SERVICE & CANDLE LIGHTING TIMES
Friday, Jan 26
Kabalat Shabbat 5:05pm
Candle Lighting 5:06pm

Shabbat, Jan 27
Morning Services 9:00am
Evening Services 5:00pm
Havdalah 6:07pm

Sunday, Jan 28
Morning Services 8:30am
Evening Services 5:10pm

Weekday Services
Morning Services 7:15am
Mincha / Maariv 5:10pm

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Announcements

Mazal Tov
 Tzach & Moran Makmal on the birth of their daughter, a sister for Amitai & Yanni.
 
Simon & Alice Mendelson and family on the celebration of Emet's Bar Mitzvah this upcoming week in Israel.

Condolences
Philip Cohen on the loss of his beloved mother, Rose Cohen, Aleha Hashalom

May the Almighty provide comfort among the mourners of Zion & Jerusalem.

In the Community
Jewish Social Services Annual Wine Tasting Event

In support of the Hamilton Kosher Food Bank

February 25, 2018 7:30 pm

$25 per person
Wine & food sampling, raffle/prizes

An opportunity of order wine for Passover

Contact JSS 905-627-9922 for more information
Shalom Village

Shalom Village is currently looking for volunteers to work in Bubbie's CafĂ© from 11:30am -1:30pm Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.  For a full job description or to enquire further, please contact Debbie Ginsberg at 905-529-1613 ext 236.
Short Vort: Time to Step Up
The idea of being "trapped" is a real issue that we often face in life.   Our dilemmas may stem from bad relationships, financial difficulties, career dissatisfaction or personal struggles.  How we react defines who we are.  As the Children of Israel were caught between the mighty chariots of Pharaoh and the raging waters of the Sea, they responded with prayer.  God's response?  "Mah titzak elay" - Why do you cry out to Me? ... go forward.  

R' Chaim ben Atar (1696-1743) comments that the highest form of prayer is one that is accompanied by a footstep.  Prayer can only be activated when we have the strength and resolve to push forward in life and confront the challenges of the day.  We prayed at the banks of the Sea.  All that was left was for us to place our foot forward.  As the State of Israel enters a new and exciting period of history, may we have the faith to look Above and the strength to "step forward" to face the challenges of our age.

Rabbi Daniel Green

To share comments, or to read more Short Vorts click here.
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COMING UP...
THE BIG NIGHT
GOURMET DELICACIES - COCKTAIL LOUNGE - MUSIC - ART
Saturday, February 10th @ 8:30pm
To Benefit the Hamilton Mikvah

Netkin Auditorium |  125 Cline Avenue South | Hamilton.
CLICK HERE  for tickets & sponsorships
NEXT WEEKEND...
Celebrate Nature  the Land of Israel
Kid's Tu Bishevat Carnival 11am
Tu Beshvat Seder &  Israeli Style Kiddush
(Complimentary) @ 11:45am
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JNF Tu Bishevat Family Festival
Sun, February 4th @  1:00pm
Royal Botanical Garden Interpretive Center
For more information c all (905) 527-5516 or email  hamilton@jnf.ca
CLUB AYO : SUNDAYS

Thanks to all who signed up for this Sunday!  Looking forward to a great Family Paint Night!
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Next Week:

Sun, Feb. 4th @ 10:45am
The A-Yo Bake Shop
Bring Your Baking Hat & Sweet Tooth 
 
Drop-in cost: $5 / Season Pass holders & Villagers are FREE! RSVP Appreciated.   Grades 1-8
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Upcoming Weeks:


Sun, February 11th @ 10:45am
Join special guest, David Levy of Chocolate Tales for A-YO Club's Parsha themed Chocolate experience! RSVP Required! 
E-mail ayo@adasisrael.ca
Season Pass holders & Villagers are FREE! / Drop-in cost $12 / For Gr 1-8



Sun, February 18th @ 10:45am
A-YOs Got Talent!!! Do you dance? Sing? Juggle? Tell jokes? Play an instrument? Have any hidden talents you would like to share? Here is your chance to shine!!!

You must sign up to perform at A-Yo's talent show by February 11th by e-mailing ayo@adasisrael.ca and let Oli know what your talent is and how long it will take you to perform.   Performances by grades 1-5 (all are welcome to come and watch - Younger children must be accompanied by an adult. ) This program is FREE for everyone!  All performers may be featured on this years Purim video and the winner will perform live at Purimania! A prize will be awarded to all participants.



Sun, February 25th @ 10:45am
A-Yo Club Getting ready for Purim! Activities will include making Mishloach Manot to deliver to Shalom Village residents on Purim.
Season Pass holders & Villagers are FREE! / Drop-in cost $5
For grades 1-8.
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Hebrew Village
Welcome Back Oli Borr!
We are excited to welcome back Oli Borr who will be partnering with Gila  Mesusany & Michaela Wolf (while Moran Makmal is on maternity leave).

It's a New Semester. Sign up Now!
Hebrew Village provides a foundation in Judaism & Hebrew language.  The progamme is  specifically designed  for kids in Public School as well as anyone needing extra assistance in Hebrew language.  

A-Yo Club
Following the Hebrew Village classes, the "Villagers" will be brought to A-Yo Club, for a fun, informal, educational experience and activity, with other community children.

The first A-Yo Club event, open to the entire family, is on Jan. 28th at 10:45 AM and will be an exciting Paint Party (Paint Night in the Morning), with Maggie Norris & Oli Borr.  (See above for details & to register).
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Adas Israel meets Chabad Niagara for this years Bat Mitzvah Club!
With Chaya Lavin & Perla Zaltzman
For girls Grades 6-8
Starts January 27th at 8:00pm
For more information or to receive a starter kit, e-mail  perla@jewishniagara.com

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The Adas 2018-19 Calendar is HERE!


Pickup at the Shul
An $18 donation to the Sisterhood is optional but appreciated.

Thank you to all of our sponsors! A special thank you to Sheryl Katz for all of her help.