Parshas Noach 5777
This erev Shabbos, Parshas Noach, neiros should be lit by 5:31 with mincha to follow at 5:40. Please remember to repeat kerias shema after 6:32pm.
Kiddush is sponsored by Rina & Shlomo Lieberman in commemoration of the recent yahrtzeits of their fathers, Dovid ben Avraham and HaRav Avraham ben HaRav Meir; in honor of Eliana making Dean's List and in honor of the Cubs winning the World Series.
Rabbi Bleicher's shiur, "Avoiding Noach's Mistakes" will begin at 4:30pm.
Mincha will begin at 5:15pm followed by seudah shlishis during which we will continue our learning of Mishnayos Peah and discuss an unpublished teshuva of Rav Yitzchak Zilberstein. Maariv will begin and Shabbos will end at 6:33pm.
Please remember to "fall back" on Motzei Shabbos by turning your clocks back an hour.
Mishnayos and breakfast will follow the 8am minyan on Sunday morning.
Beginning this Monday evening we will have a late maariv at 7:30 on Monday through Thursday. Aveilim and others depend on us consistently having a minyan so please support our mincha/maariv b'zeman and late maariv as much as possible.
Rabbi Goldstone's Monday night gemara shiur will begin at 7:45pm following late maariv for the duration of the season.
Tuesday is Election Day -- please take the time to exercise your right to vote.
Tefilah on Tuesday: Rabbi Bleicher will begin a series of shiurim on tefilah beginning this Tuesday night at 8pm.
Mazal tov to Suri & Dr. Yossie Norowitz on the birth of a grandson born to their children, Miriam & Tzvi Norowitz. Mazal tov to the proud great-grandmother, Mrs. Chaiky Guttenberg, and to the entire extended family.
Yom Tov Appeals
EHM Kol Nidrei Appeal: Thank you to those who have already donated or pledged for this year's Kol Nidrei appeal. As this is the Shul's primary annual fundraiser, if you have not yet had the opportunity to make a donation, please click here and note that your donation is for the Yom Kippur Kol Nidrei appeal or reply to this email with your pledge.
Shemini Atzeres Yizkor Appeal: On Shemini Atzeres, Rabbi Bleicher made an emergency appeal for Kulanu Yachad, a critical organization that provides a safety net to families in the Greater Elizabeth community that are in need in the most kavodik and dignified fashion. In the past several weeks alone Kulanu Yachad has distributed nearly $60,000 and is close to exhausting its reserves. We cannot allow our friends and neighbors to be turned away and as members of this community we have a collective responsibility to help replenish Kulanu Yachad's account. We prefer to give one check to Kulanu Yachad to show the support of our unified congregation, so please send in your donations as soon as possible. You can make a donation by clicking here and noting that your contribution is for Kulanu Yachad or by mailing a check to the Shul and indicating Kulanu Yachad in the memo.
Simchas Torah: If you joined us at the Shul for Simchas Torah, we hope that you enjoyed the kiddushes that were provided at night and during the day. We thank those of you who already contributed, and if you have not and would like to make a donation to offset the Shul's expenses, please click here, mail a check to the Shul, or reply to this email with your pledge. in all cases noting that your donation is for the Simchas Torah kiddush.
THIS THURSDAY NIGHT: Union County Challah Bake: Come join Jewish women across the globe for a night of unity at the Greater Union County Challah Bake at 8pm on Thursday evening, November 10, at the Union YM-YWHA. Admission is $18 before November 7th, $25 after November 7 or at the door. Spread the word to all your friends and neighbors and RSVP today by clicking here.
Best wishes for a wonderful (erev) Shabbos!