenzweig family in honor of all mothers, grandmothers, and great grandmothers who have given/continue to give--devotedly of themselves to the building of their families, as those families in turn grow to contribute to the Jewish community--- each in their own unique way--- and thereby extension to society as a whole.
Meir, Ayelet, Atara and Moshe Safrin in honor of their mother, Judy
Jessica Savitt in honor of her mother, Sue Weinstein
Steve, Alyssa, Andy and Jacob Schnipper in honor of Beverly Schnipper & Charla Schnipper
Art Weinstein in honor of Sue Weinstein, Jessica Savitt, Sorelle Weinstein & Jennifer Rosner
Rabbi Bleicher's shiur at 6:45pm is entitled, "Holy Questions from the Ashes of the Holocaust" in memory of the 6 million kedoshim and in awe and appreciation of the survivors who rebuilt Klal Yisrael from the ashes.
Mincha will begin at 7:30pm followed by seudah shlishis during which we will return to our study of Maseches Peah and discuss another fascinating question posed to Rav Yitzchak Zilberstein. Maariv will begin and Shabbos will end at 8:50.
Rabbi Goldstone's Monday night Gemara shiur will begin at 7:00pm.
Mazal tov to Brenda & Jay Buchsbaum on the birth of a grandson born to their children, Natalie & Tzvi. The Buchsbaums will host a shalom zachar at their home, 953 Coolidge Road, tonight beginning at 9:30pm.
Mazal tov to Mordechai Dombroff on making a siyum hashas earlier this week. Mazal tov to the proud parents, Rabbi & Rebbetzin Yaakov Dombroff.
We regret to announce the passing of Lamar Davis, father of our member, Nomi Ruda. Nomi is grieving with her family and will return to the supportive embrace of our community on Monday.
Yom Hazikaron - This Tuesday night, May 10th at 8:30pm (following maariv), EHM will commemorate Yom Hazikaron with a special program including the screening of "Above and Beyond", a film that documents the story of the American, foreign and Israeli pilots who flew warplanes to help defend the new state of Israel during Israel's War of Independence in 1948.
Yom Ha'Atzmaut at the Union Y - Conclude Yom Hazikaron and celebrate Yom Ha'Atzmaut at the free community-wide celebration at the Y featuring divrei Torah by Rabbi Joshua Hess and Rabbi Chaim Marcus, a performance by the JEC choir and concert by Eitan Katz. Food from Jerusalem Restaurant will be available for sale along with Hats by Chaya, Israeli jewelry and Judaica. Doors open at 5:30pm.
May 18th - JEC Dinner - The JEC's Annual Dinner celebrating its 75th anniversary will be held at MetLife Stadium on Wednesday evening, May 18th beginning at 6:30pm. Honorees are: Dr. Steven Singfer, Guest of Honor; Edward & Cecile Mosberg, Lev Tov Award; The JEC's Early Childhood Department & Lisa Bond, Coordinator, Distinguished Service Award. To reserve your seats and place an ad click here or call the JEC at (908) 355-4850 ext. 6248.
May 22nd - EHM Dinner just 2 weeks away!!! - Please submit your reservation and ad for the upcoming Elmora Hills Minyan Dinner at the Union Y on Sunday evening, May 22nd, honoring Dr. Ellie & Mrs. Sylvia Schneider and paying tribute to Rabbi Joseph Preil zt"l. To make your reservation and submit an ad please click here.
Best wishes for a wonderful (erev) Shabbos Mevorchim.